A random assortment of trivia questions, some multi-part. some with single answers. All parts of an answer are worth 10 points, therefore if a question has a 3 part answer, that would be worth a total of 30 points (total points available per question are in parentheses to the left of each question). Total available points are 500 (hence the name of the quiz!) To earn 10 points, first and last names are required. First or last name only earns 5 points.

1. (80 points)Name the top 8 strikeout pitchers who played at least part of their career after 1970.
2. (30 points)There were Three Jolly Fishermen. Name them.
3. (20 points)Who were Mason Reese and Rodney Allen Rippey (be specific)?
4. (30 points)Identify: A) Stimpometer, B) Fungo, C) Shuttlecock
5. (40 points)What Supreme Court case banned capital punishment in the US in 1972, who
was the first person in the US to be executed after this ban, and what movie
was made of his story, and who wrote the book of the same name?
6. (60 points)PYTHONMANIA!!! Identify: A) The name of the 'Half A Bee', B) The day of the week the
lumberjack goes shopping, C) Why the frog is crunchy in the candy assortment, D) The
specific type of bird in the Pet Shop skit, E) What are the first two questions the man at
the bridge asks Arthur and his troop in "Holy Grail", F) According to the song, what is
7. (20 points)In The Phantom Tollbooth, what is A) the boy's name, B) The Watch Dog's name?
8. (30 points)In pop music, who are: A) Captain Walker, B) Sergeant O'Leary, and C) Major Tom?
9. (60 points)Name 5 people or groups mentioned in the song "Sweet Soul Music", and the artist who
hit the charts with the song.
10. (30 points)In the Pre-Broadway tryout of "Doonesbury - The Musical" in Boston, what characters
were portrayed by these three actors: A) Mark Linn-Baker, B) Lauren Tom, C) Kate Burton
11. (10 points)What is the current Geologic period (ie: Jurassic)?
12. (30 points)Back in the early 1980's, MTV and a female rock star were promoting a WWF women's
wrestler. Who was the wrestler, who was the singer, and who was the WWF manager
who appeared in one of her videos?
13. (20 points)About 20 years ago there was a transsexual tennis player who achieved some fame due
to the sex change. What was his name, and what was her name?
14. (30 points)HOLLYWOOD SQUARES KIDS: Identify the famous offspring of these Hollywood Squares
regulars: A) Peter Marshall, B) Charlie Weaver (2 kids)
15. (10 points)Who is the only baseball player to have played for all 4 teams which were originally in
New York (Dodgers, Giants, Mets, Yankees)?

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