10 points. What is the only natural prime number that is also an even number?
20 points. The Pythagorean theorem is used to determine the length of which side of a right triangle?
30 points. What branch of mathematics is concerned with questions of shape, size, relative position of figures, and the properties of space?
40 points. What is used to represent a linear mathematical relationship or function on a graph?
50 points. How many sides does a hendecagon have?
10 points. What Italian pasta sauce’s name translates to mariner’s sauce?
20 points. The recipe for McDonalds’ “special sauce” contains all the ingredients for what popular salad dressing?
30 points. What Chinese chicken dish calls for a sauce made from soy sauce, rice wine, rice wine vinegar, sugar, cornstarch, dried red chili peppers, and garlic?
40 points. What is the common name for a hot roast beef sandwich served with au jus sauce?
50 points. What sauce is served on a poached egg, ham, and an English muffin to make Eggs Benedict?
10 points. What R&B songstress made her film debut in 1992’s The Bodyguard?
20 points. Rapper Eminem made his dramatic debut in what 2002 film?
30 points. In what 1996 film did Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea play a German nihlist?
40 points. What avant-garde musician starred in Lars Von Trier’s 2000 film Dancer in The Dark?
50 points. In 1988, what pop-star became the only woman to ever have had a number one single and have won the Academy Award for Best Actress?
10 points. Rushmore star Jason Schwartzman was playing drums for Phantom Planet when they recorded their hit single “California”, a song that would become the opening theme for what hit television program?
20 points. What Fox sitcom actress is the “she” half of the musical duo She & Him?
30 points. What My So-Called Life star is the front man for the band 30 Seconds to Mars?
40 points. Scarlett Johansson’s 2008 album Anywhere I Lay My Head features covers of 10 songs originally written and recorded by what singer-songwriter?
50 points. What Armageddon actor plays drums for The Boxmasters?
5. CONSPIRACY THEORIES
10 points. “Birthers” claim that President Barack Obama was born in what African nation?
20 points. What is the commonly known name for the remote detachment of Edwards Air Force Base thought to house a crashed alien spacecraft?
30 points. What nickname have critics given the Warren Commission’s theory that a single bullet struck both President John F. Kennedy and Texas Governor John Connally on November 22, 1963?
40 points. What Enlightenment Era secret society was founded in Bavaria on May 1, 1776 and, according to some conspiracy theorists, survives to this day?
50 points. According to several conspiracy theorists interviewed in the documentary Room 237, what famed film director fabricated the moon landing footage?
6. Blood Sport
10 points. What kung fu master’s students included James Coburn, Steve McQueen and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar?
20 points. In the standard Karate ranking system, what color belt does a student wear prior to achieving black belt status?
30 points. What Bahamian born mixed martial artist rose to prominence after being featured in a series of videotaped street fights?
40 points. (2 part answer) What two boxers did Muhammad Ali beat in 1963 and 1974, respectively, to become the heavyweight champion of the world?
50 points. What martial art is also called “the foot fist way”?
7. CLASSIC VIDEO GAMES
10 points. What iconic video game character made his first appearance in Donkey Kong under the name “Jumpman”?
20 points. What video game console, released in 1989, was advertised with the slogan “does what nintendon’t”?
30 points. What 1987 football video game featured a Los Angeles team that could perform two running plays, one of which utilized Bo Jackson, and, the other, Marcus Allen?
40 points. Which character from 1992’s Mortal Kombat could perform the controversial “spine rip” fatality?
50 points. Entering the code up, up, down, down, left, right, left, right, B, A, start will give the player 30 lives in what series of games produced by the Konami company?
What are the five highest-grossing films starring rapper-turned-actor Will Smith?
According to a 2014 poll by the Pew Research Center, what percentage of United States citizens identify as Christian?
ANSWERS COMING UP
A straight line
General Tso’s Chicken
The Big Lebowski
Billy Bob Thornton
Magic Bullet Theory
Sonny Liston/George Foreman
Tae Kwon Do
Final Five: Independence Day, I Am Legend, Men In Black, Hancock, Men in Black II Tie-breaker: 70.6%