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    Quiz 30

    Sorry guys and gals for letting this slide but I will try my best to get back to some regularity. Rules remain the same NO GOOGLING and answers to be inboxed to me no later that FRIDAY 8pm. Best of luck and most importantly......ENJOY!


    Music

    What is English dairy farmer Michael Eavis famous for?
    Which animal is represented by the Oboe in Peter and the Wolf?
    Which British electronic music duo are composed of Tom Rowlands and Ed Simons?
    Which Italian classical tenor became blind at the age of 12 following a football accident?
    Which soul band's hits included 'Emma', 'So You Win Again' and 'Brother Louie'?


    Sport

    Which Scandinavian town hosted the 1994 Winter Olympics?
    In the 199596 season, who scored 114 goals in 29 games for Everton's under-10s and 11s?
    In golf, who won his first major at the Masters in 2015 and also won the 2015 U.S. Open?
    Name the only major team sport in the USA with no game clock?
    What number lies between 5 and 9 on a British dart board?


    History

    In which year was Abraham Lincoln assassinated?
    In which military campaign did Lewis Halliday and Basil Guy win Victoria Crosses in 1900?
    Name the second wife of Henry VIII?
    Which castle in Gloucestershire is believed to be the scene of the murder of King Edward II in 1327?
    In which year was the Wall Street Crash?


    Literature

    Peter Mark Roget, a nineteenth century British physician, is best known for what type of book?
    Whose fourth novel featuring Robert Langdon, is a mystery thriller called Inferno?
    Which comedian wrote The Flanimals children's book series?
    'It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen' is the first line from which book?
    Which novel is the story of the gentle knight and his servant Sancho Panza?
    The moment you doubt whether you can fly, you cease for ever to be able to do it.'
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    This looks really hard! Thank you lovely!
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    Oooh! I know a few of them! If I phone a friend, could that friend be you?
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    Yeah sure. Don't mean I'll give you the answers though
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jaquaia View Post
    Oooh! I know a few of them! If I phone a friend, could that friend be you?
    sneaky.....
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    Think I'm going to get my lowest score to date with this quiz it is sooooo hard.
    70 and counting, less of the "Old" call me "Mike"

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    I will be honest and say I borrowed some questions from other sources and I would probably only get about half of these right if I were taking part. Music and sport being my strongest subjects.
    The moment you doubt whether you can fly, you cease for ever to be able to do it.'
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    Geez that is hard ....
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    I might get 2 right in the music section one is definite the other a guess as for the 3 other music questions not got a clue.
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    I tried to mix it up a bit in the music section. I might even do a Mega Music Quiz some time soon
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