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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.

Friday, January 27, 2006

Questions from 1/24

Great crowd on Tuesday. We had neck-and-neck scores pretty much the entire night!

The questions:
Round 1
Big Mac Attack
11 points

1) Who are the two founders of Apple Computer, developers of the Macintosh?

2) Macintosh didn’t introduce a server until what year?

3) T or F: the Apple Macintosh is named after the McIntosh apple.

4) Who starred in the famous 1984 commercial? A) Anya Major b) Brigitte Nielsen c) Loretta Swit

5) During what Super Bowl was the ad aired?

6) How much ROM did the first Mac have?

7) What cartoon strip spoofed the Macintosh with the “Banana Junior” line of computers?

8) What does GUI stand for?

9) The current Mac OS version is codenamed Tiger. What is the next OS known as?

10) Name the engineer who originally started the Macintosh project.

Round 2
The Thompsons
13 points

1. En route to the Simpsons’ Witness Relocation Home, where does Sideshow Bob hide?

2. From what musical does the Simpson family sing while driving to their new home?

3. What are the tattoos on Sideshow Bob’s hands/fingers? (specific spelling)

4. For which crime is Sideshow Bob paroled in this episode?

5. Who voices the character of Sideshow Bob?

6. In which season of the Simpsons did this episode air?

7. From what musical does Bart have Sideshow Bob sing to buy him time on the boat?

8. What kind of animal did Moe have hiding behind his bar?

9. This Simpson’s episode is a spoof of a remake. The remake starred Robert De Niro. Who played his character in the original?

10. What year were the original Cape Fear and the remake released?

11. Who directed the remake?

Round 3
Match round- 1960's best picture movies

Round 4
Bizarro World
16 points

1) Hell

2) Sad Night

3) Radio Woman

4) Without Your Hate

5) Go Down Early

6) Boyfriend Isn’t Worse

7) Or He Wasn’t

8) Tame Tame Death


Round 5:
Dead Or Canadian – Kama Sutra or Yoga positions
10 points

1. Dog and Cat

2. Joyful Baby

3. The Moving Windmill

4. The Turtle

5. Threading the Needle

6. The Amazon

7. The Hammock

8. Lord Vishnu’s Couch

9. Climbing a Tree

10. Half Lotus Bending Forward

Round 6
16 points

Round 7
General Knowledge
24 points

1) Canadian Prime Minister conceded defeat to a challenger from what party?

2) This American composer and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member has an asteroid, a gene, a goby fish, a jellyfish, a mollusk and a spider all named after him. Who is it?

3) What was the original name of the city of St. Petersburg?

4) What was the title of the Talking Heads’ first album?

5) What does INRI stand for?

6) When did Mario Lemieux retire from hockey for the first time?

7) What is Sideshow Bob’s brother’s first name?

8) Who said “those who would sacrifice liberty for security deserve neither?
9) How large is the Mona Lisa in inches?
A) 18.5 by 23.5 b) 28 by 47 c) 37 by 50

10) What movie was tops in box office receipts last weekend?

Tiebreaker: What was a Macintosh computer’s retail price on January 24, 1984?


At 10:35 AM, Blogger The Globe's Pub Quiz said...

Round 1

1) Steve Jobs & Steve Wozniak
2) 2002
3) T
4) a) Anya Major
6) 128 K
7) Bloom County
8) Graphical User Interface
9) Leopard
10) Jef Raskin

Round 2

1) Under their car
2) The Mikado
3) LUV and HAT, with a bar over the A.
4) Attempted murder of Selma Bouvier
5) Kelsey Grammer
6) 5th
7) HMS Pinnafore
8) pandas
9) Robert Mitchum
10) 1962 & 1991
11) Martin Scorcese

Round 3

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

Round 4

1) Heaven
2) Happy Day
3) Television Man
4) With Our Love
5) Stay Up Late
6) Girlfriend is Better
7) And She Was
8) Wild Wild Life
Link: Talking Heads songs

Round 5

1) Yoga
2) Yoga
3) Kama Sutra
4) Kama Sutra
5) Yoga
6) Kama Sutra
7) Kama Sutra
8) Yoga
9) Kama Sutra
10) Yoga

Round 6

1) Bryan Adams
2) Eliza Dushku
3) Eric Idle
4) Brigitte Nielsen
5) Cliff Richards
6) Britney Spears & Madonna Ciccone
7) Bart Simpson & "Sideshow" Bob Terwilliger
8) Lanny MacDonald
9) David Crosby
10) Cecil B. DeMille
11) David Hyde Pierce
12) Sarah Silverman
13) Whiteney Houston
14) Mickey Spillane

Round 7

1) Conservative
2) Frank Zappa
3) Petrograd
4) Talking Heads: 77
5) Iesus Nazarenus Rex Iudaeorum
6) 1997
7) Cecil
8) Ben Franklin
9) a) 18.5 by 23.5
10) Underworld: Evolution
Tiebreaker: $2,495


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