Summer Quiz 1 - Answers

Published: Tuesday 26th July 2011
  1. What was the title of the 1998 sequel to the 1997 film "I Know What You Did Last Summer"? "I Still Know What You Did Last Summer".
  2. Who did Jamie Summers turn into to? The Bionic Woman.
  3. Where is the Pope's summer palace? Castel Gandolfo.
  4. Which one of Shakespeare's sonnets has the opening line, "Shall I compare thee to a summer's day"? Sonnet Number 18.
  5. Who played the following characters in TV's "The Last of the Summer's Wine", [a] Nora Batty, [b] Norman Clegg, [c] Compo, [d] Foggy Dewhurst and [e] Howard Sibshaw [a] Kathy Staff, [b] Peter Sallis, [c] Bill Owen, [d] Brian Wilde and [e] Robert Fyfe.
  6. What year in the 1960s was referred to as "The Summer of Love"? 1967
  7. In Shakespeare's "A Midsummer's Night Dream", who was the King of the Fairies? Oberon.
  8. Which TV soap opera is set in Summer Bay? Home and Away.
  9. Where did Cliff Richard travel to in the film "Summer Holiday"? Greece.
  10. In which city were the Summer Olympics held in the following year, [a]1904, [b]1924,[c] 1936, [d] 1952 and [e] 1988 [a] St. Louis, [b] Paris, [c] Berlin [d] Helsinki and [e] Seoul.
  11. Which musical features the song "Summertime"? Porgy and Bess.
  12. What is an "Indian Summer"? A period of above normal temperatures in the autumn usually after there has been a frost.
  13. What forms the filling in a Summer Pudding? Fresh Fruit [Usually summer berries].
  14. Which London art gallery hosts the annual Summer Exhibition? The Royal Academy of Arts.
  15. What were the UK top ten songs by the following artists containing "Summer" in their title, [a] Marianne Faithful (1965), [b] Bobby Goldsboro (1973), [c] Girls Aloud (2005), [d] A1 (1999) and [e] Style Council (1983) [a] "Summer Nights" (Reached no. 10), [b] "Summer (The First Time)" (no 9), [c] "Long Hot Summer" (no 7), [d] "Summertime of our Lives" (no 5) and [e] "Long Hot Summer" (no 3).
  16. On which date does the Summer Solstice occur? June 21st.
  17. Which cult British film made in 1973 was set on the fictional island of Summer Isle? The Wicker Man.
  18. In which year was British Summer Time introduced? 1916
  19. In which British university town is the suburb of Summertown? Oxford.
  20. What are referred to as "The Dog Days of Summer"? The hottest, most sultry days of the summer.

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