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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, February 03, 2006

Questions from 1/31/2006

We had a hoppin' crowd Tuesday night, including three new teams and a very sleep-deprived quizmaster. Thanks as always to everyone who came out!

Round 1
In the Year 2525
10 points
Here's how it works: I give you a historical event, you tell me what anniversary will be observed in the year 2525. It's math and history in one round of trivia!

1) Ratification of the 21st amendment (repealing prohibition).

2) Star Wars Episode IV is released in theatres.

3) The death of Guy Fawkes.

4) The Archangiel Gabriel appears to Muhammad.

5) The Viet Cong attack the US Embassy during the Tet Offensive.

6) The Magna Carta was signed.

7) First McDonald’s opens in the USSR.

8) Bill Clinton delivers his first State of the Union Address.

9) The American Civil War ends.

10) The Globe’s Pub Quiz is founded.

Round 2
South of Torry, Utah
11 points

1) Where was the first State of the Union address given?

2) Who was the only president to postpone the address and when?

3) Lenny Skutnicks is a term used by speechwriters to refer to whom?

4) Gale Norton, Sec’y of the Interior, Donald Evans, Sec’y of Commerce, John Ashcroft, Attorney General, and Anthony Principi, Sec’y of Veterans Affairs have all served in what role during G.W. Bush’s SOTU addresses?

5) T or F- Bill Clinton mentioned baseball player Mark McGuire during his 1999 SOTU address.

6) When was the first Opposition Response ? a) 1956 b) 1966 c) 1976

7) During the famous SNL spoof of GHW Bush’s SOTU address after the first Gulf War, who played the always ovationing Dan Quayle?

8) Who introduces the president by name?

9) What president revived the practice of delivering the SOTU address in person, after Thomas Jefferson discontinued it in 1801?

10) Who was the first president to give a SOTU address while being impeached?

Round 3
Double Match- Chinese Zodiac
24 points

Match the animals to their respective years, then to the months of the Chinese year.


Round 4
Bizarro World
16 points

1) Chaste Cat

2) With the Calm

3) Sober Hate

4) Unlucky Daughter

5) Pools Jane Y

6) Bitter Away Wyoming

7) Fix Off Around

8) Standing off Full

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Round 5
Dead or Canadian- Man or Mouse?
10 points
Trivia about either Superman or Mighty Mouse:

1) Had a girlfriend named Mitzi.

2) Developed for 20th Century Fox.

3) Developed for National Comics.

4) The USAF has weapons named after him.

5) Childhood sweetheart was Lana Lang.

6) Was originally created to be a villain.

7) John Woo is directing a feature film featuring him.

8) Debuted before World War II.

9) Was created as a parody of the other.

10) Once battled Norse god Thor.

Round 6
Picture Round
15 points


Round 7
General Knowledge
General Knowledge
20 points

1) For how many days is the Chinese New Year Celebrated?

2) Candlemas is now known as what holiday?

3) Which member of the Miracle on Ice 1980 US Olympic team didn’t play at all in the Olympics?

4) What is the name of the first patented contraceptive pill?

5) What color are the towers of San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge?

6) In the 25 modern Olympics held so far, including the unofficial 1906 Athens games, how many medals has the US won in the Marathon so far? A)6 B)7 C)8 or D)9?

7) What is the world’s largest bird of prey?

8) Spell Punxsutawney.

9) In which sport are Bonspiel and Crampit common terms?

10) What is Superman’s biological father’s name?


Tiebreaker: How far is it from the Globe Pub, to Dave and Jess’s former house at 32 S Wheeler St in St. Paul, MN, in furlongs?

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At 7:35 AM, Blogger The Globe's Pub Quiz said...

Round 1

1) 2525 - 1933 = 592
2) 548
3) 919
4) 1915
5) 557
6) 1310
7) 535
8) 532
9) 660
10) 521

Round 2

1) New York, New York
2) Ronald Reagan in 1986
3) Guests at the addres that the president names and points to.
4) Designated Survivors
5) F- he mentioned Sammy Sosa as a Lenny Skutnick
6) b) 1966
7) Michael J. Fox
8) No one- the SOTU is about the office, not the person holding the office.
9) Woodrow Wilson
10) William Jefferson Clinton

Round 3

1) L II
2) F CC
3) I FF
4) H EE
5) J GG
6) C LL
7) A JJ
8) E BB
9) B KK
10) K HH
11) G DD
12) D AA

Round 4

1) Hound Dog
2) Against the Wind
3) Stoned Love
4) Fortunate Son
5) Sloop John B
6) Sweet Home Alabama
7) Break On Through
8) Running on Empty

Link: Forrest Gump Soundtrack

Round 5

1) Mighty Mouse
2) Mighty Mouse
3) Superman
4) Mighty Mouse
5) Superman
6) Superman
7) Mighty Mouse
8) Superman
9) Mighty Mouse
10) Superman

Round 6

1) Marv Albert
2) Leelee Sobieski
3) Bill Clinton
4) Marilu Henner
5) Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
6) Eleanor Roosevelt
7) Iman
8) Rick DiMaio, FOX 32 weatherman
9) Susanna Hoffs
10) Bobby Fischer
11) Richard Lewis and Morgan Spurlock
12) Lenny Kravitz
13) Paula Zahn
14) Yo-yo Ma

Round 7

1) 15- from the New Moon to the Full Moon
2) Groundhog Day
3) Steve Janiszak
4) Enovid
5) Red, rust, burnt orange- all were accepted
6) d) 9
7) The California Condor
8) PUNXSUTAWNEY
9) Curling
10) Jor-El
Tiebreaker: 3,190.63 furlongs

 

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