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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