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    CCMB Pub Quiz 11

    For those of you interested here is another quiz for you to have a go at………



    1. A traditional macaroon can be a mixture of ground almonds, sugar and egg whites baked on a sheet of what ?



    2. On the cover of the famous Beatles Abbey Road album - which of the Beatles has his hands is his pockets ?



    3. Which Superhero is the Great-Nephew of the Lone Ranger ?



    4. Which one of the Chasers on the quiz show “The Chase” was a Mastermind Champion ?



    5. In October 2019 which Technology Company bought Fitbit for $2.1bn ?



    6. Set 300 years before “Game of Thrones” what is the name of the prequel TV series that was announced by HBO In October 2019?



    7. Tennis - who is the highest ranked Briton on the Men’s World Rankings ?



    8. Which book of the Old Testament reports that Methuselah lived for 969 years ?



    9. She has had 2 UK No 1 singles, the first being “Someone Like You” in 2010 - who is she ?



    10. On Twitter what is the maximum number of characters that can be used in a Tweet ?



    11. Name the only Celebrity Chef to win “I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here” ?



    12. Name the only country in the world that still has the Escudo as its unit of currency ?



    13. Which Japanese Consumer Electronics Company makes the GameBoy game console ?



    14. In terms of population what is the largest City on the south island of New Zealand ?



    15. His 1st UK No 1 Single at the 28th attempt was “What Do You Mean” in 2015 - who is he ?


    16. Controversial Media Celebrity and Journalist Katie Hopkins first came to public notoriety in 2007 in which reality show ?



    17. Rugby Union - in the 2019 Rugby World Cup the most points conceded in total by a team in the Pool games was 177 - by which team ?


    18. Which motorway that encircles Manchester is also known as the Manchester Outer Ring Road ?



    19. Kevin Costner has only been nominated for an Acting Oscar once and was unsuccessful - which film was it ?



    20. “Traumatic Auricular Heamatoma” is the formal name for which sporting injury ?



    21. Who was the last Monarch of the Stuart Dynasty ?


    22. This Britpop band’s only UK No 1 single was “The Drugs Don’t Work” in 1998 - who are they ?



    23. Ukraine has borders with 7 countries - with which country does it have its shortest border ?


    24. Football - which Premier League team currently has a club captain that is a Jamaica International ?


    25. Name the year - Winston Churchill makes his first public speech warning of the dangers of German rearmament, the first modern sighting of the Loch Ness Monster takes place and the first Krispy Kreme doughnut store opens in the USA ?



    26. In which US State does the famous film “Gone With the Wind” take place ?



    27. Badminton House in Gloucestershire is the seat of which Dukedom ?



    28. Battersea Power Station, New Covent Garden Flower Market and London Heliport are all located in which London Borough ?


    29. Cio Cio San is the leading character in which Puccini opera ?



    30. Steve Rogers is the real name of which fictional Superhero ?



    31. In 2016 Catalogue retailer Argos was purchased by which Supermarket chain ?



    32. “Barkiss is willing” is a famous quote from which Charles Dickens novel


    33. Which African country is only 8 miles from Gibraltar ?



    34. Formula 1 -the Japanese Grand Prix takes place in which City?



    35. When the Batman Film Franchise was rebooted in 2005 with the film “Batman Begins” who played the part of Batman ?


    36. If the French call this dish “choucroute” what do the Germans call it ?



    37. What type of hat is associated with Sherlock Holmes



    38. What colour shoes does Ronald McDonald wear ?


    39. Which line of the London Underground serves the terminals of Heathrow Airport ?



    40. Heriot-Watt University is located in which Scottish City ?

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    9. She has had 2 UK No 1 singles, the first being “Someone Like You” in 2010 - who is she ?

    Adele

    10. On Twitter what is the maximum number of characters that can be used in a Tweet ?

    280

    13. Which Japanese Consumer Electronics Company makes the GameBoy game console ?

    Nintendo

    15. His 1st UK No 1 Single at the 28th attempt was “What Do You Mean” in 2015 - who is he ?

    Justin Bieber

    16. Controversial Media Celebrity and Journalist Katie Hopkins first came to public notoriety in 2007 in which reality show ?

    Celebrity Big Brother

    39. Which line of the London Underground serves the terminals of Heathrow Airport ?

    Piccadilly

    40. Heriot-Watt University is located in which Scottish City ?

    Edinburgh

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    Quote Originally Posted by adz-a32 View Post
    9. She has had 2 UK No 1 singles, the first being “Someone Like You” in 2010 - who is she ?

    Adele

    10. On Twitter what is the maximum number of characters that can be used in a Tweet ?

    280

    13. Which Japanese Consumer Electronics Company makes the GameBoy game console ?

    Nintendo

    15. His 1st UK No 1 Single at the 28th attempt was “What Do You Mean” in 2015 - who is he ?

    Justin Bieber

    16. Controversial Media Celebrity and Journalist Katie Hopkins first came to public notoriety in 2007 in which reality show ?

    Celebrity Big Brother

    39. Which line of the London Underground serves the terminals of Heathrow Airport ?

    Piccadilly

    40. Heriot-Watt University is located in which Scottish City ?

    Edinburgh

    All correct except no 16

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    1. A traditional macaroon can be a mixture of ground almonds, sugar and egg whites baked on a sheet of what ? Rice Paper



    2. On the cover of the famous Beatles Abbey Road album - which of the Beatles has his hands is his pockets ? Lennon


    4. Which one of the Chasers on the quiz show “The Chase” was a Mastermind Champion ? Fred Housego? (the only Mastermind Champion I can name)


    5. In October 2019 which Technology Company bought Fitbit for $2.1bn ? Google


    7. Tennis - who is the highest ranked Briton on the Men’s World Rankings ? Andy Murray?




    13. Which Japanese Consumer Electronics Company makes the GameBoy game console ? Nintendo



    14. In terms of population what is the largest City on the south island of New Zealand ? Christchurch


    19. Kevin Costner has only been nominated for an Acting Oscar once and was unsuccessful - which film was it ? Dances With Wolves


    21. Who was the last Monarch of the Stuart Dynasty ? James


    22. This Britpop band’s only UK No 1 single was “The Drugs Don’t Work” in 1998 - who are they ? Verve




    25. Name the year - Winston Churchill makes his first public speech warning of the dangers of German rearmament, the first modern sighting of the Loch Ness Monster takes place and the first Krispy Kreme doughnut store opens in the USA ? 1936?



    26. In which US State does the famous film “Gone With the Wind” take place ? Georgia


    32. “Barkiss is willing” is a famous quote from which Charles Dickens novel David Copperfield


    34. Formula 1 -the Japanese Grand Prix takes place in which City? Osaka?



    35. When the Batman Film Franchise was rebooted in 2005 with the film “Batman Begins” who played the part of Batman ? Christian Bale


    36. If the French call this dish “choucroute” what do the Germans call it ? Saurkraut?



    37. What type of hat is associated with Sherlock Holmes - Deerstalker



    38. What colour shoes does Ronald McDonald wear ? Red?


    39. Which line of the London Underground serves the terminals of Heathrow Airport ? Picadilly



    40. Heriot-Watt University is located in which Scottish City ? Edinburgh?

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    Quote Originally Posted by NYCBlue View Post
    1. A traditional macaroon can be a mixture of ground almonds, sugar and egg whites baked on a sheet of what ? Rice Paper



    2. On the cover of the famous Beatles Abbey Road album - which of the Beatles has his hands is his pockets ? Lennon


    4. Which one of the Chasers on the quiz show “The Chase” was a Mastermind Champion ? Fred Housego? (the only Mastermind Champion I can name)


    5. In October 2019 which Technology Company bought Fitbit for $2.1bn ? Google


    7. Tennis - who is the highest ranked Briton on the Men’s World Rankings ? Andy Murray?




    13. Which Japanese Consumer Electronics Company makes the GameBoy game console ? Nintendo



    14. In terms of population what is the largest City on the south island of New Zealand ? Christchurch


    19. Kevin Costner has only been nominated for an Acting Oscar once and was unsuccessful - which film was it ? Dances With Wolves


    21. Who was the last Monarch of the Stuart Dynasty ? James


    22. This Britpop band’s only UK No 1 single was “The Drugs Don’t Work” in 1998 - who are they ? Verve




    25. Name the year - Winston Churchill makes his first public speech warning of the dangers of German rearmament, the first modern sighting of the Loch Ness Monster takes place and the first Krispy Kreme doughnut store opens in the USA ? 1936?



    26. In which US State does the famous film “Gone With the Wind” take place ? Georgia


    32. “Barkiss is willing” is a famous quote from which Charles Dickens novel David Copperfield


    34. Formula 1 -the Japanese Grand Prix takes place in which City? Osaka?



    35. When the Batman Film Franchise was rebooted in 2005 with the film “Batman Begins” who played the part of Batman ? Christian Bale


    36. If the French call this dish “choucroute” what do the Germans call it ? Saurkraut?



    37. What type of hat is associated with Sherlock Holmes - Deerstalker



    38. What colour shoes does Ronald McDonald wear ? Red?


    39. Which line of the London Underground serves the terminals of Heathrow Airport ? Picadilly



    40. Heriot-Watt University is located in which Scottish City ? Edinburgh?

    All correct except 4, 7, 21, 25 and 34

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    1. rice paper
    2. ringo
    4. Mark lubbert thingy
    8. genesis
    10 140 but I think it just changed
    12 Bolivia
    14 Christchurch
    18 M60
    19 Dancing with wolves
    21 King james VI
    22 Belarus
    25 1935
    26 Mississippi
    28 Vauxhall
    32 David copperfield
    33 Marroco
    34 Osaka
    35 Deer stalker
    38 Yellow
    39 Metropolitan
    40 Dundee

    you posted this just as I was going to do the lottery. lol now I gotta run

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    Quote Originally Posted by xsnaggle View Post
    1. rice paper
    2. ringo
    4. Mark lubbert thingy
    8. genesis
    10 140 but I think it just changed
    12 Bolivia
    14 Christchurch
    18 M60
    19 Dancing with wolves
    21 King james VI
    22 Belarus
    25 1935
    26 Mississippi
    28 Vauxhall
    32 David copperfield
    33 Marroco
    34 Osaka
    35 Deer stalker
    38 Yellow
    39 Metropolitan
    40 Dundee

    you posted this just as I was going to do the lottery. lol now I gotta run

    2, 4, 10, 12, 21, 23 not 22, 25, 26, 28 and 34 are incorrect otherwise OK

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    17. Rugby Union - in the 2019 Rugby World Cup the most points conceded in total by a team in the Pool games was 177 - by which team ?

    Was it England?

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    6. Set 300 years before “Game of Thrones” what is the name of the prequel TV series that was announced by HBO In October 2019?

    House Of The Dragon?

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    Quote Originally Posted by jon1959 View Post
    17. Rugby Union - in the 2019 Rugby World Cup the most points conceded in total by a team in the Pool games was 177 - by which team ?

    Was it England?

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    Quote Originally Posted by jon1959 View Post
    6. Set 300 years before “Game of Thrones” what is the name of the prequel TV series that was announced by HBO In October 2019?

    House Of The Dragon?

    Correct

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    7 GB number 1 tennis player - Kyle Edmund
    24 The Jamaican international is the club captain of - Leicester
    35 Batman - Michael Keaton

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    16 Katie Hopkins was on The Apprentice

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bluebirdman Of Alcathays View Post
    7 GB number 1 tennis player - Kyle Edmund
    24 The Jamaican international is the club captain of - Leicester
    35 Batman - Michael Keaton

    Only no 24 is correct

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bluebirdman Of Alcathays View Post
    16 Katie Hopkins was on The Apprentice
    Correct

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    3, 4, 7, 11, 12, 17, 20, 21, 23, 25, 27-31, 34 and 36 to get

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    Quote Originally Posted by Enoch Mort View Post
    2, 4, 10, 12, 21, 23 not 22, 25, 26, 28 and 34 are incorrect otherwise OK
    Can't believe I got 39 wrong, I've traveled on the bloody thing m ore times than I can count. doh!!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Enoch Mort View Post
    3, 4, 7, 11, 12, 17, 20, 21, 23, 25, 27-31, 34 and 36 to get
    3. Green Hornet
    17. Canada
    20. Cauliflower Ear
    31. Sainsbury

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    Quote Originally Posted by Harry Paget Flashman View Post
    3. Green Hornet
    17. Canada
    20. Cauliflower Ear
    31. Sainsbury

    All correct

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    12. Name the only country in the world that still has the Escudo as its unit of currency ? Cape Verde

    29. Cio Cio San is the leading character in which Puccini opera ? Madama Butterfly

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    Quote Originally Posted by cyril evans awaydays View Post
    12. Name the only country in the world that still has the Escudo as its unit of currency ? Cape Verde

    29. Cio Cio San is the leading character in which Puccini opera ? Madama Butterfly

    Both correct

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    4, 7, 11, 21, 23, 25, 27, 28, 30, 34 and 36 to get

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    Quote Originally Posted by Enoch Mort View Post
    4, 7, 11, 21, 23, 25, 27, 28, 30, 34 and 36 to get
    4. The Dark Destroyer Shaun Wallace. (he's the only one who's real name I know unless you will take a nick name)

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    11. Gino Dicampo?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Harry Paget Flashman View Post
    4. The Dark Destroyer Shaun Wallace. (he's the only one who's real name I know unless you will take a nick name)
    Correct

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    Quote Originally Posted by Harry Paget Flashman View Post
    11. Gino Dicampo?

    Correct

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    Japanese GP - Ouita? I may have invented that name but rings a bell from the James May show.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Harry Paget Flashman View Post
    Japanese GP - Ouita? I may have invented that name but rings a bell from the James May show.
    Incorrect

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    36. I don't know any other German food other than Saukraut. Excuse the spelling.

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    7 Dan Evans is the highest ranked British tennis player

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