Friday Quiz 15 January

Another Friday and another Quiz. Today has some tricky ones and some easy. As usual the answers are in the first comment below and there are a few clues in the images.

Clues to questions 1, 4, 5, 8 and 10.
Picture clues to questions 1, 4, 5, 8 and 10.
  1. If you suffered from chionophobia, what would you be frightened of? 
  2. A 1960s icon died this week. He is famous for his rendition of ‘You’ll never walk alone’.  Who was he or the name of his band?  What musical is the song from ?  Which English football club uses this song as their anthem? (3 points) 
  3. What is Cetology the study of?
  4. In which modern country is the ancient city of Petra? 
  5. Where can Scafell Pike, the highest peak in England be found? 
  6. George Mallory was one of the early pioneer mountaineers. When asked ‘why do you want to scale Mount Everest’ what was his reply? 
  7. What colour was Thunderbird 2 and who was its pilot? (2 points) 
  8. Which global rock star said “I’m always amazed that people take what I say seriously. I don’t even take what I am seriously.” Clue he died 5 years ago this month. 
  9. At what temperature are degrees celsius and fahrenheit equal? 
  10. In which movie would you hear “Of all the gin joints, in all the towns, in all the world, she walks into mine?”  Who said it – character and actor?  (3 points total)

6 comments

  1. Answers to the questions above.

    1. snow.
    2. Gerry Marsden of Gerry and the Pacemakers, The musical Carousel, Liverpool Football Club.
    3. The study of cetaceans, or whales,porpoises and dolphins.
    4. Jordan. It’s a place I have always wanted to visit.
    5. The Lake District.
    6. ‘Because it’s there.’ He died on Everest in 1924, and his body wasn’t found till 2007.
    7. It was the big green one and piloted by Virgil Tracy.
    8. David Bowie of course.
    9. -40. Very cold no matter how you measure it!
    10.Casablanca, Rick Blaine played by Humphrey Bogart.

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  2. Very sad face. Not very well at all but you did have a question on one of my favourite childhood programmes Thunderbirds and Virgil was my favourite so I got full marks on that question. Thank you Lisa 😊

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