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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.

Thursday, September 29, 2005

Questions from 9/20

Round 1
Ma na ma na!
12 points

1) The Muppet Show featured two recurring mini-shows within it, which featured its cast. Name both of them.

2) How did Scooter get his job as the theater’s gopher?

3) Which character has a love of chickens, especially one named Camilla?

4) When comic Steve Martin appeared on the show, he did a sketch with balloon animals. What was strange about his balloon animals?

5) What 2 movies did Jim Henson make in the 1980’s that did not feature any of his regular muppets?

6) In the show’s opening sequence, muppets appear in windows and multiply until the end of the theme song. If you start with two muppets and the number of muppets is squared every second, how many muppets do you have after 5 seconds?

7) Jim Henson’s musically talented character Dr. Teeth was based on which great New Orleans singer and pianist?

8) What was the first line of the Muppet Show theme song?

9) T or F All Muppet Show episodes were taped in London.

10) Who is the bumbling head of Muppet Labs?

Round 2
Lyrical Ladies
12 points

1) What month is mentioned in the Rod Stewart song “Maggie May?”

2) Which song, originally by Van Morrison, was later covered by Patti Smith who included the line “Jesus died for somebody’s sins, but not mine?"

3) In ‘Cockles and Mussels’ a lady wheels a wheelbarrow through streets broad and narrow. Who is she?

4) On Seinfeld, Elaine is dating a man who has a strange obsession with a particular song. In order to compete with his love of this song, she picks a song for them to share. Name the song Elaine chose, and who sings it.

5) The following lines are taken from what ode to the female form?
Ev’rybody knows/That Baby’s got new clothes
But lately I see her ribbons and her bows
Have fallen from her curls.

6) Shawn Colvin mentions this woman in her lyrics that “came home with a mission.” Who is she?

7) Who sang about the Lady D’Arbanville?

8) In the AC/DC song “Whole Lotta Rosie,” what are Rosie’s measurements? A) 42-39-56 b) 38-24-38 c) 46-26-36

9) Aerosmith’s song “My Girl” details the many positive attributes of a certain young lady. Who is she?

10) This woman wears a red dress that’s as old as the hills. The song sung about her is also used by Ohio State as it’s theme song. What is the name of the song?

11) No Doubt’s self-titled first album featured a song about what famous supermodel?

Round 3

Round 4
Round 4
Bizarro World
16 points

1) Cold Falls

2) North Drive

3) The Found Princess

4) Released Retardation

5) Found

6) Hopeful Breadwinners

7) The East Leg

8) Won’t Or Inelegance


Round 5
DOC- Tennis term or Cricket Term?
10 points

1) Double Bagel

2) Nightwatchman

3) Golden Duck

4) Let

5) Ferret

6) Golden Set

7) Maiden

8) French Cut

9) Wing

10) Chinaman

Round 6

I can't find the General Knowledge round. If I happen across it, I'll post it.

Happy quizzing!


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