Quiz Questions  Archive: Quiz #69
Set by Cav  |  84 pts     (2018-08-22)

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1) How many does the human body have? Match the numbers with the parts (20000, 5000, 656, 400, 100, 12,6,4). Some of these are average or approximate numbers: a) Pairs of ribs b) Eye lashes c) Genes d) Muscles e) Taste buds f) Heart valves g) Auditory ossicles (bones in the ear) h) Movable joints (8 pts)  Susi:  2018-08-14

2) Name 7 chemical elements that were discovered in antiquity (pre-middle ages) (7 pts)  Susi:  2018-08-14

3) a) Name 5 films that won an Oscar for best costume design. b) Name 5 films that won an Oscar for best foreign language film. (10 pts)  Susi:  2018-08-14

4) Which modern day countries are these historical regions in? a) Bohemia, b) Transylvania, c) Burgenland, d) Dalmatia, e) Thuringia, f) Masuria (6 pts)  Susi:  2018-08-14

5) What is the name for this sequence? 0,1,1,2,3,5,8,13,21,34,55,89,144,377,610 (1 pt)  Susi:  2018-08-14

6) Fluteman is an 1982 Australian film that retells the story of? (1 pt)  Susi:  2018-08-14

7) Name Shakespeare's only historic play that doesn't contain a number in the title. (1 pt)  Susi:  2018-08-14

8) What is the French name for savoury crepes or any flat round or freeform crusty cake? (1 pt)  Susi:  2018-08-14

9) An eft is the immature terrestrial stage of what animal? (1 pt)  Susi:  2018-08-14

10) a) Name 3 confirmed cities that are going to hold the Olympic games (any of these: 2020, 2022,2024 and 2028, no need to match city with year) b) Name the 10 countries with the most Olympic gold medals ever (former countries can be named separately) (13 pts)  Susi:  2018-08-14

11) The following words are loan words from which language? Aardvark, meerkat, springbok, trek (1 pt)  Susi:  2018-08-14

12) Edinburgh Fringe question! Name any four acts who have won Best Comedy Show at the Edinburgh Comedy Awards (formerly the Perrier Awards) since 2008. (Hints: there have been 8 Brits, 2 Australians, 1 Irish, 1 American and 9 men and 2 women) (4 pts)  Cav:  2018-08-22

13) Apart from The Godfather: Part 2, name 3 of the 5 films with a number in the title to win Best Picture at the Oscars. (Hint: they are all whole numbers and not hidden in a word like "phONE") (3 pts)  Cav:  2018-08-22

14) Of the 27 member states of NATO, which seven countries currently have an elected female President or Prime Minister? (5 pts)  Cav:  2018-08-22

15) Music! Name the "Summer" song and artist(s) from the lyrics (translated into Esperanto). To give you a hint, Esperanto is an invented language that takes vocab from both Romance languages (French, Italian, Spanish, et al) and Germanic languages (German, English, Scandi, et al): a) Mi acetis mian unuan realan sekson, akiris gin ce la kvin-jara. Ludis gin gis miaj fingroj bledis. Estis la somero sesdek nau. (US, 1984) b) Lernejo ekstere dum somero! Lernejo estas eterne! Lernejaj frakasoj! (US, 1972) c) Somero amanta, havis min eksplodo. Somero amanta, okazis tiel rapide. Mi renkontis knabinon freneza por mi. Metu knabon, kiom eblas. Someraj tagoj forflugas al la somero (US, 1978) d) La impostulo prenis mian tutan paston/ Kaj lasis min en mia belega hejmo/ Svingante sur sunplena posttagmezo (UK, 1966) (8 pts)  Cav:  2018-08-22

16) Name the moon from the clue: a) He was Ariel's father in The Little Mermaid (Neptune) b) Is a 1991 film by Lars von Triers, part of the title of an annual club football competition, and the southernmost point of Gibraltar (Jupiter) c) Is a Shakespearean character depicted in the painting below by British artist John Everett Millais (Uranus) d) Is a fictional terrorist organisation in the Marvel comics, films and TV shows, at one point led by Red Skull (Pluto) e) Is a name shared by: the actresses who play Kim Wexler in Better Call Saul and Carla in Cheers, and a flightless South American bird (Saturn) (5 pts)  Cav:  2018-08-22



17) Place the following countries in order from most populated to least populated: Australia, Nepal, Republic of Ireland, Netherlands, and Singapore. Note: I've arranged them in order of landmass, if that helps (it doesn't). One point for each correct placement. (5 pts)  Cav:  2018-08-22

18) Boozy picture question! You'll see the 4 distinctive silhouettes of single malt whisky bottles. Pick and match the bottles with 4 of these whiskies: Glenmorangie, Glenfiddich, The Singleton of Dufftown, Lagavulin, Highland Park, Glenlivet, The Dalmore, Kilchoman (4 pts)  Cav:  2018-08-22






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