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Author Topic: Friday Quiz. November 16th. CONNECTIONS!  (Read 14154 times)

dave.m

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Friday Quiz. November 16th. CONNECTIONS!
« on: November 16, 2007, 08:38:53 AM »

You should all get these.
Connections

Nine questions whose answers all have a connection.

1. What mythical creature has the head and wings of an eagle and the body of a lion?


2. In cricket when a ball is hit for four or six, what is the line called that the ball crosses over?


3. Which famous song, sung at the "Last Night of the Proms" has the line "Britons never, never, never shall be slaves" in it‘s chorus?


4. What UK bank holiday is celebrated 3 days after Good Friday?


5. Which English monarch ascended to the throne in 1837?
   

6. What was being advertised in a famous TV advert which showed Paul Gascoigne burst into tears?


7. What is the name of a major port and state capital of Queensland on the east coast of Australia?


8. What’s the collective name for a group of lions?


9. From what London building in 1936 were the first BBC TV broadcasts made?


10. What is the connection between all the previous nine answers?


Good Luck.
Answers Saturday (Not Sunday as in the past. It is easier for me)
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scottiesmum

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Re: Friday Quiz. November 16th. CONNECTIONS!
« Reply #1 on: November 16, 2007, 11:28:55 AM »

1. What mythical creature has the head and wings of an eagle and the body of a lion?      GRIFFIN


2. In cricket when a ball is hit for four or six, what is the line called that the ball crosses over?     BOUNDARY


3. Which famous song, sung at the "Last Night of the Proms" has the line "Britons never, never, never shall be slaves" in it‘s chorus?      RULE BRITTANIA


4. What UK bank holiday is celebrated 3 days after Good Friday?    EASTER MONDAY


5. Which English monarch ascended to the throne in 1837?      VICTORIA
   

6. What was being advertised in a famous TV advert which showed Paul Gascoigne burst into tears?    PASS


7. What is the name of a major port and state capital of Queensland on the east coast of Australia?        BRISBANE


8. What’s the collective name for a group of lions?    PRIDE


9. From what London building in 1936 were the first BBC TV broadcasts made?    ALEXANDRA  PALACE


10. What is the connection between all the previous nine answers?    Looking at MY answers  I'm not sure, will have to come back to it !

came back  ...  haven't a clue !!!

« Last Edit: November 16, 2007, 03:04:43 PM by scottiesmum »
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Re: Friday Quiz. November 16th. CONNECTIONS!
« Reply #2 on: November 16, 2007, 12:52:22 PM »

1. What mythical creature has the head and wings of an eagle and the body of a lion?

Gryphon

2. In cricket when a ball is hit for four or six, what is the line called that the ball crosses over?

Pass

3. Which famous song, sung at the "Last Night of the Proms" has the line "Britons never, never, never shall be slaves" in it‘s chorus?

Rule Britannia

4. What UK bank holiday is celebrated 3 days after Good Friday?

Easter Monday

5. Which English monarch ascended to the throne in 1837?

Queen Victoria

6. What was being advertised in a famous TV advert which showed Paul Gascoigne burst into tears?


Remember the ad but no idea who Paul Gascoigne is - didn’t somebody snatch his Walkers Crisps


7. What is the name of a major port and state capital of Queensland on the east coast of Australia?

Canberra

8. What’s the collective name for a group of lions?

Pride

9. From what London building in 1936 were the first BBC TV broadcasts made?

Alexandra Palace

10. What is the connection between all the previous nine answers?

I want to say royalty/patriotism but some of my answers are not gelling with that… probably because they are wrong (unless Walkers have a royal warrant lol!)
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Re: Friday Quiz. November 16th. CONNECTIONS!
« Reply #3 on: November 16, 2007, 02:30:44 PM »

1. What mythical creature has the head and wings of an eagle and the body of a lion?
Griffin


2. In cricket when a ball is hit for four or six, what is the line called that the ball crosses over?
Boundary


3. Which famous song, sung at the "Last Night of the Proms" has the line "Britons never, never, never shall be slaves" in it‘s chorus?
Rule Brittania


4. What UK bank holiday is celebrated 3 days after Good Friday?
Easter Monday


5. Which English monarch ascended to the throne in 1837?
Queen Victoria
   

6. What was being advertised in a famous TV advert which showed Paul Gascoigne burst into tears?
Walkers Crisps


7. What is the name of a major port and state capital of Queensland on the east coast of Australia?
Brisbane


8. What’s the collective name for a group of lions?
Pride


9. From what London building in 1936 were the first BBC TV broadcasts made?
Pass


10. What is the connection between all the previous nine answers?
Not sure
My first thought is Victorian royalty/shields but theres a potato connection for a couple.
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Re: Friday Quiz. November 16th. CONNECTIONS!
« Reply #4 on: November 17, 2007, 04:46:56 PM »

Well done, Ladies.
Thought the lads may have had a go and got the connection.

Connections with answers
Nine questions whose answers all have a connection.

1. What mythical creature has the head and wings of an eagle and the body of a lion?

   Griffin

2. In cricket when a ball is hit for four or six, what is the line called that the ball crosses over?

   Boundary

3. Which famous song, sung at the "Last Night of the Proms" has the line "Britons never, never, never shall be slaves" in it‘s chorus?

   Rule Britannia

4. What UK bank holiday is celebrated 3 days after Good Friday?

   Easter Monday

5. Which English monarch ascended to the throne in 1837?
   
   Queen Victoria

6. What was being advertised in a famous TV advert which showed Paul Gascoigne burst into tears?

   Walkers Crisps

7. What is the name of a major port and state capital of Queensland on the east coast of Australia?

   Brisbane

8. What’s the collective name for a group of lions?

   Pride

9. From what London building in 1936 were the first BBC TV broadcasts made?

   Alexandra Palace

10. What is the connection between all the previous nine answers?

   Football Grounds
Griffin Park - Brentford,
Boundary Park - Oldham Athletic,
Britannia Stadium - Stoke City,
Easter Road - Hibernian,
Victoria Park - Hartlepool Utd,
Walkers Stadium - Leicester City,
Brisbane Road - Leyton Orient,
Pride Park - Derby County,
Alexandra Stadium - Crewe Alexandra)

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Re: Friday Quiz. November 16th. CONNECTIONS!
« Reply #5 on: November 17, 2007, 04:52:38 PM »

Not a hope on the connection  !   but good quiz,   thanks Dave   :)
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Re: Friday Quiz. November 16th. CONNECTIONS!
« Reply #6 on: November 17, 2007, 08:26:20 PM »

Quote
10. What is the connection between all the previous nine answers?

   Football Grounds


I'd have had more chance if you'd asked us your shoe size  :lol:


Enjoyed the puzzling though so thanks Dave   :graduate:
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Re: Friday Quiz. November 16th. CONNECTIONS!
« Reply #7 on: November 18, 2007, 07:18:31 AM »

I was too tied up with real life to take part this week, but thanks anyway Dave.
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Re: Friday Quiz. November 16th. CONNECTIONS!
« Reply #8 on: November 18, 2007, 09:52:12 AM »

I was too tied up with real life to take part this week, but thanks anyway Dave.

Somehow that statement paints a very strange picture.
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Re: Friday Quiz. November 16th. CONNECTIONS!
« Reply #9 on: November 19, 2007, 03:04:45 AM »

Good quiz as usual Dave :)
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