Flat Rock Tap Trivia 6-27-2012 Round Five

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QUESTIONS

  1. Which gas has the atomic number 2?
  2. From which US state does Jerry hall come?
  3. In Norse mythology, what name was given to the 12 maidens of Odin, who he sent to select those destined to be slain in battle and carry their souls to Valhalla?
  4. Which was the last of the series of ‘Road to’ films starring Bob Hope and Bing Crosby?
  5. In what four disciplines do women gymnasts compete in competition?

 

ANSWERS

  1. Helium
  2. Texas
  3. Valkyries
  4. Hong Kong
  5. Asymmetrical bars, beam, vault and floor
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Flat Rock Tap Trivia 6-27-2012 Round Four

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QUESTIONS

  1. How old was General Tom Thumb when he joined P T Barnum’s circus in 1843?
  2. How many cards comprise a pack of Tarot cards?
  3. What can a lycanthrope do?
  4. Which Elvis Presley film did not give Elvis star billing?
  5. Which two countries harvest the most fish each year?

 

ANSWER

  1. 5
  2. 78
  3. Change into an animal, usually a wolf
  4. Love Me Tender
  5. China and Japan
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Flat Rock Tap Trivia 6-27-2012 Round Three

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QUESTIONS

  1. How many James Bond film theme songs did Shirley Bassey sing?
  2. There are only 4 gemstones that can be called precious – the rest are semi-precious, what are they?
  3. What was the nationality of the first man to conquer the summit of Mount Everest?
  4. Pax is the Roman god of what?
  5. Plus or minus 50, how many confirmed kills does Rambo have in all four Rambo films?

 

ANSWERS

  1. 3
  2. Diamond, emerald, ruby and sapphire
  3. New Zealander – Sir Edmund Hillary
  4. Peace
  5. 220  

Rambo First Blood    1

Part II      58

Part III     78   

Rambo 2008     83

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Flat Rock Tap Trivia 6-27-2012 Round Two

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QUESTIONS

  1. How many points is the letter ‘k’ worth in a game of ‘scrabble’?
  2. Which novel by Edward (E M) Forster resulted in an Oscar for Emma Thompson?
  3. Which set of magical beliefs and practices is adhered to by 4% of the people of Haiti?
  4. What is the country of origin of film star, Bob Hope?
  5. The Italians and Americans call them Zucchini, what do the French & British call them?

 

ANSWERS

  1. 5
  2. Howard’s End (1992)
  3. Voodoo
  4. England
  5. Courgettes
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Flat Rock Tap Trivia 6-27-2012 Round One

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QUESTIONS

  1. According to the bible, how many Horsemen of the Apocalypse were there?
  2. In Greek mythology, who fell in love with his shadow?
  3. Live & let die was which actor’s first James Bond movie?
  4. Which cosmetic house did Liz Hurley become the face of in 1995?
  5. What was the first name of Che Guevarra?

 

ANSWERS

  1. 4
  2. Narcissus
  3. Roger Moore
  4. Estee Lauder
  5. Ernesto
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Flat Rock Tap Trivia Bonus Q&A 6-27-2012

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Who was the first African American athlete to carry the U.S. flag and light the Olympic flame at opening ceremonies of the Olympics?

AUDIO: 2012-06-27-FlatRockTap-Trivia

ANSWER: (Rafer Johnson, flag in 1960 Rome & flame 1984 LA)

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Wow, Brian Rosenthal, Wow.

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Brian Rosenthal gives a outstanding best man speech. He makes references to Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS), Iron Maiden, and of course Da Bears. Enjoy.

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Region Rick’s Farm

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WWE® Superstar John Cena® To Appear Thursday, August 9 at 2012 Wizard World Chicago Comic Con

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Cena Appears on Opening Day from 4-8 p.m. at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Illinois

NEW YORK and ROSEMONT, Ill., June 13, 2012 – WWE® Superstar John Cena® will appear as a special guest on Thursday, August 9, Opening Day at Wizard World Chicago Comic Con at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, it was announced today by Wizard World. Cena will be on hand at the event from 4-8 p.m., and will meet fans, sign autographs and pose for professional photo ops.

Cena’s appearance kicks off an expanded, full four-day Wizard World Chicago Comic Con, August 9-12, in what is shaping up as the biggest Wizard World show ever and the Midwest’s No. 1 Pop Culture Convention.

One of the most popular WWE Superstars since his debut in 2002, Cena combines his athleticism, charisma, strong work ethic and genuine personality to make him one of the brightest stars in WWE and its hit cable program, Monday Night RAW on the USA Network.

“I am looking forward to meeting the enthusiastic fans at my first Wizard World event,” said Cena. “I have heard a lot about the charged-up atmosphere, and I can’t wait to experience it for myself.”

A powerful marketing force with outsized personality and charm, Cena has had numerous Hollywood roles, including The Marine, 12 Rounds, Legendary, The Reunion and Nickelodeon’s teen comedy trilogy Fred: The Movie.

“We are excited to welcome WWE Superstar John Cena to the Wizard World family to help us kick off our longest-running and largest show, Wizard World Chicago Comic Con,” said John Macaluso, CEO, Wizard World. “His addition continues our commitment to providing fans with an outstanding experience.”

The announcement follows the hugely successful Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con event which featured WWE® Superstar CM Punk®, all five “Star Trek” captains and one of Hollywood’s fastest-risers, Chris Hemsworth (Thor, The Avengers), earlier this month.

WWE® Superstar John Cena® VIP Experience @ Chicago Comic Con Tickets are available at http://wizardworld.ticketleap.com/johncenavip/#.

For more on the 2012 Wizard World Chicago Comic Con, visit http://www.wizardworld.com/home-ch.html.

About Wizard World:
Wizard World produces Comic Cons and pop culture conventions across North America that celebrate graphic novels, comic books, movies, TV shows, gaming, technology, toys and social networking. The events often feature celebrities from movies and TV, artists and writers, and events such as premieres, gaming tournaments, panels, and costume contests.

The full event schedule can be found at www.wizardworld.com.

***** SAVE THE 2012-13 DATES *****
August 9-12, 2012 – Wizard World Chicago Comic Con
September 29-30, 2012 – Wizard World Ohio Comic Con
October 26-28, 2012 – Wizard World Austin Comic Con
November 30 – December 2, 2012 – Wizard World New Orleans Comic Con
TBD, 2013 – Wizard World Toronto Comic Con
May 30 – June 2, 2013 – Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con

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Flat Rock Tap Trivia June 20, 2012 Round Five

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1. When did the Bronze Age begin?
2. For each of the following Beatles, give the first name of their first wife.
a. Paul
b. John
c. George
d. Ringo
3. Where is Timbuktu?
4. In which city was Joan of Arc burnt to death for being a witch?
5. What U.S. stadium hosted the first World Cup game to be held indoors in 1994?

 

ANSWERS
1. About 4500 BC
2. Four Answers:
a. Linda
b. Cynthia
c. Patti
d. Maureen
3. Mali
4. Rouen
5. Pontiac Silverdome

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