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Quiz #448 - 30th April 2019Sunset Bar

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink In American English it is called 'zucchini'. What is it more often called in British English?
2.On This Day The Iranian Embassy siege began in London on this day, 30th April, in what year?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Science & Nature The most common form of anaemia is caused by a deficiency of what?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1964)

5.Sport & Leisure What American professional golfer is nicknamed The Scientist?
6.Geography En route to what American city might you board a ferry at Larkspur or Sausalito?
7.Anagram IS AN ELEVATION is an anagram of what capital city and the country it is capital of?

8.Logos With what English rock band is this logo associated?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music Born in Sydney, Australia in 1990, by what stage name is Amethyst Amelia Kelly better known?
10.History How many children did Queen Victoria have?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
11.Entertainment Of the alterations made to the sign by the naughty paperboy in the title sequence of Fawlty Towers, which is the only one to be a true anagram?
12.General Knowledge If 8886 = 7, 7127 = 0, 9699 = 4, and 8918 = 5, then 1909 = ?


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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 The planning minister of what country announced plans yesterday to move their capital city?
3.Science & Nature What 'M' describes this creature?

Round 2 Question 3

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

(1972)

5.Sport & Leisure By what nickname is former world tennis champion Pete Sampras known?
6.Geography What city was designed from scratch by Lúcio Costa and Oscar Niemeyer in 1956 and became a capital city in 1960?
7.Art & Literature What British comedian wrote the best-selling novels Gridlock (1991), Popcorn (1996), and High Society (2002)?
8.Flags What Caribbean island nation has this as its national flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music What British new wave band's albums in the early 80s include Rage in Eden, Quartet, and Lament?
10.History What was Dwight D. Eisenhower's middle name?
11.Entertainment What is the name of the morbidly obese Scottish henchman played by Mike Myers in the second and third films of the Austin Powers series?
12.Add/Deduct a Letter Into and out of with regard to every detail.
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 flavour is the liqueur Triple Sec?
2.In This Year Jackie Chan, Prayut Chan-o-cha, Elvis Costello, Howard Stern, Kathleen Turner, and Oprah Winfrey were all born in what year?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]

Round 3 Question 2

3.Science & Nature Titan, Rhea and Iapetus are the three largest moons of what planet in our solar system?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1983)

5.Sport & Leisure The Canucks are a professional ice hockey team based in what Canadian city?
6.Entertainment Bill Pullman plays President of the United States in what 1996 film?
7.Art & Literature What classic 1719 novel is thought to be based on the life of Scottish sailor Alexander Selkirk?  (½ point each for Author and Title)
8.Thailand What province in Greater Bangkok is this?

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music Who had a worldwide hit in 1970 with Rose Garden?
10.Anagram I SPIT ON POO is an anagram of what rival 10-letter word?

11.Entertainment Name the film that broke several world records this last week, including the fastest to gross $1 billion and the highest opening weekend gross at $1.223 billion.
12.Sudoku Solve this Sudoku puzzle to reveal the 3 digit figure highlighted.

7
5
9
3
6
8
1
2
4
7
5
6
8
9
4
2
1
3
6
1
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8
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1
6



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Round 4

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

Round 4 Question 1

2.Current Affairs Following the abdication today of his father, Emperor Akihito, name the Crown Prince set to ascend the Chrysanthemum throne of Japan at midnight tonight.
3.Science & Nature In both mathematics and shorthand, what word is represented by this symbol?

Round 4 Question 3

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

(2012)

5.Sport & Leisure What English football player scored a record 60 goals in a single season (1927-28)?
6.Geography The Torres Strait lies between Australia and what other large island?
7.Art & Literature Name the 1893 short story in which Sherlock Holmes and Professor Moriarty plunge to their deaths at Reichenbach Falls in Switzerland.
8.Landmarks Now a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Persepolis was the ceremonial capital of the Achaemenid Empire 2500 years ago. In what modern day country is it?

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music "Beauty I'd always missed, with these eyes before," are lyrics from what 1967 song?  (½ point each for Artist and Title)
10.History What name is given to the Empire spanning much of south-eastern Europe, the Middle East and North Africa during the 16th and 17th centuries?
11.Entertainment Name the serial killer and primary antagonist in all but one of the Halloween film series.
12.Ditloids Replace these initials with words to make a true statement: 8 M P in our S S


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Picture Round

Picture Round 30th April 2019


Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionThe current record holder for the longest hair on a teenager is Nilanshi Patel, a 16-year-old girl from Gujarat, India, who's nicknamed Rapunzel. In millimetres, how long is her hair?

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Drunken Layabouts 6 10 8 10 43½
Aliens 5 10 7 8 9 39
Cunny Funts 4 7 31½


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