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WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 30-3-18

on Fri Mar 30 2018, 20:00
A very good Friday evening to you Rejects.                                                                                        
Come down here to the Reject’s Bar.
Make yourself comfy
Get that first drink in.
Let’s have a crackin’ quiz.

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

GOOD LUCK

WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 30-3-18

1)  Who has a 1971 hit with ‘Vincent’, a song about the painter Vincent van Gogh?

2)  Geography, what name does Argentina give to the British Falkland Islands?

3)  TV, which club had Peter Kay and Paddy McGuinness as doormen?

4)  Film, which English film maker directed ‘The Bridge on the River Kwai’, ‘Lawrence of Arabia’ and ‘Doctor Zhivago’?

5)  What do Americans call a bumper on a car?

6)  Food and drink, what type of foodstuff is a Pentland Javelin?

7)  Science, which planet in our Solar System is closest to the Sun?

8 )  What Asian car maker produces the ‘Optima’ saloon model?

9)  Sport, which Championship Football Club’s home ground is Craven Cottage?

10)  History, what area of land was brought by the USA from Russia in 1867 for $7.2 Million?

11)  From which Gilbert and Sullivan comic opera, subtitled ‘The Town of Titipu’, does the song ‘Three Little Maids From School’ come?

12)  Donnerstag is German for which day of the week?

13)  Literature, what famous poem begins with these lines? :-

Half a league, half a league,
Half a league onward,
All in the valley of Death
Rode the six hundred.

14)  What was the currency of Greece before the introduction of the  Euro?

15)  Film, which singer starred with Kevin Costner in the 1992 film ‘The Bodyguard’?

16)  TV, Sarah Lancashire joined Coronation St in 1991, what was the name of her character?

17)  Who wrote the song ‘Mr Tambourine Man’, which was a hit for The Byrds in 1965?

18)  Science, what metal has the chemical symbol Au?

19)  Written to commemorate Russia's defence of its motherland against Napoleon's invading army, who composed the favourite classical piece ‘The 1812 Overture’?

20)  History, by what name was the landscape gardener Lancelot Brown (1716 – 1783) more usually known?

21)  Food and drink, translating as ‘Slipper’ from the Italian, what type of foodstuff is ‘Ciabatta’?

22)  Geography, in which Italian city is the ‘Bridge of Sighs’?

23)  Literature, first published in 1937, what children’s fantasy novel features Bilbo Baggins as the central character?

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

25)  ♪♫It won't be easy, you'll think it strange
          When I try to explain how I feel
          That I still need your love after all that I've done
          You won't believe me, all you will see is a girl you once knew
          Although she's dressed up to the nines
          At sixes and sevens with you
           I had to let it happen, I had to change
          Couldn't stay all my life down at heel
           Looking out of the window, staying out of the sun
           So I chose freedom, running around trying everything new
           But nothing impressed me at all
           I never expected it to ♪♫

From what Andrew Lloyd Webber / Tim Rice musical song are those the opening lines?


BIRDS BONUS QUESTIONS

BQ1)  The Kiwi is a flightless bird that is native to what country?

BQ2)  Which jet-black birds have lived in the Tower of London for centuries?

BQ3)  Often used as a descriptive term for being dead, which large flightless bird, a native of the Island of Mauritius, became extinct in the 1660’s?

BQ4)   Emperor, Rock Hopper and Chinstrap are all types of what bird?

BQ5)  What still living bird has the worlds longest wingspan?

STINKER)  Which French philosopher, mathematician and scientist
(1596 – 1650) coined the phrase "I think, therefore I am"?

TRICKY)  The Government Communications Headquarters, GCHQ,  near Cheltenham is known by what descriptive nickname of its building’s shape?


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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 30-3-18

on Fri Mar 30 2018, 20:15
5. Fender
7. Neptune
9. Fulham
10. Alaska
13. Charge of the Light Brigade
14. Dracma
15. Whitney Houston
19. Handel
20. Capability Brown
21. Brown
22. Venice
23. Lord of the Rings
24. Pig

bbq1. New Zealand
2, Ravens
3, Do Do
4. Penguins
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 30-3-18

on Fri Mar 30 2018, 20:16
Evening, Ray Smile

1) Don McLean 
2)
3) Phoenix nights
4)
5)
6) Asparagus
7) mercury
8 ) Honda
9) 
10) Arctic
11) The Mikado Very Happy
12) Thursday 
13) 
14) dracma
15) Whitney Houston 
16) Racquel 
17) 
18) Gold
19) Tchaikovsky 
20) capability brown
21) bread
22) Venice 
23) the hobbit 
24) Porcine
25) evita
BQ1) New Zealand 
BQ2) ravens
BQ3) dodo
BQ4) penguin
BQ5) albatross

STINKER) rene Descartes
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 30-3-18

on Fri Mar 30 2018, 20:18
1 Don McLean
2 The Maldives
3 The Phoenix
4 David Lean
5 Fender
10 Alaska
11 The Mikado
12 Thursday ?
13 Charge of the light brigade
14 The Drachma
15 Whitney Houston
16 Raquel
19 Tchaikovsky
20 Capability Brown
21 Bread
22 Venice
24 The pig
25 Evita
Bq1..New Zealand
2 Ravens
3 The dodo
4 Penguins
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 30-3-18

on Fri Mar 30 2018, 20:20
@marieM wrote:5. Fender
7. Neptune
9. Fulham
10. Alaska
13. Charge of the Light Brigade
14. Dracma
15. Whitney Houston
19. Handel
20. Capability Brown
21. Brown
22. Venice
23. Lord of the Rings
24. Pig

bbq1. New Zealand
       2, Ravens
       3, Do Do
       4. Penguins

Evening Marie.

13 correct, a really good effort.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 30-3-18

on Fri Mar 30 2018, 20:22
@raymyjamie wrote:A very good Friday evening to you Rejects.                                                                                        
Come down here to the Reject’s Bar.
Make yourself comfy
Get that first drink in.
Let’s have a crackin’ quiz.

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

GOOD LUCK

WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 30-3-18

1)  Who has a 1971 hit with ‘Vincent’, a song about the painter Vincent van Gogh? Donovan?

2)  Geography, what name does Argentina give to the British Falkland Islands? Malvinas

3)  TV, which club had Peter Kay and Paddy McGuinness as doormen? The Phoenix club

4)  Film, which English film maker directed ‘The Bridge on the River Kwai’, ‘Lawrence of Arabia’ and ‘Doctor Zhivago’? Laurence olivier?

5)  What do Americans call a bumper on a car? Fender

6)  Food and drink, what type of foodstuff is a Pentland Javelin? Sausage?

7)  Science, which planet in our Solar System is closest to the Sun? Mercury

8 )  What Asian car maker produces the ‘Optima’ saloon model? Toyota?

9)  Sport, which Championship Football Club’s home ground is Craven Cottage? Fulham

10)  History, what area of land was brought by the USA from Russia in 1867 for $7.2 Million? Alaska?

11)  From which Gilbert and Sullivan comic opera, subtitled ‘The Town of Titipu’, does the song ‘Three Little Maids From School’ come?
The Mikado

12)  Donnerstag is German for which day of the week? Saturday?

13)  Literature, what famous poem begins with these lines? :-

Half a league, half a league,
Half a league onward,
All in the valley of Death
Rode the six hundred.

14)  What was the currency of Greece before the introduction of the  Euro? Dracma?

15)  Film, which singer starred with Kevin Costner in the 1992 film ‘The Bodyguard’? Whitney Houston

16)  TV, Sarah Lancashire joined Coronation St in 1991, what was the name of her character? Raquel?

17)  Who wrote the song ‘Mr Tambourine Man’, which was a hit for The Byrds in 1965? Bob Dylan

18)  Science, what metal has the chemical symbol Au? Gold

19)  Written to commemorate Russia's defence of its motherland against Napoleon's invading army, who composed the favourite classical piece ‘The 1812 Overture’? Mozart?

20)  History, by what name was the landscape gardener Lancelot Brown (1716 – 1783) more usually known? Capability brown

21)  Food and drink, translating as ‘Slipper’ from the Italian, what type of foodstuff is ‘Ciabatta’? Bread

22)  Geography, in which Italian city is the ‘Bridge of Sighs’? Venice?

23)  Literature, first published in 1937, what children’s fantasy novel features Bilbo Baggins as the central character? Lord of the rings

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

25)  ♪♫It won't be easy, you'll think it strange
          When I try to explain how I feel
          That I still need your love after all that I've done
          You won't believe me, all you will see is a girl you once knew
          Although she's dressed up to the nines
          At sixes and sevens with you
           I had to let it happen, I had to change
          Couldn't stay all my life down at heel
           Looking out of the window, staying out of the sun
           So I chose freedom, running around trying everything new
           But nothing impressed me at all
           I never expected it to ♪♫

From what Andrew Lloyd Webber / Tim Rice musical song are those the opening lines? Don’t cry for me Argentina


BIRDS BONUS QUESTIONS

BQ1)  The Kiwi is a flightless bird that is native to what country? New Zealand

BQ2)  Which jet-black birds have lived in the Tower of London for centuries? Ravens

BQ3)  Often used as a descriptive term for being dead, which large flightless bird, a native of the Island of Mauritius, became extinct in the 1660’s? Dodo

BQ4)   Emperor, Rock Hopper and Chinstrap are all types of what bird? Penguin

BQ5)  What still living bird has the worlds longest wingspan? Golden eagle?

STINKER)  Which French philosopher, mathematician and scientist
(1596 – 1650) coined the phrase "I think, therefore I am"? Satre?

TRICKY)  The Government Communications Headquarters, GCHQ,  near Cheltenham is known by what descriptive nickname of its building’s shape?

Today’s answers are brought to you from Chicago o’hare whilst we wait for our flight home. Very difficult today!
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 30-3-18

on Fri Mar 30 2018, 20:25
@jo anne wrote:Evening, Ray Smile

1) Don McLean 
2)
3) Phoenix nights
4)
5)
6) Asparagus
7) mercury
8 ) Honda
9) 
10) Arctic
11) The Mikado Very Happy
12) Thursday 
13) 
14) dracma
15) Whitney Houston 
16) Racquel 
17) 
18) Gold
19) Tchaikovsky 
20) capability brown
21) bread
22) Venice 
23) the hobbit 
24) Porcine
25) evita
BQ1) New Zealand 
BQ2) ravens
BQ3) dodo
BQ4) penguin
BQ5) albatross

STINKER) rene Descartes

Evening Jo Anne.

I make that a most excellent 22 correct, very well done.

I given you a mark for Q25, but I wanted the name of the song.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 30-3-18

on Fri Mar 30 2018, 20:25
@raymyjamie wrote:A very good Friday evening to you Rejects.                                                                                        
Come down here to the Reject’s Bar.
Make yourself comfy
Get that first drink in.
Let’s have a crackin’ quiz.

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

GOOD LUCK

WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 30-3-18

1)  Who has a 1971 hit with ‘Vincent’, a song about the painter Vincent van Gogh?..DON MCCLEAN

2)  Geography, what name does Argentina give to the British Falkland Islands?

3)  TV, which club had Peter Kay and Paddy McGuinness as doormen?

4)  Film, which English film maker directed ‘The Bridge on the River Kwai’, ‘Lawrence of Arabia’ and ‘Doctor Zhivago’?

5)  What do Americans call a bumper on a car?..FENDER

6)  Food and drink, what type of foodstuff is a Pentland Javelin?..PEAR

7)  Science, which planet in our Solar System is closest to the Sun?...MERCURY

8 )  What Asian car maker produces the ‘Optima’ saloon model?

9)  Sport, which Championship Football Club’s home ground is Craven Cottage?

10)  History, what area of land was brought by the USA from Russia in 1867 for $7.2 Million?..ALASKA

11)  From which Gilbert and Sullivan comic opera, subtitled ‘The Town of Titipu’, does the song ‘Three Little Maids From School’ come?

The Mikado, HOW DID I GUES

12)  Donnerstag is German for which day of the week?..FRIDAY

13)  Literature, what famous poem begins with these lines? :-

Half a league, half a league,
Half a league onward,
All in the valley of Death
Rode the six hundred.

14)  What was the currency of Greece before the introduction of the  Euro?..DRACHMA

15)  Film, which singer starred with Kevin Costner in the 1992 film ‘The Bodyguard’?..WITNE HOUSTAN

16)  TV, Sarah Lancashire joined Coronation St in 1991, what was the name of her character?..RACHELE

17)  Who wrote the song ‘Mr Tambourine Man’, which was a hit for The Byrds in 1965?..DYLAN

18)  Science, what metal has the chemical symbol Au?..GOLD

19)  Written to commemorate Russia's defence of its motherland against Napoleon's invading army, who composed the favourite classical piece ‘The 1812 Overture’?..TCHYCOVSKY.SPELLAGE Very Happy

20)  History, by what name was the landscape gardener Lancelot Brown (1716 – 1783) more usually known?

21)  Food and drink, translating as ‘Slipper’ from the Italian, what type of foodstuff is ‘Ciabatta’?..BREAD

22)  Geography, in which Italian city is the ‘Bridge of Sighs’?

23)  Literature, first published in 1937, what children’s fantasy novel features Bilbo Baggins as the central character?

24)  To what animal does the adjective ‘Porcine’ refer?..PIG

25)  ♪♫It won't be easy, you'll think it strange
          When I try to explain how I feel
          That I still need your love after all that I've done
          You won't believe me, all you will see is a girl you once knew
          Although she's dressed up to the nines
          At sixes and sevens with you
           I had to let it happen, I had to change
          Couldn't stay all my life down at heel
           Looking out of the window, staying out of the sun
           So I chose freedom, running around trying everything new
           But nothing impressed me at all
           I never expected it to ♪♫

From what Andrew Lloyd Webber / Tim Rice musical song are those the opening lines?..EVITA


BIRDS BONUS QUESTIONS

BQ1)  The Kiwi is a flightless bird that is native to what country?..AUSTRALIA

BQ2)  Which jet-black birds have lived in the Tower of London for centuries?..RAVENS

BQ3)  Often used as a descriptive term for being dead, which large flightless bird, a native of the Island of Mauritius, became extinct in the 1660’s?...DODO my daughter had her drawing of a dodo displayed in the british high commisioners office in Blantyre.

BQ4)   Emperor, Rock Hopper and Chinstrap are all types of what bird?

BQ5)  What still living bird has the worlds longest wingspan?

STINKER)  Which French philosopher, mathematician and scientist
(1596 – 1650) coined the phrase "I think, therefore I am"?

TRICKY)  The Government Communications Headquarters, GCHQ,  near Cheltenham is known by what descriptive nickname of its building’s shape?
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 30-3-18

on Fri Mar 30 2018, 20:27
@maureen wrote:1 Don McLean
2 The Maldives
3 The Phoenix
4 David Lean
5 Fender
10 Alaska
11 The Mikado
12 Thursday ?
13 Charge of the light brigade
14 The Drachma
15 Whitney Houston
16 Raquel
19 Tchaikovsky
20 Capability Brown
21 Bread
22 Venice
24 The pig
25 Evita
Bq1..New Zealand
    2 Ravens
    3 The dodo
    4 Penguins

Evening Mo.

A most excellent 21 correct, very well done.
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Re: Friday Night Pub Quiz

on Fri Mar 30 2018, 20:29
2) Islas Malvinas
4) David Lean
7) Mercury
8 ) Kia?
9) Fulham F.C
10) Alaska
11) The Mikado
12) Thursday
13) Charge of the Light Brigade
14) Drachma
15) Whitney Houston
18) Gold
19) Tchaikovsky
20) Capability Brown
22) Venice
23) The Hobbit
24) Pig?

BQ1) New Zealand
BQ2) Ravens
BQ3) Dodo
BQ4) Penguin
BQ5) Albatros


Tricky - The Doughnut
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 30-3-18

on Fri Mar 30 2018, 20:31
@Lima Lima wrote:
@raymyjamie wrote:A very good Friday evening to you Rejects.                                                                                        
Come down here to the Reject’s Bar.
Make yourself comfy
Get that first drink in.
Let’s have a crackin’ quiz.

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

GOOD LUCK

WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 30-3-18

1)  Who has a 1971 hit with ‘Vincent’, a song about the painter Vincent van Gogh? Donovan?

2)  Geography, what name does Argentina give to the British Falkland Islands? Malvinas

3)  TV, which club had Peter Kay and Paddy McGuinness as doormen? The Phoenix club

4)  Film, which English film maker directed ‘The Bridge on the River Kwai’, ‘Lawrence of Arabia’ and ‘Doctor Zhivago’? Laurence olivier?

5)  What do Americans call a bumper on a car? Fender

6)  Food and drink, what type of foodstuff is a Pentland Javelin? Sausage?

7)  Science, which planet in our Solar System is closest to the Sun? Mercury

8 )  What Asian car maker produces the ‘Optima’ saloon model? Toyota?

9)  Sport, which Championship Football Club’s home ground is Craven Cottage? Fulham

10)  History, what area of land was brought by the USA from Russia in 1867 for $7.2 Million? Alaska?

11)  From which Gilbert and Sullivan comic opera, subtitled ‘The Town of Titipu’, does the song ‘Three Little Maids From School’ come?
The Mikado

12)  Donnerstag is German for which day of the week? Saturday?

13)  Literature, what famous poem begins with these lines? :-

Half a league, half a league,
Half a league onward,
All in the valley of Death
Rode the six hundred.

14)  What was the currency of Greece before the introduction of the  Euro? Dracma?

15)  Film, which singer starred with Kevin Costner in the 1992 film ‘The Bodyguard’? Whitney Houston

16)  TV, Sarah Lancashire joined Coronation St in 1991, what was the name of her character? Raquel?

17)  Who wrote the song ‘Mr Tambourine Man’, which was a hit for The Byrds in 1965? Bob Dylan

18)  Science, what metal has the chemical symbol Au? Gold

19)  Written to commemorate Russia's defence of its motherland against Napoleon's invading army, who composed the favourite classical piece ‘The 1812 Overture’? Mozart?

20)  History, by what name was the landscape gardener Lancelot Brown (1716 – 1783) more usually known? Capability brown

21)  Food and drink, translating as ‘Slipper’ from the Italian, what type of foodstuff is ‘Ciabatta’? Bread

22)  Geography, in which Italian city is the ‘Bridge of Sighs’? Venice?

23)  Literature, first published in 1937, what children’s fantasy novel features Bilbo Baggins as the central character? Lord of the rings

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

25)  ♪♫It won't be easy, you'll think it strange
          When I try to explain how I feel
          That I still need your love after all that I've done
          You won't believe me, all you will see is a girl you once knew
          Although she's dressed up to the nines
          At sixes and sevens with you
           I had to let it happen, I had to change
          Couldn't stay all my life down at heel
           Looking out of the window, staying out of the sun
           So I chose freedom, running around trying everything new
           But nothing impressed me at all
           I never expected it to ♪♫

From what Andrew Lloyd Webber / Tim Rice musical song are those the opening lines? Don’t cry for me Argentina


BIRDS BONUS QUESTIONS

BQ1)  The Kiwi is a flightless bird that is native to what country? New Zealand

BQ2)  Which jet-black birds have lived in the Tower of London for centuries? Ravens

BQ3)  Often used as a descriptive term for being dead, which large flightless bird, a native of the Island of Mauritius, became extinct in the 1660’s? Dodo

BQ4)   Emperor, Rock Hopper and Chinstrap are all types of what bird? Penguin

BQ5)  What still living bird has the worlds longest wingspan? Golden eagle?

STINKER)  Which French philosopher, mathematician and scientist
(1596 – 1650) coined the phrase "I think, therefore I am"? Satre?

TRICKY)  The Government Communications Headquarters, GCHQ,  near Cheltenham is known by what descriptive nickname of its building’s shape?

Today’s answers are brought to you from Chicago o’hare whilst we wait for our flight home. Very difficult today!

A very solid bit of quizzing LL.

20 correct, very well done.

Hope your flight is not delayed.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 30-3-18

on Fri Mar 30 2018, 20:36
@Admin wrote:
@raymyjamie wrote:A very good Friday evening to you Rejects.                                                                                        
Come down here to the Reject’s Bar.
Make yourself comfy
Get that first drink in.
Let’s have a crackin’ quiz.

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

GOOD LUCK

WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 30-3-18

1)  Who has a 1971 hit with ‘Vincent’, a song about the painter Vincent van Gogh?..DON MCCLEAN

2)  Geography, what name does Argentina give to the British Falkland Islands?

3)  TV, which club had Peter Kay and Paddy McGuinness as doormen?

4)  Film, which English film maker directed ‘The Bridge on the River Kwai’, ‘Lawrence of Arabia’ and ‘Doctor Zhivago’?

5)  What do Americans call a bumper on a car?..FENDER

6)  Food and drink, what type of foodstuff is a Pentland Javelin?..PEAR

7)  Science, which planet in our Solar System is closest to the Sun?...MERCURY

8 )  What Asian car maker produces the ‘Optima’ saloon model?

9)  Sport, which Championship Football Club’s home ground is Craven Cottage?

10)  History, what area of land was brought by the USA from Russia in 1867 for $7.2 Million?..ALASKA

11)  From which Gilbert and Sullivan comic opera, subtitled ‘The Town of Titipu’, does the song ‘Three Little Maids From School’ come?

The Mikado, HOW DID I GUES

12)  Donnerstag is German for which day of the week?..FRIDAY

13)  Literature, what famous poem begins with these lines? :-

Half a league, half a league,
Half a league onward,
All in the valley of Death
Rode the six hundred.

14)  What was the currency of Greece before the introduction of the  Euro?..DRACHMA

15)  Film, which singer starred with Kevin Costner in the 1992 film ‘The Bodyguard’?..WITNE HOUSTAN

16)  TV, Sarah Lancashire joined Coronation St in 1991, what was the name of her character?..RACHELE

17)  Who wrote the song ‘Mr Tambourine Man’, which was a hit for The Byrds in 1965?..DYLAN

18)  Science, what metal has the chemical symbol Au?..GOLD

19)  Written to commemorate Russia's defence of its motherland against Napoleon's invading army, who composed the favourite classical piece ‘The 1812 Overture’?..TCHYCOVSKY.SPELLAGE Very Happy

20)  History, by what name was the landscape gardener Lancelot Brown (1716 – 1783) more usually known?

21)  Food and drink, translating as ‘Slipper’ from the Italian, what type of foodstuff is ‘Ciabatta’?..BREAD

22)  Geography, in which Italian city is the ‘Bridge of Sighs’?

23)  Literature, first published in 1937, what children’s fantasy novel features Bilbo Baggins as the central character?

24)  To what animal does the adjective ‘Porcine’ refer?..PIG

25)  ♪♫It won't be easy, you'll think it strange
          When I try to explain how I feel
          That I still need your love after all that I've done
          You won't believe me, all you will see is a girl you once knew
          Although she's dressed up to the nines
          At sixes and sevens with you
           I had to let it happen, I had to change
          Couldn't stay all my life down at heel
           Looking out of the window, staying out of the sun
           So I chose freedom, running around trying everything new
           But nothing impressed me at all
           I never expected it to ♪♫

From what Andrew Lloyd Webber / Tim Rice musical song are those the opening lines?..EVITA


BIRDS BONUS QUESTIONS

BQ1)  The Kiwi is a flightless bird that is native to what country?..AUSTRALIA

BQ2)  Which jet-black birds have lived in the Tower of London for centuries?..RAVENS

BQ3)  Often used as a descriptive term for being dead, which large flightless bird, a native of the Island of Mauritius, became extinct in the 1660’s?...DODO my daughter had her drawing of a dodo displayed in the british high commisioners office in Blantyre.

BQ4)   Emperor, Rock Hopper and Chinstrap are all types of what bird?

BQ5)  What still living bird has the worlds longest wingspan?

STINKER)  Which French philosopher, mathematician and scientist
(1596 – 1650) coined the phrase "I think, therefore I am"?

TRICKY)  The Government Communications Headquarters, GCHQ,  near Cheltenham is known by what descriptive nickname of its building’s shape?


Evening Mrs A.

A most excellent 16 correct, well done.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 30-3-18

on Fri Mar 30 2018, 20:38
@AWP1983 wrote:2) Islas Malvinas
4) David Lean
7) Mercury
8 ) Kia?
9) Fulham F.C
10) Alaska
11) The Mikado
12) Thursday
13) Charge of the Light Brigade
14) Drachma
15) Whitney Houston
18) Gold
19) Tchaikovsky
20) Capability Brown
22) Venice
23) The Hobbit
24) Pig?

BQ1) New Zealand
BQ2) Ravens
BQ3) Dodo
BQ4) Penguin
BQ5) Albatros


Tricky - The Doughnut

AWP, a brilliant 23 correct, very well done.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 30-3-18

on Fri Mar 30 2018, 20:46
Thanks, Ray Smile

I missed “song” Embarassed 25) Don’t cry for me Argentina
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Re: Friday Night Pub Quiz

on Fri Mar 30 2018, 20:49
Great Quiz tonight Very Happy Thank you Ray, and wishing you and everyone here a Happy Easter.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 30-3-18

on Fri Mar 30 2018, 20:51
@jo anne wrote:Thanks, Ray Smile

I missed “song”  Embarassed 25) Don’t cry for me Argentina

That's the bunny JA

I put "what musical song" for the question, it's easy to misinterpret.

Very well played tonight.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 30-3-18

on Fri Mar 30 2018, 20:52
@AWP1983 wrote:Great Quiz tonight  Very Happy  Thank you Ray, and wishing you and everyone here a Happy Easter.

AWP, thanks a lot.

You have a great Easter too
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 30-3-18

on Fri Mar 30 2018, 21:33
1. Don Mc Clean
2. The Malvinas
3. The Phoenix
4. David Lean
5. A Fender
6. A Potato
7. Mercury
8. Kia       
9. Fulham  (Questions 8 and 9 supplied by motormouse)
10. Alaska ????
11. The Mikado
12. Thursday
13. The Charge of the Light Brigade
14. Drachma
15. Whitney Houston
16. Raquel Wolstenhulme  (Spellage, couldn't you have asked what her married name was. Rolling Eyes )
17.
18. Gold
19. Tchaikovsky
20. Capability Brown
21. Bread
22. Venice
23. The Hobbit
24. Pigs
25. Don't Cry For Me Argentina

Bonus Questions.
1. New Zealand
2. Ravens
3. Dodo
4. Penguins
5. Albatross

Stinker:= Descartes
Tricky:= The Doughnut


Sorry I'm late. Always the same when motormouse is on holiday. Laughing Laughing
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 30-3-18

on Fri Mar 30 2018, 21:34
No we’re on schedule. Can’t afford a delay. We’ve only got 50 mins to get on our connecting flight in Brussels!

It might be a bit of a mad dash.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 30-3-18

on Fri Mar 30 2018, 21:41
@weatherwax wrote:1. Don Mc Clean  
2. The Malvinas
3. The Phoenix
4. David Lean
5. A Fender
6. A Potato
7. Mercury
8. Kia          Well done Motormouse    
9. Fulham  (Questions 8 and 9 supplied by motormouse)
10. Alaska ????  
11. The Mikado
12. Thursday
13. The Charge of the Light Brigade
14. Drachma
15. Whitney Houston
16. Raquel Wolstenhulme  (Spellage, couldn't you have asked what her married name was. Rolling Eyes )
17.
18. Gold
19. Tchaikovsky
20. Capability Brown
21. Bread
22. Venice
23. The Hobbit
24. Pigs
25. Don't Cry For Me Argentina      most have answered 'Evita' which I've allowed

Bonus Questions.
1. New Zealand
2. Ravens
3. Dodo
4. Penguins
5. Albatross

Stinker:= Descartes  
Tricky:= The Doughnut    

Sorry I'm late. Always the same when motormouse is on holiday. Laughing Laughing

Evening WW.


I was just about to send a search party out LOL.

Brilliant quizzing as ever, and you got individually marked too.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 30-3-18

on Fri Mar 30 2018, 22:11
Thanks RMJ. although Motormouse frightened the life out of me before. I was in the kitchen, and he popped on to see if there was a quiz tonight, I think he also saw the Easter Egg Hunt thread, and told me it had been posted this afternoon, I couldn't get out of the kitchen quick enough, I thought you had a full Afternoons lead on me. 
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 30-3-18

on Fri Mar 30 2018, 22:17
I'm panicking now, I went on earlier today and I don't think

the Easter Hunt had started.

I won't be doing anything tonight, I'm exhausted with the quiz,

so hopefully will start tomorrow.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 30-3-18

on Fri Mar 30 2018, 22:21
Bloodyell chomping at the bit I see Very Happy Very Happy  I'll post it on Saturday evening.

Where's my manners? Thanks for a cracking quiz RMJ cheers
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 30-3-18

on Fri Mar 30 2018, 22:26
Dont worry RMJ. It was motormouse that had got the wrong end of the stick.  Laughing Laughing
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 30-3-18

on Fri Mar 30 2018, 22:28
A bit late Ray,but thanks for another belter.
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