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Quiz #430 - 12th December 2018Sunset Bar

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink What 'F' describes this bow-tie or butterfly shaped pasta?

Round 1 Question 1

2.On This Day One of the worst in UK history, the Clapham Junction rail crash killed thirty-five and injured hundreds on this day, 12th December, in what year?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Science & Nature What is the name of the endocrine gland in the neck that primarily influences the metabolic rate and protein synthesis?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1969)

5.Sport & Leisure What is the nickname of the Australian national rugby league team?
6.Geography What is the longest river in Ireland?
7.Anagram ADJOINING FLAMES is an anagram of what American actor?

8.Logos What toy and board game company is represented by this logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music Who was Crazy in 2006?
10.History Who was Prime Minister of France from 1974 to 1976 and 1986 to 1988, and President of France from 1995 to 2007?
11.Entertainment Who stars as Maximus Decimus Meridius in the 2000 film Gladiator?
12.General Knowledge When spelt backwards, what famous racehorse's name is a serious crime?


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Round 2

1.Dingbats Solve this dingbat to reveal an 8-letter word.

Round 2 Question 1

2.Current Affairs Name the 22-year-old British backpacker, murdered in New Zealand on 1st or 2nd December, whose remains were found in Auckland on Sunday.
3.Science & Nature What 'A' describes any invertebrate with a segmented body, jointed limbs, and usually a chitinous shell; including insects, arachnids, crustaceans, and myriapods?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1976)

5.Sport & Leisure What football (soccer) manager famously said, "Some people believe football is a matter of life and death, I am very disappointed with that attitude. I can assure you it is much, much more important than that."?
6.Geography What is the capital and largest city of Croatia?
7.Art & Literature Published in 1942, what is the title of Enid Blyton's first Famous Five novel?
8.Flags What country in southern Africa has this as its national flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music What 1983 song begins with the lyrics, "They told him don't you ever come around here. Don't want to see your face, you better disappear"?  (½ point each for Artist and Title)
10.History Who shot President Ronald Reagan on 30th March 1981?
11.Entertainment Adapted from a 2009 Stephen King novel of the same name, what 2013-2015 TV series is set in the fictional small town of Chester's Mill?
12.Add/Deduct a Letter A particular form of rabble-rousing.
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 'C' is the beetle notorious for destroying potato crops?
2.In This Year John Candy, David Cassidy, Peter Gabriel, Ed Harris, Jay Leno, and Julie Walters were all born in what year?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]

Round 3 Question 2

3.Science & Nature The symbol for what chemical element is derived from its Latin name, cuprum?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1980)

5.Sport & Leisure In South American association football, who beat who in the finals of the Copa Libertadores on Sunday?  (½ point for each)
6.Entertainment In the Flintstones, what is the name of the adopted son of Barney and Betty Rubble?

Round 3 Question 6

7.Art & Literature In what month is Scottish poet and lyricist Robert Burns' birthday celebrated?

Round 3 Question 7

8.Thailand What province in Western Thailand is this?

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music What British singer has the middle name Hercules?
10.Anagram ON TIT OR ARSE is an anagram of what overhauled 11-letter word?

11.Entertainment The filmography of what actress includes Scarface (1983), Batman Returns (1992), and Murder on the Orient Express (2017)?
12.Sudoku Solve this Sudoku puzzle to reveal the 3 digit figure highlighted.

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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 Relating to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, what is the name of the agreement adopted on this day, 12th December, 2015?
3.Science & Nature In computing, what two-letter abbreviation is the SI unit representing one billion bytes?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1999)

5.Sport & Leisure On Sunday, who broke Peyton Manning's NFL record for the most career touchdown passes, setting a new all-time record of 582?
6.Geography What is the capital city of the state of Alabama in the United States?
7.Art & Literature What is the title of Harper Lee's 2015 sequel to her 1960 novel To Kill a Mockingbird?
8.Landmarks Now a UNESCO World Heritage site, name this island, used as a prison between the 17th and 20th centuries.

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music Prior to co-founding the folk-rock supergroup Crosby, Stills & Nash in 1968, Graham Nash was a founding member of what chart-topping group?
10.History In what year did Princess Anne marry Captain Mark Phillips?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
11.Entertainment Who plays Victor Meldrew in the 1990s BBC sitcom One Foot in the Grave?
12.General Knowledge Tom's mother has three children. One is named April, one is named May. What is the third one named?


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Picture Round

Picture Round 12th December 2018


Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionBetween the Charoen Thani Princess, Pullman Raja Orchid, Kosa, and Avani hotels in Khon Kaen, how many guest rooms and suites do they have in total?

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Fad Suckers 10 7 9 9 7 42
Drunken Layabouts 8 6 33½
Cunny Funts 8 30¾
Aliens 8 6 2 29


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