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. (70 points)Name the seven main members of the Monty Python troupe.
2. (80 points)Identify all 8 teams in the following 4 matchups -- 1 each for NBA, NHL, MLB,
and NFL: A) Fish vs. Friars, B) Pens vs. Swords, C) Cowboys vs. Indians,
D) Bees vs. Bebops.
3. (20 points)Name the two men on MLB opening day rosters this season who
have played in the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament.
4. (10 points)Under what name goes the man who sings the refrain in Coolio's "Gangster Paradise"?
5. (30 points)Name the three tallest peaks in the United States.
6. (30 points)What 3 years are mentioned in the song 'Lonely Boy' by Andrew Gold?
7. (20 points)What is the name of singer Andy William's ex-wife who killed a top skier,
and what was the skier's full real name?
8. (20 points)What were Mattel's and Magnavox's early entrants in the home video game player fields
back in the 1970's?
9. (40 points)Name the last two teams whose nicknames do not end in the letter S to win a championship
in the NFL, NBA, NHL, or MLB, and the year they won.
10. (10 points)Who was the last Major League Baseball player who did not wear a standard batting helmet
while batting?
11. (40 points)THE OLD COLLEGE TRY! Name the following four college team nicknames: A) Texas Christian,
B) Illinois College, C) Centenary, D) University of California at Santa Cruz
12. (70 points)Back in High School I learned King Phillip Climbed Over the Front Gate Slowly. Why?
13. (10 points)When I was learning how to play the piano, my teacher told me to remember Every Good Boy
Deserves Fudge. What does that stand for?
14. (40 points)Identify the hosts of the following TV game shows: A) Wizard of Odds, B) Jeopardy (original 60's/70's
version), C) The Gong Show, D) Whose Line is it Anyway (as shown on Comedy Central)
15. (10 points)A band originally known as the Bangs changed their name, and then hit the Top 5 at least 5 times
after 1985. Under what name is the band better known??

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