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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.

Thursday, March 23, 2006

Questions from 3/21

Round 1
In the Year 2525
10 points
Take the year the event occurred and tell me what anniversary will be observed in the year 2525.

1) The Stanley Cup is presented for the first time, to the Montreal AAA of the Amateur Hockey Association.

2) Washington crosses the Delaware.

3) The Dutch East India Company is founded.

4) NASA is founded.

5) The Beatles first appear on Ed Sullivan.

6) Martin Luther posts his 95 Theses.

7) The first Earth Day is celebrated in the US.

8) The death of Mary, Queen of Scots.

9) The Peanuts comic strip debuts.

10) Manchester United Football Club is founded.

Round 2
NFL Stadiums
12 points

1) What is the Easternmost NFL Stadium?

2) What stadium has been the Bear’s home the longest?

3) Name 3 of the 6 NFL teams who will play their home games under a permanent dome in 2006.

4) Which stadium is closest to a foreign border?

5) Two of the three NFL Stadiums also serve as MLB ballparks


6) What team plays in the Westernmost NFL Stadium?

7) How many current NFL Stadiums are located west of the Mississippi River?

8) What two states host 3 NFL teams?

Round 3
Match- 80's Movie Quotes
13 points


Round 4
Bizarro World – Fleetwood Mac
16 points

1) Do Start

2) Never

3) All Answers Replied

4) Seastep

5) Come My Shared Yaw

6) Nightmares

7) Your Big Angel

8) I Destroy Hating Boring

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Round 5
DOC- M or J?
10 points
Determine whether these trivia factoids are about Richard J Daley or Richard M Daley.

1) His birthday is May 15th.

2) Lost his first bid for mayor in the primary.

3) Graduated from De La Salle Academy.

4) Is an only child.

5) Lost an election to become Cook County Sheriff.

6) His birthday is April 24.

7) Switched parties to win a seat in the IL Legislature.

8) Had three children.

9) Was a member of the Knights of Columbus.

10) Called a bicycle built for two a tantrum bike.

Round 6
Picture Round
15 points


Round 7
General Knowledge
24 points

1) What country won the World Baseball Classic?

2) Two schools in this year’s NCAA men’s tournament were nicknamed the Bruins. Name them.

3) What is the only mammal that can fly?

4) What is the world’s best-selling cookie?

5) What is the name of the B-29 bomber that dropped the Atom Bomb on Nagasaki?

6) Is it only possible to balance an egg on its end on the Vernal Equinox?

7) What was used for blood in the shower scene in Hitchcock’s “Psycho?”

8) Which Beatle was first to have a number one single after the break-up in 1970?

9) Ancient Egyptians shaved off what to mourn the death of their cats?

10) What does a fletcher make?

11) What 80’s movie features the line “I gave her my heart, she gave me a pen.”
Tiebreaker: Add all the years mentioned in the lyrics of the song In the Year 2525. What number do you get?

1 Comments:

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

Round 1

1) 2525-1893 = 632
2) 2525-1776 = 749
3) 2525-1602 = 923
4) 2525-1958 = 567
5) 2525-1964 = 561
6) 2525-1517 = 1008
7) 2525-1970 = 555
8) 2525-1587 = 938
9) 2525-1950 = 575
10) 2525-1878 = 647

Round 2

1) Gillette Stadium
2) Wrigley Field (1921-1970)
3) Atlanta, Detroit, Indy, Minnesota, New Orleans and St. Louis
4) Ford Field (1.11 miles from Canada)
5) Metrodome, McAfee Coliseum and Pro Players Stadium
6) San Francisco 49ers
7) 11
8) Florida and California

Round 3

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

1) Don't Stop
2) Forever
3) No Questions Asked
4) Landslide
5) Go Your Own Way
6) Dreams
7) My Little Demon
8) You Make Loving Fun

Link: Fleetwood Mac Songs

Round 5

1) J
2) M
3) M
4) J
5) J
6) M
7) J
8) M
9) J
10) J

Round 6

1) Sheena Easton
2) Coach Mike Krzyzewski
3) Nancy Spungen (from Sid & Nancy)
4) Kal Penn
5) Rita Rudner
6) Dave Chappelle
7) Hilary Clinton and Natalie Portman
8) Ray Kroc
9) Rod Roddy
10) Bjork
11) Jim Oberweis
12) Star Jones
13) Nancy Sinatra
14) Peter Tomarken

Round 7

1) Japan
2) UCLA & Belmont
3) bat
4) Oreo
5) Bock's Car
6) No- it is possible on any day.
7) Chocolate Syrup
8) George Harrison's My Sweet Lord
9) Eyebrows
10) Arrows
11) Say Anything...

Tiebreaker: 2525+3535+4545+5555+6565+7510+8510+9595=
48,340

 

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