Quiz 117

Quiz 117

A quiz with a little Christmas influence:-

Fruit & Veg
1 Which Beatles song was released as a double A side single with Penny Lane?
2 What was the name of Hercule Poirot’s secretary?
3 What colour was the boat that the owl and the pussycat went to sea in?
4 Which song did Huckleberry Hound sing in his cartoon series?
5 Who was the producer of the first 14 Bond films?
Famous Vans
6 Van Rijn was the surname of which famous artist?
7 Van der Valk was a detective played on TV by Barry Foster – what nationality was he?
8 Which Van Gogh painting is mentioned in the first line of Vincent by Don MacLean?
9 In ‘Allo ‘Allo what was the name of the famous pianting by Van Klomp?
10 Van Helsing was the doctor who featured in which story?
This Year
11 Which female TV presenter & clever person has won Rear of the Year for the 2nd time?
12 The actor Roger Lloyd Pack passed away earlier this year – which TV role is he most associated with?
13 In which city were the Winter Olympics held in 2014?
14 Which singer made her first live appearance since 1979 in August?
15 Conchita Wurst won the Eurovision Song Contest for Austria – what was unusual about her?
Eyes
16 Which part of a fish can be used to make eye shadow shiny?
17 Who played Hawkeye Pierce in the TV series MASH?
18 Which of the Rocky films features the song Eye of the Tiger?
19 Bright Eyes was the theme song to which animated film?
20 Which of Columbo’s eyes was false?
Christmas General Knowledge
21 What was Bill Murray’s profession in the film Scrooged?
22 Which European capital city supplies a Christmas tree for Trafalgar Square every year?
23 In English, how do we know the hymn Adeste Fidelis?
24 What was the first Christmas song to be sung from space in 1965?
25 Olibanum is an alternative name for which Christmas gift?
26 The druids believed which Christmas plant was sacred?
27 What was the weather like on Christmas Eve when Rudolph has to help Santa out?
28 What was Mr Bean looking for when he got his head stuck in the turkey?
29 An orange is used to make a Christingle – what does it represent?
30 In which pantomime does the character King Rat appear?

Answers

1 Strawberry Fields Forever
2 Felicity Lemon
3 Pea Green
4 My Darling Clementine
5 Albert Cubby Brocolli
6 Rembrandt
7 Dutch
8 Starry Night
9 The Fallen Madonna With The Big Boobies
10 Dracula
11 Carol Vorderman
12 Trigger in Only Fools and Horses
13 Sochi
14 Kate Bush
15 She had a beard
16 Scales
17 Alan Alda
18 Rocky 3
19 Watership Down
20 Right
21 TV Executive
22 Oslo
23 O Come All Ye Faithful
24 Jingle Bells
25 Frankincense
26 Mistletoe
27 Foggy
28 His watch
29 Earth
30 Dick Whittington

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