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Quiz #490 - 14th July 2020Sunset Bar

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink What name is given to the clarified butter commonly used in South Asian cuisine?

Round 1 Question 1

2.On This Day In what French city were 86 killed and more than 400 injured by a truck deliberately driven into a crowd celebrating Bastille Day on this day, 14th July, 2016?

Round 1 Question 2

3.Anagram I'M FAIR, FARTING ACE is an anagram of what 1973 film?

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

(1964)

5.History Who became Britain's first black female Member of Parliament in 1987?
6.Geography What is the nearest national capital city to Paris?
7.Science & Nature Mycology is the study of what?
8.Logos What budget airline is represented by this logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music Say My Name, Jumpin', Jumpin', and Independent Women Part I were hits in 2000 for what group?
10.Sport & Leisure What golf club is used to perform a Texas Wedge?
11.Entertainment What actress links the films Ghostbusters (1984) and Avatar (2009)?
12.General Knowledge What 'R' describes the official currency of China?


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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 C/2020 F3 is a comet visible to the naked eye in the Northern Hemisphere this month. What name has it been assigned?
3.Art & Literature Who painted The Hay Wain in 1821?

Round 2 Question 3

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

(1971)

5.History Who was Germany's Reichsminister of Public Enlightenment and Propaganda between 1933 and 1945?
6.Geography What do the names of the state capitals of Nebraska, Mississippi, Wisconsin and Missouri all have in common?
7.Science & Nature Who invented the first thermoscope (thermometer) in 1593?
8.Flags What U.S. state was represented by this flag up until 30th June 2020?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music Who said Don't Stop Believin' in 1981?
10.Sport & Leisure In netball, the abbreviation 'WA' refers to which position?  (½ point for each)
11.Entertainment What real-life American frontiersman did Leonardo DiCaprio portray in The Revenant (2015)?
12.Add/Deduct a Letter The subject of a hot and humid place.
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 Sanders' secret recipe for KFC seasoning purportedly contains how many herbs and spices?
2.In This Year Kristen Bell, Macauley Culkin, Steven Gerrard, Ryan Gosling, Kim Kardashian, and Zachary Levi were all born in what year?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]

Round 3 Question 2

3.Art & Literature First published in 1868, what is Louisa May Alcott's most famous book?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1982)

5.Anagram FELLATIO ON CHAIR is an anagram of what 1977 song title?

6.Entertainment Charles Laughton (1935), Trevor Howard (1962), and Anthony Hopkins (1984) all play what historical figure?
7.Science & Nature On an English language keyboard, which letter of the alphabet is furthest right?
8.Thailand What province in Eastern Thailand is this?

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music What song, originally released by Los Bravos in 1966, was covered by French female trio Belle Epoque in 1977?
10.Sport & Leisure What country is set to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup?
11.Entertainment What 1987 film stars Michael Caine as MI5 officer John Preston and Pierce Brosnan as KGB officer Major Valeri Petrofsky?
12.Sudoku Solve this Sudoku puzzle to reveal the 3 digit figure highlighted.

5
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7
5
9
4
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1
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 The first major step in their adoption of the euro, what two countries were accepted into the European Exchange Rate Mechanism on Friday?  (½ point for each)
3.Art & Literature What fictional city is home to Batman and Robin?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1993)

5.History In what year did the Chernobyl disaster occur?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
6.Geography Down-Easters is a nickname for people from what U.S. state?
7.Science & Nature What are the two bones of the forearm?  (½ point for each)
8.Landmarks Known as "The House That Nat Built", this iconic building in Los Angeles, California is home to what record label?

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music Active during the late 1960s and early 1970s, Denny and Rick were the first names of what American rock-pop duo?
10.Sport & Leisure How many players form an Australian football (Aussie Rules) team?
11.Entertainment John Robie ("The Cat") is the debonair central character played by Cary Grant in what 1955 film?
12.Ditloids Replace these initials with words to make a true statement: 24 L in the G A


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Picture Round

Picture Round 14th July 2020


Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionLocated in Wat Muang in Ang Thong Province, how tall, in feet, is the Great Buddha of Thailand?

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Alien Suckers 11 8 7 10 44½
Drunken Layabouts 11 11 8 5 42½


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