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Category Archives: Pub Quiz with Lunch
Thanks again to David Rose who keeps us supplied with an excellent month’s puzzle was as follows:
FAMOUS NAMES OF THE PAST ANAGRAMS
1. MARRY NO OILMEN (7,6) (actress)
2. HOMBURG THERAPY (8,6) (actor)
3. TEN ELITE BRAINS (6,8) (physicist)
4. A COOL ROMP (5,4) (explorer)
5. ADMONISH TOES (6,6) (inventor)
6. SILVERY SLEEP (5,7) (singer/actor)
7. ART CHEF HID CLOCK (6,9) (director)
8. A WALTZ OR FUN GAMES GO MAD (8,7,6) (composer)
9. EXTERNAL HATE RAGED (9,3,5) (conqueror)
10. CASUAL JURIES (6,6) (emperor)
11. PUBLIC SO MUCH SHORTER (11,8) (explorer)
12. PEARL COAT (9) (queen)
13. LOCATED MENU (6,5) (painter)
14. ERA LOST IT (9) (Greek philosopher)
15. HERO GETS IN WAGGON (6,10) (former US president)
16. LIKE A WEE SHRIMP ALAS (7,11) (playwright)
1. MARILYN MONROE
2. HUMPHREY BOGART
3. ALBERT EINSTEIN
4. MARCO POLO
5. THOMAS EDISON
6. ELVIS PRESLEY
7. ALFRED HITCHCOCK
8. WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART
9. ALEXANDER THE GREAT
10. JULIUS CAESAR
11. CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS
13. CLAUDE MONET
15. GEORGE WASHINGTON
16. WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
And now try this Christmas quiz – most questions will not tax your brain!
1. Which Rat Pack member died on Christmas Day,1995 aged 78?
2. What were the names of the three wise men?
3. Which Dr Seuss character lives near Whoville and tries to steal Christmas?
4. Father Christmas, Santa Claus, there are many names for the jolly fellow all over the world, but what is he called in Germany?
5. Who was King of Judaea at the time of Jesus’ birth?
6. Who directed ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ starring Jimmy Stewart?
7. What is the surname of the family in Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol?
8. Who invented the Christmas cracker and when?
9. On what date does the Feast of Stephen fall?
10. Which country’s parliament abolished Christmas in 1640 and only re-instated it as a public holiday in 1958?
11. Which Bruce Willis film is based around a Christmas Eve office party that it is hijacked by terrorists?
12. What is the name of the traditional Italian Christmas cake?
13. By the end of which date should all Christmas decorations be removed so as to not bring bad luck?
14. What is the star sign of a person born on 25th December?
15. 26th December is known as Boxing Day and which saint’s day?
16. True or False – if you add together all the gifts in the song The Twelve Days of Christmas you get 363 gifts.
17. The German song, ‘Oh Tannenbaum’ is about what object?
18. In which Christmas song do ‘Treetops glisten and children listen to hear sleigh bells in the snow’?
19. What number of pipers piping are there in the 12 days of Christmas?
20. What instrument do Greek children play when singing the traditional Kalanda songs?
21. Clement Moore wrote the poem ‘A Visit From St Nicholas’, but it is better known by its first line. What is it?
22. The song Mary’s Boy Child reached No. 1 twice in the UK charts – name both acts who performed it?
23. What is the greatest selling Christmas single of all time?
24. Who wrote the book “The Snowman”?
PUB QUIZ – Thanks again to David Rose who keeps us supplied with a good quiz on line each month. The answers to last month’s Dingbat puzzle was as follows:-
1. OK by me
2. Hot under the collar
3. Oliver Twist
4. Holy Water
5. High income tax bracket
6. High explosive
7. Headless horseman
8. Half baked
10. Out of sight, out of mind
11. Long John Silver
12 Making a monkey out of him
And for a change why not give this brain taxing puzzle a try?
FAMOUS NAMES OF THE PAST ANAGRAMS
MARRY NO OILMEN (7,6) (actress)
HOMBURG THERAPY (8,6) (actor)
TEN ELITE BRAINS (6,8) (physicist)
A COOL ROMP (5,4) (explorer)
ADMONISH TOES (6,6) (inventor)
SILVERY SLEEP (5,7) (singer/actor)
ART CHEF HID CLOCK (6,9) (director)
A WALTZ OR FUN GAMES GO MAD (8,7,6) (composer)
EXTERNAL HATE RAGED (9,3,5) (conqueror)
CASUAL JURIES (6,6) (emperor)
PUBLIC SO MUCH SHORTER (11,8) (explorer)
PEARL COAT (9) (queen)
LOCATED MENU (6,5) (painter)
ERA LOST IT (9) (Greek philosopher)
HERO GETS IN WAGGON (6,10) (former US president)
LIKE A WEE SHRIMP ALAS (7,11) (playwright)
The answers to last month’s puzzle in the Newsletter was a bit easier in that every picture clue had a “very loose” connection with the word “One” as follows:
1 One for sorrow
2. Wonder Woman
3. 101 Dalmations
5. One armed bandit
6. One bad apple
7. One man band
8. One night stand
9. World War I
10 Stevie Wonder
11. Wonder Bra
12. One more night
14. One Direction
15. One horse race
16. One way street
17. Once upon a time
18. Willy Wonka
19. One way ticket
20. Tae kwondo
21. Wanted poster
22. One too many
23. One eyed monster
24. One flew over the cuckoo’s nest
And for a change why not give this non-brain taxing puzzle a try?
Thanks again to David Rose who keeps us supplied with a good quiz on line each month. The answers to last month’s film names puzzle are given below and yes, it was a bit hard and some films I’d never heard of but at least you exercised your brain!
1.The Shape of Water (2017)
2. Titanic (1997)
3. La La Land (2016)
4. Amélie (2001)
5. Grease (1978)
6. Pretty Woman (1990)
7. My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002)
8. 500 Days of Summer (2009)
9. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
10. Say Anything (1989)
11. A Star Is Born (2018)
12. There’s Something About Mary (1998)
13. Breakfast at Tiffany’s (1961)
14. 10 Things I Hate About You (1999)
15. Brokeback Mountain (2005)
16. The Notebook (2004)
17. Juno (2007)
18. Ghost (1990)
19. Casablanca (1942)
20. When Harry Met Sally (1989
And Finally –
Anyone know if Amazon are selling any of these which I want to get to make sure everyone is social distancing from me when I take the plunge to go into Hucknall again; however, there may be a problem being allowed on to the Connect bus! I know we are all fed up with the current situation but it helps to know you have friends at the end of the phone who are keeping us up to date with news and making us feel not so lonely. Please take care and hope to see you all soon
Thanks again to David Rose who keeps us supplied with a good quiz on line each month.
The answers to last month’s Crossword puzzle are given below.
And the puzzle for this month is identify 20 Romantic Movies from the pictures below: