Pauls Quiz 363

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1. Which 1972 film, a winner of eight Academy Awards, takes place in and around the Kit Kat Klub?

2. The lyrics for which 1965 US number one hit single from The Byrds are taken, almost word for word, from the Bible's Book of Ecclesiastes?

3. Due to his early contributions in the field of immunology, which 18th and 19th century English physician is said to have saved more lives than any other man?

4. Which Oscar winning British actor (for Best Supporting Actor) appeared in both 'The Longest Day' and 'A Bridge Too Far'?

5. The University of Paris is also known as the what?

6. What was the name given to the largest class of battleship ever built?

7. Which two European countries have had the most finishes in the top four at the FIFA World Cup finals without ever having lifted the trophy? One point for each correct answer. 

8. Name the film in which John Malkovich plays each of the following characters. One point for each correct answer.
a. Cyrus 'the virus' Grissom
b. Vicomte Sebastian de Valmont
c. Galbotorix
d. Mitch Leary

9. Alec Issigonis famously said "Never copy the opposition". What iconic automobile did he design?

10. The 10 tallest skyscrapers in the USA are found in which four cities? One point for each correct answer.

11. Which popular sport was also a NATO code name for a class of Soviet ballistic missile submarine during the cold war?

12. From the 16th to early 19th century; Florida, Central America and the northern coast of South America were, in English, often referred to as 'The' what?

13. Which endangered mammal with a pig like appearance is divided into the four extant species; Baird's, Brazilian, Malayan and Mountain? (Five letters)

14. The following are all lyrics from songs with the word "Money" somewhere in the song title. Can you name the song? One point for each correct answer.
a. Everyone must hanker for the butchness of the banker
b. So I went to the bank to see what they could do, they said son looks like bad luck got a hold on you
c. This here's a story about Billy Joe and Bobbie Sue
d. I work all night, I work all day, to pay the bills I have to pay
e. But your lovin can't pay my bills

15. What are the two most populated cities in Croatia? One point for each correct answer.

16. Which two narrow Straits does one need to navigate in order to reach the Black Sea from the Aegean Sea? One point for each correct answer.

17. A line in the Mel Brooks film 'The Producers' was apparently the inspiration for the title of which U2 album?

18. What is the furthest the USA has ever progressed while participating in a FIFA World Cup?
a. round of 16  b. quarter finals  c. semi finals  d. final

19. Heliculture is the science of growing what animal for food?

20. Cleveland Ohio excluded (as it was named after a General Moses Cleaveland), name the four most populated US cities named after a US president. One point for each correct answer.


1. Cabaret

2. Turn, Turn, Turn (to everything there is a season)

3. Edward Jenner

4. Sean Connery

5. Sorbonne

6. Yamato

7. Two answers. The Netherlands (5x) and Sweden (4x)

8. Four answers.
a. Con Air
b. Dangerous Liaisons
c. Eragon
d. In the Line of Fire

9. The Mini

10. Four answers. Chicago, New York, Atlanta and Los Angeles

11. Golf

12. 'The Spanish Main'

13. Tapir

14. Five answers.
a. The Money Song (Monty Python)
b. Money's Too Tight To Mention (Simply Red)
c. Take The Money And Run (Steve Miller)
d. Money Money Money (ABBA)
e. Money (that's what I want) (Beatles)

15. Two answers. Zagreb and Split

16. The Dardanelles and The Bosphorus (also known as the Istanbul Strait)

17. Achtung Baby

18. Answer c. semi finals (1930)

19. Snails

20. Four answers. Washington, Lincoln, Madison and Jackson

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