Beaufort Quiz 29 April


Welcome to the Beaufort Raglan, Online quiz June 5, 2020.

Hopefully you are all staying safe and well.

Remember this is just for fun and you are only cheating yourself by doing a sneaky Google search.

The winner will be the person/Team that gets the most right and in the quickest time.

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The First Round

1. According to the proverb, what begins at home?
2. After what is London's Fleet Street named?
3. Called a tuxedo in America, but what is this garment normally called in the UK?
4. Cu is the symbol of which chemical element?
5. Dr Stephen Hawking wrote a brief history of what?
6. On a standard British Coin Elizabeth II faces which way?
7. For what drink is ‘Mothers Ruin’ a nickname?
8. From which fish is caviar traditionally obtained?
9. Helen Sharman was the first Briton to go where?
10. How many children were there in Enid Blyton's Famous Five?
11. How many lines are there in a limerick?
12. How many tenpin bowling pins need knocking down to score a strike?
13. What is the only bird that can hover in the air and also fly backwards?
14. How many phases of the moon are there in a lunar month?
15. How many sheets of paper are there in a ream?
16. How many squares are there on a chess board?
17. Terdekaphobia is an abnormal fear of what?
18. Which 90s pop band reunited for a huge world tour in 2019, including sell-out shows at Wembley Stadium?
19. Radioactivity is measured in which units?
20. Orthodontic treatment involves which parts of the body?

Entertainment Round

21. Which 90's series starred Robbie Coltrane as a police psychologist?
22. Who is associated with the catchphrase 'Get Down Shep'?
23. Who is Jennifer Saunders famous husband?
24. Which tv comedian shared a stage with a St Bernard called Schnorbitz?
25. Who famously closed his TV show with the phrase 'May your god go with you'?
26. 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?
27. In which city was Taggart set?
28. Which series had the chart topping "Eye Level" as its theme tune?
29. In Star Trek what colour was Mr Spock's blood?
30. Which TV soap has featured families called the Corkhills, the Grants and the Dixons?
31. In which Australian city is Neighbours set?
32. In the 80's ,who starred with Jeremy Beadle, Matthew Kelly and Henry Kelly in Saturday Night favourite, Game For a Laugh ?
33. Whose portrait is on the reverse of the current polymer English £5 note?
34. If it was Friday and it's five o'clock what Children's TV show would you have be watching?
35. The first National Lottery draw took place with a television programme presented by Noel Edmonds on the 19th November of which year?

Sports Round

36. What colour jersey is worn by the leader in the Tour de France ?
37. At which Summer Olympic Games did 28 African countries refuse to take part?
38. Who is the former Welsh track and field athlete who went on to play international rugby union for Wales?
39. In Athletics, what is the last event of the Decathlon?
40. Mashie and niblick are terms used terms used in which sport?
41. What sport has houses and stones?
42. 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 ?
43. What was the nickname of the French tennis star Rene Lacoste?
44. Which football club plays at Ashburton Grove, currently better known by it's sponsorship name - The Emirates Stadium?
45. The names of British racehorses are limited to how many letters/spaces?
46. Following rule changes in 2019: How much time do you have to search for a missing ball,  before it is deemed lost in Golf?

More General Questions

47. Where can you find woofers and tweeters?
48. What are the two main colours on the Vatican flag?
49. The disease Variola is more commonly known as?
50. Traditionally, what does a cooper make?
51. How many cards are there in a standard tarot deck?
52. In mythology, who was the Greek Messenger of the gods?
53. What type of animal is an Ibis?
54. The Orangutan is now native to only 2 islands, one is Borneo, which is the other?
55. What is the name of the currency in both North and South Korea?

Music Round

56. What are Gordon Sumner, Stewart Copeland and Andy Summers better known as?
57. Who had a 80's hit with the song - "'(Something Inside) So Strong"?
58. Who had a 80's hit with the song - "'Wonderful Life"?
59. To which section of the orchestra does the tuba belong?
60. Who had a 80's hit with the song - "New Moon On Monday"?
61. Who had a 80's hit with the song - "I Want To Know What Love Is"?
62. Who duetted with Mariah Carey on the single 'Endless Love'?
63. In the 90's which band went 'Dizzy' with Vic reeves?

In 1992 who had chart success with Abba-esque?

65. From which song are the lyrics: "'Once bitten twice shy, I keep my distance but you still catch my eye'"
66. From which song are the lyrics: "We can try to understand the New York Times' effect on man'"?
67. From which song are the lyrics: "If you want my future forget my past" ?
68. From which song are the lyrics - "You gave me one good reason to leave me, I'll give you ten good reasons to stay"?
69. Taken from the soundtrack to the 1997 film ‘Evita’, Madonna released which song originally recorded by Julie Covington in 1976?
70. After winning ITV talent show Popstars, which group topped the UK single chart in 2002 with 'Just a Little'?
71. The Irving Berlin song, "There's No Business Like Show Business", was written for which 1946 musical?

Food Round
Questions relating to food 

72. What type of pastry are profiteroles made from?
73. What ingredient is included in food cooked Florentine style?
74. A Beef treat

Poetic Gate

75. A Beaufort Favourite, once a week

Free Boats

76. At £8.95 a top selling Takeaway at the Beaufort

Fin Dish Chaps

77. A North of England, friend of Beef

Dopy rude shirking

78. Staple of a Beaufort Breakfast 

Pick Bald Dung

79. Always causes a snigger at dessert

Skeptic Todd

80. Which type of pasta’s name means “little worms”?
81. Which meat is used in Glamorgan sausages?
82. Available on our takeaway menu but how does paella get its name?
83. Wasabi is traditionally used in which style of food?

Odds and Ends

General Knowledge and tricky questions too
84. If you pass the second-place runner in a race, what place will you be in?
85. Mary's father had five children: Mimi, Margaret, Maria, Maeve...and what was the fifth child's name?
86. According to the Bible, in order to prove his belief in God, who was asked to sacrifice his own son?
87. Apart from Dutch and French, what is the other official language of Belgium?
88. Which mountain range in Africa, North of Kenya's capital Nairobi, has the same name as a town in South Wales?
89. If you divide 30 by a half and add ten, what number do you get?
90. Which country presented the Statue of Liberty to America as a gift?
91. Which US state is also known as the Garden State?
92. What is Paul McCartney's middle name?
93. On motorways you should leave a gap between you and the car in front at least...?
94. How many different blood types are there?
95. Looking at a standard telephone keypad. if you multiply all the numbers, what total do you get?
96. Floccinaucinihilipilification  is the estimation of something as valueless?

How many vowels does it contain?

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