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#244782 - Thu Sep 30 2004 07:39 AM October Trivia Rounds!
JaneMarple Offline
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Registered: Fri Jan 30 2004
Posts: 14480
Loc: North West of England
This is the chain for the October Trivia Rounds. Good luck everybody!

HOW TO PLAY

Each round will consist of five questions, the game will last for at least fourty eight hours.
There will be at the very minimum 4 possible answers for each question.


SCORING.
If you are the only one to pick an answer you score 10 points, if you select the same answer as someone else you score 5 points.

Saturday – kevinatilusa and Lothruin
Sunday - Spanishliz and Exit10
Monday - Santana2002/Elfwinkle
Tuesday – JaneMarple and LeoDaVinci
Wednesday - Kuu and Helen295
Thursday – Ozzz2002 and Julia103
Friday - JaneMarple and Leau

Please PM the answers to the Quizmaster of the round!


Edited by JaneMarple (Fri Oct 01 2004 01:33 AM)
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#244783 - Fri Oct 01 2004 01:32 AM Re: October Trivia Rounds!
JaneMarple Offline
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Registered: Fri Jan 30 2004
Posts: 14480
Loc: North West of England
Today’s five questions are based on musicals. Good luck to everybody!

Q1 – Name a song from “West Side Story”.
Q2 – Name a song from “My Fair Lady”
Q3 – Name a song/poem from “Cats”
Q4 – Name a song from “Oliver” – the film or the stage show
Q5 – Name any character in “Joseph and his amazing Technicoloured Dreamcoat”. Joseph is NOT allowed!
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#244784 - Sat Oct 02 2004 04:14 PM Re: October Trivia Rounds!
kevinatilusa Offline
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Registered: Fri May 17 2002
Posts: 365
Loc: California USA       
Round 2 Questions:

Name:

1. A recipient of one of the 2004 Ig-Nobel prizes.

2. An English King who was the subject of one (or more) of Shakespeare's Histories

3. A Movement from Brahms' 'German Requiem'

4. A Movie which won at least 9 Academy Awards

5. One of the original colors in a box of Crayola Crayons.

The Round will probably close Monday Afternoon/Evening

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#244785 - Sun Oct 03 2004 03:16 AM Re: October Trivia Rounds!
JaneMarple Offline
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Registered: Fri Jan 30 2004
Posts: 14480
Loc: North West of England
Round 1 is finished - scores in about 10 minutes!
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#244786 - Sun Oct 03 2004 03:56 AM Re: October Trivia Rounds!
JaneMarple Offline
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Registered: Fri Jan 30 2004
Posts: 14480
Loc: North West of England
Q1 – Name a song from “West Side Story”.
For ten points:
“Cool”, “America”, “Gee, Officer Krupke!”, “A Boy Like That”, For five points:
“Tonight” (2), “One Hand, One Heart” (2),
Not mentioned:
“I Feel Pretty” and many more.

Q2 – Name a song from “My Fair Lady”
For ten points:
“The Rain In Spain”, “With a Little Bit of Luck”,
For five points:
“Wouldn’t it be Loverly?” (2), “Get Me to the Church on Time” (2), “Ascot Gavotte” (2),
Not mentioned:
“On the Street where you Live” and many more

Q3 – Name a song/poem from “Cats”
For ten points:
“Memory”, “The Battle of the Pekes and the Pollicles”, “Mactavity the Mystery Cat”, “Growltiger’s Last Stand”, “Mr Mistoffelees”, “Old Gumbie Cat”,
For five points:
“Skimbleshanks: The Railway Cat” (2),
Not mentioned:
“Rum Tum Tugger”, “Gus, the Theatre Cat” and many more

Q4 – Name a song from “Oliver” – the film or the stage show
For ten points:
“Who Will Buy?”, “Be Back Soon”, “My Name”, “You've Got to Pick a Pocket or Two”, “Oomph Pah Pah”, “I’d do anything”,
For five points:
“Boy for Sale” (2)
Not mentioned:
“Food glorious Food”, “It’s a fine life”, “As Long as he needs me” and many more.

Q5 – Name any character in “Joseph and his amazing Technicoloured Dreamcoat”. Joseph is NOT allowed!
For ten points:
Pharaoh, Zebulum, Asher,
For five points:
Simeon (3) Mrs Potiphar (2),
Not mentioned:
Jacob, the narrator (we never discover her name), the baker, the butler, Potiphar, Benjamin, Judah and many more!


Results!
8 people took part!

Beaker – 45
Julia – 40
Kuu - 40
Helen – 40
ElfTwinkle - 40
LeoDaVinci – 35
Kevinatilusa - 35
Engaline - 30

Well done everybody!
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#244787 - Sun Oct 03 2004 07:31 AM Re: October Trivia Rounds! Round 3
Exit10 Offline


Registered: Fri Sep 28 2001
Posts: 4253
Loc: Brisbane Queensland Australia
Questions for Round 3


1. Name a dog of the 'Working Group' class.
2. Name a patron saint of an occupation starting with 'L'.
3. Name a member of the Simpsons family.
4. Name a city that made the top 15 of the '2004 Most Liveable Cities in the World' list.
5. Name an Australian who set a world record at the 2004 Paralympic Games.

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#244788 - Mon Oct 04 2004 02:47 AM Re: October Trivia Rounds! Round 3
Santana2002 Offline
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Registered: Mon Apr 14 2003
Posts: 8740
Loc: France
ROUND 4

Quote:


Give me:

1. One of the key figures involved in the Easter Rising of 1916 (Ireland)
2. A line from Banjo Patterson's The Man from Snowy River containing the word "hill" or 'hills'
3. A Jan Vermeer painting that ONLY portrays a single female
4. A medical condition ending in "-ITIS"
5. One of the operations to be carried out in MB's game of 'Operation'



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#244789 - Mon Oct 04 2004 07:41 PM Re: October Trivia Rounds! Round 3
kevinatilusa Offline
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Registered: Fri May 17 2002
Posts: 365
Loc: California USA       
Round 2 is now closed. Results will hopefully be up shortly.

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#244790 - Mon Oct 04 2004 08:47 PM Re: October Trivia Rounds! Round 3
kevinatilusa Offline
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Registered: Fri May 17 2002
Posts: 365
Loc: California USA       
Round 2 Results:

10 people participated this round.

1: A Winner of the 2004 Ig-Nobel Prize

10: Christopher Chabris/Daniel Simons (Psychology, for investigating how people paying attention to something else fail to notice the guy in the gorilla suit), Lawrence Dill et. al. (Biology, for showing that herrings communicate by farting), Daisuke Inouye (Peace, for inventing Karaoke).

5: Ramesh Balasubramaniam/Michael Turvey (Physics, for investigating hula hooping, chosen by 2 people), James Gundlach/Stephen Stack (Psychology, for investigating the correlation between country music prevalence and suicide rates, 3 people), Frank and Donald Smith (for patenting the comb-over, 2 people)

This was the hardest one to grade, as some people sent in a single name while others sent in all the winners for a given prize. I finally ended up just grouping answers by the prize they were awarded for.

A full list of the "Winners" is available at http://www.improb.com/ig/ig-pastwinners.html . Notably unchosen were the Vatican ("for outsourcing prayers to India") and Coca-Cola (for converting water from the Thames into bottled water which had to be withdrawn from shelves due to cancer concerns).

2: An English King who was the subject of one of Shakespeare's histories

10: Henry IV, Henry V, Henry VI
5: Richard II (2), Richard III (3)
Not accepted: Macbeth and King Lear, both of whom were the subject of tragedies (There was a real King Macbeth, but he was a Scottish King and the play is only loosely based on him)

Other acceptable answers would have been King John and King Henry VIII

3: A Movement from Brahms' German Requiem

10: 1: Blessed Are They that Mourn, 2: For All Flesh is as Grass, 3: Lord Make me to Know My End, 5: Ye Now Have Sorrow, 6: For We Have No Continuing City
5: 4: How Lovely Are Thy Dwellings Fair/How Amiable are thy Tabernacles (3), 7: Blessed Are the Dead/Selig Sind Die Toten (2)

Brahms' requiem was composed in 1868 to texts from Martin Luther's bible. Unlike the standard Catholic Requiem Mass, the sung text is in German, though there are various translations into English. A full list of the movements in German is available at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/German_Requiem .

4: A Movie Winning at Least 9 Oscars

10: West Side Story
5: The English Patient(2), Gigi(2), Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King(3), Titanic (2)

The Unmentioned Ben-Hur is tied with Titanic and Lord of the Rings at 11 Academy Awards each. West Side Story has 10, while Gigi, The English Patient, and The Last Emperor (also unmentioned) each won 9.

5: One of the Original Crayola Colors

10: Black, Blue, Brown, Green Orange
5: Violet (2), Yellow (3)

Red was the only color from the 1903 box not mentioned. Crayola's now come in boxes of up to 120 colors, including all of the original eight.

Total Scores:

40: Helen295, Julia103
35: Elftwinkle, Jane Marple, LeoDaVinci
30: Engadine, Kuu, Ozzz2002
25: Beaker411, Exit10

Congratulations to Helen and Julia, and thanks to all who played!

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#244791 - Tue Oct 05 2004 01:29 AM Re: October Trivia Rounds! Round 3
JaneMarple Offline
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Registered: Fri Jan 30 2004
Posts: 14480
Loc: North West of England
Round 5

Q1 – A type of embroidery stitch
Q2 – A story in the short story collection “The Thirteen Problems” by Agatha Christie. It is also known as “The Tuesday Night Club”. The Miss Marple full-length novels are not allowed.
Q3 – A programme that the British actor David Jason has starred in. Either comedy or drama, and also the character he played would help!
Q4 – One of the first ten books of the Old Testament
Q5 – A American State capital beginning with A.

Good luck everybody!
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#244792 - Tue Oct 05 2004 01:33 AM Re: October Trivia Rounds! Round 3
Exit10 Offline


Registered: Fri Sep 28 2001
Posts: 4253
Loc: Brisbane Queensland Australia
Round 3 is now closed. Answers up in a couple of hours.

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#244793 - Tue Oct 05 2004 02:52 PM Re: October Trivia Rounds! Round 3
helen295 Offline
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Registered: Tue Aug 26 2003
Posts: 112
Loc: Newcastle, UK
ROUND 6 QUESTIONS

Quote:


1. An official language of South Africa.
2. A member of the Danish royal family (immediate family only - the Queen, her husband, her sons, and their wives and children).
3. One of the creatures that builds their home on the "Quangle Wangle's Hat" in the poem by Edward Lear.
4. A brother or sister of William Shakespeare.
5. Earlier in 2004 the BBC launched a poll to find "Britain's Best Sitcom". Name one of the top ten.





Sorry I'm a bit early with these, but I probably won't have time in the morning. Good luck!

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#244794 - Tue Oct 05 2004 06:00 PM Re: October Trivia Rounds! Round 3
Exit10 Offline


Registered: Fri Sep 28 2001
Posts: 4253
Loc: Brisbane Queensland Australia
Typical Exit! Work stuff has prevented me from posting Round 3 answers. Will try to do so as soon as possible.

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#244795 - Tue Oct 05 2004 06:41 PM Re: October Trivia Rounds! Round 3
Santana2002 Offline
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Registered: Mon Apr 14 2003
Posts: 8740
Loc: France
ROUND 4 NOW CLOSED

Results in the morning.
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#244796 - Wed Oct 06 2004 02:17 AM Re: October Trivia Rounds! Round 3
Exit10 Offline


Registered: Fri Sep 28 2001
Posts: 4253
Loc: Brisbane Queensland Australia
Round 3 Results

1. Name a dog of the 'Working Group' class.

10 points: Portuguese Water Dog, Anatolian Shepherd, Siberian Husky, Great Dane, Newfoundland, Boxer
5 points: Greater Swiss Mountain Dog (2)

Not mentioned: Akita, Alaskan Malamute, Bernese Mountain Dog, Black Russian Terrier, Bullmastiff, Doberman Pinscher, German Pinscher, Giant Schnauzer, Komondor, Kuvasz, Neapolitan Mastiff, Rottweiler, Saint Bernard, Samoyed, Standard Schnauzer.

2. Name a patron saint of an occupation starting with 'L'.

10 Points: St Ivo (Lawyers), St Crispin (Leatherworkers), St John the Evangelist (Lithographers), Nicholas of Myra (longshoremen)
5 Points: St Jerome (Libraries and Librarians 2), St Dunstan (Locksmiths 2)

Not mentioned: Isidore the Farmer or James the Greater (Laborers), Luke (Lacemakers), Our Lady of Loreto (Lampmakers), Venerius (Lighthouse keepers), Gotteschalk (Linguists) and many others.

3. Name a member of the Simpsons family.

10 Points: Homer, Bart
5 Points: Marge (2), Lisa (2), Maggie (2)

Not mentioned: You could have afforded to look outside the box and I would have accepted Grampa, Selma, Patty, and at a pinch Santa’s Little Helper and Snowball. Also Homer’s mother Mrs Simpson appeared in one episode where she had been on the run for 15 years.

A little bit of trivia – Matt Groenig named Homer and Marge after his parents, he has two sisters named Lisa and Maggie and another close relative by the name of Patty. As for Bart, try brat.

4. Name a city that made the top 15 of the '2004 Most Liveable Cities in the World' list.

10 Points: Copenhagen, Vienna,
5 Points: Vancouver (2), Melbourne (2)

Rejected: Grand Rapids makes the list on ‘America’s most liveable cities the question refers to the ‘Worlds’. Also I am not sure of the relevance of Mayor Bonfield from Coffs Harbour.

Not mentioned: Perth, Geneva, Adelaide, Brisbane, Montreal, Oslo, Sydney, Zurich, Helsinki, Stockholm, Toronto
These figures are taken from the Economist Intelligence Unit and details can be found at theage.com.au/articles/2004/02/06/1075854028808.html


5. Name an Australian who set a world record at the 2004 Paralympic Games.

10 Points: Matt Cowdrey, Greg Ball, Amy Winters,
5 Points: Ben Austin (3), Tim Sullivan (2)

Not mentioned: Sarah Bowen, Ashley Adams, Hamish MacDonald, Sam Bramham Kieran Modra/Robert Crowe


The Winners
O z z z 2 0 0 2 A perfect score of 50


Helen295 40
Engadine 35
Spanishliz 35
Elftwinkle 30
LeoDaVinci 30
Julia103 30
JaneMarple 25

Thanks all for playing.

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#244797 - Wed Oct 06 2004 03:07 PM Re: October Trivia Rounds! Round 3
LeoDaVinci Offline
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Registered: Fri Mar 23 2001
Posts: 11610
Loc: Ontario Canada
Congrats Ozzz, you livin' large lately!
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#244798 - Wed Oct 06 2004 03:59 PM Re: October Trivia Rounds! Round 3
Santana2002 Offline
Forum Champion

Registered: Mon Apr 14 2003
Posts: 8740
Loc: France
ROUND 4 RESULTS

8 Players this time.

1. A key figure in the Irish Rebellion Easter Rising of 1916

10 pts: Countess Markiewicz, Arthur Griffith, Thomas McDonagh, Patrick pearse, Joseph Plunkett
5 PTS: James Connoly (3)

2. A line from Banjo Patterson's The Man from Snowy River containing the word "hill" or 'hills'

10 pts: He was right among the horses, as they climbed the further hill
5 pts: For never yet was rider that could keep the mob in sight,
If once they gain the shelter of those hills (2)

Where the hills are twice as steep and twice as rough (2)

And the Snowy River riders on the mountains make their home,
Where the river runs those giant hills between; (3)

Here's a link to The Full Text


3. A Jan Vermeer painting that ONLY portrays a single female

10 pts: Girl with a Pearl Earring
The Guitar Player
Girl Reading a Letter
Young Woman with a Water Pitcher
The Kitchen Maid
The Milkmaid
5 pts: Head of a Girl (2)

4. A medical condition ending in "-ITIS"

10 pts: Rhinitis - Poliomylitis - Tonsillitis - Arachnoiditis - Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis - Gastroenteritis - Hepatitis - Vasculitis

5. One of the operations to be carried out in MB's game of 'Operation'

10 Pts: Writer's Cramp - Butterflies in the Stomach - Bread Basket - Broken Heart - Wrenched Ankle
5 pts: Water on the Knee (2)
Disallowed: Kidney operation - sorry not part of the game

SCORES

50 Points: ElfTwinkle
45 Points: ozzz2002, LeoDaVinci
40 Points: Engadine
35 Points: beaker411, Julia103, JaneMarple, helen295



Thanks for playing everyone, and well done on that perfect score ElfTwinkle
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#244799 - Thu Oct 07 2004 02:04 AM Re: October Trivia Rounds! Round 3
JaneMarple Offline
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Registered: Fri Jan 30 2004
Posts: 14480
Loc: North West of England
Round 5 closed....answers soon!
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#244800 - Thu Oct 07 2004 02:22 AM Re: October Trivia Rounds! Round 3
JaneMarple Offline
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Registered: Fri Jan 30 2004
Posts: 14480
Loc: North West of England
Answers!
Q1 – A type of embroidery stitch
For ten points:
Feather Stitch, Fill Stitches, Stem Stitch, Chain Stitch,
For five points:
French Knot (2),
Not mentioned:
Cross Stitch, Back Stitch and many more!

Q2 – A story in the short story collection “The Thirteen Problems” by Agatha Christie. It is also known as “The Tuesday Night Club”. Any Miss Marple full-length novels are not allowed.
For ten points:
“A Christmas Tragedy”, “The Blue Geranium”, “The Four Suspects”, “Ingots of Gold”,
For five points:
“Motive V. Opportunity” (2),
Not mentioned:
The Tuesday Night Club, The Idol House of Astarte, The Bloodstained Pavement, The Thumb Mark of St. Peter, The Companion, The Herb of Death, The Affair at the Bungalow and Death by Drowning

Q3 – A programme that the British actor David Jason has starred in. Either comedy or drama, and also the character he played would help!
For ten points:
A Bit of a Do--Ted Simcock, Victor and Hugo: Bunglers in Crime,
For five points:
Darling Buds of May – Sidney “Pop” Larkin (2), Only Fools and Horses - Derek 'Del Boy' Trotter (2),
Not mentioned:
Open all hours (Granville), Porridge (Old prisioner Blanco), A Touch of Frost (Detective Inspector Jack Frost), and many more.

Q4 – One of the first ten books of the Old Testament
For ten points:
Exodus,
For five points:
Numbers (3), Leviticus (2),
Not mentioned:
Genesis, Deuteronomy, Joshua, Judges, Ruth, Samuel 1 and Samuel 2

Q5 – A American State capital beginning with A.
For ten points:
Annapolis (Maryland), Alaska,
For five points:
Albany (New York) (2), Augusta (Maine) (2),
Not mentioned:
Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas and Atlantic (Florida). I allowed both States beginning with A and State capitals beginning with A. I should have made the question clearer!

Results!
Six people played,
Beaker411 – 45
Ozzz2002 - 40
Julia103 – 35
Helen295 – 35
ElfTwinkle – 35
Engadine – 30

Well done everybody!
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#244801 - Thu Oct 07 2004 04:23 AM Re: October Trivia Rounds!
Julia103 Offline
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Registered: Thu May 15 2003
Posts: 689
Loc: Baltimore
Maryland USA
Round 7

Name:
1. A tennis player who won the Wimbledon Ladies Singles title more than twice
2. A reigning Queen of England (not queen-consort)
3. A Rogers and Hammerstein musical
4. A Christmas song with the word “angels” in the 1st verse
5. A member of Robin Hood’s band of Merry Men

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#244802 - Fri Oct 08 2004 05:02 AM Re: October Trivia Rounds!
helen295 Offline
Forum Adept

Registered: Tue Aug 26 2003
Posts: 112
Loc: Newcastle, UK
Round 6 is now closed. Results will be posted in about an hour.

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#244803 - Fri Oct 08 2004 05:40 AM Re: October Trivia Rounds!
Gatsby722 Offline
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Registered: Fri May 18 2001
Posts: 123698
Loc: Canton
Ohio USA    
(I'm filling in for Leau78 today...)

Round 8

1. David Bowie's "Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars" was his first album to make it big globally. Name a track from it.
2. The massacre at Columbine High School happened on April 20, 1999 in Colorado. Name someone left dead after it was over.
3. What is one of the six Administrative Divisions (Districts) of Belize?
4. "The Big Chill" was a film released in 1983. Give the character's name's of one of the college friends who reuned for the funeral for a friend.
5. "Six Characters In Search Of An Author" [by Luigi Pirandello] was a play written in 1921. Name one of those 6 characters.

Enjoy! See you Sunday.
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#244804 - Fri Oct 08 2004 06:03 AM Re: October Trivia Rounds!
helen295 Offline
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Registered: Tue Aug 26 2003
Posts: 112
Loc: Newcastle, UK
ROUND 6 ANSWERS

7 people took part in this round.

1. An official language of South Africa.

10 Points: Setswana, Xitsonga, Xhosa, Venda

5 Points: Zulu (or IsiZulu) (3)

South Africa has eleven official languages, including Afrikaans, English, Ndebele, Northern Sotho, Sesotho and Swati.

2. A member of the Danish royal family (immediate family only - the Queen, her husband, her sons, and their wives and children).

10 Points: Queen Margrethe II, Prince Joachim, Prince Frederik, Prince Felix, Princess Alexandra

5 Points: Princess Mary (2)

Nobody mentioned Prince Henrik or Prince Nikolai.

3. One of the creatures that built their home on the "Quangle Wangle's Hat" in the poem by Edward Lear.

10 Points: Snail, Frog, Fimble Fowl, Orient Calf, Pobble

5 Points: Bumble Bee (2)

There were many others you could have chosen, including the Golden Grouse, Olympian bear, Dong with the luminous nose, Blue Babboon, and Mr and Mrs Canary.

4. A brother or sister of William Shakespeare.

10 Points: Anne, Susannah, Edmund

5 Points: Joan (2), Gilbert (2)

5. Earlier in 2004 the BBC launched a poll to find "Britain's Best Sitcom". Name one of the top ten.

10 Points: Blackadder, Yes Minister

5 Points: Only Fools and Horses (3), Dad's Army (2)

The complete list beginning with #10 was: One Foot in the Grave, The Good Life, Open All Hours, Porridge, Yes Minister, Fawlty Towers, Dad's Army, Vicar of Dibley, Blackadder, Only Fools and Horses.


SCORES

Julia103 - 50

Elftwinkle - 45
JaneMarple - 40
Ozzz2002 - 40
Beaker411 - 35
Gatsby722 - 35
Engadine - 25

Congratulations to Julia!

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#244805 - Sat Oct 09 2004 10:16 AM Re: October Trivia Rounds!
Julia103 Offline
Mainstay

Registered: Thu May 15 2003
Posts: 689
Loc: Baltimore
Maryland USA
Round 7 is now closed. Scores and answers will be posted in a few hours.

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#244806 - Sat Oct 09 2004 03:17 PM Re: October Trivia Rounds!
Julia103 Offline
Mainstay

Registered: Thu May 15 2003
Posts: 689
Loc: Baltimore
Maryland USA
Round 7 results:

6 people played this round.

1. A tennis player who won the Wimbledon Ladies Singles title more than twice
10 points:
Suzanne Lenglen (won 5 times: 1919, 1920, 1921, 1923, 1925), Martina Navratilova (won 9 times: 1978, 1979, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1990)
5 points:Steffi Graf (won 7 times: 1988, 1989, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1995 and 1996) (2) , Maureen Connolly (won 3 times: 1952, 1953, 1954) (2)
Not mentioned: Charlotte Dod (won 5 times: 1887, 1888, 1891, 1892, 1893); Blanche Bingley Hillyard (won 6 times: 1886, 1889, 1894, 1897, 1899, 1900); Charlotte Cooper Sterry (won 5 times: 1895, 1896, 1898, 1901,1908); Dorothea Douglas (won 3 times: 1903,1904, 1906); Dorothy Lambert Chambers (won 4 times: 1910, 1911, 1913, 1914); Helen Wills Moody (won 8 times: 1927, 1928, 1929, 1930, 1932, 1932, 1935, 1938); Louise Brough (won 4 times: 1948, 1949, 1950, 1955); Maria Bueno (won 3 times: 1959, 1960, 1964); Margaret Smith Court (won 3 times: 1963, 1965, 1970); Billie Jean King (won 6 times: 1966, 1967,1968, 1972, 1973, 1975); Chris Evert Lloyd (won 3 times: 1974, 1976, 1981)


2. A reigning Queen of England (not queen-consort)
10 points:
Queen Anne (1702-1714), Elizabeth I (1559-1603)
5 points: Elizabeth II (1953-present) (2) , Victoria (1837-1901) (2)
Not mentioned: Mary Tudor (1553-1558), Lady Jane Grey (the “nine-day Queen” 1553)

3. A Rogers and Hammerstein musical
10 points:
Flower Drum Song (Opened December 1, 1958 and ran for 600 Performances-info courtesy of ElfTwinkle) , The Sound of Music (1959)
5 points: Oklahoma (1943) (2) , The King and I (1951)(2)
Not mentioned: Allegro (1947), Cinderella (television 1957), Carousel (1945), Me and Juliet (1953), Pipe Dream (1955), South Pacific (1949), State Fair (movie 1945)
The years given are for the stage versions. State Fair and Cinderella were created for film and television respectively.

4. A Christmas song with the word “angels” in the 1st verse
10 points:
Song of Angels
“Glorious sounds the song of angels
in the fields of Ephrata:
‘Glory be God in the highest’,
praise the Lord, hallelujah!”;
Hark the Herald Angels Sing
“Hark the herald angels sing, Glory to the newborn King”;
It Came Upon the Midnight Clear
“It came upon the midnight clear, that glorious song of old, From angels bending near the earth to touch their harps of gold”;
What Child Is This
“What Child is this who laid to rest on Mary’s lap is sleeping, whom angels greet with anthems sweet while shepherds watch are keeping”
5 points: Angels We Have Heard on High (2)
"Angels we have heard on high, sweetly singing o’er the plains, and the mountains in reply echoing their joyous strains”
Not mentioned: The First Noel
“The first Noel, the angels did say, was to certain poor shepherds in fields as they lay”;
On Christmas Night
“On Christmas Night true Christians sing, to hear the news the angels bring”;
Angels from the Realms of Glory
“Angels from the realms of glory, wing your flight o’er all the earth, Ye who sang creation’s story now proclaim Messiah’s birth”.
I’m sure there are others.

5. A member of Robin Hood’s band of Merry Men
10 points:
Friar Tuck, Will Scarlet, Alan-a-Dale
5 points: Little John (3)
“Little John is the first important character to join Robin Hood's band of outlaws. Traditionally, Little John is recruited by Robin after he skilfully defends himself with a quarterstaff against the outlaw leader. Little John is highly trusted by Robin Hood and becomes his second-in-command.” This description was given by ElfTwinkle – I saw no reason to change it
Not mentioned: Much, the miller’s son, Will Stutely, Arthur-a-Bland, Nasir (in the “Robin of Sherwood” television series) Azeem (in the movie “Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves”), Gilbert with the White Hand, David of Doncaster. Again, I’m sure there are more.
Friar Tuck is usually described eating or musing about food, but he is good with a bow and arrow and with a quarterstaff as well. Alan-a-Dale was a minstrel who joined Robin Hood’s band in an effort to win back his beloved.

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Special mention to ElfTwinkle for the additional information included with her answers!

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