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Quiz #237 - 23rd September 2014Number 1 Bar & Restaurant

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink What would you be ordering if you asked for peperoni as a pizza topping in Italy?
2.On This Day In what country were more than 1,000 people killed in floods caused by Hurricane Jeanne on this day, 23rd September, 2004?
3.Science & Nature What layer of the Earth lies between the outer core and the crust?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1959)

5.Sport & Leisure How many balls are on a snooker table at the start of play?
6.Geography Unguja (Zanzibar) and Pemba Islands are part of what country?
7.Anagram HEAVEN LIKES A POSER is an anagram of what 1990s Academy Award winning film?
8.Logos What global brand has this as its logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music Formed in Las Vegas in 2001, what American rock band comprises Brandon Flowers, Dave Keuning, Mark Stoermer, and Ronnie Vannucci, Jr.?
10.History What future president was defeated by John F. Kennedy in the 1960 U.S. presidential election?
11.Entertainment What started with Sergeant in 1958 and ended with Columbus in 1992?
12.General Knowledge Fashion designer Christopher Ciccone is the younger brother of what pop star?


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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 British taxi driver being held hostage by Islamic State militants.
3.Science & Nature What name is given to the condition where too much bile in the bloodstream creates a yellowing of the skin?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1970)

5.Sport & Leisure In ten-pin bowling, what 'T' is an alternative name for a "triple", or three strikes in a row?
6.Geography What is the name of the island divided between the Dominican Republic and Haiti?
7.Art & Literature How are sisters Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy March described in the title of an 1868 novel?
8.Flags What Arab republic in North Africa has this as its national flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music What 1984 song includes these lyrics?
You had your time, you had the power
You've yet to have your finest hour

 (½ point each for Artist and Title)
10.History What well known brand name was founded in Pennsylvania as a subsidiary of the Lancaster Caramel Company in 1894?
11.Entertainment What is the subtitle of the second Jurassic Park film?
12.General Knowledge Before beginning production of high-performance cars in the 1960s, Ferruccio Lamborghini made his fortune making what type of vehicle ?


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Round 3

1.Food & Drink In what country is the Marlborough wine growing region?
2.In This Year In this year: Captained by Richard Phillips, the cargo ship MV Maersk Alabama was captured by Somali pirates; an outbreak of the H1N1 influenza virus ("swine flu") was declared a global pandemic; and Michael Jackson died at the age of 50. What year was it?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Science & Nature What 'F' describes the mathematical series that starts 0,1,1,2,3,5,8,13,21?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1985)

5.Sport & Leisure What Australian Football League team are nicknamed the Hawks?
6.Entertainment The 1975 film Rooster Cogburn, starring John Wayne as the title character, was a sequel to what film released six years earlier?
7.Art & Literature What is the name of Long John Silver's pet parrot?
8.Geography What enclaved microstate is this?

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music What English psychedelic rock band had a worldwide hit in 1968 with Fire?
10.Anagram BUGGER AND BANTER is an anagram of what world famous European landmark?
11.Entertainment Name this 2000 film and the actor speaking at the end.

12.General Knowledge What paper size measures 297x420mm?


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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 the Chinese e-commerce giant whose flotation last week on the New York Stock Exchange was one of the largest ever?
3.Science & Nature What 'M' has the chemical formula CH4?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(2002)

5.Sport & Leisure What term in cricket describes a ball that is aimed to pitch around the batsman's feet?
6.Geography What river passes through Germany, Austria, Slovakia, Hungary, Croatia, Serbia, Bulgaria, Romania, Moldova and Ukraine, before arriving at the Black Sea?
7.Art & Literature Diagon Alley is a street featured in what book series?
8.Landmarks In what U.S. city is this popular attraction, Faneuil Hall Marketplace?

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music What colour is the door in the opening line of The Rolling Stones 1966 hit Paint it Black?
10.History What Scottish king was killed at the Battle of Flodden Field in 1513?
11.Entertainment Played by Hugh Laurie, who was Chief of Diagnostic Medicine at Princeton-Plainsboro Teaching Hospital?
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 23rd September 2014


Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionThe record for the world's largest working yo-yo was set by Beth Johnson in La Rue, Ohio in 2013. Weighing in at 2096kg, in centimetres, what is its diameter?

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Drunken Layabouts 10½ 9 11 10½ 11 52
Bugadifino 9 10½ 11 12 51¼
Fad Suckers 6 10½ 6 39½


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