Pauls Quiz 348

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1. Which song with a historical figure in the song's title was Paul McCartney's first number one hit in the US after leaving the Beatles?

2. According to, what is the capital city with the coldest annual temperature?
a. Reykjavik  b. Ottawa  c. Moscow  d. Ulaan-baatar

3. Although there are a few exceptions, which ingredient needs to be added to a stock in order to make it a broth? (four letters)

4. Which biblical word for a sea serpent is often applied to a ship of great size?

5. The following are all lyrics from songs with the word (five) or number five (5) somewhere in the song title. Can you name the song? One point for each correct answer.
a. Not a shirt on my back not a penny to my name
b. News guy wept and told us, Earth was really dying
c. They just use your mind and never give you credit

6. Plus or minus 20, in which year does the action in both the novel and the film 'The Last Of The Mohicans' take place?

7. Which part of the body does the painful infection known as Otitis affect?

8. Although it is never used for commercial flights, with 8.3 km, the longest airport runway in the world is found where?

9. In which James Bond film is an atomic device disarmed with 007 seconds remaining on the clock?

10. Built on their western frontier, what was the German reply to the French Maginot Line?

11. According to legend, which very small animal saved Mohammed the Prophet, Frederich the Great and the Scottish King Robert Bruce?

12. Which actor was in all of the following films?
North by Northwest, Lolita, Georgy Girl, The Blue Max, Cross of Iron and The Boys From Brazil

13. The most famous Prince of Wallachia is better known as what?

14. What was the name of the band that backed up Bobby Boris Pickett on the song 'Monster Mash'?

15. The title European Footballer of the Year was awarded between the years 1956 and 2009. Which two countries produced five different title winning players during those years? One point for each correct country.

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

17. Which word for an outdoor bathing pool takes its name from an Adriatic island?

18. Which title was once given to the virtual rulers of Japan who kept the true Emperor in captivity?

19. What is the name of the CIA operative who has appeared in 11 James Bond films?

20. Since 1950 there have been three Formula One World Driver's Champions with the initials 'J. S.' . Can you name them? One point for each correct answer.


1. Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey

2. Answer d. Ulaan-baatar (Mongolia)

3. Salt

4. Leviathan

5. Three answers.
a. Five Hundred Miles 
b. Five Years (David Bowie)
c. 9 to 5 (Dolly Parton)

6. 1757

7. The ear

8. Area 51 (Nellis Air Force Range, Edwards Air Force Base, also known as Dream Land or Groom Lake)

9. Goldfinger

10. The Siegfried Line

11. A spider

12. James Mason

13. Dracula or Vlad the Impaler

14. The Crypt Kickers (or 'The Crypt Kicker Five')

15. Two answers. Germany (3 x West Germany) and Italy
The Germans were Gert Müller, Franz Beckenbauer, Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, Lothar Mathäus and Matthias Sammer
The Italians were Omar Sivori, Gianni Rivera, Paulo Rossi, Roberto Baggio and Fabio Cannavaro

16. Two answers. Mumbai (Bombay) and Delhi

17. Lido

18. Shogun (or Tycoon)

19. Felix Leiter

20. Three answers. Jackie Stewart, Jody Scheckter and John Surtees

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