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Quiz #473 - 19th November 2019Sunset Bar

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink Popular throughout Spain, Portugal and Latin America, what 'G' describes this cold soup made of raw, blended vegetables?
2.On This Day In the United Kingdom, the first National Lottery draw was held on this day, 19th November, in what year?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]

Round 1 Question 2

3.Science & Nature What 'A' is the cause of 60-70% of cases of dementia?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1964)

5.Sport & Leisure Since founded as the top tier of German football at the start of the 1963–64 season, what team has won more Bundesliga titles than any other?
6.Geography What is the largest island in Canada and the fifth largest island in the world?
7.Anagram NAIVELY JERK A DICK is an anagram of what capital city and the country it is capital of?

8.Logos What Swiss watchmaker is represented by this logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music Billie Joe Armstrong, Mike Dirnt, and Tré Cool comprise what American rock band, formed in 1986?
10.History What was Apollo 11's Lunar Module called?
11.Entertainment Originally aired between 1987 and 1997, what American comedy series stars Ed O'Neill, Katey Sagal, Christina Applegate, and David Faustino?
12.General Knowledge At a party, 10 men shake hands with each other. They all get to shake everyone's hand. No two people shake hands with each other more than once. How many total handshakes are there?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]


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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 Up to 200 protesters have been barricaded this week in the campus of what Hong Kong educational and research establishment?
3.Science & Nature What acid is mixed with water to make aqua fortis (Latin for "strong water")?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1973)

5.Sport & Leisure What name is shared by major racecourses in Berkshire, England and Perth, Australia?
6.Geography What is the largest Japanese island?
7.Art & Literature In Greek mythology, who beheaded Medusa, the snake-haired Gorgon, and used her head as a weapon?
8.Flags What landlocked country in Eastern Europe has this as its national flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music Who were All Out of Love in 1980?
10.History In one of the most controversial actions by Allied forces during World War II, what historic city in the German state of Saxony was heavily bombed in four raids between 13th and 15th February 1945?
11.Entertainment First aired in 2010, what Irish mystery TV drama is set in Galway and stars Iain Glen in the title role as a former Garda who becomes a private investigator?
12.Add/Deduct a Letter More passionate than the person who started it.
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.


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Round 3

1.Food & Drink What 'J' describes a style of cooking native to Jamaica in which meat is dry-rubbed or wet marinated with a very hot spice mixture of the same name?
2.In This Year In this year: The first generation Apple iPhone went on sale in the USA; British child Madeleine McCann disappeared from an apartment in Praia da Luz, Portugal; and the final Harry Potter book, The Deathly Hallows, became the fastest selling book in history. What year was it?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Science & Nature Rickets is often caused by a lack of what vitamin, preventing the body absorbing or depositing calcium?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1985)

5.Sport & Leisure What driver won the 2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series on Sunday?
6.Entertainment In the 1994 action comedy film True Lies, Arnold Schwarzenegger stars as computer salesman Harry Tasker. Who plays his wife Helen?
7.Art & Literature Who wrote the novels Jurassic Park and The Lost World?
8.Maps What landlocked country is this?

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music Nick Mason is an English drummer, best known as a founder member of what progressive rock band?
10.Anagram NOVICE TV ARSE is an anagram of what traditionalist 12-letter word?

11.Entertainment "I coulda' had class. I coulda' been a contender. I could've been somebody". Name the actor and the 1954 film.  (½ point for each)
12.Sudoku Solve this Sudoku puzzle to reveal the 3 digit figure highlighted.

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Round 4

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

Round 4 Question 1

2.Current Affairs Two Saudi journalists, one of whom worked for CNN and the BBC, were outed as gay this week, prompting them to flee and seek asylum in what country?
3.Science & Nature Which planet in our solar system is sometimes referred to as the Big Blue Giant?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1999)

5.Sport & Leisure Placed second and third at the Brazilian Grand Prix, which two drivers were awarded their first Formula One podiums on Sunday?  (½ point for each)
6.Geography The third largest island in the world, Borneo is divided among three countries: Indonesia, Malaysia and what other?
7.Art & Literature Name all three of the Brontë sisters.  (1pt for 3, ½pt for 2, ¼pt for 1)
8.Landmarks What European capital city is this?

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music "Life is very short, and there's no time. For fussing and fighting, my friend." are lyrics from what 1965 song?  (½ point each for Artist and Title)
10.History What Democratic Party nominee was defeated by George H. W. Bush in the 1988 U.S. presidential election?
11.Entertainment What film won Best Picture at the 91st Academy Awards in 2019?
12.Ditloids Replace these initials with words to make a true statement: 15 P in a R U T


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Picture Round

Picture Round 19th November 2019


Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionIn Syracuse, New York, Stan Munro created the largest "Star Wars" toothpick sculpture, with a model of an Imperial Star Destroyer made with about 15,000 toothpicks. In grams, what does it weigh?

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Fad Suckers 11 7 12 9 10 49
Drunken Aliens 9 8 39¼


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