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Quiz #441 - 26th February 2019Sunset Bar

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink A common food additive, what does the abbreviation MSG stand for?
2.On This Day On this day, 26th February, 1616, who was formally banned by the Roman Catholic Church from teaching or defending the view that the earth orbits the sun?
3.Science & Nature The anterior scalene, middle scalene, and posterior scalene are a group of three pairs of muscles in what part of the body?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1962)

5.Sport & Leisure With what sport is retired American athlete Tonya Harding (now Tonya Price) most associated?
6.Geography What is the name of the strait that connects the Atlantic Ocean to the Mediterranean Sea?
7.Anagram FAT ARSES DOMINATE, CUTIE! is an anagram of what place name?

8.Logos What cross-platform instant messaging and VoIP application has this as its logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music The Boy is Mine was a worldwide hit in 1998; a duet by what two American singers?  (½ point for each)
10.History What was the name of the ship on which Sir Francis Drake set sail in 1577 to circumnavigate the globe, later renamed Golden Hind?
11.Entertainment Set in 1962, what Academy Award-winning 2018 film is inspired by the true story of a tour of the Deep South by African-American pianist Don Shirley and Italian-American bouncer Tony Vallelonga?
12.General Knowledge In a footrace, Brian was neither first nor last. Debbie beat Brian. Brian beat John. Chris was neither first nor last. Chris beat James. John beat Chris. Who came in last?


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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 In what city did Bangladeshi special forces shoot and kill an armed man after he attempted to hijack a Biman Bangladesh Airlines flight heading to Dubai International Airport on Sunday?
3.Science & Nature A wide-spread species found across Europe and Asia with introduced populations in New Zealand, Australia and on the Hawaiian Islands; what 'S' describes this bird?

Round 2 Question 3

4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1971)

5.Sport & Leisure During the English Football League Cup Final on Sunday, what player controversially refused to leave the pitch when his head coach attempted to substitute him?
6.Geography Palmyra is an ancient Semitic city located in what present-day country?
7.Art & Literature The Dark Tower is a series of eight books published between 1982 and 2004, by what author?
8.Flags What Southeast Asian country has this as its national flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music The Living Years was a worldwide hit in 1989 for what supergroup?
10.History In what year did construction of the Berlin Wall begin?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
11.Entertainment Whose directorial credits include National Lampoon's Animal House (1978), The Blues Brothers (1980), An American Werewolf in London (1981), Trading Places (1983), Three Amigos (1986), and Coming to America (1988)?
12.Add/Deduct a Letter An end to the Northern European.
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.


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Round 3

1.Food & Drink Translating into English as "little tongues", what 'L' is the Italian name for this variety of pasta?

Round 3 Question 1

2.In This Year Tony Abbott, Seve Ballesteros, Michael Clarke Duncan, Caroline Kennedy, Paul Merton, and Jayne Torvill were all born in what year?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]

Round 3 Question 2

3.Science & Nature What 5-letter word can be spelt out using the chemical symbols for Potassium, Nickel and Iron?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1988)

5.Sport & Leisure What country is set to host the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup?
6.Entertainment Who narrated the 1970s BBC children's TV series The Wombles?
7.Art & Literature In literature, Miss Felicity Lemon is the secretary of what famous detective?
8.Maps What U.S. state is this?

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music What band was formed in Los Angeles in 1971 by Glenn Frey, Don Henley, Bernie Leadon and Randy Meisner?
10.Anagram I'M ONION FART is an anagram of what factual 11-letter word?

11.Entertainment Who won Best Actor and Best Actress at the Academy Awards on Sunday night?  (½ point for each)
12.Sudoku Solve this Sudoku puzzle to reveal the 6 letters highlighted.

D
V
N
R
B
E
W
E
C
W
E
B
C
N
D
V
C
E
B
N
D
C
B
V
W
A



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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 In New York City, a truck bomb parked below the North Tower of the World Trade Center exploded, killing six and injuring over a thousand on this day, 26th February, in what year?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Science & Nature Developed as an improved, non-patented replacement file format for the GIF, what does PNG stand for?  (1pt for 3, ½pt for 2, ¼pt for 1)
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1999)

5.Sport & Leisure Nicknamed 'The Cake Tin' or 'The Ring of Fire', Westpac Stadium is a major sporting venue in what capital city?

Round 4 Question 5

6.Geography Carrauntoohil is the highest mountain in what country?
7.Art & Literature Sir Quentin Blake is an English cartoonist, illustrator and children's writer best known for illustrating books written by what author?
8.Landmarks The second longest bridge in Europe (including viaducts) spans the Tagus River near Lisbon, Portugal. What is it called?

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music "Whatever colors you have in your mind. I'll show them to you and you'll see them shine." are lyrics from what 1969 song?  (½ point each for Artist and Title)
10.History What is the name of the shipbuilding company in Belfast, Northern Ireland that built RMS Titanic, RMS Olympic and RMS Britannic, and the Royal Navy's HMS Belfast?
11.Entertainment Who pilots Thunderbird 4?
12.Ditloids Replace these initials with words to make a true statement: 6 P in an I H T


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Picture Round

Picture Round 26th February 2019


Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionIn feet, what is the height of the pylons on the cable-stayed section of the Vasco da Gama Bridge in Lisbon, Portugal?

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Fad Suckers 8 10 11 11½ 46¾
Aliens 8 9 9 9 44¾
Drunken Layabouts 9 11 9 43¾


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