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Author Topic: Friday Quiz. Dec 7th.  (Read 5825 times)

dave.m

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Friday Quiz. Dec 7th.
« on: December 07, 2007, 09:06:28 AM »

Do you remember what happened in November? Well that is what the quiz is about this week,  BUT any November, not just last month.

Good Luck:
It Happened In November.

1. In 1864, Charles Dodgson had his first childrenís book published but what was his pen name?


2. November 26th 1942 saw the premiere of Casablanca, starring Humphrey Bogart. Who was his leading lady?


3. Britainís first pillar box was erected in November 1852 on which island?


4. On 23rd Nov. 1888, the Marx Brother who never spoke on screen was born in New York. What was he called?


5. In November 1963 who is alleged to have killed the assassin of John F. Kennedy?


6. November 1970 saw Stephanie Rhan boost the circulation figures of the Sun newspaper. How?


7. Birthdays in November but put these in order eldest to youngest.
    A)  Nerys Hughes
    B)  Tina Turner
    C)  Billy Jean King


8. What Royal Navy rank did Prince Phillip hold when he married Princess Elizabeth in Nov 1947?


9. Anthony Blunt was stripped of his knighthood in 1979 after being exposed as the fourth man in the Burgess, ( X ) and ( Y ) spy scandal. Who were the other two, ( X ) & ( Y )?


10. Nov 6th 1942 saw the Church of England relax one of its rules that had compelled women to do what?

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Re: Friday Quiz. Dec 7th.
« Reply #1 on: December 07, 2007, 01:32:50 PM »


1. In 1864, Charles Dodgson had his first childrenís book published but what was his pen name?

Lewis Carroll

2. November 26th 1942 saw the premiere of Casablanca, starring Humphrey Bogart. Who was his leading lady?

Ingrid Bergman

3. Britainís first pillar box was erected in November 1852 on which island?

Isle of Man (although Iím dithering with Wight!)

4. On 23rd Nov. 1888, the Marx Brother who never spoke on screen was born in New York. What was he called?

Harpo

5. In November 1963 who is alleged to have killed the assassin of John F. Kennedy?

ErrrrÖ Lee Harvey Oswald  :no:

6. November 1970 saw Stephanie Rhan boost the circulation figures of the Sun newspaper. How?

First Page 3 girl maybe?

7. Birthdays in November but put these in order eldest to youngest.
    A)  Nerys Hughes
    B)  Tina Turner
    C)  Billy Jean King

B, A, C

8. What Royal Navy rank did Prince Phillip hold when he married Princess Elizabeth in Nov 1947?

Lieutenant?

9. Anthony Blunt was stripped of his knighthood in 1979 after being exposed as the fourth man in the Burgess, ( X ) and ( Y ) spy scandal. Who were the other two, ( X ) & ( Y )?

Pass - but Iíve met Anthony Bluntís cousin, he worked with hubby for a while (canít remember his name, despite us all spending an afternoon on the lash)

10. Nov 6th 1942 saw the Church of England relax one of its rules that had compelled women to do what?

I guess something that was becoming scarce/rationedÖ wear stockings


Plenty of guesses as usual  :-X

Thanks Dave  :graduate:
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Re: Friday Quiz. Dec 7th.
« Reply #2 on: December 07, 2007, 02:28:18 PM »

1. In 1864, Charles Dodgson had his first childrenís book published but what was his pen name?   Lewis Carrol


2. November 26th 1942 saw the premiere of Casablanca, starring Humphrey Bogart. Who was his leading lady?        Ingrid Bergman   


3. Britainís first pillar box was erected in November 1852 on which island?
Guernsey


4. On 23rd Nov. 1888, the Marx Brother who never spoke on screen was born in New York. What was he called?     Harpo


5. In November 1963 who is alleged to have killed the assassin of John F. Kennedy?   Lee Harvey Oswald


6. November 1970 saw Stephanie Rhan boost the circulation figures of the Sun newspaper. How?  PASS... unless they gave it away I would think that was nigh on impossible    :lol:  :lol:


7. Birthdays in November but put these in order eldest to youngest.
A) Nerys Hughes
B) Tina Turner
C) Billy Jean King      BCA

8. What Royal Navy rank did Prince Phillip hold when he married Princess Elizabeth in Nov 1947?    PASS


9. Anthony Blunt was stripped of his knighthood in 1979 after being exposed as the fourth man in the Burgess, ( X ) and ( Y ) spy scandal. Who were the other two, ( X ) & ( Y )?
Burgess, MacLean and Philby

10. Nov 6th 1942 saw the Church of England relax one of its rules that had compelled women to do what?
Perhaps Obey in the marriage service
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Re: Friday Quiz. Dec 7th.
« Reply #3 on: December 07, 2007, 03:51:46 PM »

1. In 1864, Charles Dodgson had his first childrenís book published but what was his pen name?
Lewis Carroll

2. November 26th 1942 saw the premiere of Casablanca, starring Humphrey Bogart. Who was his leading lady?
Ingrid Bergman

3. Britainís first pillar box was erected in November 1852 on which island?
Guernsey

4. On 23rd Nov. 1888, the Marx Brother who never spoke on screen was born in New York. What was he called?
Harpo

5. In November 1963 who is alleged to have killed the assassin of John F. Kennedy?
Jack Ruby

6. November 1970 saw Stephanie Rhan boost the circulation figures of the Sun newspaper. How?
First Page 3 Girl

7. Birthdays in November but put these in order eldest to youngest.
    A)  Nerys Hughes
    B)  Tina Turner
    C)  Billy Jean King
BAC

8. What Royal Navy rank did Prince Phillip hold when he married Princess Elizabeth in Nov 1947?
Lieutenant

9. Anthony Blunt was stripped of his knighthood in 1979 after being exposed as the fourth man in the Burgess, ( X ) and ( Y ) spy scandal. Who were the other two, ( X ) & ( Y )?
Philby & Maclean

10. Nov 6th 1942 saw the Church of England relax one of its rules that had compelled women to do what?
Wear a hat in church.
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Re: Friday Quiz. Dec 7th.
« Reply #4 on: December 07, 2007, 06:20:13 PM »

ummmm

I think I'll pass this week rather than show my total ignorance   :'(
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Re: Friday Quiz. Dec 7th.
« Reply #5 on: December 08, 2007, 10:17:42 AM »

1. In 1864, Charles Dodgson had his first childrenís book published but what was his pen name?

Lewis Carroll

2. November 26th 1942 saw the premiere of Casablanca, starring Humphrey Bogart. Who was his leading lady?

Ingrid Bergman

3. Britainís first pillar box was erected in November 1852 on which island?

Isle of Wight (pure guess)

4. On 23rd Nov. 1888, the Marx Brother who never spoke on screen was born in New York. What was he called?

Pass

5. In November 1963 who is alleged to have killed the assassin of John F. Kennedy?

Pass

6. November 1970 saw Stephanie Rhan boost the circulation figures of the Sun newspaper. How?

First topless page 3 model (Rahn, not Rhan by the way)

7. Birthdays in November but put these in order eldest to youngest.
    A)  Nerys Hughes
    B)  Tina Turner
    C)  Billy Jean King

B C A

8. What Royal Navy rank did Prince Phillip hold when he married Princess Elizabeth in Nov 1947?

Lieutenant?

9. Anthony Blunt was stripped of his knighthood in 1979 after being exposed as the fourth man in the Burgess, ( X ) and ( Y ) spy scandal. Who were the other two, ( X ) & ( Y )?

Philby, Maclean

10. Nov 6th 1942 saw the Church of England relax one of its rules that had compelled women to do what?

Wear hats in church?

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Re: Friday Quiz. Dec 7th.
« Reply #6 on: December 09, 2007, 07:18:51 PM »

Some very good scores there.
Well done everyone.
It Happened In November. With answers.

1. In 1864, Charles Dodgson had his first childrenís book published but what was his pen name?

   Lewis Carroll

2. November 26th 1942 saw the premiere of Casablanca, starring Humphrey Bogart. Who was his leading lady?

   Ingrid Bergman

3. Britainís first pillar box was erected in November 1852 on which island?

   Jersey. In the capital, St Helier

4. On 23rd Nov. 1888, the Marx Brother who never spoke on screen was born in New York. What was he called?

   Harpo Marx

5. In November 1963 who is alleged to have killed the assassin of John F. Kennedy?

   Jack Ruby was accused of killing Lee Harvey Oswald 

6. November 1970 saw Stephanie Rhan boost the circulation figures of the Sun newspaper. How?

   She was the first topless Page 3 girl

7. Birthdays in November but put these in order eldest to youngest.
    A)  Nerys Hughes
    B)  Tina Turner
    C)  Billy Jean King

   B. Tina Turner (68)  A. Nerys Hughes (66)  C. Billy Jean King (64)

8. What Royal Navy rank did Prince Phillip hold when he married Princess Elizabeth in Nov 1947?

   Lieutenant

9. Anthony Blunt was stripped of his knighthood in 1979 after being exposed as the fourth man in the Burgess, ( X ) and ( Y ) spy scandal. Who were the other two, ( X ) & ( Y )?

   Maclean and Philby

10. Nov 6th 1942 saw the Church of England relax one of its rules that had compelled women to do what?

   Wear hats in church




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Re: Friday Quiz. Dec 7th.
« Reply #7 on: December 09, 2007, 07:37:18 PM »

Another good one Dave. Thanks :)
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Re: Friday Quiz. Dec 7th.
« Reply #8 on: December 10, 2007, 03:46:18 AM »

Yep thanks Dave

although I am glad I abstaned on this one.. :-[
 at least no-one knows how many  I would have got wrong  ;D
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