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 Post subject: Re: The Weekend Quiz 2015
PostPosted: December 18th, 2015, 2:20 pm 
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This is probably very good but the answers were on the same page. :D
We have had quite a few more since then.

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Will answer without research, bear in mind I am Australian so many common European knowledge areas are way off my radar:

1. MMXIV
2. Presley
3. 46
4. James Garner
5. Dallas
6. Wrecking Ball
7. Ghandi
8. Kiev
9. Mars
10. Moscow
11. Pass
12. Brussels
13. Bill Gates
14. Joan Rivers
15. Spain
16. Argentina, Brazil, France.
17. India
18. Charles Manson
19. Pele
20. Measles
21. John
22. St. Petersberg
23. Clue
24. Transformers 3
25. F1
26. Pass
27. Latvia
28. Jack the Ripper
29. Billy Conolly
30. 5000

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 Post subject: Re: The Weekend Quiz 2015
PostPosted: December 19th, 2015, 12:47 pm 
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I haven't had a chance to compile the quiz this week. There will be a bumper quiz for Christmas next week.

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 Post subject: Re: The Weekend Quiz 2015
PostPosted: December 19th, 2015, 2:06 pm 
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A little something for the weekend for Mr. L, and everyone else :mrgreen:

1. Which palace was the birthplace of Henry VIII, Elizabeth I and Mary I?
2. Which team was the first to win the FA cup when the final was held outside England?
3. Who was the author of the cult novel "Last Exit to Brooklyn"?
4. What class of foods are avoided by people on the Atkin's Diet?
5. Which songs containing the word "Country" in their title were UK top ten hits for the following artists, [a] Blur (1995), [b] Primal Scream (2006), [c] Elvis Presley (1961), [d] The Charlatans (1997) and [e] Bow Wow Wow (1982)?
6. On which river does the city of Lincoln stand?
7. Who captained the New Zealand rugby union team to their first Rugby World Cup triumph in 1987?
8. Released in 1981, what was the title of Phil Collins' first solo album?
9. Who voiced the role of the Genie in Disney's 1992 movie "Aladdin"?
10. Which is the largest island in the Outer Hebrides?
11. Who is the longest serving Prime Minister in British history?
12. The names of which three British cities start with the letter E?
13. In the long running BBC Tv series, who was the first actor to play Dr Who in a colour broadcast?
14. Who to date (2015) is the only artist to win both the Turner Prize and an Oscar?
15. In which country would you find the Nubian Desert?
16. In Greek mythology who was the father of Icarus?
17. In which modern day English counties did these famous battles take place, [a] Sedgemoor (1685), [b] Flodden (1513), [c] Marston Moor (1644), [d] Stamford Bridge (1066) and [e] Blore Heath (1459)?
18. What was the title of The Monkees 1968 feature film in which Jack Nicholson had writing and producing credits?
19. Which of the Great Lakes is entirely located within the USA?
20. Who was the author of the Doctor Doolittle series of books?


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 Post subject: Re: The Weekend Quiz 2015
PostPosted: December 19th, 2015, 2:53 pm 
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its ok Mr. Larss. we appreciate the effort you put in to making these

4. Carbohydrates
9. Robin Williams
16. Daedelus
19. Lake Michigan

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 Post subject: Re: The Weekend Quiz 2015
PostPosted: December 19th, 2015, 3:36 pm 
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1. birthpalace :fp: :fear:
11. Disreali?
15. North Sudan (not sure though if I would find it) :camel:
16. DaedAlus :ugeek:

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 Post subject: Re: The Weekend Quiz 2015
PostPosted: December 19th, 2015, 3:55 pm 
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2. I believe that was Liverpool when they beat Arsenal 2-1
4. carbs?
5. a)Country House e) Go wild in the country
7. Zinzan Brook?
9. Robin Williams
12. Exeter
17. a)Somerset

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 Post subject: Re: The Weekend Quiz 2015
PostPosted: December 19th, 2015, 4:31 pm 
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Thanks, Paul.

1. Greenwich
5. c) Wild in the Country
11. William Pitt the Younger
12. Edinburgh
13. Patrick Troughton
18. Head
20. Hugh Lofting.

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 Post subject: Re: The Weekend Quiz 2015
PostPosted: December 19th, 2015, 4:51 pm 
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 Post subject: Re: The Weekend Quiz 2015
PostPosted: December 19th, 2015, 5:09 pm 
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She says Ely for No.12 :doglick:

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 Post subject: Re: The Weekend Quiz 2015
PostPosted: December 19th, 2015, 10:23 pm 
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from what's left

5. b) Country Girl d) North Country Boy
6. Witham
8. Face value?
10. Lewis?
11. Walpole?
13. Jon Pertwee?
17. b) Northumberland c & d ) Yorkshire ( I know there are two, butt they're all the same to me)

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 Post subject: Re: The Weekend Quiz 2015
PostPosted: December 20th, 2015, 12:12 pm 
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Very good :thumbsup:

7 isn't Zinzan Brook and the correct answer for 11 was Sir Robert Walpole (20 years 314 days) and for 13 was Jon Pertwee (Jan 3rd. 1970).

There's just 3, 7, 14 and 17 e) left unanswered.


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 Post subject: Re: The Weekend Quiz 2015
PostPosted: December 20th, 2015, 1:00 pm 
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17 e) Staffs?

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 Post subject: Re: The Weekend Quiz 2015
PostPosted: December 20th, 2015, 1:12 pm 
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7. Sean Fitzpatrick? :think:

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PostPosted: December 20th, 2015, 1:49 pm 
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17 e) Staffs?
:yes:

PastyKing wrote:
7. Sean Fitzpatrick? :think:
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 Post subject: Re: The Weekend Quiz 2015
PostPosted: December 22nd, 2015, 12:12 pm 
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The three missing answers were:

3. Who was the author of the cult novel "Last Exit to Brooklyn"? Hubert Selby Jr.

7. Who captained the New Zealand rugby union team to their first Rugby World Cup triumph in 1987? David Kirk.

14. Who to date (2015) is the only artist to win both the Turner Prize and an Oscar? Steve McQueen


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 Post subject: Re: The Weekend Quiz 2015
PostPosted: December 22nd, 2015, 12:35 pm 
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Well done everyone and thanks to Paul for being quizmaster this week.

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