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Broad Ripple Brewpub Quiz
posted: Jun. 18, 2020

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Broad Ripple Brewpub Quiz for May 5, 2020.
The winning team was Everyone Who Watched.

Film Series
1) In the Rocky series of movies what movie came between 1990's Rocky V and 2015's Creed?
2) Skynet, a computer-based network, created by a company called Cyberdyne Systems, is at the heart of what film series?
3) What film series that started out with five films released between 1968 and 1973, then featured a 2001 remake of the original is currently continuing with three films, so far as part of a reboot, all released between 2011 and 2017?
4) Magnum Force released in 1973, The Enforcer released in 1976, Sudden Impact released in 1983 and The Dead Pool released in 1988 are all movies in what film series?
5) Moneyball Question: Nick and Nora Charles played by Myrna Loy and William Powell are the main characters in what series of six films released between 1934 and 1947?

Picture Round - Animals
1) What species of primate is this, whose name is something that sailors might say? They are exclusively found on what African island nation?
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2) What species of bird is this, that shares its name with a type of office worker? One is featured on the crest of what African country whose capital is Pretoria?
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3) What kind of animal is this, which is found in South America? They are the world's largest type of what mammalian order?
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4) What is this species of Grizzly bear? In which of the fifty United States is the island group that they are named for located?
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5) What is this species of large cat? They are found on what continent?
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Slang
1) In what city might you hear people use the word China to mean friend, the phrase Boat Race to mean a person's facial appearance, the phrase Brown Bread to refer to someone no longer alive or the phrase Brahms And Liszt to refer to someone being drunk?
2) In certain parts of the United States particularly Massachusetts, Rhode Island and parts of Wisconsin what is meant by a Bubbler?
3) Frequently in the Southern region of the United States all soft drinks tend to be referred to by what word, which in the rest of the United States, the U. K. and Ireland refers to only one specific kind of soft drink?
4) In Australian slang what kind of animal is a Chook?
5) Moneyball Question: In the U. K. and Ireland what word, which is a brand name, is used to refer to a vacuum cleaner?

Comedians
1) What former member of Saturday Night Live did characters like Penelope, who has a pathological need to outdo everyone, the deformed member of a sister singing act, who appears on The Lawrence Welk Show, and the Target Lady?
2) For what 1998 movie, for which two of the actors who appeared in the film won the Best Original Screenplay Oscar, did Robin Williams win an Oscar?
3) In her television series Inside Amy Schumer, the comedian devotes an entire episode to a parody of what classic 1957 movie in which an all-male jury argues over whether she's attractive enough to be on television?
4) What ground-breaking stand-up comedian was arrested numerous times on obscenity charges in the 1960s eventually being convicted in a lengthy trial, but was fully pardoned by New York Governor George Pataki in 2003?
5) Moneyball Question: What comedian played landlord Jerzei Balowski and other members of the Balowski family on the 1980s BBC sitcom The Young Ones?

Sport's Nicknames
1) Soccer players who represent what country are all exclusively referred to by nicknames? Brazil
2) Brian O' Driscoll, affectionately known as Bod by the people of Ireland, is considered one of the greatest ever to play what sport?
3) William Perry, one of the stars of the Chicago Bears team who won Superbowl XX in 1985, was known by what nickname?
4) What NBA player was nicknamed His Airness?
5) Moneyball Question: Hall of Fame baseball players Lou Gehrig and Cal Ripken Jr are referred to by what two similar nicknames?

Music Genres
1) What three letter word that is the name of a music genre considered an offshoot of punk has appeared in the New York Times crossword puzzle 172 times to date?
2) In classical music what name is given to a composition that features a solo instrument being backed by a full orchestra?
3) With hits such as 1975's Love To Love You Baby and 1977's I Feel Love, who was known as The Queen Of Disco?
4) The Accordion features strongly in what music genre that originated in Louisiana?
5) Moneyball Question: Comedian, musician and filmmaker Rudy Ray Moore, whose life was depicted in the 2019 movie Dolemite Is My Name starring Eddie Murphy, has been cited as a major influence on what music genre?



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