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WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 23-2-18

on Fri Feb 23 2018, 20:00
A very Good Evening to all you Rejects.
A warm welcome awaits you in the Reject’s Bar.
Order that first drink.
Get comfy.
Let’s have a crackin’ quiz.

NSG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

GOOD LUCK

WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 23-2-18


1)  Who had a 1958 hit with ‘Tulips from Amsterdam’?

2)  Geography, what is Liverpool 's main railway station called?

3)  TV, which famous TV detective was created by Colin Dexter?

4)  Film, which musical, starring Yul Brynner and Deborah Kerr, was released in June 1956?

5)  What International organisation was U Thant Secretary General of from 1961 to 1971?

6)  Food and drink, Comice, Conference and Williams are varieties of which fruit?

7)  Science, what is the first element on the periodic table?

8 )  What Japanese car manufacturer uses the tagline ‘The Power of Dreams’ to advertise its product?

9)  Sport, in which sport might you do a ‘slam dunk’?

10)  History, in WW2, on what Japanese city was the second Atomic bomb dropped?

11)  Based on a work by T S Elliot, from what Andrew Lloyd Webber musical does the song ‘Memory’ come?

12)  From what country does ‘Lego’ come?

13)  Literature, which French author wrote ‘Around the World in Eighty Days’ and ‘Journey to the Centre of the Earth’?

14)  Which chess piece can only move diagonally?

15)  Film, who played Captain Jack Sparrow in the ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ series of films?

16)  TV,  Jim Bowen and Tony Green hosted which TV quiz show which originally ran from 1981 to 1995?

17)  Who had a 1966 hit with ‘River Deep Mountain High’?

18)  Science, what kind of monkey gives its name to a type of blood group?

19)  Classical music, Piano Sonata No 14 in C# Minor, "Quasi una fantasia",  Opus 27, No 2, commonly known as the ‘Moonlight Sonata’, was written by which German composer?

20)   History, what did Romans use a hypocaust for?

21)  Food and drink, Tapas and Paella are dishes that originated in what country?

22)  Geography, in which US city would you find Manhattan , Brooklyn and the Bronx ?

23)  Literature, who wrote the 1925 novel ‘The Great Gatsby’, set in the jazz age on prosperous Long Island?

24)  According to legend, what creatures did St Patrick banish from Ireland?

25)   ♪♫ Sun is shinin' in the sky
            There ain't a cloud in sight
            It's stopped rainin' everybody's in a play
            And don't you know
            It's a beautiful new day, hey hey♪♫

What song are those the opening lines to?

AMERICA BONUS QUESTIONS

BQ1)   What famous road runs for 2448 miles from Chicago to Los Angeles ?

BQ2)  What was the name of Elvis Presley’s mansion in Memphis, Tennessee where he died?

BQ3)  Which American civil rights activist declared in a 1963 speech “I have a dream”?

BQ4)  What is the state capital of California?

BQ5)  Which President of the United States, who served from 1977 to 1981, was a peanut farmer?

STINKER)  The slogan for which international non-profit organisation website is 'We Open Governments'?

TRICKY)  Boss Hog featured in which US TV series?
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 23-2-18

on Fri Feb 23 2018, 20:13
Evening, Ray Smile

1)
2) Liverpool lime street
3)
4) The king and I 
5) United Nations 
6) pears
7) Hydrogen
8 ) Hyundai 
9) Basketball 
10) Nagasaki 
11) Cats
12) Denmark 
13) Jules Verne 
14) Bishop
15) Johnny depp
16) bullseye
17) sonny and Cher 
18) Rhesus
19) Mozart
20) 
21) Spain
22) New York 
23) Scott Fitzgerald 
24) snakes
25)

BQ1) interstate 5
BQ2) gracelands
BQ3) Martin Luther king
BQ4)
BQ5) jimmy Carter 
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 23-2-18

on Fri Feb 23 2018, 20:13
2. Lime Street
5. United Nations
6. Pear
8. Toyota
9. Basketball
10. Nagasaki
12. Denmark
13. Jules Verne
14. Knight
15. Brad Pitt
18. Rhesus
21. Spain
22. New York
24. Leprechauns

BBQ1. Route 66
2. Gracelands
3. Martin Luther King
5. Jimmy Carter
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 23-2-18

on Fri Feb 23 2018, 20:18
@raymyjamie wrote:A very Good Evening to all you Rejects.
A warm welcome awaits you in the Reject’s Bar.
Order that first drink.
Get comfy.
Let’s have a crackin’ quiz.

NSG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

GOOD LUCK

WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 23-2-18


1)  Who had a 1958 hit with ‘Tulips from Amsterdam’?...Max Bygraves

2)  Geography, what is Liverpool 's main railway station called? ...Lime Street

3)  TV, which famous TV detective was created by Colin Dexter?...Morse

4)  Film, which musical, starring Yul Brynner and Deborah Kerr, was released in June 1956?...The King and I

5)  What International organisation was U Thant Secretary General of from 1961 to 1971?...United Nations

6)  Food and drink, Comice, Conference and Williams are varieties of which fruit?...Pear

7)  Science, what is the first element on the periodic table? ...Oxygen?

8 )  What Japanese car manufacturer uses the tagline ‘The Power of Dreams’ to advertise its product?

9)  Sport, in which sport might you do a ‘slam dunk’?

10)  History, in WW2, on what Japanese city was the second Atomic bomb dropped?...Nagasaki?

11)  Based on a work by T S Elliot, from what Andrew Lloyd Webber musical does the song ‘Memory’ come?...Cats?

12)  From what country does ‘Lego’ come?.. Denmark. You watch it'll be sweden

13)  Literature, which French author wrote ‘Around the World in Eighty Days’ and ‘Journey to the Centre of the Earth’?

14)  Which chess piece can only move diagonally?...Bishop

15)  Film, who played Captain Jack Sparrow in the ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ series of films?...Johnny Depp

16)  TV,  Jim Bowen and Tony Green hosted which TV quiz show which originally ran from 1981 to 1995?...Bullseye

17)  Who had a 1966 hit with ‘River Deep Mountain High’?..Tina Turner

18)  Science, what kind of monkey gives its name to a type of blood group? Rhesus

19)  Classical music, Piano Sonata No 14 in C# Minor, "Quasi una fantasia",  Opus 27, No 2, commonly known as the ‘Moonlight Sonata’, was written by which German composer?..Tchaikovski. Spellage

20)   History, what did Romans use a hypocaust for?...Heating

21)  Food and drink, Tapas and Paella are dishes that originated in what country?..Spain

22)  Geography, in which US city would you find Manhattan , Brooklyn and the Bronx ?...New York

23)  Literature, who wrote the 1925 novel ‘The Great Gatsby’, set in the jazz age on prosperous Long Island?

24)  According to legend, what creatures did St Patrick banish from Ireland?...Leprechauns. Spellage

25)   ♪♫ Sun is shinin' in the sky
            There ain't a cloud in sight
            It's stopped rainin' everybody's in a play
            And don't you know
            It's a beautiful new day, hey hey♪♫

What song are those the opening lines to?

AMERICA BONUS QUESTIONS

BQ1)   What famous road runs for 2448 miles from Chicago to Los Angeles ?

BQ2)  What was the name of Elvis Presley’s mansion in Memphis, Tennessee where he died? Gracelands

BQ3)  Which American civil rights activist declared in a 1963 speech “I have a dream”?..Martin Luther King

BQ4)  What is the state capital of California?

BQ5)  Which President of the United States, who served from 1977 to 1981, was a peanut farmer?

STINKER)  The slogan for which international non-profit organisation website is 'We Open Governments'?

TRICKY)  Boss Hog featured in which US TV series?
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 23-2-18

on Fri Feb 23 2018, 20:18
1 Max Bygraves
2 Lime St
3 Morse
4 The King and I
6 Pears
9 Basketball
10 Nagasaki
11 Cats
12 Sweden
13 Jules Verne
15 Johnny Depp
16 Bulls Eye
17 Tina Turner
21 Spain
24 Snakes
Bq1 Route 66
2 Graceland
3 Martin Luther King
4 Sacramento
5 Carter

Tricky..Dukes of Hazard.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 23-2-18

on Fri Feb 23 2018, 20:18
@jo anne wrote:Evening, Ray Smile

1)
2) Liverpool lime street
3)
4) The king and I 
5) United Nations 
6) pears
7) Hydrogen
8 ) Hyundai 
9) Basketball 
10) Nagasaki 
11) Cats
12) Denmark 
13) Jules Verne 
14) Bishop
15) Johnny depp
16) bullseye
17) sonny and Cher 
18) Rhesus
19) Mozart
20) 
21) Spain
22) New York 
23) Scott Fitzgerald 
24) snakes
25)

BQ1) interstate 5
BQ2) gracelands
BQ3) Martin Luther king
BQ4)
BQ5) jimmy Carter 

Evening Jo Anne.

A really excellent 21 correct, well done.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 23-2-18

on Fri Feb 23 2018, 20:19
13.. Jules Vern?
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 23-2-18

on Fri Feb 23 2018, 20:20
@marieM wrote:2. Lime Street
5. United Nations
6. Pear
8. Toyota
9. Basketball
10. Nagasaki
12. Denmark
13. Jules Verne
14. Knight
15. Brad Pitt
18. Rhesus
21. Spain
22. New York
24. Leprechauns

BBQ1. Route 66
       2. Gracelands
3. Martin Luther King
5. Jimmy Carter

Evening Marie.

A really excellent 14 correct, well done you.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 23-2-18

on Fri Feb 23 2018, 20:21
Thanks, Ray Smile
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 23-2-18

on Fri Feb 23 2018, 20:22
@raymyjamie wrote:A very Good Evening to all you Rejects.
A warm welcome awaits you in the Reject’s Bar.
Order that first drink.
Get comfy.
Let’s have a crackin’ quiz.

NSG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

GOOD LUCK

WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 23-2-18


1)  Who had a 1958 hit with ‘Tulips from Amsterdam’?

2)  Geography, what is Liverpool 's main railway station called? Liverpool Lime Street

3)  TV, which famous TV detective was created by Colin Dexter? Taggart?

4)  Film, which musical, starring Yul Brynner and Deborah Kerr, was released in June 1956? The king and I

5)  What International organisation was U Thant Secretary General of from 1961 to 1971? United Nations

6)  Food and drink, Comice, Conference and Williams are varieties of which fruit? Pears

7)  Science, what is the first element on the periodic table? Carbon?

8 )  What Japanese car manufacturer uses the tagline ‘The Power of Dreams’ to advertise its product? Honda?

9)  Sport, in which sport might you do a ‘slam dunk’? Basketball

10)  History, in WW2, on what Japanese city was the second Atomic bomb dropped? Nagasaki

11)  Based on a work by T S Elliot, from what Andrew Lloyd Webber musical does the song ‘Memory’ come? Cats

12)  From what country does ‘Lego’ come? Denmark?

13)  Literature, which French author wrote ‘Around the World in Eighty Days’ and ‘Journey to the Centre of the Earth’? Jules Verne

14)  Which chess piece can only move diagonally? Bishop

15)  Film, who played Captain Jack Sparrow in the ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ series of films? Johnny Depp

16)  TV,  Jim Bowen and Tony Green hosted which TV quiz show which originally ran from 1981 to 1995? Bullseye

17)  Who had a 1966 hit with ‘River Deep Mountain High’? Aretha franklin

18)  Science, what kind of monkey gives its name to a type of blood group? Rhesus

19)  Classical music, Piano Sonata No 14 in C# Minor, "Quasi una fantasia",  Opus 27, No 2, commonly known as the ‘Moonlight Sonata’, was written by which German composer? Mozart

20)   History, what did Romans use a hypocaust for? Sword

21)  Food and drink, Tapas and Paella are dishes that originated in what country? Spain

22)  Geography, in which US city would you find Manhattan , Brooklyn and the Bronx ? New York City

23)  Literature, who wrote the 1925 novel ‘The Great Gatsby’, set in the jazz age on prosperous Long Island?

24)  According to legend, what creatures did St Patrick banish from Ireland? Leprechaun?

25)   ♪♫ Sun is shinin' in the sky
            There ain't a cloud in sight
            It's stopped rainin' everybody's in a play
            And don't you know
            It's a beautiful new day, hey hey♪♫

What song are those the opening lines to?

AMERICA BONUS QUESTIONS

BQ1)   What famous road runs for 2448 miles from Chicago to Los Angeles ? Route 66

BQ2)  What was the name of Elvis Presley’s mansion in Memphis, Tennessee where he died? Graceland

BQ3)  Which American civil rights activist declared in a 1963 speech “I have a dream”? Martin Luther king

BQ4)  What is the state capital of California? Los Angeles?

BQ5)  Which President of the United States, who served from 1977 to 1981, was a peanut farmer? Gerald Ford

STINKER)  The slogan for which international non-profit organisation website is 'We Open Governments'? Medicines sans frontiere?

TRICKY)  Boss Hog featured in which US TV series? Dukes of hazard

Very difficult tonight Ray. I know we've had a stinker already.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 23-2-18

on Fri Feb 23 2018, 20:23
@Admin wrote:
@raymyjamie wrote:A very Good Evening to all you Rejects.
A warm welcome awaits you in the Reject’s Bar.
Order that first drink.
Get comfy.
Let’s have a crackin’ quiz.

NSG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

GOOD LUCK

WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 23-2-18


1)  Who had a 1958 hit with ‘Tulips from Amsterdam’?...Max Bygraves

2)  Geography, what is Liverpool 's main railway station called? ...Lime Street

3)  TV, which famous TV detective was created by Colin Dexter?...Morse

4)  Film, which musical, starring Yul Brynner and Deborah Kerr, was released in June 1956?...The King and I

5)  What International organisation was U Thant Secretary General of from 1961 to 1971?...United Nations

6)  Food and drink, Comice, Conference and Williams are varieties of which fruit?...Pear

7)  Science, what is the first element on the periodic table? ...Oxygen?

8 )  What Japanese car manufacturer uses the tagline ‘The Power of Dreams’ to advertise its product?

9)  Sport, in which sport might you do a ‘slam dunk’?

10)  History, in WW2, on what Japanese city was the second Atomic bomb dropped?...Nagasaki?

11)  Based on a work by T S Elliot, from what Andrew Lloyd Webber musical does the song ‘Memory’ come?...Cats?

12)  From what country does ‘Lego’ come?..  Denmark.  You watch it'll be sweden

13)  Literature, which French author wrote ‘Around the World in Eighty Days’ and ‘Journey to the Centre of the Earth’?

14)  Which chess piece can only move diagonally?...Bishop

15)  Film, who played Captain Jack Sparrow in the ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ series of films?...Johnny Depp

16)  TV,  Jim Bowen and Tony Green hosted which TV quiz show which originally ran from 1981 to 1995?...Bullseye

17)  Who had a 1966 hit with ‘River Deep Mountain High’?..Tina Turner

18)  Science, what kind of monkey gives its name to a type of blood group? Rhesus

19)  Classical music, Piano Sonata No 14 in C# Minor, "Quasi una fantasia",  Opus 27, No 2, commonly known as the ‘Moonlight Sonata’, was written by which German composer?..Tchaikovski. Spellage

20)   History, what did Romans use a hypocaust for?...Heating

21)  Food and drink, Tapas and Paella are dishes that originated in what country?..Spain

22)  Geography, in which US city would you find Manhattan , Brooklyn and the Bronx ?...New York

23)  Literature, who wrote the 1925 novel ‘The Great Gatsby’, set in the jazz age on prosperous Long Island?

24)  According to legend, what creatures did St Patrick banish from Ireland?...Leprechauns.  Spellage

25)   ♪♫ Sun is shinin' in the sky
            There ain't a cloud in sight
            It's stopped rainin' everybody's in a play
            And don't you know
            It's a beautiful new day, hey hey♪♫

What song are those the opening lines to?

AMERICA BONUS QUESTIONS

BQ1)   What famous road runs for 2448 miles from Chicago to Los Angeles ?

BQ2)  What was the name of Elvis Presley’s mansion in Memphis, Tennessee where he died? Gracelands

BQ3)  Which American civil rights activist declared in a 1963 speech “I have a dream”?..Martin Luther King

BQ4)  What is the state capital of California?

BQ5)  Which President of the United States, who served from 1977 to 1981, was a peanut farmer?

STINKER)  The slogan for which international non-profit organisation website is 'We Open Governments'?

TRICKY)  Boss Hog featured in which US TV series?

Evening Mrs A.

A fantastic 19 correct, well done you.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 23-2-18

on Fri Feb 23 2018, 20:25
@maureen wrote:1 Max Bygraves
2 Lime St
3 Morse
4 The King and I
6 Pears
9 Basketball
10 Nagasaki
11 Cats
12 Sweden
13 Jules Verne
15 Johnny Depp
16 Bulls Eye
17 Tina Turner
21 Spain
24 Snakes
Bq1 Route 66
2 Graceland
3 Martin Luther King
4 Sacramento
5 Carter

Tricky..Dukes of Hazard.

Evening Mo.

A brilliant 21 correct, well done you.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 23-2-18

on Fri Feb 23 2018, 20:26
@Admin wrote:13.. Jules Vern? yes
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 23-2-18

on Fri Feb 23 2018, 20:27
@jo anne wrote:Thanks, Ray Smile

Cheers Jo Anne, well done you.
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Re: Friday Night Pub Quiz

on Fri Feb 23 2018, 20:28
2) Lime Street
3) Inspector Morse
6) Pear
7) Hydrogen
8 ) Honda?
9) BasketBall
10) Nagasaki
11) Cats
12) Denmark
13) Jules Verne
14) Bishop
15) Johnny Depp
16) Bullseye
19) Ludwig van Beethoven
20) Central Heating
21) Spain
22) New York
24) Snakes
25) 'Mr Blue Sky'

BQ1) Route 66?
BQ3) Martin Luther King
BQ4) Sacramento
BQ5) Gerald Ford
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 23-2-18

on Fri Feb 23 2018, 20:30
@Lima Lima wrote:
@raymyjamie wrote:A very Good Evening to all you Rejects.
A warm welcome awaits you in the Reject’s Bar.
Order that first drink.
Get comfy.
Let’s have a crackin’ quiz.

NSG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

GOOD LUCK

WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 23-2-18


1)  Who had a 1958 hit with ‘Tulips from Amsterdam’?

2)  Geography, what is Liverpool 's main railway station called? Liverpool Lime Street

3)  TV, which famous TV detective was created by Colin Dexter? Taggart?

4)  Film, which musical, starring Yul Brynner and Deborah Kerr, was released in June 1956? The king and I

5)  What International organisation was U Thant Secretary General of from 1961 to 1971? United Nations

6)  Food and drink, Comice, Conference and Williams are varieties of which fruit? Pears

7)  Science, what is the first element on the periodic table? Carbon?

8 )  What Japanese car manufacturer uses the tagline ‘The Power of Dreams’ to advertise its product? Honda?

9)  Sport, in which sport might you do a ‘slam dunk’? Basketball

10)  History, in WW2, on what Japanese city was the second Atomic bomb dropped? Nagasaki

11)  Based on a work by T S Elliot, from what Andrew Lloyd Webber musical does the song ‘Memory’ come? Cats

12)  From what country does ‘Lego’ come? Denmark?

13)  Literature, which French author wrote ‘Around the World in Eighty Days’ and ‘Journey to the Centre of the Earth’? Jules Verne

14)  Which chess piece can only move diagonally? Bishop

15)  Film, who played Captain Jack Sparrow in the ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ series of films? Johnny Depp

16)  TV,  Jim Bowen and Tony Green hosted which TV quiz show which originally ran from 1981 to 1995? Bullseye

17)  Who had a 1966 hit with ‘River Deep Mountain High’? Aretha franklin

18)  Science, what kind of monkey gives its name to a type of blood group? Rhesus

19)  Classical music, Piano Sonata No 14 in C# Minor, "Quasi una fantasia",  Opus 27, No 2, commonly known as the ‘Moonlight Sonata’, was written by which German composer? Mozart

20)   History, what did Romans use a hypocaust for? Sword

21)  Food and drink, Tapas and Paella are dishes that originated in what country? Spain

22)  Geography, in which US city would you find Manhattan , Brooklyn and the Bronx ? New York City

23)  Literature, who wrote the 1925 novel ‘The Great Gatsby’, set in the jazz age on prosperous Long Island?

24)  According to legend, what creatures did St Patrick banish from Ireland? Leprechaun?

25)   ♪♫ Sun is shinin' in the sky
            There ain't a cloud in sight
            It's stopped rainin' everybody's in a play
            And don't you know
            It's a beautiful new day, hey hey♪♫

What song are those the opening lines to?

AMERICA BONUS QUESTIONS

BQ1)   What famous road runs for 2448 miles from Chicago to Los Angeles ? Route 66

BQ2)  What was the name of Elvis Presley’s mansion in Memphis, Tennessee where he died? Graceland

BQ3)  Which American civil rights activist declared in a 1963 speech “I have a dream”? Martin Luther king

BQ4)  What is the state capital of California? Los Angeles?

BQ5)  Which President of the United States, who served from 1977 to 1981, was a peanut farmer? Gerald Ford

STINKER)  The slogan for which international non-profit organisation website is 'We Open Governments'? Medicines sans frontiere?

TRICKY)  Boss Hog featured in which US TV series? Dukes of hazard

Very difficult tonight Ray. I know we've had a stinker already.

A really excellent 20 correct LL, very well done.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 23-2-18

on Fri Feb 23 2018, 20:32
@AWP1983 wrote:2) Lime Street
3) Inspector Morse
6) Pear
7) Hydrogen
8 ) Honda?
9) BasketBall
10) Nagasaki
11) Cats
12) Denmark
13) Jules Verne
14) Bishop
15) Johnny Depp
16) Bullseye
19) Ludwig van Beethoven
20) Central Heating
21) Spain
22) New York
24) Snakes
25) 'Mr Blue Sky'

BQ1) Route 66?
BQ3) Martin Luther King
BQ4) Sacramento
BQ5) Gerald Ford

A brilliant 22 correct AWP.

You only got BQ5 wrong.
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Re: Friday Night Pub Quiz

on Fri Feb 23 2018, 20:36
Thank you again Ray for a great quiz. I always seem to get Carter and Ford mixed up scratch
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 23-2-18

on Fri Feb 23 2018, 20:37
1. Max Bygraves
2. Lime Street
3. Inspector Morse
4. The King And I
5. United Nations
6. Pears
7. Hydrogen
8.
9. Basketball ( Before you drop dead of shock, its only because it happens enough in American films Laughing Embarassed )
10. Nagasaki
11. Old Possums Book Of Practical Cats
12. Denmark
13. Jules Verne
14.
15. Johnny Depp
16. Bullseye
17. Tina Turner
18. Rhesus
19. Beethoven
20. Central Heating in Homes And Baths
21. Spain
22. New York
23. F Scot Fitzgerald
24. Snakes
25. Mr Blue Sky   By ELO

Bonus Questions.
1. Route 66  ???
2. Gracelands
3. Martin Luther King
4. Sacramento
5. Jimmy Carter

Stinker:=
Tricky:= The Dukes Of Hazzard


Sorry I'm late, You wont believe this but I forgot it was Friday. Embarassed Embarassed Embarassed
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 23-2-18

on Fri Feb 23 2018, 20:40
Whoops!! I should have read question 11, Properly, The Musical is Cats. I gave the book that it was based on. Embarassed Embarassed Embarassed
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 23-2-18

on Fri Feb 23 2018, 20:42
@AWP1983 wrote:Thank you again Ray for a great quiz. I always seem to get Carter and Ford mixed up scratch

I wouldn't worry about that, an excellent bit of quizzing from you AWP.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 23-2-18

on Fri Feb 23 2018, 20:47
@weatherwax wrote:1. Max Bygraves
2. Lime Street
3. Inspector Morse
4. The King And I
5. United Nations
6. Pears
7. Hydrogen
8.
9. Basketball ( Before you drop dead of shock, its only because it happens enough in American films Laughing Embarassed )
10. Nagasaki
11. Old Possums Book Of Practical Cats
12. Denmark
13. Jules Verne
14.
15. Johnny Depp
16. Bullseye
17. Tina Turner
18. Rhesus
19. Beethoven
20. Central Heating in Homes And Baths
21. Spain
22. New York
23. F Scot Fitzgerald
24. Snakes
25. Mr Blue Sky   By ELO

Bonus Questions.
1. Route 66  ???
2. Gracelands
3. Martin Luther King
4. Sacramento
5. Jimmy Carter

Stinker:=
Tricky:= The Dukes Of Hazzard


Sorry I'm late, You wont believe this but I forgot it was Friday. Embarassed Embarassed Embarassed


A really superb 28 correct WW. Well done

A slapped wrist for forgetting it was Friday,
and for misreading Q11.

A pat on the back for getting the Sport question.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 23-2-18

on Fri Feb 23 2018, 20:52
02.23.2018j
@raymyjamie wrote:A very Good Evening to all you Rejects.
A warm welcome awaits you in the Reject’s Bar.
Order that first drink.
Get comfy.
Let’s have a crackin’ quiz.

NSG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

GOOD LUCK

WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 23-2-18


1)  Who had a 1958 hit with ‘Tulips from Amsterdam’?  MAX BYGRAVES

2)  Geography, what is Liverpool 's main railway station called?  LIME STREET

3)  TV, which famous TV detective was created by Colin Dexter?  INSPECTOR MORSE

4)  Film, which musical, starring Yul Brynner and Deborah Kerr, was released in June 1956?
THE KING AND I
5)  What International organisation was U Thant Secretary General of from 1961 to 1971?
INTERPOL
6)  Food and drink, Comice, Conference and Williams are varieties of which fruit?  PEARS

7)  Science, what is the first element on the periodic table?

8 )  What Japanese car manufacturer uses the tagline ‘The Power of Dreams’ to advertise its product?
TOYOTA
9)  Sport, in which sport might you do a ‘slam dunk’?  BASKETBALL

10)  History, in WW2, on what Japanese city was the second Atomic bomb dropped?
NAGASAKI
11)  Based on a work by T S Elliot, from what Andrew Lloyd Webber musical does the song ‘Memory’ come?  CATS

12)  From what country does ‘Lego’ come?  DENMARK

13)  Literature, which French author wrote ‘Around the World in Eighty Days’ and ‘Journey to the Centre of the Earth’?   JULES VERNES

14)  Which chess piece can only move diagonally?  BISHOP

15)  Film, who played Captain Jack Sparrow in the ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ series of films?
JOHNNY DEPP
16)  TV,  Jim Bowen and Tony Green hosted which TV quiz show which originally ran from 1981 to 1995?  BULLSEYE

17)  Who had a 1966 hit with ‘River Deep Mountain High’?  TINA TURNER

18)  Science, what kind of monkey gives its name to a type of blood group? RHESUS

19)  Classical music, Piano Sonata No 14 in C# Minor, "Quasi una fantasia",  Opus 27, No 2, commonly known as the ‘Moonlight Sonata’, was written by which German composer?  BACH

20)   History, what did Romans use a hypocaust for?

21)  Food and drink, Tapas and Paella are dishes that originated in what country?  SPAIN

22)  Geography, in which US city would you find Manhattan , Brooklyn and the Bronx ?  NEW YORK

23)  Literature, who wrote the 1925 novel ‘The Great Gatsby’, set in the jazz age on prosperous Long Island?  SCOTT FITZGERALD

24)  According to legend, what creatures did St Patrick banish from Ireland?
SNAKES
25)   ♪♫ Sun is shinin' in the sky
            There ain't a cloud in sight
            It's stopped rainin' everybody's in a play
            And don't you know
            It's a beautiful new day, hey hey♪♫

What song are those the opening lines to?  MR BLUE SKY

AMERICA BONUS QUESTIONS

BQ1)   What famous road runs for 2448 miles from Chicago to Los Angeles ?
ROUTE 66
BQ2)  What was the name of Elvis Presley’s mansion in Memphis, Tennessee where he died?
GRACELANDS
BQ3)  Which American civil rights activist declared in a 1963 speech “I have a dream”?
MARTIN LUTHER KING
BQ4)  What is the state capital of California?  SACRAMENTO

BQ5)  Which President of the United States, who served from 1977 to 1981, was a peanut farmer?
JIMMY CARTER
STINKER)  The slogan for which international non-profit organisation website is 'We Open Governments'?  RED CROSS

TRICKY)  Boss Hog featured in which US TV series?  DUKES OF HAZARD
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 23-2-18

on Fri Feb 23 2018, 21:01
@Gassey wrote:02.23.2018j
@raymyjamie wrote:A very Good Evening to all you Rejects.
A warm welcome awaits you in the Reject’s Bar.
Order that first drink.
Get comfy.
Let’s have a crackin’ quiz.

NSG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

GOOD LUCK

WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 23-2-18


1)  Who had a 1958 hit with ‘Tulips from Amsterdam’?  MAX BYGRAVES

2)  Geography, what is Liverpool 's main railway station called?  LIME STREET

3)  TV, which famous TV detective was created by Colin Dexter?  INSPECTOR MORSE

4)  Film, which musical, starring Yul Brynner and Deborah Kerr, was released in June 1956?
THE KING AND I
5)  What International organisation was U Thant Secretary General of from 1961 to 1971?
INTERPOL
6)  Food and drink, Comice, Conference and Williams are varieties of which fruit?  PEARS

7)  Science, what is the first element on the periodic table?

8 )  What Japanese car manufacturer uses the tagline ‘The Power of Dreams’ to advertise its product?
TOYOTA
9)  Sport, in which sport might you do a ‘slam dunk’?  BASKETBALL

10)  History, in WW2, on what Japanese city was the second Atomic bomb dropped?
NAGASAKI
11)  Based on a work by T S Elliot, from what Andrew Lloyd Webber musical does the song ‘Memory’ come?  CATS

12)  From what country does ‘Lego’ come?  DENMARK

13)  Literature, which French author wrote ‘Around the World in Eighty Days’ and ‘Journey to the Centre of the Earth’?   JULES VERNES

14)  Which chess piece can only move diagonally?  BISHOP

15)  Film, who played Captain Jack Sparrow in the ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ series of films?
JOHNNY DEPP
16)  TV,  Jim Bowen and Tony Green hosted which TV quiz show which originally ran from 1981 to 1995?  BULLSEYE

17)  Who had a 1966 hit with ‘River Deep Mountain High’?  TINA TURNER

18)  Science, what kind of monkey gives its name to a type of blood group? RHESUS

19)  Classical music, Piano Sonata No 14 in C# Minor, "Quasi una fantasia",  Opus 27, No 2, commonly known as the ‘Moonlight Sonata’, was written by which German composer?  BACH

20)   History, what did Romans use a hypocaust for?

21)  Food and drink, Tapas and Paella are dishes that originated in what country?  SPAIN

22)  Geography, in which US city would you find Manhattan , Brooklyn and the Bronx ?  NEW YORK

23)  Literature, who wrote the 1925 novel ‘The Great Gatsby’, set in the jazz age on prosperous Long Island?  SCOTT FITZGERALD

24)  According to legend, what creatures did St Patrick banish from Ireland?
SNAKES
25)   ♪♫ Sun is shinin' in the sky
            There ain't a cloud in sight
            It's stopped rainin' everybody's in a play
            And don't you know
            It's a beautiful new day, hey hey♪♫

What song are those the opening lines to?  MR BLUE SKY

AMERICA BONUS QUESTIONS

BQ1)   What famous road runs for 2448 miles from Chicago to Los Angeles ?
ROUTE 66
BQ2)  What was the name of Elvis Presley’s mansion in Memphis, Tennessee where he died?
GRACELANDS
BQ3)  Which American civil rights activist declared in a 1963 speech “I have a dream”?
MARTIN LUTHER KING
BQ4)  What is the state capital of California?  SACRAMENTO

BQ5)  Which President of the United States, who served from 1977 to 1981, was a peanut farmer?
JIMMY CARTER
STINKER)  The slogan for which international non-profit organisation website is 'We Open Governments'?  RED CROSS

TRICKY)  Boss Hog featured in which US TV series?  DUKES OF HAZARD


Gassey, a brilliant 26 correct, very well done
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 23-2-18

on Fri Feb 23 2018, 21:41
Sorry I'm late with this Ray but lad face timed as soon as I'd finished and he's only just said goodnight..luv him..it's been another cracking quiz ,so thank you...'see you tomorrow'.
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