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Quiz #531 - 14th December 2021Sunset Bar

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink A wafer cookie made from two thin layers of baked dough joined by a caramel filling, from what country does stroopwafel originate?

Netherlands

 Netherlands (First made in the Dutch city of Gouda)
2.On This Day What was the surname of the French brothers who first flew an unmanned hot air balloon on this day, 14th December, 1782?
 Montgolfier (Joseph-Michel and Jacques-Étienne)
3.Anagram HORNY WITHOUT ODD ANAL is an anagram of what 1963 song title?
  I Want to Hold Your HandI Want to Hold Your Hand (The Beatles)
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

  The Supremes|You Can’t Hurry LoveThe Supremes - You Can’t Hurry Love (1966)
5.History What worldwide organisation, founded in 1920, was succeeded in 1945 by the United Nations?
  League of NationsLeague of Nations
6.Geography In what country is the Indus River Delta?
 Pakistan
7.Science & Nature What 'I' describes a fraction with a top number (numerator) larger than the bottom number (denominator)?
 Improper
8.Logos What American food conglomerate is represented by this logo?

Quaker Oats Company

 Quaker Oats Company
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)]

 2005 (Daniel Powter - Bad Day, Kelly Clarksonm - Because of You, Foo Fighters - Best of You, 50 Cent (feat. Olivia) - Candy Shop, Gwen Stefani - Hollaback Girl, Black Eyed Peas - My Humps, Mariah Carey - We Belong Together, James Blunt - You're Beautiful, Gorillaz (feat. Shaun Ryder) - 挑戦 (DARE))
10.Sport & Leisure Finn, Laser and 49er are among the current categories in what Olympic sport?
  SailingSailing (Dinghy classes)
11.Entertainment From the 1973 film, what type of dog is Digby, the Biggest Dog in the World?
  Old English SheepdogOld English Sheepdog
12.General Knowledge What 'C' describes this garden hand tool?

Cultivator

 Cultivator


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Round 2

1.Dingbats Solve this dingbat to reveal a well-known film title.

Singin' in the Rain

 Singin' in the Rain
2.Current Affairs On Saturday, Laura Churchley flew in space aboard a Blue Origin spaceship, 23 years after the death of her NASA astronaut father. What was his name?
  Alan ShepardAlan Shepard
3.Art & Literature Complete this monologue from William Shakespeare's pastoral comedy As You Like It: "All the world's a stage, And all the men and women _____ _____"  (½ point for each)
 ... merely players
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

  Althea & Donna|Uptown Top RankingAlthea & Donna - Uptown Top Ranking (1977)
5.History What military leader led a failed attempt to invade Russia in 1812?
  Napoléon BonaparteNapoléon Bonaparte (The French invasion of Russia)
6.Geography The Central Criminal Court of England and Wales is located on what London street?

Old Bailey

 Old Bailey
7.Science & Nature What 7-letter word can be spelt using the chemical symbols for iodine, rhenium, lanthanum, and neodymium?
  IrelandIreland
8.Flags What West African country has this as its national flag?

Sierra Leone

 Sierra Leone
9.Music Who had a hit in 1984 with 99 Red Balloons?
  NenaNena
10.Sport & Leisure Numbered 6 and 7, what 'F' describes the positions that exist in rugby union, but not in rugby league?
 Flanker (aka breakaway, flank, and flank forward)
11.Entertainment Portrayed by Nancy Travis, what did Mike Myers' character marry in the title of a 1993 black comedy film?
  .. an Axe Murderer.. an Axe Murderer (So I Married an Axe Murderer)
12.General Knowledge What two words complete the following sequence: Juliet Mike, Tango Bravo, Golf Bravo, Delta Charlie, Tango Mike, ____ ____?  (½ point for each)
  Bravo JulietBravo Juliet (JM: John Major, TB: Tony Blair, GB: Gordon Brown, DC: David Cameron, TM: Theresa May, BJ: Boris Johnson)


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Round 3

1.Food & Drink Pan de muerto is a traditional sweet bread, baked annually in what country?

Mexico

 Mexico (for the Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead) on November 2nd)
2.In This Year In this year: The first Sony PlayStation was released; Steve Fossett became the first to fly solo across the Pacific Ocean in a balloon; and Jacques Chirac was elected president of France. What year was it?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
 1995
3.Art & Literature In Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, which child is "the little brute" that goes "down the garbage chute"?
  Veruca SaltVeruca Salt
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

  Sting|If You Love Somebody Set Them FreeSting - If You Love Somebody Set Them Free (1985)
5.Anagram FART IS NOT SAUCY is an anagram of what disappointing 14-letter word?
 Unsatisfactory
6.Entertainment Olivia Coleman plays Detective Sergeant Ellie Miller in what British crime drama TV series?
  BroadchurchBroadchurch
7.Science & Nature What is the more common name for Hansen's disease?
 Leprosy
8.Maps What island nation is this?

Fiji

 Fiji
9.Music Who said Don't Take Away the Music in 1976?
  TavaresTavares
10.Sport & Leisure In 2016, Hasbro replaced Cluedo's (Clue's) Mrs White with what new character?

Dr Orchid

 Dr Orchid
11.Entertainment What was the first sequel to win Best Picture at the Academy Awards?
  The Godfather Part IIThe Godfather Part II (1974)
12.Sudoku Solve this Sudoku puzzle to reveal the 6 letters highlighted.

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 STEFAN


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Round 4

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

Assault and battery

 Assault and battery
2.On This Day Opened in 2003, construction of this dam began on the Yangtze river on this day, 14th December, 1994. What is it called?

Three Gorges Dam

 Three Gorges Dam
3.Art & Literature What is the name of the fictional continent inhabited by J. R. R. Tolkien's Hobbits?
  Middle-earthMiddle-earth
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

  Oasis|Live ForeverOasis - Live Forever (1994)
5.History The political slogan "I like Ike" was mainly used in what decade?
  The 1950sThe 1950s (Dwight D. Eisenhower, US President from 1953-1961)
6.Geography What superhero is also the name of a river, dam, city, and province in southeastern Turkey?
 Batman
7.Science & Nature What is the only species of penguin that lives north of the equator?
  GalápagosGalápagos
8.Landmarks What is the name of this country house in Oxfordshire, England?

Blenheim Palace

 Blenheim Palace
9.Music Later popularised by Carlton Banks in The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, what was the title of Tom Jones' first UK number one, and US top 10, single in 1965?
  It's Not UnusualIt's Not Unusual
10.Sport & Leisure What Tottenham Hotspur player was the first recipient of the Premier League Golden Boot award for the inaugural 1992-93 season?
  Teddy SheringhamTeddy Sheringham
11.Entertainment What singer voices Shira in the films Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012)and Ice Age: Collision Course (2016)?

Jennifer Lopez

 Jennifer Lopez
12.Ditloids Replace these initials with words to make a true statement: 11 A A for B-H
  11 Academy Awards for Ben-Hur11 Academy Awards for Ben-Hur


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Picture Round

Picture Round 14th December 2021

1. Andy Gibb 2. Jack Nicklaus 3. Jason Manford 4. Spike Lee
5. James Herbert 6. Elizabeth Taylor 7. Dominic Cooper 8. Christine Baranski
9. Daniil Medvedev 10. Madeleine Albright 11. Ben E. King 12. Ann Sheridan

Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionFrom 1981 to 2011, how many NASA space shuttle flights were there?
135

Scoreboard

 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Back Again 7 6 8 36
The A Team 7 6 7 34¼
Drunken Layabouts 4 6 32½
Alien Suckers 6 6 30½
The Bar Stools 4 3 7 23
Cunny Funts 6 4 3 4 5 22


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