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Quiz #277 - 28th July 2015Number 1 Bar & Restaurant

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink Plantain, Red, Latundan and Cavendish are varieties of what fruit?
2.On This Day The Boeing B-17 made its maiden flight on this day, 28th July, 1935. By what name is it known?
3.Science & Nature In the computer world, what is DTP an abbreviation of?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1961)

5.Sport & Leisure Set in 1999 at 43.18 seconds, who holds the world and Olympic records in the men's 400 metres?
6.Geography What country was known as Northern Rhodesia prior to its independence in October 1964?
7.Anagram CUE ANAL RAZES CAVE is an anagram of what capital city and the country it is capital of?
8.Logos With 2,500 stores in 61 countries, what retail franchise has this as its logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music What was the title of Lady Gaga's 2008 début single and worldwide hit?
10.History What battle in July 1863 involved the largest number of casualties of the entire American Civil War?
11.Entertainment What actor played the title roles in Houdini, Johnny Dark, The Great Impostor, and The Boston Strangler?
12.General Knowledge Excluding plural words, name two of the four Modern English dictionary words made up of six consonants and no vowels?


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Round 2

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

Round 2 Question 1

2.Current Affairs What film was screening at the Grand 16 Movie Theater in Lafayette, Louisiana last Thursday when a 59 year-old gunman opened fire, killing two people and injuring nine others, before committing suicide?
3.Science & Nature On the endangered list since 2009, what animal is this?

Round 2 Question 3

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

(1972)

5.Sport & Leisure Niek Kimmann of the Netherlands and Stefany Hernández of Venezuela won the 2015 men's and women's World Championships this week, in what sport?
6.Geography Dili is the capital and largest city of what former Portuguese colony in Southeast Asia?
7.Art & Literature Who wrote the 1955 play Cat on a Hot Tin Roof?
8.Flags What landlocked country in West Africa has this as its national flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music Released in February 1983, what iconic album cover is this?  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

Round 2 Question 9

10.History Who was Reichspräsident of Germany between 1925 and his death in 1934?
11.Entertainment Laverne & Shirley was a 1976 spin-off from what TV series?
12.General Knowledge Loudly ringing bell for a highly prized gem.
Answer with two words. The first part of the sentence is a clue to a four 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 is the main spirit ingredient of Pimm's No. 1 Cup?

Round 3 Question 1

2.In This Year In this year: A suicide bomb at the U.S. Embassy in Beirut killed 63 people; Sally Ride became the first American woman in space; and Neil Kinnock was elected leader of the British Labour Party. What year was it?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Science & Nature A pseudoscience popular in the 19th century, what did a phrenologist study?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1983)

5.Sport & Leisure What U.S. state is home to the Panthers National Hockey League team?
6.Entertainment Currently in its third season, who plays the title role in the crime drama TV series Ray Donovan?
7.Art & Literature Les Demoiselles d'Avignon, Weeping Woman and Guernica are famous paintings by what 20th century artist?
8.Geography What is the name of this island in Asia?

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music In 1939, who wrote the famous outlaw song The Ballad of Pretty Boy Floyd?
10.Anagram THE DUMB, ACE BBC CRETIN is an anagram of what British actor?
11.Entertainment What Walt Disney animated feature was titled, in German, Der König der Löwen?
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.

Round 4 Question 1

2.Current Affairs Name the 22 year-old daughter of the late Whitney Houston who died this week 6 months after having been put in a medically induced coma.
3.Science & Nature What 'H' describes this group of five chemically related elements: Fluorine, chlorine, bromine, iodine, and astatine?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1994)

5.Sport & Leisure What is the standard lower age limit for men's senior professional golf tournaments?
6.Geography Buffalo, New York and Cleveland, Ohio both lie on the shores of what Great Lake?
7.Art & Literature In the Harry Potter book series, what is the name of the small, winged golden ball that seekers are tasked to catch in a game of Quidditch?
8.Landmarks Located at the apex of the Palm Jumeirah, Dubai, what is the name of this hotel resort?

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music What is the name of this group formed in Manchester, England in 1962?

Round 4 Question 9

10.History What nickname was given to British armed robber Donald Neilson after committing three murders during post office robberies between 1971 and 1974, and murdering heiress Lesley Whittle in 1975?

Round 4 Question 10

11.Entertainment What child star of the silent movie era, best known for his title role in The Kid, later went on to play the role of Uncle Fester in the TV series The Addams Family?
12.General Knowledge The son of Kenya's founding father and first president, who is the fourth and current President of the Republic of Kenya?


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Picture Round

Picture Round 28th July 2015


Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionHow many guest rooms (including suites) are there at Atlantis, The Palm in Dubai?

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Drunken Layabouts 9 8 10½ 10 46¼
Bugadifino 6 8 7 4 33¾


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