Pauls Quiz 455

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1. The largest volcanic eruption of the 20th century took place in 1912. Name the country in which it occured.

2. Which 2009 film broke Titanic's record as the highest grossing film of all time?

3. Which man with the initials F. L. W. has been described as "the greatest American architect of all time"?

4. Which European country has a dark blue triangle on the left hand side of its national flag?

5. Quezon Avenue is the most expensive property in which Asian country's version of Monopoly?

6. 'The Factory' was the name given to which celebrity's New York studio?

7. What are the three longest songs found on Beatles studio albums? One point for each correct answer.

8. Which capital city borders the Ligurian Sea?

9. "We were warned" was a movie poster tag line for which 2009 Hollywood blockbuster?

10. The following lyrics are all from songs with the word "Time" somewhere in the song title. Can you name the song? One point for each correct answer.
a. Hearts filled with passion, jealousy and hate
b. Hey, if we can't solve any problems and why do we lose so many tears
c. You don't know what's going on, you've been away for far too long

11. Rama X is the reigning King of which country?

12. Known as "The Battle of Nuremburg", a FIFA World Cup match between which two nations saw a record 4 red cards and 16 yellows?

13. Elvis Presley had an 8th degree black belt in which karate style?

14. Which former champion of the world once quipped "I'm so fast that last night I turned off the light switch in my hotel room and was in bed before the room got dark"?

15. What is the world's largest twin jet wide bodied airliner?

16. The British Overseas Territory Bermuda excluded, name the four island countries in the world that begin with the letter "B".

17. Which ice cold sea beginning with the letter "W" has the clearest water of any sea in the world?

18. Which excentric American was obsessed with the film 'Ice Station Zebra'?

19. TAP is the national airline of which country?

20. What are the last five words in the film 'The Wizard of OZ'?


1. USA (Novarupta in Alaska)

2. Avatar

3. Frank Lloyd Wright

4. Czech Republic

5. Philippines

6. Andy Warhol

7. Three answers. In order: Revolution # 9, I Want You (She's so heavy), Hey Jude.

8. Monaco

9. 2012

10. Three answers
a. As Time Goes By
b. Every Time You Go Away (Paul Young)
c. Out Of Time (Rolling Stones)

11. Thailand

12. Portugal vs The Netherlands (2006)

13. Kenpo

14. Muhammad Ali

15. Boeing 777

16. Four answers. Bahamas, Barbados, Brunei, Bahrain.

17. Weddell Sea

18. Howard Hughes

19. Portugal

20. "there's no place like home."

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