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81 Questions

Post by Noel Mc » Fri Mar 31, 2017 9:20 am

This is a quiz I made a year or two ago for some friends, somewhat borrowing from Only Connnect.

The premise is (relatively) simple:

81 questions to be answered.
Once answered, they group into 27 groups of 3, each with a link.
Once you have your 27 links, they group into 9 3's, again each with a link.
These 9 links, group into 3 3's, and then one final link.

Feel free to answer as many as you want and start trying to link them together. I will intermittently confirm answers and links.

1. The woodpecker Professor Yaffle, was a friend of which cat?
2. Which rebellion was a violent anti-foreign and anti-Christian uprising which took place in China towards the end of the Qing dynasty between 1899 and 1901?
3. Which word, beginning with B refers to ingots of gold or silver and was named after the French Minister of Finance under Louis the 13th?
4. What sort of animal is a Black Widow?
5. Which major road in Northern Ireland. It travels through County Armagh, County Tyrone and County Fermanagh?
6. Which male undergarment was created by Jacob Golomb, founder of the company Everlast?
7. Who was king of England from March 1625 to January 1649, following James I (drop number in the answer)?
8. Who was the 56th Myor of Cincinnati, later going on to present his own tabloid talk show from 1991 to the present day?
9. Which food type, originating in France, has a name derived from the Latin word for curled?
10. Which character was played by both Martin Freeman and Ian Holm?
11. What is the capital of Iraq?
12. What is the second largest order of mammals (after the rodents)?
13. (I feel a little bit sick asking this) Tom Six created what notorious horror trilogy?
14. 'Doom Major' is a (fairly weak) anagram of which word meaning a person who speaks, makes arrangements, or takes charge for another?
15. Which book, released in 1945 features characters called Napoleon and Snowball?
16. What is Kodaline's second album called?
17. Who is the longest-serving consort of a reigning British monarch?
18. Who is the drummer of the Motley Crue?
19. Bucerotidae is the latin name for which bird found in tropical and subtropical Africa, Asia and Melanesia, characterized by a long, down-curved bill which is frequently brightly colored?
20. In the Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers, Tommy Oliver was the white ranger and which other colour?
21. Tim Wheeler is the lead singer of which band from Northern Ireland?
22. What phrase precedes "Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness" in John 8:12?
23. Who invented the Pokedex?
24. Who performed the 1981, number 1 single "Don't You Want Me'?
25. In which Bond film did Xenia Onatopp appear?
26. Which Kanye West song contains a sample of ‘I Got A Woman’ by Ray Charles?
27. What was the second single released from The Stranglers sixth album ‘La Folie’? (hint - it is the only Stranglers song I know)
28. Umbra, Antumbra and Penumbra are words associated with what phenomenon?
29. In what event is 10.49 the world record, set by Florence Griffith-Joyner in 1988?
30. With what sport was the Jules Rimet trophy associated?
31. Which holiday is traditionally the longest for schools in Belfast?
32. With what sport would you associate Jesper Parnevick?
33. Eleanor Roosevelt was the chair of a committee which ratified which document in 1948?
34. Who played the Mandarin in Iron Man 3?
35. Which actor played the founder of The InGen Corporation in Jurassic Park?
36. What is 2x2x2x2x2x2x31?
37. Which striker moved from Man City to Celtic, helping them win the league in 2008, 2012, 2013 and 2014 before leaving the club?
38. Ron Howard directed which 1988 film starring Val Kilmer and Warwick Davis?
39. Which 90's Disney film was based on Hamlet?
40. Which foodstuff has a name derived from the Latin butyrum?
41. Which type of sugar is so-named because the grains are small enough to fit through a particular form of sieve?
42. When someone cries, often fake crying, they are said to be turning on the what?
43. What 2004 Clint Eastwood film won the Best Picture Oscar?
44. What is the name given to finely ground wheat?
45. Which board game, the oldest still being played today, two players alternately place black and white playing pieces, called "stones"?
46. How many Japanese Yen would you get for £5995.43?
47. Which exclusive area of London is located by the east edge of Hyde Park?
48. What is the name of the nightclub held in Queens Students Union, started by Phil Donaldson in 1995?
49. Joaquín Archivaldo Guzmán Is a Mexican drug lord more commonly known as what?
50. Which Irish poet died on the 30th August 2013?
51. What Mexican festival is being celebrated at the beginning of the film Spectre?
52. Who was the Deputy First Minister of Northern Ireland from 1 July 1998 – 6 November 2001?
53. Vocalist Tunde Baiyewu and keyboardist Paul Tucker form which band?
54. What is the second book in the Discworld Series by Terry Pratchett?
55. In physics, which theory is a theoretical framework in which the point-like particles of particle physics are replaced by one-dimensional objects?
56. Who created Comic Relief with Lenny Henry?
57. Which early 80's sitcom was about a squalid house where some students lived during their time at Scumbag College?
58. The Silence of the Lambs is widely considered to be the first (and so far only) film to win what?
59. Who presents Time Team?
60. Mr. WHO?? is the 15th Mr. Men (hint - he is afraid of everything!)
61. Which former Fulham, Hull City and Wigan player was a contestant on I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here in 2014?
62. Which Furry Animals released albums such as Fuzzy Logic and Radiator?
63. What is the cellular organizational level intermediate between cells and a complete organ?
64. Which rapper performs the single Baby Got Back?
65. Who played Batman and a mayor in Family Guy?
66. Alfred Bird created a variety of what foodstuff, egg-free because his wife was allergic to eggs?
67. Which member of the Addams Family was played by Christina Ricci?
68. What word is used to describe something that has been flogged with a whip?
69. What 2007 film was Take That's 10th number one?
70. I literally cant think of another question, so rearrange the letters NSEIH to make a word beginning with S
71. What is made by freezing H2O?
72. Who is the only actor to have won three Best Actor Oscars?
73. Which Irish footballer plays at Right Back for Everton?
74. Who portrays Claire Underwood in the US House of Cards?
75. Who played Eva Peron in Evita (1996)?
76. Who is the lead singer of Pulp?
77. What is the name of Woodys horse in Toy Story?
78. What type of sportsman was Sonny Liston?
79. Which Microsoft founder has a wife called Melinda?
80. How much money is 10^8 pennies?
81. Who created the musical 'We Will Rock You', based on the music of Queen?

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Re: 81 Questions

Post by Ryan Taylor » Fri Mar 31, 2017 10:33 pm

I take it you're from Northern Ireland...

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Re: 81 Questions

Post by Noel Mc » Sat Apr 01, 2017 2:59 am

Hahaha yes, how can you tell?

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Re: 81 Questions

Post by Noel Mc » Sat Apr 01, 2017 3:01 am

Some very specific questions, never mind!

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Re: 81 Questions

Post by Euan Slatter » Sat Apr 01, 2017 1:53 pm

4 is a spider.
COUNTDOWN or THE TUBE? Which is better? There's only one way to find out....

Call it a draw :)

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Re: 81 Questions

Post by Marc Meakin » Sat Apr 01, 2017 4:02 pm

Fictional cats are one group
GR MSL GNDT MSS NGVWL SRND NNLYC NNCT

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Re: 81 Questions

Post by Noel Mc » Sun Apr 02, 2017 11:34 am

4.Spider -Correct

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Re: 81 Questions

Post by Charlie Reams » Thu Apr 13, 2017 10:59 pm

Can we have the answers? (I think there's a word missing in Q58.)

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Re: 81 Questions

Post by Marc Meakin » Fri Apr 14, 2017 6:49 am

Charlie Reams wrote:
Thu Apr 13, 2017 10:59 pm
Can we have the answers? (I think there's a word missing in Q58.)
Horror?
GR MSL GNDT MSS NGVWL SRND NNLYC NNCT

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Re: 81 Questions

Post by Charlie Reams » Fri Apr 14, 2017 12:46 pm

Marc Meakin wrote:
Fri Apr 14, 2017 6:49 am
Charlie Reams wrote:
Thu Apr 13, 2017 10:59 pm
Can we have the answers? (I think there's a word missing in Q58.)
Horror?
Yep, most likely.

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Re: 81 Questions

Post by Noel Mc » Sun Apr 16, 2017 12:27 pm

Horror is the word that is missing! Will post the answers up in stages :)

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Re: 81 Questions

Post by Noel Mc » Sun Apr 16, 2017 1:04 pm

Answers are in the house. Will put full answers up tomorrow.

Anybody want the final answer?

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Re: 81 Questions

Post by Charlie Reams » Sun Apr 16, 2017 3:16 pm

I think it's more fun if you post the individual answers first, then we can try to work out the connections from there.

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Re: 81 Questions

Post by Gavin Chipper » Sun Apr 16, 2017 5:11 pm

Noel Mc wrote:
Sun Apr 16, 2017 1:04 pm
Answers are in the house.
But where are you?

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Re: 81 Questions

Post by Noel Mc » Sun Apr 16, 2017 6:12 pm

Some of these aren't particularly well mixed up, others are quite obscure!

81 answers to go into 27 groups:

1. Bagpuss
2. The Boxer Rebellion
3 Bullion
4. Spider
5. A4
6. Boxer Shorts
7. King Charles
8. Jerry Springer
9. Crepe
10. Bilbo Baggins
11. Baghdad
12. Bat
13. The Human Centipede
14. Major-Domo
15. Animal Farm
16. Coming Up For Air
17. Prince Philip
18. Tommy Lee
19. Hornbill
20. Green
21. Ash
22. I am the Light of the World
23. Professor Oak
24. The Human League
25. GoldenEye
26. Gold Digger
27. Golden Brown
28. Shadows
29. Women's 100m
30. Football
31. Summer Holiday
32. Golf
33. UN Declaration of Human Rights
34. Ben Kingsley
35. Richard Attenborough
36. 1984
37. Georgios Samaras
38. Willow
39. The Lion King
40. Butter
41. Caster
42. Waterworks
43. Million Dollar Baby
44. Flour
45. Go
46. 1 Million Yen
47. Mayfair
48. Shine
49. El Chapo
50. Seamus Heaney
51. Day of the Dead
52. Seamus Mallon
53. The Lighthouse Family
54. The Light Fantastic
55. String
56. Richard Curtis
57. The Young Ones
58. Best Picture
59. Tony Robinson
60. Jelly
61. Jimmy Bullard
62. Super
63. Tissue
64. Sir Mix-A-Lot
65. Adam West
66. Custard
67. Wednesday
68. Whipped
69. Shine
70. Shine
71. Ice
72. Daniel Day Lewis
73. Seamus Coleman
74. Robin Wright
75. Madonna
76. Jarvis Cocker
77. Bullseye
78. Boxer
79. Bill Gates
80. £1,000,000
81. Ben Elton

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