Thursday, 20 November 2014

Mick Jagger's real name is Michael Jagger

Your targets this week:

1+ out of 7: Well done, you beat us!
3+ out of 7: We'd have won with you on our team!

The attendees
1) The statistician
2) The doctor
3) The oceanographer

The ones that got away
1) Which celebrity was jailed for 15 months in January 2009 for false imprisonment?
2) What was the Italian home town of the first Roman Catholic saint to receive stigmata?
3) Found just north of Venezuela, Saint John's is the capital of which country?
4) Which famous John McCrae poem includes the lines "We are the Dead. Short days ago we lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow, loved and were loved, and now we lie".
5) Who's older, Robert De Niro or Al Pacino?
6) Who did Mick Jagger marry in 1990?
7) Which band had a hit with the song 'I Can't Dance'?

The answers

Our excuses

How did you do? Would you have beaten us (1 or more correct)? Would you have helped us win (3 or more correct)? Let the world know with the poll below, then read on for my alternative questions (loosely) inspired by this week's Ones That Got Away!

My alternative questions
Question 3
1) Having been released from prison after four months for good behaviour, Boy George had a request to appear on which prison-like reality TV show turned down by the Probation Service in December 2009?
2) In Christian tradition, how many 'Holy' or 'Sacred' piercing wounds were suffered by Jesus during the Crucifixion?
3) Pictured is the crest of which sports team?
4) Give either the title, or the author, of the poem which contains the lines "If I should die, think only this of me: That there is some corner of a foreign field that is for ever England". (This is what we thought In Flanders Field was.)
5) Robert De Niro and Al Pacino have each won once from five nominations for the Academy Award for Best Actor. De Niro won in 1980, while Al Pacino won in 1992. Name either of these two movies.
6) Members of which organization purportedly plotted to murder Mick Jagger after they were blamed for the death of Meredith Hunter at a 1969 concert in which he performed?
7) Which three word phrase, a place located "on the east of Eden" according to the Book of Genesis, has come to refer to where we go when we fall asleep?

The answers

How did you do on my alternative questions? Have another poll!

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