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Quiz #369 - 15th August 2017Sunset Bar

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink When rapeseed is genetically modified to produce oil with less than 2% erucic acid, what name is the oil given?
2.On This Day Immediately following the partitioning of British India into India and Pakistan, India became a sovereign and democratic nation on this day, 15th August, in what year?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Science & Nature What is the name of this genus of herbaceous perennial flowering plants?

Round 1 Question 3

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

(1969)

5.Sport & Leisure ANA is the category under which some Russian athletes currently compete in international competitions after the doping scandal which first came to light in December 2014. What does ANA stand for?  (1pt for 3, ½pt for 2, ¼pt for 1)

Round 1 Question 5

6.Geography What is the largest island in the Mediterranean Sea?
7.Anagram NAZI NECK TIE is an anagram of what Academy Award-winning film?

8.Logos What global discount supermarket chain is represented by either one of these logos?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music Who had worldwide hits in 2011 with Party Rock Anthem and Sexy and I Know It?
10.History What was the full name of the British explorer who led the ill-fated second expedition to reach the South Pole?
11.Entertainment Who won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as football player Rod Tidwell in the 1996 film Jerry Maguire?
12.Thailand The 7th consonant in the Thai alphabet, what animal is used to represent this 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 In what U.S. city has violence at a white nationalist rally left one person dead and at least nineteen others injured this week?
3.Science & Nature What 5 letter word can be spelt out using the chemical symbols for Tungsten, Arsenic and Tellurium?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1979)

5.Sport & Leisure What city is set to host the 2020 Summer Olympics?
6.Geography Attracting 350,000 tourists per year, most of Serengeti National Park is located in what African country?
7.Art & Literature What 2016 science fantasy novel by N. K. Jemisin won the Hugo Award for Best Novel on Friday?
8.Flags What country has this as its national flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music The most powerful force in British indie music throughout the 1980s, what Manchester-based record label included artists such as Joy Division, New Order, and Happy Mondays?
10.History Following mission commander Neil Armstrong, who was the second man to walk on the moon?
11.Entertainment What TV series, produced in both British and American versions between 2006 and 2009, stars the character of modern-day police detective Sam Tyler who wakes up in 1973 after being involved in a road accident?
12.Add/Deduct a Letter Only one pebble.
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 Producing more than 5 billion litres in 2016, what is the world's biggest wine producing country?
2.In This Year Pamela Anderson, Kurt Cobain, Vin Diesel, Nicole Kidman, Julia Roberts, and Jason Statham 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 part of the body is removed during a glossectomy?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1987)

5.Sport & Leisure Who won his first major at the 99th PGA Championship in Charlotte, North Carolina on Sunday?
6.Entertainment What was the name of the strip club owned and operated by Silvio Dante (Steven Van Zandt) in the TV series The Sopranos?
7.Art & Literature In the 19th century English nursery rhyme, on what day did Solomon Grundy die?
8.Maps What U.S. state is this?

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music Whose hits in the 70s include Do It Again and Rikki Don't Lose That Number?
10.Anagram MAIMED ANAL CATHOLIC is an anagram of what British football club?

11.Entertainment What Cole Porter musical, later adapted into a 1953 film, was inspired by William Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew and includes songs such as Wunderbar and I Hate Men?
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 In what Indian city did more than 70 children die in a state-run hospital last week after its oxygen supply was cut by its supplier due to lack of fulfilment of funds?
3.Science & Nature In total, how many arms and tentacles does a squid have?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(2000)

5.Sport & Leisure In international sporting terms, what does the acronym WADA stand for?
6.Geography What is the second largest city in the Republic of Ireland?
7.Art & Literature What member of the British Royal Family wrote a series of children's books about Budgie the Little Helicopter?
8.Landmarks Re-erected in London, Paris, and New York City during the nineteenth century, what common name is given to these three Ancient Egyptian obelisks?

Round 4 Question 8

9.On This Day Later regarded as the birth of stadium rock, the Beatles played to nearly 60,000 fans at what New York City stadium on this day, 15th August, 1965?
10.History Born Matoaka, and later called Amonute, when she died she was called Rebecca Rolfe. Who is she?
11.Entertainment John Goodman becomes the new King of England in what 1991 American comedy film?
12.General Knowledge In Japan, what is the "National Diet" (国会 Kokkai)?


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Picture Round

Picture Round 15th August 2017


Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionNot including the Athlete Refugee Team and Authorised Neutral Athletes, how many "countries" participated in the 2017 World Championships in Athletics?

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Drunken Layabouts 11 9 43
Aliens 9 39¼
Cunny Funts 7 10 36½
Oh Dear 11 35


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