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Quiz #236 - 16th September 2014Number 1 Bar & Restaurant

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink What country produces a sparkling wine called Cava?
2.On This Day Name the deposed Panamanian dictator whose trial began in the United States on this day, 16th September, 1991.
3.Science & Nature The fraction 22/7 is an approximate representation of what?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1959)

5.Sport & Leisure Who has won more Grand Slam singles titles than any other tennis player, male or female?
6.Geography What country has the largest Muslim population in the world?
7.Anagram FALSE AS NASAL MORON is an anagram of what 1960s Academy Award winning film?
8.Logos What English condiments brand has this as its logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music What musician played on both sides of the Atlantic at the 1985 Live Aid concert?
10.History When Lady Nancy Astor said to him "If you were my husband, I'd poison your tea," what British politician responded, "Madam, if you were my wife, I'd drink it!"?
11.Entertainment Who starred as Steve Biko in the 1987 drama film Cry Freedom?
12.General Knowledge Fitzgerald, Baines, Milhous, Rudolph, Earl, ______. What's next in the sequence?


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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 Name the U.S. citizen sentenced to six years hard labour by a North Korean court this week for "hostile acts".
3.Science & Nature To the nearest degree, what is the current axial tilt of the Earth?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1969)

5.Sport & Leisure What Major League Soccer team is represented by the initials SKC?
6.Geography What sea port city lies near the Caribbean Sea (Atlantic) entrance to the Panama Canal?
7.Art & Literature The title character of what Dickens novel takes a job as a teacher at Dotheboys Hall?
8.Flags What U.S. state is represented by this flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music Who released a best-selling album in 1994 titled Dookie?
10.History What aviation first was performed by Ellen Church in 1930?
11.Entertainment What is the name of the character played by Michael Douglas in the Wall Street films?
12.General Knowledge In English, what does the Latin term Prima facie mean?


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Round 3

1.Food & Drink Served cold, what 'D' is a dish of hard-boiled egg yolks mashed with cream or mayonnaise, mustard and seasoning, mounded or piped into the white of the boiled egg?

Round 3 Question 1

2.In This Year In this year: A blow-out on Union Oil's Platform A spilt oil onto beaches in Santa Barbara, California; the novel The Godfather by Mario Puzo was first published; and John Lennon and Yoko Ono married in Gibraltar. What year was it?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Science & Nature What is the largest known animal ever to inhabit our planet?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1979)

5.Sport & Leisure What American professional golfer is nicknamed The Walrus?
6.Entertainment What opera features the Habanera in act 1 and the Toreador Song in act 2?
7.Art & Literature What 'T' describes a painting technique where coloured pigment is mixed and bound with egg yolk?
8.Geography Known as Dahomey until 1975, what African country is this?

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music Who partnered with Joe Cocker in 1982 to sing Up Where We Belong?
10.Anagram FROWNED ON LOOT is an anagram of what world famous historic building?
11.Entertainment Name this 1954 film and the actor speaking.

12.General Knowledge Neptune and Poseidon are the ancient gods of the sea. Which is the Ancient Roman god?


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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 Name the 44-year-old British aid worker and father of two executed by Islamic State fighters this week.
3.Science & Nature What metal has the highest electrical conductivity of any element, the highest thermal conductivity of any metal, and is the most reflective metal on the planet?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1989)

5.Sport & Leisure How many points are awarded for a converted try in Rugby union?
6.Geography What Australian State has the same nickname as Florida?
7.Art & Literature At the end of what Shakespeare play does Puck apologise to the audience for any offence caused?
8.Landmarks In what French city would you find this, the Palais des Papes (Palace of the Popes)?

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Sammy Davis Jr. and Robbie Williams are among many to have covered the song Mr. Bojangles, but who wrote and recorded the original in 1968?
10.History Who was queen of the Celtic British Iceni tribe, leading an uprising against the occupying forces of the Roman Empire around 60 AD?
11.Entertainment For what 1965 film did Maurice Jarre compose Lara's Theme?
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 16th September 2014


Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionThe Burj Khalifa is 2,722 feet tall. In feet, what is the height of its highest occupied floor?

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Fad Suckers 8 12 10 47
Drunken Layabouts 8 9 10 46
Bugadifino 10 10 44½


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