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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, April 27, 2006

Questions from 4/25

Round 1
In the Year 2525
10 points

1) The Simpsons debuts as it’s own TV show.

2) George Washington dies.

3) The Treaty of Versailles is signed.

4) Tchaikovsky is born.

5) Constantinople is renamed Istanbul.

6) Eli Whitney invents the first cotton gin.

7) Apollo 13 returns to Earth.

8) The battle of Gettysburg.

9) President Truman opens the first White House bowling alley.

10) Mystery Science Theatre 3000 debuts.

Round 2
Al’s Baby
12 points

1) Research into what became the internet began in the US in what decade of the 20th century?

2) In internet lingo, what does AFK mean?

3) The Internet is for Porn is a song in the Tony Award-winning play called what? a) Avenue Q b) Lease c) Spamalot d) Wicked

4) The World Wide Web was developed by who?

5) Rank the following continents in order of percentage of population using the internet: Australia/Oceana, Europe, N. America.

6) The term blog was coined by Peter Merholz in what year?

7) What is the internet country code for North Korea?

8) The first network node went live in 1969 at what west-coast school?

9) What does URL stand for?

10) According to the National Academy of Sciences, approximately what percentage of websites are “adult oriented?” a) .2 % b) 2 % c) 12% d) 20%

Round 3
Match- Ancient Chinese Secret
13 points


Round 4
Bizarro World
16 points

1) Start

2) Dressed

3) Stay Under

4) Always Take Down Off the Bad Divides

5) Good Boy

6) Admitting

7) Prevent Hate Follow the Yaw

8) Bland Down My Death

Link:


Round 5
Dead or Canadian- Rabbit vs Gunn
10 pts

1) Lost his shoes and jacket to Mr. McGregor.

2) His cousin’s children are kidnapped by Tommy Brock.

3) His favorite hangout was Mother’s.

4) First appeared in 1902.

5) Created by Blake Edwards.

6) First book appeared in 1960.

7) Has a sister named Hopsy.

8) Created by Beatrix Potter.

9) His girlfriend’s name is Edie.

10) A feature film of this character was made in 1967.

Round 6
Picture Round
15 points


Round 7
General Knowledge
24 points

1) Mystery Science 3000 premiered in 1988 on KTMA in what metropolitan area?

2) Who played Kelly Bundy on the show Married… with Children?

3) What is Switzerland’s internet country code?

4) What is the name of the cyclone currently heading for Australia?

5) What birthday will Hank Azaria be celebrating on this date in 2525?

6) Name 3 of the 5 states that border Nevada.

7) What color hats do members of the Red Hat Society wear if they are under the age of 50?

8) Police in what American city shot and killed a man who had hijacked a Krispy Kreme delivery truck?

9) On this date in 1974, a song played on the radio signaled the beginning of a bloodless coup in what European country?

10) Where did Al and Tipper Gore meet?

Tiebreaker: What is the driving distance from the United Center to the American Airlines Arena?

2 Comments:

At 11:06 AM, Blogger The Globe's Pub Quiz said...

Round 1

1) 536
2) 726
3) 606
4) 685
5) 595
6) 732
7) 555
8) 662
9) 578
10) 537

Round 2

1) 1950's
2) Away From Keyboard
3) a) Avenue Q
4) CERN
5) N. America (69%) Australia (53%) Europe (36%)
6) 1999
7) .kp
8) UCLA
9) Uniform Resource Locator
10) b) 2%

Round 3

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

Round 4

1) Stop
2) Naked
3) Move Over
4) Never Give Up On the Good Times
5) Bad Girl
6) Denying
7) Let Love Lead the Way
8) Spice Up Your Life

Link: Spice Girls Songs

Round 5

1) Rabbit
2) Rabbit
3) Gunn
4) Rabbit
5) Gunn
6) Gunn
7) Rabbit
8) Rabbit
9) Gunn
10) Gunn

Round 6

1) Diane Sawyer
2) Dustin Nguyen
3) Peter Jennings
4) Phyllis Diller
5) Edie Brickell
6) Florence Griffin Joyner
7) Falco
8) Marilyn Monroe/Norma Jean Baker
9) Claire Danes
10) Katie Holmes
11) Shug Knight
12) Condoleeza Rice
13) Cary Grant
14) Lorraine H Morton
15) Benicio Del Toro

Round 7

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

 
At 11:08 AM, Blogger The Globe's Pub Quiz said...

Sorry, round 7 answers:

Round 7

1) Twin Cities, MN
2) Christina Applegate
3) .ch
4) Monica
5) 561st
6) Arizona, California, Idaho, Oregon, Utah
7) Pink hats
8) Phoenix
9) Portugal
10) At his senior prom

Tiebreaker: 1,380.29 miles

 

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