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Quiz #374 - 19th September 2017Sunset Bar

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink In reference to port wine, what does LBV stand for?
2.On This Day The Royal Thai Army staged a coup d'état against the elected caretaker government of Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra on this day, 19th September, in what year?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Science & Nature What 4 letter word can be spelt out using the chemical symbols for Tungsten, Indium and Potassium?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1966)

5.Sport & Leisure How many times did Björn Borg win the men's singles title at Wimbledon?
6.Geography What predominantly Muslim country has a Hindu-Buddhist golden eagle as its national emblem?
7.Anagram EMINENT CANNIBAL is an anagram of what Robin Williams film?

8.Logos What news agency is represented by this logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music Whose early hits include Like I Love You (2002), Cry Me a River (2002) and Rock Your Body (2003)?
10.History In what year did the CD first become commercially available?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
11.Entertainment In the 1994 film Immortal Beloved, actor Gary Oldman plays what famous composer?
12.General Knowledge How many black keys are there on a standard modern 88 key piano?


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Round 2

1.Dingbats Solve this dingbat to reveal the name of a well known celebrity.

Round 2 Question 1

2.Current Affairs Described as 'catastrophic', what is the name of the category five hurricane that made landfall in the Caribbean today?
3.Science & Nature On 23rd September 1846, what became the last of the eight major planets to be discovered?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1984)

5.Sport & Leisure Who is the reigning, defending UFC Heavyweight Champion?
6.Geography On what Greek island might you visit the largest archaeological sites of the Minoan civilisation?
7.Art & Literature According to the Book of Revelation in the New Testament of the Bible, what is the prophesied location of a gathering of armies for a battle during the end times?
8.Flags What British Overseas Territory is represented by this flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music Gimme Some Lovin' by the Spencer Davis Group, When You Say Nothing at All by Ronan Keating, and Ain't No Sunshine by the Lighthouse Family all featured on the soundtrack to what 1999 film?
10.History What mythical city was named for its ruler, who supposedly dusted his body with gold before jumping into a lake?
11.Entertainment What is the surname of the main family in Family Guy?
12.General Knowledge How old was Princess Diana when she died in 1997?


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Round 3

1.Food & Drink What is the base ingredient of both the Greek dish 'tzatziki' and the Hindi 'raita'?
2.Current Affairs What was the name of the space probe to the Saturn system which, after 20 years "floating" the Solar System, was destroyed with a controlled fall into the atmosphere of the planet last week?
3.Science & Nature What is the collective noun for a group of leopards?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1996)

5.Sport & Leisure What baseball team broke the Major League Baseball record last Thursday for longest winning streak with 22 wins in a row?
6.Entertainment The Sugar Plum Fairy is a character from what ballet?
7.Art & Literature A prequel to his three previous books, and published in 2006, what is the title of the fourth book in the Hannibal Lecter series?
8.Thailand What province in Northeastern Thailand is this?

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music Steve "The Colonel" Cropper, Donald "Duck" Dunn, Matt "Guitar" Murphy, Alan "Mr. Fabulous" Rubin and "Blue Lou" Marini were among the original members of what band?
10.Anagram SHRED RICH BUG is an anagram of what well known British-Irish singer-songwriter?

11.Entertainment What is the title of the 2015 film, starring Michael B. Jordan and Sylvester Stallone, sometimes dubbed Rocky VII?
12.Sudoku Solve this Sudoku puzzle to reveal the 3 letters highlighted.

D
B
I
C
B
A
D
I
E
A
B
I
F
H
B
I
G
G
I
B
E
D
G
C
H
A
B
I
A
E



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Round 4

1.Dingbats Solve this dingbat to reveal a film title.

Round 4 Question 1

2.Current Affairs A damaged fuel pipeline caused scores of flights to be redirected or cancelled this week and petrol stations to run out of fuel, in what major city?
3.Science & Nature What 'E' is the largest genus of antelope?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(2009)

5.Sport & Leisure What snooker player bears the nickname "Wizard of Wishaw"?
6.Geography In what U.S. state is the ski resort of Aspen?
7.Art & Literature What popular children's book series is based on the fictional Island of Sodor in the Irish Sea?
8.Landmarks Now a museum, what is the name of this world famous 20th century mansion house?

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music What rock and roll and country musician was born Charles Weedon Westover in Grand Rapids, Michigan on 30th December 1934?
10.History Following a siege in 70 AD, on the ruins of what city did Emperor Hadrian order the ill-fated Roman city of Aelia Capitolina to be built?
11.Entertainment Who played lead role as the Swan Queen in the 2010 film Black Swan?
12.General Knowledge If it takes two typists to type 2 pages in two minutes, how many typists will it take to type 18 pages in six minutes?


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Picture Round

Picture Round 19th September 2017


Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionWhat is the straight line distance, in statute miles, from Auckland International Airport, New Zealand to Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, Australia?

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Drunken Layabouts 7 9 6 11 40½
Aliens 9 8 11 40¼
Cunny Funts 10 31


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