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Quiz #339 - 10th January 2017Mars Bar and Restaurant

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink Developed in the late 1960s, Stelvin® is a closure system commonly used to seal what?
2.On This Day Signalling the start of civil war, what river did Julius Caesar famously cross on this day, 10th January, 49 BC?
3.Science & Nature Laying down the the foundation for classical mechanics, how many laws of motion were compiled by Isaac Newton in his 1687 Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1967)

5.Sport & Leisure In January 2017, players from what African country held 7 of the top 10 positions in the Men's PSA World Squash Rankings?
6.Geography Originally made from U.S. military jeeps left over from World War II, Jeepneys are the most popular means of public transportation in what country?
7.Anagram BEWARE CURLY HIGH is an anagram of what Paralympic sport?

8.Logos What restaurant chain has this as its logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music On Easter Monday, 20th April, 1992 at Wembley Stadium in London, England, an audience of 72,000 watched a concert in tribute to who?
10.History What nickname was given to English serial killer Peter Sutcliffe?
11.Entertainment Who directed Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956), Dirty Harry (1971), and Escape from Alcatraz (1979)?
12.General Knowledge In fashion, what does FCUK stand for?


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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 At what airport did a passenger arriving from Alaska remove his checked-baggage pistol and kill five people and injure six on Friday?
3.Science & Nature In the human body, cerumen is a substance produced by the ceruminous glands. By what name is it better known?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1978)

5.Sport & Leisure How many hurdles are there in the men's 110 metres hurdles event?
6.Geography One of the world's driest and hottest places, the Dasht-e Loot is a large salt desert in what West Asian country?
7.Art & Literature What is the surname of Vito, Sonny and Michael in Mario Puzo's 1969 novel The Godfather?
8.Flags What autonomous region in Europe is represented by this flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music From 1976 to 1990 and 1992 to 2003, Lou Gramm was lead singer of what rock band?
10.History Members of the same 19th-century gang as Jesse and Frank James, what was the surname of brothers Cole, Jim, John, and Bob?
11.Entertainment What 2016 film won a record seven Golden Globe Awards this weekend?
12.General Knowledge Guarantee condemnation.
Answer with two words. The first part of the sentence is a clue to a six 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 What term is transliterated into English from the Greek word for pie?
2.In This Year In this year: George V became King of the United Kingdom; the Earth passed through the tail of Halley's Comet; and African-American boxer Jack Johnson's defeat of white American James J. Jeffries sparked race riots across the United States. What year was it?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Science & Nature How many eyes does a bee have?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1990)

5.Sport & Leisure Who married fellow tennis player Miroslava "Mirka" Vavrinec in April 2009?
6.Entertainment What is the first name of Kate Winslet's character in the 1997 film Titanic?

Round 3 Question 6

7.Art & Literature In Hergé's The Adventures of Tintin, what is the surname of the absent-minded professor with hearing difficulties?
8.Geography What country in Southern Africa is this?

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music What 1975 song includes these lyrics?
Baby this town rips the bones from your back
It's a death trap, it's a suicide rap

 (½ point each for Artist and Title)
10.Anagram ENJOYS OWN HAND is an anagram of what American actor?

11.Entertainment Tom Hiddleston, Hugh Laurie, and Olivia Colman earned three Golden Globe Awards this weekend for what 2016 British TV miniseries?
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 location. (2 word answer)

Round 4 Question 1

2.On This Day The London Underground, the world's oldest underground railway, opened between London Paddington and Farringdon on this day, 10th January, in what year?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Science & Nature How many sides does a hendecagon have?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(2000)

5.Sport & Leisure Who, respectively, won the newly created men's and women's rugby sevens competitions at the 2016 Summer Olympics?  (½ point for each)
6.Geography What are the only two landlocked countries in South America?  (½ point for each)
7.Art & Literature Who, in 2007, collaborated with his daughter Lucy to write the children's book George's Secret Key to the Universe?
8.Landmarks The Eduard Bohlen was a ship wrecked on Africa's Skeleton Coast on 5th September 1909. The wreck now lies in the sand a quarter of a mile inland in what country?

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music Who had a hit in 1967 with Sweet Soul Music?
10.History What was the nationality of the first non-Italian Pope since 1523?
11.Entertainment Who directed Jersey Boys (2014), American Sniper (2014), and Sully (2016)?
12.General Knowledge How many cubic centimetres are there in a cubic metre?


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Picture Round

Picture Round 10th January 2017


Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionCurrently under construction in the Indian state of Gujarat; upon completion in 2018, how tall, in feet, will the Statue of Unity be?

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Drunken Layabouts 10 8 4 7 12 41
Aliens 9 7 7 9 36½
Fad Suckers 8 5 10 36
Cunny Funts 7 5 3 5 10 30


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