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Quiz #378 - 7th November 2017Sunset Bar

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink Bordering with Germany, grapes grown in what French wine region include Riesling, Gewurztraminer, Pinot gris, Pinot blanc, Pinot noir, and Muscat?
2.On This Day Who became the first woman to be elected President of the Republic of Ireland on this day, 7th November, 1990?
3.Science & Nature What is the only major planet of our Solar System that takes its English name from Greek mythology?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1967)

5.Sport & Leisure How many league matches are played, in total, in an English Premier League season?
6.Geography Not including disputed and overseas territories, the names of six national capital cities in the world begin with the letter 'R'. Name any four of them.  (¼ point for each)
7.Anagram ILLOGICAL OAF ENSNARES is an anagram of what U.S. city and the state in which it is the largest?

8.Logos What American university is represented by this shield?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music What singer married American actress Ayda Field in 2010?
10.History What pioneering British aviator drowned in the Thames Estuary after her plane crashed on 5th January, 1941?
11.Entertainment What 1970s police action TV series was based in the fictional Bay City, Southern California?
12.General Knowledge What is the combined total of rings in: the Audi logo, the Twelve Days of Christmas, and the Olympic logo?


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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 Saudi Crown Prince who ordered the arrest of at least 40 senior princes and ministers on corruption charges this weekend.
3.Science & Nature In human anatomy, what 'F' describes the soft membranous gaps on an infant's skull?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1974)

5.Sport & Leisure How many different opening moves are available to a chess player?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
6.Geography The Jura Mountains lie on the border of what two European countries?  (½ point for each)
7.Art & Literature Arthur Curry is the alter ego of what DC Comics superhero?
8.Flags What English speaking country has this as its national flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music Who said Heaven Is a Place on Earth in 1987?
10.History U.S. politician Cordell Hull received the 1945 Nobel Prize for Peace for his involvement in the creation of what organisation?
11.Entertainment Who starred as Eliza Doolittle in the 1964 film musical My Fair Lady?
12.Add/Deduct a Letter Precariously loose aggregate.
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 Greek feta cheese is traditionally made from the milk of what animal?
2.In This Year Penélope Cruz, Jimmy Fallon, Seth Green, Eva Mendes, Paul Scholes, and Robbie Williams 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 five letter word can be spelt out using the chemical symbols for Tungsten, Silver, and Erbium?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1990)

5.Sport & Leisure Known as the "race that stops a nation", what horse won the Melbourne Cup today?
6.Entertainment In the James Bond films, what sea creature is depicted in SPECTRE's logo?
7.Art & Literature What 'H' describes a very short form of Japanese poetry consisting of 3 lines of five, seven and five syllables respectively?
8.Thailand What province in Northeastern Thailand is this?

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music What duo released Too Much, Too Little, Too Late in 1978?  (½ point for each)
10.Anagram HE'S PINK GENT is an anagram of what best-selling American author?

11.Entertainment Who played Apollo Creed in the Rocky films?
12.Sudoku Solve this Sudoku puzzle to reveal the 3 letters highlighted.

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



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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 Name the Texas town in which a mass shooting at a Baptist church left 26 dead and 20 others injured on Sunday.
3.Science & Nature Affecting only women, hyperemesis gravidarum is a severe form of what condition?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(2011)

5.Sport & Leisure Who beat who in the 2017 World Series last Wednesday?  (½ point for each)
6.Geography Trabzon, Odessa, Mamaia and Varna are popular holiday destinations on the coast of what body of water?
7.Art & Literature What English artist painted Dedham Vale in 1802?

Round 4 Question 7

8.Landmarks Known for its dramatic scenery, Lofoten is an archipelago in what country?

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music Born Eleanora Fagan in 1915, what jazz vocalist was portrayed by Diana Ross in the 1972 biopic Lady Sings the Blues?
10.History In what year did Tony Blair first become Prime Minister of the United Kingdom?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
11.Entertainment Who starred as Barnabas Collins in the 2012 comedy horror film Dark Shadows?
12.General Knowledge What common financial term gets its name from the Old French for "death pledge"?


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Picture Round

Picture Round 7th November 2017


Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionThe world's largest water aerobics display was performed in April 2009 on Pattaya beach, Thailand, by how many record-breaking participants?

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Fad Suckers 9 6 12 45
Aliens 5 8 12 40¾
Drunken Layabouts 8 7 8 36¼
Cunny Funts 5 7 7 6 29¼


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