Pauls Quiz 327

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1. According to legend, what kind of person did hunters use in order to lure a unicorn?

2. The biggest manhunt in British history took place in the 18th century. Which so called 'pretender' was on the run?

3. Which one of Hollywood's biggest box office attractions in the 1930s was nicknamed "The Blonde Bombshell" and or "The Platinum Blonde"?

4. A thing in which one excels, a part of a sword blade and a music expression meaning loud. (five letters)

5. In literature, Titania is Queen of what?

6. Who is the last person on the following list?
   1. O-Ren Ishii
   2. Vernita Green
   3. Budd
   4. Elle Driver
   5. ?

7. Name the films in which Barbra Streisand played alongside each of the following actors. One point for each correct answer.

a. Kris Kristofferson
b. Richard Dreyfuss
c. Robert Redford 

8. The Hermitage Museum has the largest collection of paintings in the world. In which city is it located?

9. Which country has won a record 25 gold medals at the Baseball World Cup?
a. Japan  b. Mexico  c. USA  d. Cuba 

10. Each of the following lyrics are from songs with something to eat in the song title. Can you name the song? One point for each correct answer.
a. Gold coast slave ship bound for cotton fields
b. I told you about the walrus and me man, you know that we're as close as can be man
c. There they are all standing in a row, big ones, small ones, some as big as your head
d. Down in old New Orleans, struttin' her stuff on the street she said "Hello, Hey Joe, you wanna give it a go" 

11. What is the name of the currency in both North and South Korea?

12. Which breaded chicken dish is named after a capital city?

13. In which film is Optimus Prime a just and righteous robot?

14. First opened in 1841, the Tivoli Gardens is the oldest amusement park in the world. In which country is it located?

15. Bruce Springsteen released an album in 1995 titled 'The Ghost of Tom Joad'. Tom Joad is the central character in which famous novel?

16. What is the name of the food or drink that stems from the Greek word for immortal?

17. Voted "The Greatest Cricketer since 1970", which Cricket World Cup winning player also played football for his country in the qualifying rounds for the 1974 FIFA World Cup?

18. Baron Vladimir Harkonnen is a villain in which novel and film?

19. Which Greek philosopher lends his name to a beer brewing scale?

20. The narrative of which 1951 post-apocalyptic novel begins in a hospital with the words "When a day that you happen to know is Wednesday starts off by sounding like Sunday, there is something seriously wrong somewhere."?


1. A young virgin

2. Bonnie Prince Charlie

3. Jean Harlow

4. Forte

5. Queen of the Faries

6. Bill (from the films 'Kill Bill, Vol I and Vol II)

7. Three answers.
a. A Star Is Born
b. Nuts
c. The Way We Were 

8. St. Petersburg

9. Answer d. Cuba

10. Four answers.
a. Brown Sugar (Rolling Stones)
b. Glass Onion (Beatles)
c. I've Got A Lovely Bunch Of Coconuts
d. Lady Marmalade (Labelle) 

11. Won

12. Chicken Kiev

13. Transformers

14. Denmark

15. The Grapes of Wrath

16. Ambrosia

17. Viv Richards

18. Dune

19. Plato

20. The Day Of The Triffids

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