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Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Trivia Q&A: June 25

It was a pleasure to see my loyalest regulars in for Trivia on Tuesday at The Mad Hatter. The team of  You're All Invited to Eddie's Lululemon Party wound up winning the night with 47 points, second place went to One More Day Til Summer with 43 points, and third place went to One For All, All For One, No Matter What Rob Says with 40 points.

Current Events
1. What rap star is planning to launch a cable music channel called "Revolt TV", looking to fill the gap left by MTV after they stopped playing videos years ago?
2. Two people were killed last Saturday when a Stearman biplane crashed between two runaways at an air show in what Midwest state?
3.What rapper caused some controversy last week when he claims to have accidentally stepped on an American flag while shooting a video in New Orleans?
4. What actor recently came out on Twitter and ripped his own upcoming film, a sequel he feels contains to high a level of violence?
5. Flash floods in what Asian country left more than 1,000 people dead this past weekend?
6. Which American automaker is recalling more than 2.7 million Jeeps over concerns that fuel tanks' location contributes to fires after accidents?
7. What pop singer was banned for life from the Las Vegas Indoor Skydiving facility last week for failure to pay fees and bad behavior?

Mob Movies and TV Trivia
1. Who played undercover FBI agent Joe Pistone in the 1997 film "Donnie Brasco?"
2. "Would you kiss me if I wear a hat?" was a famous line said by Al Pacino in what film?
3. "Billy Bats" was a gangster murdered in what famous film?
4. What 1995 gangster film broke the record for the most "F" words in a single film?
5. "Boardwalk Empire" is set in the 1920s in what US city?
6. What Emmy-nominated actor was once murdered by Tony Soprano on the porch of a house in "The Sopranos?"
7. James Gandolfini played a gangster/stuntman that was thrown down a flight of stairs by John Travolta in what 1995 film?

World Capitals Trivia ("The Q Train")
1. Vilnius
2. Quito
3. Dhaka
4. Mogadishu
5. Addis Ababa
6. Kampala
7. Bucharest
8. Nairobi
9. Phnom Penh
10. Tallinn

General Knowledge
1. In which city did the St. Valentine's Day Massacre take place? ( 1 pt)
2. Hilton Head Island is found in what US state? ( 1 pt)
3. "Yield" signs in the US in 1971 were changed from yellow to what two colors? ( 1 pt)
4. Which organization has a logo that consists of a lit candle wrapped in barbed wire? ( 2 pt)
5. Ag is the symbol for what element on the Periodic Table? ( 2 pt)
6. What famous person was imprisoned on Robben Island for over 20 years? ( 2 pt)
7. Which bone is the most frequently broken bone in the human body? ( 3 pt)

IQ Trivia
1. Interpol is headquartered in what French city? ( 4 points)
2. Borneo is an island divided between three Asian countries: Brunei, Indonesia and what other? ( 4 points)
3. If your hobby is lepidoptery, what do you collect? ( 3 points)
4. What 1984 film is the only movie in IMDB's user ratings that can be rated from 1 to 11, instead of the usual 1 to 10? ( 5 points)
5. The Pyrenees are a range of mountains that forms a natural border between which two countries? ( 4 points)

Answers
Current Events
1. Sean P. Diddy Combs; 2. Ohio; 3. Lil Wayne; 4. Jim Carrey; 5. India; 6. Chrysler; 7. Justin Bieber.

Mob Movies and TV Trivia
1. Johnny Depp; 2. "Scarface;" 3. "Goodfellas;" 4. "Casino;" 5. Atlantic City; 6. Steve Buscemi; 7. "Get Shorty."

World Capitals Trivia ("The Q Train")
1. Lithuania; 2. Ecuador; 3. Bangladesh; $. Somalia; 5. Ethiopia; 6. Uganda; 7. Romania; 8. Kenya; 9. Cambodia; 10. Estonia.

General Knowledge
1. Chicago; 2. South Carolina; 3. red and white; 4. Amnesty International; 5. silver; 6. Nelson Mandela; 7. collarbone.

IQ Trivia
1. Lyon; 2. Malaysia; 3. butterflies; 4. "This Is Spinal Tap;" 5. Spain and France.

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