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on Fri Jan 25 2019, 20:00
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A very good Friday Evening to all you lovely Rejects.
It’s Friday night once more, they don’t half come round quick!!!!!
Get down to here to the Reject’s Bar.
Get settled.
Let’s have a beltin’ quiz.

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

GOOD LUCK

WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 25-1-19

1) Who had a 1965 hit with ‘Catch the Wind’?

2) Geography, Sacramento is the capital of which State in the USA?

3) TV, running from1993 to 1996, which actor played the criminal psychologist Eddie `Fitz' Fitzgerald in ‘Cracker?

4) Film, ‘Bright Eyes’ by Art Garfunkel was used in the soundtrack to which 1978 animated film?

5) In Music what ‘C’ word is the term is used to denote a gradual increase in loudness in a piece of music?

6) Food and drink, what is the most common type of grain used to brew beer?

7) Science, what travels at 186,000 miles per second?

8 ) What Japanese car manufacturer produces the crossover SUV ‘Vitara’ model?

9) Sport, which Premiership football club play their home matches at Turf Moor?

10) History, who was Prime Minister when Britain joined the European Union (Common Market) in 1973?

11) From which 1971 film musical does the song ‘If I Were a Rich Man’ come?

12) The Methodist movement derive their inspiration from the life and teachings of which man?

13) Literature, who wrote the phenomenally successful ‘Adrian Mole’ novels?

14) In which art gallery is the Mona Lisa on display?

15) Film, who refused an Academy Award for his role in the 1973 film ;The Godfather’?

16) TV, which comedy featured characters called Terry Collier and Bob Ferris?
Two possible answers.

17) Holly Johnson and Paul Rutherford fronted which 1980s pop group?

18) Science, the American theoretical physicist Robert Oppenheimer is best remembered for his work on what?

19) Classical music, officially known as ‘Serenade for Strings No 13 in G Major’, who wrote the popular piece usually known as ‘Eine Kleine Nachmusik’?

20) History, which volcano erupted in 1906, causing huge damage and over 100 deaths in the city of Naples?

21) Food and drink, how would you make the drink ‘Snakebite’?

22) Geography, famous for its fossil remains and stretching for 96 miles, this part of the Dorset coastline is better known as what?

23) Literature, which American author and Anglophile’s work include ‘Notes From a Small Island’, ‘A Short History of Nearly Everything’ and ‘Neither Here Nor There’?

24) Mark Zuckerberg founded which social media and networking company in February 2004?

25) ♪♫ A candy-colored clown they call the sandman
Tiptoes to my room every night
Just to sprinkle stardust and to whisper
"Go to sleep. Everything is all right." ♪♫
From what 1963 hit song are those opening lines, and who sang it?


FOREIGN MUCK FRENCH FOOD BONUS QUESTIONS

With apologies to Corky.

Q - what does a French mon have for ‘is dinner,
A - Les ‘Oops!!!!

BQ1) If you say “L’addition s’il vous plait” at the end of a meal in a French restaurant what are you asking for?

BQ2) Food and drink, made from wheat flour, or buckwheat flour, with eggs and milk, what are the thin pancakes called that are famous in Brittany in Northern France.?

BQ3) What meal of the day do the French call ‘Le petit déjeuner’?

BQ4) If you order ‘Cuisses de Grenouilles’ in a French restaurant what would you expect to be served?

BQ5) If a dish is listed as ‘En Croute’, how is it cooked?

STINKER) TV, which famous animated duo live at 62 West Wallaby Street, Wigan?

TRICKY) What was the name of Bill Sikes dog in Charles Dicken’s ‘Oliver Twist’?

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on Sat Jan 26 2019, 09:58
@Corky Ringspot wrote:Late entry starting @ 23.18



1)  Who had a 1965 hit with ‘Catch the Wind’?  ?

2)  Geography, Sacramento is the capital of which State in the USA?  California WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 25-1-19 - Page 2 154235300

3)  TV, running from1993 to 1996, which actor played the criminal psychologist Eddie `Fitz' Fitzgerald in ‘Cracker?   Robbie Coltraine WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 25-1-19 - Page 2 154235300

4)  Film,  ‘Bright Eyes’ by Art Garfunkel was used in the soundtrack to which 1978 animated film?  Watership Down WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 25-1-19 - Page 2 154235300

5)  In Music what ‘C’ word is the term is used to denote a gradual increase in loudness in a piece of music?  Crescendo WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 25-1-19 - Page 2 154235300

6)  Food and drink, what is the most common type of grain used to brew beer?  Barley WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 25-1-19 - Page 2 154235300

7)  Science, what travels at 186,000 miles per second?   Light WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 25-1-19 - Page 2 154235300

8 )  What Japanese car manufacturer produces the crossover SUV ‘Vitara’ model?   Nissan

9)  Sport, which Premiership football club play their home matches at Turf Moor?   Burnley WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 25-1-19 - Page 2 154235300

10)  History, who was Prime Minister when Britain joined the European Union (Common Market) in 1973? T Heath WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 25-1-19 - Page 2 154235300

11)  From which 1971 film musical does the song ‘If I Were a Rich Man’ come?  Fiddler On The Roof WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 25-1-19 - Page 2 154235300

12)  The Methodist movement derive their inspiration from the life and teachings of which man?  John Wesley WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 25-1-19 - Page 2 154235300

13)  Literature, who wrote the phenomenally successful ‘Adrian Mole’ novels?  Sue Townsend WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 25-1-19 - Page 2 154235300

14)  In which art gallery is the Mona Lisa on display?  The Louvre WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 25-1-19 - Page 2 154235300

15)  Film, who :Tick:refused an Academy Award for his role in the 1973 film ;The Godfather’?  Marlon Brando WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 25-1-19 - Page 2 154235300

16)  TV, which comedy featured characters called Terry Collier and Bob Ferris?  The Likely Lads & Whatever happened to them WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 25-1-19 - Page 2 154235300
Two possible answers.

17)  Holly Johnson and Paul Rutherford fronted which 1980s pop group?  Frankie Goes to Hollywood WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 25-1-19 - Page 2 154235300

18)  Science, the American theoretical physicist Robert Oppenheimer is best remembered for his work on what?

19)  Classical music, officially known as ‘Serenade for Strings No 13 in G Major’, who wrote the popular piece usually known as ‘Eine Kleine Nachmusik’?  Handel

20)  History, which volcano erupted in 1906, causing huge damage and over 100 deaths in the city of Naples?  Etna??

21)  Food and drink, how would you make the drink ‘Snakebite’?  Cider & Lager WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 25-1-19 - Page 2 154235300

22)  Geography, famous for its fossil remains and stretching for 96 miles, this part of the Dorset coastline is better known as what?  White Cliffs Of Dover

23)  Literature, which American author and Anglophile’s work include ‘Notes From a Small Island’, ‘A Short History of Nearly Everything’ and ‘Neither Here Nor There’?

24)  Mark Zuckerberg founded which social media and networking company in February 2004?  Facebook WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 25-1-19 - Page 2 154235300

25)  ♪♫ A candy-colored clown they call the sandman
           Tiptoes to my room every night
           Just to sprinkle stardust and to whisper
          "Go to sleep. Everything is all right." ♪♫
From what 1963 hit song are those opening lines, and who sang it?    I CLose My Eyes Franky Vali


FOREIGN MUCK FRENCH FOOD BONUS QUESTIONS

With apologies to Corky.

Q - what does a French mon have for ‘is dinner,
A - Les ‘Oops!!!!

BQ1)  If you say “L’addition s’il vous plait” at the end of  a meal in a French restaurant what are you asking for?  The bill. WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 25-1-19 - Page 2 154235300

BQ2)  Food and drink, made from wheat flour, or buckwheat flour, with eggs and milk, what are the thin pancakes called that are famous in Brittany in Northern France.?  Crepes WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 25-1-19 - Page 2 154235300

BQ3)  What meal of the day do the French call ‘Le petit déjeuner’?  Breakfast WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 25-1-19 - Page 2 154235300

BQ4)  If you order ‘Cuisses de Grenouilles’ in a French restaurant what would you expect to be served?  Frogs legs WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 25-1-19 - Page 2 154235300

BQ5)  If a dish is listed as ‘En Croute’, how is it cooked?  Toasted

STINKER)  TV, which famous animated duo live at 62 West Wallaby Street, Wigan?  Wallage & Gromit WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 25-1-19 - Page 2 154235300

TRICKY)  What was the name of Bill Sikes dog in Charles Dicken’s ‘Oliver Twist’?  Bullseye WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 25-1-19 - Page 2 154235300

A cracking bit of quizzing Corky. well done.
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on Sat Jan 26 2019, 10:00
@Corky Ringspot wrote:^^

18 Atom bomb WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 25-1-19 - Page 2 154235300

23 Bill Bryson. WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 25-1-19 - Page 2 154235300


Don't know how I missed them off.  No   Just on first pint today.


Thanks again, Ray.

Well done
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on Sat Jan 26 2019, 10:02
@marieM wrote:Thanks Ray.  I didn't get so many but I enjoyed it.

Thank you Marie, you did very well WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 25-1-19 - Page 2 3530011831
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on Sat Jan 26 2019, 10:28
Very well done to all last night's quizzers  WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 25-1-19 - Page 2 3530011831  WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 25-1-19 - Page 2 3530011831  WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 25-1-19 - Page 2 3530011831

The usual very high standard.




WR Friday Night Pub Quiz Answers 25-1-19

1)  Who had a 1965 hit with ‘Catch the Wind’?
          Donovan  

2)  Geography, Sacramento is the capital of which State in the USA?
California

3)  TV, running from1993 to 1996, which actor played the criminal psychologist Eddie `Fitz' Fitzgerald in ‘Cracker?          Robbie Coltraine  

4)  Film,  ‘Bright Eyes’ by Art Garfunkel was used in the soundtrack to which 1978 animated film?
      Watership Down

5)  In Music what ‘C’ word is the term is used to denote a gradual increase in loudness in a piece of music?           Crescendo

6)  Food and drink, what is the most common type of grain used to brew beer?       Barley

7)  Science, what travels at 186,000 miles per second?
          Light

8 )  What Japanese car manufacturer produces the crossover SUV ‘Vitara’ model?      Suzuki

9)  Sport, which Premiership football club play their home matches at Turf Moor?
      Burnley FC

10)  History, who was Prime Minister when Britain joined the European Union (Common Market) in 1973?
        Ted Heath

11)  From which 1971 film musical does the song ‘If I Were a Rich Man’ come?
[color=#FF0000] Fiddler on the Roof           [ /color]

12)  The Methodist movement derive their inspiration from the life and teachings of which man?  
 John Wesley    

13)  Literature, who wrote the phenomenally successful ‘Adrian Mole’ novels?
 Sue Townsend          

14)  In which art gallery is the Mona Lisa on display?    
    The Louvre

15)  Film, who refused an Academy Award for his role in the 1973 film ;The Godfather’?
  Marlon Brando

16)  TV, which comedy featured characters called Terry Collier and Bob Ferris?
Two possible answers.
     The Likely Lads / Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads

17)  Holly Johnson and Paul Rutherford fronted which 1980s pop group?
 Frankie Goes to Hollywood    

18)  Science, the American theoretical physicist Robert Oppenheimer is best remembered for his work on what?
      The Atomic Bomb

19)  Classical music, officially known as ‘Serenade for Strings No 13 in G Major’, who wrote the popular piece usually known as ‘Eine Kleine Nachmusik’?
        Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

20)  History, which volcano erupted in 1906,   causing huge damage and over 100 deaths in the city of Naples?
Mt Vesuvius  

21)  Food and drink, how   would you make the drink ‘snakebite’?
 Mix together equal parts of cider and lager.      

22)  Geography, famous for its fossil remains and stretching for 96 miles, this part of the Dorset coastline is better known as what?     The Jurassic Coast.

23)  Literature, which American author and Anglophile’s work include ‘Notes From a Small Island’, ‘A Short History of Nearly Everything’ and ‘Neither Here Nor There’?
       Bill Bryson  

24)  Mark Zuckerberg founded which social media and networking company in February 2004?
          Facebook  

25)  ♪♫ A candy-colored clow  n they call the sandman
           Tiptoes to my room every night
           Just to sprinkle stardust and to whisper
          "Go to sleep. Everything is all right." ♪♫
From what 1963 hit song are those opening lines, and who sang it?
In Dreams / Roy Orbison          

FOREIGN MUCK FRENCH FOOD BONUS QUESTIONS

BQ1)  If you say “L’addition s’il vous plait” at the end of  a meal in a French restaurant what are you asking for?
The bill          

BQ2)  Food and drink, made from wheat flour, or buckwheat flour, with eggs and milk, what are the thin pancakes called that are famous in Brittany in Northern France.?
        Crepes  

BQ3)  What meal of the day do the French call ‘Le petit déjeuner’?
            Breakfast

BQ4)  If you order ‘Cuisses de Grenouilles’ in a French restaurant what would you expect to be served?
         Frogs Legs    

BQ5)  If a dish is listed as ‘En Croute’, how is it cooked?
Wrapped in pastry            

STINKER)  TV, which famous animated duo live at 62 West Wallaby Street, Wigan?
            Wallace and Gromit  

TRICKY)  What was the name of Bill Sikes dog in Charles Dicken’s  ‘Oliver Twist’?
Bull's-Eye        
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on Sat Jan 26 2019, 11:09
1. Donovan


2. California


3. I can see him in my mind's eye but his name escapes me.


4. Watership Down


5. Crescendo


6. Barley


7. Light


8. Suzuki


9. Burnley


10. Ted Heath (EEC in 1973)


11. Fiddler on the Roof


12 John Calvin?


13. Sue Townshend


14. Louvre


15. Marlon Brando


16. The Likely Lads/Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads?


17. ?


18. Splitting the atom?


19. Beethoven


20. Vesuvius (It'll be Etna now I've put that!)


21. Lager and cider


22. ?


23. Bill Bryson


24. The bloody awful Facebook.


25. Im Dreams - Roy Orbison


BQ1. Ze bill


BQ2. Crepes


BQ3. Ze breakfast


BQ4. Frog's legs?


BQ5. In pastry


STINKER: Wallace and Gromit


TRICKY: ?
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on Sat Jan 26 2019, 17:39
@Hieronymous wrote:1. Donovan WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 25-1-19 - Page 2 154235300


2. California WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 25-1-19 - Page 2 154235300


3. I can see him in my mind's eye but his name escapes me.


4. Watership Down WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 25-1-19 - Page 2 154235300


5. Crescendo WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 25-1-19 - Page 2 154235300


6. Barley WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 25-1-19 - Page 2 154235300


7. Light WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 25-1-19 - Page 2 154235300


8. Suzuki WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 25-1-19 - Page 2 154235300


9. Burnley WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 25-1-19 - Page 2 154235300


10. Ted Heath (EEC in 1973) WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 25-1-19 - Page 2 154235300


11. Fiddler on the Roof WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 25-1-19 - Page 2 154235300


12 John Calvin?


13. Sue Townshend WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 25-1-19 - Page 2 154235300


14. Louvre WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 25-1-19 - Page 2 154235300


15. Marlon Brando WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 25-1-19 - Page 2 154235300


16. The Likely Lads/Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads? WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 25-1-19 - Page 2 154235300


17. ?


18. Splitting the atom?


19. Beethoven


20. Vesuvius (It'll be Etna now I've put that!) WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 25-1-19 - Page 2 154235300


21. Lager and cider WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 25-1-19 - Page 2 154235300


22. ?


23. Bill Bryson WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 25-1-19 - Page 2 154235300


24. The bloody awful Facebook. WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 25-1-19 - Page 2 154235300


25. Im Dreams - Roy Orbison WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 25-1-19 - Page 2 154235300


BQ1. Ze bill WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 25-1-19 - Page 2 154235300


BQ2. Crepes WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 25-1-19 - Page 2 154235300


BQ3. Ze breakfast WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 25-1-19 - Page 2 154235300


BQ4. Frog's legs? WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 25-1-19 - Page 2 154235300


BQ5. In pastry WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 25-1-19 - Page 2 154235300


STINKER: Wallace and Gromit WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 25-1-19 - Page 2 154235300


TRICKY: ?

A really excellent bit of quizzing mon ami, very well played.

Seems you're a bit of a Francophile LOL .

Sorry for late marking, we've had no internet since lunchtime, just come back on now.
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