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Quiz #454 - 18th June 2019Sunset Bar

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink What is the key alcoholic ingredient of a Mint Julep cocktail?

Bourbon whiskey

 Bourbon whiskey
2.On This Day On the second mission for the Space Shuttle Challenger, who became the first American woman in space on this day, 18th June, 1983?
  Sally RideSally Ride
3.Science & Nature Hydrophobia is a historic name for what viral disease?
 Rabies
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

  The Temptations - Get ReadyThe Temptations - Get Ready (1966)
5.Sport & Leisure Hawks is the nickname of what national rugby league team?
  United StatesUnited States
6.Geography What is the capital of Turkey?
 Ankara
7.Anagram EVIL, BOTCHED FAIRY is an anagram of what 1990s British TV series?
  The Vicar of DibleyThe Vicar of Dibley
8.Logos What Thai restaurant company has this as its logo?

Coffee World

 Coffee World
9.Music Whose hits include Go (1991), Move (You Make Me Feel So Good) (1993), Porcelain (2000), and We Are All Made of Stars (2002)?
  MobyMoby
10.History What poison carrying implement was used to assassinate Bulgarian dissident Georgi Markov on Waterloo Bridge, London in September 1978?
  UmbrellaUmbrella
11.Entertainment What American dark comedy TV series, first aired in 2018, stars Bill Hader in the title role as a hitman from the Midwest who travels to Los Angeles to kill someone and then finds himself joining an acting class taught by Gene Cousineau, played by Henry Winkler?
  BarryBarry
12.General Knowledge What Latin term meaning "at first sight" is used in modern legal English to signify that upon initial examination, sufficient corroborating evidence appears to exist to support a case?
 Prima facie


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Round 2

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

Painless Operation

 Painless Operation
2.Current Affairs Name the former President of Egypt who died at the age of 67 during a court hearing in Cairo yesterday.
  Mohamed MorsiMohamed Morsi
3.Science & Nature What type of animal are sakis, tamarins and capuchins?
  MonkeyMonkey (New World monkeys)
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

  Pink Floyd - Another Brick in the Wall (Part II)Pink Floyd - Another Brick in the Wall (Part II) (1979)
5.Sport & Leisure Who won the NBA finals on Thursday?
  Toronto RaptorsToronto Raptors
6.Geography In terms of population, what is the second largest city in the United States?
 Los Angeles (after New York City)
7.Art & Literature What 1831 novel begins, "Three hundred and forty-eight years, six months, and nineteen days ago to-day, the Parisians awoke to the sound of all the bells in the triple circuit of the city, the university, and the town ringing a full peal."?  (½ point each for Author and Title)
 Victor Hugo - The Hunchback of Notre-Dame
8.Flags What East African country has this as its national flag?

Tanzania

 Tanzania
9.Music Name the former lead singer of Chicago who had a solo hit in 1986 with Glory of Love?
  Peter CeteraPeter Cetera (Theme from The Karate Kid Part II)
10.History Name the infamous street in Gloucester, England where serial killers Fred and Rosemary West last lived until their arrests in 1992.
 Cromwell Street (25)
11.Entertainment Who stars as Eliot Ness in the 1987 film The Untouchables?
  Kevin CostnerKevin Costner
12.Add/Deduct a Letter Anoint with oil at an intersection.
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.
 Unction / Junction


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Round 3

1.Food & Drink Hass is the most popular cultivar of what fruit?
  AvocadoAvocado
2.In This Year Joe Cocker, Roger Daltrey, Gary Glitter, Gladys Knight, Jimmy Page, and Barry White were all born in what year?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]

1944

 1944
3.Science & Nature What 'C' describes a type of hand saw used to cut intricate external shapes and interior cut-outs in woodworking or carpentry?
 Coping saw
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

  The Art of Noise featuring Tom Jones - KissThe Art of Noise featuring Tom Jones - Kiss (1988)
5.Sport & Leisure What vehicle manufacturer won the 2019 24 Hours of Le Mans on Sunday?
  ToyotaToyota (Toyota Gazoo Racing)
6.Entertainment The title of a BBC TV sitcom first aired in three series between 1964 and 1966, by what name were Terry Collier and Bob Ferris collectively known?
 The Likely Lads
7.Art & Literature Some of the best-known poems in the English language include The Waste Land (1922), The Hollow Men (1925), Ash Wednesday (1930), and Four Quartets (1943); all written by who?
 T. S. Eliot
8.Thailand What province in North Central Thailand is this?

Sukhothai - สุโขทัย

 Sukhothai - สุโขทัย
9.Music Worldwide, ABBA were one of the most successful groups of the 1970s but, only achieved one U.S. Billboard No.1 hit, in 1976; with what song?
  Dancing QueenDancing Queen
10.Anagram YE RAMPANT LIAR is an anagram of what law-making 13-letter word?
 Parliamentary
11.Entertainment Played by Dana Carvey, what is the first name of Wayne's best friend and co-host in Wayne's World?

Garth

 Garth (Garth Algar)
12.Sudoku Solve this Sudoku puzzle to reveal the 3 digit figure highlighted.

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 458


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Round 4

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

Are you ready?

 Are you ready?
2.On This Day On this day, 18th June, 1945, Irish-American William Joyce was charged with treason for his pro-German propaganda broadcasts to Britain during World War II. What was his nickname?

Lord Haw-Haw

 "Lord Haw-Haw"
3.Science & Nature Named after the place in which they live, what is the only penguin with a natural habitat north of the equator?

Galápagos penguin

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

  Jessie J, Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj - Bang BangJessie J, Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj - Bang Bang (2014)
5.Sport & Leisure Who won his first major championship, the U.S. Open, at Pebble Beach, California on Sunday?
  Gary WoodlandGary Woodland
6.Geography Tagalog is the national language of what country?
 The Philippines (officially named Filipino)
7.Art & Literature "Mr and Mrs Dursley, of number four, Privet Drive, were proud to say that they were perfectly normal, thank you very much." is the opening line to what 1997 novel?  (½ point each for Author and Title)
  J.K. Rowling - Harry Potter and the Philosopher's StoneJ.K. Rowling - Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (aka Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone)
8.Landmarks What Asian city is this?

Kuala Lumphur

 Kuala Lumphur (Malaysia)
9.Music Who had a hit in 1969 with Something in the Air?
  Thunderclap NewmanThunderclap Newman
10.History Name Hitler's Reich Minister of Public Enlightenment and Propaganda, who committed suicide on 1st May 1945.
  Joseph GoebbelsJoseph Goebbels
11.Entertainment First aired between 1992 and 2010, in what British TV series would you find the Aidensfield Arms village pub?
  HeartbeatHeartbeat (actually the Goathland Hotel, Whitby, North Yorkshire)
12.Ditloids Replace these initials with words to make a true statement: 1000 Y in a M
 1,000 Years in a Millennium


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Picture Round

Picture Round 18th June 2019

1. Richard Roundtree 2. Olivia Colman 3. Leigh Halfpenny 4. Alesha Dixon
5. Kelly Preston 6. Damian Lewis 7. Jackson Pollock 8. Sandra Oh
9. Felicity Kendal 10. Faye Dunaway 11. Michael Gove 12. Roland Joffé

Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionIn Hawaii on 3rd January 2018, Felicidad Pasalo broke the record for the world's largest avocado. In grams, how much did it weigh?
2495

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Drunken Layabouts 9 9 43½
I Do Like Spinach 6 32¼
Aliens 5 9 32
Cunny Funts 7 5 6 3 28½


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