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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. :)


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]

Lady Emerald Devon
Lady Emerald Devon

May-4-2006 05:01

So, Della and Ijon won? Well, isn't the prize that they have to write the next quiz?

Safety Officer

May-4-2006 07:10

you would think so wouldn't you!

Rosamund Clifford
Rosamund Clifford
Tale Spinner

May-5-2006 02:05

Ijon says I'm the family quiz maker, but he promises to write one soon. Knowing him, it'll probably be something connected to SF. And, Squirrel, we're still waiting for those things hairy, scary, contrary, and above all 'bout Mary.

Safety Officer

May-5-2006 02:12

A nice easy one bout Fairy Tales ...

1. Which tower-bound maiden was asked to ‘let down her hair’?
2. What was Sleeping Beauty’s first name? [I know it’s not in the original story]
3. Who wrote the Happy Prince?
4. We all know the Ugly Duckling grew up to be a beautiful swan, but if it wasn’t a duckling in the first place then what was it? That is, what’s a baby swan called?
5. In the story Rumpelstiltskin the princess had to spin gold from what?
6. In the Frog and the Princess what did the princess lose down the well?
7. Name the animals the made up The Four Musicians of Bremen.
8. Besides ‘Snow White and the Seven Dwarves’, can you name the other ‘Snow White’ story?
9. What nationality was Hans Christian Anderson?
10. There has to be one obscure one... in the 1950's movie musical Hans Christian Anderson who played him?

Rosamund Clifford
Rosamund Clifford
Tale Spinner

May-5-2006 02:18

And now it's crime time. This one is about Agatha Christie.

1. In her youth Agatha Christie wrote a number of romantic novels under what pen-name?
2. What is her only novel narrated by the murderer?
3. What was the name of her archaeologist husband?
4. What Greek mythological hero's name appears in the title of a collection of stories about Poirot?
5. Poirot dies solving his last case. Where? (Name the place)
6. What is A. Christie's murder story laid in ancient Egypt?
7. What is the title of Christie's Christmas book?
8. Poirot was romantically interested in only one woman. Who was she?
9. What is the last Miss Marple book?
10. In how many novels the detectives are Tuppence and Tommy Beresford?

Rosamund Clifford
Rosamund Clifford
Tale Spinner

May-5-2006 02:27

As it happenes Squirrel and I posted our questions at the same moment, so please do his quiz first, and only when it's answered you can do the other one. By the way, do you believe in telepathy?

Rosamund Clifford
Rosamund Clifford
Tale Spinner

May-5-2006 02:43

1. Her Croatian name is Matovilka, but I don't know the English one.
2. Aurora
3. Oscar Wilde
4. Don't know
5. Straw
6. Crown
7. Dog, cat, donkey, rooster
8. No
9. He was a Dane
10. Don't know


May-5-2006 02:51

4. Cygnet
8. Snow White and Rose Red
10. Danny Kay ?

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