Friday Quiz 9 April

Here we are again, slightly late this week. Answers are in the first comment below and there are some clues in the images. Good luck.

Clues to questions 2, 4, 5, 9, and 10.
Clues to questions 2, 4, 5, 9, and 10.
  1. In the song American Pie, what does the phrase, ‘The day the music died’ refer to?  Extra point if you know the year. 
  2. If you were heading to Timbuktu, to which continent would be be going to?  Extra points for the country. 
  3. In a well known Victorian novel, the author famously wrote: ‘Reader I married him’. Which two people got married? 
  4. Where does the lager Heineken originate?
  5. Prince Philip died this week.  Where was he born?
  6. What is the everyday name for ethanol? 
  7. Percheron, Appaloosa and Clydesdale are all types of what? 
  8. What date is informally known as ‘Star Wars day’  
  9. What trees produce seeds called acorns? 
  10. Who played the title role of Billy Elliot and 19 years later, Bernie Taupin in the Elton John biopic, Rocketman. 


  1. Answers to today’s questions:

    1. The plane crash that killed Buddy Holly along with The Big Bopper and Richie Valens. It was in 1959.
    2. You would be in Africa as Timbuktu is a city in the land locked country of Mali in West Africa. It is not the capital city, that is Bamako.
    3. Jane Eyre married Mr Rochester – eventually.
    4. The Netherlands.
    5. He was born on the island of Corfu, in Greece.
    6. Alcohol.
    7. Horses.
    8. May the fourth be with you!
    9. Oak trees.
    10. Jamie Bell.

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