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Quiz #394 - 27th February 2018Sunset Bar

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink What 'T' describes this condiment made from toasted ground hulled sesame seeds?

Round 1 Question 1

2.On This Day Marking the end of Operation Desert Storm, U.S. President George H. W. Bush announced "Kuwait is liberated" on this day, 27th February, in what year?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Science & Nature What 'A' is a syndrome defined as a mild form of autism combined with relatively normal language and intelligence?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1961)

5.Thailand At the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, in what sport did Thailand win its only two gold medals?
6.Geography On New Year's Eve, clocks in the main territories of what three European countries strike midnight at the same time as the UK?  (1pt for 3, ½pt for 2, ¼pt for 1)
7.Anagram RUINED TENSE MATCH is an anagram of what association football club?

8.Logos What television sports network is represented by this logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music It doesn't matter whether you're a rocket scientist, Brad Pitt, if you've got a car, or you think you're Elvis; how did Shania Twain respond in 1997?
10.History From 1901, what was the de facto Capital of Australia and home to its federal parliament until moved to Canberra in 1927?
11.Entertainment Who plays the title role in the 2013 film The Wolf of Wall Street?
12.General Knowledge "Namaste" is a respectful form of greeting associated with what religion?


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Round 2

1.Dingbats Solve this dingbat to reveal the name of an edible plant.

Round 2 Question 1

2.Current Affairs Who was sworn in as Deputy Prime Minister of Australia yesterday following the resignation of Barnaby Joyce last week?
3.Science & Nature What element has the atomic number 6?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1973)

5.Sport & Leisure With 14 gold, 14 silver, and 11 bronze, who topped the medal table at the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang?
6.Geography The Caledonian Canal links Fort William with what Scottish city?
7.Art & Literature "All the world's a stage" and "too much of a good thing" are famous quotes from what William Shakespeare comedy?
8.Flags What European country has this as its national flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music "Tommy used to work on the docks", but who "works the diner all day" in Bon Jovi's 1986 hit single Livin' on a Prayer?
10.History By what nickname was former First Lady of the United States Claudia Alta Johnson more commonly known?
11.Entertainment Oliver Reed died on 2nd May 1999 in Malta during the making of what film?
12.Add/Deduct a Letter Underweight and less than average size.
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 'C' describes an Italian dish of raw meat or fish, thinly sliced or pounded thin, served mainly as an appetizer?

Round 3 Question 1

2.In This Year In this year: Nirvana lead singer Kurt Cobain was found dead; the Channel Tunnel was officially opened; and Nelson Mandela became South Africa's first black president. What year was it?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Science & Nature The Chinese and the American are the only two known living species of what creature?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1984)

5.Sport & Leisure The international governing body IRB was renamed in 2014, to what?
6.Entertainment Who co-stars as famed novelist Paul Sheldon in the 1990 thriller film Misery?
7.Art & Literature For what fictional newspaper does Peter Parker work?
8.Thailand What province in Northeastern Thailand is this?

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music "See them walking hand in hand across the bridge at midnight" are the opening lyrics to what 1981 song?  (½ point each for Artist and Title)
10.Anagram OLD SHIT TO MEND is an anagram of what British actor, born in 1981?

11.Entertainment In the opening sequence to The Simpsons TV series, who is usually the second member of the Simpson family to appear on screen?
12.Sudoku Solve this Sudoku puzzle to reveal the 3 digit figure highlighted.

9
3
2
6
1
4
7
5
2
7
5
3
8
8
1
5
7
7
9
1
3
7
3
6
8
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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 What British political party was founded on this day, 27th February, 1900?
3.Science & Nature Sildenafil, tadalafil and vardenafil are the generic names of drugs used to treat what medical condition?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(2016)

5.Sport & Leisure What U.S. city is home to major league teams nicknamed Titans and Predators?
6.Geography With a population of less than 3,000, in what country would you find the community of Liverpool on the banks of the Mersey River?
7.Art & Literature What country hosts the international Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award for children's literature?
8.Landmarks What is the name of this sports stadium?

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music On the Abbey Road album cover, which Beatle is wearing black shoes?
10.History The last two prisoners to be executed in the UK were hanged in what decade?
11.Entertainment The 1989 comedy film Ghosts Can't Do It won the 1990 Golden Raspberry Awards for Worst Picture, Worst Actress (Bo Derek), and Worst Director (John Derek). Playing himself in the film, who picked up the award for Worst Supporting Actor?
12.General Knowledge The State Duma is the lower house of parliament of what country?


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Picture Round

Picture Round 27th February 2018


Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionThe earliest known photograph to include a recognisable human form was taken in Paris, France by Louis Daguerre, in what year?

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Drunken Layabouts 8 6 5 33
Fad Suckers 6 5 7 33
Cunny Funts 10 5 6 5 30½
Depleted Aliens 6 2 5 2 23½


† Tiebreak Winner

Tiebreak Question

In what year were the Academy Awards first broadcast on TV?


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