Pub Quiz 109

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1. What is the name of the rabbit in the Disney film 'Bambi'?

2. What title was given to the leader of the Knights Templar?

3. Which six countries are the biggest sinners based on total worldwide CO2 emissions?

4. In 1901 Marconi sent his trans-Atlantic message from 'Signal Hill'. In which country was it (Signal Hill) then and in which country is it now?

5. In which city is the headquarters for each of the following organisations?
    a. Greenpeace International
    b. OPEC
    c. NATO
    d. International Criminal Court

6. In which film did Tom Hanks play a so called 'Master of the Universe'?

7. Who was the A in A&M records?

8. What are the two most populated cities in
    a. Colombia and
    b. Bangladesh?

9. Quite a number of artists had a hit using songs written by Carole King. Which Goffin and King composition gave Donny Osmond his only number one hit in the USA?

10. Which gemstone, which sometimes has a life of its own, did the Greeks name Electron?

11. Also remembered for introducing the pillar box, who wrote the 'Barsetshire' novels?

12. For each off the following one-liners from famous songs of 1973, name the song title and the responsible artist:
    a: But if this ever-changing world in which we live in
    b: While the other kids were Rocking Round the Clock
    c: But why in spite of our age difference do I cry
    d: You walked into the party
    e: Those were such happy times and not so long ago
    f: And the papers want to know whose shirts you wear
    g: Strumming my pain with his fingers
    h: Clowns to the left of me
    i: You ask how much I need you, must I explain
    j: 'cause I couldn't bear to see what I might see
    k: You are the apple of my eye

13. Which exotic location was a hit for Bobby Bloom in 1970?

14. Which famous publisher makes a cameo appearance in the film 'Beverley Hills Cop II'?

15. Which country's flag shows a large star top left with an arc of four smaller stars to its right (all on a red background)?

16. Which actress co-starred with Marilyn Monroe in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes?

17. When the Titanic sank in 1912, which steamship was less than 20 miles away, yet failed to heed her distress signals?

18. Which eccentric businessman designed the bra that Jane Russell wore in the film The Outlaw?

19. Which country reached the 1974 and 1978 world cup finals, but ended up runners-up in both?

20. Which English county was known to the Romans as Vectis?


1. Thumper

2. Grand Master

3. USA 21.4%, China 18.8%, Russia 5.7%, Japan 4.5%, India 4.2%, Germany 3.0%.

4. Newfoundland. Today Newfoundland is a part of Canada.

5. Four answers
    a. Amsterdam
    b. Vienna
    c. Brussels
    d. The Hague

6. Bonfire of the Vanities. A term used to describe powerful Wall Street stockbrokers.

7. Herb Alpert

8. Two answers
    a. Bogota and Cali
    b. Dhaka and Chittagong

9. Go Away Little Girl (Puppy Love reached number three in the US charts and was written by Paul Anka)

10. Amber

11. Anthony Trollope

12. Answers:
    a: Live And Let Die - Paul McCartney & Wings
    b: Crocodile Rock - Elton John
    c: Clair - Gilbert O'Sullivan
    d: You're So Vain - Carly Simon
    e: Yesterday Once More - Carpenters
    f: Space Oddity - David Bowie
    g: Killing Me Softly (With His Song) - Roberta Flack
    h: Stuck In The Middle With You - Stealers Wheel
    i: The Twelfth Of Never - Donny Osmond
    j: Tie A Yellow Ribbon ('Round The Ole Oak Tree) - Tony Orlando & Dawn
    k: You Are The Sunshine Of My Life - Stevie Wonder

13. Montego Bay

14. Hugh Hefner

15. China

16. Jane Russell

17. The SS Californian

18. Howard Hughes

19. Holland

20. Isle of Wight


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