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Quiz #474 - 26th November 2019Sunset Bar

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink What name is given to a cocktail of vodka and fresh orange juice?
2.On This Day In London, 6,800 gold bars worth nearly £26 million were stolen from the Brink's-Mat vault at Heathrow Airport on this day, 26th November, in what year?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Science & Nature What acid was historically obtained by distilling the bodies of red ants?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1955)

5.Sport & Leisure The Indians, Cavaliers and Browns are major league sports teams based in what U.S. city?
6.Geography What river rises in the Swiss Alps and runs through southeastern France to its mouth on the Mediterranean Sea?
7.Anagram YANK IF FAT BEAST FARTS is an anagram of what 1961 film?

8.Logos What Japanese manufacturer of commercial vehicles and diesel engines is represented by this logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music Who accompanied Elton John in a 1991 version of Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Me?
10.History In what country was Che Guevara executed in October 1967?
11.Entertainment What 2013 film, starring Chris Hemsworth and Daniel Brühl, is centred on the Formula One rivalry between James Hunt and Niki Lauda?
12.General Knowledge What seven consonants appear together on an English-language keyboard in the same order as they do in the English alphabet?


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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 former Mayor of New York City announced on Sunday his intention to run for the presidency as part of the Democratic ticket?
3.Science & Nature What 'E' is the medical term for the outermost layer of human skin?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1972)

5.Sport & Leisure What name is given to a practice by the Australian Rugby Union introduced in 2015 to allow overseas based Australian players to be eligible to play for the Australian national rugby union team?
6.Geography Near what Egyptian city would you find the Karnak Temple Complex, the Valley of the Kings and the Valley of the Queens?
7.Art & Literature What fictional detective first appeared in the 1920 novel The Mysterious Affair at Styles?
8.Flags What Middle East country has this as its national flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music What Scottish alternative rock band were formed in 1983 by brothers Jim and William Reid?
10.History Name the two active battleships sunk and permanently lost during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on 7th December 1941?  (½ point for each)
11.Entertainment What is the name of the character played by Buster Merryfield in Only Fools and Horses?
12.Add/Deduct a Letter Bury the cold season.
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 What is the key ingredient of Guacamole?
2.In This Year In this year: An amateur video captured the beating of Rodney King by Los Angeles police; a Lauda Air Boeing 767 crashed in Suphanburi, Thailand, killing all 223 on board; and Mike Tyson was charged with the rape of Desiree Washington. What year was it?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Science & Nature The disease scurvy is caused by a deficiency of what?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1990)

5.Sport & Leisure In tennis, who beat who in the 2019 Davis Cup Final on Sunday?  (½ point for each)
6.Entertainment Who plays Transfiguration Professor and Deputy Headmistress, Minerva McGonagall in the Harry Potter film series?
7.Art & Literature To what does the Latin phrase, Veni, vidi, vici translate into English?
8.Thailand What province in South Central Thailand is this?

Round 3 Question 8

9.On This Day Regarded by many as the arrival of punk rock, what is the title of the Sex Pistols' debut single, released on this day, 26th November, 1976?
10.Anagram REPEAT A DILDO is an anagram of what Australian Football League team?

11.Entertainment In what horror film does Ellen Burstyn play the mother of Linda Blair?
12.Sudoku Solve this Sudoku puzzle to reveal the 3 digit figure highlighted.

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



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Round 4

1.Dingbats Solve this dingbat to reveal an 11-letter word.

Round 4 Question 1

2.Current Affairs Name the 27-year-old New Zealand man found guilty on Friday of murdering 22-year-old British tourist Grace Millane in Auckland in December 2018?
3.Science & Nature What nationality was 18th century botanist, physician and zoologist Carl Linnaeus (Carl von Linné)?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(2005)

5.Sport & Leisure In association football, who beat who in the final of the Copa Libertadores on Saturday?  (½ point for each)
6.Geography Republika Hrvatska is a European country known in English as what?
7.Art & Literature Who wrote the 1915 novel The Thirty-Nine Steps?
8.Landmarks The Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore is a well known landmark and the main church of what Italian city?

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music Released in November 1967, who had a worldwide hit with Green Tambourine?
10.History On what French island did Mount Pelée erupt in 1902, completely destroying the town of Saint-Pierre and killing 28,000 people in the space of a few minutes?
11.Entertainment What 1977 Burt Reynolds film features a Bassett Hound named Fred?
12.Ditloids Replace these initials with words to make a true statement: 3 W on a T


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Picture Round

Picture Round 26th November 2019


Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionThe largest working tricycle in the world was first ridden in Hyderbad, India on 1st July 2005. In centimetres, what is its overall height?

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Fad Suckers 12 10½ 11 11 5 49½
Aliens 9 41
Drunken Layabouts 10 8 8 10 4 40


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