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Quiz #358 - 30th May 2017Sunset Bar

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink What 'L' describes this traditional Scottish square sausage?

Round 1 Question 1

2.On This Day Destroyed by soldiers five days later, the 33-foot high "Goddess of Democracy" statue was unveiled in Tiananmen Square by student demonstrators on this day, 30th May, in what year?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]

Round 1 Question 2

3.Science & Nature One of the strongest muscles in the body, what 'M' describes the muscle that controls the lower jaw?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1964)

5.Sport & Leisure What golf trophy is contested in odd-numbered years by leading amateur golfers in two teams: United States, and Great Britain and Ireland?
6.Geography What European city lies between the mouths of the Po and the Piave Rivers?
7.Anagram FIND SAD ROMANCER is an anagram of what former South East Asian political leader?

8.Logos What software is represented by this logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music Originally released in 1964, who recorded Hey Girl Don't Bother Me, a song which became a favourite on the Northern soul scene in the UK in the early 70s?
10.History Designed by R. J. Mitchell, what famous plane first flew on 5th March 1936?
11.Entertainment First performed on 31st December 1879, who wrote the comic opera The Pirates of Penzance?
12.General Knowledge Four-wheel drive vehicles bearing the name "Land Cruiser" have been made by what car maker since 1951?


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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 In what U.S. city were two men stabbed to death on a train on Friday while protecting two young women from anti-Muslim harassment?
3.Science & Nature What 'F' describes either a nuclear reaction or a radioactive decay process in which the nucleus of an atom splits into smaller parts?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1976)

5.Sport & Leisure In 2014, who set the world record for the fastest serve by a female tennis player?
6.Geography What is the largest island in the contiguous United States?
7.Art & Literature Who wrote the controversial 1973 biography Marilyn?
8.Flags What country has this as its national flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music What 1974 folk rock song includes the lyrics Little boy blue and the man on the moon?  (½ point each for Artist and Title)
10.History For what is 17th century Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan best known?
11.Entertainment Who first played Samantha Stephens husband, Darrin, on the American sitcom Bewitched between 1964 and 1969?
12.General Knowledge In and out of the manger.
Answer with two words. The first part of the sentence is a clue to a seven letter word. Deduct one letter from that word to give the answer to the second part of the sentence.


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Round 3

1.Food & Drink What would you be served if you ordered cuisses de grenouille in a French restaurant?
2.In This Year Naomi Campbell, Mariah Carey, Tina Fey, Melissa McCarthy, Uma Thurman, and Melania Trump were all born in what year?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]

Round 3 Question 2

3.Science & Nature What gas has the chemical symbol CO?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1988)

5.Sport & Leisure What driver won the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday?
6.Entertainment Who played the title role in the 1969 film Midnight Cowboy?
7.Art & Literature Published in 1981, what was the title of the first Thomas Harris novel in the Hannibal Lecter series?
8.Geography A group of four volcanic islands in the southern Pacific Ocean, what is this, the last British Overseas Territory in the Pacific?

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music Who played drums with The Who until his death in September 1978 of a prescription drug overdose?
10.Anagram VITAL, FEVERED HACK is an anagram of what 1960s pop rock group?

11.Entertainment What American rapper, songwriter, singer, actress, and model was born Dana Elaine Owens on 18th March 1970?
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 How old was Joan of Arc when burned at the stake by an English-dominated tribunal on this day, 30th May, 1431?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Science & Nature 18 karat red gold is usually made with 75% gold and 25% what?

Round 4 Question 3

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

(2003)

5.Sport & Leisure What name is given to this structure of two concave ramps used in gravity extreme sports such as snowboarding, skateboarding, skiing, freestyle BMX, and skating?

Round 4 Question 5

6.Geography To the nearest million, what was the population of Wales in 2011?
7.Art & Literature What novel about a schoolteacher by English writer James Hilton was first published in 1934?
8.Landmarks What is this world famous landmark?

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music What 1983 song includes the line ... I am the one, but the kid is not my son?  (½ point each for Artist and Title)
10.History What former U.S. president died on 26th December 2006?
11.Entertainment What famous musician made a 2017 cameo appearance as Jack Sparrow's uncle in the fifth Pirates of the Caribbean instalment, Salazar's Revenge?
12.General Knowledge Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are also known as what?


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Picture Round

Picture Round 30th May 2017


Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionRay Harroun in his Marmon Wasp was the winner of the first Indianapolis 500 on this day, 30th May, 1911. How many minutes did it take him to complete the race?

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Aliens 8 8 10½ 5 9 40½
Drunken Layabouts 7 10 7 7 7 38
Cunny Funts 7 6 9 8 37½


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