Pub Quiz 155

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1. Which magical creature played "along the cherry lane"?

2. Which two men have been awarded the title FIFA World Player of the Year three times?
 
3. Belfries of Belgium and France, the Palace and Park of Versailles, the Town of Bamberg, Mount Athos, the Piazza del Duomo in Pisa and Hadrian's Wall. What connects all of the aforementioned places?
 
4. Which make of trenchcoat did Humphrey Bogart wear in the film Casablanca?
 
5. Another word for a topless bikini. Eight letters
 
6. Carpenter, weaver, pharaoh, army, bull, meat and honeypot are all examples of what?
 
7. Indian words used in the English language:
    a: The Sanskrit word for a 'holy message or text'. Six letters, last letter 'A'.
    b: The Sanskrit word for 'one associated with well-being' and 'a lucky charm'. Eight letters, second letter 'W'.
    c: The Hindi and Sanskrit word for a 'scoundrel'. Four letters.
    d: The everyday Hindi word for 'KNEADS'. Seven letters, last letter 'O'.
    e: The Hindi and Urdu word meaning 'like a crocodile, which attacks stealthily'. Six letters, third letter 'G'.
 
8. What was 'Mad Max's' last name?
 
9. Complete the purported inscription on King Arthur's grave. "Here lies Arthur, ..."
 
10. The following beach lyrics are found in which songs? One point for each correct answer.
    a. Redondo Beach L.A., all over La Jolla, at Wyamia Bay
    b. But the stars we could reach were just star fish on the beach
    c. Flew in from Miami Beach
    d. We stood on a beach at sunset, do you remember when, I know a beach where, baby, it never ends
    e. One man washed on an empty beach, one man betrayed with a kiss
    f. Night swimming, beach walking, always silent, never talking
 
11. Which EU country is bordered by the Gulf of Finland, the Baltic Sea, Latvia and the Russian Federation?
 
12. Who can be MARITORIOUS?
 
13. The name of which alcoholic beverage, often made from the sap of coconut palms, stems from the Arabic word for 'SWEAT'? (yes that is sweat and not sweet)
 
14. Which two boxers exchanged blows in the so called 'Thriller in Manila'?
 
15. Which beautiful silent film star was given the nickname 'The face'?
 
16. In 1882, the German Inventor Ernst Werner von Siemens began operating his Elektromote. The Elektromote was the world's first example of what?
 
17. Which novel begins with the words "It was a pleasure to burn"?
 
18. Puukko, Kirpan, Kris, Athame and Sgian Dubh are all examples of what?
 
19. Who said "The eyes of the world are upon you" on June 6, 1944?
 
20. What was the complete name of the band Chicago in the late 1960s?

ANSWERS

1. Puff the magic dragon

2. Ronaldo (96, 97, 2002) and Zidane (98, 2000, 2003)
 
3. They are all UNESCO World Heritage Sites (in Europe)
 
4. Burberry
 
5. Monokini
 
6. Ants (different kinds of ants)
 
7. Five Answers:
    a: Mantra
    b: Swastika
    c: Thug
    d: Shampoo
    e: Mugger (named after the Indian Marsh Crocodile)
 
8. Rockatansky
 
9. "the once and future King"
 
10. Six answers
    a. Surfin USA (Beach Boys)
    b. Seasons in the sun (Terry Jacks)
    c. Back in the USSR (Beatles)
    d. Sunshine Superman (Donovan)
    e. Pride (U2)
    f. Black Coffee (All Saints)
 
11. Estonia
 
12. A wife. Maritorious means being fond of one's husband
 
13. Arrack
 
14. Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier
 
15. Greta Garbo
 
16. Electric Bus, trolley bus or trackless tram.
 
17. Fahrenheit 451
 
18. Knives (Different kinds of knives)
 
19. Dwight D Eisenhower
 
20. Chicago Transit Authority
 
 

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