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Admin's Tues Quiz 27-2-18

on Tue Feb 27 2018, 20:00
A very good evening to you Rejects.
Enjoy tonight’s quiz.

GOOD LUCK.

Admin’s Tuesday Quiz 27-2-18

1) Who had a 1966 hit with ‘Bus Stop’?

2) Geography, which swampy part of Florida is famous for its alligators?

3) TV, what was the name of Roy Cropper's cafe in Coronation Street?

4) Film, Clarice Starling, a top student at the FBI's training academy, is a character from what 1991 film starring Jodie Foster and Anthony Hopkins?

5) What mythical animal had the body, tail, and back legs of a lion, the head and wings of an eagle, and an eagle's talons as its front feet?, there are spelling variations.

6) Food and drink, what type of fish is smoked to make a kipper?

7) Science, at what degree Celsius does water freeze?

8 ) Manufactured from 1945 to 1967 what British car manufacturer produced the ‘Hawk’ model?

9) Sport, Chukkas are the playing periods in which sport?

10) History, in 1959, where did Fidel Castro lead a Communist revolution?

11) The 1970 film musical ‘The Song of Norway’ was based on the music of which classical composer?

12) Who was swallowed by a whale in the Bible?

13) Literature, Who wrote 'Paradise Lost'?

14) Film star and former Governor of California, Arnold Schwarzenegger, was born in which country?

15) Film, which 1979 Sci Fi film features characters called Ripley, Dallas, Brett and Lambert?

16) TV, in the TV series “Gavin and Stacey”, their surnames are Shipman and West respectively, what’s the connection?

17) Who had a 1964 hit on the Motown label with ‘Where Did Our Love Go’?

18) Science, chemically pure gold contains how many carats?

19) Classical music, which Scandinavian composer wrote the tone poem ‘Finlandia’ Opus 26?

20) History, which famous literary figure was Anne Hathaway married to?

21) Food and drink, Gala, Honeydew and Water are all types of what?

22) Geography, which inlet of the Irish Sea separates Cumbria from Dumfries & Galloway?

23) Literature, which American author wrote the 2000 bestselling mystery-thriller novel ‘Angels and Demons’?

24) What type of animal is a Chamois?

25) ♪♫No, I can't forget this evening
Or your face as you were leaving
But I guess that's just the way the story goes
You always smile but in your eyes your sorrow shows
Yes, it shows

No, I can't forget tomorrow
When I think of all my sorrow
When I had you there, but then I let you go
And now it's only fair that I should let you know
What you should know♪♫

What 1971 number one song are those the opening lines to?
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Re: Admin's Tues Quiz 27-2-18

on Tue Feb 27 2018, 20:22
@raymyjamie wrote:A very good evening to you Rejects.
Enjoy tonight’s quiz.

GOOD LUCK.

Admin’s Tuesday Quiz 27-2-18

1)  Who had a 1966 hit with ‘Bus Stop’?   HOLLIES

2)  Geography, which swampy part of Florida is famous for its alligators?  EVERGLADES

3)  TV, what was the name of Roy Cropper's cafe in Coronation Street?   ROY'S ROLLS

4)  Film, Clarice Starling, a top student at the FBI's training academy, is a character from what 1991 film starring Jodie Foster and Anthony Hopkins?  SILENCE OF THE LAMBS

5)  What mythical animal had the body, tail, and back legs of a lion, the head and wings of an eagle, and an eagle's talons as its front feet?, there are spelling variations.  GRIFFIN

6)  Food and drink, what type of fish is smoked to make a kipper?  HERRING

7)  Science, at what degree Celsius does water freeze?    20

8 )  Manufactured from 1945 to 1967 what British car manufacturer produced the ‘Hawk’ model?  HUMBER

9)  Sport, Chukkas are the playing periods in which sport?  POLO

10)  History, in 1959, where did Fidel Castro lead a Communist revolution?  CUBA

11)  The 1970 film musical ‘The Song of Norway’ was based on the music of which classical composer?  TCHAIKOVSKY

12)  Who was swallowed by a whale in the Bible?   JONAH

13)  Literature, Who wrote 'Paradise Lost'?

14)  Film star and former Governor of California, Arnold Schwarzenegger, was born in which country?
AUSTRIA
15)  Film, which 1979 Sci Fi film features characters called Ripley, Dallas, Brett and Lambert?  ALIEN

16)  TV, in the TV series “Gavin and Stacey”, their surnames are Shipman and West respectively, what’s the connection?   SERIAL KILLERS NAMES

17)  Who had a 1964 hit on the Motown label with ‘Where Did Our Love Go’?  DIANA ROSS

18)  Science, chemically pure gold contains how many carats?  24

19)  Classical music, which Scandinavian composer wrote the tone poem ‘Finlandia’ Opus 26?

20)  History, which famous literary figure was Anne Hathaway married to? WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE

21)  Food and drink, Gala, Honeydew and Water are all types of what?  MELON

22)  Geography, which inlet of the Irish Sea separates Cumbria from Dumfries & Galloway?

23)  Literature, which American author wrote the 2000 bestselling mystery-thriller novel ‘Angels and Demons’?

24)  What type of animal is a Chamois?  ANTELOPE

25)  ♪♫No, I can't forget this evening
           Or your face as you were leaving
           But I guess that's just the way the story goes
           You always smile but in your eyes your sorrow shows
           Yes, it shows

             No, I can't forget tomorrow
            When I think of all my sorrow
            When I had you there, but then I let you go
            And now it's only fair that I should let you know
            What you should know♪♫

What 1971 number one song are those the opening lines to?
I CANT LIVE IF LIVING IS WITHOUT YOU .NILLSON
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Re: Admin's Tues Quiz 27-2-18

on Tue Feb 27 2018, 20:26
@Gassey wrote:
@raymyjamie wrote:A very good evening to you Rejects.
Enjoy tonight’s quiz.

GOOD LUCK.

Admin’s Tuesday Quiz 27-2-18

1)  Who had a 1966 hit with ‘Bus Stop’?   HOLLIES

2)  Geography, which swampy part of Florida is famous for its alligators?  EVERGLADES

3)  TV, what was the name of Roy Cropper's cafe in Coronation Street?   ROY'S ROLLS

4)  Film, Clarice Starling, a top student at the FBI's training academy, is a character from what 1991 film starring Jodie Foster and Anthony Hopkins?  SILENCE OF THE LAMBS

5)  What mythical animal had the body, tail, and back legs of a lion, the head and wings of an eagle, and an eagle's talons as its front feet?, there are spelling variations.  GRIFFIN

6)  Food and drink, what type of fish is smoked to make a kipper?  HERRING

7)  Science, at what degree Celsius does water freeze?    20

8 )  Manufactured from 1945 to 1967 what British car manufacturer produced the ‘Hawk’ model?  HUMBER

9)  Sport, Chukkas are the playing periods in which sport?  POLO

10)  History, in 1959, where did Fidel Castro lead a Communist revolution?  CUBA

11)  The 1970 film musical ‘The Song of Norway’ was based on the music of which classical composer?  TCHAIKOVSKY

12)  Who was swallowed by a whale in the Bible?   JONAH

13)  Literature, Who wrote 'Paradise Lost'?

14)  Film star and former Governor of California, Arnold Schwarzenegger, was born in which country?
AUSTRIA
15)  Film, which 1979 Sci Fi film features characters called Ripley, Dallas, Brett and Lambert?  ALIEN

16)  TV, in the TV series “Gavin and Stacey”, their surnames are Shipman and West respectively, what’s the connection?   SERIAL KILLERS NAMES

17)  Who had a 1964 hit on the Motown label with ‘Where Did Our Love Go’?  DIANA ROSS

18)  Science, chemically pure gold contains how many carats?  24

19)  Classical music, which Scandinavian composer wrote the tone poem ‘Finlandia’ Opus 26?

20)  History, which famous literary figure was Anne Hathaway married to? WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE

21)  Food and drink, Gala, Honeydew and Water are all types of what?  MELON

22)  Geography, which inlet of the Irish Sea separates Cumbria from Dumfries & Galloway?

23)  Literature, which American author wrote the 2000 bestselling mystery-thriller novel ‘Angels and Demons’?

24)  What type of animal is a Chamois?  ANTELOPE

25)  ♪♫No, I can't forget this evening
           Or your face as you were leaving
           But I guess that's just the way the story goes
           You always smile but in your eyes your sorrow shows
           Yes, it shows

             No, I can't forget tomorrow
            When I think of all my sorrow
            When I had you there, but then I let you go
            And now it's only fair that I should let you know
            What you should know♪♫

What 1971 number one song are those the opening lines to?
I CANT LIVE IF LIVING IS WITHOUT YOU .NILLSON

Gassey, a really excellent 18 correct, well done.
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Re: Admin's Tues Quiz 27-2-18

on Tue Feb 27 2018, 20:31
Evening, Ray Smile

1)
2) Everglades 
3) Roy's Rolls
4) Silence of the lambs
5) griffin
6) mackerel
7) 0
8 ) 
9) ice hockey
10) Cuba 
11) 
12) Jonah 
13) Milton
14) Austria
15) alien
16) serial killers, Fred west & harold shipman 
17) 
18) 24
19) Grieg
20) William Shakespeare 
21) Melon
22) 
23) Dan brown
24) Lizard
25) I can't live if living is without you
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Re: Admin's Tues Quiz 27-2-18

on Tue Feb 27 2018, 20:34
@jo anne wrote:Evening, Ray Smile

1)
2) Everglades 
3) Roy's Rolls
4) Silence of the lambs
5) griffin
6) mackerel
7) 0
8 ) 
9) ice hockey
10) Cuba 
11) 
12) Jonah 
13) Milton
14) Austria
15) alien
16) serial killers, Fred west & harold shipman 
17) 
18) 24
19) Grieg
20) William Shakespeare 
21) Melon
22) 
23) Dan brown
24) Lizard
25) I can't live if living is without you

Evening Jo Anne.

A very impressive 17 correct, well done.
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Re: Admin's Tues Quiz 27-2-18

on Tue Feb 27 2018, 20:37
1. Hermans Hermits AND The Hollies  (Both brought it out in the same year)
2. The Everglades
3. Roy's Rolls
4. The Silence Of The Lambs
5. A Gryphon
6. A Herring
7. Nought
8.
9. Polo
10. Cuba
11. Edvard Grieg
12. Jonah
13. Milton
14. Austria
15. Alien
16. Do you mean the connection between the two surnames?? If so they are both serial killers Dr Harold Shipman and Fred West
17. The Supremes
18. 24
19. Sibelius
20 William Shakespear
21. Melon
22. The Solway Firth
23. Dan Brown
24. A Goat that Resembles an Antelope
25. Andy Williams ????
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Re: Admin's Tues Quiz 27-2-18

on Tue Feb 27 2018, 20:51
@weatherwax wrote:1. Hermans Hermits AND The Hollies  (Both brought it out in the same year)
2. The Everglades
3. Roy's Rolls
4. The Silence Of The Lambs
5. A Gryphon
6. A Herring
7. Nought
8.
9. Polo
10. Cuba
11. Edvard Grieg
12. Jonah
13. Milton
14. Austria
15. Alien
16. Do you mean the connection between the two surnames?? If so they are both serial killers Dr Harold Shipman and Fred West
17. The Supremes
18. 24
19. Sibelius
20 William Shakespear
21. Melon
22. The Solway Firth
23. Dan Brown
24. A Goat that Resembles an Antelope
25. Andy Williams ????

Evening WW.
A totally brilliant 23 correct, very well done.
It's a pity about the 'car' question, I guess Motormouse is working.
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Re: Admin's Tues Quiz 27-2-18

on Tue Feb 27 2018, 20:57
Thanks, Ray Smile
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Re: Admin's Tues Quiz 27-2-18

on Tue Feb 27 2018, 20:58
Yes He is. Freezing his B******S off in Wigan. Laughing We are a Degree or Two warmer on the coast.
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Re: Admin's Tues Quiz 27-2-18

on Tue Feb 27 2018, 20:59
Thank you Jo Anne, well done you.


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Re: Admin's Tues Quiz 27-2-18

on Tue Feb 27 2018, 21:00
Ray , thanks once more for another grand
round of questions
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Re: Admin's Tues Quiz 27-2-18

on Tue Feb 27 2018, 21:01
@weatherwax wrote:Yes He is. Freezing his B******S off in Wigan. Laughing We are a Degree or Two warmer on the coast.

LOL Laughing

Can't say I would fancy being out there tonight WW.

He has a hell of a commute, hope he's coming up for retirement.
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Re: Admin's Tues Quiz 27-2-18

on Tue Feb 27 2018, 21:02
@Gassey wrote:Ray , thanks once more for another grand
round of questions

Thanks Gassey, well played tonight.
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Re: Admin's Tues Quiz 27-2-18

on Tue Feb 27 2018, 22:03
A disappointing turn out tonight.
Very well done to all tonight’s quizzers.
I’m having an early bath.
Night Night.

Here are the answers:-

Admin’s Tuesday Quiz Answers 27-2-18


1)  Who had a 1966 hit with ‘Bus Stop’?
 The Hollies    

2)  Geography, which swampy part of Florida is famous for its alligators?
 The Everglades      

3)  TV, what was the name of Roy Cropper's cafe in Coronation Street?
Roy's Rolls            

4)  Film, Clarice Starling, a top student at the FBI's training academy, is a character from what 1991 film starring Jodie Foster and Anthony Hopkins?
        The Silence of the Lambs

5)  What mythical animal had the body, tail, and back legs of a lion, the head and wings of an eagle, and an eagle's talons as its front feet?, there are spelling variations.
     Gryphon / Griffon / Griffin  

6)  Food and drink, what type of fish is smoked to make a kipper?
 Herring                

7)  Science, at what degree Celsius does water freeze?
        Zero    

8 )  Manufactured from 1945 to 1967 what British car manufacturer produced the ‘Hawk’ model?
            Humber    

9)  Sport, Chukkas are the playing periods in which sport?
       Polo  

10)  History, in 1959, where did Fidel Castro lead a Communist revolution?
          Cuba    

11)  The 1970 film musical ‘The Song of Norway’ was based on the music of which classical composer?
  Edvard Grieg          

12)  Who was swallowed by a whale in the Bible?
        Jonah    

13)  Literature, Who wrote 'Paradise Lost'?
 John Milton            

14)  Film star and former Governor of California, Arnold Schwarzenegger, was born in which country?        
 Austria  

15)  Film, which 1979 Sci Fi film features characters called Ripley, Dallas, Brett and Lambert?      
    Alien    

16)  TV, in the TV series “Gavin and Stacey”, their surnames are Shipman and West respectively, what’s the connection?
           They were serial murderers  

17)  Who had a 1964 hit on the Motown label with ‘Where Did Our Love Go’?
 The Supremes      

18)  Science, chemically pure gold contains how many carats?
          24
19)  Classical music, which Scandinavian composer wrote the tone poem ‘Finlandia’ Opus 26?
 Jean Sebelius          

20)  History, which famous literary figure was Anne Hathaway married to?
 William Shakespeare          

21)  Food and drink, Gala, Honeydew and Water are all types of what?
       Melon

22)  Geography, which inlet of the Irish Sea separates Cumbria from Dumfries & Galloway?
             The Solway Firth

23)  Literature, which American author wrote the 2000 bestselling mystery-thriller novel ‘Angels and Demons’?
 Dan Brown            

24)  What type of animal is a Chamois?    
    Mountain goat    

25)  ♪♫No, I can't forget this evening
           Or your face as you were leaving
           But I guess that's just the way the story goes
           You always smile but in your eyes your sorrow shows
           Yes, it shows

             No, I can't forget tomorrow
            When I think of all my sorrow
            When I had you there, but then I let you go
            And now it's only fair that I should let you know
            What you should know♪♫

What 1971 number one song are those the opening lines to?
       Without You (Nilsson)    
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Re: Admin's Tues Quiz 27-2-18

on Tue Feb 27 2018, 22:26
1. The Hollies


2. Florida Keys


3. ?


4. Silence of the Lambs?


5. Griffin/Griphon


6. Herring


7. 0°


8. Hillman?


9. Polo


10. Cuba


11. Grieg?


12. Jonah


13. Milton


14. Austria


15. Alien


16. Fred


17. Diana Ross and the Supremes


18. 24


19. Sibelius


20. Bill Waggledagger!!


21. Melon


22. Firth of Forth


23. Tennessee Williams


24. Anenome


25. Without You
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Re: Admin's Tues Quiz 27-2-18

on Tue Feb 27 2018, 23:20


1)  Who had a 1966 hit with ‘Bus Stop’? ??????????

2)  Geography, which swampy part of Florida is famous for its alligators? Everglades

3)  TV, what was the name of Roy Cropper's cafe in Coronation Street? Roy's Rolls

4)  Film, Clarice Starling, a top student at the FBI's training academy, is a character from what 1991 film starring Jodie Foster and Anthony Hopkins? Silence O T Lambs

5)  What mythical animal had the body, tail, and back legs of a lion, the head and wings of an eagle, and an eagle's talons as its front feet?, there are spelling variations. Gryphon

6)  Food and drink, what type of fish is smoked to make a kipper? Herring

7)  Science, at what degree Celsius does water freeze? Zero

8 )  Manufactured from 1945 to 1967 what British car manufacturer produced the ‘Hawk’ model? Hillman

9)  Sport, Chukkas are the playing periods in which sport? Polo

10)  History, in 1959, where did Fidel Castro lead a Communist revolution? Cuba

11)  The 1970 film musical ‘The Song of Norway’ was based on the music of which classical composer? Holst

12)  Who was swallowed by a whale in the Bible? Jonah

13)  Literature, Who wrote 'Paradise Lost'? ????????

14)  Film star and former Governor of California, Arnold Schwarzenegger, was born in which country? Austria

15)  Film, which 1979 Sci Fi film features characters called Ripley, Dallas, Brett and Lambert? Alien

16)  TV, in the TV series “Gavin and Stacey”, their surnames are Shipman and West respectively, what’s the connection? Murderers (Harold, Rose & Fred)

17)  Who had a 1964 hit on the Motown label with ‘Where Did Our Love Go’? ??????

18)  Science, chemically pure gold contains how many carats? 24

19)  Classical music, which Scandinavian composer wrote the tone poem ‘Finlandia’ Opus 26? Holst

20)  History, which famous literary figure was Anne Hathaway married to? Will Shakespeare

21)  Food and drink, Gala, Honeydew and Water are all types of what? Melon

22)  Geography, which inlet of the Irish Sea separates Cumbria from Dumfries & Galloway? ????????

23)  Literature, which American author wrote the 2000 bestselling mystery-thriller novel ‘Angels and Demons’? ???

24)  What type of animal is a Chamois? Antelope doings

25)  ♪♫No, I can't forget this evening
           Or your face as you were leaving
           But I guess that's just the way the story goes
           You always smile but in your eyes your sorrow shows
           Yes, it shows

             No, I can't forget tomorrow
            When I think of all my sorrow
            When I had you there, but then I let you go
            And now it's only fair that I should let you know
            What you should know♪♫

What 1971 number one song are those the opening lines to? ????????????




Nice one Ray. Thanks again
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Re: Admin's Tues Quiz 27-2-18

on Wed Feb 28 2018, 20:14
@Hieronymous wrote:1. The Hollies


2. Florida Keys


3. ?


4. Silence of the Lambs?


5. Griffin/Griphon


6. Herring


7. 0°


8. Hillman?


9. Polo


10. Cuba


11. Grieg?


12. Jonah


13. Milton


14. Austria


15. Alien


16. Fred


17.  Diana Ross and the Supremes


18. 24


19. Sibelius


20. Bill Waggledagger!!


21. Melon


22. Firth of Forth


23. Tennessee Williams


24. Anenome


25. Without You

A good solid bit of quizzing mon ami, well done.
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Re: Admin's Tues Quiz 27-2-18

on Wed Feb 28 2018, 20:17
@Corky Ringspot wrote:

1)  Who had a 1966 hit with ‘Bus Stop’?    ??????????

2)  Geography, which swampy part of Florida is famous for its alligators?  Everglades

3)  TV, what was the name of Roy Cropper's cafe in Coronation Street?  Roy's Rolls

4)  Film, Clarice Starling, a top student at the FBI's training academy, is a character from what 1991 film starring Jodie Foster and Anthony Hopkins?  Silence O T Lambs

5)  What mythical animal had the body, tail, and back legs of a lion, the head and wings of an eagle, and an eagle's talons as its front feet?, there are spelling variations.  Gryphon

6)  Food and drink, what type of fish is smoked to make a kipper?   Herring

7)  Science, at what degree Celsius does water freeze?   Zero

8 )  Manufactured from 1945 to 1967 what British car manufacturer produced the ‘Hawk’ model?  Hillman

9)  Sport, Chukkas are the playing periods in which sport?  Polo

10)  History, in 1959, where did Fidel Castro lead a Communist revolution?   Cuba

11)  The 1970 film musical ‘The Song of Norway’ was based on the music of which classical composer?  Holst

12)  Who was swallowed by a whale in the Bible?   Jonah

13)  Literature, Who wrote 'Paradise Lost'?  ????????

14)  Film star and former Governor of California, Arnold Schwarzenegger, was born in which country?  Austria

15)  Film, which 1979 Sci Fi film features characters called Ripley, Dallas, Brett and Lambert?  Alien

16)  TV, in the TV series “Gavin and Stacey”, their surnames are Shipman and West respectively, what’s the connection?  Murderers (Harold, Rose & Fred)

17)  Who had a 1964 hit on the Motown label with ‘Where Did Our Love Go’?  ??????

18)  Science, chemically pure gold contains how many carats?  24

19)  Classical music, which Scandinavian composer wrote the tone poem ‘Finlandia’ Opus 26?  Holst

20)  History, which famous literary figure was Anne Hathaway married to?  Will Shakespeare

21)  Food and drink, Gala, Honeydew and Water are all types of what?  Melon

22)  Geography, which inlet of the Irish Sea separates Cumbria from Dumfries & Galloway? ????????

23)  Literature, which American author wrote the 2000 bestselling mystery-thriller novel ‘Angels and Demons’? ???

24)  What type of animal is a Chamois?  Antelope doings or antelope like goat

25)  ♪♫No, I can't forget this evening
           Or your face as you were leaving
           But I guess that's just the way the story goes
           You always smile but in your eyes your sorrow shows
           Yes, it shows

             No, I can't forget tomorrow
            When I think of all my sorrow
            When I had you there, but then I let you go
            And now it's only fair that I should let you know
            What you should know♪♫

What 1971 number one song are those the opening lines to?  ????????????

Nice one Ray.  Thanks again

Cheers Corky.

An excellent bit of quizzing, well done.
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