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Admin's Tues Quiz 20-2-18

on Tue Feb 20 2018, 20:00
A very good evening to you Rejects.
Enjoy tonight’s quiz.

GOOD LUCK.

Admin’s Tuesday Quiz 20-2-18


1)  Who had a 1962 hit with ‘Multiplication’?

2)  Geography, which country is known as the 'Land of the Midnight Sun'?

3)  TV, Who sang 'I Could Be So Good For You', the closing theme tune to 'Minder'?

4)  Film, complete this movie trailer tag line for the film ‘Alien’. "In space no one can............................."

5)  What mode of transport did Christopher Cockerel invent?

6)  Food and drink, what are dried plums called?

7)  Science, how many wisdom teeth does the average adult have?

8 )  Which Asian car manufacturer produces the compact city car ‘Picanto’ model?

9)  Sport, champion jockey Arthur Edward Breasley was better known by what first name?

10)  History, which national leader wrote his thoughts in a little red book ?

11)  Musicals, 'The Sound of Music' told the story of which family?

12)  Before British coinage was decimalised, how many old pennies made a florin?

13)  Literature, the television series "Jeeves and Wooster" was based on books by which author?                    

14)  What was the nickname of the German aviator Baron von Richthofen?

15)  Film, Who played Fred Flinstone in the 1994 film ‘The Flintstones’?

16)  TV, what was the 2012 prequel series to Inspector Morse called?

17)  Which duo sang ‘Wake up Little Susie’, ‘Cathy's Clown’ and ‘All I have to do is Dream’?

18)  Science, when referring to a USB port on a PC, what do the letters USB stand for?

19)  Classical music, which Italian composer wrote the music for the opera Turandot?

20)  History, which British Prime Minister coined the phrase, 'You've never had it so good'

21)  Food and drink, from what flower is Saffron obtained?

20)  Geography, Tiger Bay is an area of which British city?

23)  Literature, who wrote the 1977 best selling novel ‘The Thorn Birds’?

24)   What is prepared in a tannery?

25)  ♪♫As I walk along, I wonder
           A-what went wrong with our love
           A love that was so strong

           And as I still walk on, I think of
           The things we've done together
           While our hearts were young♪♫

What 1961 song are those the opening lines to?
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Re: Admin's Tues Quiz 20-2-18

on Tue Feb 20 2018, 20:23
1. Bobby Darin
2. Norway (Or can be any country within arctic circle, eg Finland)
3. Dennis Waterman
4. ....Can hear you scream
5. Hovercraft
6. Prunes
7. Four
8.
9. Scobie
10 Mau Ts Tung
11. Von Trapp
12. 24.
13. PG Wodehouse
14. The Red Baron
15. John Goodman
16.  Endeavour 
17. Everly Brothers
18.
19. Puccini 
20. Harold McMillan
21. Crocus
22. Swansea
23.
24. Leather
25. Runaway  By Dell Shannon  (First Record I ever Bought! Very Happy )
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Re: Admin's Tues Quiz 20-2-18

on Tue Feb 20 2018, 20:30
@weatherwax wrote:1. Bobby Darin
2. Norway (Or can be any country within arctic circle, eg Finland)
3. Dennis Waterman
4. ....Can hear you scream
5. Hovercraft
6. Prunes
7. Four
8.
9. Scobie
10 Mau Ts Tung
11. Von Trapp
12. 24.
13. PG Wodehouse
14. The Red Baron
15. John Goodman
16.  Endeavour 
17. Everly Brothers
18.
19. Puccini 
20. Harold McMillan
21. Crocus
22. Swansea
23.
24. Leather
25. Runaway  By Dell Shannon  (First Record I ever Bought! Very Happy ) fantastic [/color]

Brilliant WW, very well done.
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Re: Admin's Tues Quiz 20-2-18

on Tue Feb 20 2018, 20:37
Evening Ray Smile

1)  
2) Japan 
3)  Dennis waterman
4)  hear you scream
5)  hovercraft
6)  dates
7)  4
8 )  Fiat
9)  
10) chairman Mao 
11)  Vonnegut trappe
12)  12
13)  p g Wodehouse   
14)  Red Baron 
15)  John goodman
16)  Endeavour
17)  
18)  Universal USB
19) 
20)  
21)  primrose
20)  cardiff
23)  Mccullen 
24)   Leather 
25)  my little runaway
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Re: Admin's Tues Quiz 20-2-18

on Tue Feb 20 2018, 20:44
@jo anne wrote:Evening Ray Smile

1)  
2) Japan 
3)  Dennis waterman
4)  hear you scream
5)  hovercraft /size]
[size=17]6)  dates

7)  4
8 )  Fiat
9)  
10) chairman Mao  
11)  Vonnegut trappe
12)  12
13)  p g Wodehouse   
14)  Red Baron 
15)  John goodman
16)  Endeavour
17)  
18)  Universal serial bus USB
19) 
20)  
21)  primrose
20)  cardiff
23)  Mccullen 
24)   Leather  
25)  my little runaway

Evening Jo Anne.

Excellent quizzing, well done.
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Re: Admin's Tues Quiz 20-2-18

on Tue Feb 20 2018, 20:48
@raymyjamie wrote:A very good evening to you Rejects.
Enjoy tonight’s quiz.

GOOD LUCK.

Admin’s Tuesday Quiz 20-2-18


1)  Who had a 1962 hit with ‘Multiplication’? BOBBY  DARIN

2)  Geography, which country is known as the 'Land of the Midnight Sun'?  NORWAY

3)  TV, Who sang 'I Could Be So Good For You', the closing theme tune to 'Minder'?  DENNIS WATERMAN

4)  Film, complete this movie trailer tag line for the film ‘Alien’. "In space no one can.....HEAR YOU SCREAM........................"

5)  What mode of transport did Christopher Cockerel invent?  HOVERCRAFT

6)  Food and drink, what are dried plums called?  PRUNES

7)  Science, how many wisdom teeth does the average adult have? EIGHT

8 )  Which Asian car manufacturer produces the compact city car ‘Picanto’ model?  NISSAN

9)  Sport, champion jockey Arthur Edward Breasley was better known by what first name?  SCOBIE

10)  History, which national leader wrote his thoughts in a little red book ? MAO TSE TUNG

11)  Musicals, 'The Sound of Music' told the story of which family?  VONN TRAPP

12)  Before British coinage was decimalised, how many old pennies made a florin?  24

13)  Literature, the television series "Jeeves and Wooster" was based on books by which author?                    

14)  What was the nickname of the German aviator Baron von Richthofen?  RED BARON

15)  Film, Who played Fred Flinstone in the 1994 film ‘The Flintstones’?  JOHN GOODMAN

16)  TV, what was the 2012 prequel series to Inspector Morse called?  ENDEAVOUR

17)  Which duo sang ‘Wake up Little Susie’, ‘Cathy's Clown’ and ‘All I have to do is Dream’?  EVERLEY BROTHERS

18)  Science, when referring to a USB port on a PC, what do the letters USB stand for?

19)  Classical music, which Italian composer wrote the music for the opera Turandot?

20)  History, which British Prime Minister coined the phrase, 'You've never had it so good' HAROLD MACMILLAN

21)  Food and drink, from what flower is Saffron obtained? SUNFLOWER

20)  Geography, Tiger Bay is an area of which British city? CARDIFF

23)  Literature, who wrote the 1977 best selling novel ‘The Thorn Birds’?

24)   What is prepared in a tannery?  LEATHER OR HIDES

25)  ♪♫As I walk along, I wonder
           A-what went wrong with our love
           A love that was so strong

           And as I still walk on, I think of
           The things we've done together
           While our hearts were young♪♫

What 1961 song are those the opening lines to?  RUNAWAY . DEL SHANNON

EVENING RAY BIT LATE BUT MADE IT
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Re: Admin's Tues Quiz 20-2-18

on Tue Feb 20 2018, 20:57
@Gassey wrote:
@raymyjamie wrote:A very good evening to you Rejects.
Enjoy tonight’s quiz.

GOOD LUCK.

Admin’s Tuesday Quiz 20-2-18


1)  Who had a 1962 hit with ‘Multiplication’? BOBBY  DARIN

2)  Geography, which country is known as the 'Land of the Midnight Sun'?  NORWAY

3)  TV, Who sang 'I Could Be So Good For You', the closing theme tune to 'Minder'?  DENNIS WATERMAN

4)  Film, complete this movie trailer tag line for the film ‘Alien’. "In space no one can.....HEAR YOU SCREAM........................"

5)  What mode of transport did Christopher Cockerel invent?  HOVERCRAFT

6)  Food and drink, what are dried plums called?  PRUNES

7)  Science, how many wisdom teeth does the average adult have? EIGHT

8 )  Which Asian car manufacturer produces the compact city car ‘Picanto’ model?  NISSAN

9)  Sport, champion jockey Arthur Edward Breasley was better known by what first name?  SCOBIE

10)  History, which national leader wrote his thoughts in a little red book ? MAO TSE TUNG

11)  Musicals, 'The Sound of Music' told the story of which family?  VONN TRAPP

12)  Before British coinage was decimalised, how many old pennies made a florin?  24

13)  Literature, the television series "Jeeves and Wooster" was based on books by which author?                    

14)  What was the nickname of the German aviator Baron von Richthofen?  RED BARON

15)  Film, Who played Fred Flinstone in the 1994 film ‘The Flintstones’?  JOHN GOODMAN

16)  TV, what was the 2012 prequel series to Inspector Morse called?  ENDEAVOUR

17)  Which duo sang ‘Wake up Little Susie’, ‘Cathy's Clown’ and ‘All I have to do is Dream’?  EVERLEY BROTHERS

18)  Science, when referring to a USB port on a PC, what do the letters USB stand for?

19)  Classical music, which Italian composer wrote the music for the opera Turandot?

20)  History, which British Prime Minister coined the phrase, 'You've never had it so good' HAROLD MACMILLAN

21)  Food and drink, from what flower is Saffron obtained? SUNFLOWER

20)  Geography, Tiger Bay is an area of which British city? CARDIFF

23)  Literature, who wrote the 1977 best selling novel ‘The Thorn Birds’?

24)   What is prepared in a tannery?  LEATHER OR HIDES

25)  ♪♫As I walk along, I wonder
           A-what went wrong with our love
           A love that was so strong

           And as I still walk on, I think of
           The things we've done together
           While our hearts were young♪♫

What 1961 song are those the opening lines to?  RUNAWAY . DEL SHANNON

EVENING RAY BIT LATE BUT MADE IT

I was just about to send a search party out Gassey LOL.

Excellent quizzing Gassey, well done.
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Re: Admin's Tues Quiz 20-2-18

on Tue Feb 20 2018, 21:08
Thanks, Ray Smile
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Re: Admin's Tues Quiz 20-2-18

on Tue Feb 20 2018, 21:09
@jo anne wrote:Thanks, Ray Smile

Cheers Jo Anne.
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on Tue Feb 20 2018, 21:26
Thanks a million RMJ, another great quiz   I must admit though, I had one eye on the tv. That "Back in Time For Tea" was on, and they have reached the 60s. Very interesting it was to. I didn't know that Vimto was invented in Manchester, and originally sold as a health drink.
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Re: Admin's Tues Quiz 20-2-18

on Tue Feb 20 2018, 21:32
1. Bobby Vee


2. Norway


3. Dennis Waterman


4. .......hear you scream"


5. Hovercraft


6. Sultanas


7. ?


8. Suzuki?


9. Billy?


10. Mao Tse-Tung


11. Forgotten


12. 24


13. P.G. Wodehouse


14. Red Baron


15. John Goodman


16. ?


17. Blam and Dast!


18. Universal Serial Buss


19. Puccini


20. Neville Chamberlain


21. Primrose


20. Cardiff


23. ?


24. Leather


25. Runaway
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Re: Admin's Tues Quiz 20-2-18

on Tue Feb 20 2018, 21:43
@weatherwax wrote:Thanks a million RMJ, another great quiz   I must admit though, I had one eye on the tv. That "Back in Time For Tea" was on, and they have reached the 60s. Very interestin g it was to. I didn't know that Vimto was invented in Manchester, and originally sold as a health drink.

Thank you WW.

I'll try and catch "Back in Time" on i-player later on
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Re: Admin's Tues Quiz 20-2-18

on Tue Feb 20 2018, 21:46
@Hieronymous wrote:1. Bobby Vee


2. Norway


3. Dennis Waterman


4. .......hear you scream"


5. Hovercraft


6. Sultanas


7. ?


8. Suzuki?


9. Billy?


10. Mao Tse-Tung


11. Forgotten


12. 24


13. P.G. Wodehouse


14. Red Baron


15. John Goodman


16. ?


17. Blam and Dast!


18. Universal Serial Buss


19. Puccini


20. Neville Chamberlain


21. Primrose


20. Cardiff


23. ?


24. Leather


25. Runaway

Not a bad effort mon ami, but you have done better.
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Re: Admin's Tues Quiz 20-2-18

on Tue Feb 20 2018, 21:50



1)  Who had a 1962 hit with ‘Multiplication’? ????????/

2)  Geography, which country is known as the 'Land of the Midnight Sun'? Japan

3)  TV, Who sang 'I Could Be So Good For You', the closing theme tune to 'Minder'? Denis Waterman

4)  Film, complete this movie trailer tag line for the film ‘Alien’. "In space no one can hear you scream

5)  What mode of transport did Christopher Cockerel invent? Hovercraft

6)  Food and drink, what are dried plums called? Prunes

7)  Science, how many wisdom teeth does the average adult have? Four

8 )  Which Asian car manufacturer produces the compact city car ‘Picanto’ model? Seat

9)  Sport, champion jockey Arthur Edward Breasley was better known by what first name? ?

10)  History, which national leader wrote his thoughts in a little red book ? Chairman Mao

11)  Musicals, 'The Sound of Music' told the story of which family? Von Trapp

12)  Before British coinage was decimalised, how many old pennies made a florin? 24

13)  Literature, the television series "Jeeves and Wooster" was based on books by which author?   PG Wodehuse                  

14)  What was the nickname of the German aviator Baron von Richthofen? Red Baron

15)  Film, Who played Fred Flinstone in the 1994 film ‘The Flintstones’? AAAGGGHHH

16)  TV, what was the 2012 prequel series to Inspector Morse called? Endeavour

17)  Which duo sang ‘Wake up Little Susie’, ‘Cathy's Clown’ and ‘All I have to do is Dream’? ???????

18)  Science, when referring to a USB port on a PC, what do the letters USB stand for? Universal Service Bus

19)  Classical music, which Italian composer wrote the music for the opera Turandot? Bizet

20)  History, which British Prime Minister coined the phrase, 'You've never had it so good' H McMillan

21)  Food and drink, from what flower is Saffron obtained? Crocus

20)  Geography, Tiger Bay is an area of which British city? Cardiff

23)  Literature, who wrote the 1977 best selling novel ‘The Thorn Birds’????????/

24)   What is prepared in a tannery? Leather

25)  ♪♫As I walk along, I wonder
           A-what went wrong with our love
           A love that was so strong

           And as I still walk on, I think of
           The things we've done together
           While our hearts were young♪♫

What 1961 song are those the opening lines to Runaway
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Re: Admin's Tues Quiz 20-2-18

on Tue Feb 20 2018, 21:55
Cheers Ray.

Got me midnight sun mixed up with rising sun. No

Is there a bonus point for the naughty joke with the line "Is it Rising Sun?" in it?


Young man in a tobacconist's shop etc.
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on Tue Feb 20 2018, 22:02
Thanks Ray belting
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Re: Admin's Tues Quiz 20-2-18

on Tue Feb 20 2018, 22:07
@Corky Ringspot wrote:


1)  Who had a 1962 hit with ‘Multiplication’?    ????????/

2)  Geography, which country is known as the 'Land of the Midnight Sun'?   Japan

3)  TV, Who sang 'I Could Be So Good For You', the closing theme tune to 'Minder'?  Denis Waterman

4)  Film, complete this movie trailer tag line for the film ‘Alien’. "In space no one can hear you scream

5)  What mode of transport did Christopher Cockerel invent?  Hovercraft

6)  Food and drink, what are dried plums called?  Prunes

7)  Science, how many wisdom teeth does the average adult have?   Four  

8 )  Which Asian car manufacturer produces the compact city car ‘Picanto’ model?   Seat

9)  Sport, champion jockey Arthur Edward Breasley was better known by what first name? ?

10)  History, which national leader wrote his thoughts in a little red book ?  Chairman Mao  

11)  Musicals, 'The Sound of Music' told the story of which family?  Von Trapp

12)  Before British coinage was decimalised, how many old pennies made a florin?  24

13)  Literature, the television series "Jeeves and Wooster" was based on books by which author?    PG Wodehuse                   

14)  What was the nickname of the German aviator Baron von Richthofen?  Red Baron

15)  Film, Who played Fred Flinstone in the 1994 film ‘The Flintstones’?  AAAGGGHHH

16)  TV, what was the 2012 prequel series to Inspector Morse called?  Endeavour

17)  Which duo sang ‘Wake up Little Susie’, ‘Cathy's Clown’ and ‘All I have to do is Dream’? ???????

18)  Science, when referring to a USB port on a PC, what do the letters USB stand for?  Universal Service Bus  

19)  Classical music, which Italian composer wrote the music for the opera Turandot?  Bizet

20)  History, which British Prime Minister coined the phrase, 'You've never had it so good'   H McMillan

21)  Food and drink, from what flower is Saffron obtained?   Crocus

20)  Geography, Tiger Bay is an area of which British city?   Cardiff

23)  Literature, who wrote the 1977 best selling novel ‘The Thorn Birds’????????/

24)   What is prepared in a tannery?   Leather  

25)  ♪♫As I walk along, I wonder
           A-what went wrong with our love
           A love that was so strong

           And as I still walk on, I think of
           The things we've done together
           While our hearts were young♪♫

What 1961 song are those the opening lines to  Runaway    

Excellent quizzing Corky.


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Re: Admin's Tues Quiz 20-2-18

on Tue Feb 20 2018, 22:09
[quote="Corky Ringspot"]Cheers Ray.    

Got me midnight sun mixed up with rising sun. No      LOL

Is there a bonus point for the naughty joke with the line "Is it Rising Sun?" in it?

Young man in a tobacconist's shop etc. [/color]

Thanks Corky.
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Re: Admin's Tues Quiz 20-2-18

on Tue Feb 20 2018, 22:11
@Gassey wrote:Thanks Ray belting


Cheers Gassey, well played.
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Re: Admin's Tues Quiz 20-2-18

on Tue Feb 20 2018, 22:27
Very well done to all tonight’s quizzers.
Here are the answers:-

Admin’s Tuesday Quiz Answers 20-2-18


1)  Who had a 1962 hit with ‘Multiplication’?
Bobby Darin          

2)  Geography, which country is known as the 'Land of the Midnight Sun'?
                Norway  

3)  TV, Who sang 'I Could Be So Good For You', the closing theme tune to 'Minder'?
Dennis Waterman              

4)  Film, complete this movie trailer tag line for the film ‘Alien’. "In space no one can............................."
            hear you scream

5)  What mode of transport did Christopher Cockerel invent?
The Hovercraft        

6)  Food and drink, what are dried plums called?
    -Prunes 

7)  Science, how many wisdom teeth does the average adult have?
  Four

8 )  Which Asian car manufacturer produces the compact city car ‘Picanto’ model?
     Kia

9)  Sport, champion jockey Arthur Edward Breasley was better known by what first name?
Scobie Breasley            

10)  History, which national leader wrote his thoughts in a little red book ?
        Chairman Mao

11)  Musicals, 'The Sound of Music' told the story of which family?
          The Von Trapp Family

12)  Before British coinage was decimalised, how many old pennies made a florin?
 Twenty four          

13)  Literature, the television series "Jeeves and Wooster" was based on books by which author?                    
 P G Wodehouse            

14)  What was the nickname of the German aviator Baron von Richthofen?
The Red Baron          

15)  Film, Who played Fred Flinstone in the 1994 film ‘The Flintstones’?
  John Goodman                  

16)  TV, what was the 2012 prequel series to Inspector Morse called?
                Endeavour  

17)  Which duo sang ‘Wake up Little Susie’, ‘Cathy's Clown’ and ‘All I have to do is Dream’?
 The Everly Brothers          

18)  Science, when referring to a USB port on a PC, what do the letters USB stand for?
 Universal Serial Bus            

19)  Classical music, which Italian composer wrote the music for the opera Turandot?
Giacomo Puccini          

20)  History, which British Prime Minister coined the phrase, 'You've never had it so good'
Harold McMillan            

21)  Food and drink, from what flower is Saffron obtained?
            Crocus  

20)  Geography, Tiger Bay is an area of which British city?
        Cardiff

23)  Literature, who wrote the 1977 best selling novel ‘The Thorn Birds’?
Colleen McCullough        

24)   What is prepared in a tannery?
      Leather  

25)  ♪♫As I walk along, I wonder
           A-what went wrong with our love
           A love that was so strong

           And as I still walk on, I think of
           The things we've done together
           While our hearts were young♪♫

What 1961 song are those the opening lines to?
       Runaway / Del Shannon  
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