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Quiz #379 - 14th November 2017Sunset Bar

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink What raw meat is cut into thin slices to create the popular Japanese dish basashi (馬刺し), often served with soy sauce, ginger and onions?
2.On This Day In the United Kingdom, Princess Anne married Captain Mark Phillips on this day, 14th November, in what year?
3.Science & Nature What happens to water at 273 degrees Kelvin?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1964)

5.Sport & Leisure What is the only Canadian-based team in the NBA?
6.Geography Covering 33 miles from Manhattan in the south, to Westchester County in the north, what is New York City's longest street?
7.Anagram O, FEAR MY CONQUESTS is an anagram of what 16th century royal figure?

8.Logos What franchised fast-food restaurant brand is represented by this logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music Who wrote and performed You'll Be in My Heart for the 1999 Disney film Tarzan, earning him a Golden Globe Award and Academy Award for Best Original Song?
10.History What U.S. president was the first American to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize?
11.Entertainment Who plays U.S. Vice President Kathryn Bennett in the 1997 film Air Force One?
12.Thailand What animal is used to represent this Thai 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 Making headlines over the past few weeks, what name has been given to the 13.4 million confidential offshore investment documents, originally leaked to the German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung?
3.Science & Nature What 5 letter word can be spelt out using the chemical symbols for Samarium, Iridium and Potassium?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1982)

5.Sport & Leisure What Scottish golfer famously won the British Open in 1999 after Jean van de Velde blew a three-shot lead on the final hole?
6.Geography What town in Greater London shares its name with the state capital of Virginia?
7.Art & Literature Killer Croc is a fictional DC Comics supervillain, commonly appearing as an adversary of what superhero?
8.Flags What country has this as its national flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music Who had hits in 1988 with Don't Be Cruel and My Prerogative?
10.History In what decade did NASA introduce its first class for female astronauts?
11.Entertainment Denzel Washington plays corrupt narcotics detective Alonzo Harris in what 2001 film?
12.Add/Deduct a Letter More prosperous scale of magnitude.
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 Myristica fragrans is an evergreen tree providing the main source of mace, and what other spice?
2.In This Year In this year: The children's television show Teletubbies made its debut on BBC 2; the first Harry Potter book was published in London; and James Cameron's Titanic premiered in the United States. What year was it?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Science & Nature What was the name of the Nobel Prize-winning Austrian physicist whose thought experiment in 1935 involved a cat that was simultaneously alive and dead?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1998)

5.Sport & Leisure What two countries have qualified for the FIFA World Cup finals in 2018 for the first time in their history?  (½ point for each)
6.Entertainment What is the surname of the main family featured in both the U.K. and U.S. versions of Shameless?

Round 3 Question 6

7.Art & Literature Syndicated from November 1985 to December 1995, what is the title of this daily comic strip by Bill Watterson?

Round 3 Question 7

8.Maps The largest island in Scotland and the third largest in the British Isles, after Great Britain and Ireland; what is the name of this island in the Outer Hebrides?

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music What 1974 song includes these lyrics?
She's got electric boots, a mohair suit. You know I read it in a magazine.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)
10.Anagram URETHRAL CRACK is an anagram of what science fiction writer?

11.Entertainment What is the only word beginning with V to feature in the title of a James Bond film?
12.Sudoku Solve this Sudoku puzzle to reveal the 3 digit figure highlighted.

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8
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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 What two countries were hit on Sunday by the deadliest earthquake of 2017 to date, killing more than 500 and injuring many thousands?  (½ point for each)
3.Science & Nature What New Zealand-born British physicist's 1911 concept of the nuclear atom gave birth to the exploration of nuclear physics?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(2014)

5.Sport & Leisure What 'P' describes a common form of French boules, translating literally as "feet planted (on the ground)"?
6.Geography Bridgeport is a seaport city and the largest city in what U.S. state?
7.Art & Literature In an analysis of entries in the Concise Oxford English dictionary, ignoring frequency of word use, what letter of the alphabet is the least common?
8.Landmarks In what country is the island resort of Sentosa?

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music What jazz trumpeter, born in 1926, was portrayed on film in 2015 by Don Cheadle?
10.History The Beagle conflict was a border dispute that brought what two South American countries to the brink of war in 1978?  (½ point for each)
11.Entertainment Name the 1986 film for which this is the main theme song?

12.General Knowledge What 'P' describes a fence or wall made from wooden stakes or tree trunks and used as a defensive structure or enclosure?


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Picture Round

Picture Round 14th November 2017


Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionUsing the route indicated, what is the road distance, in kilometres, from Khon Kaen, Thailand to Sentosa Island, Singapore?

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Drunken Layabouts 7 8 8 9 10 42
Fad Suckers 6 8 40½
Cunny Funts 10 6 35½
Aliens 2 5 21½


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