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Pub Quiz Night #1258704
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-1. What is the name of the barber in Rossini's opera The Barber of Seville?
-2. Which group had a hit in the 70s with Chanson D'amour?
-3. In which Los Angeles district did serious race riots break out in August 1965?
-4. What organ of the human body produces insulin?
-5. The Pacific and Atlantic oceans are the two largest oceans in the world. What is the third largest?
-6. Which Egyptian president was assassinated in October 1981?
-7. Whose children were named Moon, Dweezil, Ahmet, and Diva?
-8. In which field was Maria Montessori a pioneer?
-9. The University of Paris became better known under what name?
-10. Who invented the Thermos flask?
-11. What is the connection between the actress Mary Pickford and the mother of Elvis Presley?
-12. Who is this?


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Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Urban Worrier] #1258706
10/17/21 12:45 PM
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You just poked holes in the lie I tell myself, which is that I could answer some of these Pub Quiz questions if I just got here before anybody else. blush

Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Urban Worrier] #1258707
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Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Marian] #1258712
10/17/21 01:00 PM
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oldbroad - deepest apologies! rotfl

Good one, Marian! smile


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Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Urban Worrier] #1258714
10/17/21 01:06 PM
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1. Figaro


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Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Urban Worrier] #1258716
10/17/21 01:14 PM
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Yes, Mad! smile


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Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Urban Worrier] #1258720
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5. Indian Ocean

Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Urban Worrier] #1258721
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Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Urban Worrier] #1258743
10/17/21 05:59 PM
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Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: flotsam] #1258751
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Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Urban Worrier] #1258757
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Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Urban Worrier] #1258786
10/18/21 08:04 AM
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Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Urban Worrier] #1258798
10/18/21 09:29 AM
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Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Urban Worrier] #1258799
10/18/21 09:34 AM
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Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Urban Worrier] #1258813
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An excellent selection - all spot-on! bravo

LadyK - I shall file "islets of Langerhans" away until everyone has forgotten it, and then produce it as a fake geography question... grin


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Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Urban Worrier] #1258814
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I think I know the answer to #7, but will wait a bit on that one. smile

Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Urban Worrier] #1258821
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I'm thinking' Frank Zappa for #7 crazy

Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Urban Worrier] #1258835
10/19/21 01:35 AM
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You're thinking correctly, michele. (And I guess Marian was too!) lol


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Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Urban Worrier] #1258845
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Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Urban Worrier] #1258855
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More than that, Joan - they were both born Gladys Smith smile


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Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Urban Worrier] #1258884
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Originally Posted by Urban Worrier
LadyK - I shall file "islets of Langerhans" away until everyone has forgotten it, and then produce it as a fake geography question... grin

But I'll remember, Sir W. grin


If you don’t like where you are, move on. You are not a tree.
Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Urban Worrier] #1258894
10/19/21 07:56 PM
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Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Urban Worrier] #1258996
10/21/21 11:55 AM
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Thanks, Koala! thumbsup


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