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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.

Friday, May 12, 2006

Questions from 5/9/06

Round 1
1/6th of the Village People- Native American trivia
11 points

1) Kim Basinger, Carmen Electra and Michael Jackson all trace part of their ancestry to what Native American Tribe?

2) What city recently repealed a 330-year-old law barring Native Americans from entering said city?

3) The Hopi Reservation is surrounded by what other tribe’s reservation? A) Apache b) Cherokee c) Navajo d) Tonawanda

4) What tribe was Ira Hayes a member of?

5) Name two of the three tribes that fought against the 7th Cavalry in the Battle of the Little Bighorn.

6) What was the title of the Johnny Cash’s Native American concept album?

7) Where is Pocahontas buried?

8) What tribe was present at the first Thanksgiving feast in 1621?

9) Which of the “Five Civilized Tribes” does not start with a C?

10) The Trail of Tears was the forced relocation of what tribe in 1838?

Round 2
Nudge Squared- Monty Python trivia
11 points

1) In the Life of Brian, what kind of fish did the old man say was good enough for Jehovah?

2) What two pythons were in the Nudge, Nudge sketch?

3) What year did the first episode of Monty Python air?

4) Who was the only American Python?

5) According to the Dead Parrot sketch, what was the dead parrot pining for?

6) In what century is the movie “Monty Python and the Holy Grail” set?

7) What founding member of the show did not appear in any of the fourth and final season’s episodes?

8) What is the name of the café in the Spam sketch?

9) What is Biggus Dickus’ wife’s name?

10) Who does no one expect?

Round 3
Match Round- 2000 Census
Match the following cities to their 2000 U.S. Census populations:Round 4
Bizarro World
16 points

1) Days Out Black Burlap

2) Out the Noon Second

3) I Do Rent You

4) Friday, Friday

5) Artificial Man

6) Good Sun Setting

7) Your Boy

8) Bad Hatin’


Round 5
Dead Or Canadian- Simpsons or Scripps Bee?
10 points
Choose whether the following words were made up on the Simpsons, or are Scripps National Spelling Bee Winning Words.

1) Bolognium

2) Fibranne

3) Succedaneum

4) Kwyjibo

5) Cromulent

6) Euonym

7) Superliminal

8) Elegiacal

9) Hypohemia

10) Chazzwozzers

Round 6
Picture RoundRound 7
General Knowledge
24 points

1) Which one of the following do not have any Native American ancestors: Tori Amos, George W Bush, Johnny Cash

2) L. Ron Hubbard’s Dianetics was first published on this date in what year?

3) Who is the patron saint of sailors?

4) In Monty Python’s sketch, ‘Documentary on Boxer,’ what does boxer Kent Clean-Air Systems do for lunch everyday?

5) According to the 2000 census, about what percentage of Illinois residents live in Chicago? A) 10% b) 20% c) 30% d) 40% 23.3%

6) Who played the role of Alex, the deceased friend in the movie The Big Chill? A) Kevin Bacon b) Kevin Costner c) Kevin Kline

7) What three words make up the name of the NYC neighborhood TriBeCa?

8) Name the two cities that host NHL Teams along the Mississippi River.

9) What Kenny Rogers song shares a title with a Dostoevsky novel?

Tiebreaker: What’s the combined 2000 population of Evanston, Lincolnwood, and Skokie, Illinois?


At 7:39 AM, Blogger The Globe's Pub Quiz said...

Round 1

1) Cherokee
2) Boston, MA
3) Navajo
4) Pima
5) Lakota, Nothern Cheyenne, Arapaho
6) Bitter Tears
7) England
8) Wampanoag
9) Seminole
10) Cherokee

Round 2

1) Halibut
2) Eric Idle and Terry Jones
3) 1969
4) Terry Gilliam
5) the fjords
6) 10th Century (932 A.D.)
7) John Cleese
8) The Green Midget
9) Incontinentia Buttocks
10) The Spanish Inquisition

Round 3

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

Round 4

1) Nights in White Satin
2) In the Midnight Hour
3) You Don't Own Me
4) Monday, Monday
5) Natural Woman
6) Bad Moon Rising
7) My Girl
8) Good Lovin'

Link: Big Chill Soundtrack

Round 5

1) Simpsons
2) Scripps (1990)
3) Scripps (2001)
4) Simpsons
5) Simpsons
6) Scripps (1997)
7) Simpsons
8) Scripps (1988)
9) Simpsons
10) Simpsons

Round 6

1) Kurt Loder
2) Peggy Flemming
3) Courtney Cox-Arquette
4) Madeline Albright
5) Walter Cronkite
6) Martha Quinn
7) Dolly Parton
8) Eddie Van Halen
9) Barak Obama
10) Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson
11) Karen Carpenter
12) Julian Lennon
13) Freddie Mercury
14) Audrey Tautou
15) R. Lee Ermey

Round 7

1) Johnny Cash
2) 1950
3) St. Elmo
4) Rubs gravel in his hair
5) 20%
6) Kevin Costner
7) Triangle Below Canal
8) St. Louis and St. Paul
9) The Gambler

Tiebreaker: 149,946

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