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roger (roger)
4-Laureate
Username: roger

Post Number: 123
Registered: 4-2004
Posted on Wednesday, June 30, 2004 - 9:58 am: Edit PostDelete PostMove Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

THE SDF CLUBHOUSE QUIZ.

Hello Folks.

This clubhouse seems to be a very quiet and glum place at the moment. Perhaps a general knowledge quiz might liven things up?

Have a try and see how you do.

Question 1 :- Is BERRY GORDY ..

A : A famous Spanish Architect whose buildings have helped to make the city of Barcelona one of Europe's favourite tourist destinations.

B : A Detroit Entrepreneur who founded the Motown Group of Record Labels famous for acts like Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, The Temptations and The Supremes.

C : A Hollywood film actress famous for bursting into tears at Oscar ceremonies.


Question 2 :- Is WILLIE HUTCH ..

A : A vital piece of sports equipment worn by English Cricketers in their trousers.

B : A motor racing circuit in South East England.

C : A Sam Cooke influenced songwriter and vocalist who's recordings are much sort after by fans of Soul music.


Question 3 :- Is DARREL BANKS

A : A deceased Detroit based singer who had a hit in 1966 with "Open The Door To Your Heart" and who has just had a memorial to him funded by this Web Site.

B : An area to the south east of Newfoundland famous for its fishing.

C : A multi-national financial corporation based in Hong Kong.


Question 4 :- Is INVICTUS

A : The ancient Roman name for the county of Kent in south east England.

B : A Detroit based record company of the late 60's and early 70's founded by Brian and Eddie Holland and their partner Lamont Dozier.

C : A medical term that describes a form of surgery carried out for certain digestive ailments.


Question 5 :- Is JUNIOR WALKER

A : A walking aid for toddlers that was very popular in the 1950s, before being taken off the market when there were a number of accidents with the motorized version.

B : A Jazz/Soul vocalist and saxophonist who had a number of hit records in the 1960's and 1970's including "Shotgun" and "Walk in The Night".

C : Barbara Bush's original pet-name for her son, which she is forbidden to use whilst he is President of the U.S.A. as this would technically constitute treason!!


Question 6 :- Is SHAFT

A : A 1971 film starring Richard Roundtree, with music supplied by Isaac Hayes, about a Harlem based Private Detective.

B : A 1987 film starring Richard Burton, with music supplied by Tom Jones, about a miners strike in Wales.

C : A 1998 film starring Mark Wahlberg, featuring various "disco" hits, about the "Adult" movie business in 1970's Los Angeles.


Question 7 :- Is GENE CHANDLER

A : A filtering device used by scientists when genetically modifying vegetable matter.

B : A character who was briefly in the fourth series of the popular situation comedy "Friends".

C : A Chicago based Soul singer who had hits through the 1960's 70's and '80's including "Duke of Earl", "Get Down" and "Groovy Situation".


Question 8 :- Is GARLAND GREEN

A : A Soul singer who had moderate success in 1969 with "Jealous Kind of Fellow" and went on to record for Spring and Mercury.

B : A very fashionable colour for women's clothes in the 1950's, following its popularization by the actress Judy Garland.

C : A suburb of West London, that has given its name to an Underground Railway station and a series of childrens' books.


Question 9 :- Is STEPHANIE MILLS

A : An industrial town in Massachusetts that used to be famed for its production of mens shirts.

B : A British child actress who was in the film "Whistle Down The Wind" with Alan Bates.

C : A female Soul singer who found success in the 1970's 80's and '90's with tunes like "You're Putting A Rush on Me" and "Sweet Sensation".


Question 10 :- Are THE ELGINS

A : An under-rated 1960's Detroit based vocal group who had one L.P. for Motown's V.I.P. subsidiary that yielded the Top 3 U.K. "Pop" hit "Heaven Must Have Sent You"

B : An Islamic sect based in eastern Turkey, who's members are reputed to be able to levitate whilst chanting verses from the Koran.

C : A group of Islands in the South Pacific that were the sparking point for a brief war between Britain and France in 1859.

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Correct Answers :-

1 - B : 2 - C : 3 - A : 4 - B : 5 - B
6 - A : 7 - C : 8 - A : 9 - C :10 - A

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How did you Score :-

10 correct ... Excellent, you should try the main forum.
9 correct ... Very Good, which one did you get wrong?
8 correct ... Good, just a little more effort required.
7 correct ... Fair.
6 correct ... Poor.
5 correct ... Very Poor.
4 correct ... Diabolical.
3 correct ... Atrocious!
2 correct ... Come off it!!
1 correct ... You have to be kidding!!!
0 correct ... Methinks that thou jesteth kind sir!!!!

Roger
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Destruction (destruction)
4-Laureate
Username: destruction

Post Number: 113
Registered: 4-2004
Posted on Wednesday, June 30, 2004 - 2:41 pm: Edit PostDelete PostMove Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Roger,

You got-ta got-ta got-ta ramp up the obscure factor on this....lol.

Confession:
The only thing that I didn't know was that Garland Green recorded for Spring and Mercury.

You get an E for Effort.
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SisDetroit (sis)
5-Doyen
Username: sis

Post Number: 299
Registered: 4-2004
Posted on Wednesday, June 30, 2004 - 3:07 pm: Edit PostDelete PostMove Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Roger - That was great! Especially the Junior Walker, Darrell Banks, and Garland Green. LOL

Great job.
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douglasm (douglasm)
4-Laureate
Username: douglasm

Post Number: 97
Registered: 4-2004
Posted on Wednesday, June 30, 2004 - 5:53 pm: Edit PostDelete PostMove Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

I thought Garland Green was the color that inspired the line about a dress in "If I Had A Million Dollars".....
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~medusa~ (~medusa)
5-Doyen
Username: ~medusa

Post Number: 241
Registered: 3-2004
Posted on Wednesday, June 30, 2004 - 6:53 pm: Edit PostDelete PostMove Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

ok, so what do they win ??????? (LOL)
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Juicefree20 (juicefree20)
6-Zenith
Username: juicefree20

Post Number: 1309
Registered: 4-2004
Posted on Thursday, July 01, 2004 - 12:04 am: Edit PostDelete PostMove Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Doggone it Rog!!!

I missed them all!!! Oh well, time to study for me! LOL!!!

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