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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.

Monday, June 05, 2006

Questions from 5/16

Sorry for the neglect- The Quizmaster has been busy, busy, busy.

Here's the questions:
Round 1
Alcatraz’s Big Brother
12 points

1) What is the capital of Australia?

2) The continent of Australia is bisected by what tropical line, Cancer or Capricorn?

3) What is Australia’s highest mountain (including all territories)? A) Mount Augusts b) Mount Kosciuszo c) Mawson Peak

4) Lake Cadibarrawirracanna is a salt lake in what state?

5) Australia is divided into 6 states and two territories. Name the two territories.

6) What percentage of Australia is covered by sand dunes? A) 20% b) 30% c) 40% d) 50%

7) What two states do the Australian Alps span?

8) Does Australia have any rainforest?

9) What was the first European power to “discover” Australia?

10) Which of the following is not a river in Australia?
Abercrombie, Cataract, Koala, or Wollondilly?

Round 2
Dave Clad in Orion
12 points

1) In what decade was Leonardo Da Vinci born and in which did he die?

2) What is the name of the drawing and text displaying the proportions of a person?

3) In the Codex Leicester, Leonardo put forth a theory as to why the moon reflects light from the sun. What was the theory?

4) Aside from using shorthand, what was unique about the way Leonardo wrote in his notebooks?

5) What is the name of the two painting techniques that Leonardo pioneered, one using a bold contrast of light and dark and the other creating a hazy atmosphere?

6) What is the name of the hero of the book, The Da Vinci Code?

7) What is the name of the controversial Catholic Sect featured in the book?

8) What is the other name for the Mona Lisa?

9) On what kind of wood is the Mona Lisa painted? a)oak b)poplar c)birch d)pine?

10) Who plays Sophie in the film version that releases this Friday?

Round 3
80's Movie Quote Match
13 points

Round 4
Bizarro World
16 points

1) Around the Short Day

2) Brunette Under Orange

3) Front Off the USA

4) Docile Old Woman

5) Your Death

6) Bad Day Hanoi

7) Stayin’ In

8) Downtown Boy


Round 5
DOC- Sesame or Fraggle?
10 points

1) Gobo

2) Narf

3) Fat Blue

4) Red

5) Boober

6) Slimey

7) Barkley

8) Wembley

9) Yip Yips

10) Grundgetta

Round 6
Picture Round
15 points

Round 7
General Knowledge
22 points

1) Fraggle Rock the TV show ran for 96 episodes over 5 years, Sesame Street has aired 4,108 episodes over how many seasons?

2) Which Star Wars movie features the death of Boba Fett?

3) How many stars make up Orion’s Belt?

4) This Friday is the anniversary of Anne Boleyn’s beheading. Which number wife was she of the six Henry VIII had?

5) Within the Paleozoic era, which period came first, Cambrian or Devonian?

6) How many months was Survivor winner Richard Hatch sentenced to for failing to pay taxes?

7) Every month’s birthstone is a gem, except one. Which month and what is the birthstone?

8) Who was president when the CIA was created?

9) The Da Vinci Code is the second book by Dan Brown which features Robert Langdon. What was the first?

10) NHL rookie of the year Sidney Crosby will be how old when the Calder Memorial trophy is awarded? A) 17 b) 19 c) 21 d) 23

Tiebreaker: What is the area of the continent of Australia in square kilometers?


At 7:13 AM, Blogger The Globe's Pub Quiz said...

Round 1

1) Canberra
2) Capricorn
3) Mawson Peak
4) South Australia
5) Australian Captial Territory and Northern Territory
6) 40%
7) New South Wales and Victoria
8) Yes
9) Dutch
10) Koala

Round 2

1) 1452 & 1519
2) The Vetruvian Man
3) The moon is covered with water
4) Mirror writing
5) Chiaroscuro and sfumato
6) Robert Langdon
7) Opus Dei
8) La Gioconda
9) Poplar
10) Audrey Tautou

Round 3

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

Round 4

1) Through the Night
2) Blonde Over Blue
3) Front Off the USA
4) Angry Young Man
5) My Life
6) Good Night Saigon
7) Movin' Out
8) Uptown Girl

Link: Billy Joel songs

Round 5

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

Round 6

1) Hank Williams, Jr.
2) Rae Dawn Chong
3) Stephen King
4) Cheryl Crow
5) James Caviezel
6) Yvette Freeman
7) Lance Armstrong
8) Barbara Eden
9) Lorne Greene
10) Michelle Kwan
11) Paul Hogan
12) Rush Limbaugh
13) Halle Berry
14) Jamie Fox
15) Karl Marx
Round 7

1) 36
2) Episode VI: Return of the Jedi
3) 3
4) His second wife
5) Cambrian
6) 51 months
7) June- Pearl
8) Truman
9) Angels & Demons
10) 19

Tiebreaker: 7,686,850 sq. Km


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