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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, April 05, 2006

Questions from 3/28

Round 1
Dolby Reruns
11 points

1) What is the most abundant metal in the earth’s crust?

2) Gregor Mendel founded the science of genetics by studying the hereditary traits of what?

3) What kind of scientist studies insects? (spelling counts)

4) Approximately how many species of cockroaches are there worldwide? a)50 b)500 c)5000 d)50,000?

5) What is a shark’s skeleton made of?

6) The planets make up what percentage of the mass in our solar system? a) .0135% b) .135% c) 1.35% or d) 13.5%

7) In psychology, “coprolalia” is an obsessive use of what?

8) Which is stretchier, Kevlar or Nylon?

9) True or False? A diamond will dissolve in acid.

10) Where is the smallest bone in the human body located?

11) What shape is the pupil of an octopus’ eye?

Round 2
And Failed Me in Geometry
12 points

1) The term geometry comes from the Greek words geo and metria meaning what?

2) How many equal sides does a scalene triangle have?

3) This empire, known for its contribution to Algebra, also contributed greatly to modern geometry during the dark ages.

4) How many sides does a parallelogram have?

5) Approximately how long ago did Pythagoras die?

6) What century saw the introduction of the symbol pi for Archimedes’ constant?
7) What mathematician wrote the book Elements?

8) How many sides does a Heptacontakaitrigon have?

9) What is the formula for determining the area of a circle?

Round 3
Art Match Round
10 points

Round 4
Bizarro World
16 points

1) Arrival Nowhere

2) Trick Him Left

3) You Can Sit the Dry

4) The Bright Start of the Avenue

5) Give You From the Lake

6) Mrs. Fortunate

7) Don’t Left Man Don’t Wrong Woman

8) Gelding Yllas


Round 5
Dead or Canadian: Strange or Safe?
10 points

Indicate whether the following quotes are from Dr. Strangelove or Fail-Safe.

1) Gentlemen, you can’t fight in here! This is the War Room!

2) How did you get to be a translator, Buck? You don't seem the academic type.

3) They're good men, we've seen to that. If their orders are to attack, the only way you'll stop them is to shoot them down.

4) God willing, we will prevail, in peace and freedom from fear, and in true health, through the purity and essence of our natural... fluids.

5) Ah, listen uh, you just go back to sleep hon, and Bucky'll be back there just as soon as he can.

6) Loud and clear! They've got to know we're on the level!

7) I must confess, you have an astonishingly good idea there, Doctor.

8) You think I go into combat with loose change in my pocket?

9) Can the radar-seeking mechanism be overloaded by increasing the strength of the signal?

10) You're gonna have to answer to the Coca-Cola company.

Round 6
Picture Round
15 points

Round 7
General Knowledge
26 points

1) Name all 5 members of the Jackson 5.

2) Vegetarians weren’t known as vegetarians until the term was coined in 1847- what were vegetarians known as before then? A) Dorians b) Euclidians c) Ionians d) Pythagoreans

3) In what state is Three Mile Island?

4) During a fight on March 6, 2006, Tampa Bay’s Artyukhin hit his opponent, Antoine Vermette over the head with what?

5) T or F: in the 2005 season of American Idol, more votes were cast than in the previous two presidential elections combined.

6) This actor made his film debut in Dr. Strangelove, playing Lt. Lothar Zogg. Name him.

7) What animal has the largest brain, in relation to its body?

8) What is the title of the work of art commonly referred to as “The Bean?”

9) What defensive baseball position has hit the most home runs?

Tiebreaker: What is the driving distance from the Globe Pub to the Country Music Hall of Fame?


At 8:30 PM, Blogger The Globe's Pub Quiz said...

Round 1

1) aluminum
2) peas
3) entomolgists
4) c) 5000
5) cartillage
6) b) 0.135%
7) Obscene words
8) Kevlar
9) true
10) The middle ear
11) rectangular

Round 2

1) geo = earth metria = measurement
2) 0
3) Islamic Empire
4) 4
5) 2,500 years
6) 18th
7) Euclid
8) 73
9) pi * (r ^ 2)

Round 3

1) Leonardo Da Vinci
2) Henri Mattisse
3) Andy Warhol
4) Mark Rothko
5) Francisco de Goya
6) Wassily Kandinsky
7) Rene Magritte
8) Gustav Kimpt
9) Giorgio de Chirico
10) Edward Hopper

Round 4

1) Destination Anywhere
2) Treat Her Right
3) I Can't Stand the Rain
4) The Dark End of the Street
5) Take Me To the River
6) Mr. Pitiful
7) Do Right Woman Do Right Man
8) Mustang Sally

Link: Songs by the Commitments

Round 5

1) Dr. Strangelove
2) Fail-Safe
3) Fail-Safe
4) Dr. Strangelove
5) Dr. Strangelove
6) Fail-Safe
7) Dr. Strangelove
8) Dr. Strangelove
9) Fail-Safe
10) Dr. Strangelove

Round 6

1) Boris Yeltsin
2) Geddy Lee
3) Xzibit
4) Danica Patrick
5) Victor Borge
6) Stephen Hawking
7) Joseph McCarthy
8) Lindsay Lohan
9) Tracee Ellis Ross
10) Shannon Elizabeth
11) Peter Sellers
12) John Cho
13) Colm Meaney
14) Marty Feldman
15) Kevin Federline

Round 7

1) Jackie, jermaine, Marlon, Michael, and Tito
2) d) Pythagoreans
3) PA
4) Vermette's helmet
5) True
6) James Earl Jones
7) The Ant
8) Cloud Gate
9) 1st base- 37,222 through 2004

Tiebreaker: 477.12 miles


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