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Quiz #234 - 2nd September 2014Number 1 Bar & Restaurant

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink U.S. regulations state that drinks labelled bourbon must be made from a grain mixture that is at least 51% what?
2.On This Day Aboard what U.S. battleship did Japan sign an unconditional surrender on this day, 2nd September, 1945?

Round 1 Question 2

3.Science & Nature Native to Australia, what 'R' describes this extremely venomous spider?

Round 1 Question 3

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

(1963)

5.Sport & Leisure Including fielders, batsmen, umpires and runners, in cricket, what is the maximum number of people that can be on the field when the ball is in play?
6.Geography What mountain range forms the "backbone" of South America?
7.Anagram SWEET GROANING HOG is an anagram of what former U.S. President?
8.Logos What Japanese multinational electronics company has this as its logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music What 'B' describes this musical instrument?

Round 1 Question 9

10.History In Greek legend, what King turned everything he touched into gold?
11.Entertainment In what 1970 film did Dustin Hoffman play 121 year old Jack Crabb?
12.General Knowledge What country is Allemagne in French?


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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 is the name of the internet service allegedly hacked recently, resulting in nude photos of 100s of Hollywood celebrities being leaked to the public on Sunday?
3.Science & Nature What 'S' is a common term used to describe the nitrates of potassium, sodium, calcium, and magnesium?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1975)

5.Sport & Leisure In what U.S. city is the annual Orange Bowl played?
6.Geography Dushanbe is the capital of what Central Asian republic?
7.Art & Literature What novel coined the phrase "BIG BROTHER IS WATCHING YOU"? (½ point each for title and author)
8.Flags What country in Southern Africa has this as its national flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music What was the name of Ian Dury's backing band?
10.History In American history, the term "Antebellum South" is used to refer to a time and place before what conflict?
11.Entertainment What is the first name of the governess in the musical The Sound of Music?
12.General Knowledge First sold in Japan in 1996, what 'T' describes this small, hand-held digital pet?

Round 2 Question 12



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Round 3

1.Food & Drink Avgolemono (Greek: αυγολέμονο) is a family of Mediterranean sauces and soups made with what two key ingredients?
2.In This Year In this year: Marvin Gaye was shot to death by his father, one day before his 45th birthday; English comedian Tommy Cooper died of a massive heart attack while live on TV; and The Chicago White Sox defeated the Milwaukee Brewers 7-6 in the longest game in Major League Baseball history. What year was it?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Science & Nature What is the nominal output voltage of an alkaline AA battery?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1986)

5.Sport & Leisure Young Boys is a football team from what Swiss city?
6.Entertainment In the 1920s, who directed the silent films Strike, Battleship Potemkin and October?
7.Art & Literature In the third novel in the Harry Potter series, what is the name of the titular character, the Prisoner of Azkaban?
8.Geography Formerly known as the Ellice Islands, what Polynesian island nation is this?

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music Who released a best-selling album in 1987 titled Hysteria?
10.Anagram JAR ON MADMAN is an anagram of what capital city and the country it is capital of? (2 word answer)
11.Entertainment Name this 1992 film and the actor speaking.

12.General Knowledge On a standard computer keyboard, the % (percent) sign shares a key with what (Arabic) number?


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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 After seven weeks of conflict, what country brokered the long-term ceasefire between Hamas and Israel last Tuesday?
3.Science & Nature Riboflavin, Niacin, and Folic Acid are all types of what?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1998)

5.Sport & Leisure What American football team play at Lambeau Field?
6.Geography What two rivers merge at Khartoum to become the Nile?
7.Art & Literature What Ian Fleming character has the first name Auric?
8.Landmarks On the site of the demolished Dunes hotel and casino in Las Vegas, what is the name of this famous resort, hotel and casino?

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music By what first name was French composer Ravel known?
10.History Name the person speaking and the year of the speech.

11.Entertainment What fictional character has been played on film by both Rex Harrison and Eddie Murphy?
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 2nd September 2014


Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionMade by Schuhmarke in Germany in 2006; how long, in centimetres, is the world's largest hiking boot?

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Drunken Layabouts 12 10 6 10 47½
Bugadifino 10 7 7 11 44½
Fad Suckers 8 10 4 37


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