Predictions And Forecasts

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Well after a week off the Friday quiz is back last quiz was won by Tom Dunn so he set this one. . .


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A few hours before the storms of 1987 (the worst since 1703), the BBC weatherman announced “someone heard there is a hurricane on the way…don’t worry, there isn’t”. Who was it?
    • A. 

      John Kettley

    • B. 

      Ulrika Jonsson

    • C. 

      Michael Fish

    • D. 

      Sian Lloyd

  • 2. 
    Speaking of the weather. Heavy Weather’s opening track of Weather Report is a tribute to which jazz club in New York?
    • A. 

      Birdland

    • B. 

      Bluenote

    • C. 

      Cotton Club

    • D. 

      Village Vanguard

  • 3. 
    Busta Rhymes predicted the end of the world in 2000. Which Science Fiction film inspired the cover of his last album before the (non) event?
    • A. 

      Independence Day

    • B. 

      Armageddon

    • C. 

      Deep Impact

    • D. 

      Metropolis

  • 4. 
    The Kaiser Chiefs predicted a riot. Where are the Kaizer Chiefs from?
    • A. 

      Capetown

    • B. 

      Soweto

    • C. 

      Pretoria

    • D. 

      Leeds

  • 5. 
    After Manchester United lost on the opening day of the season, Alan Hansen said “You’ll never win anything with kids”. Which season was this?
    • A. 

      92/93

    • B. 

      93/94

    • C. 

      95/96

    • D. 

      96/97

  • 6. 
    Mary Bolton did rather well out of her £5 each-way accumulator on Frankie Dettori’s 7 wins in a row. Which horse was he (Frankie) riding to complete the set?
    • A. 

      Wall Street

    • B. 

      Fujiyama Crest

    • C. 

      Mark of Esteem

    • D. 

      Fatefully

  • 7. 
    Julius Caesar was warned by a Soothsayer to “beware the Ides of March”. On what day do the Ides fall?
    • A. 

      1st

    • B. 

      15th

    • C. 

      30th

    • D. 

      31st

  • 8. 
    Below are four sage predictions about the internet. One of them was made by Andrew Walmsley. Which one?
    • A. 

      Most human exchange will be virtual rather than physical

    • B. 

      When you get home, your shoes will tell your carpet which news to send to your glasses

    • C. 

      Your brain implant is going to come complete with a corporate logo.

    • D. 

      The barbarians are at the gate. And they’re using Google to get in.