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PT's Trivia Q&A;: July 12

By Theomnipotentq @TheMightyQuinn
Another big crowd came out to Professor thom's on Tuesday, with many in for the All-Star Game (one of the only cheers went up for Adrian Gonzalez' home run). 21 teams took part.
We had some solid scores throughout the night. The two special categories produced some excellent scores. But for the first time in many months, we had a tie for first, between Mystery Science Jeter 3000 and Three Fingers of Bourbon and Lindsay Lohan. What a Night! both wound up with 47 points, so I pulled out a tie-breaker question: "How many countries are there currently in the continent of Africa?" MSJ3000 wound up winning, guessing the closest to the answer of 54.
Third Place went to Pray The Gay Away, Dr. Bachmann! with 44 points.
Best Team Name of the night went to: Derek Jeter's Hit Count Is Now Higher Than John Quinn's Sperm Count. (You might have guessed I was outvoted on this one. And you'd be right.)
Current Events
1. A statue of what former American president was unveiled last week at Grosvenor Square near the US Embassy in London?
2. What country was awarded the Winter Olympics for the first time recently, for 2018?
3. The New Musical Express, a British music magazine, ranked "Hurt," by what country music legend, as the greatest music video of all-time?
4. What British tabloid newspaper is being shut down permanently after a number of its reporters were caught in a phone hacking scandal?
5. What legendary talk show host will be awarded the Lifetime Achievement Emmy award later this fall?
6. The southern part of what African country officially seceeded last weekend and became a sovereign nation?
7. The final Space Shuttle mission was launched this past weekend. What shuttle made the final flight?
Your Mother Should Know Trivia
1. What was the name of the first satellite launched into space by the Soviet Union in 1957?
2. Who was Lyndon Johnson's running mate for vice-president when he was elected president in 1964?
3. Name 1 of the 2 actors to decline the Best Actor Oscar in the early 1970s.
4. Guitarist Brian Jones of what rock band was found drowned in a swimming pool in July 1969?
5. What teen idol portrayed Keith Partridge on the TV series "The Partridge Family?"
6. For waht film did Frank Sinatra win the Best Supporting Actor Oscar in 1954?
7. What was the most popular female baby name of the 1950s, and was also the most popular female baby name in the first half of the 20th century?
State Nicknames Trivia ("The Q Train")
1. Bluegrass State
2. Centennial State
3. Grand Canyon State
4. Alligator State
5. Bayou State
6. The First State
7. Ocean State
8. Hawkeye State
9. North Star State
10. Beehive State
General Knowledge
1. Caracas is the capital of what country? ( 1 pt)
2. Forrest Gump's mother told him that life is like what? ( 1 pt)
3. In 1963, who famously said, "Ich bin ein Berliner?" ( 1 pt)
4. The Marquess of Queensbury Rules apply to what sport? ( 2 pt)
5. Patty, Maxine and Laverne comprised what female vocal singing group? ( 2 pt)
6. The Straits of Mackinac connect what two Great Lakes? ( 2 pt)
7. A female fox is called what? ( 3 pt)
IQ Trivia
1. The Cliffs of Moher is one of the most visited tourist attractions in what country? ( 4 points)
2. Which playing card is also known as "the suicide card?" ( 5 points)
3. Which 20th century president was the first one born west of the Mississippi River? ( 4 points)
4. The Ginza is a shopping street in what world capital city? ( 3 points)
5. Janet Guthrie was the first woman to accomplish what sporting feat in 1977? ( 4 points
Answers
Current Events
1. Ronald Reagan; 2. South Korea; 3. Johnny Cash; 4. News of the World; 5. Larry King; 6. Sudan; 7. Atlantis.
Your Mother Should Know Trivia
1. Sputnik; 2. Hubert Humphrey; 3. George C. Scott and Marlon Brando; 4. The Rolling Stones; 5. David Cassidy; 6. "From Here to Eternity;" 7. Mary.
State Nicknames Trivia ("The Q Train")
1. Kentucky; 2. Colorado; 3. Arizona; 4. Florida; 5. Louisiana; 6. Delaware; 7. Rhode Island; 8. Iowa; 9. Minnesota; 10. Utah.
General Knowledge
1. Venezuela; 2. A box of chocolates; 3. John F. Kennedy; 4. boxing; 5. Andrews Sisters; 6. Michigan and Huron; 7. vixen.
IQ Trivia
1. Ireland; 2. King of hearts; 3. Herbert Hoover; 4. Tokyo; 5. Race in the Indianapolis 500.

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