- Answer these questions about eating worms for ten points each.
- In this Troma classic, New York policeman Harry Griswold has to eat
a box of worms as a step towards becoming this kimono-clad supercop.
Answer: SGT. KABUKIMAN
- In a bet to win $50, Billy must eat 15 worms over 15 days in this
children's book by Thomas Rockwell.
Answer: HOW TO EAT FRIED WORMS
- This Klingon food is any one of a number of species of worms, eaten
B: Given the description of a game from Milton Bradley's GameMaster
series, name it for the stated number of points.
- for five points, this game brought World War II to your table. Players could
choose one of 5 countries to play as: the US, Britain, Germany, the Soviet
Union, and Japan.
Answer: AXIS & ALLIES
- for ten points, set in ancient Rome, it was originally called Six Caesars. The
object is to become sole ruler of Rome and its lands.
Answer: CONQUEST OF THE EMPIRE
- for 15 points, set in recent time, it pictures a future United States broken
into factions. Players fight for ultimate control of the former 50
Answer: FORTRESS AMERICA
- Sarah McLachlan kicks Alanis Morisettešs sorry ass. She actually
her own music, and her lyrics rhyme. Given a McLachlan lyric, name
for ten points each.
- Grieve not for the memory
Answer: I will Remember You
- Winter here's cold and bitter/It chills us to the bone
Answer: Full of Grace
- You're so beautiful, with an ancient charm/and you're so careful,
when I'm in your arms
Answer: Building a Mystery
- Show your excellence by naming these exotic people for the stated number of points.
- for five points, this Warrior Princess can be seen flighting and providing lesbian
subtext every week on her syndicated TV show.
- for ten points, this Brazilian has appeared on a number of Portuguese and Spanish
TV shows, but is best known for her English-language kids show in
syndication in 1993
Answer: XUXA (ZOO-sha)
- for 15 points, according to the beliefs of Scientology, this being picked up
all of the people who were overpopulating the galaxy, dropped them on
Earth, and killed them with hydrogen bombs.
Answer: XEMU or XENU
- 40-30-20-10, name the TV character.
-  Name the character now.
-  This character's last name is also the phone number to Moe's
Tavern in Springfield.
-  His spine was removed in the aftermath of a piano accident and
replaced with a steel rod. He is also missing a kidney. He may or may
not be named for a character from the movie Desk Set, a publisher of gay
literature in the Victorian era, or Veronica's butler in Archie Comics.
-  He may be animated TV's least successfully closeted homosexual,
given his vacation at an all-male resort, collection of Malibu Stacey
dolls, and his screen saver that says he knows how to turn C. Montgomery
Answer: Waylon SMITHERS
- Was anyone in as many bad '80s movies as Rebecca De Mornay? OK,
probably someone was, but this question is about her, dammit. Identify
these films she starred in for ten points each.
- De Mornay plays a rock singer married to a baseball player who can't
perform at the plate when she's not in the stadium in this Freudian 1985
Neil Simon adaptation.
Answer: The SLUGGER'S WIFE
- De Mornay plays a female prisoner who is paroled with the help of a
politician and a handyman in this 1987 film that shares its director and
title, but not its plot, with a Brigitte Bardot movie.
Answer: AND GOD CREATED WOMAN
- De Mornay is an ex-Marine teamed up with college girl Mary Gross in
this 1988 female buddy movie about training to join the FBI.
- for ten points each, name any 3 of the 12 homeworlds whose destruction led to the
search for th rumored homeworld of Kobol, known to us as Earth, on
Answer: CAPRICA, GEMONI, CANCERIA, PISCON, SAGITARA, LEO, LIBRA, AQUARIA,
VIRGON, AERIANA, TAURA, SCORPIO
- Rap and originality is a pop music oxymoron. Given the rap
ditty, name the song which is heavily sampled and the singer or group
for five points each.
- Ghetto Superstar by Mace
Answer: ISLANDS IN THE STREAM by Kenny ROGERS and Dolly PARTON
- Set Adrift on Memory Bliss by P.M. Dawn
Answer: TRUE by SPANDAU BALLET
- Rapperšs Delight by the Sugarhill Gang
Answer: GOOD TIMES by CHIC
- Remember the ABA? Multi-colored basketballs, super-fros, and
the like? Given the city or state of an ABA team, give the nickname for five points each,
with a five point bonus for all five.
- St. Louis
- While The Newlywed Game is the best known game show to pit couples
against each other, it's not the only one. From a description, name the
show that had marrieds play for cash and prizes for ten points each.
- The original version of this game show, revived in 1990 by Lifetime,
had wives win time by guessing the price of food items and husbands using
that time to get the highest value products off the shelves.
Answer: SUPERMARKET SWEEP
- A '70s revival of He Said She Said, it was hosted by Bert Convy. One spouse would answer questions about their domestic life, while the
other would try to guess which one was given by their better half.
- On ABC from 1968 to 1970, it was revived by NBC in 1983. Created by
Don Reid, couples answered questions for the change to win the title
object, thereby removing concern as to where they'd live.
Answer: DREAM HOUSE
- It's inconceivable that, given an actor or actress from The Princess
Bride, you will not be able to give their character's name, for 5 points each and
a 5-point bonus for all correct.
- Robin Wright
- Andre the Giant
- Wallace Shawn
- Christopher Guest
Answer: Count RUGEN (prompt on: The Six-Fingered Man)
- Billy Crystal
Answer: Miracle MAX
- Name the CNN show from a description for ten points each.
- Hosted by Bobbie Batista, it airs weekdays at 3 PM Eastern. It takes
an interactive approach to discussing the news, using a studio audience,
callers, faxes, and emailed comments and questions.
Answer: TALK BACK LIVE
- Airing at 5:30 Eastern on Sunday, this public affairs discussion
program, with topics ranging from international, domestic, and social
issues, is hosted by Jesse Jackson.
Answer: BOTH SIDES With Jesse Jackson
- Brooke Alexander in New York hosts, Steve Wright contributes from
London, on this half-hour weekend program. Airing on CNN's domestic and
international feeds, it is the network's first global music news program.
Answer: WORLD BEAT
- Since the American League Cy Young Award was first presented,
only four times was the winner a unanimous selection. Roger Clemens did
it twice, in 1986 and 1998. For 15 points each, name the other two. Or, if you need
the years, youll only get five points each. (Moderator: ask if the teams
wants to take a guess for 15 points each, or go for the five-point clues)
The five-point clues are: 1968 and 1978
Answer: Denny McLAIN, Ron GUIDRY
- Identify these films from the strange and interesting career of Sally
Field for ten points each.
- Often used as exhibit A for arguments that aging women in Hollywood
are treated worse than aging men is this film in which, 6 years before
playing Tom Hanks' mother in Forrest Gump, Field played Hanks' love
- Perhaps one of recent cinema's most notably racist films, this 1991
film about a woman who marries an Iranian and then must fight her way out
of that country was parodied when Field appeared on Saturday Night Live.
Answer: NOT WITHOUT MY DAUGHTER
- Field's most famous line comes not from a movie but from her speech
at the 1984 Oscars. In what 1984 film did the Academy Award voters really,
really like her?
Answer: PLACES IN THE HEART
- 40-30-20-10 Name the football coach given portions of his resume
- 40: Name him right now
- 30: Director of football operations, Montreal Alouettes, 1983-1985
- 20: Head coach, Kansas City Chiefs, 1979-1982
- 10: Head coach, Buffalo Bills, 1986-1997
Answer: Marv LEVY
- There have been more classic movies involving chain gangs than you
might think! Identify these for the stated number of points.
- For 5 points, Paul Newman exudes non-chalant machismo, escapes and is captured
several times, and eats fifty eggs in this 1967 classic.
Answer: COOL HAND LUKE
- for ten points, this 1932 movie was one of early Hollywood's most radical,
showing chain gangs and prison camps as corrupt and inhumane. Paul Muni
stars as a war hero thrust into despair by the Depression, imprisoned
wrongly, and double-crossed by the legal system.
Answer: I AM A FUGITIVE FROM A CHAIN GANG
- for 15 points this 1941 film presages The Player in its insider look at a
Hollywood director who journeys through the country to find what real
misery is like, but who ends up imprisoned before learning that the real
pupose of movies is to entertain.
Answer: SULLIVAN'S TRAVELS
- answer the following questions about why the Gobots were really way cooler than the Transformers, for ten points each:
- Looking for durability in a children's toy? Gobots were made by this
maker of industrial-strength toys -- when the bombs drop and apes evolve from
men, Gobots will still be around.
- Who was the leader of the Autobots? Optimus Prime. The Gobots, realizing
that the average 5-10 year old hasn't learned Latin, wisely gave their leader
- The Gobots were not without their faults -- but then, perfection would
be so boring. For ten points, give the cheesy name for the evil Gobots' leader,
who could change into an evil...uh, motorbike.
- Name the book about Michael Jordan for ten points each.
- Written by David Halberstam, it tells the story of MJ as a
public icon and basketball player, but says little about his
private life. Jordan backed out of a 1997 agreement to be
interviewed for the book.
Answer: PLAYING FOR KEEPS
- With over 200 pictured, this book edited by Mark Vancil has
something most other books on His Airness don't: text actually
written by Jordan himself.
Answer: FOR THE LOVE OF THE GAME: My Story
- Covering the Bulls' first title season of 1990-91, this Sam
Smith book uncovers some of the less savory facets of Jordan,
including battles with management and conflicts- sometimes
physical- with teammates.
Answer: THE JORDAN RULES: The Inside Story of a Turbulent Season with
Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls.
- Given a description of a Good Humor ice cream product, name it for ten points each.
- Vanilla flavored ice cream in a chocolate-lined sugar cone, topped
with milk chocolate flavored coating and roasted peanuts.
Answer: KING CONE
- A blend of banana and chocolate ices with a chocolate ice center.
Answer: BANANA BONANZA!
- Cherry ice in the shape of a baseball glove, with a bubble gum
baseball in the glove.
Answer: BUBBLE PLAY
- for 5 points each, identify the hair bands who perform the following songs on
the Monster Ballads collection-- which is not available in stores;
- When I See You Smile
Answer: BAD ENGLISH
- Love Is On The Way
Answer: SAIGON KICK
- Only Time Will Tell
- Headed For A Heatbreak