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Quiz #507 - 10th November 2020Sunset Bar

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink In 1905, Stamen Grigorov proved that Lactobacillus bulgaricus is responsible for the creation of what dairy product?
2.On This Day Released two years later, Bill Gates first presented Windows 1.0 to the public on this day, 10th November, in what year?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]

Round 1 Question 2

3.Anagram GAY HONKY ON GREAT PORN is an anagram of what capital city and the Asian country it is capital of?

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

(1962)

5.History In what U.S. state was the Declaration of Independence signed on 4th July 1776?
6.Geography Built by returned soldiers between 1919 and 1932 and dedicated to soldiers killed during World War I, what is the name of this 243-kilometre stretch of road between the Victorian cities of Torquay and Allansford?

Round 1 Question 6

7.Science & Nature Which is the only letter that does not appear in the periodic table of chemical elements?
8.Logos The largest company in New Zealand, what co-operative group is represented by this logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music What American rock band are known principally for their 2000 single Teenage Dirtbag?
10.Sport & Leisure In rugby union, what three countries are currently competing in the 2020 Tri Nations Series?  (1pt for 3, ½pt for 2, ¼pt for 1)
11.Entertainment Tonight's pictures all feature scenes from what TV series?

Round 1 Question 11

12.General Knowledge In a spelling test consisting of 20 words, John spelt only two correctly at the first attempt. After learning the spellings he tried the same 20 words again. If his average over the two attempts was nine, how many of the 20 words did he spell correctly on the second attempt?


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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 What is the name of the hurricane that killed more than 250 people across Central America and Mexico last week?
3.Art & Literature What nationality was painter Frida Kahlo?

Round 2 Question 3

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

(1974)

5.History Who did Vladimir Putin replace as President of Russia in 1999?
6.Geography The Central African Republic is a landlocked country in Central Africa. It shares borders with six other countries. Name any four of them.  (¼ point for each)
7.Science & Nature What four-letter word is used to describe a female red deer?
8.Flags What African country has this as its national flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music Rising to fame in the 1980s as a lead singer before going solo, what is the stage name of English pop singer Christopher Hamill?
10.Sport & Leisure What racehorse won both the 2020 Kentucky Derby in September and 2020 Breeders' Cup Classic on Saturday?
11.Entertainment What former Friends actor provides the voice of Melman the Giraffe in the Madagascar film franchise?

Round 2 Question 11

12.General Knowledge What is the name of the United Nations international climate change agreement signed in 2016?


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Round 3

1.Food & Drink What 'P' describes this Italian dish of boiled cornmeal?

Round 3 Question 1

2.In This Year In this year: Three 70-kiloton hydrogen bombs were accidentally dropped over Spain in the Palomares B-52 crash; Star Trek debuted on NBC with its first episode, The Man Trap; and 116 children and 28 adults were killed in the Aberfan disaster in South Wales. What year was it?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Art & Literature Complete the English title of this 17th century painting by Johannes Vermeer: Girl with a ____ ____?  (½ point for each)

Round 3 Question 3

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

(1990)

5.Anagram PAINLESS BIDEN is an anagram of what crucial 13-letter word?

Round 3 Question 5

6.Entertainment Name the two actresses who play Eve Polastri and Villanelle in the British TV series Killing Eve.  (½ point for each)
7.Science & Nature Myology is the scientific study of which part of the anatomy?
8.Maps What English county is this?

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music What band's most commercially successful line-up consisted of Ian Gillan, Roger Glover, Jon Lord, Ian Paice and Ritchie Blackmore?
10.Sport & Leisure What two boxers are currently, between them, WBA, WBC, IBF, WBO, IBO and The Ring heavyweight champions?  (½ point for each)
11.Entertainment First aired in 2016, what TV series follows Eleanor Shellstrop (Kristen Bell), a woman welcomed after her death to a highly selective heaven-like utopia designed and run by afterlife "architect" Michael (Ted Danson)?
12.Sudoku Solve this Sudoku puzzle to reveal the 6 letters highlighted.

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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 In the 2020 U.S. Presidential Election to date, which three Northern States have flipped in favour of the Democrats?  (1pt for 3, ½pt for 2, ¼pt for 1)
3.Art & Literature Edge of Eternity, Fall of Giants, A Dangerous Fortune, The Key to Rebecca, Lie Down with Lions, Triple, Winter of the World, and World Without End are bestselling novels by what Welsh author?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(2018)

5.History Golda Meir was Prime Minister of what country from 1969 to 1974?
6.Geography What is the name of the active volcano that forms a small island in the Tyrrhenian Sea off the north coast of Sicily?

Round 4 Question 6

7.Science & Nature In reference to a type of plastic, what do the initials "PVC" stand for?
8.Landmarks The Big Pineapple is a heritage-listed tourist attraction located in which Australian state?

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music Written and recorded by Solomon Linda under the title Mbube in 1939, what song was a worldwide hit in 1961/2 for The Tokens?
10.Sport & Leisure What country's Grand Prix was dropped from the 2021 F1 calendar this week in the wake of the arrest on corruption charges of a key official responsible for the race?
11.Entertainment What 1967 Mel Brooks film stars Zero Mostel as Max Bialystock and Gene Wilder as Leopold "Leo" Bloom?
12.Ditloids Replace these initials with words to reveal a well known phrase: 7 Y of B L for B a M


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Picture Round

Picture Round 10th November 2020


Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionSplit between two periods since 1999, up to and including today, how many days has Vladimir Putin been in office as President of Russia?

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Alien Suckers 10½ 7 6 10 8 41½
Drunken Layabouts 9 11½ 39
Kiwi Konundrum 7 3 7 4 25½


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