CWRU Trivia Team 1. Prior to its beta 1.8 release, players who used a teleport command in this game could reach an area known as the “far lands.” This game was inspired by an old text-based game named Dwarf Fortress. An enemy in this game was created when a programmer messed up his attempt to create a pig. The soundtrack of this game was written entirely by Daniel Rosenfeld, AKA (*) “C418.” A legendary antagonist in this game is identical to the default player character, but has pure white eyes, and is known as Herobrine. Common jokes about this game include “punching trees” and “what a nice house you have.” For 10 points, name this cubist PC sandbox game, where the player endlessly performs the two namesake actions. The only limit is your imagination!
Bonus: Answer some questions about Wet Hot American Summer, for 10 points each:
 This online video streaming service, notable for having mostly pay content, did not recently premier a series based on the 2001 movie. Some television and movies come free with a “Prime” membership.
ANSWER: Amazon Instant Video
 This actress, known for such films as The 40-Year Old Virgin and The Hunger Games, plays Lindsay in both the series and the film.
ANSWER: Elizabeth Banks
 This actor played Andy in Wet Hot American Summer, as well as playing the main character in Ant Man.
ANSWER: Paul Rudd 2. In the music video to this song, Donny Osmond is featured dancing alongside the artist. Jon “Bermuda” Schwartz recorded the drums played in this song. The video of this song references the artist’s battle with Atlantic Records, proclaiming “You Suck” in bold letters. A Trivial Pursuit card in this song’s video asks for “the number of Wicket Men on a 43-man squamish team”. The artist in this song enjoys (*) Happy Days, mayonnaise, badminton, and vector calculus. Rapper Chamillionaire reportedly thanked the artist for writing this song at the Grammys. For 10 points, name this rap song by Weird Al Yankovic, a parody of the hit song “Ridin’.”
ANSWER: “White and Nerdy”
Bonus: Name these games from which Super Smash Brothers stages originate, for 10 points each:
 Gamer, featuring a child trying to play video games without his mother noticing, is from this game series where the main character tries to make money by creating microgames.
 The first DLC stage in the history of Smash Bros, Suzaku Castle comes from this series alongside new challenger Ryu.
ANSWER: Street Fighter 3. In one episode in this television show, a shopping list reads, in no particular order, “tequila, habit chardonnay, southern comfort, jack, tequila, and pecan sandies,” and in another episode, green goo is used to help simulate vacations. Some aliases used by one character on this show are (*) Professor Baxter, Professor Jordan Edelstein, Krispy Kreme Mcdonald, and Laura Vanderbooben, as well as The Legman. The Legman’s partner, is, of course, Wheels. For 10 points, name this Fox animated comedy, from the creator of Family Guy, featuring the patriotic Stan Smith and Roger the Alien.
ANSWER: American Dad!
Bonus: Answer these questions about fictional gods from various genres, for 10 points each:
 Primus and Unicron are the two gods of light and darkness in this Hasbro media franchise.
 Blind Io, The Lady, Offler, and Om are four of the many gods ruling over this fantasy world, created by Terry Pratchett, which rides on the back of a turtle.
ANSWER: The Discworld
 This character takes his name from his red cloak and throne of skulls. He is the primary antagonist in Stephen King’s The Dark Tower series, although he has appeared in many other works by him as well.
ANSWER: The Crimson King 4. This athlete was the first in Rutgers’ history to be named First-Team All Big-East four straight years. On October 16, 2014, this athlete was traded from the Western New York Flash to the Houston Dash. This athlete was named the 2008 U.S. Soccer Athlete of the Year after scoring the gold medal winning goal in the 2008 Olympics. This athlete was named the best player of the 2015 FIFA (*) Women’s World Cup because of her hat trick in the final match of that tournament. For 10 points, name this American midfielder who led the U.S. to gold in 2015.
ANSWER: Carli Lloyd
Bonus: Name these other things associated with American Women’s Soccer, for 10 points each:
 This athlete was the 2012 FIFA World Player of the Year after leading the team to gold during that year’s Olympics. In 2013 she broke the record for most international goals scored in the history of soccer. She did not play professionally in 2015, taking time off to prepare for the FIFA World Cup.
ANSWER: Mary Abigail “Abby” Wambach
 Wambach broke this athlete’s record for most international goals in history. This athlete is currently married to former Boston Red Sock Nomar Garciaparra. She is the “most marketable female athlete of her generation,” sponsoring Gatorade and Nike among others, because of her part in “starting a revolution” for women’s sports in America after the 1999 FIFA World Cup.
ANSWER: Mariel Margaret “Mia” Hamm-Garciaparra
 This club won the 2014 NWSL Championship by defeating Seattle Reign FC. They play in the same city as baseball’s Royals and football’s Chiefs.
ANSWER: FC Kansas City 5. A best-selling non-fiction account of Nancy and Jerry Jaax’s investigation of this entity started out as a 1992 New Yorker article by Robert Preston. The more recent panic surrounding this entity prompted 4chan to create a “chan” version of it in a nurse uniform, carrying a skull. In a film with Donald Sutherland and (*) Morgan Freeman, the outbreak of a virus called Motaba, no doubt a fictional version of this actual disease, is traced to a capuchin monkey named Betsy. A low accuracy forehead thermometer eventually led to American nurse Kaci Hickox being called untrustworthy by the governor of Maine because she would not stay in her house while still believed to be carrying this disease. For 10 points, name this filovirus that causes hemorrhagic fever, a recent outbreak of which in West Africa received tremendous coverage in American news.
ANSWER: Ebola virus disease [or EVD, or Ebola hemorrhagic fever, or EHF]
Bonus: Answer some questions about those most under-appreciated performers, the voice actors, for 10 points each:
 This SNL cast member and Simpsons contributor voiced Lionel Hutz, Attorney at Law, Lyle Lanley, traveling swindler, and Troy McClure, the beloved character who you may remember from such hearts as mine, and probably yours.
ANSWER: Phil Hartman
 The voice of both Bender from Futurama, and Jake the Dog from Adventure Time, this man also brought life to Fu Dog and Ogre from the critically-acclaimed American Dragon: Jake Long.
ANSWER: John DiMaggio
 This man, while not a voice actor, created both The Simpsons and Futurama.
ANSWER: Matt Groening [GRAY-ning, though correct pronunciation is not necessary]
6. The music video for this song begins with the singer shedding a tear against a white backdrop, with minimal keyboard instrumentation emphasizing the singer’s anguished vocals. In this song, the singer exclaims, “We kissed, (*) I fell under your spell / A love no one could deny” before singing the title phrase. The music video for this song received mixed reviews, since by the end of the song the singer wears nothing but Doc Martens boots. For 10 points, name this pop ballad in which Miley Cyrus licks a sledgehammer and provocatively straddles the title object.
ANSWER: “Wrecking Ball” Bonus: Identify these unique Pokémon, for 10 points each:
 This legendary Pokémon once said, “It is what you do with the gift of life that determines who you are,” and was created in a lab on Cinnabar Island.
: This Hoenn normal-type legendary Pokémon only forms when the three legendary golems are brought together.
: Although it’s not technically legendary, this electric / ghost-type Pokémon is still unique, and can be found only at night in the old chateau’s TV. In the fifth generation, it could modify its type by exposing itself to electrical appliances.
ANSWER: Rotom 7. A character in this movie wears his underwear four times before washing them. The plot of this movie is set into motion when a villain wearing a Kabuki mask lights a building on fire. Two video games based on this movie include “Battle in the Bay” and (*) “Bot Fight.” This movie takes place in the fictional city of San Fransokyo, and the post-credits scene features Stan Lee as a superhero and the father of one of the protagonists. In the climax of this movie, the protagonist rides a rocket fist out of a teleportation portal. For 10 points, name this movie, featuring an inflatable white robot designed as a healthcare companion.
ANSWER: Big Hero 6
Bonus: Name these popular phone apps, for 10 points each:
 This anonymous social media app lets you post threads for people around you. It’s very popular on college campuses.
ANSWER: Yik Yak
 This dating app lets you “swipe left” to reject dates and “swipe right” to accept them.
 This app, popular among teens, lets you send captioned pictures to friends. However, these pictures decay after 10 seconds.
ANSWER: Snapchat 8. Types of these things are often referred to as “partial conversion” or “art.” Some companies create special constructions sets for these, such as FRED and the G.E.C.K [pronounced “Geck”]. Recently, an internet fiasco was created when Valve briefly allowed users to sell these to each other. Some of these can be accessed through a special function called the (*) Steam Workshop, or on other sites such as the Nexus. There are some games that are often considered unplayable without the addition of these. A popular one of these files replaced the main Skyrim antagonist with Thomas the Tank Engine. For 10 points, name these types of player-made video game additions.
Bonus: Identity some musicians that played songs about the romantic mystique of secret agents, for 10 points each:
 This band covered the Johnny Rivers song “Secret Agent Man” about a man who has been given a number and had his name taken away. It appeared on their second studio album Duty Now for the Future, which precedes the album containing the song “Whip It.”
 This band released the song “Spy” on the EP Why Does the Sun Shine? and contributed the song “Dr. Evil” to Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me. This band has also made children’s albums like Here Come the ABCs and Here Come the 123s.
ANSWER: They Might Be Giants
 This singer-songwriter has a full length album simply entitled Spy. The album featured one of her frequent collaborators and then husband James Taylor, though both may be better known for their number one duet “You’re So Vain”
ANSWER: Carly Simon 9. The premiere of this show was the most watched airing its network has ever had, with 4.14 million viewers. Vinnie Jones, Michael Jai White, and Peter Stormare have all had cameos as villains on this TV show. A spin-off of this show was created after its second season, and two additional spin-offs are planned. A central character on this show is often speculated to actually be (*) Green Lantern member John Stewart. The show’s three main villains have been played by John Barrowman, Manu Bennet, and Matt Nable. The show has never actually used the real title of its central hero - he has instead been referred to by a variety of alternate titles, including “The Hood.” For 10 points, name this CW show starring Stephen Amell about a bow-wielding DC superhero.
Bonus: Name these tee shirt trends, for 10 points each:
 This brightly colored, simple to create tee shirts were popularized by hippies in the 1960s.
 A tee shirt with this slogan comes from the popular movie Napoleon Dynamite. Napoleon wears it in an attempt to get his friend elected class president
ANSWER: “Vote for Pedro”
 A tee shirt with a famous photograph of this man is popular among members of the counterculture. Born in Argentina, this Marxist icon of the Cuban Revolution would find it ironic that shirts with his face are sold in capitalist stores.
ANSWER: Che Guevara
10. This soda has over 90 different flavors that vary by country, such as Papaya in Bolivia and Honey Lemon in Japan. This soda has completely different recipes in Europe and America, even when the flavors are the same. This soda was invented in Europe due to a trade embargo placed on (*) Nazi Germany. Upon regaining connections with the parent company, this soda was retired until 1955 to compete with new releases by Pepsi. This soda is Coca-Cola’s second largest brand outside of the U.S. For 10 points, name this fruity drink, of which the most popular flavor is orange, whose name comes from the German word for imagination.
Bonus: Answer some questions about a certain controversial rapper, for 10 points each:
 Although considered to be one of the most talented rappers in the world, many people know this artist for his award show antics, such as interrupting Taylor Swift or announcing a presidential run.
ANSWER: Kanye West
 Kanye West’s newest album, with tracks including “Black Skinhead” and “New Slaves,” features no album art. Give the title of this album, whose name comes from a nickname for Kanye West and a religious reference.
 Kanye West collaborated on the song “FourFiveSeconds” alongside Rihanna and this British rock icon, introducing his music to a new generation.
ANSWER: Paul McCartney HALF TIME - PAUSE FOR SCORE CHECK AND ANY SUBSTITUTIONS 11. This man voices a can of mixed vegetables in one appearance and has a van. This Jewish-American comedian is featured on the series Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist, as a lazy slob. One character this man portrays has “seen every movie, ever,” apparently due to (*) alcoholism. In one episode of a show starring this man, a bra is used to propel a molotov cocktail, which requires a lacrosse background. For 10 points, name this actor known more for his voice acting, known for his deep and dryly sarcastic voice on Bob’s Burgers, Home Movies, Family Guy, and as Sterling Archer on FX’s Archer.
ANSWER: H. Jon Benjamin
Bonus: Name these trivia game shows, for 10 points each:
 Alex Trebek currently hosts this long running show that lets you risk all your money at the end of the show.
 In this game show, contestants have to answer questions on different school subjects. A lifeline allowed participants to cheat off of elementary schoolers that answered questions alongside them.
ANSWER: Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?
 In this show hosted by Ben Gleib, two teams of contestants answer brain teasers and puzzle questions on a touchscreen. The dollar value for each question decreases by a certain amount every second the contestant does not answer, and the questions are often phrased so that contestants can be easily misled.
ANSWER: Idiotest 12. Fighting these enemies can often be highly annoying, as, unlike most enemies in their games, they regularly use powerful healing items. Their title is a reference to Buddhism's heavenly kings. The player must battle all of them consecutively before reaching the final boss. In a more recent game in the franchise, the player could choose which of them to face first. For some inexplicable reason, they will often use one (*) Pokémon that falls outside their type. Although it’s never been consistent, one of these enemies will generally use fighting or dragon types. In every game, the player must pass victory road before reaching them. For 10 points, name these powerful Pokémon trainers whom the player must battle to reach the Pokemon League Champion.
ANSWER: The Elite Four
Bonus: Name these viral challenges that lead to odd behavior, for 10 points each:
 This challenge, a fundraiser for ALS, lead many celebrities to soak themselves on camera.
ANSWER: Ice Bucket Challenge
 This surprisingly difficult challenge asks participants to eat six of the namesake food items in under a minute. It’s nearly impossible without water!
ANSWER: saltine cracker challenge
 This other under-a-minute challenge involves eating a spoonful of the namesake dry spice. In 2012, poison control centers around the U.S. received hundreds of calls because of this challenge.
ANSWER: cinnamon challenge
13. This tennis star appeared in an episode of Higglytown Heroes as Snowplow Driver Hero and in The Legend of Korra as Female Sage. In 2009, she, along with her sister, bought shares of the Miami Dolphins, becoming the first African-American women to own any part of an NFL team. Twice she has won all four major championships in a row, with the second completed with her victory at the 2015 Wimbledon (*) Championships. She has been the world number one tennis player since February 18, 2013. For 10 points, name this tennis star whose sister’s name is Venus.
ANSWER: Serena Williams
Bonus: Name these other families of athletes, for 10 points each:
 Brothers Eli and Peyton of this family have a combined 3 Super Bowl championships playing as quarterbacks. Their father Archie also was an accomplished quarterback in the NFL.
 Brothers Tim and Matt have played for a combined 11 NFL teams as quarterbacks. Matt is older the one. You can currently see Tim as an analyst for ESPN.
 A father and son both share the name Ken and have 783 home runs between them. At one point they played on the same team as each other as outfielders for the Seattle Mariners.
14. This actor appeared in the music video for George Ezra’s Listen to the Man, and was once called the most attractive young man on the British stage. He has won awards for both his acting and his writing, and often goes to college campuses to repeat one of his most popular catchphrases. He received an Oscar nomination for playing James Whalein Gods and Monsters. In 2015, he played an (*) aging Sherlock in Mr. Holmes. In more recent years, this man has become a prominent figure in the gay rights movement. He was knighted by the queen in 1991 for his contributions to the arts. For 10 points, name this British actor who plays Gandalf and Magneto.
ANSWER: Ian McKellen Bonus: Sports is on television, just like Ian McKellen. For 10 points each, name these 24 hour sports networks.
 In a deleted scene on the unrated DVD release of Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, Ron Burgundy auditions for this network, but constantly mocks the idea of a 24 hour sports network. In 1979 this network was founded in Bristol, Connecticut as the first sports network. Currently Disney owns this television network.
ANSWER: ESPN [or Entertainment and Sports Programming Network]
 This channel replaced the motorsports network Speed in 2013 and bears the name of its parent company in its title. Colin Cowherd’s radio show is simulcast on this channel. Chris Myers hosts MLB Whiparound, similar to ESPN’s Baseball Tonight on this network.
ANSWER: Fox Sports 1
 NBC owns this network. Because of the titular sport primarily played on this channel, many people fall asleep to this channel. The 2016 Ryder Cup matches will be hosted on this network.
ANSWER: Golf Channel 15. This man played multiple roles in the film Coming to America, including a scene where he appears in drag and says to Eddie Murphy’s character, “I want to tear you apart. And your friend too;” the friend being another of this man’s characters. This man moved to LA to pursue comedy and made his television appearance on Soul Train. Not long after that this man frequently appeared alongside Alan Thicke in a short lived talk show called the Thicke of the Night. Though that show only ran for one season, this man would become known (*) hosting his own talk show that ran from 1989 to 1994 and was revived in 2013. Fans of that show were known as the Dog Pound and Bill Clinton famously made an appearance playing the saxophone. For 10 points, name this late night talk show host.
ANSWER: Arsenio Hall
Bonus: Name these video games that have movie adaptions, for 10 points each:
 This game series has a long running movie franchise starring Milla Jovovich, and will release its sixth and final installation in 2017.
ANSWER: Resident Evil
 This game series has had two film adaptations, the most recent in 2015, which was somehow even worse than the first.
 An adaptation of this game will be released in 2016, starring Michael Fassbender as the central character.
ANSWER: Assassin’s Creed 16. Heath Ledger proposed a music video idea to the members of this band while on a boat trip in Australia. That animated video was paired with the song King Rat by this band, which begins with a trumpet blare and singer shouting “Well!”. The cover art on this band’s most recent album is a bird’s eye view of Venture Out RV Resort with RVs parked in decagonal pattern. In 2003, drummer (*) Jeremiah Green left this band after suffering a nervous breakdown, missing out on soon to come mainstream success with the album Good News For People Who Love Bad News. A popular single off that album contains the lyrics “And we’ll all float on OK / And we’ll all float on any way”. For 10 points, name this Isaac Brock-fronted indie rock band.
ANSWER: Modest Mouse
Bonus: There are lots of movies with aliens! Name these movies, for 10 points each:
 This movie, based on the book The True Meaning of Smekday, features Rihanna, Jennifer Lopez, and Steve Martin. In it, a girl named Tip and her cat Pig survive alien invasions by both the Boov and the Gorg.
 In this movie, humans pilot enormous mechs known as Jaegers to fight aliens that come to earth through a portal at the bottom of the ocean.
ANSWER: Pacific Rim
 This movie stars an alien known as Experiment 626, who crash lands in Hawaii and befriends a young girl there.
ANSWER: Lilo & Stitch 17. One of the first internet domain name disputes was over a website named for this game, when it was purchased by a porn website. In The Super Hero Squad Show episode “Blind Rage Knows No Color!”, Thanos has nightmares of a parody of this game. Newer versions of this game have changed the final square from (*) violet to rainbow. Cards with locations on them can move a player far forward or backward, and this game includes characters such as Plumpy and Grandma Nutt. For 10 points, name this sweet board game that has landmarks such as the Ice Cream Sea and Gumdrop Mountain.
Bonus: Answer these questions about pop music, for 10 points each:
 This pop hit shares its name with a Beach Boys hit, although it’s spelled differently. It includes the line “West Coast represent. Now put your hands up” and features Snoop Dogg.
ANSWER: California Gurls
 This artist sings California Gurls, as well as other pop hits like Roar and Teenage Dream. She also voices Smurfette in the new Smurfs movies.
ANSWER: Katy Perry
 This costumed background dancer in Perry’s Super Bowl XLIX halftime show quickly became an internet meme due to his creative interpretation of the choreography.
ANSWER: Left Shark 18. This man married Martha Anne Hagan in 1998, and has two children, Elijah and Ruthie, currently living in Redding, Connecticut. This atheist instigated what he dubbed “The First Twitter War” in 2009, with Levar Burton, which he then lost. Comedy Central owns his soul, and he has appeared in Reno 911!, Crank Yankers, and(*) Stella on that channel, as well as hosting Reality Bites Back. Originally gaining fame from the sketch comedy show The State on MTV, this man wrote and directed Wedding Daze and featured prominently in Wet Hot American Summer as the homosexual McKinley Dozen. For 10 points, name this Jewish-American comedian, known, to his dismay, mostly for sarcastic commentary on VH1s I Love the [Blank] series.
ANSWER: Michael Ian Black
Bonus: Name these three athletes who have come out as homosexual, for 10 points each:
 This linebacker came out after finishing his collegiate career at the University of Missouri and was drafted in the seventh round of the 2014 draft by the St. Louis Rams, but he failed to make the team out of training camp. He became the first openly gay player in the CFL.
ANSWER: Michael Sam
 After the 2012-2013 NBA season, this center came out as gay. When he played for the Brooklyn Nets in February 2014, he became the first publicly gay athlete to play in any of the four major sports leagues.
ANSWER: Jason Collins
 In a 2013 interview with Sports Illustrated, this WNBA and former Baylor star center came out as lesbian. In 2012 she received the Best Female Athlete ESPY after leading Baylor to an undefeated 40-0 season. On May 9th, 2015, she married fellow WNBA player Glory Johnson.
ANSWER: Brittney Griner 19. In a 2013 game against UAB, this player returned a missed field goal 109 yards for a touchdown, setting a record that would be tied later that year. In a 2014 Week 12 loss, this wide receiver made a spectacular (*) one-handed catch, which many called the greatest catch of all time. After that season, he received the NFL Offensive Rookie of Year Award and was voted on the cover of Madden NFL 16. For 10 points, name this player from the New York Giants whose initials are OBJ.
ANSWER: Odell Beckham, Jr.
Bonus: When do sports happen? Name these famous sport events based on their calendar dates, for 10 points each:
 Normally occurring on the first Sunday in February, this event is the last game in the NFL post-season. It has a famous halftime show and is celebrating its fiftieth iteration in 2016.
ANSWER: Super Bowl
 Annually occurring on Memorial Day weekend, this is the greatest spectacle in racing. The race celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2011 and will run its 100th race in 2016. Danica Patrick’s third place finish in 2009 is the highest by a woman in this race.
ANSWER: Indianapolis 500 [or Indy 500]
 This event has occurred on July 4th every year since 1972 on Coney Island. In 2015, Matt Stonie pulled an upset by defeating Joey Chestnut, who had won the previous eight contests. Chestnut set the record in this event in 2013.
ANSWER: Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest [prompt on partial answer]
20. Two members of this online event are known to fans as Abby and Jay Leno. According to fans, the villain in this event is the PC. Trolls are known to spam the phrase “Start9” in chat. Key members of the team that eventually completed the first run of this event include ATV and (*) Bird Jesus. This event was stalled multiple times by trees and mazes. Participants in this event argue between democracy, led by the Dome Fossil, and Anarchy, led by Lord Helix. For 10 points, name this livestream event where anyone could control the protagonist’s next move by typing commands into the chat.
ANSWER: Twitch Plays Pokémon [prompt on TPP]
Bonus: Name these movies starring Robert Pattinson, for 10 points each:
 This movie is often considered the darker turning point in the Harry Potter franchise, as it ends with the first major death.
ANSWER: Harry Potter and theGoblet of Fire
 This film in the Twilight franchise received the worst rating of any of them, even more so than its second half.
ANSWER: Breaking Dawn Part 1 [prompt on partial answer]
 This 2011 film had the tagline “Love is the greatest show on earth” and featured Pattinson as a veterinarian taking care of the titular creatures.
ANSWER: Water for Elephants
END OF MATCH - SCORE CHECK (IF THERE IS A TIE, PROCEED TO TIE-BREAKER)
(or you can just read the tie-breaker for fun, time permitting)
[Tie-breaker]: This type of creature was featured in a best-selling 2008 book in which the animal, named “Dewey Readmore Books,” lives in a library. A demon type of this creature was said to have haunted the government buildings of Washington, D.C. up until the 1940s. A paradox concerning this creature considers what will happen if (*) buttered toast is strapped to this creature’s back. An internet writing style named for this creature was used to create a translation of the Bible, which begins, “Oh hai. In teh beginnin Ceiling [this creature] maded teh skiez An da Urfs…” That writing style is also known as lolspeak, and is the source of, “I can haz cheezburger?” For 10 points, name this animal featured prominently in videos all over the internet, which is not a dog.