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WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 2-2-18

on Fri Feb 02 2018, 20:00
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Get settled in your favourite seat.
Get that first drink in.
Let’s have a crackin’ quiz.

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WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 2-2-18


1) Who had a 1978 number one with ‘Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick’?

2) Geography, in which European city is the famous ‘Manneken Pis’ bronze stautue which translates as ‘Little Man Pee’ from Dutch?

3) TV, Audrey Fforbes-Hamilton and Richard de Vere were the protagonists of which sit-com which ran from 1979 to 1981?

4) Film, in which 1967 film did Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway play a pair of notorious outlaws?

5) Where would you expect to find a Mullion?

6) Food and drink, what type of vegetable is a mange-tout?

7) Science, in which part of the body is the Occipital bone?

8 ) What European car manufacturer produces the SUV ‘Touareg’ model?

9) Sport, which snooker player was known as the ‘Hurricane’?

10) History, in 1664 New Amsterdam in North America was renamed to what city?

11) Sung by Lee Marvin, from what 1969 film musical does the song (I Was Born Under a) Wand'rin' Star come?

12) Entertainment, Bartholomew and Wiseman were better known as whom?

13) Literature, first published in 1811, who wrote the classic novel ‘Sense and Sensibility’?

14) By what more common name are the Pennsylvania Dutch people in America called?

15) Film, who made his screen debut in the 1928 animated film ‘Steamboat Willie’?

16) TV, running from 1972 to 1983, and set in the Korean War, which US TV series
had the characters Hawkeye Pierce, Margaret "Hot Lips" Houlihan and Radar O'Reilly?

17) Who had a 1962 number one instrumental hit with ‘Wonderful Land’?

18) Science, which metal is extracted from Bauxite Ore?

19) Classical music, first performed in 1918, who composed The Planets Suite?

20) History, which Queen who ruled from 1558 to 1603 was known as ‘The Virgin Queen’?

21) Food and drink, what is the main ingredient of risotto?

22) Geography, what is the county town of Dorset?

23) Literature, who wrote the best selling 1974 spy novel ‘Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy’?

24) What kind of weapon is a falchion?

25) ♪♫ It's a God-awful small affair
To the girl with the mousy hair
But her mummy is yelling no
And her daddy has told her to go

But her friend is nowhere to be seen
Now she walks through her sunken dream
To the seat with the clearest view
And she's hooked to the silver screen♪♫

What song are those the opening lines to?


AFRICA BONUS QUESTIONS


BQ1) Which 120-mile long waterway links the Mediterranean and the Red Sea ?

BQ2) Which African country did Idi Amin rule from 1971-1979?

BQ3) Which African country was known as Rhodesia between 1964 and 1979?

BQ4) Which African country has the Rand as its currency?

BQ5) Which large island of 226,658 sq miles lies off Africa’s East coast.

REAL STINKER) In the US comedy series ‘The Big Bang Theory’, what is the name of the musical duo group that Howard and Raj form?, an clew, it’s astronomical.

TRICKY) In the 1968 Stanley Kubrick film ‘2001 A Space Odyssey’, what is the name of the talking computer?

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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 2-2-18

on Fri Feb 02 2018, 23:45
Sorry, been playing Professor Mc Gonagal to Grandaughters Hermione.................Came nowhere in the quiz, and We Wuz Robbed in the Fancy Dress. Photo "Hopefully to follow"
1. Ian Dury
2. Brussels
3. To The Manor Born
4. Bonnie and Clyde
5. In a window ( A Bar Between Panes of Glass )
6. A type of Pea
7. Skull
8.
9. Alex Higgins
10. New York
11. Paint Your Waggon
12. Morecambe and Wise
13. Jane Austin
14. Amish
15. Mickey Mouse
16. Mash
17. The Shadows
18. Aluminium
19. Gustav Holtz
20 Elizabeth 1st
21. Rice
22. Dorchester
23. John Le Carre
24. A Sword
25. Life On Mars

Africa Bonus Questions
1. The Suez Canal
2. Uganda
3. Zimbabwe
4. South Africa
5. Madagascar

Stinker:=
Tricky: = Hal
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 2-2-18

on Fri Feb 02 2018, 23:56
Laughing Laughing Laughing
As Threatened

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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 2-2-18

on Sat Feb 03 2018, 08:17
1. Injury Ian Dury and the Blockheads


2. Stockholm


3. To the Manor Born


4. Bonnie and Clyde


5. At a castle


6. Cucumber


7. The ear


8. Renault


9. Alex Higgins


10. New York


11. Paint Your Wagon


12. Morecambe and Wise


13. Jane Eyre


14. Quakers


15. Mickey Mouse


16. M*A*S*H


17. Acker Bilk?


18. Iron


19. Gustav Holszt


20. Elizabeth 1st?


21. Cheese


22. Leominster??


23. John Le Carré


24. Kind of mace?


25. Is There Life on Mars?


BQ1. Suez Canal


BQ2. Uganda


BQ3. Zimbabwe


BQ4. South Africa


BQ5. ?


STINKER: ?


TRICKY: Hal
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 2-2-18

on Sat Feb 03 2018, 09:31
Thanks Ray. Didn't get so many but I enjoyed it.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 2-2-18

on Sat Feb 03 2018, 09:55
@weatherwax wrote:Sorry, been playing Professor Mc Gonagal to Grandaughters Hermione.................Came nowhere in the quiz, and We Wuz Robbed in the Fancy Dress. Photo "Hopefully to follow"
1. Ian Dury
2. Brussels
3. To The Manor Born
4. Bonnie and Clyde
5. In a window ( A Bar Between Panes of Glass )
6. A type of Pea translates as 'eat all'
7. Skull
8.
9. Alex Higgins
10. New York
11. Paint Your Waggon
12. Morecambe and Wise
13. Jane Austin
14. Amish
15. Mickey Mouse
16. Mash
17. The Shadows
18. Aluminium
19. Gustav Holtz
20 Elizabeth 1st
21. Rice
22. Dorchester
23. John Le Carre
24. A Sword
25. Life On Mars

Africa Bonus Questions
1. The Suez Canal
2. Uganda
3. Zimbabwe
4. South Africa
5. Madagascar

Stinker:=
Tricky: = Hal


A brilliant effort as ever WW, very well done.

You posted very late, I was in boe boes land LOL.

I love the piccy
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 2-2-18

on Sat Feb 03 2018, 09:59
@Hieronymous wrote:1. Injury  Ian Dury and the Blockheads


2. Stockholm


3. To the Manor Born


4. Bonnie and Clyde


5. At a castle


6. Cucumber


7. The ear


8. Renault


9. Alex Higgins


10. New York


11. Paint Your Wagon


12. Morecambe and Wise


13. Jane Eyre


14. Quakers


15. Mickey Mouse


16. M*A*S*H


17. Acker Bilk?


18. Iron


19. Gustav Holszt


20. Elizabeth 1st? yes


21. Cheese


22. Leominster??


23. John Le Carré


24. Kind of mace?


25. Is There Life on Mars?


BQ1. Suez Canal


BQ2. Uganda


BQ3. Zimbabwe


BQ4. South Africa


BQ5. ?


STINKER: ?


TRICKY: Hal

Not a bad effort mon ami, but you have done better.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 2-2-18

on Sat Feb 03 2018, 10:02
@marieM wrote:Thanks Ray. Didn't get so many but I enjoyed it.

Thank you very much Marie.

'See' you later on the anagrams
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 2-2-18

on Sat Feb 03 2018, 10:18
Very well done to all last night's quizzers.

I held the answers back because of latecomers.

Here are the answers:-

WR Friday Night Pub Quiz Answers 2-2-18


1)  Who had a 1978 number one with ‘Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick’?
        Ian Dury's and The Blockheads

2)  Geography, in which European city is the famous ‘Manneken Pis’ bronze stautue which translates as ‘Little Man Pee’ from Dutch?
    Brussels

3)  TV, Audrey Fforbes-Hamilton and Richard de Vere were the protagonists of which sit-com which ran from 1979 to 1981?
      To the Manor Born

4)  Film, in which 1967 film did Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway play a pair of notorious outlaws?
            Bonnie and Clyde

5)  Where would you expect to find a Mullion?
In a window              

6)  Food and drink, what type of vegetable is a mange-tout?
        Pea, translates as ‘eat all’  

7)  Science, in which part of the body is the Occipital bone?
Skull / Head  

8 )  What European car manufacturer produces the SUV ‘Touareg’ model?
    Volkswagen  

9)  Sport, which snooker player was known as the ‘Hurricane’?
 Alex Higgins    

10)  History, in 1664 New Amsterdam in North America was renamed to what city?
New York    

11)  Sung by Lee Marvin, from what 1969 film musical does the song (I Was Born Under a) Wand'rin' Star come?
 Paint your Wagon        

12)  Entertainment, Bartholomew and Wiseman were better known as whom?
     Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise

13) Literature, first published in 1811, who wrote the classic novel ‘Sense and Sensibility’?
Jane Austen          

14)   By what more common name are the Pennsylvania Dutch people in America called?
    Amish  

15)  Film, who made his screen debut in the 1928 animated film ‘Steamboat Willie’?
Mickey Mouse              

16)  TV, running from 1972 to 1983, and set in the Korean War, which US TV series
had the characters Hawkeye Pierce, Margaret "Hot Lips" Houlihan and Radar O'Reilly?
M*A*S*H      

17)  Who had a 1962 number one instrumental hit with ‘Wonderful Land’?
The Shadows        

18)  Science, which metal is extracted from Bauxite Ore?
            Aluminium

19)  Classical music, first performed in 1918, who composed The Planets Suite?
Gustav Holtz            

20)  History, which Queen who ruled from 1558 to 1603 was known as ‘The Virgin Queen’?
 Elizabeth I            

21)  Food and drink, what is the main ingredient of risotto?
Rice          Rice

22)  Geography, what is the county town of Dorset?
            Dorchester

23)  Literature, who wrote the best selling 1974 spy novel ‘Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy’?
John le Carre          

24)  What kind of weapon is a falchion?
            Sword

25)  ♪♫ It's a God-awful small affair
           To the girl with the mousy hair
           But her mummy is yelling no
           And her daddy has told her to go

           But her friend is nowhere to be seen
           Now she walks through her sunken dream
           To the seat with the clearest view
           And she's hooked to the silver screen♪♫

What song are those the opening lines to?
 Life on Mars            
     

AFRICA BONUS QUESTIONS


BQ1)  Which 120-mile long waterway links the Mediterranean and the Red Sea ?
Suez Canal      

BQ2)  Which African country did Idi Amin rule from 1971-1979?
        Uganda

BQ3)  Which African country was known as Rhodesia between 1964 and 1979?             Zimbabwe

BQ4)  Which African country has the Rand as its currency?
South Africa              

BQ5)  Which large island of 226,658 sq miles lies off Africa’s East coast.
          Madagascar

STINKER)  In the US comedy series ‘The Big Bang Theory’, what is the name of the musical duo group that Howard and Raj form?, an clew, it’s astronomical.
Footprints on the Moon        nobody got this  LOL    Embarassed  Laughing    

TRICKY)  In the 1968 Stanley Kubrick film ‘2001 A Space Odyssey’, what is the name of the talking computer?  
HAL 9000              
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 2-2-18

on Sat Feb 03 2018, 11:53
@raymyjamie wrote:
@Hieronymous wrote:1. Injury  Ian Dury and the Blockheads


2. Stockholm


3. To the Manor Born


4. Bonnie and Clyde


5. At a castle


6. Cucumber


7. The ear


8. Renault


9. Alex Higgins


10. New York


11. Paint Your Wagon


12. Morecambe and Wise


13. Jane Eyre


14. Quakers


15. Mickey Mouse


16. M*A*S*H      


17. Acker Bilk?


18. Iron


19. Gustav Holszt


20. Elizabeth 1st?   yes  


21. Cheese


22. Leominster??


23. John Le Carré  


24. Kind of mace?


25. Is There Life on Mars?  


BQ1. Suez Canal


BQ2. Uganda


BQ3. Zimbabwe


BQ4. South Africa


BQ5. ?


STINKER: ?


TRICKY: Hal    

Not a bad effort mon ami, but you have done better.


Yes, I thought I'd done better than that.

How come that there bloody weatherwotsit gets two ticks for one answer? It's no wonder she gets a good score.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 2-2-18

on Sat Feb 03 2018, 13:32
"How come that there bloody weatherwotsit gets two ticks for one answer? It's no wonder she gets a good score."

LOL Embarassed Laughing only just seen that.

It's my dithery old digits and over exuberance when I'm pasting the 'ticks' in I'm afraid.
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