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.(60 pts)Identify the three sets of US States which share borders more than one mile in length with each other, which do not share any letters of their names with each other.
2.(40 pts)Name two former Saturday Night Live 'Not Ready For Prime Time Players' who have been nominated for Academy Awards, and the movies they were nominated for.
3.(20 pts)What two people were guest stars on The Love Boat the most often?
4.(30 pts)Name the last three head football coaches at Harvard University.
5.(20 pts)Prior to Ethan Brooks making the Atlanta Falcon's 1996 roster, who was the last Williams College Football player to make the NFL, and what is the Williams College team nickname?
6.(60 pts)Name the 6 Secretaries - General (Secretary - Generals?) of the United Nations for it's first 50 years.
7.(20 pts)"The music is reversible but time is not. Turn back, turn back turn back!" comes from what often heard song, and what's special about these words in the song?
8.(50 pts)WOMEN! YOU CAN'T LIVE WITH THEM: Identify the women who helped end the careers of the following political figures: A) Wilbur Mills, B) Wayne Hays, C) Gary Hart, D) Nelson Rockefeller (literally!), E) Dick Morris
9.(10 pts)Against what goalie did Mario Lemieux score his first regular season NHL goal?
10.(30 pts)Regarding 'The Love Bug', what was his name, what kind of car was he, and what was his number?
11.(20 pts)IDENTIFY: A) The name of the Show Boat in the musical 'Showboat', B) The name of the college in the movie 'PCU'.
12.(30 pts)Who holds the Major League Baseball record for most RBI's in one game, which comprised his team's total score in the game, how many RBI's was it, and against what team?
13.(60 pts)FLY AWAY! Identify the following past and present US airlines: A) Yellowbirds, B) The Wings of Man, C) Doing what we do best, D) Top banana in the West, E) Up, Up, and Away, F) . . . is ready when you are
14.(30 pts)In the Hearts game which comes with some versions of Windows, what are the names of your three opponents?
15.(20 pts)On the TV show Emergency!, what was the name of the hospital that Gage & DeSoto took victims to, and what was their squad number?

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