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WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 23-3-18

on Fri Mar 23 2018, 20:00
A very good Friday Evening to all you Rejects.
Get yourselves down here down to the Reject’s Bar.
Get your first drink ordered.
Get comfy.
Let’s have a cracker of a quiz.

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

GOOD LUCK

WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 23-3-18

1)  Who had a 1972 hit with ‘Clare’?

2)  Geography, which country was formerly called Ceylon ?

3)  TV, which quiz show had the contestants asking “Can I have a ‘P’ Bob”?

4)  Film, who played the role of Adrian Cronauer, a disc jockey, in the 1987 film ‘Good Morning Vietnam’?

5)  What is the name of the winged horse in Greek mythology?

6)  Food and drink, from what food group is Bombay Duck made?

7)  Science, how many ribs are in the human body?

8 )  What car manufacturer  makes the SUV ‘Edge’ model?

9)  Sport, which Premiership side’s home ground is Selhurst Park ?

10)  History, Louis Blériot made the first airplane flight across which stretch of water on July 25, 1909, winning the Daily Mail prize of £1,000.

11)  From what Andrew Lloyd Webber musical which debuted in 1986, does the song ‘The Music of the Night’ come?

12)  What is the name of the largest German airline?

13)  Literature, what do the letters BFG stand for in Roald Dahl's famous children's book?

14)  According to the Bible, who was the first murderer?

15)  Film, what is Christopher Reeve's most famous film role?

16  TV, what was the name of the horse in "Steptoe and Son"?

17)  Who had a 1984 hit with 'Like a Virgin'?

18)  Science, in computing what does the acronym RAM stand for?

19)  Classical music, what was the aria from Puccini’s Opera ‘Turandot’, that was used as the BBC’s theme tune for the 1990 Football World Cup?

20)  History, how were Queen Victoria and her husband Prince Albert related?

21)  Food and drink, which fruit is used in the making of a Schwarzwälder Kirschtorte, or in English, Black Forest Gateau?

22)  Geography, through which capital city does the River Liffey flow?

23)  Literature, ‘The Adventures of Tom Sawyer’ and ‘The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn’ were written by American author Samuel Langhorne Clemens.
By what name is he better known as?

24)  Brussels, Honiton in Devon and Nottingham are all renowned for which product?

25)  ♪♫ Deep down in Louisiana close to New Orleans
            Way back up in the woods among the evergreens
            There stood a log cabin made of earth and wood
            Where lived a country boy named……………………♪♫

What song are those the opening lines to?

                   
FAMOUS QUOTES BONUS QUESTIONS

BQ1)  Which famous playwright penned the following:-
"If music be the food of love, play on".

BQ2)  Which famous politician said the following:-
"We shall defend our island, whatever the cost may be, we shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills; we shall never surrender".

BQ3)  Which famous scientist and cosmologist, who recently passed away, said the following:-
"We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special".

BQ4)  Which civil rights leader said the following:-
"I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character".

BQ5)  Which famous politician coined the following phrase:-
"The lady's not for turning".

STINKER)  What is the collective name for a group of Starlings?

EDIT - TRICKY ADDED

TRICKY) TV, what was the name of the Irish Eurovision song that Ted and Dougal sang in an episode of Father Ted?


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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 23-3-18

on Fri Mar 23 2018, 20:15
@raymyjamie wrote:A very good Friday Evening to all you Rejects.
Get yourselves down here down to the Reject’s Bar.
Get your first drink ordered.
Get comfy.
Let’s have a cracker of a quiz.

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

GOOD LUCK

WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 23-3-18

1)  Who had a 1972 hit with ‘Clare’?

2)  Geography, which country was formerly called Ceylon ?...Sri Lanka

3)  TV, which quiz show had the contestants asking “Can I have a ‘P’ Bob...Blockbusters

4)  Film, who played the role of Adrian Cronauer, a disc jockey, in the 1987 film ‘Good Morning Vietnam’?

5)  What is the name of the winged horse in Greek mythology?

6)  Food and drink, from what food group is Bombay Duck made?...Fish

7)  Science, how many ribs are in the human body?...24

8 )  What car manufacturer  makes the SUV ‘Edge’ model?

9)  Sport, which Premiership side’s home ground is Selhurst Park ? Rangers?

10)  History, Louis Blériot made the first airplane flight across which stretch of water on July 25, 1909, winning the Daily Mail prize of £1,000....English Chanel

11)  From what Andrew Lloyd Webber musical which debuted in 1986, does the song ‘The Music of the Night’ come?..Phantom of the O

12)  What is the name of the largest German airline?...Lufthansa

13)  Literature, what do the letters BFG stand for in Roald Dahl's famous children's book?

14)  According to the Bible, who was the first murderer? Abel?

15)  Film, what is Christopher Reeve's most famous film role?..Superman

16  TV, what was the name of the horse in "Steptoe and Son"? ..Herculese

17)  Who had a 1984 hit with 'Like a Virgin'? Maddonna

18)  Science, in computing what does the acronym RAM stand for?,,Random Access Memory

19)  Classical music, what was the aria from Puccini’s Opera ‘Turandot’, that was used as the BBC’s theme tune for the 1990 Football World Cup?

20)  History, how were Queen Victoria and her husband Prince Albert related? Cousins?

21)  Food and drink, which fruit is used in the making of a Schwarzwälder Kirschtorte, or in English, Black Forest Gateau? Cherries

22)  Geography, through which capital city does the River Liffey flow?

23)  Literature, ‘The Adventures of Tom Sawyer’ and ‘The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn’ were written by American author Samuel Langhorne Clemens.
By what name is he better known as?

24)  Brussels, Honiton in Devon and Nottingham are all renowned for which product? Lace

25)  ♪♫ Deep down in Louisiana close to New Orleans
            Way back up in the woods among the evergreens
            There stood a log cabin made of earth and wood
            Where lived a country boy named……………………♪♫

What song are those the opening lines to?

                   
FAMOUS QUOTES BONUS QUESTIONS

BQ1)  Which famous playwright penned the following:-
"If music be the food of love, play on".Shakespeare

BQ2)  Which famous politician said the following:-
"We shall defend our island, whatever the cost may be, we shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills; we shall never surrender"...Churchill

BQ3)  Which famous scientist and cosmologist, who recently passed away, said the following:-
"We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special". Hawkings

BQ4)  Which civil rights leader said the following:-
"I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character". Martin Luther King

BQ5)  Which famous politician coined the following phrase:-
"The lady's not for turning". Thatcher

STINKER)  What is the collective name for a group of Starlings?
... Cant remember but a guess Quarrel
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 23-3-18

on Fri Mar 23 2018, 20:17
1. Gilbert O sullivan. Dont know how I missed that one
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 23-3-18

on Fri Mar 23 2018, 20:18
Evening, Ray Smile

1)  
2) sri Lanka 
3) blockbusters
4)  Robin Williams
5)  Pegasus
6) meat?
7)  24 (12 pairs)
8 ) 
9) 
10)  English Channel 
11)  phantom of the opera
12)  Lufthansa 
13)  big friendly giant
14)  Cain 
15)  superman
16  Hercules
17)  Madonna 
18) random access memory
19)  
20)  Cousins
21)  cherries
22)  Dublin 
23)  mark twain
24)  lace
25)  johnny be good

BQ1) Shakespeare 
BQ2)  Churchill
BQ3) Stephen Hawking
BQ4) Martin Luther King
BQ5)  Margaret thatcher
STINKER)  murmuration
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 23-3-18

on Fri Mar 23 2018, 20:19
@Admin wrote:
@raymyjamie wrote:A very good Friday Evening to all you Rejects.
Get yourselves down here down to the Reject’s Bar.
Get your first drink ordered.
Get comfy.
Let’s have a cracker of a quiz.

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

GOOD LUCK

WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 23-3-18

1)  Who had a 1972 hit with ‘Clare’?

2)  Geography, which country was formerly called Ceylon ?...Sri Lanka

3)  TV, which quiz show had the contestants asking “Can I have a ‘P’ Bob...Blockbusters

4)  Film, who played the role of Adrian Cronauer, a disc jockey, in the 1987 film ‘Good Morning Vietnam’?

5)  What is the name of the winged horse in Greek mythology?

6)  Food and drink, from what food group is Bombay Duck made?...Fish

7)  Science, how many ribs are in the human body?...24

8 )  What car manufacturer  makes the SUV ‘Edge’ model?

9)  Sport, which Premiership side’s home ground is Selhurst Park ? Rangers?

10)  History, Louis Blériot made the first airplane flight across which stretch of water on July 25, 1909, winning the Daily Mail prize of £1,000....English Chanel

11)  From what Andrew Lloyd Webber musical which debuted in 1986, does the song ‘The Music of the Night’ come?..Phantom of the O

12)  What is the name of the largest German airline?...Lufthansa

13)  Literature, what do the letters BFG stand for in Roald Dahl's famous children's book?

14)  According to the Bible, who was the first murderer? Abel?

15)  Film, what is Christopher Reeve's most famous film role?..Superman

16  TV, what was the name of the horse in "Steptoe and Son"? ..Herculese

17)  Who had a 1984 hit with 'Like a Virgin'? Maddonna

18)  Science, in computing what does the acronym RAM stand for?,,Random Access Memory

19)  Classical music, what was the aria from Puccini’s Opera ‘Turandot’, that was used as the BBC’s theme tune for the 1990 Football World Cup?

20)  History, how were Queen Victoria and her husband Prince Albert related? Cousins?

21)  Food and drink, which fruit is used in the making of a Schwarzwälder Kirschtorte, or in English, Black Forest Gateau? Cherries

22)  Geography, through which capital city does the River Liffey flow?

23)  Literature, ‘The Adventures of Tom Sawyer’ and ‘The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn’ were written by American author Samuel Langhorne Clemens.
By what name is he better known as?

24)  Brussels, Honiton in Devon and Nottingham are all renowned for which product?  Lace

25)  ♪♫ Deep down in Louisiana close to New Orleans
            Way back up in the woods among the evergreens
            There stood a log cabin made of earth and wood
            Where lived a country boy named……………………♪♫

What song are those the opening lines to?

                   
FAMOUS QUOTES BONUS QUESTIONS

BQ1)  Which famous playwright penned the following:-
"If music be the food of love, play on".Shakespeare

BQ2)  Which famous politician said the following:-
"We shall defend our island, whatever the cost may be, we shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills; we shall never surrender"...Churchill

BQ3)  Which famous scientist and cosmologist, who recently passed away, said the following:-
"We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special".  Hawkings

BQ4)  Which civil rights leader said the following:-
"I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character". Martin Luther King

BQ5)  Which famous politician coined the following phrase:-
"The lady's not for turning".  Thatcher

STINKER)  What is the collective name for a group of Starlings?
... Cant remember but a guess Quarrel

Evening Mrs A.

A most excellent 19 correct, well done.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 23-3-18

on Fri Mar 23 2018, 20:20
@Admin wrote:1. Gilbert O sullivan.  Dont know how I missed that one

Very well done.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 23-3-18

on Fri Mar 23 2018, 20:21
@jo anne wrote:Evening, Ray Smile

1)  
2) sri Lanka 
3) blockbusters
4)  Robin Williams
5)  Pegasus
6) meat?
7)  24 (12 pairs)
8 ) 
9) 
10)  English Channel 
11)  phantom of the opera
12)  Lufthansa 
13)  big friendly giant
14)  Cain 
15)  superman
16  Hercules
17)  Madonna 
18) random access memory
19)  
20)  Cousins
21)  cherries
22)  Dublin 
23)  mark twain
24)  lace
25)  johnny be good

BQ1) Shakespeare 
BQ2)  Churchill
BQ3) Stephen Hawking
BQ4) Martin Luther King
BQ5)  Margaret thatcher
STINKER)  murmuration

Evening Jo Anne.

A brilliant 26 correct, well done.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 23-3-18

on Fri Mar 23 2018, 20:22
1 Gilbert O Sullivan
2 Sri Lanka
3 Block busters
4 Robin Williams
5 Pegasus
6 Fish
7 24
11 Phantom of the opera
14 Cain
15 Superman
16 Hercules
20 Second cousins
21 Cherries
22 Dublin
24 Lace
25 Johnny B good

Bq1 Shakespeare
2 Churchill
3 Stephen Hawkins
4 Martin Luther King
5 Margaret Thatcher

Stinker...A Murmer
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 23-3-18

on Fri Mar 23 2018, 20:24
@maureen wrote:1 Gilbert O Sullivan
2 Sri Lanka
3 Block busters
4 Robin Williams
5 Pegasus
6 Fish
7 24
11 Phantom of the opera
14 Cain
15 Superman
16 Hercules
20 Second cousins
21 Cherries
22 Dublin
24 Lace
25 Johnny B good

Bq1 Shakespeare
    2 Churchill
    3 Stephen Hawkins
    4 Martin Luther King
    5 Margaret Thatcher
   
   Stinker...A Murmeration

Evening Mo.

A super 22 correct, very well done indeed.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 23-3-18

on Fri Mar 23 2018, 20:25
@raymyjamie wrote:A very good Friday Evening to all you Rejects.
Get yourselves down here down to the Reject’s Bar.
Get your first drink ordered.
Get comfy.
Let’s have a cracker of a quiz.

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

GOOD LUCK

WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 23-3-18

1)  Who had a 1972 hit with ‘Clare’? GILBERT O SULLIVAN

2)  Geography, which country was formerly called Ceylon ? SRI LANKA

3)  TV, which quiz show had the contestants asking “Can I have a ‘P’ Bob”? BLOCKBUSTERS

4)  Film, who played the role of Adrian Cronauer, a disc jockey, in the 1987 film ‘Good Morning Vietnam’? ROBIN WILLIAMS

5)  What is the name of the winged horse in Greek mythology? PEGASUS

6)  Food and drink, from what food group is Bombay Duck made?FISH

7)  Science, how many ribs are in the human body? 24

8 )  What car manufacturer  makes the SUV ‘Edge’ model? HONDA

9)  Sport, which Premiership side’s home ground is Selhurst Park ? CRYSTAL PALACE

10)  History, Louis Blériot made the first airplane flight across which stretch of water on July 25, 1909, winning the Daily Mail prize of £1,000.
ENGLISH CHANNEL
11)  From what Andrew Lloyd Webber musical which debuted in 1986, does the song ‘The Music of the Night’ come?

12)  What is the name of the largest German airline? LUFTHANSA

13)  Literature, what do the letters BFG stand for in Roald Dahl's famous children's book? BIG FRIENDLY GIANT

14)  According to the Bible, who was the first murderer? CANE

15)  Film, what is Christopher Reeve's most famous film role? SUPERMAN

16  TV, what was the name of the horse in "Steptoe and Son"? HERCULES

17)  Who had a 1984 hit with 'Like a Virgin'? MADONNA

18)  Science, in computing what does the acronym RAM stand for?

19)  Classical music, what was the aria from Puccini’s Opera ‘Turandot’, that was used as the BBC’s theme tune for the 1990 Football World Cup?

20)  History, how were Queen Victoria and her husband Prince Albert related? THEY WERE MARRIED

21)  Food and drink, which fruit is used in the making of a Schwarzwälder Kirschtorte, or in English, Black Forest Gateau? CHERRIES

22)  Geography, through which capital city does the River Liffey flow? DUBLIN

23)  Literature, ‘The Adventures of Tom Sawyer’ and ‘The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn’ were written by American author Samuel Langhorne Clemens.
By what name is he better known as? MARK TWAIN

24)  Brussels, Honiton in Devon and Nottingham are all renowned for which product? LACE

25)  ♪♫ Deep down in Louisiana close to New Orleans
            Way back up in the woods among the evergreens
            There stood a log cabin made of earth and wood
            Where lived a country boy named……………………♪♫

What song are those the opening lines to? JOHNNY B GOODE

                   
FAMOUS QUOTES BONUS QUESTIONS

BQ1)  Which famous playwright penned the following:-
"If music be the food of love, play on". OSCAR WILDE

BQ2)  Which famous politician said the following:-
"We shall defend our island, whatever the cost may be, we shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills; we shall never surrender". WINSTON CHURCHILL

BQ3)  Which famous scientist and cosmologist, who recently passed away, said the following:-
"We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special". PATRICK MOORE

BQ4)  Which civil rights leader said the following:-
"I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character". MARTIN AUTHOR KING

BQ5)  Which famous politician coined the following phrase:-
"The lady's not for turning". MARGARET THATCHER

STINKER)  What is the collective name for a group of Starlings?
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 23-3-18

on Fri Mar 23 2018, 20:26
Thanks, Ray Smile
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 23-3-18

on Fri Mar 23 2018, 20:27
@Gassey wrote:
@raymyjamie wrote:A very good Friday Evening to all you Rejects.
Get yourselves down here down to the Reject’s Bar.
Get your first drink ordered.
Get comfy.
Let’s have a cracker of a quiz.

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

GOOD LUCK

WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 23-3-18

1)  Who had a 1972 hit with ‘Clare’?   GILBERT O SULLIVAN

2)  Geography, which country was formerly called Ceylon ?  SRI LANKA

3)  TV, which quiz show had the contestants asking “Can I have a ‘P’ Bob”?  BLOCKBUSTERS

4)  Film, who played the role of Adrian Cronauer, a disc jockey, in the 1987 film ‘Good Morning Vietnam’?  ROBIN WILLIAMS

5)  What is the name of the winged horse in Greek mythology?  PEGASUS

6)  Food and drink, from what food group is Bombay Duck made?FISH

7)  Science, how many ribs are in the human body?  24

8 )  What car manufacturer  makes the SUV ‘Edge’ model?  HONDA

9)  Sport, which Premiership side’s home ground is Selhurst Park ?  CRYSTAL PALACE

10)  History, Louis Blériot made the first airplane flight across which stretch of water on July 25, 1909, winning the Daily Mail prize of £1,000.
ENGLISH CHANNEL
11)  From what Andrew Lloyd Webber musical which debuted in 1986, does the song ‘The Music of the Night’ come?

12)  What is the name of the largest German airline?  LUFTHANSA

13)  Literature, what do the letters BFG stand for in Roald Dahl's famous children's book?  BIG FRIENDLY GIANT

14)  According to the Bible, who was the first murderer?  CANE

15)  Film, what is Christopher Reeve's most famous film role?  SUPERMAN

16  TV, what was the name of the horse in "Steptoe and Son"? HERCULES

17)  Who had a 1984 hit with 'Like a Virgin'?  MADONNA

18)  Science, in computing what does the acronym RAM stand for?

19)  Classical music, what was the aria from Puccini’s Opera ‘Turandot’, that was used as the BBC’s theme tune for the 1990 Football World Cup?

20)  History, how were Queen Victoria and her husband Prince Albert related?  THEY WERE MARRIED

21)  Food and drink, which fruit is used in the making of a Schwarzwälder Kirschtorte, or in English, Black Forest Gateau?  CHERRIES

22)  Geography, through which capital city does the River Liffey flow?  DUBLIN

23)  Literature, ‘The Adventures of Tom Sawyer’ and ‘The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn’ were written by American author Samuel Langhorne Clemens.
By what name is he better known as?  MARK TWAIN

24)  Brussels, Honiton in Devon and Nottingham are all renowned for which product?  LACE

25)  ♪♫ Deep down in Louisiana close to New Orleans
            Way back up in the woods among the evergreens
            There stood a log cabin made of earth and wood
            Where lived a country boy named……………………♪♫

What song are those the opening lines to?  JOHNNY B GOODE

                   
FAMOUS QUOTES BONUS QUESTIONS

BQ1)  Which famous playwright penned the following:-
"If music be the food of love, play on".  OSCAR WILDE

BQ2)  Which famous politician said the following:-
"We shall defend our island, whatever the cost may be, we shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills; we shall never surrender". WINSTON CHURCHILL

BQ3)  Which famous scientist and cosmologist, who recently passed away, said the following:-
"We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special".  PATRICK MOORE

BQ4)  Which civil rights leader said the following:-
"I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character".  MARTIN AUTHOR KING

BQ5)  Which famous politician coined the following phrase:-
"The lady's not for turning".  MARGARET THATCHER

STINKER)  What is the collective name for a group of Starlings?

A most excellent 23 correct Gassey, very well done.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 23-3-18

on Fri Mar 23 2018, 20:27
@raymyjamie wrote:A very good Friday Evening to all you Rejects.
Get yourselves down here down to the Reject’s Bar.
Get your first drink ordered.
Get comfy.
Let’s have a cracker of a quiz.

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

GOOD LUCK

WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 23-3-18

1)  Who had a 1972 hit with ‘Clare’?

2)  Geography, which country was formerly called Ceylon ?

3)  TV, which quiz show had the contestants asking “Can I have a ‘P’ Bob”? Blockbusters

4)  Film, who played the role of Adrian Cronauer, a disc jockey, in the 1987 film ‘Good Morning Vietnam’? Robin Williams

5)  What is the name of the winged horse in Greek mythology? Pegasus

6)  Food and drink, from what food group is Bombay Duck made?vegetables?

7)  Science, how many ribs are in the human body? 16?

8 )  What car manufacturer  makes the SUV ‘Edge’ model? Ford

9)  Sport, which Premiership side’s home ground is Selhurst Park ? Crystal Palace?

10)  History, Louis Blériot made the first airplane flight across which stretch of water on July 25, 1909, winning the Daily Mail prize of £1,000. English Channel?

11)  From what Andrew Lloyd Webber musical which debuted in 1986, does the song ‘The Music of the Night’ come? Phantom of the opera

12)  What is the name of the largest German airline? Lufthansa

13)  Literature, what do the letters BFG stand for in Roald Dahl's famous children's book? Big friendly giant

14)  According to the Bible, who was the first murderer? Cane?

15)  Film, what is Christopher Reeve's most famous film role? Superman

16  TV, what was the name of the horse in "Steptoe and Son"?

17)  Who had a 1984 hit with 'Like a Virgin'? Madonna

18)  Science, in computing what does the acronym RAM stand for? Random access memory

19)  Classical music, what was the aria from Puccini’s Opera ‘Turandot’, that was used as the BBC’s theme tune for the 1990 Football World Cup? Nessun dorma?

20)  History, how were Queen Victoria and her husband Prince Albert related? Cousins?

21)  Food and drink, which fruit is used in the making of a Schwarzwälder Kirschtorte, or in English, Black Forest Gateau? Cherry

22)  Geography, through which capital city does the River Liffey flow? Dublin.

23)  Literature, ‘The Adventures of Tom Sawyer’ and ‘The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn’ were written by American author Samuel Langhorne Clemens.
By what name is he better known as? Mark Twain

24)  Brussels, Honiton in Devon and Nottingham are all renowned for which product?

25)  ♪♫ Deep down in Louisiana close to New Orleans
            Way back up in the woods among the evergreens
            There stood a log cabin made of earth and wood
            Where lived a country boy named……………………♪♫

What song are those the opening lines to? Johnny be good

                   
FAMOUS QUOTES BONUS QUESTIONS

BQ1)  Which famous playwright penned the following:-
"If music be the food of love, play on". Shakespear?

BQ2)  Which famous politician said the following:-
"We shall defend our island, whatever the cost may be, we shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills; we shall never surrender". Winston Churchill

BQ3)  Which famous scientist and cosmologist, who recently passed away, said the following:-
"We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special". Stephen hawking?

BQ4)  Which civil rights leader said the following:-
"I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character". Martin Luther king?

BQ5)  Which famous politician coined the following phrase:-
"The lady's not for turning". Thatcher the milk snatcher

STINKER)  What is the collective name for a group of Starlings?

Some tough ones again tonight Very Happy
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 23-3-18

on Fri Mar 23 2018, 20:28
@jo anne wrote:Thanks, Ray Smile

Cheers JA, well done you.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 23-3-18

on Fri Mar 23 2018, 20:30
@Lima Lima wrote:
@raymyjamie wrote:A very good Friday Evening to all you Rejects.
Get yourselves down here down to the Reject’s Bar.
Get your first drink ordered.
Get comfy.
Let’s have a cracker of a quiz.

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

GOOD LUCK

WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 23-3-18

1)  Who had a 1972 hit with ‘Clare’?

2)  Geography, which country was formerly called Ceylon ?

3)  TV, which quiz show had the contestants asking “Can I have a ‘P’ Bob”? Blockbusters

4)  Film, who played the role of Adrian Cronauer, a disc jockey, in the 1987 film ‘Good Morning Vietnam’? Robin Williams

5)  What is the name of the winged horse in Greek mythology? Pegasus

6)  Food and drink, from what food group is Bombay Duck made?vegetables?

7)  Science, how many ribs are in the human body? 16?

8 )  What car manufacturer  makes the SUV ‘Edge’ model? Ford

9)  Sport, which Premiership side’s home ground is Selhurst Park ? Crystal Palace?

10)  History, Louis Blériot made the first airplane flight across which stretch of water on July 25, 1909, winning the Daily Mail prize of £1,000. English Channel?

11)  From what Andrew Lloyd Webber musical which debuted in 1986, does the song ‘The Music of the Night’ come? Phantom of the opera

12)  What is the name of the largest German airline? Lufthansa

13)  Literature, what do the letters BFG stand for in Roald Dahl's famous children's book? Big friendly giant

14)  According to the Bible, who was the first murderer? Cane?

15)  Film, what is Christopher Reeve's most famous film role? Superman

16  TV, what was the name of the horse in "Steptoe and Son"?

17)  Who had a 1984 hit with 'Like a Virgin'? Madonna

18)  Science, in computing what does the acronym RAM stand for? Random access memory

19)  Classical music, what was the aria from Puccini’s Opera ‘Turandot’, that was used as the BBC’s theme tune for the 1990 Football World Cup? Nessun dorma?

20)  History, how were Queen Victoria and her husband Prince Albert related? Cousins?

21)  Food and drink, which fruit is used in the making of a Schwarzwälder Kirschtorte, or in English, Black Forest Gateau? Cherry

22)  Geography, through which capital city does the River Liffey flow? Dublin.

23)  Literature, ‘The Adventures of Tom Sawyer’ and ‘The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn’ were written by American author Samuel Langhorne Clemens.
By what name is he better known as? Mark Twain

24)  Brussels, Honiton in Devon and Nottingham are all renowned for which product?

25)  ♪♫ Deep down in Louisiana close to New Orleans
            Way back up in the woods among the evergreens
            There stood a log cabin made of earth and wood
            Where lived a country boy named……………………♪♫

What song are those the opening lines to? Johnny be good

                   
FAMOUS QUOTES BONUS QUESTIONS

BQ1)  Which famous playwright penned the following:-
"If music be the food of love, play on". Shakespear?

BQ2)  Which famous politician said the following:-
"We shall defend our island, whatever the cost may be, we shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills; we shall never surrender". Winston Churchill

BQ3)  Which famous scientist and cosmologist, who recently passed away, said the following:-
"We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special". Stephen hawking?

BQ4)  Which civil rights leader said the following:-
"I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character". Martin Luther king?

BQ5)  Which famous politician coined the following phrase:-
"The lady's not for turning". Thatcher the milk snatcher

STINKER)  What is the collective name for a group of Starlings?

Some tough ones again tonight Very Happy

LL, you did brill, 24 correct, very well done.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 23-3-18

on Fri Mar 23 2018, 20:31
1. Gilbert O Sullivan
2. Sri Lanka
3. Blockbusters
4. Robin Williams
5. Pegasus
6. Protein (Its Fish)
7. 24 (12 Pairs = 7 pairs true Ribs, 5Pairs False and Floating)
8.
9.
10. The English Channel
11. Phantom of the Opera
12. Lufthansa
13. Big Friendly Giant
14. Cain
15. Superman
16. Hercules
17. Madonna 
18. Random Access Memory
19. Nessun Dorma  (None Shall Sleep)
20. First Cousins
21. Black Cherries
22. Dublin
23. Mark Twain
24. Lace
25. Johnny B Good

Bonus Questions.
1. William Shakespeare
2. Sir Winston Churchill
3. Stephen Hawking
4. Martin Luther King
5. Margaret Thatcher

Stinker:=  A Murmuration




Where's the Tricky????? scratch
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 23-3-18

on Fri Mar 23 2018, 20:36
@weatherwax wrote:1. Gilbert O Sullivan
2. Sri Lanka
3. Blockbusters
4. Robin Williams
5. Pegasus
6. Protein (Its Fish)
7. 24 (12 Pairs = 7 pairs true Ribs, 5Pairs False and Floating)
8.
9.
10. The English Channel
11. Phantom of the Opera
12. Lufthansa
13. Big Friendly Giant
14. Cain
15. Superman
16. Hercules
17. Madonna 
18. Random Access Memory
19. Nessun Dorma  (None Shall Sleep)
20. First Cousins
21. Black Cherries
22. Dublin
23. Mark Twain
24. Lace
25. Johnny B Good

Bonus Questions.
1. William Shakespeare
2. Sir Winston Churchill
3. Stephen Hawking
4. Martin Luther King
5. Margaret Thatcher

Stinker:=  A Murmuration


Where's the Tricky????? scratch

A brilliant 29 correct WW, very well done.

Blimey, I hadn't notice that the TRICKY was missing Embarassed Embarassed Embarassed

I had problems doing the C & P when I was posting the questions into

the dialogue box, I had delete the first posting and redo the C & P.

Thank you for noticing WW.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 23-3-18

on Fri Mar 23 2018, 20:40
Ive added the TRICKY to the OP folks,

my original post went tits belly up and the

repost missed the TRICKY off.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 23-3-18

on Fri Mar 23 2018, 20:40
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 23-3-18

on Fri Mar 23 2018, 20:42


1)  Who had a 1972 hit with ‘Clare’? Gilbert O' Sullivan

2)  Geography, which country was formerly called Ceylon ? Myanmar (bugger, that's Burma)

3)  TV, which quiz show had the contestants asking “Can I have a ‘P’ Bob”? Blockbusters

4)  Film, who played the role of Adrian Cronauer, a disc jockey, in the 1987 film ‘Good Morning Vietnam’? Robin Williams

5)  What is the name of the winged horse in Greek mythology? Pegasus

6)  Food and drink, from what food group is Bombay Duck made? Fish

7)  Science, how many ribs are in the human body? 12

8 )  What car manufacturer  makes the SUV ‘Edge’ model? ?????

9)  Sport, which Premiership side’s home ground is Selhurst Park ? ?????????

10)  History, Louis Blériot made the first airplane flight across which stretch of water on July 25, 1909, winning the Daily Mail prize of £1,000. La Mance Razz Vive La Mache

11)  From what Andrew Lloyd Webber musical which debuted in 1986, does the song ‘The Music of the Night’ come? Phantom Of The Opera

12)  What is the name of the largest German airline? Lufthansa

13)  Literature, what do the letters BFG stand for in Roald Dahl's famous children's book? Big Friendly Giant

14)  According to the Bible, who was the first murderer? Cain

15)  Film, what is Christopher Reeve's most famous film role? Superman

16  TV, what was the name of the horse in "Steptoe and Son"? Samson, Delilah and Hercules. Hercules II was a greyhound

17)  Who had a 1984 hit with 'Like a Virgin'? Madonna

18)  Science, in computing what does the acronym RAM stand for? Random Access Memory

19)  Classical music, what was the aria from Puccini’s Opera ‘Turandot’, that was used as the BBC’s theme tune for the 1990 Football World Cup? Nessun Dorma

20)  History, how were Queen Victoria and her husband Prince Albert related? Firt cousins

21)  Food and drink, which fruit is used in the making of a Schwarzwälder Kirschtorte, or in English, Black Forest Gateau? Cherry

22)  Geography, through which capital city does the River Liffey flow? Dublin

23)  Literature, ‘The Adventures of Tom Sawyer’ and ‘The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn’ were written by American author Samuel Langhorne Clemens.
By what name is he better known as? Mark Twain

24)  Brussels, Honiton in Devon and Nottingham are all renowned for which product? Sprouts?

25)  ♪♫ Deep down in Louisiana close to New Orleans
            Way back up in the woods among the evergreens
            There stood a log cabin made of earth and wood
            Where lived a country boy named……………………♪♫

What song are those the opening lines to? Johnny B Good

                   
FAMOUS QUOTES BONUS QUESTIONS

BQ1)  Which famous playwright penned the following:-
"If music be the food of love, play on". Shakespeare

BQ2)  Which famous politician said the following:-
"We shall defend our island, whatever the cost may be, we shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills; we shall never surrender". Winston Churchill

BQ3)  Which famous scientist and cosmologist, who recently passed away, said the following:-
"We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special". S Hawking

BQ4)  Which civil rights leader said the following:-
"I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character". Malcolm X

BQ5)  Which famous politician coined the following phrase:-
"The lady's not for turning". Margaret Thatcher

STINKER)  What is the collective name for a group of Starlings? Murmuratiojn
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 23-3-18

on Fri Mar 23 2018, 20:42
Ye Gods!!!  The Tricky Question isn't "My Lovely Horse" Is It????? Rolling Eyes Rolling Eyes Laughing
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 23-3-18

on Fri Mar 23 2018, 20:45
Just seen your edit s I went to check the answers, Ray

Ted & Dougal's song was 'My Horse'


Cracking quiz, again.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 23-3-18

on Fri Mar 23 2018, 20:48
@Corky Ringspot wrote:

1)  Who had a 1972 hit with ‘Clare’?    Gilbert O' Sullivan

2)  Geography, which country was formerly called Ceylon ?   Myanmar (bugger, that's Burma)

3)  TV, which quiz show had the contestants asking “Can I have a ‘P’ Bob”?  Blockbusters

4)  Film, who played the role of Adrian Cronauer, a disc jockey, in the 1987 film ‘Good Morning Vietnam’?  Robin Williams

5)  What is the name of the winged horse in Greek mythology?    Pegasus

6)  Food and drink, from what food group is Bombay Duck made?   Fish

7)  Science, how many ribs are in the human body?  12

8 )  What car manufacturer  makes the SUV ‘Edge’ model? ?????

9)  Sport, which Premiership side’s home ground is Selhurst Park ?  ?????????

10)  History, Louis Blériot made the first airplane flight across which stretch of water on July 25, 1909, winning the Daily Mail prize of £1,000.  La Mance  Razz    Vive La Mache

11)  From what Andrew Lloyd Webber musical which debuted in 1986, does the song ‘The Music of the Night’ come?  Phantom Of The Opera

12)  What is the name of the largest German airline?  Lufthansa

13)  Literature, what do the letters BFG stand for in Roald Dahl's famous children's book?  Big Friendly Giant

14)  According to the Bible, who was the first murderer?   Cain

15)  Film, what is Christopher Reeve's most famous film role?  Superman

16  TV, what was the name of the horse in "Steptoe and Son"?  Samson, Delilah and Hercules.  Hercules II was a greyhound

17)  Who had a 1984 hit with 'Like a Virgin'?  Madonna

18)  Science, in computing what does the acronym RAM stand for?  Random Access Memory

19)  Classical music, what was the aria from Puccini’s Opera ‘Turandot’, that was used as the BBC’s theme tune for the 1990 Football World Cup?   Nessun Dorma

20)  History, how were Queen Victoria and her husband Prince Albert related?  Firt cousins

21)  Food and drink, which fruit is used in the making of a Schwarzwälder Kirschtorte, or in English, Black Forest Gateau?     Cherry

22)  Geography, through which capital city does the River Liffey flow?   Dublin

23)  Literature, ‘The Adventures of Tom Sawyer’ and ‘The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn’ were written by American author Samuel Langhorne Clemens.
By what name is he better known as?   Mark Twain

24)  Brussels, Honiton in Devon and Nottingham are all renowned for which product?   Sprouts?

25)  ♪♫ Deep down in Louisiana close to New Orleans
            Way back up in the woods among the evergreens
            There stood a log cabin made of earth and wood
            Where lived a country boy named……………………♪♫

What song are those the opening lines to?  Johnny B Good

                   
FAMOUS QUOTES BONUS QUESTIONS

BQ1)  Which famous playwright penned the following:-
"If music be the food of love, play on".  Shakespeare

BQ2)  Which famous politician said the following:-
"We shall defend our island, whatever the cost may be, we shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills; we shall never surrender".   Winston Churchill

BQ3)  Which famous scientist and cosmologist, who recently passed away, said the following:-
"We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special".  S Hawking

BQ4)  Which civil rights leader said the following:-
"I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character".   Malcolm X

BQ5)  Which famous politician coined the following phrase:-
"The lady's not for turning".  Margaret Thatcher

STINKER)  What is the collective name for a group of Starlings? Murmuratiojn

A very impressive 25 correct Mester Corks.

Now go back and do the TRICKY, which I missed off the original OP.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 23-3-18

on Fri Mar 23 2018, 20:49
Many thanks Ray for yet another top quiz:TU:
Hoping for wins for Wigin an Bowtn tomorrow
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 23-3-18

on Fri Mar 23 2018, 20:50
@weatherwax wrote:Ye Gods!!!  The Tricky Question isn't "My Lovely Horse" Is It????? Rolling Eyes Rolling Eyes Laughing

Very well done WW .
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