Trivia Game #11Round One:
1. Famous Streets: What New Orleans street symbolizes the "party-hearty" culture of the French Quarter?Round Two:
2. Champions: In what sport did Vijay Singh and Fuzzy Zoeller win major championships?
3. Animals: Venomologist, or ophiologist, or aspologist? Which of those is the proper name for a scientist who studies snakes?
4. State Capitals: In what state capital do all the bars stock Lone Star beer?
5. Food and Drink: What we call French fries the British call what?
6. James Bond: All sorts of Brits have played James Bond. Which one was an Irishman?
1. Old-School Pop Tunes: In what top pop tune of the 1960's did Mark Dinning sadly sing "They say they found my high school ring clutched in your fingers tight"?
2. Fifth-Grade Science: The letters SETI (pronounced SET-ee) are used by astronomers to refer to what?
3. Tourist Attractions: The largest brass doors and the tallest indoor statue in the world are in a full-size replica of an ancient Greek buiding. In what U.S. city?
4. American History: The Spanish-American War lasted just a few months in the summer of what year? 1878, or 1898, or 1918?
5. Musicology: What type of musical instrument is the principal product of the Slingerland Company?
6. U.S. Presidents: James K. Polk's middle initial stands for what name?.
HALF TIME BONUS QUESTION!Moby Dick: Name the following crew members on Captain Ahab's whaling ship.Round Three (Often the first question of Round Three comes from a guest trivia buff.)
a. the first mate
b. the second mate
c. the third mate
1. Guest Question: Ben D. in Tennessee wants to know. . .what steamship company owned the Titanic?
2. John Wayne: Name the character Wayne played in Stagecoach, the 1939 movie that made him a star?
3. TV Trivia: Name the character played by Betty White on the old Mary Tyler Moore series.
4. Q-Words: The 1960 Olympic skiing events were held at what California ski resort with a Q in its name?
5. American Lit: Hearing that her husband has died in a train crash, a wife looks forward toward her freedom, but dies of disappointment when hubby returns home safe. In what Kate Chopin short story?
6. The 21st Century: Name the American reporter kidnapped in 2002 and later beheaded by Pakistani terrorists.
ONE LAST QUESTION!Changed Names: Cherilyn Sirkisian LaPierre is best known to the world of entertainment as who?Answers:
I-1. Bourbon Street
I-4. Austin, Texas
I-6. Pierce Brosnan
II-1. one hundred and twenty-three trillion
II-2. the Search for Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence
III-1. The White Star Line
III-2. The Ringo Kid
III-3. Sue Ann Nivens
III-4. SQuaw Valley
III-5. "The Story of an Hour"
III-6. Daniel Pearl