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Quiz #356 - 16th May 2017Sunset Bar

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink What fruit is fried in the Indonesian dish Pisang Goreng?
2.On This Day The first Academy Awards ceremony took place in Hollywood on this day, 16th May, in what year?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Science & Nature Featured on the Canadian $1 coin, what type of creature is a "loon"?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1965)

5.Sport & Leisure Lou Gehrig and Yogi Berra were legendary American players in what sport?
6.Geography What city, the largest in all of Africa, ceased to be Nigeria's capital in 1991?
7.Anagram LIMP LINE SHOCK is an anagram of what professional golfer?

8.Thailand What banking group in Thailand is represented by this logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music What Irish rock band is fronted by singer Dolores O'Riordan?
10.History Anne Frank famously addressed her diary entries, "Dear ____" who?
11.Entertainment What 1990 thriller-comedy film had the tag-line, "Eight legs, two fangs and an attitude"?
12.General Knowledge What did the "M" stand for in Richard M. Nixon's middle name?


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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 A large-scale cyber attack caused severe disruption around the world last week. By what name is the ransomware program known?

Round 2 Question 2

3.Science & Nature What metal element is the main constituent of pewter?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1978)

5.Sport & Leisure What capital city is set to host the UEFA Europa League final between Ajax and Manchester United this month?
6.Geography One of the busiest waterways in the world, what city straddles the Bosphorus strait?
7.Art & Literature American artist C. M. Coolidge is best known for an early 20th-century series of oil paintings depicting what?
8.Flags What European country has this as its national flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music In 1987, who became the first female performer to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame?
10.History A major English victory in the Hundred Years' War, what famous battle took place 40km south of Calais on 25th October 1415?
11.Entertainment Who played Jaime Sommers in the original 1970s TV series The Bionic Woman?
12.General Knowledge Ferocious reclamation.
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 'C' describes this simple Italian salad, made of sliced fresh mozzarella, tomatoes, and green basil, seasoned with salt and olive oil?

Round 3 Question 1

2.In This Year Halle Berry, Patrick Dempsey, Janet Jackson, Gordon Ramsay, Adam Sandler, and Mike Tyson were all born in what year?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]

Round 3 Question 2

3.Science & Nature Part of the sunflower family, what 'G' describes this flower?

Round 3 Question 3

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

(1991)

5.Sport & Leisure One of the largest stadiums in the world, with an official seating capacity of 106,572, in what U.S. state would you find Beaver Stadium?
6.Entertainment A sequel to the 2012 film Prometheus, what is the full title of the 2017 Alien film directed by Ridley Scott?
7.Art & Literature What 1952 Ernest Hemingway novel tells the story of a battle between a fisherman, Santiago, and a large marlin?
8.Geography What South American country is this?

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music How many of the original Beach Boys were brothers?
10.Anagram GRAB NUDE RENTING RABBLE is an anagram of what well known landmark and the city in which it is located?

11.Entertainment Martin Scorsese won his only Academy Award for Best Director to date for what 2006 film?
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 What country won the Eurovision Song Contest on Sunday?
3.Science & Nature To what animal does the word lupine refer?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(2007)

5.Sport & Leisure How many laps are there in a single motorcycle speedway race?

Round 4 Question 5

6.Geography On a weather map, what name is given to the lines connecting points with the same atmospheric pressure?

Round 4 Question 6

7.Art & Literature Head I and Head VI are two 20th century paintings by what Irish-born artist?

Round 4 Question 7

8.Landmarks Of what mountain range in Africa is Jbel Toubkal the highest point?

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music Name the former Beatle born in Edinburgh, Scotland who died in Hamburg, Germany in 1962, aged 21.
10.History In what Eastern Bloc country did Russian troops crush an anti-Soviet uprising in 1956?
11.Entertainment Who plays the role of Alan Turing in the 2014 film The Imitation Game?
12.General Knowledge Born in 1898, what was the first name of Italian racing car driver and designer, Ferrari?


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Picture Round

Picture Round 16th May 2017


Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionDoi Inthanon (Thai: ดอยอินทนนท์) is the highest mountain in Thailand. In metres, how high above sea level is it?

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Drunken Layabouts 9 7 10 7 42½
Aliens 9 8 10 39
Cunny Funts 8 6 4 10 32½


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