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Quiz #220 - 27th May 2014Number 1 Bar & Restaurant

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink What is the French culinary term for food, usually vegetables, cut into long, thin strips?
2.On This Day The McDonnell Douglas F-4 first flew on this day, 27th May, 1958. By what name was it more commonly known?

Round 1 Question 2

3.Science & Nature What skin condition is known medically as pruritus?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1964)

5.Sport & Leisure What 'B' is a nickname for the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, home of the Indianapolis 500?
6.Geography The most remote inhabited archipelago in the world, what volcanic island group in the South Atlantic Ocean is named after the Portuguese explorer who discovered it in 1506?
7.Anagram WE BARBARIZE HAM is an anagram of what capital city and the country it is capital of? (2 word answer)
8.Logos What brand of pale lager has this as its logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music What 2005 song includes the line You kick up the leaves and the magic is lost?  (½ point each for Artist and Title)
10.History Which Amendment to the United States Constitution abolished slavery in 1865?
11.Entertainment Michael Douglas plays a man driven mad by the frustrations of everyday life in what 1993 film?
12.General Knowledge What type of furniture is a bonheur du jour?


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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 Name the 22-year-old who killed six people in a drive-by rampage in Santa Barbara, California on Friday.
3.Science & Nature What gas is produced by photosynthesis?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1976)

5.Sport & Leisure Who, in 1988, became the first boxer to win world titles in 5 different officially recognised weights?
6.Geography The White Sea lies off the coast of what country?
7.Art & Literature In Oliver Twist, what is the name of Bill Sikes' dog?
8.Flags What country on the coast of West Africa has this as its national flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music Who sang the title track for the 1984 film Ghostbusters?
10.History Which Englishman constructed the world's first full-scale working railway steam locomotive in 1803?
11.Entertainment Actor Tony Curtis famously said kissing who was "...like kissing Hitler"?
12.General Knowledge American businesswoman Sara Blakely became the world's youngest self-made female billionaire after founding what 'shapewear' business?


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Round 3

1.Food & Drink What 'L' describes a frothy South Asian drink made by blending yoghurt with water, salt and spices?
2.In This Year In this year: The "Velvet Divorce" divided Czechoslovakia into the Czech Republic and Slovakia; an IRA bomb exploded in Warrington, England killing two children; and the Battle of Mogadishu, dubbed "Black Hawk Down", took place in Somalia. What year was it?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Science & Nature What amphibious animal lives in a holt?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1989)

5.Sport & Leisure Since the 1970s, who has held the record for winning the most men's major golf championships?
6.Entertainment Ian McKellen was Oscar-nominated for playing the role of troubled film director James Whale in what 1998 film?
7.Anagram TAMPON TIRED JOURNAL is an anagram of what professional tennis player?
8.Geography Independent from New Zealand since 1962, what island nation is this?

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music Up until his death in in August 1995, Jerry Garcia was lead guitarist for which American rock band formed in 1965?
10.History In what decade did brothers Richard and Maurice McDonald open their first restaurant in San Bernardino, California?
11.Entertainment First aired from 1997 until 2003, name this TV series.

12.General Knowledge What type of lawnmower was invented by Karl Dahlman in 1964?


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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 In the European Parliament elections this week, the EPP finished with the most seats. What does EPP stand for?
3.Science & Nature In computer terminology, what does LAN stand for?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(2000)

5.Sport & Leisure Which NFL football team play at the Soldier Field?
6.Geography What Canadian province is known by the abbreviation PEI?
7.Art & Literature In the final act of the William Shakespeare tragedy, who kills and beheads Macbeth?
8.Landmarks In the shadow of Popocatépetl, an active volcano, what city is this?

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music What song title is shared by hits for The Four Seasons in 1962 and Fergie in 2007?
10.History Discovered by the French in 1799, what is the name of the stone slab that became the key for deciphering ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics?
11.Entertainment Kyle MacLachlan played Special Agent Dale Cooper in what cult TV series?
12.Sudoku Solve this Sudoku puzzle to reveal the 3 digit figure highlighted.

Round 4 Question 12



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Picture Round

Picture Round 27th May 2014


Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionTomas Lundman of Sweden holds the world record for the longest time heading a football without it dropping. What is his record time, in minutes?

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Bugadifino 9 41¼
Fad Suckers 7 6 9 36
Missilanus 6 6 28¼


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