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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 17, 2006

Questions from the VD edition of pub quiz.

No. I didn't write questions about VD or Valentine's Day or any romantic crap like that. Here's what I did write:

Round 1:
In The Beginning
11 Points

1) In the Italian Flag, what does the color red represent?

2) How old is the oldest athlete representing a country?

3) How many athletes are representing Mexico in these Winter Olympics? a) 0 b) 2 c) 4 d) 6

4) Who was the final carrier of the torch in the opening ceremony and in what sport does this athlete participate?

5) Who performed John Lennon’s “Imagine” in the Opening Ceremonies?

6) Luciano Pavarotti performed “Nessun Dorma” as the final piece of the Opening Ceremony. From which opera does is this piece taken?

7) The Biathalon consists of two parts – Cross Country Skiing and what?

8) Where will the 2010 Winter Olympics be held?

9) Who won the first gold medal for the US in this year’s Winter Olympics?

10) Who is captain of the US Men’s Hockey Team?

Round 2
Like déjà vu all over again, Dick.
11 points

1) Harry Whittington and Dick Cheney were hunting what animal when the VP shot his friend in the face?

2) When was the Burr-Hamilton duel?

3) Hamilton is said to have accepted Burr’s challenge because he had been disgraced by his role in a sexual affair with what woman?

4) Where was the duel held?

5) Who shot first, Burr or Hamilton?

6) After the duel, Burr was charged with murder by what two states?

7) Both Hamilton and Burr shared what rank in the American Army? A) Captain b) Major c) Lt. Colonel d) Colonel

8) Aaron Burr was eventually fled to Europe after being accused of what crime?

9) What bank owns the guns used in the duel?

10) One of the causes of the duel is that Hamilton worked to prevent Burr from winning the office of the President as well as governor of what state?

Round 3
Match Round- Asian Capitals
13 points

Round 4
Bizarro World (song titles)
16 points

1) Do

2) High

3) Clean

4) Mr. Dependent

5) Stand Home

6) You Love Yourself For Finding Me

7) After My Hate

8) Ungrateful


Round 5
DOC – Back or Brokeback?
10 points

1) Ever notice how a woman’ll powder her nose before a party starts and then powder it again when the party’s over? Why powder your nose just to go home to bed?

2) When this baby hits 88 miles per hour, you’re going to see some serious shit!

3) My density has popped me to you.

4) This is a bitch of an unsatisfactory situation.

5) One rejection isn’t the end of the world.

6) I can’t give you a tab unless you order something.

7) He wouldn’t listen to me if he was going deaf tomorrow.

8) I wish I could quit you.

9) Look, there’s a rhythmic ceremonial ritual coming up!

10) He’s an idiot. Comes from upbringing. His parents are probably idiots too.

Round 6
15 points

Round 7
General Knowledge
24 points

1) T or F One of the signers of the Declaration of Independence was named Button.

2) The St. Valentine’s Day Massacre took place in what Chicago neighborhood?

3) Ruben Studdard won which season of American Idol?

4) What is the only U.S. State to never produce a Winter Olympic athlete?

5) Besides Illinois and Wisconsin, what other two states celebrate Sweetest Day?

6) What is Dick Cheney’s middle name?
A) Bruce b) Robert c) William

7) What are the two main character’s names in Brokeback Mountain?

8) This country music legend’s concert rider called for 1 gallon of coffee in his dressing room. Name him.

9) How many books are there in the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy series?

10) Khatmandu is the capital of what Asian country?

Tiebreaker: What is the driving distance from the Globe Pub to Armstrong, TX?


At 7:58 AM, Blogger The Globe's Pub Quiz said...

Round 1

1) charity
2) 52
3) 0
4) Stefania Belmundo- Cross country skiing
5) Peter Gabriel
6) Turandot
7) target shooting
8) Vancouver
9) Chad Hedrick
10) Chris Chelios

Round 2

1) Bobwhite Quail
2) July 11, 1804
3) Maria Reynolds
4) Weehawken, NJ
5) Hamilton, who was rumored to have missed intentionally
6) New York and New Jersey
7) c) Lt. Colonel
8) Treason
9) Chase
10) New York

Round 3

1) K
2) E
3) N
4) M
5) L
6) C
7) I
8) A
9) H
10) D
11) F
12) B
13) G

Round 4

1) Do
2) Low
3) Addicted
4) Miss Independent
5) Walk Away
6) I Hate Myself for Losing You
7) Before Your Love
8) Thankful

Link: Kelly Clarkson Songs

Round 5

1) Brokeback Mountain
2) Back to the Future
3) Back to the Future
4) Brokeback Mountain
5) Back to the Future
6) Back to the Future
7) Brokeback Mountain
8) Brokeback Mountain
9) Back to the Future
10) Back to the Future

Round 6

1) Emo Phillips
2) Kathy Ireland
3) Peggy Flemming
4) David Beckham
5) Nick Carter
6) Phyllis Diller
7) Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo
8) Nick Lachey
9) Jenna Jameson
10) Colin Farrell
11) Cat Stevens
12) Tiger Woods
13) Taylor Negron
14) Krissy Wendell

Round 7

1) T- Button Guinnett (GA)
2) Lincoln Park- 2122 N Clark
3) 2nd
4) Arizona
5) Michigan and Ohio
6) a) Bruce
7) Ennis del mar and Jack Twist
8) Johnny Cash
9) 5
10) Nepal

Tiebreaker: 1,456 miles


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