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 points)Name the hosts of the TV show that the current Miss USA has been a part of for the past few years.
2. (10 points)What is the only hockey franchise to win both the World Trophy and the Stanley Cup?
3. (30 points)What is the name of the only Square-Rigger Tall Ship in US Government service currently sailing, in what country was that ship originally built, what was the ship's name at that time?
4. (50 points)5 musicians have appeared on the cover of Rolling Stone Magazine more than 10 times as of January 1, 1998. Name them.
5. (50 points)N. T. T. (NAME THAT TUNE) Identify these songs which were number 1 for at least 3 weeks between 1972 and 1985 by the initials of the first twelve words as the song was sung in the hit versions, and the first and last initials of the artists. They are all solo artists. ie: if I gave you "M l t c o m m m w c m o" by B S, the answer would be The Way We Were, by Barbra Streisand. Both title and artist are required. A) "I b w s h k p m c e h, f", by KL, B) "I h h s a g s, I h h h a", by RF, C) "A f i w a, i w p, k t i c", by GG, D) "N n y d t c, n c c c h t", by SW, E) "S h e m h o w w f s l t", by DS?
6. (40 points)Provide the first names, or the names they are best known by, of these athlete's wives: A) Magic Johnson, B) Larry Bird, C) Cal Ripken, D) John Elway
7. (40 points)Winners and losers of the two claymation wrestling matches on MTV during halftime of the 1998 Super Bowl.
8. (40 points)MENUDO 2DO? When Isaac, Taylor, and Zac get too old, might they be replaced by their 4 siblings? What are the names of the other 4 Hanson rascals?
9. (20 points)A.) In the movies, who was our "fine four fendered friend", and in song, who was a "Loose dude in cool mood"?
10. (20 points)In New York City, the Ford Center for the Performing Arts was constructed on the sites of what two vintage theaters?
11. (30 points)A song by one of the first 5 artists in my "New and Unimproved" Lyrics quiz mentions one of the people who was an answer to a question in the concurrent Potpourri, Round 28. Name the artist, the song, and the person. You may have to visit my page to get this!
12. (30 points)George Plimpton quarterbacked what 2 NFL teams, and goaltended for what NHL team, all in practice?
13. (10 points)According to Eric Cartman, in what key is the song "Kyle's Mom is a Stupid Bitch" sung?
14. (30 points)The first human heart transplant (human to human) was performed by what Doctor, and the heart was taken from whom and implanted in whom?
15 (40 points)AND 40 MAKES 500! A) According to the old ESPN ad, "once every _____ seconds, the average man thinks about sex, The rest of the time he's all ours." Every how many seconds? B) What famous Broadway showman is responsible for the lyric "Don't touch the Coat", and name the show. Hint: The song has the word "Hello" in the title, C) What is the proper pronounciation of the capital of Kentucky: Lew iss Ville, or Lew ee ville (one guess only)?

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