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WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 7-9-18

on Fri Sep 07, 2018 8:00 pm
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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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Hieronymous
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 7-9-18

on Sat Sep 08, 2018 12:02 pm
1. Neil Sedaka


2. Rio de Janeiro


3. Bread


4. Barbara Streisand


5. Leek


6. ?


7. Xenon?


8. Renault


9. On the field, 30, in a team 15.


10. Henry 7th


11. Gilbert and Sullivan


12. Can't think of his name.


13. ?


14. Greenham Common


15. Sir John Gielgud


16. J.R. Ewing


17. Bobby Vee


18. Isaac Newton


19. Beethoven


20. Falklands (Goose Green Labour Club stayed open though!)


21. Bread?


22. Peru


23. Adventures of Huckleberry Hound Finn?


24. Road Traffic Accident


25. I thought it was called '4,000 holes in blackburn, lancashire'


BQ1. This is Your Life


BQ2. That Was The Week That Was


BQ3. Dock Green


BQ4. Lucille Ball


BQ5. London Palladium


STINKER: DAMN!!


TRICKY: Francis Bacon?
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raymyjamie
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 7-9-18

on Sat Sep 08, 2018 12:19 pm
@Hieronymous wrote:1. Neil Sedaka


2. Rio de Janeiro


3. Bread


4. Barbara Streisand


5. Leek


6. ?


7. Xenon?


8. Renault


9. On the field, 30, in a team 15.


10. Henry 7th


11. Gilbert and Sullivan


12. Can't think of his name.


13. ?


14. Greenham Common


15. Sir John Gielgud


16. J.R. Ewing


17. Bobby Vee


18. Isaac Newton


19. Beethoven


20. Falklands (Goose Green Labour Club stayed open though!) Laughing


21. Bread?


22. Peru


23. Adventures of Huckleberry Hound Finn?


24. Road Traffic Accident


25. I thought it was called '4,000 holes in blackburn, lancashire' NO!!!!!!!!


BQ1. This is Your Life


BQ2. That Was The Week That Was


BQ3. Dock Green


BQ4. Lucille Ball


BQ5. London Palladium


STINKER: DAMN!!


TRICKY: Francis Bacon?


A really good round of quizzing mon ami.

With your good musical knowledge I can't believe you got the Beatles 'lyrics' wrong LOL Laughing
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 7-9-18

on Sat Sep 08, 2018 12:23 pm
Very well done to all the quizzers

A very high standard as usual.

Here are the answers:-




WR Friday Night Pub Quiz Answers 7-9-18

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

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

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)?
Fifteen

10) History, the 'Restoration' refers to which Kings succession to the throne?
Charles II, after the ‘Interregnum’ under Oliver Cromwell

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’?
Yann Martel

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 Geilgud

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’?
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?
Beethoven

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

21) Food and drink, what type of foodstuff is the Italian ‘Penne’?
Cylinder shaped 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
A Day in the Life


OLD TV PROGRAMMES BONUS QUESTIONS

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

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?
London 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?
Christopher (Kit) Marlowe

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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 7-9-18

on Sat Sep 08, 2018 12:51 pm
Thanks again, Ray.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 7-9-18

on Sat Sep 08, 2018 2:14 pm
@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’? Neil Sadaka

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?

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

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

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

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

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

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?

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'? J R 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? RAVEL

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 pirat

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?

4000 HOLES IN BLACKBURN LANCASHIRE


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 LOIFE

BQ2)  Which satirical programme was abbreviated to TW3? THE WORD

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?

RAY , SICK NOTE IN THE POST FOR LAST NIGHTS
ABSENCE . WAS WHISKED AWAY TO MATTHEW ST
IN LIVERPOOL FOR A JAUNT . IVE NOT PEEKED AT
ANSWERS HONEST

THANKS FOR THE QUIZ RAY
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 7-9-18

on Sat Sep 08, 2018 5:44 pm
@Corky Ringspot wrote:Thanks again, Ray.

Ta Corky, well played you.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 7-9-18

on Sat Sep 08, 2018 5:49 pm
@Gassey 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’?  Neil Sadaka  

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 HOUSTONv  

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?

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

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

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

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

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

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?

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'?  J R 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?  RAVEL

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 pirat    

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?

4000 HOLES IN BLACKBURN LANCASHIRE


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 LOIFE

BQ2)  Which satirical programme was abbreviated to TW3?  THE WORD

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?

RAY , SICK NOTE IN THE POST FOR LAST NIGHTS
ABSENCE . WAS WHISKED AWAY TO MATTHEW ST
IN LIVERPOOL FOR A JAUNT . IVE NOT PEEKED AT
ANSWERS HONEST

THANKS FOR THE QUIZ RAY

No probs with you coming on late Gassey.

You will always get marked.

Hope you had a good night out  
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