Croque Monsieur (Round 271)

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Today we have questions on a range of subjects including a famous French dish, a well known musician, a Greek poem and an Easter flower. If it's your turn to host this week's quiz, we encourage you to dig out additional rounds from the Pub Quiz HQ archive.

 

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Questions:

 

1) How many Great British colonies declared independence and formed the United States of America in 1776?

 

2) The French dish Croque Monsieur usually contains which two ingredients?

 

3) Which musician was born Alicia Augello Cook in 1981?

 

4) Which 'a different kettle' of which animal is a common saying meaning 'a different thing altogether'?

 

5) The 1879 'Battle of Rorke's Drift' occurred in which war involving the British Empire?

 

6) Which ancient Greek poem tells of a argument between King Agamemnon and the warrior Achilles?

 

7) Which brothers took Gold and Bronze in the 2012 Olympic Summer Games?

 

8) 'BRB' is a common abbreviation used in online communication. What does it mean?

 

9) Which white, trumpet shaped flowers and most commonly associated with Easter?

 

10) Blur front man Damon Albarn created which animated band in 1998?

 

Answers:

 

1) How many Great British colonies declared independence and formed the United States of America in 1776?

Thirteen

 

2) The French dish Croque Monsieur usually contains which two ingredients?

Ham and Cheese

 

3) Which musician was born Alicia Augello Cook in 1981?

Alicia Keys

 

4) Which 'a different kettle' of which animal is a common saying meaning 'a different thing altogether'?

Fish

 

5) The 1879 'Battle of Rorke's Drift' occurred in which war involving the British Empire?

Anglo-Zulu War

 

6) Which ancient Greek poem tells of a argument between King Agamemnon and the warrior Achilles?

The Illiad

 

7) Which brothers took Gold and Bronze in the 2012 Olympic Summer Games?

Brownlee brothers

 

8) 'BRB' is a common abbreviation used in online communication. What does it mean?

Be Right Back

 

9) Which white, trumpet shaped flowers and most commonly associated with Easter?

Lillies

 

10) Blur front man Damon Albarn created which animated band in 1998?

Gorillaz