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Quiz #252 - 27th January 2015Number 1 Bar & Restaurant

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink In South Asian cuisine, what 'P' describes a type of naan bread filled with a mixture of nuts and raisins?
2.On This Day Pyrotechnics accidentally set Michael Jackson's hair on fire, causing second-degree burns to his scalp, on this day, 27th January 1984. For what product was he filming a commercial at the time?

Round 1 Question 2

3.Science & Nature What Greek mathematician first declared that in a right-angled triangle, the area of the square on the hypotenuse is equal to the sum of the areas of the squares of the other two sides?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1961)

5.Sport & Leisure On 19th July 1922, who became the first person to swim 100m in less than 1 minute?
6.Geography The Sargasso Sea is a region of what ocean?
7.Anagram PARASITE ON NERD is an anagram of what American football running back?
8.Logos Employing 67,000 people worldwide, what American manufacturer has this as its logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music What Swedish band had a worldwide hit in 1994 with Cotton Eye Joe?
10.History Who was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom throughout the Gulf War?
11.Entertainment What 2013 film featured Robin Williams as Dwight D. Eisenhower, James Marsden as John F. Kennedy, Liev Schreiber as Lyndon B. Johnson, John Cusack as Richard Nixon, and Alan Rickman as Ronald Reagan?
12.General Knowledge What country has the international vehicle registration code 'D'?


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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 became King of Saudi Arabia on Friday following the death of his half brother, King Abdullah?
3.Science & Nature What do you suffer from if you have halitosis?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1979)

5.Sport & Leisure What sport was revolutionised by Dick Fosbury in 1968?
6.Geography What country's official name is the Hellenic Republic?
7.Art & Literature For what work is sculptor Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi most famous?
8.Flags What country in southern Africa has this as its national flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music What 1982 song includes these lyrics?
Rows and rows of disused milk floats
Stand dying in the dairy yard
And a hundred lonely housewives
Clutch empty milk bottles to their hearts
 (½ point each for Artist and Title)
10.History Who assassinated Abraham Lincoln at Ford's Theatre, Washington, D.C. in 1865?
11.Entertainment Name the three actresses who played Charlie's Angels in the very first season of the TV series in 1976.
12.General Knowledge Solve this Sudoku puzzle to reveal the 3 digit figure highlighted.

Round 2 Question 12



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Round 3

1.Food & Drink Originating in southern Louisiana in the 18th century, what 'G' describes a stew of okra and other ingredients served over rice?
2.In This Year In this year: Aloha Flight 243 landed safely in Maui despite losing a large portion of its upper fuselage in mid-flight; 165 were killed in the Piper Alpha disaster in the North Sea; and vocalist Roy Orbison died of a heart attack. What year was it?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]

Round 3 Question 2

3.Science & Nature Approximately, what fraction of the Earth's gravity is the moon's?
A. 1/6th
B. 1/8th
C. 1/10th
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1982)

5.Sport & Leisure What is the regulation width, in feet, of an NBA or NCAA basketball court?
6.Entertainment Who plays the title role in the 2014 film Hercules?
7.Art & Literature What English author writes the Inspector Wexford mysteries?
8.Geography What European country is this?

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music Living for the City and Don't You Worry 'bout a Thing were hits in the 70s for who?
10.Anagram EVENT TESTS LABIA is an anagram of what German sportsman?
11.Entertainment Name this 1971 film and the character speaking.

12.General Knowledge Quaint antique collectables about which you're very inquisitive
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 Who was sworn in as Prime Minister of Greece yesterday?
3.Science & Nature What highly contagious disease is caused by infection with the varicella zoster virus?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(2001)

5.Sport & Leisure What two players dominated the Wimbledon gentlemen's singles during the 1980s with three wins each?
6.Geography What Australian state completely surrounds the city of Canberra and the Australian Capital Territory?
7.Art & Literature First published in 1972, who wrote Watership Down?
8.Landmarks What is the name of this European palace?

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music The End of the World was a worldwide hit in 1962 for who?
10.History What leader of the Scottish resistance was brutally executed in London on 23rd August 1305?
11.Entertainment What 1960s TV series featured a criminal organisation called THRUSH?
12.General Knowledge How many capital letters in the English alphabet have two lines of symmetry?


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Picture Round

Picture Round 27th January 2015


Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionKidnapped in Iran in 2007, Bob Levinson is the longest held hostage in American history. As at today, how many days has he been held captive?

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Fad Suckers 9 11 8 8 10 46
Drunken Layabouts 10 8 8 43¾
Bugadifino 9 8 8 42


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