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Quiz #284 - 15th September 2015Number 1 Bar & Restaurant

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink What is the French culinary term for a bundle of herbs usually tied together with string and mainly used to prepare soup, stock, and various stews?
2.On This Day The Nuremberg Laws deprived German Jews of citizenship and Nazi Germany adopted a new national flag bearing the swastika, on this day, 15th September, in what year?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]

Round 1 Question 2

3.Science & Nature On what part of your body is your ulna?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1959)

5.Sport & Leisure In what city do National Hockey League's Penguins play their home games?
6.Geography Notorious in recent years for its pirate activity, what is the name of the sea between Somalia and India?
7.Anagram DEPRIVED ACID FLOP is an anagram of what classic novel, first published in 1850?
8.Logos What letter of the Greek alphabet is missing from this Wikipedia logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music In what country was singer-songwriter Shakira born?
10.History Nicknamed "Papa Doc", what was the name of the controversial President of Haiti between 1957 and 1971?
11.Entertainment Originally broadcast between 2001 and 2011, what TV series starred Tom Welling as a young Clark Kent before he became Superman?
12.General Knowledge List the following four weights in order, beginning with the lightest:
2 oz, 0.57 kg, 1 lb, 30 g


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Round 2

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

Round 2 Question 1

2.Current Affairs Who replaced Tony Abbott this week as leader of the Liberal Party to become Prime Minister of Australia?
3.Science & Nature What consumer product did American scientist Edwin Land invent in 1947?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1975)

5.Sport & Leisure In 1956, what became the first city in the southern hemisphere to host the Olympic Games?
6.Geography In what sea are the Cayman Islands located?
7.Art & Literature The Stud was a 1969 book by Jackie Collins; the 1978 film based on the book starred her sister, Joan. First published in 1979, what was the follow up novel called?
8.Flags To what autonomous country does this flag belong?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music What 1991 song includes these lyrics?
That's me in the corner,
That's me in the spotlight
 (½ point each for Artist and Title)
10.History What Portuguese explorer became the first to sail around the Cape of Good Hope in 1497?
11.Entertainment What Academy Award winning 2001 Ridley Scott film depicts the 1993 Battle of Mogadishu in Somalia?
12.General Knowledge In Norse mythology, who was chief of the Gods and father of Thor, Baldur, and Váli?


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Round 3

1.Food & Drink What name is given to a salad traditionally made of lettuce and croutons dressed with parmesan cheese, lemon juice, olive oil, egg, Worcestershire sauce, garlic, and black pepper?
2.In This Year In this year: Alaska and Hawaii became U.S. states; Buddy Holly was killed in a plane crash; and Sleeping Beauty was released in cinemas around the world. What year was it?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Science & Nature What has the chemical symbol Pt?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1991)

5.Sport & Leisure In 1922, what Austrian-Hungarian-born American swimmer became the first man to swim 100m in less than 1 minute?
6.Entertainment What two actors exchanged faces in the 1997 film Face/Off?
7.Art & Literature What Marvel Comics superhero, real name Reed Richards, has the ability to stretch his body into any shape he desires?
8.Geography What European country is this?

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music What 1969 song mentions Marlene Dietrich, Zizi Jeanmaire and Sacha Distel?  (½ point each for Artist and Title)
10.Anagram DIRTCHEAP ROME is an anagram of what world famous European monument?
11.Entertainment Who played the role of Gertie in the 1982 film E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial?
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 Erupting this week, causing numerous flights to be cancelled, what is the name of Japan's largest active volcano?
3.Science & Nature In electronics, what do the letters LED stand for?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(2006)

5.Sport & Leisure How many yards must the attacking team gain in four downs to keep possession of the ball in American Football?
6.Geography Through what European capital city does the River Tagus flow?
7.Art & Literature What 1925 novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald features the characters of Nick Carraway and Tom and Daisy Buchanan?
8.Landmarks Nicknamed the "Door to Hell", the Darvaza Crater is a natural gas field set alight by Soviet engineers in 1971. It has continued to burn ever since. In what country is it?

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music In 1975, who did Queen ask to "do the fandango"?
10.History Who led the first expedition to reach the South Pole between 1910 and 1912?
11.Entertainment What 1980s TV and 2010 film character links George Peppard and Liam Neeson?
12.General Knowledge Which of these is the odd one out?
Aunt, Brother, Cousin, Father, Mother, Niece, Sister, Uncle


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Picture Round

Picture Round 15th September 2015


Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionCathie Jung is an American Victorian dress and corset enthusiast and holds the World Record for the smallest waist on a living person. In centimetres, what does her waistline measure?

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Fad Suckers 10 9 9 8 11 47
Drunken Layabouts 9 10½ 8 7 42
Bugadifino 10 10 8 4 40½


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