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Quiz #225 - 1st July 2014Number 1 Bar & Restaurant

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink What is the most commonly used main vegetable ingredient of Moussaka?
 Aubergine / Eggplant
2.On This Day The Sony Walkman first went on sale in Japan on this day, 1st July, in what year?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
 1979
3.Science & Nature Write down the chemical symbols for potassium, nitrogen, oxygen and tungsten, in that order, to reveal a four-letter word.
 Know (K - N - O - W)
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

  Mary Wells - My GuyMary Wells - My Guy (1964)
5.Sport & Leisure What have Ballabriggs, Neptune Collonges, Auroras Encore and Pineau De Re all achieved?
 Grand National winners (2011,2012,2013,2014)
6.Geography Measured by surface area, what is the largest lake in the world located entirely within one country?
 Lake Michigan (United States)
7.Anagram BETTER RUTHLESS PIGS is an anagram of what NFL football team?
  Pittsburgh SteelersPittsburgh Steelers
8.Logos What luxury car manufacturer has this as its logo?

Maserati

 Maserati
9.Music What 1983 hit song was sampled in Puff Daddy and Faith Evans' 1997 song I'll Be Missing You?  (½ point each for Artist and Title)
  The Police - Every Breath You TakeThe Police - Every Breath You Take

10.History Complete this famous quote from June 1963:
... and, therefore, as a free man, I take pride in the words ...

 "Ich bin ein Berliner!" (John F. Kennedy)
11.Entertainment Following the death of Eli Wallach last week, who is the last surviving member of the original Magnificent Seven?

Robert Vaughn

 Robert Vaughn
12.General Knowledge What is the official residence of the President of France?
 Élysée Palace


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Round 2

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

Back in 5 minutes

 Back in 5 minutes
2.Current Affairs What four-letter abbreviation describes the Jihadist militant group that declared a new 'Islamic state' in parts of Iraq and Syria this week?
 Isis
3.Science & Nature Where in the human body would you find the Vitreous Humour?
 Eyes (the clear gel that fills the space between the lens and the retina of the eyeball)
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

  The Temptations - Papa Was a Rollin' StoneThe Temptations - Papa Was a Rollin' Stone (1972)
5.Sport & Leisure What American football team won the first ever Superbowl in 1967?
 Green Bay Packers (beating the Kansas City Chiefs)
6.Geography Through what Asian megacity does the River Hooghly run?
 Kolkata / Calcutta
7.Art & Literature What is the name of the second book in the Harry Potter series of novels?
  Harry Potter and the Chamber of SecretsHarry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
8.Flags What country in Western Asia has this as its national flag?

Lebanon

 Lebanon
9.Music In what country was singer/songwriter Björk born?
 Iceland (Reykjavík)
10.History Prior to David Cameron in 2010, who was the last leader of the Conservative Party to win a UK General Election?
  John MajorJohn Major (9th April 1992)
11.Entertainment Who played the iconic character of "Sam" in the 1942 film Casablanca?
  Dooley WilsonDooley Wilson
12.General Knowledge What was infamous ornithologist Robert Franklin Stroud's nickname?
 Birdman of Alcatraz


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Round 3

1.Food & Drink What flavour is the liqueur Kahlúa?
 Coffee
2.In This Year In this year: The Winter Olympics were held in Lillehammer, Norway; Schindler's List won seven Oscars including Best Picture and Best Director; and the car ferry MS Estonia sank in the Baltic Sea, killing 852 people. What year was it?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
 1994
3.Science & Nature What alloy typically comprises 88% copper and 12% tin?
 Bronze
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

  Marvin Gaye - Sexual HealingMarvin Gaye - Sexual Healing (1982)
5.Sport & Leisure In centimetres, how wide is the balance beam in Olympic gymnastics?
 10 (3.9")
6.Entertainment According to the Deep Thought computer, what is the answer to Life, the Universe, and Everything?
 42 (The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy)
7.Anagram STUNTED NAZI VEHICLE is an anagram of what European capital city and the country it is capital of? (2 word answer)
 Vaduz, Liechtenstein
8.Geography Located north-east of Venezuela and north-west of Trinidad and Tobago, what island nation is this?

Grenada

 Grenada
9.Music What 1965 hit song includes the lyrics I am alone. Gazing from my window to the streets below?  (½ point each for Artist and Title)
  Simon & Garfunkel - I Am A RockSimon & Garfunkel - I Am A Rock

10.History Founded in 1975 as G6 (Group of Six), what two countries joined in 1976 and 1997 respectively to form G7 and G8?
 Canada and Russia
11.Entertainment Name this 2008 film and the actress speaking.

  Iron Man - Gwyneth PaltrowIron Man - Gwyneth Paltrow (& Robert Downey, Jr.)
12.General Knowledge What worldwide fast food franchise has its headquarters in Bridgeport, Connecticut?
  SubwaySubway


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Round 4

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

Too little too late

 Too little too late
2.Current Affairs For what 1965 song were original hand-written lyrics sold at a New York auction last week for a record-breaking two million dollars?  (½ point each for Artist and Title)
  Bob Dylan - Like a Rolling StoneBob Dylan - Like a Rolling Stone
3.Science & Nature What creatures live in a formicary?
 Ants
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

  Madonna - MusicMadonna - Music (2000)
5.Sport & Leisure Who has won more Wimbledon ladies' singles titles than any other player?
  Martina NavratilovaMartina Navratilova (9 - 1978,1979,1982,1983,1984,1985,1986,1987,1990)
6.Geography Through what European capital city does the River Tiber flow?
 Rome
7.Art & Literature What Vladimir Nabokov novel, first published in 1955, features a literature professor in love with a 12 year old girl?
 Lolita
8.Landmarks Atop what world famous building would you find this, the Statue of Freedom?

United States Capitol, Capitol Hill

 United States Capitol, Capitol Hill (Washington, D.C.)
9.Music What Italian word is used in musical terms to describe a sound "gradually becoming louder"?
 Crescendo
10.History From what country did the Netherlands fight for independence in the Eighty Years' War between 1568 and 1648?
 Spain
11.Entertainment What two actors starred in the TV documentary series Long Way Round (2004) and Long Way Down (2007)?
  Ewan McGregor and Charley BoormanEwan McGregor and Charley Boorman
12.Sudoku Solve this Sudoku puzzle to reveal the 3 digit figure highlighted.

863

 863


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Picture Round

Picture Round 1st July 2014

1. Bob Dylan 2. Nelly Furtado 3. Bernard Bresslaw 4. Benny Goodman
5. Wayne Gretzky 6. Will Ferrell 7. Juan Martín del Potro 8. Michael Fassbender
9. Ella Fitzgerald 10. Cathy Moriarty 11. Katy Perry 12. Bobby Womack

Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionLaykyun Sekkya in Burma is the second tallest statue in the world. Including the throne it stands on, in feet, how tall is it?
427 (130 m)

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Bugadifino 11½ 9 46
Drunken Layabouts 8 9 10 7 42½
Fad Suckers 5 9 8 9 6 37


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