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Quiz #254 - 10th February 2015Number 1 Bar & Restaurant

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink What popular beverage is produced from a plant called Camellia sinensis?
2.On This Day What was the name of the IBM supercomputer that became the first machine to win a chess game against a reigning world champion (Garry Kasparov) on this day, 10th February 1996?.
3.Science & Nature Deadly if untreated, what insect is responsible for transmitting human sleeping sickness?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)


5.Sport & Leisure Aged just 17, who became the No. 1 ranked woman professional golfer on 2nd February 2015?
6.Geography In what country is the Niger River Delta?
7.Anagram FROTH ON CUSTOMER is an anagram of what well known alcoholic brand name?
8.Logos What American footwear manufacturer has this as its logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music What British artist won four Grammy awards this weekend; Best New Artist, Record of the Year, Song of the Year, and Best Vocal Album?
10.History What U.S. President was born Leslie Lynch King Jr. on 14th July 1913?
11.Entertainment Peter Ustinov played a bungling Chinese spy searching for a stolen microfilm, hidden somewhere inside the Natural History Museum in London. What was the name of this 1975 children's comedy film?
12.General Knowledge One U.S. oil barrel equals how many U.S. gallons?

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Round 2

1.Dingbats Solve this dingbat to reveal a well known culinary term. (1 word answer)

Round 2 Question 1

2.Current Affairs What airline's Flight 235 crashed into the Keelung River last Wednesday shortly after takeoff from Taipei Songshan Airport?

Round 2 Question 2

3.Science & Nature On the internet, what does 'http' stand for? (3 word answer)
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)


5.Sport & Leisure Winning 9–8 on penalties after a 0–0 draw, who won the Africa Cup of Nations on Sunday, and what team did they beat?
6.Geography What Russian seaport is the largest city north of the Arctic Circle?
7.Art & Literature Recently sold for US$300m, the highest known price ever paid for a work of art, who painted When Will You Marry in 1892?

Round 2 Question 7

8.Flags What Central American country has this as its national flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music What two artists wrote the 1985 USA for Africa charity single We Are The World?
10.History What battle of 1746 in Scotland ended the Jacobite rising?
11.Entertainment Starring Spencer Tracy (his last film), Sidney Poitier and Katharine Hepburn, what was the title of the 1967 comedy-drama film that made a (then rare) positive representation of interracial marriage?
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 With a smoky character derived from peat, on what Scottish island are Ardbeg, Lagavulin, and Laphroaig whiskies produced?
2.In This Year In this year: The Winter Olympics were held in Turin, Italy; after writing When I'm Sixty-Four at age 16, former Beatle Paul McCartney turned 64; and the social-networking service Twitter was officially launched. What year was it?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]

Round 3 Question 2

3.Science & Nature What animal has a name derived from the Greek words for "river horse"?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)


5.Sport & Leisure At what sporting event is the Borg-Warner Trophy awarded to the winner?
6.Entertainment What 1980s TV series saw the characters of Dick and Joanna Loudon moving from New York City to rural Vermont to operate the 200-year-old Stratford Inn?
7.Art & Literature Of what 2001 novel is Piscine Molitor Patel the protagonist?
8.Geography What Middle East country is this?

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music What 1972 worldwide hit includes these lyrics?
Praise for the singing, praise for the morning
Praise for them springing fresh from the Word  (½ point each for Artist and Title)
10.Anagram MY STIFF LAY UP HER BEAVER is an anagram of what American TV series, first aired between 1997 and 2003?
11.Entertainment Name this 1999 film and the child actor speaking.

12.General Knowledge Minimalist underwear gathers a large crowd
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 Name the American female hostage who ISIL claimed this week has been killed by Jordanian airstrikes in Syria.
3.Science & Nature What three chemical elements make up a carbohydrate?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)


5.Sport & Leisure What U.S. city is host to the Raiders NFL team?

Round 4 Question 5

6.Geography In what region of France are the cities of Rennes, Brest and Saint-Malo?
7.Art & Literature His best known work, what is the title of the futuristic novel by Aldous Huxley first published in 1932?
8.Landmarks Aconcagua is the highest mountain outside of Asia. In what South American country is it?

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music Released in 1963, Be My Baby was the biggest hit for what American girl group?
10.History During World War II, by what name was U.S.-born William Joyce better known?
11.Entertainment Who played eight different members of the D'Ascoyne family in the 1949 comedy film Kind Hearts and Coronets?
12.General Knowledge What motorised vehicle was launched in the UK on the 10th January 1985 with a price tag of £399 plus delivery?

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Picture Round

Picture Round 10th February 2015

Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionWhat is the length, in millimetres, of a standard factory specification Sinclair C5?


 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Bugadifino 9 10½ 10 10 46
Drunken Layabouts 10 10 10 45¾
Fad Suckers 8 9 43½

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