Rules 20 Questions with 5 Categories General Knowledge, Current Events, Music, Sports, and Clemson History 4 Questions per Category The Last Question in Each Category will be worth 2 points. All other questions will be worth 1 point There will be a Final Question in which you can wager up to 10 points
Rules Grab some paper and a pen from the bar for your team and turn in your team’s answer into the pitcher on the bar Choose a team name. Right your team name on EACH answer you turn in. If there’s no team name, you get no points. I will read the question then play a song. You will have until the end of the song to get your answers into the pitcher. If your team doesn’t have a response when I collect them, sorry, your team is too slow and you get no points. If a question requires a name, you must provide first AND last names. Spelling does NOT count NO cell phones, computers, iTouches, etc.
GENERAL KNOWLEDGE Round 1
Question 1 How many nations make up the European Union?
Question 2 Caeser salad was first prepared in what country?
Question 3 What are the five colors of the Olympic rings?
Answer Red, yellow, green, blue and black
Question 4 (2 points) What is the birthstone of November?
CURRENT EVENTS Round 2
Question 5 In what country did a sinkhole, having a width of 130 feet, recently open, forcing 25 people to evacuate their houses?
Question 6 Last week, authorities intercepted two explosive-laden packages leaving what country heading to what U.S. city?
Answer Yemen and Chicago
Question 7 The money laundering trial of what former House majority leader begins this week?
Answer Tom DeLay
Question 8 (2 points) What former U.S. President’s daughter recently got married and where?
Answer Bill Clinton’s daughter, Chelsea, in Rhinebeck, New York
MUSIC Round 3
Question 9 Pop star Madonna now goes by what religious name?
Question 10 Name one of the two albums that has gone platinum over 29 times.
Answer Michel Jackson’s Thriller The Eagles’ Greatest Hits
Question 11 Who won the 2010 Grammy for Album of the Year and what was the album title?
Answer Taylor Swift, Fearless
Question 12 (2 points) Name the members of the Beatles (first and last names) and note which two were left-handed.
Answer Paul McCartney (left) Ringo Starr (left) John Lennon George Harrison
SPORTS Round 4
Question 13 What city did the Braves play in right before the team was moved to Atlanta?
Question 14 Who was the number one NBA draft pick for 2010 and what team did he go to?
Answer John Wall to the Washington Wizards
Question 15 What team won the 2010 World Series and when was their last championship before this one?
Answer San Francisco Giants, 1954
Question 16 (2 points) Name all of the teams and mascots in the ACC.
Answer North Carolina Tar Heels Boston College Eagles Clemson Tigers NC State Wolfpack Wake Forrest Demon Deacon Miami Hurricanes Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Virginia Tech Hokies Duke Blue Devils Virginia Cavaliers Maryland Terrapins Florida State Seminoles
CLEMSON HISTORY Round 5
Question 17 Who was the first president of Clemson that was a Clemson alumni?
Answer Robert Franklin Poole
Question 18 What was the first Clemson varsity sport played on Bowman field?
Question 19 Thomas Green Clemson was born in what city?
Question 20 (2 points) What were the original school colors and mascot of Clemson?
Answer Red and Blue, and the tiger
FINAL QUESTION (wager up to 10) Name 6 IFC organizations, 5 Pan-Hellenic organizations, and 4 NPHC organizations that are currently recognized on Clemson’s campus.
Answer -- IFC Alpha Gamma Rho Alpha Kappa Lambda Alpha Sigma Phi Alpha Tau Omega Beta Theta Pi Chi Psi Delta Chi Delta Tau Delta Kappa Alpha Order Lambda Chi Alpha Pi Kappa Alpha Phi Delta Theta Phi Kappa Tau Phi Sigma Kappa Sigma Alpha Epsilon Sigma Chi Sigma Nu Sigma Pi Sigma Phi Epsilon Tau Kappa Epsilon
Answer – Pan-Hellenic Alpha Chi Omega Alpha Delta Pi Chi Omega Delta Delta Delta Delta Zeta Gamma Phi Beta Kappa Alpha Theta Kappa Delta Kappa Kappa Gamma Sigma Kappa Zeta Tau Alpha