Questions from June 23rd

Answers are below the jump.

Round 1: Pop Culture

Bradley Whitford, one of the stars of TV’s The West Wing, is divorcing his wife of seventeen years. His wife is also a television star, having been nominated for seven Emmys for her role on a long-running sitcom. Who is she?

Round 2: Sports- How Many Players?

How many players are on the field at a time for each team in the sport of team handball?

Round 3: Movie Clips

Identify the movie the following clip comes from:

Round 4: Random- Alphabetical Answers

Each question in this round had a one-word answer in which all of the letters in that word are in alphabetical order. (Example of a word that meets this requirement: “boy”)

In 1990, what movie won the first acting Oscar for a black woman since 1939?

Round 5: Food & Drink

Twinkies have had a vanilla creme filling since World War II. What was the original flavor of the snack’s filling, which had to be changed during the war due to shortages?

Round 6: Music

Name the title of the song featured in this clip and the artist who recorded it:

Round 7: Handout- Looney Tunes

Identify the Looney Tunes character shown below:

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Round 8: General Knowledge

What family-planning pioneer is credited with coining the phrase “birth control” in 1914?

1) Jane Kaczmarek (of Malcolm in the Middle)

2) 7

3) Grosse Pointe Blank

4) Ghost

5) banana

6) XTC – The Ballad of Peter Pumpkinhead

7) Marvin the Martian

8) Margaret Sanger

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