Tuesday January 21, 2020

The Business Post Magazine Christmas Quiz Answers

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

21st December, 2017
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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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