2013 April 3rd - Pub Quiz Questions and Answers
ROUND 1

  
1
Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing is best known as what company name now?  
3M
 
2
The name of the distance measured by a human hand, from the tip of the thumb to the tip of the little finger is called what?  
Span
 
3
Halifax Mooseheads tickets went on sale for round two games on friday and Saturday in Halifax at the Metro Centre against what team?  
GATINEAU
 
4
The sequel to the movie Finding Nemo was revealed along with its title. Due to be released in November 2015, the title of the movie will be what?  
Finding Dory
 
5
A cartomaniac is a collector of what?  
Maps
 
6
True or False. Reno, Nevada, is farther west than Los Angeles, California?  
TRUE
 
7
A Game of Thrones is the first novel in a series by George R R Martin. Name the series.  
A Song of Ice and Fire
 
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9
Baristas at a local coffee shop have lost their jobs over conversations involving an attempt to form a union. Which coffee chain did they work for?  
Just Us
 
10
The Miami Heat had their win streak snapped by the Chicago Bulls. With 27 wins they have the second highest win streak in NBA history. Which team has the highest win streak with 33 wins?  
Los Angeles Lakers
 
11
Which fruit is the international symbol of hospitality?  
Pineapple
 
12
Minimum wage in Nova Scotia has gone up, making Nova Scotia one of highest minimum wages in the country. How much has it increased?  
$.015
 
13
Which sport is the subject of the 1992 film 'The Mighty Ducks'?  
Ice hockey
 
14
Known by the title 'Duchess of York' and a spokesperson for Weight Watchers, who wrote the children's book series about "Budgie The Little Helicopter"?  
Sarah Ferguson
 
15
On a standard QWERTY keyboard, what is different about the letters F and J?  
Raised marks to assist touch typing
 
16
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17
In the comic strip "Peanuts", what is the name of Snoopy's best friend?  
Woodstock
 
18
What does the Q in Q­Tips stand for?  
Quality
 
19
Who is the arch enemy of fictional character Austin powers?  
Dr Evil
 
20
COOL EGO ENERGY is an anagram for which actor?  
George Clooney
 
21
The Vietnamese and Chinese new year are celebrated on the same day. This year it was February 10th. During this celebration we see the traditional dance of what kind of animal.  
Dragon, Lan (Lion/Dragon Mix)
 
22
A Silver Jubilee is the anniversary of how many years of a significant event?  
25
 
23
Which territory of Australia in the Indian Ocean was named for the day it was discovered?  
Christmas Island
 
24
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25
HBO’s Game of Thrones Season 3 just premiered. In the first Round we had a question about the series By Gerorge RR Martin. There are 5 books in the series. Name two of them other than A Game of Thrones itself.  
A Game of Thrones, A Clash of Kings, A Storm of Swords, A Feast for Crows, A Dance with Dragons, The Winds of Winter or A Dream of Spring
 
26
Which word represents the letter 'K' in the NATO Phonetic Alphabet?  
Kilo
 
27
Which car manufacturer creates the Titan which is a full­size pickup truck?  
Nissan
 
28
Serial and Parallel are ports found in what?  
A computer
 
29
Lego is a toy that has been around since 1949. Which country did Lego originate from?  
Denmark
 
30
The Athabasca oil sands are large deposits of heavy crude oil located in which country?  
Canada
 
31
True or Flase­After 5 Nominations for Best Director at the Academy Awards, Alfred Hitchcock finally won an Academy Award for directing Psycho  
False. Never won a Best Director Award.
 
32
A much­hyped MLB season for the Jays opened yesterday, but unfortunately the Jays lost 4­1 against what team?  
Cleveland Indians
 
33
'Lovers of the Stinking Rose' have a great fondness for what?  
Garlic
 
34
What is currently the longest­running soap opera in the world still in production?  
Coronation Street
 
35
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36
What does Fe represent in the Periodic Table?  
Iron
 
37
Which bean is the main flavour of the liqueur Tia Maria?  
Coffee bean
 
38
What movie features Dustin Huffman as Mumbles, Madonna as Breathless Mahoney, and Al Pacino as Big Boy Caprice?  
Dick Tracy
 
39
True or False­The Wright Brother’s Plane was called Kitty Hawk?  
False­ it was called the Flyer
 
40
PAST EIGHT is an anagram for which food?  
Spaghetti