Pub Quiz 122

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1. Before they were called Giraffes, how were they known in English?

2. Which cartoon character used the catch phrase "you're despicable"?

3. What is the syrup drained from raw sugar called?

4. In the film Jaws Capt. Quint explains why he had a tattoo removed. What name did he have removed?

5. What is the radiation belt that surrounds the earth called?

6. What distinguishes the Perry Mason story "The case of the terrified typist" from the others?

7. Measured in tonnes per year, which four countries in the world harvest the most hops?

8. The Federal Bureau of Investigation's motto is three words. It too begin with the letters F B and I. What is the motto?

9. Lita Roza became the first British woman with a number 1 hit in the UK chart in 1953. What was the title of this question song usually associated with an American singer?

10. American Art 
    a: For paintings of the coast of which American state is Winslow Homer best known? 
    b: Which American architect is celebrated in a song by Simon and Garfunkel? 
    c: The first group of American landscape painters was named after a river, which? Was it a: Hudson, b: Missouri or c: Mississippi? 
    d: Which American artist was shot by Valerie Soliuas? 

11. The highest tides in the world are located in which bay? For an extra point, the second highest tides in the world are located near which US city?

12. The character Kilgore Trout appears in several books written by which American cult author?

13. Whose name, apart from the astronauts', is on the Apollo 11 moon plaque?

14. One Liners. We give you one line from a famous song from the year 1986 and you have to provide the name of the song and the artist that scored a hit with that song in the year 1986. 
    a: Er war ein Punker und er lebte in der gro?en Stadt. Es war Wien, war Vienna 
    b: Your lights are on, but you're not home 
    c: She reaches in, and grabs right hold of your heart 
    d: You could have a steam train if you'd just lay down your tracks 
    e: We're leaving together, But still it's farewell 
    f: Watching every motion in my foolish lover's game 
    g: So don't be afraid to let them show 
    h: Say you don't know me, or recognize my face, Say you don't care who goes to that kind of place 
    i: 'Cause I was always your little girl, but you should know by now I'm not a baby 
    j: Six o'clock already, I was just in the middle of a dream 
    k: We're gonna have a party, it's starting tonight. Oh, what a feeling! 
    l: You took a mystery and made me want it

15. Paul Muni, Rod Steiger, Jason Robarts, Ben Gazzara, Robert De Niro, William Devane, Barry Sullivan and Eric Robarts have all played which character in film or television?

16. Name the four Iowa class US Navy battleships in WW II.

17. "Made it, Ma! Top of the world" are the last lines from a James Cagney character in which film?

18. Of which country was King Zog head of state from 1928 until 1939?

19. Which fruit has the most calories?

20. Which author of many thrillers noted, "The target of my books lies somewhere between the solar plexus and the thigh"?

21. Short and Simple Questions: 
    a: In which movie did Henry Fonda portray a fallen priest? 
    b: In which ocean or sea are the Seychelles? 
    c: In which language was Bambi originally published in 1929? 
    d: In what organ of the body is insulin produced? 
    e: In which state are Gettysburg and the Liberty Bell? 
    f: In what island group is Corregidor? 
    g: In which Disney movie is the song "So This Is Love"? 
    h: Into what sea does the Elbe River flow? 
    i: Into what bay does the Ganges River flow? 
    j: In which country is the Calabria region? 
    k: Jimmy Carter once thought he saw a UFO; what was it? 
    l: Java is part of what country? 
    m: Name the US state with the smallest population, just 532,668.  


1. Camelopard (Giraffa camelopardalis - from its early Roman name, where it was described as having characteristics of both a camel and a leopard)

2. Daffy Duck

3. Molasses

4. USS Indianapolis

5. Van Allen Belt

6. Perry Mason loses!

7. Germany, USA, China and the Czech Rep.

8. Fidelity Bravery Integrity

9. How much is that doggie in the window? (usually associated with Patti Page)

10. Answers
    a: Maine
    b: Frank Lloyd Wright (The song was "So Long, Frank Lloyd Wright" on their 1970 album Bridge over Troubled Water)
    c: a: The Hudson - Hudson River School
    d: Andy Warhol

11. Bay of Fundy, NS Canada. for the extra point, near Anchorage Alaska

12. Kurt Vonnegut

13. Richard Nixon's

14. Answers:
    a: Rock Me Amadeus - Falco
    b: Addicted to Love - Robert Palmer
    c: Invisible Touch - Genesis
    d: Sledgehammer - Peter Gabriel
    e: The Final Countdown - Europe
    f: Take my Breath Away - Berlin
    g: True Colors - Cyndi Lauper
    h: We Built this City - (Jefferson) Starship
    i: Papa Don't Preach - Madonna
    j: Manic Monday - The Bangles
    k: Dancing on the Ceiling - Lionel Richie
    l: Chain Reaction - Diana Ross

15. Al Capone

16. Missouri, Wisconsin, New Jersey and Iowa 

17. White Heat

18. Albania

19. The avocado

20. Ian Flemming

21. Answers
    a: The Fugitive
    b: Indian Ocean
    c: German
    d: Pancreas
    e: Pennsylvania
    f: Philippines
    g: Cinderella
    h: North Sea
    i: Bay of Bengal
    j: Italy
    k: Venus
    l: Indonesia
    m: Wyoming


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