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Quiz #491 - 21st July 2020Sunset Bar

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink Indigenous to Australia, what type of nuts are these?

Round 1 Question 1

2.On This Day Piloting Liberty Bell 7, who became the third person to go into space on this day, 21st July, 1961?
3.Anagram NUTTY, OBEDIENT HEIR is an anagram of what 2002 film title?

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

(1965)

5.History On Saturday 6th September 1997, what event was watched by an estimated 2 billion people worldwide?
6.Geography Excluding daylight saving time, how many time zones does mainland Australia have?
7.Science & Nature What 8-letter word can be spelt out using the chemical symbols for barium, neodymium, silver, and einsteinium?
8.Logos What social networking service is represented by this logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music Sign of the Times, Lights Up, Adore You, and Watermelon Sugar are among hits since 2017 by what solo artist?
10.Sport & Leisure How many gold medals did Jesse Owen win at the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin, Germany?
11.Entertainment First aired between 1999 and 2006, who plays U.S. President Josiah "Jed" Bartlet in the TV series The West Wing?
12.Thailand Currently under construction, what is the name of the main railway station in Bangkok scheduled to replace Hua Lamphong in June 2021?


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Round 2

1.Dingbats Solve this dingbat to reveal a 1998 film title.

Round 2 Question 1

2.Current Affairs After a successful lift-off in Japan, what country began its first mission to Mars yesterday?

Round 2 Question 2

3.Art & Literature The Persistence of Memory is a 1931 painting by what artist?

Round 2 Question 3

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

(1977)

5.History What is the name of the treaty first signed on 6th February 1840 by representatives of the British Crown and Māori chiefs from the North Island of New Zealand?
6.Geography Asunción is the capital and largest city of what South American country?
7.Science & Nature What organ of the body is affected by Bright's Disease?
8.Flags An archipelago in the South Pacific Ocean, what country has this as its national flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music Formed in London in 1988, what group consists of singer Damon Albarn, guitarist Graham Coxon, bassist Alex James and drummer Dave Rowntree?
10.Sport & Leisure Achieved between 1996 and 2019, who holds NFL career records for most points scored (2,673), most postseason points scored (238), most field goals made (599), and most overtime field goals made (12)?
11.Entertainment Played by Gary Coleman and Todd Bridges, what are the first names of the Jackson brothers in the 1978-1985 TV series Diff'rent Strokes?  (½ point for each)

Round 2 Question 11

12.Add/Deduct a Letter Cowardly black bird.
Answer with two words. The first part of the sentence is a clue to a six 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 European country is the world's largest consumer of olive oil per capita?
2.In This Year In this year: John Lennon said that The Beatles were "more popular than Jesus now"; Paint It Black by The Rolling Stones was released; and actor Ronald Reagan was elected Governor of California. What year was it?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Art & Literature What is the title of Michelle Obama's best-selling memoir, first published in November 2018?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1989)

5.Anagram HYPED, BOARISH MOAN is an anagram of what 1975 song title?

6.Entertainment What is the surname of twin brothers Matt and Ross, best known as creators of the Netflix science fiction-horror series Stranger Things?

Round 3 Question 6

7.Science & Nature In computing, what do the initials ISP stand for?  (1pt for 3, ½pt for 2, ¼pt for 1)
8.Maps Enclosed on three sides by northern Australia, what is the name of this large, shallow sea?

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music "It seemed like the real thing but I was so blind. Mucho mistrust, love's gone behind." are lyrics from what 1979 song?  (½ point each for Artist and Title)
10.Sport & Leisure In England, who are set to play at Wembley Stadium on 1st August in the final of the FA Cup?  (½ point for each)
11.Entertainment What 2000 film stars Clint Eastwood, Tommy Lee Jones, Donald Sutherland, and James Garner as four ageing "ex-test pilots" sent into space to repair an old Soviet satellite?
12.Sudoku Solve this Sudoku puzzle to reveal the 3 digit figure highlighted.

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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 In what French city is arson suspected after its Cathedral was severely damaged by fire on Saturday?

Round 4 Question 2

3.Art & Literature Who wrote The Longest Day (1959), The Last Battle (1966), and A Bridge Too Far (1974)?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1993)

5.History Who was the 22nd and 24th president of the United States?
6.Geography What is the Spanish name for the Falkland Islands?
7.Science & Nature What does the internet slang abbreviation IMHO mean?  (¼ point for each)
8.Landmarks What is the name of this British castle?

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music Who was just 14-years-old when she recorded You Don't Know and Walkin' Back to Happiness in 1961?
10.Sport & Leisure In New Zealand rugby union, to what was the ITM Cup renamed in 2016?
11.Entertainment What 1960s TV series features a Class M3 Model B9 General Utility Non-Theorizing Environmental Control Robot (M3-B9 G.U.N.T.E.R)?
12.Ditloids Replace these initials with words to make a true statement: 21 C in the E A


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Picture Round

Picture Round 21st July 2020


Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionThe highest point scorer in test match rugby union history, how many points did Dan Carter score for New Zealand between 2003 and 2015?

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Drunken Layabouts 9 9 10 12 47½
Alien Suckers 9 40


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