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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 19, 2006

Questions from 4/11/2006

Round 1
Rebel, Rebel
12 points

1) What is David Bowie’s real last name?

2) On what album did the classic song “Life on Mars?” appear? A) Aladdin Sane b) David Bowie c) Hunky Dory d) Pin Ups

3) Bowie has had many critically acclaimed roles in films, including Pontius Pilate and Andy Warhol. In what 1992 movie did he play FBI Agent Phillip Jeffries?

4) Legend has it that a schoolyard fight over a girl which caused one of his eyes to be permanently dilated. Which eye is affected?

5) What “gets me to the church on time?”

6) Who humped David Bowie’s leg in the Family Guy Movie, Stewie Griffin, the Untold Story?

7) In 1989, Bowie formed a band with Reeves Gabrels, Tony Sales and Hunt Sales. What was the name of this band?

8) The soundtrack of what movie features several Bowie songs covered in Portuguese?

9) How many times has Bowie been a musical guest on Saturday Night Live?

10) Bowie’s earliest musical ambition was to play what instrument in what rock pioneer’s band?

11) Bowie’s character in Labyrinth, Jareth, was king of what?

Round 2
The Devil, the Haymarket and the White City
12 points

1) How many police officers died from injuries sustained in the Haymarket Riot?

2) Herman Mudgett AKA Dr. H.H. Holmes was a serial killer who confessed to 27 murders committed in Chicago, Indianapolis, and Toronto. What city was he hung in?

3) The Fort Dearborn massacre took place during what war?

4) Who was in charge of the architecture of the Columbian Expo?

5) Out of the 8 men convicted for inciting the crowd, how many received the death penalty?

6) The Museum of Science and Industry is the only building built for the Columbian Expo of 1893 which still stands in its original place. What was it known as during the fair? A) Idaho Building b) Palace of Fine Arts c) Labor Building d) Norway Pavilion

7) T or F May Day celebrations were started after the Haymarket Riot.

8) Which Chicago Mayor was assassinated during the Expo?

9) What year of the 1880’s did the Haymarket Riot take place?

10) At what Englewood intersection did H.H. Holmes’ “Murder Castle” stand?

11) What is the deadliest disaster in Chicago’s history?

Round 3
Match Round- Elemental, my dear Watson
11 points
Match the element to its atomic weight. Because of a SNAFU, mark C for question 2.

Round 4
Bizarro World
16 points

1) The Lagger

2) We Definitely Aren’t Dwarfs

3) Softskin

4) 21 Calm Women

5) Spat

6) Hireender

7) Patient Normal Hate

8) Nottap


Round 5
Dead or Canadian- Autobot or Decepticon?
10 points

1) Rodimus Prime

2) Inferno

3) Soundwave

4) Thundercracker

5) Optimus Prime

6) Kickback

7) Sideswipe

8) Megatron

9) Grimlock

10) Smokescreen

Round 6
Picture Round
15 points

Round 7
General Knowledge
24 points

1) Who invented the periodic table of elements? A) Amedeo Avogadro b) Neils Bohr c) Albert Einstein d) Dmitri Mendeleev

2) What year was David Bowie born?

3) Rafita Mirabal is a young Mexican athlete who excels in what sport?

4) Eurodisney is located in the suburbs of what European city?

5) On Saturday, the Chicago Wolves will retire former Captain Steve Maltais’ number. What number did he wear?

6) Name the three U.S. States that share a land border with Ontario.

7) What was the title of David Bowie’s first album?

8) A capsule of what kind of NASA rocket arrived at the Adler Planetarium yesterday?

9) Who wrote the book Devil in the White City?

10) If I study nuclear science, and I love my classes, what kind of glasses does my crazy teacher wear?

Tiebreaker: What is the driving distance from the Globe Pub to the St. Louis Arch? Express your answer in yards.


At 11:10 AM, Blogger The Globe's Pub Quiz said...

Round 1

1) Jones
2) c) Hunky Dory
3) Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me
4) Left
5) Modern Love
6) Tricia Takanawa
7) Tin Machine
8) The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou
9) 4
10) Saxaphone for Little Richard
11) The Goblins

Round 2

1) 8
2) Philadelphia
3) The War of 1812
4) Daniel Burnham
5) 7
6) b) Palace of Fine Arts
7) True
8) Carter Harrison, Sr.
9) 1886
10) 63rd and Wallace
11) Eastland Disaster

Round 3

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

Round 4

1) The Hustler
2) They Might Be Giants
3) Hardcore
4) 12 Angry Men
5) Taps
6) Firestarter
7) Dr. Strangelove
8) Patton

Link: George C Scott Movies

Round 5

1) Autobot
2) Autobot
3) Decepticon
4) Decepticon
5) Autobot
6) Decepticon
7) Autobot
8) Decepticon
9) Autobot
10) Autobot

Round 6

1) Gillian Anderson
2) Douglas Adams
3) Eve
4) George Clooney
5) J. Edgar Hoover
6) Gina Lollobrigidia
7) Helen Keller
8) Wanna White
9) Lance Guest
10) Elvis Costello
11) John De Lorean
12) William Katt
13) Jane Goodall
14) Sweetums
15) Teddy Roosevelt

Round 7

1) d) Mendeleev
2) 1947
3) Bullfighting
4) Paris
5) 11
6) Minnesota, Michigan and New York
7) David Bowie
8) Gemini
9) Erik Larson
10) dark
Tiebreaker: 531,520


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