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Quiz #280 - 18th August 2015Number 1 Bar & Restaurant

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink From the dried stigma of what flower is the rich spice saffron obtained?
2.On This Day Later to die from injuries sustained during his arrest, name the anti-apartheid activist arrested at a police roadblock in South Africa on this day, 18th August 1977?
3.Science & Nature In computing, what single unit of measurement is equal to 1000 terabytes?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1964)

5.Sport & Leisure In horse racing, where is the Happy Valley Racecourse?
6.Geography What two countries border to the north and south of The Golan Heights?
7.Anagram OWNER OF GENITAL APE SHIT is an anagram of what world famous tourist attraction?
8.Logos What Japanese manufacturer has this as its logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music Who Kissed a Girl in 2008 and had a Teenage Dream in 2010?
10.History What was the name of the Nazi war criminal nicknamed "The Butcher of Lyon"?
11.Entertainment Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies are trademarks of what major film studio?
12.General Knowledge In what city is the headquarters of the United Nations?


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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 Name the Chinese port in which multiple explosions killed more than 100 and injured at least 700 last Wednesday.
3.Science & Nature What 'H' describes an organism with both male and female reproductive organs?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1978)

5.Sport & Leisure Brassie, Spoon, Cleek, Niblick and Mashie are obsolete terms used to describe what item of sports equipment?
6.Geography In what European country might you land at South Charleroi Airport?
7.On This Day What controversial novel by Vladimir Nabokov was published in the United States on this day, 18th August, 1958?
8.Flags What small landlocked country in the African Great Lakes region of East Africa has this as its national flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music What 1989 song includes these lyrics?
Pope Paul, Malcolm X, British politician sex, JFK, blown away, what else do I have to say  (½ point each for Artist and Title)
10.History In what city was the TASS news agency founded in 1925?
11.Entertainment Who directed films including Spartacus, Dr. Strangelove, 2001: A Space Odyssey, and The Shining?
12.General Knowledge Eat this at breakfast then light a fire on a hilltop.
Answer with two words. The first part of the sentence is a clue to a five letter word. Add one letter to that word to give the answer to the second clue.


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Round 3

1.Food & Drink Originating in France, what type of dish is bisque?
2.In This Year In this year: Northern Rock became the first bank in Europe to be taken into state control due to the U.S. subprime mortgage crisis; Dmitry Medvedev replaced Vladimir Putin as President of Russia; and Michael Phelps won a record eight Gold Medals at a single Olympics. What year was it?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Science & Nature What name is given to the soft skin that covers a deer's antlers as they develop?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1984)

5.Sport & Leisure What city hosted the 2014 Commonwealth Games?
6.Entertainment What was the make of model of "General Lee", the 1969 car driven by cousins Bo and Luke Duke in the TV series The Dukes of Hazzard?
7.Art & Literature Complete this sentence from the opening segment of Douglas Adams' 1979 book The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy:
"First, it is slightly cheaper; and second, it has the words _____ _____ inscribed in large friendly letters on its cover."
8.Geography What country is this?

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music Complete the second line of these lyrics from a 1971 song:
There's a lady who's sure all that glitters is gold
And she's ...........
10.Anagram I WIN CONDOMS IN ASS is an anagram of what U.S. state capital and the state it is capital of?
11.Entertainment What film character links Alec Guinness, Ron Moody and Ben Kingsley?
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 domestic airline whose Flight 257 crashed in Papua, Indonesia on Sunday killing all 54 on board.
3.Science & Nature What is the medical term for a deficiency of red blood cells or haemoglobin in the blood?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1998)

5.Sport & Leisure What Bundesliga team has this as its logo?

Round 4 Question 5

6.Geography Mount Logan is the highest mountain in what country?
7.Art & Literature Who wrote the book, music and lyrics for Oliver!?
8.Landmarks What well known building is this?

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music What early 20th century composer is probably best known for his Rhapsody in Blue?
10.History Who fell from the Lady Ghislaine on 5th November 1991?
11.Entertainment Who played brothers Randolph and Mortimer Duke, the ageing brokers whose $1 bet set the storyline for the 1983 film Trading Places?
12.General Knowledge What 'S' can be a collective noun for a group of bears, or another word for detective?


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Picture Round

Picture Round 18th August 2015


Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionHMS Queen Mary 2 is one of the largest passenger ships ever built. With a full complement, how many officers and crew serve the 2,620 passengers on board?

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Drunken Layabouts 9 12 10 8 48¼
Bugadifino 9 10 9 43
Fad Suckers 8 12 9 4 41¼


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