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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?

Lamington

 Lamington
2.On This Day Who was born Margaret Hilda Roberts on this day, 13th October 1925?
  Margaret ThatcherMargaret Thatcher
3.Anagram COCK IN DAMP, ANAL BUNGHOLE is an anagram of what famous building, and the city in which it is located?
  Buckingham Palace, LondonBuckingham Palace, London
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

  Manfred Mann|The Mighty QuinnManfred Mann - The Mighty Quinn (1968)
5.History What city held its first Oktoberfest in 1811?
 Munich / München
6.Geography Which U.S. state is nicknamed "The Garden State"?
 New Jersey
7.Science & Nature How many degrees does the Earth rotate in one hour?
 15 (360 ÷ 24)
8.Logos What wealth management company is represented by this logo?

Merrill

 Merrill (previously branded as Merrill Lynch)
9.Music Just Dance was the 2008 debut single and a worldwide hit for what artist?
  Lady GagaLady Gaga
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?

Aviva Stadium

 Aviva Stadium
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?
  Barnaby JonesBarnaby Jones
12.General Knowledge Six of these words have something in common. Which one does not belong? DRAWER KNITS MARKER SPAM SPINS TIMER WARTS
 Marker (All the others spell another word when read backwards.)


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Round 2

1.Dingbats Solve this dingbat to reveal a well known term or phrase.

Vitamin C Deficiency

 Vitamin C Deficiency
2.Current Affairs In what Thai province were 18 killed and 44 injured when a bus collided with a train on Sunday?

Chachoengsao

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

  The Specials|Ghost TownThe Specials - Ghost Town (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, …"

... the end of the beginning.

 "... the end of the beginning."
6.Geography Which Australian state is nicknamed "The Garden State"?
 Victoria
7.Science & Nature On the Beaufort wind force scale, what number represents hurricane force winds?
 12
8.Flags What small landlocked country in the African Great Lakes region of East Africa has this as its national flag?

Burundi

 Burundi
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)
  Mungo Jerry|In the SummertimeMungo Jerry - In the Summertime

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)
  Rafael Nadal & Iga ŚwiątekRafael Nadal & Iga Świątek (Spain & Poland)
11.Entertainment What 1961 film stars the characters of "Fast Eddie" Felson and "Minnesota Fats"?
  The HustlerThe Hustler (Paul Newman & Jackie Gleason)
12.General Knowledge What does the 'WD' in WD-40 stand for?

Water Displacement

 Water Displacement ("Water Displacement, 40th formula")


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Round 3

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

Longan

 Longan (Cantonese: lùhng-ngáahn 龍眼)
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)]
 1997
3.Art & Literature What is the last book of the Old Testament?
 Malachi / Malachias
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

  UB40|(I Can't Help) Falling in Love With YouUB40 - (I Can't Help) Falling in Love With You (1993)
5.Anagram EVEN TITS DREAM is an anagram of what promotional 13-letter word?
 Advertisement
6.Entertainment In what fictional holiday camp is the 1980's British sitcom Hi-de-Hi! set?

Maplins

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

Antirrhinum

 Antirrhinum
8.Maps What country is this?

Spain

 Spain
9.Music Don't Dream It's Over and Something So Strong were worldwide hits from the 1986 debut album of what Australian band?
  Crowded HouseCrowded House
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?
 NBA Bubble (also Disney Bubble and Orlando Bubble)
11.Entertainment What 2013 biographical drama film stars Tom Hanks in the title role as a merchant mariner taken hostage by Somali pirates?
  Captain PhillipsCaptain Phillips
12.Sudoku Solve this Sudoku puzzle to reveal the 3 digit figure highlighted.

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 478


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Round 4

1.Dingbats Solve this dingbat to reveal a well known term or phrase.

Root canal

 Root canal
2.Current Affairs Who celebrates ten years in office tomorrow as Prime Minister of the Netherlands?
  Mark RutteMark Rutte
3.Art & Literature In Mary Shelley's novel, what is Frankenstein's first name?
 Victor
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

  Lukas Graham|7 YearsLukas Graham - 7 Years (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)]
  1515 (Armenia Azerbaijan Belarus Estonia Georgia Kazakhstan Kyrgyzstan Latvia Lithuania Moldova Russia Tajikistan Turkmenistan Ukraine Uzbekistan)
6.Geography Subdivided into 100 kopiyok, hryvnia is the national currency of what European country?
  UkraineUkraine (Ukrainian: гривня)
7.Science & Nature What 9-letter word can be spelt out using the chemical symbols for nitrogen, gold, selenium, astatine, and einsteinium?
  NauseatesNauseates
8.Landmarks The oldest of four bridges spanning the Grand Canal, what is the name of this landmark in Venice, Italy?

Rialto Bridge

 Rialto Bridge (Italian: Ponte di Rialto)
9.Music What British singer-songwriter was born Steven Demetre Georgiou in 1948?
  Cat Stevens / Yusuf IslamCat Stevens / Yusuf Islam
10.Sport & Leisure What nationality is Formula 1 driver Charles Leclerc?
  Monégasque / MonacanMonégasque / Monacan (Monaco)
11.Entertainment The 1962 film Miracle Worker is a biographical film about Anne Sullivan, tutor to who?
  Helen KellerHelen Keller (Anne Bancroft & Patty Duke)
12.Ditloids Replace these initials with words to make a true statement: 8 F in a M
 8 Furlongs in a Mile


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Picture Round

Picture Round 13th October 2020

1. Matt Dillon 2. Cynthia Lennon 3. Gary Player 4. Dave Grohl
5. Ian Paisley 6. Grace Kelly 7. Snoop Dogg 8. Leigh Matthews
9. Ilie Năstase 10. Tom Arnold 11. Kayleigh McEnany 12. Maggie Smith

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?
1464 (10,000 hot dogs)

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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