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Quiz #288 - 17th November 2015Number 1 Bar & Restaurant

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink By what other name are Chinese gooseberries known?
  KiwifruitKiwifruit
2.On This Day The Suez Canal, linking the Mediterranean Sea with the Red Sea, opened on this day, 19th November, in what year?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
 1869
3.Science & Nature What 'M' is the collective name for a gathering of crows?
 Murder
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

  The Who - My GenerationThe Who - My Generation (1965)
5.Sport & Leisure At 263,500, the Circuit de la Sarthe in France is arguably the largest sporting venue in the world in terms of capacity. For what event is it best known?
 24 Hours of Le Mans
6.Geography Including all its islands, what country has the world's longest coastline?
 Canada (265,523 km)
7.Anagram GRIM SEX IN DEPTHS is an anagram of what 1978 film directed by Alan Parker?
  Midnight ExpressMidnight Express
8.Logos What outdoor wear and equipment manufacturer has this as its logo?

Jack Wolfskin

 Jack Wolfskin
9.Music What rock band was was founded by bassist Nikki Sixx and drummer Tommy Lee in 1981?
  Mötley CrüeMötley Crüe
10.History What U.S. President was assassinated in September 1901?
 William McKinley
11.Entertainment What 2015 Steven Spielberg film starring Tom Hanks is based around the story of Francis Gary Powers and the 1960 U-2 spy plane incident during the Cold War?
  Bridge of SpiesBridge of Spies
12.General Knowledge What letter comes next in this sequence?
O T T F F S S E N _
 T (One Two Three Four Five Six Seven Eight Nine Ten)


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Round 2

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

Mad about you / Crazy about you

 Mad about you / Crazy about you
2.Current Affairs Nicknamed flushgate, the city of Montreal in Canada dumped 5 billion litres of raw sewage into what river last week?
 Saint Lawrence River
3.Science & Nature What 'R' describes the softening of bones in children due to a deficiency of vitamin D, magnesium, phosphorus or calcium?
 Rickets
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

  Fleetwood Mac - TuskFleetwood Mac - Tusk (1979)
5.Sport & Leisure What top-flight New Zealand Rugby Union team are called the Lions?
 Wellington (ITM Cup)
6.Geography Excluding dependent territories, what is the most sparsely populated country in the European Union?
 Finland (16.2/km2)
7.Art & Literature What well known book did the McWhirter twins first publish in 1955?
  The Guinness Book of RecordsThe Guinness Book of Records (titled Guinness World Records since 1999)
8.Flags What country has this as its national flag?

Saudi Arabia

 Saudi Arabia
9.Music What musical duo released cover versions of The Stylistics' You Are Everything and Stop, Look, Listen (To Your Heart) in the 1970s?
  Diana Ross and Marvin GayeDiana Ross and Marvin Gaye
10.History Through what English city does legend claim Lady Godiva rode naked in the 11th century?
 Coventry
11.Entertainment Name the two films that earned Jack Nicholson Best Actor Academy Awards for 1975 and 1997.
  One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest / As Good as It GetsOne Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest / As Good as It Gets
12.General Knowledge Soapsuds on animal hide.
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.
 Lather / Leather


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Round 3

1.Food & Drink With what French wine growing region are Pinot Noir and Chardonnay most commonly associated?
 Burgundy (Bourgogne)
2.In This Year In this year: IRA member Bobby Sands died in prison after a 66 day hunger-strike; Bob Marley died aged 36 from cancer; and MTV (Music Television) was launched on cable TV in the United States. What year was it?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
 1981
3.Science & Nature Bauxite is the world's main source of what metal?
 Aluminium / Aluminum
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

  Aerosmith - Janie's Got A GunAerosmith - Janie's Got A Gun (1989)
5.Sport & Leisure The most important tournament between national teams in women's tennis, what country won the Fed Cup on Sunday?
 Czech Republic (beating Russia 3-2)
6.Entertainment In Doctor Who, what is the name of this character, creator of the Daleks?

Davros

 Davros
7.Art & Literature What is the English translation of Hitler's Mein Kampf?
 My Struggle
8.Geography What U.S. state is this?

New Hampshire

 New Hampshire
9.Music Who broke Simon & Garfunkel's heart in 1970?
  CeciliaCecilia

10.Anagram AGILE QUOTA IN UREA is an anagram of what African country?
 Equatorial Guinea
11.Entertainment What 1992 Booker Prize-winning novel by Michael Ondaatje was adapted into an Oscar-winning film starring Ralph Fiennes in 1996?
  The English PatientThe English Patient
12.Sudoku Solve this Sudoku puzzle to reveal the 3 digit figure highlighted.

452

 452


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Round 4

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

Made to measure

 Made to measure
2.Current Affairs What is the name of the band on stage at Le Bataclan in Paris when 89 people were killed there by terrorists on Friday?
 Eagles of Death Metal
3.Science & Nature What part of the body is examined using an otoscope?
  EarEar
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

  Lady Gaga - Bad RomanceLady Gaga - Bad Romance (2009)
5.Sport & Leisure Who is the only Canadian to have ever been Formula One World Drivers' Champion?
  Jacques VilleneuveJacques Villeneuve (1997)
6.Geography Abuja is the capital city of what African country?
 Nigeria (Since 1991. The largest city is the former capital, Lagos.)
7.Art & Literature Sold at auction for US$22.4 million in 2005, La Blanchisseuse is a 1886 painting by what French artist?

Toulouse-Lautrec

 Toulouse-Lautrec (Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec)
8.Landmarks Nicknamed "Galloping Gertie", what was the name of the suspension bridge in the U.S. state of Washington that dramatically collapsed just four months after opening in 1940?

Tacoma Narrows Bridge

 Tacoma Narrows Bridge
9.Music According to the opening lines of a 1967 song, what would you find "Over bridge of sighs. To rest my eyes in shades of green"?  (½ point each for Artist and Title)
  Small Faces - Itchycoo ParkSmall Faces - Itchycoo Park

10.History After the Kalmar Union ended in 1523 with the departure of Sweden, what two kingdoms remained united until 1814?
 Denmark–Norway
11.Entertainment First aired in 1997, name the British TV detective drama originally starring John Nettles as DCI Tom Barnaby, now starring Neil Dudgeon as his younger cousin, DCI John Barnaby.
 Midsomer Murders
12.General Knowledge What replaced 'CQD' around the world in 1906?
 SOS (Distress signal - Save Our Souls )


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Picture Round

Picture Round 17th November 2015

1. Sam Elliott 2. Orlando Bloom 3. Paul Weller 4. Helmut Schmidt
5. Ivana Trump 6. Angie Dickinson 7. Cheryl Ladd 8. Oprah Winfrey
9. Richard Chamberlain 10. Pat Eddery 11. Floyd Patterson 12. Sophia Loren

Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionOn 11th November 2015, Marine Corp veteran Guy Valentino broke the world record for "Most pull ups in 24 hours". Beating the previous record of 5,801, how many reps did he complete?
5862

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Fad Suckers 7 11 9 46
Drunken Layabouts 8 10½ 8 10 44
Bugadifino 9 10½ 9 43¼


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