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« on: Friday, November 17, 2017, 15:08:38 »

In May 2006, Belfast Airport officially changed its name in honour of which famous Irishman?

Which breed of dog was the first to win Best In Show at Cruft's?

What name is shared by the father-in-law of Moses and the nephew of Jed Clampett?

In which country was Trivial Pursuit invented?

Excluding resigning, how many different moves does a player have the choice of at the start of a game of chess?

What do the initials HB on a pencil stand for?

Where would you most commonly find the inscription `Standing On The Shoulders Of Giants`?

In `Coronation Street`, what was Stan Ogden`s occupation?

How many of each animal did Moses take onto the ark?

What name is given to a matador on horseback?

What is the name of Dr Evil`s cat in the `Austin Powers` films?

In which American State did the battle of Gettysburgh take place?

What do the letters stand for in the superbug M.R.S.A.?

What is the correct term for the people commonly known as `Eskimos`?

In which country is the world`s longest outdoor skating rink?

Xyrophobia is the fear of what?

What starts with `T`, ends with `T` and has `T` in it?

Which flag was flown by the Mayflower when the Pilgrims arrived in Plymouth, Massachusetts?

Where was St. George born?

In the Bible, what were the names of Noah`s three sons?
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« Reply #1 on: Friday, November 17, 2017, 15:19:33 »

In May 2006, Belfast Airport officially changed its name in honour of which famous Irishman?
GEORGE BEST
Which breed of dog was the first to win Best In Show at Cruft's?

What name is shared by the father-in-law of Moses and the nephew of Jed Clampett?
ABRAHAM
In which country was Trivial Pursuit invented?
FRANCE
Excluding resigning, how many different moves does a player have the choice of at the start of a game of chess?
TWO
What do the initials HB on a pencil stand for?

Where would you most commonly find the inscription `Standing On The Shoulders Of Giants`?
TWO POUND COIN
In `Coronation Street`, what was Stan Ogden`s occupation?
BINMAN
How many of each animal did Moses take onto the ark?
TWO
What name is given to a matador on horseback?
PICADOR
What is the name of Dr Evil`s cat in the `Austin Powers` films?
PUSSY
In which American State did the battle of Gettysburgh take place?
NORTH CAROLINA
What do the letters stand for in the superbug M.R.S.A.?

What is the correct term for the people commonly known as `Eskimos`?
INUIT
In which country is the world`s longest outdoor skating rink?

Xyrophobia is the fear of what?

What starts with `T`, ends with `T` and has `T` in it?
TEAPOT
Which flag was flown by the Mayflower when the Pilgrims arrived in Plymouth, Massachusetts?
SKULL AND CROSSBONES
Where was St. George born?
PALESTINE
In the Bible, what were the names of Noah`s three sons?
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« Reply #2 on: Friday, November 17, 2017, 15:23:42 »

Excluding resigning, how many different moves does a player have the choice of at the start of a game of chess?

20 - eight pawns may move one or two squares apiece (16) plus two knights can jump the pawns to land forward left or forward right (4)
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« Reply #3 on: Friday, November 17, 2017, 15:38:40 »

HB = Hard Black
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« Reply #4 on: Friday, November 17, 2017, 15:43:31 »

Think I know a couple, will guess the rest.

In May 2006, Belfast Airport officially changed its name in honour of which famous Irishman?
George Best

Which breed of dog was the first to win Best In Show at Cruft's?
Labrador

What name is shared by the father-in-law of Moses and the nephew of Jed Clampett?
Jethro

In which country was Trivial Pursuit invented?
Ecuador

Excluding resigning, how many different moves does a player have the choice of at the start of a game of chess?
379

What do the initials HB on a pencil stand for?
Hard Black

Where would you most commonly find the inscription `Standing On The Shoulders Of Giants`?
Hobbiton

In `Coronation Street`, what was Stan Ogden`s occupation?
Pimp

How many of each animal did Moses take onto the ark?
none

What name is given to a matador on horseback?
Steve

What is the name of Dr Evil`s cat in the `Austin Powers` films?
Mr Bigglesworth

In which American State did the battle of Gettysburgh take place?
Pennsylvania

What do the letters stand for in the superbug M.R.S.A.?
Massive Rectal Super Arse

What is the correct term for the people commonly known as `Eskimos`?
Inuit

In which country is the world`s longest outdoor skating rink?
Ecuador

Xyrophobia is the fear of what?
Not knowing the answer

What starts with `T`, ends with `T` and has `T` in it?
tea pot

Which flag was flown by the Mayflower when the Pilgrims arrived in Plymouth, Massachusetts?
rainbow flag

Where was St. George born?
Cirencester

In the Bible, what were the names of Noah`s three sons?
Ham, Shem & the long one I always forget
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« Reply #5 on: Friday, November 17, 2017, 15:47:12 »

   
   

In May 2006, Belfast Airport officially changed its name in honour of which famous Irishman?  George Best

Which breed of dog was the first to win Best In Show at Cruft's?

What name is shared by the father-in-law of Moses and the nephew of Jed Clampett? Jethro

In which country was Trivial Pursuit invented? Guess Holland

Excluding resigning, how many different moves does a player have the choice of at the start of a game of chess? 20

What do the initials HB on a pencil stand for?

Where would you most commonly find the inscription `Standing On The Shoulders Of Giants`? 2 coin

In `Coronation Street`, what was Stan Ogden`s occupation? Window cleaner

How many of each animal did Moses take onto the ark? 2

What name is given to a matador on horseback? Toreador

What is the name of Dr Evil`s cat in the `Austin Powers` films?

In which American State did the battle of Gettysburgh take place?

What do the letters stand for in the superbug M.R.S.A.?

What is the correct term for the people commonly known as `Eskimos`? Unuit

In which country is the world`s longest outdoor skating rink? China, guess on the basis that big stuff is usually there nowadays

Xyrophobia is the fear of what?

What starts with `T`, ends with `T` and has `T` in it? Teapot

Which flag was flown by the Mayflower when the Pilgrims arrived in Plymouth, Massachusetts?

Where was St. George born? Turkey?

In the Bible, what were the names of Noah`s three sons? Sem, Ham, Japeth
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« Reply #6 on: Friday, November 17, 2017, 15:52:40 »

How many of each animal did Moses take onto the ark?

None - Moses wasn't on the ark, it was Noah
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« Reply #7 on: Friday, November 17, 2017, 15:57:41 »

How many of each animal did Moses take onto the ark?

None - Moses wasn't on the ark, it was Noah

The brain is a strange thing having read through the questions and got to Noah at the end, I read Moses as Noah when filling in the answers. It's a predictive thing for reading
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« Reply #8 on: Friday, November 17, 2017, 16:00:06 »

The Belfast Airport question is the city Airport, Belfast also has the international airport out near Antrim. Was there a few weeks back.  Smiley
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« Reply #9 on: Friday, November 17, 2017, 16:03:33 »

The brain is a strange thing having read through the questions and got to Noah at the end, I read Moses as Noah when filling in the answers. It's a predictive thing for reading

Yep. The Stan Ogden one, I always thought he worked on the bins with Eddie Yates but it was Curly the lodger
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