Rules
Questions from a variety of categories ranging from
the academic to pop culture. Questions will be asked
and your te...
In what country will
you find
Mt. Everest?
Nepal
Who is this cartoon
character?
Jabberjaw!
If you suffer from
Algophobia, what is it
you fear?
Pain
What is the name of
the musical notation
for a sixty-fourth
note?
hemidemisemiquaver
What was the score of
the playoff game that
sent the Seattle
Seahawks to this year's
SuperBowl?
17 - 23
What SuperBowl party
staple is in the midst of
a shortage according to
Kraft Foods?
Velveeta
...
its a
cheesepocalypse!
What actor is in all the
following movies:
‘St. Trinian’s’ (2007),
‘Forgetting Sarah Marshall’ (2008)
‘Rock of Ages’ (2012...
Russel Brand
What young adult book
was named Best Fiction
Book of 2012 by Time
Magazine?
“The Fault in Our
Stars”
What British football team is
now sponsored by Nerdfighteria
through a YouTube channel
featuring John Green playing
the vi...
AFC Wimbledon
What activist and recipient of
the 1993 Nobel Peace Prize, the
US Presidential Medal of
Freedom, the Soviet Order of
Lenin...
Nelson Mandela
What fermented tea has
become trendy in the
last year, thanks in part
to the marketing of
Whole Foods?
Kombucha
What brand of all
beef hotdogs does
B&B Hotdogs serve?
Nathan's
What Ukrainian city has
been wracked by
political unrest for the
last two months?
Kiev
Creighton University's
Ethan Wragge scored how
many 3-point shots in
recent game against
Villanova?
9 three-pointers by
Wragge and a total of
21 by the team.
What Travel Channel star
has lost 60 pounds since
retiring from his series
celebrating competitive
food excess?
Adam Richman
What is the name of the
blonde-haired adult model,
actress of questionable
talent, and anti-vaccine
activist?
Jenny McCarthy
Lewis Clarke, a 16-year-old
made the record books by
recently completing what
chilling feat?
Completing a 700-mile and
46-day trek to become the
youngest person to reach
the South Pole.
What numerical value
represents neutral on
the pH scale?
7
What is the full name of
the image file format
represented by the
intialism “.gif”?
Graphics
Interchange
Format
What four words
begin the Michael
Jackson classic
“Thriller”?
“Its close to
midnight”
In what country
would you find the
city Benghazi?
Lybia
Massively Multiplayer
Online game World of
Warcraft peaked with how
many players?
More than 12 million
players
JK Rowling used the pen
name Robert Galbraith to
publish what mystery in
2013?
“The Cuckoo's
Calling”
What Coen brothers' film
follows the Odyssian
journey of three escaped
convicts?
“O Brother, Where
Art Thou”
Who was the first
woman in space?
Russian cosmonaut
Valentina Tereshkova
What persistent
meteorological
phenomenon is blamed
for our rather chilly
winter?
Polar Vortices
What would you find
on a Quattro
Fromaggi pizza?
Four cheeses:
mozzarella, ricotta,
Parmesan and Gorgonzola
What legendary sci-fi
film has the tagline “In
space, no-one can hear
you scream”?
Alien
Who was Ronald
Reagan's running mate
in the 1980 presidential
election?
George Bush Sr.
What cereal, created in
1971, had children
pooping pink?
FrankenBerry
What is the Roman
numeral for 2014?
MMXIV
What is the capital of
Utah?
Salt Lake City
What is the name of the
service that has been
called “Netflix for books”
at $9.95 a month?
Oyster

or, you know . . . you could use
the library's eBook service for
free . . .
Who played Gatsby in
the 2013 film
adaptation of “The
Great Gatsby”?
Leonardo DiCaprio
What video game has
Forbes.com predicted
to be the biggest
financial disaster of
2014?
Elder Scrolls Online
What hit song begins with
the lines “Tommy used to
work on the docks, union’s
been on strike, he’s down
on his luck, it’s ...
“Livin' On A Prayer”
by Bon Jovi
From where does the
beer Hoegaarden
originate?
Belgium
Who voices Anna, the
protagonist in the
Disney movie “Frozen”?
Kristen Bell
In which book series
will you find the
character named
Slartibartfast?
“The Hitchhiker's
Guide to the Galaxy”
What expensive spice is
made from crocus
flowers?
Saffron
How many legs do
butterflies have?
6
What is the collective
noun for a group of
crows?
A “murder”
though “flock” is also
accepted . . . just not as cool.
What artist painted
the ceiling of the
Sistine Chapel?
Michelangelo
Bonus:
When is the first
singles mingle at
library scheduled?
February 8 from
6pm-8pm
th
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  1. 1. Rules Questions from a variety of categories ranging from the academic to pop culture. Questions will be asked and your team will have 15 seconds to confer and record your response on your team's dry erase board. When time is called, teams will reveal their answers. After mentioning each response, the correct answer will be revealed and teams with the correct answer will be awarded points. The team with the most points at the end of the quiz wins. No smart phones or tablets, please. This is about what you know – not what Siri can tell you.
  2. 2. In what country will you find Mt. Everest?
  3. 3. Nepal
  4. 4. Who is this cartoon character?
  5. 5. Jabberjaw!
  6. 6. If you suffer from Algophobia, what is it you fear?
  7. 7. Pain
  8. 8. What is the name of the musical notation for a sixty-fourth note?
  9. 9. hemidemisemiquaver
  10. 10. What was the score of the playoff game that sent the Seattle Seahawks to this year's SuperBowl?
  11. 11. 17 - 23
  12. 12. What SuperBowl party staple is in the midst of a shortage according to Kraft Foods?
  13. 13. Velveeta ... its a cheesepocalypse!
  14. 14. What actor is in all the following movies: ‘St. Trinian’s’ (2007), ‘Forgetting Sarah Marshall’ (2008) ‘Rock of Ages’ (2012)?
  15. 15. Russel Brand
  16. 16. What young adult book was named Best Fiction Book of 2012 by Time Magazine?
  17. 17. “The Fault in Our Stars”
  18. 18. What British football team is now sponsored by Nerdfighteria through a YouTube channel featuring John Green playing the video game FIFA 2014?
  19. 19. AFC Wimbledon
  20. 20. What activist and recipient of the 1993 Nobel Peace Prize, the US Presidential Medal of Freedom, the Soviet Order of Lenin and the Bharat Ratna died in December at the age of 95?
  21. 21. Nelson Mandela
  22. 22. What fermented tea has become trendy in the last year, thanks in part to the marketing of Whole Foods?
  23. 23. Kombucha
  24. 24. What brand of all beef hotdogs does B&B Hotdogs serve?
  25. 25. Nathan's
  26. 26. What Ukrainian city has been wracked by political unrest for the last two months?
  27. 27. Kiev
  28. 28. Creighton University's Ethan Wragge scored how many 3-point shots in recent game against Villanova?
  29. 29. 9 three-pointers by Wragge and a total of 21 by the team.
  30. 30. What Travel Channel star has lost 60 pounds since retiring from his series celebrating competitive food excess?
  31. 31. Adam Richman
  32. 32. What is the name of the blonde-haired adult model, actress of questionable talent, and anti-vaccine activist?
  33. 33. Jenny McCarthy
  34. 34. Lewis Clarke, a 16-year-old made the record books by recently completing what chilling feat?
  35. 35. Completing a 700-mile and 46-day trek to become the youngest person to reach the South Pole.
  36. 36. What numerical value represents neutral on the pH scale?
  37. 37. 7
  38. 38. What is the full name of the image file format represented by the intialism “.gif”?
  39. 39. Graphics Interchange Format
  40. 40. What four words begin the Michael Jackson classic “Thriller”?
  41. 41. “Its close to midnight”
  42. 42. In what country would you find the city Benghazi?
  43. 43. Lybia
  44. 44. Massively Multiplayer Online game World of Warcraft peaked with how many players?
  45. 45. More than 12 million players
  46. 46. JK Rowling used the pen name Robert Galbraith to publish what mystery in 2013?
  47. 47. “The Cuckoo's Calling”
  48. 48. What Coen brothers' film follows the Odyssian journey of three escaped convicts?
  49. 49. “O Brother, Where Art Thou”
  50. 50. Who was the first woman in space?
  51. 51. Russian cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova
  52. 52. What persistent meteorological phenomenon is blamed for our rather chilly winter?
  53. 53. Polar Vortices
  54. 54. What would you find on a Quattro Fromaggi pizza?
  55. 55. Four cheeses: mozzarella, ricotta, Parmesan and Gorgonzola
  56. 56. What legendary sci-fi film has the tagline “In space, no-one can hear you scream”?
  57. 57. Alien
  58. 58. Who was Ronald Reagan's running mate in the 1980 presidential election?
  59. 59. George Bush Sr.
  60. 60. What cereal, created in 1971, had children pooping pink?
  61. 61. FrankenBerry
  62. 62. What is the Roman numeral for 2014?
  63. 63. MMXIV
  64. 64. What is the capital of Utah?
  65. 65. Salt Lake City
  66. 66. What is the name of the service that has been called “Netflix for books” at $9.95 a month?
  67. 67. Oyster or, you know . . . you could use the library's eBook service for free . . .
  68. 68. Who played Gatsby in the 2013 film adaptation of “The Great Gatsby”?
  69. 69. Leonardo DiCaprio
  70. 70. What video game has Forbes.com predicted to be the biggest financial disaster of 2014?
  71. 71. Elder Scrolls Online
  72. 72. What hit song begins with the lines “Tommy used to work on the docks, union’s been on strike, he’s down on his luck, it’s tough.”?
  73. 73. “Livin' On A Prayer” by Bon Jovi
  74. 74. From where does the beer Hoegaarden originate?
  75. 75. Belgium
  76. 76. Who voices Anna, the protagonist in the Disney movie “Frozen”?
  77. 77. Kristen Bell
  78. 78. In which book series will you find the character named Slartibartfast?
  79. 79. “The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy”
  80. 80. What expensive spice is made from crocus flowers?
  81. 81. Saffron
  82. 82. How many legs do butterflies have?
  83. 83. 6
  84. 84. What is the collective noun for a group of crows?
  85. 85. A “murder” though “flock” is also accepted . . . just not as cool.
  86. 86. What artist painted the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel?
  87. 87. Michelangelo
  88. 88. Bonus: When is the first singles mingle at library scheduled?
  89. 89. February 8 from 6pm-8pm th

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