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dave.m

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Friday quiz 22 - 2008
« on: May 23, 2008, 09:50:09 AM »

Film and TV to start with then see what you know about Britain.

Film & TV

1. Which former Miss World played TV's Wonderwoman in the 1970's?

2. What was the title of the Beatles' first UK No 1 single?

3. What was the name of the car in The Duke's Of Hazzard?

4. What was the cow called in the children's TV animation The Magic Roundabout?

5. Which football team did Gordon Ramsey play for before becoming a chef?

6. What is the name of the road where TV's Desperate Housewives live?

7. In which 1985 film was Madonna's first starring role?

8. What is the name of the school in the Harry Potter books?

9. Who killed Maxine Peacock in Coronation Street?

10. Who was Bertie Wooster's servant?


Britain

1. What is the only venomous snake resident to Britain?

2. Which famous suspension bridge does the River Severn flow under?

3. Name three of the seven National Parks in England.

4. What is the longest river in Scotland?

5. The Solent separates which Island from mainland Britain?

6. Which country’s flag is not included in the design of the British Union flag?

7. Which motorway links London and Leeds?

8. Which Gloucestershire town has a famous National Hunt racing festival each March?

9. Which town in the English Midlands is famous for the crooked spire of the St Mary and All Saints Church?

10. What is the name of the stretch of water that separates Anglesey from the mainland of Wales?


Good Luck.
Back Sunday with the answers.
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Re: Friday quiz 22 - 2008
« Reply #1 on: May 23, 2008, 10:30:17 AM »

Film & TV

1. Which former Miss World played TV's Wonderwoman in the 1970's?
Linda Carter

2. What was the title of the Beatles' first UK No 1 single?
Please Please Me

3. What was the name of the car in The Duke's Of Hazzard?
The General

4. What was the cow called in the children's TV animation The Magic Roundabout?
Erminetrude

5. Which football team did Gordon Ramsey play for before becoming a chef?
Coventry City

6. What is the name of the road where TV's Desperate Housewives live?
No idea

7. In which 1985 film was Madonna's first starring role?
Desperately Seeking Susan

8. What is the name of the school in the Harry Potter books?
Hogwarts

9. Who killed Maxine Peacock in Coronation Street?
No idea

10. Who was Bertie Wooster's servant?
Jeeves


Britain

1. What is the only venomous snake resident to Britain?
Adder

2. Which famous suspension bridge does the River Severn flow under?
Clifton

3. Name three of the seven National Parks in England.
Lake District, Peak District, The Broads

4. What is the longest river in Scotland?
Dunno

5. The Solent separates which Island from mainland Britain?
The Isle of Wight

6. Which country’s flag is not included in the design of the British Union flag?
Wales

7. Which motorway links London and Leeds?
The M1

8. Which Gloucestershire town has a famous National Hunt racing festival each March?
Cheltenham

9. Which town in the English Midlands is famous for the crooked spire of the St Mary and All Saints Church?
Chesterfield

10. What is the name of the stretch of water that separates Anglesey from the mainland of Wales?
The Menai Strait
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Re: Friday quiz 22 - 2008
« Reply #2 on: May 23, 2008, 10:36:19 AM »

Film & TV

1. Which former Miss World played TV's Wonderwoman in the 1970's?
Linda somebody.

2. What was the title of the Beatles' first UK No 1 single?

3. What was the name of the car in The Duke's Of Hazzard?
General Lee

4. What was the cow called in the children's TV animation The Magic Roundabout?
Ermantrude

5. Which football team did Gordon Ramsey play for before becoming a chef?
Pass

6. What is the name of the road where TV's Desperate Housewives live?
Pass

7. In which 1985 film was Madonna's first starring role?
Desparately seeking Susan

8. What is the name of the school in the Harry Potter books?
Hogwarts

9. Who killed Maxine Peacock in Coronation Street?
Richard

10. Who was Bertie Wooster's servant?
Jeeves


Britain

1. What is the only venomous snake resident to Britain?
Adder

2. Which famous suspension bridge does the River Severn flow under?
Bristol/Clifton Suspension Bridge

3. Name three of the seven National Parks in England.
Lake District. Dartmoor. New Forrest.

4. What is the longest river in Scotland?
Tay

5. The Solent separates which Island from mainland Britain?
Isle of Wight

6. Which country’s flag is not included in the design of the British Union flag?
Wales

7. Which motorway links London and Leeds?
M1

8. Which Gloucestershire town has a famous National Hunt racing festival each March?
Cheltenham

9. Which town in the English Midlands is famous for the crooked spire of the St Mary and All Saints Church?
Umm Chesterfield but is it in the Midlands cause its near Sheffield.

10. What is the name of the stretch of water that separates Anglesey from the mainland of Wales?
Menai Straight
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Re: Friday quiz 22 - 2008
« Reply #3 on: May 23, 2008, 04:07:15 PM »

1.Which former Miss World played TV's Wonderwoman in the 1970's?  Lynda Carter

2. What was the title of the Beatles' first UK No 1 single?    I Wanna Hold your Hand

3. What was the name of the car in The Duke's Of Hazzard?    General Lee

4. What was the cow called in the children's TV animation The Magic Roundabout?    Esmerelda

5. Which football team did Gordon Ramsey play for before becoming a chef?    Glasgow Rangers

6. What is the name of the road where TV's Desperate Housewives live?     PASS

7. In which 1985 film was Madonna's first starring role?    PASS

8. What is the name of the school in the Harry Potter books?    Hogwarts

9. Who killed Maxine Peacock in Coronation Street?  PASS

10. Who was Bertie Wooster's servant?    Jeeves


Britain

1. What is the only venomous snake resident to Britain?    Adder

2. Which famous suspension bridge does the River Severn flow under?        Clifton

3. Name three of the seven National Parks in England.    Peak District   Lake, District   Dartmoor

4. What is the longest river in Scotland?      Tay

5. The Solent separates which Island from mainland Britain?            Isle of White

6. Which country’s flag is not included in the design of the British flag?    Wales

7. Which motorway links London and Leeds?    M1

8. Which Gloucestershire town has a famous National Hunt racing festival each March, which includes the Gold Cup?  Cheltenham

9. Which town in the English Midlands is famous for the crooked spire of the St Mary and All Saints Church?    Chesterfield

10. What is the name of the stretch of water that separates Anglesey from the mainland of Wales?    Menai Straits
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Re: Friday quiz 22 - 2008
« Reply #4 on: May 23, 2008, 04:21:04 PM »

Film and TV to start with then see what you know about Britain.

Film & TV

1. Which former Miss World played TV's Wonderwoman in the 1970's?Linda Carter

2. What was the title of the Beatles' first UK No 1 single? Love me do

3. What was the name of the car in The Duke's Of Hazzard? General Lee

4. What was the cow called in the children's TV animation The Magic Roundabout? Ermintrude

5. Which football team did Gordon Ramsey play for before becoming a chef? Glasgow Rangers

6. What is the name of the road where TV's Desperate Housewives live? Pass

7. In which 1985 film was Madonna's first starring role? Desperatly seeking susan

8. What is the name of the school in the Harry Potter books? Hogwarts

9. Who killed Maxine Peacock in Coronation Street? Richard Hillman

10. Who was Bertie Wooster's servant? Jeeves


Britain

1. What is the only venomous snake resident to Britain?adder

2. Which famous suspension bridge does the River Severn flow under?Clifton

3. Name three of the seven National Parks in England.Peak,Exmoor,lake district

4. What is the longest river in Scotland?Tweed

5. The Solent separates which Island from mainland Britain?I.O.W

6. Which country’s flag is not included in the design of the British Union flag?wales

7. Which motorway links London and Leeds?M 1

8. Which Gloucestershire town has a famous National Hunt racing festival each March?Cheltenham

9. Which town in the English Midlands is famous for the crooked spire of the St Mary and All Saints Church?Chesterfield

10. What is the name of the stretch of water that separates Anglesey from the mainland of Wales?Menai Straights


Good Luck.
Back Sunday with the answers.
dave


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Re: Friday quiz 22 - 2008
« Reply #5 on: May 25, 2008, 11:57:15 AM »

Film & TV

1. Which former Miss World played TV's Wonderwoman in the 1970's? Lynda Carter (didn't know she was Miss World - unless it's someone else lol!)

2. What was the title of the Beatles' first UK No 1 single?  Love Me Do

3. What was the name of the car in The Duke's Of Hazzard? General Lee

4. What was the cow called in the children's TV animation The Magic Roundabout? Ermintrude

5. Which football team did Gordon Ramsey play for before becoming a chef?  Absolutely no idea!

6. What is the name of the road where TV's Desperate Housewives live?  Wisteria Lane

7. In which 1985 film was Madonna's first starring role?  Desperately Seeking Susan does anyone know if they found her?

8. What is the name of the school in the Harry Potter books? Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry

9. Who killed Maxine Peacock in Coronation Street?  Richard Hillman

10. Who was Bertie Wooster's servant?  Jeeves


Britain

1. What is the only venomous snake resident to Britain? Adder

2. Which famous suspension bridge does the River Severn flow under? The Severn Bridge

3. Name three of the seven National Parks in England.  The New Forest and err... and err....

4. What is the longest river in Scotland? Tay

5. The Solent separates which Island from mainland Britain? Isle of Wight

6. Which country’s flag is not included in the design of the British flag? Wales

7. Which motorway links London and Leeds? M1

8. Which Gloucestershire town has a famous National Hunt racing festival each March, which includes the Gold Cup? Cheltenham

9. Which town in the English Midlands is famous for the crooked spire of the St Mary and All Saints Church? Chesterfield

10. What is the name of the stretch of water that separates Anglesey from the mainland of Wales?  Menai Strait


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Re: Friday quiz 22 - 2008
« Reply #6 on: May 25, 2008, 08:02:29 PM »

Well done, everyone!

Film & TV

1. Which former Miss World played TV's Wonderwoman in the 1970's?

Lynda Carter

2. What was the title of the Beatles' first UK No 1 single?

From Me To You (1963)

3. What was the name of the car in The Duke's Of Hazzard?

General Lee

4. What was the cow called in the children's TV animation The Magic Roundabout?

Ermintrude

5. Which football team did Gordon Ramsey play for before becoming a chef?

Glasgow Rangers

6. What is the name of the road where TV's Desperate Housewives live?

Wisteria Lane

7. In which 1985 film was Madonna's first starring role?

Desperately Seeking Susan

8. What is the name of the school in the Harry Potter books?

Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry

9. Who killed Maxine Peacock in Coronation Street?

Richard Hillman

10. Who was Bertie Wooster's servant?

Reginald Jeeves


Britain


1. What is the only venomous snake resident to Britain?

   The Adder

2. Which famous suspension bridge does the River Severn flow under?

   The Clifton Suspension Bridge in Bristol

3. Name three of the seven National Parks in England.

   Dartmoor,  Exmoor,  Lake District,  North Yorkshire Moors
   Northumberland,  Peak District,  Yorkshire Dales.

4. What is the longest river in Scotland?

   The Tay

5. The Solent separates which Island from mainland Britain?

   Isle Of Wight

6. Which country’s flag is not included in the design of the British flag?

   Wales

7. Which motorway links London and Leeds?

   M1

8. Which Gloucestershire town has a famous National Hunt racing festival each March, which includes the Gold Cup?

   Cheltenham

9. Which town in the English Midlands is famous for the crooked spire of the St Mary and All Saints Church?

   Chesterfield

10. What is the name of the stretch of water that separates Anglesey from the mainland of Wales?

   The Menai Straits

 

dave


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Re: Friday quiz 22 - 2008
« Reply #7 on: May 25, 2008, 08:12:41 PM »

Dave England actually has 9 national parks, the newest additions being the Broads and the New Forest. ;)

Good quiz as ever.
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Re: Friday quiz 22 - 2008
« Reply #8 on: May 25, 2008, 08:46:14 PM »

Dave England actually has 9 national parks, the newest additions being the Broads and the New Forest. ;)

Good quiz as ever.

Floydy,
I write these on a Wednesday, if they decide to do things to the country without telling me then . . . .

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Re: Friday quiz 22 - 2008
« Reply #9 on: May 25, 2008, 09:44:49 PM »

Actually Dave, the New Forest was made a national park in 2005, and in 1988 the Broads were given similar status to national parks, without actually being a national park per se.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_parks_of_England_and_Wales
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Re: Friday quiz 22 - 2008
« Reply #10 on: May 25, 2008, 09:48:20 PM »

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Actually Dave, the New Forest was made a national park in 2005,

I didn't say which Wednesday!  :P
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Re: Friday quiz 22 - 2008
« Reply #11 on: May 26, 2008, 08:08:43 AM »

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Actually Dave, the New Forest was made a national park in 2005,

I didn't say which Wednesday!  :P
dave  ;)

 :lol: :lol: :lol: what a wit you are Dave  :lol: :lol: :lol:  I like it!
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Re: Friday quiz 22 - 2008
« Reply #12 on: May 26, 2008, 08:44:19 AM »

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Actually Dave, the New Forest was made a national park in 2005,

I didn't say which Wednesday!  :P
dave  ;)

True.
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