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Quiz #263 - 21st April 2015Number 1 Bar & Restaurant

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink From the Hindi for "hot mixture of spices", what name is given to a spice blend typically comprising pepper, cloves, cinnamon, nutmeg, mace, cardamom, bay leaf and caraway?
2.On This Day First published on this day, 21st April 1934, and revealed as a hoax in 1999, the "Surgeon's Photograph" played a big part in the popularising of what unsolved mystery?
3.Science & Nature Accounting for around 46% by weight, what is the most abundant element in the Earth's crust?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1966)

5.Sport & Leisure What 'C describes the metal spikes fastened to footwear for use in ice climbing?
6.Geography What is the name of the mountain range that extends approximately 2,500 km through Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia?
7.Anagram ACE ACTOR JOINS ASS is an anagram of what capital city and the country it is capital of?
8.Logos What brand trade name is represented by this logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music What is the name of the American drummer and session musician who performed with Genesis and Phil Collins between 1977 and 2007?
10.History What leader died in 1227 after conquering much of the Persian Empire?
11.Entertainment "Big Pussy" Bonpensiero is a character in what TV series first aired from 1999 to 2007?
12.General Knowledge What 'M' is the term used to describe a single name by which a person or thing is known. For example; Akihito, Björk, Madonna, Plato.


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Round 2

1.Dingbats Solve this dingbat to reveal a well known term or phrase.(4 word answer)

Round 2 Question 1

2.Current Affairs What is the name of the 61-year-old Florida mailman who flew a gyrocopter onto the U.S. Capitol West Front Lawn last Wednesday?
3.Science & Nature What was the first name of the early 20th century American astronomer after whom the orbiting Hubble Space Telescope is named?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1975)

5.Sport & Leisure In the inaugural season of the European Rugby Champions Cup, what two teams are to compete in the final at Twickenham, England on 2nd May 2015?
6.Geography In what country would you find the Rangipo Desert?
7.Art & Literature Philip Pirrip is the protagonist and narrator in what Charles Dickens novel?
8.Flags What landlocked country in Eastern Europe has this as its national flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music Who released albums in the late 70s and early 80s titled Outlandos d'Amour, Reggatta de Blanc, and Zenyatta Mondatta?
10.History In what century did the English defeat the French at the Battle of Agincourt?
11.Entertainment One Flew over the Cuckoos Nest (1975) and Amadeus (1984) both resulted in Best Director Oscars being awarded to what Czech film director?
12.General Knowledge What was J. Edgar Hoover's first name?


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Round 3

1.Food & Drink Originating in Sicily and popular among Italian immigrants in New Orleans, Louisiana, what type of food is muffuletta?
2.In This Year In this year: A Man for All Seasons won Best Picture at the 39th Academy Awards; Muhammad Ali was arrested for refusing induction into the U.S. Army; and the Six-Day War saw Israel capture land in Egypt, Jordan and Syria. What year was it?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Science & Nature How many claws does a domestic cat have in total?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1985)

5.Sport & Leisure What were the first names and family name of the British father and son who both held world land and water speed records during the 20th century?
6.Entertainment Lenny is a 1974 American biographical film about the comedian Lenny Bruce. Who played the title role?
7.Art & Literature First published in 1952, who wrote The Old Man and the Sea?
8.Geography What European country is this?

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music Complete this line from the 1977 song Hotel California: We haven't had that spirit here since ____
10.Anagram TOYING WANKERS is an anagram of what NFL football team?
11.Entertainment Name the actor speaking in this 1980 film and the full name of the character he is playing.

12.Sudoku Solve this Sudoku puzzle to reveal the 3 digit figure highlighted.

Round 3 Question 12



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Round 4

1.Dingbats Solve this dingbat to reveal a well known term or phrase. (2 word answer)

Round 4 Question 1

2.Current Affairs In what European city did a 13-year-old boy use a home-made crossbow to kill a teacher and wound four others at his school yesterday?
3.Science & Nature What acid is found naturally in gastric acid, the digestive fluid formed in the stomach?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1997)

5.Sport & Leisure What sport was the subject of the 1993 best-selling book Rare Air?
6.Geography How many countries border Switzerland?
7.Art & Literature Who wrote the 1855 epic poem The Song of Hiawatha?
8.Landmarks On what island in the southern Caribbean Sea, north of the Venezuelan coast, would you find this, the City Afloat?

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music What is the title of this, the Beatles' second studio album, released in November 1963?

Round 4 Question 9

10.History In terms of troop numbers, the Battle of Flodden Field in 1513 was the largest battle fought between what two Kingdoms?
11.Entertainment From the words of the title song by Gene Pitney, what 1962 film title describes the bravest of them all?
12.General Knowledge Friday takes its name from what Norse goddess?


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Picture Round

Picture Round 21st April 2015


Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionDonald Campbell set a land speed record in 1964 of 406 mph. Set in September 2012 by George Poteet in Speed Demon, what is the current record for a wheel-driven vehicle?

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Drunken Layabouts 9 8 8 42
No Debbie 5 10 6 5 33½
Fad Suckers 4 6 6 25


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