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Quiz #274 - 7th July 2015Number 1 Bar & Restaurant

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink What are the two main vegetable ingredients of the Irish dish Colcannon?
2.On This Day Aged 17, Boris Becker became the youngest player ever to win Wimbledon on this day, 7th July, in what year?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Science & Nature How many legs does a cockroach have?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1954)

5.Sport & Leisure The 2013 film Rush centres on the rivalry between what two Formula 1 racing drivers?
6.Geography On what continent are Mount Vinson, Mount Melbourne and Mount Elizabeth?
7.Anagram PRICK NOT ENRAGED is an anagram of what Arnold Schwarzenegger film?
8.Logos One of the largest corporations in Thailand, what company has this as its logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music What English rock band, formed in Oxfordshire, England in 1985, eventually named themselves after a 1986 song by Talking Heads?
10.History In 1893, what self-governing British colony became the first country in the world to grant adult women the right to vote?
11.Entertainment What was the surname of the police officer in the 1960s cartoon series Top Cat?
12.General Knowledge Complete this proverb: When your only tool is a hammer, everything looks ____ _ ____


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Round 2

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

Round 2 Question 1

2.Current Affairs In the Greek bailout referendum on Sunday, was the 61.3% majority vote ΌΧΙ or ΝΑΙ?
3.Science & Nature A common file format for images, what does PNG stand for?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1968)

5.Sport & Leisure Who, in 1980, became the first European golfer to win the U.S. Masters?
6.Geography What is the most southerly of these four cities; Seattle, Toronto, Vienna, Budapest?
7.Art & Literature What nationality was playwright George Bernard Shaw?
8.Flags What European country has this as its national flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music What country music star died from drink and drug abuse in the early morning hours of New Year's Day in 1953 at the age of 29?
10.History In what decade did a military Air Force surveillance balloon crash at a ranch near Roswell, New Mexico, prompting claims that it was an extraterrestrial spaceship?
11.Entertainment What 1979 film earned Academy Awards for Dustin Hoffman (Best Actor) and Meryl Streep (Best Supporting Actress)?
12.General Knowledge Holds something tight then complains about it.
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 'G' describes this Nordic dish of raw salmon cured in salt, sugar, and dill?

Round 3 Question 1

2.In This Year In this year: The Winter Olympics were held in Innsbruck, Austria; I Want to Hold Your Hand became The Beatles' first #1 single in the U.S.A.; and Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor married for the first time. What year was it?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Science & Nature How many prime numbers are there between 10 and 20?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1981)

5.Sport & Leisure Who holds the Women's 100 and 200 metres world records, unbroken since 1988?
6.Entertainment What female screenwriter, director and producer is a cousin of Nicholas Cage?
7.Art & Literature What comic book character lived at apartment 3-D, 344 Clinton Street?
8.Geography What country is this?

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music Formed in 1970, what English progressive rock trio had the first names Keith, Greg and Carl?
10.Anagram HOT HAIRY WART is an anagram of what American actress and dancer born in 1918?
11.Entertainment Who played the title role in the Spider-Man film trilogy from 2002 to 2007?
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.

Round 4 Question 1

2.Current Affairs What model of military aircraft crashed into a residential area of Medan, Indonesia last Tuesday, killing 130 people?
3.Science & Nature What does the letter 'A' stand for in the disease AIDS?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(2002)

5.Sport & Leisure What New Zealand rugby union player has scored more points in international matches than any other player in history?
6.Geography What is the capital of Qatar?
7.Art & Literature The term "sadism" is derived from the name of what 18th century aristocrat and novelist?
8.Landmarks Located on the site of the old Sands Hotel, what is the name of this resort hotel and casino in Las Vegas, Nevada?

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music Whose band in the 1960s were the Tijuana Brass?
10.History What mode of transport was invented by Baron Karl von Drais in Germany in 1817?
11.Entertainment His final film role, for what 1981 film did Henry Fonda win an Academy Award for Best Actor?
12.General Knowledge Originally released in France in 1957 as La Conquête du Monde ("The Conquest of the World"), by what name is this Hasbro strategy board game known in the English-speaking world today?

Round 4 Question 12



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Picture Round

Picture Round 7th July 2015


Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionThe Thailand-Burma Railway (Death Railway) between Nong Pladuk, Thailand and Thanbyuzayat, Burma, was built by the Empire of Japan during World War II to support its forces in the Burma campaign. In kilometres, how long was it?

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Drunken Layabouts 10 8 45¼
Bugadifino 11 10 9 44¼
Fad Suckers Revisited 7 8 35½


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