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Quiz #389 - 23rd January 2018Sunset Bar

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink Literally "skewer" in English; in Greek cuisine, what 'S' describes small pieces of meat grilled and served on a skewer?

Round 1 Question 1

2.On This Day Who became the first woman to serve as United States Secretary of State on this day, 23rd January, 1997?
3.Science & Nature What 'D' is used to describe the nest of a tree squirrel or flying squirrel?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1964)

5.Sport & Leisure Aged 46, what golf player became the oldest to win the U.S. Masters in 1986?
6.Geography What Canadian city is located at the confluence of the Saint Lawrence and Ottawa Rivers?
7.Anagram SMASHED URINAL is an anagram of what well known British novelist?

8.Logos What popular toy brand is represented by this logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music Born in Canada in 1965, by what name is singer-songwriter Eilleen Regina Edwards better known?
10.History In the White House, who came after Elizabeth and before Nancy?
11.Entertainment What film franchise, first screened in 1985, is set in the fictional town of Hill Valley, California?
12.Thailand The 13th 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 the name of a 1990s book and film title.

Round 2 Question 1

2.Current Affairs What is the name of the hotel in Kabul, Afghanistan attacked by a group of gunmen on Saturday, leaving at least 18 people dead?
3.Science & Nature First launched from a modified Boeing 747 in 1977, though incapable of space flight, what was the name of the very first Space Shuttle?

Round 2 Question 3

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

(1972)

5.Sport & Leisure With what football club did Stanley Matthews start and end his professional career?
6.Geography In what country is the Stirling Range of mountains?
7.Art & Literature What 1955 novel by English author Graham Greene depicts French colonialism in Vietnam being uprooted by the Americans during the 1950s?
8.Flags What self-declared state is represented by this flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music Flight of Icarus and The Trooper were 1983 hits for what British heavy metal band?
10.History Last minted in 1856, how many pennies were there in an English groat?

Round 2 Question 10

11.Entertainment "It seems today that all you see is violence in movies and sex on TV" is the opening line of the theme tune to what TV series?
12.Add/Deduct a Letter Reparations for the best and brightest.
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 French for "clerk" or "assistant", what title is given to a trainee chef usually tasked with food preparation work and basic cooking under the supervision of a chef de partie (section chef)?
2.In This Year In this year: Andy Warhol premièred his Campbell's Soup Cans exhibit in Los Angeles; The Rolling Stones made their début at London's Marquee Club; and Telstar relayed the first live trans-Atlantic television signal. What year was it?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Science & Nature What 'L' describes the five human vertebrae between the rib cage and the pelvis?

Round 3 Question 3

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

(1985)

5.Sport & Leisure Held annually since the 1952-53 season, the Beanpot is an ice hockey tournament between the four major college hockey schools in what U.S. city?

Round 3 Question 5

6.Entertainment The father of what Academy Award-winning actor was Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom from 1968 until his death in 1972?
7.Art & Literature What 1949 novel introduced the basement torture chamber Room 101? [½ point each for author and title]
8.Maps What Central American country is this?

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music "I met a devil woman. She took my heart away. She said, I've had it comin' to me. But I wanted it that way" are the opening lines to what 1974 song?  (½ point each for Artist and Title)
10.Anagram CRASH A TAMBOURINE is an anagram of what capital city and the country it is capital of?

11.Entertainment What American TV series, running from 1984 to 1996, was based in the fictional coastal town of Cabot Cove, Maine?
12.Sudoku Solve this Sudoku puzzle to reveal the 6 letters highlighted.

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P
I
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D
H
O
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F
D
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F
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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 is the name of the two-stage orbital launch vehicle developed by New Zealand aerospace company Rocket Lab that became the first electric pump-fed rocket to reach orbit on Sunday?
3.Science & Nature What 6 letter word can be spelt out using the chemical symbols for Tin, Argon and Einsteinium?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(2011)

5.Sport & Leisure Who became the first person to defeat Mike Tyson in February 1990?
6.Geography What northwest Italian region derives its name from the medieval Latin for "at the foot of the mountains"?
7.Art & Literature Complete the title of this prominent 1923 paper by psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud: The Ego and the __.
8.Landmarks What 'M' describes this rock formation and UNESCO-listed complex of six monasteries in central Greece?

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music What singer and actress was born Ellen Naomi Cohen in Missouri on 19th September 1941 and died on 29th July 1974 after a solo concert performance in London?
10.History Who began a speech on 11th December 1936 with the words "At long last I am able to say a few words of my own"?
11.Entertainment The strong-willed daughter of the chief of a Polynesian village is the title character in what 2016 Walt Disney animated film?
12.General Knowledge The Spanish for "knight" or "gentleman", what 'C' is commonly used in Spanish-speaking regions as a form of address for older gentlemen?


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Picture Round

Picture Round 23rd January 2018


Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionThe shortest reign of any British monarch since the disputed reign of Lady Jane Grey over 380 years earlier, Edward VIII was King of the United Kingdom for how many days?

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Aliens 9 7 7 8 36½
Fad Suckers 7 7 8 5 8 35
Drunken Layabouts 6 7 6 10 34¼


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