Rory asks questions on a Friday.

well Rory has some questions……we’re all waiting to see what his Christmas Challenge is going to be and he throws these out to distract us, I am sure.

But, since I figure you really don’t want to read a recipe for the Best Damn Mac & Cheese EVER I’ll just answer what I can instead…

Feeling Lucky Are?


Before 2005, who was the last English captain to win the Ashes? the what? Who?

In which Year was the FA Cup Final described as the Matthews’ Final”   um 1654???

With which sport do you connect William Webb Ellis?  absolutely none

Which race did Red Rum win three times?  the National? Is there a National? there was in National Velvet……..

What was boxer Muhammad Ali’s former name? Cassius Clay

How many Olympic gold medals did Sir Steve Redgrave win?  Is he Vanessa and Michael and Lynn’s dad? 

Who captained England in the 1966 World Cup Final? What’s the world cup?

At which weight in boxing was John L Sullivan the world champion?  189# (that’s just a guess.)

In which sport was Rachel Heyhoe-Flint a star?  long-handled corn rowing

Which year were the Olympics last held in London? 1864…..again, just a guess.


What is the capital of Australia? Canberra

Which three countries have a land border with European Spain?  three? I know France and Portugal….wait..there’s one named after a star trek being…….Andorra!

What is the major chain of mountains in South America called? the Andes

In which continent is Equatorial Guinea? it’s in Africa

What is the former name of Sri Lanka? Ceylon

Wellington is the capital city of which country? pretty sure it is New Zealand

In feet, to the nearest 1000 feet, what is the height of Mount Everest? 14 bazillion. it is really high

Into which ocean does the River Congo flow? south atlantic ocean……….I think

Antarctica is a continent. True or false?  it (was) and maybe still is classified as an “island continent’

Of which country is Ulam Bator the capital?  well, ya got me. I have no bloody idea and refuse to cheat with the google thing.


Who was the female star of Breakfast at Tiffany’s?  Audry Hepburn

Who played the male lead opposite Vivien Leigh in “Gone with the Wind”?  Clark Gable

Who received an Oscar as best supporting actor in “From Here to Eternity”?  Frank Sinatra

Which film actor did Elizabeth Taylor marry twice? DUH! Richard Burton

Name the two main actors in the “Rainman”.  Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise

What kind of animal was Alex in Madagascar? Alex? wasn’t he a Lion? 

Who starred opposite Humphery Bogart in “The African Queen”?  My fav actress of all time, Katherine Hepburn

Who played the female lead opposite Hugh Grant in “Four Weddings and a Funeral”? Andi McDowell

 Who played Henry V on film nearly fifty years after Olivier?  Kenneth Branagh

Which American singer played in the 80’s remake of “The Jazz Singer”?  what a horrible musical! Neil Diamond

3 thoughts on “Rory asks questions on a Friday.

  1. Well done Suze! Your geography and movie history were ace – shame about the sports trivia knowledge.
    I would have you on my Trivial Pursuit team any day!

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  2. Well done Suze, answers later on today when the Imp has stirred from his pit 🙂

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  3. Reblogged this on A Guy Called Bloke and K9 Doodlepip! and commented:
    Suze makes a flying start with the Imps questions 🙂

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