Pauls Quiz 194

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1. On the 5th of December 1484 Pope Innocent VIII issued a bull titled 'Summis desiderates affectikus'  which translated means desiring with supreme ardor. This bull has often been seen as the Roman Catholic church opening the door to which persuance?

2. David Hedison, Jack Lord, Rik van Nutter, Jeffrey Wright, John Terry, Cec Linder, Michael Pate, Norman Burton and Bernard Casey have all played which role in film?

3. Which popular childrens song was the first song ever recorded and who sang it? 

4. Give the middle name (second name) for each of the following.
    a. Winston Churchill
    b. John Lennon
    c. Burack Obama
    d. Donald Duck  

5. On the 8th of August 1925 an estimated 200,000 plus members of which controversial organisation  paraded peacefully through the streets of Washington D.C.?  
    a. Klu Klux Klan
    b. Suffragettes
    c. Communist Party
    d. Trade Unionists

6. Which Frenchman, famous for abhoring a bad drink, said "A bottle of wine contains more philosophy than all the books in the world"?

7. Put the following in the correct order starting with the fastest:
    Human, Nimitz class aircraft carrier, Grizzly bear, A common pig,    
    Cheetah, Japanese 'bullet' train, Ostrich, Peregrin falcon.  

8. The following words are from which song?
     "Germany was blue, what, oh what to do? 
    Hitched up my pants and conquered France"

9. There are two famous David statues in Florence Italy. Who created   
    a. the bronze David (circa 1435) and
    b. the marble David (1501-1504)? 

10. Plus or minus 10, what procentage of the life forms on earth live in the oceans and seas? 


1. Witch persuance or persecution. Witch hunts.

2. CIA agent Felix Leiter in Bond films.

3. Mary had a little lamb. 'Sung' by Thomas Edison. (First gramaphone)

4. Five Answers:
    a. Leonard
    b. Winston
    c. Hussein
    d. Fauntleroy      

5. a. Klu Klux Klan

6. Louis Pasteur Louis Pasteur (December 27, 1822 ? September 28, 1895) was a French chemist and microbiologist best known for his remarkable breakthroughs in the causes and prevention of disease. His experiments supported the germ theory of disease, also reducing mortality from puerperal fever (childbed), and he created the first vaccine for rabies. He was best known to the general public for inventing a method to stop milk and wine from causing sickness - this process came to be called pasteurization. He is regarded as one of the three main founders of microbiology, together with Ferdinand Cohn and Robert Koch. He also made many discoveries in the field of chemistry, most notably the asymmetry of crystals

7. Correct Order:
    1. Japanese 'bullet' train (361 mph)   
    2. Peregrin falcon  (200 mph)
    3. Cheetah   (70 mph)
    4. Ostrich   (40 mph)
    5. Nimitz class aircraft carrier  (34.5 plus mph)
    6. grizzly bear  (30 mph)   or 5th place if very angry       
    7. Human  (28 mph)
    8. Common pig  (11 mph)

8. Spring time for Hitler (Mel Brooks) Springtime for Hitler: A Gay Romp With Eva and Adolf at Berchtesgaden is a fictional play in Mel Brooks' 1968 film The Producers (that has been remade both as film and musical). It is a musical about Adolf Hitler, written by Nazi Franz Liebkind.

Lyrics: Click Here

9.  Two Answers:
    a. Donatello (Donato di Nicola di Betto Bardi) 
    b. Michaelangelo

10. Circa 90%


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