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Broad Ripple Brewpub Quiz
posted: Jun. 20, 2024

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The winners of the June 18th, 2024, quiz were I Gotta Gag Order In The Olympic Trial with 42 points in a tiebreaker over I Gotta Gag Order In The Olympic Trial. The winners of the Best Team Name Competition were Whiskeypedia.

Round One: LGBTQ + Movies
1) The first starring role for what actor who has won three Best Actor Oscars was in the 1985 independent British film My Beautiful Laundrette, about an unlikely gay couple?
2) The 1999 movie Boys Don't Cry, which tells the tragic true story of Brandon Teena, a transgender male, earned what actress a Best Actress Oscar?
3) Anne Hathaway and Michelle Williams played the wives of the main characters in what 2005 movie?
4) In the 2002 movie The Hours, Nicole Kidman plays what real-life bisexual British writer?
5) Moneyball Question: What 1991 movie starring Keanu Reeves and River Phoenix, and directed by Gus Van Sant, takes its title from a song by The B-52s?

Round Two: Picture Round - Gameshow Hosts
1) Who is this British born television personality? She was the original host of what gameshow both on the BBC and on its American equivalent when it debuted in 2001?
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2) Who is this actor and gameshow host? In what 1987 movie, based on a 1982 Stephen King novel and starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, does he play an evil gameshow host?
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3) Who is this former political speechwriter turned entertainment personality? A gameshow he hosted on Comedy Central from 1997 to 2003 launched the career of what television personality?
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4) Who is this television journalist? She was the first host of what gameshow, whose American version debuted in 1999, when it went into syndication in 2002?
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5) Who is this Canadian born television personality? On the gameshow he is most famous for hosting, what name was given to the prizes that contestants might win that were essentially useless?
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Round Three: June 18th - The Day In History
1) In 1873, who was fined $100 for illegally voting in the Presential election?
2) What writer, born in 1942, was the first person to win a Pulitzer Prize for film criticism?
3) In 1967, on the last day of what three-day music festival, which was a precursor to Woodstock, did Jimi Hendrix famously set his guitar on fire during a performance of the song Wild Thing?
4) In 1983 who became the first American woman to travel into outer space?
5) Moneyball Question: The War Of 1812 began when what US President declared war on Britain?

Round Four: The NATO Phonetic Alphabet
1) Five letters are represented in the NATO Phonetic Alphabet by possible men's names, what is the only letter that is represented by a common woman's name but with a less common spelling?
2) The name of what Canadian city represents a letter in the NATO Phonetic Alphabet?
3) What letter is represented in the NATO Phonetic Alphabet by its Greek alphabet equivalent but using a different spelling?
4) The name of what month represents a letter in the NATO Phonetic Alphabet?
5) Moneyball Question: The letter "U" is represented in the NATO Phonetic Alphabet by what word?

Round Five: Water Sports
1) As part of an Ironman Triathlon you start off with a 2.4 mile swim, followed by 112 miles on a bike and then a full 26.2 mile marathon. Around what city did the first take place in 1978?
2) What is the longest distance for an Olympic swimming race?
3) How many meters wide is a goal in the sport of Water Polo?
4) In what sport would hear the terms plink and pitty-pat?
5) Moneyball Question: In what sport from China are vessels propelled by anywhere from ten to fifty oarsmen with one drummer to keep time and one person to steer?

Round Six: LGBTQ + Music
1) The 1982 song Do You Really Want To Hurt Me was the first big hit for what British band?
2) What Canadian musical group, consisting of openly gay twin sisters, recorded the song Everything Is Awesome!!! with the comedy trio The Lonely Island for The Lego Movie, which was released in 2004?
3) What band recorded the song In The Navy released in 1978?
4) What 1998 song by Cher, the first mainstream piece of music to use Auto-Tune, has gone on to become a major gay anthem?
5) Moneyball Question: What openly gay rap artist released his only album to date in 2021, titled Montero, which is his birth name?




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