Queen of quizzes: Brian’s Brainteaser in association with the Globe Irish Pub – The Post

Queen of quizzes: Brian’s Brainteaser in association with the Globe Irish Pub

Is there a clue to the answer in this picture? (photo: Carl Lender)
July 17th, 2018 2:19 pm| by Ben Hamilton
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Brian’s Brainteaser in association with the Globe Irish Pub in Copenhagen is back, or at least for a special summer instalment, to give you something to ponder while you’re stuck in the office pretending to work.

Or maybe you’re on holiday in Copenhagen trying to figure out what to do on Thursday August 2?

It’s simple: answer the nine questions below and deduce what the answers have in common to solve Brian’s Brainteaser, and win a prize!

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Trivia this Thursday
The first correct submission sent to ben@cphpost.dk will win free entry for a team of five to the Globe quiz on Thursday August 2, plus a pitcher of Carlsberg.

The answers will be posted below once we have received a correct entry.

Good Luck!


Entry to the Globe Quiz costs 30 kroner per person, with a maximum of five in a team. The quiz consists of three rounds of 15 questions each.

First prize is 1,000 kroner, second prize 500 kroner and third prize a crate of beer.

There are also bonus questions at the end of each round – two chances to win a round of drinks for the entire team, and a rollover question currently standing at 4,000 kroner – and a raffle.

The Globe Quiz officially starts at 19:30, but it’s advised you get there early (like 18:00-18:30) to ensure you get a table.

What do they have in common?


– Which luxury goods manufacturer is credited with killing the pocket watch with the release of its Santos men’s wristwatch in 1904?

– Which actor told the director of his final film: “I’ve made over 250 pictures and have never shot a guy in the back. Change it.”?

– Which car company was founded by Henry and Charles?

– In the first draft of which film was the main character called Kane Starkiller resisting the urge to give into the Bogan?

– Which fictional character’s real name is Zbigniew Krycsiwiki? The son of a circus strongman, he gave up on basketball because he was too slow, and eventually stowed away on one of Karl Stromberg’s ships.

– Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children was given the rights to which work and its spin-offs?

– Which book is also known as ‘The Modern Prometheus’?

– Which film’s soundtrack includes the tracks ‘The Trip to Earth’, ‘The Fortress of Solitude’, ‘Chasing Rockets’ and ‘Turning Back the World’?

– Hoang Xuan Vinh won which country’s first ever Olympic gold medal in 2016 in the men’s 10-metre air pistol?

– Which hotel complex derives its name from an old dam on the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal?