Pauls Quiz 383

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1. Which spice is used in the popular Indonesian cigarettes called "kretak"?

2. Plus or minus two years, when was the People's Republic of China established?

3. The following are the last words to which heart warming 1965 film?
"But to us, she was always the same, our friend Elsa." 

4. The Italian town of Cremona has been world famous since the 16th century for the making of which treasured wooden product?

5. Which sex maschine and P.I. with the first name John was "Hotter than Bond" and "cooler than Bullitt"?

6. What is the collective noun for unicorns?
a. Grace  b. Bounty  c. Godsend  d. Blessing 

7. In which capital city was the first ever World Cup football match played on July 13, 1930?

8. What is the well known French word for "wormwood"?

9. Pakistan shares land borders with which four countries? One point for each correct answer.

10. The following lyrics are all from songs with the word "Morning" somewhere in the song title. Can you name the song? One point for each correct answer.
a. How could you use a poor maiden so
b. Sabba sibbi sabba nooby aba naba lee lee lo lo tooby ooby wala nooby aba naba
c. Nothing to do to save his life call his wife in, nothing to say but what a day, how's your boy been
d. I can hear the soft breathing of the girl that I love as she lies here beside me asleep with the night 

11. What is the name of the currency in both Qatar and Saudi Arabia?

12. What are the two most populated cities in Europe that do not have an underground/metro/subway system? The names of both begin with the letter "B".

13. The Greek root "cin", as in cinema, means what?

14. Name the films in which Sean Connery plays alongside the following actresses. One point for each correct answer.
a. Julia Ormond
b. Candice Bergen
c. Ursula Andress
d. Michelle Pfeiffer
e. Natalie Wood
f. Tippi Hedren
g. Charlotte Rampling 

15. In writing we often use e. g. for 'by way of example' or 'for instance'. What do the letters e and g stand for?

16. Aarhus is the second most populated city in which European country?

17. The song Woodstock was a hit for Matthews Southern Comfort and CSNY in 1970. Which female wrote the song in 1969?

18. Which five US states that begin with the letter "M" have names that stem from native North American indian words? One point for each correct answer.

19. Kirk Douglas and Tim Roth have both played the role of which disturbed genius in film?

20. With which object does on associate the terms 'perigee' and 'apogee'?


1. Clove

2. 1949

3. Born Free

4. Violins

5. Shaft

6. Answer d. Blessing

7. Montevideo

8. Absinthe (artemisia absinthium)

9. Four answers. Afghanistan, Iran, India and China.

10. Four answers.
a. Early One Morning (trad)
b. Good Morning Starshine (Oliver)
c. Good Morning Good Morning (Beatles)
d. Wednesday Morning 3 am (Simon and Garfunkel) 

11. Riyal

12. Birmingham and Belgrade

13. Motion

14. Seven answers.
a. First Knight
b. The Wind and the Lion
c. Dr No
d. The Russia House
e. Meteor
f. Marnie
g. Zardoz 

15. Exempli Gratia

16. Denmark

17. Joni Mitchell

18. Five answers. Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri.

19. Vincent van Gogh (Douglas in Lust For Life and Roth in Vincent and Theo)

20. The moon (Perigee is the point in the moon's orbit where it is nearest the Earth, apogee is the point where the moon is furthest from the Earth)

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