Quiz Questions  Archive: Quiz #56
Set by Cav  |  24 pts     (2018-04-13)

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1) Royal Wedding OMG! Prince Harry is marrying an actress, the woman from Suits! But what British actress, best known for her appearance in a 007 film, shares a first and last name with a former Queen of England? (1 pt)  Cav:  2018-04-13

2) Edinburgh! The Scottish Parliament Building was first projected to cost between £10 and £40 million in 1997. By the time the project was completed in 2007, what was the estimate final cost? (within 10%) (1 pt)  Cav:  2018-04-13

3) Geography! Name the sovereign nations from the visual clues (4 pts)  Cav:  2018-04-13

4) Harry Potter! a) What creature is the mascot of Hufflepuff house in Harry Potter? Clue: if Queen guitarist Brian May was in Hogwarts, he'd probably belong to Hufflepuff) b) Name any member of Hufflepuff β€” enrolled or alum. (2 pts)  Cav:  2018-04-13

5) World Leaders/War Criminals! In 2012, Syrian dictator Bashar Al Assad's iTunes purchases were leaked to the Guardian. Among the artists reported in Assad's playlist were which two acts with hit 'sexy' songs? (2 pts)  Cav:  2018-04-13

6) Sport! In 1961, which English Football player became the first to be paid £100 a week? He spent 18 years playing in the most 'cowardly' sports venue in Britain. (1 pt)  Cav:  2018-04-13

7) Purple Rainman! This is a game where you have to figure out the portmanteau movie title from the cast I give you. For example Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise & Prince and Morris Day star in "Purple Rain Man": a) Hilary Swank, Clint Eastwood and Morgan Freeman & Ansel Elgort, Jon Hamm, and Kevin Spacey b) Yul Brynner, Steve McQueen and Charles Bronson & Toshiro Mifune, Takashi Shimura, and Minoru Chiaki c) Keanu Reeves, Alex Winter, and George Carlin & Uma Thurman, David Carradine, and Lucy Liu d) Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy & James Franco and Andy Serkis (4 pts)  Cav:  2018-04-13

8) Food and Drink! Name the cocktail based on the description. All of these are among the 50-or-so recipes chosen by the International Bartenders Association for their annual bartending competitions: a) Orange juice and vodka on the rocks β€” Bob the Builder's favourite, from what I hear b) Dark rum, light rum, curaΓ§ao, almond syrup and lime β€” it's named after the Tahitian term for 'Good' c) Vodka, peach schnapps, orange juice, and cranberry juice β€” apart from a hangover, the after-effects may include a sandy bottom. d) Whisky, Drambuie and a twist of lemon β€” drink carefully, it could give you lockjaw! (4 pts)  Cav:  2018-04-13

9) Grand National winners, or studio albums by German electronic music pioneers, Tangerine Dream? a) Party Politics b) Gay Trip c) Flashpoint d) Manifesto e) Miracle Mile f) E.S.B. g) Mars Polaris h) Rhyme 'n' Reason i) Force Majeure j) Tyger (5 pts)  Cav:  2018-04-13

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