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WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 25-5-18

on Fri 25 May 2018 - 20:00
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WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 25-5-18

1) Which group had a 1978 double ‘A’ side hit with Bicycle Race / Fat Bottomed Girls?

2) Geography, in which European city would you find The Parthenon?

3) TV, Arthur Negus was a television expert in which field?

4) Film, which pop singer featured as the alien Thomas Jerome Newton in the 1976 film ‘The Man Who Fell To Earth’?

5) In cockney rhyming slang, what does ‘whistle and flute’ refer to?

6) Food and drink, from what type of flower is Saffron obtained?

7) Science, in computing terms, what does ROM stand for?

8 ) What European car maker produces the crossover MPV ‘Captur’ model?

9) Sport, which newly promoted side to the Championship play their home matches at Ewood Park?

10) History, what was the name of the Buckinghamshire site which housed personnel from the Government Code and Cypher School during World War II?

11) With a song from the musical 'Joseph and his Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat', who had a 1991 hit with ' Any dream will do'?

12) How would you express this year of 2018 in Roman numerals?

13) Literature, which scientist published ‘On the Origin of Species’, subtitled ‘By Means of Natural Selection’in 1859?

14) The Christian celebration Mardi Gras translates from the French as what?

15) Film, with which world famous Hollywood actress does one associate the words "I want to be alone”?

16) TV, which sitcom actor and comedian fell off a treadmill in Peter Kay's 2005 version of ‘Amarillo’ for Comic Relief?

17) Which Ska band had a 1982 hit with ‘Our House’?

18) Science, Phobos and Deimos are moons of which planet in our solar system?

19) Classical music, who composed the 1725 musical work ‘The Four Seasons’?

20) History, ‘The Yorkshire Ripper’ was the nickname of which British serial killer?

21) Food and drink, what type of fortified wine is made from white grapes that are grown near the town of Jerez de la Frontera in Andalusia, Spain?

22) Geography, The Hague is the seat of the government of which country?

23) Literature, first published in 1911, for which book is J. M. Barrie best known?

24) Which Apollo 11 astronaut did not set foot on the moon?

25) ♪♫As I write this letter
Send my love to you
Remember that I'll always
Be in love with you♪♫

From what Beatles song are those the opening lines?


TV DETECTIVES BONUS QUESTIONS

From the information in the question, name the fictional TV Detectives.

BQ1) Portrayed by Peter Falk from 1971 to 2003, which US Detective famously always wore a raincoat?

BQ2) Starring Tom Selleck and running from 1980 to 1988, which PI lived in Hawaii?

BQ3) Created by Ruth Rendell and running from 1987 to 2000, starring George Baker, the action takes place in the Sussex market town of Kingsmarkham.

BQ4) Running from 2007 to 2017, and set in the North East of England during the period 1964 to 1970, this Inspector was played by Martin Shaw.

BQ5) This Oxford Detective Inspector likes classical music, crosswords and real ale, and has a sidekick called Robbie.

STINKER) On which river does the city of Lincoln stand?

TRICKY) History, when Abel Tasman discovered Tasmania in 1642, what did he call it?

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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 25-5-18

on Sat 26 May 2018 - 9:09
2. Rome
3. Antiques
5. Suit
6. Crocus
9. Blackburn
14. Shrove Tuesday
15. Greta Garbo
16. Tony Christie
17. Madness
20. Peter Sutcliffe
22. Holland

BBQ2 Magnum

Ray sorry I forgot about the quiz last night. It's my age. I have not peeped at anything.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 25-5-18

on Sat 26 May 2018 - 11:56
1. Queen


2. Greece


3. Antiques


4. David Bowie


5. Suit


6. Daffodils


7. Read Only Memory


8. Renault


9. Blackburn Rovers


10. Bletchley Park


11. Brian Adams


12. ?


13. Charles Darwin


14. Great Tuesday


15. Greta Garbo


16. ?


17. Madness


18. Mars


19. Vivaldi


20. Peter Sutcliffe


21. Port?


22. The Netherlands


23. Peter Pan


24. Michael Collins


25. ?


BQ1. Columbo


BQ2. Magnum


BQ3. ?


BQ4. ?


BQ5. Inspector Morse


STINKER: ?


TRICKY: New Holland?
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 25-5-18

on Sat 26 May 2018 - 12:03
Read the question! Greece is not a city!
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 25-5-18

on Sat 26 May 2018 - 12:43
@Lima Lima wrote:Thank you Ray

My favourite time of the week

Thank you LL.

Very well played last night..
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 25-5-18

on Sat 26 May 2018 - 12:49
@Corky Ringspot wrote:[

1)  Which group had a 1978 double ‘A’ side hit with Bicycle Race / Fat Bottomed Girls?  ?????

2)  Geography, in which European city would you find The Parthenon?  Athens

3)  TV, Arthur Negus was a television expert in which field?  Antiques

4)  Film, which pop singer featured as the alien Thomas Jerome Newton in the 1976 film ‘The Man Who Fell To Earth’?  D Bowie.

5)  In cockney rhyming slang, what does ‘whistle and flute’ refer to?    A suit

6)  Food and drink, from what type of flower is Saffron obtained?   Crocus

7)  Science, in computing terms, what does ROM stand for?   Read Only Memory

8 )  What European car  maker produces the crossover MPV ‘Captur’ model?  Seat

9)  Sport, which newly promoted side to the Championship play their home matches at Ewood Park?   Blackburn

10)   History, what was the name of the Buckinghamshire site which housed personnel from the Government Code and Cypher School during World War II?   Bletchley Park

11)  With a song from the musical 'Joseph and his Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat', who had a 1991 hit with ' Any dream will do'?  Jason Donovan

12)  How would you express this year of 2018 in Roman numerals?  MMXVIII
13)  Literature, which scientist published ‘On the Origin of Species’, subtitled ‘By Means of Natural Selection’in 1859?  C Darwin

14)  The Christian celebration Mardi Gras translates from the French as what?  Shrove Tues

15)  Film, with which world famous Hollywood actress does one associate the words "I want to be alone”?  Greta Garbo

16)  TV, which sitcom actor and comedian fell off a treadmill in Peter Kay's 2005 version of ‘Amarillo’ for Comic Relief?   Tony Christie

17)  Which Ska band had a 1982 hit with ‘Our House’?  Madness

18)  Science, Phobos and Deimos are moons of which planet in our solar system?  Mars

19)  Classical music, who composed the 1725 musical work ‘The Four Seasons’?  Vivaldi

20)  History, ‘The Yorkshire Ripper’ was the nickname of which British serial killer?   Peter Sutcliffe

21)  Food and drink, what type of fortified wine is made from white grapes that are grown near the town of Jerez de la Frontera in Andalusia, Spain?  Red Biddy

22)  Geography, The Hague is the seat of the government of which country?  Brussels

23)  Literature, first published in 1911, for which book is J. M. Barrie best known?  Winnie The Pooh

24)  Which Apollo 11 astronaut did not set foot on the moon?  Allen

25)    ♪♫As I write this letter
             Send my love to you
             Remember that I'll always
             Be in love with you♪♫

From what Beatles song are those the opening lines?  ???????


TV DETECTIVES BONUS QUESTIONS

From the information in the question, name the fictional TV Detectives.

BQ1)  Portrayed by Peter Falk from 1971 to 2003, which US Detective famously always wore a raincoat?  Columbo

BQ2)  Starring Tom Selleck and running from 1980 to 1988, which PI lived in Hawaii?  Magnum

BQ3)  Created by Ruth Rendell and running from 1987 to 2000, starring George Baker, the action takes place in the Sussex market town of Kingsmarkham.  Wexford

BQ4)  Running from 2007 to 2017, and set in the North East of England during the period 1964 to 1970, this Inspector was played by Martin Shaw.  George Gently

BQ5)  This Oxford Detective Inspector likes classical music, crosswords and real ale, and has a sidekick called Robbie.  Morse

STINKER)  On which river does the city of Lincoln stand?       Stour

TRICKY)  History, when Abel Tasman discovered Tasmania in 1642, what did he call it?   "a bit of a shithole" Laughing

A really solid bit of quizzing Mester Corks, well done.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 25-5-18

on Sat 26 May 2018 - 12:51
@Corky Ringspot wrote:Thanks again for your hard work, Ray.  

Thank you Corky.

Very well played .
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 25-5-18

on Sat 26 May 2018 - 12:55
@marieM wrote:2. Rome
3. Antiques
5. Suit
6. Crocus
9. Blackburn
14. Shrove Tuesday
15. Greta Garbo
16. Tony Christie
17. Madness
20. Peter Sutcliffe
22. Holland

BBQ2 Magnum

Ray sorry I forgot about the quiz last night.  It's my age.  I have not peeped at anything.

No worries Marie, you came on, that's the most important.

Very well done indeed.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 25-5-18

on Sat 26 May 2018 - 13:00
@Hieronymous wrote:1.  Queen


2. Greece Embarassed Laughing


3. Antiques


4. David Bowie


5. Suit


6. Daffodils


7. Read Only Memory


8. Renault


9. Blackburn Rovers


10. Bletchley Park


11. Brian Adams


12. ?


13. Charles Darwin


14. Great Tuesday


15. Greta Garbo


16. ?


17. Madness


18. Mars


19. Vivaldi


20. Peter Sutcliffe


21. Port?


22. The Netherlands


23. Peter Pan


24. Michael Collins


25. ?


BQ1. Columbo


BQ2. Magnum


BQ3. ?


BQ4. ?


BQ5. Inspector Morse


STINKER: ?


TRICKY: New Holland?

A really good bit of quizzing mon ami.

You usually know your music, but didn't get the Q25 lyrics this week, it's 'PS I Love You'.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 25-5-18

on Sat 26 May 2018 - 13:02
@Hieronymous wrote:Read the question! Greece is not a city!

Yes, slapped wrist is in order Embarassed Laughing
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 25-5-18

on Sat 26 May 2018 - 13:07
Very well done to all last night's and this morning's quizzers,

a very high standard as usual.

Here are the answers:-



WR Friday Night Pub Quiz Answers 25-5-18

1) Which group had a 1978 double ‘A’ side hit with Bicycle Race / Fat Bottomed Girls?
Queen

2) Geography, in which European city would you find The Parthenon?
Athens

3) TV, Arthur Negus was a television expert in which field?
Antiques, specialising in furniture.

4) Film, which pop singer featured as the alien Thomas Jerome Newton in the 1976 film ‘The Man Who Fell To Earth’?
David Bowie

5) In cockney rhyming slang, what does ‘whistle and flute’ refer to?
Suit

6) Food and drink, from what type of flower is Saffron obtained?
Crocus

7) Science, in computing terms, what does ROM stand for?
Read Ony Memory

8 ) What European car maker produces the crossover MPV ‘Captur’ model?
Renault

9) Sport, which newly promoted side to the Championship play their home matches at Ewood Park?
Blackburn Rovers

10) History, what was the name of the Buckinghamshire site which housed personnel from the Government Code and Cypher School during World War II?
Bletchley Park

11) With a song from the musical 'Joseph and his Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat', who had a 1991 hit with ' Any dream will do'?
Jason Donovan

12) How would you express this year of 2018 in Roman numerals?
MMXVIII

13) Literature, which scientist published ‘On the Origin of Species’, subtitled ‘By Means of Natural Selection’in 1859?
Charles Darwin

14) The Christian celebration Mardi Gras translates from the French as what?
Fat Tuesday

15) Film, with which world famous Hollywood actress does one associate the words "I want to be alone”?
Greta Garbo

16) TV, which sitcom actor and comedian fell off a treadmill in Peter Kay's 2005 version of ‘Amarillo’ for Comic Relief?
Ronnie Corbett

17) Which Ska band had a 1982 hit with ‘Our House’?
Madness

18) Science, Phobos and Deimos are moons of which planet in our solar system?
Mars

19) Classical music, who composed the 1725 musical work ‘The Four Seasons’?
Antonio Vivaldi

20) History, ‘The Yorkshire Ripper’ was the nickname of which British serial killer?
Peter Sutcliffe

21) Food and drink, what type of fortified wine is made from white grapes that are grown near the town of Jerez de la Frontera in Andalusia, Spain?
Sherry

22) Geography, The Hague is the seat of the government of which country?
The Netherlands

23) Literature, first published in 1911, for which book is J. M. Barrie best known?
Peter Pan

24) Which Apollo 11 astronaut did not set foot on the moon?
Michael Collins

25) ♪♫As I write this letter
Send my love to you
Remember that I'll always
Be in love with you♪♫

From what Beatles song are those the opening lines?
PS I Love You

TV DETECTIVES BONUS QUESTIONS

From the information in the question, name the fictional TV Detectives.

BQ1) Portrayed by Peter Falk from 1971 to 2003, which US Detective famously always wore a raincoat?
Columbo

BQ2) Starring Tom Selleck and running from 1980 to 1988, which PI lived in Hawaii?
Magnum PI

BQ3) Created by Ruth Rendell and running from 1987 to 2000, starring George Baker, the action takes place in the Sussex market town of Kingsmarkham.
Inspector Reg Wexford

BQ4) Running from 2007 to 2017, and set in the North East of England during the period 1964 to 1970, this Inspector was played by Martin Shaw.
Inspector George Gently

BQ5) This Oxford Detective Inspector likes classical music, crosswords and real ale, and has a sidekick called Robbie.
Inspector Morse

STINKER) On which river does the city of Lincoln stand?
River Whitham

TRICKY) History, when Abel Tasman discovered Tasmania in 1642, what did he call it?
Van Diemen’s Land
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