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Quiz #376 - 3rd October 2017Sunset Bar

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink What cheese is traditionally used in the Italian dessert Tiramisu?
2.On This Day O. J. Simpson was acquitted of the murders of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman on this day, 3rd October, in what year?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Science & Nature What system of alternative medicine was created in 1796 by Samuel Hahnemann, based on his doctrine of like cures like, a claim that a substance that causes the symptoms of a disease in healthy people would cure similar symptoms in sick people?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1963)

5.Sport & Leisure Measured in feet, how long is an Olympic swimming pool?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
6.Geography What European country derives its name from the Latin for "white"?
7.Anagram EAT ME, SWALLOW IT, DARLING is an anagram of the full name of what 19th century British Prime Minister?

8.Logos Entering administration on Monday, leaving 110,000 customers stranded abroad, what British airline does this logo represent?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music What duet had a hit in 2000 with Kids?  (½ point for each)
10.History In what decade did Alcock and Brown achieve the first non-stop transatlantic flight?
11.Entertainment "Lunch? Aw, you gotta be kidding. Lunch is for wimps" is a quote by leading character Gordon Gekko, in what 1987 film?
12.General Knowledge The NATO phonetic alphabet includes five male first names. Name any four of them.  (¼ point for each)


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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 region of Iraq voted 93 percent in favour of independence last Wednesday, despite the referendum being dismissed as unconstitutional by the Iraqi federal government?
3.Science & Nature Named after an indigenous people of the United States, what is the largest species of Pacific salmon?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1971)

5.Sport & Leisure For what MLS team did French striker Thierry Henry play between 2010 and 2014?
6.Geography What river, running through the centre of Alaska, gives its name to a territory of Canada?
7.Art & Literature Still in common use today, what Latin phrase translates literally as "course of life"?
8.Flags What country has this as its national flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music Mouth is alive with juices like wine are lyrics from what 1982 new wave song?  (½ point each for Artist and Title)
10.History In what century did Mary, Queen of Scots, live?
11.Entertainment Both starring Paul Newman as "Fast Eddie" Felson, name the 1986 sequel to the 1961 film The Hustler.
12.Add/Deduct a Letter Lurid food decoration.
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 How many "eyes" does a coconut shell have?
2.In This Year Jack Black, Ice Cube, Dave Grohl, Ellen Pompeo, Christian Slater, and Renée Zellweger 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 5 letter word can be spelt out using the chemical symbols for Sulphur, Protactinium, and Rhenium?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1986)

5.Sport & Leisure A squidge-off takes place at the start of what indoor game?
6.Entertainment Name this British TV series and the actress speaking.  (½ point for each)

7.Art & Literature Which of Ian Fleming's novels has the shortest title?
8.Thailand What province in Northeastern Thailand is this?

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music What self-titled debut album was released in 1971 by Californians Tom Johnston, Patrick Simmons, Dave Shogren, and John Hartman?
10.Anagram IMMORAL NANNYS is an anagram of what American musician and artist?

11.Entertainment What 1998 animated film features a small dragon named Mushu, voiced by Eddie Murphy?

Round 3 Question 11

12.Sudoku Solve this Sudoku puzzle to reveal the 3 digit figure highlighted.

1
7
3
4
8
2
7
4
9
1
9
7
4
2
9
3
1
8
4
3
1
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6
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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 From the 32nd floor of what Las Vegas hotel did gunman Stephen Paddock open fire on a nearby country music festival on Sunday night, killing at least 59 and injuring more than 500?
3.Science & Nature What 'D' can describe: a device attached to the stern of a boat to slow it down in a storm; a parachute deployed to slow down a rapidly moving object; or a pilot parachute to deploy a larger parachute?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(2008)

5.Sport & Leisure The Tigers play pro baseball and the Lions play pro football, in what U.S. city?
6.Geography What international hub is colloquially known as Chek Lap Kok Airport?
7.Art & Literature Who, during the 19th century, wrote The Little Match Girl, The Princess and the Pea and The Snow Queen?
8.Landmarks What is the name of this complex of buildings in Bangkok?

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music What 1962 song begins, "When this old world starts getting me down ..."?  (½ point each for Artist and Title)
10.History In what year did the Titanic sink?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
11.Entertainment Released in 2017, what is the title of the second Spider-Man film reboot, starring Tom Holland?
12.General Knowledge Paul is half his father David's age. In 10 years time, Paul will be three-fifths David's age. Ten years ago, Paul was one-third David's age. How old are Paul and David now?  (½ point for each)


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Picture Round

Picture Round 3rd October 2017


Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionWhat is the flight distance, in kilometres, from Bangkok (BKK) to Hong Kong (HKG)?

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Alien Suckers 10 7 7 9 8 41
Drunken Layabouts 8 9 11 2 38½
Cunny Funts 8 8 6 36


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