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What does the quote refer to? 12 Questions.

 
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1

"Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed, by so many, to so few". What event does the quote refer to?

  • The Holocaust
  • The Russian front
  • The Battle of Brittain
  • Thousand bomber raids.

2

Who was Sam Houston referring to when he said "Whether his policy was right or wrong, he built up the glory of the nation"?

  • Abraham Lincoln
  • Sam Goldsmith
  • Walter D Cummings
  • Andrew Jackson

3

"If it's not hurtin', it's not workin'. was a quote referring to what?

  • Henry Cooper boxing training
  • Recovery from recession
  • Pile surgery
  • SAS training

4

"Just add lightness" was a reference by whom about what?

  • Salvador Dali on painting clouds
  • David Bailey on seascapes
  • Gary Rhodes on cooking pastry
  • Colin Chapman on building cars

5

"I don't know what effect these men will have upon the enemy, but, by God, they frighten me". A quote prior to what battle?

  • Waterloo
  • Crecy
  • Marston Moor
  • Stalingrad

6

"Madam, you are ugly, but in the morning; I shall be sober". A retort by whom when being accused of being drunk?

  • Lord Nelson
  • Kennedy
  • Oscar Wilde
  • Churchill

7

A flippant remark caused a back hander and the wry comment, "What we've got here is failure to communicate" in what film?

  • One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest
  • The Godfather
  • Cincinatti Kid
  • Cool Hand Luke

8

"When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life". Boswell was given this answer by whom when discussing the merits of living in London?

  • Christopher Wren
  • Pepys
  • Samuel Johnson
  • The Prince Regent

9

"I spent many years laughing at Harry Secombe's singing until somebody told me that it wasn't a joke", quipped whom?.

  • Peter Sellers
  • Michael Bentine
  • Spike Milligan
  • Tommy Cooper

10

The now famous Mike Curtiz quote "Bring on the empty horses", was made during the filming of what?

  • Rio Bravo
  • Charge of the Light Brigade
  • Zulu
  • The Alamo

11

What was being refered to when the comment " a monsterous carbuncle" was made?

  • The new Chelsea barracks scheme
  • The Tate Modern
  • Extension to the National Gallery
  • The new Pavillion at Lords.

12

"I have in my hand a piece of paper" said a politician when alighting from an aircraft. What was being refered to?

  • The contract for De Lorean motors
  • A pricing treaty with OPEC
  • The lend lease agrrement with the USA
  • Non aggression pact from Hitler

 

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