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Quiz #352 - 18th April 2017Sunset Bar

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink In Spain and Latin America, what 'E' is used to describe a baked or fried stuffed bread or pastry?

Round 1 Question 1

2.On This Day An earthquake and fire killed over 3,000 people and destroyed 80% of San Francisco, California on this day, 18th April, in what year?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]

Round 1 Question 2

3.Science & Nature Vanessa atalanta is a colourful butterfly found in temperate Europe, Asia and North America. By what name is it better known?

Round 1 Question 3

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

(1967)

5.Sport & Leisure In what sport do Canadian teams compete for the distinctive solid-gold Mann Cup?
6.Geography The Yalu and Tumen Rivers form almost all of the border between China and what country?
7.Anagram DEEP CRAP DID INJURE is an anagram of what classic 19th century novel?

8.Logos What geographical information program is represented by this logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music Kate Pierson, Fred Schneider, Keith Strickland, and Cindy Wilson are, to this day, founding members of what 1980s band?
10.History In 1988, Benazir Bhutto became the first ever woman elected to lead a Muslim majority nation. Of what country was she Prime Minister?

Round 1 Question 10

11.Entertainment Portrayed by Christopher Lloyd in Back to the Future, what is Doc Brown's first name?

Round 1 Question 11

12.General Knowledge The Huracán is a 5.2 L V10 sports car produced by what company?

Round 1 Question 12



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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 Cyclone that prompted an evacuation of coastal areas in North Island, New Zealand last week?
3.Science & Nature What family of creatures are referred to as vespine?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1978)

5.Sport & Leisure Jason Hanson holds the NFL record for the most games played with one team. Before retiring in 2013, with what team had he spent 21 seasons?

Round 2 Question 5

6.Geography After Greenland and New Guinea, what is the third-largest island in the world?
7.Art & Literature Who wrote the Crimean War poem The Charge of the Light Brigade?
8.Flags What nation and former Soviet republic has this as its national flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music Members of the girl group All Saints, what are the first names of the Canadian Appleton sisters?  (½ point for each)
10.History By what name was 1960s American serial killer Albert DeSalvo better known?
11.Entertainment What 1980s TV series featured the rather annoying robot, Twiki?

Round 2 Question 11

12.General Knowledge Defective capability.
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 key ingredient is combined with strained yogurt, garlic, salt, and olive oil to make the Greek dip tzatziki?
2.In This Year In this year: Bill Gates founded Microsoft; Teamsters Union president Jimmy Hoffa was reported missing; and The Birmingham Six were wrongfully sentenced to life imprisonment. What year was it?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Science & Nature What are Röntgen rays better known as?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1990)

5.Sport & Leisure What Spanish road racing cyclist won five consecutive Tours de France from 1991 to 1995?
6.Entertainment The appropriately named Samantha Bond played what role in the four Pierce Brosnan James Bond films?
7.Art & Literature Shortly before his death in November 1900, who is reputed to have said, "My wallpaper and I are fighting a duel to the death. One of us has got to go."?
8.Geography What country is this?

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music Heat Wave was a 1963 hit for what group?
10.Anagram HIM BLEAK HOG VICAR is an anagram of what former world leader?

11.Entertainment In the classic Disney film, what enchanted object did Dumbo hold in his trunk to enable him to fly?
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 The Cunard liner RMS Carpathia brought 705 survivors from the RMS Titanic to New York City on this day, 18th April, in what year?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Science & Nature Salicylic acid, one of the ingredients of Aspirin, can be obtained from the inner bark of what tree?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(2005)

5.Sport & Leisure In tennis, who won 14 Grand Slam men's singles titles between 1993 and 2002?
6.Geography Yellowstone National Park's boundaries encompass land from three different U.S. states. Name any two of them.  (½ point for each)
7.Art & Literature Painter Frido Kahlo was of what nationality?

Round 4 Question 7

8.Landmarks What city is home to the Oriental Pearl Tower?

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music Close to the Edge is an 18 minute long song occupying all of side one of a 1972 album of the same name, by what band?
10.History Who was appointed 1st Lord Protector of the Commonwealth of England, Scotland, and Ireland on 16th December 1653?
11.Entertainment Celebrating its 30th anniversary this week, what 1987 cult British black comedy film stars the actors in numbers 1 to 4 on this week's Picture Round?

Round 4 Question 11

12.General Knowledge At around 23 percent, which of South Africa's 11 official languages has the most first language speakers?


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Picture Round

Picture Round 18th April 2017


Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionPeter Glazebrook is a giant vegetable grower from Nottinghamshire, England. In September 2012 he broke his own world record for the largest onion. In grams, what did it weigh?

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Aliens 7 5 7 10 36½
Drunken Layabouts 9 9 7 3 34½


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