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Quiz #241 - 11th November 2014Number 1 Bar & Restaurant

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink In Mexican cuisine, what 'E' describes a corn tortilla rolled around a filling and covered with a chili pepper sauce?
2.On This Day Rhodesia's white-minority government of Ian Smith unilaterally declared independence from the UK on this day, 11th November, in what year?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Science & Nature In degrees Fahrenheit, what is the boiling point of water?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1961)

5.Sport & Leisure What famous actor was in the second placed team at the 1979 24 Hours Of Le Mans?
6.Geography How many U.S. state names begin with one of the four points of a compass?
7.Anagram HE HEAVYSET CRETIN is an anagram of what Marilyn Monroe film?
8.Logos What well known luxury brand has this as its logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music In a 1994 hit by R.E.M., who was being asked What's the Frequency?
10.History Who was Mayor of Berlin when the Berlin Wall was built and later became Chancellor of West Germany?
11.Entertainment What 1970s TV series featured the characters Lord Brett Sinclair and Danny Wilde?
12.General Knowledge What city provided the locations for original 1935 version of Monopoly?


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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 In what country has a Legionella outbreak infected more than 200 and killed 5 in recent weeks?
3.Science & Nature In our solar system, what is the fifth planet from the sun?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1974)

5.Sport & Leisure Britain's Jonathan Edwards holds the current world record in what track and field event?
6.Geography What is the name of the strait that connects San Francisco Bay to the Pacific Ocean?
7.Art & Literature Greenmantle is the first sequel to what 1915 John Buchan novel?
8.Flags What Caribbean country has this as its national flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music What 1986 song begins:
I must've dreamed a thousand dreams.
Been haunted by a million screams.
 (½ point each for Artist and Title)
10.History Who was the Command Module Pilot on the Apollo 11 mission to the Moon?
11.Entertainment What is the title of Disney's 2012 animation about a character that jumps between computer games?
12.General Knowledge From 18th-century nautical folklore, what is the name of the ghost ship that can never make port and is doomed to sail the world's oceans forever?


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Round 3

1.Food & Drink What 'A' describes the Italian short-grain rice often used to make risotto?
2.In This Year In this year: 66 were killed in a stairway crush at a Rangers Celtic match in Glasgow, Scotland; in the 'Fight of the Century', Joe Frazier defeated Muhammad Ali at Madison Square Garden; and Walt Disney World opened in Orlando, Florida. What year was it?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Science & Nature What chemical element is most commonly used in the filament of an incandescent light bulb?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1988)

5.Sport & Leisure What team reached the Super Bowl in four consecutive years (1991-94) and lost them all?
6.Entertainment Endora was Darrin's mother-in-law in what 1960s TV series?
7.Art & Literature In J. M. Barrie's Peter Pan; Tootles, Nibs, Slightly, Curly, and The Twins are collectively known as what?
8.Geography What is this, the largest landlocked country in Africa?

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music What 1979 hit single was based on a quote by 16-year-old Brenda Ann Spencer?  (½ point each for Artist and Title)
10.Anagram SATIRICAL HAG URINE is an anagram of what American singer-songwriter?
11.Entertainment Name this 1975 film.

12.General Knowledge What Caribbean country has the Gourde as its currency?


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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 AC/DC drummer in court in New Zealand this week charged with attempting to procure a murder, threatening to kill, possession of methamphetamine and possession of cannabis.
3.Science & Nature What is the scientific name for the southern equivalent of the Aurora Borealis?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(2005)

5.Sport & Leisure First published in 2003, what sportsman's fictional autobiography was titled Every Second Counts?
6.Geography The longest railway tunnel in the world, what two Japanese islands are connected by the Seikan Tunnel?
7.Art & Literature In Douglas Adams' The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, what is the name of the Betelgeusian character with two heads and three arms?
8.Landmarks In what U.S. city would you find Coit Tower on Telegraph Hill?

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music What 1956 musical features the songs Wouldn't It Be Loverly? and The Rain in Spain?
10.History In what century was Joan of Arc burnt at the stake?
11.Entertainment What 1990s James Bond film title was also the name of the Jamaican home of author Ian Fleming?
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 11th November 2014


Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionThe Aphrodite of Milos (Greek: Αφροδίτη της Μήλου), better known as the Venus de Milo, is one of the most famous works of ancient Greek sculpture. In centimetres, how tall is it?

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Fad Suckers 11 8 11 8 47½
Bugadifino 9 8 8 9 41½
Drunken Layabouts 8 7 8 8 39½


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