PUB QUIZ

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1 MOVIES:

Which clas­sic 1986 film has the tagline ‘One man’s strug­gle to take it easy’?

2 MU­SIC:

Which song opens with the line ‘When I get older, los­ing my hair, many years from now’?

3 TV & RA­DIO:

Daniel Thorndike and Miriam Mar­golyes played which pu­ri­tan­i­cal cou­ple in Black­ad­der II?

4 SPORT:

Who is the only Rus­sian ten­nis player, male or fe­male, to win a Wim­ble­don sin­gles ti­tle?

5 SCI­ENCE:

Which chem­i­cal el­e­ment is named af­ter the cre­ator of the orig­i­nal pe­ri­odic ta­ble?

6 POL­I­TICS:

How many for­mer US pres­i­dents are still alive?

7 HIS­TORY:

Which English ex­plorer, writer and courtier, who was ex­e­cuted in 1618, made two ex­pe­di­tions at­tempt­ing to lo­cate the fa­bled city of El Do­rado?

8 ART:

Damien Hirst’s 1991 work The Phys­i­cal Im­pos­si­bil­ity Of Death In The Mind Of Some­one Liv­ing fea­tures which an­i­mal pre­served in formalde­hyde?

9 WORDS:

What is the mean­ing of the word dis­em­bogue? a) Van­ish, b) Flow out, c) Steal.

10 IRE­LAND:

Which Cork vil­lage claims to be our high­est set­tle­ment at 254 m/832 ft?

11 THIS YEAR:

Which singer­song­writer, a founder mem­ber of post-punk band The Fall, died on Jan­uary 24?

12 POT LUCK:

The name of which font is de­rived from the Latin name for Switzer­land?

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