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Broad Ripple Brewpub Quiz
posted: Feb. 08, 2024

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The winners of this January 16th quiz were Houthi And The Blowfish with 33 points. The winners of the Best Team Name Competition were It's So Cold My Nipples Arrived Five Minutes Before I Did.

Round One: Movie Studios
1) What Tokyo based film studio was responsible for the movie Godzilla and numerous other Japanese monster movies?
2) What studio was famous for its gangster films in the 1930s and 40s with stars such as James Cagney, George Raft and Humphrey Bogart?
3) Known for the high quality of its filmmaking, what studio was responsible for such lavish musicals as 1948's Easter Parade, 1951's An American In Paris, and 1956's High Society?
4) Darryl F. Zanuck was the head of what studio that introduced Cinemascope in 1956 with the movie The Robe, in an effort to counteract the popularity of television?
5) Moneyball Question: What studio in Rome, Italy, is where Martin Scorsese filmed the 2002 movie Gangs Of New York?

Round Two: Picture Round - Musical Instruments
1) What is this musical instrument that was invented and named for its inventor in 1928? What major 1966 hit for The Beach Boys makes significant use of it?
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2) What is this musical instrument called? What is its country of origin?
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3) What is this musical instrument? From the wood of what tree are they traditionally made?
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4) What is this instrument? The 1978 song Feels So Good was a hit for what jazz great who known for playing the instrument?
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5) What is this musical instrument called? What is its country of origin?
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Round Three: Ship's Captains And Their Vessels
1) What French filmmaker traveled the world's oceans in a ship called The Calypso?
2) Robert FitzRoy, a meteorologist, who was instrumental in the development of reliable weather forecasting, was the captain of what ship that took a young Charles Darwin on a voyage around the world during which he developed his theory of Evolution?
3) The Trinidad, and four other ships, were the first to circumnavigate the globe, completing the trip in 1522. Who was the ship's captain at the beginning of the voyage?
4) In a well-publicized incident in 2009 the American container ship Maersk Alabama under the command of Captain Richard Philips was waylaid by, but subsequently rescued from, pirates who originated from what African country?
5) Moneyball Question: Arthur Rostron was the captain of what ship, which was the only ship that responded to the distress signals sent by The Titanic, and was the ship responsible for bringing the survivors safely to New York?

Round Four: January 16th - The Day In History
1) Octavian, nephew of Julius Caesar, and first emperor of Rome was given what name by the senate on this day in 27 B. C.?
2) On this day in 1874 the poet Robert Service was born. What is the missing word in the following title of his most famous poem: The _____ Of Sam McGee?
3) On this day in 1919, an amendment to the US Constitution was ratified. Numerically speaking, which amendment was it?
4) What organization, of which the driving force was US president Woodrow Wilson, first convened on this day in 1920?
5) What famous music venue in Los Angeles, where The Doors were once the house band, opened on this day in 1963?

Round Five: Comedy Central Roasters And Roastees
1) Who was Jeff Ross roasting in 2010 when he said: What a lucky break. What are the odds an alcoholic gets cast in a show about a car that drives itself?
2) Who was Amy Schumer roasting in 2011 when she said: You get a bad rap, but you're just like Bruce Willis. You know, you were big in the '80s and now your old slot's being filled with Ashton Kutcher?
3) Who was Tom Arnold roasting in 2012 when he said: This is true - she actually had Property of Tom Arnold tattooed on her hip, which made me the fourth largest property owner in California?
4) Who was Seth Rogen roasting in 2013 when he said: Look at me doing all the talking while you sit there doing nothing. I feel like I'm cohosting the Oscars with you?
5) Moneyball Question: Who was Will Ferrell, in the guise of Ron Burgundy, roasting in 2015 when he said: (He) is a man. . . a man who sings songs for nine-year-olds and cuts his hair like a gay figure skater?

Round Six: Fictional Bands
1) The Folksmen, a fictional band featuring Harry Shearer, Christopher Guest and Michael McKean, first appeared in a 1984 SNL skit. In what 2003 mockumentary, directed by Guest, and co-written by him with Eugene Levy, did the band also appear?
2) Bad News, a fictional heavy metal band, were first featured in an episode of the British television series The Comic Strip Presents. . . in 1983, just over a year before the release of This Is Spinal Tap. Three of the band members were played by Nigel Planer, Adrian Edmondson and Rik Mayal. In what other British comedy series did those three actors appear together?
3) What fictional band first featured in a comic book in the 1960s, was in a Saturday morning cartoon in the 1970s and finally were the subject of a live action movie in 2001?
4) Daisy Jones And The Six, a 2019 novel by Taylor Jenkins Reid, which was turned into a TV series in 2023, is about a band with both a female singer and a male singer who are both attracted to and at odds with each other. On what band, who reached their peak in the 1970s, is it loosely based?
5) Moneyball Question: Michael Cera played the title role in what cult classic movie from 2010 in which he plays bass for a band called Sex Bob-Omb?
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