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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 5/23

Round 1
Got a condo made of stona
11 points

1) T or F- When practicing the art of mummification, the fingers and toes of the deceased were individually wrapped.

2) How old was Cleopatra when she ascended to the Egyptian throne? A) 13 b) 15 c) 17 d) 19

3) Name the three countries that border Egypt.

4) In what century were the Pyramids of Giza built?

5) In 196 BC, the Rosetta Stone was carved by a group of priests in Egypt to honor the pharaoh. In how many different scripts (not languages) was it written?

6) How many years did King Tut rule Egypt? A) 9 b) 19 c) 29 d) 39

7) Which city if further north in modern-day Egypt- Alexandria or Cairo?

8) What was the lotus flower thought to be a symbol of?

9) Who discovered King Tut’s Tomb in 1922?

Round 2
Square Dancing
13 points

1) In the early 1930’s, What multi-millionaire became interested ni the revival of square dancing as a party of his early New England restoration project?

2) What is the Square Dance Caller’s Association called? A) Callerlab b) SDCA c) Square Caller’s League

3) What does the call “dos-a-dos” mean? A) Round and round b) side-to-side c) back and forth d) back to back

4) True or false: there is a bill before Congress proposing that Square Dance be designated as the national folk dance.

5) Approximately how many people attended the 2005 Illinois State Square Dance Competition? A) 570 b) 5700 c) 57,000

6) Square dancing was first described in England and what other European country?

7) In how many US States is square dancing as the official state dance?

8) Who co-starred as 13-year-old Gemma in the 1987 movie “Square Dance along with Rob Lowe?

9) In the acronym IAGSDC, I and A stand for International Association. What does the GSDC stand for?

10) T or F: the Alamo swing thru is a traditional Square dance call.

Round 3
Match- You are what you eat
12 points
Match the ingredients of the candy bar to the candy bar. Yummy!

Round 4
Bizarro World
16 points

1) Letters from the Center

2) Nurse’s Husbands

3) You Always Rapped Against Your Mother

4) The Canadian

5) The Slow or the Alive

6) Limited Frailty

7) Friend of the Country

8) The Indian Breach


Round 5
DOC- Ike or Yoakam?
10 points

1) I can think of nothing more boring for the American people than to have to sit in their living rooms for a whole half hour looking at my face on their television screens.

2) Control success before it controls you.

3) I would rather try to persuade a man to go along, because once I have persuaded him he will stick. If I scare him, he will stay just as long as he is scared, and then he is gone.

4) Things are more like they are now than they ever were before.

5) Ain’t no glamour in this tinsel land of lost and wasted lives. Painful scars are all that’s left of me.

6) Farming looks mighty easy when your plow is a pencil, and you’re a thousand miles from the corn field.

7) I don’t mean to be so… Assholish I guess is a good word for it.

8) What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight- it’s the size of the fight in the dog.

9) An intellectual is a man who takes more words than necessary to tell more than he knows.

10) The bottle had robbed him of all his rebel pride so I sang Dixie as he died.

Round 6
Picture Round
16 points

Round 7
General Knowledge
22 points

1) What actress is famously quoted for saying “kissing Dwight was like eating a dirt sandwich” when talking about Dwight Yoakam? A) Karen Duffy b) Bridget Fonda c) Sharon Stone

2) Which Mars candy bar was known in Great Britan as Marathon until 1990?

3) Joan of Arc fought for the French in what war?

4) What Texas city is Steve Martin from?

5) Rueda de Casino is a dance form similar to Square dancing which was developed in what Caribbean country?

6) Who won the Men’s World Ice Hockey Championship on Sunday? A) Czech Republic b) Denmark c) Italy d) Sweden

7) Who was Dwight D. Eisenhower’s vice president?

8) Where was the show Family Ties set?

9) What two rock musicians refer to themselves as the Glimmer Twins?

10) Where did Magic Johnson go to college?

Tiebreaker: What is the driving distance from the Globe Pub to the Grand Ol Opry? Express your answer in football fields.


At 7:42 AM, Blogger The Globe's Pub Quiz said...

Round 1

1) T
2) 17
3) Libya, Sudan Israel
4) 2600 BC
5) 3- Hieroglyphic, demotic and Ancient Greek
6) 9
7) Alexandria
8) rebirth
9) Howard Carter

Round 2

1) Henry Ford
2) Callerlab
3) back to back
4) True- House Resolution 645
5) 5700
6) France
7) 23
8) Winona Rider
9) Gay Square Dance Clubs
10) F- it is a modern square dance call

Round 3

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

Round 4

1) Postcards from the Edge
2) Doctor's Wives
3) I Never Sang for My Father
4) The Mexican
5) The Quick and the Dead
6) Absolute Power
7) Enemy of the State
8) The French Connection

Link: Gene Hackman

Round 5

1) Ike
2) Yoakam
3) Ike
4) Ike
5) Yoakam
6) Ike
7) Yoakam
8) Ike
9) Ike

Round 6

1) Tina Yothers
2) Michael Moore
3) Nancy Reagan
4) Brett Michaels
5) Monica Seles
6) Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
7) Ani DiFranco
8) Barry Bonds
9) Diana Ross
10) Ricky Schroeder
11) Anne Rice
12) Michael Hayden
13) Clara Barton
14) Barry Bonds
15) Jenette Goldstein
16) Rafael Palmeiro

Round 7

1) Sharon Stone
2) Snickers
3) Hundred Year's War
4) Waco
5) Cuba
6) Sweden
7) Richard Nixon
8) Columbus, OH
9) Mick Jagger and Keith Richards
10) Michigan State University

Tiebreaker: 6,970.1866667 (475.24 miles=836,422.4 yards divided by 120 yards)


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