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WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 5-10-18

on Fri Oct 05, 2018 8:00 pm
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A very good Friday Evening to all you Rejects.
Doesn’t Friday night come round frighteningly quickly?
Come on down to The Reject’s Bar.
Get settled with your favourite drink.
Enjoy the quiz.

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WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 5-10-18

1) Who had a 1960 hit with ‘Rubber Ball’?

2) Geography, on which UK island would you find Holyhead, Beaumaris and Menai Bridge?

3) TV, running from 1974 to 1984, in which US TV series did The Fonz appear?

4) Film, which sci-fi movie released in 1979 stars Sigourney Weaver as Ripley.

5) What is the national animal of China ?

6) Food and drink, ‘Pate de Foie Gras’ is made from the liver of which creature?

7) Science, what is the centre of an atom called?

8 ) Which car company are known for their ‘Aygo’, ‘Auris’ and ‘Yaris’ models?

9) Sport, what was the boxer Mohammad Ali`s birth name?

10) History, which Polish trade union was led by Lech Walesa in the 1980s?

11) From what Rodgers and Hammerstein musical does the song ‘Oh What a Beautiful Mornin’’ come?

12) Co founder of Microsoft, and with an estimated wealth of $95 billion according to Forbes, who is the World’s second richest man?

13) Literature, which author coined the phrase ?Big Brother is watching you?

14) Kim Jong-Un is leader of which country?

15) Film, from what 1979 comedy film does the line "He's not the Messiah. he's a very naughty boy!" come?

16) TV, what was the name of the ranch in the TV series 'Dallas'

17) Who had a 1963 number one hit with ‘You’ll Never Walk Alone’?

18) Science, in medicine what does MRI stand for?

19) Classical music, known for his work the ‘Peer Gynt Suite’, what nationality was the composer Edvard Grieg?

20) History, in 1959, in which country did Fidel Castro lead a Communist revolution?

21) Food and drink, what is the normal capacity for a standard bottle of wine?

22) Geography, Rio de Janeiro is a city in which South American country?

23) Literature, which D.H.Lawrence book was the subject of an obscenity trial in 1960?

24) What is the term given to a word that can be spelt the same both backwards and forwards, such as radar or madam?

25) ♪♫No, I can't forget this evening
Or your face as you were leaving
But I guess that's just the way the story goes
You always smile but in your eyes your sorrow shows
Yes, it shows

No, I can't forget tomorrow
When I think of all my sorrow
When I had you there, but then I let you go
And now it's only fair that I should let you know
What you should know♪♫

What 1971 number one song are those the opening lines to, and who sang it?


KINGS AND QUEENS BONUS QUESTIONS

BQ1) Which monarch was Queen Elisabeth II’s Grandfather?

BQ2) Which Queen who ruled from 1837 to 1901 was known as ‘The Empress of India’?

BQ3) ‘Divorced, beheaded, died, divorced, beheaded survived’ is the aide-mémoire applied to which Monarch’s wives?

BQ4) Which English Queen, who reigned from 1558 to 1603, was known as ‘Gloriana’?

BQ5) Which King who died at the Battle of Bosworth Field in 1485, was the last English King to die in battle?

STINKER) Which Shakespearean character has the largest speaking part, ie most lines?

TRICKY) Which fictional literary hero was based on the exploits of Alexander Selkirk?

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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 5-10-18

on Fri Oct 05, 2018 9:32 pm
@AWP1983 wrote:2) Anglesey
3) Happy Days
4) Alien
5) Dragon
6) Goose
7) Nucleus
11) Oklahoma?
12) Bill Gates?
13) George Orwell
14) North Korea
15) Monty Python's Life of Brian
18) Magnetic Resonance Imaging
19) Norweigan?
20) Cuba
22) Brazil
24) Palindromes

BQ1) King George V
BQ2) Queen Victoria
BQ3) King Henry VIII
BQ4) Queen Elizabeth I
BQ5) King Richard III


Tricky - Robinson Crusoe

Evening AWP.

A super score of 21 correct, very well done.
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Re: Friday Night Pub Quiz

on Fri Oct 05, 2018 9:39 pm
Thank you Ray Very Happy
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 5-10-18

on Fri Oct 05, 2018 9:42 pm
@AWP1983 wrote:Thank you Ray Very Happy

You're very welcome AWP, an excellent bit of quizzing tonight, well done.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 5-10-18

on Fri Oct 05, 2018 9:56 pm
       Laughing Laughing Laughing
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 5-10-18

on Fri Oct 05, 2018 9:59 pm
Thanks to your good self for the
quiz Ray , belting night of questions
thanks again
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 5-10-18

on Fri Oct 05, 2018 10:01 pm
@weatherwax wrote:       Laughing Laughing Laughing

Thank you WW.

I'm giving you the wine bottle one


You were at your usual brilliant best tonight.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 5-10-18

on Fri Oct 05, 2018 10:01 pm
@Gassey wrote:Thanks to your good self for the
quiz Ray , belting night of  questions
thanks again

So glad you enjoyed Gassey, very well played indeed.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 5-10-18

on Tue Oct 09, 2018 6:48 pm
It seems yours truly has been remiss in not posting the answers to last Friday's quiz.

In the interests of closure I will do it now.

Very well done to all the quizzers.


WR Friday Night Pub Quiz Answers 5-10-18/u]


1)  Who had a 1960 hit with ‘Rubber Ball’?
Bobby Vee    

2)  Geography, on which UK island would you find Holyhead, Beaumaris and Menai Bridge?
       Anglesey  

3)  TV, running from 1974 to 1984, in which US TV series did The Fonz appear?
             Happy Days

4)  Film, which sci-fi movie released in 1979 stars Sigourney Weaver as Ripley.                 Alien

5)  What is the national animal of China ?
 Giant Panda    

6)  Food and drink, ‘Pate de Foie Gras’ is made from the liver of which creature?
     Goose

7)  Science, what is the centre of an atom called?
          Nucleus

8 )  Which car company are known for their ‘Aygo’, ‘Auris’ and ‘Yaris’ models?
      Toyota  

9)  Sport, what was the boxer Mohammad Ali`s birth name?
        Cassius Clay

10)  History, which Polish trade union was led by Lech Walesa in the 1980s?
  Solidarity          

11)  From what Rodgers and Hammerstein musical does the song ‘Oh What a Beautiful Mornin’’ come?
        Oklahoma

12)  Co founder of Microsoft, and with an estimated wealth of $95 billion according to Forbes, who is the World’s second richest man?
Bill Gates          

13)  Literature,  which author coined the phrase ?Big Brother is watching you??
George Orwell in his book ‘1984’            

14)  Kim Jong-Un is leader of which country?
North Korea      

15)  Film, from what 1979 comedy film does the line "He's not the Messiah. he's a very naughty boy!" come?
        Monty Python's Life of Brian

16)  TV, what was the name of the ranch in the TV series  'Dallas'                                                                         Southfork  

17)  Who had a 1963 number one hit with ‘You’ll Never Walk Alone’?
Gerry and the Pacemakers        

18)  Science, in medicine what does MRI stand for?
         Magnetic Resonance Imaging

19)  Classical music, known for his work the ‘Peer Gynt Suite’, what nationality was the composer Edvard Grieg?
          Norwegian  

20)  History, in 1959, in which country did Fidel Castro lead a Communist revolution?
        Cuba

21)  Food and drink,  what is the normal capacity for a standard bottle of wine?
      750ml

22)  Geography, Rio de Janeiro is a city in which South American country?
    Brazil  

23)  Literature, which D.H.Lawrence book was the subject of an obscenity trial in 1960?
        Lady Chatterley’s Lover

24)  What is the term given to a word that can be spelt the same both backwards and forwards, such as radar or madam?
      Palindrome    

25)  ♪♫No, I can't forget this evening
           Or your face as you were leaving
           But I guess that's just the way the story goes
           You always smile but in your eyes your sorrow shows
           Yes, it shows

             No, I can't forget tomorrow
            When I think of all my sorrow
            When I had you there, but then I let you go
            And now it's only fair that I should let you know
            What you should know♪♫

What 1971 number one song are those the opening lines to, and who sang it?
Without You / Harry Nilsson            

 KINGS AND QUEENS BONUS QUESTIONS  

BQ1)  Which monarch was Queen Elisabeth II’s Grandfather?
       George V

BQ2)  Which Queen who ruled from 1837 to 1901 was known as ‘The Empress of India’?
    Queen Victoria  

BQ3)  ‘Divorced, beheaded, died, divorced, beheaded survived’ is the aide-mémoire applied to which Monarch’s wives?
          Henry VIII

BQ4)  Which English Queen, who reigned from 1558 to 1603, was known as ‘Gloriana’?
Elizabeth I            

BQ5)  Which King who died at the Battle of Bosworth Field in 1485, was the last English King to die in battle?
          Richard III

STINKER)  Which Shakespearean character has the largest speaking part, ie most lines?
            Hamlet

TRICKY)   For which fictional literary hero did Alexander Selkirk provide a model?
Robinson Crusoe          
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