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Pub quiz 2011

  1. 1. PUB QUIZ 2011PUB QUIZ 2011
  2. 2. 1. Who made the first1. Who made the firsttelephone call to the moon?telephone call to the moon?• Stevie WonderStevie Wonder• Richard NixonRichard Nixon• Theodore RooseveltTheodore Roosevelt
  3. 3. 2. The Berlin Wall fell in…2. The Berlin Wall fell in…• November 1988November 1988• November 1989November 1989• November 1990November 1990
  4. 4. 3.Who was Leonardo di Caprio’s3.Who was Leonardo di Caprio’sco-star inco-star in TitanicTitanic??• Scarlet JohansonScarlet Johanson• MadonnaMadonna• Kate WinsletKate Winslet
  5. 5. 4. How many hearts does an4. How many hearts does anoctopus have?octopus have?• OneOne• TwoTwo• ThreeThree
  6. 6. 5. Brazil won the World Cup for5. Brazil won the World Cup forthe fourth time in…the fourth time in…• 19901990• 19941994• 19981998
  7. 7. 6.Which country produces 70%6.Which country produces 70%of the world’s olive oil?of the world’s olive oil?• GreeceGreece• ItalyItaly• SpainSpain
  8. 8. 7. In 1996 what overtook Coca-7. In 1996 what overtook Coca-cola as being the most well-knowncola as being the most well-knownbrand name in the world?brand name in the world?• Burguer KingBurguer King• McDonaldsMcDonalds• StarbucksStarbucks
  9. 9. 8. Which city in the USA is known8. Which city in the USA is knownasas The Windy CityThe Windy City??• New YorkNew York• San FranciscoSan Francisco• ChicagoChicago
  10. 10. 9. In which 1950s film were some9. In which 1950s film were someof the actors mistakenly wearingof the actors mistakenly wearingwristwatches?wristwatches?• SpartacusSpartacus• CleopatraCleopatra• Ben HurBen Hur
  11. 11. 10. If your geographical position10. If your geographical positionwas 0º latitude, 0º longitude,was 0º latitude, 0º longitude,where in the world would you be?where in the world would you be?• The Atlantic OceanThe Atlantic Ocean• GhanaGhana• GreenwichGreenwich
  12. 12. 11. On which day of the year does11. On which day of the year doesAll Souls Day fall?All Souls Day fall?• November 2ndNovember 2nd• November 1stNovember 1st• December 25thDecember 25th
  13. 13. 12. In which city are the12. In which city are theHeadquarters of theHeadquarters of theInternational Monetary Fund?International Monetary Fund?• BerlinBerlin• GenevaGeneva• WashingtonWashington
  14. 14. 13. Shakespeare and Cervantes13. Shakespeare and Cervantesboth died on…both died on…• 23rd April 161623rd April 1616• 1st July 17171st July 1717• 1st August 18181st August 1818
  15. 15. 14. Where in London would you14. Where in London would youfind Poet’s Corner?find Poet’s Corner?• St Paul’s CathedralSt Paul’s Cathedral• Westminster AbbeyWestminster Abbey• Hyde ParkHyde Park
  16. 16. 15. In which film can you hear the15. In which film can you hear thefollowing sentence: “May thefollowing sentence: “May theforce be with you, always”?force be with you, always”?• Indiana Jones and the Lost ArkIndiana Jones and the Lost Ark• Star WarsStar Wars• Mars AttackMars Attack
  17. 17. 16. Where is the only place that16. Where is the only place thatthe American flag flies 24 hours athe American flag flies 24 hours aday, never raised, never lowered,day, never raised, never lowered,never saluted?never saluted?• In CubaIn Cuba• On the MoonOn the Moon• In TexasIn Texas
  18. 18. 17. Who invented the lift in17. Who invented the lift in1853?1853?• E. OtisE. Otis• SchneiderSchneider• B. ThyssenB. Thyssen
  19. 19. 18. Marlon Brando starred in the18. Marlon Brando starred in thefilmfilm The GodfatherThe Godfather in…in…• 19721972• 19751975• 19791979
  20. 20. 19. Which Saint’s Day is on 17th19. Which Saint’s Day is on 17thMarch?March?• St. GeorgeSt. George• St. PatrickSt. Patrick• St. StephenSt. Stephen
  21. 21. 20. What is the most widely20. What is the most widelyeaten fish in the world?eaten fish in the world?• CodCod• TroutTrout• HerringHerring
  22. 22. 21. What was the nationality21. What was the nationalityof Edgar Allan Poe?of Edgar Allan Poe?• BritishBritish• AmericanAmerican• AustralianAustralian
  23. 23. 22. Which is the biggest state22. Which is the biggest statein the US?in the US?• AlaskaAlaska• TexasTexas• CaliforniaCalifornia
  24. 24. 23. What is the Spanish23. What is the Spanishclimate like?climate like?• ColdCold• DesertDesert• WarmWarm
  25. 25. 24. Which is the most common24. Which is the most commonnon-contagious disease in thenon-contagious disease in theworld?world?• Tooth decayTooth decay• HypertensionHypertension• DiabetesDiabetes
  26. 26. 25. Which is the most25. Which is the mostoverpopulated city in theoverpopulated city in theworld?world?• Rio de JaneiroRio de Janeiro• Mexico D. F.Mexico D. F.• TokioTokio
  27. 27. 26. Which of these is not an26. Which of these is not analbum by the Beatles?album by the Beatles?• Abbey RoadAbbey Road• Sergeant Pepper’s Lonely Club BandSergeant Pepper’s Lonely Club Band• Their Satanic Majesties RequestTheir Satanic Majesties Request
  28. 28. 27. How long has Gibraltar27. How long has Gibraltarbeen a British territory?been a British territory?• For a hundred yearsFor a hundred years• For two hundred yearsFor two hundred years• For more than three hundred yearsFor more than three hundred years
  29. 29. 28. What is the largest28. What is the largestmammal in the world?mammal in the world?• White elephantWhite elephant• Blue whaleBlue whale• HippopotamusHippopotamus
  30. 30. 29. Which film company has a29. Which film company has amountain as its logo?mountain as its logo?• ParamountParamount• UniversalUniversal• 20th Century Fox20th Century Fox
  31. 31. 30. Who was the writer of30. Who was the writer ofAlice’s Adventures inAlice’s Adventures inWonderlandWonderland??• Virginia WoolfVirginia Woolf• Mark TwainMark Twain• Lewis CarrollLewis Carroll
  32. 32. 31. Which country is Jean31. Which country is JeanClaude Van Damme from?Claude Van Damme from?• BelgiumBelgium• SwitzerlandSwitzerland• NetherlandsNetherlands
  33. 33. 32. What is rhino’s horn made32. What is rhino’s horn madeof?of?• IvoryIvory• HairHair• CartilageCartilage
  34. 34. 33. Which planet is orbited by33. Which planet is orbited by2 moons?2 moons?• MercuryMercury• JupiterJupiter• MarsMars
  35. 35. 34. In which country is Mount34. In which country is MountEverest?Everest?• ChinaChina• BhutanBhutan• NepalNepal
  36. 36. 35. Which is the fastest35. Which is the fastestanimal in the world?animal in the world?• The gazelleThe gazelle• The ostrichThe ostrich• The cheetahThe cheetah
  37. 37. 36. In which sport can you36. In which sport can youthrow athrow a Curve BallCurve Ball??• BasketballBasketball• TennisTennis• BaseballBaseball
  38. 38. 37. According to a popular37. According to a popularpoll, which is the mostpoll, which is the mostirritating word in the Englishirritating word in the Englishlanguage?language?• WhateverWhatever• PersonallyPersonally• AbsolutelyAbsolutely
  39. 39. 38. What country has not38. What country has notfought a war since 1815?fought a war since 1815?• SwitzerlandSwitzerland• SwedenSweden• GreeceGreece
  40. 40. 39. The First World War39. The First World Warended in...ended in...• 19111911• 19141914• 19181918
  41. 41. 40. How many days can an ant40. How many days can an antsurvive under water?survive under water?• OneOne• TwoTwo• FiveFive
  42. 42. The EndThe End
  43. 43. KeyKey1. Richard Nixon2. November 19893. Kate Winslet4. Three5. 19946. Greece7. McDonalds8. Chicago9. Ben Hur10. The Atlantic Ocean11. November 2nd12. Washington13.23rd April 161614. WestminsterAbbey15. Star Wars16. On the Moon17. Otis18. 197219. St Patrick20. Herring
  44. 44. KeyKey21. America22. Alaska23. Warm24. Tooth decay25. Mexico D. F.26. Their SatanicMajesties Request27. For more than 300years28. Blue whale29. Paramount30. Lewis Carroll32. Belgium32. Hair33. Mars34. Nepal35. The cheetah36. Baseball37. Whatever38. Switzerland39. 191840. Two
  45. 45. And the winner is...And the winner is...