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Set by Phil  |  45 pts     (2018-06-17)

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1) Shitake mushrooms, the stylised name for the 30th Super Bowl, RomansInSussex.co.uk and Great Tits are all examples of the ___________ Problem. It's named after a town in Lincolnshire. (1 pt)  Phil:  2018-06-17

2) Shown are 3 film posters altered with comedic descriptions / titles (not mine) - can you name the original film names? (3 pts)  Phil:  2018-06-17



3) 'Furths' form a distinct list of 34 peaks. What are they a list of? Clue: None are in Scotland. I'll give 2 points for an exact description, 1 for the rough idea. (2 pts)  Phil:  2018-06-17

4) The IUCN Conservation Status codes (defining how endangered a species is) are shown in the picture, with one grouping. Name each category in full. Clue: they are all framed in a negative context. (7 pts)  Phil:  2018-06-17



5) A football club who lost their entire team to the 1949 Superga Air Disaster, a 2008 film directed and starring Clint Eastwood and a Ford car produced between 1962 and 1970 share which word in common? (1 pt)  Phil:  2018-06-17

6) Spencer Perceval is the only UK Prime Minister to have been assassinated (good fact to remember for quizzes!), however 3 others have survived assassination attempts. These events occurred in 1843, 1984 and 1991 - name the Prime Ministers. All three were members of the Conservative Party, and the earliest is regarded as the father of modern British policing. (3 pts)  Phil:  2018-06-17

7) These computer game characters are famous for being the central character in which different game series? a) Link b) GLaDOS c) Master Chief d) Guybrush Threepwood (4 pts)  Phil:  2018-06-17

8) Pictured are 4 famous moments from Superbowl halftime shows. For a full point, name the performing artist/s. Half an additional point for the decade of each performance. (6 pts)  Phil:  2018-06-17



9) The Barbarians are an invitational rugby team made up of players from around the world. The players physically represent their club team by wearing something on the pitch - what is it? (1 pt)  Phil:  2018-06-17

10) These are all parts of a book - name them from their descriptions: a) A short quotiation at the beginning of the book b) A brief description of the book, often printed on the back cover c) A page on the left-hand side d) An opening to a book that sets the context (4 pts)  Phil:  2018-06-17

11) The only English King to have two separate reigns was benefited by being very young at his coronation - what was his Regnal name - it includes a nickname pertinent to this question. (1 pt)  Phil:  2018-06-17

12) There are exactly 20 music videos on YouTube with more than 2 billion views. Name any 12 artists or songs in the list - artists can be repeated (I wouldn't recommend repeating song titles...). You can mix and match between artists and songs. (12 pts)  Phil:  2018-06-17




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