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Quiz #357 - 23rd May 2017Sunset Bar

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink What 'C' describes this special Jewish ceremonial bread eaten on Sabbath and Jewish holidays?

Round 1 Question 1

2.On This Day Infamous American bank robbers Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow were ambushed by police and killed in Louisiana on this day, 23rd May, in what year?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]

Round 1 Question 2

3.Science & Nature What major planet in our solar system has a mean distance of approximately 93 million miles from the Sun?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1969)

5.Sport & Leisure What is the first event in both the men's and women's decathlon?
6.Geography The Great Bear lake has a surface area of over 31,000 square kilometres. In what country is it located?
7.Anagram RENDER SULKY BLOW is an anagram of what professional soccer team?

8.Logos What American manufacturer of sportswear is represented by this logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music Most Girls, Get the Party Started, and So What were among the 2000s hits for who?
10.History In what year did the Soviet Luna 9 spacecraft make the first controlled rocket-assisted landing on the Moon?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
11.Entertainment What is the title of the 1985 Steven Spielberg film starring Danny Glover, Whoopi Goldberg and Oprah Winfrey?
12.General Knowledge The 35th consonant in the Thai alphabet, what object 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 term or phrase.

Round 2 Question 1

2.Current Affairs On the first leg of his first foreign trip as U.S. president, in what capital city did Donald Trump arrive on Saturday?

Round 2 Question 2

3.Science & Nature What is the name of the short-period comet visible to the naked eye from Earth every 75-76 years?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1977)

5.Sport & Leisure What English professional golfer first came to prominence as an amateur at the 1998 Open Championship where he holed a dramatic shot from the rough at the final hole to finish in a tie for fourth place?
6.Geography What cosmetic product shares its name with a city in Algeria?
7.Art & Literature In what Dickens novel is an orphan nicknamed Pip accosted by the escaped convict, Abel Magwitch?
8.Flags What country has this as its national flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music What Scottish new wave band's biggest hit was the 1988 song Somewhere in My Heart?
10.History What English inventor created the first practical steam engine in 1712, using a piston to pump water from a mine?

Round 2 Question 10

11.Entertainment Former members of what amateur theatrical club at Cambridge University include Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Robbie Coltrane, Peter Cook, Ben Elton, David Frost, Stephen Fry, Eric Idle, Hugh Laurie, and Emma Thompson?

Round 2 Question 11

12.General Knowledge Patriarch plumage.
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 In what country would you find the wine growing regions of Eden Valley, Hunter Valley and Swan Valley?
2.In This Year In this year: Jimmy Carter succeeded Gerald Ford as President of the United States; Red Rum won a record third Grand National at Aintree racecourse; and the first Apple II and Commodore Pet computers went on sale. What year was it?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Science & Nature What common term is used to describe milk that has been processed by breaking down the fat molecules so that they stay integrated rather than separating as cream?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1985)

5.Sport & Leisure What 1920s French tennis player was nicknamed "The Crocodile"?
6.Entertainment What is the home state of Tony Soprano in the TV series The Sopranos?
7.Art & Literature In a 1952 children's novel, what is the name of the spider that helped save the life of Wilbur the pig?
8.Geography Name this island country.

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music Released in 1970, Fire and Rain is one of the best known original songs by what artist?
10.Anagram CHEAPEST ABLE DYKE is an anagram of what musical group formed in 1995?

11.Entertainment What rapper and actor was born Cordozar Calvin Broadus, Jr. in Long Beach, California on 20th October 1971?
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 Who was re-elected President of Iran on Friday?
3.Science & Nature What chemical element has the atomic number 7?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1999)

5.Sport & Leisure Who scored the extra-time winning goal in the 2014 FIFA World Cup final?
6.Geography What rainforest produces more than 20 percent of the world's oxygen supply?
7.Art & Literature Diana Prince is the alter ego of what comic book superhero?
8.Landmarks Lake Titicaca forms part of the border between what two South American countries?  (½ point for each)

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music Who was lead singer of The Troggs until shortly before his death in 2013 and spent much of his royalties financing research and writing about alien spacecraft, lost civilisations, alchemy, and crop circles?
10.History What Portuguese explorer became the first European to reach India by sea in 1498?
11.Entertainment What 2013 film is based on the true story of the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in 200 years?
12.General Knowledge In what modern-day country are the headquarters of automobile manufacturer Škoda Auto?

Round 4 Question 12



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Picture Round

Picture Round 23rd May 2017


Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionWrestlers Billy and Benny McCrary were dubbed the world's heaviest twins. What was their combined weight, in pounds, when Guinness World Records weighed them in November 1978?

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Aliens 10 10 10 44
Drunken Layabouts 10 11 6 41
Cunny Funts 8 7 8 5 6 34


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