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Quiz 33b - Connection  Sent in by: Bill Turnbull:  (Highly Rated - Jim)

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1. COSTUMIER is an anagram of which actor? - Tom Cruise
2. Harold Leek was a singer but he was much better known under his stage name which was what? - Howard Keel
3. What is the piece of wood called that is the traditional centrepiece of a fire in the hearth at Christmas? - Yule Log
4. Which championship team play at Kingston Communications Stadium (used to play at Boothferry Park)? - Hull City
5. Which group won the Eurovision Song Contest for Britain with Love Shine a Light? - Katrina and the Waves
6. What is the name of the piece of kitchen equipment with holes in that is used for spreading icing sugar, flour and the like over food? - Dredger
7. In what event did eight London policemen win gold medals in the 1908 Olympics? - Tug of war
8. What is the most popular four player card game of all time? - Bridge
9. In which animated film did Peggy Lee provide the voices for two Siamese cats? - The Lady & the Tramp
10. Which group had a top ten hit in 1981 with Romeo And Juliet? - Dire Straits
11. From which song are the following lyrics taken Carry my loved one home safely to me? - Red Sails In The Sunset
12. What is the indentation in the bottom of a wine or brandy bottle called? - A punt
13. What did Bruce Willis use to destroy an aeroplane in Diehard 2? - Cigarette lighter
14. Who played the part of Sandy in the TV sitcom As Time Goes By? - Jenny Funnell
15. What unusual accident led to the injuries which caused Portuguese dictator Salazar's death? - His deck chair collapsed
16. What English town has as its coat of arms a railway wheel with six spokes? - Crewe
17. What was the name of the Likely Lad played by James Bolam? - Terry Collier
18. What is a Vanessa Atalanta better known as? - Red admiral butterfly
19. What is British TV's longest running children's programme? - Blue Peter
20. In 1971 the UK government published a table of the tar and nicotine contents of cigarettes available in the UK market, which brand contained, by some margin, the highest tar and nicotine contents of any brand? - Capstan Full Strength
21. What is the name of the fruit of the beech tree which is used as pig food? - Mast
22. What London street is famous for gentlemen's clothing? - Saville Row
23. Which fairground attraction was first patented by Edwin Prescott in 1898? - Roller coaster
24. What is the collective noun for swordfish? - Flotilla
25. In the game of Monopoly The Strand and Trafalgar Square are two of the red properties what is the third one called? = Fleet Street
26. In modern warfare what type of weapon is an MLRS? - Multiple Launch Rocket System
27. What was Cliff Richard's backing group called before they became The Shadows? - Drifters
28. A negus is a hot drink made from lemon juice and what alcoholic ingredient? - Port
29. What was the name of George Thorogood's backing band? - The Destroyers
30. On which piece of sporting equipment would you find the kissing button? - On a bow
31. Who was Columbo's boss in the TV series? - Captain Sampson
32. What is the name of the trade journal for the bespoke tailoring trade? - The Tailor and Cutter
33. Which German magazine published excerpts from what it claimed were the personal diaries of Adolf Hitler, though they were later to be proven to be fakes? - Stern
34. What type of vehicle did James Bond use to chase the villain Sanchez in the closing frames of Licence to Kill? - Kentworth Tanker (Accept Petrol Tanker)
35. Why was The Electrical Trades Union expelled from the TUC in 1961? - Vote rigging
36. In which 1991 film did Barbra Streisand star with Nick Nolte for which he received an Oscar nomination? - Prince of Tides
37. What type of butter was advertised on TV using wobbly cows? - Anchor
38. Who was the lead singer with Roxy Music? - Bryan Ferry
39. Which ocean bird sometimes called a man-o-war is noted for possessing a larger wingspan in proportion to its weight than any other bird? - Frigate bird
40. Connection? - Nautical Nuances


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