Wednesday, May 26, 2010

May 26th Trivia

6 teams came out to Cappy's tonight. The Last Hurrah lead from the post to the finish, depsite huge gains by Giant Douche and LOL Wut Hax. Here's the answers. Follow me on Twitter for next week's Mystery Category.

Current Events:

1. Google had a playable version of what popular 80s version video game as the doodle on it's website last week?

2. Last week, the Chicago Blackhawks and the Philadelphia Flyers reached the Stanley Cup Final. Name the last year these two team made the final. Not against each other.
Flyers-1997, Blackhawks-1992

3. What was the last scene of Lost?
Jack's eye closed.

4. President Obama recently ordered 1200 troops to where?
US/Mexico border

5. What CEO was quoted as "I don't know. People just trust me. Dumb fucks."
Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook

6. 30 people died in a drug-fueled gun battle in Kingston, the capitol of what Island nation?

7. What member of the Pussycat dolls won Dancing with the Stars?
Nicole Schzeringer

8. What city was awarded Super Bowl XLVIII?
New York

9. A back injury to their lead singer forced which band to cancel their appearance at Glastonbury and their summer tour.

10. What sequel to a hit film based on a tv show opens tomorrow?
Sex and the City 2

2000s Movie Quotes:

1. Nobody tells DJ Request what to play.
The Goods

2. I drink your milkshake.
There Will Be Blood

3. Wanna see a pencil disappear?
The Dark Knight

4. Get off my lawn!
Gran Torino

5. My theory on Feds is they're like mushrooms. Feed 'em shit and keep 'em in the dark.
The Departed

6. I could die right now, Clem. I'm just...happy. I've never felt that before. I'm just exactly where I want to be.
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

7. Greater good? I am your wife! I'm the greatest good you are ever gonna get!
The Incredibles

8. I'm gonna teach you the meaning of pain. You like pain? Try wearing a corset.
Pirates of the Caribbean

9. Well guess what bitch? I'm better than Annie Oakley and I've got you right in my sights so let's talk.
Kill Bill Vol. 2

10. I'm trapped in a glass case of emotion!

Seinfeld Trivia:

1. Who invaded Spain in the 8th century?
The Moops

2. What type of candy does Kramer drop during Roy's splenectomy?
Junior Mint

3. In "The Nap," what does Steinbrenner do when he hears George's ticking alarm clock?
Calls in the bomb squad.

4. What does Newman hit with his mail truck causing it to burst into flames?
A sewing machine that fell out of Jerry's car

5. In the same episode, what does George's Phil Rizzuto keychain say?
Holy Cow!

6.After Elaine asked Puddy to not paint his face for another New Jersey Devils game, what does he do for the next game?
Paints his chest

7. What is wrong with the christmas card that Elaine sends everyone?
Her nipple is showing

8. What food caused Jerry to break his 13-year nonvomiting streak?
A black-and-white cookie

9. Who gave Jerry an Armani suit in exchange for dinner?
Kenny Bania

10. What town did the gang find themselves stranded in in the finale?
Latham, Massachusettes

Name That Tune:

10. Hey, Soul Sister - Train
9. Rude Boy - Rhianna
8. Alejandro - Lady Gaga
7. Your Love is My Drug - Ke$ha
6. Not Afraid - Eminem
5. Break Your Heart - Taio Cruz feat. Ludacris
4. Nothin' On You - B.o.B. feat. Bruno Mars
3. Airplanes - B.o.B. feat. Hayley Williams
2. California Gurls feat. Snoop Dogg
1. OMG - Usher feat.

Genius Round:

1. How many future MLB all-stars were on the 1992 College Baseball All-America Team? (5 points)

2. What US president had previously been a US senator, minister to England, France and Spain, Secretary of War, Secretary of State and Governor of Virginia? (6 Points)
James Monroe

3. What US state's motto is "United we stand, divided we fall?" (4 points)

4. "The Crimson Permanent Assurance" was a 15-minute film that aired directly before what 1983 comedy feature film? (5 points)
Monty Python's The Meaning of LIfe

5. "Traveller" and "Lucy Long" were the two horses that belonged to what immortal 19th century military leader? (5 points)
Robert E. Lee

Sunday, May 23, 2010

May 19th Trivia

The big crowds returned to Cappy's Wednesday for Trivia night. 8 teams came out. Scores went back and forth all night but with 19 out of 20 on "Name That Tune." Randy's Pandas won not only the night and the $20 Cappy's bucks that comes with it; but shirts from Corona beer! Here's your scores and answers. Reminder: there will be no Trivia on Wednesday June 9th. I will be at the Bonnaroo music festival.

May 19th Trivia:

Current Events:

1. This team beat the odds Tuesday night winning the NBA Draft Lottery.
The Washington Wizards

2. This week the Rolling Stones released several different versions of which classic album, all of which were remastered and expanded?
Exile on Main Street

3. Microsoft said they were revamping which service in order to compete with Google and Yahoo!

4. President Obama appeared in which Rust Belt city this week to tout his economic plans?
Youngstown, OH

5. Three aid workers were kidnapped this week in Darfur, a troubled region in which African nation?

6. A dispute unfolded between South and North Korea over what?
A sunken warship.

7. Which actor's dogs were accidentally killed in Bangor, Maine's airport?
John Travolta

8. Rescuers in the northern part of what nation were rushing to rescue trapped miners.

9. Phish, the Eagles, and The Strokes were recently named as headliners for which fall music festival?
Austin City Limits

10. Which space shuttle recently launched on its last mission?

General Knowledge

1. The rings of Neptune were discovered in 1989 by which spacecraft?
Voyager 2

2. Named after the famous 1969 riots in NYC, what is the name for the United Kingdom's largest gay rights advocate?

3. In 1944, which European nation tried to establish independence before being occupied by the USSR again?

4. What team was Bobby Thomson and the New York Giants playing against when his "Shot Heard Round The World" won them the NL pennant?
The Brooklyn Dodgers

5. Capitol Records refused to release Merle Haggard's "Irma Jackson" prior to 1972 due it's controversial subject. What was it?
An interracial relationship

6. True or False: One visitor to the John F. Kennedy Eternal Flame fell while kneeling; catching fire and burned to death.

7. Albert B. Wohlsen was mayor of Lancaster, PA for only a few weeks when he had to deal with which disaster in 1979?
The Three Mile Island nuclear meltdown

8. Prince Charles had a cameo in which British soap opera?
Coronation Street

9. May 9th is Soviet Victory day. What does the day mark?
The day the USSR was victorious over Germany in World War II

10. Georgetown University's official cheer is Hoya Saxa. What does Hoya Saxa mean?
"What rocks!"

May 19th Trivia

1. On this date in 1536, which English king's second wife Anne Boleyn was beheaded for adultery, treason, and incest.
Henry the 8th

2. On this day in 1943, President FDR and Winston Churchill sat May 1st as what important date in World War II?
D-Day, the day of the English Channel crossing

3. On this date in 1962, which famous actress sang her now famous rendition of Happy Birthday to President John f. Kennedy at Madison Square Garden.
Marilyn Monroe

4. On this day in 1994, what famous first lady passed away?
Jackie Kennedy Onassis

5. What famous Vietnamese leader was born on this day in 1890?
Ho Chi Minh

6. Malcolm X was born on this day in what year?

7. What legendary punk rock frontman was born on May 19th?
Joey Ramone

8. What professional wrestler, known for having a posse, was born in 1946 on this day.
Andre The Giant

9. This famous windmilling rock guitarist and songwriter was born in 1945 on this day.
Pete Townshend

10. This writer of Sleepless in Seattle, You've Got Mail, and other romantic comedies was born in 1941 on this day.

Name That Tune

10. Addicted to Love - Robert Palmer
9. If You Leave - Orchestral Maneuvers in the Dark
8. Bad Boy - Miami Sound Machine
7. Take Me Home - Phil Collins
6. Your Love - The Outfield
5. Live to Tell - Madonna
4. What Have You Done For Me Lately - Janet Jackson
3. Why Can't This Be Love - Van Halen
2. West End Girls - Pet Shop Boys
1. Greatest Love of All - Whitney Houston

IQ Trivia

1. Which NBA team had two players on its 1988-9 roster both named Charles Jones? (5 points)
The Washington Bullets

2. What year was the White Horse Temple, the first Buddhist temple in China, established? (5 points)
68 AD

3. What year was the IBM 608, the first completely transistorized computer released? (6 points)

4. Chris Towson replaced which drummer on a 1967 UK tour?
Keith Moon of the Who (4 points)

5. What was the last artwork to be worked on by Andy Warhol before his death? (5 points)

May 12th Trivia

Scores for May 5th were lost. Big crowd for Cinco de Mayo though. Here's May 12th though. We had a smaller crowd as the Pens' loss really put a damper on the evening. Big winners and the first ever perfect Genius Round went to the District 8ers so congratulations! Anyway, here's the scores and the answers.
May 12th Trivia:
Current Events:
1. David Cameron was recently announced Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. What party does Mr. Cameron represent?
2. What popular social networking service suffered a bug this week in which all accounts were reduced to zero followers?
3. Which magazine recently had headlines when they said they will be publishing a spread in 3-D?
4. What famous French art museum recently opened its first museum outside Paris in the city of Metz?
Pompidou Centre
5. President Barack Obama nominated Elena Kagan to the Supreme Court. What position did Kagan previously hold?
Solicitor General
6. Protestors in which country refused to end their two-month demonstration until the deputy prime minister face charges for the death of 25 people.
7. Visawanthan Anand won this week's World Chess Championships. What country is Anand from?
8. Dallas Braden of the Oakland A's became the first pitcher of 2010 to do what?
Pitch a Perfect Game
9. Which ferry crashed while docking?
Staten Island Ferry
10. What film festival opened with Russell Crowe's "Robin Hood"?

General Knowledge:

1. The United States has six of them; Russia recently dropped two of its own and now only has nine. What are they?
Time Zones

2. How many furlongs are there in a mile?

3. The Third Republic was what nation's government from 1870-1940?

4. Between China, Australia and Brazil, which nation is the smallest in area?

5. What current US state is the site of the only World War II land battle fought on US soil?

6. What symbol will you get when you press "shift" and "8" on a standard keyboard?

7. Basketball great Julius Erving had a cameo appearance in what Tom Hanks film?

8. Of the four major over-the-air TV networks, ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox, which is the oldest?

9. Author and linguist Albert Camus was born in what African country in 1913?

10. Columbia in 1934 was the last Ivy League school to win what college football bowl game?
Rose Bowl

NHL Trivia:

1. For one point each, name the Original Six.
Boston Bruins, New York Rangers, Montreal Canadiens, Detroit Red Wings, Chicago Blackhawks, Toronto Maple Leafs

2. The NHLPA just changed their MVP trophy from the Lester B. Pearson to which Detroit Red Wing?
Ted Lindsay

3. The Norris trophy goes to the league's best defenseman. Who was Norris?
Owner of the Red Wings from 1932-52

4. How many teams currently play in the NHL?

5. What was the NHL's first year?

6. The Montreal Canadiens have the most Stanley Cups with 25. Who has the second most?
Toronto with 13.

7. What year did the following teams join the NHL: The Los Angeles Kings, The Dallas Stars, The St. Louis Blues, Pittsburgh Penguins, and Philadelphia Flyers?

8. What was the New Jersey Devils first location and name?
Kansas City Scouts

9. In 2008-2009, what percentage of NHL players were American?

10. What are the dimensions of an NHL-sized rink?

Name That Tune:

10. Gloria - The Shadows of Knight
9. Leaning on the Lamp Post - Herman's Hermits
8. Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down) - Cher
7. Rainy Day Women #12 & 35 - Bob Dylan
6. Secret Agent Man - Johnny Rivers
5. Kicks - Paul Revere and the Raiders
4. (You're My) Soul and Inspiration - The Righteous Brothers
3. Sloop John B - The Beach Boys
2. Good Lovin' - The Rascals
1. Monday, Monday - The Mamas and the Papas

Genius Round:

1. What TV sitcom won three straight Lead Actress Emmy Awards in the 1980s, for three different actresses? (4 points)
The Golden Girls

2. What welterweight champion boxer, born Walker Smith Jr., was chosen as the greatest fighter of the 20th century by the Associated Press? (5 points)
Sugar Ray Robinson

3. What comedian did rocker Iggy Pop call in 1968, seeking approval for his band's new name? (6 points)
Moe Howard (of the Three Stooges)

4. The Leatherstocking Tales were a series of novels by what 19th century author? (5 points)
James Fenimore Cooper

5. What two airlines flew the Concorde from 1976-2003? (5 points)
British Airways and Air France