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Quiz #527 - 30th March 2021Sunset Bar

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink Named after the two dispensing chemists who first produced it in 1837, what brand of Worcestershire Sauce has been produced in the same factory in Worcester since 1897?
2.On This Day What British Member of Parliament was killed by a car bomb planted by the Irish National Liberation Army on this day, 30th March 1979?
3.Anagram MOCK VARIABLE HIGH is an anagram of what Nobel Peace Prize winner?

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

(1961)

5.History In British pre-decimal currency, what coin was worth two shillings and sixpence, or one-eighth of a pound?
6.Geography What Caribbean island is divided into the counties of Cornwall, Middlesex, and Surrey?
7.Science & Nature What organ is affected by emphysema?
8.Logos The largest and oldest building material company in Southeast Asia, what Thai company is represented by this logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music Definitely Maybe is the 1994 debut album by what band?
10.Sport & Leisure The Bathurst 1000 is a 1,000-kilometre touring car race held annually in what country?
11.Entertainment Before spinning off with his own self-titled show, Frasier was a regular character in what TV series?
12.General Knowledge What expression, referring to a lack of viable options, derives from a 16th-century livery stable owner in Cambridge who offered customers the horse nearest the stable door, or none at all?


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Round 2

1.Dingbats Solve this dingbat to reveal a 9-letter word.

Round 2 Question 1

2.Current Affairs What is the name of the container ship that blocked the Suez canal for 6 days after running aground last Tuesday?
3.Art & Literature About what movie star did Norman Mailer write a controversial biography in 1973?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1971)

5.History What was the name of the line of concrete fortifications, obstacles and weapon installations built by France in the 1930s to deter invasion by Germany?
6.Geography What is the name of the mountain range that stretches more than 3,500 kilometres along the east coast of Australia?

Round 2 Question 6

7.Science & Nature The Bessemer process was the first inexpensive industrial process for the mass-production of what?
8.Flags What Central American country has this as its national flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music What singer was born Henry Olusegun Adeola Samuel in London on 19th February 1963?
10.Sport & Leisure Born in 1971, what English snooker player is nicknamed The Sheriff of Pottingham?
11.Entertainment Who composed the film scores for Mystic River, Million Dollar Baby, Flags of Our Fathers, Changeling, Hereafter, and J. Edgar?
12.General Knowledge What New York tabloid is owned by Rupert Murdoch?


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Round 3

1.Food & Drink Entre-Deux-Mers, Graves, and Médoc are sub-regions of what French wine growing region?
2.In This Year In this year: The Winter Olympics were held in Sapporo, Japan; 16 people survived an air crash in the Andes mountains by resorting to cannibalism; and Apollo 17 marked the last time man set foot on the moon. What year was it?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Art & Literature Also known as The Absinthe Drinker, who painted Portrait of Angel Fernández de Soto in 1903?

Round 3 Question 3

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

(1986)

5.Anagram I SHRINKS ENERGY is an anagram of what Nobel Peace Prize winner?

6.Entertainment Who plays Brian Cohen of Nazareth, Biggus Dickus, and the 2nd wise man in Monty Python's Life of Brian?
7.Science & Nature What Greek scholar reportedly proclaimed "Eureka!" when he stepped into a bath and noticed the displacement of water?
8.Maps What U.S. state is this?

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music Who had a worldwide hit in 1979 with Reunited?
10.Sport & Leisure Which Formula One racing driver is nicknamed "Checo"?
11.Entertainment Portrayed by Jane Horrocks, what is the name of Edina's utterly brainless personal assistant in Absolutely Fabulous?

Round 3 Question 11

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 a well-known term or phrase.

Round 4 Question 1

2.Current Affairs In Minnesota, the murder trial of former police officer Derek Chauvin began this week for his involvement in the killing of who?
3.Art & Literature The title of a 1905 novel by Baroness Orczy, by what name is the character of Sir Percy Blakeney better known?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1999)

5.History What year did Queen Elizabeth II describe as an "annus horribilis"?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
6.Geography In terms of native speakers, what is the third most common language in the world?
7.Science & Nature What name is given to the clear, straw-coloured liquid that holds blood cells in suspension?
8.Landmarks What name is given to this natural granite formation, 296 km east of Perth, Western Australia?

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music Who said Roses Are Red (My Love) in 1962?
10.Sport & Leisure What major sporting event is traditionally held in the United States over Memorial Day weekend?
11.Entertainment What film series is set in the fictional town of Hill Valley, California?
12.Ditloids Replace these initials with words to make a true statement: 32 P in a G of C


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Picture Round

Picture Round 30th March 2021


Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionThe Magnolia Waterfront Residences, part of the ICONSIAM complex in Bangkok, is currently the tallest building in Thailand. In metres, how tall is it?

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Alien Suckers 12 9 7 8 44½
Drunken Layabouts 11½ 7 8 39½
Blues 11 4 7 8 35½
ANZUS Conundrum 8 8 3 35¼
Cunny Funts 3 31¼


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