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					Penn Bowl Trash II
Round 11
Packet by Ben Frank and Eric Mukherjee & friends
Edited by Ben Frank and Joe Nguyen

1. San Francisco mayor Gavin Newsom returned a $25,000 donation, which this company made to his 2010
re-election campaign. In 2009, this Russell Goldencloud Weiner-founded company changed its distributor
from Coca-Cola to PepsiCo. Professional stunt and racing driver Tanner Foust drives a Scion TC, which is
sponsored by this company. Flavors of this beverage include Roasted Mocha, Punched Citrus Acai Berry,
and Juiced Pomegranate in addition to Sugar Free and Zero Carb options. This company sponsors a range
of events including the Taste of Chaos and the Mayhem Festival. When this product came out, it sought to
differentiate itself from the competition by marketing itself as “twice the size of Red Bull for the same
price”, and its can design includes a large 5-pointed item. FTP, name this energy drink, which should make
you feel like a successful, bad-ass musician.
A: Rockstar Inc. or Rockstar energy drink

2. A character in this movie uses a badge that says “Jennifer Chu” to sneak into a tech conference party.
Because of a misunderstanding, a person in this film thinks someone has asked him if he wants “the
cancer”. Scenes in this film see the main character capture photos of a cardboard cut out in St. Louis and
Las Vegas. Ryan talks to Jim when Jim gets cold feet about marrying Julie, and Ryan also begins a casual
relationship with a woman named Alex. Young Cornell graduate Natalie is traveling on the road with Ryan
as he inches closer to his personal goal of 10 million miles and professionally conducts employee layoffs.
FTP, name this 2009 Jason Reitman film about a corporate downsizer, who is constantly in transit, starring
George Clooney.
A: Up in the Air

3. Those who have had regular jobs on this program include Gloria Felix and MaryAnn Salcedo, while the
season 2 winner recently returned to this show as an aid for season 6. The Season 4 winner of this show
was Christina Machamer, while Michael Wray won its first season. This show originally starts with a red
team and a blue team, but when few contestants are left, the two teams combine to form a single black
team. This show‟s theme song is by the Ohio Players and is entitled “Fire”. Sometimes, the host of this
show will end tasks prematurely by using the catchphrases “Shut it down” or “Switch it off!”. This show is
notable for the amount of profanity spewed out by its Scottish host. FTP, name this cooking competition
show hosted by Gordon Ramsay.
A: Hell’s Kitchen

4. Los Angeles punk band The Dickies as well as the New Wave group Red Rockers have covered this
song. This song claims “if the button is pushed, there‟s no runnin‟ away” and also comments “when you
return, it‟s the same old place, the poundin‟ of the drums, the pride and disgrace”. The group The
Spokesmen released an answer to this song entitled “The Dawn of Correction”. The singer of this song
frustratingly remarks “I can‟t twist the truth, it knows no regulation. Handful of senators don‟t pass
legislation”. The song begins “the eastern world, it is exploding, violence flarin‟, bullets loadin‟” and
includes the refrain “and you tell me over and over again, my friend”. FTP, name this 1960s protest song,
most famously performed by Barry McGuire.
A: Eve of Destruction

5. In 1978, Ann Meyers became the first person to do this in NCAA Division I basketball history. Nate
Thurmond is the only person to do this in an overtime NBA game and was the first person to ever do it in
the NBA. Hakeem Olajuwon almost did this twice in March of 1990, but a game tape review caused the
NBA not to recognize one of them. David Robinson did this in 1994 and is the only person to do this while
scoring over 30 points. Some believe that Jason Kidd did this in November of 2000, when he amassed an
unusually high number of turnovers. Alvin Robertson is the only NBA player to do this in a game where he
recorded 10 or more steals. FTP, name this difficult feat, in which a basketball player posts a number of 10
or higher in a single game in four major statistical categories.
A: Quadruple-double

6. In 2000, Robert Townsend directed a biopic in which Leon Robinson starred as this man. One notable
song by this man includes the lyrics “I‟ve been good to you, baby, please don‟t leave me alone, no”. Some
of his songs include “The Girl Can‟t Help It” and “Hey, Hey, Hey, Hey”. This singer appeared as himself
when he sang “The Star-Spangled Banner” and “O Canada” in the movie Mystery, Alaska. He also
recorded and sang the opening theme song for the cartoon The Magic School Bus. One of his most famous
songs contains the line “Got a girl named Daisy, she almost drives me crazy” and also includes the phrase
“oh Rudy” just after the title lyric. FTP, name this pianist and rock and roll singer known for songs such as
“Good Golly, Miss Molly” and “Tutti Frutti”.
A: Little Richard or Richard Wayne Penniman

7. One of his creators claims that he was partially inspired by the Crime and Punishment character Porfiry
Petrovich. Men who have played this character include Bert Freed and Thomas Mitchell. He and his wife
own a Bassett Hound named Dog, and this man prefers to drive his dirty 1959 Peugeot 403 convertible to
an official LAPD car. This man almost always has a cigar with him in addition to wearing a rumpled
raincoat. He often leaves an interrogation scene only to return quickly with the line “just one more thing”
and often lulls suspects into a false sense of security by making himself seem harmless, incompetent, or
absent-minded. FTP, name this surprisingly intelligent and observant homicide detective most notably
played by Peter Falk.
A: Columbo

8. The opening possession in this game stalled when punter/holder Mike Horan fumbled the snap on a field
goal attempt. In the first half, Al Del Greco missed a 47-yard field goal attempt, while his counterpart Jeff
Wilkins made three field goals in the half. On the final possession of this game, the offense was aided by a
Dre‟ Bly 15-yard facemask penalty. A second-half touchdown drive started with a solid kickoff return by
Derrick Mason and included two completions to Frank Wychek. Just after this game was tied, Isaac Bruce
caught a 73-yard touchdown pass to make the score 23-16. This game would end on a play where Mike
Jones would tackle receiver Kevin Dyson. FTP, name this Super Bowl in which the St. Louis Rams
defeated the Tennessee Titans.
A: Super Bowl XXXIV

9. At the first ever Vh1 Rock Honors, they performed and covered the Def Leppard song “Photograph”.
Current members include rhythm guitarist Mike Kennerty and percussionist Chris Gaylor. One of their
songs includes the line “now I‟m letting up, I should be the one who‟s letting go”. In 2008, they released
their third studio album entitled When the World Comes Down, which contains a song with the line “I wake
up every evening with a big smile on my face”. In reference to the titular thing, one of their songs says
“don‟t tell anyone or you‟ll be just another regret”. Popular songs by this band include “It Ends Tonight”
and “Gives You Hell”. FTP, name this rock band famous for such songs as “Move Along” and “Dirty Little
A: The All-American Rejects

10. One character that wields these weapons has an older sister Alicia who was horribly mutated when an
Exsphere was removed from her body and whose growth is stunted, while in another game Nabooru was
turned into an enemy that wields one of these weapons, the Iron Knuckle. Besides Presea Combatir, another
character who wields these items became Lord of the Glittering Caves. This item also appears in the title of
a Sega Genesis hack-and-slash game in which the player fights against the forces of Death Adder as either
a dwarf, and amazon, or a barbarian, and recently saw a sequel for the XBOX360 subtitled Beast Rider. For
10 points, name these weapons favored by a son of Gloin in the Tolkien universe, a dwarf named Gimli.
A: Axe

11. Both Jack Lemmon and Steve McQueen were offered roles in this movie, but neither would appear in
it. A prequel to this film, subtitled The Early Days, was released in 1979 and starred William Katt. In an
early scene, Harvey Logan is chosen as the new group leader. Figures in this film at different times look out
for the straw hat-wearing Joe Lefors as well as Indian tracker Lord Baltimore. At one point, two men jump
into a river, even though one of them cannot swim. One notable scene includes a man and a woman bike-
riding, while the song Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head plays. This film heads towards a climax as the
two fugitives flee to Bolivia. FTP, name this 1969 American Western film about titular bank robbers
played by Paul Newman and Robert Redford.
A: Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

12. The singer of this song combined it with George Michael‟s “Freedom! „90” in a medley at the 2007
MTV Video Music Awards. The video for this song consists of four settings, the first of which shows the
singer lying on a chair in an empty room. Some of the lyrics in this song include “I know people will try,
try to divide something so real” and this song comes from the artist‟s 2007 studio album As I Am. The
singer says that “people keep talking”, but repeatedly reinforces that “everything‟s gonna be alright”. It
opens with the line “I just want you close, where you can stay forever” and includes the lyrics “You and me
together, through the days and nights”. FTP, name this 2007 Alicia Keys hit, which continually posits that
someone does not exist, who “can get in the way of what I‟m feeling”.
A: No One

13. A spinoff of this series debuted 22 years after the original was canceled and starred John Schuck and
Jason Marsden. One character on this show attends Westbury College and was played by Beverly Owen at
one point, but was primarily played by Pat Priest. Another character has a pet bat named Igor and has
apparently been alive since 1367. That character‟s grandson has a stuffed toy werewolf named Wolfy and is
a werewolf himself. The home featured on this series could be found at 1313 Mockingbird Lane. Yvonne
De Carlo starred as Lily, while Butch Patrick played young Eddie and Fred Gwynne played the patriarch
Herman. FTP, name this 1960s sitcom, which depicted the home life of a family of monsters.
A: The Munsters

14. Some of her early roles were as Catherine DeVoto in Deal of the Century and Jessica Fitzgerald in Une
Femme ou Deux. She has been married since 1984 to filmmaker Jim Simpson, and she played Queen
Isabella in the movie 1492: Conquest of Paradise. She has lent her voice to many productions, including
her roles as narrator in both The Tale of Despereaux and the American version of Planet Earth. This actress
played Alice Hunt in The Village and portrayed Warden Walker in Holes. She received critical acclaim for
her role as boss Katharine Parker in Working Girl, but many know her better for playing Dana Barrett in
Ghostbusters. FTP, name this actress, who most notably played Ellen Ripley in the Alien film series.
A: Sigourney Weaver

15. When he arrived in the Major Leagues, he was given uniform number 59, but in 2006, he switched to
his current number. He finished the 2008 season with a 9-11 record, despite a solid 3.45 ERA in his third
full season. He achieved his first All-Star selection in 2009 and In June of 2008, he became the first
American League pitcher to hit a grand slam since Steve Dunning in 1971. In his second start of 2007, this
Venezuelan spoiled the Fenway Park debut of Daisuke Matsuzaka by throwing a complete game one-hit
shutout against the Red Sox. Even with his impressive 19-5 record in 2009, he finished a distant second
behind Zack Greinke in AL Cy Young award voting. FTP, name this hard-throwing right-handed ace for
the Seattle Mariners, often called “King Felix”.
A: Felix Hernandez

16. At one point, he is kidnapped by Al McWhiggin and eventually taken to the Tri-County Airport. He
runs regular meetings on subjects ranging from “What to do when you or a part of you is swallowed” and
“Plastic Corrosion Awareness”. He once tries to trick someone into rescuing something that actually is a
magic 8 ball. When he meets Stinky Pete, this character finds out that he originated in a 1950s TV show.
To save someone else, he climbs into a claw machine at Pizza Planet before being captured by Sid Phillips.
His girlfriend is a porcelain lamp named Little Bo Peep, and he becomes jealous and feels threatened with
the arrival of Buzz Lightyear. FTP, name this cowboy doll voiced by Tom Hanks in Toy Story and Toy
Story 2.
A: Woody Pride (Accept either answer)
17. This organization hired Greg Burdette to deliver a false report about a massacre of civilians at
Bialystok. The mercenaries Sakura Obata and flame-thrower happy Carlos Mendoza fight for this
organization, which hired supersoldier Gideon Raveshaw to oversee Project ReGenesis. One character
belonging to this organization shouts "I cannot let you connect to the Tacitus!" before proclaimed its motto
"Peace is power!" and shooting herself in the head. The Specter and the Black Hand make their return as
units in its army, which also includes the "Marked" of its leader. That leader seemingly died when an ion
cannon blast was fired at its Temple in Sarajevo by the Global Defense Initiative. For 10 points, name this
long-standing shadowy terrorist organization led by Kane in the Command and Conquer series.
A: Brotherhood of Nod

18. She lost in straight sets to Steffi Graf in the final of the 1995 US Open, but beat Anke Huber to win the
Australian Open Singles Championship in January 1996. This player became a U.S. citizen in 1994 and
subsequently helped the U.S. Fed Cup team the rest of the decade. From the 1990 French Open to the 1993
Australian Open, she won 8 of the 11 Grand Slam singles tournaments she contested. With that 1990
French Open victory against Graf, she became the youngest ever French Open Singles Champion at 16
years, 6 Months. This Yugoslavian-born player would win a total of ten Grand Slam Singles Titles, but she
may be best remembered as the victim of an on-court incident perpetrated by a crazed German tennis fan.
FTP, name this Female #1 tennis player of the early 90s, who missed two years of competition after being
stabbed during a match.
A: Monica Seles

19. One person with this surname appeared as Matt in a 2007 episode of Desperate Housewives, while a
different person with this last name played Dr. Kayla Thorton on the Lifetime drama Strong Medicine. A
person with this last name played Teddy on 12 different episodes of Full House, and another person with
this surname starred as medical student Melanie Barnett on the CW series The Game. One person with this
last name is most famous for starring on a show where his character T.J. Henderson had a best friend
played by Omar Gooding. Two people with this surname starred on a 90s show about identical twin girls
separated and adopted at birth. FTP, name this surname common to the respective stars of Smart Guy and
Sister, Sister, with first names Tahj, Tia, and Tamera.
A: Mowry

20. One significant figure in this novel has a brother named Alan, who has a developmental disorder.
Another character returns to his hometown after his father suffers a heart attack and proceeds to put his
father into a nursing home. That titular figure punches Tim after another figures suggests that his cold and
distant father may suffer from Asperger‟s syndrome. The title character first meets Savannah while she is in
Wilmington, North Carolina working for Habitat for Humanity, but he eventually must leave to be
redeployed in the army. This book is written by the same author of A Walk to Remember and The Notebook,
and it is also the name of a 2010 film. FTP, name this 2006 Nicholas Sparks novel and a 2010 movie about
a titular army officer starring Amanda Seyfried and Channing Tatum.
A: Dear John

1. It follows a socially outcast girl, who discovers that she possesses telekinetic powers. FTPE:
[10] Name this 1976 Brian De Palma film based on a Stephen King novel, in which the title character gets
drenched with a bucket of pig‟s blood.
A: Carrie
[10] Carrie stars this actress, who would go on to win an Oscar for her role in the 1980 movie Coal
Miner’s Daughter.
A: Sissy Spacek
[10] In Coal Miner’s Daughter, this actress plays Patsy Cline. She appeared as Sally in Harold & Kumar
Escape from Guantanamo Bay, but she may be best known for her roles in the Vacation movies as Ellen
Griswold, the wife of Clark.
A: Beverly D’Angelo

2. The cast includes Paulo Costanzo and Jill Flint. FTPE:
[10] Name this USA show, which debuted in June 2009. It follows Hank Lawson, a former E.R. doctor,
who moves to the Hamptons and eventually becomes a concierge doctor.
A: Royal Pains
[10] This actor stars as Hank Lawson on Royal Pains. He played Deputy Chief of Staff Clifford Calley on
The West Wing and also played Isaac Malbin in the 2008 film Defiance.
A: Mark Feuerstein
[10] Feuerstein also starred on this sitcom, which ran on NBC from 2002 to 2004 and took place in Florida.
He played Jake Silver, the executive producer of an extremely low-rated show, which aired early in the
day. Suzanne Pleshette played Jake‟s mother and Ashley Williams starred as Jake‟s love interest Dylan.
A: Good Morning, Miami

3. He played Ebenezer Scrooge in the 1970 musical film Scrooge. FTPE:
[10] Name this English Actor more famous for playing the title character in the 1963 movie Tom Jones.
A: Albert Finney
[10] Finney received much acclaim for playing Ed Masry in this 2000 film about a single mother and file
clerk, who brings a lawsuit against the Pacific Gas and Electric Company. It starred Julia Roberts in the
title role.
A: Erin Brockovich
[10] Finney also appeared in this 2003 Tim Burton film as a former traveling salesman now confined to his
deathbed. Finney‟s character Edward Bloom tells his son tall tales of his life as a young adult. This film
also includes Ewan McGregor and Jessica Lange.
A: Big Fish

4. It speaks of “Chickity China the Chinese chicken” and claims “I like vanilla, it‟s the finest of the
flavours”. FTPE:
[10] Name this song that says, “it‟ll still be two days till I say I‟m sorry” and that it has been the titular
amount of time “since you looked at me”.
A: One Week
[10] “One Week” is by this band, whose other hits include “Pinch Me” and “If I had $1000000”.
A: Barenaked Ladies
[10] The Barenaked Ladies also had a minor hit with this song, which asks about the titular place “Why did
you paint the walls? Why did you clean the floor? Why did you plaster over the hole I punched in the
A: The Old Apartment

5. For its first three seasons, it starred Kat Von D and it still stars Ami James and Chris Nunez. FTPE:
[10] Name this TLC show, which follows the events that take place at a tattoo parlor in south Florida.
A: Miami Ink
[10] Miami Ink has spawned a couple of spin-offs, which are also broadcast on TLC. One takes place in a
western American city, while the other takes place in a western European city. Name one of these two
cities, in which a TLC-broadcasted Miami Ink spin-off takes place.
A: Los Angeles or London
[10] Before Miami Ink started, the shop where the show takes place was called 305 Ink as a reference to the
Miami area code. The shop now goes by this three-word name, in which two of the words are opposite
A: Love Hate Tattoo

6. They formed in Nashville, Tennessee in the late 90s. FTPE:
[10] Name this rock band consisting of all related individuals that had a huge hit with the 2008 song “Use
A: Kings of Leon
[10] Kings of Leon also had a hit with this single released several months before “Use Somebody”. It‟s
opening lines say “Lay where you‟re laying, don‟t make a sound, I know they‟re watching, they‟re
watching”. Additionally, the chorus contains the line “consumed with what‟s to transpire”.
A: Sex On Fire
[10] Kings of Leon is composed of three brothers and their cousin, who all have this last name.
A: Followill

7. It features the Mariah Carey and Whitney Houston song “When You Believe”. FTPE:
[10] Name this DreamWorks animated feature based on the biblical story of Exodus.
A: The Prince of Egypt
[10] This actor voiced Ramesses II in The Prince of Egypt. He is famous for playing Lord Voldemort in the
Harry Potter movies. He also starred as Harry Waters in In Bruges and as Michael Berg alongside Kate
Winslet in The Reader.
A: Ralph Fiennes
[10] Michelle Pfeiffer voices this daughter of Jethro, whom Moses marries in The Prince of Egypt.
A: Tzipporah

8. This comic strip got in trouble for strips supposedly attacking the Jewish and Muslim faith. For 10 points
[10] Name this Johnny Hart comic strip, which as its title suggests, took place in pre-modern times,
describing the lives of such cavemen as Clumsy Carp, Thor, and the Fat Broad.
A: B.C.
[10] This character in B.C. is noted for his scruffy beard, hate of water, and his peg leg. He frequently
appeared in Sunday strips writing sentimental pieces of poetry.
A: Wiley
[10] Johnny Hart also created this comic strip about a dysfunctional medieval kingdom with such denizens
as Sir Rodney the Chicken-Hearted, the jester Bung, and the prisoner Spook.
A: The Wizard of Id

9. Backstops are always a key to the success of a baseball team. Name these catchers from many years ago
[10] This catcher played for the Yankees from 1946-1963 and was a 13-time World Series Champion and
3-time MVP. He is also known for phrases like “It ain‟t over till it‟s over”.
A: Yogi Berra
[10] This man played for the Brooklyn Dodgers in the 1940s and 1950s. He was a 3-time National League
MVP and 8-time All-Star. His career was cut short in 1958 after he was paralyzed in a car accident.
A: Roy Campanella
[10] This other catcher played from 1925-1937, primarily for the Philadelphia Athletics. He was the AL
MVP in 1928 and 1934 and had a .320 lifetime batting average. A future Yankee Hall of Famer was named
after him.
A: Mickey Cochrane

10. It had celebrities answering lots of fill-in-the-blank questions. FTPE:
[10] Name this game show, which often included such people as Betty White and was hosted for most of its
time on air by Gene Rayburn.
A: Match Game
[10] This three-named comedian appeared often on Match Game. He normally wore outrageous large
glasses and he is often remembered for his relative openness about his homosexuality.
A: Charles Nelson Reilly
[10] Charles Nelson Reilly also played Claymore Gregg on this comedy series, which began in 1968. It was
about a widow, her two children, and their maid, who move into an abandoned seaside home. The family
soon discovers that the 19th century sea captain that had formerly owned the house is haunting them.
A: The Ghost and Mrs. Muir
11. There were some shocking British Open Champions this decade and some that were a little more
predictable. Name some golfers, whose British Open victories in the last ten years at least made some sense
at the time FTPE:
[10] This South African former World #1 golfer captured the 2002 British Open Championship at
Muirfield. He also won the 1994 and 1997 U.S. Opens and is sometimes called “The Big Easy”.
A: Ernie Els
[10] This Irish golfer won the 2007 and 2008 British Opens in addition to the 2008 PGA Championship. He
was also the PGA Tour Player of the Year in 2008.
A: Padraig Harrington
[10] This American winner of the 2001 British Open is also a former World #1. He is known for wearing a
certain kind of sunglasses when competing, and within the last couple of years, he had fallen to lower than
800th in the World Golf Rankings before he finished tied for 2 nd at the 2009 U.S. Open.
A: David Duval

12. There were lots of good songs in the 1980s. Name some songs, which were big in 1983 FTPE:
[10] This 1983 Styx song repeatedly says “domo arigato” to the titular figure.
A: Mr. Roboto
[10] This Kajagoogoo hit from 1983 contains the line “something‟s wrong, you‟re not naïve, you must be
strong”. The chorus includes the refrain “hush hush, eye to eye”.
A: Too Shy
[10] In the early 80s, Dutch singer and entertainer Taco had a hit with this song originally written by Irving
Berlin. It has the lyric “if you‟re blue and you don‟t know where to go to, why don‟t you go where fashion
A: Puttin’ on the Ritz

13. It ran for five seasons between 1972 and 1977 and was produced by Quinn Martin Productions. FTPE:
[10] Name this police drama, which starred Michael Douglas as young Steve Keller, a man doing police
work in the titular city.
A: The Streets of San Francisco
[10] Steve Keller‟s more experienced partner Mike Stone was played by this actor, famous for his large
misshapen nose. He played Omar Bradley in Patton and is famous for his roles in other films like One-
Eyed Jacks and A Streetcar Named Desire.
A: Karl Malden
[10] When Michael Douglas‟ character left during season five of The Streets of San Francisco, Steve Keller
was replaced with Dan Robbins, played by this man. This man shares his name with a Survivor winner
convicted of tax evasion.
A: Richard Hatch

14. It includes the line “all the leaves are brown and the sky is grey”. FTPE:
[10] Name this song, which says “I‟d be safe and warm if I was in L.A.” and claims that the titular thing
happens “on such a winter‟s day”.
A: California Dreamin’
[10] “California Dreamin‟” is a song by this 1960s group, which consisted of John and Michelle Phillips as
well as the overweight Cass Elliot.
A: The Mamas & the Papas
[10] Both Cass Elliot and Keith Moon died in an apartment owned by this singer, whose songs include
“Jump into the Fire” and “Coconut”. He is probably best known for the song “Everybody‟s Talkin‟”, which
was featured on the Midnight Cowboy soundtrack
A: Harry Nilsson

15. Name these following games by independent developers, for 10 points each.
[10] In this Tim Burton-influenced WiiWare and Windows game, the title substance is used to construct
brigdes, towers, and other structures to a pipe at the end of the level.
A: World of Goo
[10] Mono and Vegas are two game modes in this Dylan Fitterer-created music game that uses the player's
own songs to create a track that the player queues up colored blocks in.
A: Audiosurf
[10] This fully freeware 2D platformer features Quote's attempts to rescue Sue and save the Mimigas from
the Doctor. Weapons and items are obtained through treasure chests.
A: Cave Story

16. D-wade turned in some amazing performances to beat the Mavericks, but he didn‟t do it alone. Name
some people on the 2006 NBA Champion Miami Heat squad not named Dwyane Wade or Shaquille
O‟Neal FTPE:
[10] This point guard and 10-time all star was on that championship team. His nickname is “The Glove”
and he is remembered for his 13 seasons with the Seattle SuperSonics.
A: Gary Payton
[10] This two-time Defensive Player of the Year, who spent most of his career with the Heat, was also on
the squad. This center notably made a comeback after undergoing a kidney transplant.
A: Alonzo Mourning
[10] This 6‟8” role player out of Xavier University was on that Heat team and was a defensive spark. He
would later win another championship as a key bench player for the 2007-2008 Celtics and would
subsequently sign with the Hornets, with whom he currently plays.
A: James Posey

17. Television sets have really come a long way in the not-so-distant past. Name some TV manufacturers
that have had success in recent years FTPE:
[10] This Japanese multi-national corporation makes microwave ovens, televisions, and many other
products. They sell their LCD TVs under the “Aquos” brand, and their name is also a desirable quality for a
A: Sharp
[10] This other Japanese corporation makes its share of Plasma HDTVs and used to be called Matsushita
Electric Industrial Company. Sanyo has been a subsidiary of this company since December 2009. The
slogan for this brand name is “Ideas for Life”.
A: Panasonic
[10] This Korean company is the world‟s second-largest manufacturer of televisions. Although it has been
highly successful making TVs, one would probably know this company best for the cell phones they
manufacture such as the “Chocolate” and “Shine”.

18. It follows a middle-aged man named Elwood P. Dowd. FTPE:
[10] Name this 1950 film about a man, whose best friend is an invisible six-foot, three-and-one-half-inch
tall rabbit.
A: Harvey
[10] Harvey stars this actor, who is probably best known for his roles as Jefferson Smith in Mr. Smith Goes
to Washington and as George Bailey in It’s a Wonderful Life.
A: James Stewart
[10] Stewart starred alongside John Wayne in this 1962 film about Senator Ranse Stoddard, who returns to
the city of Shinbone in the Wild West. He teaches the people of Shinbone to read and write, all while trying
to bring a certain figure to justice.
A: The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance

19. It includes a gay character named Vaughan Cunningham, played by John Ritter. FTPE:
[10] Name this 1996 film about Karl Childers, a man who is released from a psychiatric hospital and
subsequently befriends a young boy and the boy‟s mother, who is in an abusive relationship. It was written
and directed by Billy Bob Thornton, who also starred in the film. The name of the film alludes to the
weapon Karl Childers used to kill his mother and her boyfriend.
A: Sling Blade
[10] This singer played abusive boyfriend Doyle Hargraves in Sling Blade. This country pioneer has
released albums like Blame the Vain and Hillbilly Deluxe and his songs include “Suspicious Minds” and
“Guitars, Cadillacs”.
A: Dwight Yoakam
[10] Yoakam also starred in this 1994 television movie, which shares its name with a later television series,
which aired in the late 90s and early 2000s. The series included Colin Hanks and took place in the titular
southwestern town, the site of a certain 1947 UFO crash.
A: Roswell

20. He is the only one to win the Heisman twice. FTPE:
[10] Name this Ohio State running back, who won the award in both 1974 and 1975.
A: Archie Griffin
[10] Griffin played under this legendary head coach, who coached Ohio State from 1951-1978.
A: Woody Hayes
[10] Hayes was fired in 1978 after he punched nose guard Charlie Bauman in the throat during the Gator
Bowl. Bauman played for this school, which now competes in the ACC.
A: Clemson University

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