Jan 102013
 
seinfeld

1. Who co-created Seinfeld along with Jerry Seinfeld?

2. Of the four main stars of Seinfeld, who is the only person that didn’t appear in the pilot episode? For an extra point: One of the series regulars did appear, but had a different name, what was it?

3. What is the name of the café that Jerry and the gang regularly gather at?

4. What are the first name’s of Jerry’s parents?

5. In the Episode “The Contest”, George’s mother caught him treating his body like an amusement park while he was reading what magazine as a masturbatory aid?

6. In the episode “Junior Mint”, Jerry can’t seem to remember the name of the woman he is dating. For one point each: What did he guess was her name and what was her actual name?

7. In the Episode “The Bottle Deposit”, what soda does Newman drink en masse as part of his and Kramer’s scheme to return the bottle to Michigan?

8. What was the name of Kramer’s lawyer, played by actor Phil Morris?

9. What item does Dr. Tim Whatley regift to Jerry that was originally given to him by Elaine?

10. Some people talk about the Seinfeld Curse, what were the first sit-coms used as star vehicles for Julia Louis Dreyfus, Michael Richards, and Jason Alexander, respectively, after Seinfeld?
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Dec 182012
 
cook

1. What is the main ingredient in the filling of shoofly pie?

2. The Cook Strait separates the North and South Islands of what country?

3. It is called an aubergine in the UK, but what do we call this vegetable here in the U.S.?

4. What three words always end the Swedish Chef’s songs on The Muppets, thus leading Stephen Colbert to sometimes misconstrue the Swedish Chef’s song as a “scathing editorial” against a former Supreme Court nominee?

5. What are the five mother sauces in French cuisine?

6. What kind of eggs are made baking them in a gratin dish with a flat bottom?

7. Also called a panada, what is the name of cooking mixture of wheat flour and fat often that is used as thickening agent in mother sauces and gravy?

8. What nonprofit membership organization dedicated to supporting and advocating organic food and farming, based in Corvallis, Oregon is an Accredited Certifying Agent (ACA) for the USDA’s National Organic Program?

9. What actress starred opposite Dane Cook in the 2007 romantic comedy film Good Luck Chuck?

10. What American Idol contestant is pictured above?

 

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Dec 092012
 
StevieB

1. What father of American Music wrote songs such as “Oh! Susanna”, “Camptown Races”, and “Swanee River”?

2. What 1982 musical sequel saw Michelle Pfeffer cast in the role of Stephanie Zinone?

3. What author created the fictional female bounty hunter Stephanie Plum?

4. Who played the the role of Stephanie Tanner on the 80’s sit-com “Full House”?

5. What is the name of the 2007 bestselling book written by Montclair, New Jersey resident Stephen Colbert?

6. Who wrote the 1895 novel The Red Badge of Courage?

7. What author of the Mismeasure of Man saw his Natural History essays reprinted in collected volumes, such as Ever Since Darwin and The Panda’s Thumb?

8. What kind of animal killed wildlife expert, The Crocodile Hunter, Steve Irwin?

9. Who co-founded the company Apple along with Steve Jobs in the late 1970’s?

10. What musical artist, pictured above, had a hit in 1990 with the song “Because I Love You (The Postman Song)”?

 

 

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Nov 092012
 

  1. Who did Thomas Dewey defeat in a famous erroneous newspaper headline?
  2. What was the last year that a presidential candidate won a plurality of the popular vote, but lost the electoral college?
  3. Due to shifts in state populations between the 2000 to the 2010 census, the electoral college was reapportioned: What state gained the most electors?
  4. We all know Barack Obama and Mitt Romney are running for President, what are the names of the four 3rd party presidential candidates who are on the ballot in enough states to reach 270 electoral college votes?
  5. Who was the last third party presidential candidate to win a state in the electoral college?
  6. In 1984 Walter Mondale and Geraldine Ferraro won 13 electoral votes, 3 from Washington DC and 10 from what other state?
  7. What number on the Oregon ballot is the measure to decriminalize marijuana?
  8. What was the campaign slogan used by the William Henry Harrison and John Tyler ticket back in 1840?
  9. In 1912, when it became clear that Taft would receive the Republican nomination, Teddy Roosevelt went on to run for president on what partie’s ticket?
  10. What is the minimum age requirement to be elected President?

 

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