Penn Bowl Trash II round 2 Toss-Ups



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Penn Bowl Trash II

Round 2 - Toss-Ups

Packet by Editors – Ben Frank and Joe Nguyen
1. In 1995 he began playing for a professional club named Newell's Old Boys at the age of eight. He was diagnosed with a human growth disorder as a youth, which led him to sign with his current team that would pay for his costly medical treatment. He scored his first goal in La Liga in 2005 when he was 17 years old, and in 2006 he became the youngest player from his country to play in a World Cup when he came in as a substitute in a six-to-zero drubbing of Serbia and Montenegro. He led his national team to its gold medal victory in the 2008 Olympics, despite publicized disputes between the national team and his European club team about letting him play. This player came in second to Kaka in 2007 and Cristiano Ronaldo in 2008 in FIFA World Player of the Year voting before earning the honor himself this past year. Now working alongside fellow forwards Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Thierry Henry, name, FTP, this 22-year old Argentine who won a UEFA Champions League title in 2009 for FC Barcelona.

A: Lionel Andres Messi


2. Author J.D. Salinger's son Matt has his film debut in a minor role in this film. In one scene, some of the main characters go to a police station to report a crime and encounter a man arrested for "mopery", or exposing one's self to a blind person. A parody on an episode of Robot Chicken saw each of the title characters sentenced to 44 years in prison for committing their mischievous antics in the film, which include installing hidden cameras in the Pi Delta Pi house and pouring liquid heat in the football team's jock straps. Antagonists in the film include Ted McGinley as big-man-on-campus Stan Gable and John Goodman as Coach Harris. However, memorable protagonists in the film include Takashi, Wormser, Lamar Latrell, Poindexter and Booger. The Adams College freshmen Lewis and Gilbert, played by Robert Carradine and Anthony Edwards, lead their socially awkward friends against the jocks of the Alpha Beta fraternity in, FTP, what 1984 film about geeks giving the popular students their comeuppance?

A: "Revenge of the Nerds"


3. A "MadTV" parody of this show detailed an Alanis Morissette song called "Wash Me" where she climbs into a washing machine naked. "The Simpsons" parody this show when Marge is building a scarecrow and Comic Book Guy appears on the screen. An episode of "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?" in December 2000 saw the use of this show's main elements of telling fun facts about the game show, and Nick at Nite did the same in 2001 with a number of episodes of "The Brady Bunch". This show's first episode aired in 1996, and its first music videos include Tina Turner's "Missing You", Los Del Rio's "Macarena", and Olivia Newton-John's "Physical". FTP, name this show that presents trivia about music videos in bubbles that appear on screen which ran for six years on VH1.

A: "Pop-Up Video"


4. On an episode of "The Drew Carey Show", this song was performed by Drew and his friends in conjunction with Mimi's performance of "Shake Your Groove Thing". This song is the fourth song in the film in which it is famous. When the song begins, the Grant Wood painting "American Gothic" is seen in the background, and there are reversed portraits of the Mona Lisa hanging on the walls later on in the song. Riff-Raff starts the song as he opens an upright clock/coffin and notes how "madness takes its toll". Later in the song, Columbia enters into a tap dance solo for the Annual Transylvanian Convention, though the song itself is the namesake of its own dance. Described as just a "jump to the left and a step to the right," the dance is highlighted by a pelvic thrust that supposedly "drives them insane". FTP, Brad and Janet are introduced to what signature song from the 1975 cult classic "The Rocky Horror Picture Show"?

A: "The Time Warp"


5. This character once lost a lawsuit when he beat up a man that broke into his home at night, but later in the episode he wins a lawsuit when he broke his hand punching the robber in the face. On a Christmas episode, a late trip to the bank caused him to run the "Christmas Tot Lounge", a baby-sitting service with the motto "You leave 'em, we love 'em". He once got shoved into a basketball hoop by Xavier McDaniel, and he scored four touchdowns in the 1966 city championship game for Polk High School. He has a nephew named Jimmy and an uncle named Stymie, while his great ancestor Seamus in 1635 insulted an ugly witch who would burden the family with a curse that would last for generations. One of the originators of the anti-feminist organization NO MA'AM, this misogynist now deals with his daughter Kelly, son Bud and wife Peg. FTP, name this fictional shoe salesman from Chicago played by Ed O'Neill on the sitcom "Married... with Children".

A: Al Bundy (full name: Alphonse Hercules Bundy)


6. It was started in 1999 by a group of friends from Baltimore, Maryland. It shares its name with a popular magazine that started in 1920 and had famous contributors like Groucho Marx, Robert Benchley and F. Scott Fitzgerald. In 2009, it held a nationwide contest where a student at the University of Delaware named Laurel won the grand prize of $5,000. It produced a song that pointed out the implausable relationships between hot girls and "socially retarded" guys in Judd Apatow films, while a prank war between Amir and Streeter is one of its popular Internet features. However, its most popular videos include the Matrix that runs on Windows, an extreme makeover of a Facebook page, and a rap about awkward situations. Originators of the online series "Bleep Bloop" and "Street Fighter: The Later Years", FTP, what is this comedy-based website that got its own Sunday night show on MTV in 2009?

A: CollegeHumor.com


7. His parents are Stephen and Linda, who threatened to ground him if he was voted the ugliest kid in school. His birthday is on September 11th, and his herniated colon must be treated with anal suppositories, once administered to him with the help of a robot named Awesom-o. In one episode called "You Got F'd in the A", it is revealed that he was the state tap-dance champion before a disastrous national competition that led to the deaths of 11 people. He is noted for both his love of Bennigan's, which is shown in his "Very Own Episode" in season five, and his penchant for causing mischief with his sidekick General Disarray. His alterego, Professor Chaos, recently gets taken down by vigilante heroes Mysterion and the Coon. Once coveting a porno movie called "Back Door Sluts 9" and dressing up as a girl named Marjorine, FTP, name this adorably naive fourth-grader on "South Park" who was also called "Little Gay Kid" for his performance in "What, What, In the Butt".

A: Leopold "Butters" Stotch (accept either)


8. In the song "Tell Me When to Go," E-40 states that Jesus Christ had these and that the rapper himself "ain't got none," but he "plans on growin' some". The rapper Murs says in his song about these that they are "fallin' all over" him and that "it may be in style, but it's not a fad". During an SNL Digital Short where he plays a college student named Trent, Andy Samberg wears a fake set of them, and a picture of Angela Lansbury appears on screen with these appearing on her head. In 2008, Dodgers coach Joe Torre ordered one of his players to make his shorter, which prompted him to cut all but one to shoulder length. Most notably donned by player Manny Ramirez, actress Whoopi Goldberg and singer Bob Marley, FTP, what is this hairstyle composed of long, knotted bundles of hair most popular among Rastafarians?

A: Dreadlocks (accept dreads)


9. He was based on a character that made his debut in issue #33 of "Space Adventures" and went by the name Captain Atom. When he was 16 years old, his father told him to pursue a career in science, which would eventually lead to his transformation. In the comic book series, he is one of the only two superheroes exempt from the Keene Act, as he is sanctioned by the U.S. government. His participation in the Vietnam War leads to the U.S.'s victory and a heightened tension between the U.S. and the Soviet Union. His first love Janey Slater is diagnosed with cancer, which she believes was caused by him. Along with a break-up with the second Silk Spectre, his emotional anguish causes him to seek refuge on the planet Mars, allowing Ozymandias to follow through on his plan to destroy New York City. Jon Osterman leaves his watch in the Intrinsic Field Subtractor, and in his attempt to retrieve it, he becomes, FTP, what omnipotent, blue-skinned superhero, played by Billy Crudup in the 2009 film "Watchmen"?

A: Doctor Manhattan (accept Jonathan Osterman before mentioned)


10. This city in Massachusetts is the current headquarters of Dunkin Donuts and Reebok. Cities of the same name in South Dakota, Kansas, Georgia and Texas were disparaged as a result of a certain 2008 presidential campaign stop. Calling this city in South Dakota "North Dakota's dirty ashtray" and showing monkeys fornicating as a part of this Texas city's tourism video, Stephen Colbert did recurring segments in 2008 after John McCain's visit to this 8th largest city in Ohio. Both the birthplace of singer Macy Gray and the home of the 1922 and 1923 NFL Championship team, the Bulldogs, FTP, name this city where you will find the Professional Football Hall of Fame, a city whose name also describes a single administrative division of Switzerland.

A: Canton


11. First and last name required. A man by this first and last name currently races the number nine car for Clyde Valley Racing in the British Tour Car Championship. A professional motocross champion by this name completes the impossible "double pits-to-chesty" on a motorcycle jump in an Axe Body Spray commercial. Another man by this name was the 37th overall pick of the 2003 MLB draft and was one of the five players involved in the trade for Erik Bedard. Probably the most famous person by this first and last name was a highly touted prospect out of West Virginia University but was suspended by Roger Goodell for the entire 2007 season for his involvement in a shooting at a strip club in Las Vegas. FTP, give the shared name of both the current center fielder for the Baltimore Orioles and former defensive back for the Titans and Cowboys with the nickname "Pacman".

A: Adam Jones


12. He collaborated with hip-hop artists Baby Bash on the song "What is It" and Bun B on the song "That's Gangsta" in 2008. He has also worked with Natasha Bedingfield on the 2007 hit "Love Like This", which peaked at number 11 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart. Though he was born in Miami and later moved to Los Angeles, his childhood spent in the Caribbean has had a great influence on his music. Many of his songs start with him yelling "Wat a gwan!", a phrase common in the Caribbean meaning "What's going on?", including the hits "Take You There" off his self-titled album and "Fire Burning" off his most recent album "Tomorrow". His most popular song, which was the #1 single on Billboard for three weeks in 2007, talked about the titular females only wanting to "do your dirt" and how "they'll have you suicidal, suicidal, when they say it's over". FTP, name this reggae/pop singer of the 2007 hit "Beatiful Girls" whose stage name reflects his time spent in the capital of Jamaica.

A: Sean Kingston (accept real name: Kisean Jamal Anderson)


13. He began to wear ties depicting the American flag in response to one of his competitors nicknamed "Captain Canada". He currently runs Rickey's World Famous Restaurants and puts out his own brand of hot sauces. Maxim Magazine named him "Dweebus Maximus Dorkus" of the 20th and 21st centuries in a December 2007 issue, and MTV featured him on an episode of "True Life". Steve Wiebe attempted to break his then 25-year-long record, which was the subject the 2007 documentary "The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters". Along with his accomplishments in games like Centipede, BurgerTime and Donkey Kong, this person got every fruit, energy pod, and ghost without losing a single life in a 1999 record-breaking attempt. FTP, name this prolific video game player, the first person to ever get a perfect score in Pac-Man.

A: Billy L. Mitchell


14. He has nearly 4,800 wins in his 27-year career, as he became the 45th North American to reach 4,000 wins in 2005 at Oaklawn Park. He currently lives in Louisville with his fiance Lisa Funk, but he got his start in his home state of Louisiana. Listed at five feet, five inches and weighing 110 pounds, he has notable wins in 1993 atop Rockamundo at 108-1 odds and in 2006 with Seek Gold at 92-1 odds. He gained fame for his win at the Kentucky Derby in 2007 riding Street Sense, but he may be more famous for his run at history in 2009 to become the second person to win the Triple Crown while riding more than one horse. Winning the Kentucky Derby with Mine That Bird and the Preakness with Rachel Alexandra, name, FTP, this jockey whose willingness to ride close against the railings of the tracked earned him the nickname "Bo-Rail".

A: Calvin H. Borel


15, This actress grew up wanting to become a Catholic nun but changed her mind at age 15 when her brother's homosexuality influenced her to not follow the Catholic beliefs against it. In one of her earliest roles, she played Meghan Green in the Fox series "Get Real". Her first film role was as Christopher Gorhan's love interest Jean Sabin in the 2001 movie "The Other Side of Heaven". She shocked audiences when she appeared nude in the straight-to-video film "Havoc" in 2005 and continued to appear in more serious roles like Jake Gylenhaal's wife Lureen in "Brokeback Mountain" after her breakthrough role as Crown Princess of Genovia, Mia Thermopolis. Playing such characters as Agent 99 in the "Get Smart" movie and Jane Austen in "Becoming Jane", FTP, who is this Oscar-nominated actress who appeared as Kym in the 2008 film "Rachel Getting Married"?

A: Anne Jacqueline Hathaway


16. This show was the most successful television series for creator John Masterson. From the show's inception in 1981 to 1993, the show was taped in Los Angeles as a series of 30-minute episodes. Since then, the show has been taped in New York, and episodes now last one hour. The introduction of this show, along with its notable theme song, famously ensured the audience that "what you are about to witness is real" and that the participants are not actors but actual litigants whose claims may each be worth at most $7,500. Currently presented by "TMZ" editor Harvey Levin and starring Georgetown Law School graduate Marilyn Milian, the show has had notable mainstays including former New York City mayor Ed Koch; husband of Judge Judy, Jerry Sheindlin; original reporter Doug Llewelyn and original star of the show Judge Joseph Wapner. FTP, what is this long-running daytime court show that urges viewers, "Don't take the law into your own hands: you take 'em to court"?

A: "The People's Court"


17. He is featured in the music video for Fiona Apple’s 2006 song “Not About Love”, and he makes a cameo in the Jake Gyllenhaal film "Bubble Boy" as an attendant at a bus station. He teams up with Maria Bamford, Brian Posehn and Patton Oswalt on the "Comedians of Comedy" tour, and he is also a featured comedian on the "Funny or Die" tour. In his "Comedy Central Presents" special, he gives uniquely strange impressions like that of a timid pimp and a gay snake, while the end of his special sees him dancing in tights to an a cappella version of "Eternal Flame". Though he is known for his web videos of him interviewing famous celebrities called "Between Two Ferns" and his role as Jerry in the 2010 movie “Youth in Revolt”, his breakout role came in a 2009 film as an odd brother-in-law who inadvertently gives his friends "roofies" on a trip to Las Vegas. FTP, name this bearded comedian who most famously starred as Alan in the hit comedy "The Hangover".

A: Zach Galifianakis


18. He was the recipient of the Buck Buchanan Award in 2003, a year in which he recorded 17.5 sacks and 102 total tackles on his way to getting All-Big Sky Conference and All-Division I-AA selections. Although he jokingly states in his player introductions that he attended a culinary academy and was home schooled before his pro career, he played four years at Idaho State and was drafted in the fourth round in 2004. After his best year in 2007 with 64 tackles and 15 and a half sacks, he would be traded for draft picks in 2008 to his current team. In an interview during training camp in 2009, he refuted claims of a split amongst his teammates by noting that none of them knew what the word "schism" meant and that he himself first thought it was the name of an STD. Now playing defense for Brett Favre's newest team, FTP, name this NFL posterboy of the mullet, a Pro Bowl defensive end for the Kansas City Chiefs and now for the Minnesota Vikings.

A: Jared Allen


19. This singer was born in Austin, Texas before moving to Atlanta. She opened for Gwen Stefani on her Harajuku Lovers tour in 2005 and Britney Spears' Circus Tour in 2009. Though not known for her acting, she starred in the 2006 TV movie "All You've Got" as star volleyball player Becca Watley. That film would feature one of her songs titled "1, 2 Step", a collaboration with producer Jazze Pha and Missy Elliot. She has released three albums, her most recent one entitled "Fantasy Ride". Famous singles by her include "Oh" with Ludacris and her first single which reached number one on the Billboard charts in 2004, "Goodies". FTP, name this female hip-hop artist who had the 2007 hit "Like a Boy" and sang with Justin Timberlake on her 2009 hit "Love Sex Magic".

A: Ciara (full name: Ciara Princess Harris)


20. In the 2007 film "Hot Fuzz", he makes a cameo as Father Christmas, but he is uncredited for the role. He makes a guest appearance in a 2007 episode of "Entourage" involving an antique desk purchased by actor Gary Busey. He met his wife Fran Walsh while working on his directorial debut of the feature film "Bad Taste", and since then, the two have worked together on numerous movie projects. He received his first Oscar nomination for Best Screenplay for the 1994 drama "Heavenly Creatures" based on the 1954 murder of Honora Rieper in Christchurch. Most recently, he worked as a producer in a 2009 Neill Blomkamp film about the presence of aliens in 1982 South Africa. Producer of the sci-fi film "District 9", FTP, name this prominent director most famous for his 2005 remake of "King Kong" and the blockbuster "Lord of the Rings" trilogy.

A: Peter Jackson

Penn Bowl Trash II

Round 2 - Bonuses

Packet by Editors – Ben Frank and Joe Nguyen
1. Suspensions in the 2009 NBA Playoffs, FTPE:

[10] In the first round of the playoffs, Philadelphia Sixers center Samuel Dalembert got an elbow to the head from this all-star center. He was suspended for game six, but the Magic clinched the series without him.

A: Dwight Howard

[10] This fellow player for Orlando also got suspended for one game when he slapped Boston Celtic Eddie House in the back of the head after House celebrated a jumpshot. He was sent to New Jersey during the offseason as part of the Vince Carter trade.

A: Rafer Alston (accept “Skip to My Lou”, I guess)

[10] This Laker got suspended for laying out Houston Rocket Luis Scola when he drove his shoulder into Scola's chest. At least he had the decency to not stand over him and say, "You got knocked the hell out”.

A: Derek Fisher
2. Randy Jackson's America's Best Dance Crew; it's like "Dancing with the Stars" without the old people. FTPE, answer these questions about MTV's rip-off of "So You Think You Can Dance":

[10] Season one saw this crew take home the title of America's Best Dance Crew. Famous for dancing in white masks and gloves, they have appeared in Gatorade "G" commercials and danced with Shaquille O'Neal in his 2009 All-Star Game introduction.

A: Jabbawockeez

[10] You could say that this former "Saved by the Bell" star puts the "A.C." in ABDC. This runner-up to Emmitt Smith on "Dancing with the Stars" has been the host of America's Best Dance Crew since its first season.

A: Mario Lopez

[10] Since the show's inception, eliminated teams would see their banner fall from the rafters as the losing crew would dance off the stage to this 2006 song by DJ Unk.

A: "Walk It Out"
3. What do you get when you cross a talk show monologue with an abortion? "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon". Answer these questions about Jimmy Fallon's attempt at comedy FTPE:

[10] "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" features this Philadelphia group as the house band. Led by Black Thought as MC and Questlove as drummer, they sing the opening song "Here I Come".

A: The Roots

[10] When Serena Williams and Anna Kournikova were guests on the show, Jimmy Fallon challenged both of them not at tennis but to this game. Fallon both times but did eventually get a win against Bette White.

A: Beer pong

[10] When Drew Barrymore was a guest on the show, she asked to play this recurring game on the show. The game involves bringing audience members on stage to place their tongue on a object for the titular amount of money.

A: "Lick It for Ten"
4. Fictional energy and sports drinks in comedy movies, FTPE:

[10] Rapper Alpa Chino, played by Brandon T. Jackson, plugs an energy drink called Booty Sweat along with his Bust-A-Nut bars in this 2008 Ben Stiller-Robert Downey, Jr. film.

A: "Tropic Thunder"

[10] In the movie "Role Models", Paul Rudd works for this energy drink company and drives the truck that resembles the namesake mythical creature. Seann William Scott plays Rudd's friend Wheeler who dresses as the energy drink's mascot.

A: Minotaur

[10] "It's got electrolytes. It's got what plants crave." These were the taglines for what sports drink/thirst mutilator that replaced every liquid except toilet water in the 2006 Luke Wilson film "Idiocracy"?

A: Brawndo
5. For those of us who can only catch a football by pressing "triangle", answer some questions about the newest installment of the Madden video game series. FTPE:

[10] "Madden 10" features two football players on the cover for the first time. Name either.

A: Troy Polamalu and Larry Fitzgerald

[10] This new feature of "Madden 10" allows up to nine players to gang up on the ball carrier and make a defensive stop.

A: Pro-Tak

[10] This division of EA Sports based in Maitland, Florida is the main design team that develops the Madden games. It shares its name with the Spanish word for "shark".

A: EA Tiburon
6. Their song "Prayer of the Refugee" was featured as one of the bonus tracks of "Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock". FTPE:

[10] Name this Chicago-based rock band fronted by Tim McIlraith with hits like "The Good Left Undone" and "Audience of One".

A: Rise Against

[10] Rise Against again appears on the tracklist for "Guitar Hero: World Tour" with this song off their most recent album "Appeal to Reason". The singer claims, "We crawl on our knees for you/ Under a sky no longer blue/ We sweat all day long for you".

A: "Re-Education (Through Labor)"

[10] In 2006, Rise Against toured with other rock bands like Gym Class Heroes and 30 Seconds to Mars on the Warped Tour, a summer-long festival that has been sponsored mainly by this skateboarding shoe company since 1995.

A: Vans
7. This comedian memorably lip-synched the theme to "Mighty Mouse", did a flawless impression of Elvis Presley and dominated his female opponents in the wrestling ring. FTPE:

[10] Name this comedic genius who most famously starred as the foreign mechanic Latka Gravas in the show "Taxi".

A: Andy Kaufman

[10] Jim Carrey portrayed Kaufman in this biopic that detailed Kaufman's childhood to his 1984 death of lung cancer.

A: "Man on the Moon"

[10] This abrasive, annoying lounge singer acted as Andy Kaufman's alter-ego. For an opening act, Kaufman would dress in an ugly suit, fake moustache and sunglasses while berating the audience. This character's act would continue after Kaufman's death with the help of Kaufman's friend Bob Zmuda.

A: Tony Clifton (accept either)
8. This bonus is brought to you by the number nine. FTPE:

[10] Comedian Gary Gulman talks about his annoyance with his roommate's abuse of this. He also has his complaints about the nine minutes of respite in the morning that this function on digital alarm clocks provides.

A: "Snooze" button

[10] This song was originally performed by the Clovers, but it was made a hit in the U.S. by the Searchers in 1965. When the singer "kissed a cop on 34th and Vine, he broke his little bottle of" this titular liquid.

A: "Love Potion No. 9"

[10] This small forward whose wears the number nine and was drafted ninth overall in 2004 came in second to Nate Robinson in the 2006 Slam Dunk contest despite pulling off the dunk of the millennium with a rebound from behind the backboard into a reverse jam.

A: Andre Iguodala
9. Answer these questions about the best minor league team in 2009, the New York Mets, FTPE:

[10] After his records 62 saves in 2008, this relief pitcher acquired from the Los Angeles Angels was one of the few players on the Mets that had a good season.

A: Francisco Jose Rodriguez

[10] The Mets also acquired this relief pitcher from the Seattle Mariners. This set-up man had a disappointing 2009 season would not be re-signed by the Mets, leading him to join the Chicago White Sox this past off-season.

A: Joseph Jason “J.J.” Putz

[10] The Mets traded away Ryan Church for this Atlanta Braves outfielder mid-season last year. He would hit into the unassisted triple play executed by Eric Bruntlett last year.

A: Jeffrey Brandon “Jeff” Francouer
10. This superhero's opposition to Iron Man and his support of the Superhuman Registration Act leads to his demise in 2007 on the courthouse steps in Lower Manhattan. FTPE:

[10] Name this patriotic persona first assumed by Steve Rogers in 1941 whose death in a 2007 issue shocks the Marvel Universe.

A: Captain America

[10] Steve Rogers would re-assume his role as Captain America in 2009, thereby replacing this former sidekick of his who took over the persona after Rogers' death. He had also died, but he comes back to life as a Soviet assassin called "Winter Soldier" in a 2005 issue.

A: Bucky Barnes (full name: James Buchanan Barnes)

[10] Though Steve Rogers was first shot in the back by Crossbones, S.H.I.E.L.D. agent Sharon Carter, the former girlfriend of Captain America, shot Rogers three times while under the hypnosis of this neo-Nazi villain born Johann Fennhoff. He shares his name with the subject of a Christopher Marlowe play.

A: Doctor Faustus
11. This song was used to promote the 2009 MLB All-Star Game, the Eric Bana film "The Time Traveler's Wife" and Alexis Bledel film "Post Grad" this past summer. FTPE:

[10] Name this song by Carolina Liar that proclaims "Save me, I'm lost/ Oh, Lord, I've been waiting for you/ I'll pay any cost/ Save me from being confused".

A: "Show Me What I'm Looking For"

[10] Carolina Liar had an earlier hit with this song also on their debut album "Coming to Terms" that starts, "What a waste of time/ The thought crossed my mind/ But I thought I missed a beat".

A: "I'm Not Over"

[10] Carolina Liar performed both "Show Me What I'm Looking For" and "I'm Not Over" on this CW series, the product of an Aaron Spelling series that started in 1990.

A: "90210" (do not accept "Beverly Hills, 90210")
12. It can't be a true Penn Bowl Trash Tournament without an ice hockey bonus. FTPE:

[10] Name this Slovakian right winger who has spent 10 full seasons in the NHL and has the dubious honor of being on the losing Stanley Cup team for the last two years, playing for Pittsburgh in 2008 and for Detroit in 2009.

A: Marian Hossa

[10] Now sharing the ice with young phenoms Jonathan Toews (pronounced TEEVES) and Patrick Kane, Hossa signed a 12-year deal with this team, basically ensuring that the Joel Quenneville-coached squad will not win the Stanley Cup in 2010.

A: Chicago Blackhawks

[10] Hossa's last All-Star appearance was in 2008 while playing for this team that hosted that year's All-Star Game. It was Hossa's first NHL team after playing professionally in Slovakia during the 2004-2005 lockout.

A: Atlanta Thrashers
13. The 2009 Judd Apatow film "Funny People" features more cameos than the Guggenheim Museum. Identify some of these celebrity appearances, FTPE:

[10] This folk singer performs "Carolina on My Mind" before Ira Wright's stand-up at a MySpace benefit concert. This Grammy-winning artist supposedly steals Ira's joke and wins over the crowd by leaving the stage after saying, "Fuck Facebook!"

A: James Taylor

[10] This rapper speaks privately at a table with Adam Sandler's character, noting that it was probably better for him to die than to take his medicine. During the conversation, he asks an adoring Ray Romano if he would like to fuck the rapper.

A: Eminem or Marshall Mathers

[10] This actor plays George Simmons' agent in the film. Though very prominent as a theater performer, he may be best known for playing art director Salvatore Romano in the AMC series "Mad Men".

A: Bryan Batt
14. Identify some automobile-based reality shows, FTPE:

[10] In 2006, CMT capitalized on the "Pimp My Ride" craze by starting its own car makeover show with this alliterative title.

A: "Trick My Truck"

[10] This show on the Speed Channel features this drag racing show where participants race for the titular items. A spinoff debuted in 2006 with the subtitle "All Out".

A: "Pinks"

[10] The Discovery Channel employed Jesse James in this reality show that ran for five seasons where teams would transform regular cars into "beastly" creations like a PT Cruiser/wood chipper or a De Lorean/hovercraft.

A: "Monster Garage"
15. What are the three most awesome words in the English language? High… School… Musical! FTPE:

[10] Basketball star Troy Bolton is played by this teen heartthrob. He has also played a young version of Matthew Perry in the 2009 movie “17 Again”.

A: Zachary David Alexander “Zac” Efron

[10] When the school year starts, Gabriella transfers to this high school in Albuquerque and reunites with Troy after their rendezvous over summer vacation.

A: East High School

[10] Troy, Gabriella and the rest of the school sing this song when Troy hits the game-winning shot at the end of the first film. The gang sings the “Graduation Remix” of this song at the end of “High School Musical 3”.

A: "We’re All in This Together
16. This 48-year old woman "dreamed a dream in time gone by" in the third season of "Britain's Got Talent". FTPE:

[10] Name this Scottish singer who wowed the judges and the viewers in 2009 with her rendition of "I Dreamed a Dream" from "Les Miserables"

A: Susan Boyle

[10] Hopefully Boyle dreamed a dream of coming in second place in "Britain's Got Talent", as this so-called motley group of dancers beat out Susan Boyle in the season finale.

A: Diversity

[10] This judge of both "America's Got Talent" and "Britain's Got Talent" called Boyle's performance the biggest surprise he has seen on the show. This Brit also beat out country singer Trace Adkins in the first "Celebrity Apprentice".

A: Piers Morgan
17. "I swear to God, if you don't get this bonus, I'm going to take this fuckin' ball and shove it down your fuckin' throat." FTPE:

[10] Which female American tennis player made a similar sounding threat to a lineswoman during her semifinal loss in the 2009 U.S. Open?

A: Serena Williams

[10] Serena was penalized on match point, allowing this Belgian tennis player to advance to the finals and win her first Grand Slam event since giving birth to her first child in 2008.

A: Kim Clijsters

[10] This 17-year old American from Marietta, Georgia made a Cinderella run to the U.S. Open quarterfinals beating Elena Dementieva, Maria Sharapova and Nadia Petrova. She would lose to the eventual runner-up Caroline Wozniacki.

A: Melanie Oudin (pronounced ooh-DAN)
18. The singer and an old man meet at a bar where they "were havin' beers and swappin' 'I don't cares'". FTPE:

[10] Name this 2009 country song in which the singer contends that "God is great, beer is good, and" this, the title of the track.

A: "People Are Crazy"

[10] "People Are Crazy" was a hit off of this country artist's album "Little Bit of Everything". He had won a CMT Music Award in 2006 for his song "Must Be Doin' Something Right".

A: Billy Currington

[10] Billy Currington sang on this Canadian singer's country version of her 2004 song "Party for Two". This country singer is more famous for '90s hits like "You're Still the One", "That Don't Impress Me Much" and "Man! I Feel Like a Woman!".

A: Shania Twain
19. Now That's What I Call Crappy Music! Answer these question about the first American version of "Now That's What I Call Music!" which debuted in 1995.

[10] The vicious earwig that is this song by Aqua details a life in plastic and is named after the female modeled after a famous Mattel doll.

A: "Barbie Girl"

[10] This "heavenly" R&B group from the U.K. had the seventh track on the album called "Never Ever". Other songs by the group include "I Know Where It's At", "Under the Bridge" and "Pure Shores", and their comeback album entitled "How Low Can You Go" will be released later this year.

A: All Saints

[10] This Backstreet Boys song was the second track of the first "Now" album. The boy band states that they "don't care who you are, where you're from, don't care what you did", given this titular condition.

A: "As Long As You Love Me"
20. Name some martial arts styles from countries not in eastern Asia.

[10] Believe it or not, the French have their own martial art that doesn't involve surrendering as quickly as possible. This form of kickboxing is defined by swift strikes with the feet and shins and less concentration on punching combinations. It takes its name from the French for "old boot".

A: Savate

[10] Developed by Hungarian Imi Lichtenfeld, this form of hand-to-hand combat is the official martial art of Israel. It was first taught to Jewish people during World War II as a means of self-defense, and members of the Israeli military are still taught various techniques of this fighting style.

A: Krav Maga

[10] Combined with its namesake music and dance, the martial art of Capoeira, which is characterized by smooth sweeps and acrobatic moves, is based in this country. African slaves were said to have created this martial art after being transported to the Western Hemisphere after the 16th century.



A: Brazil

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