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Quiz #525 - 16th March 2021Sunset Bar

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink Gruyère is a hard yellow cheese that originated in what country?

Round 1 Question 1

2.On This Day The largest oil spill in history at that time, what was the name of the supertanker that split in two after running aground on the Portsall Rocks, three miles off the coast of Brittany, on this day, 16th March, 1978?

Round 1 Question 2

3.Anagram WE ALL MAKE HIS PRAISE is an anagram of what historic figure?

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

(1964)

5.History What national airline originated in 1940 as Tasman Empire Airways?
6.Geography Mahé is the largest island in what archipelago?
7.Science & Nature With regards to the medical technique used in radiology, what does MRI stand for?  (1pt for 3, ½pt for 2, ¼pt for 1)
8.Logos What automobile manufacturer is represented by this logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music Breakaway, Since U Been Gone, and Because of You were hits in the mid-2000s for what artist?
10.Sport & Leisure Regarded as one of the greatest and most influential basketball players of all time, by what nickname is Julius Winfield Erving II better known?
11.Entertainment Lord Farquaad is the main antagonist of what 2001 animated film?
12.General Knowledge An annual gathering of right-wing activists in the United States, what does CPAC stand for?  (¼ point for each)


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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 Who received her 28th Grammy Award on Sunday, the most ever by a female artist?
3.Art & Literature Born in 1904, by what name is American author Theodor Geisel better known?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1982)

5.History What American entrepreneur became famous in 1979 as the spokesman for Remington with his catchphrase, "I liked the shaver so much, I bought the company."?
6.Geography What Greek island is served by Hippocrates international airport?
7.Science & Nature Most notable for their superb ability to mimic sounds, what 'L' describes this bird, native to Australia?

Round 2 Question 7

8.Flags What European country has this as its national flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music "Hey little sister what have you done?" is the opening line of what 1982 song?  (½ point each for Artist and Title)
10.Sport & Leisure What sportsman did Swedish-born Elin Nordegren divorce in 2010?
11.Entertainment Ernie Sigley in Australia (1981-1984), Phillip Leishman in New Zealand (1991-1995), Nicky Campbell in the UK (1988-1996), and Chuck Woolery in the US (1975-1981) were all original hosts of what TV game show?
12.General Knowledge UNHRC stands for the United Nations what?  (1pt for 3, ½pt for 2, ¼pt for 1)

Round 2 Question 12



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Round 3

1.Food & Drink What 'B' is an appetizer of Lebanese origin consisting of mashed cooked eggplant (aubergine), olive oil, lemon juice, various seasonings, and sometimes tahini?

Round 3 Question 1

2.In This Year In this year: An IRA bomb exploded in Warrington, England killing two children; more than 130 died when the Royal Plaza Hotel in Nakhon Ratchasima collapsed; and the "Velvet Divorce" divided Czechoslovakia into the Czech Republic and Slovakia. What year was it?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Art & Literature The title of an 1868 novel, by what name are sisters Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy March collectively known?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1990)

5.Anagram BORED WANK is an anagram of what 9-letter word?

6.Entertainment A genetically-engineered, extraterrestrial lifeform resembling a blue koala, what is the name of this Disney cartoon character?

Round 3 Question 6

7.Science & Nature In mathematics, what is the value of 5 factorial?
8.Maps What country is this?

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music What 1972 hit song by Johnny Nash was re-recorded by Jimmy Cliff in 1993 for the soundtrack to the film Cool Runnings?
10.Sport & Leisure How many segments are there on a dartboard?
11.Entertainment In Only Fools and Horses, born in a February 1991 episode, what is the name of Del Boy and Raquel's son?
12.Sudoku Solve this Sudoku puzzle to reveal the 6 letters highlighted.

O
B
P
P
B
D
O
A
C
D
P
A
M
O
P
N
P
D
B
O
A
N
C
B
M
C
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D



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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 Following a domestic release in China last week, what 2009 film regained its place as the highest-grossing film of all time?
3.Art & Literature In what century did Leonardo da Vinci paint The Last Supper?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(2003)

5.History Who killed the outlaw Jesse James?
6.Geography The Italian lakeside town of Campione d'Italia is separated from the rest of Italy by mountains and occupies an enclave inside what other country?
7.Science & Nature Protium, deuterium, and tritium are isotopes of what chemical element?
8.Landmarks What is the name of this volcano?

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music What rock 'n roll singer and dancer was born Ernest Evans in South Carolina on 3rd October 1941?
10.Sport & Leisure Who was the first non-British manager to win the top-flight of English football?
11.Entertainment Rebecca Chambers, Albert Wesker, Jill Valentine, and Chris Redfield are among the fictional characters in what video game series and media franchise?
12.Ditloids Replace these initials with words to make a true statement: 116 Y in the H Y W


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Picture Round

Picture Round 16th March 2021


Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionFollowing a domestic release in China last week, Avatar regained its place as the highest-grossing film of all time. How many million US dollars has it grossed since 2009?

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Drunken Layabouts 9 10 41½
Alien Suckers 7 7 9 40¼
Blues 7 9 38¾
Cunny Funts 6 35¼
ANZUS Conundrum 8 8 9 32


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