Pauls Quiz 132

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1. Complete the following lines with a song title popular in World War I: 
    "I wont be jammed I wont be crammed on...." (you all know the answer and its environmentally friendy)

2. One of the 15 most spoken languages in the world. Two letters. You will breathe a sigh of relief if you answer this right!!

3. The following words are from which song ? 
    "Work all night on a drink of rum"

4. Roughly, how many kamikaze pilots died in World War II:
    a: 500 
    b: 1,000 
    c: 4,000 
    d: all of them?

5. Which religious pilgrimage goal is also the name of one of Mohammed's daughters?

6. At the south pole of inaccessibility you will find a bust of which man 
    a: Lenin 
    b: Idi Amin 
    c: Hitler 
    d: Homer Simpson

7. Are teeth bones?

8. Norbert, Lightning, Spot, Fafnir and Smaug are all examples of what ? (Extra points for where each is found)

9. Name the last three ex-members of the Rolling Stones .

10. Complete the following words with the poems title: 
    "We are the Dead. Short days ago 
    We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow, 
    Loved, and were loved, and now we lie ..."


1. A bicycle built for two

2. Wu !! Wu is one of the major divisions of the Chinese language. It is spoken in most of Zhejiang province, the municipality of Shanghai, southern Jiangsu province, as well as smaller parts of Anhui, Jiangxi, and Fujian provinces. Major Wu dialects include those of Shanghai, Suzhou, Wenzhou, Hangzhou, Shaoxing, Jinhua, Yongkang, and Quzhou. As of 1991, there are 87 million speakers of Wu Chinese, making it the second largest form of Chinese after Mandarin (which has 800 million speakers).

3. Banana boat song (Day Oh) Lyrics: Work all night on a drink a'rum, Daylight come and he wanna go home, Stack banana till thee morning come, Daylight come and he wanna go home

4. c: 4,000 (they 'only' sank 53 ships)

5. Fatima Fatima was the youngest daughter of the Islamic prophet Muhammad and his first wife Khadija. She was Muhammad's favourite daughter and is regarded by Muslims as an exemplar for women. She remained at her father's side through the difficulties suffered by him at the hands of the Quraysh of Mecca. In later life, she married Ali ibn Abi Talib, Muhammad's cousin, and was mother to four of his children. She died from illness a few months after her father, and was buried in Jannat al-Baqi in the city of Medina.

6. a: Lenin The southern pole of inaccessibility is the point on the Antarctic continent most distant from the Southern Ocean. A variety of different coordinate locations have been given for this pole. The discrepancies are due to the question of whether the "coast" is measured to the grounding line or to the edges of ice shelves, the difficulty of determining the location of the "solid" coastline, the movement of ice sheets and improvements in the accuracy of survey data over the years, as well as possible typographical errors. The southern pole of inaccessibility is far more remote and hard to reach than the Geographic South Pole. In 1958, the 3rd Soviet Antarctic Expedition for International Geophysical Year research work established the temporary Pole of Inaccessibility Station at 82?06'S, 54?58'E. A 2nd Russian team returned there in 1967. Today a building still remains at this location, marked by a bust of Vladimir Lenin that faces towards Moscow, and is protected as a historical site. Inside the building there is a golden visitors book for those who make it to the site to sign. However, as of 2007, only the bust on top of the building is visible ? the rest is buried under the snow.

7. No

8. Dragons  - For the extra points:
    Norbert (Hagrids baby dragon)          
    Spot (The Munsters pet dragon) 
    Fafnir (in the Nibelungen) 
    Smaug (The Hobbit)  and Lightning(in Simba the lion king)

9. Three Answers:
    Bill Wyman 
    Mick Taylor and 
    Brian Jones

10. In Flanders Fields (John McCrae) In Flanders fields the poppies blow
Between the crosses, row on row,
That mark our place; and in the sky
The larks, still bravely singing, fly
Scarce heard amid the guns below.

We are the Dead. Short days ago
We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow,
Loved, and were loved, and now we lie
In Flanders Fields.

Take up our quarrel with the foe:
To you from failing hands we throw
The torch; be yours to hold it high.
If ye break faith with us who die
We shall not sleep, though poppies grow
In Flanders Fields.


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