Friday Quiz – 14 August

book cover from the Official guide to Crinkley Bottom.  Not recommended.
Noel’s House Party, – embarrassing for everyone.

Another weekly quiz – for non-Uk readers the image above is a clue to question 6. It’s hard to believe that this crap was prime time Saturday evening viewing – for 8 years. And as for that pink nonsense!

Answers in the comments below.

  1. Often the first word in the dictionary – which relative of the elephant derives its name for the Afrikaans for “earth pig”? 
  2. Name that dog belonging to these fictional characters.
    1. Tintin
    2. Bill Sykes from Oliver Twist
    3. Hagrid’s boarhound
  3. Book and Film Quotations – who said it, which book/film?
    1. “There will be a time when we must choose between what is easy and what is right.” 
    2. “As inspiring as I find your bloodlust, Bellatrix, I must be the one to kill Harry Potter.”
    3. “Accio Firebolt”
  4. Vodka, Galliano and orange juice are used to make which classic cocktail?
  5. If cats are feline and wolves are lupine, what are sheep?
  6. In UK TV’s ‘Noel Edmund’s House Party’, the ‘house’ was situated near to which village? 
  7. ‘Hobby horse’ was the first ‘mass production’ name of which invention, 320 of which were made in 1819? 
  8. What is 6 in binary notation? 
  9. What is the line on a weather chart which joins points of equal pressure?
  10. Who invented jeans?

One comment

  1. Answers

    1. Aardvark
    2. snowy, bullseye, fang
    3.   Albus Dumbledore – Goblet of Fire; Voldemort Deathly hallows, 1; Harry, Goblet of Fire
    4. Harvey Wallbanger
    5. Ovine
    6. Crinkley Bottom
    7. Bicycle
    8. 110
    9. Isobar
    10. Levi Strauss


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