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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.

Wednesday, October 12, 2005

Questions from the big birthday edition of pub quiz

Questions from 10/4:
Round 1:
13 points

1) What is the reciprocal of 1/8?

2) What is the square root of pi squared?

3) 1, 2, 6, 21, 88… What comes next?

4) What is 32 in binary?

5) Dave turns 32 today ands he was born in 1973. Dave’s grandfather was born in 1932, how many years old will Dave’s grandfather be?

6) Name all the prime numbers that end in the word “teen” and are less than 100.

7) Brian is eating a bag of Skittles. In the bag there are 5 red, 2 green, and 4 purple Skittles. What is the probability that Brian will pick a red Skittle, eat it, and then pick a green Skittle?

8) How many inches in a mile?

9) What is the Quadratic equation?

10) How many sides does a dodecahedron have?

11) In what Old Testament book of the Bible is Pi roughly calculated?

Round 2:
12 points

1) Who said “every man knows he is a sissy compared to Johnny Cash?” a) Bono b) Bill Clinton c) Waylon Jennings d) Joquin Phoenix

2) In Murder in Coweta County, Johnny Cash and Andy Griffith played opposite each other in a story about a George murder case. Who played the bad guy?

3) Where was Johnny Cash born?

4) According to the song Man in Black, how long would Johnny continue to wear black?

5) What is Johnny Cash’s birthday and given name?

6) What branch of the armed forces did Johnny Cash serve in?

7) What song was written by June Carter and Merle Kilgore, then performed by Johnny Cash, who added a trumpet to the song after being inspired by a dream?

8) Which network aired The Johnny Cash Show?

9) Name two of the other three members of the Highwaymen.

10) Which Johnny Cash song was featured on Beavis and Butthead? A) Delia’s Gone b) Hurt c) The Mercy Seat d) One

11) T or f: Johnny Cash served time in Folsom Prison.

Round 3: Match Round- Events of October 4th

Round 4:
Bizarro World
16 points

1) Winter Throw

2) Short Here

3) The Fake

4) Borrow Away

5) Shame of the Rebels

6) Hypothermia Catch

7) Bear Raleigh

8) Demons Out the Infield


Round 5:
DOC- Older or Younger?
10 points

On this one, determine whether or not I am older or younger than the person mentioned. So, if I say Abraham Lincoln, I am most definitely younger than him, so the answer is YOUNGER.

1) Monika Lewinsky

2) Ichiro Suzuki

3) Alecia Moore aka P!nk

4) Kevin Smith

5) Courtney Love

6) Nomar Garciaparra

7) Monica Seles

8) Adam Sandler

9) Sean Lennon

10) Shannen Doherty

Round 6:
Picture Round- what if everyone had Dave's haircut?

Round 7:
General Knowledge
24 points

1) T or F: Game show host Bob Barker has a black belt in karate.

2) This movie was the first movie based on Saturday Night Live characters, which Dave watches every year on his birthday.

3) What did Alfred Nobel invent?

4) How many of hockey’s famous Hanson brothers are actually brothers?

5) Spell sclerosis. S-C-L-E-R-O-S-I-S (Spelling questions don't translate to internet well. Sorry about that)

6) La Cenicienta is being released on DVD today. What is it’s English title?

7) Who is credited with inventing Calculus?

8) Name the three people who have hosted SNL more than 10 times.

9) In the song A Boy Named Sue, how old was Sue when his daddy left home?

10) Name two of the three countries Chile has a land border with.

Tiebreaker: What year was Dave born (express your answer in the corresponding Jewish calendar year)?

We had a record-breaking crowd for my birthday, 60 people sat and were tortured by our questions. We were so happy to see everyone! Thanks for coming!


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