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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.

Wednesday, March 15, 2006

Questions from 3/7

Sorry. I'm lazy. I'll work on posting more often.

Round 1
Touch ‘em all
11 points

1) Where was Kirby Puckett born?

2) What number did Kirby Puckett wear when he played for the White Sox?

3) Including Puckett, how many of the 1987 Twins were still on the team when they won the World Series again in 1991?

4) Kirby Puckett was the second-youngest Hall of Famer to die after being inducted. Who was the youngest?

5) Kirby attended what two Illinois colleges?

6) Out of his 12 seasons in the majors, what was the longest streak of All-Star games he played in?

7) Puckett is credited with nicknaming what player “Donnie Baseball?”

8) What year did the Minnesota Twins retire his number?

9) Is Puckett a member of the All-Century team?

10) Puckett was the MVP of the 1993 All-Star game. Where was the game played? A) Atlanta b) Baltimore c) Chicago d) San Diego

Round 2
She Blinded Me With Science!
11 points

1) Which occurred first, the Mesozoic, or the Cenozoic Era?

2) What chemical element is abbreviated Sr?

3) The central nervous system consists two parts, the brain and what?

4) What is the fluid or jellylike substance behind the lens of the eye called?

5) Which of these is a Noble Gas? a)Nitrogen b)Boron c)Xenon or d)Lithium?

6) What kind of star is our Sun? a) Brown Dwarf b) yellow dwarf c) white dwarf d) red dwarf?

7) 6.023x10^23 is known as what?

8) Name two of the three basic types of rock in Geology.

9) A tadpole is also known as what?

10) When stratus clouds contact the ground they are called what?

Round 3
Match- American Idol contestants



Round 4
Bizarro World
16 points

1) The Poisonous Man

2) Submerging

3) The Philanthropist Groom

4) Death After Woman

5) Dog’s Perimeter

6) Sitting Boys

7) The Footman’s Fact

8) Metropolis Spit

Round 5
Dead or Canadian
Os or Nas?
10 points
The following names are people who are either NASCAR drivers or 2006 Oscar winners or nominees.

1) Michael Kahn

2) Kevin LePage

3) Jamie McMurray

4) Marshall Curry

5) Reed Sorenson

6) Dan Krauss

7) Lance Anderson

8) Nick Park

9) Shane Acker

10) Dennis Hamlin

Round 6
Picture Round
16 points



Round 7
General Knowledge
24 points

1) Who sang the song “She Blinded Me with Science?”

2) What year did Kirby Puckett make his Major League Debut? A) 1978 b) 1980 c) 1982 d) 1984

3) Who presented the Oscar for Best Picture this year?

4) Casimir Pulaski died during the siege of what Georgia city?

5) Who said, referring to Albanians, “you mean all white with pink eyes?”

6) What song is William Hung famous for destroying and who is it originally by?

7) How many stars make up the Big Dipper?

8) What was the previous name of Pulaski Road in Chicago?

9) What country boasts the second highest number of players in the NHL?

10) These two stars of a 1994 action film presented the Oscar for Best Art Direction. Name them.

Tiebreaker: What was the combined attendance at all seven games of the 1987 World Series?

1 Comments:

At 10:43 AM, Blogger The Globe's Pub Quiz said...

Round 1

1) Chicago, IL
2) He never played for the White Sox
3) 7
4) Lou Gehrig
5) Bradley University and Triton College
6) 10
7) Don Mattingly
8) 1997
9) No.
10) Baltimore

Round 2

1) Mesozoic
2) Strontium
3) Spinal cord
4) vitreous humor
5) Xenon
6) yellow dwarf
7) Avogadro's Number (mole)
8) Igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic
9) pollywog
10) fog

Round 3

1) C
2) B
3) B
4) A
5) C
6) C
7) A
8) B
9) D
10) D
11) D
12) A

Round 4

1) The Edible Woman
2) Surfacing
3) The Robber Bride
4) Life Before Man
5) Cat's Eye
6) Dancing Girls
7) The Handmaid's Tale
8) Wilderness Tips

link- Margaret Atwood novels.

Round 5

1) Oscar
2) NASCAR
3) NASCAR
4) Oscar
5) NASCAR
6) Oscar
7) Oscar
8) Oscar
9) Oscar
10) NASCAR

Round 6

1) Edward James Olmos
2) Christa McCauliffe
3) Rebecca Lobo
4) Gary Glitter
5) J. Robert Oppenheimer
6) Edward R. Murrow
7) Charo
8) Mao Tze Dong
9) George Stephanopolous
10) David Strathairn
11) Barbara Streisand
12) William Howard Taft
13) Mike Piazza
14) Gina Gershon
15) Wyclef Jean
16) Kim Deal

Round 7

1) Thomas Dolby
2) 1984
3) Jack Nicholson
4) Savannah
5) Homer Simpson
6) She Bangs by Ricky Martin
7) 7
8) Crawford
9) USA
10) Sandra Bullock and Keanu Reeves

Tiebreaker: 387,138

 

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