Friday, August 05, 2005

Quiz Time 7

Quiz Time 7

Yr Host - Aaman Lamba

Some easier questions, I hope.

Note: The answers have been added. The winners:

  • Nathaniel Winn - 6
  • Temple Stark - 4
  • Philip Winn, Lisa McKay - 3

Thanks for playing:)

The Questions - Stage I

1. In "Finding Nemo", what was Nemo's father's name??

2. Fill in the blanks from this passage - the first occurences of two now-common words:

He still dreamed of cyberspace, hope fading nightly. All the speed he took, all the turns he'd taken and the corners he'd cut in the Night City, and still he'd see the matrix in his sleep, bright lattices of logic unfolding across the colorless void.

3. In the Bible, it is described as "having a bitter taste". In C. S. Lewis' Screwtape Letters, it is the name of Screwtape's demonic nephew. The English word, as most can tell, is wormwood. Mugwort or Common Wormwood (Artemisia vulgaris L.), is a species from the daisy family Asteraceae. It is also known as Felon Herb, St. John's Plant, and Wild Wormwood.

What is its Russian translation?

4. The term Oedipus Complex is applied in psychology to refer to a son's love for his mother, what term is applied for the mother's love for her son, named after the mother and wife of Oedipus?

5. pic1 Identify the artist

6.This Old English word means cheap, smelly tobacco.
It is derived from the Spanish word for tripe. What word
(Clue: Harry Potter)

7. Someone from a famous band speaking at Live 8 - name him or the band
Clip 1:

Identify the country whose flag this is

9. These are the lyrics to the theme music for something - what? (clue:sci-fi)

The rim of the star-light
My love
Is wand'ring in star-flight
I know
He'll find in star-clustered reaches
Strange love a star woman teaches.
I know
His journey ends never
His __________
Will go on forever.
But tell him
While he wanders his starry sea
Remember, remember me.

10. mpg4 Name the author of this U2 song
(Hint: Author)

Send me questions, if you like at aamanlamba at

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