Sunday Quickfire Quiz XIV

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Sunday Quickfire Quiz XIV

Post by The Raven » 24 Nov 2011, 08:50

This Sunday quiz will start at 7pm on Sunday 27th November
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Re: Sunday Quickfire Quiz XIV

Post by The Raven » 27 Nov 2011, 19:00

PM me your answers! [Edited]

1. Who wrote “The Tragical History of Romeus and Juliet” in 1562?

2. Which religious text comprises of 114 sections of unequal length, and whose central figures include Adam, Noah, Abraham, Joseph, Moses and Jesus Christ?

3. What colour is the Purple Finch?

4. What was the first commercial transport to exceed Mach 2 but suffered a fatal crash near Paris?

5. The former Soviet Russian national anthem contains these translated lyrics:
“Do you hear, in the countryside,
The roar of those ferocious soldiers?
They're coming right into our arms
To cut the throats of our sons and women!”
True or False

6. What was the first Star Trek episode to feature the famous quote “Beam me up Scotty”?

7. What was the first animal to be sent into space?

8. Where are you when you here the announcement “This is a Piccadilly service the next station will be Victoria“?

9. What innovation was installed at Holloway Road station in 1907?

10. Which American TV married couple were the first to be shown in bed together?
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Re: Sunday Quickfire Quiz XIV

Post by The Raven » 27 Nov 2011, 19:42

Edited Question 10 so it make sence!
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Re: Sunday Quickfire Quiz XIV

Post by tubeguru » 27 Nov 2011, 19:46

And it makes "sence" now?
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Re: Sunday Quickfire Quiz XIV

Post by The Raven » 27 Nov 2011, 20:49

The Answers

Beware of the Red Herrings!

1. Who wrote “The Tragical History of Romeus and Juliet” in 1562?
Arthur Brooke NOT William Shakespeare

2. Which religious text comprises of 114 sections of unequal length, and whose central figures include Adam, Noah, Abraham, Joseph, Moses and Jesus Christ?
The Quran NOT the Bible

3. What colour are Purple Finches?
Red or Brown NOT Purple

4. What was the first commercial transport to exceed Mach 2 but suffered a fatal crash near Paris? Tupolev Tu-144 known by the nickname of “Concordski” NOT Concorde

5. The former Soviet Russian national anthem contains these translated lyrics:
“Do you hear, in the countryside,
The roar of those ferocious soldiers?
They're coming right into our arms
To cut the throats of our sons and women!”
True or False
False these lyrics are from the current French national anthem!

6. What was the first Star Trek episode to feature the famous quote “Beam me up Scotty”?
This quote never appeared in ANY episodes, so none!

7. What was the first animal to be sent into space?
Fruit Flies NOT a dog

8. Where are you when you here the announcement “This is a Piccadilly service the next station will be Victoria“?
On the Manchester Metrolink NOT the London Underground

9. What innovation was installed at Holloway Road station in 1907?
A spiral escalator. No longer exist there though

10. Which American TV married couple where the first to be shown to in bed together?
Mary Kay and Johnny NOT The Flintstones as I thought until today!

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4th
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2/10 in 21mins = 16 points

3rd
Greatkingrat
9/10 in 78mins = 20 points

2nd
Nigel
8/10 in 12mins = 70 points

1st
GoingUnderground
9/10 in 9mins = 82 points

Well done Kevin who wins his first quiz after entering all but one of these quizes :D
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Re: Sunday Quickfire Quiz XIV

Post by Going Underground » 27 Nov 2011, 20:58

Hooray.... :D Gutted I fell into the trap on question 5) my initial thoughts were false.... Lucky I had a bath had forgotten about the quiz and logged on the forum at 1902hrs :!:
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Re: Sunday Quickfire Quiz XIV

Post by Root » 27 Nov 2011, 21:01

I thought my answer to question 8 was pretty good.
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Re: Sunday Quickfire Quiz XIV

Post by The Raven » 27 Nov 2011, 21:05

Root wrote:I thought my answer to question 8 was pretty good.
It did make me laugh :lol:
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Re: Sunday Quickfire Quiz XIV

Post by Garion » 28 Nov 2011, 01:20

The Raven wrote:The Answers
6. What was the first Star Trek episode to feature the famous quote “Beam me up Scotty”?
This quote never appeared in ANY episodes, so none!
Although Star Trek IV came close with the line "Scotty, beam me up". :P
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