Quiz Questions  Archive: Quiz #38
Set by Phil  |  28 pts     (2017-10-19)

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1) LASER and TASER share how many words in their acronyms? (1 pt)  Phil:  2017-10-19

2) These colour phrases are either positive or negative - say which: a) Yellow-bellied b) In the black c) Red letter day d) Purple patch (4 pts)  Phil:  2017-10-19

3) This snack is known as Krabbenchips in German, chips à la crevette in French, nuvole di drago in Italian, and pan de gambas in Spanish. What are they known as in English? (1 pt)  Phil:  2017-10-19

4) The visual pun pictured refers to a flag used in what form of transport? (1 pt)  Phil:  2017-10-19

5) a) Aneto is the highest mountain in the Pyrenees and Aragon, and is Spain's 3rd highest peak. The first and second in the list come from two other mountain ranges / locations - can you name these locations? b) Mt Paget is the highest point of any UK overseas territory (ignoring the disputed Antarctic territories). i) What island is it on? ii) At 2935m tall, it is pretty much exactly 3x as high as which UK nation's highest point? (4 pts)  Phil:  2017-10-19

6) a) What day of the year would a French person attempt to attach a paper fish to someone's back? b) This map was published on this day by The Guardian, but what subject does it reference? (2 pts)  Phil:  2017-10-19

7) A&R is the division of a record label that is responsible for talent scouting and artistic development, but what does A&R stand for? (2 pts)  Phil:  2017-10-19

8) Pictured is the rarely-seen monstermal! It is made up of which 5 animals? Bonus points for the specific species of the head and tail. (7 pts)  Phil:  2017-10-19

9) Name these Eurodance Acts: a) "__________ is a dance group founded in 1991 by Belgian producers Jean-Paul DeCoster and Phil Wilde and fronted by Dutch rapper Ray Slijngaard and Dutch vocalist Anita Doth. During five years of enormous worldwide popularity, the act scored 16 chart hits.." b) "__________ was an Italian group popular in the late 1980s and early 1990s. The members of the group included a trio made up of a club DJ (Daniele Davoli), a classically trained clarinet teacher (Valerio Semplici), and a keyboard and electronic music "wiz" (Mirko Limoni). They used French fashion model Katrin Quinol as their album/singles cover art and supposed lead singer in all of the group's music videos." c) "__________ is a German Eurodance project formed in 1989 by Torsten Fenslau. The act has gone through a number of line-up changes over the years; they achieved the most success whilst fronted by singer Tania Evans and rapper Jay Supreme - their 1993 single "Mr. Vain" was a number-one hit in eleven European countries." (3 pts)  Phil:  2017-10-19

10) The Man Booker Prize has had two winning books with 'Tiger' in the title but without a tiger as a character in the book, and one winning book without Tiger in the title, but with a tiger as a character in the book. Can you name them? (3 pts)  Phil:  2017-10-19

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