January Quiz Challenge – Win £10

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And The Winner Is…

Patricia DOB 08/03/74

Thank you so much to everyone who took part.


Previous Answers
  1.  “Which ABBA song released in 1980 has a special meaning on New Years Day?” – Happy New Year
  2.  “What year is the roman number equivalent of MMXVIII ?” – 2018
  3.  “A Norfolk Black is a variety of what?” – Turkey
  4.  “‘You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feeling’ was a world-wide hit in 1964 for which duo?” – The Righteous Brothers
  5.  “In which English county is the port of Southampton?” – Hampshire
  6.  “In a game of snooker how many points are awarded for potting the pink ball?” – Six
  7.  “In computer terminology what does the acronym HTTP stand for?” – Hypertext Transfer Protocol
  8.  “In which country did Tea originate?” – China
  9.  “Which sign of the Zodiac is represented by the Scales?” – Libra
  10.  “What is the common name for the ‘Aurora Borealis’?” – Northern Lights
  11.  “Which nuts are used in marzipan?” – Almonds
  12.  “Which famous group was once known as The Quarrymen?” – The Beatles
  13.  “Who is the program creator of the TV series The X-Files?” – Chris Carter
  14.  “If you add the two numbers on the opposite sides of a dice together, what total do you always get?” – Seven
  15.  “What is the next prime number after 7?” – Eleven
  16.  “What is the gemstone for September?” – Sapphire
  17.  “In which country did Victoria and David Beckham marry?” – Ireland
  18.  “John has three pens.  Peter has one pen.  How many pens does Jane have if in total they have 12 between them?” – Eight
  19.  “What day of the week is Christmas Day this year (2018)?” – Tuesday
  20.  “Which famous corporation uses the motto ‘Just Do It’?” – Nike
  21.  “Who was the first female Prime Minister of Great Britain?” – Margaret Thatcher
  22.  “What mathematical term is given to 3.14159265?” – Pi
  23.  “Which is the only month of the year that doesn’t always have the same number of days in it?” – February
  24.  “Keith Barron starred alongside Gwen Taylor in which comedy about 2 couples who meet whilst on holiday in Spain?” – Duty Free
  25.  “Titan is a moon orbiting which planet?” – Saturn
  26.  “Who sang ‘My green tamborine ‘ in 1967?” – The Lemon Pipers
  27.  “In Toy Story, who provides the voice of Buzz Lightyear?” – Tim Allen
  28.  “Who played the female lead in the film Passengers released in 2016?” – Jennifer Lawrence
  29.  “In which country is the Bridge of Sighs?” – Italy (Will also accepted – England, Scotland, Sweden, Germany, USA, or South America)
  30.  “In the soap Coronation Street, which character opened ‘Prestons Petals’ in an attempted to win back her ex-husband?” – Tracy Barlow
  31.  “In the children’s TV series, what is Peppa Pig’s little brother called?” – George
The 31 Day January Quiz Challenge

This month we are having a quiz. Each day in January a different question will be displayed below.  You just need to answer the question. If you manage to answer a question correctly you will receive 2 entries into the draw.  If you get the question wrong you will receive 1 entry (just for giving it a try).  All entries will be pooled at the end of the month and one winner drawn at random.
The competition started on 1st January 2018 and runs until the end of the month.  The last question will be shown on 31st January 2018, with the winner being announced here on 1st February 2018 at 11am.  The winner will then have 24 hours to claim their £10 cash prize.

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Tracy
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Nice One Patricia T.x

Graham
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Yayyyy!!!! Well done Everyone. Enjoyed that 🙂

Pamela
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Well done Patricia

Angelicalish
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Congratulations Patricia

Jane
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Well done Patricia

Wendy
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Good luck everyone

Ruskin
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Googling today’s (as a non-view of Coronation Street) has me puzzled as the person was allegedly trying to win back her “partner” but was he also her ex-husband? I haven’t a scooby! Let’s hope this isn’t another controversy (though I suppose they keep the page lively which is good for revenue 😉 )

purplevamp
Member

Same here. I don’t watch it either. Even googling I still wasn’t 100% sure so just guessed at the answer!!

Elsee
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I read the comments and completely forgot the question 🙂 I put his name instead, doh:D

Jo
Member

I wasn’t sure which country you were referring to for the Bridge of Sighs… there are three at least and I don’t mean the cities mentioned below by Phil (Sorry Phil)… I will try to remember to post all 3 I know of tomorrow. X

Phil
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I purposely didn’t mention the one I assumed they were looking for. Seems they accepted all the answers anyway.

Paul
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oh well i put Israel down lol, thinking wailing wall I think lol

Phil
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“In which country is the Bridge of Sighs?”

Which one?
Bridge of Sighs (Oxford)
Bridge of Sighs (Cambridge)
Or another one?

Sally
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I spent less than a minute on google and without even clicking any of the links, just reading the couple of lines under each result, it’s clear that both those are just nicknamed that *because* of the original – in fact the Oxford one has it’s own real name (Hertford Bridge) & presumably the Cambridge one is the same. So it’s pretty obvious which is the actual answer!

Ruskin
Member

Never mind the bridge – this seems to be the page of sighs since the Toy Story incident! Lol

Mark
Member

and today’s question might cause even more disagreement as I’m aware of 2 countries with a bridge of that name. I’ve gone for the more famous one.

Ruskin
Member

I did the same 🙂

Heather10
Member

Daniel I believe the answer to yesterday’s question maybe different what you posted. he is the 2019 voice

Hollie
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Tim Allen voiced Buzz Lightyear in all the films released to date as far as I’m aware. What do you think the answer is?

Heather10
Member

I went with Patrick warburton

Hollie
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I think Patrick only voiced him in the American TV Series called Buzz Lightyear of Star Command x

Speedmaster
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Check out iMDB as it lists all the films, games and tv series and voices of each character. The question was: “In Toy Story, who provides the voice of Buzz Lightyear?” Tim Allen is the voice of Buzz in all 4 films.

Heather10
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As you have said toy story I have gone with the voice for that one as it was a different person for toy story 3

Speedmaster
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Who told you that? Same person for all 4 as far as I am aware.

Heather10
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Nope a very quick google of the cast shows different & toy story 4 which is not due for release till next year has a totally different person doing the voice

Ruskin
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I listed the voice from films, tv series & games as they were each different & it wasn’t specified which 🙂

Heather10
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I just typed in google voice of buzz Lightyear & gave me a couple of different options. further looking shows you the different names

Speedmaster
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Check out iMDB as it lists all the films, games and tv series and voices of each character. The question was: “In Toy Story, who provides the voice of Buzz Lightyear?” Tim Allen is the voice of Buzz in all 4 films.

Ruskin
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But it didn’t say “in the Toy Story film(s)” therefore it could have been the series or even the games

Hollie
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The series aren’t called “Toy Story”, they have a different name.

Elsee
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The question was Toy Story (not Toy Story 2, 3, 4 etc) and that was Tim Allen. I think it was also him in 2 and 3.

Elsee
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Very random question today, haven’t heard that song in years!

purplevamp
Member

This song always reminds me of the kids show Recess when I watched it with my eldest son when he was little, when Mikey sang it at the end. Groovy!!!

Paul
Member

I answered Pie, hope it still counts 🙂

Heather10
Member

I’ve put the abbreviation & full name for today’s answer, not sure if the spelling is correct though!

Maggie
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🦋Thanks Daniel, I’m loving these quizzes as they give the old grey matter an airing🤯😂🦋

Ruskin
Member

Feels like a trick question today but I have gone for the obvious (fingers crossed)

Hollie
Member

Not sure what I put as my answer yesterday but it definitely wasn’t The Beatles, oops!

purplevamp
Member

Today’s answer is my star sign ~ the best!! :o)

Andrew
Member

Mine too! And the only star sign that isn’t a living thing 🙂

Cletus
Member

this is just for everyone

Karen
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All members of the site can enter the monthly challenges!
Good luck 🍀

Angie
Member

I submitted the title instead of the artist!! How do I re enter?

Aileen
Member

Today’s question has taken me straight back to my youth!

Aileen
Member

And then I got the wrong duo!!!!!

Angie
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I was really going to try not to miss a question this month, and i’ve missed yesterday already!! Not sure how that happened actually.

Phil
Member

I would like to point out that MMXVIII is the Roman number, therefore it is the answer to the question.

Julie
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always a clever one!!lol x

Christine
Member

Happy New Year Daniel and all players. Like Quiz’s but am really missing the Anagram Challenge, so hope there might be a February one?

Maggie
Member

🦋Daniel, I sent in my entry yesterday with both the English and Spanish name on the same form ( English 1st ) as I wasn’t sure whether you wanted the English or Spanish version so played safe and put both.😱🦋

Maggie
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🦋 🎊 Happy New Year Daniel, hope 2018 sees you rise right alongside FPL !! 🥂🍾 and a Happy New Year ( a day late, I know !😉🤣 ) to all the players.🥂🍾 here’s hoping you all get a win in 2018.🤞🍀🎊🦋

Cletus
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GOOD SITE GOOD SUCCESS

Ruskin
Member

Starting the month with a guess doesn’t bode well methinks 😉

Susan
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Happy new year Daniel and the team.