Pub Quiz 105

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1. Going Dutch
    a. Who wrote the song "You can't Hurry Love"?
    b. What term is a slang term for Nonsense or incomprehensible talk?
    c. On which London underground line is Holland Park tube station?
    d. By what other name are the Pennsylvania Dutch people in America called?
    e. In the film "Mr. Holland's Opus" who plays Glenn Holland?
    f. Name two of the four main ingredients of Hollandaise Sauce.
    g. Which 70s/80s band featured Jules Holland?
    h. What is the capital of Holland?
    i. What is Dutch courage
    j. Who wrote the opera "The Flying Dutchman" a story of a man condemned to wander the seas for eternity?

2. One Liners. We give you one line of a song. This week all songs are from the year 1977. You must identify the artist and the title of the song for one point each. In the event of several cover versions being known, we're after the version released in 1977.
    a: Love soft as an easy chair
    b: You can dance, you can jive having the time of your life
    c: You've got a cute way of talking
    d: On a dark desert highway cool wind in my hair
    e: I just close my eyes and I'm with you
    f: Don't make the wrong seem right
    g: he started shakin' his big heart was breakin'
    h: You lay your bets and then you pay the price
    i: I wasn't lookin' but somehow you found me
    j: There is nothing we can do

3. What was unusual about the Tyrell P34?

4. In which films were the following Germans bad guys?
    a. Hans Gruber
    b. Karl Stromberg
    c. Dr Szell
    d. Amon G?th

5. Angel Falls, the worlds highest waterfall is how many times higher than the Niagara Falls? Plus or minus 3

6. The victory goddess Victoria and her horse drawn chariot which adorns the Brandenburger Gate in Berlin was kept in which city between 1806 and 1814?

7. In 1969, France, Holland, Spain and the UK all tied for first place in which contest?

8. The majority of the biological and chemical weapons from WWI and WWII have been dumped in which sea?

9. Fish and chips, Hamburger and fries. What do the citizens of Brussels love to eat with their frites? 7 letters

10. Which word can one associate with each of the following? train, Chartres, film and tooth?

11. On the outskirts of which modern city would you find the ruins of ancient Carthage?

12. Who won the Eurovision Song Contest with "Making your mind up"?

13. The Watusi or Batutsi tribe comes from Burundi in Central Africa. What is this tribe remarkable for?

14. In which book or film would you find the 'go west' Joad family?

15. According to Guinness the most expensive bottle of wine ever sold at an auction was a 1787 Chateau what? (one word)

16. Which derogatory name was given to greedy US bankers in the depression years? 9 letters

17. Which country unilaterally declared independence in November 1965?

18. Which holey man was the patron saint of English archers?

19. In film, the submarine Proteus explored which body of water?

20. The Man... The Music... The Madness... The Murder... The Motion Picture - which 1984 Oscar winning film about a composer?


1. Ten Answers
    a. Holland Dozier and Holland
    b. Double Dutch
    c. Central
    d. Amish
    e. Richard Dreyfus
    f. Water, egg yolk, butter, lemon juice, (plus a little Cayenne)
    g. Squeeze
    h. Amsterdam
    i. Bravery induced by drinking (accept anything similar)
    j. Richard Wagner

2. Ten Answers.
    a: Evergreen (Love Theme From A Star Is Born) - Barbra Streisand
    b: Dancing Queen - Abba
    c: You Make Me Feel Like Dancing - Leo Sayer
    d: Hotel California - The Eagles
    e: When I Need You - Leo Sayer
    f: Don't Give Up On Us - David Soul
    g: Lucille - Kenny Rogers
    h: Things We Do For Love - 10cc
    i: Nobody Does It Better - Carly Simon
    j: Knowing Me, Knowing You - Abba

3. It was a 6 wheel Formula 1 race car

4. Four answers
    a. Die Hard
    b. The Spy Who Loved Me
    c. Marathon Man
    d. Schindlers List

5. 15 X higher

6. Paris

7. The Eurovision Song Contest

8. Baltic Sea

9. Mussels

10. Blue

11. Tunis

12. Bucks Fizz

13. Their Height (The worlds tallest people)

14. The Grapes of Wrath

15. Lafite

16. Banksters

17. Southern Rhodesia (Now Zimbabwe)

18. St Sebastian

19. The human body. From the film Fantastic Voyage.

20. Amadeus (Mozart)


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