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Admin’s Tuesday Quiz 6-2-18

on Tue Feb 06 2018, 20:00
A very good evening to you Rejects.
You’re stuck with me again toonite LOL.
Enjoy tonight’s quiz.
GOOD LUCK.

Admin’s Tuesday Quiz 6-2-18


1)  Who had a 1979 hit with ‘Walking on the Moon’?

2)  Geography, in which African country are Tangier and Casablanca ?

3)  TV, in the Australian soap ‘Neighbours’ on which street do they live?

4)  Film, what song on the radio does Bill Murray wake up to every morning in the 1993 film ‘Groundhog Day’?

5)  What is the currency of Japan?

6)  Food and drink, which English city is the birthplace of the Balti curry?

7)  Science, how many degrees in a right angle?

8 ) What Japanese car manufacturer makes the compact SUV ‘Vitara’ model?

9)  Sport/games how many points is a bullseye worth in darts?

10)  History, which monarch succeeded Queen Victoria?

11)  The musical 'West Side Story' is based on which Shakespeare play?

12)  What chess piece makes an ‘L’ shaped move?

13)  Literature, who wrote the 1957 Second World War novel ‘The Guns of Navarone’?

14)  What is the fastest land animal in the world?

15)  Film, released in December 2017, what is the latest Episode VIII of the ‘Star Wars’ franchise called?

16)  TV, what was the sequel to the TV series 'Yes Minister' called?

17)  Which band produced the best selling 1985 album ‘Brothers In Arms’?

18)  Science, what is the boiling point of water in degrees Fahrenheit?

19)  Which Gilbert and Sullivan comic opera is set in Japan?

20)  History, which King (1157  to 1199) was known as ‘Cœur de Lion or The Lionheart?

21)  Food and drink, ‘Kedgeree’ is a spicy dish of rice, boiled eggs and what flaked fish?

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

23)  Literature, which author wrote the best seller ‘Kane and Abel’?

24)  What is the American name for the English ‘Postcode’?

25)  ♪♫Here come old flat-top, he come grooving slowly
          He got ju-ju eyeballs, he's one holy roller
          He got hair down to his knees
          Got to be a joker, he just do what he please ♪♫

What Beatles song are those the opening lines to?


Last edited by raymyjamie on Tue Feb 06 2018, 20:35; edited 1 time in total
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Re: Admin’s Tuesday Quiz 6-2-18

on Tue Feb 06 2018, 20:10
Evening, Ray Smile

1) police
2) Morrocco
3) Ramsey street
4) I've got you babe, sonny & Cher 
5) yen
6) Birmingham 
7) 90
8 ) Suzuki
9) 60
10) Edward V 
11) Romeo & Juliet 
12) knight
13) 
14) Cheetah
15)
16) yes prime minister 
17) 
18) 
19) mikado
20) Richard I
21) Haddock
22) Truro
23) Jeffrey archer
24) zipcode
25)
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Re: Admin’s Tuesday Quiz 6-2-18

on Tue Feb 06 2018, 20:15
@jo anne wrote:Evening, Ray Smile

1) police
2) Morrocco
3) Ramsey street
4) I've got you babe, sonny & Cher 
5) yen
6) Birmingham 
7) 90
8 ) Suzuki
9) 60
10) Edward V 
11) Romeo & Juliet 
12) knight
13) 
14) Cheetah
15)
16) yes prime minister 
17) 
18) 
19) mikado
20) Richard I
21) Haddock
22) Truro
23) Jeffrey archer
24) zipcode
25)

Evening Jo Anne.

A really excellent 18 correct, well done.
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Re: Admin’s Tuesday Quiz 6-2-18

on Tue Feb 06 2018, 20:16
@raymyjamie wrote:A very good evening to you Rejects.
You’re stuck with me again toonite LOL.
Enjoy tonight’s quiz.
GOOD LUCK.

Admin’s Tuesday Quiz 6-2-18


1)  Who had a 1979 hit with ‘Walking on the Moon’? THE POLICE

2)  Geography, in which African country are Tangier and Casablanca ?
MOROCCO
3)  TV, in the Australian soap ‘Neighbours’ on which street do they live?
RAMSEY ST
4)  Film, what song on the radio does Bill Murray wake up to every morning in the 1993 film ‘Groundhog Day’?  I GOT YOU BABE.  SONNY AND CHER

5)  What is the currency of Japan? YEN

6)  Food and drink, which English city is the birthplace of the Balti curry?
BIRMINGHAM
7)  Science, how many degrees in a right angle?   90

8 ) What Japanese car manufacturer makes the compact SUV ‘Vitara’ model?  
Suzuki. SUZUKI ??

9)  Sport/games how many points is a bullseye worth in darts?  FIFTY

10)  History, which monarch succeeded Queen Victoria? THREE

11)  The musical 'West Side Story' is based on which Shakespeare play?
ROMEO AND JULIET
12)  What chess piece makes an ‘L’ shaped move?  KNIGHT

13)  Literature, who wrote the 1957 Second World War novel ‘The Guns of Navarone’?

14)  What is the fastest land animal in the world?  CHEETAH

15)  Film, released in December 2017, what is the latest Episode VIII of the ‘Star Wars’ franchise called?  THE LAST JEDI

16)  TV, what was the sequel to the TV series 'Yes Minister' called?
YES PRIME MINISTER
17)  Which band produced the best selling 1985 album ‘Brothers In Arms’?  DIRE STRAITS

18)  Science, what is the boiling point of water in degrees Fahrenheit?
  212 DEGREES
19)  Which Gilbert and Sullivan comic opera is set in Japan?

20)  History, which King (1157  to 1199) was known as ‘Cœur de Lion or The Lionheart?  RICHARD 1

21)  Food and drink, ‘Kedgeree’ is a spicy dish of rice, boiled eggs and what flaked fish? COD

22)  Geography, what is the county town of Cornwall?  TRURO

23)  Literature, which author wrote the best seller ‘Kane and Abel’?

24)  What is the American name for the English ‘Postcode’? ZIP CODE

25)  ♪♫Here come old flat-top, he come grooving slowly
          He got ju-ju eyeballs, he's one holy roller
          He got hair down to his knees
          Got to be a joker, he just do what he please ♪♫

What Beatles song are those the opening lines to?  COME TOGETHER
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Re: Admin’s Tuesday Quiz 6-2-18

on Tue Feb 06 2018, 20:21
@Gassey wrote:
@raymyjamie wrote:A very good evening to you Rejects.
You’re stuck with me again toonite LOL.
Enjoy tonight’s quiz.
GOOD LUCK.

Admin’s Tuesday Quiz 6-2-18


1)  Who had a 1979 hit with ‘Walking on the Moon’? THE POLICE

2)  Geography, in which African country are Tangier and Casablanca ?
MOROCCO
3)  TV, in the Australian soap ‘Neighbours’ on which street do they live?
RAMSEY ST
4)  Film, what song on the radio does Bill Murray wake up to every morning in the 1993 film ‘Groundhog Day’?  I GOT YOU BABE.  SONNY AND CHER

5)  What is the currency of Japan? YEN

6)  Food and drink, which English city is the birthplace of the Balti curry?
BIRMINGHAM
7)  Science, how many degrees in a right angle?   90

8 ) What Japanese car manufacturer makes the compact SUV ‘Vitara’ model?  
Suzuki. SUZUKI ??

9)  Sport/games how many points is a bullseye worth in darts?  FIFTY

10)  History, which monarch succeeded Queen Victoria? THREE

11)  The musical 'West Side Story' is based on which Shakespeare play?
ROMEO AND JULIET
12)  What chess piece makes an ‘L’ shaped move?  KNIGHT

13)  Literature, who wrote the 1957 Second World War novel ‘The Guns of Navarone’?

14)  What is the fastest land animal in the world?  CHEETAH

15)  Film, released in December 2017, what is the latest Episode VIII of the ‘Star Wars’ franchise called?  THE LAST JEDI

16)  TV, what was the sequel to the TV series 'Yes Minister' called?
YES PRIME MINISTER
17)  Which band produced the best selling 1985 album ‘Brothers In Arms’?  DIRE STRAITS

18)  Science, what is the boiling point of water in degrees Fahrenheit?
  212 DEGREES
19)  Which Gilbert and Sullivan comic opera is set in Japan?

20)  History, which King (1157  to 1199) was known as ‘Cœur de Lion or The Lionheart?  RICHARD 1

21)  Food and drink, ‘Kedgeree’ is a spicy dish of rice, boiled eggs and what flaked fish? COD

22)  Geography, what is the county town of Cornwall?  TRURO

23)  Literature, which author wrote the best seller ‘Kane and Abel’?

24)  What is the American name for the English ‘Postcode’? ZIP CODE

25)  ♪♫Here come old flat-top, he come grooving slowly
          He got ju-ju eyeballs, he's one holy roller
          He got hair down to his knees
          Got to be a joker, he just do what he please ♪♫

What Beatles song are those the opening lines to?  COME TOGETHER

Gassey, a very impressive 20 correct, well done.
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Re: Admin’s Tuesday Quiz 6-2-18

on Tue Feb 06 2018, 20:27
Thanks, Ray (I 'cheated' with Suzuki as you'd given it away EmbarassedVery Happy)
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Re: Admin’s Tuesday Quiz 6-2-18

on Tue Feb 06 2018, 20:32
1. Police


2. Morocco


3. ?


4. ?


5. Yen


6. ?


7. 90°


8. Could it possibly be Suzuki? Wink


9. 50


10. George 6th?


11. Romeo and Juliet


12. Knight


13. Alistair McClean


14. Cheetah


15. ?


16. Yes, Prime Minister


17. Dire Straits


18. 212°


19. Mikado


20. Richard 1st


21. Salmon?


22. Truro


23. Jeffrey Archer?


24. Zip Code


25. Come Together?
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Re: Admin’s Tuesday Quiz 6-2-18

on Tue Feb 06 2018, 20:36
@jo anne wrote:Thanks, Ray (I 'cheated' with Suzuki as you'd given it away EmbarassedVery Happy)

Thanks for pointing that out Jo Anne, and for being honest too.
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Re: Admin’s Tuesday Quiz 6-2-18

on Tue Feb 06 2018, 20:37
@Hieronymous wrote:1. Police


2. Morocco


3. ?


4. ?


5. Yen


6. ?


7. 90°


8. Could it possibly be Suzuki?  Wink


9. 50


10. George 6th?


11. Romeo and Juliet


12. Knight


13. Alistair McClean


14. Cheetah


15. ?


16. Yes, Prime Minister


17. Dire Straits


18. 212°


19. Mikado


20. Richard 1st


21. Salmon?


22. Truro


23. Jeffrey Archer?


24. Zip Code


25. Come Together?

A very excellent 19 correct mon ami, including the one I gave you LOL Embarassed Laughing
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Re: Admin’s Tuesday Quiz 6-2-18

on Tue Feb 06 2018, 20:40
1. The Police
2. Morocco
3. Ramsey Street
4. I Got You Babe  By Sonny and Cher
5. Yen
6. Birmingham
7. 180 ????
8. 50
9.
10. Edward 7th
11. Romeo and Juliet
12.
13. Alister McClean
14. Cheetah
15.
16. Yes Prime Minister
17. Dire Straits
18. 212
19. The Mikado
20. Richard 1st
21. Smoked Haddock
22. Truro
23. Jeffrey Archer
24. Zip Code
25. Come Together
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Re: Admin’s Tuesday Quiz 6-2-18

on Tue Feb 06 2018, 20:44
@weatherwax wrote:1. The Police
2. Morocco
3. Ramsey Street
4. I Got You Babe  By Sonny and Cher
5. Yen
6. Birmingham
7. 180 ????
8. 50
9.
10. Edward 7th
11. Romeo and Juliet
12.
13. Alister McClean
14. Cheetah
15.
16. Yes Prime Minister
17. Dire Straits
18. 212
19. The Mikado
20. Richard 1st
21. Smoked Haddock
22. Truro
23. Jeffrey Archer
24. Zip Code
25. Come Together

Evening WW.

A superb 21 correct, very well done.

You got the Q7 the right angle wrong.
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Re: Admin’s Tuesday Quiz 6-2-18

on Tue Feb 06 2018, 20:52
Thanks RMJ, Q7 doesn't surprise me, as I am Hopeless at Geometry as well ( Not quite as hopeless as cars and sport though. Laughing )
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Re: Admin’s Tuesday Quiz 6-2-18

on Tue Feb 06 2018, 20:58
Thanks Ray brilliant quiz


See you Friday for some more. Or rather
Saturday morning
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Re: Admin’s Tuesday Quiz 6-2-18

on Tue Feb 06 2018, 21:01
@weatherwax wrote:Thanks RMJ, Q7 doesn't surprise me, as I am Hopeless at Geometry as well ( Not quite as hopeless as cars and sport though. Laughing )

Thanks WW.

What you lose in cars and sport you more than make up for in the other subjects
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Re: Admin’s Tuesday Quiz 6-2-18

on Tue Feb 06 2018, 21:02


1)  Who had a 1979 hit with ‘Walking on the Moon’? Police

2)  Geography, in which African country are Tangier and Casablanca ? Egypt

3)  TV, in the Australian soap ‘Neighbours’ on which street do they live? Ramsay st

4)  Film, what song on the radio does Bill Murray wake up to every morning in the 1993 film ‘Groundhog Day’? I goy you babe

5)  What is the currency of Japan? Yen

6)  Food and drink, which English city is the birthplace of the Balti curry? B/ham

7)  Science, how many degrees in a right angle? 90

8 ) What Japanese car manufacturer makes the compact SUV ‘Vitara’ model? Toyota

9)  Sport/games how many points is a bullseye worth in darts? 50

10)  History, which monarch succeeded Queen Victoria? Edward VII

11)  The musical 'West Side Story' is based on which Shakespeare play? Rom & Jul

12)  What chess piece makes an ‘L’ shaped move? Knight

13)  Literature, who wrote the 1957 Second World War novel ‘The Guns of Navarone’? John le Carre

14)  What is the fastest land animal in the world? Cheetah

15)  Film, released in December 2017, what is the latest Episode VIII of the ‘Star Wars’ franchise called? ??????/

16)  TV, what was the sequel to the TV series 'Yes Minister' called? Yes Prime Minister

17)  Which band produced the best selling 1985 album ‘Brothers In Arms’? bloody bloody

18)  Science, what is the boiling point of water in degrees Fahrenheit? AAAAGGHH

19)  Which Gilbert and Sullivan comic opera is set in Japan? Mikado

20)  History, which King (1157  to 1199) was known as ‘Cœur de Lion or The Lionheart? Richard III

21)  Food and drink, ‘Kedgeree’ is a spicy dish of rice, boiled eggs and what flaked fish? Mackerel

22)  Geography, what is the county town of Cornwall? St Ives

23)  Literature, which author wrote the best seller ‘Kane and Abel’? Jeff Archer

24)  What is the American name for the English ‘Postcode’? ZIP code

25)  ♪♫Here come old flat-top, he come grooving slowly
          He got ju-ju eyeballs, he's one holy roller
          He got hair down to his knees
          Got to be a joker, he just do what he please ♪♫

What Beatles song are those the opening lines to? Paperback Writer
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Re: Admin’s Tuesday Quiz 6-2-18

on Tue Feb 06 2018, 21:02
@Gassey wrote:Thanks Ray brilliant quiz


See you Friday for some more.  Or rather
Saturday morning

Thankd Gassey.

Yes, see you Sat morning, I'll hold the quiz over till then.
Enjoy your break.
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Re: Admin’s Tuesday Quiz 6-2-18

on Tue Feb 06 2018, 21:07
@Corky Ringspot wrote:

1)  Who had a 1979 hit with ‘Walking on the Moon’?     Police

2)  Geography, in which African country are Tangier and Casablanca ?  Egypt

3)  TV, in the Australian soap ‘Neighbours’ on which street do they live?  Ramsay st

4)  Film, what song on the radio does Bill Murray wake up to every morning in the 1993 film ‘Groundhog Day’?  I goy you babe

5)  What is the currency of Japan?   Yen

6)  Food and drink, which English city is the birthplace of the Balti curry?  B/ham

7)  Science, how many degrees in a right angle?  90

8 ) What Japanese car manufacturer makes the compact SUV ‘Vitara’ model?   Toyota

9)  Sport/games how many points is a bullseye worth in darts?  50

10)  History, which monarch succeeded Queen Victoria?  Edward VII

11)  The musical 'West Side Story' is based on which Shakespeare play?  Rom & Jul

12)  What chess piece makes an ‘L’ shaped move?   Knight

13)  Literature, who wrote the 1957 Second World War novel ‘The Guns of Navarone’? John le Carre

14)  What is the fastest land animal in the world?  Cheetah

15)  Film, released in December 2017, what is the latest Episode VIII of the ‘Star Wars’ franchise called? ??????/

16)  TV, what was the sequel to the TV series 'Yes Minister' called?    Yes Prime Minister

17)  Which band produced the best selling 1985 album ‘Brothers In Arms’?  bloody bloody

18)  Science, what is the boiling point of water in degrees Fahrenheit?  AAAAGGHH

19)  Which Gilbert and Sullivan comic opera is set in Japan?  Mikado

20)  History, which King (1157  to 1199) was known as ‘Cœur de Lion or The Lionheart?  Richard III

21)  Food and drink, ‘Kedgeree’ is a spicy dish of rice, boiled eggs and what flaked fish?  Mackerel

22)  Geography, what is the county town of Cornwall?  St Ives

23)  Literature, which author wrote the best seller ‘Kane and Abel’?  Jeff Archer

24)  What is the American name for the English ‘Postcode’?   ZIP code

25)  ♪♫Here come old flat-top, he come grooving slowly
          He got ju-ju eyeballs, he's one holy roller
          He got hair down to his knees
          Got to be a joker, he just do what he please ♪♫

What Beatles song are those the opening lines to?  Paperback Writer

A very respectable 16 correct Mester Corks, well done.
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Re: Admin’s Tuesday Quiz 6-2-18

on Tue Feb 06 2018, 21:09
Thanks again, Ray. Brainfreeze happened on 'Brothers in Arms'


All I got in my head was 'the warning light was flashing on the quality control' as I knew that was a lyric from the same band.

Google now reminds me that track was 'Industrial disease'. bounce
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Re: Admin’s Tuesday Quiz 6-2-18

on Tue Feb 06 2018, 21:24
@Corky Ringspot wrote:Thanks again, Ray.  Brainfreeze happened on 'Brothers in Arms'


All I got in my head was 'the warning light was flashing on the quality control' as I knew that was a lyric from the same band.

Google now reminds me that track was 'Industrial disease'. bounce

Cheers Corky .

Yes it happens to us all.
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Re: Admin’s Tuesday Quiz 6-2-18

on Tue Feb 06 2018, 22:14
Very well done to all toonite's quizzers.

I think all the 'usual suspects' have been on.

Here are the answers:-


Admin’s Tuesday Quiz Answers 6-2-18


1) Who had a 1979 hit with ‘Walking on the Moon’?
The Police

2) Geography, in which African country are Tangier and Casablanca ?
Morocco

3) TV, in the Australian soap ‘Neighbours’ on which street do they live?
Ramsey St

4) Film, what song on the radio does Bill Murray wake up to every morning in the 1993 film ‘Groundhog Day’?
‘I Got You Babe’ Sonny and Cher

5) What is the currency of Japan?
Yen

6) Food and drink, which English city is the birthplace of the Balti curry?
Birmingham

7) Science, how many degrees in a right angle?
90 degrees

8 ) What Japanese car manufacturer makes the compact SUV ‘Vitara’ model?
Suzuki

9) Sport/games how many points is a bullseye worth in darts?
50

10) History, which monarch succeeded Queen Victoria?
Edward VII

11) The musical 'West Side Story' is based on which Shakespeare play?
Romeo and Juliet

12) What chess piece makes an ‘L’ shaped move?
Knight

13) Literature, who wrote the 1957 Second World War novel ‘The Guns of Navarone’?
Alistair MacLean

14) What is the fastest land animal in the world?
Cheetah

15) Film, released in December 2017, what is the latest Episode VIII of the ‘Star Wars’ franchise called?
The Last Jedi

16) TV, what was the sequel to the TV series 'Yes Minister' called?
Yes Prime Minister

17) Which band produced the best selling 1985 album ‘Brothers In Arms’?
Dire Straits

18) Science, what is the boiling point of water in degrees Fahrenheit?
212

19) Which Gilbert and Sullivan comic opera is set in Japan?
The Mikado

20) History, which King (1157 to 1199) was known as ‘Cœur de Lion or The Lionheart?
Richard I

21) Food and drink, ‘Kedgeree’ is a spicy dish of rice, boiled eggs and what flaked fish?
Haddock

22) Geography, what is the county town of Cornwall?
Truro

23) Literature, which author wrote the best seller ‘Kane and Abel’?
Jeffrey Archer

24) What is the American name for the English ‘Postcode’?
Zipcode

25) ♪♫Here come old flat-top, he come grooving slowly
He got ju-ju eyeballs, he's one holy roller
He got hair down to his knees
Got to be a joker, he just do what he please ♪♫

What Beatles song are those the opening lines to?
Come Together

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Re: Admin’s Tuesday Quiz 6-2-18

on Wed Feb 07 2018, 15:44
Divide by 5, multiply by 9 and add 32.
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Re: Admin’s Tuesday Quiz 6-2-18

on Wed Feb 07 2018, 16:32
Thanks RMJ. Its the best quiz I've ever done Embarassed Very Happy
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Re: Admin’s Tuesday Quiz 6-2-18

on Wed Feb 07 2018, 17:49
@Admin wrote:Thanks RMJ.  Its the best quiz I've ever done Embarassed Very Happy

I don't know how you do it, you're a brainbox LOL Embarassed Laughing

It went very well anyroad.
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Re: Admin’s Tuesday Quiz 6-2-18

on Wed Feb 07 2018, 19:33
Very well I need to take more time off
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