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Quiz #465 - 3rd September 2019Sunset Bar

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink What fruit is used to produce the liqueur Crème de Cassis?

Blackcurrant

 Blackcurrant
2.On This Day What was the name of the treaty signed by the United States and the Kingdom of Great Britain, ending the American Revolutionary War (American War of Independence) on this day, 3rd September 1783?
 Treaty of Paris
3.Science & Nature What 'C' is the name of the force and effect that deflects winds and currents as a result of the Earth's rotation?
 Coriolis
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

  Georgie Fame - The Ballad of Bonnie and ClydeGeorgie Fame - The Ballad of Bonnie and Clyde (1968)
5.Sport & Leisure Achieved in 1962 and 1969, who is the only tennis player to complete the singles' Grand Slam twice?
  Rod LaverRod Laver
6.Geography Three countries have both an Atlantic and a Mediterranean coastline. France and Spain are two; what is the third?
 Morocco
7.Anagram WHORES IN EVIL CASTRATING is an anagram of what U.S. state capital and the state it is capital of?  (½ point for each)
 Charleston, West Virginia
8.Logos What antiseptic brand is represented by this logo?

Dettol

 Dettol
9.Music Just the Way You Are and Grenade were 2010 hits for who?
  Bruno MarsBruno Mars
10.History What British coin ceased to be legal tender from 1st January 1961?
  Farthing / ¼dFarthing / ¼d
11.Entertainment Portrayed by Peter Weller, what is the surname of the Detroit police officer who is transformed into the title character in the 1987 film RoboCop?
 Murphy (Alexander James "Alex" Murphy)
12.General Knowledge Forwards I'm heavy, backwards I'm not. What am I?
 Ton


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Round 2

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

No excuse for it

 No excuse for it
2.Current Affairs What is the name of the devastating Category 5 hurricane that made landfall in the Bahamas on Sunday?
 Dorian
3.Science & Nature What 'P' describes a plague resulting in a severe lung infection?
 Pneumonic
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

  Fleetwood Mac - The ChainFleetwood Mac - The Chain (1977)
5.Sport & Leisure What team were expelled from the English Football League last week, the first since Maidstone United in 1992, due to unpaid debts and poor ownership?
  BuryBury
6.Flags The Ashoka Chakra is the spoked wheel in the centre of the flag of India. How many spokes does it have?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
  2424
7.Art & Literature What 1904 opera includes the character of United States Navy Lieutenant B.F. Pinkerton?
 Madam Butterfly
8.Flags What country has this as its national flag?

Italy

 Italy
9.Music An even bigger hit in 1991 after featuring in a Levi's jeans commercial, who said Should I Stay or Should I Go in 1982?
 The Clash
10.History Marking the first landing of the Anzacs at Gallipoli in 1915, on what date is Anzac Day commemorated in Australia and New Zealand?
 25th April
11.Entertainment Set in the fictional town of Hawkins, Indiana, what TV series, first aired in 2016, begins in November 1983 when schoolboy Will Byers is abducted by a creature from the Upside Down?
  Stranger ThingsStranger Things
12.Add/Deduct a Letter 1974 novel meets modern air conditioning inventor.
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.
  Carrie / Carrie<u>r</u>Carrie / Carrier (Willis Carrier is credited with inventing modern air conditioning in 1902)


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Round 3

1.Food & Drink In South Asian cuisine, what key ingredient defines a Dopiaza curry?
 Onions (from Persian meaning "(having) two onions")
2.In This Year In this year: Posing as Canadians, six U.S. diplomats escaped from Tehran on a flight to Zürich; Joy Division singer/songwriter Ian Curtis was found hanged; and the trade union Solidarność ("Solidarity") was established in Gdańsk, Poland. What year was it?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
 1980
3.Science & Nature In 1824, this became the first genus of non-avian dinosaur to be validly named. From the Greek for "Great Lizard", what is it called?

Megalosaurus

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

  Ricky Martin - Livin' la Vida LocaRicky Martin - Livin' la Vida Loca (1999)
5.Sport & Leisure Name the 22-year-old Formula Two driver killed in an accident at the Belgian Grand Prix on Saturday.
  Anthoine HubertAnthoine Hubert
6.Entertainment Who plays Charles Xavier / Professor X in the First Class (2011), Days of Future Past (2014), Apocalypse (2016), and Dark Phoenix (2019) editions of the X-Men film series?
  James McAvoyJames McAvoy
7.Art & Literature Fart Proudly is the popular name of an essay about flatulence written by what American statesmen circa 1781?
  Benjamin FranklinBenjamin Franklin
8.Maps What Central American country is this?

Guatemala

 Guatemala
9.Music Written by Bruce Springsteen in 1977, who had a major hit with Fire in 1978?
  The Pointer SistersThe Pointer Sisters
10.Anagram PENIS TOURIST is an anagram of what unfounded 12-letter word?
 Superstition
11.Entertainment Who plays Prince Faisal in Lawrence of Arabia (1962), Lieutenant General Zhivago in Doctor Zhivago (1965), and Jacob Marley's ghost in Scrooge (1970)?
 Alec Guinness
12.Sudoku Solve this Sudoku puzzle to reveal the 4 letters highlighted.

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 JACK


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Round 4

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

Who's in charge?

 Who's in charge?
2.Current Affairs What was the name of the 75-foot diving boat that sank near Santa Cruz Island, off the coast of California, yesterday?
 MV Conception
3.Science & Nature In Newtonian mechanics, what is the product of the mass and velocity of an object?
 Momentum
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

  Alicia Keys - Girl on FireAlicia Keys - Girl on Fire (2012)
5.Sport & Leisure Name the three types of sword used in fencing.  (1pt for 3, ½pt for 2, ¼pt for 1)
 Foil, Épée, Sabre
6.Geography What is the name of the bay in Sydney, Australia where Captain James Cook first landed in 1770?
 Botany Bay
7.Art & Literature What American author's novel Ender's Game (1985) and its sequel, Speaker for the Dead (1986), both won Hugo and Nebula Awards?
 Orson Scott Card
8.Landmarks The Gateway Arch, or Gateway to the West, is located in what U.S. city?

St. Louis, Missouri

 St. Louis, Missouri
9.Music Who had a worldwide hit in 1962 with Hey! Baby?
  Bruce ChannelBruce Channel
10.History Four college students were killed and nine others wounded by the Ohio National Guard while protesting the Vietnam War on 4th May 1970, at what university?
 Kent State
11.Entertainment Who plays Jodie Dallas, an openly gay TV commercial director, in the 1977 American TV sitcom Soap?
  Billy CrystalBilly Crystal
12.Ditloids Replace these initials with words to make a true statement: 20 N on a D B
  20 Numbers on a Dart Board20 Numbers on a Dart Board


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Picture Round

Picture Round 3rd September 2019

1. King George VI 2. Ellie Goulding 3. Daniel Ricciardo 4. Ryan Gosling
5. Gloria Swanson 6. Natalie Coughlin 7. Susannah York 8. Matthew Modine
9. Geoff Boycott 10. Dame Kiri Te Kanawa 11. Louise (Redknapp) 12. George Segal

Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionThe deadliest air disaster on Thai soil occurred when Lauda Air Flight 004, en route to Vienna, crashed 21 minutes after taking off from Don Mueang airport in May 1991. There were no survivors. How many fatalities were there?
223 (213 passengers and 10 crew)

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Drunken Layabouts 9 8 42½
Aliens 8 8 7 8 37½
I Do Like Spinach 5 7 31¾
Cunny Funts 8 7 3 29
Avengers 4 5 3 3 0 15


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