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dave.m

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Friday Quiz No.3
« on: November 07, 2008, 10:28:38 AM »

Another double round of brain teasers.

Round 2 should interest TD.

LETTERS & NUMBERS

(All the answers consist of a letter then a number)

1. In shipping, which abbreviation means "First class"?

2. Which is London's orbital motorway?

3. Paul Hewson is the lead singer with which group?

4. Which road is referred to as the Great North Road ?

5. What was the name of Clive Sinclair's battery powered tricycle?

6. The second highest mountain in the world?

7. Which document do employees receive at the end of the financial year?

8. Which aircraft was known as the Flying Fortress?

9. In Roman Numerals what is 501?

10. Which airship crashed in 1930 with the loss of 54 lives?  



BIRD CONNECTIONS

All the answers are connected with birds. (or is that an obviuos statement?)

1. Which Actor appeared in the films A Town Like Alice and The Trials of Oscar Wilde?

2. Who did the voice over of the genie in the movie Aladdin?

3. Which character did Jodie Foster play in the film Silence of the Lambs?

4. In which craft did Sir Donald Campbell die whilst endeavouring to set a water speed record on Coniston Water in 1967?

5. Who was BBC Radio One's first female DJ?

6. Which British magazine stopped publishing in 1984, after 104 years?

7. What is the name of the steam locomotive that has held the World Speed Record since July 1938?

8. Humphrey Bogart & Mary Astor starred in this 1941 crime thriller film.

9. What was hung around the neck of the Ancient Mariner?

10. The pop group Middle of the Road wrote and sang which No.1hit of 1971?

Good Luck.

Answers to confirm that you got them all right will be on Sunday.

dave


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Re: Friday Quiz No.3
« Reply #1 on: November 07, 2008, 06:03:20 PM »

Another double round of brain teasers.

Round 2 should interest TD.

LETTERS & NUMBERS

(All the answers consist of a letter then a number)

1. In shipping, which abbreviation means "First class"? 1st

2. Which is London's orbital motorway? M25

3. Paul Hewson is the lead singer with which group? U2

4. Which road is referred to as the Great North Road ? A1

5. What was the name of Clive Sinclair's battery powered tricycle? C5

6. The second highest mountain in the world? K2

7. Which document do employees receive at the end of the financial year? P60

8. Which aircraft was known as the Flying Fortress? B-17

9. In Roman Numerals what is 501?DI

10. Which airship crashed in 1930 with the loss of 54 lives?  Pass



BIRD CONNECTIONS

All the answers are connected with birds. (or is that an obviuos statement?)

1. Which Actor appeared in the films A Town Like Alice and The Trials of Oscar Wilde? Peter Finch

2. Who did the voice over of the genie in the movie Aladdin?Robin Williams

3. Which character did Jodie Foster play in the film Silence of the Lambs? Clarice Starling

4. In which craft did Sir Donald Campbell die whilst endeavouring to set a water speed record on Coniston Water in 1967? Bluebird

5. Who was BBC Radio One's first female DJ? Anne Nightingale

6. Which British magazine stopped publishing in 1984, after 104 years? Tit Bits

7. What is the name of the steam locomotive that has held the World Speed Record since July 1938?Mallard

8. Humphrey Bogart & Mary Astor starred in this 1941 crime thriller film.Maltese Falcon

9. What was hung around the neck of the Ancient Mariner? Dead Albartross

10. The pop group Middle of the Road wrote and sang which No.1hit of 1971?Chirp,Chirpy,Cheep,Cheep

Good Luck.

Answers to confirm that you got them all right will be on Sunday.

dave



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Re: Friday Quiz No.3
« Reply #2 on: November 07, 2008, 07:37:40 PM »

LETTERS & NUMBERS

(All the answers consist of a letter then a number)

1. In shipping, which abbreviation means "First class"?
A1?

2. Which is London's orbital motorway?
M25

3. Paul Hewson is the lead singer with which group?
U2

4. Which road is referred to as the Great North Road ?
A1

5. What was the name of Clive Sinclair's battery powered tricycle?
C5

6. The second highest mountain in the world?
K2

7. Which document do employees receive at the end of the financial year?
P60

8. Which aircraft was known as the Flying Fortress?
B-17

9. In Roman Numerals what is 501?
DI

10. Which airship crashed in 1930 with the loss of 54 lives? 
dunno



BIRD CONNECTIONS

All the answers are connected with birds. (or is that an obviuos statement?)

1. Which Actor appeared in the films A Town Like Alice and The Trials of Oscar Wilde?
Peter Finch

2. Who did the voice over of the genie in the movie Aladdin?
Robin Williams

3. Which character did Jodie Foster play in the film Silence of the Lambs?
Clarice Starling

4. In which craft did Sir Donald Campbell die whilst endeavouring to set a water speed record on Coniston Water in 1967?
The Bluebird

5. Who was BBC Radio One's first female DJ?
Annie Nightingale

6. Which British magazine stopped publishing in 1984, after 104 years?
no idea

7. What is the name of the steam locomotive that has held the World Speed Record since July 1938?
The Mallard

8. Humphrey Bogart & Mary Astor starred in this 1941 crime thriller film.
Maltese Falcon

9. What was hung around the neck of the Ancient Mariner?
A seagull?

10. The pop group Middle of the Road wrote and sang which No.1 hit of 1971?
Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep
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Re: Friday Quiz No.3
« Reply #3 on: November 08, 2008, 04:17:54 PM »

1. In shipping, which abbreviation means "First class"? A1?

2. Which is London's orbital motorway? M25

3. Paul Hewson is the lead singer with which group? U2? (it's the only one I've heard of)

4. Which road is referred to as the Great North Road ? A1

5. What was the name of Clive Sinclair's battery powered tricycle? C5

6. The second highest mountain in the world? K2

7. Which document do employees receive at the end of the financial year? P60

8. Which aircraft was known as the Flying Fortress? B17

9. In Roman Numerals what is 501? DI, but that's not a letter followed by a number

10. Which airship crashed in 1930 with the loss of 54 lives?  R101

BIRD CONNECTIONS

All the answers are connected with birds. (or is that an obvious statement?)

1. Which Actor appeared in the films A Town Like Alice and The Trials of Oscar Wilde? Peter Finch

2. Who did the voice over of the genie in the movie Aladdin? Robin Williams

3. Which character did Jodie Foster play in the film Silence of the Lambs? Clarice Starling

4. In which craft did Sir Donald Campbell die whilst endeavouring to set a water speed record on Coniston Water in 1967? Bluebird

5. Who was BBC Radio One's first female DJ? Annie Nightingale

6. Which British magazine stopped publishing in 1984, after 104 years? No idea

7. What is the name of the steam locomotive that has held the World Speed Record since July 1938? Mallard

8. Humphrey Bogart & Mary Astor starred in this 1941 crime thriller film. The Maltese Falcon

9. What was hung around the neck of the Ancient Mariner? Albatross

10. The pop group Middle of the Road wrote and sang which No.1hit of 1971? Chirpy chirpy cheep cheep (!)
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Re: Friday Quiz No.3
« Reply #4 on: November 09, 2008, 01:29:25 PM »

LETTERS & NUMBERS

1. In shipping, which abbreviation means "First class"?
A1

2. Which is London's orbital motorway?
M25

3. Paul Hewson is the lead singer with which group?
U2

4. Which road is referred to as the Great North Road ?
A1

5. What was the name of Clive Sinclair's battery powered tricycle?
C5

6. The second highest mountain in the world?
K2

7. Which document do employees receive at the end of the financial year?
P60

8. Which aircraft was known as the Flying Fortress?
Pass

9. In Roman Numerals what is 501?
DI

10. Which airship crashed in 1930 with the loss of 54 lives?
Pass



BIRD CONNECTIONS

All the answers are connected with birds. (or is that an obviuos statement?)

1. Which Actor appeared in the films A Town Like Alice and The Trials of Oscar Wilde?
Pass

2. Who did the voice over of the genie in the movie Aladdin?
Robin Williams

3. Which character did Jodie Foster play in the film Silence of the Lambs?
Forgotten :/


4. In which craft did Sir Donald Campbell die whilst endeavouring to set a water speed record on Coniston Water in 1967?
Bluebird

5. Who was BBC Radio One's first female DJ?
Annie Nightingale

6. Which British magazine stopped publishing in 1984, after 104 years?
Pass

7. What is the name of the steam locomotive that has held the World Speed Record since July 1938?
Pass

8. Humphrey Bogart & Mary Astor starred in this 1941 crime thriller film.
Guess - To kill a mockingbird

9. What was hung around the neck of the Ancient Mariner?
Dead albatross

10. The pop group Middle of the Road wrote and sang which No.1hit of 1971?
Pass
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Re: Friday Quiz No.3
« Reply #5 on: November 09, 2008, 02:34:43 PM »

Letters & Numbers

1. In shipping, which abbreviation means "First class"?

A1

2. Which is London's orbital motorway?

M25

3. Paul Hewson is the lead singer with which group?

U2

4. Which road is referred to as the Great North Road ?

A1

5. What was the name of Clive Sinclair's battery powered tricycle?

C5

6. The second highest mountain in the world?

K2

7. Which document do employees receive at the end of the financial year?

P60

8. Which aircraft was known as the Flying Fortress?

B17

9. In Roman Numerals what is 501?

D1 or DI

10. Which airship crashed in 1930 with the loss of 54 lives?  

R101


Bird Connections
All the answers are connected with birds.

1. Which Actor appeared in the films A Town Like Alice and The Trials of Oscar Wilde?

Peter Finch.

2. Who did the voice over of the genie in the movie Aladdin?

Robin Williams.

3. Which character did Jodie Foster play in the film Silence of the Lambs?

Clarice Starling

4. In which craft did Sir Donald Campbell die whilst endeavouring to set a water speed record on Coniston Water in 1967?

Bluebird.

5. Who was BBC Radio One's first female DJ?

Ann Nightingale.

6. Which British magazine stopped publishing in 1984, after 104 years?

Tit Bits.

7. What is the name of the steam locomotive that has held the World Speed Record since July 1938?

Mallard

8. Humphrey Bogart & Mary Astor starred in this 1941 crime thriller film.

The Maltese Falcon

9. What was hung around the neck of the Ancient Mariner?

A Dead Albatross.

10. The pop group Middle of the Road wrote and sang which No.1hit of 1971?

Chirpy, Chirpy, Cheep-Cheep


Some very good scores, Well done everybody.

Memo: Make 'em harder next week.

dave

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Re: Friday Quiz No.3
« Reply #6 on: November 09, 2008, 02:55:41 PM »

Thanks Dave... I'd totally forgotten about Tit Bits magazine, and I'd never heard of the R101 airship.
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Re: Friday Quiz No.3
« Reply #7 on: November 10, 2008, 09:20:40 AM »

Thanks Dave. ;)

R 101,should have known that.  :-[
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Re: Friday Quiz No.3
« Reply #8 on: November 10, 2008, 11:55:27 AM »

I didnt do too well with the birds  :-\
"Clarice Starling " - of course - that was bugging me but I couldnt remember.

Thanks dave
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