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Quiz #338 - 3rd January 2017Mars Bar and Restaurant

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink What variety of hard, green-skinned apple is named after a British-Australian woman who died in 1870?
2.On This Day Alaska was admitted as the 49th U.S. state on this day, 3rd January, in what year?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Science & Nature What 'F' describes the tubes leading from the ovaries of female mammals into the uterus?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1961)

5.Sport & Leisure In alpine skiing and alpine snowboarding, a slalom course involves passing through a series of gates, formed by pairs of coloured poles. What two colours are they?  (½ point for each)
6.Geography The Alboran Sea is the westernmost portion of what major body of water?
7.Anagram I WHINE AMID A KNOB is an anagram of what capital city and the African country it is capital of? (2 word answer)

8.Logos What social news website has this as its logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music Natalie Cole's Wild Women Do is the opening song on the soundtrack to what 1990 Julia Roberts film?
10.History What nationality was Christopher Columbus?
11.Entertainment What is the name of the fictional planet that is the original home world of the Doctor, The Master, and The Rani, as well as other Time Lords in the British TV series Doctor Who?
12.General Knowledge Name the South African-born Canadian-American business magnate best known as the founder of SpaceX and co-founder of Tesla Motors.


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Round 2

1.Dingbats Solve this dingbat to reveal a well known term or phrase. (2 word answer)

Round 2 Question 1

2.Current Affairs In a new year prank, the world-famous HOLLYWOOD sign was changed this weekend to read what?
3.Science & Nature Often used in deep diving, trimix is a breathing gas comprised of what three elements?  (1pt for 3, ½pt for 2, ¼pt for 1)
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1970)

5.Sport & Leisure What European national football team is nicknamed The Red Devils?
6.Geography Cape Flattery is located on the Olympic Peninsula in what U.S. state?
7.Art & Literature What fictional police detective was created by Belgian author Georges Simenon?
8.Flags What sovereign archipelago island nation in the Indian Ocean has this as its national flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music What 1985 song includes these lyrics?
Oh I saw you by the wall
Ten of your tin soldiers in a row
 (½ point each for Artist and Title)
10.History What English king signed the Magna Carta at Runnymede, near Windsor, on 15th June 1215?
11.Entertainment The 1968 film The Thomas Crown Affair starred Steve McQueen and Faye Dunaway. Who played the same roles in the 1999 remake?  (½ point for each)
12.General Knowledge Energy and momentum in a continuous flow.
Answer with two words. The first part of the sentence is a clue to a five letter word. Add one letter to that word to give the answer to the second part of the sentence.


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Round 3

1.Food & Drink Collected from several species of trees native to Central America, what 'C' describes the natural gum traditionally used in making chewing gum?
2.In This Year In this year: Ian Fleming published his first James Bond novel, Casino Royale; Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay became the first men to reach the summit of Mount Everest; and the Korean Armistice Agreement halted the Korean War. What year was it?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Science & Nature By what name is the prehistoric Smilodon more commonly known?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1982)

5.Sport & Leisure What National Hockey League franchise won the 2016 Stanley Cup?
6.Entertainment First aired in 2016, who plays the titular French detective in the British TV series Maigret?
7.Art & Literature Who wrote the 1912 novel Tarzan of the Apes?
8.Geography What major city on the east coast of Far North Queensland is this?

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music Whose first solo work the break-up of the Beatles was a 1970 triple-album titled All Things Must Pass?
10.Anagram I DREADED ENEMY is an anagram of what Academy Award winning actor?

11.Entertainment Born Mary Cathleen Collins on 20th November 1956, she gained worldwide fame in 1979 playing a character called Jenny Hanley. What is her stage name?
12.Sudoku Solve this Sudoku puzzle to reveal the 3 digit figure highlighted.

Round 3 Question 12



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Round 4

1.Dingbats Solve this dingbat to reveal a well known phrase. (8 word answer)

Round 4 Question 1

2.Current Affairs Name the upmarket Istanbul nightclub were a gunman killed 39 people in the midst of New Year celebrations this week.
3.Science & Nature What planet has 27 known moons, all of which are named after characters from the works of William Shakespeare and Alexander Pope?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(2000)

5.Sport & Leisure In tennis, who won the Men's Singles at both the Australian Open and French Open in 2016?
6.Geography What is one of the most populous cities in the United Kingdom, and the largest city in the U.S. state of New Hampshire?
7.Art & Literature What two books of the Old Testament begin with the letter 'P'?  (½ point for each)
8.Landmarks How many spikes are there on the crown of the Statue of Liberty?

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music Who featured on lead vocals when Big Brother and the Holding Company had a worldwide hit in 1968 with Piece of My Heart?
10.History The First Crusade (1095–1099) ultimately resulted in the capture of what city in 1099?
11.Entertainment Fox and Dana are the first names of two lead characters on both TV and film since 1992. What are their surnames?
12.General Knowledge When sworn in on 20th January 2017, what number U.S. President will Donald Trump become?


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Picture Round

Picture Round 3rd January 2017


Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionUsing the route indicated, what is the road distance, in kilometres, from Khon Kaen City to Phuket City?

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Fad Suckers 11½ 7 11 45½
Drunken Layabouts 6 7 6 10 36½
Aliens 8 4 11 33¼
Cunny Funts 5 9 29¾


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