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Quiz #229 - 29th July 2014Number 1 Bar & Restaurant

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink What type of food are Angel Hair and Bridegrooms?
2.On This Day In what city did the first post-war Summer Olympic Games commence on this day, 29th July, 1948?
3.Science & Nature What is the name of the space probe, launched in 1972, carrying this plaque depicting a guide to planet earth?

Round 1 Question 3

4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1964)

5.Sport & Leisure In what sport are the Thomas & Uber Cups competed for?
6.Geography In the United States, to what was Bedloe's Island officially renamed in 1956?
7.Anagram ACE HYMEN FART is an anagram of what retired female sprinter?
8.Logos What flag-carrying airline has this as its logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music What 1981 hit song was sampled in Rihanna's 2006 song SOS?  (½ point each for Artist and Title)
10.History What two countries fought the War of 1812?
11.Entertainment Who shot J.R.?
12.General Knowledge In the NATO phonetic alphabet, what word represents the letter S?


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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 was elected President of Iraq by the Iraqi Parliament last Thursday?
3.Science & Nature Where in the human body would you find the Hyaloid canal?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1978)

5.Sport & Leisure In feet and inches, how far should the centre of a dart board be from the floor?
6.Geography Palatine Hill is one of the most ancient parts of what European capital city?
7.Art & Literature Born in 1874, what English author had the first names Gilbert Keith?
8.Flags What Southeast Asian country has this as its national flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music In what country were pop rock duo Roxette born?
10.History Sealed under oath by King John, in what year was the Magna Carta published?
11.Entertainment Complete the 1985 film title Police Academy 2: _____ _____ _____
12.General Knowledge How many different letters have a value of 10 in a game of Scrabble?


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Round 3

1.Food & Drink What does 'Sekt' mean on a bottle of German wine?
2.In This Year In this year: Euro notes and coins were introduced for the first time; Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl was kidnapped and murdered in Pakistan; and Queen Elizabeth II's sister, Princess Margaret, died. What year was it?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Science & Nature Named after mathematician and physicist Carl Friedrich Gauss, what can be measured in gauss?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1992)

5.Sport & Leisure What American tennis player, active in the 1950s, was nicknamed "Little Mo"?
6.Entertainment What Oscar winning actress played Stella Bridger in the 2003 remake of The Italian Job?
7.Anagram A THANKFUL BIAS NAG is an anagram of what capital city and the country it is capital of? (2 word answer)
8.Geography What African country is this?

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music What 2011 hit song includes the lyrics So if by the time the bar closes. And you feel like falling down. I'll carry you home ...?
10.History What famous 5th century A.D conqueror was known as "The Scourge of God"?
11.Entertainment Name this 1993 film and the actor speaking at the beginning.

12.General Knowledge After how many years would you celebrate a diamond anniversary?


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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 what country did Air Algérie Flight 5017 crash last Thursday, killing all 116 people on board?
3.Science & Nature Growing to a length of up to 5.7m, what is the world's longest venomous snake?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(2005)

5.Sport & Leisure What cycling legend of the 60's and 70's was nicknamed "The Cannibal"?
6.Geography With a population of over 6 million, what is the largest city on the African continent?
7.Art & Literature The title of a 1952 novel; by what name were Arrietty, Pod, Homily, Hendreary, Lupy and Eggletina collectively known?
8.Landmarks In which US State is the Mount Rushmore National Memorial?

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music What Bond theme tune did Madonna sing in 2002?
10.History Who sailed around the world in 1967 on a ketch called Gipsy Moth IV?
11.Entertainment What colour are the shorts that Bart Simpson normally wears?
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 29th July 2014


Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionWidely regarded as one of the greatest television series of all time and originally aired for five seasons between 2008 and 2013, how many episodes of Breaking Bad were there?

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Drunken Layabouts 9 8 9 9 42½
Fad Suckers 10½ 8 39
Bugadifino 5 4 10½ 11 37¾


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