- Itıs the revenge of the Big Hair Bands. Given lyrics to a
1980ıs "heavy" metal classic, name the song for ten points each. If you need
the name of
the band, youıll only receive five points.
- (10) I donıt know where Iım going /
But I sure know where I've been /
Hanging on the promises and the songs of yesterday /
But Iıve made up my mind /
I ainıt wasting no more time
Answer: HERE I GO AGAIN
- (10) There were times I got hot with you, little girl /
Iım a-hummin and a-strummin, all over Godıs world /
You canıt remember when you got your last meal /
And you donıt know just how a woman feels. (5) Great White
Answer: ONCE BITTEN, TWICE SHY
- (10) Sheıs always something special /
Diamonds shining right at me /
Everybody dreams of angels /
No one would ever know /
How much I loved you so
(5) L.A. Guns
Answer: THE BALLAD OF JAYNE
- In their December 1998 issue, Wired listed 83 reasons why BilL Gates's
reign is over. Given some background, name the reason for ten points each.
- Reason 5 was this man's becoming Microsoft president, an unknown
quantity even after 18 years with the company.
Answer: Steve BALLMER
- Reason 52 was the inability of this Microsoft division, the folks
behind MSN.com, Expedia, and Hotmail among others, to create a profitable
Answer: INTERACTIVE MEDIA GROUP
- Reason 71 pointed out that this OS, for hand-held devices like the
Palm Pilot, is barely making a dent in what should be a growth market.
Answer: WINDOWS CE
- Chips Ahoy were introduced to the cookie loving public in 1963. Since
that time, four other types of Chips Ahoy have been introduced. Five
points for one, 15 for 2 or 30 for 3, name any three of these four newer
Answer: CHEWY, CHUNKY, MUNCH SIZED, STAR SPANGLED
- Identify these first and last Number One hits of specific
decades for ten points each.
- The final Number One song of the 1980ıs was this first single
off the album, But Seriously, and was originally titled Homeless.
Answer: ANOTHER DAY IN PARADISE
- The first Number One song of the 1990ıs was this remake of a
1983 Laura Branigan song, co-written by the singer who took it to
One in 1990, Michael Bolton.
Answer: HOW AM I SUPPOSED TO LIVE WITHOUT YOU
- This final Number One song of the 1970ıs tells the story of a
man so bored with his girlfriend he answers an ad in the personals, an
that turns out to be from said girlfriend.
Answer: ESCAPE (The Pina Colada Song)
- General Hospital is responsible for more hit singles than any
other daytime soap. Name these songs or artists that benefitted from
General Hospital for the stated number of points.
-  His role as Frisco Jones on GH helped Jack Wagner achieve
a Top 10 pop hit in 1984 with this ballad.
Answer: ALL I NEED
-  When Genie Francis and her Laura character first left GH
in 1982, Luke had to have appropriate music for his first moment of
passion with his new love. This Patti Austin/James Ingram song was
chosen, and its appearance on GH helped it become Americaıs #1 song
Answer: BABY, COME TO ME
-  The spirit of Laura remained on GH in 1983 with the song
Think of Laura, performed by this 1980 Grammy winner for Best New
Answer: Christopher CROSS
- Name the dart game from a description for ten points each.
Answer: Players must hit the numbers 15 to 20 and the bull three times. Double and triple spaces still count. The winner is the first person to
"close" all scoring spaces.
- This version of cricket also requires players to score three doubles,
three triples, and three "bed shots," or all darts in one number space.
Answer: WILD MOUSE or MOOSE or MINNESOTA
- Six numbers are chosen at random. Those numbers, and the bull, have
to be closed as in cricket, but only the triple spaces count, and they
only count for one hit. The winner is the first person to close all
- 40-30-20-10 Name the man
-  Name him right now
-  As a basketball player, he is credited as the first man in NBA
history to shatter a backboard in a professional game.
-  As a film actor, he played The Sarge in Airplane II: The Sequel,
Tab Fielding in Soylent Green, and the title character in 1962's Geronimo.
-  He's best known for playing Lucas McCain on TV's The Rifleman,
Answer: Chuck CONNORS
- Name the failed news and information show for ten points each.
- In an attempt to move into "serious" news, Geraldo Rivera helmed this
dramatically-titled newsmag in 1991, but couldn't make it stick.
Answer: NOW IT CAN BE TOLD
- The first post-NBC project for Grant Tinker was the TV version of this
publication. Airing in 1988, it averaged more than a story a minute. That wasn't far off from its print level of reportage, but it did't work
Answer: USA TODAY: The Television Show or USA TODAY On TV
- NBC attempted to take on 60 Minutes with this program in 1984. It
consisted of live broadcasts by Linda Ellerbee covering various topics;
if the stories weren't dull, technical problems got people to turn the
Answer: SUMMER SUNDAY USA
- When the NHL billed their 1999 All-Star Game as "North
America Vs. The World," what they really meant was a Bunch of Canadians
vs. Guys from Europe -- as there didn't seem to be a whole lot of players
from Nigeria. The North American team did include a few token Americans. For ten points each, name the 5 U.S.-born players who played with Team North America
during the 1999 NHL All-Star Game.
Answer: Jeremy ROENICK, Keith TKACHUK (kuh-chuk), Tony AMONTE, John
LECLAIR, Mike MODANO
- Peter Falk is more than the trenchcoat wearing, cheap cigar smoking
Lieutenant Columbo. Given his role, name the film he appeared in for ten points each.
- He played Guy Gisborne, enemy of Frank Sinatra's charitable mobster
in this Rat Pack flick from 1964.
Answer: ROBIN AND THE SEVEN HOODS
- In this 1990 film based on a story by Peruvian author Mario Vargas
Llosa (YO-sa), Falk plays Peter Carmichael, a radio writer who takes his
stories and dialog from people he sees in the community. His odd hatred
for Albanians leads to a film-ending riot.
Answer: TUNE IN TOMORROW
- Falk has a brief appearance as a tramp in this 1981 film about 3
investigative reporters looking into the theft of fashion designed Lady
Holiday's jewels and trying to clear their friend of the crime.
Answer: The GREAT MUPPET CAPER
- Name these basketball players who have something in common
for the stated number of points.
- (5) The first UNC player to be named Consensue Player of the
Year since Michael Jordan, he was ACC player of the week seven times
during the 1997-98 season, and was the first Tar Heel since Billy
Cunningham to average 20 points and 10 rebounds in a season.
Answer: Antawn JAMISON
- (10) He holds the NCAA Division One career record for blocked
shots, swatting 492 in three seasons for Colgate from 1994-97.
Answer: Adonal FOYLE
- (15) The MVP of the 1996 Final Four, this man holds the
Kentucky record for most points by a guard with 1890.
Answer: Tony DELK
- Given information on a race from Star Trek: the Original Series, name
the race for ten points each.
- The are blue skinned, have white hair, and have antennae which are
extensions of their sinus cavities. They live in collectives of 60 to 100
families. They were seen on the episode "Journey to Babel".
- A humanoid race, the intervention of John Gill, a Federation
historian, led them to develop into a society much like Nazi Germany. The crisis is confronted by the Enterprise in the episode "Patterns of
- Reptilian in form, they evolved on the planet S'sgarnon and now run an
alliance, which is controlled by two Autarchs. The Federation entered
into the Frontier Accord with them, based on negotiations on Clanhaven. We
first meet this race in the episode "Arena".
- Action films live and die by their villains. Name the actor who played
these villains for the stated number of points.
-  Mr. Joshua in Lethal Weapon
Answer: Gary BUSEY
-  Hans Gruber in Die Hard
Answer: Alan RICKMAN
-  Clarence Boddicker in Robocop
Answer: Kurtwood SMITH
-  Hannibal Lecter in Manhunter
Answer: Brian COX
- Answer these questions about great heavyweight boxing upsets of yore
for ten points each.
- The first great heavyweight upset came in 1892, when the first
recognized champ, John L. Sullivan, lost his belt to this man, nicknamed
Gentleman, in New Orleans.
Answer: James CORBETT
- The world was shocked in 1926 when Jack Dempsey's seven-year title
reign was stopped by this man in Philadelphia, who would later retire as
champion two years later.
Answer: Gene TUNNEY
- Larry Holmes's 48-fight winning streak came to a stunning end in 1985
when this former light heavyweight won the IBF heavyweight title in a 15
Answer: MICHAEL SPINKS (more on "Spinks")
- Given information, answer these questions about works from the
Barricade Books catalog for ten points each.
- Written by Michael Powell, who updated Lyle Stuart's 1971 version,
it'll tell you how to make explosives from household products, what
common plants can get you high, and 1001 other tips for the
Answer: The ANARCHIST COOKBOOK
- A novel by Andrew MacDonald, this right-wing fantasy about throwing
over the government is best known for its influence on Timothy McVeigh. AS: The TURNER DIARIES
- Great Big Beautiful Doll is an autobiography of this Playmate of the
Year, Guess? jeans model, and probable gold digger from Mexia, Texas.
Answer: ANNA NICOLE SMITH
- In college hockey, Division One teams are split into four
conferences. For five points each, and a 10-point bonus for all four, name these four
Answer: CENTRAL COLLEGIATE HOCKEY ASSOCIATION or C-C-H-A,
EASTERN COLLEGIATE HOCKEY ASSOCIATION or E-C-H-A. HOCKEY EAST ASSOCIATION or HOCKEY EAST or H-E-A,
WESTERN COLLEGIATE HOCKEY ASSOCIATION or W-C-H-A
- 40-30-20-10-1, name the movie.
-  Name it now.
-  Before teaming up as father and daughter in law, Mitchell Ryan
and Jenna Elfman appeared together in this film. He played a federal
witness marked for death, while she played a woman in a neck brace from an
accidental submerging in Lake St. Clair.
-  Sticking with ABC, Jeremy Piven, late of Ellen and Cupid,
appeared playing Paul, a real estate agent who helps his old, long lost
friend dispose of a Basque hit man in a furnace.
-  It stars John Cusack as a professional killer who returns home
for his high school reunion and a chance at making things right with the
prom date he jilted, played by Minnie Driver.
-  It takes place mostly in Grosse Pointe, Michigan, and Cusack's
character's surname is Blank.
Answer: GROSSE POINTE BLANK
- Answer these questions about things that are all black for ten points each.
- Metallica has the all black cover of their self-named album, and
Spinal Tap have the all black cover of Smell the Glove. But what other
artist released The Black Album?
Answer: THE ARTIST or TAfor KA points or PRINCE or PRINCE ROGERS NELSON
- The April 1999 issue of this technology-themed magazine featured an
all black cover as it was dedicated to the possible results of the Y2K
- This country's national rugby team is called the All Blacks.
Answer: NEW ZEALAND
- for ten points each, given the title of a book about the goings on in the
Clinton White House, name the author.
- Behind the Oval Office: Getting Re-elected Against All Odds
Answer: Dick MORRIS
- All To Human: A Political Education
Answer: George STEPHANOPOULOS
- Locked in the Cabinet
Answer: Robert REICH
- Given the official song title and the R&B artist who recorded it, give
the parenthetical parts of the song's title, for 10 points each. For instance, if
I said "I Got You" by James Brown, you would answer, "I Feel
- Thank You, by Sly & the Family Stone
Answer: FALETTIN ME BE MICE ELF AGIN (acc. Phonetic equivalent)
- Dance, Dance, Dance by Chic
Answer: YOWZA, YOWZA, YOWZA
- Aqua Boogie, by Parliament
Answer: A PSYCHO-ALPHA-DISCO-BETA-BIO-AQUA-DO-LOOP