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WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 15-6-18

on Fri 15 Jun 2018 - 20:00
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WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 15-6-18

1)  Which ex-Beatle had a 1970 number one solo hit with ‘My Sweet Lord’?

2)  Geography, which stretch of water separates Anglesey and Wales?

3)  TV, who is the current host of quiz show QI?

4)  Film, who directed the movies 'Jaws', 'Schindler's List' and 'Jurassic Park'?

5)  What was the name of the first manned lunar landing mission in 1969?

6)  Food and drink, what type of foodstuff Is ‘Feta’

7)  Science, in the human body, Stress, Greenstick and Compound are all types of what?

8 )  'The ultimate driving machine' is an advertising slogan for which make of car?

9)  Sport?, How many points is a bullseye worth in darts?

10)  History, journalists Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward were awarded the Pulitzer prize in 1973 for exposing which scandal?

11)  What musical features 'Some Enchanted Evening' and 'There Is Nothing Like A Dame'?

12)  Which piece on a chessboard makes an ‘L’ shaped move?

13)  Literature, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn were written by American author Samuel Langhorne Clemens. By what name is he better known as?

14)  'Dimanche' is the French word for which day of the week?

15)  Film, which famous American singer played Von Ryan in the 1965 film  'Von Ryan's Express'?

16)  TV, “Who loves ya, baby” was a catchphrase of which lollipop-sucking detective?

17)  Which group had a 1976 hit with ‘Hotel California?’?

18)  Science, diamonds are a form of which chemical elemeny?

19)  Classical music, First performed in 1918, who composed The Planets Suite?

20)  History, a surprise attack in 1941 by the Japanese on which naval base led to the US entering World War II?

21)  Food and drink, which wine can be 'fino' or 'oloroso'?

22)  Geography, by area, what is the largest country in South America?

23)  Literature, which best selling author wrote ‘The Guns of Navarone’, ‘Ice Station Zebra’ and ‘Where Eagles Dare’?

24)  What is the national flower of Wales?

25)  ♪♫ You come on like a dream, peaches and cream
           Lips like strawberry wine
            You're……………………………………………… ♪♫

What song are those the opening lines to?

BEER BONUS QUESTIONS

BQ1)  'Probably the best lager in the world' is the advertising slogan for which brand of lager?

BQ2)  Which beer “refreshes the parts other beers cannot reach”?

BQ3)  “Australians wouldn't give a XXXX for anything else”, was a slogan for what beer?

BQ4)  'The Cream of Manchester' was the phrase for which beer?

BQ5)  Which beer ‘works wonders, so drink one today’?

STINKER)  Which French town is famed for its manufacture of nougat?

TRICKY)  Which city did the Romans call Eboracum?

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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 15-6-18

on Fri 15 Jun 2018 - 21:49
Yes, I'm getting mixed up, it was the chess question.

I queried darts being a sport.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 15-6-18

on Fri 15 Jun 2018 - 21:58
Bugger I missed number 12 .. one up two across something like that The Knight
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 15-6-18

on Fri 15 Jun 2018 - 22:02
@raymyjamie wrote:Yes, I'm getting mixed up, it was the chess question.

I queried darts being a sport.


It has to be!!!! Its the nearest I have ever come to playing any sport.


Well, apart from this and I suppose there is a similarity. Laughing
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 15-6-18

on Fri 15 Jun 2018 - 22:05
It involves some physicality and hand eye co-ordination, so yes it's s port.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 15-6-18

on Fri 15 Jun 2018 - 22:07
@Admin wrote:Bugger I missed number 12 ..  one up two across something like that  The Knight

That's the bunny.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 15-6-18

on Fri 15 Jun 2018 - 22:41
Really pleased with that score. Not my personal best but not far off.

Thanks as always Ray
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 15-6-18

on Sat 16 Jun 2018 - 9:34
1. Ringo
2. Menai Straits
4. Spielberg
6. Cheese
7. Fracture
8. Ferrari
9. 50
10. Watergate
12, Knight
14. Sunday
15. Frank Sinatra
16. Kojal
17. Mamas and Papas
18. Carbon
20. Pearl Harbour
22. Brazil
24. Daffodil
25.

BBq1 Carlsberg
3. Castlemaine
4. Boddingtons
5, Guinness
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 15-6-18

on Sat 16 Jun 2018 - 9:39
Ray

25. Sixteen, you're beautiful and you're mine.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 15-6-18

on Sat 16 Jun 2018 - 9:48
@Lima Lima wrote:Really pleased with that score. Not my personal best but not far off.


Thanks as always Ray

Thanks a lot LL.

Very well done. 

I missed your post last night, I'd had a few scoops.


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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 15-6-18

on Sat 16 Jun 2018 - 9:54
@marieM wrote:1.  Ringo
2.  Menai Straits  
4.  Spielberg
6.  Cheese
7.  Fracture
8.  Ferrari
9.  50
10. Watergate
12,  Knight
14.  Sunday
15.  Frank Sinatra
16.  Kojac
17.  Mamas  and Papas
18.  Carbon
20.  Pearl Harbour
22.  Brazil
24.  Daffodil
25.  

BBq1  Carlsberg
      3. Castlemaine
      4. Boddingtons
    5, Guinness

A really excellent bit of quizzing Marie, very well done.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 15-6-18

on Sat 16 Jun 2018 - 9:58
@marieM wrote:Ray

25.  Sixteen, you're beautiful and you're mine.

I wish I was sixteen Marie!!!!!!!! LOL Laughing
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 15-6-18

on Sat 16 Jun 2018 - 13:02
Very well done to all the quizzers.
I’ve held the answers back for latecomers.
I think most of the regulars have been on on.
Mester Corky and Hiero are probably lying in a shop doorway soaked in their own urine!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!LOL  Laughing
Maureen and Marie were missing last night also, I hope everything is OK.

WR Friday Night Pub Quiz Answers 15-6-18    

1)  Which ex-Beatle had a 1970 number one solo hit with ‘My Sweet Lord’?
George Harrison          

2)  Geography, which stretch of water separates Anglesey and Wales?
      Menai Strait  

3)  TV, who is the current host of quiz show QI?
Sandi Toksvig          

4)  Film, who directed the movies 'Jaws', 'Schindler's List' and 'Jurassic Park'?
Stephen Spielberg          

5)  What was the name of the first manned lunar landing mission in 1969?
 Apollo XI            

6)  Food and drink, what type of foodstuff Is ‘Feta’
        Cheese

7)  Science, in the human body, Stress, Greenstick and Compound are all types of what?
Bone fracture          

8 )  'The ultimate driving machine' is an advertising slogan for which make of car?
 BMW          

9)  Sport?, How many points is a bullseye worth in darts?
        50    

10)  History, journalists Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward were awarded the Pulitzer prize in 1973 for exposing which scandal?
             Watergate  

11)  What musical features 'Some Enchanted Evening' and 'There Is Nothing Like A Dame'?
 South Pacific            

12)  Which piece on a chessboard makes an ‘L’ shaped move?
            Knight  

13)  Literature, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn were written by American author Samuel Langhorne Clemens. By what name is he better known as?
 Mark Twain        

14)  'Dimanche' is the French word for which day of the week?
          Sunday

15)  Film, which famous American singer played Von Ryan in the 1965 film  'Von Ryan's Express'?
  Frank Sinatra              

16)  TV, “Who loves ya, baby” was a catchphrase of which lollipop-sucking detective?
Lt Theo Kojac            

17)  Which group had a 1976 hit with ‘Hotel California?’?
The Eagles            

18)  Science, diamonds are a form of which chemical element?
          Carbon    

19)  Classical music, First performed in 1918, who composed The Planets suite?
           Gustaf Holst

20)  History, a surprise attack in 1941 by the Japanese on which naval base led to the US entering World War II?
Pearl Harbor          

21)  Food and drink, which wine can be 'fino' or 'oloroso'?
          Sherry  

22)  Geography, by area, what is the largest country in South America?
       Brazil    

23)  Literature, which best selling author wrote ‘The Guns of Navarone’, ‘Ice Station Zebra’ and ‘Where Eagles Dare’?
Alistair MacLean            

24)  What is the national flower of Wales?
Daffodil.          

25)  ♪♫ You come on like a dream, peaches and cream
           Lips like strawberry wine
            You're……………………………………………… ♪♫

What song are those the opening lines to?
You’re Sixteen            

BEER BONUS QUESTIONS  

BQ1)  'Probably the best lager in the world' is the advertising slogan for which brand of lager?
      Carlsberg    

BQ2)  Which beer “refreshes the parts other beers cannot reach”?    
Heineken

BQ3)  “Australians wouldn't give a XXXX for anything else”, was a slogan for what beer?
Castlemaine XXXX      

BQ4)  'The Cream of Manchester' was the phrase for which beer?
  Boddingtons  

BQ5)  Which beer ‘works wonders, so drink one today’?
Double Diamond        

STINKER)  Which French town is famed for its manufacture of nougat?    
    Montelimar

TRICKY)  Which city did the Romans call Eboracum?
        York    
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 15-6-18

on Sat 16 Jun 2018 - 18:45
Thanks yet again, Ray.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 15-6-18

on Sat 16 Jun 2018 - 21:50
@Corky Ringspot wrote:

1)  Which ex-Beatle had a 1970 number one solo hit with ‘My Sweet Lord’?  Ringo

2)  Geography, which stretch of water separates Anglesey and Wales?    Menai straits

3)  TV, who is the current host of quiz show QI?   Sandi Toksvig

4)  Film, who directed the movies 'Jaws', 'Schindler's List' and 'Jurassic Park'?    S Spielberg

5)  What was the name of the first manned lunar landing mission in 1969?   Apollo ???NNNNGGGG

6)  Food and drink, what type of foodstuff Is ‘Feta’   cheese

7)  Science, in the human body, Stress, Greenstick and Compound are all types of what?    Fracture

8 )  'The ultimate driving machine' is an advertising slogan for which make of car?  Audi

9)  Sport?, How many points is a bullseye worth in darts?   50

10)  History, journalists Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward were awarded the Pulitzer prize in 1973 for exposing which scandal?     Watergate

11)  What musical features 'Some Enchanted Evening' and 'There Is Nothing Like A Dame'?  South Pacific

12)  Which piece on a chessboard makes an ‘L’ shaped move?  Knight

13)  Literature, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn were written by American author Samuel Langhorne Clemens. By what name is he better known as?   Mark Twain

14)  'Dimanche' is the French word for which day of the week?  Sunday

15)  Film, which famous American singer played Von Ryan in the 1965 film  'Von Ryan's Express'?  Wonderin' star mon. AAAAAGGGGGHHHHHHHHHHHHHH

16)  TV, “Who loves ya, baby” was a catchphrase of which lollipop-sucking detective?  Kojak

17)  Which group had a 1976 hit with ‘Hotel California?’?    Eagles

18)  Science, diamonds are a form of which chemical elemeny?    Carbon

19)  Classical music, First performed in 1918, who composed The Planets Suite?   Holst

20)  History, a surprise attack in 1941 by the Japanese on which naval base led to the US entering World War II?    Pearl Harbour

21)  Food and drink, which wine can be 'fino' or 'oloroso'?     White?

22)  Geography, by area, what is the largest country in South America?   Peru

23)  Literature, which best selling author wrote ‘The Guns of Navarone’, ‘Ice Station Zebra’ and ‘Where Eagles Dare’?  Len Deighton

24)  What is the national flower of Wales?   Daffodil

25)  ♪♫ You come on like a dream, peaches and cream
           Lips like strawberry wine
            You're……………………………………………… ♪♫

What song are those the opening lines to?   Sweet 16

BEER BONUS QUESTIONS

BQ1)  'Probably the best lager in the world' is the advertising slogan for which brand of lager?  Carlsberg

BQ2)  Which beer “refreshes the parts other beers cannot reach”?   Heiniken

BQ3)  “Australians wouldn't give a XXXX for anything else”, was a slogan for what beer?  Castlemaine

BQ4)  'The Cream of Manchester' was the phrase for which beer?   Boddingtons

BQ5)  Which beer ‘works wonders, so drink one today’?     Double Diamond

STINKER)  Which French town is famed for its manufacture of nougat?  ????????/

TRICKY)  Which city did the Romans call Eboracum?    Birmingham


Many apologies Corky, I somehow missed your post last night.

You should have come on and berated me.

Anyroad, you got to be individually marked as recompense
Very well played indeed .
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 15-6-18

on Sat 16 Jun 2018 - 22:18
Only just seen the doorway comment as I looked at the answers.


I stopped a lot of ale from going off last night. But got home in one piece and completely dry.


They say the sign of an alcoholic is green shoes and a rusty fly.


I wear wellies.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 15-6-18

on Sat 16 Jun 2018 - 22:24
Ha ha ha!!!!! V funny Laughing Laughing Laughing
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 15-6-18

on Sun 17 Jun 2018 - 9:23
1. George Harrison


2. Menai Strait


3. ?


4. Spielberg


5. Apollo 11


6. Cheese


7. Fractures


8. BMW?


9. 50


10. Watergate


11. South Pacific


12. Knight


13. Mark Twain


14. Sunday


15. Frank Sinatra?


16. Kojak


17. Eagles


18. Carbon


19. Holzst


20. Pearl Harbour


21. ?


22. Brazil


23. Frederick Forsyth


24. Daffodil


25. Sweet sixteen


BQ1. Carlsberg


BQ2. Heineken


BQ3. Castlemaine


BQ4. Boddingtons


BQ5. Double Diamond


STINKER: ?


TRICKY: York
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 15-6-18

on Sun 17 Jun 2018 - 12:05
@Hieronymous wrote:1. George Harrison


2. Menai Strait


3. ?

:
4. Spielberg


5. Apollo 11


6. Cheese


7. Fractures


8. BMW?

9. 50

10. Watergate


11. South Pacific


12. Knight


13. Mark Twain


14. Sunday


15. Frank Sinatra?


16. Kojak


17. Eagles


18. Carbon


19. Holzst


20. Pearl Harbour


21. ?


22. Brazil


23. Frederick Forsyth


24. Daffodil


25. Sweet sixteen near enough


BQ1. Carlsberg


BQ2. Heineken


BQ3. Castlemaine


BQ4. Boddingtons


BQ5. Double Diamond


STINKER: ?


TRICKY: York


A really good effort mon ami.
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