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Quiz #486 - 25th February 2020Sunset Bar

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Round 1

1.Thailand ผักชี (phak chee) is the Thai name for what herbaceous plant?
2.On This Day Who became the Philippines' first female president after Ferdinand Marcos fled after 20 years of rule on this day, 25th February 1986?
3.Anagram THE GRAVE, INHIBITED WORKER is an anagram of what epic film?

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

(1961)

5.History In what decade was the first mammal, a rhesus macaque named Albert II, launched into space by the USA?
6.Geography What two rivers merge at Khartoum to become the Nile?  (½ point for each)
7.Science & Nature What three-letter abbreviation denotes the medical term for mad cow disease?
8.Logos What international airline has this as its logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music "An old man turned ninety-eight. He won the lottery and died the next day. It's a black fly in your Chardonnay. It's a death row pardon two minutes too late." are the opening lyrics to what 1996 song?  (½ point each for Artist and Title)
10.Sport & Leisure In boxing, who beat who on Saturday to claim the WBC heavyweight title?  (½ point for each)
11.Entertainment First aired between 2002 and 2008 what crime drama TV series set in Baltimore, Maryland stars Dominic West as Detective Jimmy McNulty and, for its first three seasons, Idris Elba as drug kingpin "Stringer" Bell?
12.General Knowledge The Cosa Nostra is an Italian Mafia organised crime syndicate originating in what region of Italy?


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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 Last Wednesday, a mother and her three children were killed in a car fire in Brisbane, Australia, in a targeted familicide carjacking by what former New Zealand Warriors player?
3.Art & Literature What is the name of the ship in the novel Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1978)

5.History A predecessor to the CIA, what three-letter abbreviation describes the wartime intelligence agency of the United States during World War II?
6.Geography What three countries share land borders with Norway?  (1pt for 3, ½pt for 2, ¼pt for 1)
7.Science & Nature What third metal element is added to an alloy of gold and silver to give rose gold its colour?
8.Flags What Caribbean country has this as its national flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music Who had a worldwide hit in 1982 with Heat of the Moment?
10.Sport & Leisure Regardless of brand or manufacturer, what 'Z' is the genericised term for an ice rink resurfacer?
11.Entertainment In the 1957 epic The Bridge on the River Kwai, who stars as U.S. Navy Commander Shears?
12.Add/Deduct a Letter Grow weak from severe mental suffering.
Answer with two words. The first part of the sentence is a clue to an eight 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 'N' describes an Italian cocktail of one part gin, one part vermouth rosso, and one part Campari, garnished with a slice of orange?

Round 3 Question 1

2.In This Year Peter Andre, Neve Campbell, Neil Patrick Harris, Jim Parsons, Ole Gunnar Solskjær, and Ichiro Suzuki 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 spent the last three years of his life, between 1897 and 1900, impoverished and in exile in France under the assumed name of "Sebastian Melmoth"?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1986)

5.Anagram DARN RABBIT'S ARSE is an anagram of what singer and actress, born in 1942?

6.Entertainment In the title of a British TV sitcom first aired between 2006 and 2013, the characters of Roy Trenneman, Maurice Moss, and Jen Barber are collectively known as what?
7.Science & Nature What English inventor (1937-2018) is best known for the wind-up radio?
8.Thailand What province in Eastern Thailand is this?

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music The Jeff Beck Group, Rainbow, Whitesnake, and Black Sabbath are just some of the bands to have included what drummer?
10.Sport & Leisure Born in Havana, Cuba in 1958, what American track coach, and former world-class long-distance runner, was banned from athletics in 2019 for 4 years for doping offences?
11.Entertainment In the title of an American TV series first aired between 1968 and 1973, the characters of Pete Cochran, Julie Barnes, and Linc Hayes are collectively known as what?
12.Sudoku Solve this Sudoku puzzle to reveal the 3 digit figure highlighted.

6
2
5
2
7
6
7
4
7
6
2
3
8
2
6
5
1
3
1
4
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7
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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 Declaring that it violated election law by accepting a loan from its leader, Thailand's Constitutional Court ordered what popular opposition party dissolved on Friday?
3.Art & Literature Named for the actress on the first poster Andy Dufresne places above his bed, the full title of Stephen King's 1982 novella is ______ ______ and Shawshank Redemption. (fill in the blanks)
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(2001)

5.History Upon the Union of England and Scotland on 1st May 1707, who became the first monarch of Great Britain?
6.Geography After New York City, what is the second most populous city in the state of New York?
7.Science & Nature Where in the human body is the soleus muscle?
8.Landmarks Most noted for its central position on the Silk Road, in what country is the historic city of Samarkand?

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music Who said Did You Ever Have to Make Up Your Mind in 1966?
10.Sport & Leisure In rugby union, with three games played by each team thus far, what two countries sit top and bottom of the Six Nations table?  (½ point for each)
11.Entertainment What 1980 film includes the characters of Dale Arden, Ming the Merciless, and Princess Aura?
12.Ditloids Replace these initials with words to reveal a well known phrase: 76 T led the B P


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Picture Round

Picture Round 25th February 2020


Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionCompleted in 2016, and currently the tallest building in Khon Kaen, how tall, in feet, is the 37-storey Houze Condo?

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Drunken Layabouts 8 8 41½
Fad Suckers 8 9 6 10 40½


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