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    Quiz 37

    History

    In which year did George V become king and Halley's Comet return?
    Who was the first monarch to live in Buckingham Palace?
    In which century was the Black Death?
    Who was the first Englishman to circumnavigate the globe?
    Which decade saw the last execution by guillotine in France?


    General Knowledge

    Who shot John Lennon?
    What does the acronym YMCA stand for?
    What is paraskevidekatriaphobia the fear of?
    What animal does a mahout ride?
    In the Edward Lear poem, which instrument does the Owl play while serenading the Pussy Cat?


    Music

    Which song was pop singer Suzi Quatro's only number one in 1974?
    Which band emerged from the break up of the Housemartins to give us A Little Time?
    Who was The Beatles manager from 1961 until his death in 1967?
    'The words of the prophets are written on the subway walls' are lyrics from which Simon and Garfunkel hit?
    All Along The Watchtower, Blowing In The Wind, and Mr. Tambourine Man were all hits for who?


    TV & Movies

    Name Alexander Armstrong's seated assistant on the gameshow Pointless?
    Which twins played the roles of Ronnie and Reggie of the 1990 movie The Krays?
    Lenny Henry, Jim Davidson, Les Dennis and Joe Pasquale were all first discovered on which television show?
    In the 1999 psychological thriller The Talented Mr. Ripley who plays Tom Ripley?
    Who directed the epic film Spartacus?
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    Wow a difficult quiz I can scarcely answer any of them (correctly I mean).

    Better eat some fish to get those lil grey cells workin'.
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    Epic quiz thank you once again gorgeous x
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    Thanks for the brain workout. I'll put my thinking cap on and see what I can come up with. Watch out everyone I'm going to enter.

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    Looks good - may have to be a family attempt!
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    Just submitted my entry, though think I'm past the entry deadline of last Friday.
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    Technically I didn't give a date so I'll let it count. I won't be giving the answers initial tomorrow evening so anyone else wants to have a go who hasn't already you've got until 6pm Sunday
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    Come on guys enter the quiz, on second thoughts don't enter I might get bragging rights then.

    After all a win against no competition is a hollow victory.

    Seriously ENTER THE QUIZ, DWD needs your answers.
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    Sorry I'm late but here are your answers...

    History

    In which year did George V become king and Halley's Comet return? 1910
    Who was the first monarch to live in Buckingham Palace? Victoria
    In which century was the Black Death? 14th century
    Who was the first Englishman to circumnavigate the globe? Sir Francis Drake
    Which decade saw the last execution by guillotine in France? 1970s


    General Knowledge

    Who shot John Lennon? Mark Chapman
    What does the acronym YMCA stand for? Young Men's Christian Association
    What is paraskevidekatriaphobia the fear of? Friday 13th
    What animal does a mahout ride? Elephant
    In the Edward Lear poem, which instrument does the Owl play while serenading the Pussy Cat? Guitar


    Music

    Which song was pop singer Suzi Quatro's only number one in 1974? Devilgate Drive
    Which band emerged from the break up of the Housemartins to give us A Little Time? Beautiful South
    Who was The Beatles manager from 1961 until his death in 1967? Brian Epstein
    'The words of the prophets are written on the subway walls' are lyrics from which Simon and Garfunkel hit? Sounds of Silence
    All Along The Watchtower, Blowing In The Wind, and Mr. Tambourine Man were all hits for who? Bob Dylan


    TV & Movies

    Name Alexander Armstrong's seated assistant on the gameshow Pointless? Richard Osman
    Which twins played the roles of Ronnie and Reggie of the 1990 movie The Krays? Martin and Gary Kemp
    Lenny Henry, Jim Davidson, Les Dennis and Joe Pasquale were all first discovered on which television show? New Faces
    In the 1999 psychological thriller The Talented Mr. Ripley who plays Tom Ripley? Matt Damon
    Who directed the epic film Spartacus? Stanley Kubrick
    ‘The moment you doubt whether you can fly, you cease for ever to be able to do it.'
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    And the winner of this weeks bragging rights is....


    Paula
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