Friday Quiz - 16/3/18

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  • 1. 

    Stoke City F.C. is the second oldest club in the Football League; which is the oldest?

    • A.

      Nottingham Forest

    • B.

      Notts County

    • C.

      Sheffield Wednesday

    • D.

      Reading

    Correct Answer
    B. Notts County
    Explanation
    Including Stoke, these are the five oldest clubs in England, founded on the following dates:
    Notts County - 1862
    Stoke City - 1863
    Nottingham Forest - 1865
    Sheffield Wednesday - 1867
    Reading - 1871

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  • 2. 

    Which sir has had more songs banned by the BBC ? 

    • A.

      Sir Noel Coward

    • B.

      Sir Elton John

    • C.

      Sir Paul McCartney

    • D.

      Sir Cliff Richard

    Correct Answer
    C. Sir Paul McCartney
    Explanation
    The Beatles (and therefore Sir Paul McCartney) had 5 songs in total banned by the BBC - "Come Together", "A Day in the Life", "I am the Walrus"," Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds" and "Back in the USSR".

    Sir Elton John had 2 songs banned - "Act of War" and "Saturday Night's Alright for Fighting" - both of which were banned at the outbreak of the first Gulf War.

    Sir Cliff Richard and Sir Noel Coward only had 1 banned song each - "High Class Baby" and "Don't Let's be Beastly to the German's" respectively.

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  • 3. 

    Which type of tax contributes the most revenue to the government?

    • A.

      Corporation Tax

    • B.

      Income Tax

    • C.

      National Insurance

    • D.

      VAT

    Correct Answer
    B. Income Tax
    Explanation
    Income tax makes up 25% of tax revenues, National Insurance contributes 19%, VAT 18% and corporation tax just 8%.

    Whilst Anchor is exempt from Corporation Tax because it's a charity, we still contribute plenty to the treasury through National Insurance and VAT, and many of our employees pay income tax.

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  • 4. 

    What is a "Long Range Acoustic Device"?

    • A.

      A very powerful speaker used at concerts

    • B.

      A weapon

    • C.

      A type of radio

    • D.

      A drill

    Correct Answer
    B. A weapon
    Explanation
    A Long Range Acoustic Device, or LRAD, is a crowd-control and hailing device developed by American Technology Corporation. The device was originally intended to be used by American warships to warn incoming vessels approaching without permission, but has now diversified as a more general-use weapon in America's non-lethal force arsenal. It is regularly used to repel pirates.

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