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Questions from trivia night at Clybar:

1.  In 2004, Rolling Stone released their list of the 100 greatest guitarists of all time.  Jimi Hendrix was #1.  Number 2 was not known for being a great solo guitarist and died 2 years after founding his band.  Name the band.

2.  Tom Stoppard, the playwright of Rosencrantz and Guildernstern are Dead, also wrote the screenplay for which movie, which won 7 Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Original Screenplay?

Answer the following using Thanksgiving-related words:

3.  What is a word for a lucrative venture resulting in unearned benefits?

4.  What biological term is used to describe a several organisms of the same species living closely together for mutual benefit?

Identify these movies using Thanksgiving-related words:

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Questions from our trip to Ginger’s:

1.  What Swedish word used to describe a representative for claims against the government was adopted into the English language?

2.  Which Irish poet’s middle name was Bysshe?

3.  What was the most common name among Henry VIII’s wives?

4.  What color are psychadelic mushrooms?

5.  Who was the first Postmaster General of the United States?

6.  Where is Horseshoe Bay?

7.  What was the name of the old man of The Old Man and the Sea?

8.  What movie features this quote: “Excuse me while I whip this out”?

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Questions from our trip to Rocco’s:

1.  Who is four heartbeats away from the U.S. presidency?

2.  On what day did the Battle of Trenton take place?

3.  Survivor’s Eye of the Tiger was made famous by what movie?

4.  Which former wrestler holds the Bears’ franchise record of 101 straight games?

5.  Jay Burwanger, the first Heisman trophy winner, went to which school?

6.  In 1989, Patrick Swayze was nominated for Razzie awards for worst actor in which two movies?

7 and 8.  Name these movies:

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Questions from last Thursday at the Purple Otter:

1.  In 2007, which four states reported the most shark attacks?

2.  What is the last name of the only father and son to both reach the rank of 4-star Admiral in the U.S. Navy?

3.  Before the Phillies won the World Series in 2008, what was the last team from Philadelphia to win a major league championship?

4.  Dora the Explorer plays what sport, coached by her father?

5.  In Peggy Sue Got Married, what future Oscar winner plays Kathleen Turner’s daughter?

6.  What college football team has played in the most NCAA bowl games?

7.  Who were the first primetime cartoon husband and wife to sleep in the same bed?

8.  Of the first 64 videos ever played on MTV, 5 were from which solo artist: Pat Benetar, David Bowie, Todd Rundgren, or Rod Stewart?

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Questions from this week at Flounder’s:

1.  What CBS sitcom features the characters Russell Dunbar, Ashley Bingham, and Adam Rhodes?

2.  Of gold, mercury, and platinum, which is the lightest?

3.  What city had the busiest airport traffic control tower on July 28, 2008? 

4.  Name any year in the life of Hernan Cortes.

5.  What is the first name of Agatha Christie’s Miss Marple?

6.  Identify this person, artist, and country:

7.  On Cliff Huxtable’s birthday, what did he get for his birthday dinner instead of the beef wellington he was expecting?

8.  What year was Brokeback Mountain released?

9.  With what team did Sammy Sosa start his MLB career?

10.  What shirt company is responsible for the monochrome shirt/tie look, made famous by Regis Philbin?

11.  How long does a Japanese tea ceremony last: 30 minutes, 2 hours, or 4 hours?

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Questions from this Tuesday at Butch McGuire’s:

1.  Which airline’s motto is “Go.  There’s nothing stopping you”?

2.  What Jack Black/Ben Stiller movie featured the invention of a spray that vaporized dog poop?

3.  After what sea creature was NBA player Sidney Moncrief nicknamed?

4.  Which 2 members of the 2004 NYU freshman class had their own toothpaste named after them?

5.  For what NFL team did Suge Knight play in 1987?

6.  What actor, who appears in several Steven Spielberg movies, played the principal in ET, but his scene was eventually cut?

7.  Which boxer beat Joe Frazier, causing the memorable “Down goes Frazier!  Down goes Frazier!” call from Howard Cosell?

8.  Which London landmark had 150,000 visitors between July 1, 1998 and August 30, 1998, the only time it was ever open to the public?

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Questions from this week’s Brownstone Picture Trivia night:

1.  Yen : Japan :: Kip : _______

2.  Name these South American Countries, the movie the features this death scene, and the sports associated with these trophies:

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