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dave.m

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Friday Quiz.
« on: August 10, 2007, 10:58:09 AM »

Hi All,
No searching and post what you think are the right answers.
Quiz 17
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1. In 1958 Cliff Richard had his first hit single with which record?


2. In which year? The film Grease was released and Kate Bush had a UK No. 1 with Wuthering Heights.
1976, 1977, 1978?


3. Which character did Harold Sakata play in Goldfinger?


4. On the telly recently with Mum and Dad, Posh and Becks, but can you name the three young Beckhams?


5. In which country are the Apennines?


6. If a metal is ‘ductile’ what special property does it possess?


7. In which country is the site of the Chernobyl nuclear reactor?


8. Kirsch is a spirit made from which fruit?


9. The Society of Friends are now better known as what?


10. Who wrote the songs for the Wombles?


Answers Saturday (when I sober up  :no:).

dave
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scottiesmum

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Re: Friday Quiz.
« Reply #1 on: August 10, 2007, 12:21:55 PM »

1. In 1958 Cliff Richard had his first hit single with which record?           MOVE IT       (YUCK   :no:)


2. In which year? The film Grease was released and Kate Bush had a UK No. 1 with Wuthering Heights.
1976, 1977, 1978?                                                                                                                                           1978


3. Which character did Harold Sakata play in Goldfinger?                 ODDJOB


4. On the telly recently with Mum and Dad, Posh and Becks, but can you name the three young Beckhams?    BROOKLYN, ROMEO,  CRUZ


5. In which country are the Apennines?                                          ITALY


6. If a metal is ‘ductile’ what special property does it possess?      sounds like tactile .... so does it bend easily ?


7. In which country is the site of the Chernobyl nuclear reactor?    UKRAINE


8. Kirsch is a spirit made from which fruit?    CHERRIES


9. The Society of Friends are now better known as what?   THE QUAKERS


10. Who wrote the songs for the Wombles?          was it MIKE BATT ?

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Re: Friday Quiz.
« Reply #2 on: August 10, 2007, 12:45:54 PM »

Greetings Quizmeister,  :graduate:

Apologies for missing your last couple - since 13 July quiz, I think, but I've been away  8) ..... Therapy is so much more fun than it used to be......  :P

1.   Move it
2.   1978
3.   Odd Job
4.   Brookly, Romeo, Cruz (how sad that I know them!)
5.   Italy
6.   Is it made from ducks? … bendy?
7.   At the time – USSR.  Now… Ukraine?
8.   Cherry
9.   OTF Forum? Something religious, but can’t remember…
10.   Mike Batt

What about name the Wombles for a tie-breaker?

Warning - while you were reading a new reply has been posted. You may wish to review your post.

Who posted first!  Ha!  Might have known...... Quakers - nice one, Kate - do they make oats?  ;D
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Re: Friday Quiz.
« Reply #3 on: August 10, 2007, 12:47:17 PM »

1. In 1958 Cliff Richard had his first hit single with which record?           MOVE IT       (YUCK   :no:)

You mean you're not a Cliff fan?  Hmmm, interesting......  ;)
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scottiesmum

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Re: Friday Quiz.
« Reply #4 on: August 10, 2007, 01:03:38 PM »

Hi John,    NO I'm definitely NOT a Cliff fan    yuck yuck and more yuck   :o  I feel better now !!! :D


I knew the Quakers answer because hubby was educated at a Quaker School  .............   and he does like his oats   :P :-[ :lol:


Did you do any where good for the therapy ?   :)




Kitz ...if you think that's a bit of a risqué comment  do delete it  ...sorry I forgot !! :-[
« Last Edit: August 10, 2007, 01:09:26 PM by scottiesmum »
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Re: Friday Quiz.
« Reply #5 on: August 10, 2007, 01:12:12 PM »

1) Living Doll

2) 1976

3) Oddjob

4) Brooklyn, Romeo, ?

5) Italy

6) Can be stretched

7) Ukraine

8) Cherry

9) Quakers

10) Mike Batt

Tiebreaker) 1820
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Re: Friday Quiz.
« Reply #6 on: August 10, 2007, 02:32:54 PM »

Quiz 17
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1. In 1958 Cliff Richard had his first hit single with which record?

Pass

2. In which year? The film Grease was released and Kate Bush had a UK No. 1 with Wuthering Heights.
1976, 1977, 1978?

1978


3. Which character did Harold Sakata play in Goldfinger?

Pass Never watched a James Bond  :P


4. On the telly recently with Mum and Dad, Posh and Becks, but can you name the three young Beckhams?

Brooklyn, Romeo, Cruz [I'm a bit worried that I knew that  ???]


5. In which country are the Apennines?

Italy

6. If a metal is ‘ductile’ what special property does it possess?

It can be stretched

7. In which country is the site of the Chernobyl nuclear reactor?

Russia

8. Kirsch is a spirit made from which fruit?

Cherry

9. The Society of Friends are now better known as what?

Guessing Quakers

10. Who wrote the songs for the Wombles?

Mike Batt [worried that I knew that too  :lol:]


Thanks Dave  ;D



Edit:  Blimey, now I've looked at the rest I'm agreeing a lot for a change  8)

« Last Edit: August 10, 2007, 02:35:59 PM by Achilles Last Stand »
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Re: Friday Quiz.
« Reply #7 on: August 10, 2007, 03:04:39 PM »

1. Before my time.. Living Doll?
2. Remember singing that at school - 1978.
3. - 
4. Brooklyn, Cruz
5. Italy
6. Flexible
7. Home of our spammer friends - Ukraine but IIRC back then it was part of the USSR?
8. Easy cause I love the stuff - (black) cherries.
9. -
10. underground, overground, wombelling free - Mike Batt
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Re: Friday Quiz.
« Reply #8 on: August 10, 2007, 03:32:38 PM »

1. In 1958 Cliff Richard had his first hit single with which record?
Move it.

2. In which year? The film Grease was released and Kate Bush had a UK No. 1 with Wuthering Heights.
1976, 1977, 1978?
1978

3. Which character did Harold Sakata play in Goldfinger?
Oddjob

4. On the telly recently with Mum and Dad, Posh and Becks, but can you name the three young Beckhams?
Who are the Beckhams?

5. In which country are the Apennines?
Italy

6. If a metal is ‘ductile’ what special property does it possess?
Capable of being drawn into a wire

7. In which country is the site of the Chernobyl nuclear reactor?
Ukraine

8. Kirsch is a spirit made from which fruit?
Cherries

9. The Society of Friends are now better known as what?
Quakers

10. Who wrote the songs for the Wombles?
Pass

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Re: Friday Quiz.
« Reply #9 on: August 10, 2007, 05:26:23 PM »

1. In 1958 Cliff Richard had his first hit single with which record?
Move It

2. In which year? The film Grease was released and Kate Bush had a UK No. 1 with Wuthering Heights.
1976, 1977, 1978?
1978

3. Which character did Harold Sakata play in Goldfinger?
No idea.

4. On the telly recently with Mum and Dad, Posh and Becks, but can you name the three young Beckhams?
Romeo, Brooklyn, and the other one

5. In which country are the Apennines?
Italy

6. If a metal is ‘ductile’ what special property does it possess?
Can be easily extruded (drawn out into thinner strips)

7. In which country is the site of the Chernobyl nuclear reactor?
Ukraine?

8. Kirsch is a spirit made from which fruit?
Cherries

9. The Society of Friends are now better known as what?
Quakers - they make very good porridge

10. Who wrote the songs for the Wombles?
Mike Batt
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Re: Friday Quiz.
« Reply #10 on: August 10, 2007, 06:13:48 PM »

Quakers make good chocolate too I think - aren't they the Cadbury founders?   :clap2:
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Re: Friday Quiz.
« Reply #11 on: August 10, 2007, 06:21:14 PM »

Yes Steph Cadbury's founders were Quakers   ........I bet they are not too impressed with the Ecoli mess of late  :(
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Re: Friday Quiz.
« Reply #12 on: August 10, 2007, 08:33:01 PM »

Some very good answers this week and it could be a close call so here is a tie breaker:

Tie Breaker.
In what year was Spencer Perceval, the only British Prime Minister to be assassinated (so far), killed?

Nearest to the year.
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Re: Friday Quiz.
« Reply #13 on: August 10, 2007, 08:37:12 PM »

Good quiz this week dave.  A couple that had me racking my brains thinking back..  a couple that I knew for sure..  and a couple of which I had absolutely no idea.

(The tie breaker being one of them)  :lol:
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Re: Friday Quiz.
« Reply #14 on: August 10, 2007, 09:23:28 PM »

Same  as the Overture    ...that's how I remember ....1812.   
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