Pub Quiz

Bray People - - MIND GAMES -

1. What was the mil­i­tary co­de­name for the bat­tle com­monly per­ceived as “A bridge too far”? A. Oper­a­tion Sea Lion, B. Oper­a­tion Mar­ket Gar­den, C. Oper­a­tion Jackal, D. Oper­a­tion Desert Storm. 2. With which branch of the Ger­man armed forces was Al­fred von Tir­pitz as­so­ci­ated? A. Navy, B. Air force, C. Land Army, D. Se­cret Ser­vices. 3. In the Old Tes­ta­ment, who was the fa­ther of David’s friend Jonathan? A. Ja­cob, B. Paul, C. Isa­iah, D. Saul. 4. Which rac­ing driver went out of the 1997 Euro­pean Grand Prix af­ter driv­ing into Jac­ques Vil­leneuve? A. Michael Schu­macher, B. Damon Hill, C. David Coulthard, D. Ed­die Irvine. 5. Which Bri­tish nov­el­ist wrote The Go­B­e­tween? A. David Hart­ley, B. L P Hart­ley, C. J R Hart­ley, D. Gabriel Har­vey. 6. Who di­rected the clas­sic 1946 film ver­sion of Ray­mond Chan­dler’s The Big Sleep? A. Ni­cholas Ray, B. Martin Scors­ese, C. Howard Hawks, D. Sir Al­fred Hitch­cock. 7. Which Ital­ian city on the River Po is as­so­ci­ated with the vi­o­lin mak­ers Amati, Stradi­vari and Guarneri? A. Florence, B. Fog­gia, C. Naples, D. Cre­mona. 8. Which Bri­tish naturalist and au­thor wrote the prose ro­mance Green Man­sions? A. W.H Au­den, B. W.H. Hud­son, C. W.B Yeats, D. J Keats. SO­LU­TIONS TO LAST WEEK’S PUB QUIZ: 1. C; 2. A; 3. A; 4. D; 5. B; 6. D; 7. B; 8. A.

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