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Quiz #386 - 2nd January 2018Sunset Bar

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink What is the name of this soft, creamy, surface-ripened cow's milk cheese from Normandy, France?

Round 1 Question 1

2.On This Day Serial killer Peter Sutcliffe, the "Yorkshire Ripper", was arrested in Sheffield, South Yorkshire on this day, 2nd January, in what year?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Science & Nature What 'C' describes the seven vertebrae in the human neck?

Round 1 Question 3

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

(1965)

5.Sport & Leisure What 'S' is a term used in cricket to describe the practice whereby some players seek to gain an advantage by insulting or verbally intimidating the opposing player?

Round 1 Question 5

6.Geography In terms of both size and population, what city in Pembrokeshire, Wales is the smallest city in the UK?
7.Anagram WHY LEEDS FANS DEFIED is an anagram of what professional English football team?

8.Logos Released in 2016, what Microsoft product is represented by this logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music What electronic singer-songwriter's mononym was inspired by his distant relative Herman Melville?
10.History What country declared independence from Portugal in 1975, only to be annexed by Indonesia in 1976, before restoring its independence in 2002?
11.Entertainment What stage and film musical is set in Mushnik's Flower Shop?
12.General Knowledge Beginning with the same letter, what two zodiac signs span the month of November?  (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 On 1st January 2018, Value Added Tax (VAT) was introduced for the first time ever in what two countries?  (½ point for each)
3.Science & Nature What 'S' describes the syndrome in which a person demonstrates one or more extraordinary capabilities, yet often also has significant deficits in other areas of brain processing?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1971)

5.Sport & Leisure What U.S. state is home to the Buffalo Bills American football team?
6.Geography What African nation is the most populous landlocked country in the world?
7.Art & Literature Who wrote the 1992 best-selling book Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus?
8.Flags What twin island country has this as its national flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music What British solo artist had hits in 1985 with Some People and Imagination?
10.History Who became King of the United Kingdom upon the death of Queen Victoria in 1901?
11.Entertainment What TV series is produced by W. Chump & Sons Limited, founded in London in July 2015?
12.Add/Deduct a Letter Process a competitive sale.
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 What 'P' describes a family of still, semi-sparkling and sparkling white wines made with Glera grapes in northeastern Italy?
2.In This Year In this year: Planet of the Apes was released in cinemas around the world; Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated; and Manchester United became the first English team to win the European Cup. What year was it?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Science & Nature On the periodic table, how many elements are represented by a symbol consisting of only one letter?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1984)

5.Sport & Leisure Katarina Witt is one of the most successful figure skaters of all time. Between 1977 and 1988, what country did she represent?
6.Entertainment What 1999 film stars Tim Allen, Sigourney Weaver, and Alan Rickman as cast members of a defunct cult sci-fi TV series?
7.Art & Literature Laura Ingalls Wilder was an American writer best known for what series of children's books first published between 1932 and 1943?
8.Thailand What province in Northeastern Thailand is this?

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music Active in the late 1960s and early 1970s, what American band is pictured here?

Round 3 Question 9

10.Anagram FEMALE JOINS CLOWN IN FLIRT is an anagram of the full name of what former U.S. president?

11.Entertainment What is the surname of the family in Thunderbirds?

Round 3 Question 11

12.Sudoku Solve this Sudoku puzzle to reveal the 3 digit figure highlighted.

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9
4
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3
5
2
4
8
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9
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9
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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.On This Day What future U.S. president was sworn in as Governor of California on this day, 2nd January, 1967?
3.Science & Nature TON 618, NGC 4889, OJ 287, and Messier 87 are among the largest what so far discovered in space?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(2016)

5.Sport & Leisure What Wales and British and Irish Lions international rugby union player holds the record as the most capped player for Wales and the fourth most-capped player in rugby union history?
6.Geography The Andaman and Nicobar Islands are one of the seven union territories of what country?
7.Art & Literature Adam Dalgliesh is a poetry-writing detective in fourteen mystery novels (1962-2008) by what English author?
8.Landmarks In what European capital city is this grand castle?

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music What is Ringo Starr's real name?
10.History What two words were used as a collective nickname for the lawyers that represented O.J. Simpson in his trial for the murder of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman?
11.Entertainment In September 2015, what TV series set a new record by winning 12 Primetime Emmy Awards in a single season?
12.General Knowledge What is the English equivalent of the French first name Étienne?


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Picture Round

Picture Round 2nd January 2018


Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionThe largest aerial firework shell was launched in Kōnosu, Saitama, Japan, on 11th October 2014. In kilograms, what did it weigh?

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Fad Suckers 11 9 8 45¼
Drunken Layabouts 11 8 11 43
Aliens 8 8 10 37
Cunny Funts 6 5 25½


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