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Quiz #487 - 23rd June 2020Sunset Bar

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink What two-word French term describes a very thin pancake topped with a sauce of caramelised sugar and butter, tangerine or orange juice, zest, and orange liqueur?

Round 1 Question 1

2.On This Day Released in Japan on this day, 23rd June, 1996, what is the make and model of this fifth-generation home video game console?

Round 1 Question 2

3.Anagram LEFT TO PATHETIC ARSEHOLE is an anagram of what 1983 song title?

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

(1964)

5.History Frequently depicted on ancient Roman coins, documents, monuments, and military standards, what four-letter abbreviation represented a Latin phrase meaning "The Roman Senate and People"?  (¼ point for each)
6.Geography What is the capital, and largest city, of the partially-recognised state of Kosovo?
7.Science & Nature "Mary's 'virgin' explanation made Joseph suspect upstairs neighbour," is one of many ways to remember what?
8.Logos What global financial services company has this as its logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music Presented to musical artists and bands to acknowledge their artistic and technical achievements, in what country are the annual Juno Awards held?
10.Sport & Leisure What country is set to host the first two races of the 2020 Formula 1 season in July?
11.Entertainment The last film directed by Stanley Kubrick before his death, what 1999 erotic drama stars Tom Cruise as Dr. Bill Harford and Nicole Kidman as his wife, Alice?
12.General Knowledge Traditionally in the field of martial arts, what 'D' is the Japanese term for a training hall or space used for immersive learning or meditation?


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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 is the name of the park in Reading, Berkshire in which a mass stabbing attack took place on Saturday?
3.Art & Literature Adapted into a 1996 film of the same name, A Time to Kill (1989) was the first novel published by what best-selling author?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1975)

5.History Former Russian FSB officer Alexander Litvinenko was poisoned in London in November 2006 with a radioactive isotope of what chemical element?

Round 2 Question 5

6.Geography On what island might you land at Cristiano Ronaldo International Airport?
7.Science & Nature What natural pigments in the skin provide its colour and filter out harmful light from the Sun?
8.Flags What Caribbean island has this as its national flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music One of his most popular solo hits, who was a Slave to Love in 1985?
10.Sport & Leisure In which year did England manager Gareth Southgate hit the headlines for missing an important penalty against Germany?
11.Entertainment What entertainment brand is represented by this sound?

12.Add/Deduct a Letter A seasonal bird for the jailer.
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 What 'S' describes a Japanese dish of thinly sliced beef, slowly cooked or simmered at the table, alongside vegetables and other ingredients, in a shallow iron pot in a mixture of soy sauce, sugar, and mirin?

Round 3 Question 1

2.In This Year In this year: King Edward VIII succeeded, and abdicated, the throne of the United Kingdom; the Summer Olympics were held in Berlin, Germany; and the Crystal Palace in London was destroyed by fire. What year was it?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Art & Literature In the English nursery rhyme, who killed Cock Robin?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1995)

5.Anagram NO ONE FART is an anagram of what periodic 9-letter word?

6.Entertainment Journey of the Sorcerer by Bernie Leadon (The Eagles) is the opening theme to what 1981 British TV series?

7.Science & Nature Zr is the symbol for what chemical element?
8.Maps What Asian country is this?

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music Complete the title of this 1977 song by Meat Loaf: You Took the Words Right Out of My Mouth (_____ _____ _____.)  (1pt for 3, ½pt for 2, ¼pt for 1)
10.Sport & Leisure In Major League Soccer, what two teams compete in derby fixtures dubbed El Tráfico?  (½ point for each)
11.Entertainment What Academy Award-winning 2017 film is often promoted with this image?

Round 3 Question 11

12.Sudoku Solve this Sudoku puzzle to reveal the 8 letters highlighted.

C
S
A
A
H
S
R
I
R
P
B
C
A
P
I
S
A
R
H
A
C
A
B
B
D
H



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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 While the president's campaign claimed more than a million people had sought tickets, in what Oklahoma city did less than 6,200 people attend a rally by Donald Trump on Saturday?
3.Art & Literature Anastasia Steele is the female protagonist in what best-selling series of novels?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(2007)

5.History During World War II, the "soft underbelly of Europe" was a famous Churchill expression, conveying his idea of attacking Germany through what country?
6.Geography What name is given to this physiographic region in the U.S. states of Missouri, Arkansas, Oklahoma and extreme southeastern Kansas?

Round 4 Question 6

7.Science & Nature Which of these correctly describes the shape below?
A. A square, a rectangle, and an oblong.
B. A square and a rectangle, but not an oblong.
C. A square and an oblong, but not a rectangle.

Round 4 Question 7

8.Landmarks Located on the border of Brazil and Argentina, what is the name of these waterfalls?

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music The Hurdy Gurdy Man is a 1968 album, and single, by what artist?
10.Sport & Leisure What is Usain Bolt's 100m world record time?
11.Entertainment Worldwide Pants Inc. is a television and film production company founded in 1991 by what American TV host?

Round 4 Question 11

12.Ditloids Replace these initials with words to make a true statement: 2 W on a B


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Picture Round

Picture Round 23rd June 2020


Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionThe Sky Tower in Auckland, New Zealand is the tallest freestanding structure in the Southern Hemisphere. How tall, in metres, is it?

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Mixed Bunch 9 40
Drunken Layabouts 9 39
Corona 20 6 6 8 10½ 38


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