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Quiz #467 - 17th September 2019Sunset Bar

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink What product has the slogan "gives you wings"?
2.On This Day What name was given to the Accords signed by Israel and Egypt on this day, 17th September, 1978?
3.Science & Nature What pH value is neutral, neither acid nor alkali?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1967)

5.Sport & Leisure What golf course hosted the 2019 Solheim Cup in which Europe beat the United States by a single point on Sunday?
6.Geography What iconic bridge connects Dawes Point at its southern end with Milsons Point at its northern end?
7.Anagram RAGGED INSOMNIA is an anagram of what American band formed in 2008?

8.Logos To what organisation does this seal belong?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music Thank U, Next, 7 Rings and Break Up with Your Girlfriend, I'm Bored were 2018/19 worldwide hits for who?
10.History What island was collectively awarded the George Cross for gallantry during World War II?
11.Entertainment Who plays the young Queen Elizabeth II in the first two seasons of the Netflix series The Crown (2016–2017)?
12.General Knowledge This is an unusual paragraph. I'm curious how quickly you can find out what is so atypical about it? It looks so plain you would think nothing was wrong with it! In fact, nothing is wrong with it! It is unusual though. So, what is uncommon about it?


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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 What U.S. company, makers of the highly addictive painkiller OxyContin, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Sunday?
3.Science & Nature Name either one of the two poisonous gases associated with acid rain.
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1976)

5.On This Day The 1988 Summer Olympics were opened on this day, 17th September, hosted by what capital city?
6.Geography The Prime Meridian (zero degrees longitude) passes through five countries in Africa. Name any two of them.  (½ point for each)
7.Art & Literature What British Nobel laureate published The Jungle Book in 1894?
8.Flags What West African country has this as its national flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music Broken Wings and Kyrie were worldwide hits in 1985 for what American pop rock group?
10.History What happened to Jorge Mario Bergoglio on 13th March 2013?
11.Entertainment What American-Australian actor is best known for his roles as Friedrich von Trapp in the film The Sound of Music and Peter Parker / Spider-Man in the 1970s TV series The Amazing Spider-Man?
12.Add/Deduct a Letter The arrival of the guard.
Answer with two words. The first part of the sentence is a clue to a five 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 A national dish of Austria, Wiener Schnitzel is traditionally prepared with what type of meat?
2.In This Year In this year: Ireland became the first country to legalise same-sex marriage by popular vote; Princess Charlotte of Cambridge was born; and Volkswagen was publicly accused of the worldwide rigging of diesel emissions tests. What year was it?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Science & Nature An astronomical unit (AU) is a unit of length defined by the mean distance between which two celestial objects?  (½ point for each)
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1991)

5.Sport & Leisure Who beat who in the final of the FIBA Basketball World Cup on Sunday?  (½ point for each)
6.Entertainment Who plays Doctor Sheldon Cooper in The Big Bang Theory?
7.On This Day First published on this day, 17th September, 1954, what Nobel Prize-winning author wrote Lord of the Flies?
8.Maps What Southeast Asian country is this?

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music What well known singer/songwriter was born Anna Mae Bullock on 26th November 1939?
10.Anagram PENIS ART is an anagram of what home improving 8-letter word?

11.Entertainment Who plays Ben Cartwright on the western TV series Bonanza, and Commander Adama in the original science fiction TV series Battlestar Galactica?
12.Sudoku Solve this Sudoku puzzle to reveal the 5 letters highlighted.

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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 Name the two locations of the Saudi Aramco oil processing facilities attacked by drones on Saturday?  (½ point for each)
3.Science & Nature When describing a piece of electrical equipment used to protect from mains failures, what does UPS 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)

(2008)

5.Sport & Leisure In cricket, what was the series score in the 2019 Ashes between England and Australia?
6.Geography Connecting the boroughs of Manhattan and Brooklyn, the Brooklyn Bridge spans what river?
7.Art & Literature In the Old Testament, what book comes between Joshua and Ruth?
8.Landmarks What name is given to this region of the Colorado Plateau characterised by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes?

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music "The tax man's taken all my dough," is the opening line to what 1966 song?  (½ point each for Artist and Title)
10.History What well known historical figure had a mistress called Emma Hamilton?
11.Entertainment Inspired by the California Water Wars, what 1974 neo-noir film stars Jack Nicholson as J. J. "Jake" Gittes, a private investigator hired by Evelyn Mulwray (Faye Dunaway) to follow her husband?
12.Ditloids Replace these initials with words to make a true statement: 1 S U P is a B


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Picture Round

Picture Round 17th September 2019


Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionAcetylsalicylic acid, now known as Aspirin, was created in the 19th century for the first time by chemist Charles Frédéric Gerhardt, in what year?

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Aliens 9 10 7 44
Drunken Layabouts 8 9 7 9 42½
I Do Like Spinach 7 5 10¾ 3 8 33¾
Cunny Funts 3 4 2 4 18¾
Clunie's Crew 2 1 4 3 4 14


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