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Quiz #207 - 18th February 2014Number 1 Bar & Restaurant

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink What 'B' describes a French sauce made of clarified butter emulsified in egg yolks, white wine vinegar, and flavoured with herbs?
2.On This Day Which British singer married Maurice Gibb of the Bee Gees on this day, 18th February, 1969?
3.Science & Nature How many planets in our solar system are bigger than Earth?
4.Music Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1963)

5.Sport & Leisure What sport is played by the Tennessee Titans?
6.Geography What Māori name is most commonly used to describe New Zealand's third largest island, Stewart Island?
7.Anagram CLUE OVER AIRLINE is an anagram of which actor born in 1907?
8.Logos Which Japanese sports equipment manufacturer has this as its logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music Which American singer-songwriter was born Peter Gene Hernandez in Honolulu in 1985?
10.History Eisenhower's 1953 speech to the U.N. about the potential for nuclear energy was called 'Atoms for...' what?
11.Entertainment Who played Jeannie in the 1960s sitcom I Dream of Jeannie?
12.General Knowledge Which world famous landmark is nicknamed "The Coathanger"?


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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 is the name of the volcano that erupted on Thursday night in Java, Indonesia?
3.Science & Nature 'Harpy', 'Serpent' and 'Booted' are all types of which bird?
4.Music Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1979)

5.Sport & Leisure Which Irishman beat Mike Tyson by technical knockout in June 2005 in what was to be Tyson's last professional fight?
6.Geography What's the only U.S. state divided into parishes rather than counties?
7.Art & Literature According to Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's 1855 poem, The Song of Hiawatha, who was Hiawatha's lover?
8.Flags Which South American country has this as its national flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music Who was Led Zeppelin's drummer up until his death in 1980?
10.History What political movement was founded in the late 19th century by Hungarian journalist Theodor Herzl?
11.Entertainment Who played Tom Hanks' lover in the 1993 film Philadelphia?
12.General Knowledge What 'S' is a German word for a building similar to a castle, château, palace or manor house?


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Round 3

1.Food & Drink What alcolholic drink gets its name from the Spanish for "bloodletting"?
2.In This Year In this year: Brenda Ann "I don't like Mondays" Spencer opened fire at a school in San Diego, killing two; Carter and Brezhnev signed the SALT II agreement in Vienna; and 11 fans were killed in a crush before The Who rock concert in Cincinnati, Ohio. What year was it?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Science & Nature What is inflamed when you suffer from nephritis?
4.Music Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1995)

5.Sport & Leisure What is the name of this armadillo, the mascot of the 2014 FIFA World Cup?

Round 3 Question 5

6.Entertainment BAFTA stands for the British _____ of _____ and _____ _____? (fill in the blanks)
7.Anagram BLAST! I AM A SPANK AID is an anagram of what capital city and the country it is capital of? (2 word answer)
8.Geography What country is this?

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music In music, a piano trio most often comprises a piano and which two string instruments?
10.History Who did William Howard Taft succeed as U.S. President in 1909?
11.Entertainment To which film series does this theme music belong?

12.General Knowledge The Lockheed C-5 had its maiden flight on 30th June 1968 and is still in service today. By what name is it better known?


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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 After less than a year in office, who resigned as Italian Prime Minister on Friday?
3.Science & Nature What is the smallest angle between the hands of a clock at half past one?
4.Music Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(2012)

5.Sport & Leisure In cricket, a player can be "timed out" if the incoming batsman is not ready to play within how many minutes of the previous batsman being out?
6.Geography What 'P' is used to describe the single, unbroken land mass that Earth's continents were a part of between 200 and 300 million years ago?
7.Art & Literature In what city is Armistead Maupin's series of novels Tales of the City set?
8.Landmarks Name the park and the city in which this, the Unisphere, is located?

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music Actually having 18, 19 or 20 strings; what Asian musical instrument gets its name from the Persian for "three strings"?
10.History What was the first country to be invaded by Germany at the start of the First World War in August 1914?
11.Entertainment In Back to the Future, Marty is mistakenly called what because of the label on his underwear?
12.General Knowledge The original 1935 version of Monopoly took its street names from which American city?


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Picture Round

Picture Round 18th February 2014


Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionIn February 2011, Norway's Johan Remen Evensen broke the world record for the longest ever ski jump. What distance, in feet, did he jump?

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Drunken Layabouts 10 8 10 46
Bugadifino 7 8 9 6 10 40
Fad Suckers 7 6 9 37¾
Paleface 7 7 36¾


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