Barkham Village Residents Association

The theme this time is (loosely as ever) "Connections"......

  1. Mike A, Mike B, Mike D, Mike G. Who are they and what is the link?
    Atherton, Brearley, Denness and Gatting - England Cricket Captains (although Denness is Scottish!)

  2. Hydrogen, helium, lithium, beryllium, boron –what is the connection (and for a bonus point, what is next in the sequence)?
    The first 5 elements in the Periodic Table – Carbon is the 6th.

  3. Who presented the 70s TV series "Connections" and the follow up series in the 90s?
    James Burke

  4. What connects "Whole Lotta Love", "Sweet Child O'Mine", "Back in Black", "Smoke on the Water" and "Layla" in a recent poll?
    They were the top 5 in a BBC poll of the best guitar riffs of all time.

  5. What was the name of Gene Hackman's character in The French Connection?
    “Popeye” Doyle

  6. Sea, London, Pastoral, Antartica. Who composed these symphonies?
    Ralph Vaughan Williams

  7. Who presents the BBC quiz "Only Connect"?
    Victoria Coren Mitchell

  8. What is the connection between the Île aux Cygnes in Paris and a great American landmark?.The Statue of Liberty – the Parisian American community gave a one quarter scale replica to the city in 1889 and it is on an island in the Seine.

  9. What connects Leigh Woods to Clifton?
    The Clifton Suspension Bridge over the Avon Gorge.

  10. Highbury, The Dell, Maine Road, Roker Park – what is the connection?They were the previous grounds of Arsenal, Southampton, Manchester City and Sunderland respectively.  All the clubs moved into new stadiums (St Mary’s, Emirates, Etihad, Stadium of Light).

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