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Quiz #384 - 19th December 2017Sunset Bar

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink Atacama, Coquimbo, and Aconcagua are three of the wine growing regions of what country?
2.On This Day The last manned lunar flight, Apollo 17, crewed by Eugene Cernan, Ronald Evans, and Harrison Schmitt, returned to Earth on this day, 19th December, in what year?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Science & Nature What 'S' is a fatal, degenerative disease that affects the nervous systems of sheep and goats?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1966)

5.Sport & Leisure Who beat who in the FIFA Club World Cup final on Saturday?  (½ point for each)
6.Geography What U.S. state has the longest border with Mexico?
7.Anagram NOT THE MILD SOD is an anagram of what English actor born in 1981?

8.Logos What digital music streaming service is represented by this logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music In 2001, R.E.M. went All the way to ... where?
10.History Who was born in Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire on 30th November 1874?
11.Entertainment In what early 1970s TV series did George Peppard play a Boston-based Polish-American freelance investigator?
12.General Knowledge During what personal hygiene activity might you use a Pure Badger, Super Badger, or Silvertip Badger?


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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 An Amtrak Cascades passenger train derailed in DuPont, Washington on Monday, killing at least 3 and injuring more than 74 others when its carriages fell onto what highway?
3.Science & Nature What Greek mathematician, born c. 325 BC, is known as the "father of geometry"?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1984)

5.Sport & Leisure The Olympic motto is Citius, Altius, Fortius, which is Latin for what?  (1pt for 3, ½pt for 2, ¼pt for 1)
6.Geography What is Canada's most populous city?
7.Art & Literature The word "behemoth" means "beast" in what language?
8.Flags What Central American country has this as its national flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music What English singer-songwriter fronted Anglo-American hard rock supergroup Tin Machine in the late 80s and early 90s?
10.History What famous speech begins, "Four score and seven years ago ..."?
11.Entertainment The name of what Star Trek character is derived from the Swahili word for freedom?
12.Add/Deduct a Letter A more elegant tactile member.
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 Consisting of a round sponge cake moistened with fruit juices or liqueur and layered with ricotta cheese and candied fruits, what 'C' describes this traditional Sicilian dessert?

Round 3 Question 1

2.In This Year In this year: In England, the de Havilland Comet, the world's first jet-powered airliner, made its first flight; the North Atlantic Treaty Organization was established; and the Federal Republic of Germany and German Democratic Republic (West and East Germany) were officially founded. What year was it?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Science & Nature Myopathy is a term used to describe any abnormality or disease affecting what part of the body?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1992)

5.Sport & Leisure Name the Frenchman who set a new solo around the world sailing record this week after circumnavigating the globe in 42 days and 16 hours in his trimaran Macif?
6.Entertainment What 1967 Beatles TV film features the song I Am the Walrus?
7.Art & Literature Published in 2016 under the pseudonym Beryl Evans, what famous author wrote the children's book Charlie the Choo-Choo?

Round 3 Question 7

8.Thailand What province in Northeastern Thailand is this?

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music What 1977 ABBA song begins, "If you change your mind ..."?
10.Anagram IRISH TART is an anagram of what nine-letter word?

11.Entertainment By what stage name is Sir David John White better known?
12.Sudoku Solve this Sudoku puzzle to reveal the 3 letters highlighted.

C
B
I
A
F
A
C
A
H
C
I
A
C
G
C
F
H
E
H
B
D
I
F
C
A
H
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C
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G
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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 Who announced last week its intention to buy most of 21st Century Fox's entertainment divisions, valued at roughly $52.4 billion?
3.Science & Nature The branch of mechanics that deals with the mathematical description of the motion and interaction of subatomic particles is called _______ mechanics. (fill in the blank)
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(2017)

5.Sport & Leisure The Flyers, the 76ers, and the Eagles are major league sports teams from what U.S. city?
6.Geography What South American sovereign state has the U.S. dollar as its official currency?
7.Art & Literature First published in March 1830, who wrote the Book of Mormon?
8.Landmarks What is the name of this popular tourist attraction on the uninhabited island of Staffa, in the Inner Hebrides of Scotland?

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music They say we're young and we don't know is the opening line to what 1965 song?  (½ point each for Artist and Title)
10.History Who became the first Holy Roman Emperor in 800 AD?
11.Entertainment In 1960, what film character infamously said, "Well, a boy's best friend is his mother"?
12.General Knowledge Argentine-born Máxima Zorreguieta Cerruti is Queen consort of what European country?


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Picture Round

Picture Round 19th December 2017


Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionRandy Barnes of the USA has held the shot put world record since 20th May 1990. In centimetres, what is the record?

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Fad Suckers 10 8 42½
Drunken Layabouts 9 11 42½
Aliens 33½
Cunny Funts 2 27¾


† Tiebreak Winner


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