Inquizition
by Mark Lambert & Peter Sarrett

 

1. The composer Sibelius was:
        a. Finnish
        b. Swedish
        c. None of the above
38. Each year in Colorado there is a renowned international film festival in
        a. Telluride
        b. Vail
        c. None of the above
2. The team nickname for the University of West Virginia is
        a. Shiners
        b. Mountaineers
        c. None of the above
39. On the $100 bill, you can see a portrait of
        a. Ulysses Grant
        b. Benjamin Franklin
        c. None of the above
3. The actor who won an Oscar for The Godfather Part II is
        a. Robert DeNiro
        b. Al Pacino
        c. None of the above
40. The 1994 Winter Olympics were hosted by
        a. Japan
        b. Canada
        c. None of the above
4. The main central part of a church is called the
        a. Apse
        b. Transept
        c. None of the above
41. The Rh factor in blood named for
        a. The Rhine River
        b. Rheumatic fever
        c. None of the above
5. Before he became President, Calvin Coolidge was Governor of
        a. Vermont
        b. Massachusetts
        c. None of the above
42. What the French call pommes frites, Americans call
        a. Apple pie
        b. French fries
        c. None of the above
6. The submarine U-20 sank the
        a. Lusitania
        b. Bismarck
        c. None of the above
43. Marion Morrison changed his name and became
        a. Rock Hudson
        b. John Wayne
        c. None of the above
7. The O in the B&O Railroad stands for
        a. Omaha
        b. Oneida
        c. None of the above
44. The Sunshine State is
        a. Florida
        b. New Mexico
        c. None of the above
8.“The Lady of the Lamp” refers to
        a. Harriet Tubman
        b. Florence Nightingale
        c. None of the above
45. The Charge of the Light Brigade occurred during the
        a. Boer War
        b. Crimean War
        c. None of the above
9. Publisher William Randolph Hearst inspired the movie character
        a. Charles Foster Kane
        b. Longfellow Deeds
        c. None of the above
46. The Greek prefix meaning “middle” is
        a. Mylo
        b. Meso
        c. None of the above
10. Luke Skywalker eventually marries
        a. Qui Xux
        b. Mara Jade
        c. None of the above
47. The president Martin Sheen portrays on The West Wing is President
        a. Monroe
        b. Bartlett
        c. None of the above
11. The Maldive Islands are in the
        a. Atlantic Ocean
        b. Pacific Ocean
        c. None of the above
48. The red muppet that speaks in the third person is
        a. Tully
        b. Grover
        c. None of the above
12. One-eyed jacks show up in hearts and
        a. Diamonds
        b. Clubs
        c. None of the above
49. In Monopoly, $240 will buy you
        a. Pennsylvania Avenue
        b. Illinois Avenue
        c. None of the above
13. “Television is a vast wasteland” is a quote from
        a. Newton Minnow
        b. Marshall McLuhan
        c. None of the above
50. David James Elliott portrays a lawyer in
        a. The Practice
        b. JAG
        c. None of the above
14. The Statue of Liberty has
        a. Seven points on her crown
        b. Thirteen points on her crown
        c. None of the above
51. In baseball, the Say Hey Kid was
        a. Hank Aaron
        b. Pete Rose
        c. None of the above
15. The Harlem Globetrotters theme song was
        a. Midnight Train to Georgia
        b. Sweet Georgia Brown
        c. None of the above
52. Beethoven wrote
        a. Nine symphonies
        b. Eleven symphonies
        c. None of the above
16. On the periodic table, the symbol for neon is
        a. No
        b. Nz
        c. None of the above
53. The patron saint of travelers is considered to be
        a. St. Christopher
        b. St. Luke
        c. None of the above
17. Mozart’s Marriage of Figaro takes place in
        a. Vienna
        b. Seville
        c. None of the above
54. “The Demon Barber of Fleet Street” was
        a. Jack the Ripper
        b. Sweeney Todd
        c. None of the above
18. The idea “Man is by nature a political animal” came to us from
        a. Thomas Hobbes
        b. John Locke
        c. None of the above

55. If you had some Stilton, would you
        a. Eat it
        b. Wear it
        c. None of the above

19. One of the bones in your arm is your
        a. Radius
        b. Tibia
        c. None of the above
56. The Italian flag is red, white and
        a. Blue
        b. Green
        c. None of the above
20. In liquid measurement, a gallon contains
        a. Sixteen cups
        b. Twelve cups
        c. None of the above
57. The lead role in “I Was A Teenage Werewolf” was played by
        a. Steve McQueen
        b. Michael Landon
        c. None of the above
21. The Prado museum is in
        a. Lisbon
        b. Rome
        c. None of the above
58. Paul Michael Glaser and David Soul portrayed
        a. The Dukes of Hazard
        b. The Untouchables
        c. None of the above
22. The cruzado is the currency of
        a. Portugal
        b. Brazil
        c. None of the above
59. In the Old Testament you would find the book of
        a. Nehemiah
        b. Nashua
        c. None of the above
23. The famous painting “The Scream” was created by
        a. Edvard Munch
        b. Vincent Van Gogh
        c. None of the above
60. The line “A horse, a horse, my kingdom for a horse” comes from Shakespeare’s
        a. Richard III
        b. Macbeth
        c. None of the above
24. From the foul line of a bowling alley, it is
        a. Ninety feet to the pins
        b. Thirty-five feet to the pins
        c. None of the above
61. The song “99 Luftballons” was performed by
        a. Lene Lovich
        b. Nene
        c. None of the above
25. Christopher Jones captained the
        a. Titanic
        b. Mayflower
        c. None of the above
62. Shenandoah National Park is in
        a. Virginia
        b. North Carolina
        c. None of the above
26. The river that separates Romania and Bulgaria is the
        a. Danube
        b. Vistula
        c. None of the above
63. Rice Krispies are manufactured by
        a. Post
        b. Kellogg
        c. None of the above
27. A hazelnut is also called a
        a. Filbert
        b. Walnut
        c. None of the above
64. The mythological figure who fell in love with his own reflection was
        a. Echo
        b. Orpheus
        c. None of the above
28. Jimmy Carter’s mother’s was
        a. Rosalyn
        b. Lillian
        c. None of the above
65. Detroit’s NHL team are the
        a. Redwings
        b. Pistons
        c. None of the above
29. The Norman Conquest of England took place in the
        a. Tenth century
        b. Twelfth century
        c. None of the above
66. An ecdysiast is a
        a. Stripper
        b. Butterfly collector
        c. None of the above
30. The third person kicked off Survivor Island was
        a. Ramona
        b. Sonja
        c. None of the above
67. The fifth Greek letter is
        a. Epsilon
        b. Gamma
        c. None of the above
31. in the Senate, Robert F. Kennedy represented
        a. Massachusetts
        b. Connecticut
        c. None of the above
68. In the British measurement of weight, a stone contains
        a. Nine pounds
        b. Fourteen pounds
        c. None of the above
32. The Star of India is the world’s largest
        a. Sapphire
        b. Diamond
        c. None of the above
69. “A little dab’ll do ya” was an advertising slogan for
        a. Dippity-Do
        b. Brylcreem
        c. None of the above
33. The unfeasible “broadcast power system” was brought to us by
        a. Tesla
        b. Heisenberg
        c. None of the above
70. The spy Mata Hari was originally
        a. Dutch
        b. German
        c. None of the above
34. The Uffizi art gallery is in
        a. Venice
        b. Florence
        c. None of the above
71. Hartsfield International Airport is in
        a. Chicago
        b. Dallas-Fort Worth
        c. None of the above
35. The original James Bond novels were written by
        a. Robert Markham
        b. John Gardner
        c. None of the above
72. The scientific study of bugs is professionally known as
        a. Entomology
        b. Etymology
        c. None of the above
36. Borscht is a soup made with
        a. Asparagus
        b. Beets
        c. None of the above
73. On the Champs Elysees, you would find the
        a. Eiffel Tower
        b. Arc de Triomphe
        c. None of the above
37. Travel seven time zones away from Seattle and you will be in
        a. Tokyo
        b. Paris
        c. None of the above