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Quiz #256 - 24th February 2015Number 1 Bar & Restaurant

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink With what third main ingredient is filet steak coated before being wrapped in puff pastry to make a Beef Wellington?
2.On This Day Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini offered a US$3 million bounty for the death of The Satanic Verses author Salman Rushdie on this day, 24th February, in what year?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]

Round 1 Question 2

3.Science & Nature What 'N' describes this toothed whale?

Round 1 Question 3

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

(1967)

5.Sport & Leisure What two countries are jointly hosting the 2015 Cricket World Cup?
6.Geography What is the only country to share a land border with Qatar?
7.Anagram RETARD ERADICATES SEMEN is an anagram of what classic 1950s film?
8.Logos What website has this as its logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music Vision of Love was the 1990 début hit single for what female artist?
10.History The Anschluß was the annexation of Austria by Nazi Germany in what year?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
11.Entertainment Who played the title role in the 1980 film Brubaker?
12.General Knowledge What is the final book of the New Testament?


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Round 2

1.Dingbats Solve this dingbat to reveal a song title.

Round 2 Question 1

2.Current Affairs What 2014 film won Best Picture, Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, and Best Cinematography at the Academy Awards on Sunday night?
3.Science & Nature For what piece of computer hardware did American inventor Douglas Engelbart apply for a patent in 1967?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1973)

5.Sport & Leisure What American university's sports teams are known as the Fighting Irish?
6.Geography Accounting for just 5.9% of the world's landmass, what is the smallest of the seven traditional continents?
7.Art & Literature Later turned into a Hollywood classic, what best-selling novel did Union general Lew Wallace publish in 1880?
8.Flags What country has this as its national flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music What 1985 song includes these lyrics?
Will you stand above me?
Look my way, never love me
Rain keeps falling, rain keeps falling
Down, down, down

 (½ point each for Artist and Title)
10.History What world famous event took place at Kill Devil Hills, Kitty Hawk, North Carolina on 17th December 1903?
11.Entertainment What actress drowned, aged 43, while on a weekend boat trip with her husband Robert Wagner and friend Christopher Walken?
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 meringue dessert is also known as Norwegian omelette?
2.In This Year In this year: Fleetwood Mac released their Grammy-winning album Rumours; Queen Elizabeth II celebrated her Silver Jubilee; and a 25 hour blackout in New York City resulted in city-wide disorder and looting. What year was it?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Science & Nature What is a more common name for deuterium oxide?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1980)

5.Sport & Leisure What sport do the Australian Diamonds play?
6.Entertainment What 1965 film featured Sean Connery as Joe Roberts, Harry Andrews as Regimental Sergeant Major Wilson, Ian Bannen as Staff Sergeant Harris, and Michael Redgrave as the Medical Officer?
7.Art & Literature The leading artist of the Spanish Golden Age, who painted the Rokeby Venus between 1647 and 1651?

Round 3 Question 7

8.Geography What U.S. state is this?

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music Formed in 1976, who is backed by a band called the Heartbreakers?
10.Anagram EXTRA-HATED GENERAL is an anagram of what historical figure born in 356 BC?
11.Entertainment Name this 1976 film and the actor speaking.

12.General Knowledge Make a lot of noise putting up a shelf support
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 film title.

Round 4 Question 1

2.Current Affairs In an article published last week, the teeth of what creature has been found to have the highest tensile strength among all biomaterials, outperforming spider silk?
3.Science & Nature In geometry, what term describes a triangle that has two sides of equal length?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1990)

5.Sport & Leisure What two boxers are scheduled to fight on 5th May 2015 in what has been billed the "Fight of the Millennium"?
6.Geography What 'T' describes a geographic region were tree growth is hindered by low temperatures and short growing seasons?
7.Art & Literature Considered a classic of children's literature, what best-selling novel did Eleanor H. Porter publish in 1913?
8.Landmarks A UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1979 and nicknamed the "Pearl of the Adriatic", what city is this?

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music What American band were formed in 1961 by brothers Brian, Dennis and Carl Wilson, their cousin Mike Love, and friend Al Jardine?
10.History To what was the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes officially renamed in 1929?
11.Entertainment What was the surname of "Frasier" in the TV sitcom of the same name?
12.General Knowledge In what country are the headquarters of Samsung Electronics?


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Picture Round

Picture Round 24th February 2015


Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionConvicted in France by the Revolutionary Tribunal of treason, in what year was Marie Antoinette of Austria executed by guillotine?

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Bugadifino 11 11 11 47¼
Drunken Layabouts 9 11 10 8 44½ǂ
Renegades 10 9 10 6 44½
Fad Suckers 10 8 7 11 6 42


ǂ Tiebreak Runner-Up

Tiebreak Questions

In what year was Winston Churchill born?
In what year did Thomas Edison make his first successful test of a carbon filament incandescent light bulb?


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