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Quiz 2-19..

#1 Post by Stoneboat » Sun Apr 14, 2019 7:03 pm

Today is the tomorrow I warned you about yesterday, sooo...

...Time for a quiz. This is a pub type quiz, so Google is not your friend. Have fun, all.
Please do not reply using a quote. That makes it harder to correct the quiz. Merci.

Rules

1...The quiz will be posted on Saturday or Sunday evening, my time.

2...Answers are worth a point apiece, except some questions may ask for additional info, worth extra points.

2a...There are musical clues scattered throughout the quiz (in groups of 5 or 10). Identify the song and artist from the clue supplied.

3...Until the first set of answers have been posted players are restricted to one post apiece, containing as many answers as they like. Additional posts will be ignored and edited posts will be disqualified. After the first answers have been compiled, all restrictions are cancelled (free for all).

4...The judge's decision is final.


1...What car company is named for the Zoroastrian God of light?

2...Who was Charles Lutwidge Dodgson better known as?

3...Name the breakfast cereal(s) that were advertised as 'Food shot from guns.'

4...In ye olde Englishe this malady was called gican pox, gican being itchy in ye olde Englishe. In ye new English what is it known as?

5...What did Mr. Whipple caution against squeezing?

6...George Mendonsa died recently. He and Greta Friedman appeared in what iconic photograph taken on VJ Day, in Times square, that has recently been declared an act of sexual aggression.

7...Name the Scottish bridge from which dogs unexplainably jump to their deaths.

8...Name the sailing vessel found intact off the coast of Portugal on December 5, 1872, but with all the crew missing.
Bonus point, name the vessel that found her.

9...Name the British author who went missing for almost two weeks in 1926.

10..Which member of the Manic Street Preachers is alleged to have committed suicide by jumping off the Severn bridge?

11..Oh give me the beat boys and free my soul...

12..Love was ours it tasted sweet like cherries in the summer heat love so sweet...

13..I did my best to notice when the call came down the line...

14..Son of a bitch give me a drink one more night this can't be me...

15..I rode your Ocean Liner to Newfoundland where I made a living in an iron mine...

16..Who were Fabrice Morvan and Robert Pilatus better known as?

17..Who was the first British artist to hit # 1 on the US Billboard chart?

18..What ABBA song was written about the divorces of the members of the group?

19..Which member of ABBA was a tyskerbarna?
Bonus point, what is a tyskerbarna?

20..ABBA was called ABBA because a Swedish company- also called ABBA - allowed them to use the name. What product did the company produce?

21..A boz is a goat carcass minus the head, legs and internal organs. What game is played with a boz?

22..Drummer Harold Simon Belsky died recently. By what name was he better known?
Bonus point, name the group of session musicians he played with.

23..Name the world's oldest commercial airline still operation under its original name.
Bonus point, name the second oldest.

24..What airline was founded as Huff Deland Dusters?

25..What does the LAN part of LAN Chile mean?

26..What airline was a joint venture between Pan Am and the Grace Shipping Company?

27..Dick Dale died recently. What genre of rock music was he credited with starting?
Bonus point, what 1962 hit started his career?

28..What are contronyms?

29..Of what material were the flags left behind on the moon by the Apollo astronauts made?

30..January 30, 1972, has become known as what?

31..On October 25, 1988, a soccer game took place between Bena Tshadi and Bashangana, two Congolese teams. All eleven members of Bena Tshadi were killed in a freak lightning strike. What did the locals blame it on?

32..What major league baseball team was allegedly subjected to the curse of the goat?

33..What gem - now in the Smithsonian - has been said to be cursed since it was brought back from India to France in 1642?

34..Whose grave is said to be protected by the following curse:
Good friend for Jesus sake forbear
To dig the dust enclosed here.
Blest be the man that spares these stones
And curst be he that moves my bones.

35..What is a person who conducts a séance called?

36..One of us is crying one of us is lying in her lonely bed...

37..I've gotta take a little time a little time to think things over...

38..I don't know where my soul is I don't know where my home is...

39..There ain't no water here to be found some day baby when the river runs free...

40..I'm down on my knees I want to take you there...

41..One for the Trekkies. What was Mr. Spock's blood type?

42..Name the language created by Eliezer l. Samenhof?

43..Frogs cannot lift or turn their heads. Why?

44..Name the British children's author who is credited with inventing the word gremlin, during WW2.

45..Ed Gein died on July 26, 1984, in a Wisconsin instituted for criminally insane. Point each, what character from the following three movies was loosely based on his crimes?
a...Psycho
b...The Texas Chainsaw Massacre
c...Silence Of The Lambs.

46..What is/was a Jarvik-7?

47..What are elvers?

48..What is necritizing faschiitis better known as?

49..What English expression has evolved from this line from the Iliad:
"Do not let the sun go down until thousands who share this quarrel fall headlong in the dust and bite the earth."

50..The brand name of what Australian dish is taken from a line in the old English nursery rhyme Sing A Song Of Sixpence?
Bonus point, when is this dish traditionally eaten?

51..Why was the Raleigh R20 bicycle called by that name?

52..In Britain and the US this dish is called macaroni and cheese. In Canada it's called KD. What does the KD mean?

53..The Northern Territory stone curlew is better known as a what?

54..What Australian city was named for the wife of Charles Todd, the man who was in charge of installing the Overland Telegraph Line?

55..In what Australian city does the world famous Henley-on-Todd Regatta take place?
Bonus point, what makes the Regatta unique?

56..Some people run some people crawl some people don't even move at all...

57..Maybe this is my heart maybe this is yours burns away the eyes peering in our doors...

58..There are ghost out in the rain tonight high up in the ancient trees...

59..Oh it's been such a long long time looks like I'd get you off my mind but I can't...

60..The lights in the harbor don't shine for me I'm like a lost ship adrift on the sea...

61..The most successful double-sided hit in history was by Elvis Presley. The "A" side was Hound Dog. What was the "B" side?
Bonus point, Hound Dog was actually a cover. Who was the original artist?

62..In what western Canadian province is it illegal to set fire to a person's wooden leg?

63..In Cockney rhyming slang what is a 'Donald Trump'?

64..In 1988, what auto manufacturer bought out Rolls-Royce?

65..What famous feminist said "The truth may set you free, but first it will piss you off."

66..Point each, name the missing player and what were they called:
L C Greenwood, Jack Ham, Jack Lambert...

67..Paris' 5ie arrondissement is better known as what?

68..The Pennsylvania Dutch in the US aren't from Holland. Where are they from?

69..What is selenology the study of?

70..What band played their last public concert - with their original lead singer - at Knebworth Park, Hertfordshire, on August 9, 1986?

71..What is a howdah?

72..Billie Holiday had a hit song titled Strange Fruit. What was the song a condemnation of?

73..What Paul McCartney song became the title of the movie about the Charles Manson murders?

74..The colours of what four characters from the Bible are said to be white, red, black and ashen?
Bonus point each, name the characters.

75..On November 13, 1974, Ronald DeFao Jr. shot and killed six members of his family in a town on Long Island, NY. What movie was made about the house where the crimes took place?

76..In the movie, Jodie was a what?

77..What Australian player won the tennis Grand Slam in 1962?

78..What Sinead O'Connor hit was written by Prince?

79..In 1829 this city introduced the world's first modern police force.

80..Who sang lead vocals on the Alan Parsons Project hit Eye In The Sky?

Bonus question, translate the following:
Saluton! Kiel va Fartas?
Bonus bonus question, what language is this?

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Re: Quiz 2-19..

#2 Post by ian16th » Sun Apr 14, 2019 7:32 pm

1...What car company is named for the Zoroastrian God of light?

2...Who was Charles Lutwidge Dodgson better known as?

3...Name the breakfast cereal(s) that were advertised as 'Food shot from guns.'
Puffed Wheat

4...In ye olde Englishe this malady was called gican pox, gican being itchy in ye olde Englishe. In ye new English what is it known as?

5...What did Mr. Whipple caution against squeezing?

6...George Mendonsa died recently. He and Greta Friedman appeared in what iconic photograph taken on VJ Day, in Times square, that has recently been declared an act of sexual aggression.
The Sailor kissing a girl

7...Name the Scottish bridge from which dogs unexplainably jump to their deaths.

8...Name the sailing vessel found intact off the coast of Portugal on December 5, 1872, but with all the crew missing.
Bonus point, name the vessel that found her.
Marie Celeste

9...Name the British author who went missing for almost two weeks in 1926.
Agatha Christie

10..Which member of the Manic Street Preachers is alleged to have committed suicide by jumping off the Severn bridge?

11..Oh give me the beat boys and free my soul...

12..Love was ours it tasted sweet like cherries in the summer heat love so sweet...

13..I did my best to notice when the call came down the line...

14..Son of a bitch give me a drink one more night this can't be me...

15..I rode your Ocean Liner to Newfoundland where I made a living in an iron mine...

16..Who were Fabrice Morvan and Robert Pilatus better known as?

17..Who was the first British artist to hit # 1 on the US Billboard chart?
Petula Clark

18..What ABBA song was written about the divorces of the members of the group?

19..Which member of ABBA was a tyskerbarna?
Bonus point, what is a tyskerbarna?

20..ABBA was called ABBA because a Swedish company- also called ABBA - allowed them to use the name. What product did the company produce?

21..A boz is a goat carcass minus the head, legs and internal organs. What game is played with a boz?

22..Drummer Harold Simon Belsky died recently. By what name was he better known?
Bonus point, name the group of session musicians he played with.

23..Name the world's oldest commercial airline still operation under its original name.
Bonus point, name the second oldest.
KLM
QANTAS

24..What airline was founded as Huff Deland Dusters?

25..What does the LAN part of LAN Chile mean?

26..What airline was a joint venture between Pan Am and the Grace Shipping Company?

27..Dick Dale died recently. What genre of rock music was he credited with starting?
Bonus point, what 1962 hit started his career?

28..What are contronyms?

29..Of what material were the flags left behind on the moon by the Apollo astronauts made?

30..January 30, 1972, has become known as what?

31..On October 25, 1988, a soccer game took place between Bena Tshadi and Bashangana, two Congolese teams. All eleven members of Bena Tshadi were killed in a freak lightning strike. What did the locals blame it on?

32..What major league baseball team was allegedly subjected to the curse of the goat?

33..What gem - now in the Smithsonian - has been said to be cursed since it was brought back from India to France in 1642?
Star of India

34..Whose grave is said to be protected by the following curse:
Good friend for Jesus sake forbear
To dig the dust enclosed here.
Blest be the man that spares these stones
And curst be he that moves my bones.

35..What is a person who conducts a séance called?

36..One of us is crying one of us is lying in her lonely bed...

37..I've gotta take a little time a little time to think things over...

38..I don't know where my soul is I don't know where my home is...

39..There ain't no water here to be found some day baby when the river runs free...

40..I'm down on my knees I want to take you there...

41..One for the Trekkies. What was Mr. Spock's blood type?

42..Name the language created by Eliezer l. Samenhof?
esperanto

43..Frogs cannot lift or turn their heads. Why?

44..Name the British children's author who is credited with inventing the word gremlin, during WW2.

45..Ed Gein died on July 26, 1984, in a Wisconsin instituted for criminally insane. Point each, what character from the following three movies was loosely based on his crimes?
a...Psycho
b...The Texas Chainsaw Massacre
c...Silence Of The Lambs.

46..What is/was a Jarvik-7?

47..What are elvers?
Baby Eels

48..What is necritizing faschiitis better known as?

49..What English expression has evolved from this line from the Iliad:
"Do not let the sun go down until thousands who share this quarrel fall headlong in the dust and bite the earth."
Another one bites the dust

50..The brand name of what Australian dish is taken from a line in the old English nursery rhyme Sing A Song Of Sixpence?
Bonus point, when is this dish traditionally eaten?

51..Why was the Raleigh R20 bicycle called by that name?

52..In Britain and the US this dish is called macaroni and cheese. In Canada it's called KD. What does the KD mean?

53..The Northern Territory stone curlew is better known as a what?

54..What Australian city was named for the wife of Charles Todd, the man who was in charge of installing the Overland Telegraph Line?
Adelaide

55..In what Australian city does the world famous Henley-on-Todd Regatta take place?
Bonus point, what makes the Regatta unique?

56..Some people run some people crawl some people don't even move at all...

57..Maybe this is my heart maybe this is yours burns away the eyes peering in our doors...

58..There are ghost out in the rain tonight high up in the ancient trees...

59..Oh it's been such a long long time looks like I'd get you off my mind but I can't...

60..The lights in the harbor don't shine for me I'm like a lost ship adrift on the sea...

61..The most successful double-sided hit in history was by Elvis Presley. The "A" side was Hound Dog. What was the "B" side?
Bonus point, Hound Dog was actually a cover. Who was the original artist?

62..In what western Canadian province is it illegal to set fire to a person's wooden leg?

63..In Cockney rhyming slang what is a 'Donald Trump'?

64..In 1988, what auto manufacturer bought out Rolls-Royce?
VW bought the company and then discovered that they hadn't bought the name.
BMW then bought the name.


65..What famous feminist said "The truth may set you free, but first it will piss you off."

66..Point each, name the missing player and what were they called:
L C Greenwood, Jack Ham, Jack Lambert...

67..Paris' 5ie arrondissement is better known as what?
The Left Bank

68..The Pennsylvania Dutch in the US aren't from Holland. Where are they from?

69..What is selenology the study of?

70..What band played their last public concert - with their original lead singer - at Knebworth Park, Hertfordshire, on August 9, 1986?

71..What is a howdah?
A saddle for an elephant

72..Billie Holiday had a hit song titled Strange Fruit. What was the song a condemnation of?

73..What Paul McCartney song became the title of the movie about the Charles Manson murders?

74..The colours of what four characters from the Bible are said to be white, red, black and ashen?
Bonus point each, name the characters.

75..On November 13, 1974, Ronald DeFao Jr. shot and killed six members of his family in a town on Long Island, NY. What movie was made about the house where the crimes took place?

76..In the movie, Jodie was a what?

77..What Australian player won the tennis Grand Slam in 1962?
Yvonne Goolagong

78..What Sinead O'Connor hit was written by Prince?

79..In 1829 this city introduced the world's first modern police force.
London

80..Who sang lead vocals on the Alan Parsons Project hit Eye In The Sky?

Bonus question, translate the following:
Saluton! Kiel va Fartas?
Bonus bonus question, what language is this?
Wine improves with age
I improve with wine :YMPARTY:

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#3 Post by Fox3WheresMyBanana » Sun Apr 14, 2019 8:00 pm

1. Ahura Mazda
2. Lewis Carroll
6. Sailor kissing a girl in Times Square
8. Marie Celeste
11. I wanna get lost in your rock 'n roll, and drift away. Doobie Brothers made it famous, but I don't think they wrote it.
18. The Winner Takes It All
19. I'm guessing Anna-Frid. Her father was a German soldier, which is why her mum moved to Sweden after WW2. I would guess from basic linguistics that the word translates as Sad Baby.
20. They still are a fish-canning company.
21. Mongol Polo
23. KLM?
29. Mylar?
35. Medium
36. Abba again, One of Us
44. Roahl Dahl
47. Baby eels
49. Sundowners
52. Kraft Dinner
68. Germany. Dutch is a corruption of Deutsch
69. The Moon
70. Queen, and I WAS THERE!
72. Lynchings, referring to blacks hanging from trees.
74. The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse. War Famine, Plague, and Death
78. Nothing compares 2 U

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#4 Post by Mrs Ex-Ascot » Sun Apr 14, 2019 8:41 pm

Not the best effort but accomplished by torchlight, mega slow internet, jungle bunny noise across lagoon, and hippos munching and roaring, in between us searching for a snake.

1...What car company is named for the Zoroastrian God of light?
Tata

2...Who was Charles Lutwidge Dodgson better known as?
Lewis Carroll

3...Name the breakfast cereal(s) that were advertised as 'Food shot from guns.'


4...In ye olde Englishe this malady was called gican pox, gican being itchy in ye olde Englishe. In ye new English what is it known as?
Chicken pox


5...What did Mr. Whipple caution against squeezing?


6...George Mendonsa died recently. He and Greta Friedman appeared in what iconic photograph taken on VJ Day, in Times square, that has recently been declared an act of sexual aggression.

7...Name the Scottish bridge from which dogs unexplainably jump to their deaths.

8...Name the sailing vessel found intact off the coast of Portugal on December 5, 1872, but with all the crew missing.
Bonus point, name the vessel that found her.


9...Name the British author who went missing for almost two weeks in 1926.

10..Which member of the Manic Street Preachers is alleged to have committed suicide by jumping off the Severn bridge?

11..Oh give me the beat boys and free my soul...


12..Love was ours it tasted sweet like cherries in the summer heat love so sweet...

13..I did my best to notice when the call came down the line...

14..Son of a bitch give me a drink one more night this can't be me...

15..I rode your Ocean Liner to Newfoundland where I made a living in an iron mine...
Gordon Lightfoot

16..Who were Fabrice Morvan and Robert Pilatus better known as?
17..Who was the first British artist to hit # 1 on the US Billboard chart?

18..What ABBA song was written about the divorces of the members of the group?

19..Which member of ABBA was a tyskerbarna?
Bonus point, what is a tyskerbarna?
German Girl

20..ABBA was called ABBA because a Swedish company- also called ABBA - allowed them to use the name. What product did the company produce?

21..A boz is a goat carcass minus the head, legs and internal organs. What game is played with a boz?


22..Drummer Harold Simon Belsky died recently. By what name was he better known?
Bonus point, name the group of session musicians he played with.


23..Name the world's oldest commercial airline still operation under its original name.
Bonus point, name the second oldest.
KLM
Qantas

24..What airline was founded as Huff Deland Dusters?

25..What does the LAN part of LAN Chile mean?
Lineas Aereas Nacionales

26..What airline was a joint venture between Pan Am and the Grace Shipping Company?


27..Dick Dale died recently. What genre of rock music was he credited with starting?
Bonus point, what 1962 hit started his career?

28..What are contronyms?


29..Of what material were the flags left behind on the moon by the Apollo astronauts made?
Cotton

30..January 30, 1972, has become known as what?


31..On October 25, 1988, a soccer game took place between Bena Tshadi and Bashangana, two Congolese teams. All eleven members of Bena Tshadi were killed in a freak lightning strike. What did the locals blame it on?
Apartheid

32..What major league baseball team was allegedly subjected to the curse of the goat?


33..What gem - now in the Smithsonian - has been said to be cursed since it was brought back from India to France in 1642?


34..Whose grave is said to be protected by the following curse:
Good friend for Jesus sake forbear
To dig the dust enclosed here.
Blest be the man that spares these stones
And curst be he that moves my bones.

35..What is a person who conducts a séance called?
Medium

36..One of us is crying one of us is lying in her lonely bed...


37..I've gotta take a little time a little time to think things over...


38..I don't know where my soul is I don't know where my home is...


39..There ain't no water here to be found some day baby when the river runs free...

40..I'm down on my knees I want to take you there...

41..One for the Trekkies. What was Mr. Spock's blood type?

42..Name the language created by Eliezer l. Samenhof?
Esperanto

43..Frogs cannot lift or turn their heads. Why?


44..Name the British children's author who is credited with inventing the word gremlin, during WW2.
Enid Blyton

45..Ed Gein died on July 26, 1984, in a Wisconsin instituted for criminally insane. Point each, what character from the following three movies was loosely based on his crimes?
a...Psycho
b...The Texas Chainsaw Massacre
c...Silence Of The Lambs.

c. Lester

46..What is/was a Jarvik-7?

47..What are elvers?
Baby eels

48..What is necritizing faschiitis better known as?
Flesh eating bug

49..What English expression has evolved from this line from the Iliad:
"Do not let the sun go down until thousands who share this quarrel fall headlong in the dust and bite the earth."


50..The brand name of what Australian dish is taken from a line in the old English nursery rhyme Sing A Song Of Sixpence?
Bonus point, when is this dish traditionally eaten?

51..Why was the Raleigh R20 bicycle called by that name?
20 inch wheels

52..In Britain and the US this dish is called macaroni and cheese. In Canada it's called KD. What does the KD mean?


53..The Northern Territory stone curlew is better known as a what?
Emu

54..What Australian city was named for the wife of Charles Todd, the man who was in charge of installing the Overland Telegraph Line?
Adelaide

55..In what Australian city does the world famous Henley-on-Todd Regatta take place?
Bonus point, what makes the Regatta unique?
Henley

56..Some people run some people crawl some people don't even move at all...


57..Maybe this is my heart maybe this is yours burns away the eyes peering in our doors...


58..There are ghost out in the rain tonight high up in the ancient trees...


59..Oh it's been such a long long time looks like I'd get you off my mind but I can't...


60..The lights in the harbor don't shine for me I'm like a lost ship adrift on the sea...


61..The most successful double-sided hit in history was by Elvis Presley. The "A" side was Hound Dog. What was the "B" side?
Bonus point, Hound Dog was actually a cover. Who was the original artist?

62..In what western Canadian province is it illegal to set fire to a person's wooden leg?
British Columbia

63..In Cockney rhyming slang what is a 'Donald Trump'?
Fart

64..In 1988, what auto manufacturer bought out Rolls-Royce?
BMW

65..What famous feminist said "The truth may set you free, but first it will piss you off."
Germaine Greer

66..Point each, name the missing player and what were they called:
L C Greenwood, Jack Ham, Jack Lambert...

67..Paris' 5ie arrondissement is better known as what?
Montmartre

68..The Pennsylvania Dutch in the US aren't from Holland. Where are they from?
Sweden

69..What is selenology the study of?


70..What band played their last public concert - with their original lead singer - at Knebworth Park, Hertfordshire, on August 9, 1986?


71..What is a howdah?
Indian conveyance

72..Billie Holiday had a hit song titled Strange Fruit. What was the song a condemnation of?


73..What Paul McCartney song became the title of the movie about the Charles Manson murders?


74..The colours of what four characters from the Bible are said to be white, red, black and ashen?
Bonus point each, name the characters.


75..On November 13, 1974, Ronald DeFao Jr. shot and killed six members of his family in a town on Long Island, NY. What movie was made about the house where the crimes took place?
11 Rillington Place

76..In the movie, Jodie was a what?


77..What Australian player won the tennis Grand Slam in 1962?


78..What Sinead O'Connor hit was written by Prince?
Nothing compares to you


79..In 1829 this city introduced the world's first modern police force.
London

80..Who sang lead vocals on the Alan Parsons Project hit Eye In The Sky?

Bonus question, translate the following:
Saluton! Kiel va Fartas?
Bonus bonus question, what language is this?
Hello, where are you going.
Esperanto
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Re: Quiz 2-19..

#5 Post by Smeagol » Sun Apr 14, 2019 8:58 pm

1) Mazda
2)Lewis Caroll
3)Puffed Rice
6) sailor kissing girl in New York
8) a)Mary Celeste b) Dei Gratia
9)Agatha Christie
15) Canadian Pacific by Hank Snow
16) Milli Vanilli
21) Kok-Boru
23)a)KLM b)Qantas
24) Delta
27)Surf Rock , Misirlou
28) words with 2 opposite meanings
30) Bloody Sunday
34)Shakespear
35)Medium
36) ABBA - one of us
42)Esperanto
43)Very short neck
44)Roal Dahl
46)Artificial heart
48)Gangrene
52) Kraft Dinner
53)Bush Thick Knee
54)Alice Springs
55) Alice Springs - dry river bed
61)Don't be Cruel
67) Latin Quarter
68) Germany
69)Moon
71)Canopied seat on an elephant
72)American racism
74) Horses
77) Rod Laver
79) London

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#6 Post by Planepsycho » Sun Apr 14, 2019 9:16 pm

5. Charmin toilet paper
6. the sailor kissing gal after the war declared over
11. Drift Away/Dobie Gray
16. Milli Vanilli
17. The Beatles?
23. KLM
29. nylon
30. Bloody Sunday
32. Chicago Cubs
33. Hope Diamond
35. a medium
37. I want to know what love is/foreigner
43. no neck
52. kraft dinner
63. um, #2
68. Germany
73. Helter Skelter
74. 4 horsemen of the apocalypse

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#7 Post by Mole » Sun Apr 14, 2019 10:01 pm

most of the few I knew have gone already, so only...

13 - Killers; Are we human or are we dancer
25 - Linhas Aereas Nacionale?

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#8 Post by Hydromet » Sun Apr 14, 2019 10:04 pm

1...What car company is named for the Zoroastrian God of light? Mazda

2...Who was Charles Lutwidge Dodgson better known as? Lewis Carrol



6...George Mendonsa died recently. He and Greta Friedman appeared in what iconic photograph taken on VJ Day, in Times square, that has recently been declared an act of sexual aggression. Sailor kissing a girl.


8...Name the sailing vessel found intact off the coast of Portugal on December 5, 1872, but with all the crew missing.
Bonus point, name the vessel that found her. Marie Celeste

9...Name the British author who went missing for almost two weeks in 1926. Enid Blyton

11..Oh give me the beat boys and free my soul... I want to get lost in that rock & roll...and drift away

23..Name the world's oldest commercial airline still operation under its original name.
Bonus point, name the second oldest. KLM, Qantas

28..What are contronyms? Words that sound the same but have opposite meanings, e.g. raise & raze, cleave (together) & cleave (apart).

29..Of what material were the flags left behind on the moon by the Apollo astronauts made?

31..On October 25, 1988, a soccer game took place between Bena Tshadi and Bashangana, two Congolese teams. All eleven members of Bena Tshadi were killed in a freak lightning strike. What did the locals blame it on?

33..What gem - now in the Smithsonian - has been said to be cursed since it was brought back from India to France in 1642?

34..Whose grave is said to be protected by the following curse:
Good friend for Jesus sake forbear
To dig the dust enclosed here.
Blest be the man that spares these stones
And curst be he that moves my bones. William Shakespeare?

35..What is a person who conducts a séance called? Medium


42..Name the language created by Eliezer l. Samenhof? Esperanto

47..What are elvers? Baby eels

49..What English expression has evolved from this line from the Iliad:
"Do not let the sun go down until thousands who share this quarrel fall headlong in the dust and bite the earth." Another one bites the dust

50..The brand name of what Australian dish is taken from a line in the old English nursery rhyme Sing A Song Of Sixpence? Four & Twenty pies
Bonus point, when is this dish traditionally eaten? At the football

54..What Australian city was named for the wife of Charles Todd, the man who was in charge of installing the Overland Telegraph Line? Alice Springa

55..In what Australian city does the world famous Henley-on-Todd Regatta take place? Alice Springs
Bonus point, what makes the Regatta unique? It's cancelled if there's any water.

63..In Cockney rhyming slang what is a 'Donald Trump'? Taking a dump

64..In 1988, what auto manufacturer bought out Rolls-Royce? BMW

65..What famous feminist said "The truth may set you free, but first it will piss you off."

71..What is a howdah? An elephant saddle

72..Billie Holiday had a hit song titled Strange Fruit. What was the song a condemnation of? Lynchings

73..What Paul McCartney song became the title of the movie about the Charles Manson murders?

74..The colours of what four characters from the Bible are said to be white, red, black and ashen? Mathew, Mark, Luke & John
Bonus point each, name the characters.

77..What Australian player won the tennis Grand Slam in 1962? Rod Laver

79..In 1829 this city introduced the world's first modern police force. London

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#9 Post by Slasher » Mon Apr 15, 2019 12:26 am

53..The Northern Territory stone curlew is better known as a what?

Big huge pebble called Ayers Rock.

55..In what Australian city does the world famous Henley-on-Todd Regatta take place?

Alice Springs.

Bonus point, what makes the Regatta unique?

It's raced while the Todd riverbed is dry.
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#10 Post by Slasher » Mon Apr 15, 2019 2:21 am

37..I've gotta take a little time a little time to think things over...

I Wanna Know What Love Is.

I forget the band sorry. Edit: just remembered - Foreigner.


41..One for the Trekkies. What was Mr. Spock's blood type?

Green.

BTW Boat we starship captain wannabees call ourselves Trekkers. We are educated in Warp speed theory and 'propulsion' (warp field generation), the purpose of space matrix restoration coils and galactic navigation using the Shapley Centre. Trekkies are simply sublight-limited sci-fI nutcases who use technobabble. Speak of them not! [-( ;)))


50..The brand name of what Australian dish is taken from a line in the old English nursery rhyme Sing A Song Of Sixpence?

Four n Twenty pies.

Bonus point, when is this dish traditionally eaten?

VFL Grand Final day in Melbourne(?) Here's some VFL players from my day making a song and dance about it...


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#11 Post by Slasher » Mon Apr 15, 2019 2:39 am

73..What Paul McCartney song became the title of the movie about the Charles Manson murders?

Helter Skelter
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#12 Post by Stoneboat » Mon Apr 15, 2019 7:17 pm

...Time for a quiz. This is a pub type quiz, so Google is not your friend. Have fun, all.
Please do not reply using a quote. That makes it harder to correct the quiz. Merci.

Rules

1...The quiz will be posted on Saturday or Sunday evening, my time.

2...Answers are worth a point apiece, except some questions may ask for additional info, worth extra points.

2a...There are musical clues scattered throughout the quiz (in groups of 5 or 10). Identify the song and artist from the clue supplied.

3...Until the first set of answers have been posted players are restricted to one post apiece, containing as many answers as they like. Additional posts will be ignored and edited posts will be disqualified. After the first answers have been compiled, all restrictions are cancelled (free for all).

4...The judge's decision is final.


1...What car company is named for the Zoroastrian God of light?
Mazda - Fox

2...Who was Charles Lutwidge Dodgson better known as?
Lewis Carroll - Fox

3...Name the breakfast cereal(s) that were advertised as 'Food shot from guns.'
Puffed Wheat - ian16
Puffed rice - Smeagol
There wuz two of 'em.

4...In ye olde Englishe this malady was called gican pox, gican being itchy in ye olde Englishe. In ye new English what is it known as?
Chicken Pox - Mrs. Ex-A

5...What did Mr. Whipple caution against squeezing?
The Charmin - PP

6...George Mendonsa died recently. He and Greta Friedman appeared in what iconic photograph taken on VJ Day, in Times square, that has recently been declared an act of sexual aggression.
Sailor kissing a girl - ian16
Point anyone, what has this photo since been titled?

7...Name the Scottish bridge from which dogs unexplainably jump to their deaths.
Open

8...Name the sailing vessel found intact off the coast of Portugal on December 5, 1872, but with all the crew missing.
The Mary Celeste - ian16
Bonus point, name the vessel that found her.
The Dei Gratia - Smeagol

9...Name the British author who went missing for almost two weeks in 1926.
Agatha Christie - ian16

10..Which member of the Manic Street Preachers is alleged to have committed suicide by jumping off the Severn bridge?
Open

11..Oh give me the beat boys and free my soul...
Drift Away/Doobie Brothers - Fox
Have a point for Dobie Grey PP, 'cause that's who I had.

12..Love was ours it tasted sweet like cherries in the summer heat love so sweet...
Open

13..I did my best to notice when the call came down the line...
(Are We) Human/Killers - Mole

14..Son of a bitch give me a drink one more night this can't be me...
Open

15..I rode your Ocean Liner to Newfoundland where I made a living in an iron mine...
Canadian Pacific/Hank Snow - Smeagol
Would have accepted George Hamilton IV.

16..Who were Fabrice Morvan and Robert Pilatus better known as?
Milli Vanilli - Smeagol

17..Who was the first British artist to hit # 1 on the US Billboard chart?
Open

18..What ABBA song was written about the divorces of the members of the group?
Open

19..Which member of ABBA was a tyskerbarna?
Anna-Frid Lyngstad - Fox
Bonus point, what is a tyskerbarna?
Open
German something, it's rather inelegant.

20..ABBA was called ABBA because a Swedish company- also called ABBA - allowed them to use the name. What product did the company produce?
Fisk - Fox

21..A boz is a goat carcass minus the head, legs and internal organs. What game is played with a boz?
Open

22..Drummer Harold Simon Belsky died recently. By what name was he better known?
Bonus point, name the group of session musicians he played with.
Open

23..Name the world's oldest commercial airline still operation under its original name.
KLM (Founded October 17, 1919) - ian16
Bonus point, name the second oldest.
Open
QANTAS is the third oldest, but the second oldest continuously operating airline. KLM suspended operations during WW2.

24..What airline was founded as Huff Deland Dusters?
Delta - Smeagol

25..What does the LAN part of LAN Chile mean?
Lineas Aereas Nacionales - Mrs. Ex-A

26..What airline was a joint venture between Pan Am and the Grace Shipping Company?
Open

27..Dick Dale died recently. What genre of rock music was he credited with starting?
Surf rock - Smeagol
Bonus point, what 1962 hit started his career?
Misirlou - Smeagol

28..What are contronyms?
Words that have two opposite meanings - Smeagol
Ex. sanction - give approval/penalize.

29..Of what material were the flags left behind on the moon by the Apollo astronauts made?
Nylon - PP

30..January 30, 1972, has become known as what?
Bloody Sunday - Smeagol

31..On October 25, 1988, a soccer game took place between Bena Tshadi and Bashangana, two Congolese teams. All eleven members of Bena Tshadi were killed in a freak lightning strike. What did the locals blame it on?
Open
Have a point for apartheid Mrs. Ex-A. It has been blamed for everything else.

32..What major league baseball team was allegedly subjected to the curse of the goat?
Chicago Cubs - PP

33..What gem - now in the Smithsonian - has been said to be cursed since it was brought back from India to France in 1642?
The Hope Diamond - PP

34..Whose grave is said to be protected by the following curse:
Good friend for Jesus sake forbear
To dig the dust enclosed here.
Blest be the man that spares these stones
And curst be he that moves my bones.
William Shakespeare - Smeagol

35..What is a person who conducts a séance called?
A medium - Fox

36..One of us is crying one of us is lying in her lonely bed...
One Of Us/ABBA - Fox

37..I've gotta take a little time a little time to think things over...
I Want To Know What Love Is/Foreigner - PP

38..I don't know where my soul is I don't know where my home is...
Open

39..There ain't no water here to be found some day baby when the river runs free...
Open

40..I'm down on my knees I want to take you there...
Open

There are too many characters for a single reply, therefore I have split the thing in two.
Second half will follow this one.

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#13 Post by Stoneboat » Mon Apr 15, 2019 7:21 pm

Answers part deux.

40..I'm down on my knees I want to take you there...
Open

41..One for the Trekkies. What was Mr. Spock's blood type?
Open
Green was too easy Slash. Have a point for Trekkers though.

42..Name the language created by Eliezer l. Samenhof?
Esperanto - ian16

43..Frogs cannot lift or turn their heads. Why?
No necks - PP

44..Name the British children's author who is credited with inventing the word gremlin, during WW2.
Roald Dahl - Fox

45..Ed Gein died on July 26, 1984, in a Wisconsin instituted for criminally insane. Point each, what character from the following three movies was loosely based on his crimes?
a...Psycho
b...The Texas Chainsaw Massacre
c...Silence Of The Lambs.
Open

46..What is/was a Jarvik-7?
An artificial heart - Smeagol

47..What are elvers?
Baby eels - ian16

48..What is necritizing faschiitis better known as?
Flesh eating disease - Mrs.Ex-A.
A friend contacted that Mrs.Ex-A. The docs caught it in time, but he still lost the sight in one eye.

49..What English expression has evolved from this line from the Iliad:
"Do not let the sun go down until thousands who share this quarrel fall headlong in the dust and bite the earth."
Bite the dust - ian16

50..The brand name of what Australian dish is taken from a line in the old English nursery rhyme Sing A Song Of Sixpence?
Four 'N Twenty Meat Pies - Hydromet
Bonus point, when is this dish traditionally eaten?
During Aussie rules football games - Hydromet

51..Why was the Raleigh R20 bicycle called by that name?
Because of the 20-inch wheels - Mrs. Ex.A

52..In Britain and the US this dish is called macaroni and cheese. In Canada it's called KD. What does the KD mean?
Kraft Dinner - Fox

53..The Northern Territory stone curlew is better known as a what?
The Bush Thicknee - Smeagol
There is another nickname. Point anyone?

54..What Australian city was named for the wife of Charles Todd, the man who was in charge of installing the Overland Telegraph Line?
Alice Springs - Smeagol

55..In what Australian city does the world famous Henley-on-Todd Regatta take place?
Alice Springs
Bonus point, what makes the Regatta unique?
It takes place on the dry riverbed - Smeagol
The boats are 'rowed' by the crews running.

56..Some people run some people crawl some people don't even move at all...
Open

57..Maybe this is my heart maybe this is yours burns away the eyes peering in our doors...
Open

58..There are ghost out in the rain tonight high up in the ancient trees...
Open

59..Oh it's been such a long long time looks like I'd get you off my mind but I can't...
Open

60..The lights in the harbor don't shine for me I'm like a lost ship adrift on the sea...
Open

61..The most successful double-sided hit in history was by Elvis Presley. The "A" side was Hound Dog. What was the "B" side?
Don't Be Cruel - Smeagol
Bonus point, Hound Dog was actually a cover. Who was the original artist?
Open

62..In what western Canadian province is it illegal to set fire to a person's wooden leg?
Open

63..In Cockney rhyming slang what is a 'Donald Trump'?
A 'dump' - PP

64..In 1988, what auto manufacturer bought out Rolls-Royce?
VW - ian16
Point each for ian16, Hydromet, and Mrs.Ex-A for BMW who saw VW's oversight and bought the name.

65..What famous feminist said "The truth may set you free, but first it will piss you off."
Open
Not that one Mrs. Ex-A.

66..Point each, name the missing player and what were they called:
L C Greenwood, Jack Ham, Jack Lambert...
Open

67..Paris' 5ie arrondissement is better known as what?
The Latin Quarter (Pantheon) - Smeagol

68..The Pennsylvania Dutch in the US aren't from Holland. Where are they from?
Germany - Fox

69..What is selenology the study of?
The moon - Fox

70..What band played their last public concert - with their original lead singer - at Knebworth Park, Hertfordshire, on August 9, 1986?
Queen - Fox

71..What is a howdah?
A saddle for an elephant - ian16

72..Billie Holiday had a hit song titled Strange Fruit. What was the song a condemnation of?
Lynching - Fox

73..What Paul McCartney song became the title of the movie about the Charles Manson murders?
Helter Skelter - PP

74..The colours of what four characters from the Bible are said to be white, red, black and ashen?
The four horsemen of the apocalypse - Fox
Bonus point each, name the characters.
Death, famine, war - Fox
One open

75..On November 13, 1974, Ronald DeFao Jr. shot and killed six members of his family in a town on Long Island, NY. What movie was made about the house where the crimes took place?
Open

76..In the movie, Jodie was a what?
Open

77..What Australian player won the tennis Grand Slam in 1962?
Roc Laver - Smeagol

78..What Sinead O'Connor hit was written by Prince?
Nothing Compares 2 U - Fox

79..In 1829 this city introduced the world's first modern police force.
London - ian16

80..Who sang lead vocals on the Alan Parsons Project hit Eye In The Sky?
Open
Hint, it wasn't Alan Parsons.

Bonus question, translate the following:
Saluton! Kiel vi Fartas?
Hello! How are you? - Mrs. Ex-A
Bonus bonus question, what language is this?
Esperanto
The response to that would be "Mi fartas bone."

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Re: Quiz 2-19..

#14 Post by Stoneboat » Mon Apr 15, 2019 7:27 pm

Initial scores:

Fox3 20
Smeagol 19
ian16 12
Planepsycho 9
Mrs. Ex-A 9
Hydromet 3
Mole 2
Slasher 1

Slash, you posted three times before any answers were posted. Hate like hell to do it to ya, but I could use only the first one, according to rule 3.
Boss Lady, I had to split the thing into two parts, the board said there were 11,860 characters in a full reply, vs 10,000 max.

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#15 Post by Fox3WheresMyBanana » Mon Apr 15, 2019 8:23 pm

second guessing
18. Knowing me, knowing you.
31. Witchcraft is a popular choice in those parts still, I believe.
74. If you won't accept Plague, you must want Conquest.

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#16 Post by Tall Bird » Mon Apr 15, 2019 8:45 pm

10. Richey Edwards
17. Acker Bilk/Stranger On The Shore
40. Madonna/Like A Prayer
56. Pozo-Seco Singers/Time
59. ?/Misty Blue
60. ?/Sea of Heartbreak
62. Alberta?
65. Gloria Steinem
75. Amityville Horror

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#17 Post by Opsboi » Tue Apr 16, 2019 2:21 pm

Q 80 Colin Blunstone did a lot with the APP

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Re: Quiz 2-19..

#18 Post by Stoneboat » Tue Apr 16, 2019 5:59 pm

Stoneboat wrote:
Mon Apr 15, 2019 7:17 pm
...Time for a quiz. This is a pub type quiz, so Google is not your friend. Have fun, all.
Please do not reply using a quote. That makes it harder to correct the quiz. Merci.

Rules

1...The quiz will be posted on Saturday or Sunday evening, my time.

2...Answers are worth a point apiece, except some questions may ask for additional info, worth extra points.

2a...There are musical clues scattered throughout the quiz (in groups of 5 or 10). Identify the song and artist from the clue supplied.

3...Until the first set of answers have been posted players are restricted to one post apiece, containing as many answers as they like. Additional posts will be ignored and edited posts will be disqualified. After the first answers have been compiled, all restrictions are cancelled (free for all).

4...The judge's decision is final.


1...What car company is named for the Zoroastrian God of light?
Mazda - Fox

2...Who was Charles Lutwidge Dodgson better known as?
Lewis Carroll - Fox

3...Name the breakfast cereal(s) that were advertised as 'Food shot from guns.'
Puffed Wheat - ian16
Puffed rice - Smeagol
There wuz two of 'em.

4...In ye olde Englishe this malady was called gican pox, gican being itchy in ye olde Englishe. In ye new English what is it known as?
Chicken Pox - Mrs. Ex-A

5...What did Mr. Whipple caution against squeezing?
The Charmin - PP

6...George Mendonsa died recently. He and Greta Friedman appeared in what iconic photograph taken on VJ Day, in Times square, that has recently been declared an act of sexual aggression.
Sailor kissing a girl - ian16
Point anyone, what has this photo since been titled?

7...Name the Scottish bridge from which dogs unexplainably jump to their deaths.
Open

8...Name the sailing vessel found intact off the coast of Portugal on December 5, 1872, but with all the crew missing.
The Mary Celeste - ian16
Bonus point, name the vessel that found her.
The Dei Gratia - Smeagol

9...Name the British author who went missing for almost two weeks in 1926.
Agatha Christie - ian16

10..Which member of the Manic Street Preachers is alleged to have committed suicide by jumping off the Severn bridge?
Richey Edwards - TB

11..Oh give me the beat boys and free my soul...
Drift Away/Doobie Brothers - Fox
Have a point for Dobie Grey PP, 'cause that's who I had.

12..Love was ours it tasted sweet like cherries in the summer heat love so sweet...
Open

13..I did my best to notice when the call came down the line...
(Are We) Human/Killers - Mole

14..Son of a bitch give me a drink one more night this can't be me...
Open

15..I rode your Ocean Liner to Newfoundland where I made a living in an iron mine...
Canadian Pacific/Hank Snow - Smeagol
Would have accepted George Hamilton IV.

16..Who were Fabrice Morvan and Robert Pilatus better known as?
Milli Vanilli - Smeagol

17..Who was the first British artist to hit # 1 on the US Billboard chart?
Open
Have a point for Acker Bilk TB, he came before the Beatles. This lady was before either.

18..What ABBA song was written about the divorces of the members of the group?
Open

19..Which member of ABBA was a tyskerbarna?
Anna-Frid Lyngstad - Fox
Bonus point, what is a tyskerbarna?
Open
German something, it's rather inelegant.

20..ABBA was called ABBA because a Swedish company- also called ABBA - allowed them to use the name. What product did the company produce?
Fisk - Fox

21..A boz is a goat carcass minus the head, legs and internal organs. What game is played with a boz?
Open

22..Drummer Harold Simon Belsky died recently. By what name was he better known?
Bonus point, name the group of session musicians he played with.
Open

23..Name the world's oldest commercial airline still in operation under its original name.
KLM (Founded October 17, 1919) - ian16
Bonus point, name the second oldest.
Open
QANTAS is the third oldest, but the second oldest continuously operating airline. KLM suspended operations during WW2.

24..What airline was founded as Huff Deland Dusters?
Delta - Smeagol

25..What does the LAN part of LAN Chile mean?
Lineas Aereas Nacionales - Mrs. Ex-A

26..What airline was a joint venture between Pan Am and the Grace Shipping Company?
Open

27..Dick Dale died recently. What genre of rock music was he credited with starting?
Surf rock - Smeagol
Bonus point, what 1962 hit started his career?
Misirlou - Smeagol

28..What are contronyms?
Words that have two opposite meanings - Smeagol
Ex. sanction - give approval/penalize.

29..Of what material were the flags left behind on the moon by the Apollo astronauts made?
Nylon - PP

30..January 30, 1972, has become known as what?
Bloody Sunday - Smeagol

31..On October 25, 1988, a soccer game took place between Bena Tshadi and Bashangana, two Congolese teams. All eleven members of Bena Tshadi were killed in a freak lightning strike. What did the locals blame it on?
Witchcraft - Fox
Have a point for apartheid Mrs. Ex-A. It has been blamed for everything else.

32..What major league baseball team was allegedly subjected to the curse of the goat?
Chicago Cubs - PP

33..What gem - now in the Smithsonian - has been said to be cursed since it was brought back from India to France in 1642?
The Hope Diamond - PP

34..Whose grave is said to be protected by the following curse:
Good friend for Jesus sake forbear
To dig the dust enclosed here.
Blest be the man that spares these stones
And curst be he that moves my bones.
William Shakespeare - Smeagol

35..What is a person who conducts a séance called?
A medium - Fox

36..One of us is crying one of us is lying in her lonely bed...
One Of Us/ABBA - Fox

37..I've gotta take a little time a little time to think things over...
I Want To Know What Love Is/Foreigner - PP

38..I don't know where my soul is I don't know where my home is...
Open

39..There ain't no water here to be found some day baby when the river runs free...
Open

40..I'm down on my knees I want to take you there...
Like A Prayer/Madonna - TB

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#19 Post by Stoneboat » Tue Apr 16, 2019 6:09 pm

Stoneboat wrote:
Mon Apr 15, 2019 7:21 pm
Answers part deux.

41..One for the Trekkies. What was Mr. Spock's blood type?
Open
Green was too easy Slash. Have a point for Trekkers though.

42..Name the language created by Eliezer l. Samenhof?
Esperanto - ian16

43..Frogs cannot lift or turn their heads. Why?
No necks - PP

44..Name the British children's author who is credited with inventing the word gremlin, during WW2.
Roald Dahl - Fox

45..Ed Gein died on July 26, 1984, in a Wisconsin instituted for criminally insane. Point each, what character from the following three movies was loosely based on his crimes?
a...Psycho
b...The Texas Chainsaw Massacre
c...Silence Of The Lambs.
Open

46..What is/was a Jarvik-7?
An artificial heart - Smeagol

47..What are elvers?
Baby eels - ian16

48..What is necritizing faschiitis better known as?
Flesh eating disease - Mrs.Ex-A.
A friend contacted that Mrs.Ex-A. The docs caught it in time, but he still lost the sight in one eye.

49..What English expression has evolved from this line from the Iliad:
"Do not let the sun go down until thousands who share this quarrel fall headlong in the dust and bite the earth."
Bite the dust - ian16

50..The brand name of what Australian dish is taken from a line in the old English nursery rhyme Sing A Song Of Sixpence?
Four 'N Twenty Meat Pies - Hydromet
Bonus point, when is this dish traditionally eaten?
During Aussie rules football games - Hydromet

51..Why was the Raleigh R20 bicycle called by that name?
Because of the 20-inch wheels - Mrs. Ex.A

52..In Britain and the US this dish is called macaroni and cheese. In Canada it's called KD. What does the KD mean?
Kraft Dinner - Fox

53..The Northern Territory stone curlew is better known as a what?
The Bush Thicknee - Smeagol
There is another nickname. Point anyone?

54..What Australian city was named for the wife of Charles Todd, the man who was in charge of installing the Overland Telegraph Line?
Alice Springs - Smeagol

55..In what Australian city does the world famous Henley-on-Todd Regatta take place?
Alice Springs
Bonus point, what makes the Regatta unique?
It takes place on the dry riverbed - Smeagol
The boats are 'rowed' by the crews running.

56..Some people run some people crawl some people don't even move at all...
Time/Poso Seco Singers - TB

57..Maybe this is my heart maybe this is yours burns away the eyes peering in our doors...
Open

58..There are ghost out in the rain tonight high up in the ancient trees...
Open

59..Oh it's been such a long long time looks like I'd get you off my mind but I can't...
Misty Blue - TB
Artist open


60..The lights in the harbor don't shine for me I'm like a lost ship adrift on the sea...
Sea Of Heartbreak - TB
Artist open

61..The most successful double-sided hit in history was by Elvis Presley. The "A" side was Hound Dog. What was the "B" side?
Don't Be Cruel - Smeagol
Bonus point, Hound Dog was actually a cover. Who was the original artist?
Open

62..In what western Canadian province is it illegal to set fire to a person's wooden leg?
Open

63..In Cockney rhyming slang what is a 'Donald Trump'?
A 'dump' - PP

64..In 1988, what auto manufacturer bought out Rolls-Royce?
VW - ian16
Point each for ian16, Hydromet, and Mrs.Ex-A for BMW who saw VW's oversight and bought the name.

65..What famous feminist said "The truth may set you free, but first it will piss you off."
Gloria Steinem - TB

66..Point each, name the missing player and what were they called:
L C Greenwood, Jack Ham, Jack Lambert...
Open

67..Paris' 5ie arrondissement is better known as what?
The Latin Quarter (Pantheon) - Smeagol

68..The Pennsylvania Dutch in the US aren't from Holland. Where are they from?
Germany - Fox

69..What is selenology the study of?
The moon - Fox

70..What band played their last public concert - with their original lead singer - at Knebworth Park, Hertfordshire, on August 9, 1986?
Queen - Fox

71..What is a howdah?
A saddle for an elephant - ian16

72..Billie Holiday had a hit song titled Strange Fruit. What was the song a condemnation of?
Lynching - Fox

73..What Paul McCartney song became the title of the movie about the Charles Manson murders?
Helter Skelter - PP

74..The colours of what four characters from the Bible are said to be white, red, black and ashen?
The four horsemen of the apocalypse - Fox
Bonus point each, name the characters.
Death, famine, war, conquest - Fox

75..On November 13, 1974, Ronald DeFao Jr. shot and killed six members of his family in a town on Long Island, NY. What movie was made about the house where the crimes took place?
The Amityville Horror - TB

76..In the movie, Jodie was a what?
Open

77..What Australian player won the tennis Grand Slam in 1962?
Roc Laver - Smeagol

78..What Sinead O'Connor hit was written by Prince?
Nothing Compares 2 U - Fox

79..In 1829 this city introduced the world's first modern police force.
London - ian16

80..Who sang lead vocals on the Alan Parsons Project hit Eye In The Sky?
Another member of the group Opsboi.
Hint, it wasn't Alan Parsons.

Bonus question, translate the following:
Saluton! Kiel vi Fartas?
Hello! How are you? - Mrs. Ex-A
Bonus bonus question, what language is this?
Esperanto
The response to that would be "Mi fartas bone."

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Re: Quiz 2-19..

#20 Post by Stoneboat » Tue Apr 16, 2019 6:11 pm

Intermediate scores:
I'll leave this up for another 24 hours if someone wants to take a stab at what's left.

Fox3 20
Smeagol 19
ian16 12
Tall Bird 11
Planepsycho 9
Mrs. Ex-A 9
Hydromet 3
Mole 2
Slasher 1

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