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Pub Quiz Night #1247108
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Pub quiz night again at the Bewildered Gardener - various trivia, some easy-peasy and some that might need Mr Google (after 24 hrs!) smile.

It's your turn to buy the drinks, so give the moths in your wallet some fresh air, and lets go...:

-1. Which Simon and Garfunkel song contains the line "Tonight I'll sing my songs again"?
-2. Which is the largest national park in the USA?
-3. In Greek mythology, who opened the box releasing all the evils into the world?
-4. The easy one: What is NCC-1701 better known as?
-5. And the hard one: What does the NCC stand for?
-6. What sport, other than skiing, takes place on a piste?
-7. What does a twitcher watch out for?
-8. What are Palatine, Capitoline, Quirinal, Viminal, Esquiline, Caelian and Aventine?
-9. Former US president Jimmy Carter has the middle initial "E". What does it stand for?
-10. In which Italian city is Leonardo Da Vinci's "The Last Supper" to be found?
-11. What is the positive terminal of a battery called?
-12. In 2003, Montreal International Airport was renamed in honour of which statesman?
-13. In Cockney rhyming slang, what is a "China"?
-14. Richard Reid hit the headlines in 2001 for what reason, and what did he come to be known as?
-15. Jazz great Coleman Hawkins played which instrument?



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Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Urban Worrier] #1247115
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12. Pierre Elliot Trudeau.

Hi Rog.


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Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Urban Worrier] #1247117
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Hi Remi - nice start! smile


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Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: fildil] #1247122
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Funny, I was just listening to that song. sherlock


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Two goodies! smile

Strange how that sort of thing keep coming up, Cheryl...


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Good one Lady K, but I was hoping for a non-winter-sports one think


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That name rings a bell, Marian - can't think why... lol


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Nice try but no frown

A bijou hint - it's an indoor sport...


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Originally Posted by Urban Worrier
That name rings a bell, Marian - can't think why... lol


Same here! idea grin

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Good on ya, sport! thumbsup

A nice positIve answer, Cheryl! smile

You got it, Remi!


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Nice one, Bernie! smile


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14. Richard Reid became known as the "Shoe Bomber" after trying to blow up an airplane by smuggling explosives in the hollowed out soles of his boots. Fortunately his sweaty feet made the fuse too damp to light and he was subdued by passengers and crew.


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