Saltburn District

Quiz

Meets: Wednesdays, 7.30pm-9.00pm, every four weeks

Venue: Saltburn Cricket Club

Group Leaders: Ron and Norma Elliott, send a message using the contact button if you want to join the quiz (we are quite full most months) or call us on 01287 676520. Please do not just turn up on the night, we already have a waiting list and we may not be able to accommodate you, get in touch first.

Further Details: Send a message using contact button or call us on 01287 676520

VIRTUAL QUIZ - The Coronavirus outbreak of 2020 meant a suspension of all quiz activities in their usual form. On 29th April Ted Sanderson ran a very successful online quiz for SDU3A members using ZOOM software (all you need is a computer with webcam and speakers to join in), since then we have had other online quizzes each 4 weeks as follows

27th May by Ron and Norma
24th June by Ted and June
22nd July by Ron and Norma
19th August by Derek and Liz
16th September by Bill and Linda
14th October by Ted and June
11th November by Ron and Norma
9th December with a Christmas theme by Ted, June, Bill and Linda
13th January to start the new year by Liz and Derek

Next virtual quiz will be on 10th February, by Ron and Norma

A link will be available on the SDU3A facebook page that will let you join in the fun, Ron and Norma

29th January - The quiz remains suspended but here are the answers to last weekends quiz for you to try, another set next weekend, Ron (no cheating !!)

1 Which Italian river flows into the sea at Ostia? TIBER
2 Who played the title role in the 1966 film Our Man Flint? JAMES COBURN
3 Which Arab capital city was known as Philadelphia during Roman times? AMMAN
4 Who wrote the 1919 novel The Moon and Sixpence? W SOMERSET MAUGHAM
5 Which musical features the song Getting to Know You? THE KING AND I
6 In which London thoroughfare is Drapers’ Hall? THROGMORTON STREET
7 Angola was formerly a colony of which European country? PORTUGAL
8 What is the largest natural lake in Wales? BALA
9 Which Scottish town on the River Leven shares its name with an Egyptian city? ALEXANDRIA
10 Portrait of my Love was which British singer’s 1960 debut?MATT MONRO
11 Who co-founded Microsoft® along with Bill Gates? PAUL ALLEN
12 Who won an Oscar for composing the score of the 1957 film Bridge Over the River Kwai? MALCOLM ARNOLD
13 Which relative of a US President took a major role in organising the 1773 Boston Tea Party? SAMUEL ADAMS
14 Which word means “representing different Christian churches”? ECUMENICAL
15 In mythology, which maiden was loved by Eros? PSYCHE
16 Which US state lies north of Missouri, south of Minnesota, east of Nebraska and west of Illinois? IOWA
17 In the sitcom Drop the Dead Donkey, who played Dave Charnley? NEIL PEARSON
18 Which Spanish poet and dramatist (b.1898) was killed in the Spanish Civil War? FEDERICO GARCÍA LORCA
19 Which boxer (b.1921) only lost once in his first 123 bouts? SUGAR RAY ROBINSON
20 The location of Dingley Dell features in which Charles Dickens novel? THE PICKWICK PAPERS

SALTBURN U3A MONTHLY QUIZ - CURRENTLY SUSPENDED

Our light hearted general knowledge quizzes take place monthly on Wednesday evenings at Saltburn Cricket Club, commencing at 7:30pm, a fee of £1.50 per person applies, we normally aim to finish about 9:00pm.

To ensure that we have a variety of topics the quizzes are set and managed monthly by the various teams that take part in the quiz, each quiz setter will have slightly different emphasis on the topics, for example, general knowledge, local pictures, popular music, cryptic clues and many others have formed part of the quiz.

For specific dates and who will be running a particular quiz please check the Saltburn and District U3A calendar.

From January 2018 Ron and Norma Elliott have taken over running the quiz from June Robinson and we would like to thank June for all of her hard work to date.

Anyone interested in getting involved in taking part or setting quizzes should contact Ron or Norma via the contact button or on the above number

2020 Quiz dates and records - currently suspended due to Coronavirus

Quiz dateSet byWinners
15th JanWeary walkersJust us two
12th FebGrey PowerZumba
11th MarDumbellesJust us three
8th AprGolden girlsPostponed
6th MayJust us twoPostponed
3rd JunHappy Tappers 1Postponed
1st JulEx consPostponed
29th JulHappy Tappers 2Postponed
26th AugRon and NormaPostponed
23rd SepPiratesPostponed
21st OctMarsketeersPostponed
18th NovJust us twoPostponed
16th DecRon and NormaPostponed

2019 Quiz dates and records

Quiz dateSet byWinners
9th JanGolden GirlsZumba
6th FebEx ConsJust us two
6th MarHappy TappersZumba
3rd AprSix AppealEx Cons
1st MayJust us twoHappy Tappers
29th MayZumbaEx Cons
26th JunEx ConsJust us two
24th JulBowled OverHappy Tappers
21st AugRon and NormaJust us two
18th SepHappy tappersDumb Belles
16th OctMarsketeersZumba
13th NovJust us twoMarsketeers
11th DecRon and NormaScratch

2018 Quiz dates and records

Quiz dateSet byWinners
10th JanGolden girlsEx cons and Bright sparks (tie)
7th FebRon and NormaZumba
7th MarchVic's crewZumba
4th AprilHappy tappers (1)Zumba
2nd MayDumb bellesTwo new bees
30th MayHappy tappers (2)The Pirates
27th JuneEx consDumb Belles
25th JulyZumbaEx Cons
22nd AugustJack WoodDumb Belles
19th SeptRon and NormaJust us Two
17th OctWeary WalkersZumba
14th NovMarsketeersJust us two
12th DecJune and TedThe Dumb Belles
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