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1 Other than the USA, name 2 countries and/or territories that use the American Dollar?
o Bonaire, British Indian Ocean Territory, British Virgin Islands, East Timor, Ecuador, El Salvador, Marshall Islands, Micronasia, Palau, Panama, Saba, Sint Eustatius, Turks and Caicos Islands, Zimbabwe, Puerto Rico, Amercian Samoa (source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_circulating_currencies)
2 What is the line from the famous Simon and Garfunkel song about mrs. Robinson which references Marilyn Monroe’s second husband?
o “Where have you gone, Joe DiMaggio”
3 In the song Chelsea Hotel #2, Leonard Cohen describes receiving a blow job from a celebrity. “Giving me head, in the unmade bed / while the while the limousines wait in the street”. Who is he referring to?
o A: Jannis Joplin
4 The first rule of Fight Club is, “You do not talk about fightclub”. The second rule is the same as the first rule. What is the third rule?
o “If someone says ”stop“ or goes limp, taps out the fight is over.”
5 What is Malaysia’s capital and most populous city?
o Kuala Lumpur
6 What does India’s flag look like?
o Horizontal tricolour flag —orange, white, green — with a navy blue wheel with 24 spokes in the flag’s center – http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/4/41/Flag_of_India.svg
7 How many children did Ghandi have?
o Four: Harilal, Manilal, Ramdas, Devdas
8 Mahatma is Sanskrit for great soul. What is Ghandi’s actual first name?
9 What was Muhammad Ali’s name at birth?
o Cassius Clay
10 What was Bob Dylan’s name at birth?
o Robert Zimmerman
11 How many nobel laureates does Denmark have?
12 Which is the country with the highest number of Nobel laureates per capita?
o Saint Lucia: 2 nobel laureates, population 162,178.
13 In Empire Strikes Back, what material is Han Solo frozen in?
14 In Pulp Fiction, Bruce Willis’ character, Butch, acquires a motor vehicle from a recently deceased Zed. What is that vehicle?
o A chopper (not, as you may believe, a motorcycle)
15 The musical group Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan’s song Like a Rolling Stone, and Rolling Stone magazine all allude to a particular proverb. What is that proverb?
o “A rolling stone gathers no moss”
16 What is “Heisei 25”?
o The year “2013” according to the Japanese calendar
17 How much storage did the (cheapest) original iPhone have?
18 All of Apple’s OS X operating systems were named after big cats. Name the first three versions.
o A: Cheetah, Puma, Jaguar
19 What is the unofficial slogan for the city of Austin, Texas?
o “Keep Austin weird”
20 In a regular playing dice, the two opposite sides always add up to the same number. What is that number?
21 The G8 is a forum consisting of 8 countries. Which are those countries?
o Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Russia, United Kingdom, United States of America
22 Name at least five of the eight g8 leaders at the 2013 summit:
• Francois Hollande (France), Angela Merkel (Germany), Stephen Harper (Canada), Barack Obama (USA), Vladimir Putin (Russia), Enrico Letta (Italy), David Cameron (Great Britain), Shinzo Abe (Japan)
23 A key topic at the G8 summit is the ongoing civil war in Syria. What is the name of Syria’s controversial president – last name is sufficient:
o Bashar Hafez al-Assad
24 These days most people recognize the surname of the Turkish president. But what is Mr. Erdogan’s first name?:
• Recep Tayyip
25 How many valance electrons does krypton have?
26 Which element has three protons in its nucleus?
27 Which song written by Bertol Brecht / Kurt Weil was famously covered by Jim Morisson?
o ”Alabama Song” / ”Whiskey Bar”
28 Where does the Apple Macintosh derive its name from?
o The McIntosh brand of apples
29 Ralf Hemmingsen is the rector of University of Copenhagen: He has held this position since?
30 Which American trio released a single called “Lithium” in 1992
31 Which German band will play the last concert at the Orange Stage at this year’s Roskilde Festival?
32 Which Danish band will open this stage on Thursday the 4th of July at 6 PM?:
o Vinnie Who
33 Which Danish footballer has been named European Footballer of the year:
o Allan Simonsen (1977)
34 Spanish tennis player Rafael Nadal recently won his 8th French Open title. How many times has he won at Wimbledon?
o 2 (2008 and 2010)
35 Name at least 6 of the eleven films, which since 2003 have received the Academy Award – the Oscar – for best picture.
o “Chicago” (2003),”The lord of the rings; The return of the King” (2004), “Million Dollar Baby”(2005), “Crash”(2006), “The Departed”(2007), “No Country for old men”(2008), “Slumdog Millionaire”(2009), “The Hurt Locker”(2010), “The King’s Speech”(2011), “The Artist”(2012), “Argo” (20123)
36 Three Danish films has won the Academy award for Best foreign language film: Which films?.(Danish and English titles are accepted)
o Babette’s Feast (Gabriel Axel, 1987), Pelle the Conqueror (Bille August 1988), In a better world (Susanne Bier, 2011)
37 Danish film maker Lars von Trier has won several prices for his films – but never an Oscar. In 2011 he was expelled from the Film Festival in Cannes. Why?
o Due to his comments about understanding Hitler, and his joke about being a Nazi himself.
38 John F. Kennedy was shot and killed in which city in which year?
o Dallas, Texas – 1963.
39 Name at least four novels written by author Dan Brown?
o “Digital fortress” (1998), “Deception Point” (2001), “Angels and Demons” (2000), “The Da Vinci Code” (2003), “The Lost Symbol” (2009) “Inferno” (2013), “187 Men to Avoid” (1995), “The Bald Book” (1998)
40 Spanish – or perhaps rather Catalonian – architect Antoni Gaudi is famous for his buildings in Barcelona, for instance his magnum opus the cathedral Sagrada Familia. He died in 1926 – how?
o He was struck by a passing tram. Assumed to be a beggar the unconscious Gaudí did not receive immediate aid. Eventually a police officer transported him in a taxi to the Santa Creu Hospital, where he received rudimentary care. By the time that the chaplain of the Sagrada Família, Mosén Gil Parés, recognised him on the following day, Gaudí’s condition had deteriorated too severely to benefit from additional treatment.
41 Which architect designed the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao:
o Frank Gehry
42 In which century was University of Copenhagen founded?
o The 15th century (1479)
43 Which countries does the Czech Republic share border with?
o Austria, Germany, Poland, Slovakia
44 Name the five members of British boy band legends Take That? (Both first and surname!)
o Gary Barlow, Robbie Williams, Mark Owen, Howard Donald, Jason Orange
45 One of Spanish artist Pablo Picasso’s most famous paintings depicts the German Luftwaffe’s bombing of a Spanish town: What is name of the town and the painting:
1 Name as many of Beatles’ official studio albums as possible (no live, greatest or rarity albums included)
• ”Please Please Me,” 22. marts 1963
• ”With the Beatles”, 22. november 1963
• ”A Hard Day’s Night”, 10. juli 1964
• ”Beatles for Sale”, 4. december 1964
• ”Help!”, 6. august 1965
• ”Rubber Soul”, 3. december 1965
• ”Revolver”, 5. august 1966
• ”Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band”, 1. juni 1967
• ”Magical Mystery Tour” (dobbelt-EP), 8. december 1967
• ”The Beatles” (“The White Album”), 22. november 1968
• ”Yellow Submarine”, 13. januar 1969
• ”Abbey Road”, 26. september 1969
• ”Let It Be”, 8. maj 1970