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Quiz #505 - 27th October 2020Sunset Bar

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink Called Noi Na (น้อยหน่า) in Thai, what 'S' is a common English name for this fruit?

Round 1 Question 1

2.On This Day Amid ongoing worries about the Tom Yum Goong crisis (Thai: วิกฤตต้มยำกุ้ง) and subsequent "Asian contagion", the Dow Jones industrial plunged 554 points on this day, 27th October, in what year?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Anagram RACY SUSPICION is an anagram of what capital city and the country it is capital of?

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

(1966)

5.History Who was arrested in Montgomery, Alabama for refusing to relinquish her bus seat to a white man on 1st December 1955?
6.Geography The longest road tunnel in the world is the 24.51-kilometre-long Lærdal Tunnel, opened in 2000. In what country is it?

Round 1 Question 6

7.Science & Nature Arachnophobia is the intense and irrational fear of what?
8.Logos What world renowned non-profit organisation is represented by this logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music "Bum bum be-dum, bum bum be-dum bum" are lyrics frequently repeated in what 2008 Rihanna song?
10.Sport & Leisure Six times Speedway World Champion between 1968 and 1979, what nationality was Ivan Mauger?

Round 1 Question 10

11.Entertainment In West Side Story, what are the names of the two rival street gangs?  (½ point for each)
12.General Knowledge In a supermarket, the first 25 customers of the day purchased an average of two items each. After a further 15 customers, the average number of items purchased by each customer rose to eight. What was the average number of items purchased by the last 15 customers only?


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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 After reporting no new cases since 9th June, which Australian state announced an easing of COVID-19 restrictions effective today?
3.Art & Literature As featured in a series of children's novels by New Zealand-born author Dorothy Wall, what type of animal is Blinky Bill?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1977)

5.History One of the most important and decisive engagements of the Napoleonic Wars, what 1805 battle against Austria and Russia is widely regarded as the greatest victory achieved by Napoleon?
6.Geography What is the state capital of West Virginia?
7.Science & Nature Brown Banded, Australian, and American are species of what insect?
8.Flags What indigenous people are represented by this flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music Formed in 1982, what nationality are synth-pop band A-ha?

Round 2 Question 9

10.Sport & Leisure Sada Cruzeiro (Brazil), Cucine Lube Civitanova (Italy), and Zenit-Kazan (Russia) are professional teams in what sport?
11.Entertainment Ollie Locke, "Binky" Felstead, Mark-Francis Vandelli, Louise Thompson, Jamie Laing, and "Toff" Toffolo are among past and present cast members of what British reality TV series?
12.Thailand กำขี้ดีกว่ากำตด (gam khee dee gwaa gam dtoht) is the Thai equivalent of what common English proverb?


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Round 3

1.Food & Drink Originating in the French Quarter of New Orleans, what 'J' describes this popular dish of West African, French, and Spanish influence, consisting mainly of meat and vegetables mixed with rice?

Round 3 Question 1

2.In This Year In this year: The BBC sitcom Dad's Army was broadcast for the first time in the UK; Rosemary's Baby premiered around the world; and a U.S. B-52 Stratofortress crashed in Greenland, discharging 4 nuclear bombs. What year was it?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Art & Literature What fictional detective created by R. D. Wingfield has appeared in ten published novels, two radio plays, and a TV series spanning 42 episodes between 1992 and 2010?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1990)

5.Anagram A TRUE CUM FAN is an anagram of what productive 11-letter word?

6.Entertainment When switched from the BBC to Channel 4 in 2017, who initially replaced Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins as presenters of The Great British Bake Off?  (½ point for each)
7.Science & Nature In arithmetic and number theory, what does LCM stand for?  (1pt for 3, ½pt for 2, ¼pt for 1)
8.Maps What Canadian province is this?

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music What British-Jamaican singer and songwriter was best known as the frontman of the soul and funk band Hot Chocolate?
10.Sport & Leisure In January 1994, who became embroiled in controversy when her ex-husband, Jeff Gillooly, orchestrated an attack on her fellow U.S. skating rival Nancy Kerrigan?
11.Entertainment What 2001 Disney animated film is subtitled The Lost Empire?
12.Sudoku Solve this Sudoku puzzle to reveal the 3 digit figure highlighted.

3
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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 was sworn in as an Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court yesterday?
3.Art & Literature The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas is a 2006 best-selling novel by Irish novelist John Boyne. What nationality is the title character?

Round 4 Question 3

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

(2004)

5.History What German priest and professor of theology proposed an academic discussion of the practice and efficacy of indulgences in his Ninety-five Theses of 1517?
6.Geography After what former U.S. president is the capital of Liberia named?
7.Science & Nature What 4-letter word can be spelt using the chemical symbols for potassium, neon and tungsten?
8.Landmarks Hans Christian Andersen, Simón Bolívar, Robert Burns, Christopher Columbus, Sir Walter Scott, and William Shakespeare are among statues located in what park?

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music What is Ringo Starr's real name?

Round 4 Question 9

10.Sport & Leisure Reverse sweep, switch hit, and paddle scoop are strokes in what sport?
11.Entertainment What film series features the character of Sheriff Buford T. Justice?
12.Ditloids Replace these initials with words to make a true statement: 21 S on a D


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Picture Round

Picture Round 27th October 2020


Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionWhat is the straight line distance, in kilometres, from Berlin, Germany to the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum, Poland?

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Drunken Layabouts 10 10 6 11 43½
Alien Suckers 10 6 4 8 37½
Anzac Conundrum 7 7 6 7 2 29


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