Pauls Quiz 414

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1. A hip swinging inspiration for the young Elvis, which naive man from Greenbow Alabama is found on Forbes list of the 15 richest fictional characters?

2. Atome was the original name for which popular suit?

3. Borg is the most common surname in which small E.U. country?

4. No Security, Licks and No Filter are all examples of what?

5. Which national football (soccer) team is sometimes nicknamed "Pentacampeoes"?

6. Which famous landmark looks somewhat forlorn in Lake Havasa City?

7. The movie poster tag line to which Oliver Stone film was "The story that won't go away"?

8. Which oriental stew reached number one in the US music charts (number 10 in the UK charts) in 1963?

9. The name of which dip translated means "chickpeas"?

10. The following lyrics are all from songs with the word "Game" or "Games" somewhere in the song title. Can you name the song? One point for each correct answer.
a. Sometimes I wish I could turn back time, impossible as it may seem
b. But I can see in your face there's a lot you can teach me so I wanna know
c. Suki plays with Leo, Sacha plays with Brit, Adolf builds a bonfire
d. And the seasons they go round and round and the painted ponies go up and down

11. Name the five African countries that end with the letter "i"? One point for each correct answer.

12. What is a 'Hairy Saki'?
a. port wine cocktail  b. snowboard trick  c. South American monkey

13. Name the films in which Charles Bronson played each of the following roles. One point for each correct answer.
a. Wladislaw
b. 'Harmonica'
c. Flt. Lieutenant Danny Willinski
d. Bernardo O'Reilly
e. Paul Kersey

14. The name for which of the following winds is the Arabic word for "50"?
a. Bora,  b. Sirocco,  c. Mistral,  d. Khamsin

15. Which five time Grammy Award winning American singer-songwriter was the first non-British act signed by Apple Records in 1968?

16. In a major hit song from 1969, where would you find the "hungry little boy with the runny nose"?

17. With circa 6,000 inhabitants, what is the least populated capital city in the E.U.?

18. A mystic word, a type of engraved stone, a Santana studio album, and the grandfather of Draco Malfoy. One word.

19. The giant Kauri tree is native to which country?

20. According to the UN, which two European countries have the most indiscriminately buried landmines per square km?


1. Forrest Gump

2. Bikini

3. Malta

4. Rolling Stones concert tours

5. Brazil (5 time champions)

6. London Bridge

7. JFK

8. Sukiyaki

9. Hummus

10. Four answers.
a. Quit Playing Games (With My Heart) (Backstreet Boys)
b. The Name Of The Game (ABBA)
c. Games Without Frontiers (Peter Gabriel)
d. Circle Game (Joni Mitchell)

11. Five answers  Mali. Malawi, Burundi, Djibouti and Eswatini.

12. Answer c. South American monkey

13. Five answers.
a. The Dirty Dozen
b. Once Upon A Time In The West
c. The Great Escape
d. The Magnificent Seven
e. Death Wish

14. Answer d. Khamsin

15. James Taylor

16. In The Ghetto (Elvis)

17. Valletta, Malta

18. Abraxas

19. New Zealand

20. Bosnia and Herzegovina and Croatia

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