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Quiz #246 - 16th December 2014Number 1 Bar & Restaurant

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink What is the main ingredient added to vodka to make a Bloody Mary?
2.On This Day Commemorated annually as Victory Day in Bangladesh and Vijay Diwas in India, the Pakistan Army surrendered, ending the war between them on this day, 16th December, in what year?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Science & Nature What was the surname of the man who invented vulcanised rubber in 1839?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1968)

5.Sport & Leisure In what month is Australia's major thoroughbred horse race, the Melbourne Cup, held?
6.Geography In what desert is North America's lowest, driest, and hottest area, Death Valley, located?
7.Anagram IT DANGLED ARSE is an anagram of what European football club?
8.Logos What car manufacturer has this as its logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music Formed in 1992, what British band's albums include Performance and Cocktails, Just Enough Education to Perform, and Pull the Pin?
10.History In 1949, what city became capital of the Federal Republic of Germany?
11.Entertainment What were the names of the three tunnels in the 1963 film The Great Escape?
12.General Knowledge What single word can mean a parasitic worm, the tail of a dolphin or whale, or a lucky chance?


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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 the NBA on Sunday, who moved to third on the all-time point scorer list, overtaking Michael Jordan?
3.Science & Nature To the nearest whole number, how many revolutions does the moon make around the earth in a calendar year?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1974)

5.Sport & Leisure What Colombian player won the Golden Boot award at the 2014 World Cup finals?
6.Geography Measured by both area and population, what archipelago is the smallest country in Africa?
7.Art & Literature Name the 17th-century English poet whose works include the epic Paradise Lost and its sequel, Paradise Regained.
8.Flags Known as the New Hebrides until their independence in 1980, what South Pacific island nation has this as its national flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music Who was co-founder, lyricist, rhythm guitarist and lead vocalist of the punk rock band The Clash?
10.History What Arizona town was the scene of the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral in 1881?
11.Entertainment What film character drove a car with the registration number BMT 216A?
12.Sudoku Solve this Sudoku puzzle to reveal the 3 digit figure highlighted.

Round 2 Question 12



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Round 3

1.Food & Drink What province in China gives its name to a style of bold flavoured, spicy cuisine?
2.In This Year General John N. Mitchell, H. R. Haldeman and John Ehrlichman were found guilty and sentenced over the Watergate scandal; Peter Gabriel left Genesis, replaced on lead vocals by drummer Phil Collins; and The Rocky Horror Picture Show premièred in cinemas worldwide. What year was it?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Science & Nature What machine tool has a headstock and a tailstock?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1984)

5.Sport & Leisure Colloquially referred to as the "National Provincial Championship", what is the current official name of New Zealand's top-level domestic professional rugby union competition?
6.Entertainment In what U.S. city is the TV series Grey's Anatomy set?
7.Art & Literature Predating the play itself, the title of what Shakespeare play is also a well known proverb?
8.Geography What Southeast Asian country is this?

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music What is the name of the estate that was Michael Jackson's home and private amusement park?
10.Anagram NAKED, ANAL THUMP is an anagram of what capital city and the country it is capital of? (2 word answer)
11.Entertainment Name this 1981 film and the actor speaking.

12.General Knowledge Product protection, for someone in hospital
Answer with two words. The first part is a clue to a six letter word. Add a letter to that word to give the answer to the second clue.


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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 Australian Muslim "cleric" responsible for the hostage crisis at a Lindt chocolate cafe in Sydney, Australia yesterday.
3.Science & Nature What two planets did Mariner 10 flyby and take pictures of in 1974?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1999)

5.Sport & Leisure What Major League Soccer team are nicknamed the "Quakes"?
6.Geography What is Canada's most populous province?
7.Art & Literature First published in 1920, what British author's first novel was The Mysterious Affair at Styles?
8.Landmarks In what European capital city is this, the "Park of the Fiftieth Anniversary" or "Jubilee Park"?

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music What 1967 song includes these lyrics?
And although my eyes were open
They might have just as well've been closed
 (½ point each for Artist and Title)
10.History What was the surname of the Archduke assassinated in Sarajevo in 1914, a precursor to World War I?
11.Entertainment Who is Kate Hudson's famous actress mother?
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 16th December 2014


Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionThe largest religious monument in the world, Angkor Wat in Cambodia was built during the reign of King Suryavarman II. In what year did his reign begin?

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Drunken Layabouts 10½ 10 9 10 48
Fad Suckers 9 10½ 8 10 47
Bugadifino 9 7 8 4 35½


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