Tuesday 27 August 2013, 18:12
How much did Pink Floyd get from their first record deal? Where was Samuel Pepys condemning in his writing: “God Almighty should lose no time at all in destroying this city – this latter-day Sodom. Nothing but vice in the whole place…”? And what is a ‘fleering frump’?
Find the answers to these questions and more in this week's Radio 4 Quiz. Last week's answers can be found here. We'll post the answers to these questions in the comments section next week, unless you get there first.
Q: How much did Pink Floyd get from their first record deal? (Answer is in terms of percentage share from sales.)
Q: Where was Samuel Pepys condemning in his writing: “God Almighty should lose no time at all in destroying this city – this latter-day Sodom. Nothing but vice in the whole place…”?
A: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b038xmdl - 8’34”
Q: What is a ‘fleering frump’?
A: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p01frsll - 0’20”
Q: Which end of a hammer is most effective for destroying a computer hard drive?
Q: Did Harry Nilsson write the song that he is best-known for – Everybody’s Talkin’?
Q: Which major Hollywood Executive passed up the opportunity to make ‘Behind The Candelabra’?
A: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p01fh37x - 0’45”
Q: The Sage, Gateshead is the home of which orchestra?
A: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p019bvbf - 1’30”
Q: How do you know if your feet are particularly ape-like?
Q: Actress Anna Chancellor – currently starring in Private Lives on stage and infamous as “Duckface” in Four Weddings and a Funeral – is the great-great-granddaughter of which British prime minister?
A: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b038wtft – 8’26”
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