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WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 27-7-18

on Fri 27 Jul - 20:00
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Let’s have a crackin’ quiz.

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WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 27-7-18

1) Whuch group had a 1982 hit with ‘Our House’?

2) Geography, what do the letters DC stand for in the United State's capital Washington D.C.?

3) TV, in the childrens series Bill & Ben the Flowerpot Men, what was the name of the tortoise?

4) Film, in 2001, Tom Hanks won the Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture when he played FedEx exec Chuck Noland in which film?

5) What is the world's longest railway?

6) Food and drink, Orange Pekoe and Oolong are types of what?

7) Science, Fe is the symbol of which element?

8 ) What type of car was driven by Inspector Morse?

9) Sport, how many red balls are there at the start of a game of snooker ?

10) History, who became Israel’s first female Prime Minister in March 1969?

11) Which 1969 film musical featured the song ‘Wand’rin’ Star’?

12) Which Prime Minister who was in office from 1964 to 1970 stated that "A week is a long time in politics"?

13) Literature, who wrote the famous novel 'Gulliver's Travels'?

14) What was the ‘Hunchback of Notre Dame's’ name?

15) Film, Samwise Gamgee, Boromir and Legolas are characters from which Oscar winning film franchise directed by Peter Jackson?

16) TV, which British presenter of antiques shows is known for his catchphrase "Cheap as chips"?

17) Who teamed up with Paul McCartney for the hit song ‘Ebony and Ivory’?

18) Science, from which plant is linen made?

19) Classical music, first performed in 1791, who composed the music for the opera ‘Die Zauberflöte’ or in English ‚The Magic Flute’?

20) History, in which city did Anne Frank live and write her diary during World War II?

21) Food and drink, what Scandinavian-style buffet is named from the Swedish for 'sandwich table'?

22) Geography, how many states are there in the United States of America?

23) Literature, what was the name of the island where Gulliver discovered a race of little people in the novel ‘Gulliver's Travels’?

24) Whom did Princess Margaret marry in 1960?

25) ♪♫ Desert loving in your eyes all the way
If I listened to your lies would you say
I'm a man without conviction
I'm a man who doesn't know
How to sell a contradiction
You come and go
You come and go♪♫

From what 1983 number one hit are those the opening lines?


FRANCE BONUS QUESTIONS

BQ1) What is the first name of President Macron?

BQ2) What is the name of the red wine, made from the Gamay grapes, which is freshly fermented for just a few weeks and then rushed for sale on the third Thursday of November each year?

BQ3) What ‘D’ word is the name for the 96 governmental administrative divisions of France.

BQ4) What ‘M’ word is the cold dry north or northwest wind, which blows down through the Rhone Valley to the Mediterranian in Provence?

BQ5) What three colours make up the ‘Tricolour’, the French national flag?

STINKER) Where did the investiture of Prince Charles as Prince of Wales take place in 1969?

TRICKY) TV, in the sitcom ‘The Big Bang Theory’, what is Sheldon Cooper’s middle name?

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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 27-7-18

on Fri 27 Jul - 21:24
Thanks for a smashing brain work out.

My Rhubarb Crumble has turned out perfectly,






AND its just started throwing it down. Laughing Laughing
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 27-7-18

on Fri 27 Jul - 21:40
Thanks ever so WW.

Super quizzing from you tonight as usual

We've not had any rain yet, it just went cloudy, so we won't see the 'Blood Moon' later.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 27-7-18

on Fri 27 Jul - 22:32
Thanks RMJ for a super quiz.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 27-7-18

on Sat 28 Jul - 11:19
1. Madness


2. District of Columbia


3. Slowcoach?


4. ?


5. Trans Siberian


6. Noodles?


7. Iron


8. Jaguar


9. 13?


10. Golda Meir


11. Paint Your Wagon


12. Harold Wilson


13. DAMN!!


14. Quasimodo


15. Lord of the Rings?


16. ?


17. Stevie Wonder


18. ?


19. Beethoven?


20. Amsterdam


21. Smorgasbord


22. 52


23. Lilliput


24. ?


25. Karma Chameleon


BQ1. Emanuel


BQ2. Cognac?


BQ3. Departemente


BQ4. Mistral


BQ5. Blue, white and red


STINKER: ?


TRICKY: ?


The author of 'Gulliver's Travels' is doing my head in!! I know it but can't bring it to mind.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 27-7-18

on Sat 28 Jul - 12:04
@Admin wrote:Thanks RMJ for a super quiz.


Thanks Mrs A, glad you enjoyed.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 27-7-18

on Sat 28 Jul - 12:37
@Hieronymous wrote:1. Madness


2. District of Columbia


3. Slowcoach?


4. ?


5. Trans Siberian


6. Noodles?


7. Iron


8. Jaguar


9. 13?


10. Golda Meir


11. Paint Your Wagon


12. Harold Wilson


13. DAMN!!


14. Quasimodo


15. Lord of the Rings?


16. ?


17. Stevie Wonder


18. ?


19. Beethoven?


20. Amsterdam


21. Smorgasbord


22. 52


23. Lilliput


24. ?


25. Karma Chameleon


BQ1. Emanuel


BQ2. Cognac?


BQ3. Departemente


BQ4. Mistral


BQ5. Blue, white and red


STINKER: ?


TRICKY: ?


The author of 'Gulliver's Travels' is doing my head in!! I know it but can't bring it to mind.

Good Morning mon ami.
It is of course Jonathan Swift

A really good bit of quizzing, well done.



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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 27-7-18

on Sat 28 Jul - 13:05
Very well done to all last night's and this morning's quizzers


Here are the answers:-



WR Friday Night Pub Quiz Answers 27-7-18

1) Whuch group had a 1982 hit with ‘Our House’?
Madness

2) Geography, what do the letters DC stand for in the United State's capital Washington D.C.?
District of Columbia

3) TV, in the childrens series Bill & Ben the Flowerpot Men, what was the name of the tortoise? Slowcoach

4) Film, in 2001, Tom Hanks won the Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture when he played FedEx exec Chuck Noland in which film?
Cast Away

5) What is the world's longest railway?
Trans Siberian Railway

6) Food and drink, Orange Pekoe and Oolong are types of what?
Tea

7) Science, Fe is the symbol of which element?
Iron

8 ) What type of car was driven by Inspector Morse?
Mark II Jaguar

9) Sport, how many red balls are there at the start of a game of snooker ?
Fifteen

10) History, who became Israel’s first female Prime Minister in March 1969?
Golda Meir

11) Which 1969 film musical featured the song ‘Wand’rin’ Star’?
Paint Your Wagon

12) Which Prime Minister who was in office from 1964 to 1970 stated that "A week is a long time in politics"?
Harold Wilson

13) Literature, who wrote the famous novel 'Gulliver's Travels'?
Jonathan Swift

14) What was the ‘Hunchback of Notre Dame's’ name?
Quasimodo

15) Film, Samwise Gamgee, Boromir and Legolas are characters from which Oscar winning film franchise directed by Peter Jackson?
Lord of the Rings

16) TV, which British presenter of antiques shows is known for his catchphrase "Cheap as chips"?
David Dickinson

17) Who teamed up with Paul McCartney for the hit song ‘Ebony and Ivory’?
Stevie Wonder

18) Science, from which plant is linen made?
Flax / Linum usitatissimum

19) Classical music, first performed in 1791, who composed the music for the opera ‘Die Zauberflöte’ or in English ‚The Magic Flute’?
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

20) History, in which city did Anne Frank live and write her diary during World War II?
Amsterdam

21) Food and drink, what Scandinavian-style buffet is named from the Swedish for 'sandwich table'?
Smorgasbord

22) Geography, how many states are there in the United States of America?
Fifty

23) Literature, what was the name of the island where Gulliver discovered a race of little people in the novel ‘Gulliver's Travels’?
Lilliput

24) Whom did Princess Margaret marry in 1960?
Antony Armstrong-Jones / Lord Snowden

25) ♪♫ Desert loving in your eyes all the way
If I listened to your lies would you say
I'm a man without conviction
I'm a man who doesn't know
How to sell a contradiction
You come and go
You come and go♪♫

From what 1983 number one hit are those the opening lines?
Karma Chameleon (Culture Club)


FRANCE BONUS QUESTIONS

BQ1) What is the first name of President Macron?
Emmanuel

BQ2) What is the name of the red wine, made from the Gamay grapes, which is freshly fermented for just a few weeks and then rushed for sale on the third Thursday of November each year?
Beaujolais Nouveau

BQ3) What ‘D’ word is the name for the 96 governmental administrative divisions of France.
Departments

BQ4) What ‘M’ word is the cold dry north or northwest wind, which blows down through the Rhone Valley to the Mediterranian in Provence?
The Mistral

BQ5) What three colours make up the ‘Tricolour’, the French national flag?
Red, white and blue

STINKER) Where did the investiture of Prince Charles as Prince of Wales take place in 1969?
Caernarforn Castle, Wales

TRICKY) TV, in the sitcom ‘The Big Bang Theory’, what is Sheldon Cooper’s middle name?
Lee
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