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Quiz #368 - 8th August 2017Sunset Bar

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink From what country does Kingfisher Beer originate?

Round 1 Question 1

2.On This Day The Great Train Robbery in England saw a gang of 15 train robbers steal £2.6 million in bank notes on this day, 8th August, in what year?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Science & Nature What 5 letter word can be spelt out using the chemical symbols for Bismuth, Technetium and Hydrogen?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1967)

5.Sport & Leisure In Euros, what world-record transfer fee was paid by Paris Saint-Germain last week for Brazilian footballer Neymar?

Round 1 Question 5

6.Geography What is the southernmost national capital city on mainland Europe?
7.Anagram SHAG CHERUB OF JUNIOR SATAN is an anagram of what major city and the country in which it is located?

8.Logos What amusement park corporation is represented by this logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music Whose hits in the 2000s include Gold Digger, Stronger, and Heartless?
10.History The only British prime minister to have been assassinated, who was shot on 11th May 1812?

Round 1 Question 10

11.Entertainment Trey Parker and Matt Stone are best known for creating what animated sitcom?
12.General Knowledge What do regions in red do that those in blue don't?

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 In what was to escalate into the Gulf War, Iraq invaded and annexed Kuwait on this day, 8th August, in what year?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Science & Nature The Pascal is the SI derived unit measurement of what?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1980)

5.Sport & Leisure Amid boos from the crowd, who won the men's 100 m final at the 2017 Athletics World Championships in London on Saturday?
6.Geography What is the largest desert, of any type, on Earth?
7.Art & Literature Developed into four films starring Jennifer Lawrence, American novelist Suzanne Collins is best known for what book trilogy?
8.Flags What country has this as its national flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music Whose hits in the 90s include Under the Bridge, Love Rollercoaster, and Scar Tissue?
10.History In what year did Adolph Hitler become Chancellor of Germany?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
11.Entertainment Katie Morosky (Barbra Streisand) and Hubbell Gardiner (Robert Redford) were the main characters in what 1973 romantic drama film?
12.Add/Deduct a Letter Equatorial subject matter.
Answer with two words. The first part of the sentence is a clue to a six 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 cocktail, traditionally served in a copper mug, is made with vodka, spicy ginger beer, and lime juice?

Round 3 Question 1

2.In This Year In this year: Mike Tyson was jailed for raping Desiree Washington; the English FA Premier League was officially founded; and Bill Clinton won his first presidential election. What year was it?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Science & Nature In an electrical circuit diagram, what device is represented by either of these symbols?

Round 3 Question 3

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

(1990)

5.Sport & Leisure Who won the UEFA Women's Euro 2017 Final on Sunday?
6.Entertainment What racing number does Herbie the Love Bug display on his front luggage compartment, doors, and rear engine lid?
7.Art & Literature What French Post-Impressionist painter's works include a series of five paintings called The Card Players?

Round 3 Question 7

8.Maps Name this body of water.

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music What group's hits in the early 70s include Make It with You, Baby I'm-a Want You, and The Guitar Man?
10.Anagram BRIEFS HELP HER FORNICATE is an anagram of what 1990s American TV series?

11.Entertainment What 1969 British film ends with the line, "Hang on a minute, lads. I've got a great idea."?
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 Still being renovated from a fire in February 2015, what is the name of the 79-story tower in Dubai damaged extensively by a second major fire last week?

Round 4 Question 2

3.Science & Nature Endemic to New Zealand, and also known as the owl parrot, what 'K' describes this large, flightless, nocturnal bird?

Round 4 Question 3

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

(2001)

5.Sport & Leisure Winning the WBA (Super) and IBA Light Heavyweight titles in 2014, aged 49, who is the oldest man in history to win a world boxing title?
6.Geography After Brazil and Argentina, measured by area, what is the third largest country in South America?
7.Art & Literature What Scottish writer is probably best known for his two comic novels set in Scotland; The Monarch of the Glen (1941) and Whisky Galore (1947)?
8.Landmarks At 6,893 m, Ojos del Salado is the highest active volcano in the world. On the border of what two countries does it stand?  (½ point for each)

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music Who sang an Ode to Billie Joe in 1967?
10.History Who was elected U.S. President in the same year John Lennon was killed in New York?
11.Entertainment Spanning seven seasons between 1991 and 2006, what British TV series starred the character of DCI Jane Tennyson?
12.General Knowledge John's motorbike has a top speed of 84 km/h, Brian's has a top speed of 125 km/h, and Debbie's has a top speed of 202 km/h. What is the average (mean) top speed of the three motorbikes?


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Picture Round

Picture Round 8th August 2017


Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionThe Marina Torch in Dubai is one of the tallest residential buildings in the world. To the top of its antenna spire, in metres, how tall is it?

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Aliens 11½ 42¾
Drunken Layabouts 9 11 8 4 8 40
Cunny Funts 6 6 4 8 32½


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