Pauls Quiz 373

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1. Which short catchphrase from the television series The Simpsons is now included in the Merriam-Webster dictionary?

2. Which band with a sticky sweet name had a 1964 number 1 UK hit (number 5 in the US) with their debut song "Have I The Right"?

3. Which South American football club with a Greek name has won the FIFA Club World Cup title twice since its inception in 2000?

4. What is the "Snellen chart" used for?

5. Which author formulated the "Three laws of robotics"?

6. Which 2001 film starring Anthony Hopkins is based on a Stephen King novel?

7. In ancient Rome, what was a quadriga?

8. The river Han runs through which capital city?

9. Where in the human body are the extraocular muscles located?

10. With 15-25 centimetres in diameter and weighing up to two kilograms, what is the largest citrus fruit? ( it is sometimes named after a 17th century English sea captain)

11. In Tolkien's "Return of the King", on which fields outside of Minas Tirith did the decisive battle between good and evil take place?

12. Ranked number 57 in Rolling Stone magazine's list of "the 500 greatest albums of all time"; which 1968 album depicts a dirty, graffiti covered public toilet on the album cover?

13. Which famous 17th century French novelist and swashbuckler wrote about a voyage to the moon 243 years before H. G. Wells published his "The First Men in the Moon"?

14. A slice of which one of the following is used to garnish the 'Porn Star' martini?
a. banana,  b. cucumber,  c. passion fruit,  d. avocado

15. The following was the movie poster tag line for which popular 1967 film?
"This is Benjamin. He's a little worried about his future." 

16. India shares land borders with how many countries?

17. In his will, which bed did William Shakespeare bequeath his wife?

18. Which was the last country in the Western Hemisphere (North and South America) to abolish slavery in 1888?

19. The following lyrics are all from songs with the word "Face" somewhere in the song title. Can you name the song? One point for each correct answer.
a. I thought the sun rose in your eyes and the moon and the stars were the gifts you gave
b. Life can be fine if we both 69
c. Had it been another day I might have looked the other way
d. They've got no human grace 

20. The capitol of which British Overseas Territory lies in an exclusion zone and has been uninhabited since 1995 due to volcanic activity?


1. "d'oh"

2. Honeycombs

3. Corinthians (Sport Club Corinthians Paulista)

4. To test the eyes

5. Issac Asimov

6. Hearts in Atlantis

7. Four-horsed chariot

8. Seoul

9. Around the eyes

10. Pomelo, pommello, Shaddock

11. Pelennor Fields

12. Beggars Banquet (Rolling Stones)

13. Cyrano de Bergerac

14. Answer c. passion fruit

15. The Graduate

16. Six (Pakistan, China, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh and Myanmar (Burma))

17. His "second-best bed"

18. Brazil

19. Four answers.
a. The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face (Roberta Flack)
b. Sit On My Face (Monty Python)
c. I've Just Seen A Face (Beatles)
d. Eyes Without A Face (Billy Idol) 

20. Montserrat (Plymouth is the capital, although Brades is now the de facto capital)

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