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WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 9-11-18

on Fri Nov 09 2018, 20:00
A very good Friday evening to you lovely Rejects
It’s that time of week again!!!!!!!
Come on down to the Reject’s Bar.
A warm welcome awaits.
Enjoy the quiz.

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WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 9-11-18

1) Who had a 1964 hit on the Motown label with ‘Where Did Our Love Go’?

2) Geography, which US city is served by Louis Armstrong Airport?

3) TV, Alastair Burnett, Sandy Gall, Reginald Bosanquet, Alastair Stewart, Carol Barnes and Trevor McDonald were all regular presenters of which TV programme?

4) Film, which knighted actor, with a Wigan connection, played Gandalf the Grey in the ‘Lord of the Rings’ trilogy?

5) In a game of bingo, what number is known as ‘Man Alive’?

6) Food and drink, the home of the drink Sherry, in which country would you find Jerez?

7) Science, what is the medical name for the shoulder blade?

8 ) What European car maker produces the SUV ‘Touareg’ model?

9) Newly promoted to the Premiership, which football club play their home matches at the Kirklees Stadium?

10) History, with which Queen is the phrase “We are not amused” connected?

11) From what 1981 musical does the song ‘Memory’ come?

12) Where in Britain would you find Aubrey Holes, Bluestones and Sarcens?

13) Literature, which Bronte sister wrote ‘Wuthering Heights’?

14) In the song ‘Waltzing Matilda’, what is a ‘Jumbuck’?

15) Film, which two actors played the unlikely twins in the 1988 film ‘Twins’?

16) TV, Gerald Campion played which overweight pupil of Greyfriars school?

17) Bryan Ferry was lead vocalist in which British glam rock group of the seventies?

18) Science, name the three particles that make up an atom?

19) Classical music, which German composer's famous symphony number 9 in D minor contains the European anthem 'Ode to Joy', a tune adopted by the European Union?

20) History, which country was invaded by Iraq in August 1990, triggering ‘Operation Desert Storm’ and ‘Operation Desert Shield’?

21) Food and drink, translating from Italian as ‘little worms’, what kind of foodstuff is ‘Vermicelli’?

22) Geography, how was the island of Sri Lanka formerly known?

23) Literature, which modern author wrote the blockbuster fiction novel ‘Kane and Abel’?

24) The face of which British soldier and politician appeared on one of the most famous of all recruiting posters with the slogan, 'Your Country Needs You'?

25) ♪♫ Here I stand head in hand
Turn my face to the wall
If she's gone I can't go on
Feeling two-foot small

Everywhere people stare
Each and every day
I can see them laugh at me
And I hear them say♪♫

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


ADVERTISING SLOGANS BONUS QUESTIONS

BQ1) Which cosmetic brand uses the catchphrase “Because You’re Worth It”?

BQ2) Which fast food chain’s product was ‘Finger Lickin’ Good’?

BQ3) Whose product was advertised as ‘It does exactly what it says on the tin’?

BQ4) What product was ‘Made to make your mouth water’?

BQ5) Which drink manufacturer told us "Good things come to those who wait"?

STINKER) In the 1984 film ‘Ghostbusters’, what is the number plate of the Ghostbuster’s vehicle?

TRICKY) What item of food did Samuel Pepys bury in his garden during the Great Fire of London?
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 9-11-18

on Fri Nov 09 2018, 20:12
2. New Orleans
3. News at ten
5. Five
6. Spain
7. Scapula
9. Huddersfield
10. Victoria
16. Billy Bunter
19. Strauss
20. Saudi Arabia
21. Noodles
22. Ceylon
23. Jeffrey Archer
24. Lord Kitchener

bbq 2 Kentucky fried chicken
3. Ronseal

Tricky Cabbage
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 9-11-18

on Fri Nov 09 2018, 20:14


1)  Who had a 1964 hit on the Motown label with ‘Where Did Our Love Go’? ????/

2)  Geography, which US city is served by Louis Armstrong Airport? New Orleans

3)  TV, Alastair Burnett, Sandy Gall, Reginald Bosanquet, Alastair Stewart, Carol Barnes and Trevor McDonald were all regular presenters of which TV programme? News At Ten

4)  Film, which knighted actor, with a Wigan connection, played Gandalf the Grey in the ‘Lord of the Rings’ trilogy? Sir Ian McKellern

5)  In a game of bingo, what number is known as ‘Man Alive’? No 5

6)  Food and drink, the home of the drink Sherry, in which country would you find Jerez? Spain

7)  Science, what is the medical name for the shoulder blade? Scapula

8 )  What European car maker produces the SUV ‘Touareg’ model? Fiat

9)  Newly promoted to the Premiership, which football club play their home matches at the Kirklees Stadium? Halifax (watch it be Huddersfield)

10)  History, with which Queen is the phrase “We are not amused” connected? Victoria

11)  From what 1981 musical does the song ‘Memory’ come? Phantom

12)  Where in Britain would you find Aubrey Holes, Bluestones and Sarcens? Stonehenge

13)  Literature, which Bronte sister wrote ‘Wuthering Heights’? Emily

14)  In the song ‘Waltzing Matilda’, what is a ‘Jumbuck’? Sheep

15)  Film, which two actors played the unlikely twins in the 1988 film ‘Twins’? Arnold Shwarzenegger & Danny De Vito

16)  TV, Gerald Campion played which overweight pupil of Greyfriars school? Billy Bunter

17)  Bryan Ferry was lead vocalist in which British glam rock group of the seventies? AAAGGGGGHHHHH

18)  Science, name the three particles that make up an atom? Proton, neutron, electron.

19)  Classical music, which German composer's famous symphony number 9 in D minor contains the European anthem 'Ode to Joy', a tune adopted by the European Union? Handel

20)  History, which country was invaded by Iraq in August 1990, triggering ‘Operation Desert Storm’ and ‘Operation Desert Shield’? Kuwait

21)  Food and drink, translating from Italian as ‘little worms’, what kind of foodstuff is ‘Vermicelli’? Pasta

22)  Geography, how was the island of Sri Lanka formerly known? Ceylon

23)  Literature, which modern author wrote the blockbuster fiction novel ‘Kane and Abel’? Jeffrey Archer

24)  The face of which British soldier and politician appeared on one of the most famous of all recruiting posters with the slogan, 'Your Country Needs You'? Lord Kitchener

25)  ♪♫ Here I stand head in hand
            Turn my face to the wall
            If she's gone I can't go on
             Feeling two-foot small

            Everywhere people stare
            Each and every day
            I can see them laugh at me
            And I hear them say♪♫

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


ADVERTISING SLOGANS  BONUS QUESTIONS  

BQ1)  Which cosmetic brand uses the catchphrase “Because You’re Worth It”? L'oreal

BQ2)  Which fast food chain’s product was ‘Finger Lickin’ Good’? KFC

BQ3)  Whose product was advertised as ‘It does exactly what it says on the tin’? Ronseal

BQ4)  What product was ‘Made to make your mouth water’? Opal Fruits

BQ5)  Which drink manufacturer told us "Good things come to those who wait"? Guinness

STINKER)  In the 1984 film ‘Ghostbusters’, what is the number plate of the Ghostbuster’s vehicle? ???

TRICKY)  What item of food did Samuel Pepys bury in his garden during the Great Fire of London? His cheese
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 9-11-18

on Fri Nov 09 2018, 20:14
4. Sir Ian Mckellen
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 9-11-18

on Fri Nov 09 2018, 20:15
@marieM wrote:2. New Orleans
3. News at ten
5. Five
6. Spain
7. Scapula
9. Huddersfield
10. Victoria
16. Billy Bunter
19. Strauss
20. Saudi Arabia
21. Noodles
22. Ceylon
23. Jeffrey Archer
24. Lord Kitchener

bbq 2 Kentucky fried chicken
      3. Ronseal

Tricky Cabbage

Evening Marie.

An excellent 14 correct very well done.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 9-11-18

on Fri Nov 09 2018, 20:16
@marieM wrote:4. Sir Ian Mckellen

That's the bunny Marie.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 9-11-18

on Fri Nov 09 2018, 20:19
@Corky Ringspot wrote:

1)  Who had a 1964 hit on the Motown label with ‘Where Did Our Love Go’?   ????/

2)  Geography, which US city is served by Louis Armstrong Airport?   New Orleans

3)  TV, Alastair Burnett, Sandy Gall, Reginald Bosanquet, Alastair Stewart, Carol Barnes and Trevor McDonald were all regular presenters of which TV programme?     News At Ten

4)  Film, which knighted actor, with a Wigan connection, played Gandalf the Grey in the ‘Lord of the Rings’ trilogy?   Sir Ian McKellern

5)  In a game of bingo, what number is known as ‘Man Alive’?   No 5

6)  Food and drink, the home of the drink Sherry, in which country would you find Jerez?  Spain

7)  Science, what is the medical name for the shoulder blade?   Scapula

8 )  What European car maker produces the SUV ‘Touareg’ model?  Fiat

9)  Newly promoted to the Premiership, which football club play their home matches at the Kirklees Stadium?  Halifax (watch it be Huddersfield)

10)  History, with which Queen is the phrase “We are not amused” connected? Victoria

11)  From what 1981 musical does the song ‘Memory’ come?   Phantom

12)  Where in Britain would you find Aubrey Holes, Bluestones and Sarcens?    Stonehenge

13)  Literature, which Bronte sister wrote ‘Wuthering Heights’?   Emily

14)  In the song ‘Waltzing Matilda’, what is a ‘Jumbuck’?   Sheep

15)  Film, which two actors played the unlikely twins in the 1988 film ‘Twins’?  Arnold Shwarzenegger & Danny De Vito

16)  TV, Gerald Campion played which overweight pupil of Greyfriars school?   Billy Bunter

17)  Bryan Ferry was lead vocalist in which British glam rock group of the seventies?  AAAGGGGGHHHHH

18)  Science, name the three particles that make up an atom?  Proton, neutron, electron.

19)  Classical music, which German composer's famous symphony number 9 in D minor contains the European anthem 'Ode to Joy', a tune adopted by the European Union?  Handel

20)  History, which country was invaded by Iraq in August 1990, triggering ‘Operation Desert Storm’ and ‘Operation Desert Shield’?    Kuwait

21)  Food and drink, translating from Italian as ‘little worms’, what kind of foodstuff is ‘Vermicelli’?  Pasta

22)  Geography, how was the island of Sri Lanka formerly known?   Ceylon

23)  Literature, which modern author wrote the blockbuster fiction novel ‘Kane and Abel’?  Jeffrey Archer

24)  The face of which British soldier and politician appeared on one of the most famous of all recruiting posters with the slogan, 'Your Country Needs You'?   Lord Kitchener

25)  ♪♫ Here I stand head in hand
            Turn my face to the wall
            If she's gone I can't go on
             Feeling two-foot small

            Everywhere people stare
            Each and every day
            I can see them laugh at me
            And I hear them say♪♫

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


ADVERTISING SLOGANS  BONUS QUESTIONS  

BQ1)  Which cosmetic brand uses the catchphrase “Because You’re Worth It”?   L'oreal

BQ2)  Which fast food chain’s product was ‘Finger Lickin’ Good’?  KFC

BQ3)  Whose product was advertised as ‘It does exactly what it says on the tin’?  Ronseal

BQ4)  What product was ‘Made to make your mouth water’?    Opal Fruits

BQ5)  Which drink manufacturer told us "Good things come to those who wait"?   Guinness

STINKER)  In the 1984 film ‘Ghostbusters’, what is the number plate of the Ghostbuster’s vehicle?  ???

TRICKY)  What item of food did Samuel Pepys bury in his garden during the Great Fire of London?  His cheese

Evening Mester Corky.

An impressive 24 correct, well done.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 9-11-18

on Fri Nov 09 2018, 20:19
1 Supremes
2 New Orleans
3 ITV news at ten
4 Ian McKellen
6 Spain
7 Scapula
10 Victoria
11 Cats
13 Emily
14 Sheep
15 Arnold Schwarzenegger and Danny de Vito
16 Billy Bunter
17 Roxy
19 Beethoven
21 Noodles
24 Kitchener

B2 Kentucky fried chicken
Tricky..Cheese
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 9-11-18

on Fri Nov 09 2018, 20:20
Evening, Ray Smile

1)
2)
3) news at 10
4) sir Ian McKellen
5) 5
6) Spain
7) scapula
8 ) vw
9)
10) queen Victoria
11) cats
12)
13) Emily
14)
15) Arnold Schwarzenegger Danny devito
16) Billy Bunter
17) ferry music
18) protons, neutrons, electrons
19) Beethoven
20) Kuwait
21) chocolate sprinkles
22) Geography, how was the island of Sri Lanka formerly known?
23) Jeffrey archer
24) Kitchener
25) hey, you’ve got to hide your love away

BQ1) L’Oréal
BQ2) kfc
BQ3) ronseal
BQ4) opal fruits
BQ5)

TRICKY) cheese
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 9-11-18

on Fri Nov 09 2018, 20:21
@maureen wrote:1 Supremes
2 New Orleans
3 ITV news at ten
4 Ian McKellen
6 Spain
7 Scapula
10 Victoria
11 Cats
13 Emily
14 Sheep
15 Arnold Schwarzenegger and Danny de Vito
16 Billy Bunter
17 Roxy
19 Beethoven
21 Noodles
24 Kitchener

B2 Kentucky fried chicken
Tricky..Cheese

Evening Mo.

A really excellent 18 correct, very well played.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 9-11-18

on Fri Nov 09 2018, 20:23
@jo anne wrote:Evening, Ray Smile

1)
2)
3) news at 10
4) sir Ian McKellen
5) 5
6) Spain
7) scapula
8 ) vw
9)
10) queen Victoria
11) cats
12)
13) Emily
14)
15) Arnold Schwarzenegger Danny devito
16) Billy Bunter
17) ferry music
18) protons, neutrons, electrons
19) Beethoven
20) Kuwait
21) chocolate sprinkles
22) Geography, how was the island of Sri Lanka formerly known?
23) Jeffrey archer
24) Kitchener
25) hey, you’ve got to hide your love away

BQ1) L’Oréal
BQ2) kfc
BQ3) ronseal
BQ4) opal fruits
BQ5)

TRICKY) cheese

Evening Jo Anne.

A most impressive 22 correct, well done you.


EDIT - That's 23 correct, your Q21 is good.


Last edited by raymyjamie on Fri Nov 09 2018, 20:46; edited 2 times in total
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 9-11-18

on Fri Nov 09 2018, 20:26
Just realised I wrote Ferry Music instead of Roxy Music Very Happy

Thanks for another fun quiz, Ray Smile
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 9-11-18

on Fri Nov 09 2018, 20:28
Thanks again, Ray.


Another belter.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 9-11-18

on Fri Nov 09 2018, 20:29
@jo anne wrote:Just realised I wrote Ferry Music instead of Roxy Music Very Happy

Thanks for another fun quiz, Ray Smile

Thank you very much JA.

Well played tonight.

Yes, I didn't give you a 'tick' for 'Ferry Music'.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 9-11-18

on Fri Nov 09 2018, 20:29
@raymyjamie wrote:A very good Friday evening to you lovely Rejects
It’s that time of week again!!!!!!!
Come on down to the Reject’s Bar.
A warm welcome awaits.
Enjoy the quiz.

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

GOOD LUCK

WR Friday Night Pub Quiz   9-11-18

1)  Who had a 1964 hit on the Motown label with ‘Where Did Our Love Go’?

2)  Geography, which US city is served by Louis Armstrong Airport?..New Orleans

3)  TV, Alastair Burnett, Sandy Gall, Reginald Bosanquet, Alastair Stewart, Carol Barnes and Trevor McDonald were all regular presenters of which TV programme? ....NEWS AT TEN

4)  Film, which knighted actor, with a Wigan connection, played Gandalf the Grey in the ‘Lord of the Rings’ trilogy?

5)  In a game of bingo, what number is known as ‘Man Alive’?...45?

6)  Food and drink, the home of the drink Sherry, in which country would you find Jerez?..SPAIN

7)  Science, what is the medical name for the shoulder blade?...Scapula

8 )  What European car maker produces the SUV ‘Touareg’ model?

9)  Newly promoted to the Premiership, which football club play their home matches at the Kirklees Stadium?

10)  History, with which Queen is the phrase “We are not amused” connected? LIZZIE 2

11)  From what 1981 musical does the song ‘Memory’ come?...CATS our BABS

12)  Where in Britain would you find Aubrey Holes, Bluestones and Sarcens?

13)  Literature, which Bronte sister wrote ‘Wuthering Heights’?...EMILY

14)  In the song ‘Waltzing Matilda’, what is a ‘Jumbuck’?...SHEEP

15)  Film, which two actors played the unlikely twins in the 1988 film ‘Twins’? Swartzer wathis face and danny Davito

16)  TV, Gerald Campion played which overweight pupil of Greyfriars school? Billy Bunter

17)  Bryan Ferry was lead vocalist in which British glam rock group of the seventies?

18)  Science, name the three particles that make up an atom?

19)  Classical music, which German composer's famous symphony number 9 in D minor contains the European anthem 'Ode to Joy', a tune adopted by the European Union?...BEETHOVEN

20)  History, which country was invaded by Iraq in August 1990, triggering ‘Operation Desert Storm’ and ‘Operation Desert Shield’?

21)  Food and drink, translating from Italian as ‘little worms’, what kind of foodstuff is ‘Vermicelli’?...PASTA

22)  Geography, how was the island of Sri Lanka formerly known?...CEYLON

23)  Literature, which modern author wrote the blockbuster fiction novel ‘Kane and Abel’? ARCHER

24)  The face of which British soldier and politician appeared on one of the most famous of all recruiting posters with the slogan, 'Your Country Needs You'?

25)  ♪♫ Here I stand head in hand
            Turn my face to the wall
            If she's gone I can't go on
             Feeling two-foot small

            Everywhere people stare
            Each and every day
            I can see them laugh at me
            And I hear them say♪♫

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


ADVERTISING SLOGANS  BONUS QUESTIONS  

BQ1)  Which cosmetic brand uses the catchphrase “Because You’re Worth It”? Laureal

BQ2)  Which fast food chain’s product was ‘Finger Lickin’ Good’? Kentucky

BQ3)  Whose product was advertised as ‘It does exactly what it says on the tin’?

BQ4)  What product was ‘Made to make your mouth water’?..Opal fruits

BQ5)  Which drink manufacturer told us "Good things come to those who wait"?

STINKER)  In the 1984 film ‘Ghostbusters’, what is the number plate of the Ghostbuster’s vehicle?

TRICKY)  What item of food did Samuel Pepys bury in his garden during the Great Fire of London?
Cheese
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 9-11-18

on Fri Nov 09 2018, 20:30
@Corky Ringspot wrote:Thanks again, Ray.


Another belter.

Thanks, you're very welcome Corky.

Well, payed tonight.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 9-11-18

on Fri Nov 09 2018, 20:30
Thanks again Ray..that's another belter.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 9-11-18

on Fri Nov 09 2018, 20:31
Just checked 21) and vermicelli can be both:

1.
pasta in the form of long slender threads.
2.
BRITISH
shreds of chocolate used to decorate ...
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 9-11-18

on Fri Nov 09 2018, 20:32
1. The Supremes
2. New Orleans
3. News at Ten ???
4. Sir Ian Mc Kellan
5. 5
6. Spain
7. Scapula
8.
9.
10. Queen Victoria
11. Cats
12. Stonehenge  (And other standing stones)
13. Emily
14. A Sheep or Lamb
15. Arnold Swartzanager and Danny de Vito  (Spellage)
16. Billy Bunter
17. Roxy Music
18. Protons, Neutrons and Electrons
19. Beethoven
20. Kuwaite
21. Pasta
22. Ceylon
23. Jeffrey Archer
24. Kitchener
25. You've Got To Hide You're Love Away

Bonus Questions.
1. L'Oreal
2. Kentuky Fried Chicken
3. Ronseal
4. Opal Fruits
5. Guinness

Stinker:= Ecto 1
Tricky:= A Cheese
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 9-11-18

on Fri Nov 09 2018, 20:32
@Admin wrote:
@raymyjamie wrote:A very good Friday evening to you lovely Rejects
It’s that time of week again!!!!!!!
Come on down to the Reject’s Bar.
A warm welcome awaits.
Enjoy the quiz.

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

GOOD LUCK

WR Friday Night Pub Quiz   9-11-18

1)  Who had a 1964 hit on the Motown label with ‘Where Did Our Love Go’?

2)  Geography, which US city is served by Louis Armstrong Airport?..New Orleans

3)  TV, Alastair Burnett, Sandy Gall, Reginald Bosanquet, Alastair Stewart, Carol Barnes and Trevor McDonald were all regular presenters of which TV programme? ....NEWS AT TEN

4)  Film, which knighted actor, with a Wigan connection, played Gandalf the Grey in the ‘Lord of the Rings’ trilogy?

5)  In a game of bingo, what number is known as ‘Man Alive’?...45?

6)  Food and drink, the home of the drink Sherry, in which country would you find Jerez?..SPAIN

7)  Science, what is the medical name for the shoulder blade?...Scapula

8 )  What European car maker produces the SUV ‘Touareg’ model?

9)  Newly promoted to the Premiership, which football club play their home matches at the Kirklees Stadium?

10)  History, with which Queen is the phrase “We are not amused” connected?  LIZZIE 2

11)  From what 1981 musical does the song ‘Memory’ come?...CATS our BABS

12)  Where in Britain would you find Aubrey Holes, Bluestones and Sarcens?

13)  Literature, which Bronte sister wrote ‘Wuthering Heights’?...EMILY

14)  In the song ‘Waltzing Matilda’, what is a ‘Jumbuck’?...SHEEP

15)  Film, which two actors played the unlikely twins in the 1988 film ‘Twins’? Swartzer wathis face and danny Davito

16)  TV, Gerald Campion played which overweight pupil of Greyfriars school?  Billy Bunter

17)  Bryan Ferry was lead vocalist in which British glam rock group of the seventies?

18)  Science, name the three particles that make up an atom?

19)  Classical music, which German composer's famous symphony number 9 in D minor contains the European anthem 'Ode to Joy', a tune adopted by the European Union?...BEETHOVEN

20)  History, which country was invaded by Iraq in August 1990, triggering ‘Operation Desert Storm’ and ‘Operation Desert Shield’?

21)  Food and drink, translating from Italian as ‘little worms’, what kind of foodstuff is ‘Vermicelli’?...PASTA

22)  Geography, how was the island of Sri Lanka formerly known?...CEYLON

23)  Literature, which modern author wrote the blockbuster fiction novel ‘Kane and Abel’?  ARCHER

24)  The face of which British soldier and politician appeared on one of the most famous of all recruiting posters with the slogan, 'Your Country Needs You'?

25)  ♪♫ Here I stand head in hand
            Turn my face to the wall
            If she's gone I can't go on
             Feeling two-foot small

            Everywhere people stare
            Each and every day
            I can see them laugh at me
            And I hear them say♪♫

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


ADVERTISING SLOGANS  BONUS QUESTIONS  

BQ1)  Which cosmetic brand uses the catchphrase “Because You’re Worth It”? Laureal

BQ2)  Which fast food chain’s product was ‘Finger Lickin’ Good’?  Kentucky

BQ3)  Whose product was advertised as ‘It does exactly what it says on the tin’?

BQ4)  What product was ‘Made to make your mouth water’?..Opal fruits

BQ5)  Which drink manufacturer told us "Good things come to those who wait"?

STINKER)  In the 1984 film ‘Ghostbusters’, what is the number plate of the Ghostbuster’s vehicle?

TRICKY)  What item of food did Samuel Pepys bury in his garden during the Great Fire of London?
 Cheese

Evening Mrs A.

A most excellent 17 correct, well done.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 9-11-18

on Fri Nov 09 2018, 20:34
@maureen wrote:Thanks again Ray..that's another belter.

Cheers Mo, you played a blinder.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 9-11-18

on Fri Nov 09 2018, 20:36
@jo anne wrote:Just checked 21) and vermicelli can be both:

1.
pasta in the form of long slender threads.
2.
BRITISH
shreds of chocolate used to decorate ...

Thanks for the info Jo Anne.

I only had it down as pasta.

I will add another point to your score.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 9-11-18

on Fri Nov 09 2018, 20:37
Thanks, Ray, I’ve not heard of it being pasta. Smile
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 9-11-18

on Fri Nov 09 2018, 20:38
@weatherwax wrote:1. The Supremes
2. New Orleans
3. News at Ten ???
4. Sir Ian Mc Kellan
5. 5
6. Spain
7. Scapula
8.
9.
10. Queen Victoria
11. Cats
12. Stonehenge  (And other standing stones)
13. Emily
14. A Sheep or Lamb
15. Arnold Swartzanager and Danny de Vito  (Spellage)
16. Billy Bunter
17. Roxy Music
18. Protons, Neutrons and Electrons
19. Beethoven
20. Kuwaite
21. Pasta
22. Ceylon
23. Jeffrey Archer
24. Kitchener
25. You've Got To Hide You're Love Away

Bonus Questions.
1. L'Oreal
2. Kentuky Fried Chicken
3. Ronseal
4. Opal Fruits
5. Guinness

Stinker:= Ecto 1
Tricky:= A Cheese

Evening WW.

The usual brilliant 30 correct, just fantastic.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 9-11-18

on Fri Nov 09 2018, 20:39
@jo anne wrote:Thanks, Ray, I’ve not heard of it being pasta. Smile

It translates from Italian as 'little worms' JA.
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