Holiday quiz

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  1. PeterBale

    PeterBale Moderator Staff Member

    Received this in an email from our Band Librarian this morning:
    In questions 1 to 5, try to match the "gaffs" to the people listed.

    1.Ron Atkinson, Frankie Dettori, Sam Torrance, Geoff Boycott

    a."As the ball gets softer it loses its hardness."

    b."A jockey without a whip is like a carpenter without a spanner."

    c."If you'd offered me a 69 at the start of this morning I'd have been all over you."

    d."The defender was lightning slow."



    2.Alan Minter, Glen Hoddle, David Coleman, Martina Navratilova

    a."The pacemaker shook everyone by staying in front and finishing third."

    b."But he was a player that hasn't had to use his legs even when he was nineteen years of age because the first two yards were in his head."

    c."I had a feeling today that Venus Williams would either win or lose."

    d."Sure there have been injuries and deaths in boxing - but none of them
    serious."



    3.Murray Walker, David Coleman, Kevin Keegan, David Beckham

    a."The Germans only have one player under twenty-two and he's twenty-three."

    b."My parents have been there for me, ever since I was about seven."

    c."This circuit has everything. It's got gradients - both uphill and downhill."

    d."I don't think that he's ever lost a race at 200 metres, except at 400..."






    4.George Bush I, Donald Rumsfeld, Arthur Scargill, Harriet Harman

    a."One thing that we know for certain is that if he [Osama Bin Laden] is not in Afghanistan, he is in another country or he is dead."

    b."I can definitely say, that had the police not been there this morning, there would have been no arrests."

    c."I'm for a stronger death penalty."

    d."At least 50% of the population are women, and the rest are men."



    5.Robbie Williams, David Beckham, Anneka Rice, Richard Madeley

    a."Let's see if we can find someone who speaks braille..."

    b."Today we look at virginity, and losing it for the first time."

    c."Well, we wrote this song - but it didn't have any words or melody."

    d."I definitely want [son's name] to be christened but I don't know into what religion yet."



    Below are twenty quotes and catchphrases. Link them to the real or fictional characters listed opposite.

    21."Lovely jubbley." . . . . . . . . . Henry Stanley

    22."I don't believe it." . . . . . . . . . Sam Goldwyn

    23."You dirty old man." . . . . . . . . Bing Crosby

    24."You silly moo." . . . . . . . . Del Boy Trotter

    25."It costs a lot to make me look so cheap." . . . . . . . . Woolfie Smith

    26."[I was] an average guy who could carry a tune." . . . . . . . . John McEnroe

    27."I did what he did but I did it backwards and in high heels." . . . . . . . . Harold Steptoe

    28."A verbal contract isn't worth the paper it's written on." . . . . . . . . Superman

    29."Up, up and away." . . . . . . . . Ginger Rogers

    30."What's up Doc?" . . . . . . . . Dolly Parton

    31."To infinity and beyond." . . . . . . . . Victor Meldrew

    32."I am the greatest." . . . . . . . . Buzz Lightyear

    33."My neck is very slender." . . . . . . . . Noel Coward

    34."All babies look like me." . . . . . . . . Bugs Bunny

    35."You cannot be serious." . . . . . . . . Winston Churchill

    36."Work is much more fun than fun." . . . . . . . . Anne Boleyn

    37."Not only is there no God, try getting a plumber at weekends." . . . . . . . . Queen Victoria

    38."Power to the people." . . . . . . . . Woody Allen

    39."Dr Livingstone I presume." . . . . . . . . Mohammed Ali

    40."We are not amused." . . . . . . . . Alf Garnett
     

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