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Quiz #355 - 9th May 2017Sunset Bar

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink What is the name of this popular Mediterranean herb?

Round 1 Question 1

2.On This Day What Alfred Hitchcock film, starring James Stewart and Kim Novak, premiered on this day, 9th May, 1958?
3.Science & Nature What name is given to a fusible metal alloy used to create a permanent bond between metal workpieces?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1965)

5.Sport & Leisure What is the only Olympic host city to have later become a national capital?
6.Geography Aneto is the highest mountain in what European mountain range?
7.Anagram CREMATED NUN SHITE is an anagram of what world famous sports team?

8.Logos What luxury vehicle marque has this as its logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music Take a Bow, Disturbia, and Rehab were 2008 hits for who?
10.History Between 1807 and 1821, what South American city functioned as the capital of the Kingdom of Portugal?
11.Entertainment Name this Muppet character.

Round 1 Question 11

12.General Knowledge The 33rd consonant in the Thai alphabet, what animal is used to represent this Thai letter?

Round 1 Question 12



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Round 2

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

Round 2 Question 1

2.Current Affairs Who filed for debt restructuring on Wednesday, the largest ever "local government" bankruptcy in United States history?
3.Science & Nature What common term is used to describe milk that has been processed by heating it to 72°C (161°F) for 15 seconds?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1976)

5.Sport & Leisure Toxophily is a popular worldwide sport and competitors are sometimes called toxophilites. By what name is the sport more commonly known?
6.Geography Named in honour of Queen Victoria, what is the capital city of the Canadian province of Saskatchewan?
7.Art & Literature Richard Bachman is a pen name used occasionally by what horror fiction author?
8.Flags What country has this as its national flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music What 1965 song includes the line "Beep beep'm beep beep yeah"?  (½ point each for Artist and Title)
10.History What arrived in the United States in 350 pieces packed in 214 crates aboard the French naval vessel Isère on 17th June 1885?
11.Entertainment What 1985 film stars Rosanna Arquette as a bored suburban housewife who suffers amnesia after an accident and is mistaken for a free-spirited New York City drifter played by Madonna?
12.General Knowledge Occupy the remaining part.
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 Tuna is sometimes used in modern variants, but what fish is traditionally included in a salade niçoise?
2.In This Year In this year: Terms of Endearment won Best Picture at the 56th Academy Awards; WPC Yvonne Fletcher was shot dead, leading to a police siege of the Libyan Embassy in London; and Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi was assassinated. What year was it?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Science & Nature What family of vitamins is essential for the blood clotting process and also the binding of calcium in bones and other tissues?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1989)

5.Sport & Leisure What horse won the 143rd running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on Saturday?
6.Entertainment Who played the title role in the 1990s BBC television sitcom The Vicar of Dibley?
7.Art & Literature A Song of Ice and Fire is a series of epic fantasy novels, the first of which gave its name to what TV series?
8.Geography What country is this?

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music What is the title of the 1984 Glenn Frey song that featured on the soundtrack to the film Beverly Hills Cop?
10.Anagram FOND BATHROOM HERO is an anagram of what British pop group, formed in 1969?

11.Entertainment Who played naturalist Joy Adamson in the 1966 film Born Free?
12.Sudoku Solve this Sudoku puzzle to reveal the 3 letters 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 Who was elected President of France on Sunday?
3.Science & Nature According to the International System of Units (SI), how many bytes are there in 1 Gigabyte (GB)?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(2010)

5.Sport & Leisure The Wisden Almanack is a famous reference book for what sport?
6.Geography How many standard time zones are there in the contiguous United States?
7.Art & Literature In Judi Barrett's 1978 book, and its subsequent film adaptation, the weather is Cloudy with a Chance of _______ what?
8.Landmarks In the harbour of what major city would you find the former penal site of Fort Denison?

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music I'm Stone in Love with You, You Make Me Feel Brand New, and Can't Give You Anything (But My Love) are among the 1970s hits by what group?
10.History What was the name of the Wing Commander in charge of the "Dambusters" raid in May 1943?
11.Entertainment What is the full title of the 2017 King Kong film starring Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L. Jackson, and John Goodman?
12.General Knowledge How many millimetres are there in 10 inches?


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Picture Round

Picture Round 9th May 2017


Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionThe Channel Islands were liberated by the British on this day, 9th May, 1945. For how many days had they been under German occupation?

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Drunken Layabouts 11 10½ 7 44¼
Aliens 9 10 7 42¾
Cunny Funts 5 2 26¾


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