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dave.m

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Friday Quiz. It Happened In October.
« on: November 02, 2007, 08:36:34 AM »

Good Morning Everyone.

Do you remember what happened in October?  :no:
Not just last month though, any October!  :'(

It happened in October

1. On 9th October 1990 hundreds of Chinese people queued in the town of Shenzhen to buy what?

2. What did the Royal Mail use for the first time in October 1959 in Norwich?

3. October 1957 saw the Radio Telescope planned by Sir Bernard Lovell tracking the Russian Sputnik. Where is the Telescope sited?

4. Elizabeth Taylor married Larry Fortensky on 6th October 1991. Including this wedding, how many time had she been married?

5. The film, The Jazz Singer opened in New York in October 1927. It was the first of its kind for what reason?

6. In October 1960, the book, Lady Chatterley’s Lover written by DH Lawrence put the publishers in court accused under the Obscene Publications Act. Who were the publishers?

7. On 6th October 1968 British Drivers took the first three places in the US Grand Prix. Name anyone of the three.

8. October 25th 1961 saw the launch of which popular but controversial magazine?

9. These three ladies all celebrated their birthdays in October. Put them in order of eldest to youngest.
A. Sarah Lancashire.
B. Dawn French.
C. Anneka Rice.

10. In October 1964, Northern Rhodesia was renamed what?

Answers on Sunday. Good Luck all.

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Re: Friday Quiz. It Happened In October.
« Reply #1 on: November 02, 2007, 09:47:33 AM »

1. On 9th October 1990 hundreds of Chinese people queued in the town of Shenzhen to buy what?  PASS

2. What did the Royal Mail use for the first time in October 1959 in Norwich? Post Codes

3. October 1957 saw the Radio Telescope planned by Sir Bernard Lovell tracking the Russian Sputnik. Where is the Telescope sited? Jodrell Bank

4. Elizabeth Taylor married Larry Fortensky on 6th October 1991. Including this wedding, how many time had she been married? 49th   :D

5. The film, The Jazz Singer opened in New York in October 1927. It was the first of its kind for what reason? First talking film

6. In October 1960, the book, Lady Chatterley’s Lover written by DH Lawrence put the publishers in court accused under the Obscene Publications Act. Who were the publishers? PpppppPenguin (I have a copy on my bookshelves )

7. On 6th October 1968 British Drivers took the first three places in the US Grand Prix. Name anyone of the three. hubby says one was Jackie Stewart

8. October 25th 1961 saw the launch of which popular but controversial magazine? Pass

9. These three ladies all celebrated their birthdays in October. Put them in order of eldest to youngest.
A. Sarah Lancashire.
B. Dawn French.
C. Anneka Rice. CBA

10. In October 1964, Northern Rhodesia was renamed what? Zambia


 PS ... Good morning to you Dave, and thank you.   
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Re: Friday Quiz. It Happened In October.
« Reply #2 on: November 02, 2007, 10:04:34 AM »


1. On 9th October 1990 hundreds of Chinese people queued in the town of Shenzhen to buy what?
Pass

2. What did the Royal Mail use for the first time in October 1959 in Norwich?
PostCodes

3. October 1957 saw the Radio Telescope planned by Sir Bernard Lovell tracking the Russian Sputnik. Where is the Telescope sited?
Jodrell Bank, Cheshire

4. Elizabeth Taylor married Larry Fortensky on 6th October 1991. Including this wedding, how many time had she been married?
Eight

5. The film, The Jazz Singer opened in New York in October 1927. It was the first of its kind for what reason?
First movie to use sound.

6. In October 1960, the book, Lady Chatterley’s Lover written by DH Lawrence put the publishers in court accused under the Obscene Publications Act. Who were the publishers?
Penguin

7. On 6th October 1968 British Drivers took the first three places in the US Grand Prix. Name anyone of the three.
Graham Hill?

8. October 25th 1961 saw the launch of which popular but controversial magazine?
Private Eye?

9. These three ladies all celebrated their birthdays in October. Put them in order of eldest to youngest.
A. Sarah Lancashire.
B. Dawn French.
C. Anneka Rice.
BCA

10. In October 1964, Northern Rhodesia was renamed what?
Zambia
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Re: Friday Quiz. It Happened In October.
« Reply #3 on: November 02, 2007, 11:12:44 AM »

1. On 9th October 1990 hundreds of Chinese people queued in the town of Shenzhen to buy what?

I'll guess a McDonalds burger

2. What did the Royal Mail use for the first time in October 1959 in Norwich?

Postcodes

3. October 1957 saw the Radio Telescope planned by Sir Bernard Lovell tracking the Russian Sputnik. Where is the Telescope sited?

Jodrell Bank

4. Elizabeth Taylor married Larry Fortensky on 6th October 1991. Including this wedding, how many time had she been married?

6?

5. The film, The Jazz Singer opened in New York in October 1927. It was the first of its kind for what reason?

It had sound

6. In October 1960, the book, Lady Chatterley’s Lover written by DH Lawrence put the publishers in court accused under the Obscene Publications Act. Who were the publishers?

Penguin

7. On 6th October 1968 British Drivers took the first three places in the US Grand Prix. Name anyone of the three.

Pass

8. October 25th 1961 saw the launch of which popular but controversial magazine?

Private Eye

9. These three ladies all celebrated their birthdays in October. Put them in order of eldest to youngest.
A. Sarah Lancashire.
B. Dawn French.
C. Anneka Rice.

CAB

10. In October 1964, Northern Rhodesia was renamed what?

Zambia
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Re: Friday Quiz. It Happened In October.
« Reply #4 on: November 03, 2007, 01:17:37 PM »

1. On 9th October 1990 hundreds of Chinese people queued in the town of Shenzhen to buy what?
Pass

2. What did the Royal Mail use for the first time in October 1959 in Norwich?
Pass

3. October 1957 saw the Radio Telescope planned by Sir Bernard Lovell tracking the Russian Sputnik. Where is the Telescope sited?
Jodrell Bank

4. Elizabeth Taylor married Larry Fortensky on 6th October 1991. Including this wedding, how many time had she been married?
7

5. The film, The Jazz Singer opened in New York in October 1927. It was the first of its kind for what reason?
Sound

6. In October 1960, the book, Lady Chatterley’s Lover written by DH Lawrence put the publishers in court accused under the Obscene Publications Act. Who were the publishers?
Pass

7. On 6th October 1968 British Drivers took the first three places in the US Grand Prix. Name anyone of the three.
Jackie Stewart

8. October 25th 1961 saw the launch of which popular but controversial magazine?
Playboy?

9. These three ladies all celebrated their birthdays in October. Put them in order of eldest to youngest.
A. Sarah Lancashire.
B. Dawn French.
C. Anneka Rice.
CBA

10. In October 1964, Northern Rhodesia was renamed what?
Zambia
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Re: Friday Quiz. It Happened In October.
« Reply #5 on: November 03, 2007, 04:23:28 PM »

1. On 9th October 1990 hundreds of Chinese people queued in the town of Shenzhen to buy what?

maybe a passport to escape  :P

2. What did the Royal Mail use for the first time in October 1959 in Norwich?

Postcodes

3. October 1957 saw the Radio Telescope planned by Sir Bernard Lovell tracking the Russian Sputnik. Where is the Telescope sited?

Jodrell Bank

4. Elizabeth Taylor married Larry Fortensky on 6th October 1991. Including this wedding, how many time had she been married?

I think he was the last one Eight

5. The film, The Jazz Singer opened in New York in October 1927. It was the first of its kind for what reason?

The first talkie (or singie)  :dance:

6. In October 1960, the book, Lady Chatterley’s Lover written by DH Lawrence put the publishers in court accused under the Obscene Publications Act. Who were the publishers?

Penguin

7. On 6th October 1968 British Drivers took the first three places in the US Grand Prix. Name anyone of the three.

James Hunt or Jackie Stewart

8. October 25th 1961 saw the launch of which popular but controversial magazine?

Cosmopolitan

9. These three ladies all celebrated their birthdays in October. Put them in order of eldest to youngest.
A. Sarah Lancashire.
B. Dawn French.
C. Anneka Rice.

Anneka, Dawn, Sarah

10. In October 1964, Northern Rhodesia was renamed what?

Zambia


Thanks Dave  :D
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Re: Friday Quiz. It Happened In October.
« Reply #6 on: November 04, 2007, 05:54:01 PM »

Some good answers this week.
Well done Eric for thinking of MacDonalds

It happened in October With Answers

1. On 9th October 1990 hundreds of Chinese people queued in the town of Shenzhen for what?

   Big Macs when McDonalds open its first restaurant in China.

2. What did the Royal Mail use for the first time in October 1959 in Norwich?

   The Post Code.

3. October 1957 saw the Radio Telescope planned by Sir Bernard Lovell tracking the Russian Sputnik. Where is the Telescope sited?

   Jodrell Bank, Cheshire.

4. Elizabeth Taylor married Larry Fortensky on 6th October 1991. Including this wedding, how many time had she been married?

   8. She had a liking for wedding cake, I think.

5. The film, The Jazz Singer opened in New York in October 1927. It was the first of its kind for what reason?

   It was the first full-length ‘talking picture’.

6. In October 1960,  the book, Lady Chatterley’s Lover written by DH Lawrence put the publishers in court accused under the Obscene Publications Act. Who were the publishers?

   Penguin Books.

7. On 6th October 1968 British Drivers took the first three places in the US Grand Prix. Name anyone of the three.

   Jackie Stewart, Graham Hill, or John Surtees.

8. October 25th 1961 saw the launch of which popular but controversial magazine?

   Private Eye.

9. These three ladies all celebrated their birthdays in October. Put them in order of eldest to youngest.
A.   Sarah Lancashire.
B.   Dawn French.
C.   Anneka Rice.

   B. Dawn French (50)  C. Anneka Rice (49)  A. Sarah Lancashire (43)

10. In October 1964, Northern Rhodesia was renamed what?

   The Republic of Zambia


'Sport' next Friday BUT not really a difficult one.

dave  :graduate:
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Re: Friday Quiz. It Happened In October.
« Reply #7 on: November 04, 2007, 06:35:04 PM »

Well done everyone.

and thanks as usual to our quiz master :)
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