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Quiz #451 - 21st May 2019Sunset Bar

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink How many gallons are there in a firkin?
2.On This Day Who became the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean on this day, 21st May, 1932?
3.Science & Nature What is the fastest animal on two legs?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1961)

5.Sport & Leisure How many players are on the field for each team in a game of outdoor "field" hockey?
6.Geography Into what sea does the River Jordan flow?
7.Anagram A FLAKING ANUS BATH is an anagram of what capital city and the country it is capital of?

8.Logos What brand of artists' supplies is represented by this logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music What was the name of the one-off supergroup project in 2011 consisting of Mick Jagger, Joss Stone, Dave Stewart, A. R. Rahman, and Damian Marley?

Round 1 Question 9

10.History What is English teacher, inventor and social reformer Sir Rowland Hill credited with inventing in 1837?
11.Entertainment What colour is the door at 280 Westbourne Park Road, London, made famous in the 1999 film Notting Hill?
12.General Knowledge Solve this puzzle to reveal the two missing numbers.  (½ point for each)

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 This coming Friday, what will become the first nation in Asia to legalise same-sex marriage?
3.Science & Nature The interior angles of a triangle always add up to how many degrees?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1974)

5.Sport & Leisure What city is host to the Australian soccer club nicknamed The Roar?
6.Geography What name is given to the large mountainous region in south west Germany close to the borders with France and Switzerland?
7.Art & Literature Later adapted for radio, TV and film; what is the title of a series of three novels and two interludes published between 1906 and 1921 by Nobel Prize–winning English author John Galsworthy?
8.Flags What South American country has this as its national flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music Who said Heaven Is a Place on Earth in 1987?
10.History For his toughness as a General in the War of 1812, what future U.S. president was nicknamed "Old Hickory"?
11.Current Affairs What award-winning American TV series, at the end of its 12th season, aired its final two episodes last Thursday?
12.Add/Deduct a Letter Evaporate the lacquer.
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 What 'H' describes a traditional Cypriot cheese made from a mixture of goat's and sheep's milk?
2.In This Year In this year: Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 disappeared over the Gulf of Thailand with 239 people on board; Russia were suspended from the G8 after formally annexing Crimea; and the Royal Thai Army overthrew Thailand's caretaker government after its failure to resolve political unrest. What year was it?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Science & Nature What 'P' describes the small endocrine gland in the brain responsible for the production of melatonin?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1989)

5.Sport & Leisure What American jockey was nicknamed "The Shoe"?
6.Entertainment In the 1960s cartoon series Wacky Races, what is the name of car number 00, driven by Dick Dastardly and Muttley?
7.Art & Literature Introduced to the U.S. in 1940 as And Then There Were None and later appearing under the title Ten Little Indians, Agatha Christie's mystery novel was first published in the U.K. in 1939 as Ten Little... what?
8.Maps What Southeast Asian country is this?

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music Paul Stanley is an American musician born in 1952, best known for being the rhythm guitarist and co-lead vocalist of what rock band?
10.Anagram BUM LIKE SATAN is an anagram of what distinctive 12-letter word?

11.Entertainment In what 1988 film does Eddie Murphy play Akeem Joffer, the crown prince of the fictional African nation of Zamunda?
12.Sudoku Solve this Sudoku puzzle to reveal the 3 digit figure highlighted.

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



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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 What name has been given to the political scandal that caused the collapse of the Austrian government this week, triggering a snap election?
3.Science & Nature Ishihara tests are used to determine what?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(2003)

5.Sport & Leisure In what year did Allan Wells, Steve Ovett, Sebastian Coe, Daley Thompson and Duncan Goodhew all win Olympic gold medals for Great Britain?
6.Geography Winnipeg is the largest city and capital of what Canadian prairie province?
7.Art & Literature Adapted into film by Peter Jackson in 2009, what 2002 novel by American writer Alice Sebold tells the story of a teenage girl who comes to terms with her own death after being raped and murdered?
8.Landmarks Located in France and opened in 2004, what is the name of this, the tallest bridge in the world?

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music What American jazz pianist accompanies Frank Sinatra in his 1964 version of Fly Me to the Moon?
10.History With the new Australian dollar equivalent to ten shillings or half an Australian pound, in what year did decimalisation take place in Australia?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
11.Entertainment Who plays a wax model of Theodore Roosevelt in the Night at the Museum film series?
12.Ditloids Replace these initials with words to reveal a well known phrase: 15 M on the D M C


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Picture Round

Picture Round 21st May 2019


Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionA representative 'basket of goods and services' costing AU$100 in 1966 in Australia would cost how much in 2019?

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Aliens 9 10½ 9 42½
Drunken Layabouts 7 9 10 7 38½
Cunny Funts 8 7 7 8 37½
Skyward Fallers 6 6 6 30


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