Pauls Quiz 396

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1. Which 89 year old female with a first name that means "ocean child" has had 11 No 1 hits in the US Dance charts since 2003?

2. Which cream is a byproduct of the wine making process?

3. In which building is the Lutine Bell located?

4. Which country is known as the 'Hermit Kingdom'?

5. How long was the shortest tenure in US presidential history?
a. 32 min  b. 32 hours  c. 32 days  d. 32 weeks 

6. Which male first name is also the Greek root for "love"? Four letters.

7. The White House in Washington DC is located on which avenue?

8. Over the course of the 9-10 March, 1945; in which city were an estimated 100,000 people killed in the deadliest aerial bombing raid of WWII?

9. Found in the New World, what is, after the King Cobra, the second longest venomous snake in the world?
a. Fer-de- lance  b. Cottonmouth  c. Eastern diamondback rattlesnake d. Atlantic bushmaster

10. The following lyrics are all from songs with the word "Knock", "Knockin" or "Knocking" somewhere in the song title. Can you name the song? One point for each correct answer.
a. You better get back to your used to be cause your kind of love ain't good for me
b. Dancin alone every night while I live right above you
c. Mama take this badge up from me
d. It's like thunder, lightning, the way you love me is frightening 

11. "Little Mo" Connolly was one of only three women to accomplish which sporting achievement?

12. The name for which kind of storm stems from the Arab word for "season"?
a. Cyclone  b. Monsoon  c. Blizzard  d. Typhoon 

13. What is a county (province or state) called in Japan?

14. The name for which vegetable contains all five vowels?

15. The movie poster tag line from which 1990 film was: "His story will touch you, even though he can't."?

16. Which best selling American author wrote and directed the 1973 movie Westworld?

17. Name the films in which Jeff Bridges plays alongside each of the following actresses. One point for each correct answer.
a. Michelle Pfeiffer
b. Julianne Moore
c. Jessica Lange
d. Rachel Ward 

18. Which poverty stricken island country was called Saint Domingue ( Santo Domingo, Saint Domingo) between 1625 and 1809?

19. With five words, complete the following line from Robert Frost's poem "The Road Not Taken".
"Two roads diverged in a wood, and I, I ........" 

20. What kind of "Bear" was a number one hit single on both sides of the Atlantic for Johnny Preston in 1960?
a. Cuddly,  b. Running, c. Teddy,  d. Yogi


1. Yoko Ono (Yoko means "Ocean Child")

2. Cream of tartar

3. Lloyd's (of London)

4. North Korea

5. Answer c. 32 days (William Henry Harrison)

6. Phil

7. Pennsylvania Ave.

8. Tokyo

9. Answer d. Atlantic bushmaster (up to 12 ft in length)

10. Four answers.
a. I Hear You Knocking (Dave Edmunds)
b. Knock Three Times (Dawn)
c. Knockin On Heaven's Door (Bob Dylan)
d. Knock On Wood (various) 

11. The Grand Slam in tennis

12. Answer b. Monsoon

13. Prefecture

14. Cauliflower

15. Edward Scissorhands

16. Michael Crichton

17. Four answers.
a. The Fabulous Baker Brothers
b. The Big Lebowski
c. King Kong
d. Against All Odds 

18. Haiti

19. "took the one less traveled"

20. Answer b. Running Bear

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