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on Fri 26 Apr - 20:00
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WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 26-4-19

1) Who had a 1966 number one hit with ‘Pretty Flamingo’?

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

3) TV, in which city is the TV soap ‘Hollyoaks’ set?

4) Film, Kenneth Williams utters the famous line "Infamy! Infamy! they've all got it in for me!" in what ‘Carry On’ film?

5) A lady would wear a mantilla in which country?

6) Food and drink, for what drink is Irish company ‘Magners’ well known?

7) Science, what metal has the chemical element Ag?

8 ) What European car maker produces the SUV ‘Kadjar’ model?

9) Sport, Duncan Goodhew was famous for which sporting skill?

10) History, by what name was the Scottish outlaw Robert McGregor better known?

11) The song ‘Any Dream Will Do’ comes from which Andrew Lloyd Webber musical?

12) A caravan is a group of which animals?

13) Literature, what fictional detective retired to become a beekeeper?

14) At what did Antonio Stradivari achieve fame?

15) Film, in which 2012 post apocalyptic dystopian sci fi film does Jennifer Lawrence play the heroine Katniss Everdeen?

16) TV, Sarah Lancashire joined Coronation St in 1991, what was the name of her character?

17) Who had a 1968 number one hit with ‘Those Were the Days’?

18) Science, the ‘Salk Vaccine’ was developed to combat what disease?

19) Classical music, often associated with The Lone Ranger, who composed The William Tell Overture?

20) History. which English explorer is credited with introducing tobacco and potatoes to England?

21) Food and drink, ‘Cannonball’, ‘Bok Choy’ and ‘Savoy’ are types of what vegetable?

22) Geography, by what English name is the mountain Yr Wyddfa known?

23) Literature, which Shakespearian character famously said `to be or not to be, that is the question`?

24) ‘Ovine’ is the descriptive word for which creatures?

25) ♪♫ It's a God-awful small affair
To the girl with the mousy hair
But her mummy is yelling no
And her daddy has told her to go
But her friend is nowhere to be seen
Now she walks through her sunken dream
To the seat with the clearest view
And she's hooked to the silver screen♪♫

From what song are those the opening lines?

KINGS BONUS QUESTIONS

BQ1) Which King of England (1157 – 1199) was known as ‘The Lionheart?

BQ2) Which King of England, Denmark and Norway (995 – 1035) famously tried to hold back the tide?

BQ3) King Louis XIV of France (1638 – 1713) had what Solar title?

BQ4) Which King of England (1239 – 1307) was known as ‘Longshanks?

BQ5) Which English King (1457 – 1509) was the first Monarch of the House of Tudor?

STINKER) How is the fossilised resin of coniferous trees from the Middle Tertiary period better known?

TRICKY) The Spanish Riding School is in which country?

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on Fri 26 Apr - 22:51
Thanks again, Ray. Another cracker.WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 26-4-19 - Page 2 3530011831

I always confuse sodding Venice and Vienna if the Spanish Riding School comes up. Embarassed Embarassed
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on Fri 26 Apr - 22:57
@Corky Ringspot wrote:Thanks again, Ray.  Another cracker.WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 26-4-19 - Page 2 3530011831

I always confuse sodding Venice and Vienna if the Spanish Riding School comes up. Embarassed Embarassed

LOL!!!!! , I don't think horses would be much use in Venice Mester C.

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on Fri 26 Apr - 22:57
Very well done to all tonight's quizzers.

Yours truly is having a few scoops now.

I'll post the answers and mark any latecomers tomorrow.

Night night all.
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on Sat 27 Apr - 7:01
1. Manfred Mann
2. Poole
3. Liverpool
4.
5,Spain
6. Cider
7.
8.
9. Swimming
10. Rob Roy
11.
12. Camels
13. Poirot
14. Violin
15,
16. Raquel
17.
18. Police
19.
20. Walter Raleigh
21. Cabbage
22.
23. Hamlet
24. Sheep

BBQ 1. Richard
2. Canute
3
4.Edward
5. Henry 8th

Tricky Switzerland
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on Sat 27 Apr - 7:22
Brilliant quiz Ray , thanking you sir WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 26-4-19 - Page 2 709307421
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on Sat 27 Apr - 9:53
@marieM wrote:1. Manfred Mann WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 26-4-19 - Page 2 154235300
2. Poole
3. Liverpool
4.
5,Spain WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 26-4-19 - Page 2 154235300
6. Cider WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 26-4-19 - Page 2 154235300
7.
8.
9. Swimming WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 26-4-19 - Page 2 154235300
10. Rob Roy WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 26-4-19 - Page 2 154235300
11.
12. Camels WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 26-4-19 - Page 2 154235300
13. Poirot
14. Violin WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 26-4-19 - Page 2 154235300
15,
16. Raquel WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 26-4-19 - Page 2 154235300
17.
18. Police
19.
20. Walter Raleigh WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 26-4-19 - Page 2 154235300
21. Cabbage WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 26-4-19 - Page 2 154235300
22.
23. Hamlet WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 26-4-19 - Page 2 154235300
24. Sheep WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 26-4-19 - Page 2 154235300

BBQ 1. Richard WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 26-4-19 - Page 2 154235300
        2. Canute WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 26-4-19 - Page 2 154235300
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        4.Edward WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 26-4-19 - Page 2 154235300
        5. Henry  8th

Tricky    Switzerland


A very Good Morning Marie.

A really excellent round of quizzing, well done.
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on Sat 27 Apr - 9:55
@Gassey wrote:Brilliant quiz Ray , thanking you sir WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 26-4-19 - Page 2 709307421

Cheers Gassey, you're very welcome.

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on Sat 27 Apr - 10:11
Well done to all last night’s / this morning’s quizzers  WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 26-4-19 - Page 2 3530011831  WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 26-4-19 - Page 2 3530011831  WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 26-4-19 - Page 2 3530011831
The usual very high standard.


WR Friday Night Pub Quiz Answers 26-4-19

1)  Who had a 1966 number one hit with ‘Pretty Flamingo’
   Manfred Mann

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

3)  TV, in which city is the TV soap ‘Hollyoaks’ set?
     Chester

4)  Film, Kenneth Williams utters the famous line "Infamy! Infamy! they've all got it in for me!" in what ‘Carry On’ film?
   Carry On Cleo

5)  A lady would wear a mantilla in which country?
  Spain

6)  Food and drink, for what drink is Irish company ‘Magners’ well known?
  Cider

7)  Science, what metal has the chemical element Ag?
   Silver  

8 )  What European car maker produces the SUV ‘Kadjar’ model?
Renault

9)  Sport, Duncan Goodhew was famous for which sporting skill?
  Swimming

10)  History, by what name was the Scottish outlaw Robert McGregor better known?
    Rob Roy

11)  The song ‘Any Dream Will Do’ comes from which Andrew Lloyd Webber musical?
   Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat

12)  A caravan is a group of which animals?
  Camels

13)  Literature, what fictional detective retired to become a beekeeper?
  Sherlock Holmes  

14)  At what did Antonio Stradivari achieve fame?
    Violin maker

15)  Film, in which 2012 post apocalyptic dystopian sci fi film does Jennifer Lawrence play the heroine Katniss Everdeen?
 The Hunger Games  

16)  TV, Sarah Lancashire joined Coronation St in 1991, what was the name of her character?.
Raquel Wolstenhulme

17)  Who had a 1968 number one hit with ‘Those Were the Days’?
       Mary Hopkin

18)  Science, the ‘Salk Vaccine’ was developed to combat what disease?
  Poio

19)  Classical music, often associated with The Lone Ranger, who composed The William Tell Overture?
     Gioachino Rossini

20)  History. which English explorer is credited with introducing tobacco and potatoes to England?
     Walter Raleigh

21)  Food and drink, ‘Cannonball’, ‘Bok Choy’ and ‘Savoy’ are types of what vegetable?
  Cabbage

22)  Geography, by what English name is the mountain Yr Wyddfa known?
Snowdon

23)  Literature, which Shakespearian character famously said `to be or not to be, that is the question`?
Hamlet   Hamlet

24)  ‘Ovine’ is the descriptive word for which creatures?
  Sheep

25)  ♪♫ It's a God-awful small affair
To the girl with the mousy hair
But her mummy is yelling no
And her daddy has told her to go
But her friend is nowhere to be seen
Now she walks through her sunken dream
To the seat with the clearest view
And she's hooked to the silver screen♪♫

From what song are those the opening lines?
    Life on Mars

KINGS BONUS QUESTIONS

BQ1)  Which King of England (1157 – 1199) was known as ‘The Lionheart?
    Richard I

BQ2)  Which King of England, Demark and Norway (995 – 1035) famously tried to hold back the tide?
 Canute / Cnut  

BQ3)  King Louis XIV of France (1638 – 1713) had what Solar title?
    The Sun King

BQ4)  Which King of England (1239 – 1307) was known as ‘Longshanks?
  Edward I

BQ5)  Which English King (1457 – 1509) was the first Monarch of the House of Tudor?
  Henry VII

STINKER)  How is the fossilised resin of coniferous trees from the Middle Tertiary period better known?
  Amber

TRICKY)  The Spanish Riding School is in which country?
    Austria (Vienna) [/color]
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on Sat 27 Apr - 10:40
Thanks Ray for your hard work.
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on Sat 27 Apr - 10:54
Awww thank you Marie, you're very welcome.

Well played you WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 26-4-19 - Page 2 3530011831
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on Sat 27 Apr - 11:20
Thanks Ray for your hard work.
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