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Quiz #497 - 1st September 2020Sunset Bar

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink French for "fat liver", what controversial delicacy is made from fattened duck or goose livers?
2.On This Day Pulitzer Prize-winning novel The Old Man and the Sea was first published on this day, 1st September 1952. Name the author.
3.Anagram DRUNK, DATABLE WHORE is an anagram of what 1964 song title?

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

(1969)

5.History To what was Madras State in India renamed in 1969?

Round 1 Question 5

6.Geography The highest mountain in Africa, in what country is Mount Kilimanjaro?
7.Science & Nature In computing, colloquially termed a web address, what does URL stand for?  (1pt for 3, ½pt for 2, ¼pt for 1)
8.Logos What German multinational tyre and automotive parts manufacturer is represented by this logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music Drop It Like It's Hot, That's That Shit, and Sensual Seduction are among hits in the 2000s for who?
10.Sport & Leisure In eight-ball pool using standard solids and stripes, what type and colour is the number 1 ball?  (½ point for each)
11.Entertainment Until his final appearance in 2019, who was the mayor of Quahog in Family Guy?
12.General Knowledge A man walks east for 4 km. Then south for 3 km. Then west for 2 km. Then north for 1 km. Then west for 2 km. In which direction and for how far should he walk to return to his starting point?  (½ point for each)


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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 With over 7½ million likes to date, a tweet by the family of what actor announcing his death this week became the most-liked tweet in history?
3.General Knowledge What four-letter acronym describes the automated system that determines the eligibility of visitors to travel to the United States under the Visa Waiver Program?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1982)

5.History What was the code-name of the Allied evacuation at Dunkirk in 1940?
6.Geography How many countries share land borders with Myanmar (Burma)?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
7.Science & Nature Native to the Himalayas, what type of animal is this?

Round 2 Question 7

8.Flags What European country has this as its national flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music Which member of the Electric Light Orchestra left to form Wizzard in July 1972?
10.Sport & Leisure What city has a Major League Soccer team called the Impact?
11.Entertainment Originally aired between 1979 and 1986, what spin-off of Soap stars Robert Guillaume in the title role?
12.Add/Deduct a Letter A discussion of terms over a garden herb.
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 Breede River Valley is a wine-producing region in what country?
2.In This Year In this year: The Summer Olympics were held in Seoul, South Korea; Australian soap opera Home and Away was aired for the first time; and Pan Am Flight 103 was blown up over Lockerbie, Scotland, killing a total of 270 people. What year was it?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Art & Literature Mary Anne Evans was the real name of what 19th century British author?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1993)

5.Anagram CAMEL SHIT is an anagram of what pseudoscientific 9-letter word?

6.Entertainment In what 1980s TV series does the title character live in the guest house of "Robin's Nest", a beachfront estate whose caretakers are Jonathan Quayle Higgins III and his Doberman Pinschers, Zeus and Apollo?
7.Science & Nature What 7-letter word can be spelt using the chemical symbols for lanthanum, sulphur, silver, and sodium?
8.Maps East of the main island of Puerto Rico, what is the name of this archipelago?

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music What band is best known for their 1970 hit single, Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Goes)?
10.Sport & Leisure How many vacant intersections ("points") are there on a standard Go board?

Round 3 Question 10

11.Entertainment Who plays Foxxy Cleopatra, Austin's new sidekick, in the 2002 film Austin Powers in Goldmember?
12.Sudoku Solve this Sudoku puzzle to reveal the 3 digit figure highlighted.

8
6
1
5
2
5
1
2
7
3
7
4
8
3
7
4
2
2
1
9
5
7
5
1
4
8



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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 was the name of the hurricane that killed 57 people across the Caribbean and the United States last week?
3.Art & Literature What 'S' describes a speech in a play in which the character speaks to himself or herself or to the audience rather than to the other characters?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(2015)

5.History In what century did the Spanish Inquisition begin?
6.Geography Flowing through Russia and Kazakhstan in Eurasia, discharging into the Caspian Sea, what is the name of this river?

Round 4 Question 6

7.Science & Nature Approximately 2.5 million light-years from Earth, what is the nearest major galaxy to the Milky Way?
8.Landmarks Located in Walt Disney World Resort in Florida, Spaceship Earth is the icon of what theme park?

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music In Roger Miller's 1965 song King of the Road, how much are rooms to let?

Round 4 Question 9

10.Sport & Leisure Which English Premier League team play at Falmer Stadium, currently known for sponsorship purposes as the American Express Community Stadium?
11.Entertainment What 1975 film stars the characters of "R.P." McMurphy, Nurse Ratched, and Dale Harding?
12.Ditloids Replace these initials with words to make a true statement: 54 C in a D (with the J)


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Picture Round

Picture Round 1st September 2020


Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionFlowing from the Ural mountains into the Caspian Sea, how long, in kilometres, is the Ural river?

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Drunken Layabouts 8 10 6 11 10 45
Alien Suckers 8 8 8 7 39½


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