Pauls Quiz 329

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1. Which five US presidents had a first name that begins with the letter 'G'? One point for each correct answer.

2. Name the 1969 cult film with the following movie poster tag line.
A man went looking for America.
And couldn't find it anywhere.... 

3. What is the name given to the kind of spear Poseidon and Britannia both carry?

4. Which two artists had the most number one hit singles in the US charts during the 1980s? One point for each correct answer.

5. According to this 1976 song title, which service is offered if you ring "36, 24, 36 oh"?

6. Which famous crime took place in Yekaterinburg?

7. "It was nothing like that penis breath" is a line from which 1982 Hollywood blockbuster popular amongst children and adults alike?

8. Name the three youngest Formula One World Driver's Champions. One point for each correct answer.

9. In which 17th century novel is there a horse named Rocinante?

10. How many people are killed in You Only Live Twice, the Bond film in which the most people die?
a. 36  b. 96  c. 196  d. 696 

11. The following are all lyrics from songs with the word 'Earth' somewhere in the song title. Can you name the song? One point for each correct answer.
a. What about sunrise, what about rain
b. When the night falls down I wait for you and you come around
c. I feel the sky tumbling down, tumbling down
d. Let's drink to the hard working people, let's drink to the lowly of birth 

12. What are the two most populated cities in Pakistan?

13. In which international hit song from 1968 does a mother receive a note with the following words?
"Mrs. Johnson you're wearing your dresses way too high. It's reported you've been drinking and running round with men and going wild." 

14. What were the names of the three films in which Michael Caine played the role of Harry Palmer? One point for each correct answer.

15. The name of which well known element in the periodic table stems from a German word for goblin?

16. Name the only two male English actors who have won the Academy Award for best supporting actor twice. One point for each correct answer.

17. The name of which kind of thick syrup originally stems from the Greek for word for 'antidote against the bite of wild beasts'? 7 letters

18. Which night in the year with a festival atmosphere is named after an 8th century English nun?

19. Which four drivers from the UK have won the title Formula One World Driver's Champion more than once? One point for each correct answer.

20. Which three year old female made around the world news after her death on November 3, 1957?


1. Five answers. George Washington, Grover Cleveland, Gerald Ford, George H.W. Bush, George W. Bush

2. Easy Rider

3. Trident

4. Two answers. Michael Jackson and Madonna

5. Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap (ACDC)

6. The execution of Tsar Nicholas II and his family

7. E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial

8. Three answers. Sebastian Vettel, Lewis Hamilton and Fernando Alonso

9. Don Quixote (The ingenious gentleman Don Quixote of La Mancha)

10. Answer c. 196

11. Four answers.
a. Earth Song (Michael Jackson)
b. Heaven is a place on Earth (Belinda Carlisle)
c. I feel the Earth move (Carole King)
d. Salt of the Earth (Rolling Stones) 

12. Two answers. Karachi and Lahore

13. Harper Valley P.T.A.

14. Three answers. The Ipcress File, Funeral in Berlin, Billion Dollar Brain

15. Cobald

16. Two answers. Peter Ustinov ('Spartacus' and 'Topkapi') and Michael Caine ('Hannah and her sisters' and 'Cider house rules')

17. Treacle

18. Walpurgis Night

19. Three answers. Jackie Stewart (3x), Jim Clark (2x), Graham Hill (2x), Lewis Hamilton (7x)

20. Laika

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