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Quiz #478 - 24th December 2019Sunset Bar

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink What 'A' is a variety of sherry, characterised by being darker than Fino but lighter than Oloroso?
2.On This Day Manufactured by Handley Page, what is the name of this retired strategic bomber, first flown on this day, 24th December, 1953?

Round 1 Question 2

3.Anagram EGGS TENSION ARSES is an anagram of what goodwill expression?

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

(1960)

5.History First to arrive on scene, what was the name of the passenger steamship that rescued most of the survivors after the sinking of the Titanic?
6.Geography In what U.S. city is George Bush Intercontinental Airport?
7.Science & Nature What 4-letter word can be spelt out using the chemical symbols for tin, oxygen and tungsten?
8.Logos With licensed classes in over 180 countries, what exercise fitness program is represented by this logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music Who recorded a cover version of Somethin' Stupid as a duet in 2001?  (½ point for each)
10.Sport & Leisure In Association football, name the current leaders of Ligue 1 (France), the Bundesliga (Germany), Serie A (Italy), and La Liga (Spain).  (¼ point for each)
11.Entertainment What 1946 Christmas fantasy film stars James Stewart as George Bailey?
12.General Knowledge Santa prefers candy cane to mixed nuts, apple pie to fruitcake, roast turkey to Beef Wellington. Will he prefer mince pies, Dundee cake, or Christmas pudding?


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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 Name the former Pakistani president sentenced to death in absentia last week for treason and subverting the constitution.
3.Art & Literature What is the name of Ebenezer Scrooge's deceased former business partner in Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1970)

5.History What two countries fought the "Pastry War" between 1838 and 1839?  (½ point for each)
6.Geography If you travelled due east from Honolulu, Hawaii, what country would you come across first?
7.Science & Nature What famous English scientist was born on Christmas Day in 1642?
8.Flags What archipelago off the northwest coast of Africa has this as its national flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music What song title links B.J. Thomas (1970), Elvis Presley (1972), John Wesley Ryles (1979), Willie Nelson (1982), and the Pet Shop Boys (1987)?
10.Sport & Leisure Last week, who became the first female to win a match, and subsequently two consecutive matches, at the PDC World Championships?
11.Entertainment What is the surname of Clark, Ellen, Audrey, and Rusty in the 1989 comedy film National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation?
12.Add/Deduct a Letter A Christmas Story.
Answer with two words. The first part of the sentence is a clue to a four 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 A traditional German bread eaten during the Christmas season, what 'S' describes this fruit bread of nuts, spices, and dried or candied fruit, coated with icing sugar?

Round 3 Question 1

2.In This Year In this year: The Winter Olympics were held in Innsbruck, Austria; Israeli airborne commandos freed 103 hostages at Uganda's Entebbe Airport; and racing champion Niki Lauda suffered serious burns in the German Grand Prix. What year was it?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Art & Literature In what Shakespeare comedy does a man dressed as a woman fall in love with a woman dressed as a man at Christmas?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1990)

5.Anagram SWOT ON HYMEN FARTS is an anagram of what popular Christmas song?

6.Entertainment Played by Joe Pesci and Daniel Stern, the dimwit thieves in Home Alone first called themselves the ___ Bandits, then later, the ____ Bandits. (Fill in the blanks).  (½ point for each)

Round 3 Question 6

7.Science & Nature The Pōhutukawa is known for blossoming with brilliant red flowers in late December, leading to its nickname of the "Christmas tree" in its native country. What is its native country?

Round 3 Question 7

8.Thailand What province in South Central Thailand is this?

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music What Arabic phrase meaning "in the name of the true God" is repeated three times in the lyrics to Queen's Bohemian Rhapsody?
10.Sport & Leisure A statue of what European footballer has been vandalised several times since it was revealed last month that he had invested in a rival club?
11.Entertainment What film title links Edmund Gwenn (1947) and Richard Attenborough (1994)?
12.Sudoku Solve this Sudoku puzzle to reveal the 4 letters highlighted.

O
E
A
B
A
O
F
G
N
N
F
L
O
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F
B
L
B
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G
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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 Amidst ongoing controversy over the crashes and subsequent grounding of the Boeing 737 MAX fleet, name the CEO fired by Boeing yesterday.
3.Art & Literature From what fictional town did Dr Seuss' Grinch steal Christmas?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(2011)

5.History Which of Henry VIII's wives gave birth to Elizabeth I?
6.Geography What is the capital city of the Australian island state of Tasmania?
7.Science & Nature What is the only element in the periodic table whose English spelling has no letters in common with the phrase "THREE WISE MEN"?
8.Landmarks This is the Well of Zamzam. In what city would you be if you were drinking from it?

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music What country song, originally made popular by Porter Wagoner in 1965, and recorded by Bobby Bare and by Jerry Lee Lewis in the same year, was a worldwide hit for Tom Jones in 1966?
10.Sport & Leisure In the U.S., who was named Sports Illustrated's Sportsperson of the Year this week?
11.Entertainment Who stars as Willie T. Stokes in the title role of the 2003 comedy Bad Santa?
12.Ditloids Replace these initials with words to make a true statement: 12 D of C


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Picture Round

Picture Round 24th December 2019


Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionThe world's largest cup of hot chocolate was prepared in Uruapan, Mexico on 7th January 2018. How many litres did it contain?

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Fad Suckers 11 10 11 48¼
Drunken Layabouts 8 10 10 43
Aliens 7 7 5 7 9 35
Mine 8 3 7 11 33¾


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