The Piano Man (Round 281)

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Published: 25th August 2020

 

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1) Highclere Castle forms the backdrop to which series?

 

2) Which singer songwriter is known as the “Piano Man”?

 

3) In a game of Cluedo it is no longer possible for a victim to be killed in which of the following rooms? a) Lounge b) Gun Room c) Conservatory

 

4) What are you doing if you Marinate meat?

 

5) How many characters of information are contained in a gigabyte?

 

6) Which of the following is an Oxford University college? a) St John’s b) Goldsmith’s College c) Brasenose

 

7) One of whose characters used the catchphrase “all done in the best possible taste”?

 

8) Which singer died in a car crash aged just 30 in 1977?

 

9) The US actress Amy Adams was actually born in which country? a) Canada b) Italy c) Australia

 

10) Ellen Church was the first what, on a flight in 1930?

 

Answers:

1) Highclere Castle forms the backdrop to which series?

Downton Abbey

 

2) Which singer songwriter is known as the “Piano Man”?

Billy Joel

 

3) In a game of Cluedo it is no longer possible for a victim to be killed in which of the following rooms? a) Lounge b) Gun Room c) Conservatory

b) Gun Room - no longer a room in the game

 

4) What are you doing if you Marinate meat?

Soaking it in a flavoured liquid

 

5) How many characters of information are contained in a gigabyte?

One billion

 

6) Which of the following is an Oxford University college? a) St John’s b) Goldsmith’s College c) Brasenose

c) Brasenose

 

7) One of whose characters used the catchphrase “all done in the best possible taste”?

Kenny Everett

 

8) Which singer died in a car crash aged just 30 in 1977?

Marc Bolan

 

9) The US actress Amy Adams was actually born in which country? a) Canada b) Italy c) Australia

b) Italy

 

10) Ellen Church was the first what, on a flight in 1930?

Air Hostess