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Wednesday Quiz Resolved

6 March 2019

THE answers below to our Wednesday quiz.

Round One
Argyle’s Season

  1. Who scored Argyle’s first goal at Home Park this season in Sky Bet League One? Graham Carey (penalty against Southend)
  2. Name the three Pilgrims to score at Championship clubs this season? Yann Songo’o (Bristol City), Jamie Ness and Freddie Ladapo (both Millwall)
  3. Which former Pilgrim returned to Home Park and kept a clean sheet in October? Luke McCormick (for Swindon in the Checkatrade Trophy)
  4. Who did Peter Grant join after leaving Argyle in January? Carlisle United
  5. Apart from Argyle, which other English club has Graham Carey played for? Huddersfield Town
  6. Argyle’s first game of the season in the Carlsberg South-West Peninsula League was a 3-3 draw at Poltair Park, but who plays there? St Austell
  7. Who made his Argyle debut in the 3-2 defeat to Burton Albion? Luke Jephcott
  8. Which former Pilgrim, currently on loan at Charlton, has already played twice against Argyle this season for a different club? Ben Purrington (played both games for Wimbledon against the Pilgrims)
  9. Tafari Moore has previously played football on loan in which country? Netherlands (for FC Utrecht)
  10. Argyle’s final away game this season will be at Accrington Stanley but who scored the winner in our last trip to the Crown Ground? Craig Tanner (1-0 win in December 2016)

Round Two
The World Cup

  1. In what year was the World Cup first staged? 1930
  2. Which former Chelsea stopper won best goalkeeper at the 2018 World Cup? Thibaut Courtois
  3. In England’s 6-1 win over Panama in 2018, Harry Kane scored a hat-trick, Jesse Lingard scored one but who bagged a brace? John Stones
  4. Against which European country did Gary Lineker score a hat-trick in the 1986 World Cup? Poland
  5. Who did David Beckham foul when sent off against Argentina in the 1998 World Cup? Diego Simeone
  6. Who scored the winning goal for Germany in the 1974 World Cup Final? Gerd Muller
  7. Where was the 1982 World Cup staged? Spain
  8. Who did England beat in the quarter-finals of the 1990 World Cup? Cameroon
  9. Who missed the decisive penalty for Italy in the 1994 World Cup final shoot-out? Roberto Baggio
  10. Who scored both goals in the final of 2002? Ronaldo

Round Three
Argyle Managers

  1. Argyle have had one manager who represented the Republic of Ireland as a player, can you name him? John Sheridan
  2. The legendary Bob Jack was Argyle boss in two spells, spanning four decades, but which other English club did he manage? Southend United
  3. Former Argyle striker and manager, David Kemp, is currently assistant manager at which club? Middlesbrough
  4. In which World Cup did Paul Sturrock play two matches for Scotland? Mexico 1986
  5. On reaching the Premier League with a current rival of Argyle, which former manager described leaving the Pilgrims as ‘the biggest mistake of my life’? Ian Holloway
  6. Who has managed Argyle twice and also been a manager in Canada, Turkey, Portugal and Kuwait? Malcolm Allison
  7. Which former Argyle manager still works for the club? Kevin Hodges, as Academy Director
  8. During his playing days, which former Pilgrim boss had the task of marking Pele at Home Park? John Hore
  9. Who briefly succeeded Peter Shilton as manager in 1995? Steve McCall
  10. Which former Argyle manager is currently an Academy coach at Bournemouth? Carl Fletcher

Round Four
Sporting Champions

  1. In golf, who is the current US Masters champion? Patrick Reed
  2. Who is the current Wimbledon Ladies Singles champion? Angelique Kerber
  3. Name the trophy given to winners of the Superbowl? The Vince Lombardi Trophy
  4. Who was the last person to win the Olympic 100 Metres title for men before Usain Bolt? Justin Gatlin, in 2004
  5. Who won his third World Snooker title in 2018, 15 years after winning his second? Mark Williams
  6. Who is second to Alastair Cook in the list of English batsmen to score the most Test Match centuries? Kevin Pietersen
  7. Which horse race started in 1875, is watched by 150,000 people in the stands, millions on TV and only lasts for two minutes? Kentucky Derby
  8. Who won two gold medals in swimming for Great Britain in the 2008 Olympics? Rebecca Adlington
  9. Who has scored the most tries for the England Rugby Union team? Rory Underwood, 49
  10. In which non-motorised sport can competitors reach speeds of over 100 kilometres per hour and ‘fly’ for over 800 feet? Ski Jumping

Round Five
Pilgrim History

  1. Who is the only African player to have won the Argyle Player of the Season award? Onismor Bhasera, in 2013
  2. Which former Pilgrim has won the Premier League in England and also managed Ivybridge Town? Nicky Marker
  3. Nicknamed ‘The Mighty Atom’, name the Scottish winger who holds the record for most goals scored for Argyle? Sammy Black
  4. Which former Liverpool legend was the manager to sign Mickey Evans from Argyle in 1997? Graeme Souness, as manager of Southampton
  5. Who were the club shirt sponsors from 1992 – 1998? Rotolok
  6. Who did Argyle sign from Glasgow Rangers in 2009 and then loan out to Hibernian a few months after his arrival? Alan Gow
  7. Which former Pilgrim loanee currently plays in New Zealand and has also performed for clubs in Bulgaria, Scotland, Cyprus and Poland? Cillian Sheridan
  8. Who finished as top scorer in his first four seasons as a Pilgrim but sadly had to retire early after breaking a bone in his neck? Mike Bickle
  9. Who was goalkeeper when Argyle reached the League Cup Semi-Final in 1974? Jim Furnell
  10. Apart from Argyle, Paul Wotton played for which three other professional clubs? Southampton, Yeovil and Oxford

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