Pub Quiz 84

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1. What is the official name of the Columbus Archipelago?

2. True or false: Gustave Eiffel was the Architect of the Eiffel Tower.

3. The following words are the first words to which famous song: "People everywhere, A sense of expectation hanging in the air, Giving out a spark, Across the room your eyes are glowing in the dark"

4. Which English county is known as "The Garden of England"?

5. How did James Earl Ray make headlines after an event on the 4th of April 1968?

6. Isabella, Pinta, Santa Fe, Wolf and Fernandina are all names of what?

7. What was the name of Madonna's 2008 world tour?

8. In Star Wars, what is the name of the home planet of the Ewoks?

9. And what about the Wookiee, Chewbacca, what was his home world called? (Extra point for correct spelling).

10. Don Diego de la Vega was better known as whom?

11. What was the FULL name of Tom Sawyer's girlfriend in the Mark Twain classic "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer"?

12. The following words are the first words to which famous song: "Finished with my woman cause she couldn't help me with my mind. People think I'm insane because I am frowning all the time"?

13. What was the name of the oil tanker which deposited 1000's of tonnes of oil in the Shetlands in 1993?

14. Which two countries border Moldova?

15. For which crime was Konrad Kujau jailed in 1984?

16. Which city was founded in 1819 by Sir Stamford Raffles?

17. In which sport would you be rewarded for your snatch?

18. Which sport would you practice if you were a toxophilite?

19. Which British actor married the former Miss Guyana in 1973?

20. Europe boasts the world's shortest frontier. Where is it?

21. Deoxyribonucleic acid is more commonly known by what short form?

22. The world's southernmost active volcano stands on Ross Island in the Antarctic, what is it's name?

23. A cataract is a large and powerful what?

24. How many standard wine bottles make up a Nebuchadnezzar?

25. For what does the acronym QANTAS stand?

26. Which word connected with sorcery has 10 letters and 5 consecutive consonants?

27. Which US state capital city's name means "sheltered bay"?

28. Football: Which defender was the first man to decide a World Cup game with a 'Golden Goal'?

29. Which players wear red caps in the sport of water polo?

30. Kalis, Kampilan, Barong, Ken, Talwar and Curtana are all types of what?

31. What is another name for Natation?

32. Myrmecology is the scientific study of what?

33. Panama used to be part of which country?

34. Islands excluded, what are the only two countries in the americas in which Queen Elizebeth II is the head of state?

35. In which part of the Springfield Nuclear Power Plant does Homer Simpson work? (a number and a letter required)

36. Which English county was the first to be attacked by Zeppelins in WW1?

37. By which name is Tara Leigh Patrick better known?

38. Which two countries are separated by the 2,640 kilometer (1,610 mile) long Durand Line?

39. Jim Carrey's breakthrough film role was in which movie? (Clue: four words).

40. What is the most famous example of a campanile?

41. Cha?ne des Puys, Wasserkuppe, Pantelleria, Stromboli and Larderello are all examples of what?

42. Which country came into existance in 1929 with the Lateran treaty?

43. What famously sank on May 27th 1941?

44. What was one ten-millionth of a quadrant of the earth?

45. Which appropriate song was the first to be seen and heard around the world on satellite TV?

46. What is the most common crime in the Vatican State?

47. What kind of Nobel prize did Winston Churchill win?

48. According to the list of world's richest billionaires (published February 11, 2008), the United States tops the list of countries with the most billionaires, over 400. Which countries come second, third and fourth?

49. Marmalade stems from the Portugese word marmelo. What does marmelo mean?  a. mango  b. citrus  c. orange  d. quince.

50. What is perculiar about the place "Torpenhow Hill" in Cumbria in north west England?


1. Galapagos Islands.

2. False, he was the Engineer who built it. The Architects were Emile Nouguier, Maurice Koechlin and Stephen Sauvestre.

3. (Abba) Voulez-Vous.

4. Kent.

5. He assassinated Martin Luther King.

6. Islands that make up the Galapagos Islands.

7. Sticky and Sweet.

8. (Forest Moon of) Endor.

9. Kashyyyk.

10. Zorro (originally called Se?or Zorro).

11. Rebecca "Becky" Thatcher.

12. (Black Sabbath) - Paranoid.

13. (MV) Braer.

14. Romania to the west and Ukraine to the north, east and south.

15. Forging the Hitler Diaries.

16. Singapore.

17. Weightlifiting.

18. Archery.

19. Micahel Caine.

20. Between Gibraltar and Spain.

21. DNA.

22. Mount Erebus.

23. Waterfall.

24. 20.

25. Queensland and Northern territory Aerial Services.

26. Witchcraft.

27. Honolulu, Hawaii.

28. Laurent Blanc.

29. Goalkeepers.

30. Swords.

31. Swimming.

32. Ants (from Greek: myrmex, "ant"; and logos, "knowledge").

33. Colombia.

34. Canada and Belize.

35. (Sector) 7G.

36. Norfolk on the 19th January 1915. (Kings Lynn & Great Yarmouth).

37. Carmen Electra.

38. Afghanistan and Pakistan.

39. Ace Ventura: Pet Detective.

40. The leaning tower of Pisa - a campanile is a free-standing bell tower, often adjacent to a church or cathedral.

41. Volcanoes (in Europe (France, Germany and Italy x 3)).

42. State of the Vatican City.

43. The Bismark.

44. 1 metre.

45. All you need is Love, Beatles.

46. Theft (pickpocketing).

47. Literature.

48. Russia with 87, and India and Germany with 56 each.

49. d. Quince.

50. "Tor", "pen", and "how" all mean "hill", so it's name really means HillHillHill Hill.


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