Sample Quiz - World Tavern Trivia

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ROUND 1 – Multiple Choice Directions: Let’s warm up those brains with a round of multiple choice trivia questions. Your team will receive 10 brain cells for each correct answer. Good Luck!

1. Category – CASTING COUCH What was the first sequel to 1968’s “Planet of the Apes” called? A) Escape from the Planet of the Apes B) Beneath the Planet of the Apes C) Battle for the Planet of the Apes D) Conquest of the Planet of the Apes 2. Category – CASTING COUCH What is the name of the Persian emperor the Spartans fight in the 2006 film, 300? A) Zeus B) Xena C) Xerxes D) Jove 3. Category – BLUE COLLAR What state does the Shannon family from “Here Comes Honey Boo Boo” live in? A) Georgia B) Louisiana C) West Virginia D) Missouri 4. Category – THE PLAYGROUND Despite being retired for 40 years, how much money did golfer Arnold Palmer earn in 2013? A) $1 million B) $8 million C) $20 million D) $40 million 5. Category – GET LOST Which of these European countries is landlocked (does not touch any ocean or sea)? A) Portugal B) Switzerland C) Belgium D) Denmark 6. Category – BRAINIAC Which of these is NOT one of the 24 letters in the Greek alphabet? A) Nu B) Phi C) Iota D) Omnibus

7. Category – CHILD’S PLAY Which of these is NOT the name of a Brady sibling from the original 1970s TV show? A) Delia B) Cindy C) Greg D) Bobby 8. Category – CASTING COUCH Which of these classic Hollywood films did NOT star Humphrey Bogart? A) The African Queen B) The Maltese Falcon C) Casablanca D) Bringing up Baby

9. Category – NONE OF YOUR BIZ Which of these famous Apple products was offered first? A) iPod Mini B) iPod Touch C) iPod Shuffle D) iPod Nano 10. Category – TONE DEAF Which of these classic rap albums is NOT by Jay Z? A) The Blueprint B) All Eyez on Me C) Reasonable Doubt D) The Black Album

ANSWER KEY 1. B) Beneath the Planet of the Apes 2. C) Xerxes 3. A) Georgia 4. D) $40 million 5. B) Switzerland 6. D) Omnibus 7. A) Delia 8. D) Bringing up Baby 9. A) iPod Mini 10. B) All Eyez on Me


ROUND 2 - Fill in the Blank Directions: Now that the warm up is out of the way, it’s time to really get those brains a work out! Your team will receive 10 brain cells for each correct answer - Good luck! 1. Category – NONE OF YOUR BIZ What’s the name of the company that donates one pair of shoes to a foreign child in need for every pair of shoes bought in America? 2. Category – BRAINIAC The Salem Witch Trials took place in what century?

9. Category – WHAT THE FUNK In the traditional rules of Texas Hold-Em poker, how many hole cards are dealt to each player at the beginning of each hand? 10. Category – CASTING COUCH Before becoming a bar owner, what MLB team did Ted Danson’s character, Sam Malone, play for?

3. Category – CHILD’S PLAY In the Harry Potter series, what is Harry’s best friend Ron’s last name? 4. Category – GET LOST What US state is Pearl Harbor Naval Base located in? 5. Category – BRAINIAC What country are authors Jane Austen, Zadie Smith and E.M. Forster all from? 6. Category – THE PLAYGROUND Third baseman Mike Schmidt only played for one MLB team his entire career – which one? 7. Category – GET LOST What US state shares the longest land border with Canada? 8. Category – WHAZZ UP True or False: The character limit of a normal Tweet is 100 characters.

ANSWER KEY 1. Toms 2. 17th (1600s) 3. Weasley 4. Hawaii 5. UK (England) 6. Philadelphia Phillies 7. Alaska (over 1500 miles) 8. False: 140 characters is the limit 9. 2 10. Boston Red Sox


ROUND 3 - Matching - BRAIN FREEZE CHALLENGE! Directions: Many sports stars have certain numbers or records forever associated with their name. Please match the statistic with the athlete it belongs to. Good luck!

1. 56-game hitting streak 2. 100 points in one game 3. 55 passing TDs in a season 4. 18 major golf championships 5. 24 major tennis championships 6. 215 points in an NHL season 7. 4,256 career hits 8. 22 career Olympic medals 9. 200 career NASCAR wins 10. 47-0 record in pro boxing matches

Richard Petty Peyton Manning Jack Nicklaus Margaret Court Smith Rocky Marciano Wayne Gretzky Pete Rose

Wilt Chamberlain Michael Phelps Joe DiMaggio


ROUND 3 - Matching - BRAIN FREEZE CHALLENGE! Directions: Many sports stars have certain numbers or records forever associated with their name. Please match the statistic with the athlete it belongs to. Good luck!

ANSWER KEY: DO NOT HAND OUT

1. 56-game hitting streak - Joe DiMaggio 2. 100 points in one game - Wilt Chamberlain 3. 55 passing TDs in a season - Peyton Manning 4. 18 major golf championships - Jack Nicklaus 5. 24 major tennis championships - Margaret Court Smith 6. 215 points in an NHL season - Wayne Gretzky 7. 4,256 career hits - Pete Rose 8. 22 career Olympic medals - Michael Phelps 9. 200 career NASCAR wins - Richard Petty 10. 47-0 record in pro boxing matches - Rocky Marciano

ANSWER KEY 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9.

A) Catena B) 10 A) NY Giants A) Revolutionary War B) Ithsmus C) Isosceles D) Santa Fe, NM B) 1927 B) Till touch down brings me round again to Find 10. A) Calvin Harris


ROUND 4

Directions: Each of the questions in round 4 will be worth 10 Brain Cells. Remember this is round four, so either round 4,5 or 6 can be your double points round. Please mark the times 2 box at the top of the answer sheet for the round you want as your double points round. You will have approximately 20 seconds to answer each question. Here we go!

1. Category – CASTING COUCH What actor played the villain in both “No Country for Old Men” and “Skyfall”?

9. Category – TONE DEAF What was the name of Alanis Morissette’s best-selling 1995 album, which included hits like “Ironic,” “Hand in Pocket” and “You Oughta Know”?

2. Category – GET YOUR BUZZ ON Which sandwich restaurant chain was started first: Subway or Quiznos?

10. Category – CASTING COUCH What actress starred in both “Sweet Home Alabama” and “Legally Blonde”?

3. Category – NONE OF YOUR BIZ What car company ran a series of popular ads bragging about its “hemi” engine? 4. Category – LIARS AND CHEATERS How many different US Presidents have had George as their first name? 5. Category – HEAVY PETTING What was the first name of the woman Prince Charles married after the death of Princess Diana? 6. Category – CASTING COUCH Who was Johnny Carson’s sidekick for 30 years of “The Tonight Show”? 7. Category – THE PLAYGROUND Name one of the two major NCAA Division I college football teams known as the Rebels. 8. Category – CASTING COUCH What major TV network does David Letterman’s “Late Show” air on?

ANSWER KEY 1. Javier Bardem 2. Subway 3. Dodge (Chrysler) 4. 3 (Washington, Bush, Bush) 5. Camilla 6. Ed McMahon 7. Ole Miss or UNLV 8. CBS 9. Jagged Little Pill 10. Reese Witherspoon


ROUND 5 Directions: Each of the questions in round 5 will be worth 10 Brain Cells. You will have approximately 20 seconds to answer each question. Here we go! 1. Category – TONE DEAF Which member of The Beatles played sitar on songs like “Within You Without You” and “Norwegian Wood”?

10. Category – GET LOST How many names of world countries start with the letter, J?

2. Category – CHILD’S PLAY What was the name of the main teacher in the TV show and book series, “Magic School Bus”? 3. Category – BRAINIAC In 1909, which location did Admiral Peary claim to have discovered: the North Pole or the South Pole? 4. Category – WHAZZ UP What was the second book in Stephanie Meyer’s “Twilight Saga” called? 5. Category – THE PLAYGROUND How many total teams currently play in the NFL? 6. Category – LAB RATS True or False: The Strange Australian animal known as the platypus is technically a bird. 7. Category – THE PLAYGROUND What decade was the first official NFL Super Bowl played in? 8. Category – CHILD’S PLAY During what real-life American war was the comic book character, Captain America, created? 9. Category – Brainiac What ancient empire do movies like “Gladiator,” “Spartacus” and “Ben-Hur” all depict?

ANSWER KEY 1. George Harrison 2. Ms. Frizzle (The Friz) 3. The North Pole 4. New Moon 5. 32 6. False (It lays eggs but is a mammal) 7. 1960s 8. World War II 9. Roman (Rome) 10. 3 (Jamaica, Japan, Jordan)


ROUND 6 - BRAIN FREEZE CHALLENGE! Brain Freeze Challenge Directions: Casting Couch In 2008, the American Film Institute (AFI) made a long list of its top movies in 10 different categories. Please name the #1 movie in each category, given key words and actors. Good luck!

1. Best Animated Film (Hints: Walt Disney, apple, whistle) 2. Best Romantic Comedy (Hints: Charlie Chaplin, silent film, flower girl) 3. Best Western Film (Hints: John Wayne, Natalie Wood, Monument Valley) 4. Best Sports Film (Hints: Robert De Niro, boxing, black-and-white) 5. Best Mystery Film (Hints: Alfred Hitchcock, San Francisco, clocktower) 6. Best Fantasy Film (Hints: Judy Garland, Cowardly Lion, rainbow) 7. Best Sci-Fi Film (Hints: Stanley Kubrick, HAL 9000, monolith) 8. Best Gangster Film (Hints: Al Pacino, Corleones, sleep with fishes) 9. Best Courtroom Drama (Hints: Alabama, Atticus Finch, based on book) 10. Best Epic Film (Hints: Peter O’Toole, World War I, desert) ANSWER 1. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs 2. City Lights 3. The Searchers 4. Raging Bull 5. Vertigo 6. The Wizard of Oz 7. 2001: A Space Odyssey 8. The Godfather 9. To Kill a Mockingbird 10. Lawrence of Arabia