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Quiz #620 - 11th January 2024Sunset Bar

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Round 1

1.Food & Drink What 'B' describes the white sauce in lasagne alla bolognese?

Round 1 Question 1

2.On This Day Who became the first person to fly solo from Hawaii to California on this day, 11th January 1935?
3.Anagram CRAP AGAIN YÓU ANUS is an anagram of what capital city and the country it is capital of?  (½ point for each)

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


5.History What American Civil War general later became president of the United States?
6.Geography A country is "double-landlocked" when it is surrounded only by landlocked countries. There are only two such countries. Name them.  (½ point for each)
7.Current Affairs Following the resignation of Élisabeth Borne, who did Emmanuel Macron name this week as France's next, and youngest ever, prime minister?
8.Logos What international food and beverage chain is represented by this logo?

Round 1 Question 8

9.Music Identify this 1992 song from the muted video.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)

10.Year in Review Martina Navratilova called it "crazy" and Andy Murray said it was "a bit of a farce": During what 2023 Grand Slam tennis tournament was a match allowed to play on until 4am?

Round 1 Question 10

11.Entertainment Complete this 2023 film title: Aquaman and the ____ ____.  (½ point for each)
12.Brainteaser Which of the dice on the right correctly completes the pattern on the left?

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 The FAA ordered the grounding of 171 Boeing 737 Max 9 jets on Saturday after a section of fuselage fell off during a flight operated by what airline?

Round 2 Question 2

3.Art & Literature Not primarily known as an artist, whose paintings include Racecourse, Nice (1921), Trees near Breccles (1936), and Tower of the Koutoubia Mosque (1943)?

Round 2 Question 3

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


5.History The first major defeat of Nazi forces during World War II concluded on 2nd February 1943 with the end of the Battle of .. what?
6.Geography The tiny Spanish enclaves of Ceuta and Melilla sit on the northern shores of what country?
7.Science & Nature What 'E' describes the system of glands that secrete hormones directly into the the circulatory system?
8.Flags What country in East Africa has this as its national flag?

Round 2 Question 8

9.Music In 1991, Right Said Fred were too sexy for Milan, New York, Japan, "your party", and "this song". Name any three of the five words in the lyrics that follow "I'm too sexy for my ..."  (1pt for 3, ½pt for 2, ¼pt for 1)
10.Year in Review In August 2023, the Memorial Stadium in Lincoln, Nebraska laid claim to the largest ever attendance at a women's sporting event at just over 93,000. What sport was being played?
11.Entertainment Providing the title for its sequel, name this film and its year of release.  (½ point for each)

12.Thailand In what year was King Rama X born?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]

Round 2 Question 12

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Round 3

1.Food & Drink A stable emulsion of oil, egg yolk and either vinegar or lemon juice is the basic recipe for what?
2.In This Year Kate Bosworth, Henry Cavill, Jesse Eisenberg, Andrew Garfield, Mila Kunis, and Amy Winehouse were all born in what year?  [If no correct answer, ½ point to the nearest team(s)]

Round 3 Question 2

3.Art & Literature Beginning with The Bone Collector in 1997, whose most popular series of novels feature quadriplegic detective Lincoln Rhyme, and NYPD Detective Amelia Sachs?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)


5.Anagram RICH WANK IN LATE BROTHEL is an anagram of what 1979 song title?

6.Entertainment What English city is the setting of the 1997 comedy film The Full Monty?

Round 3 Question 6

7.Science & Nature What 7-letter word can be spelt using the chemical symbols for rhenium, cerium, iodine, and platinum?
8.Maps What is the name of this Greek island in the Ionian Sea?

Round 3 Question 8

9.Music In 1968 in a hotel in Germany, Gene Vincent tried to shoot English singer Paul Raven. He fired several shots but missed and a frightened Raven left the country the next day. Three years on, Paul Raven would change his stage name to what?
10.Year in Review Netflix made its sports debut in November 2023 with the introduction of the Netflix Cup, involving what sport?
11.Entertainment Name this TV series, first aired between 2007 and 2019.

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 6-letter word.

Round 4 Question 1

2.Current Affairs Developed by United Launch Alliance, replacing its Atlas V and Delta IV Heavy, what is the name of the launch vehicle whose maiden flight took off from Cape Canaveral on Sunday?

Round 4 Question 2

3.Art & Literature What English TV presenter's novels include The Thursday Murder Club (2020), The Man Who Died Twice (2021), and The Bullet That Missed (2022)?
4.Name That Tune Name that tune.  (½ point each for Artist and Title)


5.On This Day What was Bangladesh called prior to renaming itself on this day, 11th January 1972?
6.Geography Serengeti National Park is located in what country?
7.Science & Nature What name is given to a mesh cage used to protect electrical equipment from external static and electromagnetic fields?
8.Landmarks Not as famous as the Leaning Tower of Pisa, in what Italian city are the 12th century Asinelli and Garisenda leaning towers?

Round 4 Question 8

9.Music Who, in 1962, were the first British band to top the US singles charts, and with what song?  (½ point each for Artist and Title)
10.Year in Review In July 2023, which Australian state pulled out of hosting the 2026 Commonwealth Games due to spiralling costs?
11.Entertainment Winner of Best Drama Series at the 2024 Golden Globe Awards: First aired over four seasons from 2018 to 2023, what TV series follows the Roy family, owners of the New York City-based global media conglomerate Waystar RoyCo?
12.Ditloids Replace these initials with words to make a true statement: 23 P of C in the H B

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Picture Round

Picture Round 11th January 2024

Snowball Question

Snowball QuestionHow many square miles does Serengeti National Park in Tanzania cover?


 Team Name R1 R2 R3 R4 P Total
Drunken Layabouts 8 42¼
Sanyo Smart Cool 8 8 6 35
ANZUS Conundrum 6 7 7 1 25½

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