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Quiz #240 - 4th November 2014Number 1 Bar & Restaurant

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink What 'F' is a French word used to describe a beverage served with finely crushed ice?
2.On This Day Barack Obama became the first man of African-American descent to be elected President of the United States on this day, 4th November, in what year?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Science & Nature What two major planets in our Solar System do not have moons?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1960)

5.Sport & Leisure In December 1981, Muhammad Ali's last professional fight was against who?
6.Geography The still waters of what North Atlantic sea are covered by brown algae?

Round 1 Question 6

7.Anagram ORAL MANIAC FORNICATES is an anagram of what U.S. state capital and the state it is capital of? (2 word answer)
8.Logos What well known company has this as its logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music What 1979 song begins Once I had a love and it was a gas?  (½ point each for Artist and Title)
10.History Born in 1847, what American inventor started going deaf at the age of 12?
11.Entertainment As a child actor in the 1970s, Danny Bonaduce played a member of what TV family?
12.General Knowledge In astrology, the three air signs are Aquarius, Gemini and what?


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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 29-year-old British man remanded in custody this week after being accused of murdering two women in Hong Kong.
3.Science & Nature Native to India, what 'G' describes this fish-eating crocodile?

Round 2 Question 3

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

(1971)

5.Sport & Leisure On 31st August 1968, what West Indian became the first ever batsman to hit six sixes in a single over in first-class cricket?
6.Geography What Canadian city was called York until 1834?
7.Art & Literature What famous horror novel is subtitled The Modern Prometheus?
8.Flags What East African country has this as its national flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music Graham Nash was a member of what British pop group before joining up with Crosby and Stills in 1968?
10.History Who was the most recent U.S. President to become a Nobel Peace Prize laureate?
11.Entertainment Complete the title of this 2010 animated film: How to Train Your ____?
12.General Knowledge Middle East Airlines are the national flag-carrier of what country?


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Round 3

1.Food & Drink A tribute to John Lennon, who launched a product in 2008 called "Imagine Whirled Peace"?
2.In This Year In this year: George H. W. Bush was televised vomiting into the lap of the Japanese Prime Minister and fainting; Denmark won the UEFA European Football Championship; and Queen Elizabeth II gave her annus horribilis speech. What year was it?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Science & Nature In dry air at 20 °C (68 °F), the speed of sound is how many metres per second?  [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)

(1987)

5.Sport & Leisure In what year was the baseball World Series cancelled because of a players' strike?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
6.Entertainment Cameron Diaz co-starred with Ben Stiller in what hit comedy film of the 90s?
7.Art & Literature A Woman of Substance, published in 1979, was a best-selling début novel for what well-known novelist?
8.Geography What U.S. state is this?

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music What American was the drummer for the band The Police?
10.Anagram BENT A YEWS TIMBERS is an anagram of what well known European building?
11.Entertainment Who played the President of the United States in the 1996 film Mars Attacks!?
12.General Knowledge If you share the same great-grandparents with someone, but not the same grand-parents, what is your relationship?


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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 What is the name of the 35-year-old tightrope walker who set two world records in a televised event in Chicago on Sunday?
3.Science & Nature What is the name of the tubes that connect the kidneys to the bladder?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(2003)

5.Sport & Leisure Name the location and year of the Summer Olympic Games boycotted by most sovereign African nations over apartheid?
6.Geography Measured from its oceanic base, at 33,100ft it is more than twice the base-to-peak height of Mount Everest, making it the tallest mountain on Earth. What is it called?
7.Art & Literature In Roald Dahl's 1968 novel Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, who claimed to have been chewing the same piece of gum "for three months solid"?
8.Landmarks What is the name of this world-renowned opera house in Milan, Italy?

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music Who had a hit in 1968 with Do You Know the Way to San Jose?
10.History In 1969, what U.S. politician drove his car off a bridge at Chappaquidick, resulting in the death of a young colleague, Mary Jo Kopechne?
11.Entertainment On 22nd March 2228, Riverside in Iowa will become the birthplace of what sci-fi hero?
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 4th November 2014


Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionThe greatest distance for an unsupported tightrope walk was achieved by Bello Nock across a wire along the length of a cruise ship on 10th November 2010. How long (in feet) was his walk?

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Fad Suckers 10 10 9 8 42½
Drunken Layabouts 7 7 7 8 37½
Bugadifino 9 7 7 6 7 36


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