Pauls Quiz 442

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1. Which epic 1980 movie starring Kris Kristofferson apparently drove the film studio United Artists into financial ruin?

2. Which two Scottish bands had a number one hit single in the US Hot 100 charts during the 1970s?

3. In which capital city is the tallest freestanding structure in Europe?

4. The name of which soup translated means "to boil" and "to simmer"?

5. The names of which two national airlines translated both mean "air fleet"?

6. A 2011 number one hit song in the US (number 3 in the UK) and a 1982 film that won four Oscars.

7. The Crysknife is made from the tooth of a dead what?

8. Who received a posthumous Tony award in 1983 for his contribution to the musical Cats?

9. In MASH, what was Major Charles Winchester the III's middle name?

10. The Tex Mex name for which meat dish means "little strips" or "little belts" of meat?

11. After the Beatles song Yesterday, which Bosa Nova song is believed to be the second most recorded pop song in history?

12. Patty Hearst is perhaps one of the best known examples of which syndrome?

13. Name the films in which actor Tim Roth played each of the following roles?
a. Pumpkin
b. Vincent van Gogh
c. Governor George Wallace
d. Mr. Orange
e. Archibald Cunningham

14. Nuuk excluded, what is the most northerly capital city in the world?

15. Which American music icon has an acoustic guitar named "Trigger"?

16. In literature, which notorious Captain's last words were "Bad form!"?

17. Which popular breakfast dish was the working title for the Beatles song Yesterday?

18. Who played the role of Django in the 1966 spaghetti western 'Django'?

19. Located in Germany, what was the tallest building in the world between the years 1880-1884?

20. What does a riddler (or a remueur) turn for a living?


1. Heaven's Gate

2. Two answers. Bay City Rollers (Saturday Night) and The Average White Band (Pick Up The Pieces)

3. Moscow (Ostankino Tower)

4. Bouillabaisse

5. Two answers.  Aer Lingus and Aeroflot

6. E.T. (Katy Perry)

7. Sandworm (Dune)

8. T S Eliot

9. Emerson

10. Fajitas

11. The Girl From Ipanema

12. Stockholm Syndrome

13. Six answers.
a. Pulp Fiction
b. Vincent and Theo
c. Selma
d. Reservoir Dogs
e. Rob Roy

14. Reykjavik

15. Willie Nelson

16. Capt. Hook

17. Scrambled Eggs

18. Franco Nero

19. Cologne Cathedral

20. Champagne bottles

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