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Quiz #495 - 18th August 2020Sunset Bar

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink What flavour is the liqueur Kahlúa?
2.On This Day Later to die from injuries sustained in police custody, who was arrested at a police roadblock in King William's Town, South Africa on this day, 18th August 1977?
3.Anagram APPORTIONED CINEMAS is an anagram of what island nation?

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

(1958)

5.History What was the number of the last spaceflight in the Apollo program to go to the moon, in December 1972?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
6.Geography After Kilimanjaro, what is the second highest mountain in Africa?
7.Science & Nature Also called median nerve compression, what three words commonly describe a condition that causes numbness, tingling, or weakness in your hand?
8.Logos What flag-carrying international airline is represented by this logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music Eminem's rap anthem Lose Yourself is from the soundtrack of what 2002 cult film?
10.Sport & Leisure Who beat who in the 2020 World Snooker Championship final on Sunday?  (½ point for each)
11.Entertainment Name any four of the eight actors in the title role of the 2018 film Ocean's 8.  (¼ point for each)
12.General Knowledge 2 SangSom and 2 Chang = 290 ฿
2 Singha, 1 Chang, and 1 SangSom = 345 ฿
1 SangSom and 1 Singha = 160 ฿
How much is 1 Chang?

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 After alleged poll-rigging in a presidential election on 9th August, in what country have hundreds of thousands of people taken part in mass demonstrations this week?
3.Art & Literature For what 1930 painting is Iowan artist Grant Wood best known?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1978)

5.History Fill in the blank: The _______ Exclusion Act was a United States federal law signed by President Chester A. Arthur on 6th May 1882.
6.Geography What is the official currency of the Philippines?
7.Science & Nature What 6-letter word can be spelt out using the chemical symbols for thorium, rhenium, and astatine?
8.Flags What U.S. state is represented by this flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music "It's gonna take a lot to drag me away from you. There's nothing that a hundred men or more could ever do." are lyrics from what 1982 song?  (½ point each for Artist and Title)
10.Sport & Leisure What was the scoreline between Barcelona and Bayern Munich in their UEFA Champions League quarter-final on Friday?
11.Entertainment Who plays Barry Seal, an American pilot who became a drug-runner for the CIA in the 1980s, in the 2017 film American Made?
12.Add/Deduct a Letter A small proportion formed a dissenting group.
Answer with two words. The first part of the sentence is a clue to an eight 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 Branded "The Original Pilsner", from what country does Pilsner Urquell originate?

Round 3 Question 1

2.In This Year In this year: The Post Office Tower opened in London; the classic family sci-fi show Thunderbirds debuted in the United Kingdom; and 200 Alabama State Troopers attacked 525 civil rights demonstrators in Selma, Alabama in what was to become known as Bloody Sunday. What year was it?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Art & Literature Gulliver's Travels (1726) and A Modest Proposal (1729) are among the works of what Anglo-Irish author and satirist?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1984)

5.Anagram I SO NEED TO FART is an anagram of what clearcutting 13-letter word?

6.Entertainment First aired in 2015, starring Ellie Kemper in the title role, complete the title of this TV sitcom: Unbreakable ______ ______?  (½ point for each)
7.Science & Nature Also known as the 'common shoulder muscles', what 'D' describes these?

Round 3 Question 7

8.Maps What African country is this?

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music Innervisions, Fulfillingness' First Finale, and Songs in the Key of Life are among the studio albums released in the 1970s by what artist?
10.Sport & Leisure Achieved between 1969 and 1989, who is the NBA's all-time leader in points scored (38,387), field goals made (15,837), and career wins (1,074)?
11.Entertainment Who plays Navin R. Johnson, the title character in the 1979 film The Jerk?
12.Sudoku Solve this Sudoku puzzle to reveal the 5 letters 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 What Bangkok landmark was centre stage on Sunday at one of the biggest anti-government demonstrations since Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha took power in a 2014 coup?
3.Art & Literature What book of the New Testament comes after the four gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke and John?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(2019)

5.History Complete this list of the five beach codenames used by Allied forces on D-Day: Gold, Juno, ____, ____, ____?  (1pt for 3, ½pt for 2, ¼pt for 1)
6.Geography What is the state capital of Florida?
7.Science & Nature Native to central east Australia, Oxyuranus microlepidotus is the most toxic snake in the world. Also known as the fierce snake, it is more commonly called the western or inland what?

Round 4 Question 7

8.Landmarks In which English county is Ironbridge Gorge?

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music Who was the vocalist of rock band The Animals and funk band War?
10.Sport & Leisure Name the Ugandan athlete who set a new 5000 metres world record on Friday.
11.Entertainment Professor Henry Higgins is one of the lead characters in what 1964 film?
12.Ditloids Replace these initials with words to make a true statement: 5 R on the O F


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Picture Round

Picture Round 18th August 2020


Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionThe tallest broadcasting mast in the world; how tall, in feet, is the KVLY-TV mast in Blanchard, North Dakota?

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Drunken Layabouts 8 10 12 46¾
Alien Suckers 9 7 9 10½ 44


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