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Quiz #395 - 6th March 2018Sunset Bar

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink What is the main vegetable ingredient of a Chicken Divan?
 Broccoli (usually served with broccoli, almonds, and Mornay sauce)
2.On This Day Who succeeded Joseph Stalin as First Secretary of the Communist Party and Premier of the Soviet Union on this day, 6th March, 1953?
  Georgy MalenkovGeorgy Malenkov
3.Science & Nature Jumbuck in an Australian English term for what animal?
 Sheep
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

  The Beatles - Paperback WriterThe Beatles - Paperback Writer (1966)
5.Sport & Leisure Who set a championship record as he claimed gold over 60m at the World Indoor Athletics Championships on Saturday, just two weeks after setting a world record of 6.34 seconds?
  Christian ColemanChristian Coleman (U.S.A.)
6.Geography The busiest airport in Africa, O. R. Tambo International Airport, is located in what country?
 South Africa (Johannesburg)
7.Anagram I AM NATIVE ARSE is an anagram of what American actress born in 1924?
  Eva Marie SaintEva Marie Saint
8.Logos To what global brand name does this partial logo belong?

Gillette

 Gillette
9.Music What two artists performed with the remaining members of Queen on the 1993 EP Five Live?  (½ point for each)
  George Michael and Lisa StansfieldGeorge Michael and Lisa Stansfield
10.History Ceding Florida to the U.S. in 1819, the Adams-Onis Treaty was an agreement made between the United States and what country?
 Spain (also defining the boundary between the U.S. and New Spain)
11.Entertainment The Shape of Water won Best Picture at the Academy Awards on Sunday night. Who won Best Actor and Best Actress?  (½ point for each)
 Gary Oldman and Frances McDormand (Darkest Hour and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri)
12.General Knowledge What 'L' describes a fabric made by interweaving silk or other yarn with metallic threads?

Lamé

 Lamé


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Round 2

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

Cut to the chase

 Cut to the chase
2.Current Affairs Donald Trump last Thursday said he would announce a tariff on imported steel and aluminium from all countries that send metals to the U.S. What percent did he propose for steel imports?
 25 (and 10% for aluminium)
3.Science & Nature Derived from the Latin word for 'fire', what 'I' describes a type of rock formed from the cooling and solidification of magma or lava?
 Igneous
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

  ABBA - Take a Chance on MeABBA - Take a Chance on Me (1977)
5.Sport & Leisure Olympic diving events are performed from either a 3 metre high springboard or a fixed platform at what height?
 10 metres
6.Geography In Khon Kaen city, on average, what month has the most rainfall?
 September (232 mm - August 216 mm - July 173 mm)
7.Art & Literature A Game of Thrones, A Clash of Kings, A Storm of Swords, A Feast for Crows. What 2011 novel comes next?
  A Dance with DragonsA Dance with Dragons (The series A Song of Ice and Fire by George R. R. Martin)
8.Flags What country in the Horn of Africa has this as its national flag?

Djibouti

 Djibouti
9.Music What is Rod Stewart's full first name?
 Roderick (Roderick David Stewart)
10.History What Carthaginian general defeated the Roman Republic at the Battle of Cannae in 216 BC?
 Hannibal
11.Entertainment Who played the title role in the 1960s American TV series The Virginian?
  James DruryJames Drury
12.Add/Deduct a Letter Casual footwear is a controversial issue.
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.
 Sandal / Scandal


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Round 3

1.Food & Drink What 'F' is used to describe any Italian semi-sparkling wine?
  FrizzanteFrizzante
2.In This Year George Foreman, Don Johnson, Jessica Lange, Bill Nighy, Meryl Streep, and Roger Taylor (Queen) were all born in what year?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]

1949

 1949
3.Science & Nature What is the sum of the interior angles of a regular pentagon?
  540°540° (5 x 108°)
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

  Nik Kershaw - Wouldn't It Be GoodNik Kershaw - Wouldn't It Be Good (1984)
5.Sport & Leisure Name the host country, and the year, of the FIFA World Cup finals represented by this mascot.  (½ point for each)

Mexico - 1986

 Mexico - 1986 (Pique)
6.Entertainment What is the name of the fictional Moon base in the 1970s British sci-fi TV series Space: 1999?

Moonbase Alpha

 Moonbase Alpha
7.Art & Literature Whose works include the poems "And death shall have no dominion" and "Do not go gentle into that good night"?
 Dylan Thomas
8.Maps What is the name of this river?

Niger

 Niger
9.Music Who sang about The Night Chicago Died in 1974?
  Paper LacePaper Lace
10.Anagram A HOT ICON AND TOUGH BUM is an anagram of what Shakespeare comedy?
 Much Ado About Nothing
11.Entertainment What animated film won four Golden Raspberry Awards on Saturday, including Worst Picture?
  The Emoji MovieThe Emoji Movie (Worst Picture, Worst Director, Worst Screenplay, Worst Screen Combo)
12.Sudoku Solve this Sudoku puzzle to reveal the 6 letters highlighted.

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 VOWLES


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Round 4

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

It's all Greek to me

 It's all Greek to me
2.On This Day The British ferry MS Herald of Free Enterprise capsized moments after leaving the Belgian port of Zeebrugge, killing 193 on this day, 6th March, in what year?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]

1987

 1987
3.Science & Nature Jelly Bean, KitKat, Lollipop, Marshmallow, Nougat... What comes next?
  OreoOreo (Version names assigned to the Android mobile operating system 2012-2017)
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

  Coldplay - Hymn For The WeekendColdplay - Hymn For The Weekend (2015)
5.Sport & Leisure At the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, in what sport did Team GB win its one and only gold medal?
  RowingRowing (Men's Coxless Pair - Matthew Pinsent and Steve Redgrave)
6.Geography In what European country are the cities of Aarhus, Odense and Aalborg?
 Denmark
7.Art & Literature What British explorer wrote the 2016 autobiography Fear: Our Ultimate Challenge?
  Sir Ranulph FiennesSir Ranulph Fiennes
8.Landmarks Since running aground in 1980, the MV Panagiotis at Navagio ("shipwreck") Bay has become a popular tourist attraction on what Greek island?

Zakynthos / Zante

 Zakynthos / Zante
9.Music What Scottish-born, U.S. singer is best known for his 1963 hit Mr. Bass Man?
  Johnny CymbalJohnny Cymbal
10.History What British King was the last Emperor of India?
  George VIGeorge VI
11.Entertainment Who stars as American war correspondent Jacob "Jake" Geismer in the 2006 Steven Soderbergh film The Good German?
  George ClooneyGeorge Clooney
12.General Knowledge What 'M' is a commonly used demographic cohort, roughly describing people born between the early 80s and mid-late 90s?
 Millenials


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Picture Round

Picture Round 6th March 2018

1. Kevin Anderson 2. Shanshan Feng 3. Taylor Lautner 4. Heather Graham
5. Viggo Mortensen 6. Dustin Hoffman 7. Sidney Crosby 8. Hayden Panettiere
9. Édith Piaf 10. Julie Andrews 11. Doris Day 12. Anthony Head

Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionCuba's Javier Sotomayor has held the world indoor high jump record since March 1989. In centimetres, what is the record?
243

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Fad Suckers 4 10½ 9 6 38
Aliens 3 8 0 26
Drunken Layabouts 8 3 1 24¼
Cunny Funts 3 5 1 19


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