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Quiz #529 - 29th June 2021Sunset Bar

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink In Indonesian and Malay cuisine what is 'nasi'?
2.On This Day Apple's first mobile phone, the iPhone, was released on this day, 29th June, in what year?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]

Round 1 Question 2

3.Anagram GRAB EDIBLE ARSE is an anagram of what capital city and the country it is capital of?

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

(1965)

5.History Who was the ancient Egyptian god of the sun and king of the gods?
6.Geography What is the name of this hill range straddling the Anglo-Scottish border between Northumberland and the Scottish Borders?

Round 1 Question 6

7.Science & Nature What is the name of the cartilage in the nose that separates the nostrils?

Round 1 Question 7

8.Logos What club is represented by this logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music What Oscar-winning actor sang on Kanye West's 2005 hit Gold Digger?
10.Sport & Leisure Who was the trainer of Grand National winners Red Rum (1973, 1974 and 1977) and Amberleigh House (2004)?
11.Entertainment Dickinson and Sawyer are the surnames of the title characters in what 1991 Ridley Scott film?
12.General Knowledge What 'G' describes the manipulation of the boundaries of an electoral constituency so as to favour one party or class?


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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 What was the name of the Hong Kong newspaper founded by Jimmy Lai in 1995 that ceased publication last Thursday, six weeks after Hong Kong authorities froze its assets?
3.Art & Literature Governor-General of Canada between 1935 and his death in 1940, what was the birth and pen name of Scottish novelist Lord Tweedsmuir?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1976)

5.History On 1st November 1800, who became the first US President to reside in the executive mansion now known as the White House?

Round 2 Question 5

6.Geography Excluding overseas territories, what is the largest EU member country by area?
7.Science & Nature Oology is the study of what?
8.Flags What country has this as its national flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music What 1963 song by Lesley Gore was covered by British artists Dave Stewart and Barbara Gaskin in 1981?
10.Sport & Leisure Le Classique is the name given in French football to fixtures between which two teams?  (½ point for each)
11.Entertainment The Builders, Gourmet Night, and Waldorf Salad are among episodes of what 1970s TV series?
12.Add/Deduct a Letter Inquisitive about intriguing objects.
Answer with two words. The first part of the sentence is a clue to a seven letter word. Deduct one letter from that word to give the answer to the second part of the sentence.



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Round 3

1.Food & Drink The name of what fruit is derived from an Aztec word for "testicle"?
2.In This Year In this year: Harald V became King of Norway; the first Sonic the Hedgehog game was published by Sega; and Queen lead singer Freddie Mercury died from pneumonia induced by AIDS. What year was it?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]

Round 3 Question 2

3.Art & Literature What was first established by the McWhirter twins in 1955?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1986)

5.Anagram AND NO MORE TITS is an anagram of what rallying 13-letter word?

6.Entertainment Craggy Island is the fictional setting of what British sitcom, first aired between 1995 and 1998?
7.Science & Nature What 8-letter word can be spelt using the chemical symbols for lithium, iron, sulphur, protactinium, and nitrogen?
8.Maps What South Asian country is this?

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music Fill in the blank from these lyrics to Don McLean's American Pie: "But _______ made me shiver. With every paper I'd deliver."
10.Sport & Leisure How many pieces (checkers or men) does each player start with in a game of backgammon?
11.Entertainment In the TV cartoon, how many Powerpuff Girls are there?
12.Sudoku Solve this Sudoku puzzle to reveal the 3 digit figure highlighted.

2
7
5
8
3
7
4
4
5
2
8
5
2
9
3
1
7
6
1
7
5
9
5
6
4
3
8



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Round 4

1.Dingbats Solve this dingbat to reveal a well-known term or phrase.

Round 4 Question 1

2.On This Day Built by William Shakespeare's playing company, what was the name of the theatre in London that burnt to the ground on this day, 29th June 1613?

Round 4 Question 2

3.Art & Literature According to the Book of Genesis, who lived to the ripe old age of 969?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

(1997)

5.History What was the name of the ship's cat who accompanied Matthew Flinders on his voyages to circumnavigate and map the coastline of Australia in 1801-03?

Round 4 Question 5

6.Geography Introduced in 1951 and retired in 2006, what British jet-powered bomber shares its name with a capital city?
7.Science & Nature Which is the flamingo's knee in this image; A, B, or C?

Round 4 Question 7

8.Landmarks In what US city is the Griffith Observatory?

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music In what year were all the songs in this medley first released as singles?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]

10.Sport & Leisure In objection to New Zealand after its national rugby union team had toured South Africa earlier the same year, what was the host city and year of the Summer Olympics boycotted by 29 mostly African countries?  (½ point for each)
11.Entertainment Husband and wife Stanley and Stella Kowalski (Marlon Brando and Kim Hunter) are visited by Stella's sister, Blanche DuBois (Vivien Leigh), in what 1951 film?
12.Ditloids Replace these initials with words to reveal a well known phrase: 1 F O the C N


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Picture Round

Picture Round 29th June 2021


Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionOne of the oldest trees in the world, how old is Methuselah, a Great Basin bristlecone pine growing high in the White Mountains of eastern California?

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Drunken Layabouts 8 9 38¼
Three Musketeers 6 34¼
Blues 7 4 29¼
CANZUK Conundrum 4 4 3 19¾


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