Overbury Bowling Club – Quiz Night Friday 21 April 2006

 

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Round 1 – Fill in the Letters

 

1.  1066 – B of H            Battle of Hastings

2.  26 L in the A              Lines in the Alphabet

3.  50 S in the USA         States in the United States of America

4.  1 J – N Y D                January – New Year’s Day

5.  16 O in a P                 Ounces in a Pound

6.  1961 F M in S            First Man in Space

7.  5 L and 2 F F the 5000         Loaves and Fishes Feeding the 5000

8.  9 P in the S S             Planets in the Solar System

9.  1492 - C S the O B     Columbus Sailed the Ocean Blue

10.  1666 – G F of L       Great Fire of London

11.  23 A - S G D            April – St George’s Day

12.  1966 E W W C         England Win World Cup

13.  2001: A S O             A Space Odyssey

14.  9 L of a C                Lives of a Cat
15.  10 G B H on the W  Green Bottles Hanging on the Wall

Round 2  Pot Luck 1

 

1.     Darren Gough

2.     Flute

3.     Kelvin Kerkow of Australia or Siti Zalina Ahmad of Malaysia

4.     Seat belts

5.      Butter

6.      Butterflies

7.     Pinking shears

8.     Beaufort

9.     Piano

10.   War of Attrition (15-2)

 

Round 3  Entertainment

 

1.  Duckworth

2.   Fred Dibnah

3.   Cluedo

4.   The lion

5.   Leo Sayer

6.   Casablanca

7.    Oliver

8.   Two Fat Ladies
9.   Dr Zhivago

10.   Bennett

 

Round 4  Food and Drink

 

1.   Waldorf

2.   Sandwich

3.   Colonel Sanders

4.   Colorado

6.   Spinach
7.   Cornetto

8.   Pepsi Cola

9.   Biscuit (or biscotto, an Italian version)

10.  Lemon and melon

 

 

Round 5  Geography and History

 

1.     Jane Seymour

2.     Castleton, Derbyshire

3.     St Faith

4.     Clement Attlee

5.     Everest

6.     Howard Carter

7.     HMS Bounty

8.     Oslo or Warsaw

9.     Southampton

10. Charles Darwin

 

 

Round 6  Home and Garden

 

1.     Winfield

2.      Peas

3.      The kitchen (Kenwood)

4.      King Charles spaniel

5.     Muslin or fine cotton

6.     Cribbage (it’s a Jack of the turned up suit)

7.     Hoe

8.     Strong drink

9.      Lawn mower

10.    Bleach

 

 

Round 7  Memory Lane

 

1.      Vera Lynn

2.      Skiffle (or jug band)

3.      Mini

4.      River Kwai

5.      The Rising Sun

6.      Sir Alf Ramsey

7.      The Magic Roundabout

8.      Blue

9.      South Africa

10.    Eamonn Andrews

 

Round 8 Science and Nature

 

1.     Binary system

2.     Thomas Edison

3.     Lead

4.     Earth

5.     Windows (not ‘GUI’ – used earlier on Xerox Star and Apple Lisa)

6.     Jay

7.     Shark

8.     Carbon monoxide

9.     Aspirin

10.   Young hare

 

Round 9 Pot Luck 2

 

1.     Black

2.     Smoking

3.     Hercules

4.     Majorca (Mallorca) or the Balearic Islands

5.     Wrong

6.     Dunn

7.     Six (6)

8.     General

9.     They lost no men in the First World War

10.    Volkswagen

 

Round 10  Picture Round

 

1.   Sir Menzies Campbell

2.   Sir Francis Drake

3.   Sir Bob Geldof

4.   St George

5.   Greg Harlow

6.   Peter Kay

7.   Jose Mourinho

8.   Jeremy Paxman

9.   Vivien Leigh (Cleopatra)

10.  John Thaw (Inspector Morse)

 

 

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