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Quiz #342 - 31st January 2017Mars Bar and Restaurant

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink In Mediterranean cuisine, what key ingredient is mixed with olive oil and egg yolk to make an aioli sauce?
2.On This Day For plotting against Parliament and King James, in what became known as the "Gunpowder Plot", Guy Fawkes was executed on this day, 31st January, in what year?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Science & Nature In geometry, how many seconds are there in one degree?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1955)

5.Sport & Leisure Dominating the first decade of Formula One racing in the 1950s, what nationality was Juan Manuel Fangio?
6.Geography In what South American country would you find the port city of Fray Bentos?
7.Anagram SMUDGY ARSE FONDLER is an anagram of what European city and the country in which it is located? (2 word answer)

8.Thailand What Thai bank has this as its logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music Who featured with Jay-Z in the 2009 hit Empire State of Mind?
10.History Who lost his arm at the Battle of Santa Cruz de Tenerife in 1797?
11.Entertainment Who played Arnold Schwarzenegger's "wife" in the 1990 film Total Recall?
12.General Knowledge What was the currency of Austria before it was replaced by the Euro between 1999 and 2002?


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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 Citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries were prohibited for 90 days from entering the United States following an executive order by President Donald Trump last week. The countries are Iran, Iraq, Syria, and what four others?  (¼ point for each)
3.Science & Nature The brachial artery is the major blood vessel of what part of the human body?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1968)

5.Sport & Leisure How many times has a FIFA World Cup final hosted in South America been won by a country from outside South America?
6.Geography What was known as Portuguese East Africa before gaining independence in 1975?
7.Art & Literature In children's literature, what fictional realm was cast into a century of perpetual winter without Christmas?
8.Flags What landlocked country in East-Central Africa has this as its national flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music Who formed a duet for the 1981 hit Endless Love?  (½ point for each)
10.History Born in Leicester, England on 5th August 1862, by what name is Joseph Merrick better known?
11.Entertainment Who played Captain Jean-Luc Picard in Star Trek: The Next Generation?
12.General Knowledge Melodic polyp.
Answer with two words. The first part of the sentence is a clue to a six letter word. Deduct one letter from that word to give the answer to the second part of the sentence.


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Round 3

1.Food & Drink In Japanese cuisine: Ramen, Shirataki, Soba, Sōmen, and Udon are five different types of what?
2.In This Year In this year: The Beatles released their début album Please Please Me; Lawrence of Arabia won Best Picture at the 35th Academy Awards; and Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his I Have A Dream speech on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial. What year was it?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Science & Nature What 'C' describes the intelligent personal assistant released by Microsoft for several of its operating systems in 2014?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1977)

5.Sport & Leisure What country hosted the Winter Olympics in 1972 and 1998?
6.Entertainment What 1964 Alfred Hitchcock thriller starred Tippi Hedren and Sean Connery?
7.Art & Literature What Irish novelist, playwright, and poet was awarded the 1969 Nobel Prize in Literature?
8.Geography With a population of around 1.4 million, what U.S. city is this?

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music War, children, and It's just a shot away, are two lines repeated several times in what 1969 song?  (½ point each for Artist and Title)
10.Anagram MAD BLOW OUT OR GREMLIN is an anagram of what world famous music festival and the country in which it is held? (2 word answer)

11.Entertainment Who played the toymaker in the 1968 film Chitty Chitty Bang Bang?
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 term or phrase.

Round 4 Question 1

2.On This Day Towards the end of the American Civil War, who was promoted to general-in-chief of Confederate forces on this day, 31st January, 1865?
3.Science & Nature What marine animal is this?

Round 4 Question 3

4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1985)

5.Sport & Leisure From the same roots as Irish hurling and Welsh bando, what is the name of this Scottish Highlands sport?

Round 4 Question 5

6.Geography What country has the international vehicle registration code 'K'?
7.Art & Literature Along with Charlie, what were the first names of the other four Willy Wonka Golden Ticket winners?  (¼ point for each)
8.Landmarks What English seaside resort has the longest pleasure pier in the world?

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music What American band's most successful line-up in the 1970s included Peter Cetera, Terry Kath, Robert Lamm, and Danny Seraphine?
10.History Who was U.S. president at the turn of the 21st century?
11.Entertainment For what films did Tom Hanks win the Academy Award for Best Actor in 1993 and 1994?  (½ point for each)
12.General Knowledge Of what country is Avianca the flag-carrying airline?


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Picture Round

Picture Round 31st January 2017


Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionSouthend Pier in England is the longest pleasure pier in the world. Located in the Essex seaside resort of Southend-on-Sea, how long, in metres, is it?

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Fad Suckers 11 7 10 47
Aliens 9 40¾
Drunken Layabouts 8 9 9 39¼
Cunny Funts 5 8 27½


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