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Quiz #494 - 11th August 2020Sunset Bar

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink What 'M' describes a cocktail of whisky, sweet red vermouth and Angostura bitters, garnished with a Maraschino cherry?

Round 1 Question 1

2.On This Day Born in Augusta, Georgia, U.S. on this day, 11th August 1953, by what name is Terry Eugene Bollea better known?
3.Anagram SPELL DISHEARTENMENT is an anagram of what 1976 film?

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

(1964)

5.History The 105-day "Winter War" began on 30th November 1939 when the Soviet Union attacked what country?
6.Geography Name any three of the five countries with shorelines on the Caspian Sea.  (1pt for 3, ½pt for 2, ¼pt for 1)
7.Science & Nature What single word describes a viral disease characterised by a painful skin rash with blisters caused by the reactivation of varicella zoster virus (chicken pox) in a person's body?

Round 1 Question 7

8.Logos Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, what multinational corporation is represented by this logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music "Ain't about the, uh, cha-ching cha-ching. Ain't about the, yeah, b-bling b-bling. Wanna make the world dance" are lyrics from the chorus of what 2011 song?  (½ point each for Artist and Title)
10.Sport & Leisure In March 1987, what Indian cricketer became the first in history to score 10,000 Test runs?
11.Entertainment Who won the Academy Award for Best Actor for portraying Ugandan dictator Idi Amin in The Last King of Scotland (2006)?
12.General Knowledge First used around 3200 BC, what 'C' describes this ancient writing system?

Round 1 Question 12



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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 Off the coast of what country is an ecological disaster looming after a beached and abandoned tanker carrying 4,000 tonnes of fuel oil began spilling its load last week?
3.General Knowledge In which two Nordic countries are police called 'Politi'?  (½ point for each)

Round 2 Question 3

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

(1974)

5.History Who assassinated Martin Luther King, Jr. on 4th April 1968?
6.Geography An archipelago of 14 islands north of Guam, what is the easternmost territory of the United States?
7.Science & Nature Complete the name of this rock band using the chemical symbols for samarium, iodine, thorium, and sulphur. The _____?
8.Flags What Asian country has this as its national flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music (I Just) Died in Your Arms, I've Been in Love Before, and One for the Mockingbird were hits in the 80s for what band?
10.Sport & Leisure In association football, who were the first British team to win the European Cup?
11.Entertainment La Belle et le Clochard is the French title of what Disney film?
12.Add/Deduct a Letter Fiddle with the philosopher.
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 popular dish in Mexican and Tex-Mex cuisine translates into English as "little donkey"?
2.In This Year Danny Boyle, Mel Gibson, Jerry Hall, Linda Hamilton, Sugar Ray Leonard, and Christoph Waltz were all born in what year?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]

Round 3 Question 2

3.Art & Literature For what eponymous comic strip character is Jim Davis best known?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1982)

5.Anagram CRAP VIOLIN is an anagram of what regional 10-letter word?

6.Music From lowest to highest, what six letters represent the standard tuning pitches of a six-string guitar?
7.Science & Nature Native to Australia and New Guinea, what 'B' describes this small marsupial?

Round 3 Question 7

8.Thailand What province in Southern Thailand is this?

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music What American funk rock band is best known for its 1976 hit Play That Funky Music?
10.Sport & Leisure In golf, who won the U.S. PGA Championship on Sunday?
11.Entertainment What is the title of the last James Bond film to star Roger Moore, in 1985?
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 Indian state did an Air India Express aircraft overrun the runway and break in two, killing 18 people on board on Friday?

Round 4 Question 2

3.Art & Literature Tiger in a Tropical Storm and The Hungry Lion Throws Itself on the Antelope are notable works by what French artist?

Round 4 Question 3

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

(2003)

5.General Knowledge Chelsea Pensioners are a well known part of London culture. Emblazoned on their peaked hats, what does RH stand for?

Round 4 Question 5

6.Geography What airline has the IATA-code WE?
7.Science & Nature 4.3 light years from the Sun, what is the name of the nearest star system to Earth's Solar System?
8.Landmarks What is the name of this well known European landmark?

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music "I thought love was only true in fairy tales" is the opening line to what 1966 song?  (½ point each for Artist and Title)
10.Sport & Leisure Complete the name of this NFL team: ____ ____ Buccaneers.

Round 4 Question 10

11.Entertainment Name the two actors who star as unsuccessful comic Rupert Pupkin and talk show host Jerry Langford in the 1982 film King of Comedy?  (½ point for each)
12.Ditloids Replace these initials with words to make a true statement: 360 D in a C


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Picture Round

Picture Round 11th August 2020


Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionIn what year was French painter Henri Rousseau born?

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Drunken Layabouts 10½ 8 8 9 12 47½
Alien Suckers 7 38
Suomi Zealand 5 5 7 28


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