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WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 2-3-18

on Fri Mar 02, 2018 8:00 pm
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.

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

GOOD LUCK

WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 2-3-18

1) Who had a 1971 hit with ‘Alone Again Naturally’?

2) Geography, in what country is the Yangtze River found?

3) TV, Who played J R Ewing in ‘Dallas’?

4) Film, who played Norman Bates in the 1960 Hitchcock movie ‘Psycho’?

5) Minted between 1663 and 1814, which former British coin had a value of 21 shillings

6) Food and drink, ‘Bouillabaisse’ is what kind of dish?

7) Science, out of what material are computer chips made?

8 ) Manufactured from 1966 to 1979 what British car manufacturer produced the ‘Hunter’ model?

9) Sport, which Premiership team’s home ground is Goodison Park?

10) History, which British Prime Minister said, 'A week is a long time in politics' ?

11) First premiered in 1984, what Andrew Lloyd Webber musical is famously performed on stage with the cast on roller skates?

12) What is the name of the mysterious ape-man, similar to the Abominable Snowman, that is sometimes sighted in North America.

13) Literature, who is the wizard in JRR Tolkien's 'The Hobbit' and ‘Lord of the Rings’?

14) Which pottery form takes its name from the Italian for “baked earth”?

15) Film, on which fictional planet was Superman born?

16) TV, which female TV presenter and mathematician has co-presented the Channel 4 quiz show ‘Countdown’ since 2009?

17) With what pop group, who had a hit with ‘Things Can Only Get Better’, did TV scientist Professor Brian Cox play in?

18) Science, at what degree Fahrenheit does water freeze?

19) Classical music, who composed the music for the two act opera ‘The Barber of Seville’?

20) History, what island off Australia was originally called ‘Van Diemen's Land’?

21) Food and drink, what type of food is Pumpernickel?

22) Geography, ‘The Great Barrier Reef’ is found off the coast of which country?

23) Literature, which author wrote the 1972 best selling thriller ‘The Odessa File’?

24) To what animal does the adjective ‘Lupine’ refer?

25) ♪♫ You fill up my senses
Like a night in a forest
Like the mountains in springtime
Like a walk in the rain
Like a storm in the desert
Like a sleepy blue ocean
You fill up my senses
Come fill me again♪♫

What 1974 number one song are those the opening lines to, and who sang it?

LITERARY CHARACTERS BONUS QUESTIONS

BQ1) The Bennett family are central to what 1813 Jane Austen novel?

BQ2) Philip ‘Pip’ Pirrip is the central character in which famous Dicken's novel?

BQ3) The Wife of Bath, The Prioress and The Miller, are some of the characters who set forth on a pilgrimage from the Tabard Inn in Southwark in what book first published in 1387?

BQ4) In which JD Salinger novel is the central character called Holden Caulfield?

BQ5) In the novella ‘Goodbye Mr Chips’ by James Hilton, first published in 1934, what was the occupation of Mr Chips?

STINKER) TV, Matt Groening is the creator of which cartoon dysfunctional family?

TRICKY) Martha Jane Canary was born in 1852 in Princeton Missouri, by what name is she better known as?
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 2-3-18

on Fri Mar 02, 2018 8:19 pm
@raymyjamie wrote: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.

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

GOOD LUCK

WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 2-3-18

1)  Who had a 1971 hit with ‘Alone Again Naturally’?....GILBERT O SULLIVAN

2)  Geography, in what country is the Yangtze River found?....CHINA

3)  TV, Who played J R Ewing in ‘Dallas’?....lARRY hAGMAN

4)  Film, who played Norman Bates in the 1960 Hitchcock movie ‘Psycho’?...ANTHONY PERKINS

5)  Minted between 1663 and 1814, which former British coin had a value of 21 shillings...GUINEA

6)  Food and drink, ‘Bouillabaisse’ is what kind of dish?...FISH

7)  Science, out of what material are computer chips made?

8 )  Manufactured from 1966 to 1979 what British car manufacturer produced the ‘Hunter’ model?...HILLMAN

9)  Sport, which Premiership team’s home ground is Goodison Park?

10)  History, which British Prime Minister said, 'A week is a long time in politics' ? ...HAROLD WILSON

11)  First premiered in 1984, what Andrew Lloyd Webber musical is famously performed on stage with the cast on roller skates?...STARLIGHT EXPRESS

12)  What is the name of the mysterious ape-man, similar to the Abominable Snowman, that is sometimes sighted in North America.....

13)  Literature, who is the wizard in JRR Tolkien's 'The Hobbit' and ‘Lord of the Rings’?

14)  Which pottery form takes its name from the Italian for “baked earth”?..TERRACOTTA

15)  Film, on which fictional planet was Superman born?

16)  TV, which female TV presenter and mathematician has co-presented the Channel 4 quiz show ‘Countdown’ since 2009?

17)  With what pop group, who had a hit with ‘Things Can Only Get Better’, did TV scientist Professor Brian Cox play in?

18)  Science, at what degree Fahrenheit does water freeze?...32 DEG

19)  Classical music, who composed the music for the two act opera ‘The Barber of Seville’?...ROSSINI I think

20)  History, what island off Australia was originally called ‘Van Diemen's Land’?..NEW ZEALAND.A guess

21)  Food and drink, what type of food is Pumpernickel?..BREAD

22)  Geography, ‘The Great Barrier Reef’ is found off the coast of which country?...AUSTRALIA

23)  Literature, which author wrote the 1972 best selling thriller ‘The Odessa File’?

24)  To what animal does the adjective ‘Lupine’ refer?..WOLF

25)  ♪♫ You fill up my senses
           Like a night in a forest
           Like the mountains in springtime
           Like a walk in the rain
           Like a storm in the desert
           Like a sleepy blue ocean
           You fill up my senses
           Come fill me again♪♫

What 1974 number one song are those the opening lines to, and who sang it?...ANNIES SONG JOHN DENVER . A beautiful song

LITERARY CHARACTERS BONUS QUESTIONS

BQ1)  The Bennett family are central to what 1813 Jane Austen novel?

BQ2)  Philip ‘Pip’ Pirrip is the central character in which famous Dicken's novel?..GREAT EXPECTATIONS

BQ3)  The Wife of Bath, The Prioress and The Miller, are some of the characters who set forth on a pilgrimage from the Tabard Inn in Southwark in what book first published in 1387?.. piLGRIMS PROGRESS scratch

BQ4)  In which JD Salinger novel is the central character called Holden Caulfield?

BQ5)  In the novella ‘Goodbye Mr Chips’ by James Hilton, first published in 1934, what was the occupation of Mr Chips? TRAIN DRIVER scratch

STINKER)  TV, Matt Groening is the creator of which cartoon dysfunctional family?

TRICKY)  Martha Jane Canary was born in 1852 in Princeton Missouri, by what name is she better known as?
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 2-3-18

on Fri Mar 02, 2018 8:22 pm
@raymyjamie wrote: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.

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

GOOD LUCK

WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 2-3-18

1)  Who had a 1971 hit with ‘Alone Again Naturally’?  GILBERT O SULLIVAN

2)  Geography, in what country is the Yangtze River found?  CHINA

3)  TV, Who played J R Ewing in ‘Dallas’?  LARRIE HAGMAN

4)  Film, who played Norman Bates in the 1960 Hitchcock movie ‘Psycho’?  ANTHONY PERKINS

5)  Minted between 1663 and 1814, which former British coin had a value of 21 shillings .GUINEA

6)  Food and drink, ‘Bouillabaisse’ is what kind of dish?  STEW

7)  Science, out of what material are computer chips made?  SILICON

8 )  Manufactured from 1966 to 1979 what British car manufacturer produced the ‘Hunter’ model?
HILLMAN
9)  Sport, which Premiership team’s home ground is Goodison Park?  EVERTON

10)  History, which British Prime Minister said, 'A week is a long time in politics' ?  JOHN MAJOR

11)  First premiered in 1984, what Andrew Lloyd Webber musical is famously performed on stage with the cast on roller skates?  STARLIGHT EXPRESS

12)  What is the name of the mysterious ape-man, similar to the Abominable Snowman, that is sometimes sighted in North America.  BIGFOOT

13)  Literature, who is the wizard in JRR Tolkien's 'The Hobbit' and ‘Lord of the Rings’?  GANDOLF

14)  Which pottery form takes its name from the Italian for “baked earth”?  TERRACOTTA

15)  Film, on which fictional planet was Superman born?  KRYPTON

16)  TV, which female TV presenter and mathematician has co-presented the Channel 4 quiz show ‘Countdown’ since 2009?  RACHEL RILEY

17)  With what pop group, who had a hit with ‘Things Can Only Get Better’, did TV scientist Professor Brian Cox play in?  D REAM

18)  Science, at what degree Fahrenheit does water freeze?  32

19)  Classical music, who composed the music for the two act opera ‘The Barber of Seville’?
TCHAIKOVSKY
20)  History, what island off Australia was originally called ‘Van Diemen's Land’? TASMANIA

21)  Food and drink, what type of food is Pumpernickel?  BREAD

22)  Geography, ‘The Great Barrier Reef’ is found off the coast of which country?  AUSTRALIA

23)  Literature, which author wrote the 1972 best selling thriller ‘The Odessa File’?

24)  To what animal does the adjective ‘Lupine’ refer?  WOLF

25)  ♪♫ You fill up my senses
           Like a night in a forest
           Like the mountains in springtime
           Like a walk in the rain
           Like a storm in the desert
           Like a sleepy blue ocean
           You fill up my senses
           Come fill me again♪♫

What 1974 number one song are those the opening lines to, and who sang it?  ANNIE'S SONG JOHN DENVER

LITERARY CHARACTERS BONUS QUESTIONS

BQ1)  The Bennett family are central to what 1813 Jane Austen novel?  PRIDE AND PREJUDICE

BQ2)  Philip ‘Pip’ Pirrip is the central character in which famous Dicken's novel?

BQ3)  The Wife of Bath, The Prioress and The Miller, are some of the characters who set forth on a pilgrimage from the Tabard Inn in Southwark in what book first published in 1387?

BQ4)  In which JD Salinger novel is the central character called Holden Caulfield?

BQ5)  In the novella ‘Goodbye Mr Chips’ by James Hilton, first published in 1934, what was the occupation of Mr Chips?  SCHOOL MASTER

STINKER)  TV, Matt Groening is the creator of which cartoon dysfunctional family?  SIMPSONS

TRICKY)  Martha Jane Canary was born in 1852 in Princeton Missouri, by what name is she better known as?
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 2-3-18

on Fri Mar 02, 2018 8:24 pm
@Admin wrote:
@raymyjamie wrote: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.

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

GOOD LUCK

WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 2-3-18

1)  Who had a 1971 hit with ‘Alone Again Naturally’?....GILBERT O SULLIVAN

2)  Geography, in what country is the Yangtze River found?....CHINA

3)  TV, Who played J R Ewing in ‘Dallas’?....lARRY hAGMAN

4)  Film, who played Norman Bates in the 1960 Hitchcock movie ‘Psycho’?...ANTHONY PERKINS

5)  Minted between 1663 and 1814, which former British coin had a value of 21 shillings...GUINEA

6)  Food and drink, ‘Bouillabaisse’ is what kind of dish?...FISH

7)  Science, out of what material are computer chips made?

8 )  Manufactured from 1966 to 1979 what British car manufacturer produced the ‘Hunter’ model?...HILLMAN

9)  Sport, which Premiership team’s home ground is Goodison Park?

10)  History, which British Prime Minister said, 'A week is a long time in politics' ? ...HAROLD WILSON

11)  First premiered in 1984, what Andrew Lloyd Webber musical is famously performed on stage with the cast on roller skates?...STARLIGHT EXPRESS

12)  What is the name of the mysterious ape-man, similar to the Abominable Snowman, that is sometimes sighted in North America.....

13)  Literature, who is the wizard in JRR Tolkien's 'The Hobbit' and ‘Lord of the Rings’?

14)  Which pottery form takes its name from the Italian for “baked earth”?..TERRACOTTA

15)  Film, on which fictional planet was Superman born?

16)  TV, which female TV presenter and mathematician has co-presented the Channel 4 quiz show ‘Countdown’ since 2009?

17)  With what pop group, who had a hit with ‘Things Can Only Get Better’, did TV scientist Professor Brian Cox play in?

18)  Science, at what degree Fahrenheit does water freeze?...32 DEG

19)  Classical music, who composed the music for the two act opera ‘The Barber of Seville’?...ROSSINI I think

20)  History, what island off Australia was originally called ‘Van Diemen's Land’?..NEW ZEALAND.A guess

21)  Food and drink, what type of food is Pumpernickel?..BREAD

22)  Geography, ‘The Great Barrier Reef’ is found off the coast of which country?...AUSTRALIA

23)  Literature, which author wrote the 1972 best selling thriller ‘The Odessa File’?

24)  To what animal does the adjective ‘Lupine’ refer?..WOLF

25)  ♪♫ You fill up my senses
           Like a night in a forest
           Like the mountains in springtime
           Like a walk in the rain
           Like a storm in the desert
           Like a sleepy blue ocean
           You fill up my senses
           Come fill me again♪♫

What 1974 number one song are those the opening lines to, and who sang it?...ANNIES SONG JOHN DENVER .  A beautiful song

LITERARY CHARACTERS BONUS QUESTIONS

BQ1)  The Bennett family are central to what 1813 Jane Austen novel?

BQ2)  Philip ‘Pip’ Pirrip is the central character in which famous Dicken's novel?..GREAT EXPECTATIONS

BQ3)  The Wife of Bath, The Prioress and The Miller, are some of the characters who set forth on a pilgrimage from the Tabard Inn in Southwark in what book first published in 1387?.. piLGRIMS PROGRESS  scratch

BQ4)  In which JD Salinger novel is the central character called Holden Caulfield?

BQ5)  In the novella ‘Goodbye Mr Chips’ by James Hilton, first published in 1934, what was the occupation of Mr Chips? TRAIN DRIVER scratch

STINKER)  TV, Matt Groening is the creator of which cartoon dysfunctional family?

TRICKY)  Martha Jane Canary was born in 1852 in Princeton Missouri, by what name is she better known as?
Evening Mrs A.

A most excellent 17 correct.

Thank you for being the first one on, I was getting worried LOL Embarassed Laughing
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 2-3-18

on Fri Mar 02, 2018 8:25 pm
1 Gilbert O'Sullivan
2 China
3 Larry Hagman
4 Anthony Perkins
5 Guinea
7 Silicon
8 Hilman
10 Harold Wilson
11 Starlight Express
12 Yeti
14 Terracotta
15 Krypton
16 Carol Vorderman
18 32
19 Rossini
20 Tasmania
21 Bread
22 Australia
23 Frederick Forsyth
24 Wolf
25 Annie's story.John Denver
Bq1 Great Expectations
5 Carpenter
Stinker...The Simpsons
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 2-3-18

on Fri Mar 02, 2018 8:27 pm
@Gassey wrote:
@raymyjamie wrote: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.

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

GOOD LUCK

WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 2-3-18

1)  Who had a 1971 hit with ‘Alone Again Naturally’?  GILBERT O SULLIVAN

2)  Geography, in what country is the Yangtze River found?  CHINA

3)  TV, Who played J R Ewing in ‘Dallas’?  LARRIE HAGMAN

4)  Film, who played Norman Bates in the 1960 Hitchcock movie ‘Psycho’?  ANTHONY PERKINS

5)  Minted between 1663 and 1814, which former British coin had a value of 21 shillings .GUINEA

6)  Food and drink, ‘Bouillabaisse’ is what kind of dish?  STEW

7)  Science, out of what material are computer chips made?  SILICON

8 )  Manufactured from 1966 to 1979 what British car manufacturer produced the ‘Hunter’ model?
HILLMAN
9)  Sport, which Premiership team’s home ground is Goodison Park?  EVERTON

10)  History, which British Prime Minister said, 'A week is a long time in politics' ?  JOHN MAJOR

11)  First premiered in 1984, what Andrew Lloyd Webber musical is famously performed on stage with the cast on roller skates?  STARLIGHT EXPRESS

12)  What is the name of the mysterious ape-man, similar to the Abominable Snowman, that is sometimes sighted in North America.  BIGFOOT

13)  Literature, who is the wizard in JRR Tolkien's 'The Hobbit' and ‘Lord of the Rings’?  GANDOLF

14)  Which pottery form takes its name from the Italian for “baked earth”?  TERRACOTTA

15)  Film, on which fictional planet was Superman born?  KRYPTON

16)  TV, which female TV presenter and mathematician has co-presented the Channel 4 quiz show ‘Countdown’ since 2009?  RACHEL RILEY

17)  With what pop group, who had a hit with ‘Things Can Only Get Better’, did TV scientist Professor Brian Cox play in?  D REAM

18)  Science, at what degree Fahrenheit does water freeze?  32

19)  Classical music, who composed the music for the two act opera ‘The Barber of Seville’?
TCHAIKOVSKY
20)  History, what island off Australia was originally called ‘Van Diemen's Land’? TASMANIA

21)  Food and drink, what type of food is Pumpernickel?  BREAD

22)  Geography, ‘The Great Barrier Reef’ is found off the coast of which country?  AUSTRALIA

23)  Literature, which author wrote the 1972 best selling thriller ‘The Odessa File’?

24)  To what animal does the adjective ‘Lupine’ refer?  WOLF

25)  ♪♫ You fill up my senses
           Like a night in a forest
           Like the mountains in springtime
           Like a walk in the rain
           Like a storm in the desert
           Like a sleepy blue ocean
           You fill up my senses
           Come fill me again♪♫

What 1974 number one song are those the opening lines to, and who sang it?  ANNIE'S SONG JOHN DENVER

LITERARY CHARACTERS BONUS QUESTIONS

BQ1)  The Bennett family are central to what 1813 Jane Austen novel?  PRIDE AND PREJUDICE

BQ2)  Philip ‘Pip’ Pirrip is the central character in which famous Dicken's novel?

BQ3)  The Wife of Bath, The Prioress and The Miller, are some of the characters who set forth on a pilgrimage from the Tabard Inn in Southwark in what book first published in 1387?

BQ4)  In which JD Salinger novel is the central character called Holden Caulfield?

BQ5)  In the novella ‘Goodbye Mr Chips’ by James Hilton, first published in 1934, what was the occupation of Mr Chips?  SCHOOL MASTER

STINKER)  TV, Matt Groening is the creator of which cartoon dysfunctional family?  SIMPSONS

TRICKY)  Martha Jane Canary was born in 1852 in Princeton Missouri, by what name is she better known as?

Evening Gassey.

A really super 23 correct.


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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 2-3-18

on Fri Mar 02, 2018 8:27 pm
@raymyjamie wrote: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.

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

GOOD LUCK

WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 2-3-18

1)  Who had a 1971 hit with ‘Alone Again Naturally’?

2)  Geography, in what country is the Yangtze River found? China

3)  TV, Who played J R Ewing in ‘Dallas’? Larry hagman

4)  Film, who played Norman Bates in the 1960 Hitchcock movie ‘Psycho’?

5)  Minted between 1663 and 1814, which former British coin had a value of 21 shillings a guinneau (Ginny)

6)  Food and drink, ‘Bouillabaisse’ is what kind of dish? Fish stew

7)  Science, out of what material are computer chips made? Silicone

8 )  Manufactured from 1966 to 1979 what British car manufacturer produced the ‘Hunter’ model? Hillman

9)  Sport, which Premiership team’s home ground is Goodison Park? Everton

10)  History, which British Prime Minister said, 'A week is a long time in politics' ? Thatcher the milk snatcher?

11)  First premiered in 1984, what Andrew Lloyd Webber musical is famously performed on stage with the cast on roller skates? Starlight express

12)  What is the name of the mysterious ape-man, similar to the Abominable Snowman, that is sometimes sighted in North America. Yeti

13)  Literature, who is the wizard in JRR Tolkien's 'The Hobbit' and ‘Lord of the Rings’? Gandalph

14)  Which pottery form takes its name from the Italian for “baked earth”? Terracotta

15)  Film, on which fictional planet was Superman born? Krypton

16)  TV, which female TV presenter and mathematician has co-presented the Channel 4 quiz show ‘Countdown’ since 2009? Rachel Riley

17)  With what pop group, who had a hit with ‘Things Can Only Get Better’, did TV scientist Professor Brian Cox play in? D'Ream

18)  Science, at what degree Fahrenheit does water freeze? 21

19)  Classical music, who composed the music for the two act opera ‘The Barber of Seville’?

20)  History, what island off Australia was originally called ‘Van Diemen's Land’? Tasmania

21)  Food and drink, what type of food is Pumpernickel? Pumpkin

22)  Geography, ‘The Great Barrier Reef’ is found off the coast of which country? Australia

23)  Literature, which author wrote the 1972 best selling thriller ‘The Odessa File’? John le Carre?

24)  To what animal does the adjective ‘Lupine’ refer? Wolf?

25)  ♪♫ You fill up my senses
           Like a night in a forest
           Like the mountains in springtime
           Like a walk in the rain
           Like a storm in the desert
           Like a sleepy blue ocean
           You fill up my senses
           Come fill me again♪♫

What 1974 number one song are those the opening lines to, and who sang it? Annie's theme? Or sonething similar

LITERARY CHARACTERS BONUS QUESTIONS

BQ1)  The Bennett family are central to what 1813 Jane Austen novel? Pride and prejudice

BQ2)  Philip ‘Pip’ Pirrip is the central character in which famous Dicken's novel? Great expectations

BQ3)  The Wife of Bath, The Prioress and The Miller, are some of the characters who set forth on a pilgrimage from the Tabard Inn in Southwark in what book first published in 1387? Pilgrims progress?

BQ4)  In which JD Salinger novel is the central character called Holden Caulfield? Catcher in the rye?

BQ5)  In the novella ‘Goodbye Mr Chips’ by James Hilton, first published in 1934, what was the occupation of Mr Chips? A teacher?

STINKER)  TV, Matt Groening is the creator of which cartoon dysfunctional family? The simpsons

TRICKY)  Martha Jane Canary was born in 1852 in Princeton Missouri, by what name is she better known as? Calamity Jane?

Some tough ones tonight Ray!
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 2-3-18

on Fri Mar 02, 2018 8:29 pm
@maureen wrote:1 Gilbert O'Sullivan
2 China
3 Larry Hagman
4 Anthony Perkins
5 Guinea
7 Silicon
8 Hilman
10 Harold Wilson
11 Starlight Express
12 Yeti
14 Terracotta
15 Krypton
16 Carol Vorderman
18 32
19 Rossini
20 Tasmania
21 Bread
22 Australia
23 Frederick Forsyth
24 Wolf
25 Annie's story.John Denver
Bq1 Great Expectations
    5 Carpenter I can see your mindset, unfortunately NO LOL Laughing
Stinker...The Simpsons


Evening Mo.

A brilliant 21 correct.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 2-3-18

on Fri Mar 02, 2018 8:32 pm
1. Gilbert O Sullivan
2. China
3. Larry Hagman
4. Anthony Perkins
5. A Guinea
6. A kind of thick soup made from seafood
7. Silicon
8. Somewhere at the back of my mind keeps saying  HIllman  (Motormouse is still freezing his whatsits off Laughing )
9.
10. Harold Wilson
11. Starlight Express
12. Bigfoot
13. Gandalf the Grey
14. Terracotta
15. Krypton
16. Rachel Riley
17. D:Ream
18. 0 Degrees
19. Rossini
20. Tasmania
21. Bread
22. Australia
23. Frederick Forsyth
24. Wolf
25. Annie's Song    By John Denver

Bonus Questions.
1. Pride and Predjudice
2. Great Expectations
3.The Canterbury Tales
4. The Catcher in The Rye
5. A Teacher

Stinker:=  The Simpsons
Tricky:= Calamity Jane


Do I detect a slight Antipodean theme to tonights quiz??? 
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 2-3-18

on Fri Mar 02, 2018 8:34 pm
@Lima Lima wrote:
@raymyjamie wrote: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.

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

GOOD LUCK

WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 2-3-18

1)  Who had a 1971 hit with ‘Alone Again Naturally’?

2)  Geography, in what country is the Yangtze River found? China

3)  TV, Who played J R Ewing in ‘Dallas’? Larry hagman

4)  Film, who played Norman Bates in the 1960 Hitchcock movie ‘Psycho’?

5)  Minted between 1663 and 1814, which former British coin had a value of 21 shillings a guinneau (Ginny)

6)  Food and drink, ‘Bouillabaisse’ is what kind of dish? Fish stew

7)  Science, out of what material are computer chips made? Silicone

8 )  Manufactured from 1966 to 1979 what British car manufacturer produced the ‘Hunter’ model? Hillman

9)  Sport, which Premiership team’s home ground is Goodison Park? Everton

10)  History, which British Prime Minister said, 'A week is a long time in politics' ? Thatcher the milk snatcher?

11)  First premiered in 1984, what Andrew Lloyd Webber musical is famously performed on stage with the cast on roller skates? Starlight express

12)  What is the name of the mysterious ape-man, similar to the Abominable Snowman, that is sometimes sighted in North America. Yeti

13)  Literature, who is the wizard in JRR Tolkien's 'The Hobbit' and ‘Lord of the Rings’? Gandalph

14)  Which pottery form takes its name from the Italian for “baked earth”? Terracotta

15)  Film, on which fictional planet was Superman born? Krypton

16)  TV, which female TV presenter and mathematician has co-presented the Channel 4 quiz show ‘Countdown’ since 2009? Rachel Riley

17)  With what pop group, who had a hit with ‘Things Can Only Get Better’, did TV scientist Professor Brian Cox play in? D'Ream

18)  Science, at what degree Fahrenheit does water freeze? 21

19)  Classical music, who composed the music for the two act opera ‘The Barber of Seville’?

20)  History, what island off Australia was originally called ‘Van Diemen's Land’? Tasmania

21)  Food and drink, what type of food is Pumpernickel? Pumpkin

22)  Geography, ‘The Great Barrier Reef’ is found off the coast of which country? Australia

23)  Literature, which author wrote the 1972 best selling thriller ‘The Odessa File’? John le Carre?

24)  To what animal does the adjective ‘Lupine’ refer? Wolf?

25)  ♪♫ You fill up my senses
           Like a night in a forest
           Like the mountains in springtime
           Like a walk in the rain
           Like a storm in the desert
           Like a sleepy blue ocean
           You fill up my senses
           Come fill me again♪♫

What 1974 number one song are those the opening lines to, and who sang it? Annie's theme? Or sonething similar

LITERARY CHARACTERS BONUS QUESTIONS

BQ1)  The Bennett family are central to what 1813 Jane Austen novel? Pride and prejudice

BQ2)  Philip ‘Pip’ Pirrip is the central character in which famous Dicken's novel? Great expectations

BQ3)  The Wife of Bath, The Prioress and The Miller, are some of the characters who set forth on a pilgrimage from the Tabard Inn in Southwark in what book first published in 1387? Pilgrims progress?

BQ4)  In which JD Salinger novel is the central character called Holden Caulfield? Catcher in the rye?

BQ5)  In the novella ‘Goodbye Mr Chips’ by James Hilton, first published in 1934, what was the occupation of Mr Chips? A teacher?

STINKER)  TV, Matt Groening is the creator of which cartoon dysfunctional family? The simpsons

TRICKY)  Martha Jane Canary was born in 1852 in Princeton Missouri, by what name is she better known as? Calamity Jane?

Some tough ones tonight Ray!

LL, they were so tough, you got a fantastic 23 correct.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 2-3-18

on Fri Mar 02, 2018 8:37 pm
@weatherwax wrote:1. Gilbert O Sullivan
2. China
3. Larry Hagman
4. Anthony Perkins
5. A Guinea
6. A kind of thick soup made from seafood
7. Silicon
8. Somewhere at the back of my mind keeps saying  HIllman  (Motormouse is still freezing his whatsits off Laughing )
9.
10. Harold Wilson
11. Starlight Express
12. Bigfoot
13. Gandalf the Grey
14. Terracotta
15. Krypton
16. Rachel Riley
17. D:Ream
18. 0 Degrees
19. Rossini
20. Tasmania
21. Bread
22. Australia
23. Frederick Forsyth
24. Wolf
25. Annie's Song    By John Denver

Bonus Questions.
1. Pride and Predjudice
2. Great Expectations
3.The Canterbury Tales
4. The Catcher in The Rye
5. A Teacher

Stinker:=  The Simpsons
Tricky:= Calamity Jane


Do I detect a slight Antipodean theme to tonights quiz??? 

A totally brilliant 30 correct WW.

I think there are a few Aussie ones.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 2-3-18

on Fri Mar 02, 2018 8:46 pm



1)  Who had a 1971 hit with ‘Alone Again Naturally’? Gilbert O Sullivan

2)  Geography, in what country is the Yangtze River found? China

3)  TV, Who played J R Ewing in ‘Dallas’? Larry Hagman

4)  Film, who played Norman Bates in the 1960 Hitchcock movie ‘Psycho’? Anthony Hopkins

5)  Minted between 1663 and 1814, which former British coin had a value of 21 shillings Guinea

6)  Food and drink, ‘Bouillabaisse’ is what kind of dish? Foreign muck!

7)  Science, out of what material are computer chips made? Silicon

8 )  Manufactured from 1966 to 1979 what British car manufacturer produced the ‘Hunter’ model? Hilman

9)  Sport, which Premiership team’s home ground is Goodison Park? Everton

10)  History, which British Prime Minister said, 'A week is a long time in politics' ? H.Wilson

11)  First premiered in 1984, what Andrew Lloyd Webber musical is famously performed on stage with the cast on roller skates? Starlight epress

12)  What is the name of the mysterious ape-man, similar to the Abominable Snowman, that is sometimes sighted in North America. Bigfoos/saskwatch

13)  Literature, who is the wizard in JRR Tolkien's 'The Hobbit' and ‘Lord of the Rings’? Gandalf

14)  Which pottery form takes its name from the Italian for “baked earth”? Terra Cotta

15)  Film, on which fictional planet was Superman born? Krypton

16)  TV, which female TV presenter and mathematician has co-presented the Channel 4 quiz show ‘Countdown’ since 2009? Rchel Riley

17)  With what pop group, who had a hit with ‘Things Can Only Get Better’, did TV scientist Professor Brian Cox play in? AAAAGGGGH

18)  Science, at what degree Fahrenheit does water freeze? 32

19)  Classical music, who composed the music for the two act opera ‘The Barber of Seville’? Bizet

20)  History, what island off Australia was originally called ‘Van Diemen's Land’? Tasmania

21)  Food and drink, what type of food is Pumpernickel? Bread

22)  Geography, ‘The Great Barrier Reef’ is found off the coast of which country? Australia

23)  Literature, which author wrote the 1972 best selling thriller ‘The Odessa File’? ???/

24)  To what animal does the adjective ‘Lupine’ refer? Wolf (or is that vulpine?)

25)  ♪♫ You fill up my senses
           Like a night in a forest
           Like the mountains in springtime
           Like a walk in the rain
           Like a storm in the desert
           Like a sleepy blue ocean
           You fill up my senses
           Come fill me again♪♫

What 1974 number one song are those the opening lines to, and who sang it? Annie's Song J Denver

LITERARY CHARACTERS BONUS QUESTIONS

BQ1)  The Bennett family are central to what 1813 Jane Austen novel? Pride & Prejudice

BQ2)  Philip ‘Pip’ Pirrip is the central character in which famous Dicken's novel? Great Expectations

BQ3)  The Wife of Bath, The Prioress and The Miller, are some of the characters who set forth on a pilgrimage from the Tabard Inn in Southwark in what book first published in 1387? Pilgrim's Progress

BQ4)  In which JD Salinger novel is the central character called Holden Caulfield? ???????/

BQ5)  In the novella ‘Goodbye Mr Chips’ by James Hilton, first published in 1934, what was the occupation of Mr Chips? [s]Gameshow animated character[/s] Schoolmaster

STINKER)  TV, Matt Groening is the creator of which cartoon dysfunctional family? Simpsons

TRICKY)  Martha Jane Canary was born in 1852 in Princeton Missouri, by what name is she better known as? Mae West (gues)








Cheers Ray. Thanks again. Slutch time. TTFN
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 2-3-18

on Fri Mar 02, 2018 8:49 pm
@Corky Ringspot wrote:


1)  Who had a 1971 hit with ‘Alone Again Naturally’?   Gilbert O Sullivan

2)  Geography, in what country is the Yangtze River found?   China

3)  TV, Who played J R Ewing in ‘Dallas’?   Larry Hagman

4)  Film, who played Norman Bates in the 1960 Hitchcock movie ‘Psycho’?  Anthony Hopkins

5)  Minted between 1663 and 1814, which former British coin had a value of 21 shillings  Guinea

6)  Food and drink, ‘Bouillabaisse’ is what kind of dish?  Foreign muck!

7)  Science, out of what material are computer chips made?   Silicon

8 )  Manufactured from 1966 to 1979 what British car manufacturer produced the ‘Hunter’ model?  Hilman

9)  Sport, which Premiership team’s home ground is Goodison Park?  Everton

10)  History, which British Prime Minister said, 'A week is a long time in politics' ?  H.Wilson

11)  First premiered in 1984, what Andrew Lloyd Webber musical is famously performed on stage with the cast on roller skates?  Starlight epress

12)  What is the name of the mysterious ape-man, similar to the Abominable Snowman, that is sometimes sighted in North America.  Bigfoos/saskwatch

13)  Literature, who is the wizard in JRR Tolkien's 'The Hobbit' and ‘Lord of the Rings’?  Gandalf

14)  Which pottery form takes its name from the Italian for “baked earth”?  Terra Cotta

15)  Film, on which fictional planet was Superman born?   Krypton

16)  TV, which female TV presenter and mathematician has co-presented the Channel 4 quiz show ‘Countdown’ since 2009?  Rchel Riley

17)  With what pop group, who had a hit with ‘Things Can Only Get Better’, did TV scientist Professor Brian Cox play in?  AAAAGGGGH

18)  Science, at what degree Fahrenheit does water freeze?  32

19)  Classical music, who composed the music for the two act opera ‘The Barber of Seville’?  Bizet

20)  History, what island off Australia was originally called ‘Van Diemen's Land’?  Tasmania

21)  Food and drink, what type of food is Pumpernickel?  Bread

22)  Geography, ‘The Great Barrier Reef’ is found off the coast of which country?  Australia

23)  Literature, which author wrote the 1972 best selling thriller ‘The Odessa File’?  ???/

24)  To what animal does the adjective ‘Lupine’ refer?   Wolf (or is that vulpine?)

25)  ♪♫ You fill up my senses
           Like a night in a forest
           Like the mountains in springtime
           Like a walk in the rain
           Like a storm in the desert
           Like a sleepy blue ocean
           You fill up my senses
           Come fill me again♪♫

What 1974 number one song are those the opening lines to, and who sang it?  Annie's Song J Denver

LITERARY CHARACTERS BONUS QUESTIONS

BQ1)  The Bennett family are central to what 1813 Jane Austen novel?  Pride & Prejudice

BQ2)  Philip ‘Pip’ Pirrip is the central character in which famous Dicken's novel?  Great Expectations

BQ3)  The Wife of Bath, The Prioress and The Miller, are some of the characters who set forth on a pilgrimage from the Tabard Inn in Southwark in what book first published in 1387?  Pilgrim's Progress

BQ4)  In which JD Salinger novel is the central character called Holden Caulfield?  ???????/

BQ5)  In the novella ‘Goodbye Mr Chips’ by James Hilton, first published in 1934, what was the occupation of Mr Chips? [s]Gameshow animated character[/s]  Schoolmaster

STINKER)  TV, Matt Groening is the creator of which cartoon dysfunctional family?  Simpsons

TRICKY)  Martha Jane Canary was born in 1852 in Princeton Missouri, by what name is she better known as? Mae West (gues)

Cheers Ray. Thanks again.     Slutch time. TTFN

A really excellent 24 correct Mester Corks.

Enjoy your slutch.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 2-3-18

on Fri Mar 02, 2018 8:54 pm
Evening Ray 

As always a huge thanks for conducting the quiz
a Friday night     "must do "
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 2-3-18

on Fri Mar 02, 2018 8:59 pm
Thanks Gassey, well done tonight.

Thanks for your comments
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 2-3-18

on Fri Mar 02, 2018 9:02 pm
Thanks again Ray..you're a belter. cheers
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 2-3-18

on Fri Mar 02, 2018 9:06 pm
@maureen wrote:Thanks again Ray..you're a belter. cheers

Thank you Mo, you're very kind.

Very well done tonight.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 2-3-18

on Fri Mar 02, 2018 9:06 pm
Just had a bash at your movie theme quiz, Have you got the answers RMJ?? as I want to know how badly I have done. I am not a big Film watcher, but there were so many tunes there that I should have known. Laughing Laughing

Many thanks for our Friday Night Quiz,........Keeps the old grey cells going. Very Happy scratch
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 2-3-18

on Fri Mar 02, 2018 9:08 pm
It wasn't my quiz WW, it was Admins, and I haven't been marked either LOL Embarassed Laughing

......................................................and thank you very much.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 2-3-18

on Fri Mar 02, 2018 9:52 pm
Thanks for a brill quiz.RMJ cheers
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 2-3-18

on Fri Mar 02, 2018 9:57 pm
@Admin wrote:Thanks for a brill quiz.RMJ cheers

You're very welcome Mrs A.

Very well done you tonight.

And at least a few more made it tonight!!!!!!!!! LOL Laughing  
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 2-3-18

on Fri Mar 02, 2018 9:58 pm
Yes Hurrah Hope I get a good turn out on Tuesday.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 2-3-18

on Fri Mar 02, 2018 10:13 pm
Evening, Ray Smile

1)
2) Geography, in what country is the Yangtze River found?
3) larry hagman
4) 
5) florin 
6) Casserole?
7) silicon
8 ) 
9) 
10) Thatcher
11) cats
12) Yeti
13) gandalf
14) terracotta 
15) Krypton
16) Rachel Riley 
17)
18) -74
19) 
20) Tasmania
21) bread
22) Australia
23) Len Deighton 
24) Fox
25) Annie's song - John Denver 

BQ1) pride and prejudice 
BQ2) great expectations
BQ3) Pilgrims tales
BQ4) catcher int the rye
BQ5) School master

STINKER) Simpsons 
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 2-3-18

on Fri Mar 02, 2018 10:44 pm
@jo anne wrote:Evening, Ray Smile

1)
2) Geography, in what country is the Yangtze River found?
3) larry hagman    
4) 
5) florin 
6) Casserole?
7) silicon    
8 ) 
9) 
10) Thatcher
11) cats
12) Yeti
13) gandalf    
14) terracotta    
15) Krypton    
16) Rachel Riley    
17)
18) -74
19) 
20) Tasmania    
21) bread    
22) Australia  
23) Len Deighton 
24) Fox
25) Annie's song - John Denver    

BQ1) pride and prejudice  
BQ2) great expectations  
BQ3) Pilgrims tales
BQ4) catcher int the rye  
BQ5) School master  

STINKER) Simpsons   

Evening Jo Anne.
What blinkin' time do you call this!!!!!
Are you a hippy? LOL  Laughing

Very well done indeed.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 2-3-18

on Fri Mar 02, 2018 11:12 pm
Thanks, Ray Very Happy
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