Pauls Quiz 403

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1. Which epic 1963 film once held the record for the most money spent on costumes for a single performer?

2. The name of one of the so-called ABC island countries and a popular bitter orange liqueur. One word.

3. What must occur first before one can notice the smell named petrichor?
a. fire,  b. rain,  c. lightning,  d. decomposition

4. Philip Francis Queeg was the neurotic captain of which ship?

5. Which musician has written or co-written a record 32 number one hit singles in the US music charts?

6. Which ingredient, found in most curry powder mixtures, ends with the letter 'k'?

7. Diana Prince is better known as what?

8. What is the five letter name given to the broken rock debris found at the base of a mountain or cliff?

9. Which two European countries have a triangle on their national flag? One point for each correct answer.

10. The following lyrics are all from songs with the word "Queen" or "King" somewhere in the song title. Can you name the song? One point for each correct answer.
a. Well buzz a while, sting you bad
b. You're a teaser, you turn them on, leave them burning and then you're gone
c. I'm gonna tell you a story, strange as it now seems, of zombie voodoo gris gris
d. The purple piper plays his tune, the choir softly sing, three lullabies in an ancient tongue

11. What are the five most populated countries in North America? (note: North America includes Central America and the Caribbean) One point for each correct answer.

12. Which dance style does one associate with Zorba the Greek?

13. In which film is Almira Gulch a difficult neighbour?

14. Che Guevara was born in which country?

15. Plus or minus 10 degrees Farenheit, all the tennis balls used at Wimbledon are kept in a container at what temperature?

16. Name the film in which Brad Pitt plays each of the following roles. One point for each correct answer.
a. Louis de Pointe du Lac
b. Tyler Durden
c. Lt. Aldo Raine
d. Mickey O'Neil

17. Until the year 2000, which annual event was played on 30% Barcrown creeping red fescue?

18. What was the title of Charlie Chaplin's only colour film?

19. In which famous film do an elderly couple have the following conversation?
"Liebchen, sweetness, what watch?"
"Ten watch"
"Such watch!"

20. Which raft was also the title of a number one hit single in the UK music charts in 1961?


1. Cleopatra (Liz Taylor)

2. Curacao

3. Answer b. rain (earthy scent after rain falls on dry soil) "the word is constructed from Greek, petra, meaning stone, and ichor, the fluid that flows in the veins of the gods"

4. U.S.S. Caine (The Caine Mutiny)

5. Paul McCartney

6. Fenugreek

7. Wonder Woman

8. Scree

9. Two answers. Czech Republic and Bosnia and Herzegovina

10. Four answers.
a. I'm A King Bee (Stones)
b. Dancing Queen (ABBA)
c. The Witch Queen Of New Orleans (Redbone)
d. The Court Of The Crimson King (King Crimson)

11. Five answers. In order: USA, Mexico, Canada, Guatemala, Cuba.

12. Sirtaki

13. The Wizard Of Oz

14. Argentina

15. 68 degrees Farenheit (20 C)

16. Four answers.
a. Interview With A Vampire
b. Fight Club
c. Inglorious Basterds
d. Snatch

17. The Championships, Wimbledon (30% Barcrown creeping red fescue and 70% perennial ryegrass)

18. A Countess From Hong Kong

19. Casablanca

20. Kon Tiki (The Shadows)

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