The Business Post Magazine Christmas Quiz Answers

The Business Post Magazine Christmas Quiz Answers

From Bond stars to star signs, we reveal the answers to our seasonal quiz

In the Christmas Eve edition of the Sunday Business Post Magazine, we asked you to try your hand at our quirky quiz.

 

The answers are below. How did you fare?

 

1. Surprisingly, for such a superb actor, Paul Newman has only once won the Best Actor Oscar. That was at the 1987 Awards ceremony. Name the 1986 movie in which he earned it.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Colour of Money

2. What are the Christian names of the Whites, brother and sister, who form The White Stripes?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jack
Meg


3.
What names did Victor Hugo give to the Three Musketeers?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Porthos
Athos
Aramis

 

4.Inevitably, there is a Harry Potter question: Name the four Houses in Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gryffindor
Hufflepuff
Ravenclaw
Slytherin

5. Five rings appear on the Olympic flag. What are their colours?

 

 

 

 

 

Blue
Yellow
Black
Green
Red

6. In the Broccoli-produced Bond movies, six actors have played James Bond (David Niven, for example, is not an ‘official’ Bond in this context). Name them.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sean Connery
George Lazenby
Roger Moore
Timothy Dalton
Pierce Brosnan
Daniel Craig

7. U2 has had 7 UK No.1 singles. Name them.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Desire
The Fly
Discotheque
Beautiful Day
Take Me To The Clouds Above
Vertigo
Sometimes You Can't Make It On Your Own

8. Only eight counties have contested All-Ireland Senior Hurling finals in the 21st century (this includes the 2000 final). Name them.

 

 

 

 

 

Clare
Cork
Galway
Kilkenny
Limerick
Offaly
Tipperary
Waterford

9. Nine dances have featured in every series of Strictly Come Dancing. Name them.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Waltz
Cha Cha Cha
Foxtrot
Jive
Paso Doble
Quickstep
Rumba
Samba
Tango

10. There are 10 hands with which it is possible to win a game of poker. Name them.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Royal flush
Straight flush
Poker (4 of a kind)
Full house
Flush (Blue)
Straight
3 of a kind
Two Pair
Pair
High card

11. Although Missouri and Kentucky are considered member states of the Confederacy, they never officially seceded; so which eleven states officially seceded from the USA, precipitating the American Civil War?

 

 

 

 

 

South Carolina
Mississippi
Florida
Alabama
Georgia
Louisiana
Texas
Virginia
Arkansas
North Carolina
Tennessee

 

12. Name the Twelve signs of the Zodiac.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Aries
Taurus
Gemini
Cancer
Leo
Virgo
Libra
Scorpio
Sagittarius
Capricorn
Aquarius
Pisces

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