Pauls Quiz 448

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1. What is both an African cattle breed and the name of a very popular early 1960s dance style in the USA?

2. Name the four island countries in the world that begin with the letter "C".

3. Which J.J.A was the first multi-millionaire in the United States?

4. In which year was the USS Enterprise NCC 1701 launched? Plus or minus 25

5. Which Summer Olympic games were the first to be televised via satellite? Note "via satellite"

6. Who did Kristen Shepard shoot?

7. In song, how old is Lucy Jordan? (The Ballad of Lucy Jordan)

8. With a seating capacity for 132,000 spectators, the world's largest sports stadium is located in which country?

9. "When Days Turn To Weeks" was a movie poster tag line for which 2007 film sequel?

10. The following lyrics are all from songs with the word "Two" somewhere in the song title. Can you name the song? One point for each correct answer.
a. I dig a pygmy
b. There's only one girl that I will ever love and that was so many years ago
c. Candle light and soul forever

11. Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier met in the ring 3 times. Their first fight was billed as "The Fight of the Century". What was their 3rd and final fight called?

12. Which American pianist and composer with the initials T. M. was a pioneer of modern jazz?

13. In which two films did Paul Newman play the role of "Fast Eddie" Felson?

14. With 829 m (2,727 ft) in height and 163 floors, the tallest skyscraper in the world is located in which city?
a. Taipei  b. Shanghai  c. Mumbai  d. Dubai

15. What was the first country in the world to legalise same sex marriage?

16. What is a curling tournament called?

17. Which three countries border Mexico?

18. Which unit of electrical resistance is named after a 19th century German physicist?

19. How many Beatles were left handed? 

20. Meaning "King" when translated, what is the most common surname in the world? 4 letters


1. Watusi

2. Four answers. Cuba, Cyprus, Cape Verde and Comoros

3. John Jacob Astor

4. 2245

5. 1964 Summer Games in Tokyo

6. J.R. Ewing

7. 37 ("At the age of 37 she realised she'd never ride through Paris in a sports car with the warm wind in her hair")

8. India (Narendra Modi Stadium)

9. 28 Weeks Later

10. Three answers.
a. Two Of Us (Beatles)
b. Two Out Of Three Ain't Bad (Meatloaf)
c. Two Become One (Spice Girls)

11. The Thrilla in Manila

12. Thelonious Monk

13. Two answers. The Hustler and The Color Of Money

14. Answer d. Dubai (Burj Khalifa)

15. Netherlands

16. Bonspiel

17. Three answers. USA, Guatemala, Belize.

18. Ohm

19. Two (Paul and Ringo)

20. Wang

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