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Quiz #104 - 29th November 2011Venue: Chilled Bar

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink What 'C' describes a cylindrical pasta usually served baked with a filling and covered by a sauce?
2.On This Day Which British motor racing driver was killed in a plane crash on this day, 29th November, 1975?
3.Science & Nature What 'N' is the collective term for helium, neon, argon, krypton, xenon, and radon?
4.Music Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)


5.Sport & Leisure In which American city is the Pimlico horse racing track?
6.Anagram HE'S JAIL COCK MAN is an anagram of which well known singer-songwriter?
7.Art & Literature In which land does Puff The Magic Dragon live?
8.Logos Which international airline has this as its logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music Which well known singer/songwriter was born Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta in New York on 28th March 1986?
10.History Leading up to and during World War II, what name was given to the German line opposite France's Maginot Line?
11.Entertainment In which country was Mel Gibson born?
12.General Knowledge Ban Ki-moon is the incumbent Secretary-General of the United Nations. From which country does he originate?

Round 1 Question 12

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Round 2

1.General Knowledge In Greek mythology, what is the name of the God with the body of a man and the hindquarters, legs, and horns of a goat?

Round 2 Question 1

2.Current Affairs In the news this week, on which island did a suspension bridge collapse on Saturday leaving at least eleven people dead?
3.Science & Nature What is inflamed if you suffer from nephritis?
4.Music Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)


5.Sport & Leisure Which is the only country to have hosted a Summer Olympic Games in consecutive decades during the 20th century?
6.Geography What is the capital of Venezuela?
7.Art & Literature In the Lewis Carroll novel Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, which birds were used as mallets in a croquet game?
8.Flags Which country has this as its national flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music Formed in 1985, which British band comprises lead singer Thom Yorke, plus Jonny Greenwood, Ed O'Brien, Colin Greenwood and Phil Selway?
10.History In what year was NATO founded?  (Nearest team gets 1 point)
11.Entertainment Name the 2004 film starring Jim Carrey and Kate Winslet in which a couple undergo a procedure to erase each other from their memories after their relationship turns sour.
12.General Knowledge If a right angled triangle has one side 5cm long and a hypotenuse 13cm long, what is the length of the third side?

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Round 3

1.Food & Drink Found in eggs and leafy green vegetables, which vitamin aids blood clotting and normal liver function?
2.In This Year In this year: Ben-Hur won 11 Oscars at the 32nd Academy Awards; the Great Chilean Earthquake, at 9.5, was, and still is, the strongest ever recorded; and the Soviet Union beat Yugoslavia in the final of football's first ever European Nations Cup. What year was it?
3.Science & Nature Under what circumstances might you be given sodium thiopental, pancuronium bromide and potassium chloride, in that order?
4.Music Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)


5.Sport & Leisure What unusual occurrence interrupted a world title fight between Evander Holyfield and Riddick Bowe on 6th November 1993?
6.Anagram What is the only English word anagram of wrong?
7.Art & Literature For which fictional newspaper does Peter Parker work?
8.Geography Name this body of water.

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music A famous operetta composed by Johann Strauss II in 1874, what does 'Die Fledermaus' translate to in English?
10.History Who comes next in this sequence?
Bob Dole, Al Gore, John Kerry, _______
11.Entertainment Who plays the title role in the Harry Potter films?
12.General Knowledge What does OPEC stand for?

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Round 4

1.General Knowledge Bokmål is the most widely used language in which European country?
2.Current Affairs In the news this week, which country has not only been suspended from the Arab League, but also had unprecedented sanctions made against it by them?
3.Science & Nature What 'C' is the main protein found in milk?
4.Music Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)


5.Sport & Leisure What name links a 1958 film and Minnesota's American football team?
6.Entertainment Name this film from 1995.

7.Art & Literature Which Italian composer wrote the operas The Barber Of Seville, The Thieving Magpie and William Tell?
8.Landmarks Located in France and opened in 2004, what is the name of this, the tallest bridge in the world?

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music Which American rock singer was born Vincent Damon Furnier in Detroit, Michigan on 4th February 1948?
10.History On 22nd May 1990, two countries merged, North and South, to become which single country?
11.Entertainment Which long running TV series stars the character of Temperance Brennan?
12.General Knowledge What is the English equivalent of the French term nom de plume?

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Picture Round

Picture Round 29th November 2011

Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionJonathan, a Seychelles giant tortoise who lives on the island of Saint Helena, is thought to be the oldest living reptile in the world. According to official estimates, how old is he?


 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Drunken Layabouts 8 8 10 8 7 41
Born In The 80s 7 9 5 11 36½
Khon Kaen Klan 9 7 6 6 32½
Vikings 6 5 2 22

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