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WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 23-3-18

on Fri Mar 23 2018, 20:00
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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, 20:52
@Corky Ringspot wrote:Just seen your edit s I went to check the answers, Ray

Ted & Dougal's song was 'My Lovely Horse'


Cracking quiz, again.

Thank You Corky.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 23-3-18

on Fri Mar 23 2018, 20:56
@Gassey wrote:Many thanks Ray for yet another top quiz:TU:
Hoping for wins for Wigin an Bowtn tomorrow

Thank you Gassey.

I don't think there are any Premiership and Championship matches on due to

England Internal matches, but I can't understand why they don't play

Championship games because how many players are in the England

team from that division?
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 23-3-18

on Fri Mar 23 2018, 21:04
Steptoe has just started on 'Yesterday'

The scrabble episode. Very Happy Very Happy Very Happy
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 23-3-18

on Fri Mar 23 2018, 21:08
Yes,  Albert  puts all rude words on LOL Laughing

I suspect it was a bit risque for its time.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 23-3-18

on Fri Mar 23 2018, 21:09
Thanks for another cracker Ray...'see you tomorrow'.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 23-3-18

on Fri Mar 23 2018, 21:12
@maureen wrote:Thanks for another cracker Ray...'see you tomorrow'.

Thanks ever so Our Mo.

Very well played tonight

See you tomorrow.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 23-3-18

on Fri Mar 23 2018, 21:42
Amateur Dramatic episode just come on.


Name on stable door 'Delilah'
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 23-3-18

on Fri Mar 23 2018, 22:24

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

Buggers I thought it was all Kinds of everything. I saw WW answer.

Thanks for a beltin fri night quiz RMJ
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 23-3-18

on Fri Mar 23 2018, 22:35
@Admin wrote:
TRICKY) TV, what was the name of the Irish Eurovision song that Ted and Dougal sang in an episode of Father Ted?

Buggers I thought it was all Kinds of everything. I saw WW  answer.

Thanks for a beltin fri night quiz RMJ

Thank you very much Mrs A.

Yes, 'My Lovely Horse' was the answer, a funny spoof song.

I'll hold the answers back a little longer, there'e somebody who hasn't been on,

no names no pack drill!!!!!!!!!!!! LOL Laughing
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 23-3-18

on Sat Mar 24 2018, 06:20
1. Gilbert O'Sullivan


2. Sri Lanka


3. Blockbusters


4. Robin Williams


5. Pegasus


6. Meat?


7. 32


8. Kia?


9. Crystal Palace


10. English Channel


11. Phantom of the Opera


12. Lufthansa


13. Big Friendly Giant


14. Cain


15. Superman


16. DAMN!!


17. Madonna


18. Random Access Memory


19. ?


20. Cousins


21. Blackberries


22. Dublin


23. Mark Twain


24. Lace


25. Johnny B. Goode


BQ1. Shakespeare


BQ2. Winston Churchill


BQ3. Stephen Hawkings


BQ4. Martin Luther King


BQ5. Margaret Thatcher


STINKER: ?


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

on Sat Mar 24 2018, 09:43
@Hieronymous wrote:1. Gilbert O'Sullivan


2. Sri Lanka


3. Blockbusters


4. Robin Williams


5. Pegasus


6. Meat?


7. 32


8. Kia?


9. Crystal Palace


10. English Channel


11. Phantom of the Opera


12. Lufthansa


13. Big Friendly Giant


14. Cain


15. Superman


16. DAMN!!


17. Madonna


18. Random Access Memory


19. ?


20. Cousins


21. Blackberries


22. Dublin


23. Mark Twain


24. Lace


25. Johnny B. Goode


BQ1. Shakespeare


BQ2. Winston Churchill


BQ3. Stephen Hawkings


BQ4. Martin Luther King  


BQ5. Margaret Thatcher


STINKER: ?


TRICKY: ?


A really good effort mon ami.

Your best mate WW will be impressed LOL  Laughing
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 23-3-18

on Sat Mar 24 2018, 09:48
Very well done to all last night's (and this morning's) quizzers

Here are the answers:-


WR Friday Night Pub Quiz Answers 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?
Twelve pairs = 24

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.
The English Channel

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

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?
First cousins

21) Food and drink, which fruit is used in the making of a Schwarzwälder Kirschtorte, or in English, Black Forest Gateau?
Black 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".
William 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".
Steven 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".
Margaret Thatcher

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

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


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