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on Fri 8 Mar - 19:59
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A very good Friday evening to you lovely Rejects
It’s Friday night once more.
Get down here to the Rejects Bar.
Get settled and get your brain cells in gear LOL !!!!
Let’s have beltin’ quiz.
NSG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

GOOD LUCK

WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 8-3-19

1) Who had a 1961 number one hit with ‘Walkin; Back to Happiness’?

2) Geography, what is the capital of The Shetland Isles?

3) TV, running from 1959 to 1973, what was the name of the Cartwright’s ranch in ‘Bonanza’?

4) Film, which actor played the part of Detective Jimmy ‘Popeye’ Doyle in the 1971 movie ’The French Connection’?

5) What was Baroness Thatcher’s middle name?

6) Food and drink, what name is given to the smooth yoghurt, which translated from the French, literally means 'fresh cheese'?

7) Science, what 'S' word describes types of rock that are formed by the deposition of material at the Earth's surface and within bodies of water?

8 ) What European car manufacturer produces the SUV ‘Touareg’ model?

9) Sport, who in 1954, was the first British athlete to break the sub 4 minute mile?

10) History, who famously stated that 'an army marches on its stomach'?

11) From what 1964 film musical does the song ‘On the Street Where You Live‘ come?

12) What is the name of the Japanese art of producing miniaturised trees in containers called?

13) Literature, who wrote the 1957 second world war novel ‘The Guns of Navarone’?

14) What is the official national bird of the USA?

15) Film, who portrayed Edward Scissorhands in the 1991 film of the same name.

16) TV, which actor played William ‘Compo’ Simmonite in the long running sitcom ‘Last of the Summer Wine’?

17) Who had a 1967 number one hit with ‘Puppet on a String’?

18) Science, what acid is used in a car battery

19) Classical music, ‘The Sorcerer's Apprentice’ by Paul Dukas was used in which 1940 Walt Disney cartoon animation?

20) History, which German Prince of Saxe Coburg Gotha married Queen Victoria in 1840?

21) Food and drink, Tequila is a spirit originating from which country?

22) Geography, what is the capital city of Sweden?

23) Literature, which author created the character George Smiley, an intelligence officer with the British Overseas Intelligence Agency?

24) What King from ancient Greek mythology turned everything he touched into gold?

25) ♪♫ If you ever leave me I'll be sad and blue
Don't you ever leave me, I'm so in love with you
The birds in the sky would be sad and lonely
If they knew that I'd lost my one and only
They'd be sad, ………………………….. ♪♫

From what song are those the opening lyrics, and who sang it?

NUMBERS BONUS QUESTIONS

BQ1) How many fluid ounces are in a pint?

BQ2) How do you write this year of 2019 in Roman numerals?

BQ3) How many feet are there in a fathom?

BQ4) How do you represent the fractional number 1/100 (one hundredth) as a decimal?

BQ5) What is the minimum number of darts needed to score 501 on a standard dartboard?

STINKER) In the TV series `The Lone Ranger` what was Tonto`s horse called?

TRICKY) What was the name of the company that Reggie Perrin worked for in the 70’s sitcom ‘The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin’?

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on Fri 8 Mar - 22:07
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on Fri 8 Mar - 22:25
Thanks, very kind of you Mrs A.

You had a good round tonight, very well done.
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on Sat 9 Mar - 3:13
1. Helen Shapiro


2. ?


3. Ponderosa


4. Gene Hackman


5. Hilda


6. Fromage frais


7. Sedimentary


8. VW


9. Roger Bannister


10. Napoleon


11. My Fair Lady?


12. Bonsai


13. Frederick Forsyth


14. Golden Eagle


15. Johnny Depp


16. Bill Owen


17. Sandie Shaw


18. Lead acid


19. Sword in the Stone


20. Prince Albert


21. Mexico


22. Oslo


23. John le Carre


24. Midas


25. Bad to Me - Billy J. Kramer & Dakotas


BQ1. 16


BQ2. ?


BQ3. 6


BQ4. 0.001


BQ5. ?


STINKER: Scout


TRICKY: ?
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on Sat 9 Mar - 3:19
Stockholm!! I got completely mixed up with my Scandinavian countries and had a complete mental block (be careful!) on the car battery one.
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on Sat 9 Mar - 3:20
@raymyjamie wrote:
@AWP1983 wrote:Thank you Ray. Feeling pleased with my score, some really tricky ones this week.  WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 8-3-19 - Page 2 709307421

Cheers AWP.


If I make the questions too easy, folk will get bored,

if I make them too hard, folk will lose interest.

It's all about 'balance'.

Anyroad, very well played tonight.


Generation gap.
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[quote="Hieronymous"][size=18]1. Helen Shapiro  WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 8-3-19 - Page 2 154235300


2. ?


3. Ponderosa WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 8-3-19 - Page 2 154235300


4. Gene Hackman WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 8-3-19 - Page 2 154235300


5. Hilda WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 8-3-19 - Page 2 154235300


6. Fromage frais WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 8-3-19 - Page 2 154235300


7. Sedimentary WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 8-3-19 - Page 2 154235300


8. VW WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 8-3-19 - Page 2 154235300


9. Roger Bannister WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 8-3-19 - Page 2 154235300


10. Napoleon WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 8-3-19 - Page 2 154235300


11. My Fair Lady? WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 8-3-19 - Page 2 154235300


12. Bonsai WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 8-3-19 - Page 2 154235300


13. Frederick Forsyth WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 8-3-19 - Page 2 154235300


14. GoldenBald  Eagle WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 8-3-19 - Page 2 154235300


15. Johnny Depp WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 8-3-19 - Page 2 154235300


16. Bill Owen WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 8-3-19 - Page 2 154235300


17. Sandie Shaw WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 8-3-19 - Page 2 154235300


18. Lead acid


19. Sword in the Stone


20. Prince Albert WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 8-3-19 - Page 2 154235300


21. Mexico WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 8-3-19 - Page 2 154235300


22. Oslo


23. John le Carre WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 8-3-19 - Page 2 154235300


24. Midas WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 8-3-19 - Page 2 154235300


25. Bad to Me - Billy J. Kramer & Dakotas WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 8-3-19 - Page 2 154235300


BQ1. 16


BQ2. ?


BQ3. 6 WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 8-3-19 - Page 2 154235300


BQ4. 0.001   Too many zeeros!!!!! LOL

BQ5. ?


STINKER: Scout WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 8-3-19 - Page 2 154235300


TRICKY: ?


A really excellent round mon ami, well done.
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on Sat 9 Mar - 10:19
Very well done to all the WR quizzers.

The usual very high standard.



WR Friday Night Pub Quiz Answers 8-3-19    

1)  Who had a 1961 number one hit with ‘Walkin; Back to Happiness’?
    Helen Shapiro

2)  Geography, what is the capital of The Shetland Isles?
         Lerwick

3)  TV, running from 1959 to 1973, what was the name of the Cartwright’s ranch in ‘Bonanza’?
    The Ponderosa  

4)  Film, which actor played the part of Detective Jimmy ‘Popeye’ Doyle in the 1971 movie ’The French Connection’?
          Gene Hackman  

5)  What was Baroness Thatcher’s middle name?
           Hilda (Margaret Hilda Thatcher)

6)  Food and drink, what name is given to the smooth yoghurt, which translated from the French, literally means 'fresh cheese'?
 Fromage frais          

7)  Science, what 'S' word describes types of rock that are formed by the deposition of material at the Earth's surface and within bodies of water?  
          Sedimentary

8   What European car manufacturer produces the SUV ‘Touareg’ model?
               Volkswagen

9)  Sport, who in 1954, was the first British athlete to break the sub 4 minute mile?
          Roger Bannister  

10)  History, who famously stated that 'an army marches on its stomach'?
            Napoleon Bonaparte

11)  From what 1964 film musical does the song ‘On the Street Where You Live‘ come?
              My Fair Lady

12)  What is the name of the Japanese art of producing miniaturised trees in containers called?
        Bonsai  

13)  Literature, who wrote the 1957 second world war novel ‘The Guns of Navarone’?
           Alistair McClean

14)  What is the official national bird of the USA?
Bald Eagle            

15)  Film, who portrayed Edward Scissorhands in the 1991 film of the same name.
Johnny Depp            

16)  TV, which actor played William ‘Compo’ Simmonite in the long running sitcom ‘Last of the Summer Wine’?
 Bill Owen            

17)  Who had a 1967 number one hit with ‘Puppet on a String’?
            Sandie Shaw

18)  Science, what acid is used in a car battery
Sulphuric Acid              

19)  Classical music, ‘The Sorcerer's Apprentice’ by Paul Dukas was used in which 1940 Walt Disney cartoon animation?
          Fantasia

20)  History, which German Prince of Saxe Coburg Gotha married Queen Victoria in 1840?
            Prince Albert

21)  Food and drink, Tequila is a spirit originating from which country?
            Mexico

22)  Geography, what is the capital city of Sweden?
           Stockholm  

23)  Literature, which author created the character George Smiley, an intelligence officer with the British Overseas Intelligence Agency?
John le Carre          

24)  What King from ancient Greek mythology turned everything he touched into gold?         Midas  

25)  ♪♫ If you ever leave me I'll be sad and blue
           Don't you ever leave me, I'm so in love with you
           The birds in the sky would be sad and lonely
            If they knew that I'd lost my one and only
            They'd be sad, ………………………….. ♪♫

From what song are those the opening lyrics, and who sang it?
             Bad To Me / Billy J Kramer


NUMBERS BONUS QUESTIONS

BQ1)  How many fluid ounces are in a pint?
        20

BQ2)  How do you write this year of 2019 in Roman numerals?
        MMXIX

BQ3)  How many feet are there in a fathom?
        6

BQ4)  How do you represent the fractional number 1/100 (one hundredth) as a decimal?
    0.01

BQ5)  What is the minimum number of darts needed to score 501 on a standard dartboard?
        Nine
The total number of different ways of achieving 501 with nine darts is 3,944, of which 2,296 finish with the bullseye, 672 end on D20, 792 on D18, 56 end on D17, 120 end on D15, and 8 end on D12.


STINKER)  In the TV series `The Lone Ranger` what was Tonto`s horse called?
         Scout  

TRICKY)  What was the name of the company that Reggie Perrin worked for in the 70’s sitcom ‘The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin’?
         Sunshine Desserts  
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