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Quiz #348 - 14th March 2017Mars Bar and Restaurant

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink Larger than penne and ziti, and sometimes slightly curved, what 'R' describes this tube-shaped pasta?

Round 1 Question 1

2.On This Day Charged with killing Lee Harvey Oswald, who was found guilty on this day, 14th March, 1964?
3.Science & Nature What 'S' describes a form of therapy and the Japanese word for "finger pressure"?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1967)

5.Sport & Leisure What nationality is cyclist Alberto Contador?
6.Geography What 'P' describes the large but sparsely populated region at the southern end of South America, shared by Argentina and Chile?
7.Anagram ME DRANK ALL is an anagram of what 1951 Oscar winning actor?

8.Logos With what American rock band is this logo associated?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music Fill in the missing words from these lyrics to Don McLean's American Pie:
I was a lonely teenage broncin' buck
With a _____ ______ and a pickup truck
 (½ point for each)
10.History What former U.S. president became the first to ride in an aeroplane on 11th October 1910?
11.Entertainment What were Abbott and Costello's first names?  (½ point for each)
12.General Knowledge What organisation has the motto: Fidelity, Bravery, Integrity?


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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 The only man to have won Grand Prix world championships on two and four wheels passed away on Friday, aged 83. Name him.
3.Science & Nature What is the SI unit of electrical current?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1978)

5.Sport & Leisure In 1999, the NHL retired jersey number 99 league-wide, making who the only player to have received this honour?
6.Geography Death Valley, the lowest and hottest place in the United States, is located in what state?
7.Art & Literature The lives of Becky Sharp and Emmy Sedley are followed in what 1848 novel by William Makepeace Thackeray?
8.Flags What country has this as its national flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music Nicknamed Bonzo, what Led Zeppelin drummer died in his sleep in 1980 after consuming 40 shots of vodka?
10.History What was the name of the 2005 storm that heavily damaged the city of New Orleans?
11.Entertainment In what U.S. city is the original Law & Order TV series set?
12.General Knowledge Purplish colour is enraged.
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 A popular variety of asparagus is named after what 18th century First Lady?
2.In This Year In this year: Aston Villa won the European Cup; the world's first CDs went on sale to the public; and Henry VIII's flagship, The Mary Rose, was raised. What year was it?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Science & Nature What planet in our solar system has an axis-tilt of 98°, meaning its poles have sunlight for 42 years followed by 42 years of darkness?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1986)

5.Sport & Leisure Between 1986 and 1998, the Goodwill Games were held every four years, alternating between what two host countries?  (½ point for each)
6.Entertainment In what animated film series does Steve Carell play the role of Gru?
7.Art & Literature What series of novels by Tess Gerritsen formed the basis of a TV series first aired in 2010, starring Angie Harmon and Sasha Alexander?
8.Geography What country is this?

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music What song was a worldwide hit in 1972 for the Royal Scots Dragoon Guards?
10.Anagram SHRIEKING SYREN is an anagram of what 1973 Nobel Peace Prize winner?

11.Entertainment What was the surname of Al, Peggy, Kelly, and Bud in Married... with Children?

Round 3 Question 11

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.Current Affairs On the outskirts of what city did a landslide at a huge landfill site kill at least 50 people on Sunday?
3.Science & Nature What 'O' describes a process by which molecules of a solvent pass through a semipermeable membrane from a less concentrated solution into a more concentrated one, thus equalizing the concentrations on each side of the membrane?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(2006)

5.Sport & Leisure Whose visits to China in 1979, 1985, and 1993 resulted in the reversal of a 1959 ban on boxing and a revival of boxing in China?
6.Geography What is the only Great Lake that the Canadian province of Ontario does not touch?
7.Art & Literature Who wrote Little Women?
8.Landmarks Christ the Redeemer of the Andes is a monument high in the Andes at 3,832 metres (12,572 ft) above mean sea level on the border between what two countries?  (½ point for each)

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music In what 1970 Joni Mitchell song do we learn that they paved paradise and put up a parking lot?
10.History A gift as a puppy from Martin Bormann in 1941, what was the name of Adolf Hitler's German Shepherd?

Round 4 Question 10

11.Entertainment Who stars in the 2003 hit film School of Rock?
12.General Knowledge What is the Welsh name for Wales?


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Picture Round

Picture Round 14th March 2017


Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionSince the first episode was broadcast on BBC One in the UK on 19th February 1985, how many episodes of EastEnders have there been?

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Fad Suckers 10 11 6 8 6 41
Drunken Layabouts 10 8 7 39
Aliens 5 8 4 10½ 8 35½
Cunny Funts 6 3 5 30¼


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