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Quiz #217 - 6th May 2014Number 1 Bar & Restaurant

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink What is the main herb used to flavour traditional pesto sauce?
2.On This Day The Channel Tunnel was officially opened by Queen Elizabeth II and President François Mitterrand on this day, 6th May, in what year?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Science & Nature On the human body, what 'S' describes the cartilage separating the left and right nostrils?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1963)

5.Sport & Leisure What term is used in chess when no moves are available, but the king is not in check?
6.Geography What Greek island is populated almost entirely by Lesbians?
7.Anagram ANAL FART SCHEME is an anagram of what American TV show creator?
8.Logos What sporting goods brand has this as its logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music What English band were Turning Japanese in 1980?
10.History The Symbionese Liberation Army famously kidnapped who in 1974?
11.Entertainment In what English city was the 1997 British comedy-drama film The Full Monty set?
12.General Knowledge What 'K' describes a sailing craft with two masts, the forward mast being larger than the aft mast?


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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 Who became the first ever snooker player to achieve 100 century breaks in a single season on Wednesday?
3.Science & Nature What celestial objects get their name from the Latin/Greek word for "wearing long hair"?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1973)

5.Sport & Leisure What is the name of the NBA basketball team based in Houston, Texas?
6.Geography What 'M' describes an archipelago in Indonesia, formerly known as the Spice Islands?
7.Art & Literature Which Flemish painter was born in Siegen, Germany in 1577?
8.Flags What Swedish-speaking island province of Finland has this as its flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music In 1968, which band released the album Beggars Banquet?
10.History Jimmu was the first Emperor of what country?
11.Entertainment In what 90s film musical did Madonna have a record 85 costume changes?
12.General Knowledge In Norse mythology, who tricked the blind Höðr into killing his brother Baldr?


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Round 3

1.Food & Drink What cocktail includes light rum, coconut cream, and pineapple juice?
2.In This Year In this year: Chechen terrorists took more than 1,000 hostage in the Beslan school hostage crisis; SpaceShipOne became the first privately funded, manned craft to achieve spaceflight; and the world's tallest bridge, the Millau bridge, was opened in France. What year was it?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Science & Nature Where in our Solar System would you find the Maxwell Gap and the Colombo Gap?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1983)

5.Sport & Leisure What Swedish sportsman is nicknamed "the Mozart of table tennis"?
6.Entertainment Who played Joan Crawford in the 1981 film Mommie Dearest?
7.Anagram GNOME DILDO NOT UNKIND is an anagram of what capital city and the country it is capital of?
8.Geography What East Mediterranean country is this?

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music Who plays drums for British rock band Queen?
10.History What calendar was replaced by the Gregorian calendar throughout the British Empire (including its American colonies) in 1752?
11.Entertainment To which 1962 film does this theme music belong?

12.General Knowledge The traditional Christian Festival of 'St. Peter ad Vincula' translates as 'St. Peter in ..." what?


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Round 4

1.Dingbats Solve this dingbat to reveal a well known term or phrase.

Round 4 Question 1

2.On This Day The German Zeppelin Hindenburg was destroyed by fire while attempting to dock at Lakehurst, New Jersey on this day, 6th May, in what year?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Science & Nature Former British athlete Zola Budd was born in what country?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1993)

5.Sport & Leisure Who is Sebastian Vettel's partner in Red Bull Racing's 2014 Formula 1 team?
6.Geography In the US, what is nicknamed both 'Brew Town' and 'Beer City'?
7.Art & Literature In Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, what two words were written in currants on the cake that made her grow?
8.Landmarks What is the name of this island commune in Normandy, France?

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music What song, made famous by Frank Sinatra in 1964, features the lyrics .. and let me sing forever more?
10.History Oceanus Hopkins was born in 1620 on which ship?
11.Entertainment Who won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Roger "Verbal" Kint in the 1995 film The Usual Suspects?
12.General Knowledge Used by watchmakers and jewellers, a loupe is a small type of what?


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Picture Round

Picture Round 6th May 2014


Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionThe TOP 1 Ack Attack holds the record for world's fastest motorcycle. At Bonneville Speedway, Utah in September 2010, what was its average measured speed in km/h?

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Drunken Layabouts 10 10 6 41
Bugadifino 7 7 10½ 5 38
Fad Suckers 9 7 6 8 35¼


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