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Quiz #493 - 4th August 2020Sunset Bar

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink What type of food are Swedish Peanut and Russian Banana?
2.On This Day What did the Republic of Upper Volta change its name to on this day, 4th August 1984?
3.Anagram MANIA OR BOLLOCKS is an anagram of what commercial capital city and the Asian country in which it is the largest?

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

(1965)

5.History Who was the first female Prime Minister of Australia?
6.Geography The name of what Southeast Asian capital city translates into English as "muddy confluence"?
7.Science & Nature In the correct order, what three words are missing from this diagram?  (1pt for 3, ½pt for 2, ¼pt for 1)

Round 1 Question 7

8.Logos What major American airline is represented by this logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music Formed in 1994, what American rock band is named after a term used by Allied pilots during World War II to describe unidentified flying objects?
10.Sport & Leisure In 2018, who became the first European player to score what is now the maximum of 5 points in a single Ryder Cup?
11.Entertainment What film series centres around fictional Miami Police Detectives Mike Lowrey and Marcus Burnett?
12.General Knowledge What two letters replace the question marks in this opening succession?
WH (1963) PT (1966) JP (1970) TB (1974) ?? (1982)


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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 Name the Nobel Peace Prize winner and prominent Northern Ireland politician who died on Monday aged 83.
3.Art & Literature What are the names of the three 'Darling' children in J.M. Barrie’s Peter Pan?  (1pt for 3, ½pt for 2, ¼pt for 1)
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1979)

5.History In December 1970, a Soviet spacecraft became the first to soft land on another planet and transmit data back to Earth. What major planet did it land on?
6.Geography In New Zealand, by what name is Te Waipounamu known in English?
7.Science & Nature What 5-letter word can be spelt using the chemical symbols for tin, actinium, and potassium?
8.Flags What microstate has this as its national flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music In what year were the Live Aid concerts held?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
10.Sport & Leisure Which two teams share the record for each having won the Super Bowl six times?  (½ point for each)
11.Entertainment What 1996 film stars Geena Davis as an amnesiatic schoolteacher who sets out on a journey to find out who she is with the help of a private detective played by Samuel L. Jackson?
12.Add/Deduct a Letter A liquid measure and a large sailing ship.
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 is the name of this Yorkshire gingerbread cake traditionally made with oatmeal and black treacle?

Round 3 Question 1

2.In This Year In this year: David Lean's film of Doctor Zhivago was released; The Rolling Stones' (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction became their first number-one single in America; and Ferdinand Marcos became President of the Philippines. What year was it?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Art & Literature Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life (2011) and Middle School: Get Me Out of Here! (2012) are novels by what best-selling author?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1985)

5.Anagram EERIE, BAD SLAG is an anagram of what unpleasant 12-letter word?

6.Entertainment First aired between 1982 and 1993, in what sitcom does Rhea Perlman play cocktail waitress Carla Tortelli?
7.Science & Nature Native to the tropical forests of New Guinea and northeastern Australia, what type of bird is this?

Round 3 Question 7

8.Maps What European country is this?

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music "Ah giddy-up and giddy-up and get away. We're going crazy and we're going today" are lyrics from what 1975 song?  (½ point each for Artist and Title)
10.Sport & Leisure What was unusual about Lewis Hamilton's winning Formula 1 finish at Silverstone on Sunday?
11.Entertainment Who plays the title character in the 2020 film Dolittle?
12.Sudoku Solve this Sudoku puzzle to reveal the 3 digit figure highlighted.

7
9
1
8
1
4
6
7
5
8
3
7
3
2
9
6
7
1
6
9
5
1
2
4
5
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 Name the former Malaysian prime minister found guilty this week on all seven charges in the first trial related to the 1MDB scandal.
3.Art & Literature The Sound and the Fury (1928), As I Lay Dying (1930), Light in August (1932), and Absalom, Absalom! (1936) are notable novels by what American writer and Nobel Prize laureate?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(2019)

5.History What year marked the end of British rule on the Indian subcontinent?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
6.Geography The name of what Western European capital city translates into English as "black pool"?
7.Science & Nature The second cervical vertebra of the spine (C2), what 'A' describes this bone?

Round 4 Question 7

8.Landmarks In what English county is the prehistoric monument of Stonehenge?

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music What park is the title of a Small Faces single released in August 1967?
10.Sport & Leisure In the AFL and AFLW, what Australian rules football club is nicknamed the Crows?
11.Entertainment The Frosty Palace is a malt shop featured in what 1978 musical film?
12.Ditloids Replace these initials with words to make a true statement: 7 C on E


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Picture Round

Picture Round 4th August 2020


Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionOne of the longest sentences in English literature can be found in Chapter 6 of William Faulkner's Absalom, Absalom! (1936). The sentence is composed of how many words?

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Drunken Layabouts 6 9 38½
Alien Suckers 7 35


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