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A Slice of Pie from Pi in the Sky

Created by Jennifer5

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A Slice of Pie from Pi in the Sky game quiz
"Welcome to a team quiz from Pi in the Sky, where team members explore more types of pie with that word found in idioms, proverbs, music and other fields including (of course) the culinary arts. Enjoy a slice of pie at our members' table!"

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1. To start with, here's one to whet your appetite. What type of pie must you eat if you need to make an apology to someone?
    Grovelling
    Humble
    Sincere
    Sorrowful


2. Talk about having his fingers in many pies at one time! Which Australian inventor, with his fingers in the science pies of printers, cameras, mobile phones, robotics, carbon nanotubes and more, has over 4000 U.S. patents in his name?
    Thomas Edison
    David Warren
    Lance Hill
    Kia Silverbrook


3. Let's all sing along now with "When the moon hits your eye like a big pizza pie..." I loved this song in the movie "Moonstruck". What is the song's name?
    Moonglow
    Mr Moon
    That's Amore
    Canzone Per Loretta


4. "Glory be to God for dappled things, for skies of couple-colour as a brinded cow" are the first few lines of a poem titled "Pied Beauty" which was written in 1877. Can you tell me who wrote this poem?
    Dante Gabriel Rossetti
    Arthur Hugh Clough
    Gerard Manley Hopkins
    James Elroy Flecker


5. Americans' love of pie cannot be denied. In what U.S. state is there a town named "Pie Town"?
    New Mexico
    Kentucky
    California
    South Carolina


6. "Who ate all the pies?" is a chant that can often be heard coming from the crowd at a football match in the UK. It is usually directed at a player that the crowd considers to be what?
    Outstandingly good
    Incompetent
    Overweight
    Lazy


7. Pie was a much loved horse who starred in a lot of Westerns. Which Hollywood star looked on this horse as his co-star?
    Robert Taylor
    Henry Fonda
    James Stewart
    John Wayne


8. "American Pie" was a tribute song following the death in an air crash of Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and The Big Bopper. What was the Big Bopper's real name?
    Conway Twitty
    Gene Vincent
    Tennessee Ernie Ford
    Jiles Perry Richardson


9. What does the phrase "pie in the sky" refer to?
    An unlikely positive future outcome
    A full moon that looks like a pie
    Dessert on a plane flight
    A UFO


10. A pie floater is very popular in South Australia. What is a pie floater?
    A fruit pie that is so light that it floats
    A meat pie served on thick, green pea soup
    A sweet lemon pie with marshmallows floating on top
    A pie shaped boat


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Compiled Jun 28 12