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WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 19-10-18

on Fri Oct 19 2018, 20:00
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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 Sat Oct 20 2018, 07:49
1. Jason Donovan


2. Iran


3. Dr. Finlay's


4. Julie Walters


5. Let the buyer beware


6. Bread


7. So frustrating when you know it but can't think of it.


8. Horse


9. Mo Farah


10. Great plague


11. West Side Story


12. John Lennon


13. Oscar Wilde


14. 22


15. Damn!


16. Billy Cotton


17. Skiffle


18. Venus


19. Vivaldi


20. Cambodia


21. Wine


22. Venezuela


23. Thomas Hardy


24. Christopher Wren


25. Norwegian Wood


BQ1. Deutschmark


BQ2. Poland


BQ3. 144


BQ4. Italy


BQ5. ?


STINKER: Level 42


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

on Sat Oct 20 2018, 07:56
@raymyjamie wrote:I'm a little concerned, weatherwax has not been

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



The reasons for that can be many and varied, Ray. Could be computer trouble.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 19-10-18

on Sat Oct 20 2018, 09:29
Thanks Ray. I didn't get so many but I love it and love reading everyone elses.
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raymyjamie
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 19-10-18

on Sat Oct 20 2018, 09:33
@marieM wrote:Thanks Ray.  I didn't get so many but I love it and love reading everyone elses.

Thank you Marie. I thought you did very well indeed.
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raymyjamie
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 19-10-18

on Sat Oct 20 2018, 09:38
@Hieronymous wrote:1. Jason Donovan


2. Iran


3. Dr. Finlay's


4. Julie Walters


5. Let the buyer beware


6. Bread


7. So frustraing when you know it but can't think of it.


8. Horse


9. Mo Farah


10. Great plague


11. West Side Story


12. John Lennon


13. Oscar Wilde


14. 22


15. Damn!


16. Billy Cotton


17. Skiffle


18. Venus


19. Vivaldi


20. Cambodia


21. Wine


22. Venezuela


23. Thomas Hardy


24. Christopher Wren


25. Norwegian Wood


BQ1. Deutschmark


BQ2. Poland


BQ3. 144


BQ4. Italy


BQ5. ?


STINKER: Level 42


TRICKY: Nelson Mandela House

A really good quality bit of quizzing mon ami, well done.
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raymyjamie
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 19-10-18

on Sat Oct 20 2018, 09:56
Very well done to all the WR quizzers      

Her are the answers:-



WR Friday Night Pub Quiz Answers 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 Finley  

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?
Let the buyer beware  

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

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

8 )  What animal i Horse s 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?
Mo Farah  

10)  History, what national disaster befell England in the year before the Great Fire of London?
The 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’?
 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!'?
  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’?
  Antonio 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?  
  Italian dry-cured ham

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

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

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?
Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown)    
 



CURRENCIES BONUS QUESTIONS

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