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dave.m

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Friday Quiz 21 - 2008
« on: May 16, 2008, 09:44:18 AM »


Two rounds againn this week but no pictures.

TV AND FILMS

1. "No Mean City" by Maggie Bell is the theme tune to which long running TV detective show? 

2. Which TV comedian has played characters including Stavros, Tim Nice But Dim and Wayne Slob? 

3. First shown in 1998, on which TV show might you have found Dead Metal, Sergeant Bash, Shunt and Matilda? 

4. In a 2004 poll run by the BBC, which TV show won the title of "Best British Sitcom"? 

5. What was the nickname of Jimmy Nail's character in "Auf Wiedersehen, Pet"? 

6. Who was the original presenter of "Juke Box Jury"? 

7. Running from 1990 to 2000, which TV show ended when the main character was killed by a hit and run driver? 

8. What is the name of the fictional borough in which Eastenders is set? 

9. What was the name of the bar in which the TV show "Cheers" was set? 

10. The first letter of each of the above answers is an anagram of which famous TV show? 


MYTHS AND LEGENDS

1. In Greek legend, what is the name given to the creature that is part man and part horse? 

2. Based on characters from Greek mythology, the 1963 film "Jason And The Argonauts" is centred around a quest to find what? 

3. According to legend, who rid Ireland of snakes? 

4. According to Roman mythology, which twins founded Rome? 

5. In Greek mythology, what name is given to the monsters with sharp fangs and hair of living snakes? 

6. According to legend, who rode through the streets of Coventry naked? 

7. In Greek mythology who died when he flew too close to the sun and the wax holding together his artificial wings melted? 

8. What was the name of the 1963 Disney film that featured the legendary characters of Merlin and King Arthur? 

9. Sharing her name with a brand of margarine, who was the Roman goddess of flowers and the season of spring? 

10. Who was the chief God in Norse mythology? 

Eric said there was going to be a gallon of beer for the winner but with the Government clamping down on binge drinking he has had to change his mind and sup it himself. Sorry about that but beyond my control. Hic Hic.

Answers on Sunday as usual.
 Well done Leeds.
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Re: Friday Quiz 21 - 2008
« Reply #1 on: May 16, 2008, 10:33:05 AM »

1. "No Mean City" by Maggie Bell is the theme tune to which long running TV detective show?     PASS

2. Which TV comedian has played characters including Stavros, Tim Nice But Dim and Wayne Slob?     HARRY ENFIELD

3. First shown in 1998, on which TV show might you have found Dead Metal, Sergeant Bash, Shunt and Matilda?  PASS

4. In a 2004 poll run by the BBC, which TV show won the title of "Best British Sitcom"?  don't know, BUT  probably Only Fools and Horses

5. What was the nickname of Jimmy Nail's character in "Auf Wiedersehen, Pet"?     Oz

6. Who was the original presenter of "Juke Box Jury"?     DAVID JACOBS

7. Running from 1990 to 2000, which TV show ended when the main character was killed by a hit and run driver?    One Foot in the Grave

8. What is the name of the fictional borough in which Eastenders is set?      Woolford / Walford   ??

9. What was the name of the bar in which the TV show "Cheers" was set?       Boston  ?

10. The first letter of each of the above answers is an anagram of which famous TV show?     Still working on this one  :'(





MYTHS AND LEGENDS

1. In Greek legend, what is the name given to the creature that is part man and part horse?   Centaur

2. Based on characters from Greek mythology, the 1963 film "Jason And The Argonauts" is centred around a quest to find what?    The Golden Fleece

3. According to legend, who rid Ireland of snakes?    St. Patrick

4. According to Roman mythology, which twins founded Rome?   Romulus and Remus

5. In Greek mythology, what name is given to the monsters with sharp fangs and hair of living snakes?      Medusa

6. According to legend, who rode through the streets of Coventry naked?    Lady Godiva

7. In Greek mythology who died when he flew too close to the sun and the wax holding together his artificial wings melted?    Icarus

8. What was the name of the 1963 Disney film that featured the legendary characters of Merlin and King Arthur?    The Sword and the Stone

9. Sharing her name with a brand of margarine, who was the Roman goddess of flowers and the season of spring?    Flora     (love the clue ;D )

10. Who was the chief God in Norse mythology?    Odin


Good quiz Dave,  the grey matter is now in overdrive   :)   Thank you. 
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Re: Friday Quiz 21 - 2008
« Reply #2 on: May 16, 2008, 12:58:08 PM »

TV AND FILMS

1. "No Mean City" by Maggie Bell is the theme tune to which long running TV detective show?
Taggart

2. Which TV comedian has played characters including Stavros, Tim Nice But Dim and Wayne Slob?
Harry Enfield

3. First shown in 1998, on which TV show might you have found Dead Metal, Sergeant Bash, Shunt and Matilda?
Robot Wars

4. In a 2004 poll run by the BBC, which TV show won the title of "Best British Sitcom"?
Only Fools and Horses

5. What was the nickname of Jimmy Nail's character in "Auf Wiedersehen, Pet"?
Oz

6. Who was the original presenter of "Juke Box Jury"?
David Jacobs

7. Running from 1990 to 2000, which TV show ended when the main character was killed by a hit and run driver?
One Foot in the Grave

8. What is the name of the fictional borough in which Eastenders is set?
Walford

9. What was the name of the bar in which the TV show "Cheers" was set?
Cheers Bar, Boston

10. The first letter of each of the above answers is an anagram of which famous TV show?
Doctor Who

MYTHS AND LEGENDS


1. In Greek legend, what is the name given to the creature that is part man and part horse?
Centaur

2. Based on characters from Greek mythology, the 1963 film "Jason And The Argonauts" is centred around a quest to find what?
The Golden Fleece

3. According to legend, who rid Ireland of snakes?
St Patrick?

4. According to Roman mythology, which twins founded Rome?
Romulus & Remus

5. In Greek mythology, what name is given to the monsters with sharp fangs and hair of living snakes?
Medusa

6. According to legend, who rode through the streets of Coventry naked?
Lady Godiva

7. In Greek mythology who died when he flew too close to the sun and the wax holding together his artificial wings melted?
Icarus

8. What was the name of the 1963 Disney film that featured the legendary characters of Merlin and King Arthur?
The Sword and the Stone

9. Sharing her name with a brand of margarine, who was the Roman goddess of flowers and the season of spring?
Flora (I guess she spread easily)

10. Who was the chief God in Norse mythology?
Odin
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Re: Friday Quiz 21 - 2008
« Reply #3 on: May 17, 2008, 04:29:40 PM »

TV AND FILMS

1. "No Mean City" by Maggie Bell is the theme tune to which long running TV detective show?  Dunno about detective shows but ut was an album by Nazareth!

2. Which TV comedian has played characters including Stavros, Tim Nice But Dim and Wayne Slob?  Harry Enfield (urgh!)

3. First shown in 1998, on which TV show might you have found Dead Metal, Sergeant Bash, Shunt and Matilda?  Pass

4. In a 2004 poll run by the BBC, which TV show won the title of "Best British Sitcom"?  Porridge - no probably Only Fools and Horses

5. What was the nickname of Jimmy Nail's character in "Auf Wiedersehen, Pet"?  Pass

6. Who was the original presenter of "Juke Box Jury"?  David Jacobs

7. Running from 1990 to 2000, which TV show ended when the main character was killed by a hit and run driver?  Pass

8. What is the name of the fictional borough in which Eastenders is set?  Walford

9. What was the name of the bar in which the TV show "Cheers" was set?  Errr... Cheers

10. The first letter of each of the above answers is an anagram of which famous TV show?   :no:


MYTHS AND LEGENDS

1. In Greek legend, what is the name given to the creature that is part man and part horse?  Centaur

2. Based on characters from Greek mythology, the 1963 film "Jason And The Argonauts" is centred around a quest to find what?  The Golden Fleece

3. According to legend, who rid Ireland of snakes?  St Patrick

4. According to Roman mythology, which twins founded Rome?  Romulus and Remus

5. In Greek mythology, what name is given to the monsters with sharp fangs and hair of living snakes?  Gorgons

6. According to legend, who rode through the streets of Coventry naked?  Lady Godiva

7. In Greek mythology who died when he flew too close to the sun and the wax holding together his artificial wings melted?  Icarus

8. What was the name of the 1963 Disney film that featured the legendary characters of Merlin and King Arthur?  The Sword in the Stone

9. Sharing her name with a brand of margarine, who was the Roman goddess of flowers and the season of spring?  Hmmm Flora

10. Who was the chief God in Norse mythology?  Odin


Thanks DAve  :graduate:
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Re: Friday Quiz 21 - 2008
« Reply #4 on: May 18, 2008, 12:21:09 PM »

Well done all three of your.

TV AND FILMS

1. "No Mean City" by Maggie Bell is the theme tune to which long running TV detective show? 

Taggart

2. Which TV comedian has played characters including Stavros, Tim Nice But Dim and Wayne Slob? 

Harry Enfield

3. First shown in 1998, on which TV show might you have found Dead Metal, Sergeant Bash, Shunt and Matilda? 

Robot Wars (they were the names of the house robots)

4. In a 2004 poll run by the BBC, which TV show won the title of "Best British Sitcom"? 

Only Fools And Horses

5. What was the nickname of Jimmy Nail's character in "Auf Wiedersehen, Pet"? 

Oz

6. Who was the original presenter of "Juke Box Jury"? 

David Jacobs

7. Running from 1990 to 2000, which TV show ended when the main character was killed by a hit and run driver? 

One Foot In The Grave

8. What is the name of the fictional borough in which Eastenders is set? 

Walford

9. What was the name of the bar in which the TV show "Cheers" was set? 

Cheers

10. The first letter of each of the above answers is an anagram of which famous TV show? 

Doctor Who


MYTHS AND LEGENDS

1. In Greek legend, what is the name given to the creature that is part man and part horse? 

Centaur

2. Based on characters from Greek mythology, the 1963 film "Jason And The Argonauts" is centred around a quest to find what? 

The Golden Fleece

3. According to legend, who rid Ireland of snakes? 

St. Patrick

4. According to Roman mythology, which twins founded Rome? 

Romulus and Remus

5. In Greek mythology, what name is given to the monsters with sharp fangs and hair of living snakes? 

Gorgons

6. According to legend, who rode through the streets of Coventry naked? 

Lady Godiva

7. In Greek mythology who died when he flew too close to the sun and the wax holding together his artificial wings melted? 

Icarus

8. What was the name of the 1963 Disney film that featured the legendary characters of Merlin and King Arthur? 

The Sword In The Stone

9. Sharing her name with a brand of margarine, who was the Roman goddess of flowers and the season of spring? 

Flora

10. Who was the chief God in Norse mythology? 

Odin


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Re: Friday Quiz 21 - 2008
« Reply #5 on: May 18, 2008, 12:30:42 PM »

Great stuff as usual, thanks Dave  :graduate:
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Re: Friday Quiz 21 - 2008
« Reply #6 on: May 19, 2008, 07:30:27 PM »

Dave this is really all too easy.
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Re: Friday Quiz 21 - 2008
« Reply #7 on: May 20, 2008, 09:31:24 AM »

heh speak for yourself :D

I like the ones where I at least have a chance of answering them  :lol:
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