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WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 2.11.18

on Fri Nov 02, 2018 8:08 pm
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WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 2-11-18

1)  Which group had a top ten hit in 1975 with 'Life Is A Minestrone'?

2)  Geography, what is the county town of Cheshire?

3)  TV, which antiques show presenter is known for his "Cheap as chips" catchphrase?

4)  Film, which robot was CP30's partner in the ‘Star Wars’ franchise of films?

5)  What colour are the benches in the House of Commons?

6)  Food and drink, what is a Pentland Javelin?

7)  Science, what was the name of the first artificial satellite to orbit the earth and launched in October 1957?

8 )  Which Japanese based car manufacturer produces the compact family “Impreza”  model?

9)  Sport, which Premiership football club’s home ground is the  Etihad Stadium?

10)  History, which of Henry VIII’s warship sank off Portsmouth in 1545 but was retrieved from the seabed in 1982?

11) From which 1945 Rodgers and Hammerstein musical does the song ’You’ll Never Walk Alone’ come?

12)  Which businessman founded Virgin Records and Virgin Airlines?

13)  Literature, which book connects Jules Verne with a Michael Palin TV travelogue?

14)  Which type of hat is commonly associated with fictional detective Sherlock Holmes?

15)  Film, from the Monty Python film 'The Meaning of Life', what was the last thing Mr Creosote ate before doing a psychedelic yodel LOL?

16)  TV, which resident of Jellystone Park is “smarter than the average bear”?

17)  Who had a 1966 hit with ‘Last Train to Clarksville’?

18)  Science, on a computer what does the acronym ‘CPU’ stand for?

19)  Classical music, written between 1914 and 1916, who composed the seven movement orchestral suite known as “The Planets”?

20)  History, who was the last Saxon King of England?
                                                                 
21)  Food and drink, what is the well known French cooking term for a bundle of herbs tied together and used to flavour soups, stews, stocks etc?,  two words.

22)  Geography, Luqa Airport serves which Mediterranean island?

23)  Literature, in Shakespeare?s play who killed Macbeth?

24)  According to the proverb what is the mother of invention?

25)  ♪♫ I think I'm gonna be sad
             I think it's today, yeah
             The girl that's driving me mad
             Is going away♪♫

From what Beatle’s song are those the opening lines?


1969 BONUS QUESTIONS

Tonight’s questions are all about the year 1969

BQ1)  Known as ‘Tricky Dicky’, who was elected as 37th President of the United States in January?

BQ2)  Which famous singer / actresss, the Mother of Lisa Minnelli passed away in June?

BQ3)  In July, who was the first man to walk on the moon?  

BQ4)  In September The Beatles released their last recorded studio album which shows them walking across a zebra crossing outside the studio where it was made.
What was the name of the album?

BQ5)  Starring Paul Newman and Robert Redford in the title roles, what film released in October was about Wild West outlaws Robert LeRoy Parker,and his partner Harry Longabaugh?

STINKER)  What is a funambulist?

TRICKY)  According to the 1936 poem by W H Auden, what was “Bringing the cheque and the postal order”?


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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 2.11.18

on Fri Nov 02, 2018 11:45 pm
Yours Truly is having a few scoops now, so any latecomers

will be marked tomorrow.

Night Night.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 2.11.18

on Sat Nov 03, 2018 8:21 am
2 Chester
Neutral
14, Deer Stalker
16. Yogi Bear
20. Herewood
21. Bouquet Garni
25. Ticket to Ride

BBQ 1 Richard Nixon
2, Judy Garland
4. Abbey Road
5. Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 2.11.18

on Sat Nov 03, 2018 8:25 am
3. David Dickinson
4. R2D2
5. Green
7. Sputnik
9. Man City
10. Mary Rose
12. Richard Branson
13. Around the World in 80 Days
14. Deer Stalker
16. Yogi Bear
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 2.11.18

on Sat Nov 03, 2018 8:27 am
Ray sorry. It only printed half the answers/
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 2.11.18

on Sat Nov 03, 2018 9:37 am
@marieM wrote: 2 Chester
Neutral
14, Deer Stalker
16. Yogi Bear
20. Herewood
21. Bouquet Garni
25. Ticket to Ride

BBQ 1 Richard Nixon
        2, Judy Garland
        4. Abbey Road    
        5. Butch Cassidy an d the Sundance Kid
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 2.11.18

on Sat Nov 03, 2018 9:39 am
@marieM wrote:3. David Dickinson
4. R2D2
5. Green
7. Sputnik
9. Man City
10. Mary Rose
12. Richard Branson
13. Around the World in 80 Days
14.  Deer Stalker
16. Yogi Bear
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 2.11.18

on Sat Nov 03, 2018 9:41 am
@marieM wrote:Ray sorry.  It only printed half the answers/

No worries Marie .

You did very well
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 2.11.18

on Sat Nov 03, 2018 12:34 pm
Very well done to all the quizzers, a very high standard as ever

Here are the answers:-

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WR Friday Night Pub Quiz Answers 2-11-18

1)  Which group had a top ten hit in 1975 with 'Life Is A Minestrone'?
      10CC    

2)  Geography, what is the county town of Cheshire?
      Chester  

3)  TV, which antiques show presenter is known for his "Cheap as chips" catchphrase?
David Dickinson      

4)  Film, which robot was CP30's partner in the ‘Star Wars’ franchise of films?
  R2D2    

5)  What colour are the benches in the House of Commons?
    Green  

6)  Food and drink, what is a Pentland Javelin?  
 Potato    

7)  Science, what was the name of the first artificial satellite to orbit the earth and launched in October 1957?
Sputnik 1        

8 )  Which Japanese based car manufacturer produces the compact family “Impreza”  model?
        Subaru  

9)  Sport, which Premiership football club’s home ground is the  Etihad Stadium?
      Manchester City

10)  History, which of Henry VIII’s warship sank off Portsmouth in 1545 but was retrieved from the seabed in 1982?
 Mary Rose        

11) From which 1945 Rodgers and Hammerstein musical does the song ’You’ll Never Walk Alone’ come?
      Carousel

12)  Which businessman founded Virgin Records and Virgin Airlines?
Richard Branson        

13)  Literature, which book connects Jules Verne with a Michael Palin TV travelogue?          
      Around the World in Eighty Days  

14)  Which type of hat is commonly associated with fictional detective Sherlock Holmes?
       Deerstalker  

15)  Film, from the Monty Python film 'The Meaning of Life', what was the last thing Mr Creosote ate before doing a psychedelic yodel LOL?
 A waffer thin mint          

16)  TV, which resident of Jellystone Park is “smarter than the average bear”?
Yogi Bear      

17)  Who had a 1966 hit with ‘Last Train to Clarksville’?
The Monkees        

18)  Science, on a computer what does the acronym ‘CPU’ stand for?
 Central Processing Unit        

19)  Classical music, written between 1914 and 1916, who composed the seven movement orchestral suite known as “The Planets”?
 Gustaf Holtz    

20)  History, who was the last Saxon king of England ?
Harold II                                                                                        
21)  Food and drink, what is the well known French cooking term for a bundle of herbs tied together and used to flavour soups, stews, stocks etc?,  two words.
Bouquet Garni       Bouquet Garni      

22)  Geography, Luqa Airport serves which Mediterranean island?
Malta

23)  Literature, in Shakespeare?s play who killed Macbeth?
     McDuff    

24)  According to the proverb what is the mother of invention?
              Necessity    

25)  ♪♫ I think I'm gonna be sad
             I think it's today, yeah
             The girl that's driving me mad
             Is going away♪♫

From what Beatle’s song are those the opening lines?
 Ticket To Ride          


1969 BONUS QUESTIONS

Tonight’s questions are all about the year 1969

BQ1)  Known as ‘Tricky Dicky’, who was elected as 37th President of the United States in January?
      Richard Nixon  

BQ2)  Which famous singer / actresss, the Mother of Lisa Minnelli passed away in June?
Judy Garland      

BQ3)  In July, who was the first man to walk on the moon?  
 Neil Armstrong        

BQ4)  In September The Beatles released their last studio album which shows them walking across a zebra crossing outside the studio where it was recorded.
What was the name of the album?
          Abbey Road – It was the last album they recorded, but not the last album they released, that was ‘Let it Be’.

BQ5)  Starring Paul Newman and Robert Redford in the title roles, what film released in October was about Wild West outlaws Robert LeRoy Parker,and his partner Harry Longabaugh?
      Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

STINKER)  What is a funambulist?
   Tightrope Walker  

TRICKY)  According to the 1936 poem by W H Auden, what was “Bringing the cheque and the postal order”?
The Night Mail            

The Night Mail
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 2.11.18

on Sat Nov 03, 2018 12:48 pm
Thanks Ray for your hard work. Sorry for the mix up.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 2.11.18

on Sat Nov 03, 2018 12:54 pm
@marieM wrote:Thanks Ray for your hard work.  Sorry for the mix up.

Not a problem Marie, you just did your quiz in two lots
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 2.11.18

on Sat Nov 03, 2018 7:04 pm


WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 2-11-18

1)  Which group had a top ten hit in 1975 with 'Life Is A Minestrone'???????

2)  Geography, what is the county town of Cheshire? Chester

3)  TV, which antiques show presenter is known for his "Cheap as chips" catchphrase? David Dickinson

4)  Film, which robot was CP30's partner in the ‘Star Wars’ franchise of films? R2D2

5)  What colour are the benches in the House of Commons? Green

6)  Food and drink, what is a Pentland Javelin? Pear

7)  Science, what was the name of the first artificial satellite to orbit the earth and launched in October 1957? Sputnik

8 )  Which Japanese based car manufacturer produces the compact family “Impreza”  model? Toyota

9)  Sport, which Premiership football club’s home ground is the  Etihad Stadium? Manchester city

10)  History, which of Henry VIII’s warship sank off Portsmouth in 1545 but was retrieved from the seabed in 1982? Mary Rose

11) From which 1945 Rodgers and Hammerstein musical does the song ’You’ll Never Walk Alone’ come? Carousel

12)  Which businessman founded Virgin Records and Virgin Airlines? Richard Branson

13)  Literature, which book connects Jules Verne with a Michael Palin TV travelogue? A T W I 80 days(lazy typing)

14)  Which type of hat is commonly associated with fictional detective Sherlock Holmes? Deerstalker

15)  Film, from the Monty Python film 'The Meaning of Life', what was the last thing Mr Creosote ate before doing a psychedelic yodel LOL? A waffeur thin chocolate mint

16)  TV, which resident of Jellystone Park is “smarter than the average bear”? Yogi

17)  Who had a 1966 hit with ‘Last Train to Clarksville’? Monkees

18)  Science, on a computer what does the acronym ‘CPU’ stand for? Central Processing Unit

19)  Classical music, written between 1914 and 1916, who composed the seven movement orchestral suite known as “The Planets”? Holst

20)  History, who was the last Saxon King of England? Knut
                                                                 
21)  Food and drink, what is the well known French cooking term for a bundle of herbs tied together and used to flavour soups, stews, stocks etc?,  two words. 1. FOREIGN 2. MUCK

22)  Geography, Luqa Airport serves which Mediterranean island? ??????????

23)  Literature, in Shakespeare?s play who killed Macbeth? ?????

24)  According to the proverb what is the mother of invention? Necessity

25)  ♪♫ I think I'm gonna be sad
             I think it's today, yeah
             The girl that's driving me mad
             Is going away♪♫

From what Beatle’s song are those the opening lines?


1969 BONUS QUESTIONS

Tonight’s questions are all about the year 1969

BQ1)  Known as ‘Tricky Dicky’, who was elected as 37th President of the United States in January? Richard Nixon

BQ2)  Which famous singer / actresss, the Mother of Lisa Minnelli passed away in June? Judy Garland

BQ3)  In July, who was the first man to walk on the moon?   Neil Armstrong

BQ4)  In September The Beatles released their last recorded studio album which shows them walking across a zebra crossing outside the studio where it was made.
What was the name of the album? Abbey Road

BQ5)  Starring Paul Newman and Robert Redford in the title roles, what film released in October was about Wild West outlaws Robert LeRoy Parker,and his partner Harry Longabaugh? Butch & Sundance

STINKER)  What is a funambulist? Stamp Collector.

TRICKY)  According to the 1936 poem by W H Auden, what was “Bringing the cheque and the postal order”? The Night Mail



Cheers Ray, another belter.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 2.11.18

on Sat Nov 03, 2018 8:06 pm
@Corky Ringspot wrote:

WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 2-11-18

1)  Which group had a top ten hit in 1975 with 'Life Is A Minestrone'???????

2)  Geography, what is the county town of Cheshire?   Chester  

3)  TV, which antiques show presenter is known for his "Cheap as chips" catchphrase?  David Dickinson

4)  Film, which robot was CP30's partner in the ‘Star Wars’ franchise of films?  R2D2  

5)  What colour are the benches in the House of Commons?  Green

6)  Food and drink, what is a Pentland Javelin?   Pear

7)  Science, what was the name of the first artificial satellite to orbit the earth and launched in October 1957?  Sputnik

8 )  Which Japanese based car manufacturer produces the compact family “Impreza”  model?  Toyota

9)  Sport, which Premiership football club’s home ground is the  Etihad Stadium?  Manchester city

10)  History, which of Henry VIII’s warship sank off Portsmouth in 1545 but was retrieved from the seabed in 1982?  Mary Rose

11) From which 1945 Rodgers and Hammerstein musical does the song ’You’ll Never Walk Alone’ come?  Carousel

12)  Which businessman founded Virgin Records and Virgin Airlines?  Richard Branson

13)  Literature, which book connects Jules Verne with a Michael Palin TV travelogue? A T W I 80   days(lazy typing)

14)  Which type of hat is commonly associated with fictional detective Sherlock Holmes?  Deerstalker

15)  Film, from the Monty Python film 'The Meaning of Life', what was the last thing Mr Creosote ate before doing a psychedelic yodel LOL?  A waffeur thin chocolate mint  

16)  TV, which resident of Jellystone Park is “smarter than the average bear”?  Yogi

17)  Who had a 1966 hit with ‘Last Train to Clarksville’?   Monkees

18)  Science, on a computer what does the acronym ‘CPU’ stand for?  Central Processing Unit

19)  Classical music, written between 1914 and 1916, who composed the seven movement orchestral suite known as “The Planets”?  Holst

20)  History, who was the last Saxon King of England?  Knut
                                                                 
21)  Food and drink, what is the well known French cooking term for a bundle of herbs tied together and used to flavour soups, stews, stocks etc?,  two words. 1. FOREIGN 2. MUCK

22)  Geography, Luqa Airport serves which Mediterranean island?  ??????????

23)  Literature, in Shakespeare?s play who killed Macbeth?  ?????

24)  According to the proverb what is the mother of invention?  Necessity  

25)  ♪♫ I think I'm gonna be sad
             I think it's today, yeah
             The girl that's driving me mad
             Is going away♪♫

From what Beatle’s song are those the opening lines?


1969 BONUS QUESTIONS

Tonight’s questions are all about the year 1969

BQ1)  Known as ‘Tricky Dicky’, who was elected as 37th President of the United States in January?  Richard Nixon

BQ2)  Which famous singer / actresss, the Mother of Lisa Minnelli passed away in June?  Judy Garland

BQ3)  In July, who was the first man to walk on the moon?    Neil Armstrong

BQ4)  In September The Beatles released their last recorded studio album which shows them walking across a zebra crossing outside the studio where it was made.
What was the name of the album?  Abbey Road  

BQ5)  Starring Paul Newman and Robert Redford in the title roles, what film released in October was about Wild West outlaws Robert LeRoy Parker,and his partner Harry Longabaugh? Butch & Sundance:T


STINKER)  What is a funambulist?  Stamp Collector.

TRICKY)  According to the 1936 poem by W H Auden, what was “Bringing the cheque and the postal order”? The Night Mail  


Cheers Ray, another belter.  

Thank you Mester Corks.

Good solid quizzing, very well played.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 2.11.18

on Sun Nov 04, 2018 2:25 am
1. 10cc


2. Crewe


3. ?


4. R2D2


5. Green


6. Sausage


7. Telstar


8. Suzuki


9. Man City


10. Mary Rose


11. Carousel


12. Ricard Branson


13. Around the World in 80 Days


14. Deerstalker


15. ?


16. Yogi Bear


17. Monkees


18. Computer Processsing Unit


19. Gustav Holszt


20. Harold


21. Bouquet Garni


22. ?


23. Duncan?


24. Necessity


25. Ticket to Ride


BQ1. Richard Nixon


BQ2. Judy Garland


BQ3. Neil Armstrong


BQ4. Abbey Road


BQ5. Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid


STINKER: Tightrope walker


TRICKY: ?
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 2.11.18

on Sun Nov 04, 2018 12:16 pm
@Hieronymous wrote:1. 10cc


2. Crewe


3. ?


4. R2D2


5. Green


6. Sausage


7. Telstar


8. Suzuki


9. Man City


10. Mary Rose


11. Carousel


12. Ricard Branson


13. Around the World in 80 Days


14. Deerstalker


15. ?


16. Yogi Bear


17. Monkees


18. ComputerCentral Processsing Unit


19. Gustav Holszt


20. Harold


21. Bouquet Garni


22. ?


23. Duncan?


24. Necessity


25. Ticket to Ride


BQ1. Richard Nixon


BQ2. Judy Garland


BQ3. Neil Armstrong


BQ4. Abbey Road


BQ5. Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid


STINKER: Tightrope walker


TRICKY:  ?

A thoroughly excellent effort mon ami, well done.
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