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WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 24-8-18

on Fri Aug 24, 2018 8:00 pm
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 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 Sat Aug 25, 2018 1:16 pm
@jo anne wrote:Evening, Ray Smile
1)  
2)  Pennsylvania  
3)  bill Owen 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


Hello Jo Anne.

It was much too late to mark last night.

A really good round of answers from you, well done.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 24-8-18

on Sat Aug 25, 2018 1:19 pm
@marieM wrote: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



A big Saturday Hello Marie.

Very well done indeed.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 24-8-18

on Sat Aug 25, 2018 1:23 pm
@Hieronymous wrote:1. Carole King


2. Pennsylvania


3. Bill Owen


4. Audrey Hepburn?? Norraclue  


5. Black flag? I thought it was called skull and crossbones    No, it has a name!!!!!! LOL


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  McGee  


25. Bad to Me - Billy J. Kramer  


BQ1. 1605


BQ2. Veal


BQ3. 24  

BQ4. Green  


BQ5. 1948?


STINKER: ?


TRICKY: Nevada

Bonjour mon ami.

A really good effort. well done.

You really know your music
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 24-8-18

on Sat Aug 25, 2018 1:26 pm
Thanks, Ray Smile
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 24-8-18

on Sat Aug 25, 2018 1:30 pm
You're very welcome Jo Anne.

Very well played you.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 24-8-18

on Sat Aug 25, 2018 2:12 pm
Very well done to all the quizzers      

A very high standard as usual.

Here are the answers:-



WR Friday Night Pub Quiz Answers  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?
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?  
      Four

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?
 The 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?
CS Lewis  

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

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"?  
Giacomo Puccini      

20)  History, who was the first Monarch of the House of Windsor? George V (He was responsible for changing the name from the House of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha to Windsor)      

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?
 Bad To Me   (Billy J Kramer and the Dakotas)    


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?    
Veal  


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?  
        Mojave  [/color]
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 24-8-18

on Sat Aug 25, 2018 4:07 pm
Thanks very much Ray for your hard work. Much appreciated.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 24-8-18

on Sat Aug 25, 2018 4:20 pm
@marieM wrote:Thanks very much Ray for your hard work.  Much appreciated.

Aw, thank you Marie, you're very welcome.
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