- In honor of our host school, answer these questions about Penn State
football coach Joe Paterno for ten points each.
- Paterno played quarterback for "Rip" Engle, the man he later took
over for at Penn State, at what Ivy League school?
- This is the only bowl game Penn State has gone to more than once
under Paterno's leadership and never won, losing the inaugural one to
Florida State 24-17 and the 1993 one to Stanford 24-3. Both were played
under the game's original name.
Answer: BLOCKBUSTER Bowl
- The closest Paterno ever came to leaving Penn State for the pros was
in 1973, when JoePa orally agreed to a six year, $1.3 million contract
with what team in the NFL's American Conference, which he declined the
Answer: NEW ENGLAND or PATRIOTS
- Given the full name of a Boy Band member, tell what Boy Band he
belongs (or belonged) to, for 5 points each, with a 5-point bonus
if you admit knowing all five:
- Justin Timberlake
- Keith Duffy
- Kevin Richardson
Answer: BACKSTREET BOYS
- Robbie Williams
Answer: TAKE THAT
- Ronan Keating
- 40-30-20-10, name the actor.
-  Name the actor now.
-  Raised by his mother and maternal grandmother in Los Angeles, a jazz
musician in their building turned him on to music. He played cornet
professionally in the '40s, and at his death had a collection of over
6000 jazz albums.
-  His production company was named Mark VII, a name he made up
over coffee one morning. Shows he produced through Mark VII include
Emergency, Mobile One, and Adam-12.
-  His best known role is as the board stiff, no-nonsense, just the
facts, ma'am Sargent Joe Friday on Dragnet.
Answer: Jack WEBB
- answer the following questions about the Frank Herbert novel God Emperor of Dune, for the stated number of points:
- The body of Emperor Leto II is only partly human. For five points each, what other two Dune
animals, actually two developmental phases of the same animal, make up most of
his physique? Hint: one can't tolerate water, and the other, smaller one
seeks water out and seals it up.
Answer: SANDWORM and SANDTROUT
- for ten points, Leto has one race of genetic engineers repeatedly clone what ancient
retainer of the Atreides family? First and Last name required.
Answer: DUNCAN IDAHO
- Each chapter in the book begins with excerpts from this body of work, part
of a larger work by Leto himself. For ten points, name it.
Answer: the STOLEN JOURNALS
- Name the character from Hogan's Heroes for ten points each.
- This Gestapo major, a thorn in Colonel Klink's side, could do nothing
to replace the bumbling commandant due to his "perfect" no escape record.
Answer: Wolfgang HOCHSTETTER
- A gourmet chef and ladies man, he often distracted Sargeant Shultz
with food during important moments. He was played by Robert Clary, an
actual Holocaust survivor.
Answer: Corporal Louis LE BEAU
- This oft-captured British colonel causes problems in Stalag 13 during
his times there as he outranks Hogan and is, technically, the ranking POW. Played by Bernard Fox, he always manages to escape in such a way that it
doesn't hurt Klink's record.
Answer: Colonel CRITTENDON
- If I were to say ³Scandinavian musical import² and there were
any justice in this world, the first name that came to your mind would
not be ABBA, A-Ha or Roxette, but Bjork. Since leaving the Sugarcubes,
Bjork has recorded three studio albums, and released a remix album. Name any three of these four albums for 10 points each.
Answer: DEBUT, POST, TELEGRAPH, HOMOGENIC
- Name the person from their appearance in the Late Night with Conan
O'Brian bit New Stamps for ten points each.
- This comic and Tae-Bo enthusiast appears in stamps dressed as famous
Americans, including Ben Franklin, Teddy Roosevelt, and Dwight Eisenhower.
- His many moods- angry, triumphant, wistful, and depressed- show this
former Presidential candidate four times, all with the same face.
Answer: Bob DOLE
- This actor's decline is shown from 1954, when he was lean and
handsome, through his bulking up in 1972, his continued bulking and
balding in 1979, to his planetary size- and rocket booster on back- in
Answer: Marlon BRANDO
- Answer these questions about the nominees for the 1998-99 Daytime Emmy
Awards for ten points each.
- While Susan Lucci was again nominated for Best Lead Actress in a Drama
Series, name any of the four other nominees who, given history, are more
likely to win.
Answer: Kim ZIMMER or Elizabeth HUBBARD or Melody Thomas SCOTT or Jeanne
- This game show got 5 nominations, for Outstanding show and host, sound
mixing, technical direction and video control, and directing.
Answer: HOLLYWOOD SQUARES
- The nomination show was done live on CBS This Morning. The
announcement host is also a co-host for the CBS program. Name him.
Answer: Mark MCEWEN
- Given the name of an athlete with a Muslim name, give his
birth name for ten points each. For example, if I said Muhammad Ali, youd say Cassius
- Ahmad Rashad
Answer: Bobby MOORE
- Tariq Abdul-Wahad
Answer: Olivier SAINT-JEAN
- Bison Dele
Answer: Brian WILLIAMS
- Answer these questions on the history of the Stanley Cup
- (5) This team has won the most Stanley Cups with 23.
Answer: Montreal Canadiens
- (10) With his eighth Stanley Cup title in 1998, Scotty Bowman
tied the record for most Cups won by a coach with this man, who won eight
Cups with Montreal between 1956 and 1968.
Answer: Hector Toe BLAKE
- (15) The first American team to win the Stanley Cup, this team
was the last club to win the Cup before the formation of the NHL, doing
so in 1917.
Answer: Seattle Metropolitans
- Name these questions on NBA free throw shooting for the
stated number of points.
- (5) He holds the NBA record for worst career free throw
percentage at 51.1 percent, but ironically holds the marks for most free
throws made in a game, with 28 on March 2, 1962.
Answer: Wilt CHAMBERLAIN
- (10) Hes the NBAs all-time leader in free-throw percentage,
retiring with a 90.4 percent average, earning his shots with Cleveland,
Golden State, Washington, and Orlando.
Answer: Mark PRICE
- (15) Playing with both Cleveland and New Jersey during the
1989-90 season, this center set the single-season record for worst free
throw percentage, with 31-point-9 percent in 64 games.
Answer: Chris DUDLEY
- Shazam! Calgon Take Me Away! Wonder Twin Powers, Activate! It's time
to recall spoken incantations with magical powers or grave consequences. There are five phrases of varying difficulty; and you must choose a 30,
20, 10, or 5-point clue. Choose your point value now.
-  The phrase which figures prominently in The Day The Earth
Stood Still and Army of Darkness.
Answer: KLAATU BARADA NIKTO
-  This phrase and song title is part of the Fairy Godmother's
spell in Disney's Cinderella.
Answer: BIBBIDI BOBBIDI BOO
-  The magical incantation used by the Amazing Mumford on Sesame
Answer: A LA PEANUT BUTTER SANDWICHES
-  The phrase which turns Wilby Daniels into a sheepdog in
Disney's The Shaggy Dog.
Answer: IN CANIS CORPORE TRANSMUTO
- Name the car maker from info for ten points each.
- This South Bend, Indiana carmaker went belly up in 1963, even
though their Hawk and Avanti models were quite popular.
- With a line-up of ugly cars like the Gremlin, Eagle, Matador,
and Pacer, it's no wonder this car maker was bought out by Jeep,
who stopped making their cars.
Answer: AMC or AMERICAN MOTOR CORPORATION
- Of the 7500 cars built by this company, 1200 survive,
including all of their Royales. Owned by an Italian but located
in France, it closed in the aftermath of World War II.
- The Brat Pack movies of the '80s were as notable for their soundtracks
as for their stars. Given some songs from a Brat Pack soundtrack, identify
the movie for ten points each.
- Elegia by New Order, Left of Center by Suzanne Vega, If You Leave by
Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark.
Answer: PRETTY IN PINK
- If You Were Here by the Thompson Twins, Gloria by Patti Smith,
Kajagoogoo by Kajagoogoo.
Answer: SIXTEEN CANDLES
- Fight Like a Brave by Red Hot Chili Peppers, How To Love Again by
Oran "Juice" Jones and Allyson Williams, A Hazy Shade of Winter by The
Answer: LESS THAN ZERO
- Rocky Balboa is the best-known, but not the only boxer to grace the big
screen. Identify these other boxing-related movies for ten points each.
- This 1996 Leon Gast documentary chronicled the Muhammad Ali-George
Foreman "Rumble in the Jungle".
Answer: WHEN WE WERE KINGS
- The champ, James "The Grim Reaper" Roper has fallen out of shape,
so promoter Reverend Sultan find the only man, a Caucasian, who has
ever beaten the champ in order to stage a rematch.
Answer: The GREAT WHITE HYPE
- "Honey" Roy Palmer must defeat 10 men in 24 hours with the help of
his partners, Gabriel Caine and Fitz, in order to win over $1 milion in
bets and to avenge the drugging of another great fighter.
- While some Monty Python veterans have gone onto very good film careers,
Eric Idle as made some truly horrific movies this decade. For ten points each
- First, the 1990 comedy where he stars opposite Robbie Coltrane as
former gangsters hiding out in a convent.
Answer: NUNS ON THE RUN
- The 1992 film, referred to by one reviewer as Planet of the Oops,
The Director Doesn't Know What He's Doing, where Idle appears as King
Raff opposite John Lovitz, Teri Garr, and Jeffrey Jones.
Answer: MOM AND DAD SAVE THE WORLD
- Finally, the 1993 film where Idle discovers he is the rightful
successor to a British lordship wrongfully held by Rick Moranis.
Answer: SPLITTING HEIRS
- Name the car based on the car it copied for ten points each.
- This Geo model was based on the Toyota Sprinter, a model not sold in
the US. Both cars have identical mechanics but different bodies.
- This Mazda car was modeled after the Lotus Elan. Mazda engineers
disassembled an Elan for what they termed "reference" in making this car.
- This Toyota model, introduced to the US in 1968, was actually based on
two forerunners, the Corona and the Crown.
- Given an NCAA sport, name the school which has the most
division 1 national titles in it for the stated number of points
- (5) Baseball
Answer: University of SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA or USC or SOUTHERN CAL
- (10) Field Hockey
Answer: OLD DOMINION University
- (15) Rifle
Answer: University of WEST VIRGINIA
- Ah, those fabulous 80s. Given the lyric, name the song, 5 points
- Now is the time for you and I to cuddle close together
Answer: THRILLER (Michael Jackson)
- Well tonight thank God itıs them instead of you
Answer: DO THEY KNOW ITıS CHRISTMAS? (Band Aid)
- Iım not the kind of girl who gives up just like that
Answer: THE TIDE IS HIGH (Blondie)
- Siamıs gonna be the witness to the ultimate test of cerebral
Answer: ONE NIGHT IN BANGKOK (Murray Head)
- No money man can win my love, itıs sweetness that Iım thinking
Answer: BUFFALO STANCE (Neneh Cherry)
- Philosophy is the talk on a cereal box
Answer: WHAT I AM (Edie Brickell & New Bohemians)
- ID the publication -- paper or otherwise -- from its slogan, for the stated number of points:
-  "Entertainment for Men"
-  "All the News that Fits"
Answer: ROLLING STONE
-  "A Fish, A Barrel, And A Smoking Gun"