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Quiz #593 - 8th June 2023Sunset Bar

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink Made by Carthusian monks since 1737, what 'C' is a yellow-green French liqueur composed of distilled alcohol aged with 130 herbs, plants and flowers?
2.On This Day What singer was born Gaynor Hopkins in Skewen, Wales on this day, 8th June 1951?
3.Anagram HAWK SPOTS ODD ANAL INTERCOURSE is an anagram of what well known proverb?

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


5.History What city was the capital of the Byzantine Empire (330–1204 and 1261–1453), the Latin Empire (1204–1261), and the Ottoman Empire (1453–1922)?
6.Geography The Intertropical Convergence Zone is an area where northeast and southeast trade winds converge near the equator. Because of its monotonous windless weather, what 'D' is the common name sailors use to describe it?
7.Science & Nature In geometry, what 'C' describes two figures or objects that have the same shape and size, or if one has the same shape and size as the mirror image of the other?

Round 1 Question 7

8.Logos Founded in Janesville, Wisconsin in 1888, moved to the UK in 1986, and then France in 2011; what manufacturer is represented by this logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music Winning three Grammy Awards in 2003 for Record of the Year, Song of the Year, and Best Female Pop Vocal Performance, Don't Know Why was the 2002 debut single of what American singer?
10.Sport & Leisure Earning more than $400 million from its use, what American ring announcer (or "MC") is known for his trademarked catchphrase "Let's get ready to rumble!"?

11.Entertainment What is the name of the prospector Woody meets in Toy Story 2?

Round 1 Question 11

12.General Knowledge Who has served as the 14th Prime Minister of India since 2014?

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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 A devastating crash involving three trains on Friday killed at least 288 and injured around 1,000, in the Balasore district of what eastern Indian state?

Round 2 Question 2

3.Art & Literature Whose early science fiction works include The Time Machine (1895), The Island of Doctor Moreau (1896), and The Invisible Man (1897)?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)


5.History Named after the dry lake it was found in, and dated to around 40,000 years old, _____ Man was discovered in New South Wales, Australia in 1974 by geomorphologist Jim Bowler. (fill in the blank)

Round 2 Question 5

6.General Knowledge What language is this?

Round 2 Question 6

7.Science & Nature What 8-letter word can be spelt using the chemical symbols for chromium, osmium, antimony, oxygen, and tungsten?
8.Flags What country has this as its national flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music Who said If I Could Turn Back Time in 1989?
10.Sport & Leisure With 573 career goals from 988 appearances, what football player retired this week, aged 41?
11.Entertainment First aired between 2001 and 2010, name this TV series.
12.General Knowledge What British royal is the current Duke of Edinburgh?

Round 2 Question 12

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Round 3

1.Food & Drink What was the first European country to incorporate chocolate into its cuisine?
2.In This Year In this year: The Great Train Robbery took place in Buckinghamshire, England; British prostitute Christine Keeler was arrested and convicted of perjury for her part in the Profumo Affair; and ZIP codes were introduced by the U.S. Postal Service. What year was it?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Current Affairs Name the 55-year-old Australian woman unconditionally pardoned and released on Monday after spending 20 years in jail for the deaths of her four infant children between 1989 and 1999.
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)


5.Anagram TREATS AS BUM is an anagram of what self-serving 11-letter word?

6.Entertainment Who directed the large-scale epics The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957), Lawrence of Arabia (1962), Doctor Zhivago (1965), and A Passage to India (1984)?
7.Science & Nature A member of the auk family, what 'G' describes this genus of bird?

Round 3 Question 7

8.Maps What is this, the largest and northernmost territory of Canada?

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music What band said Miss You in 1978?
10.Sport & Leisure What 125-year-old top flight professional rugby union team are likely to be forced out of business after receiving winding up petitions from the UK taxman on Friday and being excluded from all professional leagues in England?
11.Entertainment Name this 1975 film:
"Who's that then?" "I dunno, must be a king." "Why?" "He hasn't got shit all over him."
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.On This Day Born on this day, 8th June 1955, who invented the World Wide Web?
3.Art & Literature In the third novel of the Harry Potter series, what is the name of the title character, .. the Prisoner of Azkaban?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)


5.History What number Amendment to the United States Constitution ended prohibition?

Round 4 Question 5

6.Geography Which is the most populous Nordic country; Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, or Sweden?
7.Science & Nature What 'G' describes the essential component of a sundial that casts a shadow onto the dial?

Round 4 Question 7

8.Landmarks Originally built by the Romans around 1 AD, the Tower of Hercules is the oldest known lighthouse still in use today. In what country is it?

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music "I took my troubles down to Madame Rue. You know that gypsy with the gold-capped tooth" are the opening lyrics to what song by the Clovers in 1959, covered by the Searchers in 1964?
10.Sport & Leisure The women's downhill ski world champion of 1966, why did Austrian skier Erika Schinegger surrender her gold medal to the second placed competitor 22 years later?
11.Entertainment Played by Dana Plato, what is Mr. Drummond's daughter's first name in Diff'rent Strokes?

Round 4 Question 11

12.Ditloids Replace these initials with words to reveal a well known phrase: 99 B of B on the W

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Picture Round

Picture Round 8th June 2023

Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionEnding with the ratification of the Twenty-first Amendment, how many days did prohibition last in the United States?


 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Alien Suckers 9 38
Drunken Layabouts 8 9 9 37
Smile Bar 6 36¾
Charlatans 3 31
Curry Wurst 5 4 7 1 23½
Quiz Nakhon 3 5 2 18

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