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WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 16-11-18

on Fri 16 Nov 2018 - 20:00
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A very good Friday Evening to all you Rejects.
It’s Friday night again.
Come on down to The Reject’s Bar.
Get settled with your favourite drink.
Let’s have a beltin’ quiz.

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WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 16-11-18

1) Which group had a 1965 hit with ‘Tired of waiting for you’?

2) Geography, what is the largest state in the USA ?

3) TV, Peter Sallis played what character in the long running comedy ‘Last of the Summer Wine’?

4) Film, ‘You're only supposed to blow the bloody doors off’ is a line from what 1969 film?

5) Who painted the most famous painting in the world, ‘The Mona Lisa’ or ‘La Gioconda’?

6) Food and drink, what is the main ingredient of the Fr*nch dish ‘Pommes Dauphinoise’?

7) Science, our Solar System is located in which galaxy?

8 What car manufacturer makes the Mokka X, Grandland X and Insignia models?

9) Sport, which Championship football club play their home matches at Carrow Road?

10) History, which Archduke was assassinated in Sarajevo in June 1914 and caused the outbreak of WW1?

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

12) What type of buildings did Don Quixote mistake for evil giants?

13) Literature, who wrote the book “Of Mice and Men”?

14) Which Bingo number is known as ‘Key of the Door’?

15) Film, Sheriff Woody Pride and Buzz Lightyear are major characters in which series of films?

16) TV, what is the name of the city in which ‘The Simpsons’ live?

17) Which two middle aged rockers recorded "Dancing in the Street" as part of the 1985 Live Aid event?

18) Science, Earth’s atmosphere is composed of 21% oxygen, 0.9% Argon and 78% of what gas?

19) Classical music, taken from his 4 act opera ‘Der Ring des Nibelungen;, who composed the piece ‘The Ride of the Valkyries’?

20) History, in 1215, which King signed the Magna Carta at Runnymede?

21) Food and drink, the drink Retsina comes from which country?

22) Geography, in which British national Park would you find Harrison Stickle and Pike O’ Stickle?

23) Literature, the Bennett family are the central characters in which Jane Austen novel?

24) Who is the Patron Saint of Scotland?

25) ♪♫ I'm not content to be with you in the daytime
Girl I want to be with you all of the time
The only time I feel alright is by your side
Girl I want to be with you all of the time♪♫

From what 1964 hit song are those the opening lines?


AUSTRALIA BONUS QUESTIONS

BQ1) What is the name of the surfing beach on the outskirts of Sydney?

BQ2) What is the capital of Australia?

BQ3) Which Australian soap opera is set in Erinsborough, a fictional suburb of Melbourne,?

BQ4) Perth is the capital of which Australian state?

BQ5) Paul Hogan the comedian and actor starred in a series of adverts in which he played an earthy Australian abroad in London for which drink?

STINKER) First published in 1687, which famous scientist published the ground breaking book "Philosophiæ Naturalis Principia Mathematica"?

TRICKY) History, which President of the USSR encouraged the policy of Glassnost?

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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 16-11-18

on Sat 17 Nov 2018 - 9:54
@marieM wrote:2. Texas
3. Cleggie
4. Italian Job
5. Michael Angelo
6. Potato
9. Norwich
10. Ferdinand
14. 21
15. Mick Jagger and David Bowie ?
18. Nitrogen
20. King John
21. Spain
23. Pride and Prejudice
24. Andrew

bbq 2.  Canberra
       3. Neighbours
       5. Fosters




Tricky Gorbochev


A very good morning Marie.

An excellent bit of quizzing, very well done.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 16-11-18

on Sat 17 Nov 2018 - 10:00
Thanks Ray for your hard work.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 16-11-18

on Sat 17 Nov 2018 - 10:18
@marieM wrote:Thanks Ray for your hard work.

You're very welcome Marie.

A really good bit of quizzing from you
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 16-11-18

on Sat 17 Nov 2018 - 10:34
Very well done to all last night's (and this morning's) LOL quizzers.

Here are the answers:-


WR Friday Night Pub Quiz Answers 16-11-18

1) Which group had a 1965 hit with ‘Tired of waiting for you’?
The Kinks

2) Geography, what is the largest state in the USA ?
Alaska


3) TV, Peter Sallis played what character in the long running comedy ‘Last of the Summer Wine’?
Cleggy

4) Film, ‘You're only supposed to blow the bloody doors off’ is a line from what 1969 film?
The Italian Job

5) Who painted the most famous painting in the world, ‘The Mona Lisa’ or ‘La Gioconda’?
Leonardo da Vinci

6) Food and drink, what is the main ingredient of the Fr*nch dish ‘Pommes Dauphinoise’?
Potatoes

7) Science, our Solar System is located in which galaxy?
The Milky Way

8 ) What car manufacturer makes the Mokka X, Grandland X and Insignia models?
Vauxhall

9) Sport, which Championship football club play their home matches at Carrow Road?
Norwich

10) History, which Archduke was assassinated in Sarajevo in June 1914 and caused the outbreak of WW1?
Franz Ferdinand

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

12) What type of buildings did Don Quixote mistake for evil giants?
Windmills

13) Literature, who wrote the book “Of Mice and Men”?
John Steinbeck

14) Which Bingo number is known as ‘Key of the Door’?
21

15) Film, Sheriff Woody Pride and Buzz Lightyear are major characters in which series of films?
Toy Story

16) TV, what is the name of the city in which ‘The Simpsons’ live? Springfield

17) Which two middle aged rockers recorded "Dancing in the Street" as part of the 1985 Live Aid event?
David Bowie & Mick Jagger

18) Science, Earth’s atmosphere is composed of 21% oxygen, 0.9% Argon and 78% of what gas?
Nitrogen

19) Classical music, taken from his 4 act opera ‘Der Ring des Nibelungen;, who composed the piece ‘The Ride of the Valkyries’?
Richard Wagner

20) History, in 1215, which King signed the Magna Carta at Runnymede?
King John

21) Food and drink, the drink Retsina comes from which country?
Greece

22) Geography, in which British national Park would you find Harrison Stickle and Pike O’ Stickle?
Lake District

23) Literature, the Bennett family are the central characters in which Jane Austen novel?
Pride and Prejudice

24) Who is the Patron Saint of Scotland?
St Andrew

25) ♪♫ I'm not content to be with you in the daytime
Girl I want to be with you all of the time
The only time I feel alright is by your side
Girl I want to be with you all of the time♪♫

From what 1964 hit song are those the opening lines?
All Day and All of the Night


AUSTRALIA BONUS QUESTIONS

BQ1) What is the name of the surfing beach on the outskirts of Sydney?
Bondi Beach

BQ2) What is the capital of Australia?
Canberra

BQ3) Which Australian soap opera is set in Erinsborough, a fictional suburb of Melbourne,?
Neighbours

BQ4) Perth is the capital of which Australian state?
Western Australia

BQ5) Paul Hogan the comedian and actor starred in a series of adverts in which he played an earthy Australian abroad in London for which drink? Fosters

STINKER) First published in 1687, which famous scientist published the ground breaking book "Philosophiæ Naturalis Principia Mathematica"?
Sir Isaac Newton

TRICKY) History, which President of the USSR encouraged the policy of Glassnost?
Mikhail Gorbachev


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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 16-11-18

on Sat 17 Nov 2018 - 12:11
1. The Kinks


2. Alaska


3. Clegg


4. The Italian Job


5. Leonardo da Vinci


6. Apples


7. Milky Way


8. Vauxhall


9. Norwich City


10. Ferdinand


11. Mary Poppins


12. Skyscrapers


13. Thomas Hardy


14. 21


15. Toy Story


16. Springfield


17. ?


18. Nitrogen


19. Handel


20. King John


21. Spain


22. Peak District


23. Pride and Prejudice


24. Andrew


25. All of the Day and All of the Night


BQ1. Bondi


BQ2. Canberra


BQ3. Neighbours


BQ4. New South Wales


BQ5. Castlemaine


STINKER: ?


TRICKY: Gorbachev
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 16-11-18

on Sat 17 Nov 2018 - 12:50
@Hieronymous wrote:1. The Kinks


2. Alaska


3. Clegg


4. The Italian Job


5. Leonardo da Vinci


6. Apples


7. Milky Way


8. Vauxhall


9. Norwich City


10. Ferdinand


11. Mary Poppins


12. Skyscrapers


13. Thomas Hardy


14. 21


15. Toy Story


16. Springfield


17. ?


18. Nitrogen


19. Handel


20. King John


21. Spain


22. Peak District


23. Pride and Prejudice


24. Andrew


25. All of the Day and All of the Night


BQ1. Bondi


BQ2. Canberra


BQ3. Neighbours


BQ4. New South Wales


BQ5. Castlemaine


STINKER: ?


TRICKY: Gorbachev

A good solid bit of quizzing mon ami.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 16-11-18

on Sat 17 Nov 2018 - 17:06


WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 16-11-18

1)  Which group had a 1965 hit with ‘Tired of waiting for you’? The Kinks

2)  Geography, what is the largest state in the USA ? Alaska

3)  TV, Peter Sallis played what character in the long running comedy ‘Last of the Summer Wine’? Norman Clegg

4)  Film, ‘You're only supposed to blow the bloody doors off’ is a line from what 1969 film? The Italian Job

5)  Who painted the most famous painting in the world, ‘The Mona Lisa’ or ‘La Gioconda’? Leonardo da vinci

6)  Food and drink, what is the main ingredient of the Fr*nch dish ‘Pommes Dauphinoise’? Apples

7)  Science, our Solar System is located in which galaxy?   Milky Way

8   What car manufacturer makes the Mokka X, Grandland X and Insignia models? Nissan

9)  Sport, which Championship football club play their home matches at Carrow Road? ????

10)  History, which Archduke was assassinated in Sarajevo in June 1914 and caused the outbreak of WW1? Ferdinand

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

12)  What type of buildings did Don Quixote mistake for evil giants? Windmills

13)  Literature, who wrote the book “Of Mice and Men”? ???????

14)  Which Bingo number is known as ‘Key of the Door’? 21

15)  Film, Sheriff Woody Pride and Buzz Lightyear are major characters in which series of films? Toy Story

16)  TV, what is the name of the city in which ‘The Simpsons’ live? Springfield

17)  Which two middle aged rockers recorded "Dancing in the Street" as part of the 1985 Live Aid event? Paul McCartney & ???????

18)  Science, Earth’s atmosphere is composed of 21% oxygen, 0.9% Argon and 78% of what gas? Nitrogen

19)  Classical music, taken from his 4 act opera ‘Der Ring des Nibelungen;, who composed the piece ‘The Ride of the Valkyries’? Vagner

20)  History, in 1215, which King signed the Magna Carta at Runnymede? James II

21)  Food and drink, the drink Retsina comes from which country? Spain

22)  Geography, in which British national Park would you find Harrison Stickle and Pike O’ Stickle? Kielder

23)  Literature, the Bennett family are the central characters in which Jane Austen novel? Pride & Prejudice

24)  Who is the Patron Saint of Scotland? St Andrew

25)  ♪♫ I'm not content to be with you in the daytime
Girl I want to be with you all of the time
The only time I feel alright is by your side
Girl I want to be with you all of the time♪♫

From what 1964 hit song are those the opening lines? AAGGHHHH


AUSTRALIA BONUS QUESTIONS

BQ1)  What is the name of the surfing beach on the outskirts of Sydney? Bondai

BQ2)  What is the capital of Australia? Canberra

BQ3)  Which Australian soap opera is set in Erinsborough, a fictional suburb of Melbourne,? Neighbours

BQ4)   Perth is the capital of which Australian state? New South Wales

BQ5)  Paul Hogan the comedian and actor starred in a series of adverts in which he played an earthy Australian abroad in London for which drink? Castlemaine 4 X

STINKER)  First published in 1687, which famous scientist published the ground breaking book "Philosophiæ Naturalis Principia Mathematica"?   Sir Isaac Newton

TRICKY)  History, which President of the USSR encouraged the policy of Glassnost? Gorbachev
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 16-11-18

on Sat 17 Nov 2018 - 17:18
Thanks again Ray. Another belter.


Just watching a film on Talking Pictures.


A scene featured bingo being played. "Key of the door...…………….. Very Happy Very Happy Very Happy


Coincidentally, minutes after I'd done the quiz.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 16-11-18

on Sat 17 Nov 2018 - 17:20
@Corky Ringspot wrote:

WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 16-11-18

1)  Which group had a 1965 hit with ‘Tired of waiting for you’?    The Kinks

2)  Geography, what is the largest state in the USA ?    Alaska

3)  TV, Peter Sallis played what character in the long running comedy ‘Last of the Summer Wine’?   Norman Clegg

4)  Film, ‘You're only supposed to blow the bloody doors off’ is a line from what 1969 film?  The Italian Job

5)  Who painted the most famous painting in the world, ‘The Mona Lisa’ or ‘La Gioconda’?  Leonardo da vinci

6)  Food and drink, what is the main ingredient of the Fr*nch dish ‘Pommes Dauphinoise’?   Apples

7)  Science, our Solar System is located in which galaxy?       Milky Way

8   What car manufacturer makes the Mokka X, Grandland X and Insignia models?   Nissan

9)  Sport, which Championship football club play their home matches at Carrow Road? ????

10)  History, which Archduke was assassinated in Sarajevo in June 1914 and caused the outbreak of WW1?   Ferdinand

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

12)  What type of buildings did Don Quixote mistake for evil giants?  Windmills

13)  Literature, who wrote the book “Of Mice and Men”?  ???????

14)  Which Bingo number is known as ‘Key of the Door’?   21

15)  Film, Sheriff Woody Pride and Buzz Lightyear are major characters in which series of films?   Toy Story

16)  TV, what is the name of the city in which ‘The Simpsons’ live?    Springfield

17)  Which two middle aged rockers recorded "Dancing in the Street" as part of the 1985 Live Aid event?  Paul McCartney & ???????

18)  Science, Earth’s atmosphere is composed of 21% oxygen, 0.9% Argon and 78% of what gas? Nitrogen

19)  Classical music, taken from his 4 act opera ‘Der Ring des Nibelungen;, who composed the piece ‘The Ride of the Valkyries’?    Vagner with a 'W'

20)  History, in 1215, which King signed the Magna Carta at Runnymede?  James II

21)  Food and drink, the drink Retsina comes from which country?   Spain

22)  Geography, in which British national Park would you find Harrison Stickle and Pike O’ Stickle?  Kielder

23)  Literature, the Bennett family are the central characters in which Jane Austen novel?   Pride & Prejudice

24)  Who is the Patron Saint of Scotland?   St Andrew

25)  ♪♫ I'm not content to be with you in the daytime
Girl I want to be with you all of the time
The only time I feel alright is by your side
Girl I want to be with you all of the time♪♫

From what 1964 hit song are those the opening lines?  AAGGHHHH


AUSTRALIA BONUS QUESTIONS

BQ1)  What is the name of the surfing beach on the outskirts of Sydney?  Bondai

BQ2)  What is the capital of Australia?   Canberra

BQ3)  Which Australian soap opera is set in Erinsborough, a fictional suburb of Melbourne,?  Neighbours

BQ4)   Perth is the capital of which Australian state?  New South Wales

BQ5)  Paul Hogan the comedian and actor starred in a series of adverts in which he played an earthy Australian abroad in London for which drink?  Castlemaine 4 X

STINKER)  First published in 1687, which famous scientist published the ground breaking book "Philosophiæ Naturalis Principia Mathematica"?     Sir Isaac Newton

TRICKY)  History, which President of the USSR encouraged the policy of Glassnost?   Gorbachev

A crackin' bit of quizzing Mester C
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