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Quiz #226 - 8th July 2014Number 1 Bar & Restaurant

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink What distilled beverage is made from the blue agave plant?
2.On This Day In the final mission of the U.S. Space Shuttle program, Space Shuttle Atlantis was launched on this day, 8th July, in what year?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Science & Nature Write down the chemical symbols for helium, nitrogen and sodium, in that order, to reveal a five-letter word.
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1964)

5.Sport & Leisure What country is scheduled to host the 2015 Rugby World Cup?
6.Geography In which US city might you land at Love Field Airport?
7.Anagram RUDE ORGAN SALARY is an anagram of what former world champion boxer?
8.Logos What well known brand has this as its logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music What 1962 surf song was sampled in Black Eyed Peas' 2006 song Pump It?  (½ point each for Artist and Title)
10.History In what Polish city was the trade union federation Solidarność founded in September 1980?
11.Entertainment The 1989 film My Left Foot, starring Daniel Day-Lewis, told the true story of what Irish writer and artist?
12.General Knowledge What does the 'M' stand for in BMW's M series of cars?

Round 1 Question 12



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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 bank was fined a record US$9 billion last week for evading US sanctions against Cuba, Iran, and Sudan?
3.Science & Nature Spongy in appearance, what 'P' describes a porous volcanic rock made of rough textured volcanic glass?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1973)

5.Sport & Leisure What Premier League football team gets its name from Sir Henry Percy, son of the 1st Earl of Northumberland and killed at the battle of Shrewsbury in 1403?
6.Geography Victoria Falls are located at the border of which two African countries?
7.Art & Literature Who wrote the classic novels Rob Roy and Ivanhoe?
8.Flags What country in southern Africa has this as its national flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music In what country was singer/songwriter Gloria Estefan born?
10.History What did the Eighteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution establish in 1920?
11.Entertainment Who played chimpanzee psychologist Professor Peter Boyd in the 1951 film Bedtime for Bonzo?
12.General Knowledge What Southeast Asian country has the Riel as its currency?


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Round 3

1.Food & Drink What city in Israel gives its name to a variety of orange?
2.In This Year In this year: The Godfather was released in cinemas worldwide; the Watergate Scandal began with five White House operatives being arrested for burglary; and Bobby Fischer became the first American world chess champion. What year was it?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Science & Nature In broadcasting terms, what does FM stand for?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1982)

5.Sport & Leisure What American tennis player, active in the 1950s, was nicknamed "Gorgeous Gussie"?
6.Entertainment George Clooney plays the part of Danny Ocean in the Ocean's Trilogy. Who played him in the 1960 original Ocean's 11?
7.Anagram GRABS POLLUTION is an anagram of what capital city and the country it is capital of? (2 word answer)
8.Geography What country in Central Asia is this?

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music What 1977 hit song includes the line Kickin' your can all over the place?  (½ point each for Artist and Title)
10.History Who was the leader of the Khmer Rouge and Prime Minister of Cambodia between 1976 and 1979?
11.Entertainment Name this 2009 film and the actor speaking.

12.General Knowledge How many letters are there in the modern Russian alphabet?


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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 Who won the women's singles at the Wimbledon Championships on Saturday?
3.Science & Nature What organ is surgically removed in a cholecystectomy?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1997)

5.Sport & Leisure What 18-a-side ball game is played on an oval pitch?
6.Geography In which European country would you find the Troodos mountain range?
7.Art & Literature What wine did Hannibal Lector drink to accompany his meal of human liver and fava beans?
8.Landmarks In which of New York City's five boroughs are the Empire State Building and Chrysler Building located?

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music Born in Chicago in 1909, who was known as the "King of Swing"?
10.History In Greek mythology, who flew too near the sun wearing wings made with wax?
11.Entertainment What American actor was married to English actress Jill Ireland between 1968 and her death in 1990?
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 8th July 2014


Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionAccording to rugby union folklore, in what year did William Webb Ellis pick up a ball and run with it during a football game at Rugby School?

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Drunken Layabouts 11 8 11 5 43½
Bugadifino 7 11½ 5 42½
Fad Suckers 6 7 8 3 32½


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