Sample WFO Trivia Game #1Round One:1. Myths and Legends: To whom was Guinivere being unfaithful when she had an affair with Lancelot?Round Two:
2. Old Movies: In the classic movie comedy Bringing Up Baby, Baby is a pet what?
3. Sports: One third of a polo match is known as what?
4. Famous Novels: On the estate of her paralyzed husband, Lady Constance has an affair with Mellors the gamekeeper. In what D.H. Lawrence novel?
5. Math Time: Give me the square root of the sum of the first four prime numbers larger than 3.
6. Musicology: The treble clef sign most resembles which of these? A backwards "C," or an ampersand, or an upside-down "V"?
1. Guitar Picking: The highest and lowest pitched strings on a standard guitar tuned normally are both tuned to what note?
2. Third Party Candidates: In 1912 Theodore Roosevelt was a third party presidential candidate for what party?
3. Literary Anagrams: What famous American writer's name is hidden in the following anagram? FILM LARK WINE LUA
4. Odd Vocabulary: A "French curve" is which of these? A U-shaped river bend. or an old-fashioned drafting tool, or a slang term for a "chesty" woman?
5. Famous Streets: What roadway in New Orleans is said to be the widest U.S. roadway officially designated as a street?
6. Snakes: The deadly black mamba is actually a greyish-greenish snake, so why is he called "black"?
HALF TIME!Former Vice Presidents: I'll name the vice-president. You name his president.Round Three:
a. Richard Nixon
b. Harry Truman
c. Theodore Roosevelt
1. Short Stories: Two kidnappers find their young hostage so badly behaved that they end up paying the hostage's family to take the kid back. In what O. Henry short story?
2. Sports: In what sport does a skilled player occasionally "bowl a Googly"?
3. Slang: In which of these sports were the athletes concerned about "gnarly waves"? Cliff-diving, or Channel-swimming, or surfing?
4. Food and Drink: Gnocchi (NOH-kee) is what Italians call which of the following? Dumplings, or white wine, or northern Italian sausages?
5. Jazz Greats: Charley "Yardbird" Parker was a virtuoso performer on what instrument?
6. Say It in Spanish: The Spanish language version of what famous movie is entitled Cantado bajo la lluvia (cun-TAH-doe BAH-hoe lah YOU-vee-uh)?
ONE LAST QUESTION!Musicology: I'll tell you how many flats or sharps are in the key signature. You tell me what major key is indicated.Answers:
a. no flats or sharps
b. one flat
c. one sharp
I-1. King Arthur
I-2. a pet leopard
I-3. a chukker
I-4. Lady Chatterly's Lover
I-6. an ampersand
II-2. the Bull Moose Party
II-3. William Faulkner
II-4. an old-fashioned drafting tool
II-5. Canal Street
II-6. Because the inside of his mouth is black (like a cottonmouth's is white).
HT-c. William McKinley
III-1. "The Ransom of Red Chief"
III-6. Singing in the Rain