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dave.m

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Friday Quiz
« on: July 18, 2008, 12:06:51 PM »

Tom, Dick And Harry

All the answers are people called Tom, Dick or Harry.

1. Born 1962 in New Jersey, films include: A Few Good Men, Rain Man, The Firm.

2. Born in Concord, California in 1956, only the person at Q1 has been a bigger box office hit. Played a cop with a dog called Hooch as his partner.

3. Born in Paddington in 1984. Is now a lieutenant and recently served in Afghanistan.

4. Maggie Smith and Robbie Coltrane have starred in films about this character.

5. Clint Eastwood played this San Francisco cop who did not abide by the rules.

6. Born 1706 in Essex, he was eventually hanged as a highwayman at York Racecourse.

7. Author of 41 International Best-sellers. Became a thriller writer after ending a career as a jockey.

8. Was one half of a famous animal duo who were always at loggerheads.

9. Ex Liverpool school master who hosted, amongst others, Name That Tune.

10. In Space Oddity by David Bowie, Ground Control lost contact with this astronaut.

Fashion.

1. Who is credited with inventing Jeans?

2. What were known as Oxford Bags?

3. Which popular 1960s TV series about the clothing industry starred Reg Varney and Miriam Karlin?

4. What is the name of the colour of the clothing supposedly worn by Robin Hood and his men, to match the forest in which they hid?

5. What is the name given to the Tweed Cloth made in the Scottish highlands of the Outer Hebrides?

6. On what part of the body is a wimple worn and who would normally be seen wearing it?

7. Why did David and Elizabeth Emanuel make fashion headlines in the 1980s?

8. What is the name of the women’s trousers which are made to look like a skirt?

9. Which British group had a hit in 1966 with the song Dedicated Follower of Fashion?

10. Which article of clothing, worn by British soldiers during the Crimean War, was named after the Earl who commanded the Light Brigade at Balaclava?

Good luck. Answers on Sunday
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chrissie

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Re: Friday Quiz
« Reply #1 on: July 18, 2008, 12:44:11 PM »

Tom, Dick And Harry

All the answers are people called Tom, Dick or Harry.

1. Born 1962 in New Jersey, films include: A Few Good Men, Rain Man, The Firm.  TOM CRUISE

2. Born in Concord, California in 1956, only the person at Q1 has been a bigger box office hit. Played a cop with a dog called Hooch as his partner.  TOM HANKS

3. Born in Paddington in 1984. Is now a lieutenant and recently served in Afghanistan.  HARRY WINDSOR (PRINCE HARRY)

4. Maggie Smith and Robbie Coltrane have starred in films about this character. HARRY POTTER

5. Clint Eastwood played this San Francisco cop who did not abide by the rules.  DIRTY HARRY

6. Born 1706 in Essex, he was eventually hanged as a highwayman at York Racecourse.    DICK TURPIN

7. Author of 41 International Best-sellers. Became a thriller writer after ending a career as a jockey.    DICK FRANCIS

8. Was one half of a famous animal duo who were always at loggerheads.  TOM (AND JERRY)

9. Ex Liverpool school master who hosted, amongst others, Name That Tune.  TOM 0' CONNOR

10. In Space Oddity by David Bowie, Ground Control lost contact with this astronaut.  MAJOR TOM

Fashion.

1. Who is credited with inventing Jeans?   LEVI  STRAUSS

2. What were known as Oxford Bags?    TROUSERS

3. Which popular 1960s TV series about the clothing industry starred Reg Varney and Miriam Karlin?    RAG TRADE

4. What is the name of the colour of the clothing supposedly worn by Robin Hood and his men, to match the forest in which they hid?   LINCOLN GREEN

5. What is the name given to the Tweed Cloth made in the Scottish highlands of the Outer Hebrides?    HARRIS

6. On what part of the body is a wimple worn and who would normally be seen wearing it?  HEAD  A WOMAN
 
7. Why did David and Elizabeth Emanuel make fashion headlines in the 1980s? DESIGNED AND MADE DIANA'S WEDDING DRESS

8. What is the name of the women’s trousers which are made to look like a skirt?  CULLOTTES

9. Which British group had a hit in 1966 with the song Dedicated Follower of Fashion?  THE KINKS

10. Which article of clothing, worn by British soldiers during the Crimean War, was named after the Earl who commanded the Light Brigade at Balaclava?  CARDIGAN

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scottiesmum

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Re: Friday Quiz
« Reply #2 on: July 18, 2008, 04:24:51 PM »

1. Born 1962 in New Jersey, films include: A Few Good Men, Rain Man, The Firm.     TOM CRUISE

2. Born in Concord, California in 1956, only the person at Q1 has been a bigger box office hit. Played a cop with a dog called Hooch as his partner.  TOM HANKS

3. Born in Paddington in 1984. Is now a lieutenant and recently served in Afghanistan.  PRINCE HARRY

4. Maggie Smith and Robbie Coltrane have starred in films about this character.    HARRY POTTER

5. Clint Eastwood played this San Francisco cop who did not abide by the rules.    HARRY CALLAGHAN

6. Born 1706 in Essex, he was eventually hanged as a highwayman at York Racecourse.     DICK TURPIN

7. Author of 41 International Best-sellers. Became a thriller writer after ending a career as a jockey.    DICK FRANCIS

8. Was one half of a famous animal duo who were always at loggerheads.     TOM and JERRY

9. Ex Liverpool school master who hosted, amongst others, Name That Tune.    TOM O'CONNOR

10. In Space Oddity by David Bowie, Ground Control lost contact with this astronaut.     MAJOR TOM

Fashion.

1. Who is credited with inventing Jeans?      something to do with Levi's  ??  (Denim originated in Nimes, and was  known as the cloth of Nimes....De Nimes  -  just thought I'd throw that in   :D )

2. What were known as Oxford Bags?    TROUSERS

3. Which popular 1960s TV series about the clothing industry starred Reg Varney and Miriam Karlin?     THE RAG TRADE

4. What is the name of the colour of the clothing supposedly worn by Robin Hood and his men, to match the forest in which they hid?    LINCOLN GREEN

5. What is the name given to the Tweed Cloth made in the Scottish highlands of the Outer Hebrides?    HARRIS TWEED

6. On what part of the body is a wimple worn and who would normally be seen wearing it?   THE HEAD  - NUNS

7. Why did David and Elizabeth Emanuel make fashion headlines in the 1980s?    LADY DI's WEDDING FROCK    ...   horrible!! >:D

8. What is the name of the women’s trousers which are made to look like a skirt?    CULLOTTES     (French for knickers !! ;D )

9. Which British group had a hit in 1966 with the song Dedicated Follower of Fashion?    THE KINKS    one of my  favourite groups

10. Which article of clothing, worn by British soldiers during the Crimean War, was named after the Earl who commanded the Light Brigade at Balaclava?     CARDIGAN after the Earl of Cardigan, Thomas somebody  ??  )
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Re: Friday Quiz
« Reply #3 on: July 19, 2008, 04:04:30 PM »

Tom, Dick And Harry

All the answers are people called Tom, Dick or Harry.

1. Born 1962 in New Jersey, films include: A Few Good Men, Rain Man, The Firm. Tom Cruise

2. Born in Concord, California in 1956, only the person at Q1 has been a bigger box office hit. Played a cop with a dog called Hooch as his partner.Tom Hanks

3. Born in Paddington in 1984. Is now a lieutenant and recently served in Afghanistan.Prince Harry

4. Maggie Smith and Robbie Coltrane have starred in films about this character.Harry Potter

5. Clint Eastwood played this San Francisco cop who did not abide by the rules.Harry Callaghan

6. Born 1706 in Essex, he was eventually hanged as a highwayman at York Racecourse. Dick Turpin

7. Author of 41 International Best-sellers. Became a thriller writer after ending a career as a jockey.Dick Francis

8. Was one half of a famous animal duo who were always at loggerheads.Tom and Jerry

9. Ex Liverpool school master who hosted, amongst others, Name That Tune.Tom O'Connor

10. In Space Oddity by David Bowie, Ground Control lost contact with this astronaut.Major Tom

Fashion.

1. Who is credited with inventing Jeans? Levi?

2. What were known as Oxford Bags?Trousers

3. Which popular 1960s TV series about the clothing industry starred Reg Varney and Miriam Karlin? The Rag Trade

4. What is the name of the colour of the clothing supposedly worn by Robin Hood and his men, to match the forest in which they hid?Lincoln Green

5. What is the name given to the Tweed Cloth made in the Scottish highlands of the Outer Hebrides?Harris

6. On what part of the body is a wimple worn and who would normally be seen wearing it?Head

7. Why did David and Elizabeth Emanuel make fashion headlines in the 1980s? Princess Diana's Wedding Dress Makers

8. What is the name of the women’s trousers which are made to look like a skirt?Collottes

9. Which British group had a hit in 1966 with the song Dedicated Follower of Fashion? The Kinks

10. Which article of clothing, worn by British soldiers during the Crimean War, was named after the Earl who commanded the Light Brigade at Balaclava?Balaclava

Good luck. Answers on Sunday

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dave.m

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Re: Friday Quiz
« Reply #4 on: July 20, 2008, 04:28:32 PM »

Nice and Easy this week.

Tom, Dick And Harry

All the answers are people called Tom, Dick or Harry.

1. Born 1962 in New Jersey, films include: A Few Good Men, Rain Man, The Firm.

Tom Cruise

2. Born in Concord, California in 1956, only the person at Q1 has been a bigger box office hit. Played a cop with a dog called Hooch as his partner.

Tom Hanks

3. Born in Paddington in 1984. Is now a lieutenant and recently served in Afghanistan.

Prince Harry

4. Maggie Smith and Robbie Coltrane have starred in films about this character.

Harry Potter

5. Clint Eastwood played this San Francisco cop who did not abide by the rules.

Insp Harry Callahan or Dirty Harry.

6. Born 1706 in Essex, he was eventually hanged as a highwayman at York Racecourse.

Dick Turpin.

7. Author of 41 International Best-sellers. Became a thriller writer after ending a career as a jockey.

Dick Francis

8. Was one half of a famous cartoon duo who were always at loggerheads.

Tom & Jerry

9. Ex Liverpool school master who hosted, amongst others, Name That Tune.

Tom O’Connor

10. In Space Oddity by David Bowie, Ground Control lost contact with this astronaut.

Major Tom


Fashion.

1. Who is credited with inventing Jeans?

Levi Strauss

2. What were known as Oxford Bags?

Wide bottom trousers (I refused to accept just trousers in the Pub Quiz. A lot argued but I said they were wearing trousers but they were not Oxford Bags, so 'Nil Points')

3. Which popular 1960s TV series about the clothing industry starred Reg Varney and Miriam Karlin?

The Rag Trade

4. What is the name of the colour of the clothing supposedly worn by Robin Hood and his men, to match the forest in which they hid?
 
Lincoln Green

5. What is the name given to the Tweed Cloth made in the Scottish highlands of the Outer Hebrides?

Harris Tweed

6. On what part of the body is a wimple worn and who would normally be seen wearing it?

On the head, and worn by Nuns

7. Why did David and Elizabeth Emanuel make fashion headlines in the 1980s?

Designed Princess Diana’s Wedding Dress

8. What is the name of the women’s trousers which are made to look like a skirt?

Culottes

9. Which British group had a hit in 1966 with the song Dedicated Follower of Fashion?

The Kinks

10. Which article of clothing, worn by British soldiers during the Crimean War, was named after the Earl who commanded the Light Brigade at Balaclava?

Cardigan

Back next week with another one.
dave

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chrissie

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Re: Friday Quiz
« Reply #5 on: July 20, 2008, 05:09:18 PM »

 :doh:   <stamps feet>..... I KNEW they were wide bottomed trousers but I was saving on ink typing only trousers  :P

Also a wimple wasn't only worn by nuns but other women as well  :P  I know cos I wore one when I was a young gal in the 15th century..... so there!  :P  :lol: :lol:

Have you ever thrown anyone out for misbehaving in a quiz Dave..... well there's a first time for everything int there hehe.  Dare Ya!
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scottiesmum

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Re: Friday Quiz
« Reply #6 on: July 20, 2008, 06:08:17 PM »

I agree with Chrissie   >:D      and anyway   isn't 'wide bottom' discriminatory ?    :lol:
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Re: Friday Quiz
« Reply #7 on: July 21, 2008, 06:03:10 AM »

Dave,I only said trousers,but I'm not complaining,rules are rules.  :angel:    :D
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scottiesmum

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Re: Friday Quiz
« Reply #8 on: July 21, 2008, 07:50:30 AM »

Dave,I only said trousers,but I'm not complaining,rules are rules.  :angel:    :D


Just because you don't want sending to the naughty corner Unc !!   :D
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