Pub Quiz 39

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1. "Shooting Rabbits", "Talking German" and "Cutting Finger" are old terms for what?

2. Margaret Herrick named it in 1931 what?

3. Where would you see a pilcrow?

4. Whose last word were "I have not told half of what I saw"?

5. The Foudrinier machine is used to manufacture what?

6. What is the largest species of flatfish?

7. Which is the earliest US military award for service beyond duty?

8. In the British sport of Kings, what is significant about the number 18?

9. Hemmingway's "Old Man and the Sea" is set in which country?

10. What movie memorabilia sold at Christies in 1987 for £82500?

11. In literature and films whose father was the Earl of Dorincourt?

12. What do lentic fish like that lotic fish don't?

13. On Cliff Richard's "She's so Beautiful", who played every instrument?

14. Which golfer was nicknamed Supermex?

15. "Portrait of a Man" is the real title of which artistic work?

16. Vitamin B2 has what other name?

17. Where were the 1952 Olympic games held?

18. A flageolet is another name for what musical instrument?

19. What is the biggest tourist attraction in Zambia?

20. In World War II, what kind of aircraft was a horsa?


1. Farting - Victorian English euphemisms

2. The Oscar looked like her uncle

3. On a word processor program, it is the "new paragraph" symbol

4. Marco Polo

5. Paper

6. Halibut

7. Purple Heart

8. Maximum letters in a racehorse's name

9. Cuba

10. Chaplains Hat and Cane

11. Little Lord Fauntleroy

12. Lentic: still waters, lotic: flowing waters

13. Stevie Wonder

14. Lee Travino

15. The Laughing Cavalier - Franz Halls

16. Riboflavin

17. Helsinki

18. A penny whistle

19. Victoria falls

20. A glider


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