- (AUDIO) Two Answers Required for this Audio tossup. For ten points, name that
tune AND the artist.
Answer: CONSULT AUDIO CUESHEET
- It was first competed in 1882 as a match between England and Wales. The rest of the British Isles were added, and France joined in 1910, only
to be expelled in 1931 due to a lack of skill in the sport. They were
reinstated in 1947. Such is the limited membership of, for ten points, what rugby
Answer: FIVE NATIONS
- Born Janina Stronski in Jerusalem, her family emigrated to Canada in
the late 40s. As a teen, she played drums with a number of bands, and had
her greatest musical success as a backup for Wayne Newton. For ten points, name this
former standup comic and current trash talk show hostess best known for
bad boob jobs, and a lawsuit by the family of slain guest Scott Amedure.
Answer: Jenny JONES
- Warning: two answers required. In Salt Lake City one April, Mike
Brkovich, Greg Kelser, Ron Charles and Terry Donnelly took on Brad Miley,
Alex Gilbert, Carl Nicks and Steve Reed in a game of five-on-five among
these two schools. Among these eight, only Kelser would ever play in the
NBA. The fifth starters on each team, on the other hand, played a
combined 26 seasons in the NBA and won eight world titles between them. For ten points name these Big Ten and Missouri Valley schools, who met for the NCAA
championship in 1979.
Answer: MICHIGAN STATE and INDIANA STATE
- He received $300 for clearing a ticket for Giancarlo Uzielli, and
increased his work for the family to cover the cost of in-vitro
fertilization. While his partner was thought to be the dirty cop in New
York's 27th precinct due to his expensive clothing, he was caught when his
prints turned up on a mattress found near a crime scene. So ended the TV
police career of, for ten points, what exposition-spewing Manhattan detective,
played by John Fiore on Law & Order?
Answer: Tony PROFACI
- Elvis Presley hated him so much that he would shoot the TV screen
this man appeared on it. His big break came with the Lancelot role in
1960 Broadway musical Camelot, though his acting career has largely
consisted of playing himself: on Alice, Boy Meets World, The Simpsons,
and in a Weird Al video. For ten points name this lounge singer who also played
Quentin Hapsburg in Naked Gun 2 and a Half.
Answer: Robert GOULET (goo-LAY)
- Brian "Kato" Kaelin made his first TV guest spot on this short-lived
anthology series, playing one of the myriad people who lived, worked, and
visited the city that never sleeps. From his suite atop the Desert Flower
Hotel, the title character followed the activities of the myriad, providing
his observations in sometimes cryptic verse. For ten points name this 1995 series, one of
the first shows to premiere on UPN, starring Sir Mix-A-Lot as the mysterious
commentator and host.
Answer: THE WATCHER
- In his 7 minute long 1996 campaign for President, he admitted to
eating marijuana brownies at an office party and to being Deep Throat. Using Joe Walsh's "Life's Been Good To Me" as a theme, it turned out the
reason he was running was to find the one thing his life was missing:
female companionship. He succeeded here where his wife search failed, to
some extent, as his admission of lonliness led to 70,000 dates. So went
the brief political fling of, for ten points, what crazy billionaire owner of WNYX,
played by Steven Root on NewsRadio?
Answer: Jimmy JAMES
- Before Cal Ripken, Jr., he was the last man to be the active
leader in consecutive games played, going 740 straight from 1981 to July
1986. The first major leaguer in the 1980’s to join the 30-30 club, doing
so in 1983, he led the National League in homers in 1983 and 1984, and
retired a Colorado Rockie with 398 career home runs. For ten points name this
catcher turned outfielder, who won consecutive National League MVP honors
in 1982 and 1983, while with the Atlanta Braves.
Answer: Dale MURPHY
- The second Canadian to top the Billboard Hot 100 chart, doing so in 1964,
this man replaced Peter Jennings's dad as chief news broadcaster for the
Canadian Broadcasting Company in 1940. Nicknamed the Voice of Doom and the
Voice of Canada, he came to the attention of NBC while demonstrating a
backward-counting stopwatch he invented, and was hired to star on a new
western program, which he helmed for 14 years. For ten points name this actor, who
topped the charts with Ringo, while starring as Ben Cartwright on Bonanza.
Answer: Lorne GREENE
- Her filmography lists only 24 feature films over a 60-year period,
from 1917's Weavers of Life to 1977's Candleshoe. She won Academy Awards
both times she was nominated--as Best Actress in for The Sin of Madelon
Claudet in 1932, and as Best Supporting Actress 38 years later. For ten points name
this stage and screen legend whose role as compulsive stowaway Ada
Quonsett stole the show in 1970's Airport, and who was nicknamed the
First Lady of the American Theater.
Answer: Helen HAYES
- Legend has it that this team was saved from bankruptcy in
1901 when a
St. Bernard was sent around with a collection box and a businessman
contributed 3000 pounds. They changed their name from Newton Heath, and
in 1910 moved to their current home at Old Trafford. For ten points name this
storied British football club whose '90s success has included a European
Super Cup in 1991, and cup doubles in 1994 and 1996.
Answer: MANCHESTER UNITED Football Club
- Howard Stern and Alice Cooper get special thanks, and Tommy Lee is
an additional drummer on this album, described as ³13 tales of
cadaverous cavorting inside the spookshow international² on the CD
cover. Those tales include ³Living Dead Girl,² The Ballad Of
Resurrection Joe and Rosa Whore,² and ³Meet The Creeper,² as
well as the single, ³Dragula.² for ten points, name this album, the first
solo disc from Rob Zombie.
Answer: HELLBILLY DELUXE
- The two least-experienced in 1998 were Tony Corrente and Ron
Winter, at four seasons each. Mike Carey, Ed Hochuli and Phil Luckett are
the only other
ones with less than 10 years, and their more senior colleagues include
Ron Blum, Gerry Austin, Dick Hantack, and Johnny Grier--the first
African-American one. For ten points identify this 16-member sports fraternity,
whose senior member, Jerry Markbreit, retired after the past season.
Answer: NFL REFEREES (prompt on "officials"--do not accept
- This duty has been split as many as 33 ways, as it was in 1972, but is
usually done by one person, as it has every year for the past decade. Bob Burns, Frank Sinatra, Chevy Chase, and Donald O'Connor have done it
once each, while Johnny Carson did so 5 times and Bob Hope a record 13. For ten points indentify this duty, taken on in the '90s by David Letterman, Whoopi
Goldberg, and Billy Crystal.
Answer: HOSTing the ACADEMY AWARDS (or OSCARS) (accept equivalents)
- At birth, he spoke English, Italian and Farsi. And the ladies loved
him too. As soon as he reached legal age, he devoted his life to the
pursuit of the perfect gin cocktail. After declining dozens of film
roles, deeming acting a bore, he shielded himself from the public eye. Years later, through a medium, Charles Tanqueray demanded a debonair
spokesmen, and this man was pressed into service. For ten points name this bon vivant
gin lover, print spokesman, and figure-head of Tanqueray Gin.
Answer: Mr. JENKINS
- She starred opposite Ernie Reyes and Darrin MacGavin in 1998's well-named
film Small Time. In 1989 she married mutiple-time co-star C. Thomas
Howell, possibly the only '80s star to fare worse than this actress whose
credits included roles in City Limits, Beat Street, The Principal, and
The Color Purple. For ten points name this actress, best remembered for her starring
role in Soul Man and for being Cheech's partner's kid.
Answer: Rae Dawn CHONG
- Cherry Treats, Love Melody, Daisy Sweet, Ruby Lips, Heart Throb,
and Chocolate Delight are not the names of porn stars, but rather the
names of these toys. Like porn stars, they had flowing hair, smooth skin,
languid eyes, and were completely naked. But unlike porn stars, they
spent most of their times defending their homes from evil witches and
from the Grundles. For ten points name this equine toys popular in the 1980's.
Answer: MY LITTLE PONY
- Tom Wedloe, a game warden in the Florida Everglades, rescuses the
title character after he's shot by a paocher. Raised by the Wedloes, he
becomes the 650 family pet, attaching to young Mark Wedloe, played by
Clint Howard, brother of Ron. Their adventures each week formed the plots,
for ten points, of what late 1960s TV show starring Dennis Weaver as the elder
Wedloe and a large bear?
Answer: GENTLE BEN
- You can see her currently in the Broadway production of Closer, which
won London's Olivier Award for Best New Play last year. In that she plays
Anna, the woman who busts up the lead character's relationship. Being a
four person play, Closer may give her the exposure needed to follow up her
Tony win for Cabaret. For ten points, name this actress better known for film roles
in Nell and The Parent Trap.
Answer: Natasha RICHARDSON
- Lesser-known versions of this movie were made in 1910, 1921, 1925
featuring Oliver Hardy, 1933, and 1978. Filming started, but was not
completed, in 1998 on a version starring Warren G, Queen Latifah, Snoop
Doggy Dogg, and Heavy D in four of the key roles, and this would have been
the second version to feature many prominent African-American musicians. For ten points identify this film whose most famous 1939 version starred no African
Americans, but did star Bert Lahr, a bunch of short people, and Judy
Answer: The WIZARD OF OZ (prompt on: The Wiz)