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Quiz #392 - 13th February 2018Sunset Bar

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink What food additive is assigned the E (Europe) and INS (International) number 621?
2.On This Day Who succeeded the late Yuri Andropov as general secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union on this day, 13th February, 1984?
3.Science & Nature What name is given to light in between the visible light and microwave portions of the electromagnetic spectrum?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1965)

5.Sport & Leisure Of the 49 teams that have competed in the English Premier League, which one comes last alphabetically?
6.Geography Accra is the capital of what West African country?
7.Anagram TIGHT ARSE WHEN FEM HOT is an anagram of what comedy by William Shakespeare?

8.Logos What Microsoft product is represented by this logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music With what type of people did R.E.M. have a worldwide hit in 1991?
10.History In Greek mythology, who fell in love with his own reflection in a pool, staring at it until he died?
11.Entertainment What warrior king of Sparta, Greece was played by Gerard Butler in the 2006 film 300?
12.General Knowledge Founded in 2014, what is unusual about the Norwegian Special Forces unit Jegertroppen (English: Hunter Troop)?


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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 Saratov Airlines Flight 703 crashed on Monday shortly after taking off from Moscow Domodedovo Airport, killing all 71 people on board. What was its scheduled destination?
3.Science & Nature What keyboard function key opens a "Save As" dialog box in many Windows programs and, in Mac OS 10.4 or later, shows or hides the Dashboard?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1975)

5.Sport & Leisure Part of Rugby Union's Six Nations Championship, what two countries compete annually for the Millennium Trophy?  (½ point for each)
6.Geography What country's currency is represented by the ISO 4217 country code KHR?
7.Art & Literature Who buried the treasure on Treasure Island?
8.Flags What landlocked Central Asian state has this as its national flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music English singer Douglas Trendle, better known as Buster Bloodvessel, has been the frontman of what ska revival band since 1976?
10.History What name was given to the anti-Catholic riots in London, in 1780?
11.Entertainment What two 1965 films feature title songs by Tom Jones?  (½ point for each)
12.Add/Deduct a Letter Spin the weapon.
Answer with two words. The first part of the sentence is a clue to a seven 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 'F' is the Japanese name for this pufferfish, a delicacy with deadly consequences if prepared incorrectly?

Round 3 Question 1

2.In This Year In this year: The Winter Olympics were held in Calgary, Alberta, Canada; The Last Emperor won nine Academy Awards; and George H. W. Bush was elected President of the United States. What year was it?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Science & Nature What company began life in January 1994 as "Jerry and David's guide to the World Wide Web"?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1983)

5.Sport & Leisure What basketball team has won more NBA championships than any other?
6.Entertainment Who plays the eponymous Derek Zoolander in the comedy film series Zoolander?
7.Art & Literature What 2011 adult science fiction novel by Veronica Roth is followed by the sequels Insurgent (2012) and Allegiant (2013)?
8.Thailand What province in Northeastern Thailand is this?

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music Identify this 1979 song from its muted video.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)
10.Anagram HITHERTO, A PIG FARTED is an anagram of what 1974 film?

11.Entertainment What long-running American TV show has won more Primetime Emmy Awards than any other?
12.Sudoku Solve this Sudoku puzzle to reveal the 5 letters highlighted.

D
K
L
K
B
L
C
B
C
K
J
K
C
B
D
M
J
N
K
L
B
J
L
J
A
D
A
J
K
B
B
D
J



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Round 4

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

Round 4 Question 1

2.On This Day Who was the fifth wife of Henry VIII of England, executed for adultery on this day, 13th February, 1542?
3.Science & Nature Naphthalene is the original primary ingredient of what household product?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1999)

5.Sport & Leisure In July 1939, what New York Yankees player became the first to have his number retired by an MLB team?
6.Geography What is the longest river in the world to flow entirely within one country?
7.Art & Literature What Russian-American novelist is known for her best-selling novels, The Fountainhead and Atlas Shrugged?
8.Landmarks Opened in 1917 with a design that was later adapted for the Tyne Bridge in England and the Sydney Harbour Bridge in Australia, what is the name of this steel through arch railroad bridge in New York City?

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music "Got a good reason. For taking the easy way out" are the opening lyrics to what 1965 song?  (½ point each for Artist and Title)
10.History What was the name of this series of electronic hand-held children's computers by Texas Instruments, first introduced in 1978?

Round 4 Question 10

11.Entertainment What Castilian knight was portrayed by Charlton Heston in a 1961 film of the same name?
12.General Knowledge In a 2015 poll carried out across four continents, what was ranked the most famous locomotive of all time?


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Picture Round

Picture Round 13th February 2018


Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionThe LNER Class A3 4472 Flying Scotsman set a record for the longest non-stop run by a steam locomotive on 8th August 1989 while on a tour of Australia. How many non-stop miles did it travel?

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Aliens 8 7 37½
Fad Suckers 4 8 36½
Drunken Layabouts 8 7 4 29¾


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