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Title: TriviaMaryland WorldSeries XXIV


1
TriviaMaryland WorldSeries XXIV
  • TriviaMaryland.com

2
Teams
  • We Ate Before We Came
  • Run Over by a Puffin
  • Age Treachery
  • No Worse Than Last
  • Hoof Hearted
  • Pella People
  • Pinot Envy
  • Fear the Crab
  • Infinity
  • New York Necks
  • Nanas Bananas
  • Pants Peers
  • Marksmen
  • Morgan Station
  • Blind Squirrels

3
TriviaMaryland WorldSeries XXIV
  • Prizes
  • 1st- 1000
  • 2nd- 400
  • 3rd- 300
  • 4th- 200
  • 5th- 100

4
QUESTION 1 QUOTATIONS
  • WHAT FRENCH PHILOSOPHER WROTE I THINK THEREFORE
    I AM ?

5
ANSWER 1
  • RENE DESCARTES

6
QUESTION 2 U.S. PRESIDENTS 4 PARTER
  • WHO WERE THE LAST FOUR SITTING U.S. PRESIDENTS TO
    LOSE IN THEIR BID FOR REELECTION ?

7
ANSWER 2
  • GEORGE H.W. BUSH (LOST TO BILL CLINTON)
  • JIMMY CARTER (LOST TO RONALD
    REAGAN)
  • GERALD FORD (LOST TO JIMMY
    CARTER)
  • HERBERT HOOVER (LOST TO F.D.R.)

8
QUESTION 3 BASEBALL
  • Who played the most regular-season major league
    games, without ever playing a post-season game?

9
ANSWER 3
  • 2,528 GAMES
  • Ernie Banks

10
QUESTION 4 ANIMALS-2 PARTER
  • WHAT ARE THE TWO LARGEST HEAVIEST SPECIES IN
    THE DOLPHIN FAMILY ?
  • KingdomAnimalia, Division chordata,
    Classmammalia, OrderCetacea, FamilyDelphinidae

11
ANSWER 4
  • KILLER WHALES
  • PILOT WHALES

12
QUESTION 5 TV
  • THIS VAN CALLED THE MYSTERY MACHINE WAS
    FEATURED ON WHAT HANNA-BARBERA CARTOON SERIES ?

13
ANSWER 5
14
QUESTION 6
  • WHAT ARE WE ?

15
OCARINA
16
TELSTAR
17
ALPHORN
18
THEREMIN
19
DREAMCATCHERS
20
JACOBS LADDER
21
QUESTION 7 MUSIC
  • SINCE 2000 WHAT IS THE ONLY BILLBOARD HOT 100 1
    SONG WITH A CITY NAME IN ITS TITLE ?

22
ANSWER 7
  • 2006
  • BY FERGIE

23
QUESTION 8 WORLD GEOGRAPHY 4 PARTER
  • WHICH FOUR COUNTRIES MAKE UP THE HIGHEST
    PERCENTAGE OF THEIR HOME CONTINENTS ?

24
ANSWER 8
  • 90- AUSTRALIA (OCEANIA)
  • 48- BRAZIL (SOUTH AMERICA)
  • 44- CANADA (NORTH AMERICA)
  • 43- UNITED STATES (NORTH AMERICA)

25
QUESTION 9 GAMES
  • IBM RS/6000 COMPUTER (DEEP BLUE) WAS USED TO
    DEFEAT WHAT WORLD CHESS CHAMPION IN 1997 ?

26
ANSWER 9
  • GARRY KASPAROV

27
QUESTION 10 THE MOVIES-4 PARTER
  • IN ACADEMY AWARD HISTORY THERE HAVE ONLY BEEN
    FIVE FILMS THAT WERE NOMINATED FOR BEST PICTURE
    OSCAR THAT HAVE A U.S. STATE IN ITS TITLE. CAN
    YOU NAME FOUR OF THEM ? (WHETHER IT IS IN A STATE
    CONTEXT OR NOT)

28
ANSWER 10
  • IN OLD ARIZONA (1929)
  • GANGS OF NEW YORK (2002)
  • MISSISSIPPI BURNING (1988)
  • WHOS AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOLFE (1966)
  • MR. SMITH GOES TO WASHINGTON (1939)

29
HalfTime
  • TriviaMaryland.com

30
QUESTION 11 MUSICAL NURSERY RYHMES
  • WHAT NURSERY RHYME WAS EXTENDED AND EMBELLISHED
    BY ELLA FITZGERALD INTO A JAZZ PIECE WHICH WAS
    HER BREAKTHROUGH HIT IN 1938 ?

31
ANSWER 11
  • A-tisket a-tasket
  • A green and yellow basket
  • I wrote a letter to my love
  • And on the way I dropped it
  • I dropped it,I dropped it
  • And on the way I dropped it
  • A little boy he picked it up and put it in his
    pocket.

32
QUESTION 12 WORLD GEOGRAPHY 4 PARTER
  • WHAT ARE THE FOUR MAINLAND AFRICAN COUNTRIES THAT
    BEGIN WITH THE LETTER B ?

33
ANSWER 12
  • BENIN
  • BOTSWANA
  • BURUNDI
  • BURKINA FASO

34
QUESTION 13 THE MOVIES
  • WHAT CHARACTER DID ACTOR PETER OSTRUM PORTRAY IN
    1971 AND FREDDIE HIGHMORE PLAY IN 2005 ?

35
ANSWER 13
  • CHARLIE BUCKET

36
QUESTION 14 THE OLYMPICS 3 PARTER
  • WHO ARE THE THREE WOMEN THAT HAVE WON THE 100
    METER DASH IN BACK TO BACK OLYMPIC GAMES ?

37
ANSWER 14
  • SHELLY-ANN FRASER (2008,2012)
  • GAIL DEVERS (1992,1996)
  • WYOMIA TYUS (1964,1968)

38
QUESTION 15 WORLD LEADERS
  • WHO WAS THE ONLY WORLD LEADER TO SIGN BOTH SALT
    ARMS CONTROL TREATIES ?

39
ANSWER 15
  • LEONID BREZHNEV

40
QUESTION 16
  • WHO ARE WE ?

41
ROBIN WILLIAMS
42
WHITNEY HOUSTON
43
GARY SINESE
44
RUSSELL BRAND
45
PARIS HILTON
46
SEAN CONNERY
47
QUESTION 17 LITERATURE
  • WHAT LITERARY TITLE CHARACTERS WEDDING IS
    INTERRUPTED AT THE ALTAR BY A LAWYERS REVELATION
    THAT THE GROOM IS ALREADY MARRIED TO BERTHA MASON
    ?

48
ANSWER 17
49
QUESTION 18 MAGAZINES 4 PARTER
  • IN 1993 TIME MAGAZINE GAVE ITS PERSON OF THE YEAR
    AWARD TO THE PEACEMAKERS REPRESENTED BY WHAT
    FOUR MEN ?

50
ANSWER 18
  • NELSON MANDELA
  • F.W. de KLERK
  • YASSER ARAFAT
  • YITZHAK RABIN

51
QUESTION 19 SCIENCE
  • WHAT DID SIR ISAAC NEWTON DEFINE BY MULTIPLYING
    AN OBJECTS MASS BY ITS VELOCITY ?

52
ANSWER 19
  • ITS MOMENTUM

53
QUESTION 20 BET UP TO 15 POINTS
  • What team is the oldest continuous, one-name,
    one-city franchise in all of professional
    American sports, dating to 1883 ?

54
ANSWER 20
55
TriviaMaryland
  • TriviaMaryland.com

56
TIEBREAKER
  • WHAT WAS THE POPULATION OF BEDROCK AS SHOWN IN
    THE OPENING CREDITS OF THE TV SHOW THE
    FLINTSTONES ?

57
ANSWER
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