A Mixed Bag of Questions

QUESTIONS

1. Which Cohen brother’s film and remade TV show opens with the following text, ‘This is a true story. The events depicted in this film took place in Minnesota in 1987’?

2. Who had a hit with a cover of Simon and Garfunkel’s, ‘Hazy Shade of Winter’ in 1987?

3. Snow White is placed into a glass coffin by the seven dwarves after eating what?

4. Where would an Eskimo wear their mukluks?

5. Which pop and rock group released two albums in the 1970s named after Marx Brothers films?

6. Who was killed by his second wife with a dog shaped doorstop on the 20th Anniversary edition of Eastenders?

7. Pontius Pilate released which criminal instead of Jesus?

8. Which Pink Floyd album released in 1973 has spent (as of 05 Aug 2022) 544 weeks (over 10 years!) in the Top 100 of the UK album charts and 913 in the US?

9. According to the brewer, Guinness, how many pints of beer are wasted annually after the drops are wiped away from moustaches when drinking?
a. 24,000
b. 162,000
c. 88,000
d. 1.4 Million

 

10. Which game can begin with a Bird’s Opening, a Grob’s Attack, a Barcza System or a Ruy Lopez, amongst many others?

 

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ANSWERS

1. Which Cohen brother’s film and remade TV show opens with the following text, ‘This is a true story. The events depicted in this film took place in Minnesota in 1987’?
FARGO

2. Who had a hit with a cover of Simon and Garfunkel’s, ‘Hazy Shade of Winter’ in 1987?
THE BANGLES

3. Snow White is placed into a glass coffin by the seven dwarves after eating what?
A POISONED APPLE

4. Where would an Eskimo wear their mukluks?
ON THEIR FEET (They are a type of boot)

5. Which pop and rock group released two albums in the 1970s named after Marx Brothers films?
QUEEN (A Night at the Opera and A Day at the Races)

6. Who was killed by his second wife with a dog shaped doorstop on the 20th Anniversary edition of Eastenders?
‘DIRTY’ DEN WATTS

7. Pontius Pilate released which criminal instead of Jesus?
BARABBAS

8. Which Pink Floyd album released in 1973 has spent (as of 05 Aug 2022) 544 weeks (over 10 years!) in the Top 100 of the UK album charts and 913 in the US?
DARK SIDE OF THE MOON

9. According to the brewer, Guinness, how many pints of beer are wasted annually after the drops are wiped away from moustaches when drinking?
a. 24,000
b. 162,000
c. 88,000
d. 1.4 Million

B. 162,000 (I am off to have a shave right now!)

10. Which game can begin with a Bird’s Opening, a Grob’s Attack, a Barcza System or a Ruy Lopez, amongst many others?
CHESS (They are all names of opening moves)