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Friday, March 03, 2006

Questions from 2/21- Finally!

Sorry, I've been busy lately.

Here's the questions from February 21st:

Round 1
Time for a Mattress Sale!
12 points

1) Who is the only president to have not been elected to either the presidency or vice presidency?

2) Every president from 1840 to 2000 who was elected or re-elected in a year divisible by 20 has died in office, with the exception of Reagan and Bush. Regan survived an assassination attempt and GW Bush survived choking on what food?

3) How many of the 42 men who have been president have not held any prior elected office?

4) Who was the first president born after the Declaration of Independence?

5) Who was born first, Nixon or Reagan?

6) The Presidential Succession Act defines the 17 people who are in line to become president. How many, in the current list of 17, are constitutionally ineligible to become president?

7) William Henry Harrison had the shortest presidential term. How long did his term last? a) 32 days b) 42 days c) 52 days d) 62 days

8) Abraham Lincoln is commonly known to be the tallest president. Who are the next two tallest, in order?

9) Who was the first president born after World War 1?

10) Who was the youngest and oldest presidents at the time he took office?

Round 2
Life is Unfair
10 points

1) What is Malcolm X’s last name at birth?

2) Who delivered the eulogy at Malcolm X’s funeral?

3) What family member convinced Malcolm to convert to the Nation of Islam?

4) Who played Malcolm X in the Spike Lee movie?

5) What borough of New York City was Malcom X assassinated in?

6) Malcolm X founded the Nation of Islam newspaper in 1957. What was the newspaper called?

7) What year did Malcolm X go on his Hajj? A) 1962 b) 1963 c) 1964

8) Where was Malcolm X born?

9) Malcolm served 6 ½ years at Charlstown, MA State Prison for what crime?

10) How many children did Malcolm X have before he died?

Round 3
Match- Grapefruit and Cacti
12 points


Round 4
Bizarro World
16 points

1) Landscape of a Black Divorce

2) Mother’s Night

3) Alive Once

4) The Little Black

5) The Worst of Post

6) Yugo Woman

7) Washington on the Dnipro

8) Eyepop

Link:

Round 5
DOC – Blume or Cleary?
10 points

1) Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing

2) Socks

3) Blubber

4) It’s Not the End of the Word

5) Henry and the Clubhouse

6) Superfudge

7) Are you there, God? It’s me, Margaret

8) Ramona the Pest

9) Forever

10) The Mouse and the Motorcycle

Round 6
Picture Round
16 points


Round 7
General Knowledge
24 points

1) How many Ramona books did Beverly Cleary write?

2) How many Major League Baseball teams make up the Cactus League?

3) What does the p http stand for?

4) Before enrolling at Juilliard for theatre, what was Robin Williams’ major in school?

5) Who won the silver medal in women’s hockey at Torino?

6) For how many years was Marion Barry mayor of Washington, D.C.?

7) Who was the tallest first lady? A) Barbara Bush b) Betty Ford c) Ida McKinley d) Eleanor Roosevelt

8) From what country does 95% of the world’s opal supply come from?

9) In what year did the Chicago Auto Show debut?

10) Name two of the three countries that share a land border with Albania?

Tiebreaker: How many cells are there on a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet?

1 Comments:

At 10:42 AM, Blogger The Globe's Pub Quiz said...

Answers:
Round 1

1) Gerald Ford was appointed as VP, then succeeded to the presidency when Nixon resigned.
2) a pretzel
3) 5- Taylor, GRant, Hoover, Eisenhower and Taft
4) Martin Van Buren
5) Reagan, by two years
6) 2- they were born in another country
7) a) 32 days
8) Lyndon Johnson and Thomas Jefferson
9) Jimmy Carter
10) Theodore Roosevelt (42), Ronald Reagan (69)

Round 2

1) Little
2) Ossie Davis
3) His brother Reginald
4) Denzel Washington
5) Manhattan
6) Muhammad Speaks
7) c) 1964
8) Omaha, Nebraska
9) Robbery
10) 4- two were born after his death

Round 3

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

Round 4

1) Portrait of a White Marriage
2) Father's Day
3) Dead Again
4) The Big White
5) The Best of Times
6) Cadillac Man
7) Moscow on the Hudson
8) Popeye

Link: Robin Williams movies

Round 5

1) Blume
2) Cleary
3) Blume
4) Blume
5) Cleary
6) Blume
7) Blume
8) Cleary
9) Blume
10) Cleary

Round 6

1) Shani Davis
2) Serge Gainsbourg
3) Rosie Perez
4) L- Cassie and R- Jamie Johnson
5) L- Susan Sarandon R- Geena Davis
6) George Harrison
7) Harriet Tubman
8) james Doohan
9) Malcolm Jamal Warner
10) Kelly Clarkson
11) L- Lance Armstron R- Eddie Merckx
12) Boris Yeltsin
13) Marion Barry

Round 7

1) 8
2) 12
3) protocol
4) Poli Sci
5) Sweden
6) 16- from 79 to 91 and 95 to 99
7) d) Eleanor Roosevelt
8) Australia
9) 1901
10) Serbia and Montenegro, Macedonia, and Greece
Tiebreaker: 16,777,216 (256*65,536)

 

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