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Quiz #480 - 7th January 2020Sunset Bar

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink Ossetra and Sevruga are varieties of what?
 Caviar / Sturgeon
2.On This Day Crash-landing on New Zealand's west coast, who flew the first solo non-stop flight between Australia and New Zealand on this day, 7th January, 1931?
  Guy MenziesGuy Menzies
3.Anagram TARTY, CHIC SEMEN is an anagram of what association football team?
  Manchester CityManchester City
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

  Dion - Runaround SueDion - Runaround Sue (1961)
5.History Who was military dictator of Panama between 1983 and 1989?
  Manuel NoriegaManuel Noriega
6.Geography In what European country are the Vosges Mountains?
 France
7.Science & Nature What is the largest organ of the human body?
 Skin
8.Logos What multinational financial services company has this as its logo?

Standard Chartered

 Standard Chartered
9.Music God's Plan, Nice For What, In My Feelings, and Nonstop are among the 2018 hits by what artist?
  DrakeDrake
10.Sport & Leisure What tennis player has pledged AU$200 to bushfire relief efforts for every ace he hits in January?
  Nick KyrgiosNick Kyrgios
11.Entertainment What film won the most awards (three), including Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy, at the 77th Golden Globe Awards on Sunday?
  Once Upon a Time in HollywoodOnce Upon a Time in Hollywood
12.General Knowledge A lottery cage contains 10 balls, numbered 0 to 9. Four balls are drawn and placed in the order they were drawn to reveal a 4-digit winning number. What are the odds of winning?
 5,040 to 1 (10×9×8×7)


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Round 2

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

Up to you

 Up to you
2.Current Affairs Name the 36-year-old Indonesian student, sentenced to life in prison on Monday for 159 sex offences against young men in Manchester, England.
 Reynhard Sinaga
3.Art & Literature In what land does Puff The Magic Dragon live?
 Honalee
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

  Kansas - Dust in the WindKansas - Dust in the Wind (1978)
5.History From the throne of what country did Queen Juliana abdicate in April 1980?
 Netherlands
6.Geography Measured by area, what is the smallest U.S. State?
 Rhode Island (1,214 sq mi / 3,140 km2)
7.Science & Nature What chemical element takes its name from the Ancient Greek word for pale green?
 Chlorine (Ancient Greek: χλωρóς khlôros)
8.Flags What region is represented by this flag?

Macau

 Macau (Macao Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China)
9.Music Who directed the 1983 Michael Jackson's Thriller video?
  John LandisJohn Landis
10.Sport & Leisure Who beat who in the final of the 2020 PDC World Darts Championship last Wednesday?  (½ point for each)
  Peter Wright beat Michael van GerwenPeter Wright beat Michael van Gerwen
11.Entertainment What film director, knighted in the 2020 New Year Honours, won Best Drama Film and Best Director at the 77th Golden Globe Awards on Sunday?
  Sir Sam MendesSir Sam Mendes
12.Add/Deduct a Letter A sweet escape.
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.
 Dessert / Desert


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Round 3

1.Food & Drink What 'R' describes a yoghurt based Indian sauce or dip often mixed with cucumber and seasoned with coriander, cumin, mint, cayenne pepper, and other herbs and spices?

Raita

 Raita
2.In This Year In this year: George W. Bush began his second term as President of the United States; Pope John Paul II died; and the Prince of Wales married Camilla Parker Bowles. What year was it?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
 2005
3.Art & Literature First published in 1902, who wrote the Just So Stories for Little Children?
 Rudyard Kipling
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

  Bobby Brown - My PrerogativeBobby Brown - My Prerogative (1988)
5.Anagram RAT HITS OPPRESSOR is an anagram of what 1997 sci-fi film?
  Starship TroopersStarship Troopers
6.Entertainment In what English seaside town is Fawlty Towers set?
 Torquay
7.Science & Nature Ascorbic acid is the base constituent of what essential vitamin?
 Vitamin C
8.Thailand What province in Eastern Thailand is this?

Chonburi - ชลบุรี

 Chonburi - ชลบุรี
9.Music Killing Me Softly With His Song (Roberta Flack), My Love (Paul McCartney and Wings), and Let's Get It On (Marvin Gaye) were all released in what year?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
 1973
10.Sport & Leisure The Panthers, Hurricanes, and Hornets are top flight teams located in what U.S. state?
 North Carolina (Carolina Panthers (NFL), Carolina Hurricanes (NHL), and Charlotte Hornets (NBA))
11.Entertainment Who hosted the 77th Golden Globe Awards on Sunday?
  Ricky GervaisRicky Gervais (for the fifth and final time)
12.Sudoku Solve this Sudoku puzzle to reveal the 3 digit figure highlighted.

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 593


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Round 4

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

Outnumbered 3 to 1

 Outnumbered 3 to 1
2.Current Affairs What was the name of the General, commander of the Iranian Quds Force, killed by a U.S. drone strike on Friday?
  Qasem SoleimaniQasem Soleimani
3.Art & Literature Born in 1541, by what name is painter Doménikos Theotokópoulos better known?

El Greco

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

  Coldplay - In My PlaceColdplay - In My Place (2002)
5.History In what year was the Twenty-first Amendment ratified, officially ending prohibition in the United States?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
 1933 (5th December)
6.Geography After World War II, to what was the Dutch East Indies renamed?
 Indonesia
7.Science & Nature In audio-visual terms, what does HDMI stand for?  (¼ point for each)
 High-Definition Multimedia Interface
8.Landmarks The Manneken Pis is a small bronze fountain sculpture; a famous landmark in what European capital city?

Brussels

 Brussels (Belgium)
9.Music The Beatles' Lady Madonna (1968) was inspired by what famous pianist, who released a cover version later the same year?
  Fat's DominoFat's Domino
10.Sport & Leisure To date, what player has scored the most goals in the 2019/20 English Premier League season?
  Jamie VardyJamie Vardy (Leicester - 17 goals)
11.Entertainment Who has hosted the U.S. game show Jeopardy! since 1984?
  Alex TrebekAlex Trebek
12.Ditloids Replace these initials with words to make a true statement: 32 D F at which W F
 32 Degrees Fahrenheit at which Water Freezes


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Picture Round

Picture Round 7th January 2020

1. Heinrich Himmler 2. Alexander Zverev 3. Roald Dahl 4. David Schwimmer
5. Yitzhak Rabin 6. Kris Jenner 7. River Phoenix 8. Uri Geller
9. Gillian Anderson 10. Eddie Redmayne 11. Rose Leslie 12. Hardy Krüger

Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionWhen Jennifer Aniston joined Instagram on 15th October 2019, how many record-breaking minutes did it take for her to gain 1 million followers?
316 (5 h 16 m)

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Fad Suckers 8 9 11½ 9 8 45½
Drunken Layabouts 8 7 9 10¼ 41¾
Aliens 10½ 9 7 6 39


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