A Mixed Bag of Questions - 20 Oct 2022 ...

A Mixed Bag of Questions - 20 Oct 2022

Oct 20, 2022

Pot Luck Quiz
A random mix of questions in this quiz.

QUESTIONS

1. A squab is the young of which type of bird?

2. What group did Paul Weller form after leaving The Jam in 1982?

3. What was the name of the Lieutenant at Rorke’s Drift who commanded a group of 150 men of the 24th Regiment of Foot as featured in the film, ‘Zulu’? (He was played by Stanley Baxter onscreen)

4. Which author wrote, ‘The Time Machine’, ‘War of the World’s’, and ‘The Invisible man’, amongst many other classics?

5. The RENFE is the state owned rail company of which country?

6. Archimedes famously used the quote, ‘Give me a lever long enough and I will move the…’ what?

7. Before turning to comedy, what profession did Greg Davies (Taskmaster, Man Down etc) do for a living?

8. What famous Irish whiskey, the oldest licensed whiskey distillery in the world, is produced near the Giant’s Causeway in County Antrim, with the address of, 2 Distillery Road?

9. What was the name of the island where King Kong had made his home?

10. Who are the current (October 20th 2022) Major League Baseball World Series Champions? (The 2022 World Series Finals take place at the end of this month and into the first week of November)

 

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ANSWERS

1. A squab is the young of which type of bird?
PIGEON

2. What group did Paul Weller form after leaving The Jam in 1982?
THE STYLE COUNCIL

3. What was the name of the Lieutenant at Rorke’s Drift who commanded a group of 150 men of the 24th Regiment of Foot as featured in the film, ‘Zulu’? (He was played by Stanley Baxter onscreen)
JOHN CHARD

4. Which author wrote, ‘The Time Machine’, ‘War of the World’s’, and ‘The Invisible man’, amongst many other classics?
H.G. WELLS

5. The RENFE is the state owned rail company of which country?
SPAIN

6. Archimedes famously used the quote, ‘Give me a lever long enough and I will move the…’ what?
WORLD or EARTH

7. Before turning to comedy, what profession did Greg Davies (Taskmaster, Man Down etc) do for a living?
TEACHER

8. What famous Irish whiskey, the oldest licensed whiskey distillery in the world, is produced near the Giant’s Causeway in County Antrim, with the address of, 2 Distillery Road?
BUSHMILLS

9. What was the name of the island where King Kong had made his home?
SKULL ISLAND

10. Who are the current (October 20th 2022) Major League Baseball World Series Champions? (The 2022 World Series Finals take place at the end of this month and into the first week of November)
ATLANTA BRAVES

 

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