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Quiz #255 - 17th February 2015Number 1 Bar & Restaurant

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink What ground roasted legume is used to make satay sauce?
2.On This Day The passing of the Blaine Act by the U.S. Senate on this day, 17th February 1933, marked the beginning of the end of what?
3.Science & Nature What 'T' describes this genus of mammal?

Round 1 Question 3

4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1960)

5.Sport & Leisure In what sports event do brothers Kurt and Kyle Busch currently compete?
6.Geography Among the hottest major cities in the world, of what African country is N'Djamena the capital?
7.Anagram HUGE BERSERK REBEL WARTHOG is an anagram of the full name of what former U.S. president?
8.Logos What well known drinks brand has this as its logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music Howie Dorough, A. J. McLean and Nick Carter were the original members of what American band formed in 1992?
10.History What was the name of the Cunard Line transatlantic passenger steamship that rescued most of the survivors of RMS Titanic after it struck an iceberg and sank on 15th April 1912?
11.Entertainment What is the title of the 24th James Bond film, due for release in November 2015?
12.General Knowledge What 1940 Ernest Hemingway novel was adapted into a 1943 film starring Gary Cooper and Ingrid Bergman, and is also the title of a 1985 song by Metallica?


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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 What country bombed Islamic State targets in Libya yesterday in response to a video showing 21 of its Christian citizens being executed?
3.Science & Nature The symbol for what chemical element is derived from the Neo-Latin word kalium?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1970)

5.Sport & Leisure When Michael Holding of the West Indies was bowling to Peter Willey of England in a Test match at The Oval in 1976, who was falsely quoted as commentating "The bowler's Holding, the batsman's Willey"?
6.Geography In what U.S. State is most of Yellowstone National Park located?
7.Art & Literature What was the name of Harry Potter's snowy owl?
8.Flags What region is represented by this flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music She Drives Me Crazy and Good Thing were worldwide hits in 1989 for what British band?
10.History Between what two major cities did Charles Lindbergh fly non-stop in the Spirit of St. Louis to claim the Orteig Prize in May 1927?
11.Entertainment On whose biography is the 2014 film The Imitation Game based?
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 Scottish liqueur derives its name from the Gaelic for 'the drink that satisfies'?
2.In This Year In this year: The Winter Olympics were held in Lake Placid, New York; the arcade game Pac-Man was released by Namco; and the album Back in Black was released by Australian band AC/DC. What year was it?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]

Round 3 Question 2

3.Science & Nature What degenerative disorder of the central nervous system is named after the English doctor who published the first detailed description of it in 1817?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1980)

5.Sport & Leisure In horse racing, what name is given to a female horse under 5 years of age?
6.Entertainment Known for his catchphrase "I don't get no respect!", he died in 2004 and his headstone reads, "There goes the neighborhood". Name this American comedian and actor.
7.Art & Literature According to the book of Genesis, on what day was man created?
8.Geography With a population of around 46 million, and bordering Burma, Laos and Vietnam, what Chinese province is this?

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music What 1973 song includes these lyrics?
Cause I'm a picker
I'm a grinner
I'm a lover
And I'm a sinner
 (½ point each for Artist and Title)
10.Anagram LAW OF GENITAL ARCH is an anagram of what world famous landmark?
11.Entertainment Name this 1989 film and the actress playing the character referred to as "she".

12.General Knowledge A domestic bird is castrated and fattened, then eaten by a famous gangster
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 Swedish artist thought to have been the main target of the shooting at the Krudttønden cultural centre in Copenhagen on Saturday due to his satirical drawings of Muhammad?
3.Science & Nature What is the lowest number on the Beaufort wind force scale?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1990)

5.Sport & Leisure What was Billie Jean King's maiden name?
6.Geography 1350m above sea level, what Asian city is the coldest national capital in the world?
7.Art & Literature Who painted Young Virgin Auto-Sodomized by the Horns of Her Own Chastity in 1954?

Round 4 Question 7

8.Landmarks The Minaret of Jam is a UNESCO World Heritage Site in what Asian country?

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music Covered by The Blues Brothers in 1978, Soul Man was a 1967 worldwide hit for who?
10.History Who was the first post-war Chancellor of Germany (West Germany) from 1949 to 1963?
11.Entertainment Name the three actresses who played Charlie's Angels in the 2000 film and its 2003 sequel.
12.General Knowledge Which is greater?
A. 80 knots
B. 90 mph
C. 40 m/s


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Picture Round

Picture Round 17th February 2015


Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionBuilt around 1190 entirely of baked bricks, how tall, in feet, is the Minaret of Jam in Afghanistan?

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Drunken Layabouts 7 10 10 7 12 46
Fad Suckers 8 9 12 10 44½
Bugadifino 9 39


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