WWTBAM Bored

A home for the weary.
It is currently Mon Dec 18, 2017 12:59 am

All times are UTC - 6 hours




Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 1 post ] 
Author Message
PostPosted: Mon May 05, 2008 12:54 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Tue Apr 29, 2008 12:01 pm
Posts: 39
$2,000 - Question 6
Which of these bodies of water consists primarily of fresh water?
A: Atlantic Ocean
B: English Channel
C: Lake Michigan
D: Mediterranean Sea

$4,000 - Question 7
Former Fox News anchor Tony Snow holds what position in the Bush White House?
A: Press Secretary
B: National Security Advisor
C: Chief of Staff
D: Secretary of Labor

$8,000 - Question 8
On a standard 12-hour clock, how many degrees does the hour hand move in 60 minutes?
A: 13
B: 30
C: 36
D: 60________________________________________$2,000 - Question 6
Colorado is nicknamed the Centennial State because it joined the Union in what year?
A: 1856
B: 1866
C: 1876
D: 1886

$4,000 - Question 7
Twenty friends split a sizeable lottery jackpot on what NBC drama that premiered in the summer of 2006?
A: Commonwealth
B: Flush
C: Windfall
D: Godsend

$8,000 - Question 8
In very cold weather, a person's "breath" becomes visible due to what process?
A: Condensation
B: Evaporation
C: Transpiration
D: Distillation

$16,000 - Question 9
As a nod to a local food specialty, what U.S. city's NFL team has a mascot named Sourdough Sam?
A: Pittsburgh
B: Chicago
C: Atlanta
D: San Francisco

$25,000 - Question 10
Which of these documents gets its name from a Greek word meaning "folded paper"?
A: Menu
B: Diploma
C: Transcript
D: Pamphlet
________________________________________
$2,000 - Question 6
In 2006, photos of what famous mom and her baby sparked debate over the position of infant car seats?
A: Debra Messing
B: Britney Spears
C: Brooke Shields
D: Jennifer Garner

$4,000 - Question 7
In art, the Greek Titan Atlas is traditionally depicted holding what on his shoulders?
A: Slain boar
B: Lightning bolts
C: Globe
D: The Acropolis

$8,000 - Question 8
Eaten as a delicacy, tomalley is a green organ encountered while consuming what?
A: Lobster
B: Escargot
C: Caviar
D: Foie gras

$16,000 - Question 9
Introduced in 1916, the Stanford-Binet Scale is used to measure what?
A: Eyesight
B: Hearing
C: Intelligence
D: Long-term memory

$25,000 - Question 10
As a result of 2004's infamous Super Bowl halftime show, the FCC fined CBS a total of how much?
A: $180,000
B: $550,000
C: $1.4 million
D: $2.7 million ________________________________________
$2,000 - Question 6
What spice appropriately takes its name from an Arabic word meaning "be yellow"?
A: Saffron
B: Cilantro
C: Cumin
D: Paprika

$4,000 - Question 7
In the song "Folsom Prison Blues," Johnny Cash famously claims, "I shot a man in Reno" for what callous reason?
A: To impress his wife
B: Just to watch him die
C: 'Cause he called me "Sir"
D: So I could feel alive

$8,000 - Question 8
What computer innovation was patented by Douglas Engelbart in 1970 as the "X-Y position indicator for a display system"?
A: Pull-down menu
B: Laser printer
C: Mouse
D: Screen saver

$16,000 - Question 9
The actor who played the Monster in "Young Frankenstein" later received 7 Emmy nods as a crabby dad on what sitcom?
A: Married...With Children
B: Frasier
C: Seinfeld
D: Everybody Loves Raymond

$25,000 - Question 10
In 1849, mounting debt forced what French author to sell his famed castle, the Chateau de Monte-Cristo?
A: Alexandre Dumas
B: Victor Hugo
C: Jules Verne
D: Guy de Maupassant ________________________________________
$2,000 - Question 6
A flute is a tall, tapered glass traditionally used to consume what beverage?
A: Champagne
B: Coffee
C: Tea
D: Milk

$4,000 - Question 7
In 2006, what movie grossed over $130 million in its first 3 days, the largest debut in box-office history?
A: Cars
B: P.O.C.: Dead Man's Chest
C: Superman Returns
D: X-Men: The Last Stand

$8,000 - Question 8
Founded in 1987, the "Free Tibet Campaign" seeks to stop what country's occupation of Tibet?
A: China
B: Bangladesh
C: Pakistan
D: Nepal

$16,000 - Question 9
The respiratory disease pertussis is more commonly known as what?
A: Bronchitis
B: Asthma
C: Emphysema
D: Whooping cough

$25,000 - Question 10
In the 1950s, the Hermes fashion house named its now-iconic handbag for what actress?
A: Katherine Hepburn
B: Grace Kelly
C: Ingrid Bergman
D: Greta Garbo ________________________________________
$2,000 - Question 6
The subtitle of the 2006 movie "Garfield: A Tale of Two Kitties" is a pun of a famous novel by what author?
A: Charles Dickens
B: Herman Melville
C: Nathaniel Hawthorne
D: Jane Austen

$4,000 - Question 7
In the 2008 Presidential election, which of these U.S. states will have the most electoral votes?
A: Wisconsin
B: North Carolina
C: Arizona
D: New York

$8,000 - Question 8
What solo rap artist is also a member of the platinum-selling rap group G-Unit?
A: Busta Rhymes
B: 50 Cent
C: Lil Jon
D: Mos Def

$16,000 - Question 9
From 1990 to 1999, what NFL team won the most Super Bowl titles?
A: Green Bay Packers
B: Denver Broncos
C: Dallas Cowboys
D: New York Giants ________________________________________
$2,000 - Question 6
Molasses is created during a process in which what raw product is refined?
A: Sugar
B: Honey
C: Coffee
D: Cinnamon

$4,000 - Question 7
A PBS children's show character since 1992, Barney the purple dinosaur is what type of dinosaur?
A: Stegosaurus
B: Triceratops
C: Tyrannosaurus rex
D: Pterodactyl

$8,000 - Question 8
In the CB radio lingo popular with truck drivers, the question "What's yor twenty?" is actually asking what?
A: What are you hauling?
B: What is your name?
C: How fast are you going?
D: What is your location?

$16,000 - Question 9
What European country's capital is believed to have grown from a Moorish fortress built on the banks of the Manzanares River?
A: Spain
B: France
C: Italy
D: Germany

$25,000 - Question 10
DC Comics raised eyebrows in 2006 by unveiling a new lesbian version of what classic comic book character?
A: Wonder Woman
B: The Invisible Woman
C: Supergirl
D: Batwoman ________________________________________
$2,000 - Question 6
In 2006, trivia champ Ken Jennings jokingly blogged that what game show host had died and been replaced by a robot?
A: Regis Philbin
B: Pat Sajak
C: Howie Mandel
D: Alex Trebek

$4,000 - Question 7
How is 6:00 p.m. expressed in military time?
A: 1800 hours
B: 0600 hours
C: 1600 hours
D: 0800 hours

$8,000 - Question 8
The popular cocktail known as a White Russian contains which of these types of alchohol?
A: Vodka
B: Whiskey
C: Rum
D: Gin

$16,000 - Question 9
A proverb made famous by Theodore Roosevelt was the inspiration for which of these political terms?
A: Dollar diplomacy
B: Ping pong diplomacy
C: Big stick diplomacy
D: Gunboat diplomacy

$25,000 - Question 10
In May 2006, a barn in what U.S. state was demolished as part of the FBI's ongoing search for Jimmy Hoffa?
A: Illinois
B: New Jersey
C: New York
D: Michigan ________________________________________
$2,000 - Question 6
What animal appears on a pro-vegetarian PETA sticker that reads "I Am Not a Nugget"?
A: Lobster
B: Cow
C: Chicken
D: Rabbit

$4,000 - Question 7
In tabloid-speak, which of these nicknames refers to a political power couple and not a tinseltown twosome?
A: Brangelina
B: TomKat
C: Billary
D: Garfleck

$8,000 - Question 8
A response to the McCarthy era, the classic play "The Crucible" centers on what historical event?
A: Boston Tea Party
B: The Crusades
C: Storming of the Bastille
D: Salem witch trials

$16,000 - Question 9
Inhabited by the indigenous Sami people, Lapland is an icy region located at the extremes of what continent?
A: Asia
B: Europe
C: North America
D: South America

$25,000 - Question 10
According to British tabloids, the late Princess Diana had what unflattering nickname for Camilla Parker Bowles?
A: The Linebacker
B: The Woodchipper
C: The Rottweiler
D: The Mountain Goat ________________________________________
$2,000 - Question 6
Popular vacation destinations, the islands of Mykonos and Corfu belong to what European country?
A: Spain
B: Greece
C: Italy
D: France

$4,000 - Question 7
"White button" is the most widely cultivated variety of what food sold in the United States?
A: Onion
B: Potato
C: Cauliflower
D: Mushroom

$8,000 - Question 8
In Google's standard logo, both g's are what color?
A: Green
B: Red
C: Blue
D: Yellow

$16,000 - Question 9
In the TV special "A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving," Snoopy and Woodstock prepare an impromptu feast of what?
A: Popcorn and toast
B: Chips and dip
C: Hot dogs and s'mores
D: Oatmeal and birdseed

$25,000 - Question 10
What number follows 8 in the famous Fibonacci sequence, which begins 1,1,2,3,5,8?
A: 10
B: 12
C: 13
D: 20
________________________________________$2,000 - Question 6
A movie genre characterized by dark lighting and bleak settings, "film noir" literally translates to what?
A: Dead film
B: War film
C: Empty film
D: Black film

$4,000 - Question 7
The number six hundred sixty-six was famously referred to as "the number of the beast" in what book of the Bible?
A: Ezekiel
B: Isaiah
C: Lamentations
D: Revelations

$8,000 - Question 8
After boasting "They call me 'The Body'" in a 2005 Victoria's Secret ad, Heidi Klum caught flack for stealing whose nickname?
A: Elle MacPherson
B: Naomi Campbell
C: Cindy Crawford
D: Rachel Hunter
________________________________________
$2,000 - Question 6
By definition, conchology is the collection and study of what natural objects?
A: Pebbles
B: Seashells
C: Tree leaves
D: Bird feathers

$4,000 - Question 7
In bartending lingo, a drink ordered "neat" should be served how?
A: On ice
B: With a twist of lemon
C: Mixed with club soda
D: With nothing added

$8,000 - Question 8
Taken from the Hawaiian term for "quick," what word describes a web page that can be edited by many people?
A: Wiki
B: Kono
C: Moku
D: Nani

$16,000 - Question 9
According to Emily Post, which of these utensils is placed farthest to the right in a formal place setting?
A: Salad fork
B: Soup spoon
C: Fish fork
D: Meat knife

$25,000 - Question 10
Since 1990, over one-third of all shark attacks worldwide have occurred off the coast of what U.S. state?
A: Hawaii
B: South Carolina
C: Florida
D: California ________________________________________
$2,000 - Question 6
Since 1924, what chemical element has been commonly added to table salt to prevent goiter?
A: Iodine
B: Iron
C: Zinc
D: Magnesium

$4,000 - Question 7
What R.E.M. song was inspired by a 1985 incident in which newsman Dan Rather was attacked on a New York City street?
A: Everybody Hurts
B: What's the Frequency Kenneth?
C: Shiny Happy People
D: Man on the Moon

$8,000 - Question 8
Found mostly in Asia, the macaque is a type of what animal?
A: Snake
B: Parrot
C: Monkey
D: Wild cat

$16,000 - Question 9
With all Senators voting, what is the minimum number of votes required for the U.S. Senate to override a Presidential veto?
A: 51
B: 60
C: 67
D: 75

$25,000 - Question 10
In 2005, what luxury automaker began licensing its name to a line of bicycles, in an attempt to woo younger buyers?
A: Cadillac
B: Lexus
C: Mercedes-Benz
D: BMW ________________________________________
$2,000 - Question 6
In accordance with an international treaty signed in 1959, what is the only continent on Earth on which military activity is banned?
A: Antarctica
B: Asia
C: Australia
D: Africa

$4,000 - Question 7
What director's company, Amblin Entertainment, has a logo that features the silhouette of a bike flying in front of the moon?
A: Ron Howard
B: Steven Spielberg
C: George Lucas
D: Martin Scorcese

$8,000 - Question 8
In the human body, which of these glands is generally located closest to the feet?
A: Pituitary
B: Thyroid
C: Adrenal
D: Pineal ________________________________________
$2,000 - Question 6
What economic term describes a society with inflated upper and lower classes and a thin middle class?
A: Pretzel economy
B: Butter knife economy
C: Barbell economy
D: Paper clip economy

$4,000 - Question 7
Which of these major cities in Florida is located in a region called the Panhandle?
A: Pensacola
B: Jacksonville
C: Orlando
D: Tampa

$8,000 - Question 8
Because the shells contain a toxic oil that can burn the human skin, which of these nuts is never sold in its shell?
A: Almond
B: Cashew
C: Pecan
D: Hazelnut

$16,000 - Question 9
Thirty-four years apart, jazz great Louis Armstrong and hip-hop artist Will Smith each recorded hit songs with what one-word title?
A: Maybe
B: Sugar
C: Miami
D: Summertime

$25,000 - Question 10
What would be the title of Ray Bradbury's classic novel "Fahrenheit 451" if it were "converted" into degrees Celsuis?
A: Celsius 754
B: Celsius 233
C: Celsius 869
D: Celsius 381 ________________________________________
$2,000 - Question 6
A Jewish boy traditionally celebrates his bar mitzvah when he reaches what age?
A: 10
B: 13
C: 18
D: 21

$4,000 - Question 7
The centaur, a mythical beast that is half-man, half-horse, frequently represents what sign of the zodiac?
A: Sagittarius
B: Pisces
C: Aries
D: Cancer

$8,000 - Question 8
J.K. Rowling's famous boy wizard made his U.S. debut in the novel "Harry Potter and the" what?
A: Goblet of Fire
B: Sorceror's Stone
C: Chamber of Secrets
D: Order of the Phoenix

$16,000 - Question 9
Pickled vegetables called "kimchi" are a staple in what country's cuisine?
A: Morocco
B: Thailand
C: India
D: South Korea

$25,000 - Question 10
According to the 2000 Census, which of these states does not have a city of Springfield with a population exceeding 100,000?
A: California
B: Illinois
C: Massachusetts
D: Missouri ________________________________________
$2,000 - Question 6
Electronic gadgets are the cause of an increasingly common repetitive stress injury called "Blackberry" what?
A: Neck
B: Knee
C: Elbow
D: Thumb

$4,000 - Question 7
Which of these wars was also known as the "War of Secession"?
A: War of 1812
B: World War II
C: U.S. Civil War
D: Spanish-American War

$8,000 - Question 8
A single episode of TV's "Jeopardy!" features a maximum of how many "answers"?
A: 41
B: 51
C: 61
D: 71


$16,000 - Question 9
After the U.S. and Soviet Union, what is the only country to have launched a person into space aboard its own rocket?
A: France
B: China
C: Brazil
D: Japan ________________________________________
$2,000 - Question 6
Which of these correctly-spelled American English words would typically have a different spelling in British English?
A: President
B: Bakery
C: Telephone
D: Color

$4,000 - Question 7
The late Ethiopian Emperor Halle Selassle I is revered as a god by members of what religion?
A: Islam
B: Hare Krishna
C: Jehovah's Witnesses
D: Rastafari ________________________________________
$2,000 - Question 6
In his column for Details magazine, what newsman wrote that his prematurely gray hair began appearing at age 20?
A: Matt Lauer
B: Anderson Cooper
C: Brian Williams
D: Wolf Blitzer

$4,000 - Question 7
The Sinai Peninsula is a triangular piece of land that connects what two continents together?
A: Europe and Africa
B: North and South America
C: Asia and Europe
D: Asia and Africa ________________________________________
$2,000 - Question 6
Home to over 100 miles of navigable inland waterways, what apt nickname is claimed by the city of Fort Lauderdale, FL?
A: Madrid of America
B: Berlin of America
C: Venice of America
D: Dublin of America

$4,000 - Question 7
Geroge W. Bush is the first U.S. president to hold what advanced degree from graduate school?
A: M.B.A.
B: MD
C: J.D.
D: M.F.A.

$8,000 - Question 8
After its 7,486th performance in 2006, what surpassed "Cats" as the longest-running Broadway show in history?
A: Beauty and the Beast
B: The Phantom of the Opera
C: The Lion King
D: Chicago

$16,000 - Question 9
An element discovered by Marie Curie in 1898 is named for what country?
A: Austria
B: Poland
C: Denmark
D: Italy

$25,000 - Question 10
On the TV series "Sesame Street," what is the full name of the muppet known as The Count?
A: Count Outloud
B: Count de Numbers
C: Count Jackula
D: Count von Count ________________________________________
$2,000 - Question 6
During World War I, anti-German sentiment led many Americans to rename what dish "Liberty cabbage"?
A: Borscht
B: Brussels sprouts
C: Coleslaw
D: Sauerkraut

$4,000 - Question 7
Featuring two characters at a piano, the opening sequence of "Family Guy" parodies the opening of what 1970s sitcom?
A: All in the Family
B: Happy Days
C: Sanford & Son
D: Good Times

$8,000 - Question 8
Which of these NYSE stock ticker symbols has letters that match the first three letters of its company's full name?
A: HPQ
B: JNJ
C: MCD
D: WMT ________________________________________
$2,000 - Question 6
The fat substitute Olestra was introduced to the public in 1996 in which of these foods?
A: Frozen pizza
B: Snack chips
C: Ice cream
D: Cookies

$4,000 - Question 7
What author, best known for her vampire novels, announced in 2005 that she would instead write "only for the Lord"?
A: Danielle Steele
B: Mary Higgins Clark
C: Patricia Cornwell
D: Anne Rice

$8,000 - Question 8
In 1993 a European country peacefully divided into two to become the Czech Republic and what other nation?
A: Slovakia
B: Estonia
C: Romania
D: Albania

$16,000 - Question 9
Which of these animals is usually trapped for its fur in the winter when its coat is almost completely white?
A: Mink
B: Lynx
C: Ermine
D: Chinchilla ________________________________________
$2,000 - Question 6
For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction is known as Newton's third law of what?
A: Motion
B: Electricity
C: Magnetism
D: Time

$4,000 - Question 7
Often used in legal contracts, the term "act of God" usually refers to what type of event?
A: Wedding ceremony
B: Natural disaster
C: Birth of a child
D: Criminal act

$8,000 - Question 8
At age 23, Ben Roethlisberger became the youngest quarterback to win a Super Bowl when he led what team to victory in 2006?
A: Pittsburgh Steelers
B: Denver Broncos
C: Carolina Panthers
D: Seattle Seahawks

$16,000 - Question 9
Literature lovers celebrate "Bloomsday" on June 16th, because it is the day on which what James Joyce book is set?
A: Finnegan's Wake
B: The Dubliners
C: A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
D: Ulysses


$25,000 - Question 10
According to urban legend, what actress was mistakenly awarded an Oscar that was intended for Vanessa Redgrave?
A: Hilary Swank
B: Renee Zellweger
C: Marisa Tomei
D: Halle Berry ________________________________________
$2,000 - Question 6
Which of these presidential-sounding movies is not actually about a U.S. president?
A: Jefferson in Paris
B: The Truman Show
C: Young Mr. Lincoln
D: Nixon

$4,000 - Question 7
In 1982, what branch of the U.S. armed services introduced the appropriate slogan "Aim High"?
A: Army
B: Navy
C: Air Force
D: Marines

$8,000 - Question 8
Also the name of a popular animated character, "shrek" is a Yiddish word meaning what?
A: Fright
B: Tantrum
C: Naivete
D: Honesty

$16,000 - Question 9
In a May 2006 referendum, what small Eastern European country voted to declare itself independent of Serbia?
A: Bosnia-Hercegovinia
B: Croatia
C: Macedonia
D: Montenegro

$25,000 - Question 10
Which of these is not currently a suffix that can be used in Internet domain names?
A: .info
B: .name
C: .news
D: .biz ________________________________________
$2,000 - Question 6
Eirik Thorvaldson was a famous Viking explorer who is better known by what hair-inspired nickname?
A: Eric the Black
B: Eric the Golden
C: Eric the Gray
D: Eric the Red

$4,000 - Question 7
In his hit 2005 song, British crooner James Blunt repeatedly gives a mysterious woman what compliment?
A: You're marvelous
B: You're lovely
C: You're beautiful
D: You're breathtaking

$8,000 - Question 8
The famous presidential declaration "The only thing we have to fear is fear itself" was in response to what crisis?
A: World War I
B: The Great Depression
C: Russian revolution
D: Pearl Harbor attack

$16,000 - Question 9
What writer sought out his former college professor Morrie Schwartz after seeing him on an episode of "Nightline"?
A: John Berendt
B: Sebastian Junger
C: John Krakauer
D: Mitch Albom

$25,000 - Question 10
When it runs out of names for tropical storms, the World Meterological Organization assigns names based on what?
A: Greek alphabet
B: Roman numerals
C: Constellations
D: Ancient gods ________________________________________
$2,000 - Question 6
On a computer, which of these commands is commonly listed under the "Edit" menu?
A: Print
B: Word count
C: Copy
D: Save

$4,000 - Question 7
In Spanish, "de nada" is a standard response to which of these niceties?
A: Buenas noches
B: Bienvenido
C: Muchas gracias
D: Salud

$8,000 - Question 8
A surprise Oscar winner for Best Song, Three 6 Mafia's "It's Hard Out Here for a Pimp" was featured in what 2005 movie?
A: Hustle & Flow
B: Crash
C: A History of Violence
D: Transamerica

$16,000 - Question 9
The first Volvo automobile was made in 1927 in what country?
A: Germany
B: France
C: Belgium
D: Sweden

$25,000 - Question 10
What U.S. Supreme Court justice administered the presidential oath of office to both George W. Bush and his father?
A: William Rehnquist
B: Sandra Day O'Connor
C: Antonin Scalia
D: John Paul Stevens ________________________________________
$2,000 - Question 6
Which of these classic cartoon characters is often shown wearing a collar and necktie but no shirt?
A: Yogi Bear
B: Woody Woodpecker
C: Yosemite Sam
D: Bullwinkle J. Moose

$4,000 - Question 7
The sixth Baron Byron of Rochdale, British poet George Gordon Byron, was popularly known by what name?
A: Earl Byron
B: Lord Byron
C: Duke Byron
D: Count Byron

Friday, November 3, 2006
Bethany is contestant number 1.

$8,000 - Question 8
Medial tibial stress syndrome is the medical term for what common ailment?
A: Athlete's foot
B: Swimmer's ear
C: Shin splints
D: Tennis elbow

$16,000 - Question 9
The controversial 2006 Supreme Court case Hamdan v. Rumsfeld held that President Bush lacked authority to do what?
A: Authorize wiretaps
B: Establish military tribunals
C: Deploy troops
D: Pardon prisoners ________________________________________
$2,000 - Question 6
The hypotenuse is the longest side of what type of geometric figure?
A: Trapezoid
B: Rhombus
C: Right triangle
D: Equilateral triangle

$4,000 - Question 7
In 2005, what country's King Norodom Sihamoni granted Angelina Jolie citizenship for her efforts to help the environment?
A: Cambodia
B: Vietnam
C: South Korea
D: Nepal

$8,000 - Question 8
What type of computer software was first introduced to the public in 1979 with a program called VisiCalc?
A: Internet browser
B: E-mail
C: Word processor
D: Spreadsheet

$16,000 - Question 9
In 2006, amid controversy over his recent bestseller, what author prompted a tearful Oprah Winfrey to say, "I feel duped"?
A: Stephen Glass
B: James Frey
C: Augusten Burroughs
D: Jason Blair

$25,000 - Question 10
Believed by some to be the origin of the word "OK", "Old Kinderhook" was a nickname of what US president?
A: James K Polk
B: Rutherford B Hayes
C: Martin Van Buren
D: William Henry Harrison ________________________________________
$2,000 - Question 6
What classic children's book features a title character who, before the story's end, has 514 offspring?
A: The Cat in the Hat
B: Curious George
C: Charlotte's Web
D: The Velveteen Rabbit

$4,000 - Question 7
Which of the following letters does not begin the name of a U.S. state?
A: B
B: G
C: H
D: L

$8,000 - Question 8
In 2005, what rapper came under fire for commenting on live TV that the president "doesn't care about black people"?
A: Nelly
B: 50 Cent
C: Common
D: Kanye West

$16,000 - Question 9
Which of these years was a leap year?
A: 1992
B: 1993
C: 1994
D: 1995

$25,000 - Question 10
The second cervical vertebra, the part of the spine that enables the skull to rotate, has what name?
A: Pivot
B: Axis
C: Fulcrum
D: Focus ________________________________________
$2,000 - Question 6
In 2005, the Henry Ford Museum draped black crepe over a historic city bus to honor the passing of whom?
A: Rosa Parks
B: Arthur Miller
C: Pope John Paul II
D: Peter Jennings

$4,000 - Question 7
A type of pesticide, molluscicides are designed to get rid of what slimy creatures?
A: Salamanders
B: Frogs
C: Earthworms
D: Snails

$8,000 - Question 8
What Muppet shares his name with an over-the-top style of journalism pioneered by the late Hunter S. Thompson?
A: Kermit
B: Gonzo
C: Fozzie
D: Scooter

$16,000 - Question 9
In a surprising 2005 announcement, the International Olympic Committee named what city as the host of the 2012 games?
A: Moscow
B: Paris
C: London
D: Madrid

$25,000 - Question 10
Enacted in most U.S. states, dram shop laws are commonly used by courts to impose liability on which of these businesses?
A: Bars
B: Auto repair shops
C: Factories
D: Electronics stores ________________________________________
$2,000 - Question 6
Which of these recent U.S. presidents was serving as the vice president when elected?
A: Jimmy Carter
B: Ronald Reagan
C: George H.W. Bush
D: Bill Clinton

$4,000 - Question 7
A signer of the Declaration of Independence, Reverend John Witherspoon is a direct ancestor of an Oscar winner for what 2005 film?
A: Syriana
B: Capote
C: Walk the Line
D: Brokeback Mountain

$8,000 - Question 8
According to legend, the 'honeymoon' is named for a custom in which couples imbibed what honey-based drink for a month after the wedding?
A: Mead
B: Ale
C: Brandy
D: Rum

$16,000 - Question 9
Cartoons of the prophet Muhammad that incensed Arab communities were first published in 2005 in what country?
A: Germany
B: Denmark
C: Italy
D: France

$25,000 - Question 10
Ethylene glycol is the sweet-tasting but poisonous active ingredient frequently found in what chemical product?
A: Rubbing alcohol
B: Lighter fluid
C: Hairspray
D: Antifreeze
________________________________________
$2,000 - Question 6
Papyrology is the study of ancient what?
A: Medicines
B: Weapons
C: Manuscripts
D: Coins

$4,000 - Question 7
The port city of Valdez is located in what U.S. state?
A: Hawaii
B: Oregon
C: Washington
D: Alaska

$8,000 - Question 8
Indian guru Bikram Choudhury is the founder of a popular method of what fitness activity?
A: Pilates
B: Aerobics
C: Spinning
D: Yoga

$16,000 - Question 9
In its shocking 2006 season finale, what popular TV series killed off rich girl Marissa Cooper in a fiery car wreck?
A: Grey's Anatomy
B: The O.C.
C: The Sopranos
D: Desperate Housewives

$25,000 - Question 10
The word "vaccine" comes from the Latin word for what animal?
A: Chicken
B: Rat
C: Cow
D: Rabbit
________________________________________
$2,000 - Question 6
In March 2006, what business tycoon welcomed the birth of his fifth child, Baron, with his third wife, Melania?
A: Donald Trump
B: Ted Turner
C: Rupert Murdoch
D: Bill Gates

$4,000 - Question 7
What tech company, founded in an Iowa farmhouse, uses "cow-spotted" boxes as a tribute to its heritage?
A: Gateway
B: Apple
C: Dell
D: Hewlett-Packard

$8,000 - Question 8
According to the stage directions, what Shakespeare play's first scene is set in "Rome, A Street"?
A: MacBeth
B: King Lear
C: Julius Caesar
D: Romeo and Juliet

$16,000 - Question 9
At the end of the Spanish-American War, the U.S. gained control over all but which of these islands?
A: Philippines
B: Guam
C: Puerto Rico
D: Canary Islands ________________________________________
$2,000 - Question 6
In the 2006 movie "Click," Adam Sandler's character learns valuable life lessons by using what magical device?
A: Remote control
B: Wristwatch
C: Cell phone
D: Digital camera

$4,000 - Question 7
Normally found in warm, shallow waters, which of these sea creatures grow in areas known as beds?
A: Jellyfish
B: Tuna
C: Dolphins
D: Oysters

$8,000 - Question 8
American Idol winners Taylor Hicks and Ruben Studdard as well as runner-up Bo Bice all hail from what Southern U.S. state?
A: Georgia
B: Arkansas
C: Tennessee
D: Alabama

$16,000 - Question 9
Completed in 1869, the Suez Canal provides passage through what nation?
A: Egypt
B: Saudi Arabia
C: Israel
D: Lebanon

$25,000 - Question 10
What is the name of the 78-year-old campaign contributor shot by Dick Cheney on an ill-fated 2006 hunting trip?
A: Robert Waltrip
B: Harry Whittington
C: Walden O'Dell
D: Craig Stapleton ________________________________________
$2,000 - Question 6
Which of these elements of the periodic table share their names with well-known U.S. car models?
A: Argon and Iridium
B: Boron and Xenon
C: Cobalt and Neon
D: Barium and Tungsten

$4,000 - Question 7
Located 650 miles east of North Carolina, Bermuda is a dependency of what European country?
A: United Kingdom
B: Spain
C: France
D: Portugal

$8,000 - Question 8
From "Oh, say can you see" to "the home of the brave," The Star-Spangled Banner's first verse is how many words?
A: 30
B: 55
C: 80
D: 105

$16,000 - Question 9
On the TV series "My Name is Earl," Darnell Turner is often called by what nickname inspired by his place of employment?
A: Mop Man
B: Crab Man
C: Gas Man
D: Watch Man

$25,000 - Question 10
In 2004 the National Trust for Historic Preservation placed what entire U.S. state on its list of endangered historic places?
A: Hawaii
B: Montana
C: Alaska
D: Vermont ________________________________________
$2,000 - Question 6
Which of these recent movies is not an animated film?
A: Over the Hedge
B: The Squid and the Whale
C: The Ant Bully
D: Madagascar

$4,000 - Question 7
What sitcom featured a character whose full name was Christmas Snow?
A: Three's Company
B: Laverne & Shirley
C: Newhart
D: Growing Pains

$8,000 - Question 8
Who sings "Waiting All Day for Sunday Night," the tune that kicks off NBC's weekly "Sunday Night Football" broadcast?
A: Shakira
B: Pink
C: Kelly Clarkson
D: Nelly Furtado


$16,000 - Question 9
Revealed to be a Web hoax in 2006, the popular YouTube blogger "Bree" is better known by what online username?
A: partygirl22
B: nerdygirl86
C: flirtygirl7
D: lonelygirl15

$25,000 - Question 10
Which of these exclamations is not featured in the lyrics of the hit Ô80s single "Footloose"?
A: Jack, get back!
B: Whoa, Milo!
C: Tom, be calm!
D: Oowhee, Marie! ________________________________________

$2,000 - Question 6
On TV's "The Golden Girls," what gal's many racy one-liners included "I'm as jumpy as a virgin at a prison rodeo!"?
A: Blanche
B: Sophia
C: Rose
D: Dorothy

$4,000 - Question 7
After a bidding war, what magazine acquired the U.S. rights to publish the first baby pictures of Shiloh Jolie-Pitt?
A: In Touch
B: People
C: Life & Style
D: Us Weekly

$8,000 - Question 8
In a 1998 hit, what band offered up the puzzling but much-quoted lyric "Chickity China, the Chinese chicken"?
A: Goo Goo Dolls
B: Barenaked Ladies
C: Smash Mouth
D: Chumbawumba

$16,000 - Question 9
What would be the title of NBC's "My Name Is Earl" if it included Earl's last name?
A: My Name Is Earl Jarvis
B: My Name Is Earl Gunther
C: My Name Is Earl Hickey
D: My Name Is Earl Prindle

$25,000 - Question 10
A 2006 Gap ad features Audrey Hepburn dancing in slim black pants, which is actual footage from what film?
A: Sabrina
B: Breakfast at Tiffany's
C: My Fair Lady
D: Funny Face ________________________________________
$2,000 - Question 6
Tony Hawk's Underground is part of a best-selling video games featuring what sport?
A: Skateboarding
B: Surfing
C: Skiing
D: Snowboarding

$4,000 - Question 7
The theme song to what 1980s sitcom begins with the memorable line "Streaks on the china never mattered before"?
A: Gimme a Break
B: The Facts of Life
C: Mr. Belvedere
D: Designing Women

$8,000 - Question 8
Who was "Trapped in the Closet" in the controversial "South Park" episode nominated for an Emmy in 2006?
A: Tobey Maguire
B: Tom Cruise
C: Elijah Wood
D: Orlando Bloom

$16,000 - Question 9
Which of these extreme mental conditions is not also the title of a Def Leppard album?
A: Pyromania
B: Euphoria
C: Hysteria
D: Dementia
________________________________________
$2,000 - Question 6
The highway's jammed with broken heroes on a last-chance power drive is a memorable lyric from what rock anthem?
A: Hollywood Nights
B: Won't Get Fooled Again
C: Freebird
D: Born to Run

$4,000 - Question 7
In a scene from "Ferris Bueller's Day Off," Ferris poses as Abe Froman, a businessman who is known by what moniker?
A: Sausage King of Chicago
B: Vacuum King of Chicago
C: Lumber King of Chicago
D: Camera King of Chicago

$8,000 - Question 8
Who played the memorable TV character "B. A." Baracus?
A: Scott Bakula
B: Loni Anderson
C: Mr. T
D: Carol Burnett

$16,000 - Question 9
According to the 90s hit, "I'm Too Sexy," Right Said Fred is "too sexy" for all of the following except what?
A: My cat
B: My friends
C: My hat
D: My car

$25,000 - Question 10
On TV's Arrested Development" it is revealed that patriarch George Bluth Sr. struck a deal to build model homes for whom?
A: Don King
B: Saddam Hussein
C: John Gotti Jr.
D: Kim Jong Il ________________________________________
$2,000 - Question 6
In 2005, what TV personality's highly public disappearance forced Comedy Central to run a "no-show marathon"?
A: Jeff Foxworthy
B: Bill Maher
C: Dave Chappelle
D: Jon Stewart

$4,000 - Question 7
In the 1977 movie "Star Wars", which of the following characters is introduced to the story last?
A: Princess Leia
B: Luke Skywalker
C: Obi-Wan Kenobi
D: Han Solo

$8,000 - Question 8
In 2006, what actress auctioned off jewelry worth millions of dollars, after her divorce from billionaire Ron Perelman?
A: Kelly McGillis
B: Rebecca DeMornay
C: Faye Dunaway
D: Ellen Barkin

$16,000 - Question 9
What 1980s TV drama shares its name with a 2006 debut album by pop duo Gnarls Barkley?
A: St. Elsewhere
B: Knots Landing
C: Murder, She Wrote
D: L.A. Law

$25,000 - Question 10
Set on the mean streets of New York, what 1970s cult film was the basis for a popular video game introduced in 2005?
A: Death Wish
B: Serpico
C: The Warriors
D: The Lords of Flatbush ________________________________________
$2,000 - Question 6
Based on a true story, what Meryl Streep movie features the famous line, "The dingo's got my baby!"?
A: Out of Africa
B: Ironweed
C: The River Wild
D: A Cry in the Dark

$4,000 - Question 7
The 2006 Us Weekly headline "Denise Steals Heather's Husband" refers to a love triangle involving what band's guitarist?
A: Bon Jovi
B: Van Halen
C: Aerosmith
D: Guns N' Roses

$8,000 - Question 8
Though it often parodied Reagan-era values, what sitcom did President Reagan name as a favorite during a 1986 speech?
A: Diff'rent Strokes
B: Silver Spoons
C: Family Ties
D: Night Court

$16,000 - Question 9
Justin Timberlake and Janet Jackson's infamous "wardrobe malfunction" occurred as they finished a duet of what song?
A: Cry Me A River
B: Se–orita
C: Like I Love You
D: Rock Your Body

$25,000 - Question 10
A 2006 Sacha Baron Cohen movie is titled "Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of" where?
A: Ukraine
B: Uzbekistan
C: Belarus
D: Kazakhstan ________________________________________
$2,000 - Question 6
Which of these nursery rhyme titles is also the name of a 2006 hit performed by Fergie?
A: Georgie Porgie
B: London Bridge
C: Little Bo Peep
D: Rain Rain Go Away

$4,000 - Question 7
Which of these feature films is not about baseball?
A: The Sandlot
B: The Natural
C: The Player
D: The Babe

$8,000 - Question 8
On the HBO series "Entourage," Vincent Chase's brother Johnny is often referred to by what nickname?
A: Drama
B: Method
C: Oscar
D: Action

$16,000 - Question 9
In what classic '80s movie does a disgruntled romantic grumble, "I gave her my heart, and she gave me a pen"?
A: Sixteen Candles
B: Pretty in Pink
C: Can't Buy Me Love
D: Say Anything

$25,000 - Question 10
On the acclaimed sci-fi series "Battlestar Galactica," humanity fights for its survival against evil robots called what?
A: Narcons
B: Cylons
C: Gardons
D: Argons ________________________________________
$2,000 - Question 6
Which of these movies is set in 1963 at a fictional Catskills resort called Kellerman's Mountain House?
A: Dirty Dancing
B: The Great Outdoors
C: Meatballs
D: Vacation

$4,000 - Question 7
In September 2006, Us Weekly ran a cover story reporting that Jessica Simpson had been "Dumped!" by what singer?
A: Enrique Iglesias
B: Ryan Adams
C: JC Chasez
D: John Mayer

$8,000 - Question 8
On TV's "In Living Color," Damon Wayans played a surly clown who often exclaimed "Homey don't" what?
A: Go there
B: Like it
C: Care none
D: Play that

$16,000 - Question 9
After raves from the protagonist of the 2004 movie "Sideways," what type of wine experienced a dramatic leap in consumer demand?
A: Red Zinfandel
B: Pinot Noir
C: Shiraz
D: Cabernet Sauvignon

$25,000 - Question 10
In the online video for the song "Here it Goes Again," OK Go performs an elaborate dance routine using what unlikely props?
A: Treadmills
B: Pogo sticks
C: Stilts
D: Bumper cars ________________________________________
$2,000 - Question 6
What rap star hosts the MTV makeover show "Pimp My Ride"?
A: Ludacris
B: Juvenile
C: Method Man
D: Xzibit

$4,000 - Question 7
Which of these handheld devices features a touch-sensitive control called a "Click Wheel"?
A: Nintendo Game Boy Advance
B: Apple iPod
C: Palm Treo
D: Motorola RAZR

$8,000 - Question 8
What major U.S. city is known to locals as "the Old Pueblo," after the Spanish word for village?
A: Tucson, AZ
B: Dallas, TX
C: Jacksonville, FL
D: Reno, NV

$16,000 - Question 9
The Super Finger, or "Su-FI," is an impolite hand gesture popularized in a routine by what stand-up comedian?
A: Dane Cook
B: Chris Rock
C: Dave Chappelle
D: Larry the Cable Guy

$25,000 - Question 10
According to an ASPCA list, which of these movie titles features two of the twenty most popular pet names in the U.S.?
A: Lady and the Tramp
B: Beauty and the Beast
C: Smokey and the Bandit
D: Bonnie and Clyde ________________________________________
$2,000 - Question 6
Popularized by Nelly's 2005 song "Grillz," the slang term "grill" refers to jewelry worn on what part of the body?
A: Ankle
B: Bellybutton
C: Teeth
D: Fingers

$4,000 - Question 7
The use of the suffix "-gate" to denote a scandal derives from a period in U.S. history centered around what president?
A: Gerald Ford
B: Lyndon Johnson
C: Jimmy Carter
D: Richard Nixon

$8,000 - Question 8
What European landmark sits atop a rock formation known as the Acropolis?
A: Parthenon
B: Colosseum
C: Arc de Triomphe
D: Notre Dame Cathedral

$16,000 - Question 9
What popular social networking Web site was founded in 2004 by Harvard sophomore Mark Zuckerberg?
A: Facebook
B: Flickr
C: Blogger
D: Digg

$25,000 - Question 10
Scientists believe the Earth's solid inner core is comprised almost entirely of what element?
A: Zinc
B: Iron
C: Titanium
D: Lead ________________________________________

$2,000 - Question 6
Which of these spring break hot spots is located farthest north?
A: Daytona Beach
B: Hilton Head Island
C: South Padre Island
D: Miami Beach

$4,000 - Question 7
The 2006 song "What's Left of Me" explores the aftermath of what musician's recent high-profile break up?
A: Nick Lachey
B: Travis Barker
C: Chris Robinson
D: Dave Navarro

$8,000 - Question 8
An alternative to the SAT, the ACT is a standardized college entrance exam in which scores range from 1 to what number?
A: 24
B: 36
C: 48
D: 60

$16,000 - Question 9
On "The Colbert Report," what animals, which Colbert calls "godless killing machines," are often atop his "Threatdown" list?
A: Sharks
B: Gorillas
C: Piranhas
D: Bears ________________________________________
$1,000 - Question 5
In 2003, what actress made a well-publicized return to the big screen as a "fallen" Charlie's Angel?
A: Demi Moore
B: Sharon Stone
C: Kim Basinger
D: Mira Sorvino ________________________________________

$2,000 - Question 6
What is the full name of the notoriously difficult college course often called "orgo"?
A: Organic physics
B: Organic psychology
C: Organic chemistry
D: Organic calculus

$4,000 - Question 7
In 2005, Spin magazine named what British band's "OK Computer" the top album of the last twenty years?
A: Depeche Mode
B: Blur
C: Oasis
D: Radiohead

$8,000 - Question 8
Michigan's lower peninsula is said to be shaped like what article of clothing?
A: Baseball cap
B: Bow tie
C: Sock
D: Mitten

$16,000 - Question 9
According to the U.N., what country will replace China as the most populous country in the world, by 2030?
A: Indonesia
B: India
C: Russia
D: Brazil

$25,000 - Question 10
In Edgar Allen Poe's "The Tell-Tale Heart," the narrator kills an old man because he despises his what?
A: Silver pocket watch
B: Disciplined daily routine
C: Evil-looking eye
D: Pipe smoking ________________________________________
$2,000 - Question 6
In the United Kingdom, what is the capital of Wales?
A: Aberdeen
B: Liverpool
C: Belfast
D: Cardiff

$4,000 - Question 7
What rapper, who topped the charts with his debut album "The College Dropout," dropped out of Chicago State University?
A: Snoop Dogg
B: Eminem
C: Kanye West
D: 50 Cent

$8,000 - Question 8
In an experiment popularized online, what candy creates an explosive geyser when dropped into a 2-liter Diet Coke bottle?
A: Skittles
B: Mint Mentos
C: Atomic Fireballs
D: Lemonheads

$16,000 - Question 9
What part of the U.S. coastline is easily recognized on a map due to its distinctive fishhook shape?
A: Cape May
B: Cape Cod
C: Cape Hatteras
D: Cape Canaveral

$25,000 - Question 10
On the Princeton Review's 2007 list of top party schools, what college was ranked most "stone cold sober" for the ninth straight year?
A: Southern Methodist University
B: Texas Christian University
C: U.S. Naval Academy
D: Brigham Young University ________________________________________
$2,000 - Question 6
Pyrosis is the technical name for what common medical condition?
A: Lactose intolerance
B: Food poisoning
C: Heartburn
D: Strep throat

$4,000 - Question 7
A 2005 study at the Pew Internet Project found that the most common task conducted by Web users is what?
A: Sending e-mail
B: Buying music
C: Trading stocks
D: Playing games

$8,000 - Question 8
Because of his fiery shock of red hair, snowboarder Shaun White is often referred to by what outlandish nickname?
A: The Flying Tomato
B: Scarlett Oh-Hair-Ah
C: Fire and Ice
D: The Ruby Slipper


$16,000 - Question 9
Traditionally used in French cooking, a bouquet garni is a small bundle of what?
A: Giblets
B: Dried fruit
C: Bouillon cubes
D: Mixed herbs


$25,000 - Question 10
On a 2006 "Daily Show" episode, Jon Stewart offered tea and a Twinkie to Pervez Musharraf, the president of what country?
A: India
B: Pakistan
C: Turkey
D: Azerbaijan ________________________________________
$2,000 - Question 6
In the uppercase, what Greek letter is shaped like a triangle?
A: Lambda
B: Epsilon
C: Mu
D: Delta

$4,000 - Question 7
On TV's "SNL" motivational speaker Matt Foley warned kids that they too could be "living in a van" where?
A: On the wrong side of town
B: Down by the river
C: Under the overpass
D: In a Kmart parking lot

$8,000 - Question 8
Falafel is a popular Middle Eastern dish that is traditionally served with what seasame-seed based sauce?
A: Hoisin
B: Pesto
C: Tahini
D: Aioli

$16,000 - Question 9
The cover of Green Day's 2004 album "American Idiot" features an image of what item in the shape of a heart?
A: Television set
B: Dollar bill
C: Padlock
D: Grenade

$25,000 - Question 10
In an infamous 2006 accident, Dick Cheney shot Harry Whittington while they were hunting for what?
A: Deer
B: Quail
C: Rabbits
D: Turkeys ________________________________________
$2,000 - Question 6
Measuring up to fourteen feet, the alpenhorn is a wooden horn traditionally used to call cattle in what country?
A: Greece
B: Canada
C: Switzerland
D: Brazil

$4,000 - Question 7
In the 1950s, which of these baseball teams temporarily changed its name to avoid any association with Communism?
A: Detroit Tigers
B: Cleveland Indians
C: New York Yankees
D: Cincinnati Reds

$8,000 - Question 8
In 2006, Lance Bass announced he was gay after years of being in the closet as a member of what boy band?
A: NSYNC
B: Backstreet Boys
C: 98 Degrees
D: O-Town

$16,000 - Question 9
In architecture, a vertical window set in a gable on a sloping roof is called a what?
A: Stanchion
B: Dormer
C: Marquee
D: Cupola


$25,000 - Question 10
One of Time magazine's 100 "People of the Century," the "Unknown Rebel" famously stood up to the army of what country?
A: East Germany
B: China
C: Soviet Union
D: Vietnam ________________________________________
$1,000 - Question 5
What classic cartoon character is the uncle of Splinter and Knothead, his niece and nephew?
A: Porky Pig
B: Mighty Mouse
C: Woody Woodpecker
D: Huckleberry Hound

$2,000 - Question 6
Letour.fr is the official Web site of a world famous sporting event for what type of athletes?
A: Cyclists
B: Golfers
C: Tennis players
D: Soccer players

$4,000 - Question 7
In geometry, a straight angle measures how many degrees?
A: 120
B: 150
C: 180
D: 270

$8,000 - Question 8
What movie's well-known poster is often compared to Edvard Munch's painting "The Scream"?
A: Home Alone
B: Forrest Gump
C: Men in Black
D: The Matrix

$16,000 - Question 9
What U.S. coin depicts a president wearing a bow tie?
A: Dime
B: Penny
C: Nickel
D: Quarter

$25,000 - Question 10
In 2006, Gwen Stefani gave birth to a son who shares his first name with the capital of what Caribbean nation?
A: Cuba
B: Dominican Republic
C: Haiti
D: Jamaica ________________________________________
$2,000 - Question 6
Which of these scientific units is named in honor of the inventor of the telephone?
A: Decibel
B: Kilohertz
C: Megawatt
D: Milligram

$4,000 - Question 7
Popular in Europe and the Middle East, the leek belongs to the same family as what other vegetable?
A: Onion
B: Beet
C: Broccoli
D: Cucumber

$8,000 - Question 8
In 1949, a classic George Orwell novel was published that was set how many years in the future?
A: 15
B: 25
C: 35
D: 45

$16,000 - Question 9
Commonly used by jewelers, a loupe is what kind of instrument?
A: File
B: Magnifying lens
C: Scale
D: Torch

$25,000 - Question 10
What brand of beverage features bottlecaps that bear the motto "We're juice guys"?
A: Welch's
B: Veryfine
C: V8
D: Nantucket Nectars ________________________________________
$2,000 - Question 6
In a 2006 ceremony in Sydney, Australia, actress Nicole Kidman married what Grammy-winning country singer?
A: Kenny Chesney
B: Brad Paisley
C: Trace Adkins
D: Keith Urban

$4,000 - Question 7
What is the only state in the U.S. that borders the Atlantic time zone?
A: Maine
B: Massachusetts
C: Delaware
D: Florida

$8,000 - Question 8
Which of these female names has not appeared in the title of a Rolling Stones hit song?
A: Ruby
B: Jane
C: Angie
D: Daisy

$16,000 - Question 9
Which of these company's logos features a stylized version of its founder's signature?
A: Sears
B: Ford
C: Disney
D: Goodyear

$25,000 - Question 10
Meaning "bitter criticism," the word "vitriol" is also a synonym for what corrosive substance?
A: Turpentine
B: Lye
C: Sulfuric acid
D: Chlorine bleach ________________________________________
$2,000 - Question 6
The popular fitness trend Spinning was started in the 1980s by Jonathan Goldberg, a world-class athlete at what sport?
A: Cycling
B: Figure skating
C: Weightlifting
D: Cross-country skiing

$4,000 - Question 7
What U.S. president's nickname came from an enthusiastic campaign supporter who urged him to "Give 'em hell!"?
A: Richard Nixon
B: Woodrow Wilson
C: Dwight Eisenhower
D: Harry Truman

$8,000 - Question 8
Every year since 1988, TV's Discovery Channel has aired a bloody but popular annual event called what?
A: Tiger Week
B: Shark Week
C: Bear Week
D: Snake Week

$16,000 - Question 9
According to the U.S. Census, which of these states has three of the 10 most populous cities in the country?
A: Ohio
B: Illinois
C: Texas
D: New York

$25,000 - Question 10
Affectionately known as "Two-Buck Chuck," Charles Shaw is a popular and affordable line of what product?
A: Wine
B: Cigars
C: Cheese
D: Olives ________________________________________
$2,000 - Question 6
Which of these mathematical operations is the equivalent of "3x"?
A: 3 plus x
B: x divided by 3
C: 3 times x
D: x minus 3

$4,000 - Question 7
In a 1993 episode titles "The Outing," what show made repeated use of the line "Not that there's anything wrong with that..."?
A: Seinfeld
B: Roseanne
C: The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
D: Murphy Brown

$8,000 - Question 8
Most cats of the Manx breed have what distinctive characteristic?
A: No fur
B: No tail
C: No claws
D: No whiskers

$16,000 - Question 9
What body of water did the ancient Romans call "Mare Nostrum," or "our sea"?
A: Atlantic Ocean
B: North Sea
C: Mediterranean Sea
D: Red Sea

$25,000 - Question 10
On a piano, the keys for which of these pairs of notes are not separated by a black key?
A: A and B
B: G and A
C: C and D
D: E and F


Top
 Profile  
Reply with quote  
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 1 post ] 

All times are UTC - 6 hours


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Majestic-12 [Bot] and 4 guests


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum

Jump to:  
Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Group
Americanized by Maël Soucaze.