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Jan-4-2005 18:37

See if there is interest for this.

1. Each day I will post 10 questions, at random times of the day.
2. Each Quiz runs exactly 24 hours.
3. The first person that has all 10 questions right, wins. Or if no one has all questions right, the best one wins.
4. You can only post answers ONCE for the same quiz.
5. No cash involved. Just glory. :)


Della Devine
Della Devine

May-2-2006 21:20

1. *sings song so she can remember* Green! *grin*
2. Don't know
3. Blue
4. Henry the VIII
5. For Anne Boleyn
6. Ugh! Can't believe I can't remember that one. *sigh* Midsummer Night's Eve?
7. Rufus Wainright performed the song for the movie and soundtrack. Jeff Buckley also performed and recorded the song on his album, 'Grace'.
8. Don't know
9. Caution
10. Checkered Flag

Ijon Tichy
Ijon Tichy

May-2-2006 23:12

6. "The Merry Wives of Wimbledon". Oh, not again! Of Windsor.

Della Devine
Della Devine

May-3-2006 00:23

Oh, geez! I forgot about that one. Only read it once. Years ago. *sigh*

Rosamund Clifford
Rosamund Clifford
Tale Spinner

May-3-2006 00:53

7. Handel. Or am I in the wrong quiz?

Safety Officer

May-3-2006 02:05

errrn No... lol you're prob not going to get 8 then either RC lol I'll let you Google it'll be edumacational ;)

Rosamund Clifford
Rosamund Clifford
Tale Spinner

May-3-2006 03:07

Yes, Squirrel, with your questions I'll probably have to do a lot of Googling. Well, it's never too late for learning.

Rosamund Clifford
Rosamund Clifford
Tale Spinner

May-3-2006 03:16

Here are the answers for Shakespearian scholars (most of the answers were correct):
1. True
2. False (Rosaline)
3. False ( Sonnets were dedicated to Mr. W.H., probably Henry Wriothesly, the earl of Southampton)
4. False (Shakespeare's mythological poem is "Venus and Adonis)
5. True
6. False (of Windsor)
7. False (Richard III)
8. False (Fulvia was Antony's wife)
9. True
10. True


May-3-2006 03:49

Ohhh, so close - hehehe :D

2. No - it was all yellow :p
7. Steffen Brandt and Tina Dickow did a brilliant duet - but yes, Buckley's version is nice too :)

Now after Squirrel's crach course in search engines, who can find the answer to 8 the fastest? - *lol*

Lady Emerald Devon
Lady Emerald Devon

May-3-2006 04:45

1. In the song Yellow Submarine by the Beatles what colour is the sea? Green.
2. Yes or No? The song Yellow by Coldplay… any other colour mentioned?
3. By the way, what colour do you mix with yellow to get green?
4. It might just be legend, but who supposedly wrote Greensleeves?
David Seaman.
5. And who for?
6. And since we’re such great Shakespearean scholars which of his plays refers to Greensleeves (twice even)?
The Tempest.
7. Leonard Cohen has covered Greensleeves, he also wrote Hallelujah [from Shrek 1 if that helps - ooh Shrek is Green …mmm continuity], name someone who’s covered Hallellujah.
Jeff Bucklly and I',m sure I've heard a Nick Cave version too.
8. Theme from Shrek 2 “Holding out for a hero” was co-written by Jim Steinman, who did he more famously write songs for?
David Seaman and the Gunners.
9. A Yellow flag in auto-racing signifies what?
There's buttercups on the track.
10. What kind of flag signifies the end of an auto race [and the end of this quiz!]
A black and white checkered one.

*faints and hopes no one is googling on the sacred Daily Pub Quiz!*

Safety Officer

May-3-2006 06:49

... did I say Google... oops [hides face with paws in shame]
LED Arsenal ... yech! Go Inter! And Nick Cave has a song Hallelujah, but it aint the same one, sorry... "I took the small roads out of town and I passed a cow and the cow was brown..." I'm listening to it now... Nick has problems... [he's not the only one I hear RC say... ]

Della's answers + Ijon's 6. and Grey's / LED's 2. = well done folks...

Umm OK 8. is the sticking point. Answer is Meatloaf :)

And now I'll be gone... like like a bat outa hell... like a bat outa helllllll... [sighs]

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