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Quiz #287 - 10th November 2015Number 1 Bar & Restaurant

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink What four letter word is used to describe raw beef or mutton fat, especially the hard fat around the loins and kidneys, often used for deep frying and making pastry?
2.On This Day German citizens began breaking down the Berlin Wall on this day, 10th November, in what year?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]

Round 1 Question 2

3.Science & Nature How many micrometres are there in a metre?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune. [½ point each for Composer and Title]

(1867)

5.Sport & Leisure Snowboarding was first included as an Olympic discipline at the Winter Olympics hosted by Nagano, Japan, in what year?
6.Geography In what country does the Mekong Delta flow into the South China Sea?
7.Anagram STINK AND SIGN WHORES is an anagram of what NFL football team?
8.Logos Founded in 1946, what American company has this as its logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music Complete the third line below from Sam Cooke's 1960 song, Wonderful World:
Don't know much about history
Don't know much biology
Don't know much about a ______ _____

10.History What name is given to the group of 750,000 year old human fossils first discovered during excavations at Zhoukoudian near Beijing in 1923?
11.Entertainment Fill in the blanks:
Dirty Harry (1971)
_____ _____ (1973)
The Enforcer (1976)
_____ _____ (1983)
The Dead Pool (1988)
12.General Knowledge Diego Maradona, Jeremy Clarkson, Bono, Colin Firth, Jean-Claude Van Damme, and Sean Penn were all born in what year?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]

Round 1 Question 12



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Round 2

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

Round 2 Question 1

2.Current Affairs The Prime Minister of what country resigned last week in the wake of the fatal Colectiv nightclub fire on 30th October?
3.Science & Nature What is the name of this constellation?

Round 2 Question 3

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

(1972)

5.Sport & Leisure How many world heavyweight title fights did Muhammad Ali contest under the name of Cassius Clay?
6.Geography In the U.S.A., what is the state capital of Rhode Island?
7.Art & Literature What member of the Monty Python team wrote the 1983 children's novel The Saga of Erik the Viking?
8.Flags What Asian country has this as its national flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music Rob Halford is an English singer and songwriter, best known as the lead vocalist for what heavy metal band?
10.History What drug, later found to have devastating side effects, was launched in 1957 to help pregnant women overcome morning sickness?
11.Entertainment Between 1960 and 1962, who starred in Sink the Bismarck!, Man in the Moon, and The Longest Day?
12.General Knowledge Sufficient trial piece.
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 part of the sentence.


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Round 3

1.Food & Drink What 'B' is a popular Mexican dish that translates into English as "little donkey"?
2.On This Day Released two years later, Bill Gates first presented Windows 1.0 to the public on this day, 10th November, in what year?

Round 3 Question 2

3.Science & Nature To what group of animals do Chuckwallas belong?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1987)

5.Sport & Leisure Against what team were Manchester United playing when Eric Cantona performed his infamous kung-fu kick on an opposing fan in 1995?
6.Entertainment What 1970s American sitcom began with lead actress Valerie Harper explaining "I was born in the Bronx, New York in December, 1941"?
7.Art & Literature Whose thrillers include The Osterman Weekend, The Bourne Identity, and The Prometheus Deception?
8.Geography What country is this?

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music Fool's Overture is a 10-minute-long 1970s classic by what band?
10.Anagram URBAN CREEP, CLINICAL FART is an anagram of what country?
11.Entertainment Who played author Paul Sheldon in the 1990 film adaptation of Stephen King's Misery?
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 What is the location of the Australian migrant detention centre in which a "major disturbance", including rioting and arson, was reported yesterday?

Round 4 Question 2

3.Science & Nature What name is given to the branch of mathematics that studies relationships involving the lengths and angles of triangles?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(2008)

5.Sport & Leisure At the centre, how many feet high is a regulation Badminton net?
6.Geography The world's tenth longest, what river forms the border between the Russian Far East and Northeastern China?
7.Art & Literature What is the name of the fictional London-based newspaper featured throughout the Harry Potter series?
8.Landmarks The Ponte Vecchio ("Old Bridge") is a Medieval stone arch bridge noted for still having shops built along it. In what Italian city is it located?

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music Complete this line, repeated several times in Bob Dylan's 1969 song:
Lay, lady, lay,
lay across my big ______ _____

10.History What Icelandic explorer is considered by some to be the first European to land in mainland North America, 500 years before Christopher Columbus?
11.Entertainment What 2002 film is the first in a series of adventures for the characters Manny, Diego and Sid?
12.General Knowledge In the United States, what former president's head features on the reverse side of a dime coin?


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Picture Round

Picture Round 10th November 2015


Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionWhat is the straight-line distance, in kilometres, between Oslo, Norway and London, England?

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Fad Suckers 6 7 38½
Bugadifino 8 7 5 37
Drunken Layabouts 9 7 10 36


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