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One Life Charity Pub Quiz – Questions and Answers

2009 February 2

ROUND 1: CINEMA

1. What was Richard Burton’s last film?

  • 1984
  • Lovespell
  • Circle of Two

2. What was the title of the 1956 film in which Elvis Presley made his film debut?

  • Love Me Tender

3. Actress Sigourney Weaver’s real first name is not Sigourney but what is it?

  • Susan
  • Sharon
  • Sidney

4. Luke Skywalker discovered his fathers identity in which Star Wars Film?

  • A New Hope
  • The Empire Strikes Back
  • Return of the Jedi

5. Who was the youngest actor to have played James Bond?

  • Sean Connery (32)
  • Daniel Craig (38)
  • George Lazenby (30) On Her Majestys Secret Service 1969

6. From which film is the quote: “Hasta la vista, baby”?

  • TEMRINATOR 2

ROUND 2: TRIVIA

1. What does the “V” stand for in DVD?  – Versatile

2. Due to a Treaty of 1959, signed by 12 nations, which region of earth has all military operations prohibited?  – Antarctica

3. Which is the smallest of the 50 states in the USA  – Rhode Island

4. Which is the world oldest airline still using its original name?  – KLM (Koninklijke Luchtvaart Maatschappij)

5. In New Orleans the Mardi Gras festival takes place in which month each year?  – February

6. Although used as a nickname for US soldiers, what does GI actually stand for?  – Government Issue

ROUND 3: MUSIC

1. In which decade was Dolly Parton born?

  • 1940’s / 1950’s / 1960’s

2. Name Bob Geldof’s two daughters? Both beginning with the letter “P”.

  • Peaches and Pixie

3. Which Album is claimed to be the best selling album of all time with 100 million copies sold

  • “Thriller”, Michael Jackson 1980

4. How many tones are they in an octave?

  • 2; 4; 8

5. Classical operatic singing is called ‘bel canto’. What does it mean?

  • Good voice
  • Beautiful singing
  • Easy signing

6. The Motown label was incorporated in…?

  • 1957
  • 1959
  • 1961

ROUND 4: HISTORY AND SCIENCE

1. Prior to 1664, what was New York called?

  • New Amsterdam

2. How was Tutankhamon reputed to have died?

  • infected with plague
  • murdered
  • broken leg

3. Which European country remained neutral throughout the second world war despite the Germans bombing its capital city in May 1941 by accident?

  • Ireland

4. In which year was the first email sent?

  • 1968
  • 1971
  • 1976

5. How many men have walked on the moon?

  • 12

6. Which ancient Greek philosopher described over 500 species and came up with a classification system of them?

  • Plato
  • Aristotle
  • Socrates

ROUND 5: BULGARIA

1. The first railroad in Bulgaria was built by English company and opened in 07.11.1866. Which two cities were connected with it?

  • Sofia – Plovdiv
  • Plovdiv – Istanbul
  • Ruse – Varna

2. The Panagyurishte Gold Treasure belonged to unknown Tracian king and consist of 9 items. What it their purpose?

  • jewelry
  • eating set
  • drinking set

3. Former Prime Minister Zhan Videnov and the current one Sergey Stanishev have common employment record. What is it?

  • no employment

4. Who was on the cover page of first issue of Bulgarian Playboy?

  • Lili Ivanova
  • Sonya Vassy
  • Stefka Kostadinova

5. The first Bulgaria distilled whisky released on the home market was called:

  • Thirsty Dragon
  • Wild Goat
  • Red Star

6. Kotooushu Katzunori is the Japanese name of Bulgarian sumo wrestler:

  • Boyan Radev
  • Kaloyan Mahlyanov
  • Valentin Yordanov

ROUND 6: SPORT

1. 1st Fberuary 2009 is American Football Super Bowl Final. Which cities do the two teams come from making up the finalists?

  • Pittsburgh / Atlanta

2. In 2002 Real Madrid won the European Cup/Champions League for the X time?

  • 7
  • 8
  • 9

3. Which is the longest Olympic athletic event in distance?

  • 50 km walk

4. Which was Roger Federer’s first Grand Slam?

  • Wimbledon 2003
  • Australian Open 2004
  • US Open 2003

5. In Motor Racing, where is the Albert Park Formula 1 track?

  • Australia

6. How many world records did the famous American swimmer Mark Spitz set during his carrier?

  • 15
  • 26
  • 33

…and the winners (“CMS Upstarts”) answer sheet is:

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