Pub Quiz (Round 6)

1: Which soul singer enjoyed fleeting success in the UK as the first winner of the TV series X-Factor?

2: What was the name of The Jam’s debut album, released in 1977, that shared its name with a hit single on the album?

3: Charleroi is a city in which northern European county?

4: Which actress who starred in True Lies is the godmother of Jake Gyllenhaal?

5: The ‘Iceberg Theory’, a minimalistic style, focusing on surface elements without explicitly discussing underlying themes is the writing style of which American author?

6: George Best Airport is in which city?

7: Cornu Aspersum is the common name of which mollusc?

8: Bucatini is a type of which food?

9: Mervyn King served as Governor of which organisation between July 2003 and July 2013?

10: Damask, a reversible figured fabric of silk, wool, linen or cotton with a pattern formed by weaving takes it’s name from which city?

11: Sableye is a character in which children’s media franchise created by Satoshi Tajiri in 1995?

12: Which mainland European war began on 17th July 1936 and ended on 1st April 1939?

13: What is more commonly referred to as Dry Ice?

14: In the human body where would you find Cone and Rod cells?

15: The Mariana Trench lies where?

16: Born in Salzburg in 1756, which prolific composer also had the middle name Amadeus?

17: Which country is the world’s top producer of black pepper? a) Vietnam b) India c) China

18: Born in Leytonstone, Essex in 1899, which film director was known as ‘the Master of Suspense’?

19: In the video game Dark Souls, one of the locations in the game, Anor Londo is heavily based on which Milan landmark?

20: The environmentalist organisation Greenpeace has its headquarters in which city?

ANSWERS

1: Steve Brookstein

2: In The City

3: Belgium

4: Jamie Lee Curtis

5: Ernest Hemingway

6: Belfast

7: Garden snail

8: Pasta

9: Bank of England

10: Damascus

11: Pokemon

12: Spanish Civil War

13: Solid Carbon Dioxide

14: The Eye

15: It is the deepest point on earth, below the Pacific Ocean.

16: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

17: a) Vietnam

18: Sir Alfred Hitchcock

19: Milan Cathedral

20: Amsterdam (New York State, USA)

 

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