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WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 16-2-18

on Fri 16 Feb 2018, 20:00
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A very good Friday evening to you Rejects.
A warm welcome awaits you in the Reject’s Bar.
Get settled in your favourite seat.
Get that first drink in.
Let’s have a crackin’ quiz.

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GOOD LUCK

WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 16-2-18


1) Who had a 1988 hit with "Groovy Kind of Love"?

2) Geography, what do the letters ‘DC’ stand for in the United State 's capital Washington D.C.

3) TV, what is the name of the actress who played Hilda Ogden in Coronation Street?

4) Film, who played Mary in the 1998 film 'There's Something About Mary'?

5) The cup, or bowl, Jesus was said to have used at the Last Supper is known as what?

6) Food and drink, what type of foodstuff is ‘Bok Choy’?

7) Science, how many sides does a ‘nonagon’ have?

8 ) What car company make the compact SUV ‘Duster’ model?

9) Sport, which Championship football club’s home ground is Carrow Road ?

10) History, what was the name of the legendary city of gold which inspired the Spanish conquest of South and Central America?

11) What British duo's works are referred to as the Savoy Operas?

12) In terms of watching pre-recorded films and visual content, what does DVD stand for?

13) Literature, who wrote the 1960 Pulitzer Prise winning novel ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’?

14) If you show your feelings openly, where are you said to wear your heart?

15) Film, which famous 1939 film had a cairn terrier called Toto?

16) TV, Ronnie Corbett played mild mannered librarian Timothy Lumsden in what 1980’s sitcom?

17) Which country’s national anthem opens the Beatles song ‘All You Need is Love’?

18) Science, which is the largest planet in our solar system?

19) Classical music, who composed his ‘Variations on an Original Theme, Opus 36’, popularly known as ‘The Enigma Variations’?

20) History, in which British city did the body snatchers Burke and Hare operate?

21) Food and drink, the Fr**ch call this food ‘Boudin Noir’, what do we call it?

22) Geography, which narrow stretch of water separates North Africa from Spain ?

23) Literature, who wrote the 2009 Man Booker Prize winning novel ‘Wolf Hall’?

24) What 'J' is the name for a baby Kangaroo or Koala Bear?

25) ♪♫ Don't let them say your hair's too long
'Cause I don't care, with you I can't go wrong
Then put your little hand in mine
There ain't no hill or mountain we can't climb♪♫

From what 1965 hit does the above verse come?

GERMING BONUS QUESTIONS


BQ1) What does the title of Adolph Hitler’s autobiography “Mein Kampf” mean?

BQ2) What is the largest port in Germany?

BQ3) What was the currency of Germany prior to introduction of the Euro?

BQ4) What is the longest river in Germany?

BQ5) Who is the current Chancellor of Germany and leader of the centre right Christian Democratic Union?

STINKER) What Ministry Department did Jim Hacker work for in the TV series ‘Yes Minister’?

TRICKY) What new name was given to the Millennium Dome in London in 2007?

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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 16-2-18

on Fri 16 Feb 2018, 21:06
@Gassey wrote:Weatherwax like me you haven't read question 1 properly
properly

I know now I've looked   Embarassed Embarassed  I keep telling myself to read the questions properly, but I still cock up every so often. If it wasn't for the arthritis in my hip, I would have a jolly good try at kicking myself. 
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 16-2-18

on Fri 16 Feb 2018, 21:12
Thank you Ray..what would we do without you.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 16-2-18

on Fri 16 Feb 2018, 21:16
@maureen wrote:Thank you Ray..what would we do without you.

Awww thanks Mo, very kind of you.

Excellent quizzing from you tonight.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 16-2-18

on Fri 16 Feb 2018, 22:46
Very well done to all the quizzers.

I think all the regulars have been on save WW's little green friend.

If he pops on later I'm sure he won't peep.

Here are the answers:-



WR Friday Night Pub Quiz Answers 16-2-18


1) Who had a 1988 hit with "Groovy Kind of Love"?
Phil Collins

2) Geography, what do the letters ‘DC’ stand for in the United State 's capital Washington D.C.
District of Columbia

3) TV, what is the name of the actress who played Hilda Ogden in Coronation Street?
Jean Alexander

4) Film, who played Mary in the 1998 film 'There's Something About Mary'?
Cameron Diaz

5) The cup, or bowl, Jesus was said to have used at the Last Supper is known as what?
The Holy Grail

6) Food and drink, what type of foodstuff is ‘Bok Choy’?
Vegetable / Chinese Cabbage

7) Science, how many sides does a ‘nonagon’ have?
Nine

8 ) What car company make the compact SUV ‘Duster’ model?
Dacia

9) Sport, which Championship football club’s home ground is Carrow Road ?
Norwich City

10) History, what was the name of the legendary city of gold which inspired the Spanish conquest of South and Central America?
El Dorado

11) What British duo's works are referred to as the Savoy Operas?
Gilbert and Sullivan

12) In terms of watching pre-recorded films and visual content, what does DVD stand for?
Digital Video Disc / Digital Versatile Disc

13) Literature, who wrote the 1960 Pulitzer Prise winning novel ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’?
Harper Lee

14) If you show your feelings openly, where are you said to wear your heart?
On your sleeve

15) Film, which famous 1939 film had a cairn terrier called Toto?
The Wizard of Oz

16) TV, Ronnie Corbett played mild mannered librarian Timothy Lumsden in what 1980’s sitcom?
Sorry

17) Which country’s national anthem opens the Beatles song ‘All You Need is Love’?
France (La Marseillaise)

18) Science, which is the largest planet in our solar system?
Jupiter

19) Classical music, who composed his ‘Variations on an Original Theme, Opus 36’, popularly known as ‘The Enigma Variations’?
Edward Elgar

20) History, in which British city did the body snatchers Burke and Hare operate?
Edinburgh

21) Food and drink, the Fr**ch call this food ‘Boudin Noir’, what do we call it?
Black Pudding

22) Geography, which narrow stretch of water separates North Africa from Spain ?
Straight of Gibralta

23) Literature, who wrote the 2009 Man Booker Prize winning novel ‘Wolf Hall’?
Hilary Mantel

24) What 'J' is the name for a baby Kangaroo or Koala Bear?
Joey

25) ♪♫ Don't let them say your hair's too long
'Cause I don't care, with you I can't go wrong
Then put your little hand in mine
There ain't no hill or mountain we can't climb♪♫

From what 1965 hit does the above verse come?
I Got You Babe

GERMING BONUS QUESTIONS


BQ1) What does the title of Adolph Hitler’s autobiography “Mein Kampf” mean?
My Struggle

BQ2) What is the largest port in Germany?
Hamburg

BQ3) What was the currency of Germany prior to introduction of he Euro?
Mark / Deutschmark

BQ4) What is the longest river in Germany?
The Danube

BQ5) Who is the current Chancellor of Germany and leader of the centre right Christian Democratic Union?
Angela Dorothea Merkel

STINKER) What Ministry Department did Jim Hacker work for in the TV series ‘Yes Minister’?
Department of Administrative Affairs

TRICKY) What new name was given to the Millennium Dome in London in 2007?
O2 Arena
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 16-2-18

on Sat 17 Feb 2018, 07:40
1. Mamas and Papas


2. District of Columbia


3. Jean Alexander


4. ?


5. Holy Grail


6. Fried rice?


7. Nine?


8. Dachia


9. Norwich City


10. El Dorado


11. Gilbert and Sullivan


12. Digital Video Display


13. ?


14. On your sleeve


15. Wizard of Oz


16. Sorry!


17. ?


18. Jupiter


19. Edward Elgar


20. Edinburgh


21. Black pudding


22. Straits of Gibraltar


23. ?


24. Joey


25. I Got You Babe


BQ1. My Camp


BQ2. Hamburg


BQ3. Deutschmark


BQ4. Elbe?


BQ5. Angela Merkel


STINKER: Home Affairs?


TRICKY: ?
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 16-2-18

on Sat 17 Feb 2018, 08:09
Thanks Ray much yed work needed tonight
Brilliant quiz much appreciated
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 16-2-18

on Sat 17 Feb 2018, 09:21
Thanks Ray. Another brilliant quiz.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 16-2-18

on Sat 17 Feb 2018, 09:51
@Hieronymous wrote:1. Mamas and Papas


2. District of Columbia


3. Jean Alexander



4.


5. Holy Grail


6. Fried rice?


7. Nine?


8. Dachia


9. Norwich City


10. El Dorado


11. Gilbert and Sullivan


12. Digital Video Display Disc


13. ?


14. On your sleeve


15. Wizard of Oz


16. Sorry!


17. ?


18. Jupiter


19. Edward Elgar


20. Edinburgh


21. Black pudding


22. Straits of Gibraltar


23. ?


24. Joey


25. I Got You Babe


BQ1. My Camp


BQ2. Hamburg


BQ3. Deutschmark


BQ4. Elbe?


BQ5. Angela Merkel


STINKER: Home Affairs?


TRICKY: ?

A really good bit of quizzing mon ami, well done.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 16-2-18

on Sat 17 Feb 2018, 09:55
@Gassey wrote:Thanks Ray much yed work needed tonight
Brilliant quiz much appreciated

Thank you Gassey, we are here to challenge you LOL Laughing
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 16-2-18

on Sat 17 Feb 2018, 09:56
@marieM wrote:Thanks Ray.  Another brilliant quiz.

Thank you Marie, so glad you enjoyed.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 16-2-18

on Sat 17 Feb 2018, 10:53
@raymyjamie wrote:
@Hieronymous wrote:1. Mamas and Papas


2. District of Columbia  


3. Jean Alexander



4.


5. Holy Grail    


6. Fried rice?


7. Nine?  


8. Dachia  


9. Norwich City  


10. El Dorado  


11. Gilbert and Sullivan  


12. Digital Video Display Disc


13. ?


14. On your sleeve  


15. Wizard of Oz  


16. Sorry!


17. ?


18. Jupiter


19. Edward Elgar


20. Edinburgh


21. Black pudding


22. Straits of Gibraltar


23. ?


24. Joey


25. I Got You Babe


BQ1. My Camp


BQ2. Hamburg


BQ3. Deutschmark


BQ4. Elbe?


BQ5. Angela Merkel


STINKER: Home Affairs?


TRICKY: ?

A really good bit of quizzing mon ami, well done.

Merci beaucoup!
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