Pub Quiz 164

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1. Which word that stems from the 1960 film 'La dolce vita' can annoy celebrities?
2. How many Asian countries start with the letter 'B'? (modern names only)

3. Which English version of a French song holds the record for the most weeks within the top 40 in the UK?

4. Which two FIFA World Cup-winning keepers hold the record for conceding only two goals during an entire tournament?

5. Which two continents does the Drake Passage separate?

6. What is the name of the seaweed used in chocolate milk, ice cream, dog food, toothpaste, shoe polish etc? Eleven letters

7. The coat of arms of which country depicts two soldiers disguised as monks carrying swords?

8. A famous band and the name given to a Coptic bishop. One word.

9. The name for which extremely hot and arid African capital means 'end of the elephant's trunk'?

10. The following words are from songs with the 'Summer' somewhere in the title. Can you name the song? One point for each correct answer.
    a. If her daddy's rich take her out for a meal
    b. No dice son you gotta work late
    c. Like painted kites those days and nights went flyin by
    d. But I can see your brown skin shining in the sun
    e. Me and some guys from school had a band and we tried real hard
    f. I walked in town on silver spurs that jingled
    g. Blowin' through the jasmine in my mind

11. Which clove like scented flower, also a registered trade mark, is known as 'the flower of God'?

12. Who terrorized the world first, Genghis Khan or Kubla Khan?

13. In which country would one find the following beaches? One point for each correct answer.
    a. Ipanema
    b. Manly Beach
    c. Rimini
    d. St. Paul's Bay
    e. Cox's Bazar Beach
    f. Bluefields Beach
    g. Diani

14. Which tragic Open Air Concert in December 1969 was documented in the film Gimme Shelter?

15. Which Latin scientific expression translated means 'Spring Equal Night'? Two words

16. In which European capital is Bonnie Prince Charlie buried?

17. Until 1949, what was Indonesia called?

18. What was the Anglo Saxon word for a nobleman or retainer for a King? Five letters

19. Which opera shares its name with a novella from Herman Melville?

20. Which bruising 19th century American was the first athlete to earn one million dollars in sport?


1. Paparazzi

2. Four. Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bhutan and Brunei

3. My Way

4. Fabian Barthez (France 1998) and Gianluigi Buffon (Italy 2006)

5. South America and the Antarctic

6. Carrageenan

7. Monaco

8. Abba
9. Khartoum
10. Seven answers
    a. In the Summertime (Mungo Jerry)
    b. Summertime Blues (Eddie Cochran)
    c. The Summer Wind (Frank Sinatra)
    d. The Boys of Summer (Don Henly)
    e, Summer of 69 (Bryan Adams)
    f. Summer Wine (Nancy Sinatra Lee Hazelwood)
    g. Summer Breeze (Seals and Croft)

11. Carnation

12. Genghis Khan
13. Seven answers
    a. Brazil
    b. Australia
    c. Italy
    d. Malta
    e. Bangladesh
    f. Jamaica
    g. Kenya

14. Altamont

15. Vernal Equinox

16. The Vatican City (Rome)
17. Dutch East Indies

18. Thane, Thegn, Thayn

19. Billy Budd

20. John L. Sullivan


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