Apr 26, 2005

For your trivia-lovin pleasure: (I thought they were pretty easy, but I also had the answers right in front of me)
To win prizes for answering correctly, come out to Amasia Bistro next Monday night at 7:30!
Email me or ask for answers in the comments...
Round 1
1. FASHION: What platinum blonde entered the fashion spotlight after the death of her older brother?
2. GEOGRAPHY: What Texas city has four miles of air-conditioned tunnels to give pedestrians a break from the heat?
3. MOVIES: What investigator for the California law firm Masry & Vititoe had a movie made about her?
Round 2
1. ROYALTY: in 1995, what country's Princess Stephanie married her bodyguard?
2. HISTORY: After the Civil War, the Granger Movement tried to improve conditions for people in what job?
3. SPORTS: in 1998, Bill Clinton became the first sitting U.S. President ever to attend a game of which professional sports league? (extra point if you can name the teams who were playing)
Round 3
1. TV: What PBS show regularly attracts over 7,000 items for appraisal at each taping?
2. POP FICTION: What '90's best-seller grew out of a series of personal columns that first ran in the London newspaper, 'The Independent'?
3. LYRICS: Name the song that contains the following line: "'Cause I just can't seem to drink you off my mind"
HALFTIME: Name 4 of the 5 genuses in the "ape" family.
Round 4
1. GEOGRAPHY: Which two cities are most commonly referred to as the "Twin Cities"?
2. MUSIC: The Oscar-winning song "Streets of Philadelphia" was written by whom?
3. PROVERBS: Complete the following proverb: "Early to bed, early to rise, makes a man..."
Round 5
1. TV: on "Will & Grace", what was the name of Jack's original one-man show?
2. TECHNOLOGY: in 1998, what did the EFF name its $250,000 computer, designed to crack the U.S. government's outdated DES encryption code?
3. SPORTS: How many Super Bowls did Tom Landry win with the Dallas Cowboys?
Round 6
1. SCI/MED: What protruding body parts can a doctor flatten with a procedure called otoplasty?
2. MUSIC: What late rapper was paid tribute to by Puff Daddy and Faith Evans in the song "I'll Be Missing You"?
3. HISTORY: In 1997, what man-made space object came within 1,000 yards of a high-speed collision with a U.S. military satellite?
FINAL: Rank the following rock artists from oldest to youngest: Fionna Apple, Kid Rock, Alanis Morissette, Rob Zombie.


widttf said...

Round 1
1. Gwen Stefani (i know her brother died)
2. austin
3. Erin Brockovich

Round 2
1. Lichtenstein
2. Railroad workers
3. MLS (DC United and ?)

Round 3
1. ?
2. Bridget Jones' Diary
3. ?

Halftime: Homo, Gorilla, Orangatan, Chimpanzee (only 1 is genus)

Round 4
1. Minneapolis and St. Paul
2. Bruce Springsteen
3. healthy, wealthy and wise.

Round 5
1. Just Jack
2. Deepthroat
3. 3

Round 6
1. Ears
2. Notorious BIG
3. Space Station

Final: Rob Zombie, Kid Rock, Alanis Morissette, Fionna Apple

wharman said...

1. Donatella Versace
2. Houston
3. Erin Brockovich

3. NHL

1.Antique Roadshow
2. Bridget Jones' Diary
3. Honky Tonk Women (Rolling Stones)

Halftime: chimp, gibbon, gorilla, orangutan, human

1. Minneapolis and St. Paul
2. Bruce Springsteen
3. healthy, wealthy, and wise

1. Just Jack
2. Deep Crack
3. 2

1. ears
2. Notorious B.I.G. (aka Biggie)
3. the Mir space station

Final: Zombie (39), Kid Rock (34), Morissette (30), Apple (27)