Test Your Trivia Knowledge with Some of QMC’s Original Questions!


Sample Round #1

Name the faux trailer seen in Tropic Thunder for a film starring Tobey Maguire and the fictional character Kirk Lazarus as 18th Century monks.
2. How many fights did Muhammad Ali lose in his professional boxing career?
3. On Saved by the Bell, what is the name of Slater’s self-described best friend – his pet chameleon?
4. What was the first single by the Jackson Five to reach #1 on the Billboard music charts in January 1970?
5. Name the four railroads available for purchase in the American game version of Monopoly.
6. The popular hip hop group Bell Biv DeVoe, comprised itself of three members of this band that broke up in 1989. Name that band.
7. From the first season until the fourth season of Dawson’s Creek, the main characters attend what high school?
8. What was the name of the expert Indian tracker in Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid assigned to find the two bank robbers after they go on the run?
9. In a game of Ms. Pacman, what moving piece of fruit do you have to consume to earn 1,000 points?
10. Who was the first player to be named Super Bowl MVP three times?

Sample Round #2

1. In Unforgiven, what is the name of the town where Little Bill is the sheriff?
2. What member of Charles Manson’s “Family” was convicted of attempting to assassinate U.S. President Gerald Ford in 1975?
3. Noted children’s author and illustrator Shel Silverstein won a Grammy in 1970 for writing the music and lyrics for this song by Johnny Cash. Name that song.
4. In which two cities were the Live Aid concerts held on July 13, 1985?
5. In Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, Ferris and friends sneak into a fancy restaurant by taking the reservation of this man – known as “the sausage king of Chicago.” Name that man.
6. Jack Nicholson has won three Academy Awards for acting in his career. Two for Best Actor. One for Best Supporting Actor. Name all three films.
7. What can be found at 460 Madison Avenue in New York City?
8. On Beverly Hills 90210 what were the first names of Brandon’s and Brenda Walsh’s parents?
9. What formerly airing hour-long drama was mostly set in a south Florida plastic surgery center named McNamara-Troy?
10. Name the judge who presided over Marbury v. Madison, (1803) a landmark case in United States law, the basis for the exercise of judicial review.

Sample Round #3

1. Name the woman who wrote the bestseller The Feminine Mystique in 1963, which questioned the “cult of domesticity” and asked women to reconsider their inferior female roles.
2. In the 1984 presidential election, Democratic candidate Walter Mondale only carried (or won) one state. Name that state.
3. What number have the Boston Celtics retired to honor their great player Bob Cousy?
4. The noble gases are the chemical elements in group 18 of the periodic table. There are six of them. Name three.
5. Name the company whose ticker symbol on the New York Stock Exchange is the single letter of X.
6. How many hearts does an octopus have?
7. In what year was the landmark Supreme Court decision Roe v. Wade decided?
8. In the 1990s, the Los Angeles Dodgers had five players win the Baseball Writers Association of America Rookie of the Year. Name three of them.
9. Name the three brothers that comprised the American pop rock band known as Hanson, known for the 1997 hit song MMMBop.
10. How many men have walked on the moon?

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Sample Round #1 Answers
1. Satan’s Alley
2. Five
3. Artie
I Want You Back
5. Short Line, Pennsylvania, B&O, Reading
6. New Edition
7. Capeside High
8. Lord Baltimore
9. Apple
10. Joe Montana

Sample Round #2 Answers
1. Big Whiskey
2. Squeaky Fromme
A Boy Named Sue
4. London & Philadelphia
5. Abe Froman
One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, As Good as it Gets, Terms of Endearment
7. St. Patrick’s Cathedral
8. Jim & Cindy Walsh
10. Chief Justice John Marshall

Sample Round #3 Answers
1. Betty Friedan
2. Minnesota
3. 14
4. Helium, Neon, Argon, Krypton, Xenon, & Radon
5. US Steel
6. An octopus has 3 hearts
7. 1973
8. Eric Karros, Mike Piazza, Hideo Nomo, Raul Mondesi, Todd Hollandsworth
9. Brothers Isaac, Taylor, & Zac Hanson
10. 12

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