Pauls Quiz 319

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1. When translated, which well known title once given to a leader means 'hairy'?

2. Who went from 'Page 3 Girl' to number 3 in the UK singles charts in 1986 (and No 4 in the US charts)?

3. The name of which popular alcholic punch drink when translated means 'blood' or 'bleeding'?

4. Which dark haired beauty and two time Oscar winner for best actress was born 5, November, 1913 in Darjeeling India?

5. A 1960's dance craze and a cross between a French Bulldog and the Pug. One word, four letters.

6. How many mainland central American countries are there between Mexico and Colombia?

7. In which two films do multiple characters all played by Peter Sellers have to deal with a doomsday device?

8. Which team introduced the radical six wheeled Formula One car in 1976?

9. In medicine, which word, derived from the Latin for 'jawbone', is given to the lower jaw?

10. What is the name of the string instrument heard throughout the 1949 film noir classic 'The Third Man'?

11. In mathematics and the arts, what is the name given to the following ratio?

12. Sauce Anglaise is the French term for what?
a. Ketchup b. Vanilla sauce (custard) c. Worcestershire sauce d. Mint sauce

13. What was the name of Ginger Baker's high flying jazz fusion band in 1970?

14. The stage name for which famous early 20th century exotic dancer was an Indonesian term for 'eye of the day' or 'sun'?

15. Which French word meaning "flintlock musket" was used in the 17th and 18th centuries for some British regiments?

16. What is the most popular board game in Japan?

17. There are two official languages in Haiti. One is French and is spoken by 10% of the population. What is, since 1987, the second official language spoken by the majority of the people in Haiti?

18. An English pop singer named Peter Charles Green had a hit on both sides of the Atlantic in 1972 with the song 'Beautiful Sunday'. Which US folk hero did he adopt as a stage name?

19. A popular syrup and the name of a chain of about 600 islands and islets in the West Indies.

20. What is the name of the artisan craft that involves the cutting, engraving or polishing of stones and gems? One word.


1. Caesar or Tsar

2. Samantha Fox. With 'Touch Me (I want your body)'.

3. Sangria

4. Vivien Leigh

5. Frug

6. Seven. (Belize, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama)

7. Dr. Strangelove and The Mouse that Roared.

8. Tyrrell (the Tyrrell P34)

9. Mandible

10. Zither

11. The Golden Ratio

12. Answer b. Vanilla sauce (Custard)

13. Air Force

14. Mata Hari

15. Fusilier

16. Go (I-Go)

17. Creole (Haitian Creole)

18. Daniel Boone

19. Grenadine (Grenadine Islands or Grenadines)

20. Lapidary

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