Answers are below the jump.
Round 1: Pop Culture
Lance Armstrong and his latest girlfriend, former beauty queen Anna Hansen, announced the birth of their first child together on Friday through Armstrong’s Twitter feed. What is the first name of the baby boy?
Round 2: Literature- Playwrights
The French writer of Tartuffe and The Misanthrope was born Jean-Baptiste Poquelin. By what pen name is remembered?
Round 3: Showtunes
Identify the Broadway musical the song in the following audio clip comes from:
Round 4: Random- Four-Letter Last Names
What four-letter last name is shared by the pair of famous people listed below?
NBA great Bernard and Canadian prime minister William Lyon Mackenzie
Round 5: Social Science- Psychology
What do developmental psychologists call a child’s ability to understand that an object still exists even when it is taken away?
Round 6: Music
Name the title of the song featured in this clip and the artist who recorded it:
Round 7: Handout- Central America
Identify the Central American country labeled on the map below:
Round 8: General Knowledge
What common household device uses the otherwise rare synthetic element americium?
1) Maxwell (or Max)
3) Fiddler on the Roof
5) object permanence
6) The Chordettes – Mr. Sandman
8) smoke detectors