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Quiz #233 - 26th August 2014Number 1 Bar & Restaurant

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink What cocktail typically comprises equal parts of tequila, vodka, white rum, triple sec and gin; plus lemon juice, gum syrup and a dash of cola?
2.On This Day The 19th amendment to United States Constitution, giving women the right to vote, took effect on this day, 26th August, in what year?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Science & Nature For what disease is a common vaccine provided to prevent lockjaw?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1962)

5.Sport & Leisure What country has won the most Cricket World Cup finals?
6.Geography What modern day capital city lies on the site of Lake Texcoco?
7.Anagram THICK LAID SILKWORM is an anagram of what professional boxer?
8.Logos What brand of liqueur has this as its logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music Who released a best-selling album in 2011 titled 21?
10.History What name was given to the long series of military interventions by the United States in Central America and the Caribbean between 1898 and 1934?
11.Entertainment Reese Witherspoon won an Oscar for her role in what 2005 film?
12.General Knowledge ¿An inverted question mark starts a written question in what major European language?


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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 coup leader was named the new prime minister of Thailand on Sunday?
3.Science & Nature At an average distance, and to the nearest minute, how long does it take light to travel from the Sun to the Earth?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1974)

5.Sport & Leisure Bernard Hopkins is the current IBF, WBA and IBA world champion at what weight class?
6.Geography What is the name of the stone and turf fortification built by the Romans between the Firth of Forth and the Firth of Clyde in Scotland?
7.Art & Literature What well known fictional character stars in the novels A Study in Scarlet, The Sign of the Four and The Valley of Fear?
8.Flags What Arab state has this as its national flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music What Beatles album was re-recorded by various artists in 2013 to celebrate its 50th anniversary?
10.History In pre-war Nazi Germany, what city was given the title "City of Party Rallies"?
11.Entertainment Who starred as Hawkeye in the 1992 film The Last of the Mohicans?
12.General Knowledge Meaning "that is" in English, "i.e." is an abbreviation of what two Latin words?


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Round 3

1.Food & Drink Bosana, Lucques, Manzanilla and Tanche are all types of what?
2.In This Year In this year: UK Conservative prime minister Edward Heath resigned and was succeeded by Labour's Harold Wilson; French president Georges Pompidou died of cancer at 63; and Patty Hearst was photographed wielding an M1 carbine while robbing a bank in San Francisco. What year was it?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Science & Nature A member of the crow family, what type of bird is this?

Round 3 Question 3

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

(1987)

5.Sport & Leisure What former Premier League footballer was nicknamed "The Baby-faced Assassin"?
6.Entertainment What is the name of the leading character in the video game and film series Tomb Raider?
7.Art & Literature What Impressionist painter is famed for his Charing Cross Bridge series?

Round 3 Question 7

8.Geography What European country is this?

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music Where was Dusty Springfield according to the title of her 1969 album?
10.Anagram SUBLIME RANKS is an anagram of what capital city and the country it is capital of? (2 word answer)
11.Entertainment What is the surname of the character played by Richard Attenborough in The Great Escape?
12.General Knowledge Miles "Tails" Prower is the best friend and sidekick of what video game character?


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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 Japanese Prefecture did landslides kill at least 52 people last Wednesday?
3.Science & Nature What does the letter 'D' stand for in RADAR?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(2010)

5.Sport & Leisure 3 minutes 26 seconds is the current world record in what track event?
6.Geography What U.S. state calls itself the "Land of Enchantment"?
7.Art & Literature In what 1977 horror novel did the Torrance family encounter difficulties at the Overlook Hotel?
8.Landmarks What is the name of this famous island?

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music Moonlight Serenade is the signature tune of what jazz big band?
10.History Thomas Edison tested his phonograph in 1877 by recording the first line of what nursery rhyme?
11.Entertainment In what 1971 film did Richard Attenborough play British serial killer John Reginald Christie?
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 26th August 2014


Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionIn what year did Clarence Birdseye first establish a company to produce and sell frozen food?

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Drunken Layabouts 10 8 10 9 45½
Bugadifino 10 9 42¾
Fad Suckers 8 7 6 30


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