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Re: Dastardly difficult trivia quiz

Posted: 14 Oct 2020, 18:02
by DrainBrain
A Challenge wrote: 14 Oct 2020, 12:55 He's filmed a music video at both?
Nope, but getting warm.

Also, Episode 19.

Re: Dastardly difficult trivia quiz

Posted: 09 Nov 2020, 19:46
by jamesthegill
Both have featured on Oasis covers - Cromford station on Some Might Say, and Mendips on, as greatkingrat hinted, Live Forever.

What event took place in Woking in 1898, New Jersey in 1938, California in 1953 and New Jersey again in 2005?

Re: Dastardly difficult trivia quiz

Posted: 10 Nov 2020, 09:29
by DavidC
jamesthegill wrote: 09 Nov 2020, 19:46 What event took place in Woking in 1898, New Jersey in 1938, California in 1953 and New Jersey again in 2005?
The War of the Worlds Martian invasion?

Re: Dastardly difficult trivia quiz

Posted: 10 Nov 2020, 18:54
by jamesthegill
Correct - they're all sites of the War Of The Worlds adaptations.

Re: Dastardly difficult trivia quiz

Posted: 01 Feb 2021, 10:41
by michael_churchill
Which actor/actress, who appears in the current record holder for the highest grossing movie of all time, also appeared in the previous holder of that record?

Re: Dastardly difficult trivia quiz

Posted: 09 Feb 2021, 13:30
by jamesthegill
michael_churchill wrote: 01 Feb 2021, 10:41 Which actor/actress, who appears in the current record holder for the highest grossing movie of all time, also appeared in the previous holder of that record?
Zoe Saldana? Avengers: Endgame and Avatar?

Re: Dastardly difficult trivia quiz

Posted: 10 Feb 2021, 08:54
by michael_churchill
jamesthegill wrote: 09 Feb 2021, 13:30
michael_churchill wrote: 01 Feb 2021, 10:41 Which actor/actress, who appears in the current record holder for the highest grossing movie of all time, also appeared in the previous holder of that record?
Zoe Saldana? Avengers: Endgame and Avatar?
Correct!

Re: Dastardly difficult trivia quiz

Posted: 16 Feb 2021, 19:25
by jamesthegill
Which country has exactly two more railway locomotives than it does stations, and which has precisely one station more than it does locomotive?

Re: Dastardly difficult trivia quiz

Posted: 18 Feb 2021, 09:08
by michael_churchill
jamesthegill wrote: 16 Feb 2021, 19:25 which has precisely one station more than it does locomotive?
Monaco has one railway station, but the service is provided by French SNCF.

Re: Dastardly difficult trivia quiz

Posted: 03 Mar 2021, 09:29
by michael_churchill
For which movie, with a credited cast of four actors, did all four receive nominations for an Oscar?

Re: Dastardly difficult trivia quiz

Posted: 28 May 2021, 09:08
by michael_churchill
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What is the historical significance of this plane that warrants it being on display in a museum?

Re: Dastardly difficult trivia quiz

Posted: 28 May 2021, 09:44
by RobbieM
I think today might be the 34th anniversary of the date that Matthias Rust flew this plane into Russia, confusing the Soviet authorities and landing it on a bridge in the centre of Moscow?

Apparently it undermined the reputation of the Soviet military.

(I think we're okay to publish answers in the main thread in this quiz - am I right? Apologies if I should have PMed it...)

Re: Dastardly difficult trivia quiz

Posted: 28 May 2021, 17:39
by RJSRdg
I'm not sure he flew it upside down, though ..... ;-)

Re: Dastardly difficult trivia quiz

Posted: 30 May 2021, 01:43
by greatkingrat
michael_churchill wrote: 03 Mar 2021, 09:29 For which movie, with a credited cast of four actors, did all four receive nominations for an Oscar?
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf.

Re: Dastardly difficult trivia quiz

Posted: 30 May 2021, 21:33
by michael_churchill
RobbieM wrote: 28 May 2021, 09:44 I think today might be the 34th anniversary of the date that Matthias Rust flew this plane into Russia, confusing the Soviet authorities and landing it on a bridge in the centre of Moscow?

Apparently it undermined the reputation of the Soviet military.

(I think we're okay to publish answers in the main thread in this quiz - am I right? Apologies if I should have PMed it...)
Absolutely!
I've been going through the many digital photos I've taken over the years, came across this one and realised it was the anniversary.
If you're interested it is in the German Museum of Technology in Berlin.
And yes, you post answers here.