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Quiz #476 - 10th December 2019Sunset Bar

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink In the English language, what common culinary term is derived from the Tamil word for sauce?
2.On This Day Thailand became a constitutional monarchy on this day, 10th December, in what year?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Anagram MANIA OR BOLLOCKS is an anagram of what commercial capital and the country it in which it is the largest city?

4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1962)

5.History What hair dye brand was advertised in the second half of 20th century with the slogan "Does she...or doesn't she?"?
6.Geography A world famous tourist attraction, what are Khufu, Khafre and Menkaure collectively known as?
7.Science & Nature Typically, how many Imperial pints are there in a flagon?
8.Logos The second largest professional services firm in the world, what multinational company, headquartered in London, has this as its logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music What English singer was born Elizabeth Bookbinder on 25th February 1945?
10.Sport & Leisure For how many years did the World Anti-Doping Agency ban Russia from competing in all major international sporting events yesterday?
11.Entertainment What are the surnames of these two disagreeable old men from The Muppet Show?  (½ point for each)

Round 1 Question 11

12.Thailand What does this Thai sign mean in English?

Round 1 Question 12



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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 is the Māori and English name of the volcano that erupted in New Zealand yesterday?  (½ point for each)
3.Art & Literature Complete the title of Helen Fielding's 1999 sequel to her 1996 novel Bridget Jones's Diary:
Bridget Jones: The ___ ___ ___
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1970)

5.History Who gained worldwide fame in 1859 by crossing the Niagara Gorge on a tightrope?
6.Geography The highest mountain in North America, to what was Mount McKinley officially renamed in 1975?
7.Science & Nature In centimetres, what is the diameter of a standard CD, DVD, or Blu-ray disc?
8.Flags What country has this as its national flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music Nicknamed "Mr Eurovision", who won the Eurovision Song Contest in 1980 and 1987, and wrote the winning song in 1992?
10.Sport & Leisure In Poker, what hand is better than a straight but beaten by a full house?
11.Entertainment Who, in 1963, became the first actress to receive $1 million for a film role?
12.Add/Deduct a Letter Most broad and most untamed.
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' is the name given to a champagne bottle containing the equivalent of 4 standard bottles?
2.In This Year In this year: Three astronauts were killed when Apollo 1 caught fire during testing; Aretha Franklin released her signature song, Respect; and riots in Detroit resulted in 43 dead and 1,189 injured. What year was it?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Art & Literature In 1786, who composed the comedy opera The Marriage of Figaro?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1984)

5.Anagram SATIRIC, ANAL MALE is an anagram of what 20th century novelist?

6.Entertainment First aired in 2013, what American comedy-drama TV series is set in the fictional Litchfield Penitentiary, a minimum-security women's federal prison in upstate New York?
7.Science & Nature What is the correct medical term for the disease commonly known as German measles?
8.Thailand What province in South Central Thailand is this?

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music Who said You're So Vain in December 1972?
10.Sport & Leisure From what bridge does the Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race boat race start?
11.Entertainment In what 1985 film does Harrison Ford star as the character Detective John Book?
12.Sudoku Solve this Sudoku puzzle to reveal the 3 digit figure highlighted.

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



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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 What is the name of the German cruiser that sank during the Battle of the Falkland Islands in December 1914, whose wreck was discovered on Sunday?
3.Art & Literature In the Lewis Carroll novel Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, what birds are used as mallets in a croquet game?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(2001)

5.History What name is given to the World War II Boeing B-17 bomber?
6.Geography On the shores of which of the Great Lakes is Chicago located?
7.Science & Nature A gas above -269 °C, at -272.2° C, what chemical element has the lowest freezing point?
8.Landmarks Name this world famous European landmark.

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music What American soul and R&B duo had a worldwide hit in 1967 with Soul Man?
10.Sport & Leisure In the board game Cluedo (Clue in North America), whose murder has to be solved?
11.Entertainment Who plays Rosemary Woodhouse in the 1968 film Rosemary's Baby?
12.Ditloids Replace these initials with words to make a true statement: 64 S on a C B


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Picture Round

Picture Round 10th December 2019


Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionThe oldest and largest of the three pyramids in the Giza pyramid complex, how tall, in feet, is the Great Pyramid of Giza (Khufu)?

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Fad Suckers 10 10 11 10 50½
Drunken Layabouts 10 10½ 45
Aliens 9 8 41½
Cunny Funts 7 5 30¼


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