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Set by Ali  |  38 pts     (2019-01-28)

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1) Name the two joint most-nominated films at the 2019 academy awards. (2 pts)  Ali:  2019-01-28

2) Name the three poker hands beginning with F. (3 pts)  Ali:  2019-01-28

3) a) Robson and Jerome, of starring-in-"Soldier Soldier"-and-subsequently-being-coerced-into-singing-songs-by-Simon-Cowell-and-having-a-massive-#1-top-selling-single-of-1995-hit-with-a-cover-of-"Unchained Melody" fame, have what surnames (both 5 letters)? b) The (previously, and possibly still) best known version of this song was performed by whom 30 years earlier? (3 pts)  Ali:  2019-01-28

4) Ranked by adding superbowl and world series wins together, which city located near San Francisco is only beaten by New York (in virtue of the latter's 27 world series wins)? Name the football and baseball teams from that city. (3 pts)  Ali:  2019-01-28

5) Name the 4 US States that begin and end in the same letter. (4 pts)  Ali:  2019-01-28

6) a) i) In what country were the summer olympics held from November 22nd to Dec 8th 1956? ii) Due to AQIS (deliberately not expanding that abbreviation) regulations, which sport's olympics were held as a separate event in Stockholm earlier that year? b) What country was due to host both the summer and winter olympics in 1940, only for both events to be cancelled due to WWII. Ultimately neither either olympic event was held in this country until 1964 (summer) and 1972 (winter). c) Which city has hosted the most summer olympic games? It was also due to host the 1944 summer olympics, only for the event to be cancelled due to WWII, however contrary to the situation with b) it hosted the next edition of the summer olympics in 1948. Paris and Los Angeles are due to catch up with this city, hosting for a third time each in 2024 and 2028 respectively. (4 pts)  Ali:  2019-01-28

7) iPod Submarine is a party game requiring players to give two word solutions to problems faced by the world. One person each round must give a solution without having seen the problem, and then everyone guesses based on the solutions which player didn't see it. Which tech billionaire is the subject of this game, based on the perception that he would pluck seemingly random solutions out of the air, such as iPod Submarine; and to what real life problem was his actual solution ‘pod submarines'? (2 pts)  Ali:  2019-01-28

8) The four pictured album covers feature art by famous artists. Name the visual artists and musical artists in each case. (8 pts)  Ali:  2019-01-28

9) Name the three books of the bible beginning with L (2 Old Testament, 1 New Testament) (3 pts)  Ali:  2019-01-28

10) a) Name the 5 US Presidents with 5 letter surnames such that removing the first letter of their surname leaves a word valid in UK Scrabble. b) Name the US president with a 6 letter name such that removing the first two letters of their surname leaves a word valid in UK Scrabble. (6 pts)  Ali:  2019-01-28

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