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Fun Quiz: week 17 (answers)


RND 1

Name these famous Liverpool comedians and music artists

  • 1 Tom Oconnor 2 John Bishop 3 Stan Boardman 4 Les Dennis 5 Ken Dodd 6 Freddie Starr 7 Alexi Sayle 8 Mick Miller 9 Ricki Tomlonson 10 Arthur Askey 11 Paul OGrady 12Beatles Elvis Costello 14 Gerry & the pacemakers 15 Frankie goes to Hollywood 16 Atomic kitten 17 Swinging Blue Jeans 18 Cilla Black 19 Scaffold

RND 2

  • 10 TV shows by their drinking establishments [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will show you the names of 10 drinking or refreshment establishments from TV shows and the year the show was first broadcast; we’re looking for the title of the 10 corresponding shows that feature these drinking establishments.”]
    The Clues: Rovers Return Inn (1960) / The Woolpack (1972) / Café Nervosa (1993) / Central Perk (1994) / The Dog in the Pond (1995) / The Winchester Club (1979) / The Nag’s Head (1981) / The Garrison (2013) / Moe’s Tavern (1989) / Bada Bing! (1999)
    Answers: The shows: Coronation Street / Emmerdale / Frasier / Friends / Hollyoaks / Minder / Only Fools and Horses / Peaky Blinders / The Simpsons / The Sopranos 
  • 10 backing bands by their lead singers [“ the names of 10 lead singers; we’re looking for the names of the 10 backing bands that are most commonly associated with these singers.”]
    The clues: Nick Cave / Joan Jett / Ian Dury / Bill Haley / Bruce Springsteen / Tom Petty / Smokey Robinson / Huey Lewis / Gladys Knight / Bob Marley
    Answers: The Bad Seeds / The Blackhearts / The Blockheads / His Comets / The E Street Band / The Heartbreakers / The Miracles / The News / The Pips / The Wailers

 

RND 3

General knowledge

  1. What is the normal colour of sulphur? yellow
  2. Who was the first occupant of Poets Corner in Westminster Abbey?
  3. What is rupophobia the fear of? dirt/rubbish
  4. What is the common name of a poker hand containing 3 of a kind and a pair? full house
  5. K2, the world`s second highest mountain, is in which country? Pakistan
  6. In what 1977 film did John Travolta get his first starring role? Saturday Night Fever
  7. In which Italian city would you find the Uffizi Gallery? Florence
  8. What is Shakespeare`s longest play? Hamlet
  9. Lending her name to a famous sports manufacturer, who was the Greek Goddess of Victory? Nike
  10. In which country is the city of Mecca? Saudi Arabia
  11. From what country does the chihuahua dog originate? Mexico
  12. What nationality was the poet Dylan Thomas? Wales
  13. Who had a Top 10 hit in 1969 with `Pictures of Lily`? The Who
  14. Which sculptor created `The Thinker`? Rodin
  15. In what decade did the building of the Berlin wall begin? 60’s
  16. According to the Bible, what kind of bird did Noah first release from the Ark when the rain stopped? raven
  17. What is Paddington Bear`s favourite type of sandwiches? marmalade
  18. Which political party did American President Bill Clinton represent? Democrats
  19. What word is used to describe a group of ants? colony
  20. What religion are the Osmonds? Mormon

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