The Globe's Pub Quiz Blog

Started in 2004 the Globe's Pub Quiz is a non-profit pub quiz, benefiting the MS Society of Illinois, through the MS 150 team, mopundow. Quizmaster Dave runs the quiz every Tuesday night from 8-10 in the back room of the Globe Pub, 1934 W Irving Park Road, Chicago. All questions contained herein are property of the quizmaster(s), except where noted, and are not to be used without permission.

Friday, September 16, 2005

Questions from 9/13/05

Here's the questions from the fabu First Anniversary Pub Quiz!

Round 1
Geography of MLB Ballparks
11 points

1) What ball park has the farthest north home plate in the league?

2) How many teams have a ballpark in Missouri?

3) What ballpark has the westernmost home plate in the league?

4) Name the only ballpark where it is possible to hit a home run into the Ohio River.

5) What two teams play in the Mountain Time Zone?

6) What team plays in the southernmost park in the league?

7) Out of the four “cross town classic” cities, which two ballparks are have the shortest driving distance between them? a) Angel/Dodger b) McAfee/SBC Park c) Shea/Yankee d) U.S. Cellular/Wrigley

8) Which league has more teams in California, American or National?

9) How many of the 30 ballparks lie west of the Mississippi River?

10) Which team plays closes to the US-Canadian border?

11) What team plays in the easternmost ballpark in the league?

Round 2
Let’s Make a Deal!
11 points

1. A rerun of what game show was aired and was quickly pulled by TV execs that unfortunately featured a trip to New Orleans as a prize?

2. This "Bewitched" actor was the well known face of "center square" on Hollywood Squares from 1968-1981. Name him.

3. Which dollar amount version of Pyramid did John Davidson host?

4. Who was the corporate sponsor of the rigged 50s game show "Twenty One?"

5. Hot Springs, NM took that name of which game show in honor of its anniversary?

6. Wheel of Torture was a category in the fourth season of Remote Control. Which of
the following was not a torture administered? A. Noogie B. Purple Nurple C. Wedgie D. Wet Willie

7. Which game show featured "Big Bucks and Whammys"?

8. What did a contestant win in the bonus round of "Classic Concentration"?

9. T or F wink Martindale was once the host of "The Newlywed Game"?

10. On the 50s show "You Bet Your life" how much money would a contest win from the duck if the mystery word was said?

11. What caused contestants to lose the bonus round on "Bullseye"?

Round 3
Match Round: Occurrences of the past 12 months



Round 4
Bizarro World
16 points

1) Sobbing Off the 32nd Ceiling
2) Go Suck My Flute

3) Satan’s Unpopular

4) The Bad Patient

5) Sour Avarice

6) The Moonlight Girls

7) Shod Out the Drive

8) The Even Single

Link:

Round 5
DOC- Einstein or Hawking?
9 Points

1. He attended a Catholic Elementary School and took violin lessons.

2. Flat feet and varicose veins which kept him out of the military.

3. His mother was a member of the Communist Party.

4. Issued the following quote: "The main source of the present-day conflicts between the spheres of religion and science lies in the concept of a personal god."

5. He received a doctorate for a thesis entitled "On a new determination of molecular dimensions."

6. His first wife received her doctorate in Medieval Portuguese Literature.

7. He has been known to sleep for 12 hours per night.

8. He was born on the 300th anniversary of Galileo's death.

9. Poor grades forced him to undergo an oral examination to determine whether or not he could enter a PhD program.

Round 6
Picture Round (with link)
18 points


Round 7
General Knowledge
20 points

1) What is the traditional gift for a first wedding anniversary?

2) Who created the game show "Jeopardy" and even wrote the theme song?

3) What baseball stadium is the only one located in a state that does not observe Daylight Saving Time?

4) At the first pub quiz, what was the DOC round? A) quotes from GW Bush or Emperor Palpatine b) Ghostbuster Gods or hockey players c) Rodney Dangerfield quotes from either Back to School or Caddyshack

5) How many Tony Awards has Neil Simon won?

6) Who said “I have noticed even people who claim everything is predestined, and that we can do nothing to change it, look before they cross the road?” a) Einstein b) Hawking c) Miss Cleo

7) Damned Scary is an anagram for what eastern MLB ballpark?

8) What motorcycle company is debuting airbags on motorcycles?

9) Who was the host of Remote Control?

10) Which set of season tickets costs more- sitting in the first row of the 300 level for the Blackhawks or sitting on the glass for the Wolves?

Tiebreaker: How much money did Star Wars Episode III bring in on its first day in theatres?

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