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WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 19-10-18

on Fri 19 Oct 2018 - 20:00
A very good Friday Evening to all you Rejects.
Yes, it’s that time of week again.
Come on down to The Reject’s Bar.
Get settled with your favourite drink.
Enjoy the quiz.

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

GOOD LUCK

WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 19-10-18

1) Which pop singer had a global 1991 hit with "(Everything I Do) I Do It For You"?

2) Geography, which Islamic Republic used to be called Persia?

3) TV, running from 1962 to 1971, who’s ‘Casebook’ was set in a medical practice in the Scottish village of Tannochbrae?

4) Film, which actress played the title role of Rita in the 1983 film ‘Educating Rita’?

5) What does the Latin phrase ‘Caveat Emptor’ mean?

6) Food and drink, what type of foodstuff is the Italian ‘Mafalda Corta’?

7) Science, what is the medical name for the shin bone?

8 ) What animal is depicted on the Porsche car logo?

9) Sport, which British athlete won gold in both the 5,000 and 10,000 Summer Olympics of 2012 and 2016?

10) History, what national disaster befell England in the year before the Great Fire of London?

11) From what 1957 Bernstein / Sondheim musical does the song ‘Maria’ come?

12) Liverpool Airport is named after which famous person?

13) Literature, who wrote the play "The Importance of Being Earnest" in 1895?

14) In a game of bingo, what number is known as ‘two little ducks’?

15) Film, who directed ‘The Lord of the Rings’ trilogy?
An clue, he has just completed restoration of WW1 film footage called ‘They Shall Not Grow Old’.

16) TV (and radio), which bandleader's catchphrase was 'Wakey Wakey!'?

17) With which musical genre was British musician Lonnie Donegan associated?

18) Science, which planet in our solar system is known is ‘The Morning Star’ when it appears in the eastern sky before sunrise?

19) Classical music, which Italian Baroque composer wrote the 4 violin concertos that make up ‘The Four Seasons’?

20) History, The ‘Khmer Rouge’ was a name for the Communist regime which ruled which country between 1975 and 1979?

21) Food and drink, what is Prosciutto?

22) Geography, which South American country is named after Venice?

23) Literature, who wrote the classic novel The Grapes of Wrath?

24) Who designed St Paul's Cathedral in London?

25) ♪♫ I once had a girl
Or should I say she once had me
She showed me her room
Isn't it good……………….♪♫

From what Beatles song are those the opening lines?


CURRENCIES BONUS QUESTIONS

BQ1) What was the currency in Germany prior to the introduction of the Euro?

BQ2) What European country has the Zloti as its currency?

BQ3) How many pennies were there in the old English Imperial Pound prior to decimalisation?

BQ4) One Lira equalled 100 Centesimo in which country prior to the Euro?

BQ5) What is the currency of Russia?

STINKER) Which British pop-group derived its name from the answer to the meaning of life in the 1979 Douglas Adam’s book 'Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy'?
An clue, the meaning of life is a 2 digit number.

TRICKY) In ‘Only Fools and Horse’, the Trotters lived on the 12th floor of which block of flats in Peckham SE15?
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 19-10-18

on Fri 19 Oct 2018 - 20:12
2. Iran
3. Dr. Finlay
4. Julie Walters
7. Tibia
10. Plague
12. John Lennon
14l. Twenty two
16. Billy Cotton
17. Skiffle
20. Vietman
24. Christiphor Wren

BBq1. deauchmark
2. Hungary
3. 144
4, Italy

Tricky Nelson Mandela House.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 19-10-18

on Fri 19 Oct 2018 - 20:17
@marieM wrote:2. Iran
3. Dr. Finlay
4. Julie Walters
7. Tibia
10. Plague
12. John Lennon
14l. Twenty two
16. Billy Cotton
17. Skiffle
20. Vietman
24. Christiphor Wren

BBq1. deauchmark
       2. Hungary
       3. 144
       4, Italy

Tricky  Nelson Mandela House.


Evening Marie.

An excellent 14 correct, well done.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 19-10-18

on Fri 19 Oct 2018 - 20:24
Q1 Bryan Adams
2 Iran
3 Dr Finlay
4 Julie Walters
7 Tibia
10 The plague
11 West side story
12 John Lennon
13 Oscar Wilde
16 Billy Cotton17 Skiffle
18 Venus
19 Vivaldi
20 Cambodia
23 John Steinbeck
24 Christopher Wren
25 Norwegian wood

Bq1 Deutsche Mark
    2 Poland
    3 240
    4 Italy
    5 Rouble

  Tricky..Mandela house


Last edited by maureen on Fri 19 Oct 2018 - 20:27; edited 1 time in total
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 19-10-18

on Fri 19 Oct 2018 - 20:26
1. Bryan Adams
2. Iran
3. Dr. Findlay
4. Julie Walters
5. Buyer beware
7. Tibia
9. Mo Farrah
10. Plague
11. West Side Story
12. John Lennon
13. Ernest Hemingway
14. 22
16. Billy Cotton
17. Skiffle
19. Vivaldi
21. Italian ham
22. Venezuela
24. Christopher Wren
25. Norwegian Wood
BQ 1 Mark
BQ 3. 240
BQ 4 Italy
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 19-10-18

on Fri 19 Oct 2018 - 20:28
@maureen wrote:Q1 Bryan Adams
2 Iran
3 Dr Finlay
4 Julie Walters
7 Tibia
10 The plague
11 West side story
12 John Lennon
13 Oscar Wilde
16 Billy Cotton17 Skiffle
18 Venus
19 Vivaldi
20 Cambodia
23 John Steinbeck
24 Christopher Wren
25 Norwegian wood

Bq1 Deutsche Mark
    2 Poland
    3 240
    4 Italy
    5 Rouble

  Tricky..Mandela house

Evening Mo.

A most impressive 23 correct, very well done.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 19-10-18

on Fri 19 Oct 2018 - 20:30
@broady wrote:1.  Bryan Adams
2.  Iran
3.  Dr. Findlay
4.  Julie Walters
5.  Buyer beware
7.  Tibia
9.   Mo Farrah
10. Plague
11. West Side Story
12. John Lennon
13.  Ernest Hemingway
14.  22
16.  Billy Cotton
17.  Skiffle
19.  Vivaldi
21.   Italian ham
22.  Venezuela
24.   Christopher Wren
25.   Norwegian Wood
BQ 1 Mark
BQ 3. 240
BQ 4 Italy

Evening Bill.

An excellent 21 correct, well done.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 19-10-18

on Fri 19 Oct 2018 - 20:38
@raymyjamie wrote:A very good Friday Evening to all you Rejects.
Yes, it’s that time of week again.
Come on down to The Reject’s Bar.
Get settled with your favourite drink.
Enjoy the quiz.

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

GOOD LUCK

WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 19-10-18

1)  Which pop singer had a global 1991 hit with "(Everything I Do) I Do It For You"?BRIAN ADAMS

2)  Geography, which Islamic Republic used to be called Persia? IRAN

3)  TV, running from 1962 to 1971, who’s ‘Casebook’ was set in a medical practice in the Scottish village of Tannochbrae? DR FINLAY'S

4)  Film, which actress played the title role of Rita in the 1983 film ‘Educating Rita’? JULIE WALTERS

5)  What does the Latin phrase ‘Caveat Emptor’ mean? BUYER BEWARE

6)  Food and drink, what type of foodstuff is the Italian ‘Mafalda Corta’?
LASAGNE
7)  Science, what is the medical name for the shin bone?TIBIA

8 )  What animal is depicted on the Porsche car logo? MUSTANG ( HORSE )

9)  Sport, which British athlete won gold in both the 5,000 and 10,000 Summer Olympics of 2012 and 2016?

10)  History, what national disaster befell England in the year before the Great Fire of London? GREAT PLAGUE

11)  From what 1957 Bernstein / Sondheim musical does the song ‘Maria’ come? WEST SIDE STORY

12)  Liverpool Airport is named after which famous person? JOHN LENNON

13)  Literature, who wrote the play "The Importance of Being Earnest" in 1895? OSCAR WILDE

14)  In a game of bingo, what number is known as ‘two little ducks’? TWENTY TWO

15)  Film, who directed ‘The Lord of the Rings’ trilogy?
An clue, he has just completed restoration of WW1 film footage called ‘They Shall Not Grow Old’. PETER JACKSON

16)  TV (and radio), which bandleader's catchphrase was 'Wakey Wakey!'? BILLY COTTON

17)  With which musical genre was British musician Lonnie Donegan associated? SKIFFLE

18)  Science, which planet in our solar system is known is ‘The Morning Star’ when it appears in the eastern sky before sunrise? VENUS

19)  Classical music, which Italian Baroque composer wrote the 4 violin concertos that make up ‘The Four Seasons’? VIVALDI

20)  History, The ‘Khmer Rouge’ was a name for the Communist regime which ruled which country between 1975 and 1979? RUSSIA

21)  Food and drink, what is Prosciutto? WINE

22)  Geography, which South American country is named after Venice?
VENEZUELA

23)  Literature, who wrote the classic novel The Grapes of Wrath?

24)  Who designed St Paul's Cathedral in London?

25)  ♪♫ I once had a girl
           Or should I say she once had me
           She showed me her room
           Isn't it good……………….♪♫

From what Beatles song are those the opening lines?
NORWEGIAN WOOD


CURRENCIES BONUS QUESTIONS

BQ1)  What was the currency in Germany prior to the introduction of the Euro? DEUCHMARK

BQ2)  What European country has the Zloti as its currency? POLAND

BQ3)  How many pennies were there in the old English Imperial Pound prior to decimalisation? 240

BQ4)  One Lira equalled 100 Centesimo in which country prior to the Euro? ITALY

BQ5)  What is the currency of Russia? ROUBLE

STINKER)  Which British pop-group derived its name from the answer to the meaning of life in the 1979 Douglas Adam’s book  'Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy'?  
An clue, the meaning of life is a 2 digit number.    U2 ?

TRICKY)  In ‘Only Fools and Horse’, the Trotters lived on the 12th floor of which block of flats in Peckham SE15? NELSON MANDELA TOWERS
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 19-10-18

on Fri 19 Oct 2018 - 20:41
@Gassey wrote:
@raymyjamie wrote:A very good Friday Evening to all you Rejects.
Yes, it’s that time of week again.
Come on down to The Reject’s Bar.
Get settled with your favourite drink.
Enjoy the quiz.

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

GOOD LUCK

WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 19-10-18

1)  Which pop singer had a global 1991 hit with "(Everything I Do) I Do It For You"?BRIAN ADAMS

2)  Geography, which Islamic Republic used to be called Persia?  IRAN

3)  TV, running from 1962 to 1971, who’s ‘Casebook’ was set in a medical practice in the Scottish village of Tannochbrae?  DR FINLAY'S

4)  Film, which actress played the title role of Rita in the 1983 film ‘Educating Rita’?   JULIE WALTERS

5)  What does the Latin phrase ‘Caveat Emptor’ mean? BUYER BEWARE

6)  Food and drink, what type of foodstuff is the Italian ‘Mafalda Corta’?
LASAGNE
7)  Science, what is the medical name for the shin bone?TIBIA

8 )  What animal is depicted on the Porsche car logo?  MUSTANG ( HORSE )

9)  Sport, which British athlete won gold in both the 5,000 and 10,000 Summer Olympics of 2012 and 2016?  

10)  History, what national disaster befell England in the year before the Great Fire of London?  GREAT PLAGUE

11)  From what 1957 Bernstein / Sondheim musical does the song ‘Maria’ come?  WEST SIDE STORY

12)  Liverpool Airport is named after which famous person?  JOHN LENNON

13)  Literature, who wrote the play "The Importance of Being Earnest" in 1895?   OSCAR WILDE

14)  In a game of bingo, what number is known as ‘two little ducks’?   TWENTY  TWO

15)  Film, who directed ‘The Lord of the Rings’ trilogy?
An clue, he has just completed restoration of WW1 film footage called ‘They Shall Not Grow Old’.  PETER JACKSON

16)  TV (and radio), which bandleader's catchphrase was 'Wakey Wakey!'?   BILLY COTTON

17)  With which musical genre was British musician Lonnie Donegan associated?   SKIFFLE

18)  Science, which planet in our solar system is known is ‘The Morning Star’ when it appears in the eastern sky before sunrise?  VENUS

19)  Classical music, which Italian Baroque composer wrote the 4 violin concertos that make up ‘The Four Seasons’?  VIVALDI

20)  History, The ‘Khmer Rouge’ was a name for the Communist regime which ruled which country between 1975 and 1979?   RUSSIA

21)  Food and drink, what is Prosciutto?   WINE

22)  Geography, which South American country is named after Venice?
VENEZUELA

23)  Literature, who wrote the classic novel The Grapes of Wrath?

24)  Who designed St Paul's Cathedral in London?

25)  ♪♫ I once had a girl
           Or should I say she once had me
           She showed me her room
           Isn't it good……………….♪♫

From what Beatles song are those the opening lines?
NORWEGIAN WOOD


CURRENCIES BONUS QUESTIONS

BQ1)  What was the currency in Germany prior to the introduction of the Euro?  DEUCHMARK

BQ2)  What European country has the Zloti as its currency? POLAND

BQ3)  How many pennies were there in the old English Imperial Pound prior to decimalisation?   240

BQ4)  One Lira equalled 100 Centesimo in which country prior to the Euro?   ITALY

BQ5)  What is the currency of Russia?  ROUBLE

STINKER)  Which British pop-group derived its name from the answer to the meaning of life in the 1979 Douglas Adam’s book  'Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy'?  
An clue, the meaning of life is a 2 digit number.    U2 ?

TRICKY)  In ‘Only Fools and Horse’, the Trotters lived on the 12th floor of which block of flats in Peckham SE15?  NELSON MANDELA TOWERS

Evening Gassey.

A really super 25 correct, well done.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 19-10-18

on Fri 19 Oct 2018 - 20:43
Evening, Ray Smile

1) Bryan Adams
2) Iran
3) dr Findlay’s
4) Julie Walters
5)
6)
7) tibia
8 ) horse
9)
10) great plague
11) west side story
12) John Lennon
13) Oscar Wilde
14) 22
15) Peter Jackson
16) Arthur askey
17) country
18) Venus
19) Vivaldi
20)
21) Ham?
22) Venezuela
23)  
24) Christopher wren
25) Norwegian wood

BQ1) Deutschmark
BQ2)
BQ3)
BQ4) Italy
BQ5) Rubels

STINKER) level 42
TRICKY) nelson Mandela heights
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 19-10-18

on Fri 19 Oct 2018 - 20:46
@jo anne wrote:Evening, Ray Smile

1) Bryan Adams
2) Iran
3) dr Findlay’s
4) Julie Walters
5)
6)
7) tibia
8 ) horse
9)
10) great plague
11) west side story
12) John Lennon
13) Oscar Wilde
14) 22
15) Peter Jackson
16) Arthur askey
17) country
18) Venus
19) Vivaldi
20)
21) Ham?
22) Venezuela
23)  
24) Christopher wren
25) Norwegian wood

BQ1) Deutschmark
BQ2)
BQ3)
BQ4) Italy
BQ5) Rubels

STINKER) level 42
TRICKY) nelson Mandela heights

Evening Jo Anne.

A really excellent score of 23 correct, very well done.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 19-10-18

on Fri 19 Oct 2018 - 20:48
@raymyjamie wrote:A very good Friday Evening to all you Rejects.
Yes, it’s that time of week again.
Come on down to The Reject’s Bar.
Get settled with your favourite drink.
Enjoy the quiz.

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

GOOD LUCK

WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 19-10-18

1)  Which pop singer had a global 1991 hit with "(Everything I Do) I Do It For You"? Bryan Adams

2)  Geography, which Islamic Republic used to be called Persia? Iran?

3)  TV, running from 1962 to 1971, who’s ‘Casebook’ was set in a medical practice in the Scottish village of Tannochbrae? Dr Findlay?

4)  Film, which actress played the title role of Rita in the 1983 film ‘Educating Rita’? Julie Walters

5)  What does the Latin phrase ‘Caveat Emptor’ mean? Empty threats?

6)  Food and drink, what type of foodstuff is the Italian ‘Mafalda Corta’? Bread?

7)  Science, what is the medical name for the shin bone? Tibia?

8 )  What animal is depicted on the Porsche car logo? Lion?

9)  Sport, which British athlete won gold in both the 5,000 and 10,000 Summer Olympics of 2012 and 2016? Sir mo farah

10)  History, what national disaster befell England in the year before the Great Fire of London? Black Plague!

11)  From what 1957 Bernstein / Sondheim musical does the song ‘Maria’ come? West side story?

12)  Liverpool Airport is named after which famous person? John Lennon

13)  Literature, who wrote the play "The Importance of Being Earnest" in 1895? Earnest Hemingway?

14)  In a game of bingo, what number is known as ‘two little ducks’? 22

15)  Film, who directed ‘The Lord of the Rings’ trilogy?
An clue, he has just completed restoration of WW1 film footage called ‘They Shall Not Grow Old’. Peter jackson

16)  TV (and radio), which bandleader's catchphrase was 'Wakey Wakey!'?

17)  With which musical genre was British musician Lonnie Donegan associated? Folk?

18)  Science, which planet in our solar system is known is ‘The Morning Star’ when it appears in the eastern sky before sunrise? Venus?

19)  Classical music, which Italian Baroque composer wrote the 4 violin concertos that make up ‘The Four Seasons’? Vivaldi

20)  History, The ‘Khmer Rouge’ was a name for the Communist regime which ruled which country between 1975 and 1979? Cambodia

21)  Food and drink, what is Prosciutto? Cured ham

22)  Geography, which South American country is named after Venice? Venuzuala?

23)  Literature, who wrote the classic novel The Grapes of Wrath?

24)  Who designed St Paul's Cathedral in London? Sir Christopher wren

25)  ♪♫ I once had a girl
           Or should I say she once had me
           She showed me her room
           Isn't it good……………….♪♫

From what Beatles song are those the opening lines?


CURRENCIES BONUS QUESTIONS

BQ1)  What was the currency in Germany prior to the introduction of the Euro? Deutschmark

BQ2)  What European country has the Zloti as its currency? Poland

BQ3)  How many pennies were there in the old English Imperial Pound prior to decimalisation? 212

BQ4)  One Lira equalled 100 Centesimo in which country prior to the Euro? Italy

BQ5)  What is the currency of Russia? Ruble

STINKER)  Which British pop-group derived its name from the answer to the meaning of life in the 1979 Douglas Adam’s book  'Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy'?  
An clue, the meaning of life is a 2 digit number.    Level 42?

TRICKY)  In ‘Only Fools and Horse’, the Trotters lived on the 12th floor of which block of flats in Peckham SE15? Nelson Mandela house
Some stinkers in there tonight Ray.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 19-10-18

on Fri 19 Oct 2018 - 20:52
@Lima Lima wrote:
@raymyjamie wrote:A very good Friday Evening to all you Rejects.
Yes, it’s that time of week again.
Come on down to The Reject’s Bar.
Get settled with your favourite drink.
Enjoy the quiz.

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

GOOD LUCK

WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 19-10-18

1)  Which pop singer had a global 1991 hit with "(Everything I Do) I Do It For You"? Bryan Adams

2)  Geography, which Islamic Republic used to be called Persia? Iran?

3)  TV, running from 1962 to 1971, who’s ‘Casebook’ was set in a medical practice in the Scottish village of Tannochbrae? Dr Findlay?

4)  Film, which actress played the title role of Rita in the 1983 film ‘Educating Rita’? Julie Walters

5)  What does the Latin phrase ‘Caveat Emptor’ mean? Empty threats?

6)  Food and drink, what type of foodstuff is the Italian ‘Mafalda Corta’? Bread?

7)  Science, what is the medical name for the shin bone? Tibia?

8 )  What animal is depicted on the Porsche car logo? Lion?

9)  Sport, which British athlete won gold in both the 5,000 and 10,000 Summer Olympics of 2012 and 2016? Sir mo farah

10)  History, what national disaster befell England in the year before the Great Fire of London? Black Plague!

11)  From what 1957 Bernstein / Sondheim musical does the song ‘Maria’ come? West side story?

12)  Liverpool Airport is named after which famous person?  John Lennon

13)  Literature, who wrote the play "The Importance of Being Earnest" in 1895? Earnest Hemingway?

14)  In a game of bingo, what number is known as ‘two little ducks’? 22

15)  Film, who directed ‘The Lord of the Rings’ trilogy?
An clue, he has just completed restoration of WW1 film footage called ‘They Shall Not Grow Old’. Peter jackson

16)  TV (and radio), which bandleader's catchphrase was 'Wakey Wakey!'?

17)  With which musical genre was British musician Lonnie Donegan associated? Folk?

18)  Science, which planet in our solar system is known is ‘The Morning Star’ when it appears in the eastern sky before sunrise? Venus?

19)  Classical music, which Italian Baroque composer wrote the 4 violin concertos that make up ‘The Four Seasons’? Vivaldi

20)  History, The ‘Khmer Rouge’ was a name for the Communist regime which ruled which country between 1975 and 1979? Cambodia

21)  Food and drink, what is Prosciutto? Cured ham

22)  Geography, which South American country is named after Venice? Venuzuala?

23)  Literature, who wrote the classic novel The Grapes of Wrath?

24)  Who designed St Paul's Cathedral in London? Sir Christopher wren

25)  ♪♫ I once had a girl
           Or should I say she once had me
           She showed me her room
           Isn't it good……………….♪♫

From what Beatles song are those the opening lines?


CURRENCIES BONUS QUESTIONS

BQ1)  What was the currency in Germany prior to the introduction of the Euro? Deutschmark

BQ2)  What European country has the Zloti as its currency? Poland

BQ3)  How many pennies were there in the old English Imperial Pound prior to decimalisation? 212

BQ4)  One Lira equalled 100 Centesimo in which country prior to the Euro? Italy

BQ5)  What is the currency of Russia? Ruble

STINKER)  Which British pop-group derived its name from the answer to the meaning of life in the 1979 Douglas Adam’s book  'Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy'?  
An clue, the meaning of life is a 2 digit number.    Level 42?

TRICKY)  In ‘Only Fools and Horse’, the Trotters lived on the 12th floor of which block of flats in Peckham SE15? Nelson Mandela house
Some stinkers in there tonight Ray.

Evening LL.

Stinkers or not, you got a very impressive 23 correct, well done.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 19-10-18

on Fri 19 Oct 2018 - 20:52


1)  Which pop singer had a global 1991 hit with "(Everything I Do) I Do It For You"? Wet Wet Wet

2)  Geography, which Islamic Republic used to be called Persia? Iran

3)  TV, running from 1962 to 1971, who’s ‘Casebook’ was set in a medical practice in the Scottish village of Tannochbrae? Dr Finlay

4)  Film, which actress played the title role of Rita in the 1983 film ‘Educating Rita’? Julie Walters

5)  What does the Latin phrase ‘Caveat Emptor’ mean? Buyer Beware

6)  Food and drink, what type of foodstuff is the Italian ‘Mafalda Corta’? Cheesy peas?

7)  Science, what is the medical name for the shin bone? Tibia (watch it be t'other)

8 )  What animal is depicted on the Porsche car logo? Horse

9)  Sport, which British athlete won gold in both the 5,000 and 10,000 Summer Olympics of 2012 and 2016???

10)  History, what national disaster befell England in the year before the Great Fire of London? Plague

11)  From what 1957 Bernstein / Sondheim musical does the song ‘Maria’ come? West Side Story

12)  Liverpool Airport is named after which famous person? John Lennon

13)  Literature, who wrote the play "The Importance of Being Earnest" in 1895? Oscar Wilde

14)  In a game of bingo, what number is known as ‘two little ducks’? 22

15)  Film, who directed ‘The Lord of the Rings’ trilogy?

An clue, he has just completed restoration of WW1 film footage called ‘They Shall Not Grow Old’.???

16)  TV (and radio), which bandleader's catchphrase was 'Wakey Wakey!'? Billy Cotton

17)  With which musical genre was British musician Lonnie Donegan associated? Skiffle

18)  Science, which planet in our solar system is known is ‘The Morning Star’ when it appears in the eastern sky before sunrise? Venus

19)  Classical music, which Italian Baroque composer wrote the 4 violin concertos that make up ‘The Four Seasons’? Vivaldi

20)  History, The ‘Khmer Rouge’ was a name for the Communist regime which ruled which country between 1975 and 1979? Cambodia

21)  Food and drink, what is Prosciutto? An mosquito what does sexual things for money, lightly fried in red wine.

22)  Geography, which South American country is named after Venice? Venezuela

23)  Literature, who wrote the classic novel The Grapes of Wrath? ??????

24)  Who designed St Paul's Cathedral in London? Christopher Wren

25)  ♪♫ I once had a girl
           Or should I say she once had me
           She showed me her room
           Isn't it good……………….♪♫

From what Beatles song are those the opening lines? ????????/


CURRENCIES BONUS QUESTIONS

BQ1)  What was the currency in Germany prior to the introduction of the Euro? Mark

BQ2)  What European country has the Zloti as its currency? Poland

BQ3)  How many pennies were there in the old English Imperial Pound prior to decimalisation? 240

BQ4)  One Lira equalled 100 Centesimo in which country prior to the Euro? Italy

BQ5)  What is the currency of Russia? Ruble

STINKER)  Which British pop-group derived its name from the answer to the meaning of life in the 1979 Douglas Adam’s book  'Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy'?  
An clue, the meaning of life is a 2 digit number.   Level 42  

TRICKY)  In ‘Only Fools and Horse’, the Trotters lived on the 12th floor of which block of flats in Peckham SE15? Nelson Mandella House


Thanks again for another belter, Ray.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 19-10-18

on Fri 19 Oct 2018 - 20:55
@Corky Ringspot wrote:

1)  Which pop singer had a global 1991 hit with "(Everything I Do) I Do It For You"?  Wet Wet Wet

2)  Geography, which Islamic Republic used to be called Persia?   Iran

3)  TV, running from 1962 to 1971, who’s ‘Casebook’ was set in a medical practice in the Scottish village of Tannochbrae?  Dr Finlay

4)  Film, which actress played the title role of Rita in the 1983 film ‘Educating Rita’?  Julie Walters

5)  What does the Latin phrase ‘Caveat Emptor’ mean?  Buyer Beware

6)  Food and drink, what type of foodstuff is the Italian ‘Mafalda Corta’?  Cheesy peas?

7)  Science, what is the medical name for the shin bone? Tibia (watch it be t'other)

8 )  What animal is depicted on the Porsche car logo?  Horse

9)  Sport, which British athlete won gold in both the 5,000 and 10,000 Summer Olympics of 2012 and 2016???

10)  History, what national disaster befell England in the year before the Great Fire of London?   Plague

11)  From what 1957 Bernstein / Sondheim musical does the song ‘Maria’ come?  West Side Story

12)  Liverpool Airport is named after which famous person?  John Lennon

13)  Literature, who wrote the play "The Importance of Being Earnest" in 1895?  Oscar Wilde

14)  In a game of bingo, what number is known as ‘two little ducks’?  22

15)  Film, who directed ‘The Lord of the Rings’ trilogy?  

An clue, he has just completed restoration of WW1 film footage called ‘They Shall Not Grow Old’.???

16)  TV (and radio), which bandleader's catchphrase was 'Wakey Wakey!'?  Billy Cotton

17)  With which musical genre was British musician Lonnie Donegan associated?    Skiffle

18)  Science, which planet in our solar system is known is ‘The Morning Star’ when it appears in the eastern sky before sunrise?   Venus

19)  Classical music, which Italian Baroque composer wrote the 4 violin concertos that make up ‘The Four Seasons’?   Vivaldi

20)  History, The ‘Khmer Rouge’ was a name for the Communist regime which ruled which country between 1975 and 1979?    Cambodia

21)  Food and drink, what is Prosciutto?  An mosquito what does sexual things for money, lightly fried in red wine.

22)  Geography, which South American country is named after Venice?  Venezuela

23)  Literature, who wrote the classic novel The Grapes of Wrath?  ??????

24)  Who designed St Paul's Cathedral in London?    Christopher Wren

25)  ♪♫ I once had a girl
           Or should I say she once had me
           She showed me her room
           Isn't it good……………….♪♫

From what Beatles song are those the opening lines?  ????????/


CURRENCIES BONUS QUESTIONS

BQ1)  What was the currency in Germany prior to the introduction of the Euro?   Mark

BQ2)  What European country has the Zloti as its currency?  Poland

BQ3)  How many pennies were there in the old English Imperial Pound prior to decimalisation?  240

BQ4)  One Lira equalled 100 Centesimo in which country prior to the Euro?  Italy

BQ5)  What is the currency of Russia?  Ruble

STINKER)  Which British pop-group derived its name from the answer to the meaning of life in the 1979 Douglas Adam’s book  'Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy'?  
An clue, the meaning of life is a 2 digit number.     Level 42  

TRICKY)  In ‘Only Fools and Horse’, the Trotters lived on the 12th floor of which block of flats in Peckham SE15?  Nelson Mandella House


Thanks again for another belter, Ray.    

Evening Mester Corks.

A brilliant 25 correct, well done.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 19-10-18

on Fri 19 Oct 2018 - 20:56
Thanks, Ray Smile
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 19-10-18

on Fri 19 Oct 2018 - 20:58
Thank you again Ray..you're a good un.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 19-10-18

on Fri 19 Oct 2018 - 21:00
Thanks Ray for another great quiz
Long may they continue
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 19-10-18

on Fri 19 Oct 2018 - 21:03
Cheers Jo Anne, very well played.

Cheers Our Mo, you played a blinder.

Thanks Gassey, cracking quizzing from you.
You were missed last week.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 19-10-18

on Fri 19 Oct 2018 - 21:56
Cheers Ray it was easier to win the lottery
than stay connected to t'internet in Blackpool
last week don't know if it was weather or
landlords dodgy internet service scratch scratch
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Re: Friday Night Pub Quiz

on Fri 19 Oct 2018 - 22:15
1) Bryan Adams
2) Iran
7) Tibia
8 ) Horse
9) Mo Farah?
10) The Great Plague
11) West Side Story
12) John Lennon
14) 22?
15) Peter Jackson
18) Venus
19) Vivaldi
20) Cambodia
21) Cured Ham
22) Venezuela
24) Sir Christopher Wren

BQ1) Deutsche Mark
BQ3) 20 Shillings?
BQ4) Italy
BQ5) Rouble

Stinker - 42
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 19-10-18

on Fri 19 Oct 2018 - 22:21
@AWP1983 wrote:1) Bryan Adams
2) Iran
7) Tibia
8 ) Horse
9) Mo Farah?
10) The Great Plague
11) West Side Story
12) John Lennon
14) 22?
15) Peter Jackson
18) Venus
19) Vivaldi
20) Cambodia
21) Cured Ham
22) Venezuela
24) Sir Christopher Wren

BQ1) Deutsche Mark
BQ3) 20 Shillings?
BQ4) Italy
BQ5) Rouble

Stinker - 42

Evening AWP.

A really cracking score of 20 correct, well done.
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Re: Friday Night Pub Quiz

on Fri 19 Oct 2018 - 22:35
Thank you Ray Very Happy
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 19-10-18

on Fri 19 Oct 2018 - 22:39
Thanks, you're very welcome, excellent quizzing from you tonight.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 19-10-18

on Fri 19 Oct 2018 - 22:52
I'm a little concerned, weatherwax has not been

on this last two weeks, I hope all is well.
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