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Quiz #471 - 5th November 2019Sunset Bar

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink What fruit is used to make the liqueur Kirsch?
2.On This Day A failed assassination attempt against King James I by a group of provincial English Catholics, the Gunpowder Plot took place on this day, 5th November, in what year?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Science & Nature What vitamin is thiamine, or thiamin?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1963)

5.Sport & Leisure Unbeaten to this day, who set a men's world record of 46.78 seconds in the 400m hurdles at the 1992 Summer Olympics?
6.Geography In what county in Ireland is Blarney Castle?
7.Anagram RUN MAGIC HYMEN is an anagram of what major European city and the country in which it is the third largest?

8.Logos What brand of commercial vehicles is represented by this logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music Genie in a Bottle and What a Girl Wants were 1999 hits for who?
10.History Who, in 1955, became the last woman to be executed in the UK after being convicted of the murder of her lover, David Blakely?
11.Entertainment Who plays the title role in the 1986 film version of 'The Fly'?
12.General Knowledge Replace the blanks in the following sentence with two three letter words. The same three letters must be used for both words. What are they?
The man decided to BLANK a well-known firm of solicitors to BLANK for compensation.  (½ point for each)


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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 Who was elected on Monday as the new Speaker of the British House of Commons?
3.Science & Nature The brightest stars in Ursa Major, how many visible stars make up the Big Dipper, or Plough?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1971)

5.Sport & Leisure Previously the only team to have played in the top tier of German football in every season since the end of World War I, the 2018–19 Bundesliga season marked its first season without what team?
6.Geography What 'T' was named the Friendly Islands by Captain James Cook on his first visit there in 1773?
7.Art & Literature What well known English author was born Charles Lutwidge Dodgson in 1832?
8.Flags What Southeast Asian country has this as its national flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music Captain Cook, Cain and Abel, and Jimi Hendrix are all mentioned on what 1989 single by Queen, from an album of the same name?
10.History Who commanded the Scottish army during the Battle of Bannockburn in 1314?
11.Entertainment Who shares the title roles with Sean Connery in the 1976 film Robin and Marian?
12.Add/Deduct a Letter Livestock farm bureau.
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 Since overtaking Italian dressing in 1992, what is the best-selling salad dressing in the United States?
2.In This Year Sophie Ellis-Bextor, Heath Ledger, Kourtney Kardashian, Michael Owen, Flo Rida, and Leo Varadkar were all born in what year?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]

Round 3 Question 2

3.Science & Nature What name was shared by the two NASA Mars orbiters, and their respective landers that became the first to successfully return data from the surface of Mars in 1976?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1996)

5.Sport & Leisure In baseball, the Washington Nationals beat the Houston Astros to win the World Series on Wednesday. Who was awarded Most Valuable Player?
6.Entertainment What was the highest-grossing film of the 1980s?
7.Art & Literature In what country was Dracula author Bram Stoker born?
8.Maps Off the northeast coast of Australia, what sea is this?

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music Written about a 1971 Attica State Prison riot, Rubber Bullets was a hit in 1973 for who?
10.Anagram DRAB CREEPY LOO is an anagram of what American actor and film maker, born in 1975?

11.Entertainment Portrayed by Lotte Lenya, Colonel Rosa Klebb is the main antagonist in what 1960s James Bond film?

Round 3 Question 11

12.Sudoku Solve this Sudoku puzzle to reveal the 3 digit figure highlighted.

7
5
5
6
4
8
7
1
5
1
6
2
8
6
5
9
3
2
8
5
1
8
9
7
4
2
3
4



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Round 4

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

Round 4 Question 1

2.On This Day Richard Nixon was elected as 37th President of the United States on this day, 5th November, in what year?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Science & Nature Only two known kinds of living mammals lay eggs. Name both of them.  (½ point for each)
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(2005)

5.Sport & Leisure In rugby union, South Africa beat England to win the World Cup final on Saturday. Who was named Player of the Match?
6.Geography Attica Correctional Facility is a maximum security campus in what U.S. state?
7.Art & Literature What American author's works include the Alex Cross series?
8.Landmarks What capital city is this?

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music Young Girl, Lady Willpower, and Over You were 1968 hits for what American pop rock band?
10.History What deadly disease was deliberately introduced to decimate the rabbit population of Australia in 1950?
11.Entertainment What was the highest-grossing film of the 2000s?
12.Ditloids Replace these initials with words to reveal a song title: 50 W to L Y L


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Picture Round

Picture Round 5th November 2019


Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionOne of the most popular websites in the world, how many days have elapsed since Wikipedia was first launched?

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Fad Suckers 10 11 46½
Drunken Layabouts 7 11 41¼
Aliens 7 3 7 10 31¼
Cunny Funts 7 5 8 29¼


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