Quiz Questions  Archive: Quiz #47
Set by Cav  |  25 pts     (2018-02-01)

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1) Blue 42! Hut! It's the NFL's Super Bowl this Sunday, when the New England Patriots will play the Philadelphia Eagles. Name 4 other sports teams from top-flight leagues that are named after birds. (4 pts)  Cav:  2018-02-01

2) Oscar fever season! Decode the performers or films nominated in this year's Oscars from their anagrams. a) New ladies daily b) Heather's oaf wept c) Hazing! Down, Nestle! (3 pts)  Cav:  2018-02-01

3) Friday 16th February is the first day of the Chinese Year of the Dog. Of the 12 signs of the Chinese zodiac, name all three non-mammal signs. (3 pts)  Cav:  2018-02-01

4) St Valentine's Day is just around the corner. With the help of Google, I've translated the first line of famous poems into Esperanto (the other language of love). Simply translate the lines approximately or give the titles. Translations can be approximate. a) Cu mi komparas vin en somero? b) Kiel mi amas vin? Lasu min rakonti la vojojn. c) Malgranda, ruza, eksplodanta, timora besto, ho kia paniko estas en via brusto? d) Ne iru milda en tiun bonan nokton, Maljunulo devas bruligi kaj ravi ce la proksima tago (4 pts)  Cav:  2018-02-01

5) February 2nd marks Groundhog Day. Name two movies with scenes in which Bill Murray plays a sport. (2 pts)  Cav:  2018-02-01

6) Mardi Gras falls on February 13th this year. The annual festival draws over 10 million visitors to New Orleans each year — many of whom are rewarded with beaded garlands for executing what act? (1 pt)  Cav:  2018-02-01

7) The Winter Olympics kicks off on February 9 in Pyeongchang, South Korea — a city 80km east of Seoul. Since it started in 1924, how many times has the Winter Games been hosted in a national capital? (1 pt)  Cav:  2018-02-01

8) Whose fictional Scottish eyes are these? (7 pts)  Cav:  2018-02-01

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