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Quiz #609 - 5th October 2023Sunset Bar

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink Filbert and cobnut are alternative names for what nut?
2.On This Day The Guildford pub bombings in England took the lives of 5 people on this day, 5th October, in what year?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]

Round 1 Question 2

3.Anagram I AROUSED BORING SLUTS is an anagram of what 2009 film?

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


5.History What started to go up on 13th August 1961 and started to come down on 9th November 1989?
6.Geography What European capital city stands on the Manzanares River?
7.Current Affairs A 14-year-old suspected gunman was arrested on Tuesday after a deadly shooting in what Bangkok mall?

Round 1 Question 7

8.Logos What multinational automotive manufacturing corporation is represented by this logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music Identify this 2014 song from the muted video.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

10.Sport & Leisure In rugby league in Australia, who beat who in the 2023 NRL Grand Final on Sunday?  (½ point for each)
11.Entertainment What is Star Trek character James T. Kirk's middle name?

Round 1 Question 11

12.Brainteaser Which two images match the resulting cube when you fold this cube together?  (½ point for each)

Round 1 Question 12

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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 is the name of the range of single wheel electric boards being recalled by its manufacturer, Future Motion, in the wake of four deaths in the U.S. and multiple injuries worldwide?

Round 2 Question 2

3.Art & Literature In the 1900 L. Frank Baum novel The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, which of Dorothy's companions is seeking courage?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)


5.History What was the largest internet company in the world in 2000; turned down an offer to purchase Google in 2002; turned down a $44.6 billion takeover bid from Microsoft in 2007; and was eventually sold to Verizon in 2017 for $4.48 billion?
6.Geography Between 1925 and 1961, what Russian city was known as Stalingrad?
7.Science & Nature What chemical element was historically called brimstone?
8.Flags What country has this as its national flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music What 1980 hard rock album is the second highest-selling album worldwide of all time?  (½ point each for Artist and Title)
10.Current Affairs Images of two Chinese athletes at the Asian Games this week have been censored on Chinese social media because of their inadvertent reference to what?

Round 2 Question 10

11.Entertainment Name this 1957 film.

12.General Knowledge What Thai province is renowned for its annual Elephant Round-up festival, held almost every November since 1960?

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Round 3

1.Food & Drink What is a Croque-monsieur called when served with a fried or poached egg on top?

Round 3 Question 1

2.In This Year In this year: Chariots of Fire won 4 Academy Awards including Best Picture; the Commodore 64 home computer was released; and Air Florida Flight 90 crashed into a bridge in Washington, D.C. and fell into the Potomac River. What year was it?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]
3.Current Affairs On Sunday, a fire broke out in a building hosting three nightclubs, killing at least 13 people and injuring 24, in what European city?

Round 3 Question 3

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


5.Anagram EROTIC CUM ROMP is an anagram of what processing 13-letter word?

6.Entertainment Between 1940 and 1962, what two actors took a Road to .. Singapore, Zanzibar, Morocco, Utopia, Rio, Bali and Hong Kong?  (½ point for each)
7.Science & Nature With 128 recognised species, what 'G' describes this genus of flowering plant?

Round 3 Question 7

8.Maps What European country is this?

Round 3 Question 8

9.On This Day What singer-songwriter and political activist was born in Dún Laoghaire, County Dublin, Ireland on this day, 5th October 1951?
10.Sport & Leisure Who beat who in the 2023 Australian Football League Grand Final on Saturday?
11.Entertainment Name this TV series, first aired between 1996 and 2001.

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 the name of a 1954 British film and 1969 British TV series.

Round 4 Question 1

2.On This Day On this day, 5th October 1936, 200 unemployed people began a crusade to London. From what town, after which the march is named, did they set off?

Round 4 Question 2

3.Art & Literature What Jules Verne character has a name that is Latin for "nobody"?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)


5.History Who was named U.S. President after Abraham Lincoln was shot dead by John Wilkes Booth?
6.Geography Famous for its flamingos, in what country is Lake Nakuru National Park?

Round 4 Question 6

7.Science & Nature What 'P' describes a young hen under 1 year old that has not started laying eggs yet?

Round 4 Question 7

8.Landmarks In what city is this statue of Greyfriars Bobby, a Terrier who became known for spending 14 years guarding the grave of his owner until its death on 14th January 1872?

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music Written and recorded by Tommy James and the Shondells, what 1967 song was covered by Tiffany in 1987?
10.Sport & Leisure What was the final points score between Europe and the United States at the Ryder Cup last weekend?  (½ point for each)
11.Entertainment Who play John Steed and Emma Peel in the 1998 film The Avengers?  (½ point for each)
12.Ditloids Replace these initials with words to make a true statement: 2 W on a B

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Picture Round

Picture Round 5th October 2023

Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionA catalyst for the microcomputer revolution of the 1970s, the Altair 8800 was the world's first commercially successful personal computer. Its 1975 base price in kit form was $439. How much is that in today's money?


 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Charlatans 9 7 10 10½ 43
Drunken Layabouts 8 8 12 42
Tourists'n'Travelers 7 8 10 38½
Smile Too 8 9 34½
Smile Bar 5 6 32½

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