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Quiz #370 - 22nd August 2017Sunset Bar

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink What 'G' describes a breakfast and snack food typically made with rolled oats, nuts, honey, and other ingredients, usually baked until crisp, toasted and golden brown?

Round 1 Question 1

2.On This Day The penal colony on Devil's Island (Île du Diable) was permanently closed on this day, 22nd August, 1953. In what French territory was it located?
3.Science & Nature What 7 letter word can be spelt out using the chemical symbols for Beryllium, Carbon, Gold, and Selenium?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1969)

5.Sport & Leisure What team has spent the most consecutive seasons in the top-flight of English football (1919-present)?
6.Geography Valetta is the capital of what European country?
7.Anagram A WEED OMISSION is an anagram of what U.S. state capital and the state it is capital of?

8.Logos What luxury hotel chain is represented by this logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music What two singers had a worldwide hit in 2003 with Baby Boy?  (½ point for each)
10.History Who was the leader of Italy at the start of World War II?
11.Entertainment What 1986 film includes the characters of "Goose", "Viper", "Cougar", and "Wolfman"?
12.General Knowledge Which of these festivals comes last in a Gregorian calendar year?
A. Diwali
B. Passover
C. Ramadan
D. Vesākha


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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 Missing since it was sunk by a Japanese submarine in 1945, what American warship was discovered on the floor of the North Pacific Ocean on Saturday?
3.Science & Nature In computer terms, what does the acronym GUI stand for?  (1pt for 3, ½pt for 2, ¼pt for 1)
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1981)

5.Sport & Leisure Complete this full name of the "Home of Golf": The _____ & _____ Golf Club of St Andrews  (½ point for each)
6.Geography How many U.S. state names begin with the letter 'M'?
7.Art & Literature Who killed Grendel and Grendel's mother?
8.Flags What country in central Asia has this as its national flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music Who married Michael Jackson in 1994?
10.History Who was leader of the Soviet Union between 13th February 1984 and his death on 10th March 1985?
11.Entertainment Who played the title roles in the TV series Veronica Mars (2004-07) and the 2008 film Forgetting Sarah Marshall?
12.Add/Deduct a Letter Upset a sibling.
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 Originating in Scotland, what 'B' describes this variety of flat quick bread?

Round 3 Question 1

2.In This Year In this year: The Soviet Union launched the Mir space station; Argentina won the FIFA World Cup; and Out of Africa won seven Academy Awards including Best Picture. What year was it?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Science & Nature What is the surname of the 17th century German mathematician whose three laws of planetary motion are named after him?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1995)

5.Sport & Leisure What Olympic sport prohibits the wearing of a beard?
6.Entertainment What 1999 film features computer hackers Neo and Trinity, and Captain of the Nebuchadnezzar, Morpheus?
7.Art & Literature Who wrote Three Men in a Boat (1889) and its sequel Three Men on the Bummel (1900)?
8.Thailand What Thai province is this?

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music What 1972 song begins with the line Well, I don' know why I came here tonight?  (½ point each for Artist and Title)
10.Anagram STRONG SNOB ALERT is an anagram of what 20th century mass murderer?

11.Entertainment In what 1980s TV series did Denzel Washington play Dr. Phillip Chandler?
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 is the name of the U.S. Navy destroyer that collided with a merchant vessel near Singapore on Monday?
3.Science & Nature Native to China and closely related to the weasel, raccoon and skunk families, what animal is this?

Round 4 Question 3

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

(2003)

5.On This Day Pitching for the Texas Rangers, who became the first MLB pitcher to record 5,000 strikeouts on this day, 22nd August, 1989?
6.Geography In what modern day country is the Chernobyl nuclear power plant?
7.Art & Literature One of the greatest portraitists of the 16th century, what is the name of this German and Swiss artist and printmaker?

Round 4 Question 7

8.Landmarks The main residence in the 15th century of the Ottoman sultans, now a museum; what is the name of this grand palace in Istanbul, Turkey?

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music What renowned jazz saxophonist was nicknamed "Yardbird" or "Bird", and died in 1955 aged just 34?
10.History In a 1918 speech, what U.S. president outlined the Fourteen Points, a set of principles to work towards world peace?
11.Entertainment After returning to the U.S. for the first time in 20 years, who was given a twelve-minute standing ovation at the 1972 Academy Awards gala, the longest in the Academy's history?
12.General Knowledge What star sign comes after Cancer and before Virgo?


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Picture Round

Picture Round 22nd August 2017


Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionThe world's largest Thai flag was hoisted in Chiang Rai Province on 30th November 2016. In feet, what is its horizontal length?

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Cunny Funts 9 7 9 8 40½
Aliens 8 7 6 34¼
Drunken Layabouts 30½


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