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on Tue Nov 27 2018, 20:00

1.Which fictional detective had an elder brother named Mycroft?

2.Which Scottish engineer designed the Caledonian canal?

3.In which city was Martin Luther King assassinated in 1968?

4.Which is the only horse that has won both the Grand national and Scottish Grand National in the same season?

5.Which speciality is Chef Rick Stein famous for?

6.Which group wrote the rock opera "Tommy"?

7.Into which sea does the River Nile flow?

8.Which seas does the Suez Canal connect?

9.Which play by William Shakespeare is partly set on Cyprus?

10.Who wrote "A Brief History of Time"?

11.What is 007's favourite tipple?

12.Which group of animals are featured in the 2006 animation "Happy Feet"?

13.For which movie did Michael Caine receive his first Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor?

14.Who became Lord Protector of England, Scotland and Ireland in 1653?

15.What time of the year is usually nowadays associated with SIMNEL CAKE?

16.What kind of creature was Rikki-Tikki-Tavvi?

17.Who is the star of the TV show "Mrs Brown's Boys"?

18.Who composed the oratorio "The Messiah"?

19.Who wrote the book "How the Grinch Stole Christmas"?

20.Which star is often referred to as the Pole Star?
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on Tue Nov 27 2018, 20:22
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1.Which fictional detective had an elder brother named Mycroft?
SHERLOCK HOLMES

2.Which Scottish engineer designed the Caledonian canal? TELFORD

3.In which city was Martin Luther King assassinated in 1968? MEMPHIS

4.Which is the only horse that has won both the Grand national and Scottish Grand National in the same season? RED RUM

5.Which speciality is Chef Rick Stein famous for? PASTA

6.Which group wrote the rock opera "Tommy"? PETE TOWNSEND

7.Into which sea does the River Nile flow? MEDITERRANEAN

8.Which seas does the Suez Canal connect? INDIAN OCEAN AND MEDITERRANEAN

9.Which play by William Shakespeare is partly set on Cyprus? A MIDSUMMER NIGHTS DREAM

10.Who wrote "A Brief History of Time"? STEPHEN HAWKING

11.What is 007's favourite tipple? VODKA MARTINI SHAKEN NOT STIRRED

12.Which group of animals are featured in the 2006 animation "Happy Feet"?   PENGUINS

13.For which movie did Michael Caine receive his first Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor?   ITALIAN JOB

14.Who became Lord Protector of England, Scotland and Ireland in 1653?   OLIVER CROMWELL

15.What time of the year is usually nowadays associated with SIMNEL CAKE?   EASTER

16.What kind of creature was Rikki-Tikki-Tavvi? BEAVER

17.Who is the star of the TV show "Mrs Brown's Boys"? BRENDAN CARROLL

18.Who composed the oratorio "The Messiah"?   HANDEL

19.Who wrote the book "How the Grinch Stole Christmas"?

20.Which star is often referred to as the Pole Star?
 NORTH STAR

Good score Gassey 13 correct
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on Tue Nov 27 2018, 20:45
1. Sherlock Holmes

2. Thomas Telford?

3. Memphis

4. ?

5. Seafood

6. The Who

7. Mediterrianean

8. Red Sea and Mediterrianean?

9. Othello

10. Stephen Hawking

11.Martini

12. Penguins

13. Educating Rita?

14. Oliver Cromwell

15. Easter?

16. Mongoose

17. Brendan Carrol

18. Handel

19. ?

20. Polaris

Soz, a bit late.

Been doing the Christmas quiz for Hindley History Society.
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on Tue Nov 27 2018, 20:57
@raymyjamie wrote:1.  Sherlock Holmes

2.  Thomas Telford?

3.  Memphis

4.  ?

5.  Seafood

6.  The Who

7.  Mediterrianean

8. Red Sea and Mediterrianean?

9.  Othello

10.  Stephen Hawking

11.Martini

12. Penguins

13. Educating Rita?

14.  Oliver Cromwell

15.  Easter?

16.  Mongoose

17.  Brendan Carrol

18.  Handel

19.  ?

20. Polaris

Soz, a bit late.

Been doing the Christmas quiz for Hindley History Society.

Great score RMJ 17 correct. HHS lucky to have you RMJ Your quizzes are a treat and much appreciated here on WR
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on Tue Nov 27 2018, 21:32
That's very kind of you too say Mrs A, thank you.

Crackin' quiz again, I do wish a few more of the regular

quizzers would join in.
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on Tue Nov 27 2018, 22:16
Weatherwax is gearing up for Christmas  with a new hairdo.  I'm  in front of myself again.  I really should leave things till the last minute. Rolling Eyes

I do wonder why tonker doesn't join in Very Happy
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on Tue Nov 27 2018, 22:43
1. Sherlock Holmes
2. Thomas Telford
3. Memphis
4.
5. Fish and Seafood
6. The Who
7. Mediteranean
8. Mediteranean, and Red Seas
9. Othello
10. Stephen Hawking
11. Dry Martini, Shaken not stirred
12. Penguins
13. Hannah and Her Sisters
14. Oliver Cromwell
15. Easter
16. Mongoose
17. Mrs Brown lol! lol!  Seriously...Brendan O Carroll
18. Handel
19. Dr Seuss
20. Polaris or North Star

Clever clogs Very Happy
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on Tue Nov 27 2018, 22:51
We’ve turned our Christmas into a minimalist affair.
We’ve stopped buying presents and cards for each other.

We give the daughter and her new hubby a ‘doggy bag’ with chocolates, wine, beer and little treats and trinkets, plus some money transferred to their bank account over t’tinternet.
All that’s been done.

Just the two of us for Christmas evening dinner and no entertaining.
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on Wed Nov 28 2018, 10:28
Thanks for doing t'quiz admin its appreciated Admins Tues Quiz 709307421
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on Wed Nov 28 2018, 18:22
Late arrival, Mrs A.


1.Which fictional detective had an elder brother named Mycroft?   Sherlock Holmes

2.Which Scottish engineer designed the Caledonian canal?    Thomas Telford

3.In which city was Martin Luther King assassinated in 1968?    New Orleans

4.Which is the only horse that has won both the Grand national and Scottish Grand National in the same season?   ??????????

5.Which speciality is Chef Rick Stein famous for?    Seafood

6.Which group wrote the rock opera "Tommy"?      Roger Daltrey

7.Into which sea does the River Nile flow?     Pacific

8.Which seas does the Suez Canal connect?    AAAAAHGGGHHHH  Atlantic & Indian

9.Which play by William Shakespeare is partly set on Cyprus?   Two Gentlemen Of Verona

10.Who wrote "A Brief History of Time"?    Stephen Hawking

11.What is 007's favourite tipple?    Vodka Martini

12.Which group of animals are featured in the 2006 animation "Happy Feet"?    Penguin

13.For which movie did Michael Caine receive his first Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor?   Zulu

14.Who became Lord Protector of England, Scotland and Ireland in 1653?   Oliver Cromwell

15.What time of the year is usually nowadays associated with SIMNEL CAKE?   easter

16.What kind of creature was Rikki-Tikki-Tavvi?    Otter

17.Who is the star of the TV show "Mrs Brown's Boys"?   Brendan O'Carrol

18.Who composed the oratorio "The Messiah"?   Handel

19.Who wrote the book "How the Grinch Stole Christmas"?      Dr Seuss

20.Which star is often referred to as the Pole Star?    Orion

11 scored Corky. Better late than never
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