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Quiz #371 - 29th August 2017Sunset Bar

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink What 'B' describes the characteristic scent of a wine?
2.On This Day What English scientist discovered magnetic induction on this day, 29th August, 1831?
3.Science & Nature What 5 letter word can be spelt out using the chemical symbols for Tin, Oxygen, and Rhenium?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1968)

5.Sport & Leisure Who famously lost a six shot lead to finish second to Nick Faldo in the 1996 Masters Tournament at Augusta, Georgia?
6.Geography Also capital of a Province with the same name, what is the second most populous city in Argentina?
7.Anagram DIRECT ONION is an anagram of what hair care product?

8.Logos What professional ice hockey team is represented by this logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music Whose worldwide hits in the 2010s include Super Bass, Starships, and Pound the Alarm?
10.History What nationality was exotic dancer and convicted World War I spy Mata Hari?
11.Entertainment Born in 1959, what British actress and screenwriter is the only person in history to win an Oscar for both acting and writing?
12.Thailand The 11th consonant in the Thai alphabet, what object 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 What name has been given to the tropical storm that battered Texas this week?
3.Science & Nature In modern astronomy, what constellation is known as "the Chained Lady" or "the Chained Woman"?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1983)

5.Sport & Leisure In her first Grand Slam match since serving a 15-month doping suspension, who did Maria Sharapova knock out in the first round of the US Open on Monday night?
6.Geography On what Spanish island and popular tourist destination might you land at Arrecife Airport?
7.Art & Literature What tree was used to make an unbeatable wand, one of the Deathly Hallows in the Harry Potter books?
8.Flags What country has this as its national flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music Born in 1972, by what name is Marshall Bruce Mathers III better known?
10.History What started with the First Battle of St Albans in 1455 and ended with the Battle of Stoke Field in 1487?
11.Entertainment Who, as an adolescent actress, played the role of Kelly Bundy in the TV series Married... with Children (1987–97)?
12.Add/Deduct a Letter Shifting sentiment.
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 the Northern Hemisphere they are more likely to spoil in the warmer months of May, June, July, and August. Therefore what, is it traditionally told, should only be eaten in months with the letter 'r' in their names?
2.In This Year Jason Bateman, Cate Blanchett, Jennifer Lopez, Marilyn Manson, Matthew McConaughey, and Michael Sheen 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 term describes a person who studies family history?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1995)

5.Sport & Leisure What capital city is currently hosting the 2017 Southeast Asian Games?
6.Entertainment What is the title of the 1998 animated comedy film featuring an ant called Flik?
7.Art & Literature What is the title of Roald Dahl's 1972 sequel to his 1964 novel, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory?
8.Maps What is the name of this body of water?

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music Later achieving international success as the Eurythmics, of what band were Annie Lennox and Dave Stewart members before it split up in 1980?
10.Anagram DOCILE FARTS is an anagram of what former world leader?

11.Entertainment Jack Ryan is portrayed as a younger character by Ben Affleck in what 2002 American spy thriller film based on Tom Clancy's novel of the same name?
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 Last week was the first time a total solar eclipse has been visible across the entire contiguous United States in how many years?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Science & Nature A disorder characterised by pauses in breathing or periods of shallow breathing during sleep is known as sleep ... what?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(2008)

5.Sport & Leisure Who beat who in the Women's Rugby World Cup final on Saturday?  (½ point for each)
6.Geography What Moroccan city is called الدار البيضاء ad-dār al-bayḍā in Arabic?
7.Art & Literature Who wrote the 1974 best-seller Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy?
8.Landmarks What two countries are connected by the Øresund Bridge and Drogden Tunnel?  (½ point for each)

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music Who is the oldest current member of the Rolling Stones?
10.History By what other name is the Battle of the Greasy Grass, commonly referred to as Custer's Last Stand, most widely known?
11.Entertainment The TV series M*A*S*H is set during what war?
12.General Knowledge A plane took off from Suvarnabhumi at 6 o'clock this morning (ICT) on a flight to Los Angeles with a journey time of 17 hours 30 minutes. What time is it due to land at LAX (Pacific Daylight Time)?


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Picture Round

Picture Round 29th August 2017


Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionKanchana Kaetkaew (กาญจนา เกตุแก้ว) is known in Thailand as the 'Scorpion Queen'. In June 2017, for how many record-breaking seconds did she hold a scorpion in her mouth?

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Aliens 7 10 10½ 42¾
Drunken Layabouts 10 4 34¼
Cunny Funts 6 6 26¼


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