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Quiz #373 - 12th September 2017Sunset Bar

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink Place sugar cube in a short tumbler and saturate with Angostura bitters, add a dash of plain water. Muddle until dissolved. Fill the glass with ice cubes and add whiskey. Garnish with orange twist, and a cocktail cherry. Name that cocktail.

Round 1 Question 1

2.On This Day What was the name of the thirty-year-old South African anti-apartheid activist who died in police custody on this day, 12th September, 1977?
3.Science & Nature What 5 letter word can be spelt out using the chemical symbols for Iron, Technetium and Hydrogen?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1966)

5.Sport & Leisure In tennis, who won the mixed doubles final at the US Open on Saturday?  (½ point for each)
6.Geography What Polynesian island nation was known as the Ellice Islands before gaining independence from the United Kingdom on 1st October 1978?
7.Anagram JOY DERIDING BREASTS is an anagram of what 1996 bestselling novel?

8.Logos What company is represented by this logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music What Canadian singer's worldwide hits in the 2010s include Call Me Maybe, Good Time, and I Really Like You?
10.History Who was the first Briton to be awarded Time magazine Man of the Year?
11.Entertainment The Simpsons began as a segment on The Tracey Ullman Show, in what year?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]

Round 1 Question 11

12.Thailand Rarely used today, the 3rd consonant in the Thai alphabet is represented by what object?

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 Hurricane Irma has dominated the news this week. Among the first places to be hit was Richard Branson's home in the Virgin Islands. What is his private 30-hectare island called?
3.Science & Nature Used to measure the height of horses, how many inches are there in a hand?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1979)

5.Sport & Leisure In cycling, who won the 2017 Vuelta a España on Sunday?
6.Geography What country is the world's last remaining Grand Duchy?
7.Art & Literature In his 1975 book, Without Feathers, who said, "It's not that I'm afraid to die - I just don't want to be there when it happens."?
8.Flags What tree is the symbol in the centre of the Lebanese flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music Complete the missing words from this 1980 song title: Sheena Easton - ______ ______ (9 to 5)
10.History Before the introduction of 33⅓ and 45 rpm vinyl records, what brittle material was used to make 78 rpm discs?
11.Entertainment Starring Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz, Leonardo DiCaprio, Kerry Washington, and Samuel L. Jackson; who directed the 2012 western Django Unchained?
12.Add/Deduct a Letter Deadbeat draws near.
Answer with two words. The first part of the sentence is a clue to a five 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 What 'S' describes a type of Scandinavian meal, originating in Sweden, served buffet-style with multiple hot and cold dishes of various foods on a table?
2.In This Year Ted Cruz, Matt Damon, Minnie Driver, Ethan Hawke, Queen Latifah, and River Phoenix 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 is the acute angle between the hands of a clock at half past three?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1987)

5.Sport & Leisure Only 77 days after being appointed, name the Premier League manager sacked yesterday after a fourth straight league defeat?
6.Entertainment Before his death in 2002, who played Albus Dumbledore in the first two Harry Potter films?
7.Art & Literature In 1808, what Scotsman first wrote, "Oh! what a tangled web we weave. When first we practise to deceive!"?
8.Maps One of the prominent tourist destinations of India, what is the name of this state on the Malabar Coast?

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music I've had my share of sand kicked in my face. But I've come through are lyrics from what 1977 song?  (½ point each for Artist and Title)
10.Anagram DEEP ANAL ON MARS is an anagram of what famous actress and model?

11.Entertainment The "Italian Stallion", Rocky Balboa, is from what U.S. city?
12.Sudoku Solve this Sudoku puzzle to reveal the 3 digit figure highlighted.

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6
7
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8
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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 two countries were hit by a magnitude 8.1 earthquake last Thursday?  (½ point for each)
3.Science & Nature Measured by diameter, what is the second smallest of the eight major planets in our solar system?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(2004)

5.Sport & Leisure In tennis, who won the women's singles final at the US Open on Saturday?
6.Geography What island nation in the Pacific Ocean was known as the Gilbert Islands before gaining independence from the United Kingdom on 12th July 1979?
7.Art & Literature The author of more than 130 novels, histories, children's books and westerns, some under the pen name of Nye Tredgold, what Scottish author died in January 2000, aged 90?
8.Landmarks In what city would you find this, the largest cricket ground, by seating capacity, in the world?

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music Name the American folk rock group whose line-up of John Sebastian, Steve Boone, Joe Butler and Zal Yanovsky released their debut album in November 1965.
10.History In 2001, Hillary Clinton became the first former First Lady elected to federal office, when she won a senate seat representing what U.S. state?
11.Entertainment What is the title of the 2013 American biographical drama film about a rodeo cowboy diagnosed with AIDS and given 30 days to live?
12.General Knowledge If it were two hours later, it would be half as long until midnight as it would be if it were an hour later. What time is it now?


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Picture Round

Picture Round 12th September 2017


Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionIn the 1961–62 NBA season, Wilt Chamberlain scored a record number of points, still unbeaten in a single-season to this day. How many?

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Aliens 8 6 40¾
Drunken Layabouts 8 6 9 7 6 36
Cunny Funts 7 9 4 34


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