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WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 15-2-19

on Fri Feb 15 2019, 20:00
A very good Friday evening to you lovely Rejects
It’s that time of week again.
Get yourself down here to the Reject’s Bar.
Get that first drink in.
Get comfy.
Let’s have a beltin’ quiz.

PS – I’ve just checked, we seem to have a full compliment of questions!!!!! LOL

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

GOOD LUCK

WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 15-2-19

1) Who had a 1964 UK number one hot with ‘Anyone Who Had a Heart’?

2) Geography, which Costa lies on the Spanish coast north of Barcelona?

3) TV, what was the name of the sitcom running from 1979 to 1982 and starring James Bolam and Peter Bowles as patients in an NHS hospital, the title is in response to the question, "Does it hurt?"

4) Film, in the 2004 comedy film ‘Meet the Fockers’, who plays the accident prone male nurse Gaylord ‘Greg’ Focker?

5) What is the main ingredient in a house brick?

6) Food and drink, what is the culinary ‘J’ word for cutting food into long thin strips?
An clew, it’s a Fr**ch word

7) Science, what is the outer layer of the skin called?

8 ) What car maker produces the subcompact crossover SUV ‘Mokka X’ model?

9) Sport, which League One football team play their home matches at The Stadium of Light?

10) History, who succeeded Ed Miliband as leader of the UK Labour Party?

11) From what 1953 film musical does the song ‘The Deadwood Stage (Whip-Crack-Away’ come?

12) In meteórology, the term for which weather phenomenon means 'the boy'?

13) Literature, in ‘Gulliver’s Travels’, what was the name of the land where Gulliver met the Little People?

14) The singer songwriter Reg Dwight is better known as who?

15) Film, in Monty Python’s ‘The Meaning of Life’, what was the last thing Mr. Creosote ate?

16) TV, in the sitcom Blackadder III, which actor played the foppish idiot Prince Regent?

17) Who had a 1975 hit with the folk based song ‘All Around My Hat’?

18) Science, which of the gas giant planets in our Solar System has 79 known moons?

19) Classical music, which of Verdi’s operas is set in Ancient Egypt?

20) History, Moshe Dayan (1915 – 1981) was a military leader and politician in which country?

21) Food and drink, the cooking term 'Roux' is a combination of which two ingredients?

22) Geography, the Rialto Bridge is a popular tourist attraction in which European city?

23) Literature, in which Shakespeare play does the line “A horse, a horse. My kingdom for a horse” appear?

24) What is the Roman numeral for 77?

25) ♪♫ I'm nothing special, in fact I'm a bit of a bore
If I tell a joke, you've probably heard it before
But I have a talent, a wonderful thing
'Cause everyone listens when I start to sing
I'm so grateful and proud
All I want is to sing it out loud♪♫

From what Abba song are those the opening lines?


TEACHERS BONUS QUESTIONS

BQ1) What was the title of the 1934 book by James Hilton, and 1939 film by Sam Wood, whose central character is schoolmaster Charles Edward Chipping?

BQ2) What was the name of the TV sitcom running from 1968 to 1972, set at Fenn St Secondary Modern School, and starring John Alderton as newly qualified teacher Bernard Hedges.

BQ3) Running from 1956 to 1972, who was the comedy actor who played the headmaster in the BBC TV comedy ‘Whack-O’.
An clew, “Bend over Wendover”.

BQ4) What was the name of the BBC TV sitcom running from 2012 to 2014 and starring Jack Whitehall as Alfie Wickers, a posh, newly graduated secondary school History teacher at the fictional Abbey Grove School.

BQ5) In which series of books does the character Professor Albus Dumbledore appear?

STINKER) What creatures have the collective name of a ‘Clowder’?

TRICKY) Who or what is the 'Taoiseach'?
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 15-2-19

on Fri Feb 15 2019, 20:10


1)  Who had a 1964 UK number one hot with ‘Anyone Who Had a Heart’? Dusty Springfield

2)  Geography, which Costa lies on the Spanish coast north of Barcelona? Blanca

3)  TV, what was the name of the sitcom running from 1979 to 1982 and starring James Bolam and Peter Bowles as patients in an NHS hospital, the title is in response to the question, "Does it hurt?" Only when I laugh

4)  Film, in the 2004 comedy film ‘Meet the Fockers’, who plays the accident prone male nurse Gaylord ‘Greg’ Focker? AAAGGHHHHH

5)  What is the main ingredient in a house brick? Clay

6)  Food and drink, what is the culinary ‘J’ word for cutting food into long thin strips?
An clew, it’s a Fr**ch word Julienne

7)  Science, what is the outer layer of the skin called? Epidermis

8 )  What car maker produces the subcompact crossover SUV ‘Mokka X’ model? Skoda

9)  Sport, which League One football team play their home matches at The Stadium of Light? Man City

10)  History, who succeeded Ed Miliband as leader of the UK Labour Party? Jeremy Corbyn

11)  From what 1953 film musical does the song ‘The Deadwood Stage (Whip-Crack-Away’ come? Annie Get Your gun

12)  In meteórology, the term for which weather phenomenon means 'the boy'? El Ninio

13)  Literature, in ‘Gulliver’s Travels’, what was the name of the land where Gulliver met the Little People? Liliput

14)  The singer songwriter Reg Dwight is better known as who? Elton John

15)  Film, in Monty Python’s ‘The Meaning of Life’, what was the last thing Mr. Creosote ate? A wafffeur thin mint.

16)  TV, in the sitcom Blackadder III, which actor played the foppish idiot Prince Regent? Hugh Laurie

17)  Who had a 1975 hit with the folk based song ‘All Around My Hat’? Jethro Tull?

18)  Science, which of the gas giant planets in our Solar System has 79 known moons? Jupiter

19)  Classical music, which of Verdi’s operas is set in Ancient Egypt? Aida

20)  History, Moshe Dayan (1915 – 1981) was a military leader and politician in which country? Israel

21)  Food and drink, the cooking term 'Roux' is a combination of which two ingredients? ????

22)  Geography, the Rialto Bridge is a popular tourist attraction in which European  city? Venice

23)  Literature, in which Shakespeare play does the line “A horse, a horse. My kingdom for a horse” appear? Richard III

24)  What is the Roman numeral for 77? LXXVII

25)  ♪♫ I'm nothing special, in fact I'm a bit of a bore
            If I tell a joke, you've probably heard it before
            But I have a talent, a wonderful thing
            'Cause everyone listens when I start to sing
            I'm so grateful and proud
            All I want is to sing it out loud♪♫

From what Abba song are those the opening lines? Bugger!


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BQ1)  What was the title of the 1934 book by James Hilton, and 1939 film by Sam Wood, whose central character is schoolmaster Charles Edward Chipping? Goodbye Mr chips

BQ2)  What was the name of the TV sitcom running from 1968 to 1972, set at Fenn St Secondary Modern School, and starring John Alderton as newly qualified teacher Bernard Hedges. Please Sir!

BQ3)  Running from 1956 to 1972, who was the comedy actor who played the headmaster in the BBC TV comedy ‘Whack-O’.
An clew, “Bend over Wendover”. Jimmy Edwards

BQ4)  What was the name of the BBC TV sitcom running from 2012 to 2014 and starring Jack Whitehall as Alfie Wickers, a posh, newly graduated secondary school History teacher at the fictional Abbey Grove School. AAAAGGGGHHHHH!

BQ5)  In which series of books does the character Professor Albus Dumbledore appear? Harry Potter

STINKER)  What creatures have the collective name of a ‘Clowder’? Unicorns

TRICKY)  Who or what is the 'Taoiseach'? PM of Eire
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 15-2-19

on Fri Feb 15 2019, 20:15
1. dusty springfield
2. Brava
3. Dr at Large
5. Clay
9. Epidermis
9. Sunderland
10. Jeremy Corbyn
11. Calamity Jane
13. Lilliput
14. Elton John
20. Israel
25. Thank you for the Music

BBq 2. Please Sir
3. Jimmy Edwards
5. Harry Potte

Stinker Irish Government

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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 15-2-19

on Fri Feb 15 2019, 20:17
@Corky Ringspot wrote:

1)  Who had a 1964 UK number one hot with ‘Anyone Who Had a Heart’?   Dusty Springfield

2)  Geography, which Costa lies on the Spanish coast north of Barcelona?   Blanca

3)  TV, what was the name of the sitcom running from 1979 to 1982 and starring James Bolam and Peter Bowles as patients in an NHS hospital, the title is in response to the question, "Does it hurt?"  Only when I laugh

4)  Film, in the 2004 comedy film ‘Meet the Fockers’, who plays the accident prone male nurse Gaylord ‘Greg’ Focker?  AAAGGHHHHH

5)  What is the main ingredient in a house brick?  Clay

6)  Food and drink, what is the culinary ‘J’ word for cutting food into long thin strips?
An clew, it’s a Fr**ch word  Julienne

7)  Science, what is the outer layer of the skin called?   Epidermis

8 )  What car maker produces the subcompact crossover SUV ‘Mokka X’ model?   Skoda

9)  Sport, which League One football team play their home matches at The Stadium of Light?   Man City

10)  History, who succeeded Ed Miliband as leader of the UK Labour Party?   Jeremy Corbyn

11)  From what 1953 film musical does the song ‘The Deadwood Stage (Whip-Crack-Away’ come?  Annie Get Your gun

12)  In meteórology, the term for which weather phenomenon means 'the boy'?  El Ninio

13)  Literature, in ‘Gulliver’s Travels’, what was the name of the land where Gulliver met the Little People?  Liliput

14)  The singer songwriter Reg Dwight is better known as who?  Elton John

15)  Film, in Monty Python’s ‘The Meaning of Life’, what was the last thing Mr. Creosote ate? A wafffeur thin mint.

16)  TV, in the sitcom Blackadder III, which actor played the foppish idiot Prince Regent?  Hugh Laurie

17)  Who had a 1975 hit with the folk based song ‘All Around My Hat’? Jethro Tull?  

18)  Science, which of the gas giant planets in our Solar System has 79 known moons? Jupiter

19)  Classical music, which of Verdi’s operas is set in Ancient Egypt?  Aida

20)  History, Moshe Dayan (1915 – 1981) was a military leader and politician in which country?  Israel

21)  Food and drink, the cooking term 'Roux' is a combination of which two ingredients?  ????

22)  Geography, the Rialto Bridge is a popular tourist attraction in which European  city?  Venice

23)  Literature, in which Shakespeare play does the line “A horse, a horse. My kingdom for a horse” appear?  Richard III

24)  What is the Roman numeral for 77?  LXXVII

25)  ♪♫ I'm nothing special, in fact I'm a bit of a bore
            If I tell a joke, you've probably heard it before
            But I have a talent, a wonderful thing
            'Cause everyone listens when I start to sing
            I'm so grateful and proud
            All I want is to sing it out loud♪♫

From what Abba song are those the opening lines?  Bugger!


]

BQ1)  What was the title of the 1934 book by James Hilton, and 1939 film by Sam Wood, whose central character is schoolmaster Charles Edward Chipping?  Goodbye Mr chips

BQ2)  What was the name of the TV sitcom running from 1968 to 1972, set at Fenn St Secondary Modern School, and starring John Alderton as newly qualified teacher Bernard Hedges.  Please Sir!

BQ3)  Running from 1956 to 1972, who was the comedy actor who played the headmaster in the BBC TV comedy ‘Whack-O’.
An clew, “Bend over Wendover”.  Jimmy Edwards

BQ4)  What was the name of the BBC TV sitcom running from 2012 to 2014 and starring Jack Whitehall as Alfie Wickers, a posh, newly graduated secondary school History teacher at the fictional Abbey Grove School.   AAAAGGGGHHHHH!

BQ5)  In which series of books does the character Professor Albus Dumbledore appear?  Harry Potter

STINKER)  What creatures have the collective name of a ‘Clowder’?   Unicorns

TRICKY)  Who or what is the 'Taoiseach'?   PM of Eire

Evening Corky.

Straight off the starting blocks, blimey!!!!!!, caught me by surprise.

A vert impressive 21 correct Sir, well done.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 15-2-19

on Fri Feb 15 2019, 20:19
@marieM wrote:1. dusty springfield
2. Brava
3. Dr at Large
5. Clay
9. Epidermis
9. Sunderland
10. Jeremy Corbyn
11. Calamity Jane
13. Lilliput
14. Elton John
20. Israel
25. Thank you for the Music

BBq 2. Please Sir
       3. Jimmy Edwards
       5. Harry Potte

Stinker  Irish Government


Evening Marie.

A most excellent 14 correct, and in super quick time, well done.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 15-2-19

on Fri Feb 15 2019, 20:21
Cheers Ray, thanks yet again.


Had BQ 4 been higher up the list, I would have had a brain freeze. One of those you know you know. Very Happy I ended up googling it after doing the quiz.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 15-2-19

on Fri Feb 15 2019, 20:22
1 Dionne Warwick
2 Blanca
7 Epidermis
10 Corbyn
11 Calamity Jane
13 Lilliput
14 Elton John
19 Aida
20 Israel
21 Butter and flour
22 Venice
25 Thank you for the music
Bq2 Please Sir
3 Jimmy Edwards

Stinker..cats
Tricky..PM of Ireland
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 15-2-19

on Fri Feb 15 2019, 20:24
@Corky Ringspot wrote:Cheers Ray, thanks yet again.


Had BQ 4 been higher up the list, I would have had a brain freeze.  One of those you know you know.  Very Happy  I ended up googling it after doing the quiz.

I almost didn't post BQ4 as it's not a well known sitcom (I did use to watch it so it seemed easy to me), I think it may have aired on BBC3.

Anyroad a cracking bit of quizzing from you.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 15-2-19

on Fri Feb 15 2019, 20:26
@raymyjamie wrote:A very good Friday evening to you lovely Rejects
It’s that time of week again.
Get yourself down here to the Reject’s Bar.
Get that first drink in.
Get comfy.
Let’s have a beltin’ quiz.

PS – I’ve just checked, we seem to have a full compliment of questions!!!!! LOL

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

GOOD LUCK

WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 15-2-19

1)  Who had a 1964 UK number one hot with ‘Anyone Who Had a Heart’? Cilla Black

2)  Geography, which Costa lies on the Spanish coast north of Barcelona? Costa Blanca?

3)  TV, what was the name of the sitcom running from 1979 to 1982 and starring James Bolam and Peter Bowles as patients in an NHS hospital, the title is in response to the question, "Does it hurt?" Only when I laugh (I’m h a p p y)

4)  Film, in the 2004 comedy film ‘Meet the Fockers’, who plays the accident prone male nurse Gaylord ‘Greg’ Focker? Robert De Niro?

5)  What is the main ingredient in a house brick? Sand?

6)  Food and drink, what is the culinary ‘J’ word for cutting food into long thin strips?
An clew, it’s a Fr**ch word julienne

7)  Science, what is the outer layer of the skin called? Epidermis

8 )  What car maker produces the subcompact crossover SUV ‘Mokka X’ model? Renault?

9)  Sport, which League One football team play their home matches at The Stadium of Light? Sunderland

10)  History, who succeeded Ed Miliband as leader of the UK Labour Party? Jeremy Corbyn?

11)  From what 1953 film musical does the song ‘The Deadwood Stage (Whip-Crack-Away’ come? Calamity Jane

12)  In meteórology, the term for which weather phenomenon means 'the boy'? El Niño?

13)  Literature, in ‘Gulliver’s Travels’, what was the name of the land where Gulliver met the Little People? Lilliput

14)  The singer songwriter Reg Dwight is better known as who? Elton John?

15)  Film, in Monty Python’s ‘The Meaning of Life’, what was the last thing Mr. Creosote ate?

16)  TV, in the sitcom Blackadder III, which actor played the foppish idiot Prince Regent? Hugh Laurie?

17)  Who had a 1975 hit with the folk based song ‘All Around My Hat’?

18)  Science, which of the gas giant planets in our Solar System has 79 known moons? Jupiter?

19)  Classical music, which of Verdi’s operas is set in Ancient Egypt?

20)  History, Moshe Dayan (1915 – 1981) was a military leader and politician in which country? Cambodia?

21)  Food and drink, the cooking term 'Roux' is a combination of which two ingredients? Butter and flour

22)  Geography, the Rialto Bridge is a popular tourist attraction in which European  city? Venice

23)  Literature, in which Shakespeare play does the line “A horse, a horse. My kingdom for a horse” appear? Richard the third?

24)  What is the Roman numeral for 77? Dxxvii?

25)  ♪♫ I'm nothing special, in fact I'm a bit of a bore
            If I tell a joke, you've probably heard it before
            But I have a talent, a wonderful thing
            'Cause everyone listens when I start to sing
            I'm so grateful and proud
            All I want is to sing it out loud♪♫

From what Abba song are those the opening lines? Thank you for the music?


TEACHERS BONUS QUESTIONS

BQ1)  What was the title of the 1934 book by James Hilton, and 1939 film by Sam Wood, whose central character is schoolmaster Charles Edward Chipping? Goodbye mr chips

BQ2)  What was the name of the TV sitcom running from 1968 to 1972, set at Fenn St Secondary Modern School, and starring John Alderton as newly qualified teacher Bernard Hedges. Please sir?

BQ3)  Running from 1956 to 1972, who was the comedy actor who played the headmaster in the BBC TV comedy ‘Whack-O’.
An clew, “Bend over Wendover”.

BQ4)  What was the name of the BBC TV sitcom running from 2012 to 2014 and starring Jack Whitehall as Alfie Wickers, a posh, newly graduated secondary school History teacher at the fictional Abbey Grove School.

BQ5)  In which series of books does the character Professor Albus Dumbledore appear? Harry Potter

STINKER)  What creatures have the collective name of a ‘Clowder’?

TRICKY)  Who or what is the 'Taoiseach'? Dalai Lama?

Those bonus questions were brutal!
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 15-2-19

on Fri Feb 15 2019, 20:26
I also sodding watched it! Very Happy
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 15-2-19

on Fri Feb 15 2019, 20:26
@maureen wrote:1 Dionne Warwick
2 Blanca
7 Epidermis
10 Corbyn
11 Calamity Jane
13 Lilliput
14 Elton John
19 Aida
20 Israel
21 Butter and flour
22 Venice
25 Thank you for the music
Bq2 Please Sir
    3 Jimmy Edwards

Stinker..cats
Tricky..PM of Ireland

Evening Mo.

A really excellent 14 correct, very well done indeed.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 15-2-19

on Fri Feb 15 2019, 20:29
@Corky Ringspot wrote:I also sodding watched it! Very Happy

Not a bad comedy.

I think Jack Whitehall is an acquired taste, I like him but he's a bit of a posh t%&t.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 15-2-19

on Fri Feb 15 2019, 20:29
2) Costa Brava
5) Clay
6) Juliening ?
7) Epidermis
10) Jeramy Corbyn
11) Calamity Jane
12) El Nino
13) Lilliput
15) After Dinner Mint
16) Hugh Laurie
18) Jupiter
20) State of Israel
21) Fat and Flour
22) Venice
23) Richard III
24) LXXVII
25) 'Thank You For The Music'

BQ1) Goodbye Mr Chips
BQ4) Bad Education
BQ5) Harry Potter

Stinker - Cats

Tricky - Irish Prime Minister
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 15-2-19

on Fri Feb 15 2019, 20:31
Evening, Ray Smile
1) cilla Black (or white Smile)
2) del sol
3) only when I laugh
4) Robert de Niro
5) sand
6) julienne
7) epidermis
8 )
9)
10) Jeremy Corbyn
11) calamity Jane
12. el ...
13) lilliput
14) Elton John
15)
16) Hugh Laurie
17.
18) Jupiter
19)
20)
21) butter flour
22) Venice
23) hamlet
24) LXXVII
25) Thank you for the music

BQ1) goodbye mr. Chips
BQ2) mind your language
BQ3)
BQ4) bad education
BQ5) Harry Potter

STINKER) crab
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 15-2-19

on Fri Feb 15 2019, 20:32
@raymyjamie wrote:
@Corky Ringspot wrote:I also sodding watched it! Very Happy

Not a bad comedy.

I think Jack Whitehall is an acquired taste, I like him but he's a bit of a posh t%&t.


I fully agree, Ray. Not a big fan, but really enjoyed the show, particularly the bonkers antics of the Headmaster, Very Happy
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 15-2-19

on Fri Feb 15 2019, 20:33
@Lima Lima wrote:
@raymyjamie wrote:A very good Friday evening to you lovely Rejects
It’s that time of week again.
Get yourself down here to the Reject’s Bar.
Get that first drink in.
Get comfy.
Let’s have a beltin’ quiz.

PS – I’ve just checked, we seem to have a full compliment of questions!!!!! LOL

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

GOOD LUCK

WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 15-2-19

1)  Who had a 1964 UK number one hot with ‘Anyone Who Had a Heart’? Cilla Black

2)  Geography, which Costa lies on the Spanish coast north of Barcelona? Costa Blanca?

3)  TV, what was the name of the sitcom running from 1979 to 1982 and starring James Bolam and Peter Bowles as patients in an NHS hospital, the title is in response to the question, "Does it hurt?" Only when I laugh (I’m h a p p y)

4)  Film, in the 2004 comedy film ‘Meet the Fockers’, who plays the accident prone male nurse Gaylord ‘Greg’ Focker? Robert De Niro?

5)  What is the main ingredient in a house brick? Sand?

6)  Food and drink, what is the culinary ‘J’ word for cutting food into long thin strips?
An clew, it’s a Fr**ch word julienne

7)  Science, what is the outer layer of the skin called? Epidermis

8 )  What car maker produces the subcompact crossover SUV ‘Mokka X’ model? Renault?

9)  Sport, which League One football team play their home matches at The Stadium of Light? Sunderland

10)  History, who succeeded Ed Miliband as leader of the UK Labour Party? Jeremy Corbyn?

11)  From what 1953 film musical does the song ‘The Deadwood Stage (Whip-Crack-Away’ come? Calamity Jane

12)  In meteórology, the term for which weather phenomenon means 'the boy'? El Niño?

13)  Literature, in ‘Gulliver’s Travels’, what was the name of the land where Gulliver met the Little People? Lilliput

14)  The singer songwriter Reg Dwight is better known as who? Elton John?

15)  Film, in Monty Python’s ‘The Meaning of Life’, what was the last thing Mr. Creosote ate?

16)  TV, in the sitcom Blackadder III, which actor played the foppish idiot Prince Regent? Hugh Laurie?

17)  Who had a 1975 hit with the folk based song ‘All Around My Hat’?

18)  Science, which of the gas giant planets in our Solar System has 79 known moons? Jupiter?

19)  Classical music, which of Verdi’s operas is set in Ancient Egypt?

20)  History, Moshe Dayan (1915 – 1981) was a military leader and politician in which country? Cambodia?

21)  Food and drink, the cooking term 'Roux' is a combination of which two ingredients? Butter and flour

22)  Geography, the Rialto Bridge is a popular tourist attraction in which European  city? Venice

23)  Literature, in which Shakespeare play does the line “A horse, a horse. My kingdom for a horse” appear? Richard the third?

24)  What is the Roman numeral for 77? Dxxvii?

25)  ♪♫ I'm nothing special, in fact I'm a bit of a bore
            If I tell a joke, you've probably heard it before
            But I have a talent, a wonderful thing
            'Cause everyone listens when I start to sing
            I'm so grateful and proud
            All I want is to sing it out loud♪♫

From what Abba song are those the opening lines? Thank you for the music?


TEACHERS BONUS QUESTIONS

BQ1)  What was the title of the 1934 book by James Hilton, and 1939 film by Sam Wood, whose central character is schoolmaster Charles Edward Chipping? Goodbye mr chips

BQ2)  What was the name of the TV sitcom running from 1968 to 1972, set at Fenn St Secondary Modern School, and starring John Alderton as newly qualified teacher Bernard Hedges. Please sir?

BQ3)  Running from 1956 to 1972, who was the comedy actor who played the headmaster in the BBC TV comedy ‘Whack-O’.
An clew, “Bend over Wendover”.

BQ4)  What was the name of the BBC TV sitcom running from 2012 to 2014 and starring Jack Whitehall as Alfie Wickers, a posh, newly graduated secondary school History teacher at the fictional Abbey Grove School.

BQ5)  In which series of books does the character Professor Albus Dumbledore appear? Harry Potter

STINKER)  What creatures have the collective name of a ‘Clowder’?

TRICKY)  Who or what is the 'Taoiseach'? Dalai Lama?

Those bonus questions were brutal!

Evening LL.

Soz if you found the bonuses brutal, some were a tad not mainstream.

Anyroad in spite of that you got an excellent score of 19 correct, well done.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 15-2-19

on Fri Feb 15 2019, 20:36
@AWP1983 wrote:2) Costa Brava
5) Clay
6) Juliening ?
7) Epidermis
10) Jeramy Corbyn
11) Calamity Jane
12) El Nino
13) Lilliput
15) After Dinner Mint
16) Hugh Laurie
18) Jupiter
20) State of Israel
21) Fat and Flour
22) Venice
23) Richard III
24) LXXVII
25) 'Thank You For The Music'

BQ1) Goodbye Mr Chips
BQ4) Bad Education
BQ5) Harry Potter

Stinker - Cats

Tricky - Irish Prime Minister

Evening AWP.

A brilliant 22 correct, very well done.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 15-2-19

on Fri Feb 15 2019, 20:39
@jo anne wrote:Evening, Ray Smile
1) cilla Black (or white Smile)
2) del sol
3) only when I laugh
4) Robert de Niro
5) sand
6) julienne
7) epidermis
8 )
9)
10) Jeremy Corbyn
11) calamity Jane
12. el ...
13) lilliput
14) Elton John
15)
16) Hugh Laurie
17.
18) Jupiter
19)
20)
21) butter flour
22) Venice
23) hamlet
24) LXXVII
25) Thank you for the music

BQ1) goodbye mr. Chips
BQ2) mind your language
BQ3)
BQ4) bad education
BQ5) Harry Potter

STINKER) crab

Evening Jo Anne.

A cracking 17 correct, well done you.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 15-2-19

on Fri Feb 15 2019, 20:42
Thank you Ray cheers
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 15-2-19

on Fri Feb 15 2019, 20:47
Cheers AWP, cracking bit of quizzing from you.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 15-2-19

on Fri Feb 15 2019, 20:49
Thanks again Ray..I must start watching more Telly.LOL.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 15-2-19

on Fri Feb 15 2019, 20:49
Thanks, Ray Smile
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 15-2-19

on Fri Feb 15 2019, 20:55
@maureen wrote:Thanks again Ray..I must start watching more Telly.LOL.

LOL!!!! Embarassed Very Happy

I thinks there were a few questions 'off piste' Mo.

Thank you, and super quizzing from you.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 15-2-19

on Fri Feb 15 2019, 20:56
@jo anne wrote:Thanks, Ray Smile

Thank you Jo Anne, you played a blinder.
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Re: WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 15-2-19

on Fri Feb 15 2019, 21:03
@raymyjamie wrote:A very good Friday evening to you lovely Rejects
It’s that time of week again.
Get yourself down here to the Reject’s Bar.
Get that first drink in.
Get comfy.
Let’s have a beltin’ quiz.

PS – I’ve just checked, we seem to have a full compliment of questions!!!!! LOL

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

GOOD LUCK

WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 15-2-19

1)  Who had a 1964 UK number one hot with ‘Anyone Who Had a Heart’?      cilla black

2)  Geography, which Costa lies on the Spanish coast north of Barcelona?      costa brava

3)  TV, what was the name of the sitcom running from 1979 to 1982 and starring James Bolam and Peter Bowles as patients in an NHS hospital, the title is in response to the question, "Does it hurt?"      only when i laugh

4)  Film, in the 2004 comedy film ‘Meet the Fockers’, who plays the accident prone male nurse Gaylord ‘Greg’ Focker?

5)  What is the main ingredient in a house brick?     sand

6)  Food and drink, what is the culinary ‘J’ word for cutting food into long thin strips?
An clew, it’s a Fr**ch word

7)  Science, what is the outer layer of the skin called?   epidermis

8 )  What car maker produces the subcompact crossover SUV ‘Mokka X’ model?vauxhall

9)  Sport, which League One football team play their home matches at The Stadium of Light?    sunderland

10)  History, who succeeded Ed Miliband as leader of the UK Labour Party?     jeremy corbin

11)  From what 1953 film musical does the song ‘The Deadwood Stage (Whip-Crack-Away’ come?   calamity jane

12)  In meteórology, the term for which weather phenomenon means 'the boy'?   el nino

13)  Literature, in ‘Gulliver’s Travels’, what was the name of the land where Gulliver met the Little People?
liliput
14)  The singer songwriter Reg Dwight is better known as who ?                       elton john

15)  Film, in Monty Python’s ‘The Meaning of Life’, what was the last thing Mr. Creosote ate?

16)  TV, in the sitcom Blackadder III, which actor played the foppish idiot Prince Regent?      hugh laurie

17)  Who had a 1975 hit with the folk based song ‘All Around My Hat’?    steeleye span

18)  Science, which of the gas giant planets in our Solar System has 79 known moons?    jupiter

19)  Classical music, which of Verdi’s operas is set in Ancient Egypt?

20)  History, Moshe Dayan (1915 – 1981) was a military leader and politician in which country?    egypt

21)  Food and drink, the cooking term 'Roux' is a combination of which two ingredients?

22)  Geography, the Rialto Bridge is a popular tourist attraction in which European  city?    venice

23)  Literature, in which Shakespeare play does the line “A horse, a horse. My kingdom for a horse” appear?    richard 111

24)  What is the Roman numeral for 77?    lxxv11

25)  ♪♫ I'm nothing special, in fact I'm a bit of a bore
            If I tell a joke, you've probably heard it before
            But I have a talent, a wonderful thing
            'Cause everyone listens when I start to sing
            I'm so grateful and proud
            All I want is to sing it out loud♪♫

From what Abba song are those the opening lines?

thank you for the music
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)  What was the title of the 1934 book by James Hilton, and 1939 film by Sam Wood, whose central character is schoolmaster Charles Edward Chipping?    goodbye mr chips

BQ2)  What was the name of the TV sitcom running from 1968 to 1972, set at Fenn St Secondary Modern School, and starring John Alderton as newly qualified teacher Bernard Hedges.    please sir

BQ3)  Running from 1956 to 1972, who was the comedy actor who played the headmaster in the BBC TV comedy ‘Whack-O’.    jimmy edwards
An clew, “Bend over Wendover”.

BQ4)  What was the name of the BBC TV sitcom running from 2012 to 2014 and starring Jack Whitehall as Alfie Wickers, a posh, newly graduated secondary school History teacher at the fictional Abbey Grove School.

BQ5)  In which series of books does the character Professor Albus Dumbledore appear?    harry potter

STINKER)  What creatures have the collective name of a ‘Clowder’?

TRICKY)  Who or what is the 'Taoiseach'?
c       a political leader
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