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Quiz #477 - 17th December 2019Sunset Bar

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink What type of beans are used in most commercially canned baked beans?

Round 1 Question 1

2.On This Day Name the Australian Prime Minister who disappeared while swimming near Portsea, Victoria, presumed drowned on this day, 17th December, 1967.
3.Anagram AN ULTRA ARABIC ARSE is an anagram of what capital city and the country it is capital of?

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

(1959)

5.History In what modern-day country was double Nobel-prize winner Marie Curie born?
6.Geography In what country does the river Douro flow into the Atlantic?
7.Science & Nature What 'P' describes the space between the anus and scrotum in the male and between the anus and the vulva in the female?

Round 1 Question 7

8.Logos What German company is represented by this logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music Heartbreaker by Mariah Carey (1999), Frontin' by Pharrell (2003), Umbrella by Rihanna (2007), and Suit & Tie by Justin Timberlake (2013) are among many songs featuring what artist?
10.Sport & Leisure In the NFL yesterday, who broke Peyton Manning's record for the most career touchdown passes?
11.Entertainment First aired between 1986 and 1990, what American sitcom stars a character whose real name is Gordon Shumway?
12.General Knowledge How many times does the digit 5 appear in the numbers 1 to 100?


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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 In the UK general election last week, how many seats were won by the Conservative Party?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Art & Literature In which book of the Bible do the Ten Commandments first appear?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1970)

5.History With West Germany and Belgium also involved, between what two countries were the "Cod Wars" primarily fought in the 1950s and 1970s?  (½ point for each)
6.Geography What is the longest river in Canada?
7.Science & Nature Historically called the pygmy chimpanzee, what 'B' describes this species of great ape?

Round 2 Question 7

8.Flags What Baltic country has this as its national flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music "And baby, I can't hold it much longer. It's getting stronger and stronger." are lyrics from what 1982 song?  (½ point each for Artist and Title)
10.Sport & Leisure In the UK on Sunday, who was awarded BBC Sports Personality of the Year?
11.Entertainment First aired in 2016, what TV series stars Paul Giamatti as U.S. Attorney "Chuck" Rhoades, Jr., and focuses on his legal battles with hedge fund manager "Bobby" Axelrod, played by Damien Lewis?
12.Add/Deduct a Letter Plant component.
Answer with two words. The first part of the sentence is a clue to a seven 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 Found on many drinks labels, and used as a worldwide standard, what does ABV stand for?
2.In This Year Carmen Electra, Liam Gallagher, Jennifer Garner, Jude Law, Shaquille O'Neal, and Gwyneth Paltrow were all born in what year?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]

Round 3 Question 2

3.Art & Literature What is the name of the second book in the Lord of the Rings trilogy?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1983)

5.Anagram SHIT DEADENER is an anagram of what demoralised 12-letter word?

6.Entertainment What British veteran actor appeared in 10 episodes of Coronation Street in 2005 as dodgy novelist Lionel Hipkiss, using the alias Mel Hutchwright?
7.Science & Nature What 6-letter word can be spelt using the chemical symbols for tungsten, aluminium, potassium, and erbium?
8.Maps What European country is this?

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music Founder members of the Bee Gees, name the three Gibb brothers.  (1pt for 3, ½pt for 2, ¼pt for 1)
10.Sport & Leisure Whose criticism of China's treatment of Uighur Muslims resulted in the Premier League match between Arsenal and Manchester City being removed from the China Central TV schedule on Sunday?
11.Entertainment What English film director's credits include The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957), Lawrence of Arabia (1962), Doctor Zhivago (1965), and A Passage to India (1984)?
12.Sudoku Solve this Sudoku puzzle to reveal the 5 letters highlighted.

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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 Prime Minister of Finland since 10th December 2019, at 34 years old, who is the world's youngest currently-serving state leader?
3.Art & Literature What fairy tale character could spin straw into gold?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(2011)

5.History What Democrat did Ronald Reagan defeat to become U.S. President elect in 1980?
6.Geography What major city is home to The Leonardo, the tallest building in Africa?

Round 4 Question 6

7.Science & Nature What single unit of metric measurement is equivalent to 35.195 Imperial fluid ounces or 33.814 US fluid ounces?
8.Landmarks Located in the Old City of Jerusalem in Israel, and incorporating the Dome of the Rock and Al-Aqsa Mosque, what is the English name for this well known religious site?

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music What band was formed in Manchester in 1962 by Allan Clarke and Graham Nash?
10.Sport & Leisure Given to the winner of the PGA Championship, what is the name of this trophy?

Round 4 Question 10

11.Entertainment Directed by Guy Ritchie, who plays the Genie in the 2019 adaptation of Aladdin?
12.Ditloids Replace these initials with words to make a true statement: 206 B in the H B.


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Picture Round

Picture Round 17th December 2019


Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionTopped out in April 2019, in feet, how high is the roof of The Leonardo in Sandton, Johannesburg, South Africa?

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Drunken Layabouts 10 9 10 48
Fad Suckers 8 10 9 43
Aliens 7 8 8 41¼


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