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Quiz #372 - 5th September 2017Sunset Bar

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink The tuber of a species of sunflower native to eastern North America, what name is given to this root vegetable?

Round 1 Question 1

2.On This Day Part of a program to study the outer Solar System, the Voyager I space probe was launched by NASA on this day, 5th September, 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 Fluorine, Gold and Sodium?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1969)

5.Sport & Leisure What city is home to the Hurricanes SupeRugbY team?

Round 1 Question 5

6.Geography Gozo and Comino are two of the three inhabited islands that make up what island nation?
7.Anagram INVERT VAGINA SPRAY is an anagram of what 1998 film?

8.Logos What company's marketing campaign features the Roaming Gnome?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music What female artist features on Maroon 5's 2011 hit single Moves Like Jagger?
10.History In medieval times, the English referred to it as Cambria. By what name do we know it today?
11.Entertainment What is the name of the 2001 romantic comedy in which Reese Witherspoon goes to law school to win back her boyfriend?
12.General Knowledge What is the largest number on a standard backgammon doubling cube?


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Round 2

1.Dingbats Solve this dingbat to reveal the title of a well known film.

Round 2 Question 1

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2.Current Affairs This week, what country's Supreme Court ruled its presidential election to have been conducted improperly, nullified its results and ordered a new election within 60 days?
3.Science & Nature Named after the queen of the fairies in Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream, what is the largest of the moons of Uranus?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1977)

5.Sport & Leisure At this week's Italian Grand Prix, Lewis Hamilton beat Michael Schumacher's record for the most career pole positions. How many times has Lewis Hamilton qualified first in Formula One Grands Prix?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
6.Geography If you viewed the flag of the Ivory Coast in a mirror, what country's flag would you see?
7.Art & Literature What English author wrote The Rats, The Fog, and Lair?
8.Flags What African country has this as its national flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music The music video for Adam and the Ants' 1981 hit Prince Charming included one of the last on-screen performances by what English actress?
10.History In 1982, Time magazine's "Man of the Year" was neither a man, nor a woman. What was it?
11.Entertainment Kristen Shepard shot J.R. Ewing in Dallas. The actress who played her is the daughter of what singer?
12.General Knowledge What common Jewish surname means "priest" in Hebrew?


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Round 3

1.Food & Drink What name is given to this traditional Welsh vegetarian sausage for which the main ingredients are cheese (usually Caerphilly), leeks and breadcrumbs?

Round 3 Question 1

2.In This Year In this year: The RMS Queen Elizabeth was destroyed by fire in Hong Kong harbour; Ceylon became a Republic and changed its name to Sri Lanka; and Eugene Cernan became the last person to walk on the moon. What year was it?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Science & Nature Reputed to have the second most painful insect sting in the world, this wasp's name comprises a type of spider and a type of bird. What is it called?

Round 3 Question 3

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

(1988)

5.Sport & Leisure When referencing American football positions, what do the letters ROLB stand for?
6.Entertainment Who stars as former police detective John "Scottie" Ferguson in the 1958 Alfred Hitchcock thriller Vertigo?
7.Art & Literature Complete the title of this 1965 children's book by Dr. Seuss: ____ in Socks.
8.Thailand What province in Northeastern Thailand is this?

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music Tony Banks is best known as the keyboardist and a founder member of what rock band?
10.Anagram NEATEST GAY THEME is an anagram of what 2001 war film?

11.Entertainment Who plays Dr. John Watson in the 2009 film Sherlock Holmes and its 2011 sequel Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows?
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 the title of a TV series.

Round 4 Question 1

2.Current Affairs In what German city were 65,000 people evacuated on Sunday while authorities defused a 4000lb bomb left over from a World War II Royal Air Force raid?

Round 4 Question 2

3.Science & Nature What is the collective noun for a group of porcupines?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(2016)

5.Sport & Leisure For what national team does Manchester City goalkeeper Claudio Bravo play?
6.Geography The Tierra del Fuego (Spanish for "Land of Fire") spans what two South American countries?  (½ point for each)
7.Art & Literature Established in February 1922, what is the largest paid circulation magazine in the world?
8.Landmarks Who is depicted on horseback in this giant statue on the banks of the Tuul River in Mongolia?

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music What singer/songwriter was born Reginald Leonard Smith in London, England on 15th April 1939?
10.History Hubert Humphrey served as the 38th Vice President of the United States under what President?
11.Entertainment What was the surname of Mary Tyler Moore's character in the 1970s sitcom The Mary Tyler Moore Show?
12.General Knowledge If 2 hot dogs and 3 French fries sell for ฿315 and 3 hot dogs and 2 French fries sell for ฿310, how much will 3 hot dogs and 3 French fries sell for?


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Picture Round

Picture Round 5th September 2017


Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionWorld No. 1 tennis player Rafael Nadal has won an impressive 859 of 1042 matches in his professional career. To date, how many singles titles has he won?

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Aliens 9 6 9 40¼
Drunken Layabouts 6 7 28½
Cunny Funts 9 25½


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