MONDAY 1st June 2020 Questions

Around and about

  1. In which document is Wrelton described as having 7 dwellings in 1086?
  2. What is the Roman name for Malton?
  3. What was mined at Rosedale from medieval times until the 1920’s?
  4. What was the name of the pub, now demolished, on the road to Whitby where the fire was never supposed to be allowed to go out?
  5. A Rex Whistler mural of three children eating cake can be found where in Pickering?
  6. Sir John Vanburgh was the architect for which stately home?
  7. On what day of the week is there a market in Kirkbymoorside?
  8. Which organisation is responsible for the upkeep of Pickering Castle?
  9. Who is the Lord of the manor of Helmsley?
  10. What local tourist attraction, established in 1959, was initially called “The Yorkshire Zoological Gardens?”
  11. What geological feature, according to local legend, was formed when Wade the Giant scooped up a handful of earth to throw at his wife during an argument?
  12. Which “dale” has a daffodil walk?
  13. Who planned the Whitby and Pickering Railway which was first opened in 1836?
  14. Which village was the setting for the fictional village of Aidensfield in the TV series set in the 1960’s?
  15. In which village are the famous “Mouseman” workshops?
  16. Hovingham Hall was the childhood home of which member of the British royal family?
  17. Which Olivier and Tony Award winning playwright and director lives in Scarborough?
  18. Wrelton is part of which parliamentary constituency?
  19. Which sport has its home at Sutton Bank?
  20. The local parish council represents Wrelton and which other villages?

 

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MONDAY 25th May 2020 Questions

1. Complete these similes   eg. A B A B    (2, 4, 2, 5)      As bold as brass

  1. A W A A G     (2, 5, 2, 1, 5)
  2. A N A A F C   (2, 5, 2, 1, 5, 4)
  3. A L A A F       (2, 5, 2, 1, 7)
  4. A C A I           (2, 4, 2, 3)
  5. A S A A O      (2, 5, 2, 2, 2)
  6. A R A C          (2, 7, 2, 9)
  7. A S A A N P   (2, 5, 2, 1, 3, 3)
  8. A T A A R       (2, 4, 2, 1, 4)
  9. A S A A E       (2, 8, 2, 2, 3)
  10. A B A A B       (2, 5, 2, 1, 3)
  11. A C A A C       (2, 4, 2, 1, 8)
  12. A C A A W      (2, 5, 2, 1, 7)
  13. A S A A B I A R (2, 4, 2, 1, 3, 2, 1, 3)
  14. A B A A B       (2, 5, 2, 1, 6)
  15. A H A N          (2, 4, 2, 5)
  16. A T A O B       (2, 5, 2, 3, 5)
  17. A P A A P       (2, 6, 2, 7)
  18. A P A A C M   (2, 4, 2, 1, 5, 5)
  19. A C A M          (2, 5, 2, 3)
  20. A D A A D       (2, 4, 2, 1, 8)

 

2. Name the Athlete and Their Sport  

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MONDAY 18th May 2020 Questions

1. Catchphrases

Name the character who is famous for originating the catchphrase (1 point) and also name the TV programme it is connected with. (1 point)

  1. “I don’t believe it!”
  2. “No…no…no…no…yes!”
  3. “Lovely jubbly”
  4. “You stupid boy”
  5. “Well thank you very much, Jerry!”
  6. “Oooh! Betty!”
  7. Good moaning”
  8. “I have a cunning plan …”
  9. Yeah but no but yeah but ..”
  10. “Silly moo”
  11. Evenin’ All”
  12. “I’m free”
  13. “You dirty old man”
  14. “You might very well think that; I couldn’t possibly comment”

 

In the following six questions name the personality who is famous for first using this catchphrase and the programme that it’s from.

  1. “What’s your name and where do you come from?”
  2. “Is that your final answer?”
  3. “You’re fired”
  4. “Look at what you could have won”
  5. “You’ll like this …….not a lot”
  6. “I’ve started so I’ll finish”

 

2. Name the piece of art and the artist (1 point for each)

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MONDAY 11th May 2020 Questions

1. KINGS AND QUEENS

Name the king or queen from the questions below.

  1. Who allegedly burnt the cakes?
  2. Which queen never married?
  3. Who lost the American colonies?
  4. Whose bones were found under a car park?
  5. Who became monarch while in Kenya?
  6. Nell Gwyn was whose mistress?
  7. Who was known as “the Nine Days Queen”?
  8. Who had been pregnant at least 17 times but had no children who survived beyond the age of 11 years?
  9. Who was the last Catholic monarch?
  10. Who was “Longshanks”?
  11. For which monarch were no coins issued?
  12. Who wore two shirts on the day he died?
  13. Which king had the nickname “Rufus”?
  14. Who made the first Christmas wireless broadcast?
  15. Who fought a civil war against Matilda?
  16. Who married the “Flanders Mare”?
  17. Who was “not amused”?
  18. Who ruled for almost 10 years but spent less than one year in the country?
  19. Who would have been killed if the Gunpowder Plot had succeeded?
  20. Who was the last Emperor of India?

 

2. BRITISH BUILDINGS AND LANDMARKS

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MONDAY 4th May 2020 Questions

1. Collectors and Phobias

What do these people collect?

  1. Bibliophile
  2. Arctophile
  3. Conchologist
  4. Deltiologist
  5. Discophile
  6. Lepidopterist
  7. Numismatist
  8. Oologist
  9. Phillatelist
  10. Phillumenist

 

What phobias are these related to?

  1. Acousticophobia
  2. Ambulophobia
  3. Arachnophobia
  4. Cyclophobia
  5. Dendrophobia
  6. Equinophobia
  7. Frigophobia
  8. Hydrophobia
  9. Isolophobia
  10. Olfactophobia

 

Name the Musical.

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MONDAY 27TH APRIL Questions

Name the book that this first line comes from

  1. “Call me Ishmael”
  2. “All children, except one, grow up.”
  3. “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times ….”
  4. “Mr & Mrs Dursley of number four, Privet Drive, were proud to say that they were perfectly normal, thank you very much.”
  5. “It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen.”
  6. “There was a no possibility of taking a walk that day.”
  7. “When he was nearly thirteen, my brother Jem got his arm broken at the elbow.”
  8. “Once there were four children whose names were Peter, Susan, Edmund and Lucy.”
  9. “Alice was beginning to get very tired of sitting by her sister on the bank and of having nothing to do:”
  10. “The year 1866 was signalised by a remarkable incident, a mysterious and inexplicable phenomenon, which doubtless no one has yet forgotten.”

 

Name the poet that wrote these lines

  1. “ I wandered lonely as a cloud”
  2. “The Owl and the Pussycat went to sea”
  3. “In Xanadu did Kubla Khan a stately pleasure-dome decree”
  4. “Half a league, half a league, half a league onward”
  5. “I must go down to the seas again, to the lonely sea and sky”
  6. “Twas brillig, and the slithy tove”
  7. “Stop all the clocks, cut off the telephone”
  8. “Oh to be in England now that April’s here”
  9. “Come friendly bombs and fall on Slough”
  10. “If you can keep your head when all about you are losing theirs and blaming it on you”

 

Identify the brands associated with these logos!

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MONDAY 20TH APRIL

Thanks to Helen Young for compiling this weeks’ quiz.

Round One.

Words that contain “er” in the answer

  1. That is a mistake (5)……………………………………………………………..
  2. Brash, cheeky (11)……………………………………………………………….
  3. Here’s a little angel (6)…………………………………………………………..
  4. Fishy and red (7)………………………………………………………………….
  5. Still, inactive (5)…………………………………………………………………..
  6. A rodent pet (6)……………………………………………………………………
  7. What a Muppet (6)………………………………………………………………..
  8. A great ship (5)…………………………………………………………………….
  9. Deserve praise or reward (5)……………………………………………………
  10. Read carefully (6)…………………………………………………………………
  11. This is a genuine Scottish castle (9) …………………………………………
  12. Retired football manager and Duchess (8)………………………………….
  13. It’s Spring like (6)…………………………………………………………………
  14. Nothing at all (4)………………………………………………………………….
  15. Black, straw or Mary (5)…………………………………………………………
  16. Fisher and Kyle (6)……………………………………………………………….
  17. Not a blemish (7)………………………………………………………………….
  18. Walsh and Diamond mine (9)………………………………………………….
  19. He’s Watson’s pal (8)…………………………………………………………….
  20. Electricity or gas (5)………………………………………………………………

 

Round Two (2 pages – click on the arrow for page 2)

Sevens

 

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