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Pub Quiz and Lunch group

Unfortunately due to group size restrictions we are not able to re-start the Pub Quiz at the Nabb Inn but hopefully who knows, by autumn, we may be able to do it.

Here are the answers to the General Knowledge quiz from last month:-

1. Which German word means lightning war? Blitzkrieg
2. Can you name the rather tall co-presenter of the BBC One television quiz show Pointless? Richard Osman
3. What name links the rugby playing husband of Charlotte Church to the creator of The Muppets? Henson
4. The last British monarch to be born outside Great Britain? George II (born 1683 in Hanover)
5. Which British television series was filmed at Weald & Downland Living Museum in West Sussex? The Repair Shop
6. What did Ian Dury and the Blockheads want to be hit with? Rhythm Stick (“Hit Me with Your Rhythm Stick”)
7. Human cells normally contain how many pairs of chromosomes? 23 pairs of chromosomes (for a total of 46)
8. What is the name of Joe Biden’s wife? Jill Biden
9. What’s the name of the tallest of all penguin species? Emperor Penguin
10. What name is shared by a fictional plantation and the eldest daughter of Joan Collins? Tara (which is the plantation from “Gone With the Wind” and Tara Newley)
11. In which decade was the Sydney Opera House formally opened? 1970s (October 1973)
12. Which famous American company has supplied the Presidential helicopter since 1957? Sikorsky
13. Which actor was dubbed the muscles from Brussels? Jean Claude Van Damme
14. In miles per hour, maximum speed limit mobility scooters are allowed to do on UK roads? 8 miles per hour
15. What does a Brannock Device measure? Shoe size or feet
16. An ice giant is a giant planet composed mainly of elements heavier than hydrogen and helium. There are two ice giants in the Solar System, can you name both? Uranus and Neptune
17. Who starred in the sitcom Nearest and Dearest with Hylda Baker and played Cannonball Lee in the 1990 film The Krays? Jimmy Jewel
18. Which Jane Austen novel tells the story of naive young Catherine Morland and her journey to a better understanding of herself and of the world around her? Northanger Abbey
19. Which 3-digit number, particularly in America, is cannabis culture slang for marijuana? 420
20. Name the world’s lowest lying capital city, it sits 28 metres below sea level? Baku (the capital of Azerbaijan on the Caspian Sea)

And for July here’s another quiz to keep you going.

1. If you are in the capital city of Port au Prince, in which country are you?
2. Which train service connects London to Paris?
3. What colour is the Northern Line on the London Underground?
4. In which city is “101 Dalmatians” set?
5. What is the most common metal found in the Earth’s crust?
6. Where would you be if you were walking along latitude 66 degrees 32 minutes North?
7. In which park would you find London Zoo?
8. Which battle took place on October 21st 1805?
9. Who was the first man to fly solo across the Atlantic?
10. Which 1984 film tells the story of Cambodian journalist, Dith Pran?
11. When was Nelson Mandela released from prison after 27 years of incarceration?
12. Which of the Kray brothers died in prison?
13. In which year did Queen Victoria die?
14. What is the medical term for the study of the brain and nervous system?
15. Where in the body would you find ‘The Bowman’s Capsule’?
16. Linseed oil comes from which plant?
17. Red Iron Oxide is more commonly known as what?
18. What is the main metallic element in bronze?
19. Which gas makes fizzy drinks fizzy?
20. On which day of the year does the oyster season officially start in the UK?
21. What is a sad anagram of GYRATED?
22. What is the name of the website where you can buy and sell ONLY handmade or vintage craft items?
23. How would you write the number 7 in binary code?
24. What is the 6th planet in our Solar System?
25. Who wrote “The Horse-dealer’s Daughter”?

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Pub Quiz

Hopefully we may be able to re-start the Pub Quiz & Lunch at the Nabb Inn possibly in July but I will contact everyone nearer the date.

Answers to the cryptic clue quiz for May on Flowers & Herbs
1. This flower is one in the eye for the girl? IRIS
2. Got Up? ROSE
3. Please remember me? FORGET ME NOT
4. Fashionable feline? DANDELION
5. Cunning animal’s hand warmer? FOXGLOVE
6. Bovine error? COWSLIP
7. Wed Precious Metal? MARIGOLD
8. Spring Month? MAYFLOWER
9. Sad Ringer? BLUEBELL
10. Vehicle State? CARNATION
11. Duration? THYME
12. Bill sounds like a nice fellow? SWEET WILLIAM
13. Industrious Queen? BUSY LIZZIE
14. Receptacle for dairy product? BUTTERCUP
15. Used in thickening sauces? CORNFLOWER
16. Mrs Bucket’s first name? HYACINTH
17. Enclosure in criminal court for prisoner? DOCK
18. A nice pad on a lake? LILY
19. A Vicious Welsh emblem? SNAP DRAGON
20. A wise old herb? SAGE

Here’s a General Knowledge quiz to pass the time away during June.

1. Which German word means lightning war?
2. Can you name the rather tall co-presenter of the BBC One television quiz show Pointless?
3. What name links the former rugby playing husband of Charlotte Church to the creator of The Muppets?
4. Name the last British monarch to be born outside Great Britain?
5. Which British television series is filmed at Weald and Downland Living Museum in Singleton, West Sussex?
6. What did Ian Dury and the Blockheads want to be hit with?
7. Human cells normally contain how many pairs of chromosomes?
8. What is the name of Joe Biden’s wife?
9. What’s the name of the tallest of all penguin species?
10. What name is shared by a fictional plantation and the eldest daughter of Joan Collins?
11. Designed by Danish architect Jorn Utzon, in which decade was the Sydney Opera House formally opened?
12. Which famous American company has supplied the Presidential helicopter since 1957?
13. Which actor was dubbed the muscles from Brussels?
14. In miles per hour, what’s the maximum speed limit that mobility scooters are allowed to do on UK roads? (Hint: if you need a clue, it’s either 8, 12, 14 or 16 mile per hour)
15. What does a Brannock Device measure?
16. An ice giant is a giant planet composed mainly of elements heavier than hydrogen and helium. There are two ice giants in the Solar System, can you name both?
17. Who starred in the sitcom Nearest and Dearest with Hylda Baker and played Cannonball Lee in the 1990 film The Krays?
18. Which Jane Austen novel tells the story of naive young Catherine Morland and her journey to a better understanding of herself and of the world around her?
19. Which 3-digit number, particularly in America, is cannabis culture slang for marijuana?
20. Name the world’s lowest lying capital city, it sits an amazing 28 metres below sea level?

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Pub Quiz

April Pub Quiz – Cryptic Animals Answers

1. Result of a sore throat – Horse
2. A bit of a wrench – Monkey
3. Monty’s soldier Desert – Rat
4. Not colder, I think I hear? – Otter
5. These were filmed in the mist? – Gorilla
6. Hard to hit the ball without one of these? – Bat
7. Tony used to think Frosties where grrrrrreat? – Tiger
8. When their tails up, they can cause quite a stink? – Skunk
9. Troy Tempest used to command one of these? – Stingray
10. Naked – Bear
11. Used to lock up the Urine? – Kiwi
12. A dance where you need to follow? – Conger (eel)
13. A shy fish? – Koi Carp
14. This bird used to be great for Guinness? – Toucan
15. A Roman soldier would die for this standard? – Eagle
16. Not the most sensible thing to put down your trousers? – Ferret
17. Pulled? – Toad
18. Take the red out of this misleading clue – Herring
19. Boy George thought this animal really had Karma! – Chameleon
20. Simples! – Meerkat

And another cryptic clue quiz for May on Flowers & Herbs

1. This flower is one in the eye for the girl?
2. Got Up?
3. Please remember me?
4. Fashionable feline?
5. Cunning animals hand warmer?
6. Bovine Error?
7. Wed Precious Metal?
8. Spring Month?
9. Sad Ringer?
10. Vehicle State?
11. Duration?
12. Bill sounds like a nice fellow?
13. Industrious Queen?
14. Receptacle for dairy product?
15. Used in thickening sauces?
16. Mrs Bucket’s first name?
17. Enclosure in criminal court for prisoner?
18. A nice pad on a lake?
19. A Vicious Welsh emblem?
20. A wise old herb?

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Pub Quiz

PUB QUIZ – Here are the MARCH PUB QUIZ ANSWERS

SECTION ONE – PEOPLE
1. Who rode his ‘Funky Moped’ to No 5 in the UK charts in 1975? Jasper Carrott
2. What are the surnames of the 3 tenors?(1 point for each) Pavarotti, Domingo, Carrera
3. Who wrote and illustrated the children’s book, ‘The Snowman’? Raymond Briggs
4. What was the name of A.A. Milnes’ son? Christopher Robin
5. Who was the captain of ‘The Black Pig’? Captain Pugwash
6. What nationality was the magician and escapologist, Harry Houdini? American
7. Which month in 1969 did Neil Armstrong first stand on the moon? July

SECTION TWO – GEOGRAPHY

8. Which explorer discovered the Hawaiian Islands? Captain Cook
9. In which modern country are the ruins of Troy? Turkey
10. What TV series was set on Craggy Island? Father Ted
11. Which river runs through Baghdad? Tigris
12. On what street in London would you find The Bank of England?Threadneedle St.
13. The A1 road starts in London and finishes in which city? Edinburgh

SECTION THREE – GENERAL KNOWLEDGE

14. What food would a Cockney be eating if he is going for a ruby? Curry (Ruby Murray)

15. What is the colour of the black box on commercial aircraft? Orange
16. How many old pennies were there in a guinea? 252
17. In which film did Raquel Welch appear in a fur bikini as a cave girl? One Million Years BC
18. The first two words in the film title where David Bowie plays Mr Lawrence? Merry Christmas
19. What is the motto of the boy scouts? Be Prepared

SECTION FOUR – SPORT & LEISURE

20. What is the highest bid, without doubling, in the game of bridge? 7 No Trump
21. In a game of bowls, what name is given to the target ball? Jack
22. Which team won the 2017 FA Cup? Arsenal
23. Which sport is said to have been played for over 3,000 years? Hurling
24. What is Japan’s national sport? Sumo
25. What is an ice hockey puck made of? Vulcanised rubber

And just for a change, let’s have a Name the Creature Quiz for April

1. Result of a sore throat – (5)
2. A bit of a wrench – (6)
3. Monty’s soldier Desert – (3)
4. Not colder, I think I hear? – (5)
5. These were filmed in the mist? – (7)
6. Hard to hit the ball without one of these? – (3)
7. Tony used to think Frosties where grrrrrreat? (5) – (5)
8. When their tails up, they can cause quite a stink – (5)
9. Troy Tempest used to command one of these? – (8)
10. Naked – (4)
11. Used to lock up the Urine? – (4)
12. A dance where you need to follow? – (6)
13. A shy fish? – (3,4)
14. This bird used to be great for Guinness? – (6)
15. A Roman soldier would die for this standard? – (5)
16. Not the most sensible thing to put down your trousers? – (6)
17. Pulled? – (4)
18. Take the red out of this misleading clue – (7)
19. Boy George thought this animal really had Karma! – (9)
20. Simples! – (7)

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February Pub Quiz answers
1. Cinnamon comes from which part of the tree? Bark
2. A White Lady cocktail consists of which main alcohol ingredient? Gin
3. Brassica Rapa is the Latin name for which vegetable? Turnip
4. In Japan what type of drink is Matcha? Green tea
5. What flavour is the liqueur Triple Sec? Orange
6. What is another term for Vitamin C? Ascorbic acid
7. Plantain is the cooking variety of which fruit? Banana
8. Macaws, long tailed colourful parrots, consist of how many species? 19
9. Traditionally Mozzarella cheese was made from which animal’s milk? Water buffalo
10. Sharing its name with a percussion instrument, which relative of the antelope, native to
Africa, has white vertical stripes on its body? Bongo
11. The French clothing company “Lacoste” features which type of animal in its logo? Crocodile
12. The Roadrunner is a member of which bird family? Cuckoo
13. The world’s largest frog and beetle are both name after which biblical character? Goliath
14. How many stars feature on the flag of New Zealand? Four stars
15. What is the most fractured human bone? Clavicle
16. What is the most famous university of Paris? Sorbonne
17. What animal is on the golden Flemish flag? Lion
18. What is the name of the Indian holy river? Ganges
19. What is the Kabbalah? A system of Jewish mystical beliefs
20. What is the meaning of the Arab word Habibi? Sweetheart
21. What does the abbreviation GPS mean? Global Positioning System
22. What is the most spoken language in the world? Chinese
23. What does the abbreviation SMS mean? Short Message Service
24. What is another word for wall painting or mural? Fresco

March Pub Quiz
SECTION ONE – PEOPLE
1. Who rode his ‘Funky Moped’ to No 5 in the UK charts in 1975?
2. What are the surnames of the 3 tenors? (1 point for each)
3. Who wrote and illustrated the children’s book, ‘The Snowman’?
4. What was the name of A.A. Milnes’ son?
5. Who was the captain of ‘The Black Pig’?
6. What nationality was the magician and escapologist, Harry Houdini?
7. Which month in 1969 did Neil Armstrong first stand on the moon?

SECTION TWO – GEOGRAPHY
8. Which explorer discovered the Hawaiian Islands?
9. In which modern country are the ruins of Troy?
10. What TV series was set on Craggy Island?
11. Which river runs through Baghdad?
12. On what street in London would you find The Bank of England? .
13. The A1 road starts in London and finishes in which city?

SECTION THREE – GENERAL KNOWLEDGE
14. What food would a Cockney be eating if he is going for a ruby?
15. What is the colour of the black box on commercial aircraft?
16. How many old pennies were there in a guinea?
17. In which film did Raquel Welch appear in a fur bikini as a cave girl?
18. What were the first two words in the film title where David Bowie plays Mr Lawrence?
19. What is the motto of the boy scouts?

SECTION FOUR – SPORT & LEISURE
20. What is the highest bid, without doubling, in the game of bridge?
21. In a game of bowls, what name is given to the target ball?
22. Which team won the 2017 FA Cup?
23. Which sport is said to have been played for over 3,000 years?
24. What is Japan’s national sport?
25. What is an ice hockey puck made of?

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