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WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 17-8-18

on Fri Aug 17 2018, 20:00
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A very good Friday evening to you lovely Rejects
Come on down to the Reject’s Bar.
We’re back to normal this week.
Come and get settled with your favourite drink.
Hope you enjoy the quiz.

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GOOD LUCK

WR Friday Night Pub Quiz   17-8-18

1)  Which group had a 1965 hit with ‘Keep on Running’?

2)  Geography, in which country of the UK would you find the ‘Giant's Causeway’?

3)  TV, which long running British sitcom had a character called Nora Batty?

4)  Film, who played detective Virgil Tibbs in the 1967 film ‘In the Heat of the Night’?

5)  In 2006, Kirsty Young replaced Sue Lawley as host of which long running BBC4 radio program?

6)  Food and drink, which herb is used to flavour the drink Pernod?

7)  Science, Au is the chemical symbol of which element?

8 )  What English car manufacturer produced the ‘Scimitar’ model from 1964 to 1986?  

9)  Sport, which English League Two football club play their home games at Boundary Park?  

10)  History, which European country did Vietnam gain independence from in 1954?

11)  'People Will Say We're In Love' is a show tune from which 1943 Rogers and Hammerstein film musical?  

12)  Made famous by a Don McClean song, ‘The Starry Night’ is a famous painting by which Dutch impressionist,

13)  Literature, which American author wrote the 2000 bestselling mystery-thriller novel ‘Angels and Demons’?  

14)  Geometry, what is the longest side of a right angle triangle called?

15)  Film, which 1990 film starring Kevin Costner, is about Lieutenant John J Dunbar, who travels to  the American frontier to find a military post, and of his dealings with a group of Lakota Indians.  

16)  TV, which role did the actor Bernard Youens play in ' Coronation Street '?

17)  Who had a 1987 hit with a cover version of the Elvis Presley song ‘Always on My Mind’?

18)  Science, what is the medical name for the windpipe?

19)  Classical music, who composed the tone poem "Danse Macabre", used as the opening music to TV’s "Jonathan Creek"?  

20)  History, who was known as the ‘Maid of Orleans’?   

21)  Food and drink, what type of fish is smoked to make a kipper?

22)  Geography, which 2 main London railway stations have the word ‘Cross’ in their names?

23)  Literature, in the classic 1813 Jane Austen novel ‘Pride and Predudice’, what is the family surname of sisters Elizabeth, Jane, Mary, Catherine and Lydia?

24)  Which member of the Crow family (Latin name Pica Pica), is often referred to as being thieving, and is thought by some people to bring bad luck?

25)  ♪♫ Please lock me away
            And don't allow the day
            Here inside, where I hide with my loneliness
            I don't care what they say, I won't stay
            In a  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ♪♫

What is the above song, and who sang it?  


US PRESIDENTS  BONUS QUESTIONS  

BQ1)  Who was the first US President?

BQ2)  Which US President famously did experiments with electricity and lightning?

BQ3)  When American President Bill Clinton stated '‘I did not have sexual relations with that woman', who was he referring to?

BQ4)  Which US President was born in Honolulu, Hawaii in August 1961?

BQ5)  What is the name of the mountain in the US State of South Dakota where the heads of four US Presidents are carved.

STINKER)  How was the singer actor Terence Nelhams-Wright better known?

TRICKY)  The ‘Naked Gun’ series of films starring Leslie Nielsen as Detective Frank Drebin were developed from which TV comedy series?

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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 17-8-18

on Fri Aug 17 2018, 22:00
I'll hold the answers back a while in case of latecomers.

No names no pack drill !!!!!!!! Embarassed Laughing
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 17-8-18

on Fri Aug 17 2018, 22:06
Thanks again Ray. Tonight's was a bit more taxing as I'd been playing out all day and was typing a joke out in instalments whilst dealing with a heckler. That's how I failed to notice the M Lewinsky question.


Well that's my excuse anyway. And no slutch supped yet. Very Happy
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 17-8-18

on Fri Aug 17 2018, 22:52
Cheers, very well played tonight Mester Corks      
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 17-8-18

on Fri Aug 17 2018, 23:18
@raymyjamie wrote:
@Lima Lima wrote:I’d have had a couple more if I’d trusted my gut and not listened to the other half!

LOL  Laughing

Yes.that's always a problem when two of you are doing it isn't it?

Very well played tonight.

It is

Thank you Ray. You know I love Friday night at 8.

Next week as normal, following week, time might be a bit of a problem as we are back across the pond so just bear with us catching up on the time difference.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 17-8-18

on Sat Aug 18 2018, 06:17
Normal?? Ha!

1. Spencer Davis Group


2. Ireland


3. Last of the Summer Wine


4. Spencer Tracy


5. Desert Island Discs


6. Parsley


7. Gold


8. Reliant


9. Oldham Athletic


10. France?


11. My Fair Lady?


12. Vincet van Gogh


13. ?


14. Hypoteneuse


15. ?


16. Dustbin man


17. Pet Shop Boys?


18. Oesophagus


19. Mozart?


20. Joan of Arc


21. Herring


22. King's Cross and er, erm, I'm sure I know it


23. ?


24. Magpie


25. World Without Love - Peter and Gordon


BQ1. George Washington


BQ2. ?


BQ3. Monica Lewinsky


BQ4. Barack Obama


BQ5. Mount Rushmore


STINKER: ?


TRICKY: ?
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 17-8-18

on Sat Aug 18 2018, 06:27
I love Jo Anne's answer to #BQ3! I wonder if it was deliberate.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 17-8-18

on Sat Aug 18 2018, 09:34
Thank you Ray for your hard work. It is most appreciated.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 17-8-18

on Sat Aug 18 2018, 09:35
@Hieronymous wrote:Normal?? Ha!

1. Spencer Davis Group


2. Ireland Tick:


3. Last of the Summer Wine Tick:


4. Spencer Tracy


5. Desert Island Discs Tick:


6. Parsley


7. Gold Tick:


8. Reliant Tick:


9. Oldham Athletic Tick:


10. France? Tick:


11. My Fair Lady?


12. Vincet van Gogh Tick:


13. ?


14. Hypoteneuse Tick:


15. ?


16. Dustbin man


17. Pet Shop Boys? Tick:


18. Oesophagus


19. Mozart?


20. Joan of Arc Tick:


21. Herring Tick:


22. King's Cross and er, erm, I'm sure I know it Tick:


23. ?

Tick:
24. Magpie


25. World Without Love - Peter and Gordon Tick:


BQ1. George Washington Tick:


BQ2. ?


BQ3. Monica Lewinsky Tick:


BQ4. Barack Obama Tick:


BQ5. Mount Rushmore Tick:


STINKER: ?


TRICKY: ?

A really good bit of quizzing as usual mon ami.

You really know your music.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 17-8-18

on Sat Aug 18 2018, 09:39
@marieM wrote:Thank you Ray for your hard work.  It is most appreciated.

Thank you Marie, glad you enjoyed.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 17-8-18

on Sat Aug 18 2018, 09:40
@Hieronymous wrote:I love Jo Anne's answer to #BQ3! I wonder if it was deliberate.

LOL Embarassed Laughing .a Fruedian slip methinks!!!!!!! Laughing
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 17-8-18

on Sat Aug 18 2018, 09:51
Well done to all the Friday night quizzers

Here are the answers:-



WR Friday Night Pub Quiz Answers 17-8-18

1) Which group had a 1965 hit with ‘Keep on Running’?
The Spencer Davies Group

2) Geography, in which country of the UK would you find the ‘Giant's Causeway’?
Northern Ireland

3) TV, which long running British sitcom had a character called Nora Batty?
Last of the Summer Wine

4) Film, who played detective Virgil Tibbs in the 1967 film ‘In the Heat of the Night’?
Sidney Poitiers

5) In 2006, Kirsty Young replaced Sue Lawley as host of which long running BBC4 radio program?
Desert Island Discs

6) Food and drink, which herb is used to flavour the drink Pernod?
Aniseed / Anise

7) Science, Au is the chemical symbol of which element?
Gold

8 ) What English car manufacturer produced the ‘Scimitar’ model from 1964 to 1986?
Reliant

9) Sport, which English League Two football club play their home games at Boundary Park?
Oldham Athletic

10) History, which European country did Vietnam gain independence from in 1954?
France

11) 'People Will Say We're In Love' is a show tune from which 19xx Rogers and Hammerstein film musical? Add date
Oklahoma

12) Made famous by a Don McClean song, ‘The Starry Night’ is a famous painting by which Dutch impressionist,
Vincent van Gogh

13) Literature, which American author wrote the 2000 bestselling mystery-thriller novel ‘Angels and Demons’?
Dan Brown

14) Geometry, what is the longest side of a right angle triangle called?
Hypotenuse

15) Film, which 1990 film starring Kevin Costner, is about Lieutenant John J Dunbar, who travels to the American frontier to find a military post, and of his dealings with a group of Lakota Indians.
Dances With Wolves

16) TV, which role did the actor Bernard Youens play in ' Coronation Street '?
Stan Ogden

17) Who had a 1987 hit with a cover version of the Elvis Presley song ‘Always on My Mind’?
Pet Shop Boys

18) Science, what is the medical name for the windpipe?
Trachea

19) Classical music, who composed the tone poem "Danse Macabre", used as the opening music to TV’s "Jonathan Creek"?
Saint Saens

20) History, who was known as the ‘Maid of Orleans’?
Joan of Arc

21) Food and drink, what type of fish is smoked to make a kipper?
Herring

22) Geography, which 2 main London railway stations have the word ‘Cross’ in their names?
. Charing Cross and Kings Cross

23) Literature, in the classic 1813 Jane Austen novel ‘Pride and Predudice’, what is the family surname of sisters Elizabeth, Jane, Mary, Catherine and Lydia?
Bennett

24) Which member of the Crow family (Latin name Pica Pica), is often referred to as being thieving, and is thought by some people to bring bad luck? Magpie

25) ♪♫ Please lock me away
And don't allow the day
Here inside, where I hide with my loneliness
I don't care what they say, I won't stay
In a . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ♪♫

What is the above song, and who sang it?
World Without Love / Peter and Gordon


US PRESIDENTS BONUS QUESTIONS

BQ1) Who was the first US President?
George Washington

BQ2) Which US President famously did experiments with electricity and lightning?
Benjamin Franklin

BQ3) When American President Bill Clinton stated '‘I did not have sexual relations with that woman', who was he referring to?
Monica Lewinski

BQ4) Which US President was born in Honolulu, Hawaii in August 1961?
Barack Obama

BQ5) What is the name of the mountain in the US State of South Dakota where the heads of four US Presidents are carved.
Mount Rushmore

STINKER) How was the singer actor Terence Nelhams-Wright better known?
Adam Faith

TRICKY) The ‘Naked Gun’ series of films starring Leslie Nielsen as Detective Frank Drebin were developed from which TV comedy series?
Police Squad
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