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Quiz #459 - 23rd July 2019Sunset Bar

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink What 'K' is a traditional Greek dish of slow-baked lamb on the bone marinated in garlic and lemon juice?

Round 1 Question 1

2.On This Day Telstar relayed the first publicly transmitted, live trans-Atlantic television program, featuring Walter Cronkite and Richard Dimbleby, on this day, 23rd July, in what year?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Science & Nature Generally regarded as the first man-made thermoplastic, what substance is most commonly used today to produce table tennis balls and guitar picks?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1957)

5.Sport & Leisure In what year did Diego Maradona score his "Hand of God" goal against England?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]

Round 1 Question 5

6.Geography Vänern is the largest lake in what European country?
7.Anagram VENEREAL TOOL SORE is an anagram of what American political figure, born in 1884?

8.Logos What Google service is represented by this logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music Sweet Nothing, Under Control, Summer, Blame, and One Kiss are among hits in the 2010s for who?
10.History Name the British archaeologist who became world-famous after discovering the intact tomb of Tutankhamun in November 1922.

Round 1 Question 10

11.Entertainment What is the name of the character portrayed by Tom Cruise in the Mission: Impossible film series?
12.General Knowledge Four different villages lie along a straight highway. The third village is 60km away from the first village; the fourth is 40 km away from the second; the third is 10 km nearer to the fourth than it is to the second. What is the distance between the first and fourth villages?


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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 Without adjusting for inflation, what surpassed Avatar this week as the highest grossing movie of all time?
3.Science & Nature In computer networking, what does WAP stand for?  (1pt for 3, ½pt for 2, ¼pt for 1)
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1977)

5.Sport & Leisure In golf, who won the 2019 British Open Championship on Sunday?
6.Geography The dormant volcano Mount Elbrus is the tenth most prominent peak in the world and the highest mountain in what country?
7.Art & Literature First published in 1972, in what children's book do you meet the characters Hazel, Fiver, Bigwig and Blackberry?  (½ point each for Author and Title)
8.Flags What independent state is represented by this flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music Culture Club's Karma Chameleon, Billy Joel's Uptown Girl, and Spandau Ballet's True were worldwide hits released in what year?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
10.History In what year was Abraham Lincoln assassinated?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
11.Entertainment Who star as Einar and Eric in the 1958 epic film The Vikings?  (½ point for each)
12.Add/Deduct a Letter Beached on all sides.
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 What fruit is the key ingredient of grenadine syrup?
2.In This Year In this year: The Winter Olympics were held in Vancouver and Whistler, Canada; a Thai military crack down on the "Red Shirts" protests in Bangkok ended with 91 dead and more than 2,100 injured; and Julia Gillard was sworn in as the first female Prime Minister of Australia. What year was it?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Science & Nature What 6-letter word can be spelt out using the chemical symbols for silver, rhenium and einsteinium?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1980)

5.Sport & Leisure What city is home to the Padres Major League Baseball team?
6.Entertainment Who plays Debbie Ocean in the 2018 film Ocean's 8?
7.Art & Literature According to the New Testament, what was the name of the Roman prefect who adjudicated on the trial and crucifixion of Jesus?
8.Maps What country in the Southern Hemisphere is this?

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music Who said The Bitch Is Back in 1974?
10.Anagram WANK OR BED is an anagram of what malfunctioning 9-letter word?

11.Entertainment What world famous English actor died on Christmas Day in 1977?
12.Sudoku Solve this Sudoku puzzle to reveal the 9 letters highlighted.

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B
C
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J
J
M
D
E
A
J
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S
M
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D
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A
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A
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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 In what Japanese city did an arson attack at an animation studio kill at least 34 people on Thursday?

Round 4 Question 2

3.Science & Nature What colour has the longest wavelength in the visible light region of the electromagnetic spectrum?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(2010)

5.Sport & Leisure Who beat who to capture the WBA World Welterweight title in Las Vegas on Saturday night?  (½ point for each)
6.Geography Samar is the third largest island in what country?
7.Art & Literature What is the surname of the family headed by Charles and Caroline in the best-selling series of Little House books, including Little House on the Prairie?
8.Landmarks Name this world famous landmark and the city in which it is located.  (½ point for each)

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music Entering the Billboard Hot 100 chart in January 1964, what was the Beatles' first American number 1 hit?
10.History In what Welsh village did a colliery spoil tip collapse in October 1966, killing 28 adults and 116 children?

Round 4 Question 10

11.Entertainment What 2007 film stars Simon Pegg and Nick Frost as police officers investigating a series of murders in the fictional village of Sandford, Gloucestershire?
12.Ditloids Replace these initials with words to reveal a well known phrase: 57 H V.


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Picture Round

Picture Round 23rd July 2019


Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionIn 1977, a one-way ticket from London Heathrow to New York-JFK on Concorde cost £431. How much is that in today's money?

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Drunken Layabouts 9 7 10 39¾
Aliens 9 6 8 11 39½
I Do Like Spinach 8 7 7 36¼
Cunny Funts 6 29¼


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