Pauls Quiz 71

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1. All the men who win the Wimbeldon singles title receive an honorary membership. There was one exception. Who was it? 
    Clue if necessary: "it was on the line.. you son of a b****"

2. In which capital city would you literally be living in peace? Two words

3. What was the most expensive and powerful car in the early 1930s? Ten letters

4. The following words are from which 1960s hit song? 
    "You're always window shopping but never stopping to buy"

5. Name the animal that is missing in the following band names:
    a: Country Joe and the .... 
    b: Bonzo... doo da band 
    c: 3... night 
    d: The ........ from Mars

6. Place the following animals in descending order, starting with the animal that was responsible for the most amounts of human deaths: 
     Birds, Mosquitoes, Bears,  Elephants

7. Ossetra and sevruga are both examples of what?

8. The name of which common clothing material with five letters stems from the name of a French city ?

9. What could be altered on the playing field in the old colleseum in Rome that as far as I know, cannot be done in any modern stadium ?

10. Which two countries have the highest density of people per square kilometre?


1. John McEnroe. John Patrick McEnroe, Jr. (born February 16, 1959 in Wiesbaden, Germany) is a former World No. 1 professional tennis player from the United States. Scott Riley, writing for The Sports Network, recognized him as one of the greatest tennis players of all time. During his career, he won seven Grand Slam singles titles ? three at Wimbledon and four at the U.S. Open. He also won nine Grand Slam men's doubles titles and one Grand Slam mixed doubles title. He is remembered for his shot-making artistry and supreme volleying; for his matches against Bj?rn Borg; for his fiery on-court temperament, which frequently landed him in trouble with umpires and tennis authorities; and for the catchphrase "You cannot be serious!" directed toward an umpire during a match at Wimbledon in 1981. He was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 1999.

2. La Paz, Bolivia

3. Duesenberg

4. Georgie girl

5. Four Answers;
    a: fish 
    b: dog 
    c: dog 
    d: spiders

6. Mosquitoes, Ducks (Spanish Flu), Elephants, Bears

7. Caviar. Ossetra (Osetra or Asetra) caviar comes from the Ossetra sturgeon (Acipenser gueldenstaedtii), weighing 50-400 pounds, and which can live up to 50 years. Ossetra caviar color ranges from warm brown to green-gray to dark blue to jet black or even albino or white. Ossetra caviar is said to have a nutty flavour and so is prized as an ?lite caviar.

Sevruga is one of the highest priced varieties of caviar, eclipsed in cost only by the Beluga and Ossetra varieties. It is harvested from the Sevruga sturgeon native to the Caspian Sea, and may be distinguished from its more expensive cousins by the size of the eggs, which are generally smaller.

8. Denim - From serge de Nimes

9. It could be flooded for mock sea battles

10. Monaco and Singapore


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