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WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 24-8-18

on Fri Aug 24 2018, 20:00
A very good Friday Evening to all you Rejects.
Well, it’s Friday again, how soon does it come round?
Come on down to The Reject’s Bar.
Get yourself a drink from the Rejects Bar.
Enjoy the quiz.

NSG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

GOOD LUCK

 WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 24-8-18  

1)  Who had a 1962 hit with ‘It Might As Well Rain Until September’?

2)  Geography, which is the only American state to begin with the letter 'P'?

3)  TV, who played Compo in the long running comedy 'The Last of the Summer Wine'?

4)  Film, name the actress who sang ‘Moon River’ in the 1961 film ‘Breakfast at Tiffany's?

5)  What is the pirate's flag with the skull and cross-bones called?

6)  Food and drink, from which country does the dish ‘Goulash’ originate?  

7)  Science, in the imperial measuring system, how many quarts are there in a gallon?  

8 )  Manufactured from 1945 to 1967 what British car manufacturer produced the ‘Hawk’ model?

9)  Sport, which Premiership football team are sometimes called 'the Toffees' because of an ancient toffee house which stood near the hotel where the club was founded?  

10)  History, who became Lord Protector of the "United Commonwealth of England, Scotland and Ireland" in 1653?    

11)  From which Gilbert and Sullivan comic opera set in Japan, does the song ‘Three Little Maids From School’ come?

12)  In which Polish city was the ‘Solidarity’ union (Solidarność, in Polish)  founded on 17 September 1980 at the Lenin Shipyard under the leadership of Lech Wałęsa?

13)  Literature, which author wrote the Chronicles of Narnia?

14)  In a standard UK Monopoly game, the green set consists of Bond Street, Regent Street and which other?  

15)  Film, who starred as Harry Palmer in the 1965 film, The Ipcress File?

16)  TV, who sang 'I Could Be So Good For You', the closing theme tune to 'Minder'?

17)  Who had a 1971 hit with ‘Morning Has Broken’?

18)  Science, in computing terms, what does ROM stand for?

19)  Classical music, who composed the opera "Tosca"?  

20)  History, who was the first Monarch of the House of Windsor?

21)  Food and drink, from which fruit is the French spirit ‘Calvados’ made?  

22)  Geography, Port Said is in which North African country?

23)  Literature, which well known English physicist wrote the 1988 work 'A Brief History of Time' sub titled ‘From Big Bang to Black Holes’?  

24)  What was the name of magician Paul Daniels' assistant and wife?

25)  ♪♫If you ever leave me I'll be sad and blue
           Don't you ever leave me, I'm so in love with you

           The birds in the sky would be sad and lonely
            If they knew that I'd lost my one and only
           They'd be sad, if you’re ..................................♪♫


From what 1963 hit are those the opening lines?


 MULTIPLE CHOICE GENERAL KNOWLEDGE BONUS QUESTIONS

BQ1)  In which year did the Gunpowder Plot take place?
1599
1605
1610
1622

BQ2)  Wiener Schnitzel, the national dish of Austria, uses what type of meat?
Veal
Chicken
Beef
Ham

BQ3)  Science, chemically pure gold contains how many carats?
9
18
24
32

BQ4)  From TV and film, and played by the actor Leonard Nymoy, what colour is Mr Spock's blood?
Red
Green
Blue
Yellow

BQ5)  In which year was British India divided into India and Pakistan ?
1946
1947
1948
1949

STINKER)  The Menai Suspension Bridge which connects Anglesey to the Welsh mainland was built by which Scottish Civil Engineer?

TRICKY)  In which desert is the US city of Las Vegas?


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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 24-8-18

on Fri Aug 24 2018, 20:10


 WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 24-8-18  

1)  Who had a 1962 hit with ‘It Might As Well Rain Until September’? Tremeloes

2)  Geography, which is the only American state to begin with the letter 'P'?

3)  TV, who played Compo in the long running comedy 'The Last of the Summer Wine'? Bill Owen

4)  Film, name the actress who sang ‘Moon River’ in the 1961 film ‘Breakfast at Tiffany's? BLOODY BUGGER

5)  What is the pirate's flag with the skull and cross-bones called? Jolly Roger

6)  Food and drink, from which country does the dish ‘Goulash’ originate?   Hungary

7)  Science, in the imperial measuring system, how many quarts are there in a gallon?   4

8 )  Manufactured from 1945 to 1967 what British car manufacturer produced the ‘Hawk’ model? Humber

9)  Sport, which Premiership football team are sometimes called 'the Toffees' because of an ancient toffee house which stood near the hotel where the club was founded?   Everton

10)  History, who became Lord Protector of the "United Commonwealth of England, Scotland and Ireland" in 1653?     Oliver Cromwell

11)  From which Gilbert and Sullivan comic opera set in Japan, does the song ‘Three Little Maids From School’ come? Mikado

12)  In which Polish city was the ‘Solidarity’ union (Solidarność, in Polish)  founded on 17 September 1980 at the Lenin Shipyard under the leadership of Lech Wałęsa? Gdansk

13)  Literature, which author wrote the Chronicles of Narnia? AAAGGGHHHHHHHHHH

14)  In a standard UK Monopoly game, the green set consists of Bond Street, Regent Street and which other?   ??????

15)  Film, who starred as Harry Palmer in the 1965 film, The Ipcress File? Michael Caine

16)  TV, who sang 'I Could Be So Good For You', the closing theme tune to 'Minder'? Denis Waterman

17)  Who had a 1971 hit with ‘Morning Has Broken’? Cat Stevens

18)  Science, in computing terms, what does ROM stand for? Read Only Memory

19)  Classical music, who composed the opera "Tosca"?   Rossini

20)  History, who was the first Monarch of the House of Windsor? Henry VIII

21)  Food and drink, from which fruit is the French spirit ‘Calvados’ made?   Plum

22)  Geography, Port Said is in which North African country? Egypt

23)  Literature, which well known English physicist wrote the 1988 work 'A Brief History of Time' sub titled ‘From Big Bang to Black Holes’?
Stephen Hawking   Wot he said

24)  What was the name of magician Paul Daniels' assistant and wife? Debbie Mc Gee

25)  ♪♫If you ever leave me I'll be sad and blue
           Don't you ever leave me, I'm so in love with you

           The birds in the sky would be sad and lonely
            If they knew that I'd lost my one and only
           They'd be sad, if you’re ..................................♪♫


From what 1963 hit are those the opening lines? ??????


 MULTIPLE CHOICE GENERAL KNOWLEDGE BONUS QUESTIONS

BQ1)  In which year did the Gunpowder Plot take place?

1605


BQ2)  Wiener Schnitzel, the national dish of Austria, uses what type of meat?


Ham

BQ3)  Science, chemically pure gold contains how many carats?

24


BQ4)  From TV and film, and played by the actor Leonard Nymoy, what colour is Mr Spock's blood?

Green


BQ5)  In which year was British India divided into India and Pakistan ?

1947


STINKER)  The Menai Suspension Bridge which connects Anglesey to the Welsh mainland was built by which Scottish Civil Engineer? Thomas Telford

TRICKY)  In which desert is the US city of Las Vegas?   Nevada

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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 24-8-18

on Fri Aug 24 2018, 20:11
Ray


Attend to Q 23


Cracking quiz, as always, thanks.
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raymyjamie
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 24-8-18

on Fri Aug 24 2018, 20:13
@Corky Ringspot wrote:

 WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 24-8-18  

1)  Who had a 1962 hit with ‘It Might As Well Rain Until September’?  Tremeloes

2)  Geography, which is the only American state to begin with the letter 'P'?  

3)  TV, who played Compo in the long running comedy 'The Last of the Summer Wine'?  Bill Owen

4)  Film, name the actress who sang ‘Moon River’ in the 1961 film ‘Breakfast at Tiffany's?  BLOODY BUGGER

5)  What is the pirate's flag with the skull and cross-bones called?   Jolly Roger

6)  Food and drink, from which country does the dish ‘Goulash’ originate?     Hungary

7)  Science, in the imperial measuring system, how many quarts are there in a gallon?    4

8 )  Manufactured from 1945 to 1967 what British car manufacturer produced the ‘Hawk’ model?  Humber

9)  Sport, which Premiership football team are sometimes called 'the Toffees' because of an ancient toffee house which stood near the hotel where the club was founded?     Everton

10)  History, who became Lord Protector of the "United Commonwealth of England, Scotland and Ireland" in 1653?     Oliver Cromwell

11)  From which Gilbert and Sullivan comic opera set in Japan, does the song ‘Three Little Maids From School’ come?    Mikado

12)  In which Polish city was the ‘Solidarity’ union (Solidarność, in Polish)  founded on 17 September 1980 at the Lenin Shipyard under the leadership of Lech Wałęsa?    Gdansk

13)  Literature, which author wrote the Chronicles of Narnia?  AAAGGGHHHHHHHHHH

14)  In a standard UK Monopoly game, the green set consists of Bond Street, Regent Street and which other?   ??????

15)  Film, who starred as Harry Palmer in the 1965 film, The Ipcress File?  Michael Caine

16)  TV, who sang 'I Could Be So Good For You', the closing theme tune to 'Minder'?   Denis Waterman

17)  Who had a 1971 hit with ‘Morning Has Broken’?  Cat Stevens

18)  Science, in computing terms, what does ROM stand for?  Read Only Memory

19)  Classical music, who composed the opera "Tosca"?   Rossini

20)  History, who was the first Monarch of the House of Windsor? Henry VIII

21)  Food and drink, from which fruit is the French spirit ‘Calvados’ made?    Plum

22)  Geography, Port Said is in which North African country?   Egypt

23)  Literature, which well known English physicist wrote the 1988 work 'A Brief History of Time' sub titled ‘From Big Bang to Black Holes’?
Stephen Hawking     Wot he said

24)  What was the name of magician Paul Daniels' assistant and wife?  Debbie Mc Gee

25)  ♪♫If you ever leave me I'll be sad and blue
           Don't you ever leave me, I'm so in love with you

           The birds in the sky would be sad and lonely
            If they knew that I'd lost my one and only
           They'd be sad, if you’re ..................................♪♫


From what 1963 hit are those the opening lines?  ??????


 MULTIPLE CHOICE GENERAL KNOWLEDGE BONUS QUESTIONS

BQ1)  In which year did the Gunpowder Plot take place?

1605


BQ2)  Wiener Schnitzel, the national dish of Austria, uses what type of meat?


Ham

BQ3)  Science, chemically pure gold contains how many carats?

24


BQ4)  From TV and film, and played by the actor Leonard Nymoy, what colour is Mr Spock's blood?

Green


BQ5)  In which year was British India divided into India and Pakistan ?

1947


STINKER)  The Menai Suspension Bridge which connects Anglesey to the Welsh mainland was built by which Scottish Civil Engineer?  Thomas Telford

TRICKY)  In which desert is the US city of Las Vegas?   Nevada


Evening Mester Corks.

A most impressive 21 correct, well done.
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raymyjamie
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 24-8-18

on Fri Aug 24 2018, 20:15
@Corky Ringspot wrote:Ray


Attend to Q 23


Cracking quiz, as always, thanks.  

Thanks for the heads up Corky  

I do check the quiz several times, but that one slipped through the net.

Thanks, glad you enjoyed.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 24-8-18

on Fri Aug 24 2018, 20:16
@raymyjamie wrote:A very good Friday Evening to all you Rejects.
Well, it’s Friday again, how soon does it come round?
Come on down to The Reject’s Bar.
Get yourself a drink from the Rejects Bar.
Enjoy the quiz.

NSG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

GOOD LUCK

 WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 24-8-18  

1)  Who had a 1962 hit with ‘It Might As Well Rain Until September’?

2)  Geography, which is the only American state to begin with the letter 'P'? Pennsylvania

3)  TV, who played Compo in the long running comedy 'The Last of the Summer Wine'? Bill ........

4)  Film, name the actress who sang ‘Moon River’ in the 1961 film ‘Breakfast at Tiffany's? Audrey Hepburn

5)  What is the pirate's flag with the skull and cross-bones called? Jolly Roger

6)  Food and drink, from which country does the dish ‘Goulash’ originate?   Hungary

7)  Science, in the imperial measuring system, how many quarts are there in a gallon?  4?

8 )  Manufactured from 1945 to 1967 what British car manufacturer produced the ‘Hawk’ model? Triumph?

9)  Sport, which Premiership football team are sometimes called 'the Toffees' because of an ancient toffee house which stood near the hotel where the club was founded?  Everton

10)  History, who became Lord Protector of the "United Commonwealth of England, Scotland and Ireland" in 1653?     Oliver Cromwell

11)  From which Gilbert and Sullivan comic opera set in Japan, does the song ‘Three Little Maids From School’ come? Mikado

12)  In which Polish city was the ‘Solidarity’ union (Solidarność, in Polish)  founded on 17 September 1980 at the Lenin Shipyard under the leadership of Lech Wałęsa? Warsaw

13)  Literature, which author wrote the Chronicles of Narnia? CS Lewis?

14)  In a standard UK Monopoly game, the green set consists of Bond Street, Regent Street and which other?   Oxford st?

15)  Film, who starred as Harry Palmer in the 1965 film, The Ipcress File? Michael Caine?

16)  TV, who sang 'I Could Be So Good For You', the closing theme tune to 'Minder'? Dennis Waterman

17)  Who had a 1971 hit with ‘Morning Has Broken’? Val doonican?

18)  Science, in computing terms, what does ROM stand for? Read only memory

19)  Classical music, who composed the opera "Tosca"?  Puccini

20)  History, who was the first Monarch of the House of Windsor? George the fifth?

21)  Food and drink, from which fruit is the French spirit ‘Calvados’ made?  Apples

22)  Geography, Port Said is in which North African country? Egypt?

23)  Literature, which well known English physicist wrote the 1988 work 'A Brief History of Time' sub titled ‘From Big Bang to Black Holes’?
Stephen Hawking  

24)  What was the name of magician Paul Daniels' assistant and wife? Debbie McGee

25)  ♪♫If you ever leave me I'll be sad and blue
           Don't you ever leave me, I'm so in love with you

           The birds in the sky would be sad and lonely
            If they knew that I'd lost my one and only
           They'd be sad, if you’re ..................................♪♫


From what 1963 hit are those the opening lines? No idea


 MULTIPLE CHOICE GENERAL KNOWLEDGE BONUS QUESTIONS

BQ1)  In which year did the Gunpowder Plot take place?
1599
1605 *
1610
1622

BQ2)  Wiener Schnitzel, the national dish of Austria, uses what type of meat?
Veal *
Chicken
Beef
Ham

BQ3)  Science, chemically pure gold contains how many carats?
9
18
24 *
32

BQ4)  From TV and film, and played by the actor Leonard Nymoy, what colour is Mr Spock's blood?
Red
Green
Blue *
Yellow

BQ5)  In which year was British India divided into India and Pakistan ?
1946
1947 *
1948
1949

STINKER)  The Menai Suspension Bridge which connects Anglesey to the Welsh mainland was built by which Scottish Civil Engineer? Brunel

TRICKY)  In which desert is the US city of Las Vegas?  Nevada

few tricky ones there. Next week we will prob be quite late to the party. We’ll be across the pond in w different time zone.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 24-8-18

on Fri Aug 24 2018, 20:17
@raymyjamie wrote:A very good Friday Evening to all you Rejects.
Well, it’s Friday again, how soon does it come round?
Come on down to The Reject’s Bar.
Get yourself a drink from the Rejects Bar.
Enjoy the quiz.

NSG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

GOOD LUCK

 WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 24-8-18  

1)  Who had a 1962 hit with ‘It Might As Well Rain Until September’? CAROL KING

2)  Geography, which is the only American state to begin with the letter 'P'? PENNSYLVANIA

3)  TV, who played Compo in the long running comedy 'The Last of the Summer Wine'? BILL OWEN

4)  Film, name the actress who sang ‘Moon River’ in the 1961 film ‘Breakfast at Tiffany's? MATT MUNRO

5)  What is the pirate's flag with the skull and cross-bones called? JOLLY ROGER

6)  Food and drink, from which country does the dish ‘Goulash’ originate?   HUNGARY

7)  Science, in the imperial measuring system, how many quarts are there in a gallon?  FOUR

8 )  Manufactured from 1945 to 1967 what British car manufacturer produced the ‘Hawk’ model? TRIUMPH

9)  Sport, which Premiership football team are sometimes called 'the Toffees' because of an ancient toffee house which stood near the hotel where the club was founded?  EVERTON

10)  History, who became Lord Protector of the "United Commonwealth of England, Scotland and Ireland" in 1653?     OLIVER CROMWELL

11)  From which Gilbert and Sullivan comic opera set in Japan, does the song ‘Three Little Maids From School’ come?

12)  In which Polish city was the ‘Solidarity’ union (Solidarność, in Polish)  founded on 17 September 1980 at the Lenin Shipyard under the leadership of Lech Wałęsa? GDANSK

13)  Literature, which author wrote the Chronicles of Narnia? C.S LEWIS

14)  In a standard UK Monopoly game, the green set consists of Bond Street, Regent Street and which other?   OXFORD ST

15)  Film, who starred as Harry Palmer in the 1965 film, The Ipcress File?

16)  TV, who sang 'I Could Be So Good For You', the closing theme tune to 'Minder'? DENIS WATERMAN

17)  Who had a 1971 hit with ‘Morning Has Broken’? CAT STEVENS

18)  Science, in computing terms, what does ROM stand for?

19)  Classical music, who composed the opera "Tosca"?   PUCCINI

20)  History, who was the first Monarch of the House of Windsor?

21)  Food and drink, from which fruit is the French spirit ‘Calvados’ made?  PEARS

22)  Geography, Port Said is in which North African country? EGYPT

23)  Literature, which well known English physicist wrote the 1988 work 'A Brief History of Time' sub titled ‘From Big Bang to Black Holes’?
Stephen Hawking   STEPHEN HAWKING

24)  What was the name of magician Paul Daniels' assistant and wife?
DEBBIE McGEE

25)  ♪♫If you ever leave me I'll be sad and blue
           Don't you ever leave me, I'm so in love with you

           The birds in the sky would be sad and lonely
            If they knew that I'd lost my one and only
           They'd be sad, if you’re ..................................♪♫
BAD TO ME BILLY J KRAMER AND THE DAKOTAS


From what 1963 hit are those the opening lines?


 MULTIPLE CHOICE GENERAL KNOWLEDGE BONUS QUESTIONS

BQ1)  In which year did the Gunpowder Plot take place?
1599
1605√
1610
1622

BQ2)  Wiener Schnitzel, the national dish of Austria, uses what type of meat?
Veal
Chicken
Beef√
Ham

BQ3)  Science, chemically pure gold contains how many carats?
9
18
24√
32

BQ4)  From TV and film, and played by the actor Leonard Nymoy, what colour is Mr Spock's blood?
Red
Green√
Blue
Yellow

BQ5)  In which year was British India divided into India and Pakistan ?
1946√
1947
1948
1949

STINKER)  The Menai Suspension Bridge which connects Anglesey to the Welsh mainland was built by which Scottish Civil Engineer?
ISAMBARD KINGDOM BRUNEL

TRICKY)  In which desert is the US city of Las Vegas?  

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raymyjamie
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 24-8-18

on Fri Aug 24 2018, 20:19
@Lima Lima wrote:
@raymyjamie wrote:A very good Friday Evening to all you Rejects.
Well, it’s Friday again, how soon does it come round?
Come on down to The Reject’s Bar.
Get yourself a drink from the Rejects Bar.
Enjoy the quiz.

NSG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

GOOD LUCK

 WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 24-8-18  

1)  Who had a 1962 hit with ‘It Might As Well Rain Until September’?

2)  Geography, which is the only American state to begin with the letter 'P'? Pennsylvania

3)  TV, who played Compo in the long running comedy 'The Last of the Summer Wine'? Bill ........

4)  Film, name the actress who sang ‘Moon River’ in the 1961 film ‘Breakfast at Tiffany's? Audrey Hepburn

5)  What is the pirate's flag with the skull and cross-bones called? Jolly Roger

6)  Food and drink, from which country does the dish ‘Goulash’ originate?   Hungary

7)  Science, in the imperial measuring system, how many quarts are there in a gallon?  4?

8 )  Manufactured from 1945 to 1967 what British car manufacturer produced the ‘Hawk’ model? Triumph?

9)  Sport, which Premiership football team are sometimes called 'the Toffees' because of an ancient toffee house which stood near the hotel where the club was founded?  Everton

10)  History, who became Lord Protector of the "United Commonwealth of England, Scotland and Ireland" in 1653?     Oliver Cromwell

11)  From which Gilbert and Sullivan comic opera set in Japan, does the song ‘Three Little Maids From School’ come? Mikado

12)  In which Polish city was the ‘Solidarity’ union (Solidarność, in Polish)  founded on 17 September 1980 at the Lenin Shipyard under the leadership of Lech Wałęsa? Warsaw

13)  Literature, which author wrote the Chronicles of Narnia? CS Lewis?

14)  In a standard UK Monopoly game, the green set consists of Bond Street, Regent Street and which other?   Oxford st?

15)  Film, who starred as Harry Palmer in the 1965 film, The Ipcress File? Michael Caine?

16)  TV, who sang 'I Could Be So Good For You', the closing theme tune to 'Minder'? Dennis Waterman

17)  Who had a 1971 hit with ‘Morning Has Broken’? Val doonican?

18)  Science, in computing terms, what does ROM stand for? Read only memory

19)  Classical music, who composed the opera "Tosca"?  Puccini

20)  History, who was the first Monarch of the House of Windsor? George the fifth?

21)  Food and drink, from which fruit is the French spirit ‘Calvados’ made?  Apples

22)  Geography, Port Said is in which North African country? Egypt?

23)  Literature, which well known English physicist wrote the 1988 work 'A Brief History of Time' sub titled ‘From Big Bang to Black Holes’?
Stephen Hawking  

24)  What was the name of magician Paul Daniels' assistant and wife? Debbie McGee

25)  ♪♫If you ever leave me I'll be sad and blue
           Don't you ever leave me, I'm so in love with you

           The birds in the sky would be sad and lonely
            If they knew that I'd lost my one and only
           They'd be sad, if you’re ..................................♪♫


From what 1963 hit are those the opening lines? No idea


 MULTIPLE CHOICE GENERAL KNOWLEDGE BONUS QUESTIONS

BQ1)  In which year did the Gunpowder Plot take place?
1599
1605 *
1610
1622

BQ2)  Wiener Schnitzel, the national dish of Austria, uses what type of meat?
Veal *
Chicken
Beef
Ham

BQ3)  Science, chemically pure gold contains how many carats?
9
18
24 *
32

BQ4)  From TV and film, and played by the actor Leonard Nymoy, what colour is Mr Spock's blood?
Red
Green
Blue *
Yellow

BQ5)  In which year was British India divided into India and Pakistan ?
1946
1947 *
1948
1949

STINKER)  The Menai Suspension Bridge which connects Anglesey to the Welsh mainland was built by which Scottish Civil Engineer? Brunel

TRICKY)  In which desert is the US city of Las Vegas?  Nevada

few tricky ones there. Next week we will prob be quite late to the party. We’ll be across the pond in w different time zone.

Evening LL.

A most excellent 23 correct.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 24-8-18

on Fri Aug 24 2018, 20:21
@Gassey wrote:
@raymyjamie wrote:A very good Friday Evening to all you Rejects.
Well, it’s Friday again, how soon does it come round?
Come on down to The Reject’s Bar.
Get yourself a drink from the Rejects Bar.
Enjoy the quiz.

NSG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

GOOD LUCK

 WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 24-8-18  

1)  Who had a 1962 hit with ‘It Might As Well Rain Until September’?   CAROL KING

2)  Geography, which is the only American state to begin with the letter 'P'? PENNSYLVANIA

3)  TV, who played Compo in the long running comedy 'The Last of the Summer Wine'?  BILL OWEN

4)  Film, name the actress who sang ‘Moon River’ in the 1961 film ‘Breakfast at Tiffany's?  MATT MUNRO

5)  What is the pirate's flag with the skull and cross-bones called?    JOLLY ROGER

6)  Food and drink, from which country does the dish ‘Goulash’ originate?   HUNGARY

7)  Science, in the imperial measuring system, how many quarts are there in a gallon?  FOUR

8 )  Manufactured from 1945 to 1967 what British car manufacturer produced the ‘Hawk’ model?  TRIUMPH

9)  Sport, which Premiership football team are sometimes called 'the Toffees' because of an ancient toffee house which stood near the hotel where the club was founded?  EVERTON

10)  History, who became Lord Protector of the "United Commonwealth of England, Scotland and Ireland" in 1653?     OLIVER CROMWELL

11)  From which Gilbert and Sullivan comic opera set in Japan, does the song ‘Three Little Maids From School’ come?

12)  In which Polish city was the ‘Solidarity’ union (Solidarność, in Polish)  founded on 17 September 1980 at the Lenin Shipyard under the leadership of Lech Wałęsa?   GDANSK

13)  Literature, which author wrote the Chronicles of Narnia?  C.S LEWIS

14)  In a standard UK Monopoly game, the green set consists of Bond Street, Regent Street and which other?   OXFORD ST

15)  Film, who starred as Harry Palmer in the 1965 film, The Ipcress File?

16)  TV, who sang 'I Could Be So Good For You', the closing theme tune to 'Minder'?  DENIS WATERMAN

17)  Who had a 1971 hit with ‘Morning Has Broken’?  CAT STEVENS

18)  Science, in computing terms, what does ROM stand for?

19)  Classical music, who composed the opera "Tosca"?   PUCCINI

20)  History, who was the first Monarch of the House of Windsor?

21)  Food and drink, from which fruit is the French spirit ‘Calvados’ made?  PEARS

22)  Geography, Port Said is in which North African country? EGYPT

23)  Literature, which well known English physicist wrote the 1988 work 'A Brief History of Time' sub titled ‘From Big Bang to Black Holes’?
Stephen Hawking      STEPHEN HAWKING

24)  What was the name of magician Paul Daniels' assistant and wife?
DEBBIE McGEE

25)  ♪♫If you ever leave me I'll be sad and blue
           Don't you ever leave me, I'm so in love with you

           The birds in the sky would be sad and lonely
            If they knew that I'd lost my one and only
           They'd be sad, if you’re ..................................♪♫
BAD TO ME BILLY J KRAMER AND THE DAKOTAS


From what 1963 hit are those the opening lines?


 MULTIPLE CHOICE GENERAL KNOWLEDGE BONUS QUESTIONS

BQ1)  In which year did the Gunpowder Plot take place?
1599
1605√
1610
1622

BQ2)  Wiener Schnitzel, the national dish of Austria, uses what type of meat?
Veal
Chicken
Beef√
Ham

BQ3)  Science, chemically pure gold contains how many carats?
9
18
24√
32

BQ4)  From TV and film, and played by the actor Leonard Nymoy, what colour is Mr Spock's blood?
Red
Green√
Blue
Yellow

BQ5)  In which year was British India divided into India and Pakistan ?
1946√
1947
1948
1949

STINKER)  The Menai Suspension Bridge which connects Anglesey to the Welsh mainland was built by which Scottish Civil Engineer?
ISAMBARD KINGDOM BRUNEL

TRICKY)  In which desert is the US city of Las Vegas?  


Evening Gassey.

A really excellent 21 correct.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 24-8-18

on Fri Aug 24 2018, 20:23
1 Carol King
2 Pennsylvania
3 Bill Owen
4 Audrey Hepburn
5 Jolly Roger
6 Hungary
7 4
10 Henry V111
11 Mikado
12 C.S Lewis
16 Dennis Waterman
17 Cat Stevens
19 Puccini
20 King George V
22 Israel
24 Debbie Magee
Bq1 1605
2 Veal
3 24

Stinker Thomas Telford
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 24-8-18

on Fri Aug 24 2018, 20:26
@maureen wrote:1 Carol King
2 Pennsylvania
3 Bill Owen
4 Audrey Hepburn
5 Jolly Roger
6 Hungary
7 4
10 Henry V111
11 Mikado
12 C.S Lewis
16 Dennis Waterman
17 Cat Stevens
19 Puccini
20 King George V
22 Israel
24 Debbie Magee
Bq1 1605
2 Veal
3 24

Stinker Thomas Telford

Evening Mo.

A really first class score of 18 correct, well done.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 24-8-18

on Fri Aug 24 2018, 20:29
1. Carole King
2. Pennsylvania
3. Bill Owen
4. Audrey Hepburn????
5. Jolly Roger???
6. Hungary
7. 4
8. Humber (According to motormouse)
9. Everton (The Mention of the Toffees Did it Laughing )
10. Oliver Cromwell
11. The Mikado
12. Gdansk (Spellage)
13. CS Lewis
14. Oxford Street
15. Michael Caine
16. Dennis Waterman
17. Cat Stevens
18. Read Only Memory
19. Puccini
20. George 5th
21. Apples
22. Egypt
23. Stephen Hawking ......(You have left the answer on view RMJ)
24. Debbie McGee
25. Bad To Me

Bonus Questions.
1. 1605
2. Veal
3. 24
4. Green
5. 1947

Stinker:= Thomas Telford
Tricky:= Mojave
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 24-8-18

on Fri Aug 24 2018, 20:37
@weatherwax wrote:1. Carole King
2. Pennsylvania
3. Bill Owen
4. Audrey Hepburn????
5. Jolly Roger???
6. Hungary
7. 4
8. Humber (According to motormouse)
9. Everton  (The Mention of the Toffees Did it Laughing )
10. Oliver Cromwell
11. The Mikado
12. Gdansk  (Spellage)
13. CS Lewis
14. Oxford Street
15. Michael Caine
16. Dennis Waterman
17. Cat Stevens
18. Read Only Memory
19. Puccini
20. George 5th
21. Apples
22. Egypt
23. Stephen Hawking   ......(You have left the answer on view RMJ) That's cos I'm a twonk!!!! Embarassed Laughing
24. Debbie McGee
25. Bad To Me

Bonus Questions.
1. 1605
2. Veal
3. 24
4. Green
5. 1947

Stinker:= Thomas Telford
Tricky:=  Mojave

Evening WW.

A FULL HOUSE, absolutely brilliant

You even got the car and sport, very well done indeed.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 24-8-18

on Fri Aug 24 2018, 20:49
I didn't get the car, That was Motormouse. Laughing Laughing But, as for the rest.....
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 24-8-18

on Fri Aug 24 2018, 20:50
@weatherwax wrote:I didn't get the car, That was Motormouse. Laughing Laughing   But, as for the rest.....

LOL, you're the Bee's Knees WW
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on Fri Aug 24 2018, 20:57
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 24-8-18

on Fri Aug 24 2018, 21:01
LOL Laughing , Brill
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 24-8-18

on Fri Aug 24 2018, 21:50
Evening Ray another grand night
of quizzing thank you again for
your time and efforts


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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 24-8-18

on Fri Aug 24 2018, 21:57
@Gassey wrote:Evening Ray another grand night
of quizzing thank you again for
your time and efforts



Cheers Gassey, I know you enjoy the quiz
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 24-8-18

on Fri Aug 24 2018, 22:43
I'll hold the answers over, there are a few regulars who have not been on.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 24-8-18

on Fri Aug 24 2018, 22:55
Who needs the answers? Just quote WW's sterling effort.








Jammy bugger!
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 24-8-18

on Fri Aug 24 2018, 23:15
Evening, Ray Smile
1)  
2)  Pennsylvania
3)  bill Compo
4)  Audrey Hepburn
5)  jolly roger
6)  Hungary
7)  4
8 )  
9)  Everton
10)  Oliver Cromwell
11)  Mikado
12)  Warsaw
13)  cs Lewis
14)  
15)  
16)  Dennis Waterman
17)  cat Stevens
18)  
19)  Verdi
20)  
21)  
22)  
23)  Stephen hawking
24)  Debbie McGee
25)

BQ1)  1605
BQ2)  veal
BQ3)  24
BQ4)  Blue
BQ5)  1947

STINKER)  stevenson
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 24-8-18

on Sat Aug 25 2018, 07:44
3. Bill Owen
5. Jolly Roger
6. Hungary
7. Four
9. Everton
10. Oliver Cromwell
12. Gdansk
15. Michael Caine
16. Dennis Waterman
22.Egypt
23. Stephen Hawking

24.Debbie McGee


BBQ4 Green


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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 24-8-18

on Sat Aug 25 2018, 12:16
1. Carole King


2. Pennsylvania


3. Bill Owen


4. Audrey Hepburn?? Norraclue


5. Black flag? I thought it was called skull and crossbones


6. Hungary


7. Four I think


8. Humber


9. Everton ("Me darling toffeesweets")


10. Oliver Crowell


11. The Mikado


12. Warsaw


13. ?


14. ?


15. Michael Caine


16. Dennis Waterman


17. Cat Stevens


18. Read Only Memeory


19. Puccini


20. Queen Victoria


21. Pears


22. Egypt


23. ?


24. Debbie


25. Bad to Me - Billy J. Kramer


BQ1. 1605


BQ2. Veal


BQ3. 24


BQ4. Green


BQ5. 1948?


STINKER: ?


TRICKY: Nevada
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 24-8-18

on Sat Aug 25 2018, 12:22
UNBELIEVABLE!! How the hell could I completely forget 'Jolly Roger'?!!
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