Specialist: the Bath Brew House quiz

From the quiz on 12/9/17.

  1. In September of which year did the Bath Brew House quiz begin? 2014

  2. Order these regular rounds by total appearances at the Bath Brew House quiz (as of September 2017): Food & drink, Connections, Entertainment, Trivia snake E (65) > F&D (45) > TS (38) > C (15)

  3. What was the original second-place prize, which was eventually replaced by the chicken dinner? Keg of beer

  4. How many people participated in the Bath Brew House quiz on 16th February 2016, setting an attendance record that stands to this day? 147

  5. What is the answer to the very first question asked at the Bath Brew House quiz?: “In The Beano, what is the name of Dennis the Menace’s pet pig?” Rasher

 

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Specialist: Danny DeVito

From the quiz on 12/9/17.

  1. Which villain does Danny DeVito play in Tim Burton’s 1992 film Batman Returns? The Penguin

  2. Danny DeVito played Martini in the 1971 off-Broadway revival of which 1963 play, before reprising his role in the 1975 film adaptation of the same title? One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

  3. Rhea Perlman, to whom Danny DeVito was married from 1982 to 2017, rose to fame playing waitress Carla Tortelli on which American sitcom of the 80s and early 90s? Cheers

  4. What is the full name of the satyr voiced by Danny DeVito in the 1997 Disney film Hercules? Philoctetes

  5. Which fellow American actor was Danny DeVito’s roommate in New York in the 1960s and has since collaborated with him on a number of films, beginning with Romancing the Stone in 1984? Michael Douglas

 

Specialist: Roald Dahl

From the quiz on 5/9/17.

  1. In James and the Giant Peach, what are the names of James Trotter’s two cruel aunts? Spiker and Sponge

  2. In The Giraffe and the Pelly and Me, what animal is the titular “me”? Monkey

  3. In Steven Spielberg’s 2016 film adaptation of The BFG, which English actress voices Queen Elizabeth II? Penelope Wilton

  4. What is the name of the shape-shifting aliens that invade Space Hotel USA in Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator? Vermicious Knids

  5. How is the child-eating title character finally defeated in Roald Dahl’s book The Enormous Crocodile? Thrown into the Sun

Specialist: Rocky Horror

From the quiz on 5/9/17.

  1. In a song from The Rocky Horror Show, which character is described as “From the day he was born / He was trouble / He was the thorn / In his mother’s side”? Eddie

  2. In an early scene from The Rocky Horror Picture Show, Richard O’Brien and Patricia Quinn recreate which famous 1930 painting outside a church? American Gothic

  3. Which character sings the song Once in a While? Brad (Majors)

  4. What is the title of Jim Sharman and Richard O’Brien’s 1981 pseudo-sequel to The Rocky Horror Picture Show, which features Janet and Brad as contestants on a surreal game show called Marriage Maze? Shock Treatment

  5. In the 2016 Rocky Horror Picture Show TV special subtitled Let’s Do the Time Warp Again, which transgender actress plays Dr Frank-N-Furter? Laverne Cox

Specialist: Peanuts

From the quiz on 29/8/17.

  1. What breed of dog is Snoopy? Beagle

  2. What is the name of the younger brother of Linus and Lucy van Pelt? Rerun (van Pelt)

  3. In which city was the Snoopy Museum opened in 2016? Tokyo

  4. By what one-word nickname does Peppermint Patty always refer to Charlie Brown? Chuck

  5. What is the favourite composer of Charlie Brown’s piano prodigy friend Schroeder? Beethoven

  6. Which American animator directed, produced and provided Snoopy and Woodstock’s voices for the first four Peanuts feature films and the vast majority of the first 44 TV specials? Bill Mendelez

Specialist: Canadian geography

From the quiz on 29/8/17.

  1. In which Canadian city are the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden, Canada Place, Granville Island, Gastown and Stanley Park? Vancouver

  2. What is the capital and largest city of Canada’s Northwest Territories? Yellowknife

  3. Hartland Bridge, the world’s longest covered bridge at almost 400 metres, crosses the Saint John River in which Canadian province? New Brunswick

  4. Canada’s oldest national park, Banff, is located west of Calgary in Alberta in which mountain range? (Canadian) Rockies

  5. In which of the Great Lakes is Lake Manitou, which is the world’s largest lake-on-an-island-in-a-lake? Huron

Specialist: Bruce Forsyth

From the quiz on 22/8/17.

  1. According to Bruce Forsyth’s catchphrase from Play Your Cards Right, what do you “get nothing for, not in this game”? A pair

  2. Bruce Forsyth first rose to national fame as the host of an ITV variety show broadcast from which London theatre? London Palladium

  3. Bruce Forsyth’s third wife, Wilnelia Merced, won which international beauty contest in 1975? Miss World

  4. Bruce Forsyth’s catchphrases “Didn’t they do well?” and “Good game, good game” both originated during his time presenting which BBC game show? The Generation Game

  5. In which 1971 Disney film does Bruce Forsyth play Swinburne, the spivvy henchman of the Bookman? Bedknobs and Broomsticks