Link Round (4): 10 questions

  1. Which purple children’s character often says things are “super-dee-duper”?
  2. What is a score of 111 known as in cricket?
  3. Which city did the face that launched a thousand ships come from?
  4. Which snooker player was described thus in the song “Snooker Loopy” by Chas and Dave; “When the light shines down on his bare crown/It’s a cert he’s gonna walk it”?
  5. Which artist asked “Are you gonna go my way?” in a 1993 song?
  6. What was the name of the roguish antiques dealer played by Ian McShane in an eponymous tv series that ran from 1986 to 1994 in the UK?
  7. By what name is an “operant conditioning chamber” better known? It is used to study animal behaviour, generally by allowing an animal to press a lever and obtain food.
  8. What is the name given to the trilogy of Bengali films by Satyajit Ray made in the late 1950s which started with Pather Panchali, a film voted the 12th best of all time by the British Film Institute in 1992?
  9. Which footballer spent his entire career with Everton from 1998-2016, playing at right back? Despite an excellent reputation among players and managers, he never won a cap for England.
  10. What is the link between the above 9 answers?

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  1. Which purple children’s character often says things are “super-dee-duper”?
    A: Barney the Dinosaur
  2. What is a score of 111 known as in cricket?
    A: Nelson
  3. Which city did the face that launched a thousand ships come from?
    A: Troy
  4. Which snooker player was described thus in the song “Snooker Loopy” by Chas and Dave; “When the light shines down on his bare crown/It’s a cert he’s gonna walk it”?
    A: Willie Thorne
  5. Which artist asked “Are you gonna go my way?” in a 1993 song?
    A: Lenny Kravitz
  6. What was the name of the roguish antiques dealer played by Ian McShane in an eponymous tv series that ran from 1986 to 1994 in the UK?
    A: Lovejoy
  7. By what name is an “operant conditioning chamber” better known? It is used to study animal behaviour, generally by allowing an animal to press a lever and obtain food.
    A: A Skinner Box
  8. What is the name given to the trilogy of Bengali films by Satyajit Ray made in the late 1950s which started with Pather Panchali, a film voted the 12th best of all time by the British Film Institute in 1992?
    A: The Apu Trilogy
  9. Which footballer spent his entire career with Everton from 1998-2016, playing at right back? Despite an excellent reputation among players and managers, he never won a cap for England.
    A: Tony Hibbert
  10. What is the link between the above 9 answers?
    A: Simpsons characters

 

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