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Quiz #496 - 25th August 2020Sunset Bar

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink What does 'Sekt' mean on a bottle of German wine?
2.On This Day Along with several members of her record company, what American singer was killed when their overloaded aircraft crashed shortly after takeoff from the Bahamas on this day, 25th August 2001?
3.Anagram FORTHCOMING CUBICLE COOPERATED is an anagram of what country?

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

(1968)

5.History Which U.S. president was in office during the Wall Street Crash of 1929?
6.Geography Nassau is the capital and largest city of what country?
7.Science & Nature In simple terms, what is Newton's second law of motion?
8.Logos What flag-carrying international airline is represented by this logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music Telephone by Lady Gaga (2010) and Walk on Water by Eminem (2017) both feature what artist?
10.Sport & Leisure Who made headlines at Wimbledon in 2019 when, at the age of 15, she beat Venus Williams?
11.Entertainment Who is the primary commander of the Earth-orbiting space station Thunderbird 5?
12.Thailand SL is the IATA code for what low-cost airline?


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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 What is the name of the 29-year-old Australian man currently being sentenced for the murder of 51 people in New Zealand in 2019?

Round 2 Question 2

3.Thailand From the Thai 6-hour time format, what does ha thum (ห้าทุ่ม) translate to in 24-hour (military) format?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1980)

5.History What was the name of the supertanker that ran aground off the coast of Cornwall in 1967, causing the worst oil spill in British history?

Round 2 Question 5

6.Geography Excluding daylight saving time, how many time zones span the 50 U.S. states?
7.Science & Nature What 5-letter word can be spelt out using the chemical symbols for protactinium, technetium and hydrogen?
8.Flags What country has this as its national flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music "Ah, can't you see me standin' here. I got my back against the record machine" are lyrics from what 1983 song?  (½ point each for Artist and Title)
10.Sport & Leisure Who won the 104th Indianapolis 500 on Sunday?
11.Entertainment What film title links Michael Caine (1966) and Jude Law (2004)?
12.Add/Deduct a Letter Point of view about a small cogwheel.
Answer with two words. The first part of the sentence is a clue to a seven 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 'P' describes a family of hard Italian cheeses made from sheep's milk?
2.In This Year Camilla Parker Bowles, Johan Cruyff, Ted Danson, Farrah Fawcett, Kevin Kline, and David Letterman were all born in what year?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]

Round 3 Question 2

3.Art & Literature What two types of animal were used as mallets and balls at the Queen's Croquet Ground in Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland?  (½ point for each)
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1991)

5.Anagram IT'S A COSY FART is an anagram of what acceptable 12-letter word?

6.Entertainment What U.S. city is the main setting for the TV series Breaking Bad and its prequel Better Call Saul?
7.Science & Nature What type of owl is this?

Round 3 Question 7

8.Thailand What province in Southern Thailand is this?

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music Machine Gun, Easy, Brick House, and Still are among the songs released in the 70s by what soul band?
10.Sport & Leisure In association football, who beat who in the UEFA Europa League final on Friday?  (½ point for each)
11.Entertainment Name the three films in the 1990s in which Meg Ryan and Tom Hanks star together.  (1pt for 3, ½pt for 2, ¼pt for 1)
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 song title.

Round 4 Question 1

2.Current Affairs Following an alleged poisoning, name the Russian opposition leader airlifted from Omsk to Germany on Saturday after falling into a coma.

Round 4 Question 2

3.Art & Literature Who sculpted The Thinker in 1902?

Round 4 Question 3

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

(2014)

5.History The world's first successful vaccine was introduced by Edward Jenner in 1796. What disease did it guard against?

Round 4 Question 5

6.Geography Which Australian State has the highest population?
7.Science & Nature What 'M' describes the upper bone of the jaw?

Round 4 Question 7

8.Landmarks Located in the Mexican state of Yucatán, what is the name of this ancient Mayan city?

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music Between 1963 and 1966, what was Billy J. Kramer's backing band?
10.Sport & Leisure In cricket, what three surnames describe the method used to calculate the target score for the team batting second in a limited overs cricket match interrupted by weather or other circumstances?  (1pt for 3, ½pt for 2, ¼pt for 1)
11.Entertainment What 1988 film is set in the fictional Nakitomi Plaza in Los Angeles, California?
12.Ditloids Replace these initials with words to reveal a well known phrase: 64,000 D Q


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Picture Round

Picture Round 25th August 2020


Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionWhat is the straight-line distance, in kilometres, between Don Muang Airport (DMK) and Chiang Mai Airport (CNX)?

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Alien Suckers 6 10 37½
Drunken Layabouts 8 7 37½


† Tiebreak Winner


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