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Quiz #381 - 28th November 2017Sunset Bar

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink The name of what well known alcoholic brand translates into English as Aunt Mary?
2.On This Day John Major became British Prime Minister after the resignation of Margaret Thatcher on this day, 28th November, in what year?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Science & Nature In physics, what name is given to the study of the production and behaviour of materials at very low temperatures?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1958)

5.Sport & Leisure What Premier League footballer's wedding in May 2016 prevented him from playing for England against Australia?
6.Geography Dublin, the capital of Ireland, is built on what river?
7.Anagram LENIENT DOPE is an anagram of what handicraft?

8.Logos What dairy brand is represented by this logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music What American rapper was born Cornell Iral Haynes Jr. in St. Louis, Missouri on 2nd November 1974?
10.History Former Israeli Prime Ministers Rabin and Shamir shared what first name?

Round 1 Question 10

11.Entertainment In U.S. entertainment, fictional phone numbers traditionally begin with what 3 digits?
12.Thailand The 20th consonant in the Thai alphabet, what 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 Who succeeded Robert Mugabe as President of Zimbabwe last week following a military coup?
3.Science & Nature The chemical symbol for manganese is the same as the two-letter abbreviation for what U.S. state?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1970)

5.Sport & Leisure In tennis, what country won the 2017 Davis Cup final on Sunday?
6.Geography The Arabic name of what African country translates literally into English as "place the sun sets"?
7.Art & Literature What Shakespeare character committed suicide by coaxing a snake (asp) to bite them on the chest?
8.Flags What landlocked kingdom has this as its national flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music Complete the title of this early 90s American hip-hop group: ____ ____ and the Funky Bunch.
10.History Amid some controversy, what Berlin airport was closed down in 2008?
11.Entertainment What does the J stand for in LL Cool J?
12.Add/Deduct a Letter Importance of an effigy.
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 What fruit is the main ingredient of a classic Melba sauce?
2.In This Year In this year: Mikhail Gorbachev became leader of the Soviet Union; at a football match in England, the Bradford City stadium fire killed 56; and Live Aid pop concerts in London and Philadelphia raised over £50 million for famine relief in Ethiopia. What year was it?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Science & Nature What temperature has the same value in both Celsius and Fahrenheit?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1983)

5.Sport & Leisure In Canadian football, who beat who in the 105th Grey Cup final on Sunday?  (½ point for each)
6.Entertainment Who played Sid Vicious in the 1986 biopic film Sid and Nancy?
7.Art & Literature Lord Emsworth dotes over his pet pig, the Empress of Blandings, in a series of early 20th century novels by what British author?
8.Maps What country is this?

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music What country music duo said Let Your Love Flow in 1976?
10.Anagram A GIANT APE IS A SOD is an anagram of what 1984 film based on a 1924 novel of the same name?

11.Entertainment Natalie Portman, Joanne Whalley, Jaclyn Smith, and Katie Holmes have all played biographical roles as who?
12.Sudoku Solve this Sudoku puzzle to reveal the 3 digit figure highlighted.

5
1
2
8
2
9
5
4
7
3
1
2
1
8
4
4
8
7
3
1
8
5
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4
7
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 Name the volcano in Bali, Indonesia that has caused the evacuation of 100,000 people and the closure of the island's main airport this week.
3.Science & Nature What 'M' describes the human lower jawbone?

Round 4 Question 3

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

(2011)

5.Sport & Leisure The first American women to achieve a clean sweep in any Olympic event, at the 2016 Olympics, in what event did Team USA win gold, silver and bronze?
6.Geography What is the only London Underground station with 'Avenue' in its name?
7.Art & Literature Artists Gustav Klimt and Egon Schiele were both born in what modern-day country?
8.Landmarks Shared by Serie A clubs Lazio and Roma, what is the name of this stadium in Rome, Italy?

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music Formed in 1964, what British pop duo had the surnames Asher and Waller?
10.History What 11th century King of Denmark, England and Norway reputedly commanded the incoming tide to halt and, in failing to do so, demonstrated that he did not possess Godly powers?
11.Entertainment What 1988 film, starring Kevin Costner and Susan Sarandon, depicts the players and fans of a minor-league baseball team in North Carolina?
12.General Knowledge How many U.S. states have a letter 'U' in their name?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]


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Picture Round

Picture Round 28th November 2017


Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionIn 2017, Ayanna Williams of Houston, Texas became the record holder for the longest fingernails on a pair of female hands. How long, in millimetres, is her longest individual nail?

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Fad Suckers 8 9 6 37
Aliens 33¼
Cunny Funts 7 5 30½
Drunken Layabouts 6 5 24½


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