27th May Answers

Here are the answers to the Beaufort Quiz…

Maris Piper and King Edward are varieties of what? – Potatoes


What are made and repaired by a cobbler? – Shoes


Which Norwegian fairy tale is about three goats who want to cross a bridge under which lurks a fearsome troll? – Three Billy Goats Gruff


According to Benny Hill, Ernie was the fastest milkman in the West, but what was the name his horse? – Trigger


An oometer is used to measure what? – Eggs


Who would use a swozzle? – Punch and Judy man


What is produced in a ginnery? – Cotton


Who would you expect to find in Castle Gondolofo? – The Pope


What are camel haired brushes traditionally made from? – Squirrel


According to the Bible, which miracle did Jesus perform first? – Changing water into wine


Cylindrical, top-entry bag known as Duffel bags were originally made in which country? – Belgium


A Vexilliologist is an expert in what field? – Flags


Whose epitaph says “If you seek his monument look around you”? – Sir Christopher Wren


In which sport would you go to a basho? – Sumo Wrestling


Mount Teide is the highest mountain belonging to which country? – Spain


What colour flag is awarded to a beach that meets high standards for cleanliness, safety and water quality? – Blue


In which city was Entertainer Bob Hope born ? – London


Which actor was dubbed the muscles from Brussels – Jean Claude Van Dam


Maurice Micklewhite became famous under a different name, what was it? – Michael Caine


Anthony Daniels played which character in the Star Wars series? – C-P3O


Who played the title role in the film “Inspector Clouseau” in 1968? – Alan Arkin


Victor Buono was known for playing which villain on the 60’s television series Batman? – King Tut


What was the police chief character’s surname in the first two Jaws films? – Brody


What did Sherlock Holmes keep in the toe of a Persian slipper? – Tobacco


According to his creator Ian Fleming, in what decade was James Bond born? – 1920’s


In 1978, who played the role of Michael Vronsky in the film “The Deer Hunter”? – Robert De Niro


Who in 2003 released a book with the quirky title, “I Don’t Mean To Be Rude, But…:”? – Simon Cowell


Ian Dury was the lead singer for what group? – The Blockheads


In which year were all these titles at no.1 in the charts ? ‘Ob-La-Di Ob-La-Da’, ‘Two Little Boys’ and ‘Sugar Sugar’? – 1969


How are Margaret and Alice otherwise known in the title of a Shakespeare play? – The Merry Wives of Windsor


Who created the literary spy Harry Palmer? – Len Deighton


What was Pierce Brosnan’s first James Bond film in 1995? – GoldenEye


Who had a hit in 1985 with the song  “A View to a Kill” which reached No 1 in the USA bit only number 2 in UK? – Duran Duran


Which pop group had a hit with Silence is Golden? – Tremaloes


The Pogues took their name from the Irish phrase “Pogue Mahone” – what does the phrase mean? – Kiss my Arse


Which Rolling Stones album, had a zip on the side? – Sticky Fingers


The Bazuki is a traditional musical instrument of what country? – Greece


Jennifer Rush, Frankie Goes to Hollywood, Huey Lewis and the News all had similar titled songs in 1985. What was the connection? – “The Power of Love”


Who was awarded a rhodium-plated disc for being history’s all-time best-selling songwriter and recording artist in 1979? – Paul McCartney


Which song by Aretha Franklin begins with the lyrics, ‘The moment I wake up, Before I put on my makeup’? – I Say a Little Prayer


Which Beach Boys song is about a teenage girl who takes her daddy’s Ford Thunderbird for a drive? – Fun, Fun, Fun


Adam Lambert collaborated with which rock band in 2011? – Queen


Who wrote the 1971 classic song American Pie? – Don McLean


Who sang ‘Another Brick in the Wall’? – Pink Floyd


David Bowie and which other male artist produced a cover of ‘Dancing in the Street’ in 1985? – Mick Jagger


What is the opening line to Queen’s song ‘Bohemian Rhapsody?’ – Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy?


From which song do the lyrics, ‘Young man, there’s no need to feel down, I said, young man, cause you’re new in the town’ ? – YMCA


The lyrics, “I work all night, I work all day, to pay the bills I have to pay”, comes from which song? – MONEY MONEY MONEY


On a baby grand piano, how many keys are there? – 88


What are lentigines? – Spots on the skin


Which brand of carbonated soft drink produced by Thomas & Evans Ltd in South Wales, was sold across the United Kingdom and stopped trading as a brand in the late 1990s? – Corona


What is measured on the Gay-Lussac scale – Strength of Alcohol


Where in the World is it acceptable to hold your dong in your hand? – Vietnam


The Lent Lilly has a more common name – what is it? – Daffodil


Whose last words were , “Clito I owe a cock to Asclepius”? – Socrates


Trypanophobia is an extreme fear of what? – Injections


Which Michael Crichton novel was adapted into a film starring Jeff Goldblum? – Jurassic Park


Who is currently the owner of the Rolls Royce Motor Company? – BMW


In Spain what insect is associated with the song “La Cucaracha”? – Cockroach


What has The Falkland Islands, been celebrating every year since 1992 on the 10th January? – Margaret Thatcher day


Where is Europe’s largest port? – Rotterdam


Eurotophobia is the aversion to or dislike of what? – Female Genitals


Which literary character was associated with 4 Privet Road? – Harry Potter


Virginia Woolf and Lewis Carroll always did what standing up? – Wrote


It is pronounced Dydd Gŵyl Dewi Hapus! in Welsh. How would you say it in English? – Happy St David’s Day


What was officially opened to the public in May 1889 at the Universal Exposition in Paris? – Eiffel Tower


In which American city is the Golden Gate Bridge located? – San Francisco


Poland has a coastline along which sea? – Baltic Sea


The Manzanares river flows through the highest Capital city above sea level in Europe. What is the city? – Madrid


The highest Capital City above sea level in the Worlds is…? – La Paz


In what country were Trabant cars made? – Germany


Where has the annual Crufts Dog show been held since 1991? – National Exhibition Centre


Angkor Wat, is the largest religious monument in the world, is in which country? – Cambodia


The Cliffs of Moher are located in which European country? – Ireland


Which two countries border Lake Geneva? – France and Switzerland


What is the fourth longest river in the world? – Mississippi


What waterway connects the Mediterranean Sea and the Red Sea? – Suez Canal


What is the capital of Pakistan? – Islamabad


In area the largest three states in America are Alaska, Texas and which state? – California


What is the longest river solely in England? – Thames


On which island is the Statue of Liberty located? – Liberty Island


In British superstition which bird should you wish good day and salute? – Magpie


What in the World of sport is required to be exactly 5 foot 8 inches off he ground? – Dartboard Bullseye


In what country was tennis player, John McEnroe born? – Germany


If you had a “Luxating patella”, which part of your body would have an issue? – Knee


The King Cobra is the only snake in the World that does what? – Builds a Nest


In Medieval times what was referred to as a “Toss Pot”? – A Drunk person


Dr Ernest Grafenberg spent a lot of time studying what? – The G spot


A dog is canine but what is cirvine? – Deer


What is the is the World’s best selling Mexican beer? – Corona


In squash what colour dot indicates the slowest ball used? – Yellow


Russian blue and Turkish brown are types of what? – Cat


British racing driver, James Hunt had a strange nickname, what was it? – The Shunt


Which Olympic sport takes place in a velodrome? – Cycling


The province of Rioja, which gives its name to the famous wine, is in which country? – Spain


What colour beret is worn by members of the Royal Marines? – Green


Which of Snow White’s seven dwarfs wears glasses? – Doc


Which of the following words is a palindrome? – Racecar


All of the following elements are liquids around room temperature except which one? – Magnesium


Which Conservative MP became ‘Leader of the House’ in July 2019? – Jacob Rees-Mogg MP


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