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Quiz #250 - 13th January 2015Number 1 Bar & Restaurant

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink Also known as 'roti', what 'C' describes a thin, unleavened flatbread from South Asia and East Africa?
2.On This Day Johnny Cash performed live at Folsom State Prison on this day, 13th January, in what year?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Science & Nature How many sides has a dodecagon?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1962)

5.Sport & Leisure How old was Boris Becker in 1985 when he became the youngest-ever winner of the men's singles title at Wimbledon?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
6.Geography Between 1955 and 1971, by what name was modern-day Bangladesh known?
7.Anagram SOD BANDIT'S RUMOUR is an anagram of what European domestic football club?
8.Logos What American food brand has this as its logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music Best known for a handful of worldwide hits in the late 90s, name this Danish-Norwegian dance-pop group.

Round 1 Question 9

10.History How many funnels did the Titanic have?
11.Entertainment Who played the title role in the 1977 Woody Allen film Annie Hall?
12.General Knowledge In office between May and September 2010, who preceded Ed Miliband as Leader of the Opposition in the U.K?


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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 French magazine editor killed, along with 11 others, in the Charlie Hebdo shooting last week?
3.Science & Nature When the acronym EHF is used to describe the Ebola disease, what does the 'H' stand for?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1974)

5.Sport & Leisure In American football, who broke the NFL records for career postseason yardage and touchdown passes during a playoff game against the Baltimore Ravens on Saturday?
6.Geography By what name are the Spanish provinces of Barcelona, Girona, Lleida and Tarragona collectively known?
7.Art & Literature What was Stephen King's first published novel in 1974?
8.Flags What South American country has this as its national flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music Of what well known backing band is bass player Garry Tallent the only remaining original member?
10.History The 1960 Valdivia earthquake of Sunday 22nd May 1960 was the most powerful earthquake ever recorded, rating 9.5. On the coast of what country was its epicenter?
11.Entertainment Only the third to ever do so, what 1990s film most recently won Academy Awards in all five top categories: Best Picture, Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Director, and Adapted Screenplay?
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 liqueur is added to cognac to make a Sidecar cocktail?
2.In This Year In this year: U2 released their studio album The Joshua Tree; The Simpsons cartoon first appeared as a series of shorts on The Tracey Ullman Show; and the last remaining prisoner at Spandau Prison, Rudolf Hess, was found dead in his cell. What year was it?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Science & Nature What were the first man-made objects to break the sound barrier?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1987)

5.Sport & Leisure Real Madrid and Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo won the FIFA Ballon d'Or on Monday. Who came second and third?
6.Entertainment What was the surname of the leading family in the 1960s TV series Bonanza?
7.Art & Literature Who wrote the novels The Odessa File, The Fist of God, and The Kill List?
8.Geography What landlocked country in West Africa is this?

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music Arnold George Dorsey was born in Madras, British India, in 1936, and toured England with the Walker Brothers, Jimi Hendrix, and Cat Stevens in 1967. Under what name is this crooner better known?
10.Anagram ANAL WORD SWAP is an anagram of what capital city and the country it is capital of? (2 word answer)
11.Entertainment Name this 1979 film and the actor speaking.

12.General Knowledge Helps lift a heavy load and it's quite intelligent
Answer with two words. The first part is a clue to a five 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 What country has reported at least 69 dead and nearly 200 hospitalised after being poisoned by contaminated beer at a funeral on Friday?
3.Science & Nature What 'A' describes the clear, slightly yellowish liquid that surrounds an unborn baby during pregnancy?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1996)

5.Sport & Leisure Since 1975, Australia have won seven out of eight Rugby League World Cup competitions. Who won the other?
6.Geography What is the name of the salt flats in northwestern Utah on which many world land speed records have been set?
7.Art & Literature By what name is 16th century painter, sculptor and architect Doménikos Theotokópoulos better known?
8.Landmarks In what city would you find this, the Al-Aqsa Mosque?

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music Best known for their 1980 hit Fade to Grey, who is the lead singer and frontman of the 1980s pop group Visage?
10.History In what U.S. state did Abraham Lincoln deliver his famous "Gettysburg Address" in 1863?
11.Entertainment Who played the title role in the 1986 comedy Ferris Bueller's Day Off?
12.General Knowledge What popular game features a character named "Boddy" in North America and "Black" in most other English speaking countries?


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Picture Round

Picture Round 13th January 2015


Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionThe world record for the longest working train was set on 21st June 2001 in Western Australia. More than 7km long and with 682 loaded iron ore wagons and 8 locomotives, how long exactly, in metres, was it?

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Drunken Layabouts 9 8 11 11½ 10 49½
Fad Suckers 10½ 6 10 7 40
Bugadifino 7 7 8 33
D + A 7 5 3 27¼


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