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WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 1-6-18

on Fri Jun 01 2018, 20:00
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A very good Friday Evening to all you Rejects.
I hope I find you well.
Come on down to The Reject’s Bar.
Get settled with a drink.
Let’s get on with a crackin’ quiz.

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WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 1-6-18

1) Which Irish singer / songwriter had a 1972 hit with ‘Alone Again (Naturally)’?

2) Geography, built to represent a cell of an iron crystal for Expo 58, in which European city is the ‘Atomium’ structure?

3) TV, who owned the store in ‘Are You Being Served’?

4) Film, in the Star Wars series of films what is the name of Han Solo’s Wookiee co-pilot?

5) Who was the only American President to resign the presidency?

6) Food and drink, what type of fish is a Sockeye?

7) Science, which planet in our Solar System is called both The Morning and The Evening Star?

8 ) What Asian car manufacturer produces the SUV ‘Shogun’ model?

9) Sport, what is the name of the flat rubber disc which players hit in a game of ice hockey?

10) History. In 1871 who said the famous line “Doctor Livingstone I Presume”?

11) From which 1935 George Gershwin musical does the song ‘Summertime’ come?

12) What food makes up nearly all (around 99%) of a Giant Panda’s diet?

13) Literature, who wrote the 1902 book ‘The Hound Of The Baskervilles’?

14) In cockney rhyming slang, what does ‘frog and toad’ refer to?

15) Film, in which 1991 film do Geena Davis and Susan Sarandon hit the road?

16) TV, running from 1969 to 1979, and revived in 1996, which sitcom starred
Nerys Hughes and Polly James?

17) ‘Money For Nothing’ was a 1985 hit for which band?

18) Science, in mathematical notation, what is meant by three dots in a triangular formation?

19) Which Gilbert and Sullivan comic opera is set in Venice?

20) History, the invasion of which country by Hitler in 1939 started WW2?

21) Food and drink, what are dried plums called?

22) Geography, near which city is the Clifton Suspension Bridge?

23) Literature, which Royally connected author wrote the series of children’s books about Budgie the Little Helicopter?

24) The Americans call this game ‘Tick-Tack-Toe’, what do we call it?

25) ♪♫ At first I was afraid, I was petrified
Kept thinking I could never live without you by my side
But then I spent so many nights thinking how you did me wrong
And I grew strong, and I learned how to get along♪♫

From what song are those the opening lines?


THE HUMING BODY BONUS QUESTIONS

BQ1) ‘Pulmonary’ relates to which part of the human body?

BQ2) What is the medical term for high blood pressure?

BQ3) What is the name given to the fluid surrounding a foetus in the womb?

BQ4) In medicine the MMR vaccination gives protection against which three diseases?

BQ5) What is the scientific name for the kneecap?

STINKER) What was the painter Rembrandt's last name?

TRICKY) In the ‘Herbie’ series of films, what number is painted on Herbie the Beetle?

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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 1-6-18

on Fri Jun 01 2018, 21:15
And Many of them, for a great Grey Cell work out.    I have got the last episode of Pompeii's Final Hours on TV, Its been a brilliant series.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 1-6-18

on Fri Jun 01 2018, 21:15
@Corky Ringspot wrote:I really appreciate your liberal marking, Ray.



I wasn't really throwing stones from my glass house, WW. Very Happy


Yes, I always say it's a bit of fun between friends,

and not to be taken too seriously.

If we were playing for high stakes I would be more ruthless.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 1-6-18

on Fri Jun 01 2018, 21:17
@weatherwax wrote:And Many of them, for a great Grey Cell work out.    I have got the last episode of Pompeii's Final Hours on TV, Its been a brilliant series.

Thank you WW.

A really outstanding bit of quizzing

Perhaps Admin will post a celebration picture.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 1-6-18

on Fri Jun 01 2018, 21:54
18 if the triangle is inverted it means because
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 1-6-18

on Fri Jun 01 2018, 21:59
@myg wrote:18  if the triangle is inverted it  means because

Good to know that myg  

I should have clarified that the triangle is 'regular',  with the base at the bottom,

which means something other than 'because'.  
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 1-6-18

on Fri Jun 01 2018, 22:08
Thanks again Ray always good to relax
with the quiz on Friday night
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 1-6-18

on Fri Jun 01 2018, 22:12
@Gassey wrote:Thanks again Ray always good to relax
with the quiz on Friday night

Thanks Gassey, we aim to please LOL.

Very well played tonight
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 1-6-18

on Sat Jun 02 2018, 07:28
6. Salmon
7. Venus
8. Toyota
9. Puck
10. Dr Watson
12. Bamboo
14. Sword
16. Birds of a Feather
20. Poland
21. Prunes
22. Telford
24. One arm bandit
25. I will survive

BBq1 Lungs
4 Measles, Mumps Rubella
5 Patella
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 1-6-18

on Sat Jun 02 2018, 09:22
@marieM wrote:6. Salmon
7. Venus
8. Toyota
9. Puck
10. Dr Watson
12. Bamboo
14. Sword
16. Birds of a Feather
20. Poland
21. Prunes
22. Telford
24.  One arm bandit
25. I will survive

BBq1 Lungs
      4 Measles, Mumps Rubella
      5 Patella

Morning Marie.

A very good effort, welll done.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 1-6-18

on Sat Jun 02 2018, 10:35
Very well done to all the quizzers.

A very high standard as always.

I'm away in Chester for the rest of the day, so any latecomers will marked later.

Here are the answers:-


WR Friday Night Pub Quiz Answers 1-6-18

1) Which Irish singer / songwriter had a 1972 hit with ‘Alone Again (Naturally)’?
Gilbert O’Sullivan

2) Geography, built to represent a cell of an iron crystal for Expo 58, in which European city is the ‘Atomium’ structure?
Brussels

3) TV, who owned the store in ‘Are You Being Served’?
Young Mister Grace

4) Film, in the Star Wars series of films what is the name of Han Solo’s Wookiee co-pilot?
Chewbacca

5) Who was the only American President to resign the presidency?
Richard Milhous Nixon

6) Food and drink, what type of fish is a Sockeye?
Salmon

7) Science, which planet in our Solar System is called both The Morning and The Evening Star?
Venus

8 ) What Asian car manufacturer produces the SUV ‘Shogun’ model?
Mitsubishi

9) Sport, what is the name of the flat rubber disc which players hit in a game of ice hockey?
Puck

10) History. In 1871 who said the famous line “Doctor Livingstone I Presume”?
Henry Morton Stanley

11) From which 1935 George Gershwin musical does the song ‘Summertime’ come?
Porgy and Bess

12) What food makes up nearly all (around 99%) of a Giant Panda’s diet?
Bamboo

13) Literature, who wrote the 1902 book ‘The Hound Of The Baskervilles’?
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

14) In cockney rhyming slang, what does ‘frog and toad’ refer to?
Road

15) Film, in which 1991 film do Geena Davis and Susan Sarandon hit the road?
Thelma and Louis

16) TV, running from 1969 to 1979, and revived in 1996, which sitcom starred
Nerys Hughes and Polly James?
The Liver Birds

17) ‘Money For Nothing’ was a 1985 hit for which band?
Dire Straits

18) Science, in mathematical notation, what is meant by three dots in a triangular formation?
Therefore

19) Which Gilbert and Sullivan comic opera is set in Venice?
The Gondoliers

20) History, the invasion of which country by Hitler in 1939 started WW2?
Poland

21) Food and drink, what are dried plums called?
Prunes

22) Geography, near which city is the Clifton Suspension Bridge?
Bristol

23) Literature, which Royally connected author wrote the series of children’s books about Budgie the Little Helicopter?
Sarah Ferguson Duchess of York

24) The Americans call this game ‘Tick-Tack-Toe’, what do we call it?
Noughts and crosses

25) ♪♫ At first I was afraid, I was petrified
Kept thinking I could never live without you by my side
But then I spent so many nights thinking how you did me wrong
And I grew strong, and I learned how to get along♪♫

From what song are those the opening lines?
I Will Survive

THE HUMING BODY BONUS QUESTIONS

BQ1) ‘Pulmonary’ relates to which part of the human body?
Lungs

BQ2) What is the medical term for high blood pressure?
Hypertension

BQ3) What is the name given to the fluid surrounding a foetus in the womb?
Amniotic fluid

BQ4) In medicine the MMR vaccination gives protection against which three diseases?
Measles, Mumps and Rubella

BQ5) What is the scientific name for the kneecap?
Patella

STINKER) What was the painter Rembrandt's last name?
Van Ryn

TRICKY) In the ‘Herbie’ series of films, what number is painted on Herbie the Beetle?
53








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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 1-6-18

on Sat Jun 02 2018, 10:46
Thanks Ray for your hard work. Have a good day in Chester.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 1-6-18

on Sat Jun 02 2018, 11:00
Thank you Marie.

We are leaving in the next 10 minutes, hope to catch you later on WW.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 1-6-18

on Sat Jun 02 2018, 13:03
1. Gilbert O'Sullivan


2. Paris?


3. Grace Bros.


4. Chewbacca


5. Richard Nixon


6. Flatfish


7. Venus


8. Kia


9. Puck


10. Stanley


11. Porgy and Bess


12. Bamboo shoots


13. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle


14. Road


15. Sleepless in Seattle?


16. The Liver Birds


17. Dire Straits


18. Therefore


19. HMS Pinafore?


20. Poland


21. Prunes


22. Bristol


23. Sarah Ferguson


24. Noughts and crosses


25. I Will Survive


BQ1. Lungs


BQ2. Hypertension


BQ3. ?


BQ4. Measles/Mumps/Rubella


BQ5. Patella


STINKER: Rembrandt surely?


TRICKY: An idea it was 56
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 1-6-18

on Sat Jun 02 2018, 18:59
@Hieronymous wrote:1. Gilbert O'Sullivan  


2. Paris?


3. Grace Bros. Young Mr Grace actually.


4. Chewbacca


5. Richard Nixon


6. Flatfish


7. Venus


8. Kia


9. Puck


10. Stanley


11. Porgy and Bess


12. Bamboo shoots


13. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle


14. Road


15. Sleepless in Seattle?


16. The Liver Birds


17. Dire Straits


18. Therefore


19. HMS Pinafore?


20. Poland


21. Prunes


22. Bristol


23. Sarah Ferguson


24. Noughts and crosses


25. I Will Survive


BQ1. Lungs


BQ2. Hypertension


BQ3. ?


BQ4. Measles/Mumps/Rubella


BQ5. Patella


STINKER: Rembrandt surely?   No, that was his first name


TRICKY: An idea it was 56  No, but so close


A really excellent bit of quizzing mon ami.

You certainly know your popular music.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 1-6-18

on Sat Jun 02 2018, 21:34
@raymyjamie wrote:
@Hieronymous wrote:1. Gilbert O'Sullivan  


2. Paris?


3. Grace Bros.    Young Mr Grace actually.


4. Chewbacca


5. Richard Nixon


6. Flatfish


7. Venus


8. Kia


9. Puck


10. Stanley


11. Porgy and Bess


12. Bamboo shoots


13. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle


14. Road


15. Sleepless in Seattle?


16. The Liver Birds


17. Dire Straits


18. Therefore


19. HMS Pinafore?


20. Poland


21. Prunes


22. Bristol


23. Sarah Ferguson


24. Noughts and crosses


25. I Will Survive


BQ1. Lungs


BQ2. Hypertension


BQ3. ?


BQ4. Measles/Mumps/Rubella


BQ5. Patella


STINKER: Rembrandt surely?   No, that was his first name


TRICKY: An idea it was 56  No, but so close


A really excellent bit of quizzing mon ami.

You certainly know your popular music.


Comme je lait dit cela dépend de l'époque.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 1-6-18

on Sat Jun 02 2018, 22:23
I got the gist of your response, ie it depends

on the period of the music, but Google translates it as :-

"As I milk says it depends on the time".
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 1-6-18

on Sun Jun 03 2018, 21:45
@raymyjamie wrote:I got the gist of your response, ie it depends

on the period of the music, but Google translates it as :-

"As I milk says it depends on the time".


It would do since that's what it says! Silly bugger I am. "Lait" = milk.

I should've said l'ai
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 1-6-18

on Sun Jun 03 2018, 23:01
A letter missing and an apostrophe added make all the difference.

"As I said it depends on the time".

Much better
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