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Friday Quiz 21 POT LUCK.
« on: September 07, 2007, 08:00:35 AM »

Courtesy of Dave as usual  ;D

1) Patrick Kielty presented which show on ITV that was marketed as a rival to C4’s Big Brother?

2) Fiona Bruce is to take over presenting which show from Michael Aspel?

3) Graham Norton appeared in the series ‘Father Ted’ in the 1990s, what was the name of his character?

4) The actress who plays Commander Clare Blake appeared regularly in which TV soap?

5) Former ‘spin doctor’, Alistair Campbell was, prior to working for the government, a journalist with which newspaper?

6) What year did Blondie have a hit with Heart of Glass, and Mother Tersa was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize? A) 1975, B) 1977, C) 1979.

7) Boris Becker won Wimbledon at the age of 17 and Madge had her first No. 1 with ‘Into The Groove‘. When? A) 1985, B) 1986, C) 1987.

8) Billy Elliot was a hit at the cinema and the Queen Mother was 100 years old. Which year?
A) 1999, B) 2000, C) 2001.

9) What children’s TV program links the following: Peter Sellers, Joanna Lumley, Bernard Cribbins and Prince Charles?

Now An Easy One.

10) The committee voted for three candidates. Susie got two thirds of the votes, Vera got a quarter and Emily got the remaining three votes. How many votes were cast?

Tie breaker.
From the 1970s, what day and what time was Crackerjack screened?
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Good luck folks!
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Re: Friday Quiz 21 POT LUCK.
« Reply #1 on: September 07, 2007, 09:41:56 AM »

1) Patrick Kielty presented which show on ITV that was marketed as a rival to C4’s Big Brother?

No idea

2) Fiona Bruce is to take over presenting which show from Michael Aspel?

I thought Michael Aspel was dead

3) Graham Norton appeared in the series ‘Father Ted’ in the 1990s, what was the name of his character?

Dunno

4) The actress who plays Commander Clare Blake appeared regularly in which TV soap?

Brookside?

5) Former ‘spin doctor’, Alistair Campbell was, prior to working for the government, a journalist with which newspaper?

The Mirror

6) What year did Blondie have a hit with Heart of Glass, and Mother Tersa was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize? A) 1975, B) 1977, C) 1979.

1979

7) Boris Becker won Wimbledon at the age of 17 and Madge had her first No. 1 with ‘Into The Groove‘. When? A) 1985, B) 1986, C) 1987.

1985 (that song should have been the theme for advertising loo paper)

8 ) Cool Billy Elliot was a hit at the cinema and the Queen Mother was 100 years old. Which year?
A) 1999, B) 2000, C) 2001.

b) 2000

9) What children’s TV program links the following: Peter Sellers, Joanna Lumley, Bernard Cribbins and Prince Charles?
Jackanory?

Now An Easy One.

10) The committee voted for three candidates. Susie got two thirds of the votes, Vera got a quarter and Emily got the remaining three votes. How many votes were cast?

36 (whew, had to dig up some algebra there)

Tie breaker.
From the 1970s, what day and what time was Crackerjack screened?

"It's Friday, it's five to five, and it's Crackerjack!"
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Re: Friday Quiz 21 POT LUCK.
« Reply #2 on: September 07, 2007, 09:59:24 AM »

1. That stupid Love Island thingy
2. Pass
3. Pass
4. Brookie (gawd what happened to that -  mmmmm.... what happened to Barry Grant?)
5. Guardian?
6. 1979
7. 1986 ?
8. 2000
9. Jackanory
10. 36


Its Friday, its 5 o'clock, its crackerjack
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Re: Friday Quiz 21 POT LUCK.
« Reply #3 on: September 07, 2007, 10:49:57 AM »

1. Love Island
2. Antiques Roadshow
3.
4.
5. Daily Mirror
6.
7. 1985
8. 2000
9. Jackanory
10. 36

Dunno
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Re: Friday Quiz 21 POT LUCK.
« Reply #4 on: September 07, 2007, 11:15:24 AM »

) Patrick Kielty presented which show on ITV that was marketed as a rival to C4’s Big Brother?   PASS

2) Fiona Bruce is to take over presenting which show from Michael Aspel?    I don't know but she seems to be taking over everything !!

3) Graham Norton appeared in the series ‘Father Ted’ in the 1990s, what was the name of his character? PASS   couldn't stand the programme after the first 5 mins!!! sorry!!!

4) The actress who plays Commander Clare Blake appeared regularly in which TV soap?         AMANDA BURTON ..........   oops  Brookside

5) Former ‘spin doctor’, Alistair Campbell was, prior to working for the government, a journalist with which newspaper?  well it MUST be a tabloid and listening to his language probably the Mirror

6) What year did Blondie have a hit with Heart of Glass, and Mother Tersa was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize? A) 1975, B) 1977, C) 1979.    1979

7) Boris Becker won Wimbledon at the age of 17 and Madge had her first No. 1 with ‘Into The Groove‘. When? A) 1985, B) 1986, C) 1987.    1985

Cool Billy Elliot was a hit at the cinema and the Queen Mother was 100 years old. Which year?
A) 1999, B) 2000, C) 2001.               2000

9) What children’s TV program links the following: Peter Sellers, Joanna Lumley, Bernard Cribbins and Prince Charles?    missed this one !! PASS

Now An Easy One.

10) The committee voted for three candidates. Susie got two thirds of the votes, Vera got a quarter and Emily got the remaining three votes. How many votes were cast?         36

Tie breaker.
From the 1970s, what day and what time was Crackerjack screened?  PASS


Thanks Steph  (aka Dave ;D)
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Re: Friday Quiz 21 POT LUCK.
« Reply #5 on: September 08, 2007, 06:03:12 PM »

Here are the answers:


1) Patrick Kielty presented which show on ITV that was marketed as a rival to C4’s Big Brother?

Love Island (formerly Celebrity Love Island).

2) Fiona Bruce is to take over presenting which show from Michael Aspel?

Antiques Roadshow.

3) Graham Norton appeared in the series ‘Father Ted’ in the 1990s, what was the name of his character?

Father Noel Furlong.

4) The actress who plays Commander Clare Blake appeared regularly in which TV soap?

Brookside.

5) Former ‘spin doctor’, Alistair Campbell was, prior to working for the government, a journalist with which newspaper?

Daily Mirror.

6) What year did Blondie have a hit with Heart of Glass, and Mother Tersa was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize? A) 1975, B) 1977, C) 1979.

C) 1979.

7) Boris Becker won Wimbledon at the age of 17 and Madge had her first No. 1 with ‘Into The Groove‘. When? A) 1985, B) 1986, C) 1987.

A) 1985.

8) Billy Elliot was a hit at the cinema and the Queen Mother was 100 years old. Which year?
A) 1999, B) 2000, C) 2001.

B) 2000.

9) What children’s TV program links the following: Peter Sellers, Joanna Lumley, Bernard Cribbins and Prince Charles?

Jackonory. They have all read a story on the show.

Now An Easy One.

10) The committee voted for three candidates. Susie got two thirds of the votes, Vera got a quarter and Emily got the remaining three votes. How many votes were cast?

36.

Tie breaker.
From the 1970s, what day and what time was Crackerjack screened?

Friday at 4-55. “It’s Friday, it’s five to five, it’s Crackerjack”.


Well done folks


Thanks Dave  ;)
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Re: Friday Quiz 21 POT LUCK.
« Reply #6 on: September 09, 2007, 08:14:47 AM »

Thanks Steph    and  Dave  ..... :)
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Re: Friday Quiz 21 POT LUCK.
« Reply #7 on: September 09, 2007, 10:53:42 AM »

>> Thanks Steph    and  Dave 

Yes, thank yee to the both of you  :thumbs:
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