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Quiz #443 - 12th March 2019Sunset Bar

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink Named after a town in Yorkshire, England, what is the name of these small, roughly circular black sweets made of liquorice?

Round 1 Question 1

2.On This Day Operator of the largest financial fraud in U.S. history, totalling $18 billion; who pleaded guilty in New York on this day, 12th March, 2009?
3.Science & Nature What 'E' describes the scientific study of insects?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1965)

5.Sport & Leisure What U.S. state is home to the Green Bay Packers?
6.Geography With construction beginning in 1924, the Autostrade became the world's first motorway network. In what country is it?
7.Anagram HELP POLARITY, SHITHEAD is an anagram of what 1940s romantic comedy film?

8.Logos Founded in Germany in 1896 by the Carl Lindström Company, what German-British record label is represented by this logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music Whose hits in the 2010s include Good Feeling, Wild Ones, Whistle, and My House?
10.History To what airport were American Airlines Flight 11 and United Airlines Flight 175 scheduled to fly on 11th September 2001?
11.Entertainment Complete this monologue from Tommy Lee Jones:
"Our fugitive has been on the run for ninety minutes. Average foot speed over uneven ground barring injuries is 4 miles-per-hour. That gives us a radius of six miles. What I want out of each and every one of you is a hard-target search of every gas station, residence, warehouse, farmhouse, henhouse, outhouse and doghouse in that area. Checkpoints go up at fifteen miles. Your fugitive's name is Dr. Richard Kimble. ___ ___ ___."  (1pt for 3, ½pt for 2, ¼pt for 1)
12.General Knowledge If H and C represent hot and cold in English, what letters denote hot and cold in both French and Spanish?  (½ point for each)


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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 What was the flight number of the Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft that crashed on Sunday, killing all 157 on board?

Round 2 Question 2

3.Science & Nature Three 1.5 volt 500 mAh batteries are connected in series. What is their combined output voltage (v) and electric charge (mAh)?  (½ point for each)

Round 2 Question 3

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

(1973)

5.Sport & Leisure Of what sport was Fred Perry World Champion in 1929?
6.Geography What South American country is the world's largest producer of copper?
7.Art & Literature According to Genesis, whose twelve sons; Reuben, Simeon, Levi, Judah, Dan, Naphtali, Gad, Asher, Issachar, Zebulun, Joseph, and Benjamin; became the progenitors of the "Tribes of Israel"?
8.Flags What Arab republic in Northeast Africa has this as its national flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music Formed in Los Angeles in 1981, the classic line-up of what band consisted of Michael Steele on bass and vocals, founding members Susanna Hoffs on vocals and rhythm guitar, Debbi Peterson on drums and vocals, and Vicki Peterson on lead guitar and vocals?
10.History Who was Reichsführer-SS of Nazi Germany between 1929 and 1945?
11.Entertainment Royston Vasey is a fictional town in the British TV comedy The League of Gentlemen and also the real name of what British comedian?
12.Add/Deduct a Letter Executive feeding trough.
Answer with two words. The first part of the sentence is a clue to a seven letter word. Deduct one letter from that word to give the answer to the second part of the sentence.


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Round 3

1.Food & Drink What key ingredient is fermented to make mead?
2.In This Year Rick Astley, Stephen Baldwin, Helena Bonham Carter, Alan Davies, Patrick Dempsey, and Chris Eubank were all born in what year?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]

Round 3 Question 2

3.Science & Nature A member of the starling family, what 'M' describes this bird?

Round 3 Question 3

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

(1980)

5.Sport & Leisure Who was appointed head coach of Real Madrid on Monday following the sacking of Santiago Solari?
6.Entertainment Who plays hitman Jules Winnfield in the 1994 film Pulp Fiction?
7.Art & Literature What 'C' descibes the avant-garde art movement founded by Georges Braque and Pablo Picasso at the beginning of the 20th century?
8.Maps What country is this?

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music Mad Dogs & Englishmen is a live album released in 1970 by what English singer?
10.Anagram HANDLE FART is an anagram of what homely 10-letter word?

11.Entertainment What is the name of Bill Murray's character in the 1993 comedy film Groundhog Day?
12.Sudoku Solve this Sudoku puzzle to reveal the 3 digit figure highlighted.

4
7
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9
8
6
3
4
1
4
1
8
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8
7
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7
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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 One day after a major earthquake, a reactor at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant in Japan melted and exploded, releasing radioactivity into the atmosphere, on this day, 12th March, in what year?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Science & Nature Also called spiny anteaters, what 'E' describes this egg-laying mammal?

Round 4 Question 3

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

(2009)

5.Sport & Leisure Name the 23-year-old American Olympic cyclist who took her own life last Thursday following an episode of depression?
6.Geography What is the second largest city in Turkey?
7.Art & Literature What is the name of Hans Christian Andersen's fairy tale about a young peasant girl called Karen who cannot stop dancing?
8.Landmarks What European city is this?

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music "I have no need of friendship, friendship causes pain. It's laughter and it's loving I disdain," are lyrics from what 1965 song?  (½ point each for Artist and Title)
10.History On what British park was the Great Exhibition of 1851 held?
11.Entertainment What long-running British TV series was first aired on 16th October 1958, originally presented by Christopher Trace and Leila Williams?
12.Ditloids Replace these initials with words to reveal a well known phrase: 13 is U F S


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Picture Round

Picture Round 12th March 2019


Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionAs of its 60th anniversary on 16th October 2018, how many episodes of Blue Peter had aired?

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Fad Suckers 8 11 7 43
Aliens 8 6 8 10 39½
Drunken Layabouts 8 6 38½
The Makins 5 6 22½


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