Pub Quizzes (May 2018)

Hope you enjoyed the quizzes! Here are the answers.

Head down to the Three Tuns for 7pm on a Thursday (and follow them on Facebook) with some of your smarter friends if you fancy thrashing out the quiz in person.

Main Quiz

The theme them was of course, local breweries.

1 and 2. ABBEYDALE INDUSTRIAL HAMLET, KELHAM ISLAND MUSEUM
Abbeydale, Kelham Island

3. Acorn Computers – their Proton computer was renamed the BBC Micro and 80% of British schools ended up buying them.
Acorn

4a. Blu Tack
4b. B – for Boron, the fifth element in the periodic table. The Bruce Willis flying taxi chase in The Fifth Element is similar to the bounty hunter chase in Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones.
Blue Bee

5a. Drones
5b. VALLEY OF THE KINGS, EGYPT
Drone Valley

6a. Brexit – 2012 May 15, Peter Wilding, “Stumbling towards the Brexit”:
“Unless a clear view is pushed that Britain must lead in Europe at the very least to achieve the completion of the single market then the portmanteau for Greek euro exit might be followed by another sad word, Brexit.”
6b. 1! + 2! + 3! + 4! = 1 + 2 + 6 + 24 = 33
Exit 33

7a. Hip hop – Keith “Cowboy” Wiggins, a member of Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five, has been credited with coining the term although the origins of the word are often disputed.
7b. JackanoryJackanory Junior and Crackanory were the more recent versions.
Hopjacker

8. Mitchell – David Mitchell hosted the short-lived The Bubble on BBC Two and continues to host The Unbelievable Truth on BBC Radio 4 and is a team captain on BBC One’s Would I Lie to You? The Mitchells have been in EastEnders since 1990 and Sam lied about her child being Ricky Butcher’s in 2010.  Janet Jackson used a sample of the chorus of Joni Mitchell’s “Big Yellow Taxi” as the centerpiece of her 1997 hit single “Got ‘Til It’s Gone”, which also features rapper Q-Tip saying “Joni Mitchell never lies”.
Mitchells

9. HAGGIS, NEEPS AND TATTIES
Neepsend

10. OXFORD, CITY OF DREAMING SPIRES – a term coined by poet Matthew Arnold.
Spire

11a. Stan – Laurel, Lee, and Marsh (from South Park).
11b. Cillit Bang
Stancill

12a. Thorns – “Thorns also and thistles shall [the ground] bring forth to thee; and thou shalt eat the herb of the field.” Genesis, 3:18, and according to three of the canonical Gospels, a woven crown of thorns was placed on the head of Jesus during the events leading up to the crucifixion of Jesus.
12b. Brigitte Bardot
Thornbridge

13a. True – True Grit, True Detective, True Blood
13b. North by NorthWest
True North

Picture Quiz

  1. White Lion
  2. Rutland Arms
  3. Sheaf View
  4. Broadfield
  5. Shakespeare’s
  6. University Arms
  7. Old Queens Head
  8. Hillsborough Hotel
  9. Beer Engine
  10. Three Tuns