Pauls Quiz 105

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1. What is the name of the test with ink blots on a piece of paper that annoys so many characters in films?

2. The Canadian Arthur Roy Brown was responsible for the death of which very famous German?

3. What is a Big Mac called in Russia? (Clue, if needed: you all know the Russian word for great or big, first letter B)

4. How many shells were fired by both sides on the battle fields of Europe in World War I? 
    a: 8,000,000 
    b: 80,000,000 
    c: 800,000,000 
    d: 8,000,000,000

5. The eleven most expensive paintings sold at an auction. Name the seven artists in this list.

6. A gold plated album of which musical was left on the moon by Apollo astronauts because it was JFK's favorrite. Name the musical. One word, 7 letters. (Clue, if needed: "each evening from December to December, before you drift to sleep upon your cot, think back on all the tales that you remember of.......) or ( "I want to p?sh the pram a lot")

7. Which of Gandhi's nicknames meant:
    a: great soul and 
    b: father?

8. In literature, who did Kala rescue?

9. Military blunders. Who paid a very high price in loss of lives (who lost) in the following battles? 
    a: Battle of Stirling Bridge 1297 
    b: Battle of Adwana 1896 
    c: Tsushima 1905 
    d: Dieppe 1942 
    e: Dien Bien Phu 1954

10. Who sang "War"  "what is it good for"?


1. Rorschach The Rorschach inkblot test is a method of psychological evaluation. Psychologists use this test to try to examine the personality characteristics and emotional functioning of their patients. The Rorschach is currently the second most commonly used test in forensic assessment, after the MMPI, and is the second most widely used test by members of the Society for Personality Assessment. It has been employed in diagnosing underlying thought disorder and differentiating psychotic from nonpsychotic thinking in cases where the patient is reluctant to openly admit to psychotic thinking.

2. Red Baron Manfred Albrecht Freiherr von Richthofen (May 2, 1892 - April 21, 1918) was a German fighter pilot known as The Red Baron. He was the most successful flying ace of World War I, and was credited with 80 confirmed air combat victories. Von Richthofen was killed just after 11 a.m. on April 21, 1918. He died after being struck by a single .303 bullet, while flying over Morlancourt Ridge, near the Somme River. At the time the Baron had been pursuing (at very low altitude) a Sopwith Camel piloted by a novice Canadian pilot, Lieutenant Wilfrid "Wop" May of No. 209 Squadron, Royal Air Force. In turn, the Baron was spotted and briefly attacked by a Camel piloted by a school friend (and flight Commander) of May, Canadian Captain Arthur "Roy" Brown, who had to dive steeply at very high speed to intervene, and then had to climb steeply to avoid hitting the ground. Richthofen turned to avoid this attack, and then resumed his pursuit of May.

3. Bolshoi Mak

4. c) 800,000,000  If I'm correct, this means it took 100 shells to kill one soldier. "theirs not to reason why, theirs but to do and die"

5. Seven Answers:
    Jackson Pollack, 
    Gustav Klimt, 
    Pablo Picasso, 
    Vincent Van Gogh, 
    Rubens, and 

6. Camelot Camelot is a 1960 musical play by Alan Jay Lerner (book and lyrics) and Frederic Loewe (music). It is based on the King Arthur legend as adapted from the T. H. White novel The Once and Future King. The main conflict of the novel and the play is the affair between Arthur's wife, Guenevere, and his friend, Sir Lancelot. The original production, directed by Moss Hart, ran on Broadway for 873 performances, winning four Tony Awards and spawning several revivals, foreign productions and a film version.

7. Two Answers:    
    a: Mahatma Mahatma is Sanskrit for "Great Soul"; it is similar in usage to the modern christian term saint. This epithet is commonly applied to prominent people like Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi and Jyotirao Phule. Many sources, such as Dutta and Robinson's Rabindranath Tagore: An Anthology, state that Rabindranath Tagore first accorded Gandhi this title. [1] Others state that the title "Mahatma" was first accorded to Gandhi on January 21, 1915 by Nautamlal Bhagavanji Mehta at Kamribai School in Jetpur, India.  
    b: Bapu Bapu is a Hindi word for "father." In India, he is recognized as the Father of the Nation and October 2nd, his birthday, is commemorated each year as Gandhi Jayanti, a national holiday. On 15 June 2007, the United Nations General Assembly unanimously adopted a resolution declaring October 2 to be the "International Day of Non-Violence."

8. Tarzan Kala is a fictional ape character in Edgar Rice Burroughs's original Tarzan novel, Tarzan of the Apes, and in the Walt Disney-produced animated movie Tarzan based on it. In the novel, Kala is a female in band of Great Apes, a fictional species intermediate between real life chimpanzees and gorillas. She saves the infant Tarzan from the murderous fury of Kerchak, the mad leader of the ape band, after the latter kills Tarzan's human father. Kala goes on to rear the human baby as her own while protecting him against Kerchak and her own mate, Tublat. After Tarzan reaches adulthood, Kala is killed by a native African hunter, who is afterward killed by Tarzan in revenge.

9. Five Answers
    a: The English 
    b: The Italians 
    c: The Russians 
    d: The Allies (or better said Canadian cannon fodder) 
    e: The French

10. Edwin Starr Edwin Starr (January 21, 1942 ? April 2, 2003) was an American soul music singer. Born Charles Edwin Hatcher in Nashville, Tennessee, Starr is most famous for his Norman Whitfield produced Motown singles of the 1970s, most notably the number one hit "War". Starr remained a hero on England's Northern Soul circuit - and also in Germany, where his energy and dedication to delivering a quality performance were greatly appreciated. He was affectionately renowned to be "The nicest man in Showbiz." Edwin Starr died of a heart attack at the age of 61 in his home in Beeston near Nottingham.


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