Saturday, 2 August 2008

Pub Quiz Answers

As promised, here are the answers to yesterdays Pub Quiz:

1) What are the colours of the five Olympic rings?

Blue, Yellow, Black, Green and Red

2) Barbie had Ken but who was Sindy’s boyfriend?

Paul

3) Who invented the words ‘hobnob’, ‘swagger’ and ‘madcap’?

Shakespeare

4) What would a German do with a ‘handy’?

Send a text, make a phone call (it’s a mobile phone or cell phone)

5) What is the collective noun for a group of goldfish?

a) A Troubling

6) How long does it take for a swallowed piece of chewing gum to pass through the human digestive system?

12 -48 hrs

7) How wide is a gymnastic beam in inches?

4

8) Which name for a type of music did William Burroughs make use of in his novel “The Soft Machine”, helping establish it in popular culture?

Heavy Metal

9) What word means “empty orchestra” in Japanese?

Karaoke

10) Which word used in the English language translates to “noisy ghost” in German?

Poltergeist

11) Which novel featured the characters 'Jim', 'Dab Dab' and 'Push me pull you'?

Dr Dolittle

12) What 1946 film is set in RBedford Falls?

It’s A Wonderful Life – Sorry but I made a misleading typo so you get a point for this whatever you answered! Uh hum.

Hope you enjoyed it and once again, sorry for the typo - I blame ummmm myself!

Chalky

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