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. (50 points)What five teams which played regular season games that year did not qualify for the final WHA Playoffs?
2. (30 points)At which Las Vegas Casino/Hotel can you see a live action Pirate ship battle, and between what two ships?
3. (60 points)Only two folks have been nominated for Best Actor/Actress Oscars while they were currently starring in prime time TV series. Name these two folks, their TV shows at the time, and the movies they were nominated for.
4. (10 points)According to the Sports Hall of Shame, what team in the Roller Hockey International League drafted Gordie Howe (one guess only for this question)?
5. (10 points)What is the only 15 letter word in the English language which has 15 different letters?
6. (30 points)PLEBIAN: Only one song which satisfies the following requirements has ever had the word Plebian in it. It was a Top 40 song in both the 1950's and 1970's. Name the song, and the two artists who charted with it.
7. (60 points)As of April, 1997, what were the 6 shows which had enjoyed the longest runs on Broadway (number of performances)?
8. (40 points)LOOK UP THE NUMBER: What well known places will you be connected with if you call these phone numbers? A) (212) 632-3555 , B) (718) 293-6000, C) (202) 488-0400, D) (210) 225-1391
9. (40 points)What guard from a Florida NBA team called timeout with under 3 seconds left in a blowout game so he could arrange to get a final assist and earn a triple double? Also: Who scored on the play to give him the 10th assist, and who were the two head coaches involved?
10. (30 points)According to Pop-Up Video, the videos for a song by Adam Ant and one by Bonnie Tyler have something in common. Name that something (doesn't have to be extremely specific), and the two songs.
11. (40 points)Provide the REAL NAMES of the four different men who were WWF World Heavyweight Champions in 1997.
12. (10 points)Name the movie which has the quote: "One of us, one of us, one of us"
13. (30 points)RANDOM NYC MUSINGS: A) What well known New York City building was based architecturally on the Baths of Caracalla? B) In the 1970's, an athlete on a New York City professional sports team told his coach that he had a leg injury which he had suffered as a soldier in a war, over 100 years earlier! Name the athlete and the war.
14. (40 points)List the top 4 countries in the world in terms of Ice Cream consumption per capita, for 1996
15. (20 points)What 80's TV show are you watching if kids are dancing, and Rennie Harris is showing off new dance steps with Princess, and in what city (unless on vacation) is the show from?

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