Pauls Quiz 415

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1. Apollo 11 astronaut Neil Armstrong took two small pieces of which 1903 invention with him to the moon?

2. Which two songs on the Beatles "Let It Be" album are less than one minute in length? One point for each correct answer.

3. Built in 1897, Nelson Rd. Stadium is home to which London football club?

4. Name the five surnames that have been shared by ten US Presidents. One point for each correct answer.

5. A European capital and Wellington's horse at Waterloo.

6. The sequence of events in which famous 1952 Hollywood western take place in so called 'real time'?

7. The Common chimpanzee is the name given to one of the two species of chimps. What is the other species of chimpanzee called?

8. Which part of J R R Tolkien's Middle-Earth is mentioned in the Led Zeppelin song Ramble On?

9. Lambic beer is a traditional brew from which country?

10. Who was the lead guitarist for The Spiders From Mars?

11. Which cocktail combining Scotch whisky and Amaretto is named after an Oscar winning film for Best Picture?

12. In which war did approximately 10,000 men die in the deadliest non-nuclear man-made explosion in history? (aerial bombing is not a part of this category)

13. Which of the modern man made wonders of the world did French painter Paul Gauguin help build?

14. "A lot can happen in the middle of nowhere" was one of the movie poster tag lines to which 1996 black comedy?

15. What are the four most populated cities in the USA that end with the letter o? One point for each correct answer.

16. Which famous film festival is held each year in Utah?

17. What was the name of the ferry that sank in the Baltic Sea on September 28, 1994 with the loss of 852 passengers and crew?

18. Which media baron who lives in an unfinished mansion named Xanadu is found in Forbes list of the 15 richest fictional characters?

19. What is the most popular distilled alcoholic beverage in Brazil?

20. Who is
a. the youngest French Open Men's Singles Champion
b. the oldest French Open Men's Singles Champion?


1. The Wright Flyer

2. Two answers. Maggie May and Dig It

3. AFC Richmond (Ted Lasso)

4. Five answers. Adams, Johnson, Harrison, Roosevelt, Bush

5. Copenhagen

6. High Noon

7. Bonobo

8. Mordor ("T'was in the darkest depths of Mordor, I met a girl so fair")

9. Belgium

10. Mick Ronson

11. Godfather

12. The Great War / WWI  (19 ammonal mines were detonated under the German lines on June 7, 1917 during the Battle of Messines)

13. Panama Canal

14. Fargo

15. Four answers. Chicago, San Antonio, San Diego, San Francisco

16. The Sundance Film Festival

17. MS Estonia

18. Charles Foster Kane

19. Cachaca (also known as caninha, pinga, aquardente)

20. Two answers.
a. Michael Chang (17)
b. Novak Djokovic (36)

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