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Raymyjamie's Friday Night Quiz.

on Fri May 11 2018, 19:59
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A very good Friday evening to you lovely Rejects
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WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 11-5-18

1) Which group had a 1967 hit single with ‘A Whiter Shade of Pale’?

2) Geography, by what English name is the Welsh mountain Yr Wyddfa known?

3) TV, What were the names of Tom and Barbara Good’s neighbours in "The Good Life"?

4) Film, which actor played the graduate in the 1968 film of the same name?

5) Marco Polo gives his name to which Italian city airport?

6) Food and drink, what type of fish is smoked to make a kipper?

7) Science, what is the Fahrenheit temperature equivalent of one hundred degrees Celsius?

8 ) What car manufacturer produces a range of models badged as Insignia’?

9) Sport, The Lakeside Country Club in Frimley Green, Surrey has been the home to what kind of sporting event since 1986?.

10) History, in which battle was Horatio Nelson fatally wounded?

11) From what 1964 film musical does the song ‘A Spoonful of Sugar’ come?

12) What is a ' Skean-dhu'?

13) Literature, which literary character is Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s most famous creation?

14) How is the London Orbital better known?

15) Film, Renée Zellweger starred as which character in three films in 2001, 2004 and 2016?

16) TV, by what title were the TV chefs Clarissa Dickson-Wright and Jennifer Paterson known?

17) What was the title of The Beatles first single for EMI, released in 1962?

18) Science, what is the base unit of mass in the SI (Système Internationale) metric system?

19) Which Gilbert & Sullivan comic opera is set in Japan?

20) History, who was the first wife of Henry VIII?

21) Food drink, what were Oast Houses used to dry?

22) Geography, what do the Japanese people call their own country?

23) Literature, in which Shakespeare play does the line “To be or not to be, that is the question” appear?

25) ♪♫ Picture yourself in a boat on a river.
With tangerine trees and marmalade skies
Somebody calls you, you answer quite slowly.
A girl with kaleidoscope eyes. ♪♫

What song are those the opening lines to?

ANIMALS BONUS QUESTIONS

BQ1) What unit of measurement (equivalent to 4”) is used to measure the height of a horse?

BQ2) To what animal does the adjective ‘Vulpine’ refer?

BQ3) Gloucester Old Spot, Vietnamese Pot Bellied and British Saddleback are all breeds of what farm animal?

BQ4) Which breed of cat has no tail?

BQ5) Which animal’s names translates from the Afrikaans language as ‘Earth Pig’?

STINKER) What type of cheese did Samuel Pepys allegedly bury in his garden during the Great Fire of London?

TRICKY) Olympus Mons is the highest mountain on which planet in our solar system?



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Re: Raymyjamie's Friday Night Quiz.

on Sat May 12 2018, 12:09
@marieM wrote:1. Procol Harem
2. Snowdonia
4. Dustin Hoffman
6. Herring
9. Golf
10. Trafalgar
11. Mary Poppins
13. Sherlock Holmes
14. Underground
16. Two Fat Ladies
17. Love me do
20. Anne Boleyn

BBq 1. Hand
        2. Wolf
        3, Pig
        4. Manx    12/ 31
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Re: Raymyjamie's Friday Night Quiz.

on Sat May 12 2018, 12:13
I dont think anyone else will be coming on now, so here are the answers.......

WR Friday Night Pub Quiz Answers 11-5-18

1) Which group had a 1967 hit single with ‘A Whiter Shade of Pale’?
Procol Harum

2) Geography, by what English name is the Welsh mountain Yr Wyddfa known?
Snowdon

3) TV, What were the names of Tom and Barbara Good’s neighbours in "The Good Life"?
Margot and Gerry Leadbetter

4) Film, which actor played the graduate in the 1968 film of the same name?
Dustin Hoffman

5) Marco Polo gives his name to which Italian city airport?
Venice

6) Food and drink, what type of fish is smoked to make a kipper?
Herring

7) Science, what is the Fahrenheit temperature equivalent of one hundred degrees Celsius?
212 degrees Fahrenheit (Boiling point of water)

8 ) What car manufacturer produces a range of models badged as Insignia’?
Vauxhall

9) Sport, The Lakeside Country Club in Frimley Green, Surrey has been the home to what kind of sporting event since 1986?.
Darts, specifically the BDO World Darts Championship

10) History, in which battle was Horatio Nelson fatally wounded?
Battle of Trafalgar

11) From what 1964 film musical does the song ‘A Spoonful of Sugar’ come?
Mary Poppins

12) What is a ' Skean-dhu'?
The ceremonial dagger worn as part of the traditional Scottish dress

13) Literature, which literary character is Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s most famous creation? Sherlock Holmes

14) How is the London Orbital better known?
M25

15) Film, Renée Zellweger starred as which character in three films in 2001, 2004 and 2016?
Bridget Jones

16) TV, by what title were the TV chefs Clarissa Dickson-Wright and Jennifer Paterson known?
Two Fat Ladies

17) What was the title of The Beatles first single for EMI, released in 1962?
Love Me Do

18) Science, what is the base unit of mass in the SI (Système Internationale) metric system?
Kilogram

19) Which Gilbert & Sullivan comic opera is set in Japan?
The Mikado

20) History, who was the first wife of Henry VIII?
Catherine of Aragon

21) Food drink, what were Oast Houses used to dry?
Hops

22) Geography, what do the Japanese people call their own country?
Nippon / Nippon-koku or Nihon-koku, literally ‘The State of Japan’

23) Literature, in which Shakespeare play does the line “To be or not to be, that is the question” appear?
Hamlet

25) ♪♫ Picture yourself in a boat on a river.
With tangerine trees and marmalade skies
Somebody calls you, you answer quite slowly.
A girl with kaleidoscope eyes. ♪♫

What song are those the opening lines to?
Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds


ANIMALS BONUS QUESTIONS

BQ1) What unit of measurement (equivalent to 4”) is used to measure the height of a horse?
Hand

BQ2) To what animal does the adjective ‘Vulpine’ refer?
Fox

BQ3) Gloucester Old Spot, Vietnamese Pot Bellied and British Saddleback are all breeds of what farm animal?
Pigs

BQ4) Which breed of cat has no tail?
Manx Cat

BQ5) Which animal’s names translates from the Afrikaans language as ‘Earth Pig’?
Aadvark

STINKER) What type of cheese did Samuel Pepys allegedly bury in his garden during the Great Fire of London?
Parmesan

TRICKY) Olympus Mons is the highest mountain on which planet in our solar system?
Mars
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Re: Raymyjamie's Friday Night Quiz.

on Sat May 12 2018, 12:33
Divide by 5, multiply by 9 and add 32!
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Re: Raymyjamie's Friday Night Quiz.

on Sat May 12 2018, 16:18
Weatherwax, thank you so much for your hard work and holding the answers back
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Re: Raymyjamie's Friday Night Quiz.

on Sat May 12 2018, 18:07
You are very welcome marieM.  Very Happy
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