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Quiz #206 - 11th February 2014Number 1 Bar & Restaurant

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink What 'F' is a member of the pea family whose seeds are commonly used for flavouring in curry powder?
2.On This Day After 27 years as a political prisoner, Nelson Mandela was released from prison on this day, 11th February, in which year?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Science & Nature What is the English name for the flowering plant named, in French, pissenlit or "wet the bed"?
4.Music Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1960)

5.Sport & Leisure Whose previous 200m world record was beaten by Usain Bolt in August 2008?
6.Geography The island of New Guinea is shared by which two countries?
7.Anagram AM HOLY, WEEDY FART is an anagram of which world champion boxer?
8.Logos Which world renowned chocolate brand has this as its logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music Formed in 2002, which British band consists of Alex Turner, Jamie Cook, Matt Helders and Nick O'Malley?
10.History Who was President of the United States when Barack Obama was born?
11.Entertainment Howard and Marion Cunningham were the parents in which American sitcom?
12.General Knowledge Published since 1917, the name of what Russian daily newspaper translates as "delivered messages"?


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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 What new snowboarding event kick started the Winter Olympics in Sochi on Saturday?
3.Science & Nature What is the atomic number of Oxygen?
4.Music Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1977)

5.Sport & Leisure The 24 Hours of Le Mans car race is usually held in which month?
6.Geography Dar es Salaam is the largest city in which African country?
7.Art & Literature What Wind in the Willows character escapes from prison disguised as a washerwoman?
8.Flags To which U.S. state does this flag belong?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music Who performed You Know My Name, the theme song to the 2006 James Bond film Casino Royale?
10.History The first non-Soviet and non-American person in space, the astronaut Vladimir Remek was born in which country?
11.Entertainment Which 1990 film featured the characters Sam Wheat and Molly Jensen?
12.General Knowledge What 'P' describes these shoes, designed to help ballet dancers dance on the tips of their toes?

Round 2 Question 12



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Round 3

1.Food & Drink Advocaat is made from eggs, sugar and what alcoholic spirit?
2.In This Year In this year: An amateur video captured the beating of Rodney King by Los Angeles police; a Lauda Air Boeing 767 crashed in Suphanburi, Thailand, killing all 223 on board; and Mike Tyson was charged with the rape of Desiree Washington. What year was it?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Science & Nature In internet terms, what does VoIP stand for?
4.Music Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1984)

5.Sport & Leisure How many faults are given for a first refusal in show jumping?
6.Entertainment Which horror film franchise features the character Leatherface?
7.Anagram GANJA? I AM IN STOCK is an anagram of what capital city and the country it is capital of? (2 word answer)
8.Geography Which Middle East country is this?

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music In song, "Who can take a sunrise, sprinkle it with dew"?
10.History In 1989, Egon Krenz became the last Communist leader of what former country?
11.Entertainment First aired between 1989 and 2001, name this TV series.

12.General Knowledge In folklore, who was Peeping Tom looking at when he was struck blind?


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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 From which country did Jose Salvador Alvarenga set off on a short fishing trip in December 2012, only to spend 13 months adrift until washed up on the Marshall Islands on 30th January 2014?
3.Science & Nature What is the more common name for the clavicle?
4.Music Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(2001)

5.Sport & Leisure With 12 medals each, name either one of the two Norwegians classed as the most successful Olympians in the history of the winter games?
6.Geography Mindanao is the second largest island of what country?
7.Art & Literature In which country was Dracula author Bram Stoker born?
8.Landmarks La Casa Rosada (English: The Pink House) is the executive mansion and office of the President of which country?

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music By what name were musical duo Bill Medley and Bobby Hatfield known?
10.History Which founder of modern Turkey delivered a 36 hour long speech over 6 days in 1927?
11.Entertainment What is the name of the school in the musical Grease?
12.General Knowledge What is the birth surname of Pope Francis?


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Picture Round

Picture Round 11th February 2014


Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionChris Furze's super loo is the fastest working toilet in the world. On a drag racing track in May 2013, in kilometres per hour, how fast did it go?

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Bugadifino 10 7 11½ 45½
Drunken Layabouts 9 9 8 43
Fad Suckers 10½ 6 9 8 9 42½
Paleface 7 7 7 9 34½


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