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Burn the Lights Out Trivia Quiz


Here are ten questions about ten different kinds of burns. The is one of those words that has many meanings.

A multiple-choice quiz by dcpddc478. Estimated time: 4 mins.
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Author
dcpddc478
Time
4 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
358,042
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Average
Avg Score
7 / 10
Plays
625
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Question 1 of 10
1. Which of the following is the definition for the term 'burn notice'? Hint


Question 2 of 10
2. What is the unusual occupation of the families on the Irish television program "C.U. Burn"? Hint


Question 3 of 10
3. In February on 1974, which one of these groups released their eighth album, which was entitled "Burn"? Hint


Question 4 of 10
4. Amos Burn (1848-1925) was a noted expert and author on defensive techniques for which of the following pastimes? Hint


Question 5 of 10
5. Which famous American actor, known to be a wild one when on the waterfront, while he waited for a streetcar named desire, also starred in a 1969 movie named "Burn!"? Hint


Question 6 of 10
6. Which type of geographical feature does the word 'burn' connotate in many areas of Scotland and England? Hint


Question 7 of 10
7. Which large beverage company distributes the popular energy drink known as "Burn"? Hint


Question 8 of 10
8. Which of the following is a definition for a burn card? Hint


Question 9 of 10
9. Which one of the following people is most likely to use an item called a burn bag? Hint


Question 10 of 10
10. To which desolate location would I travel if I wanted to visit the Burn Cliffs? Hint



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1. Which of the following is the definition for the term 'burn notice'?

Answer: A notice advising of termination, usually associated with espionage

A "burn notice" is an official declaration by an intelligence agency that states that a certain individual is unreliable. There can be many reasons for issuing such a statement and they can be applied to groups as well as individuals. The American television show "Burn Notice", which premiered in 2007, is about an ex-spy who received one of these notices.
2. What is the unusual occupation of the families on the Irish television program "C.U. Burn"?

Answer: Undertakers

"C.U. Burn" is an Irish-language television show about two brothers who are undertakers in County Donegal. Some may think the title is a reference to the turf-fueled crematorium which they run, when in fact it is the initials of one of the brothers, Charlie Burn.

This half-hour drama deals with drugs, sex, racism and most of the other major problems faced by modern society. Although slightly morbid in nature, the show has had a loyal fan-base who have made the program very successful. The program was one of the first home-produced programs to have been broadcast of the Irish-language television channel known as TG4.
3. In February on 1974, which one of these groups released their eighth album, which was entitled "Burn"?

Answer: Deep Purple

"Burn" was the first album released by the group Deep Purple to include vocalists David Coverdale and Glenn Hughes. The album was recorded in Montreaux, Switzerland and did well in Europe and North America. "Burn" became a gold album and introduced a funkier sound than had been used by the group in earlier albums.
4. Amos Burn (1848-1925) was a noted expert and author on defensive techniques for which of the following pastimes?

Answer: Chess

For over 12 years Amos Burn(1848-1925) was the editor for the chess column in "The Field". Considered by most experts to be a master in the art of defense, he had a long tournament career to match his writing career. There is a defensive move named after him that is called the "Burn Variation".
5. Which famous American actor, known to be a wild one when on the waterfront, while he waited for a streetcar named desire, also starred in a 1969 movie named "Burn!"?

Answer: Marlon Brando

This Italian movie is based on the history of Guadeloupe, a small island of the Lesser Antilles. The language spoken throughout the movie is Spanish. It is a dramatisation of how one man is sent into organise the African slaves on the island help them overthrow the Portuguese regime which is in control.

This is in order for Great Britain to take control of the island and its important sugar cane plantations. Marlon Brando has been quoted as saying that he thinks he did some of his best acting in this movie.
6. Which type of geographical feature does the word 'burn' connotate in many areas of Scotland and England?

Answer: Streams

In many parts of the English speaking world, a burn is another name for a large stream to a small river. The word does have a size connotation to it. It is possibly of Scot origin where it is regularly used in the naming of towns and villages. Many place names in Australia and New Zealand also got their names from places in the old country or from the closest stream to the new town.
7. Which large beverage company distributes the popular energy drink known as "Burn"?

Answer: Coca-Cola Company

"Burn" is a Swedish energy drink that is distributed all over the world by the Coca-Cola company. The drink is a frequent sponsor of extreme sports such as skateboarding and snowboarding. The citrus flavored drink was first sold in Europe, and then it quickly became popular around the world.

Its commercials are known for their high-tech special effects and for the big name stars who provide background music such as Snoop Dogg and Fatboy Slim.
8. Which of the following is a definition for a burn card?

Answer: A card discarded from the top of a deck

A burn card is a playing card that is dealt and discarded from the top of the deck during poker (usually). This card is dealt face down and is not shown to the players. The burn card is used to prevent a type of cheating known as card marking. If you ever watch Texas hold 'em on television or in person, you will notice that a card is burned before the flop, the turn, and the river.
9. Which one of the following people is most likely to use an item called a burn bag?

Answer: Spy

Burn bags refer to paper bags which are used by spies for destroying classified documents. They are usually an unobtrusive paper bag into which sensitive documents are placed before being set on fire. Fire is the preferred method for destruction as papers which are shredded can be put back together again.

The use of burn bags is mentioned in the George Orwell novel "Nineteen Eighty-Four".
10. To which desolate location would I travel if I wanted to visit the Burn Cliffs?

Answer: Antarctica

The Burn Cliffs are two rocky promontories found on Alexander Island in Antarctica. The Douglas Mountain Range found on this desolate and uninhabited island off the coast of the mainland. The island is the second largest uninhabited island in the world.

The cliffs were named after the British Antarctic geologist Richard W. Burn in 1977. A visit to the top would give you a panoramic view of snow...and more snow....and yet even more snow!
Source: Author dcpddc478

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