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Quiz #382 - 5th December 2017Sunset Bar

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink What culinary term is used to describe a young domestic pigeon, typically under four weeks old?

Round 1 Question 1

2.On This Day In Alabama, E. D. Nixon and Rosa Parks started the Montgomery Bus Boycott on this day, 5th December, in what year?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]

Round 1 Question 2

3.Science & Nature A British Imperial measure equal to 1.137 litres and a US liquid measure equal to 0.946 liters both share what name?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1966)

5.Sport & Leisure What chess piece is ein Bauer in German?
6.Geography Ouagadougou is the capital city of what landlocked West African country?
7.Anagram JUDGING HIS ROLE is an anagram of what Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony award-winning British actor?

8.Logos What professional baseball team is represented by this logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music What is the full name of the Australian pop rock band often abbreviated as 5SOS?
10.History A boxing injury left what 20th century U.S. president blind in one eye?
11.Entertainment In the 1977 film Star Wars, what is the name of the bar in which Luke Skywalker and Obi-Wan Kenobi first meet Han Solo?
12.General Knowledge Of the 12 signs of the zodiac, in English Language terms, which two come last alphabetically?  (½ 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 Named this week as "Australia's word of 2017", what portmanteau is used to describe a person who is a dual citizen of Australia and New Zealand?
3.Science & Nature Fulminology is the scientific study of, and astraphobia is the fear of, what?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1979)

5.Sport & Leisure In Rugby Union, what shirt number is worn by a tighthead prop?
6.Geography What U.K. cities come first and last alphabetically?  (½ point for each)
7.Art & Literature The Battle of Trafalgar is an 1822 painting by what British artist?

Round 2 Question 7

8.Flags Measured by population, it is the smallest member of the Commonwealth of Nations. What island country in Micronesia is represented by this flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music What song title links the Everly Brothers, New Order, Heaven 17, and Wet Wet Wet?
10.History Complete the name of this Wonder of the Ancient World: The Temple of ______ at Ephesus.
11.Entertainment Who plays Lord Eddard "Ned" Stark, head of House Stark, in Game of Thrones?
12.Add/Deduct a Letter Chequered, yet easygoing.
Answer with two words. The first part of the sentence is a clue to a five 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 What 'P' is used to describe French anise-flavoured spirits and apéritifs such as Ricard and Pernod?
2.In This Year In this year: The Apollo 13 mission was aborted after an explosion on board; The Beatles released their 12th and final studio album, Let It Be; and a Civil War with the Khmer Rouge began in Cambodia. What year was it?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Science & Nature With a lifespan exceeding 200 years, this Arctic-dwelling whale is the longest known living mammal on Earth. What is it called?

Round 3 Question 3

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

(1989)

5.Sport & Leisure Michael Jordan played the majority of his professional career for the Chicago Bulls, but with what team did he make a comeback from 2001 to 2003?
6.Entertainment As a bodybuilder in the 60s and 70s, Arnold Schwarzenegger was nicknamed the Austrian ... what?
7.Art & Literature The Twits, The Witches, and The Magic Finger are among the best-selling novels by what author?
8.Thailand What province in Northeastern Thailand is this?

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music Having released five studio albums between 1978 and 1983, what English rock trio's Reunion Tour from 2007 to 2008 involved 151 dates grossing $362 million?
10.Anagram LONG UNICORNS is an anagram of what 1993 comedy film?

11.Entertainment In an American sci-fi TV series that ran for 13 episodes between 1977 and 1978, by what name is the lead character Mark Harris better known?
12.Sudoku Solve this Sudoku puzzle to reveal the 3 digit figure highlighted.

4
8
9
2
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1
5
9
8
1
5
7
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3
2
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 Name the former Bosnian Croat army general who drank poison in court, and later died, after the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia upheld his conviction for war crimes last week.

Round 4 Question 2

3.Science & Nature What moon is the only object in space other than Earth where clear evidence of stable bodies of surface liquid have been found?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(2014)

5.Sport & Leisure Who beat who in the 2017 Rugby League World Cup final on Saturday?  (½ point for each)
6.Geography Name the thin, wispy type of high-altitude cloud whose name comes from the Latin word for "ringlet" or "curling lock of hair".

Round 4 Question 6

7.Art & Literature What magical plant did Harry Potter eat to assist him underwater in the second task of the 1994 Triwizard Tournament?
8.Landmarks The Brenner Pass is a mountain pass through the Alps on the border between what two countries?  (½ point for each)

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music Born Eunice Waymon in 1933, what singer's hits in the 60s include Feeling Good and I Put A Spell On You?
10.History In 1998, what became the first Apple product to use the 'i' prefix?
11.Entertainment In the 1988 film version of Hairspray, Ricki Lake played the role of Tracy Turnblad. Who played her mother, Edna?
12.General Knowledge The name of a town on Scotland's Isle of Bute, a dynastic title given to the heir apparent to the British throne, currently Prince Charles, is the Duke of .... what?


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Picture Round

Picture Round 5th December 2017


Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionIn March 2005, David Schummy of Australia broke the world record for the longest throw of an object without any velocity-aiding feature. How far, in feet, did he throw this boomerang?

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Fad Suckers 8 6 8 36
Drunken Layabouts 8 5 5 9 31½
Aliens 5 5 25½
Lags 6 4 5 25
Cunny Funts 5 20


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