2004 TRASH Regionals
Round 12
  1. Since Dave Barry's not writing for awhile, its time to stock up on the old stuff. Name these Barry books, for ten points each.
    1. Along with Ridley Pearson, Barry wrote this 2004 prequel to Peter Pan.
      Answer: Peter and the Starcatchers
    2. The subtitle of this best-selling history "text" is A Sort of History of the United States.
      Answer: Dave Barry Slept Here
    3. In this 2000 book, Barry gives his wacky perspective on sex, childbirth, parenting and other forms of torture.
      Answer: Babies and Other Hazards of Sex
  2. Identify these multiple Tour de France winners who are not Lance Armstrong, for ten points each.
    1. This Spaniard won five straight Tour de France titles between 1991 and 1995.
      Answer: Miguel Indurain
    2. Between 1969 and 1974, this Belgian cyclist won five Tours de France.
      Answer: Eddy Merckx
    3. Between 1978 and 1985, this French cyclist won five Tours de France.
      Answer: Bernard Hinault
  3. Peter O'Toole flicks, for ten points each:
    1. O'Toole's first Oscar nomination, for Lawrence of Arabia, went down against this actor's stunning performance in To Kill a Mockingbird.
      Answer: Gregory Peck
    2. One of his losses came while playing this king in The Lion in Winter, for which Katherine Hepburn won for playing Eleanor of Aquitaine.
      Answer: Henry II
    3. O'Toole's seventh and final Best Actor Oscar loss came for this 1982 film in which he played Alan Swann, an actor whose drinking problem presents problems when he is scheduled to appear on a '50s variety show.
      Answer: My Favorite Year
  4. NBC seems to have stopped trying to create new TV theme songs and just used existing songs. Given a song and who released it, identify the current or recent NBC primetime show that uses it as its theme song, for ten points each.
    1. "For the Love of Money", The O'Jays
      Answer: The Apprentice
    2. "A Little Less Conversation", Elvis Presley remixed by JXL
      Answer: Las Vegas
    3. "Next Year”, Foo Fighters
      Answer: Ed
  5. Given a "chocolate code" used by candy-makers to designate flavors through decoration, name the flavor, for ten points each.
    1. Candies that are rectangular with one or two horizontal lines on top are usually filled with this.
      Answer: nougat
    2. This flavor of Fanny Farmer candies is oval with narrow zigzags, while others use more of a design like you see on the top of Hostess cupcakes.
      Answer: orange
    3. If it's round and has a closed 'c' (or something looking like a closed 'c'), it's probably this gooey treat.
      Answer: cherry cordial
  6. In honor of the TRASH Mid-Atlantic regional, name these musicians or groups that came from the Garden State:
    1. For five points, "Celebration," "Jungle Boogie" and "Ladies Night" were Top 10 hits for this legendary R-and-B group, which formed in Jersey City.
      Answer: Kool and the Gang
    2. For ten points, raised in East Orange, this country singer enjoyed crossover success in the early 80s with such songs as "Drivin’ My Life Away", "I Love a Rainy Night" and "Step By Step."
      Answer: Eddie Rabbitt
    3. For five points, "Rag Doll", "Let’s Hang On" and "Walk Like a Man" are among the 31 Top 40 hits his Newark-based, Frankie Valli-led group accumulated between 1962 and 1994.
      Answer: The Four Seasons
    4. For ten points, this Passaic-based girl group were hitmakers in the 1960s with such tunes as "Soldier Boy," "Dedicated To The One I Love" and "Will You Love Me Tomorrow."
      Answer: The Shirelles
  7. Answer these questions about the toy company that will never go out of style, for ten points each.
    1. Founded in 1948 by Arthur Melin and Richard Knerr, it got its onomatopoeic name from the sound made when its first product, a slingshot, hit its target.
      Answer: Wham-O
    2. Chemical engineer Norman Stingley created this product accidentally and sold it to Wham-O in the early 1960's. A large one dropped from an Australian hotel window bounced out of control and totaled a convertible.
      Answer: Superball
    3. Though Wham-0 started many crazes by marketing the Hula-Hoop, Frisbee, and Hacky Sack, they also capitalized on one by selling a $119 do-it-yourself version of this product during the 1960's. Presumably Wham-o would not be the sound of a nuclear missile striking it.
      Answer: bomb shelter (accept equivalents)
  8. Given the names of tribes, identify the Survivor locale or subtitle on a 5-10-20-30 basis.
    1. Yasur, Lopevi
      Answer: Vanuatu: Islands of Fire (accept either)
    2. Jacare, Tambaqui, Jaburu
      Answer: Amazon
    3. Chapera, Saboga, Mogo Mogo
      Answer: All-Stars or Pearl Islands or Panama (since the show was filmed there)
    4. Kucha, Ogakor, Barramundi
      Answer: Australia or the Australian Outback
  9. You can go around the world and not find a better beer - but you may not be trying. For ten points each, name the variety of Sam Adams.
    1. They use cinnamon, ginger, and orange peel to flavor this Christmas offering.
      Answer: Old Fezziwig
    2. The fruit in the name of this offering comes from Michigan, and honey is used for flavor as well. The grain in its name is often used in lighter, fruit-influence beers.
      Answer: Cherry Wheat
    3. Going beyond their Triple Bock and Millenium offerings, this brew is uncarbonated, aged and cask conditioned for 10 months, and uses maple syrup in the brewing process. At 25% ABV, it holds the Guinness world record for strongest commercially-available beer.
      Answer: Utopias
  10. Identify these NBA Co-Rookies of the Year, for the stated number of points.
    1. For five points each, this Chicago Bulls forward and Houston Rockets guard were named co-NBA Rookies of the Year in 2000.
      Answer: Elton Brand, Steve Francis
    2. For five points each, 1995 saw this Detroit Pistons forward and Dallas Mavericks guard share Rookie of the Year honors.
      Answer: Grant Hill, Jason Kidd
    3. In 1971, a Boston Celtics center and Portland Trail Blazers guard shared Rookie of the Year honors. For ten points, name one of the players.
      Answer: Dave Cowens, Geoff Petrie
  11. Identify these Kate Beckinsale films that don't involve vampires, classic literature or Ben Affleck, for ten points each.
    1. In this 2002 film, Kate gets involved in a threesome with a rock star played by Alessandro Nivola and Frances McDormand, who happens to be the mother of his fianc�, played by Christian Bale.
      Answer: Laurel Canyon
    2. There were no threesomes in this 1997 British film, but Kate did create a potential love triangle when she joins forces with a pair of con artists played by Stuart Townsend and Dan Futterman.
      Answer: Shooting Fish
    3. Surprisingly, nothing prurient happens between Kate and Claire Danes in this 1999 movie in which the two are arrested in Thailand for smuggling and then thrown into an all-women's prison.
      Answer: Brokedown Palace
  12. For ten points each, given lyrics, name the song by an act that will probably end up a 21st century one-hit wonder.
    1. "All the 'Dale weed i be smokin, is mama's hell. / I don't believe in Hitler thats what I say / So all of you skins, please give me more head."
      Answer: Because I Got High by Afroman
    2. "When you look in the mirror so how do you choose? / Your clothes never wear as well the next day. / And your hair never falls in quite the same way But you never seem to run out of things to say."
      Answer: "Absoutely (Story of a Girl)" by Nine Days
    3. "Then up comes Zafron. I'm like "Hey Zafron" / He's like "What's up." I'm like "That's cool." "
      Answer: United States of Whatever by Liam Lynch
  13. Answer these questions about people who got in trouble because of their blogs, for ten points each.
    1. Syracuse grad and Congressional aide Jessica Cutler got plenty of press, not to mention a Playboy pictorial, thanks to this blog that chronicled some her affairs with some of D.C.'s elite.
      Answer: Washingtonienne
    2. Ellen Simonetti, aka Queen of the Sky, was suspended from her job at this airline for posting pictures of herself wearing her flight attendant's uniform on her blog.
      Answer: Delta
    3. An entry on his New Republic blog criticizing Disney cost him a columnist gig at ESPN.com. He has since emerged at NFL.com.
      Answer: Gregg Easterbrook (also accept Tuesday Morning Quarterback)
  14. Answer these questions about news found in The Onion’s latest compendium of issues Fanfare for the Area Man, for ten points each.
    1. Dr. Albert Gruber was dubbed the best scientist ever by saying this food item is good for you in that it can “help slow the aging process” especially “combined with milk shakes and/or marijuana.”
      Answer: bacon
    2. A focus group for Gigli wants a new ending in which this happens.
      Answer: both J. Lo and Affleck die (accept equivalents)
    3. The U.N. ordered this man to submit his factory to inspections.
      Answer: Willy Wonka
  15. Answer the following related music questions, for ten points each.
    1. Instead of Michael Ian Black or Hal Sparks, it’s Bowling for Soup who’s hit it big with this song that asks the question, “When did Motley Crue become classic rock?”
      Answer: "1985"
    2. Tracks on this album include “Drop Dead Legs,” “House of Pain” and “Panama.”
      Answer: 1984
    3. Long before singing the theme song to Scrubs, they paid homage to the first year of Saturday Night Live on the track "1975" from their 1997 album 11 Transistor.
      Answer: Lazlo Bane
  16. The 10-race Nextel Cup Chase for the Championship doesn’t make much sense, so we won’t ask a question on how it works. Instead, name these drivers who competed in the Chase, for ten points each.
    1. At age 45, this driver of the number-six Viagra Ford was the oldest driver to qualify for the Chase.
      Answer: Mark Martin
    2. He won a series-high eight races last year, but this driver of the number-12 Mobil/Alltel Dodge qualified for the Chase in 2004 with only one win.
      Answer: Ryan Newman
    3. The biggest surprise entrant in the Chase was this driver of the number-38 M&Ms Ford, who won two pre-Chase races in 2004.
      Answer: Elliott Sadler
  17. In 1990, Binney and Smith retired eight crayon colors so they could introduce new colors with names that appealed more to current kids. They unretired those colors later for a special set. For ten points each, name any three of the members of the Crayola retired and unretired eight.
    Answer: Green Blue, Orange Red, Orange Yellow, Violet Blue, Maize, Lemon Yellow, Blue Gray, Raw Umber
  18. Chris Menges is a great cinematographer. For ten points each:
    1. Menges won an Oscar for this movie that also had nominations for director Roland Joff� and actor Sam Waterston and a win for Haing S. Ngor.
      Answer: The Killing Fields
    2. Menges also won an Oscar for this film in which Jeremy Iron plays a Jesuit whose desire to protect South American natives is aided by Robert DeNiro.
      Answer: The Mission
    3. Menges is also a director, as he won a prize at Cannes and an Independent Spirit Award for this 1988 film in which Barbara Hershey plays a white journalist whose left-wing opposition to apartheid in South Africa affects the life of her thirteen-year-old daughter.
      Answer: A World Apart
  19. Lights, camera, boo-yeah. Given the lead actor, identify the movie produced exclusively for ESPN, for ten points each.
    1. Brian Dennehy
      Answer: A Season on the Brink
    2. Tom Sizemore
      Answer: Hustle
    3. Barry Pepper
      Answer: 3
  20. For ten points each, answer these questions about copycats and what they cribbed.
    1. McDonald's got in trouble in the 1970s because their McDonaldland campaign included characters - most notably Mayor McCheese - and voices similar to this Sid and Marty Krofft show.
      Answer: H.R. Puffinstuff
    2. This musician likes to crib from R&B - he ripped off a line about loving peaches and shaking your tree from a 1953 Clovers hit, while he got the pompatus of love from The Medallions' "The Letter."
      Answer: Steve Miller
    3. Putty copied this move from Jerry on Seinfeld and used it on Elaine. Putty's used a pinch at the end, while Jerry notes that while it's done clockwise, it's not written in stone.
      Answer: The Swirl
  21. Singer/songwriter Billy Vera turned 60 in May. Makes you feel old, doesn’t it? Answer these questions about Billy Vera and television, for ten points each.
    1. Vera’s 1987 number-one smash, "At This Moment," became a hit thanks to its use as a musical backdrop on two episodes of this NBC sitcom.
      Answer: Family Ties
    2. Vera currently croons the theme of this Kevin James sitcom.
      Answer: The King of Queens
    3. Billy Vera and the Beaters served as the house band for Into the Night, this Los Angeles disc jockey’s failed ABC late-night talk show, which aired from 1990-1991.
      Answer: Rick Dees
  22. No matter how hard they try, some athletes just never win the big one. Name these sports stars who couldn’t win the big game, for ten points each.
    1. This long-time Utah Jazz point guard played more than 15-hundred games without winning an NBA championship, a league record.
      Answer: John Stockton
    2. This Baseball Hall of Famer spent his entire 33-hundred game career with the Boston Red Sox from 1960 to 1983. He never won a World Series, a major league record for futility.
      Answer: Carl Yastrzemski
    3. This South African-born placekicker has never won a Super Bowl, despite playing in 338 games over a 22-year NFL career as of the end of the 2003 season.
      Answer: Gary Anderson (prompt on "Anderson")