Pub Quiz 138

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1. Which Hollywood child star played the little girl in the 1947 Christmas film Miracle on 34th Street?

2. Mitchum and Pepper are both examples of what?

3. The fairy with turquoise hair appears in Carlo Collodi's book, The Adventures of Pinocchio. What is she called in the Disney film?

4. Which edible product was first created to celebrate a French victory over the English at Port Mahon?

5. Who said it?
    a: "We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars." Whose take on life?
    b: Who explained his theories thus: "When a man sits with a pretty girl for a minute it seems like an hour. But let him sit on a hot stove for a minute - and it's longer than any hour."
    c: Of what was General Bousquet speaking when he observed, "C'est magnifique, mais ce n'est pas la guerre" (It is magnificent, but it isn't war)?
    d: Which king modestly asserted "L'etat, c'est moi"?
    e: Who supposed that "Golf is a good walk spoiled"?

6. In Brazil, what is Pelada?

7. What is Jabulani, first introduced on the 5th of December 2009?

8. What do the film characters Vince Vega (Pulp Fiction) and Donald Genero (Jurassic Park) have in common?

9. Which old fashioned weapon is found on the flag of the Barbados?

10. Ceylon, now known as Sri Lanka, was at one time a colony of which three European countries?

11. With the aid of the following lyrics, name the girl in each song.
    a. Who's trippin down the streets of the city smilin at everbody she sees.
    b. That gypsy with the gold capped tooth.
    c. She was a red hot hoochie coocher.

12. Who painted the actual work of art entitled 'The Great Red Dragon and the Woman Clothed in the Sun' found in the film Red Dragon?

13. The U2 song 'Angel of Harlem' is a tribute to which woman?

14. The British Queen, Queen Elizabeth II has met eleven of the last twelve US Presidents during their term in office. Which of the last twelve did she not meet?

15. The following words are from which Christmas songs?
    a. Star with royal beauty bright.
    b. Follow me in merry measure.
    c. I don't care about presents underneath the Christmas tree.
    d. Please have snow and mistletoe, and presents on the tree.
    e. The world in solemn stillness lay, to hear the angels sing.
    f. There's great films on TV, 'The Sound of Music' twice an hour and 'Jaws' one, two and three.
    g. Sweetly singing o'er the plains.
    h. The cattle are lowing.
    i. In the meadow we can build a snowman.
    j. The fire is slowly dying and my dear we're still goodbying.

16. Who has won a record five Golden Raspberry awards for worst actress?

17. Former Communist Party member Traian Basescu (pronounced: Try-Yan Bar-Sess-Goo) was relected as president of which country on the 6th of December 2009?

18. The character Dr. Heywood Floyd appears in which two films?

19. For which film or films did each of the following people win Oscars:
    a: Hilary Swank, Best Actress (x2 films)
    b: Steven Spielberg, Best Director (x2 films)
    c: Robert Duvall, Best Actor
    d: Louise Fletcher, Best Actress
    e: Warren Beatty, Best Director
    f: Humphrey Bogart, Best Actor
    g: Jodie Foster, Best Actress (x2 films)
    h: Gene Hackman, Best Actor
    i: Elizabeth Taylor, Best Actress (x2 films)
    j: Rita Moreno, Best Supporting Actress

20. Which four Beatles songs have the word 'bird' in the title?

ANSWERS

1. Natalie Wood

2. Mint

3. The Blue Fairy

4. Mayonnaise

5. Five Answers
    a: Oscar Wilde
    b: Albert Einstein
    c: The Charge of The Light Brigade
    d: Louis XIV
    e: Mark Twain

6  Street or beach football.

7. The Adidas official 2010 World Cup Match Ball (meaning 'to celebrate' in Zulu)

8. Both die while in the toilet.

9. A Trident

10. Portugal, Holland and GB.

11. Three answers
    a. Windy. (Windy, The Association)
    b. Madame Rouge. (Love Potion No 9, Various)
    c. Minnie. (Minnie the Moocher, Blues Brothers)

12. William Blake

13. Billie Holliday

14. Lyndon B. Johnson. She would have met LBJ if she had attended JFK's funeral, but she was pregnant at the time. This birth (Edward) in 1964 kept her from visiting the US. (she didn't visit between 1957 and 1976)

15. Ten answers
    a. We Three Kings of Orient are.
    b. Deck the halls.
    c. All I want for Christmas is you.
    d. I'll be home for Christmas.
    e. It came upon a midnight clear.
    f. Christmas in Heaven. (Monty Python)
    g. Angels we have heard on high.
    h. Away in a manger.
    i. Winter Wonderland
    j. Let it Snow.

16. Madonna

17. Romania

18. 2001 A Space Odyssey and 2010.

19. Ten Answers:
    a: Boys Don't Cry & Million Dollar Baby                     
    b: Schindler's List & Saving Private Ryan                   
    c: Tender Mercies                                           
    d: One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest                          
    e: Reds                                                     
    f: The African Queen                                        
    g: The Accused & Silence of The Lambs                       
    h: The French Connection                                    
    i: Butterfield 8 & Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf           
    j: West Side Story

20. Black Bird, And Your Bird Can Sing, Free As A Bird and Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown)

 

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