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Quiz #282 - 1st September 2015Number 1 Bar & Restaurant

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink French for "fat liver", what delicacy is made from fattened duck or goose livers?
2.On This Day A coup d'état in Libya brought Muammar Gaddafi to power on this day, 1st September, in what year?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Current Affairs Name both the news reporter and photojournalist shot to death while conducting a live television interview in Virginia last Wednesday.
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1966)

5.Sport & Leisure In tennis, who is currently defending his Men's Singles title at the 2015 US Open?
6.Geography What is the world's northernmost capital of an independent country?
7.Anagram PENIS PEST AND RACKETEER is an anagram of what 1990s sci-fi TV series?
8.Logos What sportswear company has this as its logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music What 1975 hit song features Jack, Stan, Roy, Gus and Lee?  (½ point each for Artist and Title)
10.History On what group of islands was Captain James Cook killed in 1779?
11.Entertainment What Academy Award winning actor starred as a cross-dressing killer in the 1980 film Dressed to Kill?
12.General Knowledge Put these anniversaries in date order, earliest first:
A. Crystal B. Pearl C. China


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Round 2

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

Round 2 Question 1

2.On This Day First published on this day, 1st September 1952, who wrote the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel The Old Man and the Sea?
3.Science & Nature EMP weapons use short bursts of highly focused energy to inflict damage on their target. What does EMP stand for?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1971)

5.Sport & Leisure What U.S. state is home to the Diamondbacks Major League Baseball team?
6.Geography In what country is Kakadu National Park?
7.Art & Literature Whose novels include A Room with a View, Howard's End and A Passage to India?
8.Flags An archipelago in the South Pacific Ocean, what country has this as its national flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music What 1979 song by Squeeze doesn't mention the song title until the very last line of the song?
10.History Part of the Manhattan Project, what 'T' was the code name given to the first detonation of a nuclear weapon on 16th July 1945?
11.Entertainment What 1995 film starred Denzel Washington as Lt. Commander Ron Hunter and Gene Hackman as Capt. Frank Ramsey?
12.General Knowledge An edible mollusc gives a flickering gleam of light.
Answer with two words. The first part of the sentence is a clue to a six letter word. Add one letter to that word to give the answer to the second part of the sentence.


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Round 3

1.Food & Drink One of the most expensive in the world, what is the name of the Indonesian coffee that includes part-digested coffee cherries eaten and defecated by the Asian palm civet?

Round 3 Question 1

2.On This Day A joint American–French expedition led by Robert Ballard located the wreckage of the RMS Titanic on this day, 1st September, in what year?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]

Round 3 Question 2

3.Science & Nature Mostly recognised due to its prominent role in the Jurassic Park film series, what 'V' describes this dinosaur?

Round 3 Question 3

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

(1983)

5.Sport & Leisure What are the only two cities to have hosted the Summer Olympic Games three times?
6.Entertainment What is the registration number of Star Trek's USS Enterprise?
7.Art & Literature In what city did the Wizard of Oz live?
8.Geography Which Asian island nation is this?

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music By what stage name is English singer John Lydon best known?
10.Anagram RAGGEDLY VILE DODO is an anagram of what 20th century British Prime Minister?
11.Entertainment Who played the title role in the 1961 Disney comedy The Absent-Minded Professor?
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.On This Day All 269 on board Korean Air Lines Flight 007 were killed when it was shot down by a Soviet Union jet fighter on this day, 1st September, in what year?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Science & Nature By what initials do we more commonly know dichlorodiphenyl trichloroethane?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1996)

5.Sport & Leisure On Saturday 18th September 2010, at the age of 42, Frenchman Philippe Croizon swam across the English Channel in less than 14 hours. The record at the time was less than 7 hours, so why was his crossing so amazing?
6.Geography What country comprises a small peninsula on the north east coast of the Arabian Peninsula bordering with Saudi Arabia to the south?
7.Art & Literature What gentleman thief starred in twenty-six short stories and one novel by E. W. Hornung between 1898 and 1909?
8.Landmarks What is the name of this legendary hotel in Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, California?

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music In The Beatles' song When I'm Sixty-Four, what are the names of the three grandchildren on your knee?
10.History Who was British Prime Minister on V-J Day?
11.Entertainment What Wallace and Gromit short film featured Wendolene and her dog Preston?
12.General Knowledge Replace these initials with words: A POTB is one way to congratulate someone.


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Picture Round

Picture Round 1st September 2015


Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionIn this year: Michigan became the 26th U.S. state; Charles Dickens first published Oliver Twist; and the electric telegraph was patented. What year was it?

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Bugadifino 11 9 45
Drunken Layabouts 8 7 6 8 35¼
Fad Suckers 6 9 4 6 32¼


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