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, December 14, 2005

Questions from 12/13

We had a great crowd last night, thanks again to everyone who came out.

Round 1
Tora! Tora! Tora!
11 points

1) What Genus are tigers in?

2) What are the two terms for a group of tigers?

3) How many subspecies of tigers are there (i.e. Siberian, South China, etc)? a) 3 b) 6 c) 9 d) 12

4) According to Asian medicine, what part of the tiger, when kept as a charm, will protect you from bullets?

5) What city’s summer Olympic games had a tiger for a mascot?

6) Are tigers good swimmers?

7) The 2002 Man-Booker award went to Yann Martel for a book about an Indian boy castaway with a Benegal Tiger. What was the name of the novel?

8) What kind of tiger attacked Roy Horn?

9) Big cats can either purr or roar. Which can a tiger do?

10) A male tiger mated with a female lion creates what creature?

Round 2
Torah! Torah! Torah!
11 points

1) What does the Hebrew word Torah translate to in English?

2) Who is the author of “The Chosen?”

3) According to rabbinic tradition, how many commandments are in the Torah? A) 10 b) 61 c) 613

4) T or f: Major League Baseball’s first designated hitter was Jewish.
5) How many candles are held by a Chanukah menorah?

6) In a Jewish Synagogue, what does an Aron Kodesh do?

7) How old was Moses when he died?

8) T or F David Soul, better known as Hutch, had his first movie role in Fiddler on the Roof.

9) Name 3 of the 4 letters on a dreidel.

Round 3
Match- Richard Pryor Movie Quotes

Round 4
Bizarro World
16 Points

1) Mortal

2) Forget

3) Father

4) Lent Emit

5) Fake Hate

6) You None Dull Off

7) Take War Many Plan

8) Leave Separately


Round 5
Dead or Canadian
Homer Simpson or Peter Griffin
10 points

1) Went by the name Kichwa-Tembo until his father-in-law paid him reparations for being a descendant of slaves.

2) Went undercover at his child’s school with the pseudonym Lando.

3) Thought he went blind after eating 64 slices of American cheese.

4) Regained his sight after a dead hobo donated his eyes to him.

5) e-mail address is

6) Worked in a toy factory.

7) Has two illegitimate half-siblings.

8) Lost his fishing boat in Pelican’s Reef.

9) Joined the Naval Reserve.

10) His brain is cushioned by an extra-thick membrane, a syndrome named after him.

Round 6
Picture Round
16 points

Round 7
General Knowledge
24 points

1) T or F: Weatherman Willard Scott was the first Ronald McDonald.

2) In the movie The Final Countdown, what aircraft carrier mysteriously travels through time to the attack on Pearl Harbor?

3) Name three of the five books in the Torah.

4) Mixing the brain of a tiger with oil and rubbing the mixture on your body is said to be a cure for what?

5) On the Simpsons, the character Jeff Albertson is better known as who?

6) The operation which captured Saddam Hussein on this date in 2003 was named after what 1980’s movie?

7) What is the capital of Bermuda?

8) On Family Guy, what is the name of the town the Griffins live in?

9) What was John Lennon’s first wife’s first name?

10) Richard Pryor created which character in Blazing Saddles? A) Bart b) Mongo c) Waco Kid

Tiebreaker: What was the attendance at the Chicago Blackhawks 2005 home opener on October 5, 2005?


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