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on Fri Feb 01 2019, 20:00
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A very good Friday evening to you lovely Rejects
Don’t these Fridays come whizzing round!!!!!!
Never mind, the weekend is upon us.
Come on down to the Reject’s Bar.
Get that first drink in.
Enjoy the quiz.

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

GOOD LUCK

WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 1-2-19

1) Who had a 1962 hit with ‘The Night Has a Thousand Eyes’?

2) Geography, what is the County Town of Dorset?

3) TV, hosted by Ted Rogers, what was the ‘booby prize’ on 3-2-1?

4) Film, which 1968 ‘Carry On’ film was set in India?

5) The Tan Hill Inn in Arkengarthdale, Swaledale, North Yorkshire holds which distinction?

6) Food and drink, what type of food is an Arbroath Smokie?

7) Science, which planet in our Solar System is nearest the Sun?

8 ) What Japanese car maker produces the crossover SUV ‘Qashqai’ model?

9) Sport, which Premiership football club play their home matches at The Emirates Stadium?

10) History, which King (c990 – 1035) famously tried to hold back the tide?

11) Starring Clint Eastwood and Lee Marvin, from what 1969 film musical
Does the song ‘They Call the Wind Maria’ come?

12) ‘Count' was the nickname of which jazz musician? ( I hope I’ve spelled it right!!!!!)

13) Literature, in which Shakespeare play do Horatio, Ophelia and The Ghost appear?

14) What is the currency of the Sub Continent of India?

15) Film, in which 1940 film did Vivien Leigh play Scarlett O'Hara?

16) TV, which 1950’s TV western series does one associate with Rossini's 'William Tell Overture'?

17) Who had a 1964 hit with ‘Do Wah Diddy Diddy’?

18) Science, how many degrees do the internal angles of a triangle add up to?

19) Classical music, which Austrian born composer (1825 – 1899) was known as ‘The Waltz King’?

20) History, who did David Cameron succeed as Prime Minister?

21) Food and drink, what ‘C’ word is the name of the Spanish pork sausage that is seasoned with smoked paprika?

22) Geography, on which island in the UK is Beaumaris Castle?

23) Literature, who wrote the 1948 psychological occult thriller ‘The Haunting of Toby Jugg’?

24) Often misquoted, which film star famously said “Why don’t you come up sometime and see me, I’m home every evening”.

25) ♪♫ When I said, "I needed you"
You said, "You would always stay"
It wasn't me who changed, but you
And now you've gone away
Don't you see that now you've gone
And I'm left here on my own
And that I have to follow you
And beg you to come home♪♫

From what Dusty Springfield song are those the opening lines?


WORLD WAR TWO BONUS QUESTIONS

BQ1) Who was UK Prime Minister from 1940 till the duration of the war?

BQ2) In 1941, the bombing of what US Naval Air Base on Hawaii by the Japanese brought the Americans into WW2?

BQ3) Which General commanded the victorious Eighth Army at The Second Battle of El Alamein?

BQ4) Which Mediterranean island was awarded the George Cross for gallantry?

BQ5) Which officer led The Dambuster’s Raid on the 16th/17th May 1943?

STINKER) Russian physiologist Ivan Pavlov developed his concept of the conditioned reflex through a famous study using what animals?

TRICKY) Which author created the fictional French Sûreté Detective Commissaire Jules Maigret?

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on Fri Feb 01 2019, 22:15
Thanks for another belter, Ray. WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 1-2-19 - Page 2 709307421
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on Fri Feb 01 2019, 22:26
@Corky Ringspot wrote:Thanks for another belter, Ray. WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 1-2-19 - Page 2 709307421

You're very welcome Mester Corky.

Very well played tonight, I'm assuming you posted BEFORE going to the Boil's Head!!!!! LOL Very Happy
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on Fri Feb 01 2019, 22:48
very well played to tonight's quizzers.

I've been behind the keyboard since 8 o'clock, so taking a break now

for a few scoops.

I'll hold the answers over and mark any latecomers tomorrow.

Night night.
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on Sat Feb 02 2019, 09:17
Thanks Ray for your hard work. Sorry about the double post. This laptop has a mind of it's own.
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on Sat Feb 02 2019, 09:17
Thanks Ray for your hard work. Sorry about the double post. This laptop has a mind of it's own.
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on Sat Feb 02 2019, 09:17
Thanks Ray for your hard work. Sorry about the double post. This laptop has a mind of it's own.
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on Sat Feb 02 2019, 09:42
Thank you Marie.

Very good quizzing from you last night.

I have an 'old' temperamental laptop which gives me grief, but

thankfully I have a 'new' laptop which is super dooper.


I see you managed to do a three poster today!!!!!!!! LOL Very Happy only kidding.
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on Sat Feb 02 2019, 10:20
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WR Friday Night Pub Quiz Answers 1-2-19

1)  Who had a 1962 hit with ‘The Night Has a Thousand Eyes’?
    Bobby Vee  

2)  Geography, what is the County Town of Dorset?    
Dorchester

3)  TV, hosted by Ted Rogers, what was the ‘booby prize’ on 3-2-1?
    Dusty Bin

4)  Film, which 1968 ‘Carry On’ film was set in India?
  Carry on up the Khyber  

5)  The Tan Hill Inn in Arkengarthdale, Swaledale, North Yorkshire holds which distinction?
Highest pub in Britain, standing at 1,732 feet (528m) above sea level  

6)  Food and drink, what type of food is an Arbroath Smokie?
  Smoked Haddock / Fish

7)  Science, which planet in our Solar System is nearest the Sun?
        Mercury

8 )  What Japanese car maker produces the crossover SUV ‘Qashqai’ model?
    Nissan  

9)  Sport, which Premiership football club play their home matches at The Emirates Stadium?
     Arsenal  

10)  History, which King (c990 – 1035) famously tried to hold back the tide?
     Canute / Cnut

11)  Starring Clint Eastwood and Lee Marvin, from what 1969 film musical
 Does the song ‘They Call the Wind Maria’ come?
Paint Your Wagon      

12)  ‘Count' was the nickname of which jazz musician? ( I hope I’ve spelled it right!!!!!).
    Basie  

13)  Literature, in which Shakespeare play do Horatio, Ophelia and The Ghost appear?
  Hamlet  

14)  What is the currency of the Sub Continent of India?
  Indian Rupee    

15)  Film,  in which 1940 film did Vivien Leigh play Scarlett O'Hara?
        Gone With the Wind    

16)  TV, which 1950’s TV western series does one associate with Rossini's 'William Tell Overture'?
      The Lone Ranger  

17)  Who had a 1964 hit with ‘Do Wah Diddy Diddy’?
         Manfred Mann

18)  Science, how many degrees do the internal angles of a triangle add up to?
180 degrees        

19)  Classical music, which Austrian born composer (1825 – 1899) was known as ‘The Waltz King’?
       Johan Strauss the Younger

20)  History, who did David Cameron succeed as Prime Minister?
Gordon Brown      

21)  Food and drink, what ‘C’ word is the name of the Spanish pork sausage that is seasoned with smoked paprika?
    Chorizo  

22)  Geography, on which island in the UK is Beaumaris Castle?
 Anglesey      

23)  Literature, who wrote the 1948 psychological occult thriller ‘The Haunting of Toby Jugg’?
Dennis Wheatley        

24)  Often misquoted, which film star famously said “Why don’t you come up sometime and see me, I’m home every evening”.
         Mae West in the 1933 film ‘She done Him Wrong’

25)  ♪♫ When I said, "I needed you"
           You said, "You would always stay"
            It wasn't me who changed, but you
            And now you've gone away
            Don't you see that now you've gone
            And I'm left here on my own
            And that I have to follow you
           And beg you to come home♪♫

From what Dusty Springfield song are those the opening lines?
    ‘You Don’t Have To Say You Love Me’


WORLD WAR TWO BONUS QUESTIONS

BQ1)  Who was UK Prime Minister from 1940 till the duration of the war?
Winston Churchill  

BQ2)  In 1941, the bombing of what US Naval Air Base on Hawaii by the Japanese brought the Americans into WW2?
Pearl Harbor    

BQ3)  Which General commanded the victorious Eighth Army at The Second Battle of El Alamein?
General Montgomery    

BQ4)  Which Mediterranean island was awarded the George Cross for gallantry?
  Malta

BQ5)  Which officer led The Dambuster’s Raid on the 16th/17th May 1943?
  Wing Commander Guy Gibson led 617 Squadron of the Royal Air Force on an audacious bombing raid to destroy three dams in the Ruhr valley, the industrial heartland of Germany.
The mission was codenamed Operation 'Chastise'.  


STINKER)  Russian physiologist Ivan Pavlov developed his concept of the conditioned reflex through a famous study using what animals?
Dogs, Pavlov used a series of stimuli to produce salivation, the sound of a bell or the click of a metronome, just before the dogs were fed.
On hearing the sounds they would salivate before the food arrived.


TRICKY)  Which author created the fictional French Sûreté Detective Commissaire Jules Maigret?
    George Simenon
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on Sat Feb 02 2019, 11:20
Bonjour mon ami. C'est très, très froid aujourd'hui.

1. Bobby Vee


2. Dorchester


3. Dusty Bin


4. Carry On Up the Khyber


5. Highest pub in England?


6. Herring


7. Mercury


8. Nissan


9. Arsenal


10. Knut/Canute


11. Paint Your Wagon


12. Count Basie


13. King Lear?


14. Shekel?


15. Gone With the Wind


16. The Lone Ranger


17. Manfred Mann


18. 360


19. J.S. Strauss


20. Gordon Brown


21. ?


22. Isle of Man


23. ?


24. Mae West


25. You Don't Have to Say You Love Me


BQ1. Neville Chamberlain


BQ2. Pearl Harbour


BQ3. Montgomery


BQ4. ?


BQ5. ?


STINKER: Pavlov's dogs


TRICKY: Agatha Christie
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on Sat Feb 02 2019, 12:53
Thanks for another quiz Ray , brilliant WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 1-2-19 - Page 2 709307421
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on Sat Feb 02 2019, 12:59
@Hieronymous wrote:Bonjour mon ami. C'est très, très froid aujourd'hui.

1. Bobby Vee WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 1-2-19 - Page 2 154235300


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


3. Dusty Bin WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 1-2-19 - Page 2 154235300


4. Carry On Up the Khyber WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 1-2-19 - Page 2 154235300


5. Highest pub in England? WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 1-2-19 - Page 2 154235300


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


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


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


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


10. Knut/Canute WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 1-2-19 - Page 2 154235300


11. Paint Your Wagon WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 1-2-19 - Page 2 154235300


12. Count Basie WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 1-2-19 - Page 2 154235300


13. King Lear?


14. Shekel?


15. Gone With the Wind WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 1-2-19 - Page 2 154235300


16. The Lone Ranger WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 1-2-19 - Page 2 154235300


17. Manfred Mann WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 1-2-19 - Page 2 154235300


18. 360


19. J.S. Strauss WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 1-2-19 - Page 2 154235300


20. Gordon Brown WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 1-2-19 - Page 2 154235300


21. ?


22. Isle of Man WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 1-2-19 - Page 2 154235300


23. ?


24. Mae West WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 1-2-19 - Page 2 154235300


25. You Don't Have to Say You Love Me WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 1-2-19 - Page 2 154235300


BQ1. Neville Chamberlain


BQ2. Pearl Harbour WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 1-2-19 - Page 2 154235300


BQ3. Montgomery WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 1-2-19 - Page 2 154235300


BQ4. ?


BQ5. ?


STINKER: Pavlov's dogs WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 1-2-19 - Page 2 154235300 WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 1-2-19 - Page 2 3530011831


TRICKY: Agatha Christie


"C'est très, très froid aujourd'hui".

It certainly is mon ami.

A really excellent bit of quizzing, well done.
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on Sat Feb 02 2019, 13:01
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Cheers Gassey, well played you last night.
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