Barkham Village Residents Association

The theme for this edition is “Time”.

  1. Q. Who wrote “The Time Machine” in 1895?
    A. HG Wells
  2. Q. Who directed the film “Time Bandits”?
    A. Terry Gilliam
  3. Q. Charles Lindbergh was the first. Mark Zuckerberg, Barack Obama, Pope Francis and the Ebola Fighters are recent winners of which title?
    A. Time Magazine Person of the Year
  4. Q. Which female singer wrote and had a major hit with “Time after Time”?
    A. Cyndi Lauper
  5. Q. Who wrote “A Brief History of Time”?
    A. Stephen Hawking (a bonus point if you’ve read it!)
  6. Q. What is the home planet of the Time Lords?
    A. Gallifrey
  7. Q. What is the current time showing on the “Doomsday Clock” (it was recently updated)?
    A. 23.57 (3 minutes to midnight)
  8. Q. In Casablanca, what was the song for which Humphrey Bogart’s character Rick told the pianist Sam: “You played it for her, you can play it for me”
    A. As Time Goes By (“Play it again, Sam” is a misquotation)
  9. Q. Who won the men’s cycling time trial at the 2012 Olympics?
    A. (Sir) Bradley Wiggins (he was knighted after the Olympics) 
  10. Q. And finally, which famous battle took place at a quarter past six in the evening?
    A. Waterloo (1815 -sorry!)

The EU requires us to inform you about cookies. We use cookies to improve our website and your experience when using it. Cookies used for the essential operation of the site have already been set. To find out more about the cookies we use and how to delete them, see our Privacy Policy.

I accept cookies from this site