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Quiz #449 - 7th May 2019Sunset Bar

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink What 'P' describes a natural substance used in food as a gelling agent, particularly in jams and jellies?
2.On This Day Vladimir Putin became President of Russia for the first time on this day, 7th May, in what year?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Science & Nature What 'T' is the scientific name for the windpipe?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1965)

5.Sport & Leisure How many additional points are awarded for a conversion kick in both rugby league and rugby union?
6.Geography What European capital city is nicknamed the "City of a Hundred Spires"?
7.Anagram PURCHASED ILLEGAL ARSE is an anagram of what major international airport?

8.Logos What American petroleum corporation has this as its logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music What American pop rock band were formed in 2005 by siblings Kevin, Joe, and Nick?
10.History What was Winston S. Churchill's middle name?
11.Entertainment Name these two characters from a fictional animated TV series featured in The Simpsons?  (½ point for each)

Round 1 Question 11

12.General Knowledge Solve this puzzle to reveal the answer to the bottom line.

Round 1 Question 12



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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 Name the Moscow international airport where Aeroflot Flight 1492 crash landed and burst into flames on Sunday, killing 41 of the 78 people on board.
3.Science & Nature What 'T' describes an electrical device used to increase or decrease voltage through inductively coupled electrical conductors?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1978)

5.Sport & Leisure Who won the World Snooker Championship on Monday?
6.Geography Into what major body of water does the Mekong Delta flow?
7.Art & Literature By the time Henry Patterson published his breakthrough novel The Eagle Has Landed in 1975, by what pen name was he known?
8.Flags What Middle East country has this as its national flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music "Next phase, new wave, dance craze, anyways," are lyrics from what 1980 song?  (½ point each for Artist and Title)
10.History In what U.S. State was the Battle of Bunker Hill fought in 1775?
11.Entertainment In what 1959 British crime drama film did Hayley Mills first appear?
12.Add/Deduct a Letter A moral tale suitable for growing crops.
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 In English speaking countries, what two words describe the popular dish adapted from the French dish Filet de bœuf en croûte?
2.In This Year In this year: Bob Hawke was elected Prime Minister of Australia; Tokyo Disneyland opened; and in London, £26m worth of gold bars were stolen in the Brinks Matt robbery. What year was it?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Science & Nature What 'F' is a generic trademark of the now banned chlorofluorocarbons previously used as refrigerants and aerosol propellants?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1984)

5.Sport & Leisure Previously named after a British Indian garrison town (Pune) in the 19th century, what is the modern day name for the sport of "Poona"?
6.Entertainment What is the title of Episode VIII in the Star Wars film series?
7.Art & Literature Whose novels include a series about former SAS soldier Dan 'Spider' Shepherd and another about private investigator Jack Nightingale?
8.Maps What European country is this?

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music What English progressive rock band were formed in London in 1968 by singer Jon Anderson, bassist Chris Squire, guitarist Peter Banks, keyboardist Tony Kaye, and drummer Bill Bruford?
10.Anagram I SEE TWATS is an anagram of what most moist 9-letter word?

11.Entertainment In what 1970s British stop motion animated television series do Idris the Dragon, Alice the Elephant, and Bluebell the Donkey occasionally feature?
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 After being stolen from the National Gallery of Norway in February 1994, an iconic painting by Edvard Munch was recovered undamaged on this day, 7th May, 1994. Name the painting.
3.Science & Nature What 'D' describes a mosquito-borne virus whose symptoms include a high fever, headache, vomiting, muscle and joint pains, and a characteristic skin rash?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1997)

5.Sport & Leisure After Maximum Security, which crossed the line first, was disqualified for interference; what horse was declared winner of the Kentucky Derby on Saturday?
6.Geography The Azores comprise nine volcanic islands in the middle of the North Atlantic Ocean. To what country do they belong?
7.Art & Literature First published in 1937, what is the title of the memoir by Danish author Karen Blixen, adapted into film by Sidney Pollack in 1985?
8.Landmarks A Third Reich-era building used by the Nazi Party for government and social meetings; today it is a seasonal restaurant, beer garden, and tourist attraction; what is the English language name for this infamous building in Berchtesgaden, Germany?

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music What is the title of this 1966 album by the Beatles?

Round 4 Question 9

10.History What was the profession of Wyatt Earp's sidekick Doc Holiday?
11.Entertainment Who stars as the eccentric scientist in the 1986 sci-fi film The Fly?
12.Ditloids Replace these initials with words to make a true statement: 10 F in a G of T B


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Picture Round

Picture Round 7th May 2019


Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionHow many days elapsed between the birth of Queen Elizabeth II's first great-grandchild, Savannah Phillips, and her eighth yesterday to the Duke and Duchess of Sussex?

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Drunken Layabouts 11 8 6 11 7 43
Fad Suckers 8 8 37½
Cunny Funts 6 10 8 37


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