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. (10 points)Who was the first Designated Hitter in US Major League Baseball history?
2. (40 points)TV Marriages: What 2 networks merged to form A) Comedy Central, B) Lifetime?
3. (40 points)Name the 4 Banana Splits
4. (80 points)REAL NAMES: Who are these singers/actors? . . . A) Janice Eddy Fink, B) Arthur Andrew Kelm,C) Malcolm Rebennack, D) William Wolfe Broad, E) Harry Casey, F) Cheryl Stoppelmoor, G) Stuart Goddard, H) Patricia Andrzejewski
5. (30 points)What are the names of the three kids mentioned in the song "Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh"?
6. (30 points)PARTS IS PARTS: Identify Pre-1983 popular songs by the following artists which had the word "Part" in the title, such as Part 1, Part 2, etc: A) Stevie Wonder, B) Gary Glitter, C) Ian Drury
7. (20 points)Name the 2 different prime time TV series Jennifer Aniston was in during September, 1994.
8. (10 points)What is the family name which many of the ESPN personalities supposedly share?
9. (30 points)What is the name of the theme song from the show 'Taxi', who performed it, and on what album did it originally appear?
10. (60 points)When Roller Derby returned to TV as the 'Roller Games', what were the nicknames of the 6 teams?
11. (70 points)BOSTON COMEDIANS: Identify the following comedians with Boston area roots: A) Referee on 'Grudge Match', B) Star of 'Boston Common', C) Host of 'The Tonight Show', D) Star of 'Lenny', E) Appeared in 'Desperately Seeking Susan', F) Starred in 'Police Academy' films, G) Star of TV version of 'Uncle Buck'
12. (10 points)In what city would you find the Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art?
13. (20 points)Who was the youngest man to hit a home run in the World Series? Who was the second youngest?
14. (40 points)There is a PGA tournament called the Quad Cities open. Name the Quad Cities.
15. (10 points)What is the name of the takeout place in Chicago where the M*A*S*H 4077th sent out for ribs?
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