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Quiz #488 - 30th June 2020Sunset Bar

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink What 'P' describes an Italian cold cut of salt cured pork belly?
2.On This Day Three months ahead of reunification, East Germany and West Germany merged their economies on this day, 30th June, in what year?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Anagram SILENT NATIONAL is an anagram of what capital city, and the European country it is capital of?

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

(1963)

5.History Of what country did Sirimavo Bandaranaike become the world's first female Prime Minister in 1960?
6.Geography What island nation is the smallest Asian country by land area and population?
7.Science & Nature With the formula (CH3)2CO, what 'A' is the active ingredient in many nail polish removers and paint thinners?
8.Logos What German logistics company is represented by this logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music By what 'Spice' nickname is Melanie Chisholm known?
10.Sport & Leisure In 1988, who became the only tennis player to achieve the Golden Slam by winning all four Grand Slam singles titles and the Olympic gold medal in the same calendar year?
11.Entertainment Codename Villanelle is a 2018 thriller novel by British author Luke Jennings. A compilation of four serial e-book novellas published between 2014 and 2016, what 2018 TV series is based upon it?
12.General Knowledge GBZ is the international vehicle registration code for what British Overseas Territory?


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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 live streaming video platform suspended Donald Trump's channel yesterday for "hateful conduct"?
3.Art & Literature In what Stephen King novel is Pennywise the titular character?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1973)

5.History Hibernia is the Classical Latin name for what island?
6.Geography The Ghawar Field is by far the largest conventional oil field in the world. In what country is it?
7.Science & Nature Epilation or depilation is the deliberate removal of what from the body?
8.Flags What country in southern Africa has this as its national flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music "That little faggot got his own jet airplane. That little faggot, he's a millionaire." are original lyrics from what 1985 song?  (½ point each for Artist and Title)
10.Sport & Leisure In the 2019/20 Premier League season to date, Watford is the only team to have beaten Liverpool. Which two teams have drawn with Liverpool?  (½ point for each)
11.Entertainment What 1965 film stars Max von Sydow as Jesus, Dorothy McGuire as the Virgin Mary, and Charlton Heston as John the Baptist?
12.General Knowledge Divided into 100 stotinki (стотинки), the lev (лев) is the currency of what European country?


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Round 3

1.Food & Drink What variety of black tea, originally from the Chinese province of Fujian, gets its distinct flavour from being smoke-dried over pinewood fires?
2.In This Year David Beckham, Judy Greer, Lauryn Hill, Sean Lennon, Tobey Maguire, and Kate Winslet were all born in what year?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]

Round 3 Question 2

3.Art & Literature In the Harry Potter novels, what is Professor Snape's first name?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1981)

5.Anagram SEE CRAP ITEM is an anagram of what treasured 11-letter word?

6.Entertainment Behind the Candelabra is a 2013 biographical film starring Michael Douglas as who?
7.Science & Nature Carrots are a rich source of beta carotene, converted by the human body into what vitamin?
8.Thailand What province in Eastern Thailand is this?

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music What musician was born Gary Anthony James Webb in Hammersmith, London on 8th March 1958?
10.Sport & Leisure In Jacksonville, Florida on 1st December 1963, who became the first black driver to win a race at NASCAR's premier level?
11.Entertainment What 'S' is a fictional planet in the British science fiction television series Doctor Who and home planet of the Daleks?
12.Sudoku Solve this Sudoku puzzle to reveal the 3 digit figure highlighted.

4
9
3
7
6
4
8
9
7
8
3
7
1
5
4
5
2
6
7
1
2
9
3
3
5



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Round 4

1.Dingbats Solve this dingbat to reveal a common term or phrase.

Round 4 Question 1

2.Current Affairs In a deal with U.S. prosecutors this week, former police officer Joseph DeAngelo pleaded guilty to 13 murders. By what nickname is he most well known?
3.Art & Literature Name this Peanuts character.

Round 4 Question 3

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

(2011)

5.History In what country was the world's tallest artificial structure until it collapsed during renovation on 8th August 1991?
6.Geography After Greenland, New Guinea, and Borneo, what is the fourth largest island in the world?
7.Science & Nature A branch of entomology, coleopterology is the scientific study of what group of insects?
8.Landmarks In what capital city would you find this building, Parliament House?

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music What song title links Roberta Flack (1972) and the Fugees (1996)?
10.Sport & Leisure Born and raised in the United States, basketball player Becky Hammon became a naturalized citizen of what country in 2008, representing their national team in the 2008 and 2012 Olympics?
11.Entertainment Who plays Robert Stroud, the title character in the 1962 film Birdman of Alcatraz?
12.Ditloids Replace these initials with words to make a true statement: 200 for P G in M


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Picture Round

Picture Round 30th June 2020


Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionThe world's tallest living horse, Big Jake, is a palomino Belgian gelding born in 2001 in Nebraska. In centimetres, how tall is he?

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Fad Aliens 9 7 10 44
Drunken Layabouts 8 8 9 41


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