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Quiz #523 - 2nd March 2021Sunset Bar

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink What 'B' describes this beetroot soup of Ukrainian origin, popular in Eastern Europe and Northern Asia?

Round 1 Question 1

2.On This Day Released 5 months earlier in Japan, the Compact Disc was introduced to much of the rest of the world on this day, 2nd March, in what year?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]

Round 1 Question 2

3.Anagram ENGAGING TO WHORES is an anagram of what historical figure?

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

(1969)

5.History What company demonstrated the first ever elevator at the 1853 New York World's Fair?

Round 1 Question 5

6.Geography What capital city is served by Nikola Tesla Airport?
7.Science & Nature In both Imperial and U.S. customary units, what single unit is equal to a quarter of a pint?
8.Logos What British based, multinational company is represented by this logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music In 2018, what American rapper became the first non-classical or jazz artist to be awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Music?
10.Sport & Leisure Designated by the 1994 National Sports of Canada Act, what is Canada's National Summer Sport?
11.Entertainment First aired between 1976 and 1983, what Australian TV series tells the story of a fictional middle-class Melbourne family and the effect that the Second World War and the immediate post-war events had on their lives?
12.Brainteaser Insert the missing vowels and spaces in the following to reveal a well-known proverb:
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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 In the news last week, who are Koji and Gustav?
3.Art & Literature What is the name of this Mr. Men character?

Round 2 Question 3

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

(1979)

5.History Who became Queen consort of the United Kingdom in 1901?
6.Geography What Irish county comes last alphabetically?
7.Science & Nature Beovision is a line of televisions by what company?
8.Flags The only one to feature the Union flag of the United Kingdom, what U.S. state is represented by this flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music What American guitarist owns a Fender Stratocaster nicknamed The Hitmaker?
10.Sport & Leisure What landlocked country has competed the most times in the Summer Olympics without ever winning a medal?
11.Entertainment Tony Barber in Australia (1980-1991), Steve Parr in New Zealand (1989-1995), Nicholas Parsons in the UK (1971-1983), and Jack Kelly in the US (1969-1971) were all original hosts of what TV game show?
12.General Knowledge What 'S' describes a group of Uralic languages spoken in parts of northern Finland, Norway, Sweden and extreme northwestern Russia, and also the people who speak them?

Round 2 Question 12



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Round 3

1.Food & Drink Produced by Arnott's Biscuits since 1964, what has been marketed by Pepperidge Farm in the U.S. since 2008 as "Australia's favourite cookie"?
2.In This Year In this year: Prime Minister of Thailand Chatichai Choonhavan was deposed in a bloodless coup d'état; the Gulf War ended with Operation Desert Storm and the Liberation of Kuwait; and the Provisional IRA launched a mortar attack on 10 Downing Street during a cabinet meeting. What year was it?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Art & Literature The Gunslinger, The Drawing of the Three, The Waste Lands, and Wizard and Glass are the first four of eight volumes in what Stephen King book series?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1989)

5.Anagram SHAG VOID OWNER is an anagram of what outweighing 13-letter word?

6.Entertainment Starring Frances McDormand as a homeless woman travelling through the American West, what won Best Drama Film at the Golden Globe Awards on Sunday?
7.Science & Nature What 6-letter word can be spelt using the chemical symbols for vanadium, silver, iodine, and sodium?
8.Maps What body of water is this?

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music Written by Roger Nichols and Paul Williams, who had a worldwide hit in 1970 with We've Only Just Begun?
10.Sport & Leisure Veikkausliiga is the premier association football league in what European country?
11.Entertainment In The Matrix, does Neo take the red pill or the blue pill?

Round 3 Question 11

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

6
4
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1
5
9
5
9
2
1
4
4
3
2
9
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7
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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 Whose Genesis GV80 made headlines last week?
3.Art & Literature Ben and his grandmother try to steal the Crown Jewels in what 2011 children's comedy fiction book by David Walliams?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(2001)

5.History What U.K. government-owned company moved from Tower Hill, London to Llantrisant, Glamorgan in 1967?
6.Geography A U.S. state capital since 1805, its name begins with the last four letters of the name of the state it is capital of. Name them both.  (½ point for each)
7.Science & Nature Named after a Greek god, what is the largest moon of Neptune?
8.Landmarks What city is this?

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music "You keep sayin' you got somethin' for me. Somethin' you call love but confess." are the opening lines to what 1965 song?  (½ point each for Artist and Title)
10.Sport & Leisure In ten-pin bowling, what 'T' is a common name for a "triple", or three strikes in a row?
11.Entertainment Assault on Precinct 13 (1976), Halloween (1978), The Fog (1980), Escape from New York (1981), and Christine (1983) all feature soundtracks composed by who?
12.Ditloids Replace these initials with words to reveal a well known phrase: 9 L of a C


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Picture Round

Picture Round 2nd March 2021


Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionThe Sony CDP-101 retailed in the U.S. for around $1000 in March 1983. Allowing for inflation, how much would that be in today's money?

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Drunken Layabouts 8 7 36¼
Alien Suckers 8 35¾
Cunny Funts 23½
ANZUS Conundrum 6 2 4 3 21½


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