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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, December 28, 2005

Questions from last night's huge quiz

I had a surprisingly huge crowd last night- 56 quizzers taking a pretty hard quiz. As a reminder, there will not be a quiz next Tuesday, January 3rd. We'll be back on January 10th!

Let's review the questions:

Round 1
Boxing Day Leftovers
11 points

1) What year was the Foreman-Ali “Rumble in the Jungle” bout?

2) There are 4 basic punches in boxing. Name 2 of them.

3) What country is credited as being the birthplace of modern boxing? A) Great Britain b) Ireland c) US

4) How many men’s weight classes are used by the World Boxing Organization?

5) Oscar De La Hoya owns what clothing line?

6) Day of the Fight was a 1951 short subject film which was the directorial debut of what famous director?

7) What weight class would Quizmaster Dave box in? a) lightweight b) middleweight c)Heavyweight

8) Who’s ear did Mike Tyson bite a piece off of?

9) When did boxing debut as an Olympic sport?

10) Where is the International Boxing Hall of Fame? a) Brooklyn, NY b) Canastota, NY c) London d) Belfast

Round 2
All is Quiet…
10 points

1) If you are born are New Years Day, what is your sign?

2) Which U2 album featured the song New Year’s Day?

3) Hogmanay is the New Year’s celebration in what country?

4) NAFTA came into effect on New Year’s Day in what year?

5) This author's most famous work featured the character Holden Caulfield.

6) What country celebrates their independence from France on New Year’s Day?

7) The Euro was introduced on New Year’s Day in what year?

8) This state moved its capital on New Year’s Day, 1797.

9) Who wrote the protest song, “Kiss My Ass?”

10) The city of London was incorporated on this date in 1855. Where is London located? A) England b) Kentucky c) Ohio d) Ontario

Round 3
Match Round- Keys
14 points

Match the keyboard keys on the left with the characters on the right which are created by hitting the shift key and the key on the left.


Round 4
Bizarro World
16 points

1) Always

2) You’re Expensive

3) Gnab My Heels

4) Nobody’s Ears

5) Unfree

6) Unexpecting From a Boy Unlike Me

7) Numbs False Bad

8) Releasing In From a Villian

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Round 5
Dead or Canadian
Quotes from either Fast Times at Ridgemont High or Better Off Dead
10 points

1) Which is better, speaking no English at all, or speaking H oward Cosell?

2) This is U.S. History, I see the globe right there.

3) Now, it’s a real shame when folks be throwin’ away a perfectly good white boy like that.

4) I've been going to this high school for seven and a half years. I'm no dummy. I know high school girls.

5) When it comes down to making out, whenever possible, put on side one of Led Zeppelin IV.

6) Make up your mind, dude, is he gonna shit or is he gonna kill us?

7) What, that you're a Dodgers fan?

8) I'm real sorry your mom blew up.

9) Dad says you're gonna be late again you butthole!

10) He keeps putting his testicles all over me.

Round 6
Picture Round
15 points


Round 7
General Knowledge
24 points

1) The Feast of the Circumcision is a holy day in what religion?

2) Ontario shares a land border with 3 US States. Name them.

3) Former relief pitcher Jeff Reardon was arrested for robbing what?

4) The movies Angoroj (64) and Incubus (65) have what in common?

5) Kwanza is the currency of what country? A) Angola b) Ethiopia c) Sudan

6) What kind of fruit is a hanepoot*?

7) What is Frank Sinatra’s middle name*?

8) How many U.S. States have a town named Simpson? A) 1 b) 2 c) 3 d) 4

9) What was Vincent Schiavelli’s character name in Fast Times at Ridgemont High?
10) Who won the first Rose Bowl game?

11) In the Simpsons episode where Bart and Lisa are on opposing hockey teams, which Simpson won the game?

Tiebreaker: What is the total combined score of all Rose Bowl games?

*Taken from the Amazing 10,000 Quiz Challenge Book

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