Pauls Quiz 138

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1. In 1982 a gorilla in Syria held a zookeeper captive for eight days. The keeper later developed a bond with the gorilla which is known as what ? Two words   medical expression

2. In which song, or one of its many versions, would you find at least one of the following people:
    Louis Miller, 
    Jenny Diver, 
    Jenny Towler or 
    Schmul Meier?

3. Which large lake is named after the obedient natives who lived along its shores?

4. What kind of "home" is not allowed in Beverly Hills? (the last home you'd ever visit)

5. On May 21, 1972 a young Hungarian born Australian attacked which two people in the Vatican with a hammer?

6. There are five Oscar-winning films with a woman's first name in the title. Name them.

7. Which company built the following classic cars:
    a. V8 Vantage 
    b. XK150 
    c. Enzo 
    d. Countach 
    e. Boxster 
    f. F1 ?

8. How many man-made satellites are orbiting the earth:
    a. 2,600 plus  
    b. 26,000 plus?

9. Which two countries harvest the most fish each year?

10. An old fashioned form of transport, a sound and a protective layer.  Four letters


1. Stockholm syndrome Stockholm syndrome is a psychological response sometimes seen in an abducted hostage, in which the hostage shows signs of loyalty to the hostage-taker, regardless of the danger (or at least risk) in which the hostage has been placed. Stockholm syndrome is also sometimes discussed in reference to other situations with similar tensions, such as battered person syndrome, rape cases, child abuse cases and bride kidnapping. The syndrome is named after the Norrmalmstorg robbery of Kreditbanken at Norrmalmstorg, Stockholm, Sweden, in which the bank robbers held bank employees hostage from August 23 to August 28 in 1973. In this case, the victims became emotionally attached to their victimizers, and even defended their captors after they were freed from their six-day ordeal. The term Stockholm Syndrome was coined by the criminologist and psychiatrist Nils Bejerot, who assisted the police during the robbery, and referred to the syndrome in a news broadcast.

2. Mack the knife "Mack the Knife" or "The Ballad of Mack the Knife", originally "Die Moritat von Mackie Messer", is a song composed by Kurt Weill with lyrics by Bertolt Brecht for their music drama Die Dreigroschenoper, or, as it is known in English, The Threepenny Opera. It premiered in Berlin in 1928. The song has become a pop standard.

German lyrics Literal English translation
Und der Haifisch, der hat Z?hne
Und die tr?gt er im Gesicht
Und Macheath, der hat ein Messer
Doch das Messer sieht man nicht 
An 'nem sch?nen blauen Sonntag
Liegt ein toter Mann am Strand
Und ein Mensch geht um die Ecke,
Den man Mackie Messer nennt
Und Schmul Meier bleibt verschwunden
Und so mancher reiche Mann
Und sein Geld hat Mackie Messer
Dem man nichts beweisen kann 
Jenny Towler ward gefunden
Mit 'nem Messer in der Brust
Und am Kai geht Mackie Messer,
Der von allem nichts gewu?t 
Und das gro?e Feuer in Soho
sieben Kinder und ein Greis -
in der Menge Mackie Messer, den
man nicht fragt und der nichts wei? 
Und die minderj?hrige Witwe
Deren Namen jeder wei?
Wachte auf und war gesch?ndet
Mackie welches war dein Preis?
Und die einen sind im Dunkeln
Und die anderen sind im Licht
Doch man sieht nur die im Lichte
Die im Dunkeln sieht man nicht 
Doch man sieht nur die im Lichte
Die im Dunkeln sieht man nicht
And the shark, he has teeth
And he wears them in his face
And Macheath, he has a knife
But the knife one doesn't see
On a beautiful blue Sunday
Lies a dead man on the Strand
And a man goes around the corner
Whom they call Mack the Knife
And Schmul Meier stays missing
As do some rich man
And his money has Mack the Knife,
On whom they can't pin anything. 
Jenny Towler was found
With a knife in her chest
And on the wharf walks Mack the Knife,
Who knows nothing about all this. 
And the big fire in Soho
Seven children and an old man
In the crowd was Mackie Messer
Who one doesn't ask and who knows nothing.
And the minor-aged widow,
Whose name everyone knows,
Woke up and was violated
Mack, what was your price? 
And some are in the darkness
And the others in the light
But you only see those in the light
Those in the darkness you don't see 
But you only see those in the light
Those in the darkness you don't see


3. Great Slave Lake Great Slave Lake is the second-largest lake in the Northwest Territories of Canada (behind Great Bear Lake), the deepest lake in North America at 614 m (2,015 ft), and the ninth-largest lake in the world. It is 480 km (298 mi) long and 19 to 109 km (12 to 68 mi) wide. It covers an area of 28,400 km? (11,000 sq mi) in the southern part of the territory. Its volume is 2,090 km? (501.7 cu mi,1.694 billion acre feet). The lake was named for the Slavey North American Indians.

4. A funeral home     ( hospitals and cemetaries are also not welcome )

5. Jesus and Mary (Maria) - Michaelangelo's "Piet?" The Piet? (Italian for pity) is a subject in Christian art depicting the Virgin Mary cradling the dead body of Jesus, most often found in sculpture. As such, it is a particular form of the devotional theme of Our Lady of Sorrows, and also a scene from the Passion of Christ. When Christ and the Virgin are surrounded by other figures from the New Testament, the subject is strictly called a Lamentation, although Piet? is often used for this as well. The Piet? developed in Florence, Italy in 1500, and reached Italy about 1505. The most famous Piet? is Michelangelo's Piet? in St. Peter's Basilica in Rome. The Piet? sustained much damage. Four fingers on the Virgin's left hand, broken during a move, were restored in 1736 by Giuseppe Lirioni and scholars are divided as to whether the restorer took liberties to make the gesture more 'rhetorical'. The most substantial damage occurred on May 21, 1972 (Pentecost Sunday) when a mentally disturbed geologist named Laszlo Toth walked into the chapel and attacked the Virgin with a hammer while shouting "I am Jesus Christ." After the attack, the work was painstakingly restored and returned to its place in St. Peter's, just to the right of the entrance, between the Holy door and the altar of Saint Sebastian, and is now protected by a bullet-proof acrylic glass panel.

6. Five Answers:
    Driving Miss Daisy, 
    Annie Hall, 
    All about Eve, 

7. Six Answers:
    a. Aston Martin 
    b. Jaguar 
    c. Ferrari 
    d. Lamborghini 
    e. Porsche 
    f. McLaren

8. a. 2,600 plus

9. China and Japan

10. Bark Bark, the vocalizations of some animals
Bark is a general term for the outer layer of something.
Barque or bark, a type of ship, characterized by its sail-plan


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