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Quiz #483 - 28th January 2020Sunset Bar

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink Popular with backpackers, what 'G' is Australian slang for any cheap, boxed (cask) wine?

Round 1 Question 1

2.On This Day What was the name of the NASA Space Shuttle that disintegrated 73 seconds into its tenth mission on this day, 28th January 1986?
3.Anagram NOT WHEN YOU SHIT is an anagram of what American singer and actress, born in 1963?

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

(1969)

5.History What were the surnames of the two body snatchers who killed 16 people in Edinburgh in 1868 and sold the corpses to Robert Knox for dissection at his anatomy lectures?
6.Geography What is the only country with a coastline on both the Red Sea and the Persian Gulf?
7.Science & Nature What highly contagious disease is caused by the varicella zoster virus?
8.Logos What aerospace and defence company is represented by this logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Current Affairs For their 2019 collaboration Old Town Road, name the two artists awarded best music video and best pop duo/group performance at the 62nd Grammy Awards on Sunday.  (½ point for each)
10.Sport & Leisure As a result of the coronavirus outbreak, next week's Fed Cup Asia/Oceania Group I tennis tournament has been moved from China to what country?
11.Entertainment Ronan Keating's version of When You Say Nothing at All was recorded for the soundtrack of what 1999 film?
12.General Knowledge What letter should replace the question mark?

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 Who swept the board at the 2020 Grammys on Sunday, winning five awards, including best new artist, album of the year, and song of the year?
3.Entertainment Portrayed by David Dixon in the 1981 BBC TV series, what is the name of this character from The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy?

Round 2 Question 3

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

(1979)

5.History In what year did the United Kingdom join the European Economic Community?
6.Geography Which of these three capital cities is the most northerly? Ottawa, Dublin, or Seoul?
7.Science & Nature What two words describe the elementary particle believed to have been identified at CERN in 2012?
8.Flags What landlocked Eurasian country has this as its national flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music What song was a hit for the Mindbenders in 1965, and Phil Collins in 1988?
10.Sport & Leisure Who is the only heavyweight boxing champion to have finished his career undefeated (49-0)?
11.Entertainment What Australian TV series, first aired in 2008, is followed by series subtitled A Tale of Two Cities (2009), The Golden Mile (2010), Razor (2011), Badness (2012), and Squizzy (2013)?
12.Add/Deduct a Letter A position in a stately home.
Answer with two words. The first part of the sentence is a clue to a five 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 Named after the Cambodian province in which it is grown and produced, what cultivar of pepper is this?

Round 3 Question 1

2.In This Year David Bowie, Hillary Clinton, Stephen King, Arnold Schwarzenegger, O. J. Simpson, and Alan Sugar 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 Northern Irish writer wrote An Evil Cradling, an account of the four and a half years he spent as a hostage in Beirut from 1986 to 1990?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1983)

5.Anagram HIS CASTRATED BALLS is an anagram of what European landmark?

6.Entertainment Dodge City, Kansas was the setting of what long-running television Western series between 1955 and 1975?
7.Science & Nature What animal's name is derived from the Afrikaans for "earth pig"?
8.Maps What Central American country is this?

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music Chris Stein, Gary Valentine, Jimmy Destri, and Clem Burke were four of the five members of what American band when they released their self-titled debut album in 1976?
10.Sport & Leisure What country is scheduled to host a Formula One Grand Prix in 2020 for the first time in its history?
11.Entertainment In what 1978 film did Gregory Peck play Dr Josef Mengele and Laurence Olivier play ageing Nazi hunter Ezra Lieberman?
12.Sudoku Solve this Sudoku puzzle to reveal the 6 letters highlighted.

U
C
S
U
T
M
T
U
B
K
B
S
C
K
A
R
K
B
K
U
R
A
B
A
C
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U
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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 Killed along with her father, six family friends and the pilot in a helicopter crash on Sunday, what was the name of Kobe Bryant's 13-year-old daughter?

Round 4 Question 2

3.Art & Literature What musical instrument does Sherlock Holmes play?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(2011)

5.History What was the name of the leading ship in Captain Arthur Phillip's First Fleet that arrived at Botany Bay to colonise Australia on 18th January 1788?
6.Geography In what U.S. state is Harvard University?
7.Science & Nature What can be defined as mass divided by density?
8.Landmarks What is the name of this famous castle near Füssen in south-west Bavaria, Germany?

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music "I'll sing you a song with no words and no tune. To sing in your khazi while you suss out the moon, oh yeah!" are lyrics from what 1968 song?  (½ point each for Artist and Title)
10.Sport & Leisure What retired professional golfer is nicknamed The Merry Mex?
11.Entertainment What is the name of Terry Jones' enormously fat and bucket vomiting character in the 1983 film The Meaning of Life?

Round 4 Question 11

12.Ditloids Replace these initials with words to make a true statement: 8 T on an O.


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Picture Round

Picture Round 28th January 2020


Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionIn what year was Neuschwanstein Castle completed and opened to the public?

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Fad Suckers 6 11 10 11 9 47
Drunken Layabouts 7 6 7 9 9 38
Aliens 8 4 8 34
Royally Pissed 6 2 8 11 31½


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