Penn Bowl Trash Tournament 2009 Packet 10 Questions by Ben Frank, Siddharth Chandrasekhar, Chris White, Mehdi Razvi, Andy Kravis, Joe Nguyen Edited by Siddharth Chandrasekhar and Mehdi Razvi


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Questions by Ben Frank, Siddharth Chandrasekhar, Chris White, Mehdi Razvi, Andy Kravis, Joe Nguyen

Edited by Siddharth Chandrasekhar and Mehdi Razvi


1. Before working as a professional musician, he claims that he worked several odd jobs, including a stint at a bakery. In September of 2006, he admitted to Access Hollywood that he had been suffering from Hepatitis C for the past ten years. That band is famous for such studio album releases as Get Your Wings, Toys in the Attic, Done with Mirrors, and Permanent Vacation. He made a cameo appearance in the film Be Cool, where he sang the song “Cryin” with the film’s upcoming singer Linda Moon. Other hits for which he has been lead vocalist include “Last Child,” “Dude (Looks Like a Lady),” “Crazy,” and “Janie’s Got a Gun.” FTP, name this man known for his sharp-edged and scream-ridden raw vocals, the lead singer of the band Aerosmith

ANSWER: Steven Tyler 

2. The first one happened in 1962, when one team, which had won the previous two championships, faced off against the in-state Texans, resulting in an upset that ended when Tommy Brooker finally scored. Another instance of this occurred in 1977 in the famous “Ghost to the Post” game played on the dirt field of Memorial Stadium. Another one of these games featured the heroic efforts of Ed Podolak, who racked up 350 all purpose yards, but all in a losing effort. The shortest of these games was also the most recent, when Steve Smith’s 69 yard touchdown sent the Panthers over the Rams to the NFC Championship game. Having occurred only five times in history, for 10 points, name these games that have been defined by a continuation even after a full 15 minutes of sudden death have been played.

ANSWER: double-overtime games in pro football [do not accept “overtime”]

3. This character was first introduced as a baby on May 30, 1951, but in just three years, he matured to the age level of everyone else around him. He has a large number of busts of his biggest idol and marks December 16, that idol’s birthday, as a very special day. He can also be seen playing catcher on his best friend’s baseball team, but oddly, he always walks back to the mound with the baseball since he really doesn’t have any baseball ability. One distinguishing mark of this character is his constant refusal of Lucy, since Beethoven, his idol, spent his entire life celibate. For 10 points, identify this blond-haired boy who can usually be found at his piano in the comic strip, Peanuts.

ANSWER: Schroeder

4. This theme song was originally composed by Mike Post and Stephen Geyer and was sung by Joey Scarbury and eventually reached number 2 on the Billboard Hot 100. It was featured in Michael Moore’s Fahrenheit 9/11 in the scene where George Bush lands on an airship carrier and declares the end of combat operations in Iraq as well as during a montage in The 40-Year-Old Virgin. In an episode of Seinfeld, George uses this song as his answering machine message, substituting his own lyrics such as “George isn’t at home” for “I’m walking on air.” For 10 points, name this theme song to the 1980s show The Greatest American Hero, a phrase which could also follow Ripley’s.   

ANSWER: “Believe It or Not”    

5. W.H. Auden was originally intended to be the lyricist for this work, whose original production at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Connecticut did not include a song about the titular creature "in the cinnamon tree", "Little Bird, Little Bird."  Staged without any scenery changes, Richard Kiley transformed into the titular character during this work's frame story, set in prison.  He then took the Golden Helmet of Mambrino from a barber, was dubbed the "Knight of the Woeful Countenance" after a fight, and sang about being someone who "still strove with his last ounce of courage / To reach the unreachable star." For 10 points, name this Mitch Leigh musical featuring "Dulcinea" and "The Impossible Dream", based on Cervantes' Don Quixote. 

ANSWER: Man of La Mancha

6. Ben Stein has a small role as a Wichita Airport representative in this film. In the first few minutes of the film, Kevin Bacon makes an appearance as a man who battles for a cab with protagonist and advertising executive Neal Page. The film features a famous scene with a car rental agent where Steve Martin’s character says the word “fucking” 18 times in just over a minute. Near the end of the movie, the viewer discovers that Del Griffith is homeless, which prompts Neal to invite him over for Thanksgiving. FTP, name this 1987 film starring Steve Martin and John Candy, which centers on Neal Page’s attempt to get home for Thanksgiving as various forms of transportation fail to meet his needs. 

ANSWER: Planes, Trains & Automobiles 

7. This was the first tournament in which the teams were seeded, and as a result, teams seeded 1-6 got a bye in the first round while the 7-10 seeds had to play. Another interesting thing about this tournament was that it was the last time that the Final Four was held in an on-campus arena, in this case at the University of Utah. This was also the last tournament in which an Ivy League team reached the Final Four, as Penn made a miraculous run by defeating powerhouses like North Carolina and Syracuse. This tournament was however most memorable for the title game, where two superstars would begin a rivalry that would last for the next decade. For 10 points, identify this tournament whose championship game between Michigan State and Indiana State featured Magic Johnson and Larry Bird.

ANSWER: 1979 NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Tournament    

8. Movement of characters in this game was animated similar to the idea of the salamander weapon in Blood Money, and the two-player option was inspired by Stunt Car Racer and Populous
. Christmas versions were released between 1991 and 1994, and the 1993 version featured “Flurry” and “Blizzard” difficulty levels. The Adventures of Lomax was a Playstation spinoff of this game in which one character has to rescue his friends from an evil doctor. Its original cover included the warning “we are not responsible for loss of sanity, loss of hair, loss of sleep”, though it is unclear whether this refers to Psygnosis, the game’s publisher, or the green-haired, blue-clad title creatures. For 10 points, name this game in which you try to prevent some suicidal animals from killing themselves in ways like walking off a cliff.

ANSWER: Lemmings

9. The character of Damien Spinelli on General Hospital is based on him. It is revealed that at some point he is rewarded with money for saving Brooke Shields from drowning, but that he blows all the money by hiring Van Halen to play at his Birthday. He sometimes arrives late to Mr. Hand’s history class, and at one point, he orders a pizza while in that man’s class. One of his classmates said of him that he had been “stoned since the third grade.” This character uttered many entertaining lines, one of which was the clear-cut suggestion “Hey Bud, let’s party!” FTP, name this marijuana-smoking surfer dude played by Sean Penn in the 1982 teen classic Fast Times at Ridgemont High

ANSWER: Jeff Spicoli

10. He is seen holding a book during a music video by rapper E-40, and he appears at the end of another music video by Ludacris, consoling the rapper at a “Drinkers & Daters Anonymous” meeting.  During a “wild-style”, he told Kanye West, “Me without my perm is an example/ but what you need to do is learn to write a song without a sample.”  In one of his stand-up specials, he wishes that the song “Hustlin’” by Rick Ross would play in the background whenever did something like enter a room or buy groceries.  For ten points, name this comedian often in trouble with the law who was a star on the MTV show “Wild n’ Out”, performed the comedy special “The Pimp Chronicles” and most famously played Money Mike in the movie “Friday After Next”.   

ANSWER: Micah S. “Katt” Williams   

11. Its name is attributable to Greenspun, who conceived of it "as though it were part of a comprehensive system."  An "instant" version of this, created on October 8, 2008, includes a mouth and was notably used on Louis Armstrong.  Collections showcasing this phenomenon can be found at ObscureGET and Paheal, while other examples proving this truism feature furniture and Roy Orbison in cling film. XKCD's comic about this phenomenon led to the creation of, and opened with a discussion of Thomas The Tank Engine slash fanfiction; while another comic featuring this notes that the Internet has been "raping your childhood since 1996."  For 10 points, identify this disturbing rule of the Internet which states that, "if it exists, there is porn of it." 

ANSWER: Rule 34 (prompt on an early "If it exists, there is porn of it.")

12. They were discovered by Kool & The Gang’s Robert Bell in 1990 and formed in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. On the Beverly Hills, 90210 episode “Things to do on a Rainy Day,” David leads the gang to the Bel Age Hotel on a mission to meet this group. Some of their more successful singles include “Thinkin’ Back,” “Slow Motion,” and “Forever Love.” After their debut album, they quenched their fans’ thirst with a remix record entitled Young, Gifted & Badd. Future albums would include Time and Chance and Now & Forever, but none of these would achieve the success of that debut album entitled C.M.B. That record contained three singles that registered in the top 2 spots of the U.S. Hot 100 chart, including #1 hits “All 4 Love” and “I Adore Mi Amor.” FTP, name this 1990s R&B quartet, which is best known for the song “I Wanna Sex You Up.” 

ANSWER: Color Me Badd 

13. After graduating from Southern Methodist University, he failed to earn his PGA tour card, so he played on the Asian tour for a couple of years, winning two tournaments.  He was a recipient of the Byron Nelson Award in 1989 and was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 2001. He achieved his first Major Championship victory at the 1989 PGA Championship, and he would have two more victories in Major Championship competition, both of which occurred at the U.S. Open. The first of these was in 1991 and the second was in 1999 at the Pinehurst No. 2 course, where he edged out Phil Mickelson by one stroke. Only four months after that victory, he was killed in a plane crash while flying the season-ending Tour Championship. FTP, name this golfer known for his throwback uniform of tam o’shanter caps and trousers pulled up to the knees.

ANSWER: Payne Stewart

14. Her big break came when Jack Nicholson spotted her in the reception room of Paramount’s New York office. She was subsequently cast in Nicholson’s 1978 western Goin’ South. In that year, she also married her first husband, A Clockwork Orange star Malcolm McDowell, with which she had two children. She had roles in multiple high-profile films in 1993, when she appeared in Philadelphia as attorney Belinda Conine and in What’s Eating Gilbert Grape as adulterous wife Betty Carver. She has more recently appeared in multiple Will Ferrell movies, the latest of which was Step Brothers, where she played the mother of Ferrell’s character. FTP, name this actress who won a best-supporting actress Oscar for 1980’s Melvin and Howard and who may be best known for her role as Clara Clayton in Back to the Future Part III

ANSWER: Mary Steenburgen 

15. On an episode of The X-Files, the person who voices this character makes a cameo, claiming to have seen Star Wars 368 times, soon to be 400 by Christmas. This character poses as Chongo in one episode to get Nicole to like him and becomes Ralph when forced to wear a different shirt. His mother Melinda made him a teddy bear named Wawa, and he at one point has a pet named Melville and an imaginary friend named Barney, though his hero is Captain Blasto. In a big screen appearance, he is successful on his trip to Paris in keeping his father from marrying Coco. This character’s typical outfit is green shorts and a blue shirt with Saturn on it. For 10 points, name this son of Chaz, who has a big fear of clowns, the red-haired kid with glasses on the Rugrats.

ANSWER: Charles “Chuckie” Crandall Finster

16. The music video for this song shows a basketball, which dribbles seven times and subsequently breaks into pieces. “How did I get here?” and “How will I know him?” are the first and last of a series of rhetorical questions in the initial sequence, following the mention of a “toerag on the run”. Vulnerability and the need for the titular thing are announced as the artist declares, “I’m like a bridge that was washed away; my foundations were made of clay.” The song more concretely refers to the title figure as it asks, “How could I lose him?” and mentions that “Bit by bit, I’ve realized that he was here with me.” For 10 points, name this song off of the album Pilgrim sung by Eric Clapton, which is not really a lesson in paternal anatomy. 

ANSWER: “My Father’s Eyes

17. “Weird Al” Yankovic included this song’s chorus in his own song “Polka Power” on his album Running with Scissors. According The singer swiftly spouts the line, “Feel myself with a head made of the ground, I’m scared but I’m not coming down.” It was ranked as the 33rd best song of the 90s by Vh1, and it has been featured in numerous movies such as Dirty Work, A Lot Like Love, and American Pie. The song’s upbeat and catchy melody along with its rapidly paced lyrics hide a story of a drug user’s descent into crystal meth addiction. Singer and writer Stephan Jenkins also asks, “How do I get back there to, the place where I fell asleep inside you?” “The sky it was gold, it was rose, I was taking sips of it through my nose” are FTP, words from what Third Eye Blind song, which repeatedly states, “I want something else to get me through this.” 

ANSWER: Semi-Charmed Life 

18. In this rematch of a game that took place six days earlier, the home team was able to attract more than 25,000 people to Municipal Stadium, more than three times the average attendance from the previous year. A woman flashed her breasts on the on-deck circle and a father and son duo mooned the fans in the bleachers as the fans started getting out of control. All hell broke loose in the ninth inning when Billy Martin had his team armed with baseball bats as they tried to defend themselves from the mob of rioters and in the end, the home team ended up forfeiting due to the chaos and because the players’ lives were in danger. For 10 points, this all took place during what 1974 game between the Texas Rangers and Cleveland Indians, aptly named because of the unlimited alcohol that was being served at a dime a cup.

ANSWER: Ten Cent Beer Night

19. One of these is actually just a bunch of pieces of junk and garbage sticking out of the ground and only becomes useful once you have successfully turned on the electricity, thereby producing a shadow on the tunnel wall. Another one of these is hidden by a haze and can only be made visible by using a musical device. The one of these that is on the beach is just an unusual rock formation, that when viewed at a certain angle, looks like a giant crab. In the volcano level, a Pester Ball must be thrown into the volcano to elicit it. Once you are able to take snaps of all six of them, Professor Oak realizes the connection and opens Rainbow Cloud for you. The Koffing Smoke, Pinsir Shadow, Kingler Rock, Cubone Tree, Mt. Dugtrio, and Mewtwo Constellation make up, for 10 points, what six landmarks in the game Pokémon Snap.

ANSWER: Pokémon signs

20. A 2009 Kabir Khan production starring Irfan Khan and Katrina Kaif is to be named for this city. A 1981 movie set in this city sees the President’s plane crash here, where it has been turned into a national security prison and only Snake Plissken can save him. A 1990 film set here stars Christopher Walken, Wesley Snipes, and Laurence Fishburne in a modern take on Robin Hood. In addition to the aforementioned movies, Escape from and King of this place, an accident with one of Zeus’s bolts sends Arnold Schwarzenegger’s character to this city. For 10 points, name this setting where Hercules ends up in a 1970 film, also the setting of Sex and the City and a 2002 diCaprio film about the Gangs of this place.

ANSWER: New York City

Penn Bowl Trash Tournament 2009

Packet 10

Questions by Ben Frank, Siddharth Chandrasekhar, Chris White, Mehdi Razvi, Andy Kravis, Joe Nguyen

Edited by Siddharth Chandrasekhar and Mehdi Razvi


1. Carl Hubbell had a very impressive day at the 1934 All Star game, striking out five consecutive future Hall of Famers. Identify some of those victims for 10 points each.

[10] After striking out Babe Ruth, Hubbell K’d this Yankee teammate of Ruth who had an impressive streak of 2,130 consecutive games played.

ANSWER: Lou Gehrig

[10] The third victim was this Philadelphia Athletic who would become the second player after Ruth to reach the 500 home run mark.

ANSWER: Jimmie Foxx

[10] The fifth and final strikeout victim was this Washington Senator who would go on to become GM of the Boston Red Sox and later the AL president.

ANSWER: Joe Cronin
2. Answer these somewhat related music questions FTPE: 

[10] This song mentions just before its first chorus “I closed my eyes and I slipped away” and it follows the chorus by stating, “I see my Marianne walkin’ away.” 

ANSWER: More Than A Feeling 

[10] “More Than A Feeling” was a hit by this band with a geographical name. 

ANSWER: Boston 

[10] “More Than A Feeling” was a song off of Boston’s debut album Boston, which now ranks as the 2nd best-selling debut album behind this record by Guns N’ Roses. 

ANSWER: Appetite For Destruction

3. Boy Meets World is one of those shows that you just can’t help but remember from your childhood. Answer some questions about it for 10 points each.   

[10] This neighbor of Corey Matthews just can’t help but be present at every moment of Corey’s schooling, from grade school teacher to high school principal to college professor.   

ANSWER: George Feeny   

[10] In grade school, this nerd was often made fun of by Shawn and Corey. He somehow disappears when they wish him to but reappears in the "Graduation" episode claiming he had just been on the other side of the school.

ANSWER: Stuart Minkus [accept either]   

[10] This is the college which pretty much every major character on the show ends up going to.   

ANSWER: Pennbrook University   

4. His novels include Elgar: The Erotic Variations and Brahms Gets Laid.  For 10 points each: 

[10] Name this sex-and-music obsessed director who adapted D.H. Lawrence's Women in Love for cinema, and whose 1970 The Music Lovers deals with Tchaikovsky's homosexuality. 

ANSWER: Ken Russell 

[10] Ken Russell may be best known for directing this 1975 rock opera featuring Tina Turner as the Acid Queen, Keith Moon as Uncle Ernie, and Roger Daltrey as a "deaf, dumb and blind" pinball wizard. 

ANSWER: The Who's Tommy 

[10] Rick Wakeman of Yes arranged the score and appeared as the Norse god Thor for this Ken Russell film, which incuded Ringo Starr as the Pope.  Roger Daltrey stars again, this time as the titular rock-star composer-pianist of the Hungarian Rhapsodies.  

ANSWER: Lisztomania

5. Name these German-born NBA players for 10 points each.

[10] This seven footer was the first European born player to win the MVP award when he did so in 2007. He has spent his entire career with the Dallas Mavericks.

ANSWER: Dirk Nowitzki

[10] This former ESPN analyst and current general manager for the New Jersey Nets is more closely identified with the Denver Nuggets franchise, where he was both a player and a general manager.

ANSWER: Kiki Vandeweghe

[10] This two time Sixth Man of the Year became the first German-born player to play in the NBA finals when the Seattle Supersonics reached the finals in 1996.

ANSWER: Detlef Schrempf

6. MTV does not make much sense anymore. Name these bands that appeared on MTV’s rather arbitrary list of the 22 Greatest Bands FTPE: 

[10] This band was ranked surprisingly high at #6 on the list. Their albums include Hybrid Theory and Minutes to Midnight and some of their biggest hits are “Crawling” and “Shadow of the Day.” 

ANSWER: Linkin Park 

[10] The grunge era had multiple representatives on MTV’s list, including this band at #9. They had big hits in the 90s with “Better Man” and “Jeremy,” and they are fronted by singer Eddie Vedder. 

ANSWER: Pearl Jam 

[10] They appeared at #16 on MTV’s countdown. Originally from Bakersfield, California, current members include Jonathan Davis and two members with the nicknames “Munky” and “Fieldy.” Their album Follow the Leader debuted at #1 on the Billboard chart and spawned the singles “Got the Life” and “Freak on a Leash.” 


7. This TV show broke many boundaries. Name these actors/ actresses who appeared on the program Will & Grace FTPE:   

[10] This actress played Grace’s eccentric, pill-popping assistant Karen Walker. She has appeared in other movies like Stealing Harvard  and Monkeybone, and her voice was featured in Bee Movie.   

ANSWER: Megan Mullally   

[10] He played Will’s flamboyant friend Jack McFarland. This actor has also appeared in movies like The Cat in the Hat and Win a Date With Tad Hamilton!.   

ANSWER: Sean Hayes   

[10] This actress appeared occasionally on Will & Grace as Will’s mother. She is probably best known for being Gwyneth Paltrow’s mother and for playing Robert Deniro’s wife in Meet the Parents and Meet the Fockers.   

ANSWER: Blythe Danner   

8. Name some baddies from the Mario world for 10 points each.

[10] Featured at the end of like two stages in every world of Mario 2 is this pink thing who apparently has a babymaker for a mouth, that spews fireballs at one point instead of the usual eggs.


[10] Possessing the ability to cross between the dream world and real world, these hopping black cat-like minions of either Wart or Bowser in Super Mario 2 are the subject of my ire.

ANSWER: Ninjis

[10] In Super Mario Brothers, you had to dodge the Spinies thrown by this dude, who rode around a safe distance away in his cloud. He helps you out in Mario Kart when you fall in water or quicksand.

ANSWER: Lakitu

9. Despite the fact that the show predominantly took place in one room, it is still one of the most entertaining sit-coms of all time. Name these actors who made up the cast of All in the Family FTPE:   

[10] This man famously portrayed the role of bigoted, unabashed, and uneducated Archie Bunker.   

ANSWER: Carroll O’Connor   

[10] He played Archie Bunker’s son-in-law Michael ‘Meathead’ Stivic. He has gone to star in many films and to direct such movies as The Princess Bride and When Harry Met Sally . . .   

ANSWER: Rob Reiner   

[10] This actress who played Archie’s daughter Gloria Bunker is primarily known for her large weight gain since the show and for her role on an episode of South Park. When the boys from South Park send money to her organization to help Ethiopians, they are surprised to receive a boy by mail that they name “Starvin’ Marvin.”   

ANSWER: Sally Struthers   

10. Most of the film shots of her feature her left side, as an injury had created a bump on the right side of her nose.  FTPE:

[10] Name this Franco-American actress of the 1930s and 40s, a good friend of June Allyson, and the star of Zaza, The Gilded Lily, and It's a Wonderful World.

ANSWER: Claudette Colbert (or Emilie Claudette Chauchoin)

[10] Claudette Colbert is best remembered today for her Oscar-winning performance as the heiress Ellie Andrews, who eventually succumbs to the advances of Clark Gable's Peter Warne, in this 1934 Frank Capra flick.

ANSWER: It Happened One Night

[10] 1934 was a busy year for Colbert, as she played the title role in this Cecil B. Demille film, which was also nominated for Best Picture that year.  C. Aubrey Smith played Enobarbus alongside her.

ANSWER: Cleopatra

11. There sure are a lot of great hockey players to come from the great country of Finland. Identify some of them for 10 points each.

[10] This 2006 Vezina Trophy winner has had great success since he was traded in 2003 to his current team, the Calgary Flames.

ANSWER: Miikka Kiprusoff

[10] This right winger, nicknamed “The Finnish Flash” is currently a member of the Anaheim Ducks and became the first player over the age of 35 to record consecutive 40 goal seasons.

ANSWER: Teemu Selanne

[10] Since 1995, this forward has played his entire career with the Dallas Stars. He is the only Finnish player to have won both a World Championships gold medal and a Stanley Cup.

ANSWER: Jere Lehtinen

12. It starts by cautioning “Today is gonna be the day that they’re gonna throw it back to you” and asserts “I don’t believe that anybody feels the way I do about you now.” FTPE: 

[10] What 1995 hit points out that “Maybe you’re gonna be the one that saves me”? 

ANSWER: Wonderwall 

[10] “Wonderwall” was a hit for what British band headed by brothers Liam and Noel Gallagher? 

ANSWER: Oasis 

[10] “Wonderwall” came off of what 1995 Oasis album? 

ANSWER: (What’s the Story) Morning Glory? (Accept either or both answers)
13. 1970s and 1980s movies - Before and Afters!  (Example: If I say, "Film in which Gene Kelly dances in some wet streets and Dustin Hoffman is an excellent driver," you would say "Singin' in the Rain Man."  Got it?  Good.)

[10] Han Solo is frozen in carbonite by Doc Brown, and Marty McFly tells Luke Skywalker, "I am your father."

ANSWER: Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back to the Future

[10] Duckie Dale pines after Andie Walsh, but the two are taken hostage at their prom by Divine, who eats dog feces and tells them that "Blood... makes me come."

ANSWER: Pretty in Pink Flamingos

[10] Peter Mitchell, Jack Holden, and Michael Kellem nearly give one of the title characters to drug dealers, while the upper-class Jewish girl Jill Rosen (as played by Rosanna Arquette) falls for a lower-class Italian boy.

ANSWER: Three Men and a Baby It's You

14. Let’s go way back and look at some video game history from the early 80s for 10 points each.

[10] This console, which was first released in 1977, popularized the concept of having plug-in cartridges and some of its successful games include Breakout, Pitfall!, and Atlantis.

ANSWER: Atari 2600

[10] E.T. the Extraterrestrial and Pac-Man were two of the titles by Atari 2600 that were often blamed for this event which almost destroyed the video game industry.

ANSWER: North American video game crash of 1983

[10] One of the companies that was greatly affected by the crash was this third party maker of games for the Atari 2600 including Atlantis and Demon Attack. The crash eventually caused them to collapse and the rights to its most popular titles have been owned by Activision since.

ANSWER: Imagic

15. Let’s talk about some of the top young American soccer players in the game today.  No, seriously, let’s talk about them.  For ten points each,

[10] This phenom started playing for D.C. United at the age of 14.  After a short stint with the MLS expansion team Real Salt Lake, he is playing in Europe for teams like Benfica and AS Monaco.

ANSWER: Fredua “Freddy” Koranteng Adu

[10] This 19-year-old and former New York Red Bull signed with the Spanish team Villarreal for $10 million.  He was drafted by New York at the age of 16 in 2006, and he was featured in the Adidas “Impossible is Nothing” commercials.

ANSWER: Josmer “Jozy” Volmy Altidore

[10] This 24-year-old goalkeeper out of the University of South Carolina played for Chivas USA in Major League Soccer and was the U.S. starting goalkeeper in the 2008 Olympics.  He now plays for English Premier League team Aston Villa.

ANSWER: Bradley “Brad” Edwin Guzan
16. Answer some questions about a CBS show which is closing in on 150 episodes for 10 points each.   

[10] This show, which has been airing since 2002, focuses on the cases of an FBI unit specializing in missing persons investigations.   

ANSWER: Without a Trace   

[10] The head of the missing persons unit, Jack Malone, is played by this man.   

ANSWER: Anthony LaPaglia   

[10] Both LaPaglia and co-star Poppy Montgomery both hail from this country, yet their accents don’t show in their characters.   

ANSWER: Australia   

17. Let’s go back to the year 1979, the last year that a Western Conference team not from the state of California or Texas won the NBA Finals. For 10 points each,

[10] This is the team that defeated the Washington Bullets in the finals in a rematch of the previous year’s finals.

ANSWER: Seattle SuperSonics

[10] This Sonics player was named MVP of the series. He would later go on to win two more championships with the Boston Celtics.

ANSWER: Dennis Johnson

[10] The coach of the Sonics at the time, he is only one of three people to be inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame as both a player and a coach.

ANSWER: Lenny Wilkens


18. This Oklahoma band formed in 2001 and currently has members Austin Winkler, Joe Garvey, Cody Hanson, Mark King, and Mike Rodden. FTPE: 

[10] Name this band, which had a 2007 hit single with the song “Better Than Me.” 

ANSWER: Hinder 

[10] Another hit by Hinder, this song opens with the lyrics “Honey why you calling me so late? It’s kinda hard to talk right now.” 

ANSWER: Lips of an Angel 

[10] Both “Lips of an Angel” and “Better Than Me” came off of this 2005 Hinder album. 

ANSWER: Extreme Behavior 

19. It is a 1980s classic. Answer these questions about the 1987 film The Untouchables FTPE: 

[10] The character of Eliot Ness in The Untouchables is played by this man, who would go on to direct and star in the 1990 film Dances with Wolves

ANSWER: Kevin Costner 

[10] Robert DeNiro plays this infamous mobster, whom Eliot Ness tries to put behind bars throughout the film. 

ANSWER: Al Capone 

[10] This legendary actor wins an Academy Award for his supporting role as Police Officer Jim Malone in The Untouchables

ANSWER: Sean Connery 

20. They had their 15 minutes of fame, but do you remember them. Name these artists who turned out to be one-hit wonders FTPE: 

[10] This rapper mused, “I like big butts and I can not lie” in his 1992 hit “Baby Got Back.” 

ANSWER: Sir Mix-A-Lot 

[10] “Tubthumping” was a 1997 hit which repeatedly referred to “Pissing the night away.” It was recorded by this eight-member controversial English band with a rhyming name. 

ANSWER: Chumbawamba 

[10] “Why do I find it hard to write the next line?” is a refrain from the 1983 song “True,” which was the only real hit in the United States for this popular British band. 

ANSWER: Spandau Ballet 
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2009%20-%20Penn%20Bowl%20Trash -> Penn Bowl Trash Tournament 2009 Packet 1 Questions by Louis Bi, Joe Nguyen, Ben Frank, Siddharth Chandrasekhar, Andy Kravis, Zhenyu Zhao, Mark Goldberg Edited by Siddharth Chandrasekhar and Mehdi Razvi

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