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a last* ever** quiz

The answers to a last* ever** quiz. If you’ve not done it yet, and want to, head over to that page before reading on.


1. What mechanical form is shaped like a human foot and is used by shoemakers and cordwainers in the manufacture and repair of shoes?

Last

2. Which British sitcom by Roy Clarke was originally broadcast from 1973 to 2010 and centred on a trio of old men and their youthful misadventures?

Last of the Summer Wine

3. Which 1988 film’s final sequence depicts the crucified Jesus — tempted by what turns out to be Satan in the form of a beautiful child — experiencing a dream where he comes down from the cross, marries Mary Magdalene and lives out his life as a full mortal man?

The Last Temptation of Christ

4. Which popular beat combo released this single in 1969, it being the first “solo” single issued by John Lennon, released while he was still a member of the Beatles?

Plastic Ono Band

5. What term is used to refer to the moment when a spacecraft leaves the ground?

Blast off

6. With which 1987 Channel 4 chat show did Jonathan Ross debut as a television presenter?

The Last Resort (with Jonathan Ross)

7. What is the name of the Sheffield comedy club that started at The Lescar pub in 1992 and has seen comedians such as Peter Kay, Jimmy Carr, Dara O Briain, Johnny Vegas and Al Murray?

The (Little) Last Laugh

8. Who is this popular beat combo and what is title of their 1966 debut single that they are singing here?

The Monkees – Last Train to Clarksville

9. If you find yourself in a difficult situation in which there is only one final way to put it right, where might you be said to be drinking?

The Last Chance Saloon

10. Which legal document expresses a person’s wishes as to how their property is to be distributed after their death and as to which person is to manage the property until its final distribution?

Last Will and Testament

11. Also called an adhesive bandage, what 1901 invention is a small medical dressing used for injuries not serious enough to require a full-size bandage?

(Sticking) plaster

12. Which is the third instalment in the Indiana Jones franchise that stars Sean Connery as Jones’ father?

Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

13. How is the operation of forcibly propelling a stream of abrasive material against a surface under high pressure to smooth a rough surface, roughen a smooth surface, shape a surface or remove surface contaminants commonly known?

Sandblasting

14. What phrase is widely used in the telecommunications, cable television and internet industries to refer to the final leg of the telecommunications networks that deliver telecommunication services to retail end-users?

Last mile/kilometre

15. What is the ability of a body to resist a distorting influence and to return to its original size and shape when that influence or force is removed?

Elasticity

16. What was the title of one-hit wonders Indeep’s 1983 single?

Last Night A DJ Saved My Life

17. Known to the Lakota and other Plains Indians as the Battle of the Greasy Grass, how is this battle – which resulted in the defeat of U.S. forces and was the most significant action of the Great Sioux War of 1876 – more commonly known?

Custer’s Last Stand

18. “I’m going to the bathroom to read” – Elvis Presley (1977), “Hallo, the bow is up… I’m going… I’m on my back… I’ve gone. Oh.”, Donald Campbell (1967) and “Tomorrow at sunrise I shall no longer be here”, Nostradamus (1566) are all examples of what?

(Famous) Last words

19. Upon its initial release in 1984, which song spent five consecutive weeks at number two in the UK Singles Chart, held off the top spot by Band Aid’s Do They Know It’s Christmas?? Described as a “high watermark of mid-80s British synthpop songcraft”, it finally reached number-one in the UK Singles Chart on New Year’s Day 2021.

Last Christmas

20. Which 1996 novel and 2001 film tells the convoluted story of the relationships between a group of war veterans and their journey from Bermondsey to Margate to scatter the ashes of Jack Dodds into the sea and is also the most feared words a pub landlord can shout?

Last Orders


21. What is the name of this song, the only single from the album Love Bites by Bolton popular beat combo The Buzzcocks?

Ever Fallen In Love (With Someone You Shouldn’t’ve)

22. What is the subtropical wetland area of southern Florida noted for its wildlife, especially crocodiles, alligators, and egrets and with an ecosystem not presently found anywhere else on earth?

Everglades

23. What is the fictional island featured in the works of J.M. Barrie whose best-known resident famously refused to grow up?

Neverland

24. What was the name of the container ship that ran aground after losing the ability to steer amid high winds and a dust storm and obstructed the Suez Canal in March this year?

Ever Given

25. Who are the local lads that include “Big” Sean Doane on vocals and Pete McKee and Toby Foster on Ukulele whose songs parody popular tunes of the day with updated lyrics?

Everly Pregnant Brothers

26. What was the name of the documentary series that aired on BBC One in a late-night slot on Sunday evenings between 1977 and 2000, its subject matter tended to be focused on moral and religious issues, often in the form of a film in which individuals would discuss their thoughts?

Everyman

27. What term is used to describe a young hare, usually less than one year old?

Leveret

28. What type of common bicycle brake consists of two arms, each attached to a separate pivot point on one side of the seat stay or fork?

Cantilever

29. What fish has nine species, are up to 37 cm long, mainly brown in colour, have venomous spines on their first dorsal fin and gills and during the day bury themselves in sand as means to catch their prey (and on one occasion, poison the quiz setter whilst bodyboarding)?

Weever

30. Which song was originally recorded by American R&B singer Little Willie John but has been covered by numerous artists, most notably Peggy Lee, whose 1958 rendition became the most widely known version and the singer’s signature song?

Fever


Simple theme this week, as you have probably worked out. Answers 1-20 all have the word last in them whilst answers 21-30 all contain ever.


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a last* ever** quiz answers

It’s Sunday, week 19 of Lockdown 3! As usual, no Fagan’s theme quiz!

This week we’ve competed in a Zoom quiz and question-mastered a Zoom quiz!

It’s a quiz of 30 themed questions – 10 bonus questions compared to normal as it is the last* ever** lockdown quiz!!!

As always, there’s a 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.

* hopefully!!!

** also hopefully!!!


1. What mechanical form is shaped like a human foot and is used by shoemakers and cordwainers in the manufacture and repair of shoes?

2. Which British sitcom by Roy Clarke was originally broadcast from 1973 to 2010 and centred on a trio of old men and their youthful misadventures?

3. Which 1988 film’s final sequence depicts the crucified Jesus — tempted by what turns out to be Satan in the form of a beautiful child — experiencing a dream where he comes down from the cross, marries Mary Magdalene and lives out his life as a full mortal man?

4. Which popular beat combo released this single in 1969, it being the first “solo” single issued by John Lennon, released while he was still a member of the Beatles?

5. What term is used to refer to the moment when a spacecraft leaves the ground?

6. With which 1987 Channel 4 chat show did Jonathan Ross debut as a television presenter?

Iain Coyle: The Last Resort with Jonathan Ross | Features | Broadcast

7. What is the name of the Sheffield comedy club that started at The Lescar pub in 1992 and has seen comedians such as Peter Kay, Jimmy Carr, Dara O Briain, Johnny Vegas and Al Murray?

Party & Group Bookings - The Lescar

8. Who is this popular beat combo and what is title of their 1966 debut single that they are singing here?

9. If you find yourself in a difficult situation in which there is only one final way to put it right, where might you be said to be drinking?

10. Which legal document expresses a person’s wishes as to how their property is to be distributed after their death and as to which person is to manage the property until its final distribution?

11. Also called an adhesive bandage, what 1901 invention is a small medical dressing used for injuries not serious enough to require a full-size bandage?

12. Which is the third instalment in the Indiana Jones franchise that stars Sean Connery as Jones’ father?

13. How is the operation of forcibly propelling a stream of abrasive material against a surface under high pressure to smooth a rough surface, roughen a smooth surface, shape a surface or remove surface contaminants commonly known?

14. What phrase is widely used in the telecommunications, cable television and internet industries to refer to the final leg of the telecommunications networks that deliver telecommunication services to retail end-users?

15. What is the ability of a body to resist a distorting influence and to return to its original size and shape when that influence or force is removed?

16. What was the title of one-hit wonders Indeep’s 1983 single?

17. Known to the Lakota and other Plains Indians as the Battle of the Greasy Grass, how is this battle – which resulted in the defeat of U.S. forces and was the most significant action of the Great Sioux War of 1876 – more commonly known?

18. “I’m going to the bathroom to read” – Elvis Presley (1977), “Hallo, the bow is up… I’m going… I’m on my back… I’ve gone. Oh.”, Donald Campbell (1967) and “Tomorrow at sunrise I shall no longer be here”, Nostradamus (1566) are all examples of what?

19. Upon its initial release in 1984, which song spent five consecutive weeks at number two in the UK Singles Chart, held off the top spot by Band Aid’s Do They Know It’s Christmas?? Described as a “high watermark of mid-80s British synthpop songcraft”, it finally reached number-one in the UK Singles Chart on New Year’s Day 2021.

20. Which 1996 novel and 2001 film tells the convoluted story of the relationships between a group of war veterans and their journey from Bermondsey to Margate to scatter the ashes of Jack Dodds into the sea and is also the most feared words a pub landlord can shout?


21. What is the name of this song, the only single from the album Love Bites by Bolton popular beat combo The Buzzcocks?

22. What is the subtropical wetland area of southern Florida noted for its wildlife, especially crocodiles, alligators, and egrets and with an ecosystem not presently found anywhere else on earth?

Everglades National Park | Location, History, & Facts | Britannica

23. What is the fictional island featured in the works of J.M. Barrie whose best-known resident famously refused to grow up?

24. What was the name of the container ship that ran aground after losing the ability to steer amid high winds and a dust storm and obstructed the Suez Canal in March this year?

Suez Canal: Jammed cargo ship Ever Given's stern has budged - but it's  still stuck and is now causing fuel shortages | World News | Sky News

25. Who are the local lads that include “Big” Sean Doane on vocals and Pete McKee and Toby Foster on Ukulele whose songs parody popular tunes of the day with updated lyrics?

26. What was the name of the documentary series that aired on BBC One in a late-night slot on Sunday evenings between 1977 and 2000, its subject matter tended to be focused on moral and religious issues, often in the form of a film in which individuals would discuss their thoughts?

27. What term is used to describe a young hare, usually less than one year old?

A hare less than one year old is called a leveret : Awwducational

28. What type of common bicycle brake consists of two arms, each attached to a separate pivot point on one side of the seat stay or fork?

29. What fish has nine species, are up to 37 cm long, mainly brown in colour, have venomous spines on their first dorsal fin and gills and during the day bury themselves in sand as means to catch their prey (and on one occasion, poison the quiz setter whilst bodyboarding)?

Warning to beach-goers over venomous weever fish hiding in the sand

30. Which song was originally recorded by American R&B singer Little Willie John but has been covered by numerous artists, most notably Peggy Lee, whose 1958 rendition became the most widely known version and the singer’s signature song?

Little Willie John | Nostalgia Central

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a better late than ever quiz answers

The answers to a better late than ever quiz. If you’ve not done it yet, and want to, head over to that page before reading on.

The back room at
Fagan’s, Sheffield

1. What is a fine-grained rock that is created by the alteration of shale or mudstone by low-grade regional metamorphism? It is popular for a wide variety of uses such as roofing, flooring, and flagging because of its durability and attractive appearance.

Slate

2. On which island do Peter Pan, Tinker Bell and the Lost Boys live?

Neverland

3. What is the contemporary English UK music TV show has been running in short series since 1992 and is a part of BBC 2’s late-night line-up, usually at around 11 pm to 12 midnight? It features a mixture of both established and new musical artists, from solo performers to bands and larger ensembles.

Later… with Jools Holland

4. What is the title of popular beat combo Nirvana ‘s 2nd studio album, released in 1991 that has sold over 340 millions copies to date?

Nevermind

5. What is the Cockney rhyming slang for feet?

Plates of meat

6. Which British sitcom that ran for eleven series from 7 September 1981 to 9 October 1991 starred Windsor Davies and Donald Sinden as rival antique dealers?

Never the Twain

7. This English actor and comedian – born in 1959 – Was a television regularly from the mid-1980s, most notably as a regular on the Channel 4 improvisation show “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” Who is he?

Tony Slatery

8. What is a loud noise that us repeated several times as an echo otherwise called?

Reverberation

9. In geology and physical geography what is an area of a highland, usually consisting of relatively flat terrain, that is raised significantly above the surrounding area, often with one or more sides with deep hills.? It is also know as a high plain or a tableland.

Plateau

10. Name the English actor, writer, and singer born in 1959 who has starred in films such as Another Country (1984), The Madness of King George (1994), Shrek 2 (2004) and Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children (2016)?

Rupert Everett

11. Which CBS American late-night talk show first aired in August 1993 with host David Letterman and is now hosted by comedian Stephen Colbert and is filmed, when lockdown is not in operation,  originates from the Ed Sullivan Theater, New York?

The Late Show

12. What is a disease characterized by abnormally high body temperature or a condition of heightened activity or excitement: a fever of anticipation?

Fever

13. Singers Johnny Mathis and Deniece Williams released which song in 1978, reaching number 3 in the UK?

Too Much, Too Little, Too Late

14. What word described various liquids for drinking (some of which do not contain alcohol!) such as water, soda, tea, and coffee?

Beverage

15. What type of glass, initially produced in plane form, is commonly used for windows, glass doors, transparent walls, and windscreens? It is also used in hilarious classic comedy skits, being carried by two men and involving oncoming traffic.

Plate glass

16. What slang term describes and person who is intellectual in an annoying way?

Clever clogs

17. What term defines to protect something by interposing material that prevents the loss of heat or the intrusion of sound?

Insulate

18. Which British electrical firm formed in 1906 as the export branch of an American but became independent in 1914? For decades it dominated the UK consumer battery market.

Ever Ready

19. In which direction is something said to be moving if it moves towards the side or in a direction away from the middle but not backward or forward.

Laterally

20. What is the name of Harry Potter’s teacher, initially for Potions classes, then Defence Against the Dark Arts who finally became the Headmaster of Hogwarts school?

Severus Snape

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a better late than ever quiz

It’s Sunday, week 99 of lockdown, or so it seems. Which means yet another week of no Fagan’s theme quiz.

Even I missed the last two weeks, hence this weeks theme.

Its the usual 20 questions, again. Just have to imagine the sounds, sights and smells of Fagan’s on a Sunday.

The theme alternates – hopefully, you’ll get the hang of it. You should have got how this works this by now.

There may be some “sound-a-likes” and embedded words.

The use of electronic devices to divine the answers, with the exception of hearing aids and pacemakers, is forbidden.

The back room at
Fagan’s, Sheffield

1. What is a fine-grained rock that is created by the alteration of shale or mudstone by low-grade regional metamorphism? It is popular for a wide variety of uses such as roofing, flooring, and flagging because of its durability and attractive appearance.

2. On which island do Peter Pan, Tinker Bell and the Lost Boys live?

3. What is the contemporary English UK music TV show has been running in short series since 1992 and is a part of BBC 2’s late-night line-up, usually at around 11 pm to 12 midnight? It features a mixture of both established and new musical artists, from solo performers to bands and larger ensembles.

4. What is the title of popular beat combo Nirvana ‘s 2nd studio album, released in 1991 that has sold over 340 millions copies to date?

5. What is the Cockney rhyming slang for feet ?

6. Which British sitcom that ran for eleven series from 7 September 1981 to 9 October 1991 starred Windsor Davies and Donald Sinden as rival antique dealers?

7. This English actor and comedian – born in 1959 – Was a television regularly from the mid-1980s, most notably as a regular on the Channel 4 improvisation show “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” Who is he?

8. What is a loud noise that us repeated several times as an echo otherwise called?

9. In geology and physical geography what is an area of a highland, usually consisting of relatively flat terrain, that is raised significantly above the surrounding area, often with one or more sides with deep hills.? It is also know as a high plain or a tableland.

10. Name the English actor, writer, and singer born in 1959 who has starred in films such as Another Country (1984), The Madness of King George (1994), Shrek 2 (2004) and Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children (2016)?

11. Which CBS American late-night talk show first aired in August 1993 with host David Letterman and is now hosted by comedian Stephen Colbert and is filmed, when lockdown is not in operation,  originates from the Ed Sullivan Theater, New York?

12. What is a disease characterized by abnormally high body temperature or a condition of heightened activity or excitement: a fever of anticipation?

13. Singers Johnny Mathis and Deniece Williams released which song in 1978, reaching number 3 in the UK?

14. What word described various liquids for drinking (some of which do not contain alcohol!) such as water, soda, tea, and coffee?

15. What type of glass, initially produced in plane form, is commonly used for windows, glass doors, transparent walls, and windscreens? It is also used in hilarious classic comedy skits, being carried by two men and involving oncoming traffic.

16. What slang term describes and person who is intellectual in an annoying way?

17. What term defines to protect something by interposing material that prevents the loss of heat or the intrusion of sound?is a forcible indoctrination to induce someone to give up basic political, social, or religious beliefs and attitudes and to accept contrasting regimented ideas, often said to be used by religious cults?

18. Which British electrical firm formed in 1906 as the export branch of an American but became independent in 1914? For decades it dominated the UK consumer battery market.

19. In which direction is something said to be moving if it moves towards the side or in a direction away from the middle but not backward or forward.

20. What is the name of Harry Potter’s teacher, initially for Potions classes, then Defence Against the Dark Arts who finally became the Headmaster of Hogwarts school?