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Author Topic: Friday Quiz 20 - 2008  (Read 6537 times)

dave.m

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Friday Quiz 20 - 2008
« on: May 09, 2008, 10:01:37 AM »

Nice and easy this week, even I know most of them! ! !

MUSIC

1. What do the letters O.M.D. stand for as in the name of the 1980s pop group who had hit singles including "Joan Of Arc" and "Locomotion"? 

2. Who played bass guitar in the Beatles? 

3. Which pop group named themselves after a fictional band from the novel "A Clockwork Orange"?

4. Alex Turner is the lead singer with which band? 

5. Which song begins with the line "The taxman's taken all my dough"? 

6. What is the singer Prince's real first name? 

7. How many quavers are there in a minim? 2, 4 or 8? 

8. Which female vocalist sang on Eminem's hit song "Stan"? 

9. What former "X-Factor" contestant had a top ten hit album called "Picture Of You" in 2007? 

10. By what name was singer Charles Weedon Westover better known, who committed suicide in 1990 by shooting himself? 


Famous People




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Re: Friday Quiz 20 - 2008
« Reply #1 on: May 09, 2008, 01:08:23 PM »

MUSIC

1. What do the letters O.M.D. stand for as in the name of the 1980s pop group who had hit singles including "Joan Of Arc" and "Locomotion"? Orchestral Manoevres in the Dark

2. Who played bass guitar in the Beatles? Paul McCartney

3. Which pop group named themselves after a fictional band from the novel "A Clockwork Orange"? Heaven 17

4. Alex Turner is the lead singer with which band? Arctic Monkeys

5. Which song begins with the line "The taxman's taken all my dough"? Sunny Afternoon (The Kinks)

6. What is the singer Prince's real first name? Prince [spelt p-l-o-n-k-e-r]

7. How many quavers are there in a minim? 2, 4 or 8?  4

8. Which female vocalist sang on Eminem's hit song "Stan"? Pass

9. What former "X-Factor" contestant had a top ten hit album called "Picture Of You" in 2007? Leona Lewis

10. By what name was singer Charles Weedon Westover better known, who committed suicide in 1990 by shooting himself? Del Shannon


Famous People

Scratching my head over these Dave - #7 might be Bill Gates.

Maybe more later  :-\

Thanks - great job as usual  :graduate:

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Re: Friday Quiz 20 - 2008
« Reply #2 on: May 10, 2008, 06:14:41 AM »

Well I'm definitely not gonna get many in this one.. music I know nowt about....

1.  Orchestral manoevres in the Dark
2.  Paul Macartney
7. 4


Famous People

7 Bill Gates
8  Someone from the Simpsons (don't watch this lol)
9 Kylie Minogue
10 Hughie Green    :lol:

I know 2, 3 and 6 but can't think of their names....arrrgh

Good quiz Dave
« Last Edit: May 10, 2008, 06:19:29 AM by chrissie »
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Re: Friday Quiz 20 - 2008
« Reply #3 on: May 10, 2008, 11:22:58 AM »

MUSIC

1. What do the letters O.M.D. stand for as in the name of the 1980s pop group who had hit singles including "Joan Of Arc" and "Locomotion"?
Orchestral Manouevres in the Dark

2. Who played bass guitar in the Beatles?
First Stuart Sutcliffe, then Paul McCartney

3. Which pop group named themselves after a fictional band from the novel "A Clockwork Orange"?
Heaven 17

4. Alex Turner is the lead singer with which band?
pass

5. Which song begins with the line "The taxman's taken all my dough"?
pass

6. What is the singer Prince's real first name?
HRH?

7. How many quavers are there in a minim? 2, 4 or 8?
4

8. Which female vocalist sang on Eminem's hit song "Stan"?
pass

9. What former "X-Factor" contestant had a top ten hit album called "Picture Of You" in 2007?
Leona Lewis

10. By what name was singer Charles Weedon Westover better known, who committed suicide in 1990 by shooting himself?
pass


Famous People
1. Gordon Ramsey
2. Ozzie Osbourne?
7. Bill Gates
8. from the Simpsons - either Helen Lovejoy or Maude Flanders
9. Victoria Beckham
10. Ming Campbell?

(pass on the rest)
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Re: Friday Quiz 20 - 2008
« Reply #4 on: May 10, 2008, 09:52:24 PM »

Couple more for the People section - maybe  ::)

5. Anthony Andrews
9. Gabrielle
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Re: Friday Quiz 20 - 2008
« Reply #5 on: May 11, 2008, 02:06:18 PM »

MUSIC answers.

1. What do the letters O.M.D. stand for as in the name of the 1980s pop group who had hit singles including "Joan Of Arc" and "Locomotion"? 

Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark

2. Who played bass guitar in the Beatles? 

Paul McCartney

3. Which pop group named themselves after a fictional band from the novel "A Clockwork Orange"?

Heaven 17

4. Alex Turner is the lead singer with which band? 

Arctic Monkeys

5. Which song begins with the line "The taxman's taken all my dough"? 

"Sunny Afternoon" (by The Kinks)

6. What is the singer Prince's real first name? 

Prince

7. How many quavers are there in a minim? 2, 4 or 8? 

4

8. Which female vocalist sang on Eminem's hit song "Stan"? 

Dido

9. What former "X-Factor" contestant had a top ten hit album called "Picture Of You" in 2007? 

Ben Mills

10. By what name was singer Charles Weedon Westover better known, who committed suicide in 1990 by shooting himself? 

Del Shannon


Pictures

1. Paul Gascoigne

2. Kate Middleton

3. John Darwin

4. Ruth Badger (Runner up in 2nd series of The Apprentice)

5. Macaulay Culkin

6. Barbra Streisand

7. Bill Gates (Microsoft)

8. Maude Flanders

9. Rihanna

10. Dick Cheney (US Vice President)


Some good answers this week, well done.

dave

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Re: Friday Quiz 20 - 2008
« Reply #6 on: May 11, 2008, 02:43:45 PM »

Bet Kate Middleton would be chuffed to know that she looks like Ozzy Osbourne  :lol:


Thanks Dave - good work  :graduate:
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Re: Friday Quiz 20 - 2008
« Reply #7 on: May 11, 2008, 02:54:04 PM »

Bet Kate Middleton would be chuffed to know that she looks like Ozzy Osbourne  :lol:

or the rear of Floydys AV even  :no:
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Re: Friday Quiz 20 - 2008
« Reply #8 on: May 12, 2008, 09:43:38 AM »

Hmmm where's that letter i got from Specsavers suggesting it's time for my eye test?
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