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Quiz #275 - 14th July 2015Number 1 Bar & Restaurant

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink What type of drink are Old Pogue, Knob Creek, and Fighting Cock?
2.On This Day Today, 14th July, is formally known in France as La Fête Nationale, "The National Celebration". By what name is it most commonly known in English-speaking countries?
3.Science & Nature What 'A' is a term used to describe the farming of fish, crustaceans, molluscs, or water plants?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1960)

5.Sport & Leisure What Olympic event usually covers a distance of between 180 and 250km?
6.Geography What is the smallest independent country in South America?
7.Anagram THE ROTTEN WHIMPERING SHITHEADS is an anagram of what well known proverb?
8.Logos What international airline has this as its logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music In the Western tradition of bow making for string instruments, what material is normally used for the bow strings?
10.History What was adopted in the United States on 14th June 1777?
11.Entertainment What 1982 film featured androids called replicants?
12.General Knowledge Who is the current President of Germany?


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Round 2

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

Round 2 Question 1

2.Current Affairs Launched in 2006, what is the name of the NASA space probe currently making a flyby of the dwarf planet Pluto?
3.Science & Nature In what organ would you find your pineal gland?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1973)

5.Sport & Leisure In Major League Baseball, what team has won the most World Series?
6.Geography Name the two autonomous cities of Spain enclaved by Morocco on the north coast of Africa.
7.Art & Literature In children's literature, who gave directions to his dwelling place as "second to the right, and straight on till morning"?
8.Flags What Middle East country has this as its national flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music What American rock singer was born Vincent Damon Furnier in Detroit, Michigan on 4th February 1948?
10.History His assassination in Sarajevo triggered the outbreak of World War I; what nationality was Archduke Franz Ferdinand?
11.Entertainment Who played the title role in the original 1970s Shaft films?
12.General Knowledge Move forward slowly but steadily, then suffer a memory loss.
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 In Italian cuisine, what type of food is Pecorino?
2.In This Year In this year: Fred and Rosemary West were arrested in England after police excavated human bones in their back garden; between 500,000 and 1 million people were slaughtered in the Rwandan Genocide; and Formula One world champion Ayrton Senna was killed in an accident at the San Marino Grand Prix. What year was it?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Science & Nature What name is given to the positively charged polyatomic ion with the chemical formula NH4?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1984)

5.Sport & Leisure In the freestyle competition Mogul skiing, what is a mogul?
6.Entertainment What name links Cary Grant with the film A Fish Called Wanda?
7.Art & Literature First published in 1949, what novel opens with the line "It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen"?
8.Geography What is the name of this group of islands?

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music On the Sgt. Pepper's album cover, what Beatle is holding a trumpet ?
10.Anagram RAZE IN HER CLOTH is an anagram of what Academy Award winning actress?
11.Entertainment In what TV series did Robin Williams first appear as the alien Mork in February 1978?
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 is the name of the drug lord who escaped from a maximum-security prison in Mexico on Saturday?
3.Science & Nature A major component of cheese, what 'C' makes up 80% of the proteins in cow milk?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1998)

5.Sport & Leisure The fastest event in the World Rally Championship, and formerly known as the 1000 Lakes Rally, in what country is the annual Neste Oil Rally held?
6.Geography What African city derives its name from the Greek for "Three Cities"?
7.Art & Literature What 1932 novel was set in the "year of Our Ford 632"?
8.Landmarks What is the name and location of this famous hotel?

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music Born between 1967 and 1979, what American rock musician named his children Moon, Dweezil, Ahmet and Diva?
10.History Deposed by Idi Amin in 1971, who returned as President of Uganda in 1980?
11.Entertainment Who played Professor Abraham Van Helsing in the 1992 film Bram Stoker's Dracula?
12.General Knowledge A farmer owns a beautiful pear tree. He supplies its fruit to a nearby grocery store. The store owner has called the farmer to see how much fruit is available for him to purchase. The farmer knows that the main trunk has 24 branches. Each branch has 12 boughs and each bough has 6 twigs. Since each twig bears one piece of fruit, how many plums will the farmer be able to deliver?


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Picture Round

Picture Round 14th July 2015


Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionHow many days have elapsed since the launch of the NASA space probe New Horizons in 2006?

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Drunken Layabouts 10 9 46½
Bugadifino 7 11 9 8 42½
Fad Suckers 5 4 6 3 26½


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