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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 16, 2005

Questions from 11/15

Round 1
Chicago Mayors
12 points

1) Who was the first mayor of the City of Chicago?

2) Including acting and interim, how many men have been Mayor?

3) David Duvall Orr has the shortest term in office as mayor, as interim mayor after the death of Harold Washington. How long was his term?

4) Two Chicago mayors have been assassinated in office. Name them.

5) Joseph E. Medill was the first mayor to… a) have a street named after him b) be born in a foreign country c) die in office

6) This mayor was supported by Al Capone, held a debate between himself and two rats, and vowed to punch King George V of England in the nose, if they ever met. He was also the last Republican mayor to date. Name him.

7) Chicago’s second mayor, Buckner Stith Morris was arrested in 1864 for aiding an attempt to free prisoners of war by which side of the Civil War?

8) This mayor tried to fight crime by temporarily moving into the Cabrini-Green neighborhood.

9) What is Richard M. Daley’s middle name?

10) Who was the first mayor born in the city of Chicago? (HINT: his father was also mayor)

11) Which mayor held the office for the greatest amount of time?

Round 2
…from the Chippewa on down…
11 points

1) What lake did the Edmund Fitzgerald sink in?

2) What was the Edmund Fitzgerald carrying when it sank?

3) Which one of the following was NOT a captain of the Edmund Fitzgerald? Arthur M. Anderson, Ernest McSorley, Peter Pulcer,

4) How many men died when the ship sank?

5) Who wrote the song the Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald, and what year was it released?

6) Who was the Edmund Fitzgerald named after?

7) What year was the bell of the Edmund Fitzgerald raised and restored?

8) What was the highest position of the song TWOTEF on the Billboard charts?
9) Is it legal to dive to the Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald?

10) What does Gitche Gumee mean?

Round 3

Round 4
Bizarro World
16 points

1) The Adult’s Retreat

2) A Woman with a Town

3) Benchwarmer Forte

4) The Wallflowers of Mortal

5) Dog’s Grave

6) Humorless

7) Father Day

8) Dinner of Losers


Round 5
DOC- Whitesnake or White Lion?
10 pionts

1) Blindman

2) Wait

3) Blue Monday

4) Here I Go Again

5) Goldie’s Place

6) Slip of the Tongue

7) When the Children Cry

8) We Wish You Well

9) All Join Our Hands

10) Sweet Little Loving

Round 6

Round 7
General Knowledge
24 points

1) The March to the Sea was begun on this date in 1864 by what Union General?

2) What restaurant chain, for the second time in two months, was the target of terrorist activity in Karachi, Pakistan, this morning?

3) Who won the Hockey Hall of Fame’s Legends Game on November 7, 2005, Canada or Russia?

4) T or F: The Mickey Finn was invented by a Chicago tavern owner.

5) What city was Kurt Vonnegut held in while a prisoner of war in World War II?

6) Move over, Oscar Meyer, this rapper is debuting his own hot dog brand.

7) What is the capital of Australia?

8) Other than Jane Byrne, who did Harold Washington defeat in the 1983 Mayoral Primary?

9) Name the four housemates on the 80’s British Comedy Series The Young Ones.

Tiebreaker: How much cargo was the Edmund Fitzgerald carrying when it sank?


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