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Quiz #501 - 29th September 2020Sunset Bar

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink Considered the national dish of Belgium, what are the two key components of Moules-frites?  (½ point for each)
2.On This Day Born on this day, 29th September 1942, what English actor is best known for his title role in the BBC series Lovejoy and as Al Swearengen on the HBO series Deadwood?
3.Anagram BORED NOW, BIG BASTARD is an anagram of what capital city and the island country it is capital of?

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

(1964)

5.History Between 1953 and 1961, who was Vice President of the United States under President Dwight D. Eisenhower?
6.Geography The island of Zealand is part of what European country?
7.Science & Nature Including zero, how many different values can be stored in 8 bits of memory?
8.Logos What clothing company is represented by this logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music Roses (2015), Don't Let Me Down (2016), and Closer (2016) are among hits by what American DJ duo?
10.Sport & Leisure How many Formula 1 Grands Prix has Lewis Hamilton won to date?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]

Round 1 Question 10

11.Entertainment His feature directorial debut, in what 1990 film does Kevin Costner also star as Lieutenant John J. Dunbar?
12.General Knowledge What does the pencil classification 'HB' stand for?  (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 According to The New York Times on Sunday, how much in total did Donald Trump pay in federal income taxes in 2016 and 2017?

Round 2 Question 2

3.Art & Literature What was the name of the French penal colony from which Henri Charrière escaped, as described in his 1969 autobiography Papillon?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1976)

5.History What 'B' was the capital of the Dutch East Indies until it was renamed Jakarta in 1949?
6.Geography Of what Southeast Asian country is Bandar Seri Begawan the capital and largest city?
7.Science & Nature What major planet in our solar system comes third alphabetically?
8.Flags To what disputed country does this flag belong?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music Who said When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Get Going in 1985?
10.Sport & Leisure What two teams are set to play in the NBA Finals in the coming weeks?  (½ point for each)
11.Entertainment What Tom Clancy character has been played on film by Alec Baldwin, Harrison Ford, Ben Affleck, and Chris Pine?
12.General Knowledge Generally defined as people born from 1928 to 1945, what demographic cohort follows the Greatest Generation and precedes the baby boomers?

Round 2 Question 12



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Round 3

1.Food & Drink What 'F' is the Italian word for flour?
2.In This Year In this year: U.S. presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy was assassinated at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles; English politician Enoch Powell delivered his controversial "Rivers of Blood" speech; and the Winter Olympics were held in Grenoble, France. What year was it?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Art & Literature Who wrote The Day of the Triffids (1951), The Kraken Wakes (1953), and The Chrysalids (1955)? (The latter two published in the U.S. as Out of the Deeps and Re-Birth.)
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1995)

5.Anagram ANAL NIPS ENVY is an anagram of what 12-letter place name?

6.Entertainment First aired in 2012, complete the title of this Australian TV series: Miss ________ Murder Mysteries.

Round 3 Question 6

7.Science & Nature By what name is calcium oxide (CaO) more commonly known?
8.Maps What U.S. state is this?

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music What singer-songwriter died in a car crash in Barnes, southwest London, on 16th September 1977, two weeks before his 30th birthday?
10.Sport & Leisure In association football, what is the regulation distance, in yards, from the penalty spot to the goal line?
11.Entertainment Histoire de Jouets is the French title of what animated film series?
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 10-letter word.

Round 4 Question 1

2.Current Affairs For ignoring requests to take down content, such as those that criticise the royal family, last Thursday the Thai Ministry of Digital Economy and Society filed legal complaints against which two companies?  (½ point for each)
3.Art & Literature Wheatfield with Crows is a July 1890 painting by what artist?

Round 4 Question 3

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

(2013)

5.History Founded in 660 BC, what country has the oldest continuous hereditary monarchy in the world?
6.Geography What former Soviet state is the world's largest landlocked country?
7.Current Affairs Achieved in just 4 hours 44 minutes last Thursday, who beat Jennifer Aniston's record for the fastest time to reach one million followers on Instagram?
8.Landmarks In which Australian state is the Bungle Bungle Range?

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music George Ivan are the birth first names of what well known singer-songwriter?
10.Sport & Leisure Who is currently ranked No. 1 in the world in singles by the Women's Tennis Association?
11.Entertainment Portrayed by David Niven in the 1961 film Guns of Navarone, who took on the role of explosives expert "Dusty" Miller in the 1978 sequel Force 10 from Navarone?
12.Ditloids Replace these initials with words to make a true statement: 32 T including W T


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Picture Round

Picture Round 29th September 2020


Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionAs at today, how many days old is Instagram?

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Drunken Layabouts 10 8 6 10 42¼
Alien Suckers 9 5 39¾
Kiwi Konundrum 7 2 24½


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