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WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 26-10-18

on 26.10.18 20:00
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WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 26-10-18

1) Who had a 1972 hit with 'You're So Vain'?

2) Geography, what is the highest mountain in Great Britain?

3) TV, what was the name of the children’s TV series that first aired in 1952 and included the characters Bill and Ben and 'Little Weed'?

4) Film, Paul Hogan and Linda Koslowski starred in what 1986 movie set in Australia and New York?

5) According to the popular English proverb, what colour cheese is the moon made out of?

6) Food and drink, Wiener Schnitzel, the national dish of Austria, uses what type of meat?

7) Science, what is the common name for the home of a badger?

8 ) Which European car company are known for their models ‘Stelvio, Giulia and Giulietta’?

9) Sport, which English striker scored six goals at the 2018 World Cup Finals?

10) History, since 1066, the coronations of all British monarchs have taken place at which building?

11) From which 1964 film musical does the song "Feed the Birds" come?

12) At which British theme park might you find Oblivion and Nemesis?

13) Literature, which Charles Dicken's novel features the characters Philip 'Pip' Pirrip, Miss Havisham and Abel Magwich?

14) Which British supermarket chain was originally founded by Jack Cohen in 1919?

15) Film, from which 1942 film does the quote "Here's looking at you kid" come?

16) TV, what is the name of the cafe in Coronation Street?

17) Which British group topped the UK charts twice in 1979 with the singles "Message in a Bottle" and "Walking on the Moon"?

18) Science, what is the medical term for the shoulder blade?

19) Classical music, who composed The Piano Sonata No. 14, commonly known as the Moonlight Sonata,

20) History, Boudicca / Boadicea was queen of which historic British Celtic tribe of Britain ?

21) Food and drink, in which country is Rioja wine produced?

22) Geography, where in Scotland would you find Holyrood Palace?

23) Literature, Currer Bell, Ellis Bell and Acton Bell were the pen names of which three literary sisters?

24) Which New York City thoroughfare is synonymous with theatres and musicals?

25) ♪♫ While I'm far away from you my baby
I know it's hard for you my baby
Because it's hard for me my baby
And the darkest hour is just before dawn♪♫

From what Mamas and Papas hit are those the opening lines?


ACTORS AND ACTRESSES BONUS QUESTIONS

BQ1) Which knighted British actor played the valet Hobson to Dudley Moore’s character Arthur Bach in the 1981 film ‘Arthur’?

BQ2) Which actor played Detective Harry Callahan in the ‘Dirty Harry’ series of films.

BQ3) Which two actresses played the title roles in the 1991 film ‘Thelma and Louise’?

BQ4) Which actor played the title role in the’Indiana Jones’ film franchise?

BQ5) Which actor played Luke Skywalker in the ‘Star Wars’ film franchise?

STINKER) What was the nickname attributed to the 1923 FA Cup Final played at Wembley between Bolton Wanderers and West Ham United?

TRICKY) History, who was President of Egypt during the Suez Crisis in 1956?

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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 26-10-18

on 26.10.18 22:10

1)  Who had a 1972 hit with 'You're So Vain'? Kiki Dee

2)  Geography, what is the highest mountain in Great Britain? Ben Nevis

3)  TV, what was the name of the children’s TV series that first aired in 1952 and included the characters Bill and Ben and 'Little Weed'? I thought that was Bill & Ben, Do you mean Watch With Mother. More a slot than a series.

4)  Film, Paul Hogan and Linda Koslowski starred in what 1986 movie set in Australia and New York? Croc Dundee

5)  According to the popular English proverb, what colour cheese is the moon made out of? Green

6)  Food and drink, Wiener Schnitzel, the national dish of Austria, uses what type of meat? Pork

7)  Science, what is the common name for the home of a badger? Sett

8 )  Which European car company are known for their models ‘Stelvio, Giulia and Giulietta’? Fiat

9)  Sport, which English striker scored six goals at the 2018 World Cup Finals?

10)  History, since 1066, the coronations of all British monarchs have taken place at which building? Palace of Westminster

11)  From which 1964 film musical does the song "Feed the Birds" come?    Mary Poppins

12)  At which British theme park might you find Oblivion and Nemesis? Alton Towers

13)  Literature, which Charles Dicken's novel features the characters Philip 'Pip' Pirrip, Miss Havisham and Abel Magwich? Great Expectations

14)  Which British supermarket chain was originally founded by Jack Cohen in 1919? Tesco

15)  Film, from which 1942 film does the quote "Here's looking at you kid" come?   Casablanca

16)  TV, what is the name of the cafe in Coronation Street?     Roy's Rolls

17)  Which British group topped the UK charts twice in 1979 with the singles "Message in a Bottle" and "Walking on the Moon"? Police

18)  Science, what is the medical term for the shoulder blade? Scapula

19)  Classical music, who composed The Piano Sonata No. 14, commonly known as the Moonlight Sonata, Handel

20)  History, Boudicca / Boadicea was queen of which historic British Celtic tribe of Britain ? Icini

21)  Food and drink, in which country is Rioja wine  produced? Spain

22)  Geography, where in Scotland would you find Holyrood Palace? Einburgh

23)  Literature, Currer Bell, Ellis Bell and Acton Bell were the pen names of which three literary sisters? Bronte

24)  Which New York City thoroughfare is synonymous with theatres and musicals? 42n Street

25)  ♪♫ While I'm far away from you my baby
           I know it's hard for you my baby
           Because it's hard for me my baby
           And the darkest hour is just before dawn♪♫

From what Mamas and Papas hit are those the opening lines? ???????


ACTORS AND ACTRESSES BONUS QUESTIONS

BQ1)  Which knighted British actor played the valet Hobson to Dudley Moore’s character Arthur Bach in the 1981 film ‘Arthur’? sir John Geilgood

BQ2)  Which actor played Detective Harry Callahan in the ‘Dirty Harry’ series of films. Clint Eastwood

BQ3)  Which two actresses played the title roles in the 1991 film ‘Thelma and Louise’? AAAGGH

BQ4)  Which actor played the title role in the’Indiana Jones’ film franchise?BLOODY HELL

BQ5)  Which actor played Luke Skywalker in the ‘Star Wars’ film franchise? Mark Hamil

STINKER)  What was the nickname attributed to the 1923 FA Cup Final played at Wembley between Bolton Wanderers and West Ham United?   White Horse final

TRICKY)  History, who was President of Egypt during the Suez Crisis in 1956? Sadat
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 26-10-18

on 26.10.18 22:11
The Flowerpot Men. Just came to me. Serves me right for being a smart arse Embarassed
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 26-10-18

on 26.10.18 22:29
@Corky Ringspot wrote:
1)  Who had a 1972 hit with 'You're So Vain'?  Kiki Dee

2)  Geography, what is the highest mountain in Great Britain?  Ben Nevis

3)  TV, what was the name of the children’s TV series that first aired in 1952 and included the characters Bill and Ben and 'Little Weed'?  I thought that was Bill & Ben,  Do you mean Watch With Mother.  More a slot than a series.

4)  Film, Paul Hogan and Linda Koslowski starred in what 1986 movie set in Australia and New York?  Croc Dundee

5)  According to the popular English proverb, what colour cheese is the moon made out of?  Green

6)  Food and drink, Wiener Schnitzel, the national dish of Austria, uses what type of meat?   Pork

7)  Science, what is the common name for the home of a badger?  Sett

8 )  Which European car company are known for their models ‘Stelvio, Giulia and Giulietta’?  Fiat

9)  Sport, which English striker scored six goals at the 2018 World Cup Finals?

10)  History, since 1066, the coronations of all British monarchs have taken place at which building?  Palace of Westminster

11)  From which 1964 film musical does the song "Feed the Birds" come?    Mary Poppins

12)  At which British theme park might you find Oblivion and Nemesis?   Alton Towers

13)  Literature, which Charles Dicken's novel features the characters Philip 'Pip' Pirrip, Miss Havisham and Abel Magwich?  Great Expectations

14)  Which British supermarket chain was originally founded by Jack Cohen in 1919?  Tesco

15)  Film, from which 1942 film does the quote "Here's looking at you kid" come?    Casablanca

16)  TV, what is the name of the cafe in Coronation Street?      Roy's Rolls

17)  Which British group topped the UK charts twice in 1979 with the singles "Message in a Bottle" and "Walking on the Moon"?  Police

18)  Science, what is the medical term for the shoulder blade?  Scapula

19)  Classical music, who composed The Piano Sonata No. 14, commonly known as the Moonlight Sonata,  Handel

20)  History, Boudicca / Boadicea was queen of which historic British Celtic tribe of Britain ?  Icini

21)  Food and drink, in which country is Rioja wine  produced?  Spain

22)  Geography, where in Scotland would you find Holyrood Palace?  Einburgh

23)  Literature, Currer Bell, Ellis Bell and Acton Bell were the pen names of which three literary sisters?  Bronte

24)  Which New York City thoroughfare is synonymous with theatres and musicals? 42n Street

25)  ♪♫ While I'm far away from you my baby
           I know it's hard for you my baby
           Because it's hard for me my baby
           And the darkest hour is just before dawn♪♫

From what Mamas and Papas hit are those the opening lines?   ???????


ACTORS AND ACTRESSES BONUS QUESTIONS

BQ1)  Which knighted British actor played the valet Hobson to Dudley Moore’s character Arthur Bach in the 1981 film ‘Arthur’?  sir John Geilgood

BQ2)  Which actor played Detective Harry Callahan in the ‘Dirty Harry’ series of films.  Clint Eastwood

BQ3)  Which two actresses played the title roles in the 1991 film ‘Thelma and Louise’? AAAGGH

BQ4)  Which actor played the title role in the’Indiana Jones’ film franchise?BLOODY HELL

BQ5)  Which actor played Luke Skywalker in the ‘Star Wars’ film franchise?  Mark Hamil

STINKER)  What was the nickname attributed to the 1923 FA Cup Final played at Wembley between Bolton Wanderers and West Ham United?     White Horse final

TRICKY)  History, who was President of Egypt during the Suez Crisis in 1956?  Sadat

Evening Mester Corky.

Very well quizzed indeed.

The 'Bill and Ben' question answer is 'The Flowerpot Men', but you are quite
right to say that it was originally screened as part of 'Watch With Mother',
so I have given you a tick for that.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 26-10-18

on 26.10.18 22:38
Thanks again, Ray. Special thanks also for ticking my '42nd Street' wrong un. Very Happy
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 26-10-18

on 26.10.18 22:46
Thank you, you're very welcome Corky.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 26-10-18

on 26.10.18 22:49
Just to say, yours truly is shutting down now

to have a few scoops.

Anybody who posts tonight WILL get marked, but it will be tomorrow.

I'll also post the answers tomorrow.

Night night.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 26-10-18

on 27.10.18 7:10
1. Carly Simon


2. Ben Nevis


3. The Flowerpot Men


4. Crocodile Dundee


5. Green


6. Venison


7. Sett


8. Fiat?


9. Harry Kane


10. Westminster Abbey


11. I think you mean 'Tuppence a Bag' from 'Mary Poppins'


12. Alton Towers


13. Hard Times


14. Marks & Spencer


15. Casablanca


16. Roy's Rolls


17. Police


18. Scapula


19. Bethoven


20. Iceni


21. Italy


22. Edinburgh


23. Bronte sisters


24. Broadway


25. Dedicated To the One I Love


BQ1. John Gielgud


BQ2. Clint Eastwood


BQ3. Susan Sarandon & ?


BQ4. Harrison Ford


BQ5. Mark Hamill


STINKER: White Horse


TRICKY: Another one I'm sure I know but can't think of.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 26-10-18

on 27.10.18 9:43
Thanks Ray. Very enjoyable and also reading everyone else's.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 26-10-18

on 27.10.18 9:55
@Hieronymous wrote:1. Carly Simon  


2. Ben Nevis


3. The Flowerpot Men


4. Crocodile Dundee


5. Green


6. Venison


7. Sett


8. Fiat?


9. Harry Kane


10. Westminster Abbey


11. I think you mean 'Tuppence a Bag' from 'Mary Poppins'     The song is called 'Feed the Birds', google it


12. Alton Towers


13. Hard Times


14. Marks & Spencer

15. Casablanca

16. Roy's Rolls

17. Police

18. Scapula

19. Bethoven


20. Iceni


21. Italy


22. Edinburgh


23. Bronte sisters


24. Broadway


25. Dedicated To the One I Love


BQ1. John Gielgud


BQ2. Clint Eastwood


BQ3. Susan Sarandon & ?


BQ4. Harrison Ford


BQ5. Mark Hamill


STINKER: White Horse


TRICKY: Another one I'm sure I know but can't think of.

An excellent bit of quizzing mon ami, well done.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 26-10-18

on 27.10.18 10:02
@marieM wrote:Thanks Ray.  Very enjoyable and also reading everyone else's.

Thank you Marie, very well played last night
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 26-10-18

on 27.10.18 10:05
Very well played to all the quizzers

Here are the answers:-



WR Friday Night Pub Quiz Answers 26-10-18

1) Who had a 1972 hit with 'You're So Vain'?
Carly Simon

2) Geography, what is the highest mountain in Great Britain?
Ben Nevis

3) TV, what was the name of the children’s TV series that first aired in 1952 and included the characters Bill and Ben and 'Little Weed'?
The Flowerpot Men

4) Film, Paul Hogan and Linda Koslowski starred in what 1986 movie set in Australia and New York?
Crocodile Dundee

5) According to the popular English proverb, what colour cheese is the moon made out of?
Green

6) Food and drink, Wiener Schnitzel, the national dish of Austria, uses what type of meat? Veal

7) Science, what is the common name for the home of a badger?
Sett

8 ) Which European car company are known for their models ‘Stelvio, Giulia and Giulietta’?
Alpha Romeo

9) Sport, which English striker scored six goals at the 2018 World Cup Finals?
Harry Kane

10) History, since 1066, the coronations of all British monarchs have taken place at which building?
Westminster Abbey

11) From which 1964 film musical does the song "Feed the Birds" come?
Mary Poppins

12) At which British theme park might you find Oblivion and Nemesis?
Alton Towers

13) Literature, which Charles Dicken's novel features the characters Philip 'Pip' Pirrip, Miss Havisham and Abel Magwich?
Great Expectations

14) Which British supermarket chain was originally founded by Jack Cohen in 1919?
Tesco

15) Film, from which 1942 film does the quote "Here's looking at you kid" come? Casablanca

16) TV, what is the name of the cafe in Coronation Street?
Roy's Rolls

17) Which British group topped the UK charts twice in 1979 with the singles "Message in a Bottle" and "Walking on the Moon"?
The Police

18) Science, what is the medical term for the shoulder blade?
Scapula

19) Classical music, who composed The Piano Sonata No. 14, commonly known as the Moonlight Sonata,
Beethoven

20) History, Boudicca / Boadicea was queen of which historic British Celtic tribe of Britain ?
Iceni

21) Food and drink, in which country is Rioja wine produced?
Spain

22) Geography, where in Scotland would you find Holyrood Palace? Edinburgh

23) Literature, Currer Bell, Ellis Bell and Acton Bell were the pen names of which three literary sisters?
Bronte Sisters

24) Which New York City thoroughfare is synonymous with theatres and musicals?
Broadway, I’ll also accept 42nd Street

25) ♪♫ While I'm far away from you my baby
I know it's hard for you my baby
Because it's hard for me my baby
And the darkest hour is just before dawn♪♫

From what Mamas and Papas hit are those the opening lines?
Dedicated to the One I Love


ACTORS AND ACTRESSES BONUS QUESTIONS

BQ1) Which knighted British actor played the valet Hobson to Dudley Moore’s character Arthur Bach in the 1981 film ‘Arthur’?
Sir John Gielgud

BQ2) Which actor played Detective Harry Callahan in the ‘Dirty Harry’ series of films.
Clint Eastwood

BQ3) Which two actresses played the title roles in the 1991 film ‘Thelma and Louise’?
Geena Davis and Susan Sarandon

BQ4) Which actor played the title role in the’Indiana Jones’ film franchise?
Harrison Ford

BQ5) Which actor played Luke Skywalker in the ‘Star Wars’ film franchise?
Mark Hamill

STINKER) What was the nickname attributed to the 1923 FA Cup Final played at Wembley between Bolton Wanderers and West Ham United?
The White Horse Final

TRICKY) History, who was President of Egypt during the Suez Crisis in 1956?
President Nasser

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