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Quiz #109 - 4th January 2012Venue: Chilled Bar

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink What 'P' is a natural substance used in food as a gelling agent, particularly in jams and jellies.
2.On This Day Sputnik 1, the first artificial satellite to be put into Earth's orbit, completed its 3 month mission and fell back to Earth on this day, 4th January, in which year?  (Nearest team gets 1 point)
3.Science & Nature What is the fastest animal on two legs?
4.Music Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)


5.Sport & Leisure In 1922, which Austrian-Hungarian-born American swimmer became the first man to swim 100m in less than 1 minute?
6.Anagram TOM HID FUN FANS is an anagram of which Oscar winning actor?
7.Geography The Cayman Islands are located in which sea?
8.Logos Which multinational financial services company has this as its logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music Dubbed the Queen of Soul, name the 69 year old singer who declared this week she is getting married in the summer.
10.History What 'O' was the codename for the operation beginning with the Normandy Landings on D-Day, 6th June 1944?
11.Entertainment Which two actors swapped faces in the 1997 film Face/Off?
(½ point for each)
12.General Knowledge If it takes three people to make twelve omelettes in 2 minutes, how many people will it take to make seventy-two omelettes in 6 minutes?

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Round 2

1.General Knowledge A popular form of transportation in Thailand, what is the literal translation of samlor (สามล้อ)?
2.Current Affairs In the news this week, what was unusual about the 30th December 2011 on the South Pacific islands of Samoa and Tokelau?
3.Science & Nature What 'H' describes the iron-containing, oxygen-carrying protein in blood?
4.Music Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)


5.Sport & Leisure Björn Borg and Roger Federer share the record for the most consecutive professional men's singles titles at Wimbledon. How many did they each win?
6.Geography Which is the most northerly capital city in the world?
7.Art & Literature In Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol, what was the name of Ebenezer Scrooge's abused and underpaid clerk?
8.Flags Which country has this as its national flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music Name the artist whose worldwide hits in recent years include Low, Right Round and Club Can't Handle Me.
10.History John F. Kennedy was assassinated on 22nd November 1963. On what date was Lee Harvey Oswald murdered by Jack Ruby?
11.Entertainment Which well known American singer played the part of Reverend Cleophus James in the 1980 film "Blues Brothers"?
12.History What was the name of the Greenpeace ship sunk in Auckland harbour, New Zealand, on 10th July 1985?

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Round 3

1.Food & Drink What name is given to a salad traditionally made of lettuce and croutons dressed with parmesan cheese, lemon juice, olive oil, egg, Worcestershire sauce, garlic, and black pepper?
2.In This Year In this year: The Soviet Union launched the Mir space station; Argentina won the World Cup; and the New York Mets won the MLB World Series. What year was it?
3.Science & Nature Which planet in our solar system is named after the Roman messenger to the Gods?
4.Music Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)


5.Sport & Leisure Why was Austria's Erika Schinegger stripped of her 1966 downhill skiing world title?
6.Anagram MOONLIGHT NIPS AWAY is an anagram of which US state capital and the state it is capital of? (2 word answer)
7.Art & Literature From the titles of Robert Ludlum's original Bourne Trilogy, which word is missing below:
Identity ________ Ultimatum
8.Geography Which European country is this?

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music Name the artist and title of the 1979 song which features Mister Fahrenheit in the lyrics?  (½ point each for Artist and Title)
10.History First to arrive on the scene, what was the name of the ship that rescued most of the survivors after the sinking of the Titanic?
11.Entertainment Who played the role of Gertie in the 1982 film E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial?
12.General Knowledge If it were two hours later, it would be half as long until midnight as it would be if it were an hour later. What time is it now?

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Round 4

1.Geography At around 237 million, Indonesia is the most populated island nation in the world. What is the second most populated?
2.Current Affairs In the news this week, who was officially declared as the new Supreme Leader of North Korea?
3.Science & Nature What colour does litmus paper turn when immersed in a solution below pH 4.5?
4.Music Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)


5.Sport & Leisure Among the most successful tennis players of all time, he was born in Wiesbaden, West Germany, on 16th February 1959. Name him.
6.Geography Measured by area, which is the largest Scandinavian country?
7.Art & Literature According to the nursery rhyme, who was born on a Monday, christened on Tuesday, married on Wednesday, took ill on Thursday, grew worse on Friday, died on Saturday and buried on Sunday?
8.Landmarks Name this monumental stately home situated in Oxfordshire, England.

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music Which 1969 song's lyrics includes the names Marlene Dietrich, Zizi Jeanmaire, Sacha Distel and Picasso?
10.History In which European country is the site of the 1815 Battle of Waterloo?
11.Entertainment Which 1956 Broadway musical features the song "I Could Have Danced All Night"?
12.General Knowledge Paul is half his father David's age. In 10 years time, Paul will be three-fifths David's age. Ten years ago, Paul was one-third David's age. How old are Paul and David now?

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Picture Round

Picture Round 4th January 2012

Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionIn which year did John Logie Baird successfully transmit the first ever television picture?


 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Drunken Layabouts 10 9 10 45
Khon Kaen Klan 8 8 9 43
Born In The 80s 6 6 8 5 8 33

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