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WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 7-9-18

on Fri 7 Sep - 20:00
A very good Friday Evening to all you Rejects.
Blimey O’Riley, it’s Friday again!!!!!!
Come on down to The Reject’s Bar.
Get yourself your favourite tipple.
Enjoy the quiz.

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

GOOD LUCK

WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 7-9-18

1) Who had a 1961 hit with ‘Happy Birthday Sweet Sixteen’?

2) Geography, the Art Deco statue of ‘Christ the Redeemer’ overlooks which Brazilian city?

3) TV, which sitcom airing from 1986 to 1991 was about the Boswell family from Liverpool?

4) Film, which singer starred 1n the 1992 film “The Bodyguard”?

5) What vegetable is the national emblem of Wales ?

6) Food and drink, what is the name of the Spanish vegetable soup served cold?

7) Science, what element has the chemical symbol Zn?

8 ) What European car manufacturer produces the compact SUV ‘Captur’ model?

9) Sport, how many players are there on the field in a Rugby Union team (not including substitutes)?

10) History, the 'Restoration' refers to which Kings succession to the throne?

11) Which composer and librettist were known for their ‘Savoy Operas’?

12) Which singer songwriter musician, born 1949, is known as ‘The Boss’?

13) Literature, who wrote the 2001 Booker Prize winning novel ‘The Life of Pi’?

14) What was the name of the women’s peace camp protesting about nuclear weapons, set up outside a Berkshire air base in 1981?

15) Film, which British knighted actor played the sharp-tongued and quick-witted butler Hobson in the 1981 comedy "Arthur" starring Dudley Moore?

16) TV, what was the name of Larry Hagman’s character in the TV series 'Dallas'?

17) Who had a 1962 hit with ‘The Night Has a Thousand Eyes’?

18) Science, the Metric SI unit of force is named after which scientist?

19) Classical music, the piano piece ‘Bagatelle No. 25 in A minor’, commonly called ‘Fur Elise’ (For Elise), was written by which European composer?

20) History, ‘The Battle of Goose Green’ was fought during which 1980’s war?

21) Food and drink, what type of foodstuff is the Italian ‘Penne’?

22) Geography, Lima is the capital of which South American Country?

23) Literature, Samwise ‘Sam’ Gamgee and Peregrin ‘Pippin’ Took are characters from what fictional story?

24) When spoken by a police officer, what do the letters RTA stand for?

25) ♪♫ I read the news today Oh Boy.
4000 holes in Blackburn Lancashire.
And though the holes were rather small.
They had to count them all.
Now they know how many holes it takes to fill the Albert Hall.
I'd love to turn you on♪♫

From what Beatle’s song are those the final lines?


OLD TV PROGRAMMES BONUS QUESTIONS

With apologies to our younger members (if there are any) LOL Laughing

BQ1) Which programme, originally hosted by Eaman Andrews, surprised its 'victims' with a big red book?

BQ2) Which satirical programme was abbreviated to TW3?

BQ3) Where was PC George Dixon's 'patch'?

BQ4) Which actress played the title role in 'I Love Lucy'?

BQ5) Which London theatre staged a Sunday night variety show?

STINKER) Who was the legendary Benedictine monk who invented champagne?

TRICKY) Which famous writer, a contemporary of William Shakespeare, was killed in a pub brawl in 1593?
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 7-9-18

on Fri 7 Sep - 20:10


1)  Who had a 1961 hit with ‘Happy Birthday Sweet Sixteen’? ?

2)  Geography, the Art Deco statue of ‘Christ the Redeemer’ overlooks which Brazilian city? Rio De Janero

3)  TV, which sitcom airing from 1986 to 1991 was about the Boswell family from Liverpool? Bread

4)  Film, which singer starred 1n the 1992 film “The Bodyguard”? ?????

5)  What vegetable is the national emblem of Wales ? Leek

6)  Food and drink, what is the name of the Spanish vegetable soup served cold? Foreign Muck

7)  Science, what element has the chemical symbol Zn? Zinc

8 )  What European car manufacturer produces the compact SUV ‘Captur’ model? Seat

9)  Sport, how many players are there on the field in a Rugby Union team (not including substitutes)? 26

10)  History, the 'Restoration' refers to which Kings succession to the throne? James II

11)  Which composer and librettist were known for their ‘Savoy Operas’? Gilbert & Sullivan

12)  Which singer songwriter musician, born 1949, is known as ‘The Boss’? Bruce Springstein

13)  Literature, who wrote the 2001 Booker Prize winning novel ‘The Life of Pi’? ?/?

14)  What was the name of the women’s peace camp protesting about nuclear weapons, set up outside a Berkshire air base in 1981? Greenham Common

15)  Film, which British knighted actor played the sharp-tongued and quick-witted butler Hobson  in the 1981 comedy "Arthur" starring Dudley Moore?      Sir John Geilgood

16)  TV, what was the name of Larry Hagman’s character in the TV series  'Dallas'? JR (John Ross) Ewing

17)  Who had a 1962 hit with ‘The Night Has a Thousand Eyes’? Bobby Vee

18)  Science,  the Metric SI unit of force is named after which scientist? Newton

19)  Classical music, the piano piece ‘Bagatelle No. 25 in A minor’, commonly called ‘Fur Elise’ (For Elise), was written by which European composer? Handel

20)  History, ‘The Battle of Goose Green’ was fought during which 1980’s war? Falklands

21)  Food and drink, what type of foodstuff is the Italian ‘Penne’? Bread

22)  Geography, Lima is the capital of which South American Country? Peru

23)  Literature, Samwise ‘Sam’ Gamgee and Peregrin ‘Pippin’ Took are characters from what fictional story? ??????

24)  When spoken by a police officer, what do the letters RTA stand for? Road Traffic Accident

25)  ♪♫ I read the news today Oh Boy.
4000 holes in Blackburn Lancashire.
And though the holes were rather small.
They had to count them all.
Now they know how many holes it takes to fill the Albert Hall.
I'd love to turn you on♪♫

From what Beatle’s song are those the final lines? Help


OLD TV PROGRAMMES BONUS QUESTIONS

With apologies to our younger members (if there are any) LOL  Laughing

BQ1)  Which programme, originally hosted by Eaman Andrews, surprised its 'victims' with a big red book? This is your life

BQ2)  Which satirical programme was abbreviated to TW3? That was the week that was

BQ3)  Where was PC George Dixon's 'patch'? Dock Green

BQ4)  Which actress played the title role in 'I Love Lucy'? Lucille Ball

BQ5)  Which London theatre staged a Sunday night variety show? Palladium

STINKER)  Who was the legendary Benedictine monk who invented champagne? Dom Perignon

TRICKY)  Which famous writer, a contemporary of William Shakespeare, was killed in a pub brawl in 1593? Bacon
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 7-9-18

on Fri 7 Sep - 20:13
@Corky Ringspot wrote:

1)  Who had a 1961 hit with ‘Happy Birthday Sweet Sixteen’?  ?

2)  Geography, the Art Deco statue of ‘Christ the Redeemer’ overlooks which Brazilian city?  Rio De Janero

3)  TV, which sitcom airing from 1986 to 1991 was about the Boswell family from Liverpool?  Bread

4)  Film, which singer starred 1n the 1992 film “The Bodyguard”? ?????

5)  What vegetable is the national emblem of Wales ?  Leek

6)  Food and drink, what is the name of the Spanish vegetable soup served cold?  Foreign Muck

7)  Science, what element has the chemical symbol Zn?  Zinc

8 )  What European car manufacturer produces the compact SUV ‘Captur’ model?  Seat

9)  Sport, how many players are there on the field in a Rugby Union team (not including substitutes)?  26

10)  History, the 'Restoration' refers to which Kings succession to the throne?  James II

11)  Which composer and librettist were known for their ‘Savoy Operas’?  Gilbert & Sullivan

12)  Which singer songwriter musician, born 1949, is known as ‘The Boss’?  Bruce Springstein

13)  Literature, who wrote the 2001 Booker Prize winning novel ‘The Life of Pi’? ?/?

14)  What was the name of the women’s peace camp protesting about nuclear weapons, set up outside a Berkshire air base in 1981?  Greenham Common

15)  Film, which British knighted actor played the sharp-tongued and quick-witted butler Hobson  in the 1981 comedy "Arthur" starring Dudley Moore?      Sir John Geilgood

16)  TV, what was the name of Larry Hagman’s character in the TV series  'Dallas'?  JR (John Ross) Ewing

17)  Who had a 1962 hit with ‘The Night Has a Thousand Eyes’?  Bobby Vee

18)  Science,  the Metric SI unit of force is named after which scientist?   Newton

19)  Classical music, the piano piece ‘Bagatelle No. 25 in A minor’, commonly called ‘Fur Elise’ (For Elise), was written by which European composer?  Handel

20)  History, ‘The Battle of Goose Green’ was fought during which 1980’s war?  Falklands

21)  Food and drink, what type of foodstuff is the Italian ‘Penne’?  Bread

22)  Geography, Lima is the capital of which South American Country?  Peru

23)  Literature, Samwise ‘Sam’ Gamgee and Peregrin ‘Pippin’ Took are characters from what fictional story? ??????

24)  When spoken by a police officer, what do the letters RTA stand for?  Road Traffic Accident

25)  ♪♫ I read the news today Oh Boy.
4000 holes in Blackburn Lancashire.
And though the holes were rather small.
They had to count them all.
Now they know how many holes it takes to fill the Albert Hall.
I'd love to turn you on♪♫

From what Beatle’s song are those the final lines?  Help


OLD TV PROGRAMMES BONUS QUESTIONS

With apologies to our younger members (if there are any) LOL  Laughing

BQ1)  Which programme, originally hosted by Eaman Andrews, surprised its 'victims' with a big red book?  This is your life

BQ2)  Which satirical programme was abbreviated to TW3?  That was the week that was

BQ3)  Where was PC George Dixon's 'patch'?  Dock Green

BQ4)  Which actress played the title role in 'I Love Lucy'?  Lucille Ball

BQ5)  Which London theatre staged a Sunday night variety show?  Palladium

STINKER)  Who was the legendary Benedictine monk who invented champagne?   Dom Perignon

TRICKY)  Which famous writer, a contemporary of William Shakespeare, was killed in a pub brawl in 1593? Bacon

Evening Corky.

A very impressive 20 correct, well done.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 7-9-18

on Fri 7 Sep - 20:18
@raymyjamie wrote:A very good Friday Evening to all you Rejects.
Blimey O’Riley, it’s Friday again!!!!!!
Come on down to The Reject’s Bar.
Get yourself your favourite tipple.
Enjoy the quiz.

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

GOOD LUCK

WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 7-9-18

1)  Who had a 1961 hit with ‘Happy Birthday Sweet Sixteen’?

2)  Geography, the Art Deco statue of ‘Christ the Redeemer’ overlooks which Brazilian city? Rio de Janeiro

3)  TV, which sitcom airing from 1986 to 1991 was about the Boswell family from Liverpool? Bread

4)  Film, which singer starred 1n the 1992 film “The Bodyguard”? Whitney Houston

5)  What vegetable is the national emblem of Wales ? Leek

6)  Food and drink, what is the name of the Spanish vegetable soup served cold? Gazpacho

7)  Science, what element has the chemical symbol Zn? Zinc

8 )  What European car manufacturer produces the compact SUV ‘Captur’ model? Renault

9)  Sport, how many players are there on the field in a Rugby Union team (not including substitutes)? 15

10)  History, the 'Restoration' refers to which Kings succession to the throne? Henry the eighth?

11)  Which composer and librettist were known for their ‘Savoy Operas’? Gilbert and Sullivan?

12)  Which singer songwriter musician, born 1949, is known as ‘The Boss’? Bruce Springsteen

13)  Literature, who wrote the 2001 Booker Prize winning novel ‘The Life of Pi’?

14)  What was the name of the women’s peace camp protesting about nuclear weapons, set up outside a Berkshire air base in 1981? Green ham common

15)  Film, which British knighted actor played the sharp-tongued and quick-witted butler Hobson  in the 1981 comedy "Arthur" starring Dudley Moore?      Michael Caine

16)  TV, what was the name of Larry Hagman’s character in the TV series  'Dallas'? Jr ewing

17)  Who had a 1962 hit with ‘The Night Has a Thousand Eyes’? Frank Sinatra?

18)  Science,  the Metric SI unit of force is named after which scientist?

19)  Classical music, the piano piece ‘Bagatelle No. 25 in A minor’, commonly called ‘Fur Elise’ (For Elise), was written by which European composer? Verdi

20)  History, ‘The Battle of Goose Green’ was fought during which 1980’s war? Falklands

21)  Food and drink, what type of foodstuff is the Italian ‘Penne’? Pasta

22)  Geography, Lima is the capital of which South American Country? Peru

23)  Literature, Samwise ‘Sam’ Gamgee and Peregrin ‘Pippin’ Took are characters from what fictional story? Lord of the rings

24)  When spoken by a police officer, what do the letters RTA stand for? Road traffic accident

25)  ♪♫ I read the news today Oh Boy.
4000 holes in Blackburn Lancashire.
And though the holes were rather small.
They had to count them all.
Now they know how many holes it takes to fill the Albert Hall.
I'd love to turn you on♪♫

From what Beatle’s song are those the final lines?


OLD TV PROGRAMMES BONUS QUESTIONS

With apologies to our younger members (if there are any) LOL  Laughing

BQ1)  Which programme, originally hosted by Eaman Andrews, surprised its 'victims' with a big red book? This is your life

BQ2)  Which satirical programme was abbreviated to TW3? That was the week that was

BQ3)  Where was PC George Dixon's 'patch'? Dock green

BQ4)  Which actress played the title role in 'I Love Lucy'? Lucille ball

BQ5)  Which London theatre staged a Sunday night variety show? Palladium

STINKER)  Who was the legendary Benedictine monk who invented champagne? Dom perignon

TRICKY)  Which famous writer, a contemporary of William Shakespeare, was killed in a pub brawl in 1593?

Some tough ones again tonight
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 7-9-18

on Fri 7 Sep - 20:20
1 Neil Sedaka
2 Rio de Janeiro
3 Bread
4 Whitney Housron
5 The leek
10 Charles 11
11 Gilbert and Sullivan
12 Bruce Springstein.
14 Greenham common
16 JR Ewing
17 Bobby Vee
19 Debussy
20 The Falklands
21 Pasta
22 Peru
24 Road traffic accident

Bq1 This is your life
2 That was the week that was
3 Dock green
4 Lucille Ball
5 Palladium

Stinker..Dom Perignon
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 7-9-18

on Fri 7 Sep - 20:22
@Lima Lima wrote:
@raymyjamie wrote:A very good Friday Evening to all you Rejects.
Blimey O’Riley, it’s Friday again!!!!!!
Come on down to The Reject’s Bar.
Get yourself your favourite tipple.
Enjoy the quiz.

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

GOOD LUCK

WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 7-9-18

1)  Who had a 1961 hit with ‘Happy Birthday Sweet Sixteen’?

2)  Geography, the Art Deco statue of ‘Christ the Redeemer’ overlooks which Brazilian city? Rio de Janeiro

3)  TV, which sitcom airing from 1986 to 1991 was about the Boswell family from Liverpool? Bread

4)  Film, which singer starred 1n the 1992 film “The Bodyguard”? Whitney Houston

5)  What vegetable is the national emblem of Wales ? Leek

6)  Food and drink, what is the name of the Spanish vegetable soup served cold? Gazpacho

7)  Science, what element has the chemical symbol Zn? Zinc

8 )  What European car manufacturer produces the compact SUV ‘Captur’ model? Renault

9)  Sport, how many players are there on the field in a Rugby Union team (not including substitutes)? 15

10)  History, the 'Restoration' refers to which Kings succession to the throne? Henry the eighth?

11)  Which composer and librettist were known for their ‘Savoy Operas’? Gilbert and Sullivan?

12)  Which singer songwriter musician, born 1949, is known as ‘The Boss’? Bruce Springsteen

13)  Literature, who wrote the 2001 Booker Prize winning novel ‘The Life of Pi’?

14)  What was the name of the women’s peace camp protesting about nuclear weapons, set up outside a Berkshire air base in 1981? Green ham common

15)  Film, which British knighted actor played the sharp-tongued and quick-witted butler Hobson  in the 1981 comedy "Arthur" starring Dudley Moore?      Michael Caine

16)  TV, what was the name of Larry Hagman’s character in the TV series  'Dallas'? Jr ewing

17)  Who had a 1962 hit with ‘The Night Has a Thousand Eyes’? Frank Sinatra?

18)  Science,  the Metric SI unit of force is named after which scientist?

19)  Classical music, the piano piece ‘Bagatelle No. 25 in A minor’, commonly called ‘Fur Elise’ (For Elise), was written by which European composer? Verdi

20)  History, ‘The Battle of Goose Green’ was fought during which 1980’s war? Falklands

21)  Food and drink, what type of foodstuff is the Italian ‘Penne’? Pasta

22)  Geography, Lima is the capital of which South American Country? Peru

23)  Literature, Samwise ‘Sam’ Gamgee and Peregrin ‘Pippin’ Took are characters from what fictional story? Lord of the rings

24)  When spoken by a police officer, what do the letters RTA stand for? Road traffic accident

25)  ♪♫ I read the news today Oh Boy.
4000 holes in Blackburn Lancashire.
And though the holes were rather small.
They had to count them all.
Now they know how many holes it takes to fill the Albert Hall.
I'd love to turn you on♪♫

From what Beatle’s song are those the final lines?


OLD TV PROGRAMMES BONUS QUESTIONS

With apologies to our younger members (if there are any) LOL  Laughing

BQ1)  Which programme, originally hosted by Eaman Andrews, surprised its 'victims' with a big red book? This is your life

BQ2)  Which satirical programme was abbreviated to TW3? That was the week that was

BQ3)  Where was PC George Dixon's 'patch'? Dock green

BQ4)  Which actress played the title role in 'I Love Lucy'? Lucille ball

BQ5)  Which London theatre staged a Sunday night variety show? Palladium

STINKER)  Who was the legendary Benedictine monk who invented champagne? Dom perignon

TRICKY)  Which famous writer, a contemporary of William Shakespeare, was killed in a pub brawl in 1593?

Some tough ones again tonight

Evening LL.

A really excellent 23 correct, well done.


Are you still in The States?
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 7-9-18

on Fri 7 Sep - 20:24
@maureen wrote:1 Neil Sedaka
2 Rio de Janeiro
3 Bread
4 Whitney Housron
5 The leek
10 Charles 11
11 Gilbert and Sullivan
12 Bruce Springstein.
14 Greenham common
16 JR Ewing
17 Bobby Vee
19 Debussy
20 The Falklands
21 Pasta
22 Peru
24 Road traffic accident

Bq1 This is your life
   2  That was the week that was
   3 Dock green
   4 Lucille Ball
   5 Palladium
   
Stinker..Dom Perignon

Evening Mo.

A really excellent 21 correct, very well done.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 7-9-18

on Fri 7 Sep - 20:25
1. Neil Sedake
2. Rio de Janeiro
4. Whitney Houston
5. Leek
9. 15
10. Charles 2nd
12. Bruce Sprinsteen
16. J .R
20 The Falklands
21, Pasta

22. Peru

24. Road Traffic Accident


BBQ1. This is your life

3. Dock Green

4. Lucille Ball

5. Palladium
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 7-9-18

on Fri 7 Sep - 20:26
Evening, Ray Smile

1)
2) Rio de Janeiro
3) bread
4) Witney Houston
5) leek
6. Gazpacho
7) zinc
8 )
9) 11
10) Charles I
11)
12) Bruce Springsteen
13)
14) Greenham common
15) Michael Caine ?
16) JR Ewing
17)
18) Newton
19) Mozart
20) falklands
21) pasta
22) Peru
23)
24) road traffic accident
25) a day in the life

BQ1) this is your life
BQ2)
BQ3) dock green
BQ4) Lucille ball
BQ5) palladium
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 7-9-18

on Fri 7 Sep - 20:27
@marieM wrote:1. Neil Sedake
2. Rio de Janeiro
4. Whitney Houston
5. Leek
9. 15
10. Charles 2nd
12. Bruce Sprinsteen
16. J .R
20 The Falklands
21, Pasta

22. Peru

24. Road Traffic Accident


BBQ1. This is your life

       3. Dock Green

       4. Lucille Ball

       5. Palladium

Evening Marie.

A first class score of 16 correct, well done.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 7-9-18

on Fri 7 Sep - 20:29
@jo anne wrote:Evening, Ray Smile

1)
2) Rio de Janeiro
3) bread
4) Witney Houston
5) leek
6. Gazpacho
7) zinc
8 )
9) 11
10) Charles I
11)
12) Bruce Springsteen
13)
14) Greenham common
15) Michael Caine  ?
16) JR Ewing
17)
18) Newton
19) Mozart
20) falklands
21) pasta
22) Peru
23)
24) road traffic accident
25) a day in the life

BQ1) this is your life
BQ2)
BQ3) dock green
BQ4) Lucille ball
BQ5) palladium

Evening Jo Anne.

A really excellent 20 correct, very well done.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 7-9-18

on Fri 7 Sep - 20:30
Thanks, Ray Smile
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Re: Friday Night Pub Quiz

on Fri 7 Sep - 20:31
2) Rio De Janerio
3) Bread
4) Whitney Houston
5) Leek
6) GAZPACHO SOUP!!!!!!!! Very Happy
7) Zinc
9) 15
10) King Charles II
18) Newton
19) Ludwig van Beethoven
20) The Falklands
21) Pasta
22) Peru
23) The Lord of the Rings

BQ1) This Is Your Life
BQ3) Dock Green?
BQ5) Night at the London Palladium?


Tricky - Christopher Marlow
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 7-9-18

on Fri 7 Sep - 20:34
@raymyjamie wrote:
@Lima Lima wrote:
@raymyjamie wrote:A very good Friday Evening to all you Rejects.
Blimey O’Riley, it’s Friday again!!!!!!
Come on down to The Reject’s Bar.
Get yourself your favourite tipple.
Enjoy the quiz.

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

GOOD LUCK

WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 7-9-18

1)  Who had a 1961 hit with ‘Happy Birthday Sweet Sixteen’?

2)  Geography, the Art Deco statue of ‘Christ the Redeemer’ overlooks which Brazilian city? Rio de Janeiro

3)  TV, which sitcom airing from 1986 to 1991 was about the Boswell family from Liverpool? Bread

4)  Film, which singer starred 1n the 1992 film “The Bodyguard”? Whitney Houston

5)  What vegetable is the national emblem of Wales ? Leek

6)  Food and drink, what is the name of the Spanish vegetable soup served cold? Gazpacho

7)  Science, what element has the chemical symbol Zn? Zinc

8 )  What European car manufacturer produces the compact SUV ‘Captur’ model? Renault

9)  Sport, how many players are there on the field in a Rugby Union team (not including substitutes)? 15

10)  History, the 'Restoration' refers to which Kings succession to the throne? Henry the eighth?

11)  Which composer and librettist were known for their ‘Savoy Operas’? Gilbert and Sullivan?

12)  Which singer songwriter musician, born 1949, is known as ‘The Boss’? Bruce Springsteen

13)  Literature, who wrote the 2001 Booker Prize winning novel ‘The Life of Pi’?

14)  What was the name of the women’s peace camp protesting about nuclear weapons, set up outside a Berkshire air base in 1981? Green ham common

15)  Film, which British knighted actor played the sharp-tongued and quick-witted butler Hobson  in the 1981 comedy "Arthur" starring Dudley Moore?      Michael Caine

16)  TV, what was the name of Larry Hagman’s character in the TV series  'Dallas'? Jr ewing

17)  Who had a 1962 hit with ‘The Night Has a Thousand Eyes’? Frank Sinatra?

18)  Science,  the Metric SI unit of force is named after which scientist?

19)  Classical music, the piano piece ‘Bagatelle No. 25 in A minor’, commonly called ‘Fur Elise’ (For Elise), was written by which European composer? Verdi

20)  History, ‘The Battle of Goose Green’ was fought during which 1980’s war? Falklands

21)  Food and drink, what type of foodstuff is the Italian ‘Penne’? Pasta

22)  Geography, Lima is the capital of which South American Country? Peru

23)  Literature, Samwise ‘Sam’ Gamgee and Peregrin ‘Pippin’ Took are characters from what fictional story? Lord of the rings

24)  When spoken by a police officer, what do the letters RTA stand for? Road traffic accident

25)  ♪♫ I read the news today Oh Boy.
4000 holes in Blackburn Lancashire.
And though the holes were rather small.
They had to count them all.
Now they know how many holes it takes to fill the Albert Hall.
I'd love to turn you on♪♫

From what Beatle’s song are those the final lines?


OLD TV PROGRAMMES BONUS QUESTIONS

With apologies to our younger members (if there are any) LOL  Laughing

BQ1)  Which programme, originally hosted by Eaman Andrews, surprised its 'victims' with a big red book? This is your life

BQ2)  Which satirical programme was abbreviated to TW3? That was the week that was

BQ3)  Where was PC George Dixon's 'patch'? Dock green

BQ4)  Which actress played the title role in 'I Love Lucy'? Lucille ball

BQ5)  Which London theatre staged a Sunday night variety show? Palladium

STINKER)  Who was the legendary Benedictine monk who invented champagne? Dom perignon

TRICKY)  Which famous writer, a contemporary of William Shakespeare, was killed in a pub brawl in 1593?

Some tough ones again tonight

Evening LL.

A really excellent 23 correct, well done.


Are you still in The States?

No we landed back yesterday morning. Just getting over the jet lag now.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 7-9-18

on Fri 7 Sep - 20:37
Hope you had a good time LL.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 7-9-18

on Fri 7 Sep - 20:37
1. Neil Sedaka
2. Rio De Janeiro
3. Bread
4. Whitney Houston
5. Leek
6. Gazpatcho  (Spellage)
7. Zinc???
8.
9.
10. King Charles 2nd
11. Gilbert and Sullivan
12. Bruce Springsteen
13. Yann Martell
14. Greenham Common
15. John Guielgud
16. JR Ewing
17. Bobby Vee
18. The Newton ???
19. Beethoven
20. The Falklands War
21. A type of Pasta
22. Peru
23. Lord of The Rings
24. Road Traffic Accident
25.  A Day In The Life

Bonus Questions.
1. This Is Your Life
2. That Was The Week That Was
3. Dock Green
4. Lucille Ball
5. The London Palladium

Stinker:= Dom Pierre Peringnon
Tricky:= Christopher Marlowe
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 7-9-18

on Fri 7 Sep - 20:38
@jo anne wrote:Thanks, Ray Smile

Thank you JA, you're very welcome.

Good quizzing from you tonight.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 7-9-18

on Fri 7 Sep - 20:40
@AWP1983 wrote:2) Rio De Janerio
3) Bread
4) Whitney Houston
5) Leek
6) GAZPACHO SOUP!!!!!!!!  Very Happy
7) Zinc
9) 15
10) King Charles II
18) Newton
19) Ludwig van Beethoven
20) The Falklands
21) Pasta
22) Peru
23) The Lord of the Rings

BQ1) This Is Your Life
BQ3) Dock Green?
BQ5) Night at the London Palladium?


Tricky - Christopher Marlow

Evening AWP.

most excellent 18 correct, well done.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 7-9-18

on Fri 7 Sep - 20:42
Thanks again Ray,and I hope you're feeling a bit better.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 7-9-18

on Fri 7 Sep - 20:43
@weatherwax wrote:1. Neil Sedaka
2. Rio De Janeiro
3. Bread
4. Whitney Houston
5. Leek
6. Gazpatcho  (Spellage)
7. Zinc???
8.
9.
10. King Charles 2nd
11. Gilbert and Sullivan
12. Bruce Springsteen
13. Yann Martell
14. Greenham Common
15. John Guielgud
16. JR Ewing
17. Bobby Vee
18. The Newton ???
19. Beethoven
20. The Falklands War
21. A type of Pasta
22. Peru
23. Lord of The Rings
24. Road Traffic Accident
25.  A Day In The Life

Bonus Questions.
1. This Is Your Life
2. That Was The Week That Was
3. Dock Green
4. Lucille Ball
5. The London Palladium

Stinker:= Dom Pierre Peringnon
Tricky:= Christopher Marlowe

Evening WW.

A most brilliant 30 correct, well done.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 7-9-18

on Fri 7 Sep - 20:44
@maureen wrote:Thanks again Ray,and I hope you're feeling a bit better.

Thanks a lot Mo.

Very well played tonight.

I'm a little better thank you.
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Re: Friday Night Pub Quiz

on Fri 7 Sep - 20:50
As always, thank you for a great quiz night Ray some really tough ones tonight.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 7-9-18

on Fri 7 Sep - 20:51
Cheers AWP, very well played tonight.

Good to see you posting on the quiz again.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 7-9-18

on Sat 8 Sep - 9:24
Thanks Ray for the quiz. It was brilliant considering you've not been well.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 7-9-18

on Sat 8 Sep - 11:58
Thank  you Marie.

I'm a lot better this morning, had a good good kip in my favourite chair this morning LOL   Laughing

'See' you later.
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