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WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 30-3-18

on Fri Mar 30 2018, 20:00
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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, 22:39
@Admin wrote: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

Thank you Mrs A.

I was panicking thinking it had already started.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 30-3-18

on Fri Mar 30 2018, 22:40
@weatherwax wrote:Dont worry RMJ. It was motormouse that had got the wrong end of the stick.  Laughing Laughing

I'll look forward to beating you to it tomorrow WW LOL .
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 30-3-18

on Fri Mar 30 2018, 22:42
@maureen wrote:A bit late Ray,but thanks for another belter.  

Ta very much Mo.

See you tomorrow
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 30-3-18

on Fri Mar 30 2018, 23:18
@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 MCLEAN

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

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

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? FISH

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

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

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?

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. THE CHARGE OF THE LIGHT BRIGADE

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? RACHEL

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

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’? TCHAIKOVSKY

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’? BANANA

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? PORCUPINE

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?
NEW ZEALAND'S
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? PENGUINS

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

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 RAY
BEEN OUT CELEBRATING LATICS WIN BRAIN NOT IN GEAR
BUT THANKING YOU FOR TONIGHTS QUIZ.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 30-3-18

on Fri Mar 30 2018, 23:36
@Gassey 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 MCLEAN  

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

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

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? FISH

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

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

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?

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.  THE CHARGE OF THE LIGHT BRIGADE  

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?  RACHEL  

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

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’?   TCHAIKOVSKY  

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’?  BANANA

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?  PORCUPINE

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?
NEW ZEALAND'S
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?  PENGUINS

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

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 RAY
BEEN OUT CELEBRATING LATICS WIN BRAIN NOT IN GEAR
BUT THANKING YOU FOR TONIGHTS  QUIZ.

I was just about to shut up shop for the night  Gassey.

Very well played indeed .

Crackin' win for The Latics
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 30-3-18

on Fri Mar 30 2018, 23:41


WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 30-3-18

1)  Who has a 1971 hit with ‘Vincent’, a song about the painter Vincent van Gogh? Bugger. 'Starry starry night'

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? Phoenix

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

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? Kia

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

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

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

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

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. Charge of the Light Brigade

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’? NNNgg

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? J Denver

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? Capability

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? The Hobbit

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? ????????


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? Raven

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? Albatross

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

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



Cheers Ray. Thanks again.


Struggling a bit. Playing out has knackered me.


Taste Of Honey has just come on tellybox.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 30-3-18

on Sat Mar 31 2018, 04:33
1. Don McClean


2. Malvinas


3. Phoenix Nights??


4. ?


5. Fender? (or is that a mudguard?)


6. Pear


7. Mercury


8. Kia


9. Fulham


10. Alaska


11. The Mikado


12. Saturday?


13. Charge of the Light Brigade


14. Drachma


15. Barbra Streisand


16. ?


17. Bob Dylan


18. Gold I think.


19. Tchaikovsky


20. Capability


21. Bread


22. Venice


23. Lord of the Rings


24. Pig


25. Don't Cry for me Argentina


BQ1. New Zealand


BQ2. Rooks


BQ3. Dodo


BQ4. Penguin


BQ5. Albatross


STINKER: Voltaire


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

on Sat Mar 31 2018, 09:42
Thanks Ray for another brilliant quiz. I meant to type bread not brown for question 21. Have a happy Easter everyone.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 30-3-18

on Sat Mar 31 2018, 09:57
@Corky Ringspot wrote:

WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 30-3-18

1)  Who has a 1971 hit with ‘Vincent’, a song about the painter Vincent van Gogh?  Bugger.  'Starry starry night'  the singer


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?  Phoenix

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

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?   Kia

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

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?   Mikado

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

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.   Charge of the Light Brigade

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’?  NNNgg

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?  J Denver

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?   Capability  

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?  The Hobbit

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?   ????????


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?  Raven

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?   Albatross

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

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



Cheers Ray.  Thanks again.


Struggling a bit.  Playing out has knackered me.


Taste Of Honey has just come on tellybox.

A great bit of quizzing Mester Corks.

A little late for me to mark last night, but well done.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 30-3-18

on Sat Mar 31 2018, 10:08
@Hieronymous wrote:1.  Don  McClean


2. Malvinas


3. Phoenix Nights??  


4. ?


5.  Fender? (or is that a mudguard?)  


6. Pear


7. Mercury


8. Kia


9. Fulham


10. Alaska


11. The Mikado


12. Saturday?


13. Charge of the Light Brigade


14. Drachma


15. Barbra Streisand


16. ?


17. Bob Dylan


18. Gold I think.


19. Tchaikovsky


20. Capability


21. Bread  


22. Venice


23. Lord of the Rings


24. Pig


25. Don't Cry for me Argentina


BQ1. New Zealand


BQ2. Rooks


BQ3. Dodo


BQ4. Penguin  

....................
BQ5. Albatross


STINKER: Voltaire


TRICKY: Doughnut      

A very good bit of quizzing mon ami. well played.

......................................................and in the middle of the night too!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


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

on Sat Mar 31 2018, 10:11
@marieM wrote:Thanks Ray for another brilliant quiz.  I meant to type bread not brown for question 21.  Have a happy Easter everyone.

Thank you very much Marie.

Have a lovely Easter with your family.

Hope to catch you later with 'the words'
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 30-3-18

on Sat Mar 31 2018, 10:41
Very well done to all last night's (and this early morning's) quizzers.

Here are the answers:-



WR Friday Night Pub Quiz Answers 30-3-18

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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?
        Thursday

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.

The Charge of the Light Brigade by Alfred Lord Tennyson  

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’?
Whitney Houston          

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

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’?
           Tchaikovski  

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’?
 Italian white 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?
         The Hobbit

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?
Don’t Cry For Me Argentina / Evita      



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?      [color:c897=#FF0000 Penguins]  

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

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

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