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Quiz #472 - 12th November 2019Sunset Bar

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink What spice provides the main flavouring and colouring of Hungarian goulash?
2.On This Day The German battleship Tirpitz was sunk by 29 RAF Lancaster bombers using 12,000lb Tallboy bombs on this day, 12th November, 1944. Off what country was it hiding at that time?

Round 1 Question 2

3.Science & Nature Used for many years as a treatment for malaria, what is extracted from the bark of the South American cinchona tree?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1964)

5.Sport & Leisure Who was crowned champion of the Superbike World Championship for five consecutive years between 2015 and 2019?
6.Geography What are the only two countries on mainland South America that do not border Brazil?  (½ point for each)
7.Anagram SHALLOWEST, COSMIC BASTARD is an anagram of what European landmark and the city in which it is located?

8.Logos What international non-governmental organisation is represented by this logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music Telephone help lines were required for distraught fans when what English pop group announced they were splitting up for the first time on 13th February 1996?
10.History By what name did Lhamo Thondup become known in 1939?
11.Entertainment What American actress is probably best known for her starring roles in Calamity Jane and Pillow Talk?
12.General Knowledge What 'D' describes the vertical distance between the waterline and the bottom of a ship's hull?


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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 name was given to the deadly storm that displaced millions in India and Bangladesh this week?
3.Science & Nature What 'M' is the branch of biology concerned with the study of fungi?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1975)

5.Sport & Leisure The most successful professional doubles tennis players of all time, what is the surname of American identical twin brothers Bob and Mike?
6.Geography In what desert does Las Vegas lie?
7.Art & Literature Who, according to the New Testament, denied Jesus three times before the cock crowed twice?
8.Flags What island nation in the Indian Ocean has this as its national flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music "Look at our life now, tattered and torn. We fuss and we fight and delight in the tears that we cry until dawn." are lyrics from what 1983 song?  (½ point each for Artist and Title)
10.History During the Battle of the Bulge in World War II, U.S. General Anthony McAuliffe received a written ultimatum from the opposing German Commander to surrender, or face annihilation. What was his famous one-word reply?

Round 2 Question 10

11.Entertainment In the BBC TV sitcom Dad's Army, who plays 'Stupid Boy' Private Frank Pike?
12.Add/Deduct a Letter Fishy location.
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 Narrower than, but similar to, tagliatelle, what 'F' describes this flat, thick pasta?

Round 3 Question 1

2.In This Year In this year: The TV miniseries Roots first aired around the world; the Space Shuttle Enterprise made its first test free-flight from the back of a Boeing 747; and Elvis Presley was found dead at his home in Graceland. What year was it?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Science & Nature Among the smallest of its kind in the world, what type of animal is a Falabella?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1981)

5.Sport & Leisure Who beat who in the final to win the MLS Cup on Sunday?  (½ point for each)
6.Entertainment Created by Jim Henson, what 1980s TV series follows the adventures of Gobo, Mokey, Red, Wembley, and Boober?
7.Art & Literature Published between 1917 and 1974, who wrote the Jeeves series of novels and short stories?
8.Thailand What province in South Central Thailand is this?

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music John Deacon is best known as the bass player of what band?
10.Anagram TOIL IN A BOG is an anagram of what committed 10-letter word?

11.Entertainment What is the first name and surname of Sigourney Weaver's character in the Alien film series?  (½ point for each)
12.Sudoku Solve this Sudoku puzzle to reveal the 3 digit figure highlighted.

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



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Round 4

1.Dingbats Solve this dingbat to reveal a 6-letter word.

Round 4 Question 1

2.Current Affairs Today was celebrated as the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev Ji, founder of what religion?
3.Science & Nature Sn is the chemical symbol for what metal element?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1997)

5.Sport & Leisure Known around the NFL as "Sweetness", what American football running back played for the Chicago Bears for thirteen seasons between 1975 and 1987?
6.Geography Fiordland National Park is the largest of 14 national parks in what country?
7.Art & Literature From the titles of Robert Ludlum's original Bourne Trilogy, what word is missing below:
Identity (1980), ________ (1986), Ultimatum (1990)
8.Landmarks This is Bay East Garden, opened in November 2011. In what country is it?

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music What 1968 song was Status Quo's first hit, and their only ever U.S. Top 40 single?
10.History Who was President of Argentina during the Falklands War?
11.Entertainment Television's first prime time network colour series was The Marriage, a situation comedy broadcast live by NBC in the summer of what year?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
12.Ditloids Replace these initials with words to make a true statement: 2 S and 2 S of P on a T B


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Picture Round

Picture Round 12th November 2019


Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionThe first ever fully operational clock powered by a pendulum was built by Dutch horologist Christiaan Huygens, in what year?

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Fad Suckers 10 10 8 8 45½
Drunken Layabouts 9 8 6 38
Aliens 6 6 32¼


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