Xmas Meeting 2020 – Quiz

A little diversion for Xmas provided by Bernard Walmsley.

See how many you can get right!

  1. “What a glorious feeling, I’m happy again” is from which musical?
  2. In the 1960’s show Bonanza, what was the name of the ranch?
  3. What was the name of the first Space Shuttle?
  4. Louis Armstrong was nearly 70 when he had a UK no 1 with which song?
  5. Which Will Russell play was made into a film in 1989, telling the tale of a Liverpool housewife who falls for a Greek tavern owner?
  6. Which Archbishop of Canterbury officiated at the marriage of Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer?
  7. Which tall “fruit” is grown by candlelight in sheds in the Yorkshire Triangle? (n.b “fruit” is something to put in a crumble and serve with custard!)
  8. In 1973 the actor Roger Moore was cast as James Bond. What was the name of the film?
  9. The drama “Downton Abbey” is set on a country estate in Yorkshire, but where is the series filmed?
  10. What is the capital of Brazil?
  11.  “It is a truth universally acknowledged that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife” is the opening lines from which novel?
  12. The Giant’s Causeway in Northern Ireland is owned by which organisation?
  13. Which Monkees song includes lyrics about Sleepy Jean and a Home Coming Queen?
  14. A statue of which World Cup Winner stands outside Wembley Stadium?
  15. In which decade was sliced bread first sold?
  16. Who created the spoof 007 character called Basildon Bond?
  17. Which family always ended their day with “goodnight John Boy”?
  18. Where did the Ewings live?
  19. What are the names of Peter Rabbit’s sisters?
  20. Who Dorothy live with in Kansas?
  21. What was the name of the fictional family of 1970 which featured David Cassidy?
  22. Who lives next door to the Pontipines?
  23. What are the Christian names of the Everly Brothers?
  24. What is the name of Bart Simpson’s father?
  25. What is the name of Luke Skywalker’s father?

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