Pauls Quiz 411

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1. Child-like and frightened of the dark, the female humanoid named Weena is a character in which film and 1895 novella?

2. Which sport is practiced on a 'butt'?

3. What was the name of the highest office in the order Knights Templar?

4. What kind of "woman" was a number one single in both the UK and US music charts in 1969?

5. The name for which comfortable type of clothing stems from the Persian word meaning "leg garment"?

6. What are the five most populated cities in the E. U. that end with the letter 'e'? (English language names) One point for each correct answer.

7. What was the innovative movie poster tag line for the 1930 Hollywood film "Anna Christie"?

8. Which vegetable symbolised eternal life in ancient Egypt?

9. Nicknamed 'Concordski' by the western press, which company manufactured the Soviet supersonic passenger airliner TU-144?

10. The following lyrics are all from songs with the word "Kind" somewhere in the song title. Can you name the song? One point for each correct answer.
a. When I'm in your arms nothing seems to matter
b. One shaft of light that shows the way, no mortal man can win this day
c. Oh I can't stand another heartache, though you say you're my friend, I'm at my wits end
d. Move closer now and you will see what I mean

11. Edith Wharton was the first female to win which prize in 1921?

12. What is the name of the world famous temple found on the flag of Cambodia?

13. Marsala is a fortified wine from which island?

14. Which four players have played in a record 23 or more FIFA World Cup matches? One point for each correct answer. Note: C Ronaldo is not on this list.

15. Which royal title did Hippolyte (Hippolyta) hold?

16. Ten year old Sid Phillips is a frightening sociopath in which 1995 film?

17. Which famous musician played the psychedelic looking Gibson SG guitar known as "The Fool"?

18. Plus or minus 10, in which year did the WHO certify smallpox as eradicated?

19. In which film does Donald Pleasence play a saboteur aboard the submarine named Proteus?

20. Which effect, a subject in many science fiction films, was coined by the American mathematician Edward Lorenz?


1. The Time Machine

2. Archery

3. Grand Master

4. Honky Tonk Woman

5. Pyjamas

6. Five answers. Rome, Prague, Cologne, Marseille, Seville

7. "Garbo Talks"

8. Onion

9. Tupolev

10. Four answers.
a. A Groovy Kind Of Love (Mindbenders)
b. A Kind Of Magic (Queen)
c. Cruel To Be Kind (Nick Lowe)
d. There's A Kind Of Hush (Herman's Hermits)

11. Pulitzer Prize (for fiction; 'The Age of Innocence')

12. Angkor Wat

13. Sicily

14. Four answers. In order: Lionel Messi (26), Lothar Matthäus (25), Miroslav Klose (24), Paolo Maldini (23)

15. Queen of the Amazons

16. Toy Story

17. Eric Clapton

18. 1979

19. Fantastic Voyage

20. Butterfly Effect

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