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WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 22-6-18

on Fri Jun 22 2018, 20:00
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WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 22-6-18

1) Who had a 1964 hit with 'The House of the Rising Sun'?

2) Geography, San Diego is in which US state?

3) TV, which television program ended with the line “Time for bed said Zebedee”?

4) Film, which 1972 film starring Burt Reynolds and John Voight features the music `Dueling Banjos`?

5) What is the Japanese art-form of paper folding called?

6) Food and drink, what do wine buffs call the scent given off by wine?

7) In medicine, what does DVT stand for?

8 ) Which European car manufacturer produces the 'Insignia' range of models?

9) Sport, currently being used in the FIFA World Cup, what does the technology known as VAR stand for?

10) History, who designed St Paul 's Cathedral in London ?

11) The show tune "If I Loved You" is from which 1945 Rodgers and Hammerstein stage musical and 1956 film musical?

12) Which Australian marsupial enjoys eating eucalyptus leaves?

13) Literature, which modern day author created the character of Robert Langdon, a Harvard University Professor of religious iconology and symbology?

14) What does white smoke coming from the Vatican chimney mean?

15) Film, in what 1993 film does Bill Murray play Phil Connors, a TV weatherman who keeps reliving the same day over and over again?

16) TV, what was the name of the police officer in the cartoon ‘Top Cat’?

17) Who had a 1983 hit with 'Red Red Wine'?

18) Science, which star can be used to work out where due North is?

19) Classical music, which composer wrote the immense work consisting of 4 separate operas, which collectively are known as ‘Der Ring des Nibelungen’, or in English simply as "The Ring Cycle"?

20) History, which famous explorer’s ship was originally called ‘The Pelican’ and later changed to ‘The Golden Hind’?

21) Food and drink, what name is given to the smooth yoghurt, which translated from the French, literally means 'fresh cheese'?

22) Geography, what is the world’s second highest mountain after Everest,

23) Literature, what type of animals are portrayed in Richard Adam’s 1972 book "Watership Down"?

24) What is another word for a ‘Lexicon’?

25) ♪♫ I once had a girl
Or should I say she once had me
She showed me her room
Isn't it good…………………….♪♫

From what Beatles song are those the opening lines?


FAMOUS DAUGHTERS BONUS QUESTIONS

BQ1) Who is the famous actress Daughter of actress Janet Leigh?

BQ2) What is the name of Paul McCartney's fashion designing Daughter?

BQ3) Who is the famous actress singer Daughter of Judy Garland?

BQ4) Who is the famous singer Daughter of British actor comedian musician Keith Allen?

BQ5) Who is the famous actress Daughter of actor John Voight?

STINKER) A Scottish mountain must be at least how many feet high to be called a Munro?

TRICKY) Which French impressionist painter created a number of paintings of water lilies in his garden at Giverney?

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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 22-6-18

on Sat Jun 23 2018, 13:17
Very well done to all the quizzers.
I’ve held the answers over till today, as Gassey is on another jolliday LOL  Laughing

WR Friday Night Pub Quiz Answers 22-6-18

1)  Who had a 1964 hit with 'The House of the Rising Sun'?
The Animals          

2)  Geography, San Diego is in which US state?
    California

3)  TV, which television program ended with the line `Time for bed said Zebedee`?
    The Magic Roundabout
Some interesting factoids, ‘The Magic Roundabout’ was derived from a French TV show called ‘Le Manege Enchante’.
The English version which was broadcast in 441 five-minute-long episodes from 18 October 1965 to 25 January 1977, was written and narrated by Eric Thompson, who was the father of actress Emma Thompson.  


4)  Film, which 1972 film starring Burt Reynolds and John Voight features the music `Dueling Banjos`?
  Deliverance

5)  What is the Japanese art-form of paper folding called?
 Origami      
Some interesting factoids, originally in Japanese origami the paper could be both folded AND cut, and was done with plain white paper.
After Japan opened the up country to trade and foreigners from 1860 onwards, the German kindergarten practice of folding the paper only, and with coloured paper was adopted.
Above knowledge courtesy of TV’s ‘QI’.    


6)  Food and drink, what do wine buffs call the scent given off by wine?
    Bouquet  

7)  In medicine, what does DVT stand for?
         Deep Vein Thrombosis

8 )  Which European car manufacturer produces the 'Insignia' range of models?
  Vauxhall

9)  Sport, currently being used in the FIFA World Cup, what does the technology known as VAR stand for?
        Video Assistant Referee  

10)  History, who designed St Paul 's Cathedral in London ?
Sir Christopher Wren            

11)  The show tune "If I Loved You" is from which 1945 Rodgers and Hammerstein stage musical and 1956 film musical?
      Carousel  

12)  Which Australian marsupial enjoys eating eucalyptus leaves? .
   Koala bear        

13)  Literature, which modern day author created the character of Robert Langdon, a Harvard University Professor of religious iconology and symbology?
Dan Brown          

14)  What does white smoke coming from the Vatican chimney mean?
          A new pope has been elected

15)  Film, in what 1993 film does Bill Murray play Phil Connors, a TV weatherman who keeps reliving the same day over and over again?         `Groundhog Day

16)   TV, what was the name of the police officer in the cartoon ‘Top Cat’?
Officer Dibble      

17)  Who had a 1983 hit with 'Red Red Wine'?
      UB40    

18)  Science, which star can be used to work out where due North is?
      Polaris / The North Star / The Pole Star

19)  Classical music, which composer wrote the immense work consisting of 4 separate operas, which collectively are known as ‘Der Ring des Nibelungen’, or in English simply as "The Ring Cycle"?
Richard Wagner          

20)  History, which famous explorer’s ship was originally called ‘The Pelican’ and later changed  to ‘The Golden Hind’?
Sir Francis Drake        

21)  Food and drink, what name is given to the smooth yoghurt, which translated from the French, literally means 'fresh cheese'?
 Fromage Frais          

22)  Geography, what is the world’s second highest mountain after Everest,
    K2

23)  Literature,  what type of animals are portrayed in Richard Adam’s 1972 book "Watership Down"?
      Rabbits  

24)  What is another word for a ‘Lexicon’?
      Dictionary.

25)  ♪♫ I once had a girl
            Or should I say she once had me
            She showed me her room
            Isn't it good…………………….♪♫

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


FAMOUS DAUGHTERS BONUS QUESTIONS

BQ1)  Who is the famous actress Daughter of actress Janet Leigh?
                  Jamie-Lee Curtis

BQ2)  What is the name of Paul McCartney's fashion designing Daughter?
                  Stella

BQ3)  Who is the famous actress singer Daughter of Judy Garland?
  Liza Minelli

BQ4)  Who is the famous singer Daughter of British actor comedian musician Keith Allen?
          Lily Allen      

BQ5)  Who is the famous actress Daughter of actor John Voight?
         Angelina Jolie        

STINKER)  A Scottish mountain must be at least how many feet high to be called a Munro?
 3,000 feet    

TRICKY)  Which French impressionist painter created a number of paintings of water lilies in his garden at Giverney?
        Claude Monet  
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 22-6-18

on Sat Jun 23 2018, 13:44
1. Th'Animals


2. California


3. Magic Roundabout


4. Midnight Cowboy


5. Origami


6. Bouquet


7. Deep Vein Thrombosis


8. Vauxhall


9. Video Assistant Referee


10. Christopher Wren


11. Cabaret


12. Koala bear


13. ?


14. Pope has been chosen


15. Groundhog Day


16. Officer Dibble


17. UB40


18. North Star


19. Wagner


20. Francis Drake


21. Fromage Frais


22. K2?


23. Wabbits!


24. Dictionary


25. ?


BQs I'm sure I know some of these but I can't think of any of them.


STINKER: ?


TRICKY: ?


Oh dear!
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 22-6-18

on Sat Jun 23 2018, 16:05
@Hieronymous wrote:1. Th'Animals  


2. California  


3. Magic Roundabout  


4. Midnight Cowboy


5. Origami  


6. Bouquet  


7. Deep Vein Thrombosis  


8. Vauxhall  


9. Video Assistant Referee


10. Christopher Wren


11. Cabaret


12. Koala bear


13. ?


14. Pope has been chosen


15. Groundhog Day


16. Officer Dibble

 
17. UB40


18. North Star


19. Wagner


20. Francis Drake


21. Fromage Frais


22. K2?  


23. Wabbits!


24. Dictionary


25. ?


BQs I'm sure I know some of these but I can't think of any of them.


STINKER: ?


TRICKY: ?


Oh dear!

A very good start mon ami, but a sorry end to the quiz.

I'm surprised you didn't get the Beatle's lyrics, you're normally shit hot very good at music questions.

Overall, a solid bit of quizzing.
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