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Quiz #232 - 19th August 2014Number 1 Bar & Restaurant

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink What member of the Brassica family is named after a European city?
2.On This Day What was the name of the downed American U-2 pilot sentenced to ten years imprisonment by the Soviet Union for espionage on this day, 19th August, 1960?
3.Science & Nature In mathematics, what three M's describe the most common types of average?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1956)

5.Sport & Leisure In what European city is the association football club U.C. Sampdoria based?
6.Geography Cape Agulhas is the southernmost point on the mainland of what continent?
7.Anagram WELL, AM I SHIT? NO! is an anagram of what British sportsman?
8.Logos What multinational banking and financial services company has this as its logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music Formed in Sheffield in 1977, Susan Ann Sulley and Joanne Catherall are the female components of what British new wave band?
10.History On what mode of transport was Lyndon B. Johnson sworn in as U.S. President?
11.Entertainment The 1998 film H20: 20 Years Later was the seventh instalment in what film series?
12.General Knowledge What country's monarchs are Prince Phillipe and Queen Mathilde?


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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 A state of emergency and curfews have been imposed this week in Ferguson, Missouri following demonstrations over a lethal shooting by a police officer on 9th August. What was the name of the man he killed?
3.Science & Nature What object in our solar system is named after the Ancient Greek ruler of the underworld?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1969)

5.Sport & Leisure What sport is played by the Sacramento Kings?
6.Geography What girl's name is the state capital of Montana?
7.Art & Literature What French artist's work includes "Dance at Le Moulin de la Galette" and "Luncheon of the Boating Party"?

Round 2 Question 7

8.Flags What archipelago in the Indian Ocean has this as its national flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music Who released a best-selling album in 1995 titled Jagged Little Pill?
10.History In English history, the Elizabethan era began in what century?
11.Entertainment What musical includes the characters Grizabella, Macavity, and Griddlebone?
12.General Knowledge Who did Jerry Brown succeed as Governor of California in January 2011?


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Round 3

1.Food & Drink What is the English language name for this tropical fruit?

Round 3 Question 1

2.In This Year In this year: Halley's Comet became visible from the Earth; Swedish Prime Minister Olof Palme was assassinated; and the Chernobyl disaster took place. What year was it?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Science & Nature What 'B' describes the volcanic rock that makes up most of the ocean floor?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1980)

5.Sport & Leisure Between 1988 and 1996, who won seven Wimbledon ladies' singles championships?
6.Entertainment Who played twin brothers in the 1998 film The Man in the Iron Mask?
7.Anagram CHUMS TOSS TEA AT SNOBS is an anagram of what U.S. state and its state capital? (2 word answer)
8.Geography What Central Asian country is this?

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music Who had a worldwide hit in 1985 with Don't You (Forget About Me)?
10.History What pioneering cosmetician completed development of his "Color Harmony" range of face powder in 1918?
11.Entertainment Name this 1944 classic film and the actress speaking.
You know you don't have to act with me, Steve. You don't have to say anything and you don't have to do anything...not a thing. Oh, maybe just whistle. You know how to whistle, don't you, Steve? You just put your lips together and blow.

12.General Knowledge On a standard Scrabble board, what colour are the Double Word Score squares?


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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 What 'L' is the name of the rebel-held city in eastern Ukraine that is the supposed destination of the Russian "aid convoy".
3.Science & Nature In what part of your body are the cervical vertebrae?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(2002)

5.Sport & Leisure Who beat the United States on penalties to win the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup Final?
6.Geography In what country is the Taklamakan Desert?
7.Art & Literature What American author wrote From Here to Eternity, Some Came Running and The Thin Red Line?
8.Landmarks In what country is this, the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum?

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music Who wrote the 1928 song Let's Do It, Let's Fall in Love?
10.History In 1845, British murderer John Tawell became the first person to be arrested with the aid of what method of communication?
11.Entertainment Physicists Sheldon Cooper and Leonard Hofstadter are characters in what American TV sitcom?
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 19th August 2014


Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionThe Boeing Model 307 Stratoliner was the first commercial transport aircraft to enter service with a pressurized cabin. In what year was it first flown?

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
BugadifigotaHoleInOne 10 10 8 11 46¾
Fad Suckers 5 11 8 41¼
Drunken Layabouts 6 7 4 10 31¾


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