Trivia Quiz - 39

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Trivia Quiz - 39

Post by Hughie » Wed Jan 01, 2020 6:55 am

Just for fun - perhaps even educational. :roll:

1. On what island were the Bee Gees musicians born?
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They were born on the Isle of Man, and lived in Chorlton, Manchester until the late 1950s when they moved to Redcliffe, Queensland Australia.
2. In what year did Margaret Thatcher become Prime Minister of the UK?
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1979.
3. How many valves does a trumpet have?
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Three
4. Which chess piece can only move diagonally?
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A bishop.
5. Name the BBC series about a shipping line set in Liverpool during the late 1800s.
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The Onedin Line.
6. No 617 squadron of the Royal Air Force is better known as the what?
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Dambusters
7. In what year did the Battle of Culloden take place?
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1746.
8. What is someone who shoes horses called?
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A farrier.
9. What UK Prime Minister lived in Adelaide Australia as a child?
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Tony Blair
Three towns related:
10. Can you name the first purpose built cinema in the three towns?
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The La Scala in 1913 was the first purpose-built cinema in the Three Towns. See Topic Here
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Re: Trivia Quiz - 39

Post by bonzo » Wed Jan 01, 2020 10:45 am

8 today, got the last 2 wrong.
Those wimin were in the nip.

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Post by meekan » Wed Jan 01, 2020 12:14 pm

Back to school only 5

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Re: Trivia Quiz - 39

Post by Meg » Wed Jan 01, 2020 7:09 pm

Seven this time - and two were guessed.

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Re: Trivia Quiz - 39

Post by gnyaff » Sun Jan 05, 2020 9:41 pm

Nine this time including two guesses. Missed out on No. 9. I was thinking back to the forties fifties and sixties thinking it could have been a prime minister from that era, Blair was the last one I would have thought of.

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Re: Trivia Quiz - 39

Post by brian f » Sun Jan 05, 2020 9:58 pm

3 for me. Numbers 4,5,8.

The Onedin Line-was fantastic t.v back in the seventies along with Roots.
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Post by MANBEAR » Mon Jan 06, 2020 2:14 pm

3 for me back in the corner way the dunces hat on

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Re: Trivia Quiz - 39

Post by chef » Tue Jan 07, 2020 4:49 pm

MRS Chef and I got a very respectable 10. Two good guesses.

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Re: Trivia Quiz - 39

Post by Milda » Thu Jan 09, 2020 9:01 pm

6 this time

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