here you go people – the quiz from which this week’s twuiz was taken. erm…enjoy? x
(btw – be warned – as always there is a link between the answers; as always, some of these are tenuous at best…)
- who did grace kelly marry in 1956?
- “let’s fly way up to the clouds away from the maddening crowds we can sing in the glow of a star that i know…” which song?
- in charlie and the chocolate factory who is judged to be a bad nut?
- which west yorkshire town is the birthplace of yorkshire captain andrew gale, as well as betty boothroyd, baroness warsi, and eddie waring?
- title of a 1995 post-apocalyptic film starring kevin costner, at the time it was the most expensive film ever made?
- in the world of horses (?!) walk, trot, canter and gallop are all types of what?
- which tv personality, actor (erm…) and former mayor was born in highgate tube station?
- this fashion retailer started life in 1948, began trading as lewis separates from 1 store in london. other names in its past have been concept man and chelsea girl. what is it now known as?
- mckinley morganfield was born in 1913 (or 1915, depending on which version of things you believe) and died in 1983. by what name did this blues musician become known?
- picture 1 (attached) – dennis the menace, gnasher, minnie the minx, plug and…who’s the other one?
- picture 2 (attached) – real name ian watkins, better known as …?
- if you had a brace of pheasants, how many pheasants would you have?
- what links a novel by pauline reage, short river in devon, 2001 film based loosely on othello?
- mickey mouse debuted in 1928. what was the name of the third production in which he appeared?
- picture 3 (attached) – what kind of berry?
- “they said there’ll be snow at christmas they said there’ll be peace on earth but instead it just kept on raining a veil of tears for the virgin birth” – which happy go lucky singer had a hit with that song?
- picture 4 (attached) – who?
- which battle took place on 18th june 1815 in belgium?
- picture 5 (attached) – one of these people is raymond burr, who is the other one?
- which fairy story features a poisoned apple and a glass coffin?
- what links a pen, a juggling pattern, and britain’s largest* monastic ruin? (*possibly!)
- picture 6 (attached) – one of these people in jonny wilkinson, who is the other one?
- on 22nd november 1963 jfk was assassinated. 2 famous authors also died; one was aldous huxley, the other was an irish born novelist and poet perhaps best known for a series of children’s fantasy novels. who was he?
- thought to be the oldest city in ireland, and associated strongly with the production of crystal. what is it?
- this beer was first brewed in sheffield in 1948; by 1992 it was the highest selling bitter in the UK. a long running advertising campaign featured 2 characters getting into scrapes in various overseas locations. what is it?