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Who sometimes solved crime with the help of a masked German
shepherd named Ace the Bat Hound?
a. Hardy Boys
b. Tom Sawyer
c. Lone Ranger
Batman - It was a rip-off of RKO's Ace the Wonder Dog, which in turn ripped off Rin Tin Tin.
What fad did Harvard freshman Lothrop Withington start on March
3, 1939, to win a $10 bet at Holworthy Hall?
a. Telephone booth stuffing
b. Flagpole sitting
c. Panty raiding
d. Goldfish swallowing
Goldfish swallowing - He had seen the stunt done in Hawaii, apparently.
Despite a weak box office attendance that barely recouped its
budget, what movie has consistently stayed at the top of IMDb top 250 movies of all time list?
a. The Shawshank Redemption
b. The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
c. 12 Angry Men
d. Pulp Fiction
The Shawshank Redemption - Adapted from the Stephen King novella Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption,
the movie was released in 1994.
Unless you're playing the 50th anniversary edition, which of
these weapons cannot be used in Clue to do away with Mr Boddy?
Poison - Except for the rope, the playing tokens are typically made out of pewter.
Mexican actress Maria Cruz had once been Miss American Vampire
1970, but is best known for something else. What?
a. Singing such disco hits as "Last Dance" and "Hot Stuff"
b. Sleeping with three married Congressmen on the same evening
c. Posing as 'Sacheen Littlefeather' to reject Marlon Brando's Oscar
d. Working as Richard Nixon's secretary during Watergate
Posing as 'Sacheen Littlefeather' to reject Marlon Brando's Oscar - She wore an Apache dress for the
In "Midnight Cowboy", who ad-libbed, "I'm walking here" after
he was almost hit by a cabbie?
a. Mel Brooks
b. Jon Voight
c. Woody Allen
d. Dustin Hoffman
Dustin Hoffman - Released in 1969, the film was based on the 1965 novel of the same name by James Leo
Consisting of one of the greatest riffs of the 2000's decade,
what song is the first track on the album Elephant by The White Stripes?
a. Ball and Biscuit
b. The Hardest Button to Button
c. There's No Home for You Here
d. Seven Nation Army
Seven Nation Army - Released on March 7, 2003, the song won the 2004 Grammy Award for Best Rock Song.
On "CSI - Crime Scene Investigation", Gil Grissom specialized
in what field?
a. Forensic entomology
c. Hair and fiber analysis
d. Blood splatter analysis
Forensic entomology - Gil ranked number 82 on Bravo's 100 Greatest TV Characters list.
Who sponsored the very first episode of "Sesame Street"?
a. Letters W, S and E, and the numbers 2 and 3
b. The Department of Education
c. General Electric
d. The Ford Foundation
Letters W, S and E, and the numbers 2 and 3 - The show made its debut on November 10, 1969.
The name of what game literally means "sparrow"?
Mahjong - Mahjong is similar to the card game rummy.
Famous for his store and museum at 6608 Hollywood Boulevard,
Frederick Mellinger started selling what product by mail order in 1946?
b. Sports accessories
d. Plastic containers
Lingerie - Frederick's of Hollywood used to have a lingerie museum.
What designer was famous for introducing the little black
dress, the boxy trimmed suit and the quilted shoulder bag with chain straps?
a. Yves St-Laurent
b. Calvin Klein
c. Carl Lagerfeld
d. Coco Chanel
Coco Chanel - She took women out of corsets and into the Little Black Dress. Her look brought men's
tailoring to women's clothing.
In 1971, Japan's Goro Hasegawa based what game on a
19th-century game called Reversi, which in turn may have been based on Annexation?
d. Connect Four
Othello - Reversi was created by Lewis Waterman in 1888, but this angered James Mollett, the creator of
Annexation back in 1870.
Michael Chabon won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 2001 for
"The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay," a novel about pioneers of what business?
a. Cable news
b. Comic books
c. Rock n' roll radio
d. Silent movies
Comic books - Chabon went through 10 drafts of this 2000 novel about immigrant cousins Sam Clay and
Josef Kavalier, who meet each other in America during WWII.
Published December 9, 2004, what song was listed as number one
on Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Songs of All Time?
a. Like a Rolling Stone
b. (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction
d. What's Going On
Like a Rolling Stone - Recorded by Bob Dylan, the song was released on July 20, 1965.
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