Pub Quiz 151

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1. Name the two honourees with the initials D. D. who have a star for excellence in recording (music) on The Hollywood Walk of Fame.
2. Pizza Margherita is closely associated with which city?
3. The water in which lake was formed with tears?
4. There are almost 1.6 billion Muslims in the world. Name the top five countries with the highest amount of Muslims. One point for each correct answer.
5. Which famous law student was struck by lightning whilst at university in 1505, something that he saw as an act of God and persuaded him to later become a monk?
6. With one word describe someone or something that is 'brobdingnagian'.
7. What was the name of the Beatles debut album in 1963?
8. In which cathedral is the Petersglocke, the world's largest church bell?
    a: Cologne, Germany
    b: St. Peters, Vatican City
    c: Canterbury, England
    d: Durham, England
    e: Ulm, Germany
9. What are the two South American OPEC countries?
10. Which of the following countries does not have a bird on its flag?
    a: Egypt
    b: Mexico
    c: Brazil
    d: Dominican Republic
11. Name the city or town in which each of the following ships were built?
    a. Queen Elizabeth II
    b. Titanic
    c. Bismark
    d. Queen Mary II
    e. HMS Dreadnought
12. Along which two streets is the Hollywood Walk of Fame found?
13. Who wrote the Nancy Sinatra hit songs 'These boots are made for walking', 'Summerwine' and 'Sugartown'?
14. What are the four most populated cities in the world that end with the letter 'i'?
15. The following words are from songs with the name of a city in the song title. Can you name the song? One point for each correct answer.
    a. Tell her to make me a cambric shirt
    b. Ain't no angel gonna greet me, it's just you and I my friend
    c. These vagabond shoes
    d. A nuclear error but I have no fear
    e. Strobe lights beam create dreams, walls move minds do too
    f. We got married in a fever hotter than a pepper sprout
    g. Cops in cars, the topless bars, never seen a woman so alone
    h. They ran through the briars and they ran through the brambles
16. Which 'wily' ex English Premier League club has appeared in four F.A. Cup finals without walking away with the silverware, a record?
17. Arnold George 'Gerry' Dorsey had countless hit songs in both the UK and the US in the 1960s and 70s. What was his amusing stage name?
18. The 'James Caird', now a museum piece, was one of three lifeboat size whalers which helped save the entire crew of which man's chilling expedition?
19. In which country are bulgogi and dak galbi popular toppings on a pizza?
20. The Italian patriot Vincenzo Peruggia made headlines around the world after walking away with which elderly lady on Monday the 21st of August 1911?


1. Doris Day and Duran Duran

2. Naples

3. Swan Lake

4. Indonesia (203 million), Pakistan (174 million), India (161 million),  Bangladesh (145 million) and Egypt (78.5 million) - 2009 estimate.

5. Martin Luther
6. Gigantic. (large, huge etc) From Johathan Swift's book Gulliver's Travels. The inhabitants of Brobdingnag were giants.
7. Please Please Me
8. a: Cologne, Germany
9. Venezuela and Ecuador
10. c: Brazil
11. Five answers
    a. Clydebank
    b. Belfast
    c. Hamburg
    d. Saint Nazaire
    f. Portsmouth
12. Hollywood Boulevard and Vine Street
13. Lee Hazlewood
14. Shanghai, Mumbai, Karachi and Delhi
15. Eight answers
    a. Scarborough Fair (Simon and Garfunkel)
    b. Streets of Philadelphia (Bruce Springsteen)
    c. New York New York (Frank Sinatra)
    d. London Calling (The Clash)
    e. San Francisco Nights (Eric Burdon)
    f. Jackson (Johnny Cash and June Carter)
    g. L.A. Woman (The Doors)
    h. Battle of New Orleans (Johnny Horton)
16. Leicester City ('The Foxes') 1949, 1961, 1963 and 1969
17. Engelbert Humperdinck
18. Sir Ernest Shackleton
19. South Korea
20. The Mona Lisa. Peruggia stole the painting from the Louvre.

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