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Quiz #341 - 24th January 2017Mars Bar and Restaurant

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink What two words describe this traditional Scottish dessert pudding?

Round 1 Question 1

2.On This Day The Apple Macintosh personal computer went on sale in the United States for the first time on this day, 24th January, in what year?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]

Round 1 Question 2

3.Science & Nature What 'S' describes the transition of a substance directly from a solid to a gas without passing through the intermediate liquid phase?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1969)

5.Sport & Leisure In Olympic boxing, what two colours are opposing competitors' gloves, headgear and uniform?  (½ point for each)
6.Geography What is one of the most populous cities in the United Kingdom, and the largest city in the U.S. state of Alabama?
7.Anagram OCCASIONAL NUDE INCOME is an anagram of the full name of what well known American singer / songwriter? (3 word answer)

8.Logos What multinational oil and gas company has this as its logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music What Irish musician and songwriter was born David Howell Evans to Welsh parents in Essex, England, in 1961?
10.History Who was the first U.S. president to have taken part in televised debates during his election campaign?
11.Entertainment In television, what bar did Sam Malone run?
12.General Knowledge How many "Noble Truths" provide the basic framework of Buddhist teaching?


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Round 2

1.Dingbats Solve this dingbat to reveal a well known term or phrase.

Round 2 Question 1

2.Current Affairs What was the name of the high-rise in Tehran that collapsed due to a fire, killing at least twenty firefighters and injuring more than seventy people on Friday?
3.Science & Nature South African surgeon Christiaan Barnard performed the world's first successful what in December 1967?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1982)

5.Sport & Leisure What professional Australian rules football club are nicknamed the Crows?
6.Geography What 'C' describes, specifically, the point at which two rivers or streams join?
7.Art & Literature Fill in the blank in this opening line from a 1955 novel:
"______, light of my life, fire of my loins."
8.Flags What former part of the British Empire was represented by this flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music What blues rock band, formed in spring 1970, included Eric Clapton, Bobby Whitlock, Carl Radle, Jim Gordon, Dave Mason, and Duane Allman?
10.History Beginning and ending with two major extinction events 51 million years apart, what came between the Permian and Jurassic periods?
11.Entertainment The Slaughtered Lamb features in what 1981 comedy horror film?
12.General Knowledge Metropolitan headdress.
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 Since 1925, the slogan 'Afore ye go' has featured on every bottle of what blended Scotch whisky?
2.In This Year In this year: Elvis Presley entered the U.S. charts for the first time with Heartbreak Hotel; the film version of The King and I was released, starring Deborah Kerr and Yul Brynner; and The United Kingdom and France bombed Egypt during the Suez Crisis. What year was it?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Science & Nature When listed alphabetically, what is the last chemical element?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1994)

5.Sport & Leisure What national association football team is nicknamed Bafana Bafana?
6.Entertainment In television, what spacecraft was commanded by Colonel Steve Zodiac of the World Space Patrol?
7.Art & Literature What English author wrote The Sandman comic book series, and the novels Stardust, American Gods, Coraline, The Graveyard Book, and The Ocean at the End of the Lane?
8.Geography What European country is this?

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music Released as a single in December 1965, who had a worldwide hit in Spring 1966 with Elusive Butterfly?
10.Anagram RANSOMED PIRATE is an anagram of the name and location of what world famous landmark? (3 word answer)

11.Entertainment What 1972 film features the song Dueling Banjos?
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.

Round 4 Question 1

2.Current Affairs What is the name of the four-star resort hotel in Farindola, Italy largely destroyed by an avalanche last Wednesday?
3.Science & Nature Between November 1971 and October 1972, the Mariner 9 space probe returned 7329 images of what planet?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(2006)

5.Sport & Leisure In what sport is the Coupe des Mousquetaires (English: The Musketeers' Trophy) awarded to the winner?
6.Geography What is the name of the strait between Mexico and Cuba that connects the Gulf of Mexico with the Caribbean Sea?
7.Art & Literature A Series of Unfortunate Events is a series of 13 children's novels by American author Daniel Handler, written under what pen name?
8.Landmarks What Italian city is this?

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music Complete this opening line from a 1952 Hank Williams' song:
Your cheatin' heart, will
____ ____ ____
 (3 word answer)
10.History The Wall Street Crash of October 29, 1929 is known as Black what?
11.Entertainment Who plays Billy Costigan in the 2006 film Departed?
12.General Knowledge To be President or Vice President of the United States, a person must be at least what age?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]


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Picture Round

Picture Round 24th January 2017


Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionThe "World's Biggest" Rooster was raised on a pasture in Sugarloaf, Pennsylvania by Don and Sue Ritter. Named "Big Boy", in September 2012, in ounces, what did he weigh?

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Fad Suckers 8 7 12 5 8 40
Drunken Aliens 7 7 9 7 35½
Cunny Funts 6 4 7 27


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