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Quiz #393 - 20th February 2018Sunset Bar

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink In a restaurant, what is the traditional French term for the second-in-command and direct assistant to the Chef de Cuisine (head chef)?
2.On This Day Aboard the Mercury spacecraft, Friendship 7, who became the first American to orbit Earth on this day, 20th February, 1962?
3.Science & Nature Rigel, Betelgeuse and Bellatrix are the brightest stars of what constellation?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1961)

5.Sport & Leisure How many twenty minute periods make up a professional ice hockey game?
6.Geography What is the name of the county in Virginia in which The Pentagon is located?
7.Anagram NO POSH THIN YANK is an anagram of what Academy Award winning actor?

8.Logos What international charitable organization is represented by this logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music One of the most successful albums of the 90s, who released her international debut album, Jagged Little Pill, in 1995?
10.History What worldwide movement began life in 1863 as the "International Committee for Relief to the Wounded"?
11.Entertainment In the 1990 film, Kevin McAllister is mistakenly left Home Alone while his family spend their Christmas vacation in what city?
12.Thailand The 6th 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 well known term or phrase.

Round 2 Question 1

2.Current Affairs Name the 19-year-old expelled student who killed 17 people and injured 15 others at a school in Parkland, Florida last Wednesday.
3.Science & Nature Where on the human body is the common carotid artery?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1971)

5.Sport & Leisure What snowboarding event made its Olympic debut this week at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang?
6.Geography At 4,677 km, what country shares the longest land border with China?
7.Art & Literature In literature, what name did Commander Caractacus Pott give to his 12-cylinder, eight-litre, supercharged Paragon Panther?
8.Flags Which of these is the correct obverse ("front") view of the flag of Wales?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music Originally written and recorded by Bruce Springsteen in 1978, who had a worldwide hit in 1979 with Fire?
10.History In what country did the Rum Rebellion take place in 1808?
11.Entertainment Who played the title role in the 1964 film Zorba the Greek?
12.Add/Deduct a Letter Friendly farmer.
Answer with two words. The first part of the sentence is a clue to an eight 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 In Greek cuisine, what 'K' is a dish of lamb, marinated in garlic and lemon juice, then slow-baked on the bone?

Round 3 Question 1

2.In This Year In this year: Margaret Thatcher became leader of the UK Conservative Party; NASA launched the Viking 1 planetary probe toward Mars; and U.S. President Gerald Ford survived two assassination attempts. What year was it?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Science & Nature What 'S' describes the process of changing directly from a solid to a gas without entering the liquid phase?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1984)

5.Sport & Leisure Part of Rugby Union's Six Nations Championship, what two countries compete annually for the Calcutta Cup?  (½ point for each)

Round 3 Question 5

6.Entertainment In TV, what title character worked for the fictional Boston law firm Cage and Fish?
7.Art & Literature What English author wrote the children's stories Adventures of the Wishing-Chair (1937) and The Wishing-Chair Again (1950)?
8.Maps What is the name of this river?

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music Estimated to have sold in excess of 15 million copies worldwide, on 25th May 1973, what mainly instrumental album was the first ever release on the Virgin label?  (½ point each for Artist and Title)
10.Anagram BUGGERS LAKE WHORE is an anagram of the full name of what former U.S. president?

11.Entertainment Who played the role of villain Howard Payne in the 1994 film Speed?
12.Sudoku Solve this Sudoku puzzle to reveal the 3 digit figure highlighted.

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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 Who succeeded as South African president after the long-awaited resignation of Jacob Zuma last week?
3.Science & Nature What 'R' describes the change in direction of wave propagation due to a change in its transmission medium?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(2003)

5.Sport & Leisure Whose previous record for the most Formula 1 Grand Prix victories did Michael Schumacher surpass in 2001?
6.Geography What is the de facto capital of Switzerland?
7.Art & Literature In the original (Genus & Genus II) editions of Trivial Pursuit, what colour represents Art & Literature?
8.Landmarks Launched in 1797, and nicknamed Old Ironsides, she is the world's oldest commissioned naval vessel still afloat. What is the name of this famous ship?

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music From the opening words to Dusty Springfield's 1968 hit Son of a Preacher Man, what is the son's name?

Round 4 Question 9

10.History Who was President of France at the outbreak of World War II?
11.Entertainment What actor was one of The Dirty Dozen in 1967, Kelly's Heroes in 1970 and the Space Cowboys in 2000?
12.General Knowledge Between 2007 and 2015, what brand was promoted with the slogan "Das Auto"?


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Picture Round

Picture Round 20th February 2018


Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionFrom bowsprit to spanker, how long, in feet, is the U.S.S. Constitution?

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Drunken Aliens 9 10 11½ 44½
Fad Suckers 10 10 7 6 42½
Cunny Funts 6 8 8 35


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