Pub Quiz 176

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1. The name for which kind of very elderly person stems from the Persian word for 'wax'?

2. Which popular 70s band was named after an American high school gym teacher?
3. The two films 'Village of the Damned' were based on which book?
4. Which trophy, which has been played for since 1900, has often been called "The ugliest salad bowl in the world"?
5. Which unpopular little word is Latin for poison or slimy liquid?
6. St. Paul's cathedral in London is an example of which architectural style?
7. The majority of immigrants to the USA between 1820 and 1900 came from which two countries?
8. In which film is corn bread, meat loaf, mashed potatoes with gravy, okra and peach cobbler the last meal request of condemned prisoner John Coffey?
9. Which maritime explorer gave the Pacific ocean its name?
10. The following are the first words to songs with the word 'Mother' in the song title. Can you name the song? One point for each correct answer.
    a. No I would not give you false hope on this strange and mournful day
    b. Born a poor young country boy
    c. What a drag it is getting old
    d. You're so hot teasing me
    e. Let's all get up and dance to a song
11. For many years after WW II the part of Major Strasser was removed from which cult film in German cinemas?
12. Who was the most infamous of all the seraphim?
13. Christine Jorgensen was the first person to undergo what in 1953?
14. Shiguli and Zil are both examples of what in Russia?
15. The name for which vessel, often a habitat, stems from the Chinese for 'three' and 'plank'?
16. Which two British aviators were the first to be able to say 'yesterday I was in the Americas, today I'm in Europe'?
17. Who released each of the following chart topping albums in 1977? One point for each correct answer.
    a. Songs In The Key Of Life
    b. Arrival
    c. A Night On The Town
    d. Low
    e. Love At The Greek
    f. Works
18. What is kept in a Formicarium?
19. Which popular UK band takes its name from a fictional doctor in Barbarella?
20. Which country was the only country to have hosted a Summer Olympic games and not win a single gold medal?


1. Mummy
2. Lynyrd Skynryd (Leonard Skinner)
3. The Midwich Cuckoos (John Wyndham)
4. The Davis Cup
5. Virus
6. Baroque
7. Ireland and Germany
8. The Green Mile
9. Ferdinand Magellan (el mar Pacifico)
10. Five answers
    a. The Mother and Child Reunion (Paul Simon)
    b. Mother Nature's Son (The Beatles)
    c. Mother's Little Helper (The Rolling Stones)
    d. Does Your Mother Know (ABBA)
    e. Your Mother Should Know (The Beatles)
11. Casablanca
12. The devil (Satan, Lucifer etc)
13. A sex change
14. Automobiles
15. Sampan
16. Alcock and Brown
17. Six answers
    a. Stevie Wonder
    b. ABBA
    c. Rod Stewart
    d. David Bowie
    e. Neil Diamond
    f. Emerson Lake & Palmer
18. Ants
19. Duran Duran (From Doctor Durand Durand in the film Barbarella)
20. Canada (Montreal 1976)


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