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Quiz Number #457

Round 1 

1. IMAP is an internet standard that handles email. What does it stand for?
Internet Messaging Access Protocol

2. On a standard dart board, if double 12 is red and double 4 is green, what colour is double 1?
Green

3. David Wilkie  is a member of the Scottish Sports Hall of Fame. What was his sport?
Swimming

4. In October 1863, delegates from 16 countries along with military medical personnel traveled to which city to discuss the terms of a wartime humanitarian agreement?
Geneva

5. In French & Spanish, which letetr has the accent above it in the word cafe?
E

6. Complete the name of this Looney Tunes character who was a regular enemy of Bugs Bunny – Marvin the _____?
Martian

7. What is the plural word of tortoise?
Tortoises

8. Proverbs & Sayings: “You catch more flies with honey than with ____”
Vinegar

9. What kind of creature features in the logo of the World Health Organization? Bird | Tiger | Unicorn | Snake
Snake

10. What is the country of origin and HQ of the audio streaming service Spotify?
Sweden


Round 2 

Entertainment 

1. Which of these bands did not include any brothers in their members?
Duran Duran < | The Beach Boys | The Isley Brothers

2. Audio – League Of Gent

3. Muppets: Who was the orange haired lab assistant to Bunsen, who performs ill-fated experiments which often result in him getting seriously injured?
Beaker

4. “Up Where We Belong” was a song featured on the soundtrack to which 1982 film?
An Officer and a Gentleman

5. Which English actress won Best Actress Oscar for her performance in the 2018 film The Favourite?
Olivia Colman

BLOCKBUSTERS
 

1. Which JT is when two or more people rent or own a property together?
Joint Tenancy

2. The first recipes of ice creams were brought back to Europe by which MP?
Marco Polo

3. Which DB are the primary sponsors of St Mirren shirts?
Digby Brown

4. What WS is the worlds heaviest fish?
Whale Shark

5. Which SC can be bungee or elastic and be found inside certain types of tent poles?
Shock Cord 

Final Round 

1. Spelling: MINUSCULE

2. Which of these would use a Burnisher?
Dentist < | Deep Sea Diver | Singer

3. A game of Ten Pin Bowling consists of how many frames per person?
10

4. Used by British in WW2, what was Enfield No.2 Mk.1?
Tank | Gun | Landing Craft | Gas mask

5. There are the 3 phases of eventing. Cross-country is what what are the other two?
Dressage – Show Jumping

6. What is the name given to the branch of mathematics that deals with the relations of the sides and angles of triangles, and with the relevant functions of any angles?
Trigonometry

7. What does an ornithologist study?
Birds

8. The first hot air balloon to cross the Atlantic was flown by Per Lindstrand and who else?
Richard Branson

Tie break: nuevo
 

In which year were women first allowed to ski jump at the Winter Olympics? 

2014 

Countdown
Answer: Airworthy 

Hairy Wort 

Clue: It’s fit to fly.¬†