Questions Round 1 by jsparkyp

Champion(s):

ChernicoffS
God help America.


Runner(s)-Up:

rouquinne
Just your average Goddess!


Quiz Description

A few weeks ago at our monthly gathering, I gave an evening of questions in five rounds. The third round was the Mystery Catagory (in which the subject was Perfect Game pitchers). This was Round 1.

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Questions:

College Basketball – The University of Connecticut Women’s Basketball 111-game winning streak came to an end on March 31, 2017 at the hands of Mississippi State in overtime. Their previous loss came on November 17, 2014, also in overtime, against what team, one of their chief, post season rivals?

Click to Reveal Answer
Stanford

Television - What four actors appeared in all 271 episodes of Cheers? Name all four.

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Rhea Perlman, Ted Danson, John Ratzenberger, George Wendt

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame - With the passing of Chuck Berry this past March (on my birthday, no less), who is the oldest living Rock & Roll Hall of Fame performing inductee (as opposed to strictly writer or executive)?

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Fats Domino (b. 2/26/1928)

Literature - What name comes next in this list: Cooney, Barrows, Flynn, Blake, _____?

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Casey (from Casey at the Bat)

Basketball – The Atlanta Hawks began NBA life as the Tri-Cities Blackhawks. Name any one of the three cities represented, of which two were in Illinois and the other in Iowa.

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Moline, IL, Rock Island, IL, Davenport, IA

Modern Classical Music – Canadian composer R. Murray Schafer wrote a piece for orchestra entitled "North White", which contained a part for what mode of transportation, played live on the stage?

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Snowmobile

Movie Actresses - What actress was in these following movies: Babes on Swing Street (1944), A Woman’s Vengeance (1948), Red Canyon (1949), Our Very Own (1950), One Minute to Zero (1952)? (But she’ll also be known for shilling for Hostess snack cakes in the 1970’s.)

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Ann Blyth

Nobel Prizes – The 1948 Peace Prize was not awarded out of respect to whom?

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Mahatmas Gandhi (Not awarded because "there was no suitable living candidate", a tribute to the recently assassinated Gandhi in India, since the prize cannot be awarded posthumously.)

United States - What state is the largest in population, according to a 2015 estimation, to never have a US President come from it, whether by birth or by representation?

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Florida

Music – The Monkees’ second Billboard Top-40 record was a two sided hit in which the A-side went to No.1 for seven weeks with a title that told what he was; the B-side went to No.20 and stated what he wasn’t. What were the two songs?

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“I’m a Believer” and “(I’m Not Your) Stepping Stone”