B is the word...

B is the word...

Feb 23, 2023

It’s NOT the Birds…It’s the B’s

Every answer in today’s quiz starts with the letter B.

QUESTIONS

1. What is the capital city of the Caribbean Island of Barbados?

2. Charles Hamilton used the fictional name of Frank Richards to create which public schoolboy character who appeared in stories between 1908 and 1940?

3. What word is used for a musician who performs on the street of a city or town voluntarily in the hope of receiving donations of a monetary value?

4. What 1989 film starring Rutger Hauer and Terry O’Quinn featured a Vietnam veteran without sight looking after a young boy who was the son of one of his comrades?

5. First appearing in 1983 in the adult comic, ‘Viz’ who was the goalkeeper of Fulchester United football team?

6. Which UK male artist had hits with, ‘A New England’, ‘Sexuality’ and ‘Gentle on my Mind’?

7. What is the largest mammal in North America?

8.What nickname was given to the tube of high explosive which was used to good effect against the German bunkers during the D-Day landings and blew holes in barb wired defences, and also were used to allow troops close access to the heavily defended fortifications?

9. Prince Vultan was the ruler of the Winged Men in Flash Gordon throughout the cinematic history. Which wonderfully voiced actor portrayed this character in the 1980 film which featured a soundtrack by Queen?

10. In which country were the best selling book series and Tv series, ‘The Number One

 

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ANSWERS

1. What is the capital city of the Caribbean Island of Barbados?
BRIDGETOWN

2. Charles Hamilton used the fictional name of Frank Richards to create which public schoolboy character who appeared in stories between 1908 and 1940?
BILLY BUNTER

3. What word is used for a musician who performs on the street of a city or town voluntarily in the hope of receiving donations of a monetary value?
BUSKER

4. What 1989 film starring Rutger Hauer and Terry O’Quinn featured a Vietnam veteran without sight looking after a young boy who was the son of one of his comrades?
BLIND FURY

5. First appearing in 1983 in the adult comic, ‘Viz’ who was the goalkeeper of Fulchester United football team?
BILLY THE FISH

6. Which UK male artist had hits with, ‘A New England’, ‘Sexuality’ and ‘Gentle on my Mind’?
BILLY BRAGG

7. What is the largest mammal in North America?
BISON (The moose is sometimes attributed, but the Bison is the true largest according to Canada.net…plus it does not begin with B)

8.What nickname was given to the tube of high explosive which was used to good effect against the German bunkers during the D-Day landings and blew holes in barb wired defences, and also were used to allow troops close access to the heavily defended fortifications?
BANGALORE TORPEDOES

9. Prince Vultan was the ruler of the Winged Men in Flash Gordon throughout the cinematic history. Which wonderfully voiced actor portrayed this character in the 1980 film which featured a soundtrack by Queen?
BRIAN BLESSED

10. In which country were the best selling book series and Tv series, ‘The Number One Ladies Detective Agency’ by Alexander McCall Smith based?
BOTSWANA

 

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