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Quiz #268 - 26th May 2015Number 1 Bar & Restaurant

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink What is the fruit flavour of the liqueur Grand Marnier?
2.On This Day What airline operated the Boeing 767 that crashed in western Thailand, killing all 223 on board, shortly after take off from Don Mueang airport on this day, 26th May, 1991?
3.Science & Nature What metal's silicate and aluminate compounds are used to give a distinctive deep blue colour to glass, ceramics, inks, paints and varnishes?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1965)

5.Sport & Leisure What American won a gold medal in the decathlon at the 1976 Summer Olympics and has since become a TV celebrity?
6.Geography In what country would you find the Bungle Bungle Range of conical rock formations?
7.Anagram NINETY MAN PONG is an anagram of what NFL footballer?
8.Logos What computer industry standard is represented by this logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music Who asked the musical question "What if God was One of Us" in 1995?
10.History What volcano in Southeast Asia caused more than 36,000 deaths when it erupted in August 1883?
11.Entertainment Who played Shirley Valentine in the 1989 film of the same name?
12.General Knowledge What type of car was named after a region of France because its covered compartment resembled the raised hood of the cloak worn by the shepherds there?


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Round 2

1.Dingbats Solve this dingbat to reveal a well known phrase. (3 word answer)

Round 2 Question 1

2.Current Affairs On 20th May 2015, six banks involved in the rigging of foreign exchange markets were fined a total of US$5.7 billion by the United States Department of Justice. Name any 4 of the 6 banks.
3.Science & Nature In physics, what comes in six flavours: up, down, strange, charm, top, and bottom?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1975)

5.Sport & Leisure What country is set to host the 2016 UEFA European Championship?
6.Geography What small nation is owned by the Grimaldi family?
7.Art & Literature C.S. Lewis was born in Belfast in 1898 and is famous for his Chronicles of Narnia series. What does the C.S. stand for?
8.Flags What microstate has this as its national flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music Released in 1981, what album is this?  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

Round 2 Question 9

10.History What Canadian city was fought for in the Battle of the Plains of Abraham in September 1759?
11.Entertainment In The Lone Ranger, what was Tonto's horse called?
12.General Knowledge Briskly stir an alcoholic drink.
Answer with two words. The first part of the sentence 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 3

1.Food & Drink What type of alcoholic drink is Manzanilla?
2.In This Year In this year: Elizabeth II ascended to the throne of the United Kingdom; A Streetcar Named Desire won four Oscars; and the United States successfully detonated the first hydrogen bomb in the Marshall Islands. What year was it?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Science & Nature Bali, Caspian and Javan are recently extinct subspecies of what animal?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1981)

5.Sport & Leisure At the age of 72, Swede Oscar Swahn is the oldest athlete ever to compete in the Olympics. In what sport did he compete at the 1908, 1912 and 1920 Summer Olympics?
6.Entertainment A play on the name of a New York landmark, what was the name of the Manhattan coffeehouse featured in the TV sitcom Friends?
7.Art & Literature Whose best-known plays include The Birthday Party (1957), The Homecoming (1964), and Betrayal (1978)?
8.Geography What sovereign archipelago island nation is this?

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music What 1977 song includes these lyrics?
But he started shakin'
His big heart was breakin'
He turned to the woman and said

 (½ point each for Artist and Title)
10.Anagram I WANK 'M SO NICELY is an anagram of what 1990s celebrity?
11.Entertainment What was Dr. Kildare's first name?
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 phrase. (3 word answer)

Round 4 Question 1

2.Current Affairs What country won the Eurovision Song Contest held in Vienna, Austria on Saturday?
3.Science & Nature What are the four types of teeth found in mammals?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1996)

5.Sport & Leisure What former World No. 1 tennis player never won the U.S. Open but lost four men's singles finals in 1976, 1978, 1980 and 1981?
6.Geography At what European holiday island destination might you land at Luqa International airport?
7.Art & Literature At 74 x 30 feet, Paradise at Doge's Palace, Venice is reputed to be the largest canvas painting ever done. Who painted it in 1588?

Round 4 Question 7

8.Landmarks A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the 13th-century Konark Sun Temple is located in what country?

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music Winning "Best Country Vocal Collaboration" at the 31st annual Grammy Awards, Roy Orbison performed a duet of the song Crying with what female singer in 1987?
10.History On 24th April 1967, Vladimir Komarov became the first human to do what on a space mission?
11.Entertainment In what 1989 Oliver Stone film did Tom Cruise play the starring role of real-life character Ron Kovic?
12.General Knowledge The word "ranga" is a term used by Australians to refer to what type of people?


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Picture Round

Picture Round 26th May 2015


Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionMeasured using a GPS tracker, American snow kiter Christopher Krug achieved what world record speed in 2009? (kilometres per hour)

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Drunken Layabouts 10 10 8 9 44½
Bugadifino 8 8 37¼
Fad Suckers 7 4 4 25¼


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