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Thursday, September 11, 2014

An Tobar August 2014 An Tobar Pub Quiz

An Tobar Trivia 8.10.14
Round One
1. War, huh, yeah, what is it good for?

2. One Percent milk contains 1% milk fat. 2% milk contains 2% milk fat. What percentage of fat does whole milk contain?

3. According to an often-cited Yale study, what is the most recognizable scent in the world?

4. What well-known comic book, TV, and movie superhero was characterized by comedian John Fugelsang as a space alien who thinks he can make a living working for a newspaper?

5. Who is older, Tori Amos or Sarah McLachlan?

6. Which of these dinosaurs never really existed?

7. Which of the following countries is not served by the Peace Corps?
South Africa

8. "Ancient Chinese secret" was the catchphrase of a 1970s commercial for what water softener?

9. What is the largest lake in South America?

10. Also referred to as the "brofist," "respect knuckles," and "bumping the rock," what gesture has been deemed by August issue of The American Journal of Infection Control as more sanitary than handshaking or high-fiving?

Round Two
1. What's the plastic thing in the middle of a pizza box called?

2. Who was the last U.S. President to be elected by all-male voters?

3. The softcover of this fiction book is now number one on the New York times best-seller list after its hardcover spent 28 weeks at number one in 2012.

4. What is the best-selling pinup poster of all-time?

5.  Which 1984 baseball movie contained the following line, "I boned it so it wouldn't chip"?

6. Seuss or Shady: Complete this Dr. Suess book title, Please Try to Remember the First of ________ -or- In Eminem's rap titled Business, how does he rhyme the word "orange?"

7. What is the most populated state without a major professional sports team? (major means NFL, NBA, MLB, and NHL)

8. Which is the brainiest breed of dog?

9. Which singer's fans are known as "Little Monsters"?

10. A 1952 team led by food scientist Edwin Traisman developed what pasteurized yellow topping designed for corn chips and hotdogs which Kraft foods Web site describes as having a unique tangy flavor with zing?

Harry Potter Questions
1. What was Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone called in Britain?

2. Why did James Potter, Peter Pettigrew, and Sirius Black learn to be Animagi?

3. Prior to Voldemort, who was the most dangerous dark wizard of all-time?

4. Name the three deathly hallows. Must correctly name all three to earn one point.

5. Before he died Snape took an action to make sure Harry knew the truth. What magical devise did Harry use to see what Snape had to tell him?

Round Three
1. Invented in 1869, The Whirlwind was an early model of which household appliance?

2. Name Jumble (2 first and last name):
Hint: fought Legolas

Tennis3. Who was the most recent American to win Tennis's U.S. Open? And for a bonus, who was the most recent American to win the Men's U.S. Open in tennis? (2 pts.)

Antlions4. Because of the designs they make in the sand, what is an Antlion larva often called in North America?

5. Which one of the following is not famous for playing soccer, and for a bonus, what sport did he play? (2 pts)
Ricardo Kaká
Christiano Ronaldo
Luis Suárez
Sachin Tendulkar

6. Featured in an A&E reality-TV series from 2009 to 2013 which mental disorder first appeared in psychology's The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders , or DSM, in 2013?

7. On July 23, 2014 ISIS1 (or IS2, not ISIL3) militants blew up a mosque in Mosul that was reported to be the burial place of what Old Testament and Islamic prophet? Hint: Mosul is near the remains of the ancient city of Nineveh.

8. Currently being portrayed by John Lithgow in New York's Central Park's Delacourte Theater, Which Shakespeare character said this, "Expose thyself to feel what wretches feel, that thou mayst shake the superflux to them, and show the heavens more just."?

9. Who was the "king of swing" and for a second point, which band released "The Sultans of Swing" in 1978 and 1979 (2 pts)?

10. What is the ulnar nerve in the elbow is better known as?

Bonus Round
1. Its pantheon includes Wes Anderson films, the movie Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close, and artist Deschanel, this artistic youth movement has been described by its critics as "a kind of fetishization of the nerd, the geek, the dork, and the virgin"?

2. Who topped Forbes' 2014 list of the highest-earning actress between June 2013 and June 2014 and who was the highest-earning actor?

3. Name the three classical liberal arts that constitute the trivium.

4. What are the top-four beer-selling companies to U.S. consumers, controlling between  74–90% of U.S. beer sales?

5. BRICS, spelled B-R-I-C-S (no "k"), is an acronym for the association of what five nations with emerging economies accounting for 25% of global GDP and 40% of the world’s population?


Round One
1.  Absolutely nothing
2. 4% (minimum fat content of 3.5% fat)
3. coffee
4. Superman
5. Tori Amos (51 August 22) [Sarah McLachlan 46]
6. Brontosaurus *has changed since
7. France
8. Calgon
9. Lake Titicaca (surface area 3,232 sq mi) (Lake Maracaibo has a larger surface area, but it is considered to be a large brackish bay due to its direct connection with the sea.)
10. fist bumping

Round Two
1. pizza saverpackage saver, or pizza table
2. Woodrow Wilson
3. Fifty Shades of Grey (E.L. James) (beginning 8.10.14) [The softcover was published with a bonus 51st shade of grey.]
4. Farrah Fawcett in a one piece swimsuit
5. The Natural
6. Octember; Puts "orange" in the plural and rhymes it with "syringes"
7. Virginia (12th most populated state at little over 8 million)
8. border collie (source: the 2014 Guinness Book of World Records—Keep in mind after Homer used the Duff Book of World Records to settle a bar dispute, Lenny said: Oh.  Geez, I was wrong. But I ain't angry. and Carl said: And I'm magnanimous in victory. 13th season, Sweets and Sour Marge)
9. Lady Gaga
10. Cheez Wiz
Harry Potter Questions
1. Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
2. So they could be with their friend Lupin when he turned into a werewolf
3. Gellert Grindelwald
4. the elder wand, the resurrection stone, and the cloak of invisibility
5. a Pensieve

Round Three
1. The vacuum cleaner
2. Justin Bieber
3. Serena Williams (2013) Andy Roddick (2003)
4. Doodlebug
5. Sachin Tendulkar; cricket
6. compulsive hoarding
7. Jonah or Younis 1Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS); 2Islamic State 3Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL)
8. King Lear
9. Benny Goodman; Dire Straits
10. the funny bone
Bonus Round
1. Twee (or Indie pop)
2. Sandra Bullock ($51 million); Robert Downey, Jr. ($75 million)
3. Grammar, rhetoric, and logic [or dialectic] (The other four are: Arithmetic, Geometry, Music, and Astronomy [or cosmology])
4. ABInBev or Anheuser-Busch;
SABMiller or MillerCoors & Molson;
Modelo (Crown Imports a division of Constellation brand) or Corona (Extra);
5. Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa