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on Fri Jan 11, 2019 3:00 pm
A very good Friday Evening to all you lovely Rejects.
It’s Friday night once more.
Blimey O’ Riley!!!!!!!
Get down to here to the Reject’s Bar.
Get yourself that first drink in.
Enjoy the quiz

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WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 11-1-19

1)  Who had a 1966  hit with ‘Good Vibrations’?

2)  Geography, by what name is the island of Formosa now known?

3)  TV, Margo and Jerry Leadbetter were co star characters in what British sitcom running from 1975 to 1978?

4)  Film, who starred as spy Harry Palmer in the 1965 film ‘The Ipcress File’?

5)  Which pet animal is associated with a thought experiment devised by Erwin Schrödinger in 1935?

6)  Food and drink, in which country did Mulligatawny soup originate?

7)  Science, whose famous theorem states that in a right angle triangle, the square of the hypotenuse is equal to the sum of the squares of the other two sides?

8   What car was used for time travel in the ‘Back to the Future’ franchise of films?

9)  Sport, what Championship football club play their home matches at the Pride Park Stadium?

10)  History, which King who came to reign after the Commonwealth of Oliver Cromwell, was known as ‘The Merry Monarch’?

11)  In which 1964 film musical did Dick Van Dyke play a chimney sweep?

12)  In a game of bingo, what number is known as ‘Two Fat Ladies’?

13)  Literature, who wrote the huge work ‘War and Peace’?

14)  How is fictional superhero Dick Grayson better known?

15)  Film, from what classic 1942 film does the line “We’ll always have Paris” come

16)  TV, what was the name of the sitcom running from 1979 to 1981 and starring Penelope Keith as Audrey fforbes-Hamilton and Peter Bowles as Richard DeVere?

17)  Who had a 1993 UK hit with ‘I'd Do Anything For Love’ (But I Won’t Do That)?

18)  Science, from what element is a diamond made?

19)  Classical music, written in 1880  to commemorate Napoleon's retreat from Moscow, who composed the famous 1812 Overture?

20)  History, which Queen was married to King Henry VIII the longest?

21)  Food and drink, translating from the Italian for ‘slipper’, what type of foodstuff is Ciabatta?

22)  Geography, in which US State is the ski resort of Aspen?

23)  Literature, who wrote the blockbuster best selling 2003 novel ‘The Da Vinci Code’?

24)  What was the world’s fastest steam train?

25)  ♪♫ As I walk this land with broken dreams
           I have visions of many things
           But happiness is just an illusion
           Filled with sadness and confusion♪♫

From what 1966 hit are those the opening lines, and who sang it?


SPANISH BONUS QUESTIONS

BQ1)  Which British territory has a 1 kilometre border with Spain?

BQ2)  The city of Jerez de la Frontera is famous for producing which alcoholic drink?

BQ3)  What was the currency in Spain prior to the Euro?

BQ4)  Which city is is famous for the 'running of the bulls' festival each July?

BQ5)  What ‘T’  are the small Spanish snacks or appetizers typically served with drinks at a bar?

STINKER)  TV, in The Big Bang Theory, when Howard goes the International Space Station, what nickname do the other Astronauts give him.
An clew, it's an American fruit flavoured breakfast cereal made by Kelloggs

TRICKY)  Which Apollo 11 astronaut did not set foot on the moon?


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1)  Who had a 1966  hit with ‘Good Vibrations’? Beach Boys

2)  Geography, by what name is the island of Formosa now known? Taiwan

3)  TV, Margo and Jerry Leadbetter were co star characters in what British sitcom running from 1975 to 1978? The Goode Life

4)  Film, who starred as spy Harry Palmer in the 1965 film ‘The Ipcress File’? Michael caine

5)  Which pet animal is associated with a thought experiment devised by Erwin Schrödinger in 1935? cat

6)  Food and drink, in which country did Mulligatawny soup originate? India

7)  Science, whose famous theorem states that in a right angle triangle, the square of the hypotenuse is equal to the sum of the squares of the other two sides? Pythagoras

8   What car was used for time travel in the ‘Back to the Future’ franchise of films? Delorean

9)  Sport, what Championship football club play their home matches at the Pride Park Stadium? ??

10)  History, which King who came to reign after the Commonwealth of Oliver Cromwell, was known as ‘The Merry Monarch’? James III

11)  In which 1964 film musical did Dick Van Dyke play a chimney sweep? Mary Poppins

12)  In a game of bingo, what number is known as ‘Two Fat Ladies’? 88

13)  Literature, who wrote the huge work ‘War and Peace’? Tolstoi

14)  How is fictional superhero Dick Grayson better known? Robin. Very Happy Very Happy Very Happy

15)  Film, from what classic 1942 film does the line “We’ll always have Paris” come ??????/

16)  TV, what was the name of the sitcom running from 1979 to 1981 and starring Penelope Keith as Audrey fforbes-Hamilton and Peter Bowles as Richard DeVere? To the manor born

17)  Who had a 1993 UK hit with ‘I'd Do Anything For Love’ (But I Won’t Do That)? Meatloaf

18)  Science, from what element is a diamond made? Carbon

19)  Classical music, written in 1880  to commemorate Napoleon's retreat from Moscow, who composed the famous 1812 Overture? Thaikovski

20)  History, which Queen was married to King Henry VIII the longest? Catherine of Aragon

21)  Food and drink, translating from the Italian for ‘slipper’, what type of foodstuff is Ciabatta? Pastry

22)  Geography, in which US State is the ski resort of Aspen? Colarado

23)  Literature, who wrote the blockbuster best selling 2003 novel ‘The Da Vinci Code’? Dan Brown(e)

24)  What was the world’s fastest steam train?
The Mallard: the world's fastest steam locomotive.
For just a couple of minutes the locomotive thundered along at speeds of 126 miles per hour on a stretch of track just south of Grantham. Mallard Very Happy

25)  ♪♫ As I walk this land with broken dreams
           I have visions of many things
           But happiness is just an illusion
           Filled with sadness and confusion♪♫

From what 1966 hit are those the opening lines, and who sang it? ????????


SPANISH BONUS QUESTIONS

BQ1)  Which British territory has a 1 kilometre border with Spain? Gibralta

BQ2)  The city of Jerez de la Frontera is famous for producing which alcoholic drink? Sherry

BQ3)  What was the currency in Spain prior to the Euro? Peseta

BQ4)  Which city is is famous for the 'running of the bulls' festival each July? ??????/

BQ5)  What ‘T’  are the small Spanish snacks or appetizers typically served with drinks at a bar? Tapas

STINKER)  TV, in The Big Bang Theory, when Howard goes the International Space Station, what nickname do the other Astronauts give him.
An clew, it's an American fruit flavoured breakfast cereal made by Kelloggs Fruitloops

TRICKY)  Which Apollo 11 astronaut did not set foot on the moon? John collins
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on Fri Jan 11, 2019 3:13 pm
@Corky Ringspot wrote:

1)  Who had a 1966  hit with ‘Good Vibrations’?  Beach Boys

2)  Geography, by what name is the island of Formosa now known?  Taiwan

3)  TV, Margo and Jerry Leadbetter were co star characters in what British sitcom running from 1975 to 1978?  The Goode Life

4)  Film, who starred as spy Harry Palmer in the 1965 film ‘The Ipcress File’?  Michael caine

5)  Which pet animal is associated with a thought experiment devised by Erwin Schrödinger in 1935?  cat

6)  Food and drink, in which country did Mulligatawny soup originate?  India

7)  Science, whose famous theorem states that in a right angle triangle, the square of the hypotenuse is equal to the sum of the squares of the other two sides?   Pythagoras

8   What car was used for time travel in the ‘Back to the Future’ franchise of films?   Delorean

9)  Sport, what Championship football club play their home matches at the Pride Park Stadium? ??

10)  History, which King who came to reign after the Commonwealth of Oliver Cromwell, was known as ‘The Merry Monarch’?  James III

11)  In which 1964 film musical did Dick Van Dyke play a chimney sweep?  Mary Poppins

12)  In a game of bingo, what number is known as ‘Two Fat Ladies’?  88

13)  Literature, who wrote the huge work ‘War and Peace’?   Tolstoi

14)  How is fictional superhero Dick Grayson better known?   Robin.  Very Happy  Very Happy  Very Happy

15)  Film, from what classic 1942 film does the line “We’ll always have Paris” come  ??????/

16)  TV, what was the name of the sitcom running from 1979 to 1981 and starring Penelope Keith as Audrey fforbes-Hamilton and Peter Bowles as Richard DeVere?  To the manor born

17)  Who had a 1993 UK hit with ‘I'd Do Anything For Love’ (But I Won’t Do That)?  Meatloaf

18)  Science, from what element is a diamond made?  Carbon

19)  Classical music, written in 1880  to commemorate Napoleon's retreat from Moscow, who composed the famous 1812 Overture?  Thaikovski

20)  History, which Queen was married to King Henry VIII the longest?  Catherine of Aragon

21)  Food and drink, translating from the Italian for ‘slipper’, what type of foodstuff is Ciabatta?   Pastry

22)  Geography, in which US State is the ski resort of Aspen?    Colarado

23)  Literature, who wrote the blockbuster best selling 2003 novel ‘The Da Vinci Code’?  Dan Brown(e)

24)  What was the world’s fastest steam train?
The Mallard: the world's fastest steam locomotive.
For just a couple of minutes the locomotive thundered along at speeds of 126 miles per hour on a stretch of track just south of Grantham.     Mallard  Very Happy

25)  ♪♫ As I walk this land with broken dreams
           I have visions of many things
           But happiness is just an illusion
           Filled with sadness and confusion♪♫

From what 1966 hit are those the opening lines, and who sang it?  ????????


SPANISH BONUS QUESTIONS

BQ1)  Which British territory has a 1 kilometre border with Spain?   Gibralta

BQ2)  The city of Jerez de la Frontera is famous for producing which alcoholic drink?   Sherry

BQ3)  What was the currency in Spain prior to the Euro?   Peseta

BQ4)  Which city is is famous for the 'running of the bulls' festival each July?  ??????/

BQ5)  What ‘T’  are the small Spanish snacks or appetizers typically served with drinks at a bar?  Tapas

STINKER)  TV, in The Big Bang Theory, when Howard goes the International Space Station, what nickname do the other Astronauts give him.
An clew, it's an American fruit flavoured breakfast cereal made by Kelloggs  Fruitloops

TRICKY)  Which Apollo 11 astronaut did not set foot on the moon?  John Michael collins
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Evening Corky.

A most brilliant 26 correct Sir, very well done.


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on Fri Jan 11, 2019 3:18 pm
Thanks again, Ray. Much better than the quiz Mac concocted. Very Happy
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on Fri Jan 11, 2019 3:19 pm
Evening, Ray Smile

1) beach boys
2)
3) the good life
4) Michael Caine
5) cat
6) India
7) Pythagoras
8
9)
10. Charles ii
11) Mary poppies
12. 88
13) Tolstoy
14)
15) Casablanca
16) to the manor born
17) meatloaf
18) carbon
19) Tchaikovsky
20) Catherine parr
21) bread
22) Colorado
23) dan brown
24) The Mallard? (You gave the answer, Ray Very Happy)
25)

BQ1)
BQ2) sangria
BQ3) pesata
BQ4) Madrid
BQ5) tapas
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on Fri Jan 11, 2019 3:19 pm
@raymyjamie wrote:A very good Friday Evening to all you lovely Rejects.
It’s Friday night once more.
Blimey O’ Riley!!!!!!!
Get down to here to the Reject’s Bar.
Get yourself that first drink in.
Enjoy the quiz

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

GOOD LUCK

WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 11-1-19

1)  Who had a 1966  hit with ‘Good Vibrations’?THE BEACH BOYS

2)  Geography, by what name is the island of Formosa now known? TAIWAN

3)  TV, Margo and Jerry Leadbetter were co star characters in what British sitcom running from 1975 to 1978? THE GOOD LIFE

4)  Film, who starred as spy Harry Palmer in the 1965 film ‘The Ipcress File’?

5)  Which pet animal is associated with a thought experiment devised by Erwin Schrödinger in 1935? DOG

6)  Food and drink, in which country did Mulligatawny soup originate?
SCOTLAND

7)  Science, whose famous theorem states that in a right angle triangle, the square of the hypotenuse is equal to the sum of the squares of the other two sides?

8   What car was used for time travel in the ‘Back to the Future’ franchise of films? DE LOREAN

9)  Sport, what Championship football club play their home matches at the Pride Park Stadium? DERBY COUNTY

10)  History, which King who came to reign after the Commonwealth of Oliver Cromwell, was known as ‘The Merry Monarch’?CHARLES 11

11)  In which 1964 film musical did Dick Van Dyke play a chimney sweep? MARY POPPINS

12)  In a game of bingo, what number is known as ‘Two Fat Ladies’? 88

13)  Literature, who wrote the huge work ‘War and Peace’? TOLSTOY

14)  How is fictional superhero Dick Grayson better known? ROBIN

15)  Film, from what classic 1942 film does the line “We’ll always have Paris” come.

16)  TV, what was the name of the sitcom running from 1979 to 1981 and starring Penelope Keith as Audrey fforbes-Hamilton and Peter Bowles as Richard DeVere? TO THE MANOR BORN

17)  Who had a 1993 UK hit with ‘I'd Do Anything For Love’ (But I Won’t Do That)? MEATLOAF

18)  Science, from what element is a diamond made? CARBON

19)  Classical music, written in 1880  to commemorate Napoleon's retreat from Moscow, who composed the famous 1812 Overture?
TCHAIKOVSKY

20)  History, which Queen was married to King Henry VIII the longest?
ANNE OF CLEEVES

21)  Food and drink, translating from the Italian for ‘slipper’, what type of foodstuff is Ciabatta? BREAD

22)  Geography, in which US State is the ski resort of Aspen? COLORADO

23)  Literature, who wrote the blockbuster best selling 2003 novel ‘The Da Vinci Code’?

24)  What was the world’s fastest steam train? MALLARD
The Mallard: the world's fastest steam locomotive.
For just a couple of minutes the locomotive thundered along at speeds of 126 miles per hour on a stretch of track just south of Grantham.

25)  ♪♫ As I walk this land with broken dreams
           I have visions of many things
           But happiness is just an illusion
           Filled with sadness and confusion♪♫

From what 1966 hit are those the opening lines, and who sang it?
WHAT BECOMES OF THE BROKEN HEARTED. JIMMY RUFFIN

SPANISH BONUS QUESTIONS

BQ1)  Which British territory has a 1 kilometre border with Spain?GIBRALTAR

BQ2)  The city of Jerez de la Frontera is famous for producing which alcoholic drink?

BQ3)  What was the currency in Spain prior to the Euro? PESATA

BQ4)  Which city is is famous for the 'running of the bulls' festival each July?

BQ5)  What ‘T’  are the small Spanish snacks or appetizers typically served with drinks at a bar? TAPAS

STINKER)  TV, in The Big Bang Theory, when Howard goes the International Space Station, what nickname do the other Astronauts give him.
An clew, it's an American fruit flavoured breakfast cereal made by Kelloggs

TRICKY)  Which Apollo 11 astronaut did not set foot on the moon?
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on Fri Jan 11, 2019 3:20 pm
@raymyjamie wrote:A very good Friday Evening to all you lovely Rejects.
It’s Friday night once more.
Blimey O’ Riley!!!!!!!
Get down to here to the Reject’s Bar.
Get yourself that first drink in.
Enjoy the quiz

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

GOOD LUCK

WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 11-1-19

1)  Who had a 1966  hit with ‘Good Vibrations’?

2)  Geography, by what name is the island of Formosa now known? Taiwan

3)  TV, Margo and Jerry Leadbetter were co star characters in what British sitcom running from 1975 to 1978?...The good life

4)  Film, who starred as spy Harry Palmer in the 1965 film ‘The Ipcress File’?

5)  Which pet animal is associated with a thought experiment devised by Erwin Schrödinger in 1935?...Cat

6)  Food and drink, in which country did Mulligatawny soup originate? India

7)  Science, whose famous theorem states that in a right angle triangle, the square of the hypotenuse is equal to the sum of the squares of the other two sides?...PYTHAGARUS

8   What car was used for time travel in the ‘Back to the Future’ franchise of films?

9)  Sport, what Championship football club play their home matches at the Pride Park Stadium?

10)  History, which King who came to reign after the Commonwealth of Oliver Cromwell, was known as ‘The Merry Monarch’?...CHARLES

11)  In which 1964 film musical did Dick Van Dyke play a chimney sweep?.....MARY POPPINS

12)  In a game of bingo, what number is known as ‘Two Fat Ladies’?...88

13)  Literature, who wrote the huge work ‘War and Peace’?...TOLSTOY

14)  How is fictional superhero Dick Grayson better known?....SUPERMAN?

15)  Film, from what classic 1942 film does the line “We’ll always have Paris” come

16)  TV, what was the name of the sitcom running from 1979 to 1981 and starring Penelope Keith as Audrey fforbes-Hamilton and Peter Bowles as Richard DeVere?

17)  Who had a 1993 UK hit with ‘I'd Do Anything For Love’ (But I Won’t Do That)?...MEATLOAF

18)  Science, from what element is a diamond made?..CARBON

19)  Classical music, written in 1880  to commemorate Napoleon's retreat from Moscow, who composed the famous 1812 Overture?

20)  History, which Queen was married to King Henry VIII the longest?...CATHERINE PARR

21)  Food and drink, translating from the Italian for ‘slipper’, what type of foodstuff is Ciabatta?...BREAD

22)  Geography, in which US State is the ski resort of Aspen? ..COLORADO

23)  Literature, who wrote the blockbuster best selling 2003 novel ‘The Da Vinci Code’?..DAN BROWN

24)  What was the world’s fastest steam train?
The Mallard: the world's fastest steam locomotive.
For just a couple of minutes the locomotive thundered along at speeds of 126 miles per hour on a stretch of track just south of Grantham. Very Happy

25)  ♪♫ As I walk this land with broken dreams
           I have visions of many things
           But happiness is just an illusion
           Filled with sadness and confusion♪♫

From what 1966 hit are those the opening lines, and who sang it?..WHAT BECOMES OF THE BROKEN HEARTED jIMMY RUFFIN


SPANISH BONUS QUESTIONS

BQ1)  Which British territory has a 1 kilometre border with Spain? GIBRALTER

BQ2)  The city of Jerez de la Frontera is famous for producing which alcoholic drink?..PORT?

BQ3)  What was the currency in Spain prior to the Euro?..PESATA

BQ4)  Which city is is famous for the 'running of the bulls' festival each July?

BQ5)  What ‘T’  are the small Spanish snacks or appetizers typically served with drinks at a bar?..TAPAS

STINKER)  TV, in The Big Bang Theory, when Howard goes the International Space Station, what nickname do the other Astronauts give him.
An clew, it's an American fruit flavoured breakfast cereal made by Kelloggs

TRICKY)  Which Apollo 11 astronaut did not set foot on the moon?
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on Fri Jan 11, 2019 3:21 pm
@Corky Ringspot wrote:Thanks again, Ray.  Much better than the quiz Mac concocted. Very Happy

Cheers Corky.

I'm ssure Mr Mac did his best LOL
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on Fri Jan 11, 2019 3:21 pm
1) Beach Boys
2) Taiwan
3) The Good Life
5) Cat
7) Hypotenuse?
8 ) DMC DeLorean
9) Derby F.C?
10) King Charles II
11) Mary Poppins
12) 88
14) Nightwing
15) Casablanca?
17) Meatloaf
18) Carbon
19) Tchaikovsky
20) Cathrine of Aragon
22) Colorado
23) Dan Browne
24) Mallard (Class A4 Pacific)

BQ1) Gibraltar
BQ3) Peseta
BQ4) Pamplona


Tricky - Michael Collins
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on Fri Jan 11, 2019 3:22 pm
1 Beach boys
2 Taiwan
3 The good life
4 Michael Caine
6 India
10 Charles 11
11 Mary Poppins
12 88
13 Tolstoy
14 Robin in Batman
16 To the manor born
18 Carbon
19 Tchiakovsky
20 Catherine of Aragon
21 Bread
22 Colorado
23 Dan Brown

Bq1 Gibralter
3 Peseta
4 Pamplona
5 Tapas
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on Fri Jan 11, 2019 3:23 pm
@jo anne wrote:Evening, Ray Smile

1) beach boys
2)
3) the good life
4) Michael Caine
5) cat
6) India
7) Pythagoras
8
9)
10. Charles ii
11) Mary poppies
12. 88
13) Tolstoy
14)
15) Casablanca
16) to the manor born
17) meatloaf
18) carbon
19) Tchaikovsky
20) Catherine parr
21) bread
22) Colorado
23) dan brown
24) The Mallard? (You gave the answer, Ray Very Happy)  I'm a twonk JA  Embarassed   Very Happy
25)

BQ1)
BQ2) sangria
BQ3) pesata
BQ4) Madrid
BQ5) tapas

Evening Jo Anne.

A most excellent 21 correct, well done you.


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on Fri Jan 11, 2019 3:24 pm
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on Fri Jan 11, 2019 3:25 pm
Thanks, Ray Smile
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on Fri Jan 11, 2019 3:29 pm
@Gassey wrote:
@raymyjamie wrote:A very good Friday Evening to all you lovely Rejects.
It’s Friday night once more.
Blimey O’ Riley!!!!!!!
Get down to here to the Reject’s Bar.
Get yourself that first drink in.
Enjoy the quiz

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

GOOD LUCK

WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 11-1-19

1)  Who had a 1966  hit with ‘Good Vibrations’?THE BEACH BOYS

2)  Geography, by what name is the island of Formosa now known?  TAIWAN

3)  TV, Margo and Jerry Leadbetter were co star characters in what British sitcom running from 1975 to 1978?  THE GOOD LIFE

4)  Film, who starred as spy Harry Palmer in the 1965 film ‘The Ipcress File’?

5)  Which pet animal is associated with a thought experiment devised by Erwin Schrödinger in 1935?  DOG

6)  Food and drink, in which country did Mulligatawny soup originate?
SCOTLAND

7)  Science, whose famous theorem states that in a right angle triangle, the square of the hypotenuse is equal to the sum of the squares of the other two sides?

8   What car was used for time travel in the ‘Back to the Future’ franchise of films?  DE LOREAN

9)  Sport, what Championship football club play their home matches at the Pride Park Stadium?  DERBY COUNTY

10)  History, which King who came to reign after the Commonwealth of Oliver Cromwell, was known as ‘The Merry Monarch’?CHARLES 11

11)  In which 1964 film musical did Dick Van Dyke play a chimney sweep?   MARY POPPINS

12)  In a game of bingo, what number is known as ‘Two Fat Ladies’?  88

13)  Literature, who wrote the huge work ‘War and Peace’?  TOLSTOY

14)  How is fictional superhero Dick Grayson better known?  ROBIN

15)  Film, from what classic 1942 film does the line “We’ll always have Paris” come.

16)  TV, what was the name of the sitcom running from 1979 to 1981 and starring Penelope Keith as Audrey fforbes-Hamilton and Peter Bowles as Richard DeVere?  TO THE MANOR BORN

17)  Who had a 1993 UK hit with ‘I'd Do Anything For Love’ (But I Won’t Do That)?  MEATLOAF

18)  Science, from what element is a diamond made?  CARBON

19)  Classical music, written in 1880  to commemorate Napoleon's retreat from Moscow, who composed the famous 1812 Overture?
TCHAIKOVSKY

20)  History, which Queen was married to King Henry VIII the longest?
ANNE OF CLEEVES

21)  Food and drink, translating from the Italian for ‘slipper’, what type of foodstuff is Ciabatta?  BREAD

22)  Geography, in which US State is the ski resort of Aspen? COLORADO

23)  Literature, who wrote the blockbuster best selling 2003 novel ‘The Da Vinci Code’?

24)  What was the world’s fastest steam train?  MALLARD
The Mallard: the world's fastest steam locomotive.
For just a couple of minutes the locomotive thundered along at speeds of 126 miles per hour on a stretch of track just south of Grantham.

25)  ♪♫ As I walk this land with broken dreams
           I have visions of many things
           But happiness is just an illusion
           Filled with sadness and confusion♪♫

From what 1966 hit are those the opening lines, and who sang it?
WHAT BECOMES OF THE BROKEN HEARTED.   JIMMY RUFFIN

SPANISH BONUS QUESTIONS

BQ1)  Which British territory has a 1 kilometre border with Spain?GIBRALTAR

BQ2)  The city of Jerez de la Frontera is famous for producing which alcoholic drink?

BQ3)  What was the currency in Spain prior to the Euro?  PESATA

BQ4)  Which city is is famous for the 'running of the bulls' festival each July?

BQ5)  What ‘T’  are the small Spanish snacks or appetizers typically served with drinks at a bar?  TAPAS

STINKER)  TV, in The Big Bang Theory, when Howard goes the International Space Station, what nickname do the other Astronauts give him.
An clew, it's an American fruit flavoured breakfast cereal made by Kelloggs

TRICKY)  Which Apollo 11 astronaut did not set foot on the moon?
  MIKE COLLINS

Evening Gasey.

A cracking 21 correct, well done.
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1)  Who had a 1966  hit with ‘Good Vibrations’?

2)  Geography, by what name is the island of Formosa now known? Taiwan

3)  TV, Margo and Jerry Leadbetter were co star characters in what British sitcom running from 1975 to 1978?...The good life

4)  Film, who starred as spy Harry Palmer in the 1965 film ‘The Ipcress File’?

5)  Which pet animal is associated with a thought experiment devised by Erwin Schrödinger in 1935?...Cat

6)  Food and drink, in which country did Mulligatawny soup originate?  India

7)  Science, whose famous theorem states that in a right angle triangle, the square of the hypotenuse is equal to the sum of the squares of the other two sides?...PYTHAGARUS

8   What car was used for time travel in the ‘Back to the Future’ franchise of films?

9)  Sport, what Championship football club play their home matches at the Pride Park Stadium?

10)  History, which King who came to reign after the Commonwealth of Oliver Cromwell, was known as ‘The Merry Monarch’?...CHARLES

11)  In which 1964 film musical did Dick Van Dyke play a chimney sweep?.....MARY POPPINS

12)  In a game of bingo, what number is known as ‘Two Fat Ladies’?...88

13)  Literature, who wrote the huge work ‘War and Peace’?...TOLSTOY

14)  How is fictional superhero Dick Grayson better known?....SUPERMAN?

15)  Film, from what classic 1942 film does the line “We’ll always have Paris” come

16)  TV, what was the name of the sitcom running from 1979 to 1981 and starring Penelope Keith as Audrey fforbes-Hamilton and Peter Bowles as Richard DeVere?

17)  Who had a 1993 UK hit with ‘I'd Do Anything For Love’ (But I Won’t Do That)?...MEATLOAF

18)  Science, from what element is a diamond made?..CARBON

19)  Classical music, written in 1880  to commemorate Napoleon's retreat from Moscow, who composed the famous 1812 Overture?

20)  History, which Queen was married to King Henry VIII the longest?...CATHERINE PARR

21)  Food and drink, translating from the Italian for ‘slipper’, what type of foodstuff is Ciabatta?...BREAD

22)  Geography, in which US State is the ski resort of Aspen? ..COLORADO

23)  Literature, who wrote the blockbuster best selling 2003 novel ‘The Da Vinci Code’?..DAN BROWN

24)  What was the world’s fastest steam train?
The Mallard: the world's fastest steam locomotive.
For just a couple of minutes the locomotive thundered along at speeds of 126 miles per hour on a stretch of track just south of Grantham. Very Happy

25)  ♪♫ As I walk this land with broken dreams
           I have visions of many things
           But happiness is just an illusion
           Filled with sadness and confusion♪♫

From what 1966 hit are those the opening lines, and who sang it?..WHAT BECOMES OF THE BROKEN HEARTED jIMMY RUFFIN


SPANISH BONUS QUESTIONS

BQ1)  Which British territory has a 1 kilometre border with Spain?  GIBRALTER

BQ2)  The city of Jerez de la Frontera is famous for producing which alcoholic drink?..PORT?

BQ3)  What was the currency in Spain prior to the Euro?..PESATA

BQ4)  Which city is is famous for the 'running of the bulls' festival each July?

BQ5)  What ‘T’  are the small Spanish snacks or appetizers typically served with drinks at a bar?..TAPAS

STINKER)  TV, in The Big Bang Theory, when Howard goes the International Space Station, what nickname do the other Astronauts give him.
An clew, it's an American fruit flavoured breakfast cereal made by Kelloggs

TRICKY)  Which Apollo 11 astronaut did not set foot on the moon?

Evening Mrs A

A most excellent 19 correct, well done.
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on Fri Jan 11, 2019 3:34 pm
@AWP1983 wrote:1) Beach Boys
2) Taiwan
3) The Good Life
5) Cat
7) Hypotenuse?
8 ) DMC DeLorean
9) Derby F.C?
10) King Charles II
11) Mary Poppins
12) 88
14) Nightwing a suitable alternative answer WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 11-1-19 3530011831
15) Casablanca?
17) Meatloaf
18) Carbon
19) Tchaikovsky
20) Cathrine of Aragon
22) Colorado
23) Dan Browne
24) Mallard (Class A4 Pacific)

BQ1) Gibraltar
BQ3) Peseta
BQ4) Pamplona


Tricky - Michael Collins

Evening AWP

A most excellent 23 correct, well done.
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on Fri Jan 11, 2019 3:35 pm
@maureen wrote:1 Beach boys
2 Taiwan
3 The good life
4 Michael Caine
6 India
10 Charles 11
11 Mary Poppins
12 88
13 Tolstoy
14 Robin in Batman
16 To the manor born
18 Carbon
19 Tchiakovsky
20 Catherine of Aragon
21 Bread
22 Colorado
23 Dan Brown

Bq1 Gibralter
3 Peseta
4 Pamplona
5 Tapas

Evening Mo.

A brilliant 21 correct, very well done.
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on Fri Jan 11, 2019 3:36 pm
@Corky Ringspot wrote:^^^^^^^^^^^^



Achiles heels. Very Happy    My calfs look goo though


He has goo calves!

And he can't spell.

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on Fri Jan 11, 2019 3:37 pm
@Mac wrote:That means he didn't know any answers.
This is his daily use hat

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LOL!!!! Very Happy

What size is it, I'm 7 1/8"
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on Fri Jan 11, 2019 3:38 pm
@jo anne wrote:Thanks, Ray Smile

You're very welcome JA.
Very well played tonight.
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on Fri Jan 11, 2019 3:39 pm
@Mac wrote:
@Corky Ringspot wrote:^^^^^^^^^^^^



Achiles heels. Very Happy    My calfs look goo though


He has goo calves!

And he can't spell.


I was troubled with the correct plural of calfs, when they are on the legs not in the farmer's field
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on Fri Jan 11, 2019 3:43 pm
Thank you Ray. cheers
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on Fri Jan 11, 2019 3:44 pm
Be troubled no longer, my benniealike friend. The plural of calf is calves. Smile


Though gooey calves need to be seen by a professional calf expert

Anyway, stop ROOWINING Ray's slightly inferior to my quiz's quiz Very Happy

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on Fri Jan 11, 2019 3:46 pm
@AWP1983 wrote:Thank you Ray. cheers

Thank you AWP.

You played a blinder tonight.
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