2006 Christmas Quiz

All Sections WITH ANSWERS

Section 1 - Which …

Duck

1) is an expression often associated with Londoners - Any expression containing Luvva duck e.g. lor' luvva duck, cor luvva duck or just luvva duck

2) is an aquatic game - Ducks and drakes (stone skimming)

3) is dried fish - Bombay duck

4) is an Australian mammal - Duck-billed platypus

5) is preparing for something - Getting/lining up your ducks in a row

6) is a 1930s film - Duck Soup

7) is for dry feet - Duck boards

8) is an ineffectual person - Lame duck

9) is Chez Heston - Fat Duck (Restaurant in Bray, the best in the world 2005. Chef = Heston Blumenthal)

10) is an antenna - Rubber duck (radio)

Section 2 - Rapper Scott H

Chart toppers

1) Lol sings note R - Rolling Stones

2) Dazed heavy band kicked toy mice - Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick and Tich

3) We create river dance rave cell - Creedence Clearwater Revival

4) I hide the soul song - Edison Lighthouse

5) or cry silly beat - Bay City Rollers

6) Six gin Henry dents drum - Dexys Midnight Runners

7) Celtic Creole? - right trash - Electric Light Orchestra

8) We too heard oily folk song - Frankie Goes To Hollywood

9) My hits cure - Eurythmics

10) See chart master Prince - Manic Street Preachers

11) Hip tones score - Stereophonics

12) I crack my notes - Arctic Monkeys

Section 3 - Landform

Cliff Richard songs

1) Get going - Move It

2) Not everyone - Some People

3) Audio connection - Wired for Sound

4) Perched precariously - I Could Easily Fall (half mark for You Keep Me Hanging On)

5) Breakdown in communication - We Don't Talk Anymore a

6) Lifeguard instruction - Throw Down a Line

7) Electricity for the comrades - Power to All Our Friends

8) Fortunate feature - Lucky Lips

9) King's firelighter - Carrie

10) Go - Green Light

Section 4 - Boxed Inn?

Television pubs

1) 240lbs of sheep's clothing - The Woolpack - Emmerdale

2) Homecoming of a traveller - The Rovers Return - Coronation Street

3) Mrs Brown - The Queen Vic - Eastenders

4) Yellow boy fellowship - Winchester Club - Minder

5) Mere canine - The Dog in the Pond - Hollyoaks

6) Corpulent ruminant - The Fat Ox - Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads?

7) Five bob - The Crown - Men Behaving Badly

8) Like a Scot - The Jockey - Shameless

9) Bird society of Arizona - Phoenix Club - Phoenix Nights

10) Wrathful fruit - The Grapes - Early Doors

Section 5 - Which

Fruit

1) sold dodgy penicillin - Harry Lime

2) is a Tasmanian - Apple Islander

3) is 100,000 - Plum

4) is a flightless bird - Kiwi

5) don't you give - Fig

6) is a Beatles song - Strawberry Fields forever

7) is an Hussar regiment - Cherry Pickers

8) is 14 October 1066 - Date

9) is a member of a boy band - Jason Orange (Take That)

10) may be sour - Grapes

Section 6 - Identify …

1) a state of inebriation - Three sheets to the wind

2) a prime ministerial speech - The wind of change" speech

3) a cheat - A swindler

4) a 1954 film - Rear Window

5) an African capital - Windhoek

6) an establishment that "never closed" - The Windmill theatre

7) a porridge lover - Windy Miller (in the Quaker ads)

8) a Berkshire town - Windsor

9) a musical mobile - A wind chime

10) an English rock band - Hawkwind

Section 7 - Miller's Tale

Agatha Christie book titles

1) Fitzgerald's digit - The Moving Finger

2) Politically incorrect count - Ten Little Niggers

3) Before you knock at the door - 1, 2 Buckle My Shoe

4) Death's mount - The Pale Horse

5) Show your hand - Cards on the Table

6) Nearly nothing - Towards Zero

7) McGillicuddy's transport - 4:50 from Paddington

8) One woof for yes - Dumb Witness

9) Digital sensation - By the Pricking of my Thumbs

10) Timing of Noah's photo - Taken at the Flood

Section 8 - Initially Initially

People who's first names usually abbreviated to initials

1) 100-aker wood - A A Milne (author of The House at Pooh Corner)

2) Hogwarts - J K Rowling (author of the Harry Potter Books)

3) Rolling English Road - G K Chesterton

4) The Mystery Cat - T S Elliot (Macavity)

5) Peter, Susan, Edmund, and Lucy - C S Lewis (Characters in The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe)

6) Gloucestershire and England - W C Grace (Cricketer who played for Gloucestershire and England)

7) 1933 Humpty-Dumpty - W C Fields (in the 1933 film Alice in Wonderland

8) Guitar called Lucille - B B King (trademark is naming his guitars "Lucille")

9) Dalgliesh - P D James (Detective Inspector Adam Dalgliesh is a character in the P D James books)

10) Rivendell - J R R Tolkien (author of Lord of the Rings)

Section 9 - Identify …

English Counties

1) - David Essex

2) - Victoria Derbyshire

3) - Sarah Lancashire

4) - William Somerset Maugham

5) - Devon Malcolm

6) - Geoffrey Durham

7) - Clark Kent

8) - Leonard Cheshire

9) - Susan Hampshire

10) - The Duchess of Cornwall

For answers to some sections see answers to ALL sections

 

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