I’m obviously running late again. Sorry; finals. My last one’s due on Wednesday, so we’ll be back to normal next week.
Answers are below the jump.
Round 1: Pop Culture
Who plays Nelson Mandela in Clint Eastwood’s new film about the former South African president?
Round 2: Literature- First Lines of Novels
What novel begins, “Of all the things that drive men to sea, the most common disaster, I’ve come to learn, is women.”
Round 3: TV Themes
Identify the television show the following theme song comes from:
Round 4: Random- Remote Locations
The point in the South Pacific farther from land than any other point on Earth is named for what literary character?
Round 5: History- Famous Assassins
Who was assassinated by Nathuram Godse?
Round 6: Music
Name the title of the song featured in this clip and the artist who recorded it:
Round 7: Handout- The Wire
Identify the character from The Wire shown below:
Round 8: General Knowledge
What Hall of Fame baseball player’s older brother won the silver medal to Jesse Owens’s famous gold in the 200-meter race at the 1936 Berlin Olympics?
1) Morgan Freeman
2) Middle Passage
3) The Drew Carey Show
4) Captain Nemo
6) The Foundations – Baby Now That I’ve Found You
7) Proposition Joe
8) Jackie Robinson (The Olympic medal winning brother was named Matthew.)