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Quiz #243 - 25th November 2014Number 1 Bar & Restaurant

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink What 'C' describes an apple brandy from the French region of Lower Normandy?
2.On This Day The funeral of assassinated President John F Kennedy took place in Washington D.C. on this day, 25th November, in what year?
3.Science & Nature What four letter word is a more common name for hydrated magnesium silicate?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1965)

5.Sport & Leisure What golfing competition is named after one of its first sponsors, an English businessman who originated the idea of selling garden seeds in "penny packets"?
6.Geography In what European country is Lake Garda the largest?
7.Anagram BUILT TO STAY FREE is an anagram of what world famous landmark?
8.Logos What non-profit foundation has this as its logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music Praise You and Right Here, Right Now were worldwide hits in 1999 for who?
10.History Who was excommunicated by The Pope at the Diet of Worms in 1521?
11.Entertainment Who played Zeus in the 2012 film Wrath of the Titans?
12.General Knowledge In astrology, what sign of the zodiac is represented by a crab?


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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 Who defeated Viswanathan Anand to retain the World Chess Championship title on Sunday?
3.Science & Nature In electrical engineering, what is defined as the potential difference across a conductor when a current of one ampere dissipates one watt of power?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1978)

5.Sport & Leisure The 1972 Winter Olympic Games were the first to be held in Asia. What Japanese city was the host?
6.Geography What is the most populous island in the world?
7.Art & Literature What fruit obscures the face of the man in Magritte's The Son of Man?
8.Flags What Arab state has this as its national flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music If She Knew What She Wants, Walking Down Your Street, In Your Room and Be With You were among several worldwide hits for what American band in the 1980s?
10.History What name is given to the group of American pioneer migrants who resorted to cannibalism after their wagon train became snowbound in the Sierra Nevadas during the winter of 1846–47?
11.Entertainment What TV series featured, in the early 90s, Ryan Gosling, Britney Spears, Christina Aguilera and Justin Timberlake?
12.General Knowledge Lust, Gluttony, Greed; what four others complete the seven deadly sins?


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Round 3

1.Food & Drink Often called the "king of herbs", what herb gets its name from the Greek word for king?
2.In This Year In this year: U.S. President Ronald Reagan was sworn in for his second term in office; the Heysel Stadium Disaster killed 39 and injured 600; and Back to the Future was released in cinemas around the world. What year was it?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Science & Nature What 'W' describes a sharpening stone used to grind and hone the edges of knives and steel tools?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1988)

5.Sport & Leisure In baseball, what is the distance between the front of the pitching mound and the back of the home plate?
6.Entertainment The title character of what 1980s cartoon series had enemies named Texas Pete, Skeleton and Bulk?
7.Art & Literature In the Harry Potter books, who was born Tom Marvolo Riddle?
8.Geography What is the name of this group of islands?

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music Who had a worldwide hit in 1979 with Just When I Needed You Most?
10.Anagram CANNIBAL SNORKEL is an anagram of what U.S. state capital and the state it is capital of? (2 word answer)
11.Entertainment Name this film and the actor speaking.

12.General Knowledge In Roman numerals, what does the letter 'L' represent?


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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 St Louis suburb where violence has escalated this week after a decision not to indict Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown.
3.Science & Nature After nitrogen and oxygen, what is the third most common gas in the Earth's atmosphere?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(2003)

5.Sport & Leisure In Rugby Union in 2000, what country turned the 'Five Nations' into the 'Six Nations'?
6.Geography What is the capital of Qatar?
7.Art & Literature Under what pen name did Mary Ann Evans publish The Mill on the Floss in 1860?
8.Landmarks Pictured here at an unusual angle, what is the name of this world famous landmark and in what city is it located?

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music What Beatles song describes a man named 'JoJo' in the the first line of its lyrics?
10.History What two neighbouring countries joined the European Union on 1st January 1986?
11.Entertainment What animation studio was founded in 1994 by Steven Spielberg, Jeffrey Katzenberg, and David Geffen?
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 25th November 2014


Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionWhat was the race distance, in kilometres, at the 2014 Abu Dhabi Formula 1 Grand Prix?

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Fad Suckers 9 8 7 10 10 44
Bugadifino 9 8 9 9 41¾
Drunken Layabouts 8 9 9 9 40½


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