Pauls Quiz 446

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1. Which number one hit song from Whitney Houston was recorded for the 1988 Summer Olympic Games in Seoul?

2. What name did Forrest Gump give his fishing boat?

3. Measured from north to south what is the longest country in the world?
a. Chile,  b. China,  c. Russia,  d. Brazil

4. Which famous musician built the Electric Lady recording studio in New York City?

5. Roughly 25 minutes after the film begins, "Here you are, sir. Main Level D." are the first words to which classic movie?

6. One of the world's busiest airports has the IATA airport code CDG. Can you name the airport?

7. Which one of the following is a collective noun for zebras?
a. fright,  b. startle,  c. dazzle,  d. blur

8. Which 1943 novel from Antoine de Saint-Exupery is one of the best selling books in history?

9. Nagy and Kovacs are the two most common surnames in which European country?

10. The following lyrics are all from songs with the word "Cool" somewhere in the song title. Can you name the song? One point for each correct answer.
a. I give a little muscle and I spend a little cash, but all I get is bitter and a nasty little rash
b. She is crazy like a fool
c. Bootlegging boozer on the west side, full of people who are doing wrong

11. 'Green Car Crash' is one of the most expensive paintings ever sold. Who painted it?
a. Andy Warhol  b. Jackson Pollock  c. Francis Bacon  d. William de Kooning

12. Which given name meaning "Lion of God" is also the central character in the Disney film 'The Little Mermaid'?

13. Basel Dove, Inverted Jenny, Hawaiian Missionaries and Treskilling Yellow are all rare and valuable examples of what?

14. Which person, once dubbed as "the wickedest man in the world" by the British press, is found on the Beatles Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band album cover?

15. In which year did Mattel first introduce Barbie?

16. Which actor, know for his role as 'The Rifleman', was one of the few people to have played professional baseball and basketball in the USA?

17. Which popular hat style is named after an 1882 French play?

18. Plus or minus 2, in which year did Russia adopt the Gregorian calendar?

19. Name the three busiest container ports in Europe. One point for each correct answer.

20. Which film, ranked number one on the American Film Institute's list of '100 Best American Movies', ends with the words "Throw that junk."?


1. One Moment In Time

2. Jenny

3. Answer d. Brazil

4. Jimi Hendrix

5. 2001: A Space Odyssey

6. Charles de Gaulle

7. Answer c. dazzle

8. The Little Prince

9. Hungary

10. Three answers.
a. Cool For Cats (Squeeze)
b. Daddy Cool (Boney M)
c. Long Cool Woman (In A Black Dress) (Hollies)

11. Answer a. Andy Warhol

12. Ariel

13. Postage stamps

14. Aleister Crowley

15. 1959

16. Chuck Connors

17. Fedora

18. 1918

19. Three answers. In order; Rotterdam, Antwerp, Hamburg

20. Citizen Kane

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