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Quiz #88 - 19th July 2011Venue: Chilled Bar

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink A cross between cabbage and turnip, in most of the English speaking world it is called Swede or Yellow Turnip. What 'R' is it frequently called in America?
2.On This Day In which country did Sandinista rebels overthrow the government of the Somoza family on this day, 19th July, 1979?
3.Science & Nature By what name was the Kennedy Space Center best known before being renamed after JFK's assassination?
4.Music Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)


5.Sport & Leisure In bowls, what is the target ball called?
6.Anagram SHH, GROIN JAM is an anagram of which well known American crime writer?
7.Art & Literature About which otter did Henry Williamson write a 1927 novel?
8.Logos Which motorcycle manufacturer has this as its logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music What was Elvis Presley's middle name?
10.History Who was the Republican candidate narrowly defeated by John F Kennedy in the 1960 Presidential election?
11.Entertainment Who, most notably, works at the fictional Princeton‑Plainsboro Teaching Hospital in New Jersey?
12.Geography What name is given to the line of latitude at 66° 33′ 44″ N?

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Round 2

1.General Knowledge How many microseconds are there in one minute?
2.Current Affairs In the news this week, thousands were forced to flee the eruption of Mount Lokon on Thursday night, on which Indonesian island?
3.Science & Nature To which animal does the word lupine refer?
4.Music Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)


5.Sport & Leisure What team event have you won if you are awarded the Vince Lombardi Trophy?
6.Geography Which European country is a federal republic divided into 26 Cantons?
7.Art & Literature In which George Bernard Shaw play are Professor Henry Higgins and Eliza Doolittle central characters?
8.Flags Of which former Portuguese colony is this the present day flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music What 'K' is a name for the musical instrument played by a timpanist?
10.History Who assassinated Abraham Lincoln at Ford's Theatre, Washington, D.C. in 1865?
11.Entertainment Romancing the Stone, the Back to the Future trilogy, Forrest Gump and Cast Away are among the films directed by who?
12.Geography Which river in the UK gives its name to a type of fabric?

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Round 3

1.General Knowledge William III, Wilhelmina, Juliana .. who comes next?
2.In This Year In this year: Alaska and Hawaii became U.S. states; Buddy Holly was killed in a plane crash; and Sleeping Beauty was released in cinemas around the world. What year was it?
3.Science & Nature In computing terms, what does VoIP stand for?
4.Music Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)


5.Sport & Leisure In accordance with IRB standards, what number shirt does a Rugby Union scrum-half usually wear?
6.Anagram MONKEY TWITS HERE is an anagram of which well known newspaper?
7.Art & Literature What 'C' was an avant-garde art movement founded by Georges Braque and Pablo Picasso at the beginning of the 20th century?
8.Geography In 1778, Captain James Cook named them the "Sandwich Islands". By what name are they known today?
9.Music Which group did Lulu accompany on the 1993 hit Relight My Fire ?
10.History Ferdinand Magellan's nautical expedition was the first documented circumnavigation of the world. In which century did it take place?
11.Entertainment Name this long running TV series.

Round 3 Question 11

12.Food & Drink Which well known brand name began life as "Brad's Drink" in New Bern, North Carolina in 1898?

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Round 4

1.General Knowledge En route to which American city could you get on a ferry at Larkspur or Sausalito?
2.Current Affairs What 'W' is the name given to the ongoing British police investigation, beginning in January 2011, of phone hacking by the News of the World?
3.Science & Nature Named after the Surrey town in which it was discovered, how is hydrated magnesium sulphate better known?
4.Music Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)


5.Sport & Leisure Who was disqualified from the 1988 Seoul Olympics, resulting in the 100m gold medal being awarded to Carl Lewis?
6.Entertainment Name the actor speaking in this 1944 comedy film.

7.Art & Literature Name the French sculptor most famous for The Thinker and The Kiss.

Round 4 Question 7

8.Geography Name this country.

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music Which American band, formed in 1980, comprises singer Michael Stipe, guitarist Peter Buck and bassist Mike Mills?
10.History Which battle in 490 BC gave its name to an athletics event?
11.Entertainment Who played Flight Lt. Colin Blythe "The Forger" in the 1963 classic The Great Escape ?
12.Geography How many living former presidents of the United States are there?

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Picture Round

Picture Round 19th July 2011

Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionSince 2009, Sultan Kösen from Turkey has been listed in the Guinness Book of Records as the world's tallest living man. How tall, in centimetres, is he?


 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Drunken Layabouts 10 7 8 10½ 9 44½
Odd Sods 10 8 9 6 41½
Khon Kaen Klan 9 4 7 6 32½

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