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PostPosted: November 30th, 2016, 11:09 am 
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Is there a scientist smilie?


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 Post subject: Re: Weekend Quiz 2016
PostPosted: December 3rd, 2016, 10:16 am 
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Three new rounds of questions for this weekend.

Round 1 - The 90's
1. Kurt Cobain, lead singer of Nirvana, featured heavily in the news during the 90s – but who was he married to?
2. Name both of the ‘Two Fat Ladies’ as featured in the 90s BBC2 cooking show.
3. Whitney Houston’s ‘I Will Always Love You’ was featured in which film?
4. What was the name of the handheld digital pet which was created in the 90s and started a craze amongst children?
5. Name the 1998 Israeli and transsexual winner of the Eurovision song contest.
6. Freddie Mercury topped the charts in August 1993, two years after his death – but with which song?
7. What was the name of the housekeeper in the 90s Irish sitcom, ‘Father Ted’?
8. In which year did the Soviet Union collapse?
9. What was the name of the first cloned sheep, hitting headlines in 1996?
10. What were the first names of the FBI characters ‘Mulder’ and ‘Scully’ in TV sci-fi show the X-Files?

Round 2 - TV and Film
1. What is the profession of Indiana Jones?
2. What was the name of the youngest child in ‘The Sound of Music’?
3. What is the name of the ‘Hotel Inspector’ in the Channel 5 series?
4. Which cartoon character lived at 52 Festive Road?
5. In ‘To The Manor Born’, what was the name of the manor?
6. Who played Sherlock Holmes in the 2012 BBC TV adaptation ‘Sherlock’?
7. Who was the host of ‘Question of Sport’ before Sue Barker?
8. In which US TV series would you find the characters Blaine Anderson, Rachel Berry, Kurt Hummel and Sue Sylvester?
9. In which film did Kathy Bates befriend Jessica Tandy in a nursing home and hear the tale of her life?
10. Which child actor saw ‘dead people’ in the Sixth Sense?

Round 3 - Food and Drink
1. What type of fish is used in the making of Worcestershire sauce?
2. Anjou, Comice and Bartlett are all types of which fruit?
3. Halloumi is a type of cheese originating from which island?
4. Which Scottish dessert consists of whipped cream, whisky, honey, raspberries and oatmeal?
5. Which beer used the slogan ‘Probably the Best Lager in the World’?
6. Where and when did the first McDonalds fast food restaurant open in the UK?
7. In which cocktail would you find white rum, mint leaves, lime juice, sugar and soda?
8. From which city does Coleman’s mustard hail?
9. What spirit is made from scotch whisky, honey, herbs and spices?
10. What is a young pilchard called (according to UK standards)?

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 Post subject: Re: Weekend Quiz 2016
PostPosted: December 3rd, 2016, 10:50 am 
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1.Courtney Love
3. The Bodyguard
9. Dolly
10. Fox and Mulder

1. University Lecturer
6. Benedict Cumberbatch
7. David Coleman

5.Carlsberg

There's more on the tip of my tongue, I'll be back :)

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 Post subject: Re: Weekend Quiz 2016
PostPosted: December 3rd, 2016, 11:36 am 
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1.Courtney Love :yes:
3. The Bodyguard :yes:
9. Dolly :yes:
10. Fox and Mulder :yes: and :no:

1. University Lecturer :no:
6. Benedict Cumberbatch :yes:
7. David Coleman :yes:

5.Carlsberg :yes:

There's more on the tip of my tongue, I'll be back :)

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 Post subject: Re: Weekend Quiz 2016
PostPosted: December 3rd, 2016, 11:50 am 
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10. :fp: Fox Mulder and Dana Scully

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2. Raspberry?

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 Post subject: Re: Weekend Quiz 2016
PostPosted: December 3rd, 2016, 12:08 pm 
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10. :fp: Fox Mulder and Dana Scully :yesss: That's more like it

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2. Raspberry? :no:

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 Post subject: Re: Weekend Quiz 2016
PostPosted: December 3rd, 2016, 2:43 pm 
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The 90's
4. Tamagotchi
5. Dana International
7. Mrs Doyle

TV and Film
1. Archaeologist

Food and Drink
1. Anchovies
2. Pear
3. Cyprus
8. Norwich
10. Sardine?

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 Post subject: Re: Weekend Quiz 2016
PostPosted: December 3rd, 2016, 3:06 pm 
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The 90's
4. Tamagotchi
5. Dana International
7. Mrs Doyle

TV and Film
1. Archaeologist

Food and Drink
1. Anchovies
2. Pear
3. Cyprus
8. Norwich
10. Sardine?

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 Post subject: Re: Weekend Quiz 2016
PostPosted: December 4th, 2016, 2:20 pm 
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Round 1 - The 90's
2. Clarissa Dickson Wright and ?
8. 1991


Round 2 - TV and Film
8. Glee
9. Driving Miss Daisy
10. Haley Jo Osment?

Round 3 - Food and Drink
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 Post subject: Re: Weekend Quiz 2016
PostPosted: December 4th, 2016, 3:38 pm 
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Other fat lady was Jennifer Paterson.

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7) is a Mojito
9) is Drambuie

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 Post subject: Re: Weekend Quiz 2016
PostPosted: December 4th, 2016, 10:30 pm 
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paulhuk wrote:
Round 1 - The 90's
2. Clarissa Dickson Wright and ? :yes:
8. 1991 :yes:


Round 2 - TV and Film
8. Glee :yes:
9. Driving Miss Daisy :no:
10. Haley Jo Osment? :yes:

Round 3 - Food and Drink
7. Pina Colada? :no:


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Other fat lady was Jennifer Paterson. :yes:

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7) is a Mojito :yes:
9) is Drambuie :yes:

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 Post subject: Re: Weekend Quiz 2016
PostPosted: December 6th, 2016, 9:14 am 
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How did you get on this week?


Round 1 - The 90's
1. Kurt Cobain, lead singer of Nirvana, featured heavily in the news during the 90s – but who was he married to? Courtney Love
2. Name both of the ‘Two Fat Ladies’ as featured in the 90s BBC2 cooking show. Clarissa Dickson Wright and Jennifer Paterson
3. Whitney Houston’s ‘I Will Always Love You’ was featured in which film? The Bodyguard
4. What was the name of the handheld digital pet which was created in the 90s and started a craze amongst children? Tamagotchi
5. Name the 1998 Israeli and transsexual winner of the Eurovision song contest. Dana International
6. Freddie Mercury topped the charts in August 1993, two years after his death – but with which song? Living On My Own
7. What was the name of the housekeeper in the 90s Irish sitcom, ‘Father Ted’? Mrs Doyle
8. In which year did the Soviet Union collapse? 1991
9. What was the name of the first cloned sheep, hitting headlines in 1996? Dolly
10. What were the first names of the FBI characters ‘Mulder’ and ‘Scully’ in TV sci-fi show the X-Files? Fox Mulder and Dana Scully

Round 2 - TV and Film
1. What is the profession of Indiana Jones? Archaeologist
2. What was the name of the youngest child in ‘The Sound of Music’? Gretl
3. What is the name of the ‘Hotel Inspector’ in the Channel 5 series? Alex Polizzi
4. Which cartoon character lived at 52 Festive Road? Mr Benn
5. In ‘To The Manor Born’, what was the name of the manor? Grantleigh
6. Who played Sherlock Holmes in the 2012 BBC TV adaptation ‘Sherlock’? Benedict Cumberbatch
7. Who was the host of ‘Question of Sport’ before Sue Barker? David Coleman
8. In which US TV series would you find the characters Blaine Anderson, Rachel Berry, Kurt Hummel and Sue Sylvester? Glee
9. In which film did Kathy Bates befriend Jessica Tandy in a nursing home and hear the tale of her life? Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe
10. Which child actor saw ‘dead people’ in the Sixth Sense? Haley Joel Osment

Round 3 - Food and Drink
1. What type of fish is used in the making of Worcestershire sauce? Anchovy
2. Anjou, Comice and Bartlett are all types of which fruit? Pear
3. Halloumi is a type of cheese originating from which island? Cyprus
4. Which Scottish dessert consists of whipped cream, whisky, honey, raspberries and oatmeal? Cranachan
5. Which beer used the slogan ‘Probably the Best Lager in the World’? Carlsberg
6. Where and when did the first McDonalds fast food restaurant open in the UK? Woolwich in 1974
7. In which cocktail would you find white rum, mint leaves, lime juice, sugar and soda? Mojito
8. From which city does Coleman’s mustard hail? Norwich
9. What spirit is made from scotch whisky, honey, herbs and spices? Drambuie
10. What is a young pilchard called (according to UK standards)? A sardine

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 Post subject: Re: Weekend Quiz 2016
PostPosted: December 9th, 2016, 4:58 pm 
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I missed out...

I am filming this weekend but I hope to have time to drop in and answer all questions correctly, as usual.

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 Post subject: Re: Weekend Quiz 2016
PostPosted: December 10th, 2016, 9:43 am 
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Not to be Missed this week.

Round 1 - How much do you know about Sir Sean Connery?
1. For which film did he win his only Oscar (as best supporting actor)?
2. Where did he place in the 1950 Mr Universe competition?
3. In which film did he voice the character Draco?
4. In which 1983 film did he return as James Bond?
5. What was his character's name in the film "League of Extraordinary Gentlemen"?
6. Who were his co-stars in "The Last Great Train Robbery"?
7. In which year was Sir Sean Knighted?
8. He has 2 tattoos. What do they say?
9. What is his wife's name?
10. How many James Bond films did he appear in?

Round 2 - Art and Literature
1. In Charles Dickens’s ‘Great Expectations’, what is the name of the London lawyer who represents Pip’s benefactor?
2. In Beatrix Potter’s books, what kind of animal was Jeremy Fisher?
3. Who wrote the opera ‘Madame Butterfly’?
4. In which European gallery does the famous painting ‘Whistler’s Mother’ hang, painted by James McNeill Whistler?
5. Which famous Latin phrase has been popularly translated as ‘seize the day’?
6. What type of animal is Snowball, in George Orwell’s ‘Animal Farm’?
7. Whose autobiography is entitled ‘Dreams From My Father’?
8. At which number on Baker Street did Sherlock Holmes live?
9. In which European city would you find the famous ‘Trevi Fountain’?
10. Which newspaper does Peter Parker (aka Spiderman) work for?

Round 3 - Science and Nature
1. A ‘cria’ is the name for the offspring of which type of animal?
2. Who invented the safety pin?
3. What does RAM stand for, when describing computer hardware?
4. What term is used for one-billionth of a second?
5. Coeliac disease is associated with an intolerance to what?
6. Which is the primary bodily organ affected by hepatitis?
7. What is the collective noun for a group of polecats?
8. What type of fruit is a ‘Norfolk Beefing’?
9. How often does Halley’s Comet appear?
10. What is the correct scientific name for laughing gas?

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 Post subject: Re: Weekend Quiz 2016
PostPosted: December 10th, 2016, 10:29 am 
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Uery goo Mr L, I shall be back for a go a bit later this morning :yes:

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PostPosted: December 10th, 2016, 12:38 pm 
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R1
3. Dragon Heart
4. Never Say Never Again?
5. Quartermain

R2
2. Frog
5. Carpe dieum
6. Pony
10. Daily Bugle?

R3
3. Random Access Memory
4. Nano second
6. Liver
7. Heard this before, but nope :fp:
9. 114 years?
10. Nitrous oxide

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 Post subject: Re: Weekend Quiz 2016
PostPosted: December 10th, 2016, 3:03 pm 
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R1
3. Dragon Heart :yes:
4. Never Say Never Again? :yes:
5. Quartermain :yes:

R2
2. Frog :yes:
5. Carpe dieum :yes:
6. Pony :no:
10. Daily Bugle? :yes:

R3
3. Random Access Memory :yes:
4. Nano second :yes:
6. Liver :yes:
7. Heard this before, but nope :fp:
9. 114 years? :no:
10. Nitrous oxide :yes:


Not bad. :carryon:

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PostPosted: December 10th, 2016, 3:05 pm 
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Round 1
1. The Untouchables
6. The FIRST great train robbery?? Donald Sutherland
9. Mrs Connery
10. 5

Round 2
3. Puccini
7. Barry Obama
8. 221B
9. Rome


Round 3
5. Gluten
8. Apple

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PostPosted: December 10th, 2016, 3:48 pm 
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Round 1
1. The Untouchables :yes:
6. The FIRST great train robbery?? Donald Sutherland :yes: who was the other co-star? Well spotted on the deliberate mistake. :whistle:
9. Mrs Connery :fp:
10. 5 :nopoints:

Round 2
3. Puccini :yes:
7. Barry Obama :yes:
8. 221B :yes:
9. Rome :yes:


Round 3
5. Gluten :yes:
8. Apple :yes:

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PostPosted: December 10th, 2016, 4:47 pm 
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im not going to answer any because I want to leave some for Miss because we all know that she knows them all

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PostPosted: December 11th, 2016, 11:36 am 
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PostPosted: December 11th, 2016, 12:30 pm 
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Round 1
6. Lesley-Anne Down
8. Scotland Forever?
10. 7

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PostPosted: December 11th, 2016, 1:52 pm 
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Round 1
6. Lesley-Anne Down :yes:
8. Scotland Forever? :yes: Any idea of the other one?
10. 7 :yes:

Round 2
6. Pig? :yes:

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PostPosted: December 13th, 2016, 9:22 am 
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And the correct answers were:



Round 1 - How much do you know about Sir Sean Connery
1. For which film did he win his only Oscar (as best supporting actor)? The Untouchables
2. Where did he place in the 1950 Mr Universe competition? 3rd
3. In which film did he voice the character Draco? Dragonheart
4. In which 1983 film did he return as James Bond? Never Say Never Again
5. What was his character's name in the film "League of Extraordinary Gentlemen"? Allan Quartermain
6. Who were his co-stars in "The First Great Train Robbery"? Donald Sutherland and Lesley-Anne Down
7. In which year was Sir Sean Knighted? 2000
8. He has 2 tattoos. What do they say? Mum and Dad / Scotland Forever
9. What is his wife's name? Micheline Roquebrune
10. How many James Bond films did he appear in? 7

Round 2 - Art and Literature
1. In Charles Dickens’s ‘Great Expectations’, what is the name of the London lawyer who represents Pip’s benefactor? Mr Jaggers
2. In Beatrix Potter’s books, what kind of animal was Jeremy Fisher? A frog
3. Who wrote the opera ‘Madame Butterfly’? Giacomo Puccini
4. In which European gallery does the famous painting ‘Whistler’s Mother’ hang, painted by James McNeill Whistler? The Musée D’Orsay in Paris
5. Which famous Latin phrase has been popularly translated as ‘seize the day’? Carpe diem
6. What type of animal is Snowball, in George Orwell’s ‘Animal Farm’? Pig
7. Whose autobiography is entitled ‘Dreams From My Father’? Barack Obama
8. At which number on Baker Street did Sherlock Holmes live? 221B
9. In which European city would you find the famous ‘Trevi Fountain’? Rome
10. Which newspaper does Peter Parker (aka Spiderman) work for? Daily Bugle

Round 3 - Science and Nature
1. A ‘cria’ is the name for the offspring of which type of animal? A baby camelid, eg llama, alpaca, vicuña or guanaco
2. Who invented the safety pin? Walter Hunt
3. What does RAM stand for, when describing computer hardware? Random-Access Memory
4. What term is used for one-billionth of a second? A nanosecond
5. Coeliac disease is associated with an intolerance to what? Gluten
6. Which is the primary bodily organ affected by hepatitis? Liver
7. What is the collective noun for a group of polecats? A chine
8. What type of fruit is a ‘Norfolk Beefing’? An apple
9. How often does Halley’s Comet appear? Every 75/76 years (either is acceptable)
10. What is the correct scientific name for laughing gas? Nitrous Oxide

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