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Quiz #515 - 5th January 2021Sunset Bar

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink Also known as bitter or sour orange, what 'S' is the most common name for oranges used to make marmalade?

Round 1 Question 1

2.On This Day Who disappeared, presumed dead, after bailing out of her plane over the Thames Estuary on this day, 5th January 1941?
3.Anagram COME WATCH NAUGHTY ME is an anagram of what American actor, born in 1969?

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

(1965)

5.History Mary Todd was the wife of which U.S. president?
6.Geography Mount Apo is the highest mountain of what Southeast Asian country?
7.Science & Nature What is the base unit of temperature in the International System of Units?
8.Logos What national flag-carrying airline is represented by this logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music I Predict a Riot, Ruby, and Never Miss a Beat are among hits in the 2000s for what British indie rock band?
10.Sport & Leisure What American boxing trainer, who died in 2012, trained a record 41 world champion fighters at the world famous Kronk Gym in Detroit?
11.Entertainment For what 1969 film did John Wayne win his only Academy Award for Best Actor?
12.Brainteaser I am a climbing plant. Change one letter and I am a drink. Change another letter and I am part of an aeroplane. Change a further letter and I am an item of jewellery. Change one final letter and I make a musical sound. What are those five 4-letter words?


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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 village in Gjerdrum municipality, Norway devastated by a landslide last Wednesday?
3.Art & Literature What British author wrote Bangkok 8 (2003), Bangkok Tattoo (2006), Bangkok Haunts (2007), and The Bangkok Asset (2015)?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1975)

5.History By what nickname was George VI known by family and close friends?

Round 2 Question 5

6.Geography Palermo is the capital city of what island?
7.Science & Nature A regular dodecahedron has twelve faces. What shape is each face?
8.Flags What country has this as its national flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music Kiss on My List, You Make My Dreams, Private Eyes, and I Can't Go for That (No Can Do) were worldwide hits in 1981 for what pop rock duo?
10.Sport & Leisure How old was Tiger Woods when he won his first major, the 1997 Masters Tournament?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
11.Entertainment Who plays George Banks, the title role in the 1991 film Father of the Bride?
12.Add/Deduct a Letter A yellowish-brown bulge.
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 type of nut is this?

Round 3 Question 1

2.In This Year In this year: Charles, Prince of Wales, and Lady Diana Spencer married at St Paul's Cathedral; riots in Toxteth (Liverpool), Handsworth (Birmingham), Moss Side (Manchester), and Chapeltown (Leeds) all took place in July; and serial killer Peter Sutcliffe, the "Yorkshire Ripper", was arrested, found guilty and sentenced to life imprisonment. What year was it?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Art & Literature This British actor was born in 1910. In 1971, a best-selling book titled The Moon's a Balloon was published, the memoirs of his early life. He died in 1983. Name him.
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1994)

5.Anagram ENGULF ANORAK MINDS is an anagram of what singing duo?

6.Entertainment What Dallas spin-off, first aired between 1979 and 1993, is the name of a fictitious coastal suburb of Los Angeles and initially centered on the lives of four married couples living on a cul-de-sac, Seaview Circle?
7.Science & Nature Aboard a U.S.-launched V-2 rocket on 20th February 1947, what were the first animals sent into space?
8.Maps What U.S. state is this?

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music "I met her in a club down in old Soho. Where you drink champagne and it tastes just like cherry cola." are lyrics from what 1970 song?  (½ point each for Artist and Title)
10.Sport & Leisure What sport is played in Australia's Big Bash League?

Round 3 Question 10

11.Entertainment In what 2010 science fiction film does Leonardo DiCaprio star as a thief who steals people's secrets by infiltrating their dreams?
12.Sudoku Solve this Sudoku puzzle to reveal the 4 digit figure highlighted.

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



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Round 4

1.Dingbats Solve this dingbat to reveal a well known location.

Round 4 Question 1

2.On This Day What singer-songwriter was born Brian Hugh Warner in Canton, Ohio on this day, 5th January 1969?
3.Art & Literature What does the Latin phrase mea culpa mean?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(2011)

5.History Who was the founder and first Chief Scout of the world-wide Scout Movement?
6.Geography The longest railway-line in the world, what is the name of the network of railways connecting Moscow with the Russian Far East?
7.Science & Nature Usually used underwater, the acronym SONAR stands for ____ ____ and ____ (fill in the blanks.)  (1pt for 3, ½pt for 2, ¼pt for 1)
8.Landmarks What Asian city is this?

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music On the album cover for Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, what band name is written on the sweater worn by the doll seated on the far right?

Round 4 Question 9

10.Sport & Leisure Who is the current manager of the Wales national football team?
11.General Knowledge From tonight's Picture Round, in the correct order, what are the 6 missing numbers in the following paired sequence? 1-_  2-_  3-_  4-_  6-_  12-_
12.Ditloids Replace these initials with words to reveal a well known phrase: 2 S to E S


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Picture Round

Picture Round 5th January 2021


Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionWhat is the length, in kilometres, of the Trans-Siberian Railway from Moscow to Vladivostok?

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Drunken Layabouts 11 9 9 10 11½ 50½
Alien Suckers 7 11 9 12 46½
ANZAC Conundrum 6 0 24¼


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