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Ray Simpson / 1st May 2021

Steve's Quintessential Quaker Quiz -- the letter E

Steve's Quintessential Quaker Quiz -- the letter E

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All the answers begin with the same letter - in the case of someone’s name, the surname begins with the key letter. This week’s letter is ……… E

FIRST HALF (General Knowledge)

  1. Of which country is Quito the capital city?
  2. How does Arthur Daley refer to his wife in TV’s ‘Minder’?
  3. Which tasty pastry is also the French word for ‘lightning’?
  4. To what kind of creature does the word ‘aquiline’ refer?
  5. Which English city was known to the Romans as Isca?
  6. Who composed the music for ‘Land of Hope and Glory’?
  7. Which word or name links Captain James Cook with Inspector Morse?
  8. On which river does Carlisle stand?
  9. Which mega-filmstar had a Top 20 hit in 1970 with ‘I Talk to the Trees’?
  10. Associated with food, what does the ‘E’ stand for in ‘E-numbers’?
  11. What was the name of the cow in ‘The Magic Roundabout’?


SECOND HALF (Football)


  1. Which European international star was nicknamed ‘The Black Panther’ or ‘The Black Pearl’?
  2. Which former Wimbledon player scored for Sutton Utd against the Quakers in our 1989/90 Conference season?
  1. Name the manager who led Darlington FC to Division 2 in the 1920s.
  2. Which footballers released songs entitled ‘This Time’ in 1982 and ‘We’ve Got the Whole World at Our Feet’ in 1986?
  1. At which Scottish club did Sir Alex Ferguson make his managerial debut?
  2. The city of Barcelona has two teams in La Liga Primera – Barça and which other?
  3. Which former England boss also managed Benfica, Lazio, Mexico and Leicester City amongst  many others?
  1. Which Quakers’ manager of the 1980s also managed Libya, Daring FC and Brann Bergen?
  2. Against which country did Honduras wage a brief war in 1969 after 2 World Cup Qualifying matches?
  3. In our 1989/90 Conference season, name the only club we faced whose name began with ‘E’.
  4. Which Man Utd defender was born in Dudley in 1936, but who tragically died at the age of 22?