Pub Quiz with Lunch

The October Pub Quiz was attended by 25 members. The next Pub Quiz will be on Monday, 8th November, 2022 at The Nabb Inn at 12 noon. All welcome – we can always add another person to a team if you would like to attend but haven’t got a team of your own.

Here are the answers to the October newsletter quiz:
1. Which American dramatist wrote The Crucible? Arthur Miller
2. By what name is nacre popularly know? Mother of pearl
3. What name is given to a stand or support for pans before or on a fire? Trivet
4. Which British naval explorer landed at Botany Bay in 1770? Captain James Cook
5. What sort of creature is a Gila monster? A lizard
6. Of which organ is the medulla oblongata a part? The brain
7. What sort of creature is a trogon? A bird
8. Which motoring organisation agreed to pay £20 million after it was caught plagiarizing Ordnance Survey maps? The AA Automobile Association
9. What name is given to a Hindu of the highest caste? Brahman
10. With whom did Queen collaborate on the 1981 UK hit “Under Pressure”? David Bowie
11. In which New York City street are the majority of the leading theatres situated? Broadway
12. Which King of England was nicknamed The Lionheart? Richard
13. In which English county is the port of Plymouth situated? Devon
14. Which element used in atomic bombs is represented by the symbol Pu? Plutonium
15. With which musical instrument is the Russian born musician Isaac Stern associated? Violin
16. Which British civil engineer if best known for his construction of the suspension bridge over the Menai Strait? Thomas Telford
17. Which silvery white semiconductor is represented by the symbol Te? Tellurium
18. In which European country can the Arlberg Pass be found? Austria
19. What is the longest nerve in the body? The sciatic nerve
20. Who succeeded his grandfather Edward III as King of England? Richard II
21. What is measured using the Beaufort Scale? Wind speed
22. Who played Hyacinth in the sitcom Keeping Up Appearances? Patricia Routledge
23. Which rock n roll legend had a top ten hit in 1964 with No Particular Place To Go? Chuck Berry
24. Who starred in the title role of Crocodile Dundee? Paul Hogan
25. In Greek mythology who was the goddess of love and beauty? Aphrodite

Apologies – no November quiz this month as have been on my holidays and didn’t have time to do it!

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