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Quiz Questions

  1. Which group won a 1967 Grammy Award for the song "Monday, Monday"? And who wrote this song?




  2. Monday is originally a translation of the Latin phrase dies lunae, what is the exact transaltion of this phrase?
  3. In which language is Monday called "Yom Shayni," meaning literally "Second Day"?
  4. "Manic Monday" is a day associated with which sporting event?
  5. Solomon Grundy was born on a Monday, but which day was he married?
  6. What name is a marketing term given to the Monday after the Thanksgiving holiday in the United States to encourage people to shop online?
  7. "I Don't Like Mondays", a song by The Boomtown Rats, was released as the lead single from their third album, The Fine Art of Surfacing, in which year?
  8. Which two presenters left Sky Sport's Monday Night Football after making derogatory comments about female assistant referee Sian Massey in January 2011?
  9. Which cartoon cat has a well known disdain of Mondays?
  10. Monday is the only day of the week that is an anagram of a single word, what is the word?
  11. In which country is the first Monday after New Year's Day traditionally known as Hansel Monday, a day when gifts were given?
  12. What name is given to that day in January claimed to be the most depressing day of the year?
  13. "Manic Monday", a song by the American pop rock band The Bangles, was written by which American musician using the pseudonym "Christopher"?
  14. Lundi Gras is a recent name for a series of Shrove Monday events taking place during the Mardi Gras, what is the translation from French of 'Lundi Gras'?
  15. The Monday Club, founded in 1961, is a political pressure group associated with which British political party?
  16. If Tuesday's child is full of grace, what was Monday's child?
  17. What is the better known name for Pentecost Monday or Monday of the Holy Spirit, a holiday celebrated the day after Pentecost?
  18. In which year does Christmas day next fall on a Monday?
  19. Who said the quote: "On Saturday, I was a surgeon in South Africa, very little known. On Monday, I was world renowned."?
  20. Which sporting event took place on Monday 7th April, 1997?

Answers:

  1. The Mamas & the Papas. John Phillips wrote it.
  2. Day of the moon
  3. Hebrew
  4. Wimbledon (the second Monday, because it is the busiest day with the last-16 matches for both men's and women's singles)
  5. Wednesday
  6. Cyber Monday
  7. 1979 (it was about the 1979 Cleveland Elementary School shooting in San Diego)
  8. Richard Keys and Andy Gray
  9. Garfield (from the comic strip created by Jim Davis)
  10. Dynamo
  11. Scotland





  12. Blue Monday
  13. Prince
  14. Fat Monday
  15. The Conservative Party
  16. Fair of face
  17. Whit Monday
  18. 2023
  19. Christiaan Barnard (South African surgeon who performed the world's first heart transplant)
  20. The Grand National (was postponed by two days after an IRA bomb threat)



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