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Quiz #383 - 12th December 2017Sunset Bar

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink Fuji, Jazz, and Pink Lady are popular varieties of what?
2.On This Day One of the worst train crashes in British history; the Clapham Junction rail crash killed thirty-five and injured hundreds after three commuter trains collided on this day, 12th December, in what year?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]

Round 1 Question 2

3.Science & Nature What name is given to the hormone-producing glands and cortexes above the kidneys?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1965)

5.Sport & Leisure In what athletics event has Jürgen Schult of East Germany held the men's world record since 6th June 1986?
6.Geography What is the only British city that has a name beginning with 'R'?
7.Anagram AHA! ILLEGAL SHEEP DIP is an anagram of what NFL team?

8.Logos What association football club has this as its logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music Whose three studio albums to date are + (2011), × (2014), and ÷ (2017)?
10.History Who, in the 15th century, is widely thought to have been the first man to print books in the English language?
11.Entertainment What was the first animated Disney film to have a title character based on a real person?
12.Thailand The 41st 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 film title.

Round 2 Question 1

2.Current Affairs In what borough of New York City did a botched suicide bomb attack take place at a bus terminal on Monday?
3.Science & Nature Native to Europe and parts of Asia, and named after the yellow tuft on its head, what small bird is this?

Round 2 Question 3

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

(1983)

5.Sport & Leisure What is the only nation to have won both the men's and women's FIFA World Cups?
6.Geography The central business district of what U.S. city is nicknamed "The Loop" after a late nineteenth century elevated railway encircling it?
7.Art & Literature "In brightest day, in blackest night, No evil shall escape my sight .." is the beginning of an oath sworn by what DC Comics superhero?
8.Flags What country has this as its national flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music What 1973 Barry Manilow song was covered by Donna Summer in 1976 and Take That in 1992?
10.History Who was was the last Emperor of Russia, ruling from 1st November 1894 until his forced abdication on 15th March 1917?
11.Entertainment Who played the title role in the 1992 biographical drama film Malcolm X?
12.Add/Deduct a Letter To lightly scrutinise is barely sufficient.
Answer with two words. The first part of the sentence is a clue to a four 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 French for "under vacuum", what name is given to a method of cooking in which food is vacuum-sealed in a plastic pouch or glass jar and then placed in a water bath or steam environment for longer than normal cooking times?
2.In This Year Will Ferrell, Jamie Foxx, Jimmy Kimmel, Jürgen Klopp, Matt LeBlanc, and Anna Nicole Smith 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 'P' describes any chemical substance released by an animal that serves to influence the physiology or behaviour of other members of the same species?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1991)

5.Sport & Leisure What country, participating in the 2018 FIFA World Cup finals, is represented by the three-letter code MAR?
6.Entertainment In the 2017 film Battle of the Sexes, loosely based on the famous 1973 tennis match of the same name, who plays Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs?  (½ point for each)
7.Art & Literature Whose early science fiction works include The Time Machine (1895), The Island of Doctor Moreau (1896), and The Invisible Man (1897)?
8.Maps What European country is this?

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music Emotional Rescue, Tattoo You, Undercover, Dirty Work, and Steel Wheels are 1980s studio albums by what band?
10.Anagram MENU CREATOR is an anagram of what 1993 film starring Christian Slater?

11.Entertainment Stuart Ullman is the manager of the Overlook Hotel in what Stanley Kubrick film?
12.Sudoku Solve this Sudoku puzzle to reveal the 3 digit figure highlighted.

5
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8
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1
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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 name has been given to the largest of several wildfires currently ravaging Southern California?
3.Science & Nature Launched in 1977, the only spacecraft to have visited the two ice giants, Uranus and Neptune, is called ________ 2. (fill in the blank)
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(2010)

5.Sport & Leisure In what athletics event has Jonathan Edwards of Great Britain held the men's world record since 7th August 1995?
6.Geography Located in the Saint Elias Mountains of Yukon, what is the highest peak of Canada?
7.Art & Literature What American author's novels include The Portrait of a Lady (1881), The Wings of the Dove (1902), and The Ambassadors (1903)?
8.Landmarks Nicknamed the Lotus Temple, in what Indian city would you find the Bahá'í House of Worship?

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music Introduced in 1999, what rare RIAA certification is given to an album or single with sales of 10 million or more?
10.History Valentina Tereshkova (1963) and Svetlana Savitskaya (1982) were the world's first two women to do what?
11.Entertainment What outlaw was portrayed on film by Mick Jagger in 1970 and Heath Ledger in 2003?
12.General Knowledge How many EU member states have English language names beginning with the letter 'S'?


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Picture Round

Picture Round 12th December 2017


Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionNASA's two Crawler Transporters are the largest self-propelled vehicles in the world. In metric tonnes, what is the unladen curb (kerb) weight of each vehicle?

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Fad Suckers 7 11 9 43
Drunken Layabouts 9 7 9 39
Aliens 9 6 35½
Cunny Funts 5 5 5 25


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