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.

Wednesday, September 07, 2005

Questions from 9/6

Round 1: On this date in history 10 points

1) This patriarch of one of the most mythical political families was born on this date in 1888. Name him.
2) On this date in 1847, this writer moved in with Ralph Waldo Emerson. Who is he?
3) On this date in 1522, one of Ferdinand Magellan’s ships arrived in
Spain, finishing the first circumnavigation of the globe. Was Magellan aboard, what was the name of the ship, and approximately how long did the journey take?
4) In 1976, a Soviet MIG-25 pilot landed his plane and requested asylum to the
United States. Where did he land his plane?
5) On this date in 1901, the president of the
US was shot at the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, NY. Name the president.

6) On this date in 1972, hostages were killed in this European city that was hosting the Olympics. Name the city.

7) Also in 1972, this country’s president Thieu abolished popular elections for hamlet and village officers, citing that many were communists.

8) In 1844, John C Fremont arrived at this western body of water which was eventually included in the first comprehensive map of the
Great Basin

Round 2: Are you ready for some football? 11 points

1. If a player is wearing illegal equipment, how long is the player suspended for?
2. What NFL team received the 1st pick in the 2005 draft? Bonus point: Who did they pick?

3. T or F If a player steps out of bounds and steps back in, he is always penalized 5 yards. 4. What is the name of the trophy awarded to the MVP of the Superbowl?
5. As of 1999, the home team is required to provide how many footballs for game play (not including kicking situations? A. 12 B. 24 C. 36
6. After scoring a touchdown, a receiver rips off his helmet in the end zone and starts to dance. The official nearest him throws a flag for unsportsmanlike conduct. How many yards is the kickoff penalized for
this action? 7. Which official functions as the backup timekeeper?
Frankfurt, Germany fields an NFL Europe team. What is the nickname for this team? A. Galaxy B. Comets C. Thunder
9. Which former NFL player carried the nickname "The Minster of Defense"?
10. According to the NFL Rules, tight ends wear jersey numbers in what 10-number range?

Round 3: Double match- Musicians 20 points

Round 4: Audio Round- Movie quotes 12 points
Because I can't post audio here, we'll skip this one. In the future I'll try to work out a way to post audio here.

Round 5: Dead or Canadian: 20th Century Supreme Court Justice or Rocky Horror Picture Show Character Last Name? 10 points

1) Blackmun

3) Weiss
4) Powell
5) Von Scott
6) Breyer
7) Harlan
8) Hapschatt
9) Majors
10) Frankfurter

Round 6:
Picture Round 13 points

Round 7: General Knowledge 24 points
1) What movie contains the line “Bring us a pitcher of beer every seven minutes until somebody passes out. And then bring one every ten minutes?”
2) How many points is a safety worth in American football?
3) Who played drums for the Doors?
4) T or F: Today was the first day of the Hebrew Calendar in 3761 BC.
5) Who appointed William Rehnquist to his associate justice seat on the Supreme Court?
6) Name the two hosts in Jeopardy! History.
7) What Canadian city is traditionally credited as being the birthplace of hockey? A) Montreal b) Ottawa c) Toronto
8) Malay Codpiece is an anagram for what Steve Guttenberg movie?
9) How long was the voyage of the SS Minnow supposed to be?
10) Name the two streets Marina City lies between.
Tiebreaker: On this date in 1995, Cal Ripken, Jr broke Lou Gehrig’s record of consecutive games. During that streak, he set an unofficial record for consecutive innings played from 6/5/82 to 9/14/87. How many innings did he play in?


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