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Quiz #460 - 30th July 2019Sunset Bar

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink What is the English word for something that can be prepared as crème anglaise, crème moulée, or crème pâtissière?
2.On This Day Never seen or heard from again, Jimmy Hoffa disappeared from a Detroit parking lot on this day, 30th July, in what year?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]

Round 1 Question 2

3.Science & Nature Entomophobia is an excessive or unrealistic fear of what?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1968)

5.Sport & Leisure On Sunday, who became the first Latin American rider to win the Tour de France?
6.Geography The name of what country translates literally as "White Russia"?
7.Anagram SCRUBS IN OLIVE OIL is an anagram of what controversial politician?

8.Logos What Thai bank is represented by this logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music What American rapper, singer and songwriter was born Tramar Lacel Dillard in Florida on 17th September 1979?
10.History Who succeeded the throne of the United Kingdom upon the death of King William IV?
11.Entertainment Who voices the title character in the Stuart Little film series?
12.General Knowledge What is the English language translation of the Welsh term 'bord smwddio' (pronounced 'bord smoothio')?


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Round 2

1.Dingbats Solve this dingbat to reveal the name of a celebrity.

Round 2 Question 1

2.Current Affairs This week, Lil Nas X achieved a record-breaking seventeen consecutive weeks atop the Billboard Hot 100, with what song?
3.Science & Nature What 6-letter word can be spelt using the chemical symbols for selenium, copper and rhenium?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1977)

5.Sport & Leisure In Formula 1, what vehicle manufacturer became Red Bull Racing's title sponsor in 2018?
6.Geography Four of the fifty U.S. states call themselves commonwealths. Name them.  (¼ point for each)
7.Art & Literature "Thy drugs are quick. Thus with a kiss I die." are the last words of what literary character?
8.Flags What Central American country has this as its national flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music Poison Arrow, The Look of Love, and All of My Heart were hits in 1982 for what English new wave band?
10.History Between April 1990 and January 1997, Violeta Chamorro was the first, and thus far only, female president of what Central American country?
11.Entertainment In what 1998 film did Gene Hackman play the character Edward "Brill" Lyle?
12.Add/Deduct a Letter Balanced furniture.
Answer with two words. The first part of the sentence is a clue to a six 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 1810, Barbe-Nicole Ponsardin launched "Veuve Clicquot-Ponsardin", five years after the death of her husband, François Clicquot. The company name remains unchanged today. What does "Veuve" mean?

Round 3 Question 1

2.In This Year In this year: Mike Tyson made his professional début in New York; Greenpeace's Rainbow Warrior was bombed and sunk in Auckland harbour by French agents; and the wreck of the Titanic was finally located. What year was it?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Science & Nature What single word describes a branch of Old World tailless simians native to Africa and Southeast Asia?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1994)

5.On This Day What was the score after extra-time when England defeated West Germany to win the FIFA World Cup at Wembley on this day, 30th July, 1966?
6.General Knowledge What 'L' describes the short or knee-length leather breeches worn as traditional garments in German-speaking countries?

Round 3 Question 6

7.Art & Literature What British-Chinese author is best known for his many books chronicling the adventures of the charming antihero Simon Templar, alias "The Saint."

Round 3 Question 7

8.Thailand What province in North Central Thailand is this?

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music Name the artist and complete these lines with a 1970s song title: "And the man in the back said everyone attack. And it turned into a ...."  (½ point each for Artist and Title)
10.Anagram ON A CLIT, DEAR is an anagram of what proclaimed 11-letter word?

11.Entertainment What 1963 film, starring Cary Grant and Audrey Hepburn, (spoiler alert) features three postage stamps worth $250,000?
12.Sudoku Solve this Sudoku puzzle to reveal the 3 digit figure highlighted.

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1
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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 At least 52 people were killed, including sixteen who were beheaded, during prison riots in what country yesterday?
3.Science & Nature Spell correctly the geometric term for the longest side of a right-angled triangle?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(2007)

5.Sport & Leisure How tall, in inches, is a regulation ten-pin bowling pin?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
6.Geography What is the largest city in Myanmar?
7.Art & Literature Released in November 2010, what is the title of the memoirs of former U.S. President George W. Bush?
8.Landmarks The Shaftesbury Memorial Fountain in Piccadilly Circus, London, also (mistakenly) known as "Eros", was the first sculpture in the world to be cast from what material?

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music Who were Happy Together in 1967?
10.History The Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI) was a proposed missile defence system announced by Ronald Reagan on 23rd March 1983. By what name was it commonly known?
11.Entertainment Who plays Sarah Connor in The Terminator, Terminator 2: Judgment Day, and Terminator: Dark Fate?
12.Ditloids Replace these initials with words to make a true statement: 44 C in the T A


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Picture Round

Picture Round 30th July 2019


Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionFrom the foot of the bronze fountain to the tip of its wing, what is the height, in centimetres, of the winged statue of Anteros in Piccadilly Circus, London?

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Drunken Layabouts 9 10¾ 7 9 9 44¾
Aliens 9 42½
Cunny Funts 6 4 7 32
I Do Like Spinach 6 5 31¼


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