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Quiz #573 - 12th January 2023Sunset Bar

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink What 'E' is a Mexican dish consisting of a corn tortilla rolled around a filling and covered with a savoury sauce?
2.On This Day The only ocean liner (as opposed to a cruise ship) still in service, what made it's maiden voyage on this day, 12th January 2004?
3.Anagram I SLIME IN LONG ORGY is an anagram of what 1991 song title?

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


5.History What war was fought between the Russian Empire and an alliance of France, Britain, the Ottoman Empire, and Sardinia between 1853 and 1856?
6.Geography Free State, Gauteng, Limpopo, and North West are four of the nine provinces of what country?
7.Science & Nature What is the common name for acetic acid?
8.Logos What well known fashion house is represented by this logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music Who swung on a Wrecking Ball in 2013?
10.Sport & Leisure Three of the six arenas at Melbourne Park, Australia are named after famous Australians. Name them.  (1pt for 3, ½pt for 2, ¼pt for 1)
11.Entertainment First aired between 1996 and 2001, what American TV sitcom stars the characters Dick, Sally, Harry, and Tommy Solomon?
12.Brainteaser If 5,10,7,7,21,7 is the code for CHEESE, what are the following sandwich fillings?

 (¼ point for each)

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Round 2

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

Round 2 Question 1

2.Current Affairs Sold on 5th January 2023 in Spain as En la sombra (in the shadow), what is the English title of the same book, released in the UK five days later?
3.Art & Literature Between 1495 and 1498, who painted The Last Supper?

Round 2 Question 3

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


5.History What war began on 12th April 1861?
6.Geography In 1983, what city became the first outside the United States to host a Disney theme park?
7.Science & Nature With regard to sleep patterns, what does REM stand for?
8.Flags What country has this as its national flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music Who sang Celebration in 1980?
10.Sport & Leisure Of what country is this the administrator of association football?

Round 2 Question 10

11.Entertainment First streamed in 2022, House of the Dragon is a prequel to what TV series?
12.Thailand What, in English, does this say?

Round 2 Question 12

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Round 3

1.Food & Drink What French culinary term translates literally as "in pastry"? (2 word answer)

Round 3 Question 1

2.In This Year In this year: A Man for All Seasons won Best Picture at the 39th Academy Awards; Muhammad Ali was arrested for refusing induction into the U.S. Army; and Che Guevara was captured and executed in Bolivia. What year was it?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Art & Literature What is the name of the donkey in the Winnie-the-Pooh children's stories?

Round 3 Question 3

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


5.Anagram CHAINED BOB is an anagram of what iconic tourist destination?

6.Entertainment "Nobody puts Baby in a corner." is a famous line from what 1987 film?
7.Science & Nature In a complete cycle on a 2-stroke-cycle engine, how many revolutions of the crankshaft are there?
8.Maps What U.S. state is this?

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music What 1970 album and single by the Jackson 5 is also the name of an English pop band formed in Sheffield in 1980?
10.Sport & Leisure In golf, The Big Easy is the nickname of what former World No. 1?
11.Entertainment In what 1976 film does David Bowie play a humanoid alien called Thomas Jerome Newton?
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 group.

Round 4 Question 1

2.Current Affairs What was the name of the Virgin Orbit rocket that failed to reach low Earth orbit on Monday night, resulting in the loss of its payload of nine satellites?
3.Art & Literature "It is a far, far better thing that I do, than I have ever done; it is a far, far better rest that I go to than I have ever known." is a line from the end of what 1859 Charles Dickens novel?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)


5.History The World War II Battles of El Alamein took place in what country?
6.Geography What is the capital of the U.S. state of Louisiana?
7.Science & Nature Also used to describe part of the human body, what 'C' is the waxy part of a leaf?
8.Landmarks Elephant Rock in the Valley of Fire is located around 50 miles north east of what city?

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music Have I the Right? was the debut single and biggest hit for what British band in 1964?
10.Sport & Leisure What country's real-life Olympic bobsled team inspired the 1993 film Cool Runnings?
11.Entertainment Fill in the blanks in this famous line from the 1991 film The Silence of the Lambs:
"A census taker once tried to test me. I ate his ____ with some ____ beans and a nice ____."  (1pt for 3, ½pt for 2, ¼pt for 1)
12.Ditloids Replace these initials with words to make a true statement: 1 M L on the C F

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Picture Round

Picture Round 12th January 2023

Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionTerminator 2: Judgment Day, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, Beauty and the Beast, Hook, and The Silence of the Lambs were the top 5 grossing films of 1991. In total, how many million dollars did they gross worldwide?


 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Drunken Layabouts 9 10 9 5 9 42
Quiz Nakhon 8 8 7 39
Charlatans 7 9 38¾
Sanyo Smart Cool 8 7 35¾

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