Questions from August 25th

Answers are below the jump.

Round 1: Pop Culture

Ryan Jenkins, a reality television personality, was found dead this weekend after police suggested he was a suspect in the murder of his wife. For one point each, on what two VH1 reality shows was Jenkins a contestant?

Round 2: Literature- Fictional Names

What was the name of the infant Tarzan before he was orphaned and adopted by apes?

Round 3: Video Game Music

Identify the video game the following audio clip comes from:

Round 4: Random- World Capitals, But Not

Each question in this round used the name of a world capital either in the question or the answer, but referring to something other than the city itself. This was incredibly confusing, and I’m not sure why.

Who rode his horse Copenhagen at the Battle of Waterloo?

(See? “Copenhagen” is the name of a horse rather than the city in this question.)

Round 5: Science- Moons

Which planet of our solar system is orbited by the moon Titan?

Round 6: Music- Colorful Music

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

All of the songs this week included a color in their titles.

Round 7: Handout- Typefaces

Identify the commonly used typeface shown below:


Round 8: General Knowledge

The flagship known as Queen Anne’s Revenge belonged to what famous pirate?

1) worth one point each: I Love Money and Megan Wants a Millionaire

2) John Clayton

3) Ecco the Dolphin

4) The Duke of Wellington (or Arthur Wellesley)

5) Saturn

6) Joni Mitchell – Big Yellow Taxi

7) Comic Sans

8) Blackbeard


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