TRIVIA 2014 Pan Pacific Masters Games Round 3A

2014 Pan Pacific Masters Games
TRIVIA
Round 3A
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In which European city is the Brandenburg Gate located?
Berlin
12
Which Oscar-winning David Lean film was based on the 1922 book The
Seven Pillars of Wisdom?
Lawrence of Arabia
13
Roger Hargreaves was the original author of which series of children's
books?
Mr. Men OR Little Miss
14
Which series is the best known work of author and illustrator Georges
Prosper Remi (1907 – 1983), also known by the pen name Hergé?
The Adventures of Tintin
15
What physical quantity can be calculated using the equation 4/3 times pi
Volume of a sphere
times radius cubed?
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2014 Pan Pacific Masters Games
TRIVIA
Round 3A
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Question
Answer
16
According to Greek mythology, who defied the gods to give fire to
humanity?
Prometheus
17
Which musical features the song “Climb Every Mountain”?
The Sound of Music
18
James Dean Bradfield, Nicky Wire and Sean Moore are members of
which Welsh alternative rock group formed in 1986?
Manic Street Preachers
19
What is the highest military honour awarded in Australia?
Victoria Cross
20
In 1932 who became the first British monarch to broadcast a Christmas
message to the nation?
George V
21
Which former capital of Japan is an anagram of the current capital?
Kyoto
22
In which city did Anne Frank write her diaries?
Amsterdam
23
The city of Uppsala is located in which European country?
Sweden
24
What foodstuff is traditionally used to stuff a carpetbag steak?
Oysters
25
What was Victoria Beckham’s maiden name?
Adams
26
Fort Knox is located in which US state?
Kentucky
27
The Hallelujah Chorus is from which 1741 oratorio by George Handel?
Messiah
28
What was Indira Gandhi's maiden name?
Nehru
29
PRINCE2 is a de facto standard in which field of business?
Project Management
30
The title of which 1961 Joseph Heller novel has passed into common
usage as a phrase meaning a no-win situation?
Catch 22
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2014 Pan Pacific Masters Games
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In which city was John Lennon murdered?
New York
32
Which rock band had a 1979 hit with London Calling?
The Clash
33
Which actress portrayed Etta Place in the 1969 film Butch Cassidy and
the Sundance Kid?
Katherine Ross
34
Who was the last monarch of England but not Scotland?
Elizabeth I
35
Which species of ape is native to the Rock of Gibraltar?
Barbary apes
36
To two decimal places, what is Usain Bolt's world record for the men’s
100 metre sprint?
9.58 seconds
37
The 1987 film Cry Freedom centres around the life of which black
activist?
Steve Biko
38
Thomas Beckett was Archbishop of Canterbury during which king's reign? Henry II
39
Which popular song contains the line, “You must remember this, a kiss is
As Time Goes By
just a kiss”?
40
What is Australia's most densely populated state?
Victoria
41
Which science fiction author wrote the 1965 novel Dune?
Frank Herbert
42
Who did Pontius Pilate release instead of Jesus?
Barabbas
43
Karl Marx died and is buried in which city?
London
44
Which city is the centre of the Italian fashion industry?
Milan
45
Whose official London residence is Lambeth Palace?
The Archbishop of Canterbury
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Who wrote the Pulitzer Prize-winning 1931 novel The Good Earth?
Pearl Buck
47
To which European country do the islands of Gozo and Comino belong?
Malta
48
Which character did George Hamilton play in the 1978 comedy Love at
First Bite?
Count Dracula
49
How many Australian states currently observe daylight saving?
4
50
Who did Diana Ross portray in the 1972 film Lady Sings the Blues?
Billie Holliday
51
Which car manufacturer shares its name with the cross-legged position
in yoga?
Lotus
52
In heraldry, what colour is represented by the tincture gules?
Red
53
What is the name of the white target ball in lawn bowls?
Jack
54
With around 95 millionpeople, what is the second most populous
country in Africa?
Ethiopia
55
Which island group did Captain Cook name the Friendly Islands?
Tonga
56
Who played the role of President Bartlett in the award-winning US TV
drama The West Wing?
Martin Sheen
57
By what nickname is the former convict turned bushranger Jack Duggan
better remembered?
The Wild Colonial Boy
58
Alex Kapranos, Bob Hardy, Nick McCarthy and Paul Thomson are
members of which indy rock band?
Franz Ferdinand
59
Tony Manero was the lead character in which 1977 film?
Saturday Night Fever
60
Which organisation is also known by the acronym PETA?
People for the Ethical
Treatment of Animals
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