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 Post subject: Re: Weekend Quiz 2016
PostPosted: October 30th, 2016, 10:11 pm 
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7. Would it be the one who wasn't in "The Police" ?

Michael Collins

Yes it wood. :carryon:

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PostPosted: October 31st, 2016, 9:37 am 
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I like "Lesbian vampires" myself

Yes - I watched that last night.


I didn't know it was on... :overreact:

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 Post subject: Re: Weekend Quiz 2016
PostPosted: November 2nd, 2016, 9:46 am 
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I suppose that it's about time I provided the answer list.




Round 1 - General Knowledge
1. Which collective noun is given to a group of witches? Coven/Incantation
2. Which prolific horror writer has published novels entitled ‘Demon Seed’, ‘Odd Thomas’, ‘Fear Nothing’ and ‘Sole Survivor’? Dean Koontz
3. Which 1938 song was written by Harry Warren, was first performed by Louis Armstrong and was featured in the 1938 film ‘Going Places’? Jeepers Creepers
4. What are the first names of the two children in ‘The Addams Family’? Wednesday and Pugsley
5. In which of Shakespeare’s plays does the sorcerer ‘Prospero’ appear? The Tempest
6. Which famous illusionist died on Halloween in 1926? Harry Houdini
7. Which former Apollo 11 astronaut was born on Halloween in 1930? Michael Collins
8. In which horror film series is Jason Voorhees the main character? Friday 13th
9. What is the main food source of a vampire bat? Blood
10. Who played the ‘Grand High Witch’ in the 1990 film adaptation of Roald Dahl’s ‘The Witches’? Anjelica Huston

Round 2 - Can you identify the horror films from the taglines?
11. “The monster demands a mate!” (1935) The Bride of Frankenstein
12. “If Nancy doesn’t wake up screaming, she won’t wake up at all…” (1984) A Nightmare on Elm Street
13. “They’re here.” (1982) Poltergeist
14. “All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.” (1980) The Shining
15. “We dare you to say his name five times.” (1992) Candyman
16. “Check in. Relax. Take a shower.” (1998) Psycho (remake)
17. “Who will survive and what will be left of them?” (1974) The Texas Chainsaw Massacre
18. “Be afraid. Be very afraid.” (1986) The Fly
19. “Someone has taken their love of scary movies one step too far. Solving this mystery is going to be murder.” (1996) Scream
20. “He’ll tear your soul apart.” (1987) Hellraiser

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 Post subject: Re: Weekend Quiz 2016
PostPosted: November 2nd, 2016, 10:09 am 
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I knew not a single answer :? :halloween2:

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 Post subject: Re: Weekend Quiz 2016
PostPosted: November 2nd, 2016, 10:21 am 
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I knew not a single answer :? :halloween2:


I bet you did :deutschland:

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 Post subject: Re: Weekend Quiz 2016
PostPosted: November 2nd, 2016, 10:37 am 
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I knew not a single answer :? :halloween2:


I bet you did :deutschland:


You won. I knew answer 9 :david: :bond:

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 Post subject: Re: Weekend Quiz 2016
PostPosted: November 5th, 2016, 11:07 am 
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Try these:


1. What is measured by a dolorimeter?
2. In which year was the Battle of Hastings?
3. What does ‘skpo’ stand for as a knitting abbreviation?
4. Of which country is the ‘Knesset’ the national legislature?
5. In which year did the United Kingdom originally join the European Economic Community?
6. In which country was Florence Nightingale born?
7. Which actress has played Carla Connor in Coronation Street since 2004?
8. Which British rock band’s original line-up consisted of Eric Burdon, Alan Price, Hilton Valentine, John Steel and Bryan ‘Chas’ Chandler?
9. The surname of which Cluedo suspect comes first alphabetically?
10. Which was the first novel to be published by Jane Austen and was printed anonymously in 1811, with only ‘A Lady’ listed as author?
11. Which is the longest river in the UK?
12. Which country came first runner up in the UEFA Euro 2016 Championship?
13. What is the correct name for a squirrel’s nest?
14. Of which African country is Kampala the capital?
15. Which of the Bee Gees was born first?
16. How many players are there on a curling team?
17. Which 1994 film includes a discussion between John Travolta and Samuel L. Jackson about the different names used in France for McDonald’s food items?
18. “For all those times you stood by me, for all the truth you made me see…” are the opening lines to which 1996 hit by Celine Dion?
19. In which 1990 film based on a true story did Robin Williams play Dr. Malcolm Sayer, a British neurologist who discovered the beneficial effects of the drug L-Dopa on a group of catatonic encephalitis patients?
20. Ozzy Osbourne bit the head off which type of creature on stage in Iowa in 1982?

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 Post subject: Re: Weekend Quiz 2016
PostPosted: November 5th, 2016, 11:49 am 
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2. 1066
3. slip knit pearl one
12. France
13. Dray
17. Reservoir Dogs
20. Bat

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 Post subject: Re: Weekend Quiz 2016
PostPosted: November 5th, 2016, 1:04 pm 
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4. Israel
5. 1973
6. Florence... Italy :)
8. The Animals
11. Severn
14. Uganda

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 Post subject: Re: Weekend Quiz 2016
PostPosted: November 5th, 2016, 1:27 pm 
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PastyKing wrote:
2. 1066 :yes:
3. slip knit pearl one :no: Nice try though
12. France :yes:
13. Dray :yes:
17. Reservoir Dogs :no:
20. Bat :yes:


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4. Israel :yes:
5. 1973 :yes:
6. Florence... Italy :) :yes: She was named after the city of her birth.
8. The Animals :yes:
11. Severn :yes:
14. Uganda :yes:


A good tart made.

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 Post subject: Re: Weekend Quiz 2016
PostPosted: November 5th, 2016, 1:52 pm 
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17. Is it Pulp Fiction then? :think:

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 Post subject: Re: Weekend Quiz 2016
PostPosted: November 5th, 2016, 3:38 pm 
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17. Is it Pulp Fiction then? :think:



No, it's a Royale with cheese :)

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 Post subject: Re: Weekend Quiz 2016
PostPosted: November 5th, 2016, 5:22 pm 
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17. Is it Pulp Fiction then? :think:
:yes: :bbq2:

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 Post subject: Re: Weekend Quiz 2016
PostPosted: November 6th, 2016, 11:23 am 
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16. Three?
19. Awakenings


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 Post subject: Re: Weekend Quiz 2016
PostPosted: November 6th, 2016, 12:06 pm 
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16. Three? :no: Close
19. Awakenings :yes:

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 Post subject: Re: Weekend Quiz 2016
PostPosted: November 6th, 2016, 1:55 pm 
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16. if not three, then four!

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 Post subject: Re: Weekend Quiz 2016
PostPosted: November 6th, 2016, 2:18 pm 
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16. if not three, then four!
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 Post subject: Re: Weekend Quiz 2016
PostPosted: November 10th, 2016, 12:03 pm 
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It's nearly the weekend again so here are the answers for last week


1. What is measured by a dolorimeter? Pain sensitivity/pain intensity
2. In which year was the Battle of Hastings? 1066
3. What does ‘skpo’ stand for as a knitting abbreviation? Slip one, knit one, pass the slipped stitch over
4. Of which country is the ‘Knesset’ the national legislature? Israel
5. In which year did the United Kingdom originally join the European Economic Community? 1973
6. In which country was Florence Nightingale born? Italy
7. Which actress has played Carla Connor in Coronation Street since 2004? Alison King[/b]
8. Which British rock band’s original line-up consisted of Eric Burdon, Alan Price, Hilton Valentine, John Steel and Bryan ‘Chas’ Chandler? The Animals
9. The surname of which Cluedo suspect comes first alphabetically? Reverend Green (Others are Miss Scarlett, Professor Plum, Mrs Peacock, Colonel Mustard and Mrs White)
10. Which was the first novel to be published by Jane Austen and was printed anonymously in 1811, with only ‘A Lady’ listed as author? Sense and Sensibility
11. Which is the longest river in the UK? River Severn
12. Which country came first runner up in the UEFA Euro 2016 Championship? France
13. What is the correct name for a squirrel’s nest? Drey
14. Of which African country is Kampala the capital? Uganda
15. Which of the Bee Gees was born first? Barry Gibb
16. How many players are there on a curling team? 4
17. Which 1994 film includes a discussion between John Travolta and Samuel L. Jackson about the different names used in France for McDonald’s food items? Pulp Fiction
18. “For all those times you stood by me, for all the truth you made me see…” are the opening lines to which 1996 hit by Celine Dion? Because You Loved Me
19. In which 1990 film based on a true story did Robin Williams play Dr. Malcolm Sayer, a British neurologist who discovered the beneficial effects of the drug L-Dopa on a group of catatonic encephalitis patients? Awakenings (The character of Dr. Sayer was based on the actual doctor named Oliver Sacks)
20. Ozzy Osbourne bit the head off which type of creature on stage in Iowa in 1982? A bat

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 Post subject: Re: Weekend Quiz 2016
PostPosted: November 10th, 2016, 3:35 pm 
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I am looking forward to this week's one. I was a little busy last time...

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 Post subject: Re: Weekend Quiz 2016
PostPosted: November 12th, 2016, 9:33 am 
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Wait no more Miss. Here are the questions for this weekend.

Round 1 - Geography
1. What is the name of the official national anthem of the USA?
2. Which female politician was the Prime Minister of Australia between 2010 and 2013?
3. What is the capital city of Afghanistan?
4. Which two colours are on the flag of Poland?
5. Which is the only US state to begin with the letter ‘P’?
6. On a UK Monopoly board, which street shares the same colour as Leicester Square and Piccadilly?
7. The bank Santander shares its name with a town in which country?
8. Paraguay has borders with Brazil, Bolivia and which other country?
9. In which country is Mount Everest?
10. What is the national currency of Egypt?

Round 2 - Food and Drink
11. Eggs Benedict traditionally consists of a muffin, topped with poached egg, either ham or bacon and which type of sauce?
12. What is a chipolata?
13. ‘Cuisses de grenouille’ are what in English?
14. Which country does the brand of ‘Leffe’ beer come from?
15. What is missing from the white sauce recipe; salt, pepper, milk, flour and…?
16. What type of food is pumpernickel?
17. Pad Thai is a dish containing predominantly what?
18. According to government guidelines, how many units of alcohol are there in one pint of lower strength lager, of strength 3.6%?
19. What is currently the world record for the number of Ferrero Rocher eaten in one minute?
20. Peach Melba was a dessert to honour a lady who had which profession?

Round 3 - Art and Literature
21. ‘Call me Ishmael’ are the opening words of which work of literature?
22. What was Miss Marple’s first name?
23. In which play do Lady Bracknell’s words “A handbag?!” come from?
24. Hans Holbein the Younger was a prominent painter during the reign of which King of England?
25. Who was the Greek goddess of Love and Beauty?
26. In which Roald Dahl book does Grandma grow so big that her head breaks through the roof of the house?
27. Who wrote ‘The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo’?
28. John Constable painted the Hay Wain – but his inspiration came from a scene in which English County?
29. Who painted ‘The Laughing Cavalier’?
30. Which British Prime Minister was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature?

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21 Mandingo
22 Jesica
25 venus
27 stig Larsson

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 Post subject: Re: Weekend Quiz 2016
PostPosted: November 12th, 2016, 10:13 am 
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21 Mandingo :no:
22 Jesica :no: You must be thinking of Jessica Fletcher in "Murder She Wrote"
25 venus :no: She's the Roman goddess not the Greek.
27 Stieg Larsson :yes:

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PostPosted: November 12th, 2016, 10:25 am 
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I'll be back :)

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 Post subject: Re: Weekend Quiz 2016
PostPosted: November 12th, 2016, 10:53 am 
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21 Mandingo :no:
22 Jesica :no: You must be thinking of Jessica Fletcher in "Murder She Wrote"
25 venus :no: She's the Roman goddess not the Greek.
27 Stieg Larsson :yes:

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PostPosted: November 12th, 2016, 12:11 pm 
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1 Star Spangled Banner?
2 Julia Gillard
4 Blue and white
5 Pensilvania
7 Spain
9 Nepal
12 Sausage
14 Belgium
15 eggs
18 2
21 Moby Dick
25 Aphrodite

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