Pauls Quiz 375

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1. Which three legendary NHL players were inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame before their final retirement? One point for each correct answer. 

2. Which kind of medicine is defined by the Encyclopaedia Britannica as "a doctrine of preventive and therapeutic medicine that emphasizes the necessity of looking at the whole person - his body, mind, emotions, and environment."?

3. In which French overseas department is the space centre located from which the European Space Agency launches its Ariane rockets?

4. What was American silent film actor Roscoe Arbuckle's nickname?

5. Which Roman leader's horse was both a priest and a consul, had a manger made of ivory, and drank wine from a golden goblet?

6. Which chicken dish was named to celebrate an 1800 battle in which Napoleonic forces defeated the Austrians?

7. Although it was critically acclaimed, which 1980 epic western from director Michael Cimino was one of the biggest box office flops of all time?

8. Usually depicted with a two-faced head, who was the Roman god of beginnings and transitions?

9. Finland has two official languages. One is Finnish, what is the other?
a. Russian  b. English  c. Swedish  d. Esperanto 

10. The following lyrics are all from songs with the word "Smile" somewhere in the song title. Can you name the song? One point for each correct answer.
a. I can't laugh and I can't sing I'm finding it hard to do anything
b. You've done it all, you've broken every code
c. Light up your face with gladness, hide every trace of sadness, although a tear maybe ever so near 

11. At which FIFA World Cup finals were yellow cards used for the first time?

12. "The Bitch is Back" was a movie poster tag line for which part 3 science fiction horror thriller?

13.  Vitamins are designated with a letters  A, B, C, D, E and ?

14. How many countries border Ukraine?
a. 6,  b. 7,  c. 8  d. 9

15. What is the name of the Scotland Yard inspector that appears in many Sherlock Holmes stories?

16. Which Hollywood actor has a 1939 California law named after them which is designed to protect a child actor's earnings?
a. Shirley Temple  b. Jackie Coogan  c. Mickey Rooney  d. Freddie Bartholomew 

17. What is the name of the famous volcanic cone landmark in Honolulu? Two words.

18. The largest banking network in 15th century Europe was named after which infamous Italian family dynasty?

19. Which kind of gas was an instrumental hit song for Mason Williams in 1968?

20. With one word, complete each of the following Arthur Conan Doyle stories featuring Sherlock Holmes. One point for each correct answer.
a. The Adventure of the Speckled .....
b. The Adventure of the Blue .....
c. The Adventure of the Six ..... 


1. Three answers. Gordie Howe, Mario Lemieux and Guy Lafleur

2. Holistic

3. French Guiana

4. "Fatty"

5. Caligula

6. Chicken Marengo

7. Heaven's Gate

8. Janus

9. Answer c. Swedish

10. Three answers.
a. Can't Smile Without You (Barry Manilow)
b. Make Me Smile (come up and see me) (Steve Harley)
c. Smile (Charlie Chaplin/Nat King Cole) 

11. Mexico 1970

12. Alien 3

13. K

14. Answer b. 7 (Russia, Poland, Belarus, Hungary, Romania, Slovakia, Moldova)

15. Inspector Lestrade

16. Answer b. Jackie Coogan (the California Child Actor's Bill is also known as Coogan's Law, Bill or Act)

17. Diamond Head

18. Medici

19. Classical Gas

20. Three answers.
a. The Adventure of the Speckled Band
b. The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle
c. The Adventure of the Six Napoleons 

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