Trivia Recap Aug. 1, 2013

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Darn, we knew that Al Bundy’s High School shared its name with a president. Should have started listing the presidents. Oh well, still a fun time! Special thanks to Kuma Ofori-Mensa for providing the game questions! Have fun, let’s see how many you guys know:
GAME 1:

What 2012 romantic comedy film starred Jason Segel opposite Emily Blunt?

NBA legend Michael Jordan appears in TV commercials for what t-shirt and underwear brand?

Vexillology is the study of the history, symbolism, and usage of what?

In which southern U.S. city would you find the Ebenezer (Eb-en-eezer) Baptist Church where Martin Luther King, Jr. and his father were pastors?

What Desperate Housewives star-to-be appeared in the Seinfeld episode titled “The Implant”?

What country artist released the song “All My Ex’s Live in Texas” in 1987?

What is the name of the trophy awarded to the champion of the Canadian Football League?

What Leo Tolstoy title character’s death was the result of her relationship with Count Vronsky (Ver-on-ski) taking a turn for the worse?

What brand began in 1919 with a Barcelona yogurt factory that Isaac Carasso named for his son Daniel?

Denzel Washington MYSTERY ROUND

Name the movie based on the character played by Denzel Washington.

1. Joe Miller

2. Frank Lucas

3. Detective Alonzo Harris

4. Lincoln Rhyme

NHL Awards (FINAL 1)

The Vezina Trophy is given each year to the NHL’s goaltender judged to be the best at his position. Between the 1988-89 season and the 2000-01 season (13 seasons total), only five different goaltenders won the award. Name three of them.

Languages (TIEBREAKER)

How many official languages does South Africa have?

GAME 2:

Which chart-topping Beatles song repeats its title in the song lyrics 41 times?

What color is the Hope Diamond to the naked eye?

At what high school was Married With Children character Al Bundy a football star?

Quickfire Question –

Teams have 90 seconds to give as many of the answers as possible. The team who gets the most correct earns 3 points. Any team that doesn’t turn in their sheet within 90 seconds is DQ’ed from getting points. There is no penalty for wrong answers.

Name the elements on the Periodic Table whose atomic numbers are between 15 and 25. (11 total)

ANSWERS: Phosphorus, Sulfur, Chlorine, Argon, Potassium, Calcium, Scandium, Titanium, Vanadium, Chromium, Manganese

Who made a cameo appearance as Agent M in Men in Black II?

The Apgar Score is a set of five simple criteria that are used to evaluate what?

A) Cars

B) Newborn Children

C) Fruit

D) Body Mass

What is the SECOND most populous continent on the Earth?

What branch of the military do the Blue Angels belong to?

What discount retail company trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “DLTR”?

Which of these arcade games was released first in the U.S.?

Frogger, Moon Patrol or Dragon’s Lair

Before updating its heating element, the original Easy-Bake Oven used what as its heating source?

Home Runs MYSTERY ROUND

Name the MLB team that the following players hit the most of their career home runs with.

1. Ken Griffey, Jr. (417 out of 630)

2. Reggie Jackson (269 out of 563)

3. Manny Ramirez (274 out of 555)

4. Andre Dawson (235 out of 438)

Magazines (FINAL 2)

Esquire Magazine has annually given out the distinction of “Sexiest Woman Alive” since 2005. Of the eight winners, three were born outside the United States. Name two of them.

This should have been “four were born outside the United States” because of Mila Kunis, who was born in the Ukraine and won the distinction in 2012

(TIEBREAKER 2) In what year was The Sound of Music released?

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