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Quiz #210 - 11th March 2014Number 1 Bar & Restaurant

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink If you ordered "Pollo" in a Spanish restaurant, what meat would you be served?
2.On This Day In which capital city did simultaneous explosions on rush hour trains kill 191 people on this day, 11th March, 2004?
3.Science & Nature Which Apollo moon mission was the first to carry a Lunar Roving Vehicle?
4.Music Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1967)

5.Sport & Leisure Which is the second of the four grand slam events in the tennis calendar?
6.Geography With all its airports combined, which city has the world's busiest airport system by passenger count?
7.Anagram CLOSE WEENY BONK is an anagram of which well known singer, songwriter and actress?
8.Logos Which international consumer electronics and eyewear company has this as its logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music What is the 'Nat' in the name of singer Nat King Cole short for?
10.History Signed on 24th August 1821, what country gained independence from Spain under the Treaty of Córdoba?
11.Entertainment In which James Bond film did Dame Judi Dench first play 'M'?
12.General Knowledge What Imperial and U.S. unit is based on the Roman measure of 1000 paces?


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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 was the flight number of the Malaysian Airlines plane that went missing on Saturday?
3.Science & Nature What name is given to a second full moon occurring in the same calendar month as another?
4.Music Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1983)

5.Sport & Leisure Which Manchester United player has a nickname meaning 'Little Pea'?
6.Geography Through which two U.S. states does the South Platte River flow?
7.Art & Literature Which Ancient Greek wrote The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse?
8.Flags Which Pacific island nation has this as its national flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music Who had worldwide hits in 1993 with What Is Love and Life?
10.History 16th century Danish astronomer Tycho Brahe was famous for his false what?
11.Entertainment Which science fiction franchise includes film sequels subtitled The Ark of Truth and Continuum?
12.Geography Tahiti belongs to which European country?


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Round 3

1.Food & Drink In what country is the wine-producing region of Stellenbosch?
2.In This Year In this year: Three astronauts were killed when Apollo 1 caught fire during testing; Aretha Franklin released her signature song, Respect; and riots in Detroit resulted in 43 dead and 1,189 injured. What year was it?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Science & Nature Which of the B vitamins is also known as pyridoxine?
4.Music Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1996)

5.Sport & Leisure Claimed to be the greatest of all time, which motorcycle rider won a record 15 World Championship titles between 1966 and 1975?
6.Entertainment In the name of the 1954 romantic comedy film, how many Coins are in the Fountain?
7.Anagram VAST LABIA RIVALS OAK is an anagram of which European 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 what country were AC/DC's Malcolm and Angus Young born?
10.History The 7th Duke of Medina Sidonia commanded which famous fleet?
11.Entertainment Name this TV series from the 1970s.

12.General Knowledge What British celebrity was born Lesley Hornby on 19th September 1949?


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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 Name the two fruit firms that agreed this week to merge, creating the world's largest banana company.
3.Science & Nature In reference to a coherent beam of light, what does the 'A' in the acronym LASER stand for?
4.Music Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(2010)

5.Sport & Leisure In SupeRugby, from which country are the Bulls, Sharks, and Stormers?
6.Geography Which River runs through the German city of Munich?
7.Art & Literature In Shakespeare's Julius Caesar, who delivers the famous opening line, Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears?
8.Landmarks In which European city is this statue of Neptune?

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music What Willie Nelson composition was a major hit for Patsy Cline in 1961?
10.History In what year did the United States enter the First World War?
11.Entertainment What is the title of the 2009 biopic film directed by Sam Taylor-Wood about the early life of John Lennon?
12.General Knowledge What can be Walrus, Toothbrush, Pencil, or Dali?


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Picture Round

Picture Round 11th March 2014


Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionRam Singh Chauhan of India has the world's longest moustache. When measured in March 2010, from end to end, how many inches long was it?

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Bugadifino 7 11 8 9 40½
Paleface 8 7 9 11 40½
Drunken Layabouts 11 6 38½
Fad Suckers 7 5 36¼
Kiwi Konnektion 5 6 4 28


† Tiebreak Winner

Tiebreak Question

The world's first scheduled winged airline service, carrying just one passenger, flew between St. Petersburg and Tampa in Florida. The first ticket was sold at auction for $400 and the flight was only about 23 miles long. What year was it?


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