Answers 29 April

According to the proverb, what begins at home?– Charity

After what is London’s Fleet Street named?– The river Fleet

Called a tuxedo in America, but what is this garment normally called in the UK?– Dinner jacket

Cu is the symbol of which chemical element?– Copper

Dr Stephen Hawking wrote a brief history of what?– A Brief History Of Time

On a standard British Coin Elizabeth II faces which way?– Right

For what drink is ‘Mothers Ruin’ a nickname?– Gin

From which fish is caviar traditionally obtained?– Sturgeon

Helen Sharman was the first Briton to go where?– Space

How many children were there in Enid Blyton’s Famous Five?– 4

How many lines are there in a limerick?– 5

How many tenpin bowling pins need knocking down to score a strike?– 10

What is the only bird that can hover in the air and also fly backwards?– Hummingbird

How many phases of the moon are there in a lunar month?– 4

How many sheets of paper are there in a ream?– 500

How many squares are there on a chess board?– 64

Terdekaphobia is an abnormal fear of what?– The number 13

Which 90s pop band reunited for a huge world tour in 2019, including sell-out shows at Wembley Stadium?– Spice Girls

Radioactivity is measured in which units?– Becquerels

Orthodontic treatment involves which parts of the body?– Teeth

Which 90’s series starred Robbie Coltrane as a police psychologist?– Cracker

Who is associated with the catchphrase ‘Get Down Shep’?– John Noakes

Who is Jennifer Saunders famous husband?– Adrian Edmondson

Which tv comedian shared a stage with a St Bernard called Schnorbitz?– Bernie Winters

Who famously closed his TV show with the phrase ‘May your god go with you’?– Dave Allen

Which James Bond actor has played Mr Rochester, Marc Antony, Prince Barin, Heathcliff, Rhett Butler, Mr. Pricklepants and also took on the role of Simon Skinner in the film Hot Fuzz?– Timothy Dalton

In which city was Taggart set?– Glasgow

Which series had the chart topping “Eye Level” as its theme tune?– Van de Valk

In Star Trek what colour was Mr Spock’s blood?– Green

Which TV soap has featured families called the Corkhills, the Grants and the Dixons?– Brookside

In which Australian city is Neighbours set?– Melbourne

In the 80’s ,who starred with Jeremy Beadle, Matthew Kelly and Henry Kelly in Saturday Night favourite, Game For a Laugh ?– Sarah Kennedy

Whose portrait is on the reverse of the current polymer English £5 note?– Winston Churchill

If it was Friday and it’s five o’clock what Children’s TV show would you have be watching?– Crackerjack

The first National Lottery draw took place with a television programme presented by Noel Edmonds on the 19th November of which year?– 1994

What colour jersey is worn by the leader in the Tour de France ?– Yellow

At which Summer Olympic Games did 28 African countries refuse to take part?– Montreal,Canada 1976

Who is the former Welsh track and field athlete who went on to play international rugby union for Wales?– Nigel Walker

In Athletics, what is the last event of the Decathlon?– 1500m run

Mashie and niblick are terms used terms used in which sport?– Golf

What sport has houses and stones?– Curling

Alex Higgins is said to be one of the few players in snooker history to have scored the highest break following a foul stroke by an opponent.  What is that score ?– 155

What was the nickname of the French tennis star Rene Lacoste?– The Crocodile

Which football club plays at Ashburton Grove, currently better known by it’s sponsorship name – The Emirates Stadium?– Arsenal

The names of British racehorses are limited to how many letters/spaces?– 18

Following rule changes in 2019: How much time do you have to search for a missing ball,  before it is deemed lost in Golf?– 3 mins

Where can you find woofers and tweeters?– In a speaker

What are the two main colours on the Vatican flag?– White and yellow

The disease Variola is more commonly known as?– Smallpox

Traditionally, what does a cooper make?– Barrels

How many cards are there in a standard tarot deck?– 78

In mythology, who was the Greek Messenger of the gods?– Hermes

What type of animal is an Ibis?– Bird

The Orangutan is now native to only 2 islands, one is Borneo, which is the other?– Sumatra

What is the name of the currency in both North and South Korea?– Won

What are Gordon Sumner, Stewart Copeland and Andy Summers better known as?– Police

Who had a 80’s hit with the song – “‘(Something Inside) So Strong”?– Libi Siffre

Who had a 80’s hit with the song – “‘Wonderful Life”?– Black

To which section of the orchestra does the tuba belong?– Brass

Who had a 80’s hit with the song – “New Moon On Monday”?– Duran Duran

Who had a 80’s hit with the song – “I Want To Know What Love Is”?– Foreigner

Who duetted with Mariah Carey on the single ‘Endless Love’?– Luther Vandross

In the 90’s which band went ‘Dizzy’ with Vic reeves?– The Wonder Stuff

In 1992 who had chart success with Abba-esque?– Erasure

From which song are the lyrics: “‘Once bitten twice shy, I keep my distance but you still catch my eye'”– ‘Last Christmas’ by Wham!

From which song are the lyrics: “We can try to understand the New York Times’ effect on man'”?– ‘Stayin’ Alive’ by The Bee Gees

From which song are the lyrics: “If you want my future forget my past” ?– ‘Wannabe’ by The Spice Girls

From which song are the lyrics – “You gave me one good reason to leave me, I’ll give you ten good reasons to stay”?– ‘Too Many Broken Hearts’ by Jason Donovan

Taken from the soundtrack to the 1997 film ‘Evita’, Madonna released which song originally recorded by Julie Covington in 1976?– Don’t Cry for Me Argentina

After winning ITV talent show Popstars, which group topped the UK single chart in 2002 with ‘Just a Little’?– Liberty X

The Irving Berlin song, “There’s No Business Like Show Business”, was written for which 1946 musical?– Annie Get Your Gun

What type of pastry are profiteroles made from?– Choux pastry

What ingredient is included in food cooked Florentine style?– Spinach

A Beef treat
Poetic Gate
– Cottage Pie

A Beaufort Favourite, once a week

Free Boats
– Roast Beef

At £8.95 a top selling Takeaway at the Beaufort

Fin Dish Chaps
– Fish And Chips

A North of England, friend of Beef

Dopy rude shirking
– Yorkshire Pudding

Staple of a Beaufort Breakfast 

Pick Bald Dung
– Black Pudding

Always causes a snigger at dessert

Skeptic Todd
– Spotted Dick

Which type of pasta’s name means “little worms”?– Vermicelli

Which meat is used in Glamorgan sausages?– None

Available on our takeaway menu but how does paella get its name?– The name of the cooking pan

Wasabi is traditionally used in which style of food?– Japanese

If you pass the second-place runner in a race, what place will you be in?– 2nd

Mary’s father had five children: Mimi, Margaret, Maria, Maeve…and what was the fifth child’s name?– Mary

According to the Bible, in order to prove his belief in God, who was asked to sacrifice his own son?– Abraham

Apart from Dutch and French, what is the other official language of Belgium?– German

Which mountain range in Africa, North of Kenya’s capital Nairobi, has the same name as a town in South Wales?– Aberdare

If you divide 30 by a half and add ten, what number do you get?– 70

Which country presented the Statue of Liberty to America as a gift?– France

Which US state is also known as the Garden State?– New Jersey

What is Paul McCartney’s middle name?– Paul

On motorways you should leave a gap between you and the car in front at least…?– 1 metre for every mph of speed

How many different blood types are there?– A, B, AB and O

Looking at a standard telephone keypad. if you multiply all the numbers, what total do you get?– 0

Floccinaucinihilipilification  is the estimation of something as valueless?

How many vowels does it contain?
– 14