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Second Sunday Trivia at An Tobar Irish Pub January 11, 2015

Second Sunday Trivia at An Tobar Irish Pub January 11, 2015
Round One
1. A real celebration Waiting for us all If we want it, really want it Can you dig it?

2. Connect these words: Bees, Whales, Serial

3. Which sportscaster popularized phrases such as these?:
"He must be the bus driver cuz he was takin' him to school."
"They call him the Windex Man 'cause he's always cleaning the glass."
& "You ain't gotta go home, but you gotta get the heck outta here."

4. The lion itself is gold and some of the writing and designs are in white, but what is the base color of the Orlando City Lions MLS soccer team as seen on its crest and uniforms?

5. What awards show did Tina Fey describe as the only time when "the beautiful people of film rub shoulders with the rat-faced people of television."

6. How many total pieces are there on a chessboard at the beginning of a game?

7. Which Shakespeare play was set in Scotland and England?

8. Which main Star Trek TNG character was designed and built by Doctor Noonien Soong?

9. Pilsener, porter, and stout are all styles of what?

10. In addition to mice, kangaroo rats, and pocket gophers, what dam-building animal is the fourth of the suborder of rodents known as Castorimorpha?

Round Two
1. Which has more Spanish-speaking people: Los Angeles or the entire Madrid Metropolitan area?

2. What villain did Vincent Price portray in the 1960s Batman TV series?

3. What country produces approximately 36% of all clothing purchased in the United States?

4. In which of TV's Breaking Bad's five seasons did the character Saul Goodman first appear?

5. In which sport do we see two teams of 15 each using a spheroid ball with an elliptical profile on a rectangular field having capital H-shaped goalposts on each "try line"?

6. Why was a U.K. farmer was compelled to kill some of his Heck cattle?
They were a reservoir source for the Ebola virus
They had a different bola virus that cows chiefly get
They showed telltale signs of Mad-cow disease
They were descendants of the so-called Nazi Super Cows and were, hence, too dangerous and aggressive.

7. Within 10: How many member states are there in the United Nations?

8. A xenophile is a lover of what?

9. There are plans in the works for Lee Major's The Six Million Dollar Man to be remade into movie starring Mark Wahlberg as a bionic man costing how much?

10. What mythical female warriors from Asia Minor fought with Troy against the Greeks?

Harry Potter
1. Name one of the three things J.K. Rowling wrote made Harry Potter an unusual boy in the opening paragraph of The Prisoner of Azkaban?

2. What was the name of the hippogriff that attacked Draco Malfoy?

3. Which team handed Harry Potter his first Quidditch defeat ever?

4. When Harry was anonymously sent a Firebolt Quidditch broom as a gift, who did Ron initially think sent it?

5. Who or what verified for Ron that the owl Sirius Black gave him was definitely an owl?

Round Three
1. Which organ, which may be even larger now that you've spent a couple of hours at a Pub, is the largest internal organ in the human body?

2. How much is a "dime" bet in gambler's parlance?

3. What is the only fantasy (or science fiction) movie to win an Oscar for best picture?

4. What HBO TV show, which ended earlier this year after 7 seasons, was based on southern, mystery vampire novels by Charlaine Harris?

5. Wesley Snipes and Woody Harrelson portrayed two basketball hustlers in what 1992 film?

6. What is the title of Korean-rapper Psy's rapping-dance video that broke the YouTube counter at 2,147,483,647 views (greater than a 32-bit integer's handling capacity), as announced on December 1, 2014?

7. What number is both an area code of Los Angeles and a Boeing Wide-body, long-range jet airliner?

8. Who is the only U.S. president to have an African nation's capital named after him?

9. Who framed Roger Rabbit?

10. What adult magazine publisher was shot and paralyzed by racist-extremist serial killer Joseph Paul Franklin in 1978?

Bonus Round
1. What was Martin Luther King Jr.'s legal name at birth (he had just a first and last name)?

2. Who were the only two human characters in the Bible (specifically the Old Testament) who did not die?

3. Name three artificial sweeteners approved by the FDA.

4. Name the four states that allow, or have voted to allow by February 24, 2015, recreational use of marijuana. Do not include the District of Columbia in your answer.

5. Among teams with a minimum of 600 wins.
Name the NCAA Division-I football teams with the five highest all-time winning percentages.

Sudden Death
Are the following celebrities dead or alive?
Buddy Ebsen
Eva Gabor
Eddie Albert
Bob Denver
Florence Henderson

Closest to the pin
By how many years did Joe Cocker outlive John Belushi? (In other words, how many years after Belushi died did Cocker die?)

Round One Answers
1. yes, I can
2. Killer
3. Stuart Scott
4. purple
5. Golden Globes
6. 32
7. Macbeth
8. Lieutenant Commander Data
9. Beer
10. the beaver

Round Two Answers
1. the Madrid Metropolitan area (6.5 million vs. LA's 4.4 million; 3.3 million in Madrid proper)
2. Egghead
3. China
4. Season 2
5. Rugby
6. They were descendants of the so-called Nazi Super Cows and were, hence, too dangerous and aggressive.
7. 193 (183–203)
8. strangers, foreign peoplesmanners, or cultures
9. Six Billion Dollars ($6,000,000,000)
10. Amazons

Harry Potter Answers
1. he hated summer holidays (vacation); he wanted to do his homework; he was a wizard
2. Buckbeak (after he attacked Malfoy he was given the alias "Witherwings")
3. Hufflepuff
4. Dumbledore
5. Crookshanks

Round Three Answers
1. the liver
2. $1,000.00
3. Lord of the Rings: Return of the King (2003)
4. True Blood
5. White Men Can't Jump
6. Gangnam Style
7. 747
8. James Monroe (Monrovia, Liberia)
9. Judge Doom
10. Larry Flynt

Bonus Round Answers
1. Michael King
2. Enoch (Genesis:5:24; Hebrews 11:5)  and Elijah (II Kings 2:10-11)
3. saccharin or Sweet'N Low;
aspartame or Nutrasweet;
sucralose or Splenda;
Neotame or Newtame;
acesulfame potassium or Sweet One;
 and advantame
[Cyclamate banned in 1969; Stevia banned in 1987, but given no objection status in 2008; Lead acetate not used in most of the world anymore; Mogroside]
4. AlaskaColoradoWashington, and Oregon
5. Notre Dame (.732), Michigan (.729), Ohio State (.720+), Oklahoma (.718), Alabama (.716)

Sudden Death Answers
1. d. (2003)
2. d. (1995)
3. d. (2005)
4. d. (2005)
5. a. (b. 1934)

Closest to the pin Answer
32.8 years [9 months 17 days 3.5.82 12.22.14]