More Connections

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More Connections

Postby Selby White » 24 Feb 2019, 13:29

1. Which company was founded in a draper's shop in Glasgow in 1849?

2.Which former prime minister appeared on the Morecambe and Wise Christmas Special in 1978?

3.What is the alcoholic beverage similar to cider which is made from fermented pears?

4. What former monetary unit was equal to a quarter of an old penny?

5.What is the name of the pig in Animal Farm?

6. What was David Bowie's real name?

7. Which sports commentator wrote the autobiography Unless I'm Very Much Mistaken?

8. Who replaced Anneka Rice in the TV programme Treasure Hunt?

9. Which is England's highest mountain?

10. What is the connection with the above answers ?
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Re: More Connections

Postby Sniffer » 24 Feb 2019, 15:22

I watched the answer to number 10 yesterday but I'll give others a chance before I spoil it all by showing off. ;) :D
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Re: More Connections

Postby Frankie » 24 Feb 2019, 17:12

1. Which company was founded in a draper's shop in Glasgow in 1849?


2.Which former prime minister appeared on the Morecambe and Wise Christmas Special in 1978?
Harold Wilson

3.What is the alcoholic beverage similar to cider which is made from fermented pears?


4. What former monetary unit was equal to a quarter of an old penny?
Farthing

5.What is the name of the pig in Animal Farm?

6. What was David Bowie's real name?
David Jones

7. Which sports commentator wrote the autobiography Unless I'm Very Much Mistaken?
John Motson

8. Who replaced Anneka Rice in the TV programme Treasure Hunt?


9. Which is England's highest mountain?


10. What is the connection with the above answers ?
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Re: More Connections

Postby BrighouseWhite » 24 Feb 2019, 22:37

1. House of Fraser
5. Napoleon
8. Annabelle Croft
9. Scafell Pike

Don't know the answer to Q3 but have worked out the connection
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Re: More Connections

Postby Selby White » 25 Feb 2019, 08:10

Answers

1.
Which company was founded in a draper's shop in Glasgow in 1849?

House of Fraser
2.
Which former prime minister appeared on the Morecambe and Wise Christmas Special in 1978?

Harold Wilson
3.
What is the alcoholic beverage similar to cider which is made from fermented pears?

Perry
4.
What former monetary unit was equal to a quarter of an old penny?

Farthing
5.
What is the name of the pig in Animal Farm?

Napoleon
6.
What was David Bowie's real name?

David Jones
7.
Which sports commentator wrote the autobiography Unless I'm Very Much Mistaken?

Murray Walker
8.
Who replaced Anneka Rice in the TV programme Treasure Hunt?

Annabel Croft
9.
Which is England's highest mountain?

Scafell Pike
10.
What is the connection?

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