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Quiz #485 - 18th February 2020Sunset Bar

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink What is the main vegetable ingredient of moussaka?
2.On This Day The Space Shuttle test vehicle Enterprise was carried on its maiden "flight" on top of a Boeing 747 on this day, 18th February, in what year?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Anagram MERE WHORE TURDS is an anagram of what TV series, first aired in 1984?

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

(1969)

5.History Codenamed Operation Just Cause, what country was invaded by the United States in December 1989?
6.Geography Between 1948 and 1976, Quezon City was the capital of what country?
7.Science & Nature Named after the scientist who published them between 1609 and 1619, three scientific laws describing the motion of planets around the Sun are known as _______ laws of planetary motion. (fill in the blank.)
8.Logos What car manufacturer is represented by this logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music Who sings the theme tune to the forthcoming 2020 Bond film No Time to Die?
10.Sport & Leisure Rosenborg Ballklub, commonly referred to simply as Rosenborg or RBK, is a professional football club based in what Norwegian city?
11.Entertainment What 1957 American anti-war film directed by Stanley Kubrick stars Kirk Douglas as Colonel Dax, the commanding officer of French soldiers who refuse to continue a suicidal attack?
12.General Knowledge The Five Eyes (FVEY) is an intelligence alliance comprising the United States and what four other countries?  (¼ point for each)


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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 General Motors announced this week its impending withdrawal from Australia, New Zealand and Thailand. What Chinese manufacturer has signed a deal to purchase GM's plant in Rayong, Thailand?
3.Art & Literature In 1995, what former Special Air Service sergeant published his own account of his experiences during the Bravo Two Zero mission, entitled The One That Got Away?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1972)

5.History Who, in Greek mythology, is twin brother of the goddess Artemis?
6.Geography What 'A' describes the mountain range in Central Asia where Russia, China, Mongolia and Kazakhstan come together?
7.Science & Nature Ophiophagy is a specialised form of feeding or alimentary behaviour of animals which hunt and eat what?
8.Flags What U.S. state is represented by this flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music Who had a worldwide hit in the early 80s with the album Business as Usual?

Round 2 Question 9

10.Sport & Leisure One week after breaking Renaud Lavillenie's 6-year-old world pole vault record with a jump of 6.17 m in Poland, who beat his own record by 1 cm at the Glasgow Indoor Grand Prix on Saturday?
11.Entertainment The most recent film to win both the male and female lead acting Academy Awards, what 1997 film stars Jack Nicholson as a misanthropic and obsessive-compulsive novelist, and Helen Hunt as a single mother with a chronically ill son?
12.Add/Deduct a Letter A yellow complexion of little depth.
Answer with two words. The first part of the sentence is a clue to a six 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 Originating from the Amazon, what type of food is habenero?
2.In This Year In this year: Brenda Ann "I don't like Mondays" Spencer opened fire at a school in San Diego, killing two; Carter and Brezhnev signed the SALT II agreement in Vienna; and 11 fans were killed in a crush before The Who rock concert in Cincinnati, Ohio. What year was it?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Art & Literature What title character of a 1954 Kingsley Amis novel had the surname Dixon?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1987)

5.Anagram CRAP ON EDITOR is an anagram of what integrated 12-letter word?

6.Entertainment Sponsored and organised by TV Week magazine, what is the name of the annual awards gathering to celebrate Australian television?
7.Science & Nature A burst of energy disruptive or damaging to electronic equipment, what does EMP stand for?
8.Maps What Southeast Asian country is this?

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music "Never gonna stop, give it up, such a dirty mind." is the opening chorus line to what 1979 song?  (½ point each for Artist and Title)
10.Sport & Leisure Who beat who in the NBA All-Star Game on Sunday night?  (½ point for each)
11.Entertainment What film trilogy (2008-2014) is centred around the character of retired CIA operative Bryan Mills?
12.Sudoku Solve this Sudoku puzzle to reveal the 3 digit figure highlighted.

9
2
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6
5
8
7
1
2
5
7
8
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3
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 British cruise ship quarantined since 3rd February at the port of Yokohama, Japan with more than 450 passengers to date testing positive for COVID-19?

Round 4 Question 2

3.Art & Literature First published in 2007, complete this title of a series of children's novels by Jeff Kinney: Diary of a _____ _____.
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(2003)

5.History Born in 1867, what was the name of the Titanic survivor posthumously nicknamed "The Unsinkable ..."?
6.Geography New Britain is the largest island in the Bismarck Archipelago. Of what country is it also the largest island?
7.Science & Nature By what name is the white crystalline powder diamorphine hydrochloride more commonly known?
8.Landmarks What European capital city is this?

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music Who replaced Signe Anderson as female vocalist of Jefferson Airplane in 1966?
10.Sport & Leisure Who won his second consecutive Daytona 500 yesterday, the first driver to do so since 1995?
11.Entertainment In the TV series Breaking Bad who plays the main character Walter White?
12.Ditloids Replace these initials with words to make a true statement: 26 C of S


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Picture Round

Picture Round 18th February 2020


Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionKing Fahd's Fountain in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia is the tallest in the world. In metres, what is its maximum height?

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Fad Suckers 10 8 10½ 45½
Drunken Layabouts 8 5 8 11½ 42
Aliens 7 9 32


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