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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, November 02, 2005

Questions from 11/1/2005

We had a great crowd last night. Thanks to everyone for coming out!

Round 1
11 points

1) What is the capital of Brazil?

2) Name the two South American countries Brazil does NOT share a border with.
3) The country of Brazil consists of how many states? A) 6 b) 16 c) 26

4) Who directed the 1985 movie Brazil?

5) What is Brazil’s internet country code?

6) Which city is farther east, Rio de Janiero or Reykjavik, Iceland?

7) Brazil won its independence from Portugal in what decade of the 1800’s?

8) Which country is larger, Brazil or Canada?

9) What is the name of Brazilian currency?

10) What is the name of the hill where the statue of Christ stands in Rio?

Round 2
In the Year 2525
10 points

How it works: First, figure out what year these event occurred, then figure out what anniversary will be observed in the year 2525, so if I say US Declaration of Independence is signed, you respond with 2525-1776, or 749.

1) White Sox defeat Cubs in the World Series

2) The UN is established

3) Anne Boleyn is beheaded

4) JFK is shot in Dallas, TX

5) Back to the Future is released

6) Chicago Bears win the Superbowl

7) Cheers debuts on TV

8) The City Charter for Chicago is granted

9) The Battle of Trafalgar

10) Abraham Lincoln is shot in Ford’s Theatre

Round 3
Match: Get Yer Art On
13 points

Round 4
Bizarro World
16 points

1) Satan Forgets You’re Bad

2) Serious Girl Orange

3) Yes KAOS

4) You Aren’t Sated Women

5) King Praise

6) Little Sister

7) Conformist Conformist

8) Old Soviets


Round 5
DOC- Sith or Jedi?
10 Points

1) Pablo-Jill

2) Sidious

3) Anakin Skywalker

4) Jacin Solo

5) Maul

6) Dooku

7) Zannah

8) Uthar Wynn

9) Tyrannus

10) Qui-Gon Jinn

Round 6
Picture Round
14 points

Round 7
General Knowledge
26 points

1) CBS correspondent John Roberts apologized Monday for referring to what as “sloppy seconds?”

2) Stanley Burrell’s publishing catalog was recently put up for sale, due to his 1996 bankruptcy filing. By what name do we know Stanley Burrell?

3) How many days does the Indian Diwali festival last?

4) Which Star Trek original series actor outed himself last week?

5) Which NHL team has the best record as of this morning?

6) What two Canadian provinces does Alaska border on?

7) Put these presidents in order of their terms, from oldest to most recent: Millard Fillmore, James Monroe, John Tyler.

8) The holiday Dia de los Muertos originated in what country?

9) The United States detonated the world’s first thermonuclear weapon on this date in what year? A) 1946 b) 1948 c) 1950 d) 1952

10) How many years before the first thermonuclear bomb was detonated did Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel open? a) 240 b) 340 c) 440

Tiebreaker: What is the population of Brazil, according to the CIA Website?


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