The St Margarets Pub Quiz Master sets his challenge!

Gavin, the St Margarets Quiz Master has recently set a challenge in the new Summer edition of the MyStMargarets magazine.

Here are the original questions - you can click on the answers link at the end of this page to reveal all the answers - but only after you’ve given all the questions a go!

No cheating!!

QUIZ

  1. May day first became a bank holiday in which year ? 1972 , 1975 , 1978?
  2. Who had a top ten hit in May 1990 with ’ I still haven’t found what I’m looking for’?
  3. What is the birthstone of the month of May?
  4. In May 1984, Alan Pettigrew of Loch Lomond gained the world record for throwing what item with a distance of 55.11 metres?
  5. If May the 1st is a Saturday, then what is the maximum number of other months in the same year that can begin on a Saturday?
  6. In which film did Whoopi Goldberg win an Oscar playing the character Oda May?
  7. As at 1st May 2009, what was Pink Floyd’s only UK number 1 single?
  8. If you were born on the 25th May what star sign would you be?
  9. Who played the character Lord Flasheart in several episodes of the TV comedy ’ Blackadder’?
  10. Everything we do is driven by you’ was sung by Brian May of Queen in an advert for which car company?

Click here for the St Margarets Quiz Master’s Answers…

  1. May day first became a bank holiday in which year ? 1972 , 1975 , 1978?
    • 1978
  2. Who had a top ten hit in May 1990 with ’ I still haven’t found what I’m looking for’?
    • The Chimes
  3. What is the birthstone of the month of May?
    • Emerald
  4. In May 1984 , Alan Pettigrew of Loch Lomond gained the world record for throwing what item with a distance of 55.11 metres?
    • Haggis
  5. If May the 1st is a Saturday, then what is the maximum number of other months in the same year that can begin on a Saturday?
    • 0
  6. In which film did Whoopi Goldberg win an Oscar playing the character Oda May?
    • Ghost
  7. As at 1st May 2009, what was Pink Floyd’s only UK number 1 single?
    • Another Brick in the Wall
  8. If you were born on the 25th May what star sign would you be?
    • Gemini
  9. Who played the character Lord Flasheart in several episodes of the TV comedy ’ Blackadder’?
    • Rik Mayall
  10. Everything we do is driven by you’ was sung by Brian May of Queen in an advert for which car company?
    • Ford