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Quiz 40 - It’s all in the name ANSWERS


Each answer; which is the name of a well known person, or character, begins with the letter of the clue. Example if the clue was ‘W.     Leader of a nation when so much was owed by so many to so few.’  The answer would be Winston Churchill.


A. A soldier who became the seventh President of the USA - ANDREW JACKSON


B. Currently in the position of the example, but possibly not quite so effective - BORIS JOHNSON


C. Harry Webb the singer - CLIFF RICHARD


D. Conservationist who equally famous brother was an actor - DAVID ATTENBOROUGH


E. A writer who died in 1932, but whose name was used in a series of 1960’s ‘B’ feature films - EDGAR WALLACE


F. He yodelled his way to fame - FRANK IFIELD


G. Always looked grumpy when trying to find what a persons line was - GILBERT HARDING


H. A sitcom character who resided in Oil Drum Lane, Shepherds Bush - HAROLD STEPTOE


I. Writer of the Bing Crosby hit ‘White Christmas’ - IRVING BERLIN


J. A folk singer who made his name on Bradens Week - JAKE THACKRAY


K. A member of the ‘Carry on’ team - KENNETH WILLIAMS


L. Actor who directed the much loved film ;The Railway Children’ - LIONEL JEFFRIES


M. A character than made Walts name famous -  MICKEY MOUSE


N. Presenter of ‘DIY SOS’ - NICK KNOWLES


O. Leader of the British Union of Fascists, who was gaoled in 1040 - OSWALD MOSELY


P. American actor who famously played the part of a raincoat wearing detective - PETER FALK


Q. Subject of the film ‘The naked Civil Servant’ - QUENTIN CRISP


R. A character who is the son of a cartoon policeman - RALPH WIGHAM


S. A well known fictional detective, famous for distinctive headwear - SHERLOCK HOLMES


T. Twenty-sixth president of the United States of America - THEODORE ROOSEVELT


U. An Italian writer, best known for his novel ‘The name of the rose’ - UMBERTO ECO


V. Composer of ‘The Lark Ascending’ - VAUGHAN WILLIAMS


W. Former England international who now manages Derby County - WAYNE ROONEY


Quiz 41 ANAGRAMS



In each question the answer is an anagram of the letters in UPPER-case type.


1. Nowadays an archer only fires arrows at this rather than a GREAT Tit  


2. OthellO MORE or less is also a Shakespearian character -


3. Hard wood trees and the evergreens that give us a SOFTER wood both grow in this -


4. The over generOUS DUKe gave prizes to those who could solve this puzzle –


5. As a drama masteR, TEACH HER Something about long running radio stuff. That’s an order –


6. The LASSES SUNG songs about summertime, but they wore these for protection. –


7. Because I am a student of choral works, and perhaps  AS A DRUMMER, I MIGHT SEND Music to Stratford on Avon to accompany this Shakespearian comedy. –


8. Moving from the BARD, THY ACRID sense of humour possibly comes to the fore in sending what you consider to be a funny one of these. –


9. Both hungry and thirsty he ate thE POTATo and eagerly waited for a drink from this –


10. In prison perhaps the LIFER PACEs  himself doing his sentence and with good behaviour might even earn the privilege of warming himself in front of this. –


11. When doing this quiz, with a certain amount of IRONY I’D ACT with common sense and use this to find the answers. –


12. Would supporters of this club find that their FAN STORE MIGHT NOT stock all they need?


13. In this film, which inspired a later movie; HE AMUSES VAIN TERrorist leader with his promise to protect farmers. -


14. While in this sitcom his do it yourself skills left a lot to be desired, perhaps In ROME ‘ED SAVE MOST HOME improvements for others to do! –


15. She was first up therefore did not experience the unCARING ARENA OF THE Obese king that two of those who followed experienced! –


16. Maybe the real reason was marmalade clogging things up, but he allegeD BAD RINGTONE APp was why he was unable to hear his mobile ring. –


17. This historic building in Suffolk, must have received in the past an OLD FORECAST Regarding the weather especially in times of siege. –


18.  When it comes to people who amuse me I CANNOT IN fact mention anyone who is more skilful at their art than this ventriloquist. –