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Christmas Quiz Answers

13th January 2021 @ 6:06am – by Jane Lush
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1 Which island in San Francisco Bay formerly housed a high-security prison? Alcatraz Island
2 Which is the third novel in the Harry Potter sequence? Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
3 Where in London would you find Traitors' Gate? The Tower of London
4 Which Elvis Presley song begins with the line "We're caught in a trap.."? Suspicious Minds
5 In which English county is Matlock? Derbyshire
6 Which legendary figure is sometime known as Robin of Locksley? Robin Hood
7 Which US state is nicknamed the Keystone State? Pennsylvania
8 Who played Ronnie Barker's cellmate in the TV sitcom 'Porridge'? Richard Beckinsale
9 Which opera by Beethoven is set in a Spanish prison? Fidelio
10 In which novel by Alexandre Dumas is the hero imprisoned in the Chateau d'If? The Count of Monte Cristo
11 Which English king was imprisoned and murdered in Berkeley Castle? Edward II
12 Who wrote the poem which begins "The curfew tolls the knell of passing day..."? Thomas Gray
13 Which Tom Jones song is narrated by a prisoner on Death Row? The Green Green Grass of Home
14 Where in England are Albany and Parkhurst prisons? The Isle of Wight
15 Which fictional country is the setting for Anthony Hope's novel 'The Prisoner of Zenda'? Ruritania
16 What name is given to the string of islands off the southern tip of Florida? Florida Keys
17 What is the derivation of the expression "doing bird" for serving a prison sentence? Cockney rhyming slang: "bird lime" = "time"
18 What is the name of the musical family whose story is told in 'The Sound of Music'? Von Trapp
19 Which of Dickens's novels is partly set in the Marshalsea debtors' prison? Little Dorrit
20 In which Elvis Presley film does the singer's character serve time in prison for manslaughter? Jailhouse Rock
21 Which country is home to the so-called Trappist breweries Westmalle and Chimay? Belgium
22 Who played Andy Dufresne in 'The Shawshank Redemption'? Tim Robbins
23 Which Queen was imprisoned in Loch Leven Castle in 1567-8? Mary Queen of Scots
24 Which saint is traditionally depicted holding two keys? St Peter
25 What is the alternative name for tetanus? Lockjaw
26 The House of Keys is part of which island's parliament? Isle of Man
27 Who wrote and recorded the song 'Hurricane' about the boxer Rubin Carter? Bob Dylan
28 In Richard Lovelace's poem, what line precedes the line "..nor iron bars a cage"? "Stone walls do not a prison make"
29 Which famous highwayman's cell is displayed in York Castle Museum? Dick Turpin
30 Which date is celebrated in France as Bastille Day? 14 July
31 According to the proverb, when is it no good locking the stable door? After the horse has bolted
32 Who wrote and directed the 1998 film 'Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels'? Guy Ritchie
33 The 1960s TV show 'The Prisoner' was filmed in which Welsh village? Portmeirion
34 The so-called Princes in the Tower were the children of which English king? Edward IV
35 Nelson Mandela was imprisoned on which island between 1964-82? Robben Island
36 In which English county was the first Borstal for young offenders? Kent
37 At what age do you traditionally get the key of the door? 21
38 Who starred opposite her husband Humphrey Bogart in the 1948 film 'Key Largo'? Lauren Bacall
39 Which prison in Devon was built to hold prisoners of the Napoleonic Wars? Dartmoor
40 Which American singer recorded the album "Songs in the Key of Life"? Stevie Wonder

1 I Enigma (anag) Imagine
2 Whenever you inhale Every Breath You Take
3 Going away on a 747 Leaving on a Jet Plane
4 Callin' at the Pearly Gates Knockin' on Heaven's Door
5 West Coast young women California Girls
6 Marionette Puppet on a String
7 Manhattan Cinderella? Fairytale of New York
8 End of the road in SW Scotland Mull of Kintyre
9 Before today Yesterday
10 Elizabeth II waltzing Dancing Queen
11 Praise the Lord Hallelujah
12 Not dyin' Stayin' Alive
13 Canine canine Hound Dog
14 Well done! Congratulations
15 Little Joseph has eaten little Leonard Jolene
16 South American country is asked not to mourn Don't Cry for Me Argentina
17 She was a tennis champion Billie Jean
18 Demerara Brown Sugar
19 Tangoing through the traffic Dancing in the Street
20 What you say to someone who's always looking in the mirror You're So Vain
21 Despite what Donald Trump claimed, Barak Obama was this Born in the USA
22 Market in a Yorkshire resort Scarborough Fair
23 ... or the highway? My Way
24 Icecream with candied fruit Tutti Frutti
25 Capital city's on the phone London Calling
26 People the same age as me My Generation
27 Astronaut Rocket Man
28 Mrs Obama Michelle
29 Julia Roberts film Pretty Woman
30 Where the dawn dwells House of the Rising Sun
31 Yellow Texan city Amarillo
32 Ms Kelly or Ms Jones – astonishing Amazing Grace
33 Similar to Mick Jagger Like a Rolling Stone
34 Oxford, Regent, Bond? Streets of London
35 Little Margaret Susan Peggy Sue
36 You need this to cross the whirlpool Bridge Over Troubled Water
37 Apple, cherry or pumpkin American Pie
38 What Nasa space probes to the Red Planet are looking for? Life on Mars?
39 Boat from Liverpool to Birkenhead Ferry Cross the Mersey
40 Sun going down at the railway terminus Waterloo Sunset

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