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WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 31-8-18

on Fri Aug 31 2018, 20:00
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A very good Friday evening to you lovely Rejects
Blimey O’Riley, it’s Friday night again!!!!!!
Come on down to the Reject’s Bar.
Come and get settled with your favourite drink.
Hope you enjoy the quiz.

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

GOOD LUCK

WR Friday Night Pub Quiz   31-8-18

1)  Who had a 1965 hit with ‘Get Off My Cloud’?

2)  Geography, the islands Herm and Jethou are part of which island group?

3)  TV, what was the name of Connie Booth’s character in ‘Fawlty Towers’?

4)  Film, the 1976 film `All The President`s Men` is set around which political scandal?

5)  Whose last words were `Et tu, Brute`?

6)  Food and drink, what ‘T’ word is the name is given to a kind of thin pancake which is eaten throughout Mexico ?

7)  Science, what is the base unit of mass in the SI (Le Système International d'Unités)  metric system?

8 )  Which Japanese car manufacturer produces the compact SUV 'Vitara' model?

9)  Sport, which soccer club`s supporters are known as the Toon Army?

10)    History, in which British city did the ‘Peterloo Massacre’ of 1819 take place?

11)  From what 1954 film musical does the song ‘Bless Yore Beautiful Hide’ come?

12)  What was the former name of Sellafield, the nuclear site in Cumbria?

13)  Literature, who was the author of the classic novel "Tess of the D'Ubervilles"?

14)  What ‘M’ word is the name of the clockwork device used by musicians to measure time?

15)  Film, Amity Island is the fictional location for which 1975 American thriller starrng Roy Scheider and Richard Dreyfuss?

16)  TV, in ‘Midsomer Murders’ which DCI lives in Causton?

17)  Who had a 1964 number one hit with ‘Glad All Over’?

18)  Science, Rhinology is the study of which part of the human body?

19)  Classical music, who wrote the music for the 1892 ballet ‘The Nutcracker’?

20)  History, which Mercian king who ruled from 757 until 796, had a dyke built to segregate his Kingdom from Wales?

21)  Food and drink, if you saw ‘Canard’ on a French Menu, what type of meat would be on offer?

22)  Geography, Salem is the capital of which US state?

23)  Literature, Georges Simenon created which fictional French detective character known by his surname?

24)  At which British theme park might you find the rides Oblivion and Nemesis?

25)  ♪♫ How many roads must a man walk down
           Before you call him a man?
           How many seas must a white dove sail
           Before she sleeps in the sand?
           Yes, 'n' how many times must the cannon balls fly
           Before they're forever banned?♪♫

From what Bob Dylan song are those the opening lines?

NAMES BONUS QUESTIONS

BQ1)  Which 1960’s singer changed his name to Yusuf Islam?

BQ2)  Sport, how was Michael Edwards affectionately known at the 1988 Winter Olympics?

BQ3)  Which comedian has the nickname `The Big Yin`?

BQ4)  Which English King (1630 to 1685) was known as ‘The Merry Monarch’?

BQ5)  How was film Western actor, director and producer Marion Morrison better known?

STINKER)  In the US sitcom ‘The Big Bang Theory’, what is Howard Wolowitz’s middle name?

TRICKY)  What Dylan Thomas play is set in the quirky welsh village of Llareggub?


Last edited by raymyjamie on Sat Sep 01 2018, 12:24; edited 1 time in total

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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 31-8-18

on Fri Aug 31 2018, 22:55
Noticed I accidentally missed Cat Stevens out on the BQs
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 31-8-18

on Sat Sep 01 2018, 06:55
4. Watergate
3. Julius Ceasar
6. Tortilla
7. Newcastle
8. Toyota
9. Newcastle
10. Manchester
11. Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
19. Chopin
20. Offa
21. Horse
22. Idaho
23. Poirott
24, Alton Towers
25. Blowing in the Wind

BBQ1 Cat Stevens
3. Billy Connelly
5. John Wayne
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 31-8-18

on Sat Sep 01 2018, 10:32
@raymyjamie wrote:A very good Friday evening to you lovely Rejects
Blimey O’Riley, it’s Friday night again!!!!!!
Come on down to the Reject’s Bar.
Come and get settled with your favourite drink.
Hope you enjoy the quiz.

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

GOOD LUCK

WR Friday Night Pub Quiz   31-8-18

1)  Who had a 1965 hit with ‘Get Off My Cloud’?ROLLING STONES

2)  Geography, the islands Herm and Jethou are part of which island group? AZORES

3)  TV, what was the name of Connie Booth’s character in ‘Fawlty Towers’? CYBIL

4)  Film, the 1976 film `All The President`s Men` is set around which political scandal?

5)  Whose last words were `Et tu, Brute`? CAESAR

6)  Food and drink, what ‘T’ word is the name is given to a kind of thin pancake which is eaten throughout Mexico ? TACO

7)  Science, what is the base unit of mass in the SI (Le Système International d'Unités)  metric system?

8 )  Which Japanese car manufacturer produces the compact SUV 'Vitara' model? TOYOTA

9)  Sport, which soccer club`s supporters are known as the Toon Army?
NEWCASTLE UNITED

10)    History, in which British city did the ‘Peterloo Massacre’ of 1819 take place?

11)  From what 1954 film musical does the song ‘Bless Yore Beautiful Hide’ come? SEVEN BRIBES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS

12)  What was the former name of Sellafield, the nuclear site in Cumbria? WINDSCALE

13)  Literature, who was the author of the classic novel "Tess of the D'Ubervilles"?

14)  What ‘M’ word is the name of the clockwork device used by musicians to measure time? METRANOME

15)  Film, Amity Island is the fictional location for which 1975 American thriller starrng Roy Scheider and Richard Dreyfuss? JAWS

16)  TV, in ‘Midsomer Murders’ which DCI lives in Causton? BARNABY

17)  Who had a 1964 number one hit with ‘Glad All Over’? DAVE CLARK FIVE

18)  Science, Rhinology is the study of which part of the human body?NOSE

19)  Classical music, who wrote the music for the 1892 ballet ‘The Nutcracker’? TCHAIKOVSKY

20)  History, which Mercian king who ruled from 757 until 796, had a dyke built to segregate his Kingdom from Wales?

21)  Food and drink, if you saw ‘Canard’ on a French Menu, what type of meat would be on offer? VENISON

22)  Geography, Salem is the capital of which US state? MASSACHUSETTS

23)  Literature, Georges Simenon created which fictional French detective character known by his surname? POIROT

24)  At which British theme park might you find the rides Oblivion and Nemesis? ALTON TOWERS

25)  ♪♫ How many roads must a man walk down
           Before you call him a man?
           How many seas must a white dove sail
           Before she sleeps in the sand?
           Yes, 'n' how many times must the cannon balls fly
           Before they're forever banned?♪♫

From what Bob Dylan song are those the opening lines? BLOWING IN THE WIND

NAMES BONUS QUESTIONS

BQ1)  Which 1960’s singer changed his name to Yusuf Islam? CAT STEVENS

BQ2)  Sport, how was Michael Edwards affectionately known at the 1988 Winter Olympics?

BQ3)  Which comedian has the nickname `The Big Yin`?BILLY CONNELLY

BQ4)  Which English King (1630 to 1685) was known as ‘The Merry Monarch’?

BQ5)  How was film Western actor, director and producer Marion Morrison better known? JOHN WAYNE
John Wayne

STINKER)  In the US sitcom ‘The Big Bang Theory’, what is Howard Wolowitz’s middle name?

TRICKY)  What Dylan Thomas play is set in the quirky welsh village of Llareggub?


MORNING RAY THANKS A MILLION FOR HOLDING T‘QUIZ OR
BELTING SESSION AS USUAL i
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 31-8-18

on Sat Sep 01 2018, 11:21
1. Rolling Stones


2. Channel Islands


3. Polly


4. Watergate


5. Julius Caesar


6. Taco/Tortilla


7. Kilogram?


8. Suzuki


9. Newcastle United's


10. Manchester


11. Oklahoma!


12. DAMN!!


13. W.M. Thackeray?


14. Metronome


15. Jaws


16. ?


17. Dave Clark 5


18. Nose


19. Tchaikovsky


20. Offa


21. Duck


22. Massachusetts


23. Maigret


24. Alton Towers


25. Blowin' in the Wind


BQ1. Cat Stevens


BQ2. Eddie the Eagle


BQ3. Billy Connolly


BQ4. ?


BQ5. Erm, could it be John Wayne?


STINKER: ?


TRICKY : Under Milkwood?
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 31-8-18

on Sat Sep 01 2018, 12:10
@Corky Ringspot wrote:

1)  Who had a 1965 hit with ‘Get Off My Cloud’?   ???????

2)  Geography, the islands Herm and Jethou are part of which island group?    Orkneys

3)  TV, what was the name of Connie Booth’s character in ‘Fawlty Towers’?  Polly (She did have a surname mentioned)

4)  Film, the 1976 film `All The President`s Men` is set around which political scandal? Watergate

5)  Whose last words were `Et tu, Brute`? Julius Caesar

6)  Food and drink, what ‘T’ word is the name is given to a kind of thin pancake which is eaten throughout Mexico ?  Taco

7)  Science, what is the base unit of mass in the SI (Le Système International d'Unités)  metric system?  Kilogram

8 )  Which Japanese car manufacturer produces the compact SUV 'Vitara' model?  Nissan

9)  Sport, which soccer club`s supporters are known as the Toon Army?  Newcastle Utd

10)    History, in which British city did the ‘Peterloo Massacre’ of 1819 take place?  Manchester

11)  From what 1954 film musical does the song ‘Bless Yore Beautiful Hide’ come?  Annie Get Your Gun

12)  What was the former name of Sellafield, the nuclear site in Cumbria?  Windscale previously Calder Hall

13)  Literature, who was the author of the classic novel "Tess of the D'Ubervilles"?   Bugger!

14)  What ‘M’ word is the name of the clockwork device used by musicians to measure time?  Metronome

15)  Film, Amity Island is the fictional location for which 1975 American thriller starrng Roy Scheider and Richard Dreyfuss?   Jaws

16)  TV, in ‘Midsomer Murders’ which DCI lives in Causton?  Barnaby

17)  Who had a 1964 number one hit with ‘Glad All Over’?  Dave Clark 5

18)  Science, Rhinology is the study of which part of the human body?   Nose

19)  Classical music, who wrote the music for the 1892 ballet ‘The Nutcracker’?  Tchaikovsky

20)  History, which Mercian king who ruled from 757 until 796, had a dyke built to segregate his Kingdom from Wales?  Offa

21)  Food and drink, if you saw ‘Canard’ on a French Menu, what type of meat would be on offer?  Duck

22)  Geography, Salem is the capital of which US state?  Massachusetts

23)  Literature, Georges Simenon created which fictional French detective character known by his surname?  Poriot (French?)

24)  At which British theme park might you find the rides Oblivion and Nemesis?  Alton Towers

25)  ♪♫ How many roads must a man walk down
           Before you call him a man?
           How many seas must a white dove sail
           Before she sleeps in the sand?
           Yes, 'n' how many times must the cannon balls fly
           Before they're forever banned?♪♫

From what Bob Dylan song are those the opening lines?  Blowin' In The Wind

NAMES BONUS QUESTIONS

BQ1)  Which 1960’s singer changed his name to Yusuf Islam?

BQ2)  Sport, how was Michael Edwards affectionately known at the 1988 Winter Olympics?  Eddie The Eagle

BQ3)  Which comedian has the nickname `The Big Yin`?  Billy Connolly

BQ4)  Which English King (1630 to 1685) was known as ‘The Merry Monarch’?  Henry VIII

BQ5)  How was film Western actor, director and producer Marion Morrison better known?
John Wayne

STINKER)  In the US sitcom ‘The Big Bang Theory’, what is Howard Wolowitz’s middle name?  Fruit Loops Razz LOL

TRICKY)  What Dylan Thomas play is set in the quirky welsh village of Llareggub?  Under Milk Wood


Another belter, Cheers Ray


I'll now look at the answers and kick self over the French detective

Ta Corky.

An excellent bit of quizzing.

It was a bit late for me to mark last night.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 31-8-18

on Sat Sep 01 2018, 12:12
@Corky Ringspot wrote:Noticed I accidentally missed Cat Stevens out on the BQs

That's the bunny
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 31-8-18

on Sat Sep 01 2018, 12:14
@marieM wrote:4. Watergate
3. Julius Ceasar
6. Tortilla
7. Newcastle
8. Toyota
9. Newcastle
10. Manchester
11. Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
19. Chopin
20. Offa
21. Horse
22. Idaho
23. Poirott
24, Alton Towers
25. Blowing in the Wind

BBQ1 Cat Stevens
       3. Billy Connelly
       5. John Wayne

Hello Marie.

Very well played indeed
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 31-8-18

on Sat Sep 01 2018, 12:18
@Gassey wrote:
@raymyjamie wrote:A very good Friday evening to you lovely Rejects
Blimey O’Riley, it’s Friday night again!!!!!!
Come on down to the Reject’s Bar.
Come and get settled with your favourite drink.
Hope you enjoy the quiz.

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

GOOD LUCK

WR Friday Night Pub Quiz   31-8-18

1)  Who had a 1965 hit with ‘Get Off My Cloud’?ROLLING STONES

2)  Geography, the islands Herm and Jethou are part of which island group? AZORES

3)  TV, what was the name of Connie Booth’s character in ‘Fawlty Towers’?  CYBIL

4)  Film, the 1976 film `All The President`s Men` is set around which political scandal?

5)  Whose last words were `Et tu, Brute`?  CAESAR

6)  Food and drink, what ‘T’ word is the name is given to a kind of thin pancake which is eaten throughout Mexico ?  TACO

7)  Science, what is the base unit of mass in the SI (Le Système International d'Unités)  metric system?

8 )  Which Japanese car manufacturer produces the compact SUV 'Vitara' model?  TOYOTA

9)  Sport, which soccer club`s supporters are known as the Toon Army?
NEWCASTLE UNITED

10)    History, in which British city did the ‘Peterloo Massacre’ of 1819 take place?

11)  From what 1954 film musical does the song ‘Bless Yore Beautiful Hide’ come?  SEVEN BRIBES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS

12)  What was the former name of Sellafield, the nuclear site in Cumbria?  WINDSCALE

13)  Literature, who was the author of the classic novel "Tess of the D'Ubervilles"?

14)  What ‘M’ word is the name of the clockwork device used by musicians to measure time?  METRANOME

15)  Film, Amity Island is the fictional location for which 1975 American thriller starrng Roy Scheider and Richard Dreyfuss?  JAWS

16)  TV, in ‘Midsomer Murders’ which DCI lives in Causton?  BARNABY

17)  Who had a 1964 number one hit with ‘Glad All Over’?  DAVE CLARK FIVE

18)  Science, Rhinology is the study of which part of the human body?NOSE

19)  Classical music, who wrote the music for the 1892 ballet ‘The Nutcracker’?  TCHAIKOVSKY

20)  History, which Mercian king who ruled from 757 until 796, had a dyke built to segregate his Kingdom from Wales?

21)  Food and drink, if you saw ‘Canard’ on a French Menu, what type of meat would be on offer?  VENISON

22)  Geography, Salem is the capital of which US state?  MASSACHUSETTS

23)  Literature, Georges Simenon created which fictional French detective character known by his surname?  POIROT

24)  At which British theme park might you find the rides Oblivion and Nemesis?  ALTON TOWERS

25)  ♪♫ How many roads must a man walk down
           Before you call him a man?
           How many seas must a white dove sail
           Before she sleeps in the sand?
           Yes, 'n' how many times must the cannon balls fly
           Before they're forever banned?♪♫

From what Bob Dylan song are those the opening lines?  BLOWING IN THE WIND

NAMES BONUS QUESTIONS

BQ1)  Which 1960’s singer changed his name to Yusuf Islam?  CAT STEVENS

BQ2)  Sport, how was Michael Edwards affectionately known at the 1988 Winter Olympics?

BQ3)  Which comedian has the nickname `The Big Yin`?BILLY CONNELLY

BQ4)  Which English King (1630 to 1685) was known as ‘The Merry Monarch’?

BQ5)  How was film Western actor, director and producer Marion Morrison better known?  JOHN WAYNE
John Wayne

STINKER)  In the US sitcom ‘The Big Bang Theory’, what is Howard Wolowitz’s middle name?

TRICKY)  What Dylan Thomas play is set in the quirky welsh village of Llareggub?


MORNING RAY THANKS A MILLION FOR HOLDING T‘QUIZ OR
BELTING SESSION AS USUAL i

Hello Gassey.

No probs holding the quiz over.

Very well played indeed.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 31-8-18

on Sat Sep 01 2018, 12:20
Thanks Ray for your trouble. I don't know how you do it.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 31-8-18

on Sat Sep 01 2018, 12:22
@Hieronymous wrote:1. Rolling Stones


2. Channel Islands


3. Polly


4. Watergate


5. Julius Caesar


6. Taco/Tortilla


7. Kilogram?


8. Suzuki


9. Newcastle United's


10. Manchester


11. Oklahoma!


12. DAMN!!


13. W.M. Thackeray?


14. Metronome


15. Jaws


16. ?


17. Dave Clark 5


18. Nose


19. Tchaikovsky


20. Offa


21. Duck


22. Massachusetts


23. Maigret


24. Alton Towers


25. Blowin' in the Wind


BQ1. Cat Stevens


BQ2. Eddie the Eagle


BQ3. Billy Connolly


BQ4. ?


BQ5. Erm, could it be John Wayne?


STINKER: ?


TRICKY : Under Milkwood?

A really excellent bit of quizzing mon ami, well done.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 31-8-18

on Sat Sep 01 2018, 12:23
@marieM wrote:Thanks Ray for your trouble.  I don't know how you do it.



Thank you Marie, that's very kind.

Very well played.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 31-8-18

on Sat Sep 01 2018, 12:36
Very well played everybody.

A high standard as usual.

Here are the answers::-


WR Friday Night Pub Quiz Answers 31-8-18

1) Who had a 1965 hit with ‘Get Off My Cloud’?
The Rolling Stones

2) Geography, the islands Herm and Jethou are part of which island group?
The Channel Islands

3) TV, what was the name of Connie Booth’s character in ‘Fawlty Towers’?
Polly

4) Film, the 1976 film `All The President`s Men` is set around which political scandal?
Watergate

5) Whose last words were `Et tu, Brute`?
Julius Caesar

6) Food and drink, what ‘T’ word is the name is given to a kind of thin pancake which is eaten throughout Mexico ?
Tortilla / Taco

7) Science, what is the base unit of mass in the SI (Le Système International d'Unités) metric system?
Kilogram

8 ) Which Japanese car manufacturer produces the compact SUV 'Vitara' model?
Suzuki

9) Sport, which soccer club`s supporters are known as the Toon Army?
Newcastle Utd

10) History, in which British city did the ‘Peterloo Massacre’ of 1819 take place?
Manchester

11) From what 1954 film musical does the song ‘Bless Yore Beautiful Hide’ come?
Seven Brides for Seven Brothers

12) What was the former name of Sellafield, the nuclear site in Cumbria?
Windscale

13) Literature, who was the author of the classic novel "Tess of the D'Ubervilles"?
Thomas Hardy

14) What ‘M’ word is the name of the clockwork device used by musicians to measure time?
Metronome

15) Film, Amity Island is the fictional location for which 1975 American thriller starrng Roy Scheider and Richard Dreyfuss?
Jaws

16) TV, in ‘Midsomer Murders’ which DCI lives in Causton?
DCI Tom Barnaby

17) Who had a 1964 number one hit with ‘Glad All Over’?
The Dave Clark Five

18) Science, Rhinology is the study of which part of the human body?
Nose

19) Classical music, who wrote the music for the 1892 ballet ‘The Nutcracker’?
Tchaikovsky

20) History, which Mercian king who ruled from 757 until 796, had a dyke built to segregate his kingdom from Wales ?
Offa

21) Food and drink, if you saw ‘Canard’ on a French Menu, what type of meat would be on offer?
Duck

22) Geography, Salem is the capital of which US state?
Oregon

23) Literature, Georges Simenon created which fictional French detective character known by his surname?
Maigret

24) At which British theme park might you find the rides Oblivion and Nemesis?
Alton Towers

25) ♪♫ How many roads must a man walk down
Before you call him a man?
How many seas must a white dove sail
Before she sleeps in the sand?
Yes, 'n' how many times must the cannon balls fly
Before they're forever banned?♪♫

From what Bob Dylan song are those the opening lines?
Blowin’ in the Wind

NAMES BONUS QUESTIONS

BQ1) Which 1960’s singer changed his name to Yusuf Islam?
Cat Stevens

BQ2) Sport, how was Michael Edwards affectionately known at the 1988 Winter Olympics?
Eddie The Eagle

BQ3) Which comedian has the nickname `The Big Yin`?
Billy Connolly

BQ4) Which English King (1630 to 1685) was known as ‘The Merry Monarch’?
Charles II was known as the Merry Monarch, in reference to both the liveliness and hedonism of his court and the general relief at the return to normality after over a decade of rule by Cromwell

BQ5) How was film Western actor, director and producer Marion Morrison better known?
John Wayne

STINKER) In the US sitcom ‘The Big Bang Theory’, what is Howard Wolowitz’s middle name?
Joel

TRICKY) What Dylan Thomas play is set in the quirky welsh village of Llareggub?
Under Milk Wood (Llagerub is Bugger All backwards)


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