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A Quick Quiz

steffee

Active Member
And strictly NO googling ;) :D

1. In the 1983 film `Christine`, who or what was Christine?

2. In 1976, which single was knocked from the number one spot by a single whose title was contained in the lyrics to the first single?

3. What is the name for a group of goldfish?

4. In the song `The Twelve Days Of Christmas`, what did my true love give to me on the 12th day?

5. Which chemical element makes up 92.7% of the universe?

6. The brightest star in the night sky and one of the closest to Earth is often called the Dog Star, but what is its official name?

7. Who sang the Christmas song `Driving Home For Christmas`?

8. Which English novel has been portrayed on screen more than any other?

9. Which ocean surrounds Christmas Island?

10. Which film starring David Bowie was based on the novel `The Seed And The Sower`?


11. In `The Twelve Days Of Christmas`, what do the French Hens represent?

12. Which Scottish football team had the first top level all-seater stadium in British football?

13. What was the first food consumed by the astronauts of Apollo 11 after landing on the Moon?

14. In which James Bond film does the character Dr Christmas Jones feature?

15. Who wrote the song `White Christmas`?

16. In May 1984, Alan Pettigrew of Loch Lomond gained the world record from throwing what item with a distance of 55.11 metres?

17. In what year did Slade first have a hit with the song `Merry Christmas Everybody`?

18. Is it possible for a man in Scotland to wed his widow’s sister?

19. What is the longest river in Scotland?

20. Who was the first Hollywood actress to demand and receive a fee of 1 million dollars for a single film role?

21. What was the first film that Alfred Hitchcock made in Hollywood and the only one that won a Best Picture Oscar?

22. In Literature, how is the character of Oliver Mellors better known?

23. What game starts with a squidge off?

24. Which famous fictional character was born on 31st July, 1981?

25. What did Marilyn Monroe say was the only thing she wore in bed?
 

Miss Shelf

New Member
1. Christine was a car.

2. No idea.

3. school?

4. a headache?

5. hydrogen?

6. Sirius?

7. not Bing Crosby?

8. Hamlet? or Pride & Prejudice?

9. Pacific

10. It was when he was Ziggy Stardust, can't remember the name of the film, though-it was weird is all I remember.

11. This is a trick question.

12. snore... Huh? I'm American, I don't know.

13. hot dogs?

14. Casino Royale?

15. Gershwin?

16. hammer throw?

17. Slade who?

18. Isn't it obligatory?

19. the Clyde?

20. Elizabeth Taylor?

21. Marnie?

22. no idea.

23. curling?

24. someone in a Jules Verne novel.....?

25. a smile? or socks?
 

steffee

Active Member
1. Christine was a car. Correct, what type of car though?

3. school? Wrong :)

4. a headache? LOL :D

5. hydrogen? Correct

6. Sirius? Correct, well done

7. not Bing Crosby? No

8. Hamlet? or Pride & Prejudice? Neither :)

9. Pacific Wrong

10. It was when he was Ziggy Stardust, can't remember the name of the film, though-it was weird is all I remember. :D

11. This is a trick question. No, it's not honest :)

12. snore... Huh? I'm American, I don't know. :D

13. hot dogs? No.

14. Casino Royale? No.

15. Gershwin? No.

16. hammer throw? No.

17. Slade who? :eek: :eek: :eek:

18. Isn't it obligatory? :eek: :eek: Errr.. no.

19. the Clyde? Wrong. :)

20. Elizabeth Taylor? Yes, well done.

21. Marnie? No.

23. curling? No

24. someone in a Jules Verne novel.....? No.

25. a smile? or socks? LOL :D :D No, though.
 

Miss Shelf

New Member
don't tell me #8 is one of the Bronte books...:rolleyes:

#9... umm...Antarctic Ocean?

#13....something in a tube, probably. I'll be interested to see the answer.

#19... a log?

as for the rest, I'm clueless! :D
 

Halo

New Member
Driving Home for Christmas - Chris Rea?

Christine was a Plymouth, but I can't remember the year!

David Bowie film - The Man who fell to Earth? Or Merry Christmas Mr Lawrence? Not Labyrinth, anyway! :D

24 - Harry Potter?
 

steffee

Active Member
By Miss Shelf -

don't tell me #8 is one of the Bronte books...:rolleyes: No. :)

#9... umm...Antarctic Ocean? No.

#13....something in a tube, probably. I'll be interested to see the answer. Nothing in a tube, the answer is fairly interesting though :)

#19... a log? :confused: :confused:


By Halo -
(7.) Driving Home for Christmas - Chris Rea? Correct, well done

(1.) Christine was a Plymouth, but I can't remember the year! Correct, Plymouth Fury, I'll give you that :)

(10.) David Bowie film - The Man who fell to Earth? Or Merry Christmas Mr Lawrence? Not Labyrinth, anyway! Well done, Merry Christmas Mr Lawrence

24 - Harry Potter? Correct!
 

Miss Shelf

New Member
#13-a chocolate bar-Mars Bar, Snickers?

#9-*smacks forehead* Indian Ocean!

#19-okay. let's try... javelin?

#8...okay, give us a hint...is it something by Shakespeare?
 

steffee

Active Member
By Miss Shelf
#13-a chocolate bar-Mars Bar, Snickers? No :) :) Think way back, what kind of food was eaten centuries ago, millenia even?

#9-*smacks forehead* Indian Ocean! Correct, well done. :)

#19-okay. let's try... javelin? No, this one's a bit of a trick, think of a Scottish foodstuff

#8...okay, give us a hint...is it something by Shakespeare?[/QUOTE] Not Shakespeare, a very famous English author (prose)
 

Miss Shelf

New Member
#13-a chocolate bar-Mars Bar, Snickers? No Think way back, what kind of food was eaten centuries ago, millenia even? umm...apples? fish? brontosaurus?

#9-*smacks forehead* Indian Ocean! Correct, well done. I should have gotten that right the first time, not enough coffee this morning, apparently. :eek:

#19-okay. let's try... javelin? No, this one's a bit of a trick, think of a Scottish foodstuff Haggis?

#8...okay, give us a hint...is it something by Shakespeare?[/quote] Not Shakespeare, a very famous English author (prose) Dickens, then-A Christmas Carol?
 

steffee

Active Member
#13-a chocolate bar-Mars Bar, Snickers? No Think way back, what kind of food was eaten centuries ago, millenia even? umm...apples? fish? brontosaurus? Still, no :) Think biblical ;)

#19-okay. let's try... javelin? No, this one's a bit of a trick, think of a Scottish foodstuff Haggis? Correct! :D

#8...okay, give us a hint...is it something by Shakespeare?[/quote] Not Shakespeare, a very famous English author (prose) Dickens, then-A Christmas Carol? Yes, well done!! :)
 

angerball

Active Member
steffee said:
#19Haggis? Correct! :D

OMG - isn't haggis a type of pudding? :eek: Wouldn't it.....go everywhere? :eek:

13. Bread? :confused:

18. No - wouldn't he be dead if he has a widow? :D

21. The Birds

23. Water polo?

25. A man? ;) :p
 

steffee

Active Member
By angerball
OMG - isn't haggis a type of pudding? :eek: Wouldn't it.....go everywhere? :eek: Hehe, yes, probably :confused:

13. Bread? :confused: bread and wine

18. No - wouldn't he be dead if he has a widow? :D Yes, correct!

21. The Birds No.

23. Water polo? No.

25. A man? ;) :p Hehe, no. :D
 

steffee

Active Member
Still going...

2. In 1976, which single was knocked from the number one spot by a single whose title was contained in the lyrics to the first single?

3. What is the name for a group of goldfish?

4. In the song `The Twelve Days Of Christmas`, what did my true love give to me on the 12th day?

11. In `The Twelve Days Of Christmas`, what do the French Hens represent?

12. Which Scottish football team had the first top level all-seater stadium in British football?

14. In which James Bond film does the character Dr Christmas Jones feature?

15. Who wrote the song `White Christmas`?

17. In what year did Slade first have a hit with the song `Merry Christmas Everybody`?

19. What is the longest river in Scotland?

20. Who was the first Hollywood actress to demand and receive a fee of 1 million dollars for a single film role?

21. What was the first film that Alfred Hitchcock made in Hollywood and the only one that won a Best Picture Oscar?

22. In Literature, how is the character of Oliver Mellors better known?

23. What game starts with a squidge off?

25. What did Marilyn Monroe say was the only thing she wore in bed?
 

Halo

New Member
steffee said:
Still going...

4. In the song `The Twelve Days Of Christmas`, what did my true love give to me on the 12th day?

12 Lords-a-Leaping?

11. In `The Twelve Days Of Christmas`, what do the French Hens represent?

I read about this... Was it the Holy Trinity?

14. In which James Bond film does the character Dr Christmas Jones feature?

A fairly recent one!

21. What was the first film that Alfred Hitchcock made in Hollywood and the only one that won a Best Picture Oscar?
Psycho?

22. In Literature, how is the character of Oliver Mellors better known?

Lady Chatterley's Lover

25. What did Marilyn Monroe say was the only thing she wore in bed?

Chanel Number 5 perfume!
 

steffee

Active Member
Halo
4. 12 Lords-a-Leaping? No.

11. I read about this... Was it the Holy Trinity? Faith, Hope and Love, yes.

14. A fairly recent one! 1999

21. Psycho? No.

22. Lady Chatterley's Lover Correct, well done. :)

25. Chanel Number 5 perfume! Yes!! Well done.
 

Madeline

New Member
15. Who wrote the song `White Christmas`?
Practically our national anthem
Irving Berlin

20. Who was the first Hollywood actress to demand and receive a fee of 1 million dollars for a single film role?
Elizabeth Taylor?

25. What did Marilyn Monroe say was the only thing she wore in bed?
Probably her skin
 
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