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WW Thursday Night Pub Quiz 26-3-2

Started by: raymyjamie (6566)

A very good evening to you Wigan Worlders.
Have a bash at these beltin’ brainteasers.

WW Thursday Night Pub Quiz 26-3-20

1) Who had a 1965 hit with ‘Get Off My Cloud’?

2) Geography, the islands Herm and Jethou are part of which island group?

3) TV, what was the name of Connie Booth’s character in ‘Fawlty Towers’?

4) Film, the 1976 film `All The President`s Men` is set around which political scandal?

5) Whose last words were `Et tu, Brute`?

6) Food and drink, what type of foodstuff are ‘Camembert’ and ‘Brie’?

7) Science, what is the base unit of mass in the SI (Le Système International d'Unités) metric system?

8 ) Which Japanese car manufacturer produces the compact SUV 'Vitara' model?

9) Sport, which soccer club`s supporters are known as the Toon Army?

10) History, in which British city did the ‘Peterloo Massacre’ of 1819 take place?

11) From what 1954 film musical does the song ‘Bless Yore Beautiful Hide’ come?

12) What was the former name of Sellafield, the nuclear site in Cumbria?

13) Literature, who was the author of the classic novel "Tess of the D'Ubervilles"?

14) What ‘M’ word is the name of the clockwork device used by musicians to measure beats per minute?

15) Film, Amity Island is the fictional location for which 1975 American thriller starrng Roy Scheider and Richard Dreyfuss?

16) TV, in ‘Midsomer Murders’ which DCI lives in Causton?

17) Who had a 1964 number one hit with ‘Glad All Over’?

18) Science, Rhinology is the study of which part of the human body?

19) Classical music, who wrote the music for the 1892 ballet ‘The Nutcracker’?

20) History, which Mercian king who ruled from 757 until 796, had a dyke built to segregate his kingdom from Wales ?

21) Food and drink, if you saw ‘Canard’ on a French Menu, what type of meat would be on offer?

22) Geography, Salem is the capital of which US state?

23) Literature, Georges Simenon created which fictional French detective character known by his surname?

24) At which British theme park might you find the rides Oblivion and Nemesis?

25) ♪♫ How many roads must a man walk down
Before you call him a man?
How many seas must a white dove sail
Before she sleeps in the sand?
Yes, 'n' how many times must the cannon balls fly
Before they're forever banned?♪♫

From what Bob Dylan song are those the opening lines?


NAMES BONUS QUESTIONS

BQ1) Which 1960’s singer changed his name to Yusuf Islam?

BQ2) Sport, how was Michael Edwards affectionately known at the 1988 Winter Olympics?

BQ3) Which comedian has the nickname `The Big Yin`?

BQ4) Which English King (1630 to 1685) was known as ‘The Merry Monarch’?

BQ5) How was film Western actor, director and producer Marion Morrison better known?

STINKER) In the US sitcom ‘The Big Bang Theory’, what is Howard Wolowitz’s middle name?

TRICKY) What Dylan Thomas play is set in the quirky welsh village of Llareggub?

Started: 26th Mar 2020 at 20:00

Posted by: firefox (2847)

1. Rolling stones
2. Galapagos?
3. Sally?
6. Watergate.
5. Julius Caesar.
6. Cheese.
7. KILO
8. Suzuki.
9. Newcastle united
10. Manchester.
11. Paint your wagon.
12. Dungeoness(sp)?
13. Jane Austin?
14. Metronome.
15. Rise of the jackal?
16. DCI morse
17. The hollies.
18. Nose
19. Tchaikovsky?
20. Offa.
21. Duck.
22. Massachusetts.
23. Poirot.
24. Thorpe.
25. The answer is, Blowing in the wind.

1. Cat Stevens
2. The eagle
3. Billy Connolly.
4. Henry VIII.
5. The Duke. John Wayne
6. Yentl.
7. Under milk wood

Replied: 26th Mar 2020 at 20:32

Posted by: raymyjamie (6566)

Evening firefox.

What a cracking bit of quizzing, well done you

I make that 18 correct answers.

Replied: 26th Mar 2020 at 20:44
Last edited by raymyjamie: 26th Mar 2020 at 20:45:18

Posted by: jo anne (32946) 

Evening, Ray, thanks, I’d forgotten about this quiz.

1) Rolling Stones
2) channel
3 Polly
4) watergate
5) Caesar
6) cheese
7) kg
8 ) Honda
9) Newcastle Utd
10) Manchester
11) seven brides for seven brothers
12) windscale
13) Thomas Hardy
14) metronome
15) jaws
16) barnaby
17)
18) nose
19) Tchaikovsky
20
21) duck
22)
23) poirot
24) Alton towers
25) the answer is blowing in the wind

BQ1) cat Stevens
BQ2) Eddie the eagle
BQ3) Billy connelley
BQ4) Henry VIII
BQ5) John Wayne

TRICKY) Under milk wood

Replied: 26th Mar 2020 at 23:28

Posted by: John Peters (501) 

Dylan's ficticious Welsh village is Buggerall spelt backwards !

Replied: 27th Mar 2020 at 10:14

Posted by: John Peters (501) 

17) Dave Clark Five

Replied: 27th Mar 2020 at 10:25

Posted by: firefox (2847)

So it is, John. Never noticed, nor has it ever been pointed out before.

Replied: 27th Mar 2020 at 11:25

Posted by: raymyjamie (6566)

Jo Anne, it was a little late to mark you last night.
Very well quizzed.
I make it 26 correct answers, very well done indeed.

Replied: 27th Mar 2020 at 13:11

Posted by: raymyjamie (6566)

"Dylan's ficticious Welsh village is Buggerall spelt backwards !"

Indeed it it is JP, well done.

Replied: 27th Mar 2020 at 13:12

Posted by: raymyjamie (6566)

"17) Dave Clark Five"

Spot on JP.

Replied: 27th Mar 2020 at 13:14

Posted by: raymyjamie (6566)

WW Thursday Night Pub Quiz answers 26-3-20

1) Who had a 1965 hit with ‘Get Off My Cloud’?
Rolling Stones

2) Geography, the islands Herm and Jethou are part of which island group?
Channel Islands

3) TV, what was the name of Connie Booth’s character in ‘Fawlty Towers’?
Polly

4) Film, the 1976 film `All The President`s Men` is set around which political scandal?
Watergate

5) Whose last words were `Et tu, Brute`?
Julius Caesar

6) Food and drink, what type of foodstuff are ‘Camembert’ and ‘Brie’?
Cheese

7) Science, what is the base unit of mass in the SI (Le Système International d'Unités) metric system?
Kilogram

8 ) Which Japanese car manufacturer produces the compact SUV 'Vitara' mo
9) Sport, which soccer club`s supporters are known as the Toon Army?
Newcastle United

10) History, in which British city did the ‘Peterloo Massacre’ of 1819 take place?
Manchester

11) From what 1954 film musical does the song ‘Bless Yore Beautiful Hide’ come?
Severn Brides foe Severn Brothers

12) What was the former name of Sellafield, the nuclear site in Cumbria?
[Windscale

13) Literature, who was the author of the classic novel "Tess of the D'Ubervilles"?
Thomas Hardy

14) What ‘M’ word is the name of the clockwork device used by musicians to measure beats per minute?
Metronome

15) Film, Amity Island is the fictional location for which 1975 American thriller starrng Roy Scheider and Richard Dreyfuss?
Jaws

16) TV, in ‘Midsomer Murders’ which DCI lives in Causton?
{b]DC Barnarby

17) Who had a 1964 number one hit with ‘Glad All Over’?
Dave Clark Five

18) Science, Rhinology is the study of which part of the human body?
Nose

19) Classical music, who wrote the music for the 1892 ballet ‘The Nutcracker’?
Tchaikovski

20) History, which Mercian king who ruled from 757 until 796, had a dyke built to segregate his kingdom from Wales ?
Offa

21) Food and drink, if you saw ‘Canard’ on a French Menu, what type of meat would be on offer?
[b[]Duck

22) Geography, Salem is the capital of which US state?
Oregon

23) Literature, Georges Simenon created which fictional French detective character known by his surname?
Maigrait

24) At which British theme park might you find the rides Oblivion and Nemesis?
Alton Towers


25) ♪♫ How many roads must a man walk down
Before you call him a man?
How many seas must a white dove sail
Before she sleeps in the sand?
Yes, 'n' how many times must the cannon balls fly
Before they're forever banned?♪♫

From what Bob Dylan song are those the opening lines?
Blowing in the Wind

NAMES BONUS QUESTIONS

BQ1) Which 1960’s singer changed his name to Yusuf Islam?
Cat Stevens

BQ2) Sport, how was Michael Edwards affectionately known at the 1988 Winter Olympics?
Eddie the Eagle

BQ3) Which comedian has the nickname `The Big Yin`?
Billy Connely

BQ4) Which English King (1630 to 1685) was known as ‘The Merry Monarch’?
Charles II

BQ5) How was film Western actor, director and producer Marion Morrison better known?
John Wayne

STINKER) In the US sitcom ‘The Big Bang Theory’, what is Howard Wolowitz’s middle name?
Joel

TRICKY) What Dylan Thomas play is set in the quirky welsh village of Llareggub?
Under Milk Wood

Replied: 27th Mar 2020 at 13:38
Last edited by raymyjamie: 27th Mar 2020 at 13:42:11

Posted by: firefox (2847)

11) From what 1954 film musical does the song ‘Bless Yore Beautiful Hide’ come?
Severn Brides foe Severn Brothers.
Was the film set in Gloucester?

Replied: 27th Mar 2020 at 14:43

Posted by: raymyjamie (6566)

"11) From what 1954 film musical does the song ‘Bless Yore Beautiful Hide’ come?
Severn Brides foe Severn Brothers.
Was the film set in Gloucester?"

Firefox, what a twonk am I !!!!!!!!LOL

Replied: 27th Mar 2020 at 16:15
Last edited by raymyjamie: 27th Mar 2020 at 16:16:55

Posted by: firefox (2847)

Well, you gave me a laugh, Ray. so thanks.

Replied: 27th Mar 2020 at 17:15

Posted by: raymyjamie (6566)

Good to know FF

Replied: 27th Mar 2020 at 17:20

 

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