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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?
 Prohibition (it initiated the repeal of the Eighteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution)
3.Science & Nature What 'T' describes this genus of mammal?


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

  Bobby Rydell - Wild OneBobby Rydell - Wild One (1960)
5.Sport & Leisure In what sports event do brothers Kurt and Kyle Busch currently compete?
  NASCAR Sprint Cup SeriesNASCAR Sprint Cup Series
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?
  George Herbert Walker BushGeorge Herbert Walker Bush
8.Logos What well known drinks brand has this as its logo?


9.Music Howie Dorough, A. J. McLean and Nick Carter were the original members of what American band formed in 1992?
 Backstreet Boys (Cousins Kevin Richardson and Brian Littrell joined the band in 1993)
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?
 RMS Carpathia
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?
  For Whom the Bell TollsFor Whom the Bell Tolls

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Round 2

1.Dingbats Solve this dingbat to reveal a well known term or phrase.

Cat Among the Pigeons

 Cat Among the Pigeons
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?
 Potassium (K)
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

  Simon & Garfunkel - Bridge over Troubled WaterSimon & Garfunkel - Bridge over Troubled Water (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"?
  Brian JohnstonBrian Johnston
6.Geography In what U.S. State is most of Yellowstone National Park located?
 Wyoming (it also extends into Montana and Idaho)
7.Art & Literature What was the name of Harry Potter's snowy owl?
8.Flags What region is represented by this flag?


 Macau (Macao Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China)
9.Music She Drives Me Crazy and Good Thing were worldwide hits in 1989 for what British band?
  Fine Young CannibalsFine Young Cannibals
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?
 New York and Paris (Roosevelt Field to Le Bourget Aerodrome)
11.Entertainment On whose biography is the 2014 film The Imitation Game based?
  Alan TuringAlan Turing (played by Benedict Cumberbatch)
12.Sudoku Solve this Sudoku puzzle to reveal the 3 digit figure highlighted.



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Round 3

1.Food & Drink What Scottish liqueur derives its name from the Gaelic for 'the drink that satisfies'?
  DrambuieDrambuie (Scottish Gaelic: an dram buidheach)
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)]


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?
 Parkinson's disease (James Parkinson)
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

  Judas Priest - Breaking the LawJudas Priest - Breaking the Law (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.
  Rodney DangerfieldRodney Dangerfield
7.Art & Literature According to the book of Genesis, on what day was man created?
 The Sixth Day
8.Geography With a population of around 46 million, and bordering Burma, Laos and Vietnam, what Chinese province is this?


 Yunnan (Chinese: 云南省)
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)
  Steve Miller Band – The JokerSteve Miller Band – The Joker

10.Anagram LAW OF GENITAL ARCH is an anagram of what world famous landmark?
  Great Wall of ChinaGreat Wall of China
11.Entertainment Name this 1989 film and the actress playing the character referred to as "she".

  When Harry Met Sally - Meg RyanWhen Harry Met Sally - Meg Ryan (with Billy Crystal and Estelle Reiner)
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.
 Capon / Capone

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Round 4

1.Dingbats Solve this dingbat to reveal a well known term or phrase.

He's out of his depth

 He's out of his depth
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?
 Lars Vilks
3.Science & Nature What is the lowest number on the Beaufort wind force scale?
 0 (Calm - wind speed less than 0.7 mph)
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

  Wilson Phillips - Hold OnWilson Phillips - Hold On (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?
 Ulan Bator / Ulaanbaatar (Mongolia - an average annual temperature of −0.4 °C / 31.3 °F)
7.Art & Literature Who painted Young Virgin Auto-Sodomized by the Horns of Her Own Chastity in 1954?

Salvador Dalí

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


9.Music Covered by The Blues Brothers in 1978, Soul Man was a 1967 worldwide hit for who?
  Sam and DaveSam and Dave
10.History Who was the first post-war Chancellor of Germany (West Germany) from 1949 to 1963?
 Konrad Adenauer
11.Entertainment Name the three actresses who played Charlie's Angels in the 2000 film and its 2003 sequel.
  Lucy Liu, Cameron Diaz, Drew BarrymoreLucy Liu, Cameron Diaz, Drew Barrymore
12.General Knowledge Which is greater?
A. 80 knots
B. 90 mph
C. 40 m/s
 A. 80 knots (92.0624 mph / 41.1556 m/s)

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Picture Round

Picture Round 17th February 2015

1. Planes, Trains and Automobiles
(1987 - Steve Martin, John Candy)
2. In the Name of the Father
(1993 - Daniel Day-Lewis, John Lynch, Pete Postlethwaite)
3. The Quiet Man
(1952 - Maureen O'Hara, John Wayne)
4. The King of Comedy
(1982 - Robert De Niro)
5. The Pursuit of Happyness
(2006 - Jaden Smith, Will Smith)
6. A Fistful of Dollars
(1964 - Clint Eastwood, Joe Edger)
7. Strangers on a Train
(1951 - Farley Granger, Robert Walker)
8. Titanic
(1997 - Kate Winslet, Leonardo DiCaprio)
9. The Hurt Locker
(2008 - Jeremy Renner)
10. Easy Rider
(1969 - Dennis Hopper, Peter Fonda, Jack Nicholson)
11. Moonraker
(1979 - Lois Chiles, Roger Moore)
12. Pink Panther
(1963/2006 - Peter Sellers/Steve Martin)

Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionBuilt around 1190 entirely of baked bricks, how tall, in feet, is the Minaret of Jam in Afghanistan?
203 (62 m)


 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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