week 33: answers

answers to week 33

Round 1 – Picture Round with Sound – Musical Instruments

Round 2 – General Knowledge – November

1. PICTURE Against which King was the Gunpowder Plot? James I (VI of Scotland)
2. PICTURE Which famous racing event is held every year at 3pm on the first Tuesday of November? Melbourne Cup
3. VIDEO Born 1st November 1964, which American singer-songwriter, musician and painter is this? Sophie B Hawkins
4. PICTURE Launched in November 1988 for its only flight, which Space vehicle is this? Buran, the Russian space shuttle
5. PICTURE In November 1953, which scientific discovery, long suspected, was confirmed to be a fraud? Piltdown man
6. VIDEO Which Canadian singer-songwriter, poet, and novelist, who died in November 2016, is this? Leonard Cohen
7. PICTURE These men died on the same day as the most famous death of November 1963. Who are they? C S Lewis and Aldous Huxley
8. PICTURE Launched just before the start of WW1, which of the Titanic’s sisters never saw service as liner but worked as a hospital ship until she was sunk by a mine in November 1916? HMHS Britannic
9. VIDEO The lead singer of this, my fourth favourite Norwegian band, shares my exact birthday (Nov 18th). Taking its name from a volcanic formation in Iceland, what is the band called? Dimmu Borgir
10. PICTURE Shown here in her 70s, which Hollywood legend died in November 1980? Mae West


TOTP – 25th June 1998

UNIQUE ANSWER States where Donald Trump won.

Rambler: Which Canadian actor and musician is this?
Born in 1964 in Beirut to English and Hawaiian parents, this actor grew up in Toronto and holds Canadian citizenship. Getting started in theatre and television films he made his feature film debut in 1986’s Youngblood, in which he played an ice hockey goalie, a real life skill. He has gone on to have a varied career, including massive blockbusters but also seven Golden Raspberry nominations. According to Rotten Tomatoes, the highest grossing film he has been in is Toy Story 4. Very recently seen in a very long-awaited threequel, his next movie, due next year, will be a FOURquel. Keanu Reeves

MOVIE Buzz in when you know which Bond movie this is. Goldfinger

PICTURE This is a zoom reunion of the cast of what? Lord of the Rings

Round 3 – Ben’s Music

REVOLUTIONARY ROUND 1986, 1957, 1971, 1967, 2006

Round 4 – TV Themes

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