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Quiz #444 - 2nd April 2019Sunset Bar

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink What dessert is believed to have been created in honour of a Russian ballerina in Wellington during her tour of New Zealand and Australia in the 1920s?
  PavlovaPavlova (Anna Pavlova)
2.On This Day The Falklands War began when Argentine forces invaded the Falkland Islands on this day, 2nd April, in what year?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
 1982
3.Science & Nature What name is given to the process of applying a protective zinc coating to steel or iron in order to prevent rusting?
 Galvanisation
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

  The Drifters - Save the Last Dance for MeThe Drifters - Save the Last Dance for Me (1960)
5.Sport & Leisure Who has had his boxing licence suspended pending a hearing after his disqualification for biting David Price in their all-British heavyweight bout in Liverpool on Saturday?
  Kash AliKash Ali
6.Geography What is the English name for the Italian city of Firenze?
 Florence (Tuscany)
7.Anagram DARE NUDE ANORAK is an anagram of what 20th century world leader?
  Konrad AdenauerKonrad Adenauer
8.Logos What multinational travel and tourism company headquartered in Hannover, Germany is represented by this logo?

TUI

 TUI
9.Music "And I'm a million different people from one day to the next," are lyrics from what 1997 song?  (½ point each for Artist and Title)
  The Verve - Bitter Sweet SymphonyThe Verve - Bitter Sweet Symphony

10.History What war took place in Europe between October 1853 and February 1856?
 Crimean War
11.Entertainment What director's filmography includes Alien (1979), Blade Runner (1982), Thelma & Louise (1991), Gladiator (2000), and The Martian (2015)?
  Sir Ridley ScottSir Ridley Scott
12.General Knowledge "Go hang a salami, I'm a lasagna hog". What 'P' describes that sentence?
 Palindrome (It reads the same backward as forward)


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Round 2

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

A touching moment

 A touching moment
2.Current Affairs What country elected Zuzana Čaputová, its first female president and its youngest, on Saturday?

Slovakia

 Slovakia
3.Science & Nature Mars has two moons. Name them.  (½ point for each)
 Phobos and Deimos
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

  George McCrae - Rock Your BabyGeorge McCrae - Rock Your Baby (1974)
5.Sport & Leisure For what national team does Atlético Madrid goalkeeper Jan Oblak play?
  SloveniaSlovenia
6.Geography What is the name of the strait of water that separates the two main islands of New Zealand?
 Cook Strait
7.Art & Literature In Winnie-the-Pooh books, what 'H' are elephants called?
 Heffalumps
8.Flags What European country has this as its national flag?

Bosnia and Herzegovina

 Bosnia and Herzegovina (often known informally as Bosnia)
9.Music Who were Stuck with You in 1986?
  Huey Lewis and the NewsHuey Lewis and the News
10.History Who defected from the UK to the Soviet Union with Donald Maclean in 1951?
  Guy BurgessGuy Burgess
11.Entertainment Who plays the male lead alongside Audrey Hepburn in the 1961 film Breakfast at Tiffany's?
  George PeppardGeorge Peppard
12.Add/Deduct a Letter Empower and make sustainable.
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.
 Enable / Tenable


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Round 3

1.Food & Drink What 'A' describes a dish in which ingredients are set into a gelatin made from a meat stock or consommé?
 Aspic
2.In This Year In this year: The Space Shuttle Challenger disintegrated 73 seconds after launch; a Berlin discotheque bombing gave rise to the U.S. bombing of Libya; and Prince Andrew married Sarah Ferguson at Westminster Abbey. What year was it?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
 1986
3.Science & Nature What 'C' is scientifically named benzoylmethylecgonine (C17H21NO4)?
 Cocaine (Coke, Charlie, California Corn Flakes)
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

  Cameo - Word UpCameo - Word Up (1986)
5.Sport & Leisure Who was the main sponsor of the Bahrain Grand Prix on Sunday?
 Gulf Air
6.Entertainment What 1980s animated TV series includes the characters Lion-O, Panthro and Jaga?
  ThunderCatsThunderCats
7.Art & Literature The Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers, what comes next?
 The Return of the King (The Lord of the Rings)
8.Thailand What province in Greater Bangkok is this?

Samut Prakan - สมุทรปราการ

 Samut Prakan - สมุทรปราการ
9.Music Following the departure of guitarist Steve Hackett, who released the album ...And Then There Were Three... in 1978?  (½ point each for Artist and Title)
  GenesisGenesis
10.Anagram TO FART ICY ASS is an anagram of what adequate 12-letter word?
 Satisfactory
11.Entertainment Who plays Janet Weiss in the 1975 film The Rocky Horror Picture Show?
  Susan SarandonSusan Sarandon
12.Sudoku Solve this Sudoku puzzle to reveal the 3 digit figure highlighted.

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 923


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Round 4

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

Mother-in-law

 Mother-in-law
2.On This Day Four men stole items worth up to £200 million from an underground safe deposit facility in London's Hatton Garden area on this day, 2nd April, in what year?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
 2015
3.Science & Nature "Consumption" was the most common nineteenth century English word for what disease?
 Tuberculosis
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

  The Chainsmokers feat. Halsey - CloserThe Chainsmokers feat. Halsey - Closer (2016)
5.Sport & Leisure American Bob Beamon has held the Olympic record since 1968 in what discipline?
 Long jump (8.90 m - surpassed as a world record in 1991 by Mike Powell)
6.Geography Name the four U.S. states whose names end with the letter 'N'.  (¼ point for each)
 Michigan, Oregon, Washington, Wisconsin
7.Art & Literature Born around 620 BC, what 'A' is the name of the Greek writer famous for his fables?
 Aesop
8.Landmarks Name this well known landmark and the country in which it is located.  (½ point for each)

Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

 Marina Bay Sands, Singapore
9.Music What 1967 song is a narrative dealing with events at places like Choctaw Ridge and the Tallahatchie Bridge?  (½ point each for Artist and Title)
  Bobbie Gentry - Ode to Billie JoeBobbie Gentry - Ode to Billie Joe

10.History What 19th century American family produced both typewriters and firearms?
 Remington (E. Remington and Sons)
11.Entertainment Who played Edina's (Jennifer Saunder's) sarcastic and thieving mother in the TV sitcom Absolutely Fabulous?
  June WhitfieldJune Whitfield
12.Ditloids Replace these initials with words to make a true statement: 29 D in F in a L Y
  29 Days in February in a Leap Year29 Days in February in a Leap Year


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Picture Round

Picture Round 2nd April 2019

1. Ronan Keating 2. Kiki Bertens 3. Christina Aguilera 4. Keith Carradine
5. Conway Twitty 6. Mitt Romney 7. Alexander Albon 8. Richard Beckinsale
9. Tim Allen 10. Muammar Gaddafi 11. Noddy Holder 12. Ricky Martin

Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionHow many rooms are there at the Marina Bay Sands Hotel in Singapore?
2561

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Fad Suckers 10 7 10 44¼
Drunken Aliens 4 8 35¼
Cunny Funts 4 2 8 25


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