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Quiz #522 - 23rd February 2021Sunset Bar

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink What French red wine roughly translates into English as "The Pope's new castle"?
2.On This Day The iconic photograph of six Marines raising the U.S. flag was taken on this day, 23rd February 1945, on what island?

Round 1 Question 2

3.Anagram NOVEL, OLD, FAT TESTICLE is an anagram of what 1965 Northern soul song title and the band who covered it in 1981?  (½ point for each)

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

(1961)

5.History Who made history 4 miles south of Kitty Hawk, North Carolina on 17th December 1903?
6.Geography Cusco was once the capital of the Inca Empire. In what modern-day country is it?
7.Science & Nature What name is given to the two instants of time each year when the centre of the visible Sun is directly above the equator?
8.Logos What global, internet-based travel website is represented by this logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music In the same family as the more widely known tuba, what 'S' describes this instrument?

Round 1 Question 9

10.Sport & Leisure The New Zealand All Blacks are undefeated at Eden Park since they lost on 3rd July 1994, to who?
11.Entertainment Released as a film in 1982, in what Los Angeles amphitheatre did Monty Python perform for four nights live in September 1980?
12.General Knowledge In a wallet you have ฿5,130. It is made up of three different denominations of notes. There is exactly the same number of each note. How many of each note is there and what are their values?

Round 1 Question 12



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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 On Saturday, debris from the damaged engine of a Boeing 777 fell onto a nearby residential area shortly after it took off from Denver International Airport. What was its scheduled destination?

Round 2 Question 2

3.Art & Literature Regarded as one of the major figures of 20th-century literature, who wrote Die Verwandlung ("The Metamorphosis"), Der Process ("The Trial"), and Das Schloss ("The Castle").
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1976)

5.History Who succeeded Javier Pérez de Cuéllar as Secretary-General of the United Nations in 1992 and succeeded by Kofi Annan in 1997?
6.Geography South of the Tropic of Capricorn, what kingdom is the southernmost landlocked country?
7.Science & Nature Notable for its large "tusk" from a protruding canine tooth, what type of whale is this?

Round 2 Question 7

8.Flags Independent from the United Kingdom since 1978, what Caribbean island nation has this as its national flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music Formed in 1978, complete the name of this American hip hop group: Grandmaster Flash and the ____ ____?  (½ point for each) (2 word answer)
10.Sport & Leisure The world high jump record of 2.45 metres was set in 1993 by Javier Sotomayor, representing what country?
11.Entertainment What 1970s TV series stars Dennis Weaver in the title role as a New Mexico Deputy Marshal on loan to the NYPD as a special investigator?
12.Add/Deduct a Letter A currency in ruins.
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 The French word for "goat", what 'C' is the generic term for goat's milk cheese made in France?
2.In This Year Chester Bennington, Cat Deeley, Cillian Murphy, Ross Noble, Ryan Reynolds, and Alicia Silverstone were all born in what year?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]

Round 3 Question 2

3.Art & Literature First published in 1988, who wrote A Brief History of Time?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1992)

5.Anagram LIAISE IN BDSM is an anagram of what prohibited 12-letter word?

6.Entertainment The highest-earning American game show contestant of all time, who became the host of Jeopardy! in January 2021 following the death of Alex Trebek on 8th November 2020?
7.Science & Nature What is the chemical symbol for Arsenic?
8.Maps What Southeast Asian country is this?

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music Meaty Beaty Big and Bouncy is a 1971 compilation album of singles by what British rock band?
10.Sport & Leisure Beaten by Novak Djokovic and Naomi Osaka, who were the losing men's and women's singles finalists at the Australian Open this weekend?  (½ point for each)
11.Entertainment In what 1987 film does Arnold Schwarzenegger say "Run... Go... Get to the chopper!"?

12.Sudoku Solve this Sudoku puzzle to reveal the 3 digit figure highlighted.

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Round 4

1.Dingbats Solve this dingbat to reveal the title of a 1960s Academy Award winning film.

Round 4 Question 1

2.Current Affairs NASA's Perseverance rover successfully landed on Mars last week. What is the name of the Mars helicopter it is carrying?

Round 4 Question 2

3.Art & Literature The three volumes of The Lord of the Rings, arrange these in order of first publication, earliest first:
A. The Fellowship of the Ring
B. The Return of the King
C. The Two Towers
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(2000)

5.History On what day of the week was Pearl Harbor attacked in 1941?
6.Geography Mahón is the largest city and capital of what Mediterranean island?
7.Science & Nature What company developed the ill-fated Betamax video format in the mid-1970s?
8.Landmarks Commemorating people who have made important contributions to fashion, design, and costume, the "Walk of Style" is located on what street in Beverly Hills, California?

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music What 1966 song by The Supremes was covered by Phil Collins in 1982?
10.Sport & Leisure What 'V' is the name of the plastic horns that gained worldwide notoriety at the 2009 FIFA Confederations Cup and 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa?
11.Entertainment Based on a 1961 film of the same name, what 1960s TV series stars Richard Basehart as Admiral Harriman Nelson and David Hedison as Captain Lee Crane?
12.Ditloids Replace these initials with words to make a true statement: 26 M in a M


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Picture Round

Picture Round 23rd February 2021


Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionAchieved at the Chicago Marathon in October 2019, Brigid Kosgei is the current marathon world record holder for women running in a mixed-sex race. In how many seconds did she complete it?

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Alien Suckers 10½ 10¾ 11 11 49¾
Drunken Layabouts 9 8 11 9 44½
Cunny Funts 10 10¾ 11 43¼
Professor Mark 9 8 6 40
Blues 6 11 10½ 37½
ANZUS Conundrum 7 36½


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