2009 Christmas Quiz

All Sections WITH ANSWERS

Section 1 - Little Rock

Alan

This section was supplied by Chris
  1. Singular game bird Alan Partridge
  2. Birch Alan Alder
  3. Ovine barber Alan Shearer
  4. Sounds like a Piedmontese town Alan Turing
  5. What itís worth Alan Price
  6. A Northern valley Alan A Dale
  7. Essential notes Allen Key
  8. Small wetland Alan Titchmarsh
  9. Young mann Alan Ladd
  10. Rough boggy country in the North Alan Carr

Section 2 - St. Helens Edifice

Dream

This section was supplied by John.

  1. Elite 3-piece band Cream Dreaming.
  2. From Continuum John Mayer Dreaming
  3. Prams and Pushchairs Mamas +Papas Dream a little dream of me
  4. M.L.K. Abba I have a dream
  5. Billie Joe sang it Green Day Boulevard of broken dreams
  6. Phil and Don Everly Bros All I have to do is dream
  7. Get the right current AC/DC Rockíní roll dream
  8. Vincent from Michigan Alice Cooper Caught in a dream
  9. One of Hugo's wretched poor Elaine Paige I dreamed a dream
  10. Mrs. Jay-Z Beyonce Sweet dreams

Section 3 - No deep thought required

ford n. A shallow place in a body of water.

This section was supplied by Suzanne.
  1. Made a query about deceitful organs. Emile Ford and the Checkmates. What do you want to make those eyes at me for?
  2. Madrid County officer in real life. Glenn Ford who played Sam Cade, sheriff of Madrid County in TV series Cadeís County.
  3. Crystal clear in Ireland. Waterford Crystal.
  4. Johnís club. Watford FC. Sir Elton John
  5. Get him from The Inside Story. Robben Ford The Inside Story was the first solo album
  6. He kept the choice simple. Henry Ford "Any customer can have a car painted any colour he wants so long as it is black.".
  7. Sometime Denton location. Castleford in Yorkshire was frequently the location for the town of Denton in A Touch of Frost TV series.
  8. Old father is Isis here. Oxford Old Father Thames is The Isis at Oxford.
  9. Douglas Adamís alien. Ford Prefect in The Hitch-hikerís guide to the galaxy.
  10. A way to score at golf. Stableford system of scoring on golf invented in 1931 by Dr. Frank Stableford of the Wallasey & Royal Liverpool Golf Clubs

Section 4 - ARSONISTS? - NOT US

All feature in "We didn't start the fire" by Billy Joel

This section was supplied by Ann and Andrew.
  1. Succeeded Roosevelt Harry Truman
  2. Calamity Jane Doris Day
  3. Marilyn's hubby Joe Di Maggio
  4. Reg's candle Marilyn Monroe
  5. Out of office '55 - '73 Juan Peron
  6. Causeless rebel James Dean
  7. The King Elvis Presley
  8. Roissy airport Charles de Gaulle
  9. D.O.D. 3/2/59 Buddy Holly
  10. A.k.a. Ernest Evans Chubby Checker
  11. Oldest spaceman John Glenn

Section 5 -Pens and Paper

Writers and Books

This section was supplied by Andrew.

There is no text version of this section, but it can be downloaded as a PDF file (size 480Kb) which should take around 3 minutes to download on a dial-up line.

  1. DON QUIXOTE (DONKEY HOE TEE)
  2. GEORGE ELIOT (JAW JELLY YACHT)
  3. IVANHOE (EYE VAN HOE)
  4. GEORGE ORWELL (JAW JAW WELL)
  5. ROBINSON CRUSOE (ROBIN SUNK ROUSSEAU [ARTIST])
  6. JOHN STEINBECK (JOHN [TOILET] STEIN BECK)
  7. GRAHAM GREENE (GREY HAM GREEN)
  8. JANE AUSTIN (JAY NORSE TIN)
  9. THE THIRD MAN (BRONZE MEDALLIST - THIRD MAN IN THE COMPETITION)
  10. FORSYTE SAGA (4 SCYTHES AGA )

Section 6 - Champions

Logos of Football Teams in the Championship League (that's the one below the Premiership!)

This section was supplied by Phil.
  1. owl Sheffield Wednesday
  2. Two sea horses but no magpies Newcastle United
  3. A tree Nottingham Forest
  4. Two curved sowrds Sheffield United
  5. Hand holding an iron bar Scunthorpe United
  6. Suffolk Punch horse Ipswich Town
  7. Ram Derby County
  8. Black swan Swansea City
  9. Red rampant lion Middleborough United
  10. Glass blower on the left and a coal miner on the right Barnsley

 

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