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					                                     FORTY-SECOND ANNUAL
                           MILLARD FILLMORE TRIVIA HUNT
                                 JANUARY 29 – FEBRUARY 1, 2010

/18      1.          TV MEMORIES
3 pts.        a.Provide the full name of the actor who first played Mr. Clean on television
              commercials.
5 pts.        b.Provide the 3-word name of the television icon whose image was the first to be
              broadcast over television airwaves.
5 pts.        c.On what television show and on what date did the original Twilight Zone episode first
              appear?
5 pts.        d.Provide the name of the first U.S. First Lady to appear on Sesame Street.

/12      2.          THE NAME担 THE SAME
              THE PERSONS DESCRIBED WITHIN EACH       QUESTION BELOW HAVE THE SAME LAST NAME.
              PROVIDE THEIR FIRST AND LAST NAMES.
4 pts.        a.She was the first president of the first local club in the National Christmas Carols
              Association; he has coached over 1,000 National Hockey League games.
4 pts.        b.She created the ―Frog Fountain‖; he was an early expert on insects.
4 pts.        c.She was the winning pitcher in a U.S. men’s minor league baseball game; these two
              brothers sold books.

/15      3.          TECHNOLOGY
5 pts.        a.The modern biotechnology industry was arguably born when the U.S. Supreme Court
              ruled that a genetically modified microorganism could be patented. Provide the case
              title and the Official Reports citation for this Supreme Court case, and the date on
              which the ruling was handed down. (In the case title, the last names of the individuals
              are sufficient.) The form of your team’s answer should be: Hunter v. Cobey, 123 U.S.
              456; February 1, 2010.
5 pts.        b.What event was viewed via the first public coast-to-coast HDTV broadcast in the
              U.S.? Also provide the date of this broadcast.
5 pts.        c.So close, and yet so far. Provide the last names of the astronauts who did not land on
              the Moon, but who orbited nearby while their crew mates walked the lunar surface.
2010 – IILX tnuH aivirT FMOF                                                                        2


/20      4.          MUSIC, MUSIC, MUSIC
4 pts.        a. Provide the title of the senior honors thesis written by Leonard Bernstein and the
              name of the educational institution at which he wrote it.
9 pts.        b.Provide the name of the group that performed music composed by the Corporation,
              and the full first names of the performers. (4 pts. group; 1 pt. each performer)
3 pts.        c.Provide the name of the entertainer who has performed under the name ―Rosita‖ and
              has won an Oscar, a Grammy, a Tony, and two Emmies.
4 pts.        d.Provide the name of the institution that formed the first school band in the U.S.

/26      5.          IT HAPPENED IN SPORTS
5 pts.        a.Provide the names of the quarterback and the receiver who connected for the NFL’s
              longest completed pass play that did not score a touchdown.
5 pts.        b.Provide the name of a player who got a base hit for two different Major League
              Baseball teams on the same day, the date on which he accomplished this feat, and the
              sum of the total paid attendance from these two games.
8 pts.        c.Provide the full name of the athlete who earned just over $7.30 per mile (or $43.62
              per hour) for his efforts in winning a distance race back in the early 1900’s that ended
              with 20 miles around Madison Square Garden. Also provide the name of the race he
              won, the name of the organizer of the event, and the winning time to the nearest
              minute. (2 pts. each)
8 pts.        d.Provide the earliest date of a major league baseball game in which the fabled
              double-play trio of Tinker, Evers, and Chance recorded a double play and the name of
              the city in which the game was played. From that game, provide also the team name
              (including the city) of the visiting team (as in ―Oakland Athletics‖), the final score
              (indicating who won, such as Home 3, Visitors 5), and the last name of the umpire.
              For this question, the documentation does NOT have to say that the date provided is the
              earliest. Credit for a correct answer will be awarded to teams whose properly
              documented answer is on or before the date provided by the Hunt Director.

/6       6.           UNITED WE STAND
              In the early 1970’s, this woman was fired for trying to unionize the plant where she
              worked. When police, summoned by management, came to escort her from the plant,
              she wrote a single word on a piece of cardboard, got up on her worktable, and turned
              the sign around for all her coworkers to see. Her efforts eventually led to unionization,
              and she was rehired and paid back wages. Her story inspired an Oscar-winning movie.
              Provide the woman’s full name at the time she was fired, the word she wrote on the
              piece of cardboard, and the name of the movie.




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/13      7.          HIGH FASHION?
4 pts.        a.A tailor in Reno, Nevada, invited his business partner to join him (and supply the
              application fee) in seeking a patent for riveted pants. Provide the number of their patent
              and the names of the two men.
4 pts.        b.This retailer opened on Broadway in 1966 to a dozen paying customers, and
              eventually sold items with such names as Era and Skink. Provide the retailer’s original
              name and the names of its four founders.
5 pts.        c.Products in this category are classified into five families, whose names start with
              letters f, f, f, o, and w. Provide the names of the five families in alphabetical order, and
              the product category that they comprise.

/20      8.          ON OR NEAR THE STAGE
4 pts.        a.Provide the name of the first Broadway musical to run more than five hundred
              performances.
6 pts.        b.Provide the name of the Broadway producer who once hired a woman to go up on
              stage and slap an actor for the publicity it would generate.

5 pts.        c.Provide the date of the 9,000th Broadway performance of The Phantom of the Opera
              and the name of the theater in which it was performed.
5 pts.        d.Provide the present name of the venue in which The Dick Clark Show originated and
              from which the show Who Do You Trust was broadcast.

/17      9.          NUMBERS GAME
8 pts.        a.Provide the name of the person who developed the game now commonly known as
              Sudoku. In addition, provide the name originally given to the puzzle as well as the
              name of the U.S. periodical and year in which the puzzle first appeared. (2 pts. each for
              developer, puzzle, periodical, and year)
4 pts.        b.Provide the U.S. city and state with the greatest 5-digit ZIP code that is also a prime
              number. Also provide that 5-digit ZIP code.
5 pts.        c.In October, 2009, the median selling price for homes in San Mateo County was
              $580,000. Did you know that, for a few thousand more, you could have been the high
              bidder later that year for an 80,000-seat sports stadium?!? (Action figures not included.)
              And someone was. Provide the name of the stadium, the amount of the winning bid,
              and the name of the individual real estate developer who submitted the bid.




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2010 – IILX tnuH aivirT FMOF                                                                     4


/16      10.      THE CONGRESS
5 pts.     a.After graduating college, he enlisted in the U.S. Army and served as a journalist in a
           wartime overseas deployment that spanned five months. Returning stateside, he vowed,
           ―I (will) never, ever go into politics.‖ He worked as a reporter, enrolled in divinity
           school but then quit, and went to law school but quit that too without finishing. He then
           (inevitably?) entered the family business – politics – and won a seat in Congress. He
           eventually became President of the U.S. Senate. Provide his full birth name.
6 pts.     b.Provide the name (first, middle initial, nickname, and last) of the first U.S.
           Representative to be expelled from the House since the Civil War, the date he was
           expelled, the name of the FBI sting operation that implicated him, and the name of the
           front organization that the FBI created to execute the sting.
5 pts.     c.The National Statuary Hall Collection contains one hundred statues donated from the
           fifty United States. As this is the 42nd Hunt, provide the full birth names of the two
           individuals depicted in the statues donated to this collection by the 42nd state admitted
           to the Union.

/13      11.      POTPOURRI #1
3 pts.     a.Provide the full official name of the state in the U.S. whose full official name contains
           the most letters.
5 pts.     b.What feat of skill and daring was first performed at North Island, San Diego,
           California, on November 18, 1913, and who was the daredevil who performed it?
5 pts.     c.This lake has been known as Miera, Ashley, and Nicollet. Provide the name of the
           lake today, the county in which it is located, and the city that is that county’s seat.

/21      12.      FOR YOUR AMUSEMENT
5 pts.     a.Provide the name of the recovering polio patient who created an activity for children
           that would be promoted as satisfying their sweet tooth with no subsequent upset
           stomach. Provide also the name by which that activity was called.
4 pts.     b.Provide the name of the 500 millionth guest to Disneyland and the date of this visit.
6 pts.     c.Consuming fruit and pellets for 6-plus hours, this individual scored over 3 million
           points and navigated all 256 screens in achieving the game’s first perfect score. Provide
           his name, the name of the game he perfected, and the date he achieved this famous first.
           Also provide the name of the venue, the city, and the state where this occurred.
6 pts.     d.Provide the number of the patent awarded for a social activity that claimed to
           ―forcibly impress upon the minds of youth the great moral principles of virtue and
           vice‖, the name of the person awarded the patent, and the full original name of the
           activity.

/7       13.      AN EXCELLENT ADVENTURE?
           This Staten Island native recorded her first album with friends Bill and Ted, and went

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           on to sing at Woodstock and Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech. Provide
           her full name and the name of the album. (4 pts. name, 3 pts. album)

/17      14.      MILITARY MATTERS
5 pts.     a.The only Titan II missile site that is open to the public is a museum. Provide the name
           of the museum and the city and state in which it is located.
6 pts.     b.Provide the name of the only vessel in the history of the United States Navy to be
           officially sanctioned to fly the flag of piracy, the ―skull and crossbones‖.
6 pts.     c.This person was court-martialed from the military and yet has a dining hall at a U.S.
           service academy named after him. Provide his full name.

/19      15.      MOVIE MEMORIES
4 pts.     a.When his character said ―Shazam!‖, he turned into Captain Marvel. Provide the
           names of this child actor and the character he played.
4 pts.     b.Provide the name, as it appears in the film’s credits, of the creator of the figures in the
           ―Goat Herd‖ scene in The Sound of Music.
6 pts.     c.Provide the name of the motion picture whose trailer was the first to be televised and
           the date the trailer first aired.
5 pts.     d.Provide the name of the film with the opening line, ―What do we care if we were
           expelled from college…?‖, and the names of the actor and character who recited the
           line.

/19      16.      PRESIDENTS
4 pts.     a.Provide the full maiden name of the First Lady who was dubbed ―Lemonade Lucy‖,
           and the name of her husband the President.
4 pts.     b.This President said, ―… I am in favor of cutting up the wild lands into parcels, so that
           every poor man may have a home.‖ Provide the name of the President and the name of
           the legislation he was discussing.
6 pts.     c.This President was spared when a fired gun killed several in his midst. He was
           married twice. At the time, he was the youngest President to be inaugurated. Finally, he
           was elected to national office of a non-U.S. government. Provide the full name of this
           President, the ship on which the above-named gun was fired, and the name of the state
           added to the Union on his last day as President.
5 pts.     d.Provide the full name of the first President to appear (while President) in a motion
           picture film, and also provide the name of the film.

/6       17.      SILENT, DARK, AND DEEP
           THIS VEHICLE WORKS IN AN ENVIRONMENT NOT UNLIKE THE WOODS FROST DESCRIBED.
           FULLY EQUIPPED, IT CONTAINS EIGHT ARMS (SIX OF THEM HUMAN). ITS RANGE WAS
           ORIGINALLY ABOUT A MILE AND A HALF, BUT UPGRADES HAVE NEARLY DOUBLED THIS.


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           AMONG ITS MORE UNUSUAL MISSIONS, IT WAS USED TO LOCATE AND RETRIEVE A LOST
           U.S. AIR FORCE HYDROGEN BOMB. AND IT HAPPENS TO BE A DISTANT RELATIVE OF
           CHEERIOS! PROVIDE THE NAME OF THE VESSEL, ITS MANUFACTURER, AND THE DATE IT
           WAS COMMISSIONED.

/24      18.      GOVERNANCE
6 pts.     a.Provide the full precise legislative designation of the legislative vehicle that officially
           named the bicycle and pedestrian path on the San Francisco/Oakland Bay Bridge, and
           provide the name thereby given to this path.
8 pts.     b.Name any and all states that did not allocate their electoral votes by the ―winner take
           all‖ method in the 2008 U.S. Presidential election, and provide the allocation of
           electoral votes (how many votes for which candidates) from each such state in that
           election. Last names are sufficient to identify the candidates in your answer to this
           question.
5 pts.     c.As ―Mr. Mayor‖ for over half a century, he is the longest-serving mayor in U.S.
           history. Provide his name and the city and state of his constituency.
5 pts.     d.Provide the name of the U.S. federal agency that formally declared carbon dioxide to
           be a dangerous pollutant, the date this declaration was made, and the full name of the
           agency’s administrator who issued the declaration.

/17      19.      PRODUCTS
4 pts.     a.Provide the name of the individual who was awarded patent #94,093, the date it was
           issued, and the name of the product associated with this patent.
4 pts.     b.Provide the name of the laboratory, and the city and state where it is located, that is
           the last remaining laboratory that processes Kodachrome film.
5 pts.     c.Provide the name of the first ―super glue‖ and the name of the scientist who invented
           the chemical from which this super product was made.
4 pts.     d.Name the four original marshmallow colors and shapes from the breakfast cereal
           ―Lucky Charms‖.

/16      20.      FOOD!
6 pts.     a.This man asked to be buried in one of the novel snack food containers that he
           invented. Provide his name and the name of the product whose packaging he created.
6 pts.     b.This treat was introduced at a San Francisco amusement park in the 1920s. Although
           the amusement park has since been demolished, the treat is still popular today. Provide
           the names of the park and the treat.
4 pts.     c.Provide the name of the model for the Bob’s Big Boy restaurant mascot.

/7       21.      TOPS
           He is known as Liberty’s father and Cliffjumper. On screen, his most famous character

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           could often be heard calling out for his lost dog. American listeners tuned in to his top
           program weekly on and off for over 30 years. Provide his full name (first, middle,
           nickname, and last) and the name of the first 40th song he introduced.

/18      22.      THE GOLDEN STATE
4 pts.     a.Provide the name of the California State Park named after the actor who played a
           television character named Pancho.
4 pts.     b.Provide the name of the structure that is painted ―international orange‖ and whose
           highest points extend 500 feet above the roadway.
5 pts.     c.Provide the name of the architect of the first motel in the U.S., the name it was given,
           and the city in which it is located.
5 pts.     d.Provide the name of the landform where one can find a California icon that initially
           advertised for a Los Angeles-area real estate development, subsequently lost its ―land‖
           in 1945, is currently almost 14 meters high and ten times as long, and is part wood.

/18      23.      CLASSIC COMICS
5 pts.     a.Provide the name of the comic strip that featured Buddy Guff, the Dunce, and the
           Lady of Fashion.
6 pts.     b.This artist drew comics with labeled schematics of complex machines that performed
           simple tasks. Such machines would come to bear his name. Provide the full name of the
           artist; the name of the university from which he graduated; and the year he graduated.
7 pts.     c.This character’s first utterance (paraphrased) in a comic strip was a sarcastic, ―Do you
           think I am a cowboy?‖ This character went on to great fame, being immortalized by a
           human-sized bronze statue and as the subject of a feature film. Provide this character’s
           name, the name of the comic strip in which this character originally appeared, and the
           full name of the strip’s creator.

/17      24.      MORE SPORTS
3 pts.     a.Provide the name (first, nickname, and last) of the first African American player to
           sign a contract with the National Basketball Association.
3 pts.     b.Provide the full name of the person who threw out the ceremonial first pitch at the
           last Major League Baseball game to be played at ―The House That Ruth Built.‖
5 pts.     c.Provide the full name of the first tennis player to win the U.S. Open on three different
           surfaces—grass, clay, and hardcourt.




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6 pts.   d.He coached this sport at the collegiate level, having never played it himself in high
         school or college, and to this day is the only coach in that University’s history with a
         losing record in the sport. Yet he was elected to the sport’s Hall of Fame! Perhaps part
         of the reason is that he coached a player who would one day become a Hall-of-Fame
         coach, and who in turn coached 2 players who would become Hall-of-Fame coaches.
         Provide the name of the man, the name of the sport, and his collegiate coaching record
         in this sport.




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/6   25.      PHOTO I.D.




 Provide the name of           the event whose effects are depicted, and the month and year
 the city and state            the event occurred. Provide also the name (first, middle
 shown in the adjacent         initial, and last) of the photographer and the newspaper on
 image, the name of            whose staff he worked.




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/21      26.
                   POTPO
         URRI #2
4 pts.     a.This patriotic
           ―trail‖ begins in
           Mount Vernon,
           Virginia, and
           passes through
           more        than
           twenty states as
           well as Puerto
           Rico         and
           Hawaii.
           Provide       its
           name.
5 pts.     b.Provide the
           name of the
           U.S. city of
           lowest
           elevation and
           its elevation in
           feet.
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6 pts.     c. This
           now-popular
           word game’s
           first      U.S.
           appearance was
           in a New York
           periodical. Its
           solution
           contained the
           words MIRED,
           LAD, FARM,
           and      MORE.
           Provide     the
           name of the
           creator of this
           inaugural
           game, the name
           of          the
           periodical   in
           which         it
           appeared, and
           the date on
           which         it
           appeared.
6 pts.     d.Provide the
           names of the
           first      two
           motorcycle
           police officers
           appointed    in
           the U.S.

/8       27.       LET’S
         DO LUNCH!
           Four     college
           students
           decided to go
           out     for    a
           sit-down lunch
           one Sunday at a
           local diner. It
           was such a
           transformative
           experience, that
           they went back
           day after day
           after day …

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        and each time
        they were not
        served a meal!
        Over time, they
        were joined by
        hundreds        of
        others at diners
        around         the
        South. Within
        six months, this
        store         had
        desegregated its
        lunch counter.
        Provide        the
        name by which
        the       quartet
        became known,
        the     retailer’s
        name as it
        appeared on the
        storefront, the
        date of that
        momentous
        first    Sunday
        visit, and the
        name of each of
        the          four
        individuals. (1
        pt. quartet; 2
        pts. store; 1 pt.
        date; 1 pt. each
        individual)

/4   28.
                HEAD
     LINES
       Provide the text
       of the historic,
       if exaggerated,
       headlines from
       Vol. CXXXIX
       No. 48,027 of
       The New York
       Times. Include
       line     breaks,
       punctuation,
       and
       capitalization

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        exactly as they
        appeared.

/9    29.        CRIME
      AND
      PUNISHMENT
          Imprisoned for
          espionage, this
          prison inmate
          ran for the
          U.S.
          Presidency
          with         the
          campaign
          slogan     “For
          President:
          Convict No.
          9653.” Provide
          the full name
          of the inmate.
          Provide also
          the name of
          the        U.S.
          President who
          pardoned him,
          the name of
          the
          penitentiary
          from which he
          was     thereby
          freed, and the
          associated date
          on which he
          left prison. (3
          pts.         for
          convict; 2 pts.
          each         for
          President,
          prison,     and
          date)

/10   30.
              CELEB
      RITY CIPHER
        TRANSLATE
        THE QUOTATION
        BELOW AND
        IDENTIFY ITS

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         AUTHOR.

   “21     121111111

   222     22223133

   1122512       52123

   231     521122615

   11841321425

   14117114.       21

   121111111          222

   22223133

   1122512       52123

   231     1222151

   15142126321425

   2324.    21

   121111111          222

   22223133

   1122512       42     4

   11115131122

   6421     2342

   5415

   15236172117471

   41.     41211      21

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   121111111        222

   22223133

   1122512

   823152

   4722171     22236

   16211221162316

   91425211226

   15241111     7232

   12222     7114225

   212.    41211

   21     121111111

   222     164191

   41414     231151

   2321122615

   342424112

   15211623142412

   12223151425.”

   —13424242112

   13311514125

   15231414112716


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/60    BRING-IN
       ITEMS
Note carefully any
supporting
documentation required.
Supporting
documentation must be
submitted with the
Bring-In items. This
means a photocopy,
brochure, etc., not just
a bibliographic citation.
         For each task
         requiring a
         photograph,
         unless
         otherwise noted
         only 1
         photograph
         may be
         submitted;
         submitting
         more than 1
         photograph for
         a particular task
         will invalidate
         your team痴
         submission for
         that task. All
         photographs
         that are
         required to
         show a team
         captain must
         feature the
         same team
         captain.




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/12     A.Bring in a
        currently valid
        National
        Baseball Hall
        of        Fame
        membership
        card.
/12     B.Bring in a
        photograph
        showing your
        team      captain
        and              a
        lighthouse that
        has stood watch
        on both the east
        and west coasts
        of            the
        continental
        U.S.           (at
        different
        times). Provide
        documentation
        that          the
        lighthouse
        shown in your
        photograph
        meets the stated
        criteria. Do not
        trespass
        illegally to get
        your
        photograph.




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/12      C.Planes,
         trains,        and
         automobiles.
         Bring in a
         paper       ticket
         receipt         or
         boarding pass
         (e-tickets,
         photocopies,
         and electronic
         copies are NOT
         acceptable), for
         domestic U.S.
         travel on or
         before January
         28, 2010, from
         each of the
         following:

                             a

                   U.S.-b
                   ased
                   comm
                   ercial
                   airline
                   that
                   ceased
                   provid
                   ing
                   regula
                   rly
                   sched
                   uled
                   servic
                   e on
                   or
                   before
                   Januar
                   y 28,
                   2010;
an Amtrak train; and
a Greyhound Lines, Inc.,
bus.




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        Six (6) extra
        points if the
        names on all
        three
        documents are
        identical.
        (Note:
        ―identical‖
        means,         for
        example, that
        documents
        showing        M.
        Smith,     Mary
        Smith,        and
        Mary C. Smith
        would         not
        qualify, even if
        these refer to
        the         same
        person.)
        Only 3 items
        will          be
        accepted, one
        from        each
        travel     mode
        stated above;
        submitting
        more than 3
        items        will
        invalidate your
        team’s
        submission for
        this task.
         Provide
        documentation
        that the airline
        meets the stated
        criteria.




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/12     D.Bring in a
        business card
        of the manager,
        head chef, or
        maitre d’ from
        a          public
        restaurant that
        has      operated
        from the same
        California
        location under
        the same name
        for at least fifty
        (50)       years,
        AND              a
        photograph
        clearly showing
        your        team
        captain at that
        restaurant.
        Provide
        documentation
        that           the
        restaurant
        meets the stated
        criteria.




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/12     E.Gaspar      de
        Portolá’s
        expedition of
        1769 in search
        of     Monterey
        reached     San
        Francisco Bay,
        which the party
        determined was
        too large to go
        around. Bring
        in a photograph
        of your team
        captain next to
        the       marker
        officially
        designating the
        campsite at the
        end of their
        journey, before
        they decided to
        abandon their
        search      and
        return to San
        Diego.




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