Pub Quiz 101

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1. Which profanity did many Frenchmen use in the 100 Years War and for centuries afterwards to describe Englishmen? 7 letters

2. Who made up the foursome known as 'Sgt. Pepper's Band' in the 1978 Hollywood flop Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band?

3. The flags of which four official countries contain the Southern Cross? (Brazil excluded)

4. Which world famous pop star was the first person to achieve two stars in the same category on Hollywoods Walk Of Fame?

5. Burgundy, Marsh Ruby, Duncan, Ruby Red and Rio Red are all examples of what?

6. The European Golden Shoe (formerly Boot) is awarded each season to the leading goal scorer from Europes top divisions.
    a. Who won the title in 1967-68, the first year it was awarded?
    b. Who was the first British player to win the title in 1983-84?
    c. Who was the first Scottish player to win the title in 1991-92 and 1992-93?
    d. Who was the first Englishman to win the title in 1999-2000?

7. Which intricate method was used in the Inca Empire to keep binding records?

8. One Liners. We give you one line from famous songs from the year 1976, your teams must identify the name of the song and the artist that had a hit with that song in 1976.
    a: Don't take your love away from me
    b: Yeah, breaker one nine this here's the Rubber Duck
    c: I've had nothing but bad luck since the day I saw the cat at my door
    d: You'll take away the biggest part of me
    e: But she was too young to fall in love
    f: Open your eyes, look up to the skies
    g: I've been alive forever and I wrote the very first song
    h: I'd like to help you in your struggle to be free there must be......
    i: What a very special time for me as I remember ...
    j: But when I was down (I was your clown)
    k: But I look around me and I see it isn't so

9. The Gulf of California is also known as The Sea of what?

10. What animals do the Galapagos Islands take their name from?

11. Vladmir Nabokov, Julio Iglesias, Albert Camus, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and Pope John Paul II have all saved what?

12. Once upon a time 'Ague' was a word used to describe what?

13. Who directed the 1971 cult film Duell about a malevolent driver behind the wheel of a massive "Flammable" tractor trailor terrorising a tiny Plymouth Valiant?

14. King of Pop:
    a: What is the first name of Michael Jackson's second wife?
    b: What won the record of the year Grammy award for Michael Jackson in 1983?
    c: Who was Michael Jackson married to in 1994?
    d: What was the title of Michael Jackson's first solo album?
    e: Who co-wrote we are the world with Michael Jackson?
    f: The Girl Is Mine is a track from which Michael Jackson album?
    g: Which actor provided the sinister voice on the song "Thriller" by Michael Jackson?

15. Who are the 'Glimmer Twins'?

16. What was the name of Colonel Paul Tibbets mother, the man who dropped a Little Boy?

17. What is the name of the short cult film in which Bambi dies a tragic death?

18. What Shakespeare play begins "If music be the food of love, play on"?

19. In medieval times what was miasma?

20. In which film is Rachel Welch
    a. attacked by anti bodies
    b. attacked by a Pterodactyl


1. Goddams

2. The Bee Gees and Peter Frampton

3. Australia, New Zealand, Samoa and Papau New Guinea

4. Michael Jackson (one for his solo work, the other for The Jackson Five)

5. Grapefruits

6. Four answers
    a. Eusebio
    b. Ian Rush
    c. Ally McCoist
    d. Kevin Philips

7. Knots (known as Quipa)

8. Answers:
    a: Breaking Up Is Hard To Do - Neil Sedaka
    b: Convoy - C W McCall
    c: Devil Woman - Cliff Richard
    d: If You Leave Me Now - Chicago
    e: Only Sixteen - Dr Hook
    f: Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen
    g: I Write The Songs - Barry Manilow
    h: Fifty Ways To Leave Your Lover - Paul Simon
    i: December, 1963 (Oh, What A Night) - The Four Seasons
    j: Don't Go Breaking My Heart - Elton John & Kiki Dee
    k: Silly Love Songs - Paul McCartney & Wings

9. The Sea of Cortez

10. Tortoises

11. Goals. They were all goal keepers in football.

12. A recurring fever or chills caused by malaria

13. Steven Spielberg

14. Answers:
    a: Debbie
    b: Beat it
    c: Lisa Marie Presley
    d: Off the Wall
    e: Lionel Ritchie
    f: Thriller
    g: Vincent Price

15. Mick Jagger and Keith Richards

16. Enola Gay (The B-29 Super fortress that dropped the atom bomb on Hiroshima)

17. Bambi meets Godzilla

18. Twelfth Night

19. Poisonous vapours thought to infect the air

20. Two answers
    a. Fantastic Voyage
    b. One Million Years, B.C.


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