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Quiz #479 - 30th December 2019Sunset Bar

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink What 'P' is a one-word description for an alcoholic beverage made from fermented pears?
2.On This Day Former President of Iraq Saddam Hussein was executed in Baghdad on this day, 30th December, in what year?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Anagram NAIVE TO ALIENS 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)

(1966)

5.Year in Review Officially ending a decades-old dispute with Greece, to what did the Republic of Macedonia rename itself in February 2019?
6.Geography In what European capital city might you land at Frédéric Chopin Airport?
7.Science & Nature What is a common name for sodium hydroxide (NaOH)?
8.Logos Owned by Mars Inc., what brand is represented by this logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music Chasing Cars (2006), Signal Fire (2007), and Called Out in the Dark (2011) are among hits by what British band?
10.Year in Review Who beat who in the final of the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup on 7th July 2019?  (½ point for each)
11.Year in Review Released in April 2019, what became the highest grossing movie of all time?
12.Year in Review Expected to go through in early 2020, what company announced in 2019 it is acquiring Fitbit for $2.1 billion?


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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 Near what city did Bek Air Flight 2100 crash shortly after take-off on Friday, killing 12 and injuring about 60 others?
3.Art & Literature Named after his son, who created the literary character Christopher Robin?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1984)

5.Year in Review What airline operated the Boeing 737 MAX 8 bound for Nairobi that crashed on 10th March 2019, resulting in all 737 MAX aircraft to be grounded?
6.Geography Measured by area, what is the second largest country, after Russia, amongst the former Soviet states?
7.Science & Nature In engineering, what do the initials CAD stand for?  (1pt for 3, ½pt for 2, ¼pt for 1)
8.Flags What country has this as its national flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music What American band were formed in 1974 by Johnny, Tommy, Joey, and Dee Dee?
10.Year in Review Who beat who in the final of the 2019 Cricket World Cup on 14th July 2019?  (½ point for each)
11.Year in Review What film won the most awards (four) at the 91st Academy Awards in February 2019?
12.Add/Deduct a Letter An intense feeling of longing for a period of time.
Answer with two words. The first part of the sentence is a clue to a five 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 What 'C' describes an Italian salad of sliced fresh mozzarella, tomatoes, and sweet basil, seasoned with salt and olive oil?

Round 3 Question 1

2.In This Year In this year: Akihito became Emperor of Japan upon the death of his father, Hirohito; the Ayatollah Khomeini died; and the Tiananmen Square Massacre took place. What year was it?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Art & Literature Gryffindor, Slytherin, _________, _________.
Fill in the blanks.  (½ point for each)
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1989)

5.Anagram A FART WHEN LOGICAL is an anagram of what world famous landmark?

6.Year in Review Released in December 2019, what is the title of the third instalment of the Star Wars sequel trilogy?
7.Science & Nature By what name is the medical condition halitosis better known?
8.Maps What country is this?

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music We Are Family and Lost in Music were hits in 1979 for what American vocal group?
10.Year in Review What was the name of the newly-signed Cardiff City footballer who died in a plane crash in the English Channel on 21st January 2019?
11.Year in Review What British TV series won the most awards (four) at the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards in September 2019?
12.Sudoku Solve this Sudoku puzzle to reveal the 4 digit figure highlighted.

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

1.Dingbats Solve this dingbat to reveal a well known term or phrase.

Round 4 Question 1

2.Year in Review In international baseball, who beat who in the final of the WBSC Premier12 on 17th November 2019?  (½ point for each)
3.Art & Literature Who wrote the play The Importance of Being Earnest in 1895?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1996)

5.Year in Review Name the Australian Cardinal sentenced to six years in prison in March 2019 for sexually abusing two choirboys in 1996.
6.Geography The Annamite Range or Annamese Mountains are located on the border between which two Asian countries?  (½ point for each)
7.Science & Nature Which of Jupiter's satellites is the largest moon in our solar system?
8.Landmarks Located in a European capital city, what is the name of this famous square?

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music The October 1966 to February 1970 lineup of what group consisted of Marty Balin (vocals), Paul Kantner (guitar, vocals), Grace Slick (vocals), Jorma Kaukonen (lead guitar, vocals), Jack Casady (bass), and Spencer Dryden (drums)?
10.Sport & Leisure Who beat who in the final of the 2019 Rugby Union World Cup final on 2nd November 2019?  (½ point for each)
11.In This Year What is the title of the 2019 biographical musical drama film based on the life of musician Elton John?
12.Ditloids Replace these initials with words to make a true statement: 6 S on the F of A.


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Picture Round

Picture Round 30th December 2019


Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionAvengers: Endgame grossed nearly $2.8 billion worldwide in 2019. How many million dollars did it gross in the United States and Canada?

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Drunken Layabouts 10 8 10 11¼ 46½
Fad Suckers 9 6 42¾
Aliens 6 6 10 35¼


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