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Quiz #463 - 20th August 2019Sunset Bar

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink What is the most expensive spice in the world?
2.On This Day What was the name of the pleasure boat that sank after a collision on the River Thames in London, killing 51, on this day, 20th August, 1989?
3.Science & Nature What 'B' is the general medical term for common ailments such as "housemaid's knee", "clergyman's knee", "student's elbow", and "weaver's bottom"?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1963)

5.Sport & Leisure Amid much controversy, what team sold Babe Ruth to the New York Yankees in 1920?
6.Geography On what river do the cities of Québec and Montréal both stand?
7.Anagram WOMEN OFTEN GRANT THEE LOVE is an anagram of what comedy by William Shakespeare?

8.Logos What oil and gas company is represented by this logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.On This Day Born on this day, 20th August, 1970, Fred Durst is lead singer of what rap rock band?

Round 1 Question 9

10.History In Greek mythology, what object was sought by Jason and the Argonauts?
11.Entertainment Set in a trench in Flanders during World War I, what is the title of the final series of Blackadder?
12.General Knowledge What's the missing number?

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 In what city were at least 63 people killed in a bombing at a wedding on Saturday?
3.Science & Nature Closely related to manatees, what 'D' describes this sea mammal?

Round 2 Question 3

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

(1976)

5.Sport & Leisure BetWay are the main shirt sponsors of what English Premier League team?
6.Geography Incorporated in 2008, what is the capital of Myanmar (Burma)?
7.Art & Literature In what 1912 George Bernard Shaw play are Professor Henry Higgins and Eliza Doolittle central characters?
8.Flags The independence movement of what region is represented by this flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music Complete these lyrics from a 1981 song: "I was working as a waitress in a cocktail bar, ___ ___ ___ ___."  (¼ point for each)

10.History With 25.1% of the vote, who came second to Donald Trump in the 2016 Republican Party presidential primaries?
11.Entertainment Who plays Luke Skywalker in Episodes IV–IX of the Star Wars film series?
12.Add/Deduct a Letter Set aside the marmalade.
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.


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Round 3

1.Food & Drink What cocktail consists of tequila, orange-flavoured liqueur, and lime juice, often served with salt on the rim of the glass?
2.In This Year In this year: The Space Shuttle Columbia disintegrated during re-entry over Texas; the Iraq War began when U.S. led forces invaded Iraq; and Concorde made its last commercial flight. What year was it?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Science & Nature In forensic science, what does the 'F' in AFIS stand for?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1981)

5.Sport & Leisure Driving for Williams in 1980, who was the last Australian to win the Formula One World Drivers' Championship?
6.Entertainment Born in Preston, England in 1958, who is best known as the creator of Wallace & Gromit?
7.Art & Literature What 1937 John Steinbeck novel tells the tragic story of George Milton and Lennie Small?
8.Maps What body of water is this?

Round 3 Question 8

9.On This Day Slow Train Coming is an album released on this day, 20th August, 1979, by who?
10.Anagram I CAN CUT POO is an anagram of what employed 10-letter word?

11.Entertainment Running for five seasons during the 1990s, what sci-fi TV series is named after the 23rd century Earth Alliance space station on which it is set?
12.Sudoku Solve this Sudoku puzzle to reveal the 3 digit figure highlighted.

8
6
7
1
4
9
3
2
2
1
5
4
3
1
6
5
8
9
9
1
3
7
8
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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 was the name of the orphaned baby dugong that died in Thailand on Saturday after ingesting plastic waste?
3.Science & Nature What is tested using a Snellen chart?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1995)

5.Sport & Leisure Who beat Daniel Cormier on Saturday to regain the UFC world heavyweight championship?
6.Geography Washington, New York, Florida. Rearrange those U.S. states in order of land area, smallest first.
7.Art & Literature How many people are portrayed in Leonardo Da Vinci's mural The Last Supper ?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
8.Landmarks What is the name of this world famous amusement park in Moscow, Russia?

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music Complete these lyrics from a 1967 song: "Woke up, fell out of bed. Dragged a ___ ___ ___ ___."  (¼ point for each)

10.History One of the deadliest and most destructive volcanic events in recorded history, what volcano in South East Asia erupted in August 1883?
11.Entertainment According to the title of a 2018 American animated comedy film sequel, what does Ralph do?
12.Ditloids Replace these initials with words to make a true statement: 12 P of R in the H B


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Picture Round

Picture Round 20th August 2019


Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionNovak Djokovic is currently serving his fourth term as the ATP number 1 ranked singles tennis player. Since July 2011, in total, how many weeks has he spent as world number 1?

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Cunny Funts 9 8 41½
Drunken Layabouts 10 11 4 38¾
I Do Like Spinach 10 7 36¾
Aliens 8 6 34½


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