Number 42 Sample Pub Quiz

Round 8: Trivia – Mixed Bag

This is Round 8 of the Number 42 Sample Quiz! The total sample quiz consists of 10 rounds, with a total of 100 quiz questions. Round 8 is our last Mixed Trivia round. A final set of questions about anything and everything! From exotic animals to soccer players, from body parts to tall towers. How many points will you collect?

When you’ve got to go… well, it can happen anywhere! The highest toilet in Europe might offer a solution. Since 2007, it’s been located at an altitude 4,260 meters. You can find it on the highest mountain in Europe (not counting the Caucasus). Which mountain are we looking for?

Mont Blanc

The summit is on the border between France and Italy. Cartographers from France and Switzerland say the terrain around the summit is in France. The Italians disagree; they claim that the border runs exactly over the top.

Time for a puzzle question; this time with pictures. Which word connects the images shown here?

Doctor

The image shows Dr. Shepherd from Grey’s Anatomy, Dr. Hannibal Lecter, the superhero Doctor Strange and Dr. Dre.

What is the name of this animal and what is the name of the very special and expensive coffee to which it contributes in a rather unique way? Both answers are worth half a point each.

The Asian Palm Civet & Kopi Luwak

Kopi Luwak is made from coffee berries that have been eaten and excreted by a civet (luwak). The civet lives mainly in the Philippines and in Indonesia. For a long time it was the most expensive type of coffee in the world, but nowadays this honour is reserved for coffee that is produced in a similar way, but with elephants as the ‘intermediate’.

Which sportsman was immortalized in this not so lifelike statue and for a bonus point: at which island’s airport was it unveiled?

Christiano Ronaldo, on Madeira

The Portuguese football player was born on the island of Madeira. If you answered both Ronaldo and Madeira, you can add 2 points to your score.

Let’s listen to an other audio clip. This time it’s a movie trailer. For which movie?

Trainspotting

A British film from 1996, directed by Danny Boyle and starring Ewan McGregor. The film is based on the book of the same name by Irvine Welsh. A follow-up entitled “T2” was released in 2017.

In which book do Phileas Fogg and his servant Passepartout visit a large number of countries?

Around the world in 80 days (Le tour du monde en quatre-vingts jours)

An adventure novel by French author Jules Verne. The book was first published in 1873. Several film adaptations have been made, including a version with Pierce Brosnan (as Fogg) and Eric Idle (as Passepartout).

This shot is from a movie that premiered in Berlin in 2014. But rather than Berlin, there is another capital city hiding in the title. Which city is part of the title of this film?

Budapest

The shot is from the Wes Anderson film “the Grand Budapest Hotel”.

An anatomy lesson: which organ has been highlighted in red in this picture?

the Pancreas

The pancreas is part of the endocrine system: it produces and secretes various hormones that contribute to your digestion and blood sugar levels.

Which world-famous brand takes its name from the Greek goddess of victory?

Nike

The temple of Zeus in Olympia housed a life-size statue of Nike, made by Paionios in 425 BC. Her Roman name was Victoria.

Shown are three high towers. In which major cities can they be found? You’ll receive half a point for each correct answer.

Dubai, Barcelona, Kuala Lumpur

The Burj Khalifa in Dubai is 828 meters high and was the tallest building in the world at the opening in 2010. The other photos showed the Torre Agbar in Barcelona and the Petronas Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur. The latter was the highest building in the world between 1998 and 2001.

You are on a roll! You just finished round 8 of our sample quiz. Ready for more?

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