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Quiz #481 - 14th January 2020Sunset Bar

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink Common across the Indian subcontinent, what type of food is paneer?
2.On This Day Born on this day, 14th January, 1941, who won an Academy Award for Best Actress for her role in the 1976 film Network?
3.Anagram WEDGED IN WHORE SHIT. is an anagram of what 20th century world leader?

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

(1963)

5.History Alcock and Brown flew the first ever non-stop transatlantic flight in June 1919, between what two countries?  (½ point for each)
6.Geography On what continent are the Atlas Mountains?
7.Science & Nature How many microseconds are there in one second?
8.Logos What luxury Swiss watch manufacturer is represented by this logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music Whose hits in the 90s include Buddy Holly, Say It Ain't So, and El Scorcho?
10.Sport & Leisure Between 1996 and 2006, what Japanese rugby union player scored a world record 69 international test tries?
11.Entertainment Referred to as the "grand slam" of show business, what does the acronym EGOT stand for?  (¼ point for each)
12.General Knowledge What number should replace the question mark below?

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 were the origin and destination cities of Ukraine International Airlines flight 752, shot down last Wednesday, killing all 176 on board?  (½ point for each)
3.Art & Literature Who wrote the 1843 opera The Flying Dutchman?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1972)

5.History Born in 1867, by what name was American outlaw Harry Alonzo Longabaugh better known?
6.Geography Located near Ian Fleming's Goldeneye estate, in what country is Ian Fleming International Airport?
7.Science & Nature What was the first name of the American astronomer after whom the Hubble telescope is named?

Round 2 Question 7

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

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music Only in My Dreams, Shake Your Love, Out of the Blue, and Foolish Beat are among the hits in the 80s by what American female singer-songwriter?
10.Sport & Leisure In what city did Serena Williams end her three year title drought on Sunday?
11.Entertainment First aired between 1999 and 2006, who plays President of the United States Josiah "Jed" Bartlet in the TV series The West Wing?
12.Add/Deduct a Letter Gruff filly.
Answer with two words. The first part of the sentence is a clue to a six 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 The national sauce of Mexico, a Mole Poblano recipe includes what sweet brown key ingredient to counteract the heat of the chili peppers?
2.In This Year George Best, Ted Bundy, Tim Curry, Diane Keaton, Steven Spielberg, and Donald Trump were all born in what year?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]

Round 3 Question 2

3.Art & Literature Who was married to William Shakespeare between 1582 and his death in 1616?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1980)

5.Anagram ON FENCE, THEN IN CROTCH is an anagram of what 1971 film?

6.Entertainment Kathy Najimy and Sarah Jessica Parker play two of the three resurrected Salem witches in the 1996 film Hocus Pocus. Who plays the third?

Round 3 Question 6

7.Science & Nature What 'D' describes the large muscle responsible for lifting the arm and giving the shoulder its range of motion?

Round 3 Question 7

8.Maps Highlighted in red, what Indonesian island is this?

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music All by Myself, Never Gonna Fall in Love Again, and She Did It are among the hits in the 70s by what American singer-songwriter?
10.Sport & Leisure In the video game world, what titular character battles with the evil mad scientist, Doctor Ivo "Eggman" Robotnik?
11.Entertainment Who plays Thor in the Marvel Cinematic Universe?
12.Sudoku Solve this Sudoku puzzle to reveal the 3 digit figure highlighted.

5
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9
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9
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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 volcano in the Philippines that erupted on Sunday?
3.Art & Literature In Welsh culture, what 'E' describes a Welsh festival of literature, music and performance?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(2005)

5.History In June 1947, the United States Secretary of State gave a speech calling for economic aid to war-torn Europe. Passed in 1948 and officially titled the European Recovery Program (ERP), what did it become commonly known as?
6.Geography Chişinău is the capital city of what European country?
7.Science & Nature What name is given in mechanics to the support about which a lever pivots?
8.Landmarks Name this famous European landmark and the country in which it is located.  (½ point for each)

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music What was the name of Herp Alpert's band between 1962 and 1969?
10.Sport & Leisure On 3rd April 2016, to what was the South Stand at Manchester United's Old Trafford stadium renamed?
11.Entertainment What 2006 film follows Robert Angier (Hugh Jackman) and Alfred Borden (Christian Bale), rival stage magicians in London at the end of the 19th century?
12.Ditloids Replace these initials with words to make a true statement: 6 B to an O in C


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Picture Round

Picture Round 14th January 2020


Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionThe largest hotel in Thailand is the Ambassador City Jomtien, Pattaya. How many rooms does it have?

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Fad Suckers 9 8 41¼
Drunken Layabouts 8 9 40¾
Aliens 6 6 8 32¾
Splitters 3 2 8 23


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