It’s Sunday, week 13 of Lockdown 3! As usual, no Fagan’s theme quiz!
This week we’ve been mostly applying for a job!!!
It’s a quiz of 20 themed questions – clue in the title.
There’s may be “sound-a-likes” or embedded words.
The use of electronic devices to divine the answers, with the exception of hearing aids and pacemakers, is forbidden.
1. Who is the most famous creation of Beatrix Potter, first published in 1901 and an animated/live-action adaptation based on the character grossed almost $200 million worldwide?
2. Which instantly recognizable and unforgettable cartoon character was created in 1938 by Leon Schlesinger Productions, which later became Warner Bros. Cartoons and was first voiced by voice actor Mel Blanc?
3. Better known as ‘Stuffat tal-Fenek’ to the Maltese, what is another name for the dish considered to be Malta’s national dish that has been around the Maltese Islands since the Knights of St John?
4. Who is the central character in the Uncle Remus stories, a collection of children’s stories set in the Southern United States beginning in 1880 and adapted from African-American folktales?
5. Who is 6-foot-3½-inch tall, invisible and best friend to Elwood P. Dowd, an amiable barfly played by James Stewart in the 1950 movie of the same name as this character?
6. Which waitressing “role” was created by Hugh Hefner in 1953 for his club?
7. Which children’s book, written by Margery Williams and first published in 1922, tells the story of a stuffed rabbit who wants to become a real one?
8. Who is this popular beat combo and what song re they singing?
9. Who was framed for the murder of the owner of Toontown and hires a private detective to clear his name in a 1988 Disney movie?
10. What is an anthropomorphic pink battery powered rabbit that first appeared in adverts in 1973 and is trademarked for use in all parts of the world except the United States and Canada?
11. Who first appeared in the Disney film Bambi and got his name from the habit his hind foot exhibits?
12. Who is the protagonist in the Richard Adams 1972 novel Watership Down?
13. In Donnie Darko, the 2001 American science fiction psychological thriller who informs troubled teenager Donnie that the world will end in 28 days?
14. Which animal shaped chocolate with a soft caramel centre, launched 2010, is only available at Easter?
15. In the British children’s TV programme Pipkins, alongside Pig and Topov who was the third star in the series which ran from 1973 to 1981?
16. What was the name of the 5th Wallace & Gromit claymation outing, released in 2005 and the only feature film in the series?
17. Who had a 1989 hit with Swing the Mood, their first single, reaching number 1 in 16 countries including the UK?
18. Which English idiomatic phrase is derived from the observed antics of the Lepus europaeus, the phrase is an allusion that can be used to refer to any other animal or human who behaves in the excitable and unpredictable manner?
19. Along with Owl, which other of Winnie-the-Pooh’s friends in A.A. Milne’s books was not based on a toy owned by Milne’s son, Christopher?
20. First appearing in the 1700s what has been a religious symbol for centuries, although it doesn’t appear in the Bible, the tradition is believed to have begun with German Lutherans and reached the United States through immigrants who kept the tradition?