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Quiz #526 - 23rd March 2021Sunset Bar

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink What type of pastry is used to make baklava and börek in Middle Eastern and Balkan cuisines?

Round 1 Question 1

2.On This Day What country became the first Islamic republic in the world on this day, 23rd March 1956?
3.Anagram HER ANAL INK FART is an anagram of what singer-songwriter, born in 1942?

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

(1966)

5.History What was the flight number of the Malaysian Airlines Boeing 777 that disappeared on 8th March 2014, likely somewhere in the southern Indian Ocean?
6.Geography Guadalcanal is the largest island by area in what sovereign state?
7.Science & Nature What 'S' describes these mineral formations?

Round 1 Question 7

8.Logos What Australian snack food company is represented by this logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music What is the stage name of the singer born Abel Makkonen Tesfaye on 16th February 1990 in Toronto, Canada?
10.Sport & Leisure In Association football, who lifted their first-ever Thai League 1 trophy on Saturday night?
11.Entertainment Name the Taiwanese film director whose credits include Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000), Brokeback Mountain (2005), and Life of Pi (2012).
12.Brainteaser What numbers should replace the question marks?  (½ point for each)

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.On This Day Born on this day, 23rd March 1968, what British musician, singer, songwriter, and record producer is best known as the frontman of the rock band Blur and co-founder of the virtual band Gorillaz?
3.Art & Literature First published between 2005 and 2020, what series of novels are best-sellers for author Stephenie Meyer?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1980)

5.History Why did 13 Wild Boars make world headlines in June 2018?
6.Geography What is the longest river entirely within Scotland?
7.Science & Nature If a million has 6 zeros, how many does an octillion have?
8.Flags What organisation is represented by this flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music Originally formed in 1978, the most commercially successful line-up of what band included brothers John, Roger and Andy Taylor?
10.Sport & Leisure What country is set to host the first Grand Prix of the 2021 Formula One season this weekend?
11.Entertainment Lesley Stahl in the US and Liz Hayes in Australia are the longest-serving current hosts of what television news magazine program?
12.General Knowledge Variously defined as a cult, a business, or a religious movement; David Miscavige is the current leader of what organisation?


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Round 3

1.Food & Drink What 'M' is the German word describing the amount of beer in a regulation 1 litre mug?

Round 3 Question 1

2.In This Year Bill Bailey, Sherilyn Fenn, Eddie Irvine, Vinnie Jones, Piers Morgan, and Marti Pellow were all born in what year?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]

Round 3 Question 2

3.Art & Literature Who wrote the Robert Langdon book series: Angels & Demons, The Da Vinci Code, The Lost Symbol, Inferno, and Origin?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1990)

5.Anagram TITS PIMPED ANON is an anagram of what letdown 14-letter word?

6.Entertainment Nancy Cartwright is best known for her long-running role as the voice of what cartoon character?
7.Science & Nature What 'V' describes the chemical process that hardens rubber with the addition of sulphur?
8.Maps What island nation is this?

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music Money Honey, Rock and Roll Love Letter, and I Only Want to Be with You are among hits in the mid-1970s for what Scottish band?
10.Sport & Leisure In which Grand Slam tennis tournament is the Daphne Akhurst Memorial Cup presented to the winner of the women's singles?
11.Entertainment In the UK, US, and Australian versions of The Chase, how many steps are there on the "Head-to-Head" board?
12.Sudoku Solve this Sudoku puzzle to reveal the 3 digit figure highlighted.

7
8
4
2
5
3
1
8
8
2
7
5
8
3
6
5
1
6
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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 the death of John Magufuli at the age of 61, on Friday, Samia Suluhu became the first female president of what country?
3.Art & Literature Adam Bede (1859), The Mill on the Floss (1860), and Silas Marner (1861) are the first three novels by what English author?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(2000)

5.History Previously the fourth-largest investment bank in the United States, what global financial services firm went bankrupt in 2008 in the wake of the subprime mortgage crisis?
6.Geography St. Paul's Bay is the most populous town in what Mediterranean island?
7.Science & Nature What name is given to the skeletal disorder caused by a lack of vitamin D, calcium, or phosphate?
8.Landmarks Juliet's House is visited by Shakespeare fans in what Italian city?

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music Who said I'm into Something Good in 1964?
10.Sport & Leisure In what contest did Luna Rossa finish in second place last week?
11.Entertainment Who wrote the screenplays for Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994), Notting Hill (1999), Bridget Jones's Diary (2001), and Love Actually (2003)?
12.Ditloids Replace these initials with words to make a true statement: 1000 is T T T T T


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Picture Round

Picture Round 23rd March 2021


Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionSince 2015, how many episodes of The Chase Australia have aired?

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Drunken Layabouts 10 10 9 10 46½
Alien Suckers 8 7 8 10 10 43
Blues 10 10 42½
ANZUS Conundrum 9 8 8 11 41½
Cunny Funts 5 6 10 37


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