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dave.m

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Friday Quiz 5-2008
« on: February 01, 2008, 10:44:20 AM »

One round, Sport, mainly for the lads first, then a Potluck round for everyone. (I am compiling a round especially for the ladies but it will be another week or two).

Sport 3

1. Which football team has the nickname of the Bluebirds?

2. Which Rugby League team has the nickname the Rams?

3. Who was the first black footballer to score for England?

4. When Trevor Francis became the first million pound footballer, which teams was he transferred from and to?

5. What was David Beckham`s squad number at Manchester United before the retirement of Eric Cantona?

6. Which two rugby league teams play at Craven Park?

7. What is the maximum score for a single game in 10-pin bowling?

8. In which Scottish city are Partick Thistle football club based?

9. What colour are the 5 rings on the Olympic flag?

10. Which football manager was in charge of Scotland`s team in the 1986 World Cup finals?



Pot Luck

1. Which ‘Cop Show’ began life as the TV film ‘The Marcus-Nelson Murders’?

2. The currency of Costa Rica shares its name with which punctuation mark?

3. Which two words is the company name Intel abbreviated from?.

4. Which famous fictional character lives at 4 Privet Drive, Little Whinging?

5. Which company brews Harp lager?

6. Who are the three male suspects in a game of Cluedo?

7. In which English city is St. Edmund buried?

8. Which chess piece always remains on the same coloured squares?

9. What is the official name of `the Old Bailey`?

10. B&Q stores nationwide broke British law in 1989 by doing what?


Good luck everyone.

Answers on Sunday.
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Re: Friday Quiz 5-2008
« Reply #1 on: February 01, 2008, 11:29:18 AM »

I'll be one of the lads then   :P

1. Which football team has the nickname of the Bluebirds?  Pass

2. Which Rugby League team has the nickname the Rams? Dewsbury

3. Who was the first black footballer to score for England? Pass

4. When Trevor Francis became the first million pound footballer, which teams was he transferred from and to? Birmingham to Nottingham Forrest ...

5. What was David Beckham`s squad number at Manchester United before the retirement of Eric Cantona? 10

6. Which two rugby league teams play at Craven Park? Hull is one !!

7. What is the maximum score for a single game in 10-pin bowling? Pass

8. In which Scottish city are Partick Thistle football club based? Glasgow

9. What colour are the 5 rings on the Olympic flag? Red Blue Yellow Green Black

10. Which football manager was in charge of Scotland`s team in the 1986 World Cup finals? Ferguson rings a bell



Pot Luck

1. Which ‘Cop Show’ began life as the TV film ‘The Marcus-Nelson Murders’? Pass

2. The currency of Costa Rica shares its name with which punctuation mark? Colon

3. Which two words is the company name Intel abbreviated from?. Integrated Electronics

4. Which famous fictional character lives at 4 Privet Drive, Little Whinging? Pass

5. Which company brews Harp lager? Pass

6. Who are the three male suspects in a game of Cluedo? Dr.Black. Rev.Green. Professor Plum

7. In which English city is St. Edmund buried? Bury St.Edmunds ??

8. Which chess piece always remains on the same coloured squares? Bishop

9. What is the official name of `the Old Bailey`? Central Criminal Court

10. B&Q stores nationwide broke British law in 1989 by doing what?  Pass


Thanks again Dave ...   you do work hard on this !  :)
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Re: Friday Quiz 5-2008
« Reply #2 on: February 01, 2008, 02:45:34 PM »

Sport 3

Pass  ::)



Pot Luck

1. Which ‘Cop Show’ began life as the TV film ‘The Marcus-Nelson Murders’?

Pass

2. The currency of Costa Rica shares its name with which punctuation mark?

Colon

3. Which two words is the company name Intel abbreviated from?.

Integrated Electronics

4. Which famous fictional character lives at 4 Privet Drive, Little Whinging?

Harry Potter when he's staying with the Dursley's

5. Which company brews Harp lager?

Guinness

6. Who are the three male suspects in a game of Cluedo?

Col Mustard, Rev Green, Prof Plum

7. In which English city is St. Edmund buried?

Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk (or is that too obvious)

8. Which chess piece always remains on the same coloured squares?

Knight (the diagonal one)

9. What is the official name of `the Old Bailey`?

Central Criminal Court of London

10. B&Q stores nationwide broke British law in 1989 by doing what?

Sunday opening


Thanks Dave   :graduate:
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Re: Friday Quiz 5-2008
« Reply #3 on: February 01, 2008, 03:24:39 PM »

1,Cardiff City

2, xxxxxxxx

3,John Barnes.

4,Birmingham to Notts Forest

5,guess 17

6,guess, batley and dewsbury

7,300

8,Glasgow.

9,Yellow,black,red,green,blue

10,Ally McCoist.


1,Columbo?

2,xxxxxxxxxx

3,International-Telecom?

4,Harry Potter

5,Guinness,

6,Col Mustard,Prof Plum and Rev Green

7,Bury St Edmunds?

8,Bishop

9,The central law courts

10, Sunday Opening.


Nice one Dave.  :)


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Re: Friday Quiz 5-2008
« Reply #4 on: February 01, 2008, 05:37:47 PM »

Sport 3

1. Which football team has the nickname of the Bluebirds?
Cardiff City

2. Which Rugby League team has the nickname the Rams?
Dewsbury

3. Who was the first black footballer to score for England?
John Barnes?

4. When Trevor Francis became the first million pound footballer, which teams was he transferred from and to?
Birmingham City to Nottingham Forest

5. What was David Beckham`s squad number at Manchester United before the retirement of Eric Cantona?
dunno

6. Which two rugby league teams play at Craven Park?
Hull KR & Barrow both call their grounds Craven Park

7. What is the maximum score for a single game in 10-pin bowling?
no idea

8. In which Scottish city are Partick Thistle football club based?
Glasgow

9. What colour are the 5 rings on the Olympic flag?
red, green, blue, yellow, black - for the reason that at least one of those colours features on each nation flag in the world

10. Which football manager was in charge of Scotland`s team in the 1986 World Cup finals?
Alex Ferguson


Pot Luck

1. Which ‘Cop Show’ began life as the TV film ‘The Marcus-Nelson Murders’?
Colombo?

2. The currency of Costa Rica shares its name with which punctuation mark?
Colon

3. Which two words is the company name Intel abbreviated from?.
International Electronics

4. Which famous fictional character lives at 4 Privet Drive, Little Whinging?
Adrian Mole?

5. Which company brews Harp lager?
Harp?

6. Who are the three male suspects in a game of Cluedo?
Professor Plum, Colonel Mustard, Revd. Green

7. In which English city is St. Edmund buried?
Bury St Edmunds (of course)


8. Which chess piece always remains on the same coloured squares?
bishop

9. What is the official name of `the Old Bailey`?
Central Criminal Court

10. B&Q stores nationwide broke British law in 1989 by doing what?
Sunday trading
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Re: Friday Quiz 5-2008
« Reply #5 on: February 02, 2008, 01:19:14 AM »

umm   I think Im gonna bow out on this one

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Re: Friday Quiz 5-2008
« Reply #6 on: February 03, 2008, 07:12:26 PM »

Sport  Answers

1. Which football team has the nickname of the Bluebirds?
Cardiff City

2. Which Rugby League team has the nickname the Rams?
Dewsbury

3. Who was the first black footballer to score for England?
Luther Blissett

4. When Trevor Francis became the first million pound footballer, which teams was he transferred from and to?
From Birmingham City to Nottingham Forest

5. What was David Beckham`s squad number at Manchester United before the retirement of Eric Cantona?
10

6. Which two rugby league teams play at Craven Park?
Hull Kingston Rovers and Barrow

7. What is the maximum score for a single game in 10-pin bowling?
300

8. In which Scottish city are Partick Thistle football club based?
Glasgow

9. What colour are the 5 rings on the Olympic flag?
Red, yellow, blue, black, and green

10. Which football manager was in charge of Scotland`s team in the 1986 World Cup finals?
Alex Ferguson

Pot Luck  answers

1. Which ‘Cop Show’ began life as the TV film ‘The Marcus-Nelson Murders’?

Kojak

2. The currency of Costa Rica shares its name with which punctuation mark?

Colon

3. Which two words is the company name Intel abbreviated from?.
Integrated technology

4. Which famous fictional character lives at 4 Privet Drive, Little Whinging?

Harry Potter

5. Which company brews Harp lager?

Guinness

6. Who are the three male suspects in a game of Cluedo?

Colonel Mustard, Reverend Green and Professor Plum

7. In which English city is St. Edmund buried?

Bury St. Edmund

8. Which chess piece always remains on the same coloured squares?

 Bishop

9. What is the official name of `the Old Bailey`?

The Central Criminal Court

10. B&Q stores nationwide broke British law in 1989 by doing what?

Opening on a Sunday

Well done, The lollipop man caught you all out (KojaK)

dave



Back next week.
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Re: Friday Quiz 5-2008
« Reply #7 on: February 03, 2008, 09:27:01 PM »

as ever, thanks for doing those dave :)

and after having seen the answers, now I know why I didnt bother attempting any this week  :-[

nil point for the sport  :D
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Re: Friday Quiz 5-2008
« Reply #8 on: February 04, 2008, 06:39:07 AM »

More wrong than right  :( but we are learning things all the time  ;)

Cheers Dave.
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Re: Friday Quiz 5-2008
« Reply #9 on: February 04, 2008, 07:03:57 AM »

I'm afraid that my knowledge (and interest) in sport other than cricket and right-arm lifting is practically non-existent. :-[
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Re: Friday Quiz 5-2008
« Reply #10 on: February 04, 2008, 08:13:43 AM »

Eric, you are obviously destined to do better at the promised girly version  >:D
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Re: Friday Quiz 5-2008
« Reply #11 on: February 04, 2008, 03:44:42 PM »

Ooh yes, bring on the girly version! :D
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