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Pub Quiz Night (Hint for #5)

Posted By: Urban Worrier

Pub Quiz Night (Hint for #5) - 05/16/21 03:06 PM

Pub quiz night at the Bewildered Gardener - various trivia, some easy-peasy and some that might need Mr Google (after 24 hrs!) smile. Make sure you're all socially-distanced, then we'll start:

-1. What is the Muppets' house band called?
-2. At which battle did Octavian defeat the combined forces of Mark Anthony and Cleopatra in 31 BC?
-3. Ben Cartwright lived at the Ponderosa ranch with his three sons. What were their names?
-4. What nationality was 14th/15th century astronomer Tycho Brahe...?
-5. ... and what was his distinguishing facial feature? think Lee Marvin in Cat Ballou
-6. What were the band of young ruffians and urchins who occasionally helped Sherlock Holmes known as?
-7. How many minutes were missing from the tampered Watergate tape?
-8. How was Manfred von Richtofen known during WWI?
-9. In the US, what was the original name for a cinema?
-10. What is the text of an opera called?
-11. What action can you take to make it impossible for you to hum? (NOT involving surgery!!)
-12. What was the name of Gandalf's horse?
-13. What is the only US state with a Spanish motto?
-14. Which is the largest lake in Canada?
-15. A word mainly used in Australia and New Zealand, what is a "ute"?
Posted By: Marian

Re: Pub Quiz Night - 05/16/21 03:41 PM

6. Baker Street Irregulars smile
Posted By: Urban Worrier

Re: Pub Quiz Night - 05/16/21 03:53 PM

Indeed, young Marian! smile
Posted By: curly

Re: Pub Quiz Night - 05/16/21 04:58 PM

8. The Red Baron

Hi Rog.
Posted By: Urban Worrier

Re: Pub Quiz Night - 05/16/21 05:03 PM

Hi Remi - good call! smile
Posted By: michele rose

Re: Pub Quiz Night - 05/16/21 05:06 PM

12. Shadowfax wave
Posted By: Redz

Re: Pub Quiz Night - 05/16/21 05:10 PM

11. pinch your nose wave
Posted By: bermag45

Re: Pub Quiz Night - 05/16/21 05:57 PM

10. Libretto wave

Bernie monky
Posted By: Urban Worrier

Re: Pub Quiz Night - 05/16/21 06:22 PM

Ladies and Bernie - looks good! smile
Posted By: OrleansBelle

Re: Pub Quiz Night - 05/16/21 07:21 PM

1 - The Electric Mayhem or Dr. Teeth and the Electric Mayhem

luuuuuuv the Muppets LOL
Posted By: Jarkeld

Re: Pub Quiz Night - 05/16/21 08:25 PM

15. A pickup truck
Posted By: Urban Worrier

Re: Pub Quiz Night - 05/16/21 08:34 PM

Me too, Marie praise

Jarkeld - great to see you again! wave
Posted By: Pandora

Re: Pub Quiz Night - 05/16/21 08:58 PM

I looked it up. "Ute" is short for utility vehicle. grin

I second the greeting, Jarkeld! wave
Posted By: flotsam

Re: Pub Quiz Night - 05/16/21 11:52 PM

3. I think it was Adam, Hoss and Little Joe
And you can't beat a ute!
Posted By: OrleansBelle

Re: Pub Quiz Night - 05/17/21 11:02 AM

14 - Great Bear Lake
Posted By: curly

Re: Pub Quiz Night - 05/17/21 02:07 PM

9. Nickelodeon??
Posted By: manxman

Re: Pub Quiz Night - 05/17/21 03:45 PM

4. Danish wave
Posted By: Urban Worrier

Re: Pub Quiz Night - 05/17/21 04:43 PM

Great selection, all aces! grin

flotsam - when I came across this definition I couldn't help thinking back to the Castlemaine XXXX ads we had in the UK in the 80s lol
Posted By: soot

Re: Pub Quiz Night - 05/22/21 12:24 AM

13. Oro y Plata ... Gold and Silver ... Montana

Lived there as a kid for 8 years

Big Sky Country!!
Posted By: LadyKestrel

Re: Pub Quiz Night - 05/22/21 06:30 PM

7. 10 minutes
Posted By: Sherlock

Re: Pub Quiz Night - 05/22/21 07:17 PM

7. 18 minutes grin
Posted By: manxman

Re: Pub Quiz Night - 05/23/21 01:50 PM

5. artificial brass nose wave
Posted By: soot

Re: Pub Quiz Night - 05/23/21 03:50 PM

7. too many wink
Posted By: Urban Worrier

Re: Pub Quiz Night - 05/23/21 05:45 PM

Nice one, soot (and extra points for the political comment! lol )

Nice try Lady K, but Cheryl gets it ! smile
Posted By: Urban Worrier

Re: Pub Quiz Night - 05/23/21 05:48 PM

Hint for #5 - think Lee Marvin in Cat Ballou think
Posted By: DocPaul

Re: Pub Quiz Night - 05/23/21 08:17 PM

2. Actium
Posted By: Urban Worrier

Re: Pub Quiz Night - 05/23/21 09:10 PM

manxman - apologies, I missed your post! oops

Paul - greetings and nice finish! wave
Posted By: flotsam

Re: Pub Quiz Night (Hint for #5) - 05/24/21 04:42 AM

Having watched it I remember that ad from ages ago Urban Worrier. Thanks for reminding me lol
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