Friday Question Time!!

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“Nah, l ain’t gone away, l am just twiddlin’ ma fumbs, waitin’ for his Lordship to get undaway with the Christmas Challenge. Howeva, ‘im n me ‘ad a convo, an’ ‘e sed, l could do this to test ya all! So, got you a corker, let’s be seein’ ‘ow meny of these ya can answer! Got a few of these ova the weekend as well!”

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SPORT

Before 2005, who was the last English captain to win the Ashes?

Mike Gatting 1986-87

In which Year was the FA Cup Final described as the Matthews’ Final”

1953 FA Cup Final

With which sport do you connect William Webb Ellis?

Rugby

Which race did Red Rum win three times?

The Grand National at Aintree – 1973/75/77

What was boxer Muhammad Ali’s former name?

Cassius Marcellus Clay

How many Olympic gold medals did Sir Steve Redgrave win?

Five Olympic Gold Medals 1984 – 2000

Who captained England in the 1966 World Cup Final?

Bobby Moore

At which weight in boxing was John L Sullivam the world champion?

Heavyweight

In which sport was Rachel Heyhoe-Flint a star?

Cricket

Which year were the Olympics last held in London?

2012

GEOGRAPHY

What is the capital of Australia?

Canberra

Which three countries have a land border with European Spain?

Choice of five Morocco, Andorra, France, Portugal, Gilbraltar

What is the major chain of mountains in South America called?

Andes

In which continent is Equatorial Guinea?

Africa

What is the former name of Sri Lanka?

Ceylon

Wellington is the capital city of which country?

New Zealand

In feet, to the nearest 1000 feet, what is the height of Mount Everest?

29,029 Feet

Into which ocean does the River Congo flow?

Atlantic Ocean

Antarctica is a continent. True or false?

True

Of which country is Ulam Bator the capital?

Mongolia

FILM

Who was the female star of Breakfast at Tiffany’s?

Audrey Hepburn

Who played the male lead opposite Vivien Leigh in “Gone with the Wind”?

Clark Gable

Who received an Oscar as best supporting actor in “From Here to Eternity”?

Frank Sinatra

Which film actor did Elizabeth Taylor marry twice?

Richard Burton

Name the two main actors in the “Rainman”.

Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise

What kind of animal was Alex in Madagascar?

Lion

Who starred opposite Humphery Bogart in “The African Queen”?

Katharine Hepburn

Who played the female lead opposite Hugh Grant in “Four Weddings and a Funeral”?

Andie MacDowell

 Who played Henry V on film nearly fifty years after Olivier?

Kenneth Branagh

Which American singer played in the 80’s remake of “The Jazz Singer”?

Neil Diamond

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