Richard’s Community Fun “Pub Quiz” – Week 29
This month sees the return of Richard’s friendly ‘pub quiz’. It will be held in the garden at the Cwmdu Inn and social distancing and measures to keep you, the staff and volunteers safe.
Whilst our regular quiz has been cancelled over the past months Richard has, each week, prepared a shortened pub quiz for you do at home, amongst the householders or in virtual meetup challenges.
Round 1 – Name these musicians
- Name the last 10 presidential surnames with six or fewer letters
[Up to and including the president as of March 2019; this list contains 10 different surnames: any surname shared by two presidents appears only once.]
- The 10 Charles Dickens novels that contain the letter ‘O’ in their title
[This is about the 14 major published novels by Charles Dickens that were completed in his lifetime; the titles are as they appear on the “Dickens as a Fiction Writer” page of the Dickens Fellowship website as of May 2019; the Christmas books, including “A Christmas Carol” are not included in this list.]
Round 3 General Knowledge
1 Largest river in Ireland?
2 between 2006 and 2018 Kirsty Young presented which BBC 4 programme?
3 Which president died in Dallas 22nd Nov 1963?
4 A billet doux is what type of letter?
5 Irish group that has won more Grammy awards than any other Irish band?
6 In 1977 which football club won their first European cup?
7 The battle of Rorkes drift appears in which 1964 film?
8 Cleeve Hill is the highest point of which range of hills?
9 Which country came top of the 2016 world happiness report?
10 Ashes to Ashes is the sequel to which TV series?
11 Carmine is a shade of which primary colour?
12 In the children’s folk tale Billy Goat Gruff who lived under the bridge?
13 Who designed the Olympic kit for the 2012 Olympic games in London?
14 What type of animal is a muntjac?
15 Which planet in the solar system has planets named after Shakespearian characters?
16 Singer Shakira was born in which country?
17 What is the most northerly town in England?
18 In video games what is the occupation of the Nintendo character Mario?
19 Which wild flower takes its name from lions tooth?
20 What does Thursdays child do in the traditional poem?