Pub Quiz

The Monday, 9th May, Pub Quiz was attended by 25 members and was won by “Minus One”.

The next Pub Quiz will be on Monday, 13th June at The Nabb Inn at 12 noon.

Here are the answers to the May newsletter quiz.
1. Which character features as a clergyman in the stories of Robin Hood? Friar Tuck
2. What star sign would you belong to if you were born on October 29th? Scorpio
3. What type of beetle is sacred in Ancient Egypt? Scarab Dung Beetle
4. What C is a sign at the beginning of a musical staff indicating the pitch of the notes? Clef
5. Which national flags are in the Union Jack? The crosses of St.George, St.Patrick, and St. Andrew
6. What’s the name of the 1st Scotsman to be voted European Footballer of The Year? Denis Law
7. Which Las Vegas hotel did the party stay at in the 2009 film ‘The Hangover’? Caesar’s Palace
8. What is the highest number visible on a dartboard? Twenty
9. How many days did the Falklands War last: 74
10. How many yards are there between the wickets in a game of cricket? Twenty
11. What type of vegetable is known as celery root? Celeriac
12. Who is the author of Peter Rabbit? Beatrix Potter
13. How many lines does a Limerick have? Five
14. Who released a hit song in the 1980s called ’99 Red Balloons’? Nena
15. What is the name of the longest river in France? Loire
16. Which famous poet wrote ‘An Ode to a Nightingale’? John Keates
17. What is the largest planet in our solar system? Jupiter
18. Lateral Epicondylitis is a condition commonly known by what name? Tennis elbow
19. How many players are there in a baseball team? Nine
20. What is the softest mineral in the world? Talc

And the June quiz is a mixed-up Alphabet General Knowledge quiz. The first letter of each answer is a letter from the alphabet and it is used only once in the answers.

1. The Right Honourable William Pitt had what nickname?
2. Professor Dumbledore is in charge of which school?
3. With which book do you associate Captain Ahab?
4. Who wrote Dracula?
5. Who sang with Elton John on ‘Don’t Go Breaking My Heart’?
6. What is the name of the hotel in Stephen King’s The Shining?
7. Who had hits with ‘Lets Twist Again’ and ‘The Twist’?
8. Which Monarch’s reign started in 1837?
9. What is the highest waterfall in the world?
10. Which dog breed is a cross between a greyhound and a collie?
11. Thermal Imaging uses what type of electromagnetic radiation?
12. Who owned Bagpuss?
13. Which natural feature lies between the two Great Lakes of Ontario and Erie?
14. The Underwood brothers played for England at which sport?
15. Which letter is the car registration for Germany?
16. Which band’s debut album was called ‘Boy’?
17. What is 40 in Roman numerals?
18. Who originally sang, ‘I Will Survive’?
19. Which children’s TV character lived on Scatterbrook Farm?
20. What is a group of lions called?
21. Where do Tribbles first appear, Star Trek or Star Wars?
22. What investigative character was played by Angela Lansbury?
23. Which is the closest planet to Earth?
24. What is the name of the boys’ gang in ‘Grease’?
25. What hat do you associate with Tommy Cooper?
26. The Hindenburg disaster featured what type of airship?

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