Pub Quiz 180

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1. What is the commonly used Latin word meaning "Elsewhere"?

2. Which country is the only French-speaking REPUBLIC in the Americas?

3. The name of which FIFA World Cup ball is also the name of a flag?

4. 'Divine winds' prevented Kublai Khan from invading Japan in the 13th century. What is the Japanese word for divine wind?

5. In song, who lives "on the second floor", "upstairs from you"?

6. Kunta Kinte is a central character in which novel?

7. The crown of the Empire State Building was originally built for what purpose?

8. According to several reliable sources, Lisa Gherardini was the model for what?

9. In which year did Martina Navratilova win her last ladies singles final at Wimbledon? Plus or minus one year.

10. The Stanislawski method is associated with which profession?

11. Which southern Caribbean island is also the name for a liqueur? seven letters

12. Which word is both the name for a political party in Lebanon and the fascist movement in Spain during the Spanish civil war?

13. In whch year did Andre Agassi first shave his head? Plus or minus one year.

14. Nadia Comaneci was the first gymnast to be awarded what at the Montreal Olympic games in 1976?

15. Since 1960, name the six Oscar winning films for Best Picture that have the name of a real historical figure in the film title. (The King's Speech does not count) One point for each correct answer.

16. The vast majority of all the footballs (soccer) in the world are made in which Asian country?

17. Which two women were beheaded by their husband, Henry VIII?

18. Who was assassinated by her own bodyguard on 31st October 1984?

19. Which three men were involved in the first telephone conversation from the Moon?

20. Which nightclub and music venue in Manchester, England, was originally conceived by Rob Gretton and largely financed by the record label Factory Records?

21. Originally billed as 'An Aquarian Exposition', this 1969 event is better known as what?

ANSWERS

1. Alibi

2. Republic of Haiti (Canada is not a republic and French Guiana is an overseas region of France)

3. Tricolore

4. Kamikaze

5. Luka ('My name is Luka', Suzanne Vega)

6. Roots

7. As an airship dock

8. Da Vinci's Mona Lisa

9. 1990

10. Theatre or acting

11. Curacao

12. Phalange (Falange)

13. 1995

14. A perfect 10

15. Six answers
Lawrence of Arabia, Patton, Amadeus, Ghandi, Schindler's List and Shakespeare in Love

16. Pakistan

17. Anne Boleyn and Catherine Howard

18. Indira Gandhi

19. Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and President Richard Nixon

20. The Haçienda (Fac 51 Haçienda, to give it it's full name). FYI: Rob Gretton was the manager of Joy Division and New Order.

21. The Woodstock Festival

 

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