Thursday, September 08, 2011

JW's Trivia Q&A: September 7

We had a nice crowd that was really into the Trivia on Wednesday night at Josie Wood's, and we began Trivia Night at a new time: 9 PM. The winning team was Best Head In Town, with Mostly Foreign, Mostly Pale, Vajayjays coming in second.

Next week we will again begin Wednesday Night Trivia at Josie Wood's at 9 PM.

Movies/TV Trivia
1. In the logo for the TV series "The Sopranos," which letter appears as the gun?
2. What classic sitcom's very first line in its first show was "I'd give anything if Ralph would get me a set?"
3. Which director won the Oscar for Best Director for the film "A Beautiful Mind?"
4. On the sitcom "The Jeffersons," which type of business did George Jefferson own?
5. Edith Head won 8 Oscars in a prolific career in what movie profession?
6. Duncan Jones, director of the film "Moon", is the son of what rock star?
7. What TV actor had to reject the offer to follow Roger Moore in the 1980s to play James Bond because of his TV series commitment?
8. In which film did the wind famously blow up Marilyn Monroe's skirt?
9. Who played Mary in the film "There's Something About Mary?"
10. What legendary comedian was the first host of "Saturday Night Live" in 1975?

Music Trivia
1. "Frank" was the 2003 debut album from what pop singer?
2. Between Led Zeppelin, CCR and The Grateful Dead, which one did not play at Woodstock in 1969?
3. What singer founded The Lilith Fair music festival?
4. Before her solo career, Bjork was the lead singer of what band?
5. What musical group was founded by high school friends Big Boi and Dre?
6. What jazz legend wrote and recorded the standard song "Ornithology?"
7. What trumpeter became the oldest person ever to score a chart-topping single, in 1964?
8. What female singer scored 14 million-selling singles between 1967 and 1973?
9. Who was the first female artist to debut on the Billboard album chart at number one?
10. In which California city did the Beatles perform their last concert, in 1966?

General Knowledge (First 6 questions 1 pt; #7, 8 & 9 2 pt; #10 3 pt.)
1. In 2002, what actor co-founded the Tribeca Film Festival?
2. What best-selling author sold copies of his first novel "A Time To Kill" out of the trunk of his car?
3. What is the third largest country in area in the world, after Russia and Canada?
4. What is the largest city in Alaska by population?
5. In England, a "boot" is what part of a car?
6. The Brandenburg Gate is located in what European city?
7. The Erie Canal links Lake Erie with what other body of water?
8. Barack Obama is a two-time winner of what award?
9. What shoe company shares its name with a type of antelope?
10. Elwood Edwards is the voice behind what famous recorded three-word phrase?

IQ Trivia
1. In what sport would you get points by getting "ringers" and "leaners?" ( 3 points)
2. Although associated with Hawaii, what foreign country are macadamia nuts actually from? ( 4 points)
3. Pompanos and porgies are two types of what? ( 4 points)
4. In 1969, American Indian protestors began a 19-month occupation of what famous location? ( 4 points)
5. What 19th century US president was the last president who never had a vice-president? ( 5 points)

Movies/TV Trivia
1. R; 2. The Honeymooners; 3. Ron Howard; 4. dry cleaners; 5. costume designer; 6. David Bowie; 7. Pierce Brosnan; 8. The Seven Year Itch; 9. Cameron Diaz; 10. George Carlin.

Music Trivia
1. Amy Winehouse; 2. Led Zeppelin; 3. Sarah MacLachan; 4. The Sugarcubes; 5. Outkast; 6. Charlie Parker; 7. Louis Armstrong; 8. Aretha Franklin; 9. Whitney Houston; 10. San Francisco.

General Knowledge
1. Robert DeNiro; 2. John Grisham; 3. China; 4. Anchorage; 5. trunk; 6. Berlin; 7. Hudson River; 8. Grammy; 9. Reebok; 10. You've Got Mail.

IQ Trivia
1. horseshoes; 2. Australia; 3. fish; 4. Alcatraz Island; 5. Chester A. Arthur.

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