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.

Thursday, January 19, 2006

Questions from 1/17

We had a light but fun crowd this week, and a record high score from the following rounds:

Round 1
Early Morning, 4/4
11 points

1) In what southern city was Martin Luther King, Jr. born?

2) What year was King’s birthday designated a holiday?

3) What year was King’s birthday observed for the first time in all 50 states?
4) The U2 song, Pride (In the Name of Love) is on which album?

5) What university did Dr. King receive his Ph. D from?

6) How long did the Montgomery Bus Boycott last? A) 281 days b) 381 days c) 481 days

7) King’s 1959 trip to what country helped him further his understanding of what?

8) 8 days after the first MLK, Jr. day was observed, what historical event occurred?

9) James Earl Ray, the man who confessed to the assassination of King, was captured two months later in London, trying to use a fake passport from what country?

10) What year did King win the Nobel Prize?

Round 2
In the Navy
11 points

1) Popeye the Sailor Man debuted on this date in what year, and in what cartoon strip?

2) Who portrayed Popeye in the 1980 live-action movie?

3) On which arm does Popeye have an anchor tattooed?

4) What is Popeye’s father’s name?

5) Which of these video game companies developed a Popeye video game? A) Atari b) Nintendo c) Intellivision

6) What is Olive Oyl’s brother’s name?

7) Where is the so-called spinach capital of the world, which erected a Popeye statue in 1937? A) Albuquerque, NM b) Chester, IL c) Crystal City, TX

8) Name one of Popeye’s four identical nephews.

9) T or f: Popeye’s Chicken is named after Popeye the Sailor Man.

10) Which Popeye character’s first name is J. Wellington?

Round 3
Match the cities on the left with the driving distances, in km, from Chicago.

Round 4
Bizarro World
16 points

1) Happy Student

2) Big USSR

3) You Doubt

4) Rats You Puppy

5) Over the Green

6) The Lamb Wakes Today

7) Nobody Heals

8) Sit


Round 5
Dead or Canadian- North or South side ward?
10 points

1) 3

2) 11

3) 41

4) 23

5) 47

6) 34

7) 18

8) 32

9) 50

10) 16

Round 6
Picture Round
16 points

Round 7
General Knowledge
24 points

1) How long was Steve Martin a member of the SNL cast?

2) Name 3 of the original 6 Village People characters.

3) What was the name of the gunfighter on Have Gun- Will Travel?

4) Terry O’Neill had a heart attack this weekend when what running back for what team fumbled the ball?

5) In 1987, Popeye returned to the airwaves in a new show called Popeye and Son on which network?

6) NASA is sending a probe called New Horizons to what planet?

7) What famous opera was the inspiration for the Broadway musical “Rent?”

8) What Alfred Hitchcock movie, starring Laurence Olivier, was an adaptation of a Daphne du Maurier novel?

9) What was pianist Frederick Chopin’s nationality?

10) Which goalie is leading the league in Goals Against Average? a) Ed Belfour, TOR b) Dominique Hasek, OTT, c) Manny Fernandez, MIN

Tiebreaker: What is the driving distance in kilometers, from the Globe Pub to Dave’s old apartment in Brooklyn, NY?

Answers are in comments!


At 8:54 AM, Blogger The Globe's Pub Quiz said...

Round 1
1) Atlanta, GA
2) 1983
3) 1993
4) Unforgettable Fire
5) Boston University
6) b- 381 days
7) India, nonviolent persuasion
8) Challenger Explosion
9) Canada
10) 1964

Round 2
1) 1929, Timble Theatre
2) Robin Williams
3) Both
4) Poopdeck Pappy
5) b- Nintendo
6) Castor Oyl
7) c- Crystal City, TX
8) Pip-eye, Pup-Eye, Poop-Eye or Peep-Eye
9) F- Popeye's is named after a character in the French Connection
10) Wimpy

Round 3

1) G
2) B
3) D
4) E
5) A
6) H
7) F
8) I
9) J
10) H
11) B
12) C

Round 4
1) Sad Professor
2) Little America
3) I Believe
4) Star Me Kitten
5) Underneath the Bunker
6) The Lion Sleeps Tonight or The Sidewinder Sleeps Tonight
7) Everybody Hurts
8) Stand

Link: REM Songs

Round 5
1) South
2) South
3) North
4) South
5) North
6) South
7) South
8) North
9) North
10) South

Round 6

1) Sandra Day O'Connor
2) Admiral Akbar or Tim Rose
3) George Halas
4) Idi Amin
5) Apollo Ono
6) Tony Danza
7) l) Mike Mills c) Peter Buck r) Michael Stip
8) Ho Chi Minh
9) J. Wellington Wimpy
10) Luther Perkins
11) Jesse Jackson
12) Antonio Banderas
13) Larry Flynt
14) Joely Richardson

Round 7

1) Never
2) Biker, construction worker, cop, cowboy, Native American, soldier
3) Paladin
4) Pittsburg Steelers
5) CBS
6) Pluto
7) La Boheme
8) Rebecca
9) Polish
10) c- Manny Fernandez
Tiebreaker: 1284.94 km


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