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Quiz #499 - 15th September 2020Sunset Bar

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink What 'R' describes a complex of enzymes commonly used to separate milk into curds and whey during the cheese making process?
2.On This Day Who became the first Soviet leader to visit the United States on this day, 15th September 1959?
3.Anagram SLOW AND PENETRATING is an anagram of what NFL football team?

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

(1965)

5.History The Franco-Prussian War or Franco-German War is often referred to in France as the War of ... what year?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
6.Geography Spanning three states, what is the longest river in Australia?
7.Science & Nature In biology, what 'S' describes a close and often long-term mutually beneficial association between two or more different species?
8.Logos What flag-carrying international airline is represented by this logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music What Makes You Beautiful, Live While We're Young, and Best Song Ever are among hits in the 2010s for what band?
10.Sport & Leisure In tennis, who won the men's and women's singles at the US Open this weekend?  (½ point for each)
11.Entertainment First aired between 1998 and 2004, what TV series stars the characters of Carrie Bradshaw, Charlotte York, Samantha Jones, and Miranda Hobbes?
12.General Knowledge Find words to fit the clues. Each group of crosses are replaced with the same three-letter word. What three-letter word replaces XXX?
a. _ _ X X X (Expression of indifference)
b. _ X X X _ _ (Economical)
c. _ X X X _ _ _ (A South American country)


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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 In the semi-conductor industry's largest-ever deal, what company announced this week it is acquiring Arm Holdings for US$40 billion?
3.Art & Literature In Julia Donaldson's The Gruffalo, what type of animal begins the story by inventing the title character to scare off predators?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1980)

5.History What first did Russian Valentina Tereshkova achieve on 16th June 1963?
6.Geography What is the name of the sea that separates New Zealand and Australia?
7.Science & Nature What single mechanical unit of measurement is equal to 745.7 watts?
8.Flags What South American country has this as its national flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music What 1970 song by Canadian rock band The Guess Who was a worldwide hit in 1999 for Lenny Kravitz?
10.Sport & Leisure In what year was U.S. baseball's World Series cancelled due to a player's strike?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
11.Entertainment What is the name of the robot in the 1980s Short Circuit films?

Round 2 Question 11

12.Add/Deduct a Letter Ghastly but legitimate.
Answer with two words. The first part of the sentence is a clue to a five 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 A natural, edible product, by what name is albumen more commonly known?
2.In This Year In this year: The first episode of the BBC sitcom Only Fools and Horses was aired; François Mitterrand became the first socialist President of the French Fifth Republic; and 6,255 people crossed the finish line at the first London Marathon. What year was it?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Art & Literature The Card Players is a series of oil paintings by what French Post-Impressionist artist?

Round 3 Question 3

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

(1992)

5.Anagram BLADES IN PENIS is an anagram of what crucial 13-letter word?

6.Entertainment First aired between 2013 and 2016, what TV series stars Gillian Anderson as Detective Superintendent Stella Gibson, a London Metropolitan Police officer seconded to investigate a case in Northern Ireland?
7.Science & Nature What 7-letter word can be spelt using the chemical symbols for barium, platinum, iodine, and samarium?
8.Maps This group of more than 600 islands is collectively known as the Federated States of _________?

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music Released on 20th October 1980, Boy is the debut studio album by what band?

Round 3 Question 9

10.Sport & Leisure What is the name of the race circuit in Scarperia e San Piero, Tuscany, Italy that hosted its first Formula One Grand Prix event this weekend?
11.Entertainment Who plays Mrs. Robinson in the 1967 film The Graduate?
12.Sudoku Solve this Sudoku puzzle to reveal the 3 digit figure highlighted.

1
2
1
6
7
8
2
7
6
3
8
9
2
7
3
8
4
2
1
5
9
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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 Name the French magazine that caused a storm in the Muslim world this week after announcing it will republish its cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed?
3.Art & Literature What fictional detective lives in Danemead Cottage, Old Pasture Lane, St. Mary Mead?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(2009)

5.History The only U.S. president to have served more than two terms, how many times was Franklin D. Roosevelt elected president?

Round 4 Question 5

6.Geography What is Europe's largest seaport?
7.Science & Nature What 'P' is the medical term for any infectious agent or germ?
8.Landmarks The largest working waterwheel in the world, what is this 19th century landmark on the Isle of Man called?

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music Piloting a light aircraft from Batesville, Arkansas enroute to Nashville, Tennessee in a storm, what singer crashed and died, along with his manager, on 31st July 1964?
10.Sport & Leisure With 125 caps from 1970 to 1990, who holds the record for playing more games for the England men's national football team than anyone else?
11.Entertainment For what 1993 film was Steven Spielberg awarded his first Academy Award for Best Director?
12.Ditloids Replace these initials with words to make a true statement: 66 B of the K J B


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Picture Round

Picture Round 15th September 2020


Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionPeter Shilton holds the all-time world record for the most competitive appearances in association football. Throughout his career from 1966 to 1997, how many games did he play?

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Alien Suckers 10½ 11 10 8 49
Drunken Layabouts 7 10 10 11 46½
Kiwi Konundrum 6 5 3 25¼


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