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Quiz #503 - 13th October 2020Sunset Bar

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink What 'L' describes this Australian cake made from squares of butter cake or sponge cake coated in an outer layer of chocolate sauce and rolled in desiccated coconut?

Round 1 Question 1

2.On This Day Who was born Margaret Hilda Roberts on this day, 13th October 1925?
3.Anagram COCK IN DAMP, ANAL BUNGHOLE is an anagram of what famous building, and the city in which it is located?

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

(1968)

5.History What city held its first Oktoberfest in 1811?
6.Geography Which U.S. state is nicknamed "The Garden State"?
7.Science & Nature How many degrees does the Earth rotate in one hour?
8.Logos What wealth management company is represented by this logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music Just Dance was the 2008 debut single and a worldwide hit for what artist?
10.Sport & Leisure Built on the site of the former Lansdowne Road Stadium, and home to the Irish rugby union team and the Republic of Ireland football team, what is the name of this stadium in Dublin, Ireland?

Round 1 Question 10

11.Entertainment What 1970s TV series stars Buddy Ebsen and Lee Meriwether as a father and daughter-in-law who run a private detective firm in Los Angeles, California?
12.General Knowledge Six of these words have something in common. Which one does not belong? DRAWER KNITS MARKER SPAM SPINS TIMER WARTS


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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 what Thai province were 18 killed and 44 injured when a bus collided with a train on Sunday?

Round 2 Question 2

3.Art & Literature What 17th century novel is the most famous work by Spanish writer Miguel de Cervantes?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1981)

5.History Complete this extract from Winston Churchill’s 1942 speech following the second Battle of El Alamein: "Now this is not the end. This is not even the beginning of the end. But it is, perhaps, …"

Round 2 Question 5

6.Geography Which Australian state is nicknamed "The Garden State"?
7.Science & Nature On the Beaufort wind force scale, what number represents hurricane force winds?
8.Flags What small landlocked country in the African Great Lakes region of East Africa has this as its national flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music "Have a drink, have a drive. Go out and see what you can find." are lyrics from the chorus of what 1970 song?  (½ point each for Artist and Title)
10.Sport & Leisure In tennis, who won the finals of the Men's and Women's Singles at the French Open this weekend?  (½ point for each)
11.Entertainment What 1961 film stars the characters of "Fast Eddie" Felson and "Minnesota Fats"?
12.General Knowledge What does the 'WD' in WD-40 stand for?

Round 2 Question 12



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Round 3

1.Food & Drink Derived from the Cantonese for "Dragon Eye", what 'L' describes this fruit?

Round 3 Question 1

2.In This Year In this year: Tony Blair became Prime Minister of the United Kingdom; $18.9 million was stolen from the Dunbar Armored facility in Los Angeles, California, the largest cash robbery in U.S. history; and the first computer to win a match against a World Chess Champion, IBM's Deep Blue defeated Garry Kasparov. What year was it?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Art & Literature What is the last book of the Old Testament?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1993)

5.Anagram EVEN TITS DREAM is an anagram of what promotional 13-letter word?

6.Entertainment In what fictional holiday camp is the 1980's British sitcom Hi-de-Hi! set?

Round 3 Question 6

7.Science & Nature Commonly known as dragon flowers or snapdragons, what 'A' describes this genus of plant?

Round 3 Question 7

8.Maps What country is this?

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music Don't Dream It's Over and Something So Strong were worldwide hits from the 1986 debut album of what Australian band?
10.Sport & Leisure What name was given to the isolation zone at Walt Disney World in Florida that was created by the National Basketball Association to protect its players from the COVID-19 pandemic during the final eight games of the 2019–20 regular season and throughout the 2020 NBA playoffs?
11.Entertainment What 2013 biographical drama film stars Tom Hanks in the title role as a merchant mariner taken hostage by Somali pirates?
12.Sudoku Solve this Sudoku puzzle to reveal the 3 digit figure highlighted.

3
1
6
7
8
6
5
4
9
8
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1
7
3
2
9
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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 Who celebrates ten years in office tomorrow as Prime Minister of the Netherlands?
3.Art & Literature In Mary Shelley's novel, what is Frankenstein's first name?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(2015)

5.History Into how many independent states was the USSR divided in 1991?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
6.Geography Subdivided into 100 kopiyok, hryvnia is the national currency of what European country?
7.Science & Nature What 9-letter word can be spelt out using the chemical symbols for nitrogen, gold, selenium, astatine, and einsteinium?
8.Landmarks The oldest of four bridges spanning the Grand Canal, what is the name of this landmark in Venice, Italy?

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music What British singer-songwriter was born Steven Demetre Georgiou in 1948?
10.Sport & Leisure What nationality is Formula 1 driver Charles Leclerc?
11.Entertainment The 1962 film Miracle Worker is a biographical film about Anne Sullivan, tutor to who?
12.Ditloids Replace these initials with words to make a true statement: 8 F in a M


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Picture Round

Picture Round 13th October 2020


Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionThe world record for the longest line of hot dogs was achieved in Zapopan, Mexico in August 2018. In metres, how long was it?

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Drunken Layabouts 10 10¾ 7 5 10 42¾
Alien Suckers 7 7 3 8 31½


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