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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 4/18/2006

Round 1
We Built This City
11 points

1) What is the name of the fault line that lies beneath San Francisco?

2) At what time did the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake occur? A) 12:12 am b) 5:12 am c) 12:12 pm d) 5:12 pm

3) T or f: The Golden Gate Bridge was nearly destroyed by the earthquake of 1906.

4) What urban planner was one of the first to come up with a plan for rebuilding the city?

5) T or F: Mayor Eugene Schmitz declared martial law over the city after the earthquake.

6) The devastation and death from the Great Quake of 1906 has been compared to what two hurricane disasters?

7) Every year on this date, the survivors of the quake reunite at Lotta’s Fountain, which is dedicated to what famous 19th century entertainer?

8) How strong was the quake on the Richter Scale? A) 6.3 b) 6.8 c) 7.3 d) 7.8 e) 8.3

9) What was the approximate increase in population from 1852 to 1906? A) 600% b) 900% c) 1200% d) 1600%

10) To celebrate the rebirth of San Francisco, it hosted the Panama-Pacific Exposition in what year?

Round 2
Keep it on the QT
11 points

1) What is Quentin Tarantino’s astrological sign?

2) The opening of Kill Bill Vol. 1 contains a quote taken from what Star Trek movie?

3) Where did Quentin Tarantino go to college?

4) At what film festival did Reservoir Dogs premier?

5) Tarantino appeared on what 80’s sitcom as an Elvis impersonator? A) ALF b) Golden Girls c) Silver Spoons d) Webster

6) How many Oscars did Pulp Fiction win?

7) In what state was Tarantino born?

8) What is the brand of cigarettes that appear in all of Tarantino’s films?

9) What was the last name of the characters played by Tarantino and George Clooney in the movie From Dusk Til Dawn?

10) Other than CSI, what two TV shows has Tarantino directed?

Round 3
Match Round
Whirled Captials
14 points


Round 4
Bizarro World
16 points

1) Mars

2) Alive Off Departure

3) Do Me

4) Father Dusks

5) Primetime Comedy

6) Grave of Hate

7) Conformist Whisper

8) Black Divorce

Link:

Round 5
DOC- Flowering plant or Pharmaceutical Company?
10 points

1) Wyeth

2) Roche

3) Crocus

4) Schering

5) Daiichi

6) Trillium

7) Crown Imperial

8) Potentilla

9) Ivax

10) Cootamundra wattle

Round 6
Picture Round
16 points


General Knowledge
22 points

1) The Doolittle Raid was an attack by the US against what country?

2) As of today, what hockey team has the highest point total in the NHL?

3) What is the name of the new Prime Minister of Israel?

4) T or f: Quentin Tarantino is dyslexic.

5) What was the previous name of the country of Zimbabwe?

6) How many furlongs are there in a mile?

7) The Mahna Mahna song, popularized in the 70’s by the Muppets, was originally recorded for a softcore-porn pseudo documentary made in what country? A) France b) Italy c) Sweden

8) Who was the only person to guest star as themselves on the series Star Trek: The Next Generation?

9) Did San Francisco’s City Hall survive the quake of 1906?

10) Name the home and away teams that played a baseball game after Dick Cheney was booed while throwing out the first pitch last Tuesday.

Tiebreaker: What is the driving distance from the Globe Pub to the Northern tip of the Golden Gate Bridge? Express your answer in furlongs.

2 Comments:

At 11:45 AM, Blogger The Globe's Pub Quiz said...

Round 1

1) San Andreas
2) b) 5:12 am
3) F- it wasn't built until the 1930's.
4) Daniel Burnham
5) F- although he issued an edict to shoot looters on sight.
6) Galveston of 1900 and Katrina of 2005
7) Lotta Crabtree
8) d) 7.8
9) c) 1200%
10) 1915

Round 2

1) Aries
2) Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan
3) He didn't
4) Sundance
5) b) Golden Girls
6) 1- Best writing, screenplay written directly for the screen
7) Tennessee
8) Red Apple
9) Gecko
10) ER and Jimmy Kimmel Live

Round 3

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

Round 4

1) Venus
2) Dead On Arrival
3) Don't You
4) Mother Dawn
5) Daytime Drama
6) Cradle of Love
7) Rebel Yell
8) White Wedding

Link: Billy Idol Songs

Round 5

1) Pharmaceutical Company
2) Pharmaceutical Company
3) Flowering Plant
4) Pharmaceutical Company
5) Pharmaceutical Company
6) Flowering Plant
7) Flowering Plant
8) Flowering Plant
9) Pharmaceutical Company
10) Flowering Plant

Round 6

1) Manuel Noriega
2) Lucy Liu
3) Pope John Paul II
4) Ron Livingston
5) Anthony Daniels
6) Laura Prepon
7) George Ryan
8) Pele
9) David Carradine
10) Bono
11) Wayne Messmer
12) Kathleen Turner
13) Jimmy Page
14) Jacques Chirac
15) Herb Powell
16) Vivica A. Fox

Round 7

1) Japan
2) Detroit Red Wings (124)
3) Ehud Olmert
4) T
5) Rhodesia
6) 8
7) b) Italy
8) Stephen Hawking
9) No
10) NY Mets @ Washington Nationals

Tiebreaker: 17,216 furlongs

 
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