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Quiz #238 - 30th September 2014Number 1 Bar & Restaurant

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink Loganberries and Tayberries are both a cross between what two berries?
2.On This Day Film star James Dean died in a road accident in California aged 24 on this day, 30th September, in what year?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]

Round 1 Question 2

3.Science & Nature Native to New Guinea and northeastern Australia, what type of bird is this?

Round 1 Question 3

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

(1967)

5.Sport & Leisure What nationality is Formula 1 Williams-Mercedes racing driver Valtteri Bottas?
6.Geography Into what ocean does the Amazon river flow?
7.Anagram JAM OF HONEST SERF is an anagram of what former U.S. President?
8.Logos What world famous company has this as its logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music The lyrics of what 1957 song include Spider Murphy, Little Joe, and the Purple Gang?  (½ point each for Artist and Title)
10.History What gas was used in the Tokyo subway attacks on 20th March 1995?
11.Entertainment What 1979 film was set on the fictional starship Nostromo?
12.General Knowledge In September 1842, Mexican President Antonio López de Santa Anna was a mourner at his own funeral. What was buried?


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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 5-letter acronym describes the NASA probe currently in orbit around Mars?
3.Science & Nature Meaning "little moon" in Latin, what 'L' describes the crescent-shaped whitish area at the bed of a fingernail or toenail?

Round 2 Question 3

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

(1974)

5.Sport & Leisure The rules of what modern game are based on the Knickerbocker Rules formalised by Alexander Cartwright in 1845?
6.Geography What island nation has two official languages, Sinhalese and Tamil?
7.Art & Literature What is the title of Andy McNab's 1993 book about a patrol behind enemy lines in Iraq?
8.Flags What Southeast Asian country has this as its national flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music What 1986 song begins with these lyrics?
There is freedom within
There is freedom without
Try to catch a deluge in a paper cup

 (½ point each for Artist and Title)
10.History Who was President of Egypt during the Suez Crisis in 1956?
11.Entertainment Who starred as Captain Ahab in the 1956 film Moby Dick?
12.General Knowledge Whose death in July 1937 was followed by radio stations around the world observing two minutes of silence?


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Round 3

1.Food & Drink Indigenous to the Spice Islands, mace is one of two spices obtained from the evergreen tree Myristica fragrans. What is the other?
2.In This Year In this year: U.S. forces made a controversial move into neutral Cambodia to hunt out the Viet Cong; New Zealander racing driver and team founder Bruce McLaren was killed while testing a new race car; and the North Tower of the World Trade Center was topped out, making it the tallest building in the world. What year was it?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Science & Nature Titania, Oberon, Umbriel, Ariel and Miranda are the five largest moons of what planet?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1987)

5.Sport & Leisure Beginning in 1927, who won the first 15 professional world snooker championships?
6.Entertainment What TV series featured the band Dr. Teeth and The Electric Mayhem?
7.Art & Literature Who wrote the 2002 Booker Prize winning novel The Life of Pi?
8.Geography The third largest in Greece, what island is this?

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music What 1972 hit by Roxy Music doesn't mention the song title until the very last line of the song?
10.Anagram FOUL LOUTS ABLY ABUSE is an anagram of what long-running British TV sitcom?
11.Entertainment Name this 1980 film and the actor speaking at the end.

12.General Knowledge 24 Sussex Drive is the official residence of the Prime Minister of what country?


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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 Erupting on Saturday, killing at least 30 hikers, what is the second highest volcano in Japan?
3.Science & Nature What is the surname of the 19th century scientist who was first to conclusively prove the existence of electromagnetic (e.g. radio) waves?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1999)

5.Sport & Leisure In what country is the association football club K.R.C. Genk?

Round 4 Question 5

6.Geography The official country retreat of the President of the United States, Camp David is located in what mountain range?
7.Art & Literature Whose novels include Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?, We Can Remember It for You Wholesale, Minority Report and Adjustment Team?
8.Landmarks 80km south of Brisbane, in what Queensland city would you find the suburb of Surfers Paradise?

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music What was on the Run for Manfred Mann in 1968 and Sweet in 1974?
10.History In what city was Martin Luther King, Jr. assassinated on 4th April 1968?
11.Entertainment Who starred as King Arthur in the 1967 film Camelot?
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 30th September 2014


Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionHow many steps do visitors have to climb to reach the crown of the Statue of Liberty?

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Fad Suckers 10½ 10 8 42¼
Drunken Layabouts 7 37¾
No Debbie or Tommy 5 7 5 31¾


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