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Quiz #377 - 31st October 2017Sunset Bar

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink What 'R' describes this northern Italian rice dish cooked in a broth to a creamy consistency?

Round 1 Question 1

2.On This Day In an attempt to force the reopening of the Suez Canal, the United Kingdom and France began bombing Egypt on this day, 31st October, in what year?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Science & Nature Barnacle, Emperor and Greylag are all species of what?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1962)

5.Sport & Leisure Achieved in 2004 and 2005, what was the last team to win back-to-back Super Bowls?
6.Geography What is the smallest island in the world to be shared by two countries?
7.Anagram HUMAN ACNE JABS is an anagram of what 19th century U.S. President?

8.Logos What film studio is represented by this logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music What English rock band's hits in the 2000s include Everybody's Changing, Somewhere Only We Know, and Is It Any Wonder? ?
10.History Who did George W Bush defeat in the December 2000 presidential election?
11.Entertainment What is the name of Rhys Ifans' character in the 1999 film Notting Hill?

Round 1 Question 11

12.Thailand The 9th 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 Name the former Trump campaign manager who surrendered to the FBI yesterday after news broke that a federal grand jury had indicted him and his business associate Rick Gates.
3.Science & Nature What highly potent toxin is extracted from the seeds of the castor oil plant?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1970)

5.Sport & Leisure What was unusual about Jody Scheckter's Tyrrell P34 race car, in which he won the 1976 Swedish Grand Prix?
6.Geography In what major city might you land at Tullamarine Airport?
7.Art & Literature What is the name of the clown in Shakespeare's Henry IV and The Merry Wives of Windsor?
8.Flags What independence movement is represented by this flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music Whose greatest hits include Babe (1979), The Best of Times (1981), and Mr. Roboto (1983)?
10.History What Egyptian President was assassinated on 6th October 1981?
11.Entertainment Running 10 seasons from 1997 to 2007, name this sci-fi TV series.

12.Add/Deduct a Letter Discharge something classified.
Answer with two words. The first part of the sentence is a clue to a seven letter word. Deduct one letter from that word to give the answer to the second part of the sentence.


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Round 3

1.Food & Drink In what region of central Italy is Chianti produced?

Round 3 Question 1

2.In This Year In this year: ABBA won the Eurovision Song Contest singing Waterloo; Helmut Schmidt took over as Chancellor of West Germany after Willy Brandt resigned; and Muhammad Ali knocked out George Foreman in The Rumble in the Jungle. What year was it?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Science & Nature Kigelia africana is a species of flowering tree found throughout tropical Africa. Named after the appearance of its fruit, which grow up to 2 feet long and weigh about 15 lbs, what is it commonly called?

Round 3 Question 3

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

(1983)

5.Sport & Leisure What Canadian city hosted the 2010 Winter Olympics?
6.Entertainment Who played the role of Darcy Maguire, alongside Mel Gibson, in the 2000 film What Women Want?
7.Art & Literature In Christianity, what book of the New Testament records a series of visions seen by John?
8.Maps What country is this?

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music Oxygène and Equinoxe were among the 1970s recordings by what artist?
10.Anagram HORNY TALE, NO PLOT is an anagram of what 19th century English novelist?

11.Entertainment The numbers 4, 8, 15, 16, 23 and 42 frequently recurred in what long-running TV series?
12.Sudoku Solve this Sudoku puzzle to reveal the 3 digit figure highlighted.

7
3
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8
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2
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5
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2
7
8
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6
1
9
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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 The five-month-long Battle of Marawi ended last week with a decisive victory over Islamic State by the government of what country?
3.Science & Nature What 5 letter word can be spelt out using the chemical symbols for Protactinium, Nickel and Carbon?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(2014)

5.Sport & Leisure Nine of the top ten all-time Premier League goalscorers are English. In 5th place, who is the only non-English player in the top 10?
6.Geography The New York Metropolitan Area is also known as the Tri-State Area because it covers portions of three U.S. states. New York is one of them; name the other two.  (½ point for each)
7.Art & Literature In literature, what animal faded away leaving only a grin?
8.Landmarks If completed in 2020 as planned, it will become the tallest building in the world. What is the name of this skyscraper under construction in Saudi Arabia?

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music Who had a worldwide hit in 1960 with Everybody's Somebody's Fool?
10.History How many of Henry VIII's wives were called Catherine?
11.Entertainment First appearing in Toy Story 2, what is the name of this yodelling cowgirl?

Round 4 Question 11

12.General Knowledge What two letter code is used by wireless operators to make a general call to everyone listening on the same frequency?


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Picture Round

Picture Round 31st October 2017


Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionTo date, what is the total number of goals scored by the Premier League's top ten all-time goalscorers?

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Cunny Funts 8 8 12 42
Aliens 7 9 41½
Fad Suckers 6 8 7 10 39½
Drunken Layabouts 6 5 4 26


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