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WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 11-1-19

on 11.01.19 20:00
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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?

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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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 11-1-19

on 11.01.19 20:48
"Anyway, stop ROOWINING Ray's slightly inferior to my quiz's quiz"

LOL!!!!!! Very Happy

I couldn't do your soddin' quiz ha ha
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 11-1-19

on 11.01.19 20:48
Thank you again Ray..see you tomorrow.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 11-1-19

on 11.01.19 20:59
Evening Ray , thanks for another Fridays
enjoyable quiz , I know weekend beckons
when I do t'quiz
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 11-1-19

on 11.01.19 21:00
@maureen wrote:Thank you again Ray..see you tomorrow.

Cheers Mo.
Very well played you    

See you tomorrow.


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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 11-1-19

on 11.01.19 21:01
@Gassey wrote:Evening Ray , thanks for another Fridays
enjoyable quiz , I know weekend beckons
when I do t'quiz

Glad you enjoyed Gassey.

Excellent quizzing from you.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 11-1-19

on 11.01.19 21:09
@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’? Beach boys

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

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’? Michael Caine

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

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? Pythagorous

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

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’?

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 Gigi?

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? Jane Seymour

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. The mallard???

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? Simon and Garfunkel?


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? 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? Pamplona

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? In my opinion....... none of them
. A few tricky ones tonight Ray
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 11-1-19

on 11.01.19 21:11
@Lima Lima 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’? Beach boys

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

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’? Michael Caine

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

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? Pythagorous

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

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’?

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 Gigi?

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? Jane Seymour

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. The mallard???

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? Simon and Garfunkel?


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? 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? Pamplona

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? In my opinion....... none of them
. A few tricky ones tonight Ray


Evening LL.

Despite the 'tricky' ones, you got a cracking score of 24 correct, so very well done.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 11-1-19

on 11.01.19 22:39
Your's truly is having a few scoops now.

Anybody posting later WILL get marked, but tomorrow.

I'll also post the answers tomorrow.

Night night everybody.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 11-1-19

on 11.01.19 22:53
1. The Beach Boys
2. Taiwan
3. The Good Life
4. Michael Cain
5. Cat
6. England from south India
7. Pythagorus
8. De Lorean
9.
10. Charles 2nd
11. Mary Poppins
12. 88
13.Tolstoy
14. Robin
15. Cassablanca
16. To The Manor Born
17. Meatloaf
18. Carbon
19. Tchiekovsky 
20. Katherine of Aragon
21. Bread
22. Colarado
23. Dan Brown
24. The Mallard
25. What Becomes Of The Broken Hearted

Bonus Questions.
1. Gibralter
2. Sherry
3. Peseta
4. Pamplona
5. Tapas
Stinker:= Fruit Loop  ??
Tricky:= Michael Collins
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 11-1-19

on 12.01.19 5:08
1. Beach Boys


2. ?


3. The Good Life


4. Michael Caine


5. Cat


6. Ireland


7. Pythagoras


8. DeLorean


9. Derby County


10. ?


11. Mary Poppins


12. 88


13. Tolstoy


14. Robin


15. ?


16. To the Manor Born


17. Bryan Adams


18. Carbon


19. Tchaikovsky


20. Ann Boleyn


21. ?


22. Colorado


23. ?


24. Damn!


25. What Becomes of the Broken Hearted - Jimmy Ruffin


BQ1. Gibraltar


BQ2. Madiera?


BQ3. Peseta


BQ4. ?


BQ5. Taco


STINKER: ?


TRICKY: Michael Collins
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 11-1-19

on 12.01.19 9:58
@weatherwax wrote:1. The Beach Boys  
2. Taiwan
3. The Good Life  
4. Michael Cain
5. Cat  
6. England from south India  
7. Pythagorus    
8. De Lorean  
9.
10. Charles 2nd  
11. Mary Poppins  
12. 88  
13.Tolstoy  
14. Robin    
15. Cassablanca  
16. To The Manor Born  
17. Meatloaf  
18. Carbon  
19. Tchiekovsky 
20. Katherine of Aragon  
21. Bread  
22. Colarado  
23. Dan Brown  
24. The Mallard
25. What Becomes Of The Broke:Tick: n Hearted  

Bonus Questions.
1. Gibralter  
2. Sherry
3. Peseta  
4. Pamplona  
5. Tapas  
Stinker:= Fruit Loop[color:5ee7=#FF0:Tick: 000]s  ??  
Tricky:= Michael Collins    

A very Good Morning WW.

Brilliant quizzing as ever.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 11-1-19

on 12.01.19 10:10
@Hieronymous wrote:1. Beach Boys


2. ?


3. The Good Life


4. Michael Caine


5. Cat


6. Ireland


7. Pythagoras


8. DeLorean


9. Derby County


10. ?


11. Mary Poppins


12. 88


13. Tolstoy


14. Robin


15. ?


16. To the Manor Born


17. Bryan Adams


18. Carbon


19. Tchaikovsky


20. Ann Boleyn


21. ?


22. Colorado


23. ?


24. Damn!


25. What Becomes of the Broken Hearted - Jimmy Ruffin


BQ1. Gibraltar


BQ2. Madiera?


BQ3. Peseta


BQ4. ?


BQ5. Taco


STINKER: ?


TRICKY: Michael Collins


Good morning mon ami.

A really good bit of quizzing, well done.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 11-1-19

on 12.01.19 10:29
Excellent quizzzing from the Rejects last night / this morning      


WR Friday Night Pub Quiz Answers11-1-19

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’?
  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?
          Pythagorus Theorem

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?
Derby County  

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

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’?
Leo Tolstoy      

14)  How is fictional superhero Dick Grayson better known?
     Batman’s sidekick Robin

15)  Film, from what classic 1942 film does the line “We’ll always have Paris” come
Casablanca, spoken by Humpty Go Kart  Humphrey Bogart

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, the title is a play on words of ‘To the manner born’, from Shakespeare’s Hamlet    

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?
    Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovskiy

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

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
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?
 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?
  Pamplona, during the San Fermin Festival

BQ5)  What ‘T’  are the small Spanish snacks or appetizers typically served with drinks at a bar?
  Tapas
STINKER)  TV, in The pig 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
Fruit Loops

TRICKY)  Which Apollo 11 astronaut did not set foot on the moon?
 Michael Collins  [/color][/color][/color]
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