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Quiz #506 - 3rd November 2020Sunset Bar

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink What 'R' describes this Italian cheese, often made from the whey of Mozzarella?

Round 1 Question 1

2.On This Day The first animal to orbit the Earth, what was the name of the dog on board Sputnik 2, launched on this day, 3rd November 1957?

Round 1 Question 2

3.Anagram RUDE PLEB IMAGINES TIT is an anagram of what well known landmark?

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

(1968)

5.History What city was destroyed by "Fat Man"?
6.Geography A former Spanish province, what is the name of this disputed territory bordering Algeria, Mauritania, and Morocco?

Round 1 Question 6

7.Science & Nature How many living species of elephant are there?
8.Logos What car manufacturer is represented by this logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music What girl group comprises Perrie Edwards, Jesy Nelson, Leigh-Anne Pinnock, and Jade Thirlwall?
10.Sport & Leisure Swinley Bottom is the lowest point of what British racecourse?
11.Entertainment What 1981 Terry Gilliam film stars Sean Connery in two roles; King Agamemnon of Ancient Greece, and a modern day fireman?
12.General Knowledge Assume you are using a basic calculator and press the numbers in the order shown, replacing each question mark with a mathematical sign. Plus, minus, multiply and divide can each be used once only. In which order should they be used to give 24?
2 ? 8 ? 6 ? 9 ? 3 = 24


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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 The most powerful storm to hit the country since Typhoon Haiyan killed more than 6,000 people in 2013, what is the name of the super typhoon that hit the Philippines on Sunday?
3.Art & Literature Who wrote The Mary Ann stories (1954-1967), The Mallen Novels (1973-1974), and The Tilly Trotter trilogy (1980-1982)?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1982)

5.History What country's Emperor was born Ras Tafari Makonnen in 1892, after whom the Rastafarian religion is named?

Round 2 Question 5

6.Geography What is the name of the sea strait separating Tasmania from the Australian mainland?
7.Science & Nature How many of the major planets in our solar system have ring systems?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
8.Flags What landlocked European country has this as its national flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music What American heavy metal band was formed in 1981 by bassist Nikki Sixx, drummer Tommy Lee, lead guitarist Mick Mars and lead singer Vince Neil?
10.Sport & Leisure Who was named the Most Valuable Player of the 2020 World Series last week?
11.Entertainment What 1971 film is the final Eon production to star Sean Connery as James Bond?
12.Add/Deduct a Letter Fake a memory loss.
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 What grain is the main base for malt vinegar?
2.In This Year Lance Armstrong, Gary Barlow, Martin Freeman, Michael C. Hall, Sandra Oh, and David Tennant were all born in what year?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]

Round 3 Question 2

3.Art & Literature What 1932 novel is followed by Men Against the Sea (1933), and Pitcairn's Island (1934)?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1994)

5.Anagram LAME PENIS, BORIS is an anagram of what susceptible 14-letter word?

Round 3 Question 5

6.Entertainment For what 1987 Brian De Palma crime film did Sean Connery win his only Academy Award, Best Supporting Actor?
7.Science & Nature What is the term for an electrode from which a conventional current leaves a polarised electrical device (negative electrode)?
8.Thailand What province in Southern Thailand is this?

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music The fictional ironclad ship HMS Thunder Child is depicted on the cover of what bestselling 1978 album?
10.Sport & Leisure What horse won the 2020 Melbourne Cup today?
11.Entertainment Sean Connery plays Major General Roy Urquhart, commanding officer of the 1st British Airborne Division, Arnhem, in what 1977 epic war film?
12.Sudoku Solve this Sudoku puzzle to reveal the 3 digit figure highlighted.

2
6
7
2
9
4
8
5
3
7
5
3
1
4
2
9
4
1
6
8
1
8
2
9
5
9
8
5



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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 What Turkish port city suffered the heaviest casualties following an earthquake northeast of the Greek island of Samos on Friday?
3.Art & Literature What American artist who died in 1956 was famous for his 'action painting' method?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(2014)

5.History In the harbour of what city was the Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior sunk by French foreign intelligence services on 10th July 1985?

Round 4 Question 5

6.Geography What is the name of the currencies of both North and South Korea?
7.Science & Nature What three-letter word is the SI derived unit of illuminance?
8.Landmarks On what island is Cradle Mountain?

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music Aged 13, who had a number-one hit on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1963 with Fingertips?
10.Sport & Leisure Name any one of the three teams managed by Nobby Stiles between 1977 and 1986.

Round 4 Question 10

11.Entertainment In what 1996 film does Sean Connery voice a creature called Draco?
12.Ditloids Replace these initials with words to make a true statement: 46,656 C I in a C Y


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Picture Round

Picture Round 3rd November 2020


Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionAlso called the National Horse Trail, Australia's Bicentennial National Trail is one of the longest non-motorised trails in the world. In kilometres, how long is it?

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Drunken Layabouts 9 11 10 46¾
Alien Suckers 9 8 9 8 7 41
UKAUNZ Konundrum 4 5 8 2 24½


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