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RoastLamb
19-10-2012, 14:29
Here is another of my mucho mind grind quizzes for y'all.

Guess the link between all these famous people?

Q: The vegetarian Beatle?
Q: He’s “not unusual” but does come from Wales?
Q: She sang about someone who was "so vain"?
Q: Simon le Bon is the lead singer of this popular 80s band?
Q: The original “material girl”?
Q: This band comes from Norway where “the sun doesn’t shine on tv”?
Q: Scottish singer who worked “nine to five”?
Q: She comes from Nutbush, Tennessee, and is “simply the best”?
Q: This British singer is currently pregnant and ”rolling in the deep”?
Q: This lady used to have pips after her name?

-J-
19-10-2012, 17:51
I know all the answers but cant get the link ?

RoastLamb
19-10-2012, 17:53
Really? Someone on FB got it straight away, I was rather amazed.

-J-
19-10-2012, 17:58
really? Someone on fb got it straight away, i was rather amazed.i have a working theory, just one of them didnt do one i know of

-J-
19-10-2012, 18:00
Got it

AllyB
19-10-2012, 18:56
I know all the answers but cant get the link ?

Ditto, although i haven't even got a working theory!

-J-
19-10-2012, 18:58
Ditto, although i haven't even got a working theory!it just suddenly dawned on me tho wont ruin it by giving you a clue

MurrayAOne
19-10-2012, 19:15
Got it too.

AllyB
19-10-2012, 19:43
it just suddenly dawned on me tho wont ruin it by giving you a clue

PM?

-J-
19-10-2012, 20:11
PM?what you want a clue or the answer ?

AllyB
19-10-2012, 20:54
probably need the answer but a clue would do to begin with lol

-J-
19-10-2012, 21:02
sent

AllyB
19-10-2012, 21:06
Thanks Jay, would never have got it though

RoastLamb
20-10-2012, 18:04
You may as well spill the answers and the link then. I have more quizzes I want to post.

PM me your responses then I will post them all on here so we know who guessed without seeing the answers already.

Sallydaisy
21-10-2012, 09:40
You may as well spill the answers and the link then. I have more quizzes I want to post.

PM me your responses then I will post them all on here so we know who guessed without seeing the answers already.
I'm out and about at the mo' so I'll have a look later this evening when home.

pabbers
21-10-2012, 10:32
There's more than one veggie Beatle........

Think I've got all the answers but don't have the faintest idea about the connection :dunce: :shamed:

RoastLamb
21-10-2012, 14:26
:lol: I should have said the living veggie Beatle then.

I've had three responses, two of which have guessed 100% correctly. Any more? I shall reveal tomorrow then post my next mucho mind grind.

-J-
21-10-2012, 14:56
:lol: I should have said the living veggie Beatle then.

I've had three responses, two of which have guessed 100% correctly. Any more? I shall reveal tomorrow then post my next mucho mind grind.guess ? guess i provided the correct answer mo guessing involved ;)

RoastLamb
22-10-2012, 01:28
Congrats to the following who guessed all the answers and the link:
-J-, MurrayAOne, SallyDaisy and Pabbers.

LINK – All the featured entertainers have done James Bond theme songs.

Q: Which living member of the Beatles is a vegetarian?
A: PAUL McCARTNEY(Live and Let Die)

Q: He’s “not unusual” but does come from Wales?
A: TOM JONES
(Thunderball)

Q: She sang about someone who was “so vain”?
A: CARLY SIMON
(Nobody Does it Better)

Q: Simon le Bon is the lead singer of this popular 80s band?
A: DURAN DURAN
(View to a Kill)

Q: The original “material girl”?
A: MADONNA
(Die Another Day)

Q: This band comes from Norway where “the sun doesn’t shine on tv”:
A: A-HA
(The Living Daylights)

Q: Scottish singer who worked “nine to five”?
A: SHEENA EASTON
(For Your Eyes Only)

Q: She comes from Nutbush, Tennessee, and is “simply the best”:
A: TINA TURNER
(GoldenEye)

Q: This British singer is currently pregnant and ”rolling in the deep”:
A: ADELE
(Skyfall)

Q: This lady used to have pips after her name:
A: GLADYS KNIGHT
(Licence to Kill)

RoastLamb
22-10-2012, 13:13
Here's another quiz I wrote yesterday:

Link – All the following entertainers have something in common:


Q: She has played Elizabeth I and Katharine Hepburn on the big screen?

Q: She is the star of the 1968 movie “The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie” and plays Violet Crawley on “Downton Abbey”?

Q: She was a child actress in “The Piano” and currently stars in the tv series “True Blood”?

Q: She is married to Michael Douglas and has a double-barrelled name?

Q: She is the star of many films including “Moulin Rouge”, “Eyes Wide Shut” and “Cold Mountain”?

Q: This blonde beauty played the wicked stepmother in this year’s “Snow White and the Huntsman”?

Q: This late actress’s most famous role was in “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” and she was also an ambassador for UNICEF?

Q: She is married to actor Javier Bardem and used to date Tom Cruise?

Q: This actress played Edith Piaf and later starred in “The Dark Knight Rises”?

Q: This sultry siren started her career in 1950 and has worked with many great actors including Cary Grant in “Houseboat”?


***SEND ME YOUR ANSWERS IN A PM.***

supergran
22-10-2012, 15:43
Shame when you're locked out.

pabbers
22-10-2012, 15:45
Shame when you're locked out.

Pardon???

Done - think I got all the answers and the connection. Fingers crossed.

RoastLamb
22-10-2012, 16:56
Done - think I got all the answers and the connection. Fingers crossed.

Nope, you're halfway there with the connection. Keep trying.

SG, send me a PM and I'll include it with the others.

pabbers
22-10-2012, 19:55
*Sigh* - back to the drawing board :smashed:

AllyB
22-10-2012, 21:33
Had a go, but Google deserves most of the credit lol

RoastLamb
22-10-2012, 22:01
AllyB, you're close as well but not quite right.

Just remember that this quiz is designed for the radio and you only have one minute to answer all 10 questions so you don't have time for google really - but I'll let you off. ;)

RoastLamb
24-10-2012, 13:33
Kudos to AllyB, Pabbers, SallyDaisy and MurrayAOne for guessing correctly (even if it took a few tries). :clap: :clap: :clap:

Q: She has played Elizabeth I and Katharine Hepburn on the big screen?

A: CATE BLANCHETT (Australia)

Q: She is the star of the 1968 movie “The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie” and plays Violet Crawley on “Downton Abbey”?

A: MAGGIE SMITH (UK)

Q: She was a child actress in “The Piano” and currently stars in the tv series “True Blood”?

A: ANNA PAQUIN (Canada)

Q: She is married to Michael Douglas and has a double-barrelled name?

A: CATHERINE ZETA-JONES (Wales)

Q: She is the star of many films including “Moulin Rouge”, “Eyes Wide Shut” and “Cold Mountain”?

A: NICOLE KIDMAN (Australia)

Q: This blonde beauty played the wicked stepmother in this year’s “Snow White and the Huntsman”?

A: CHARLIZE THERON (South Africa)

Q: This late actress’s most famous role was in “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” she was also an ambassador for UNICEF?

A: AUDREY HEPBURN (Belgium)

Q: She is married to actor Javier Bardem and used to date Tom Cruise?

A: PENELOPE CRUZ (Spain)

Q: This actress played Edith Piaf and later starred in “The Dark Knight Rises”?

A: MARION COTILLARD (France)

Q: This sultry lady started her career in 1950 and has worked with many great actors including Cary Grant in “Houseboat”?

A: SOPHIA LOREN (Italy)

LINK – All the above actresses have something in common: they are all international Oscar winners.

RoastLamb
24-10-2012, 13:37
Another Mucho Mind Grind: What is the link between all these questions?


Q: The name of Fawlty Towers’ hapless owner?


Q: A clock tells you the?


Q: People usually have a preference for either chocolate or?


Q: During World War I this type of gas killed and maimed many soldiers?


Q: Anthony Kiedis and Flea are members of this American rock band?


Q: George Clooney’s famous singing Aunt?


Q: A shade of purple, not lilac but?


Q: If you are wise you give this kind of advice?


Q: Famous female actress, member of the Houston acting/directing clan?


Q: The Island of Grenada is well known for this export?


Q: The stigmas from crocuses make this colourful but expensive item?


Q: You put this in apple pie to flavour it?


***SEND ME YOUR ANSWERS IN A PM.

YOU NEED TO INCLUDE ALL THE ANSWERS AND THE LINK***

RoastLamb
28-10-2012, 23:03
Well done Pabbers and MurrayAOne!!! :clap::clap::clap:


Q: The name of Fawlty Towers’ hapless manager:
A: BASIL Fawlty

Q: A clock tells you the?
A: THYME

Q: People usually have a preference for either chocolate or?
A: VANILLA

Q: During World War I this type of gas killed and maimed many soldiers:
A: MUSTARD

Q: Anthony Kiedis and Flea are members of this American rock band:
A: Red Hot CHILI Peppers

Q: George Clooney’s famous singing Aunt:
A: ROSEMARY Clooney

Q: A shade of purple, not lilac but:
A: LAVENDER

Q: If you are wise you give this kind of advice:
A: SAGE

Q: Famous female actress, member of the Houston acting/directing clan:
A: ANGELICA

Q: The Island of Grenada is well known for this export:
A: NUTMEG

Q: The stigmas from crocuses make this colourful but expensive item:
A: SAFFRON

Q: You put this in apple pie to flavour it:
A: CINNAMON


LINK – herbs and spices

RoastLamb
30-10-2012, 21:15
Mind Grind

Which tv shows do the following catchphrases come from?


Q: “Book ‘em, Danno.”

Q: “The Tribe has spoken.”

Q: “De plane, de plane.”

Q: “Come on down…”

Q: “If it weren’t for you meddling kids.”

Q: “D’oh!”

Q: “Goodnight John-Boy.”

Q: “Here’s Johnny.”

Q: “How you doin’?"

Q: “Just one more thing.”

Q: “Norm!”

Q: “You’re fired!”


*PM me your answers, thanks!*

cazza99
01-01-2013, 21:20
BBC (http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/20832020) - Sport quiz of the year 2012

pabbers
02-01-2013, 11:26
Managed to score 8/12 with quite a few lucky/intelligent guesses!

Linda
02-01-2013, 14:13
I only got 4, and 3 of those were lucky guesses!

cazza99
02-01-2013, 23:17
I only got 4, but I know nothing about football and rugby.

RoastLamb
24-02-2013, 15:08
The Ultimate Oscars Quiz. (http://www.ew.com/ew/quiz/0,,20311937_20676035,00.html#21285225) I thought I knew my Oscars trivia but I only got 19/30. :eek:

Sallydaisy
24-02-2013, 16:28
Thanks RL - will have a go at that later!

suttontennis
20-07-2016, 07:50
all of the links have gone so can't even do the SPOTY 2012 quiz !!

cazza99
01-08-2016, 12:31
BBC (http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/olympics/36859463) - Quiz: Do you have the mentality of an Olympian?

cazza99
01-08-2016, 12:36
BBC (http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/olympics/36859463) - Quiz: Do you have the mentality of an Olympian?

I have the mindset of a solid athlete.

suttontennis
01-08-2016, 15:17
I'd 'be an asset to a local sports team'. I'd better do the quiz again as that doesn't sound like me

suttontennis
16-08-2016, 13:30
http://www.sporcle.com/games/Rackie/rio_games_picture_click

cazza99
20-08-2016, 16:05
Not a quiz but canyou beat Usain Bolt out the blocks http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2016/08/13/sports/olympics/can-you-beat-usain-bolt-out-of-the-blocks.html?smid=tw-nytimes&smtyp=cur&_r=0

suttontennis
21-08-2016, 11:36
got out of the blocks quicker without being DQ'd. It's just the other 9.8 seconds, I'm ok if you factor in enough time for me to get the car started and in gear. I'd probably win then.

RoastLamb
21-08-2016, 17:43
Scottish Pubs quiz. (http://www.funtrivia.com/playquiz/quiz3831202bdb888.html)I found this one hard and only got the Pennan one thanks to Hfwardhouse and Mint Sauce from a facebook post last week. 5/10 for me.

suttontennis
30-09-2016, 21:49
http://travel.aol.co.uk/photos/bridges-1/99161/?ref=20075235

If you know your UK bridges ! hope the link works. If not then put UK bridges quiz in your search engine

jagmad
30-09-2016, 23:26
got out of the blocks quicker without being DQ'd. It's just the other 9.8 seconds, I'm ok if you factor in enough time for me to get the car started and in gear. I'd probably win then.

Just got home from playing table skittles tonight.(7 pints)
This, I tell you no lie,1163 was my first and only attempt.

suttontennis
01-10-2016, 07:53
Just got home from playing table skittles tonight.(7 pints)
This, I tell you no lie,1163 was my first and only attempt.

Impressive. Any faster and you ought to consider taking up sprinting.

jagmad
01-10-2016, 10:03
Impressive. Any faster and you ought to consider taking up sprinting.
What whith this physique and at this age?
Yeah right!

AllyB
01-10-2016, 13:10
Scottish Pubs quiz. (http://www.funtrivia.com/playquiz/quiz3831202bdb888.html)I found this one hard and only got the Pennan one thanks to Hfwardhouse and Mint Sauce from a facebook post last week. 5/10 for me.

Just saw this. Not sure if 10/10 should make me.proud of my Scots geography knowledge or embarrassed about my Scots pub knowledge lol.

suttontennis
01-10-2016, 13:16
What whith this physique and at this age?
Yeah right!

well they say starting is the hard part, you've got that sorted so the rest should be easy.

cazza99
01-10-2016, 13:45
Just got home from playing table skittles tonight.(7 pints)
This, I tell you no lie,1163 was my first and only attempt.

Must be all of those windows you have open doing the trick ;)

jagmad
03-10-2016, 13:52
Can't have to many windows open.
Fresh air's good and free.;)

cazza99
20-12-2017, 14:21
BBC quiz part 1 - http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/42418958

RoastLamb
21-12-2017, 22:58
BBC quiz - http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/42418958

10/13 which isn't bad for me. I usually do lousy on their weekly quiz.

AllyB
22-12-2017, 09:49
BBC quiz - http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/42418958

13/13 on my second attempt (4/13 first time lol)

suttontennis
22-12-2017, 13:06
i didn't even get them all right the 2nd time round !!

cazza99
23-12-2017, 14:46
BBC quiz part 2 - http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/42428998

BBC quiz part 3 - http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/42440645

BBC quiz part 4 - http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/42440654

Linda
23-12-2017, 19:41
4, 6, 4, 5 :(

RoastLamb
23-12-2017, 22:33
10, 4, 6, 7

cazza99
24-12-2017, 14:01
I can't remember which order but I got a 9 and a 7 and a 6 and a 5 I think.

JAMES4578
24-12-2017, 17:17
Got 9,10,8,7.

RoastLamb
24-12-2017, 17:43
This one's pretty tough but I think I did reasonably well all considering - and it includes a Wimbledon question (that I got wrong):

http://www.heraldscotland.com/news/homenews/15791795.QI_Christmas_quiz_set_by_the_elves_behind _the_book_1_423_QI_Facts_To_Bowl_You_Over/

RoastLamb
25-12-2017, 19:35
I got 6 for this:

https://www.theguardian.com/media/2017/dec/20/the-social-media-quiz-of-2017?CMP=fb_gu

cazza99
26-12-2017, 14:45
I got 6 for this:

https://www.theguardian.com/media/2017/dec/20/the-social-media-quiz-of-2017?CMP=fb_gu

I got 6 too, but a bit of a fluke.

cazza99
26-12-2017, 15:10
got 0
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-42402410

RoastLamb
26-12-2017, 16:23
got 0
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-42402410

Big fat ZERO. Mind, maths/economics/anything requiring number crunching has never been my strong point.

Hawkeye
26-12-2017, 23:44
Try a sport one...

http://www.bbc.co.uk/bbcthree/item/86bedf52-499b-4f74-980f-1a3520562f42

RoastLamb
27-12-2017, 04:01
Try a sport one...

http://www.bbc.co.uk/bbcthree/item/86bedf52-499b-4f74-980f-1a3520562f42

7/13 which isn't bad considering I'm rubbish at sports.

cazza99
27-12-2017, 16:28
What dog personality are you? I am a husky.

http://trendingstories.life/quizzes/what-is-your-dog-personality/

cazza99
27-12-2017, 16:33
7/13 which isn't bad considering I'm rubbish at sports.

Better than me - only 5.

cazza99
06-04-2018, 16:45
Your psychological age quiz.

Mine is 29. :)


Your psychological age is 29, and your spirit flower is the daisy. You smile a lot, love the nightlife, and spend more time with others than alone. Your motto is: “Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”

https://www.truthinsideofyou.org/reveal-psychological-age-quiz/

suttontennis
12-04-2018, 14:53
my psychological age is 34, and my spirit flower is the orchid. My soul is mysterious and mystifying; you are a big fan of science fiction; and you have extra-sensory insight. Your motto is: “We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.” and my response to this is 'why the hell did I bother taking this quiz'

RoastLamb
16-04-2020, 21:37
Sports Quiz about Scottish men. (https://www.funtrivia.com/trivia-quiz/People/Scottish-Sporting-Greats---Men-401183.html) Hmmm I wonder who could possibly be in it? :lol:

I got 6/10.

suttontennis
17-04-2020, 12:51
10. Not difficult

themass15
17-04-2020, 13:39
I got 10 out of 10, although I admit I got lucky with a couple

RoastLamb
17-04-2020, 22:18
Yeah but if you're a) not Scottish and b) not into sports other than tennis and the Olympics it's not that easy. :lol:

cazza99
17-04-2020, 22:27
I got 8/10 but there were some correct guesses.

jackie55
07-06-2020, 11:43
Wow!! 10/10 was lucky with 3 guesses

suttontennis
06-11-2020, 08:50
One to test your football and geographical knowledge, although you have to be very precise.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/54825911

banskogirl
08-11-2020, 19:35
One to test your football and geographical knowledge, although you have to be very precise.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/54825911


I was so useless..........and my son is in Bishop's Stortford!

suttontennis
21-11-2020, 22:39
Another football quiz.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/54922518