Anniversary Party 2015 Trivia Contest

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The Trivia Contest at Anniversary Party 2015. It was organised by Locus


Winning Team

Other teams to be determined



Each team will draw the name of an Ajah or a Company. They will have 5 minutes to name as many members of that group as they can. This includes guests, aspirants, and bondmates. Judges will use the time in between rounds with the Who’s Who page to grade responses.

ROUND 2: TV Trivia

1. MTV first aired on August 1, 1981. What was the name of the first video that was aired. Title and artist please. “VIDEO KILLED THE RADIO STAR” by THE BUGGLES

2. What is the longest running animated series on TV? THE SIMPSONS

3. What was the name of the charter boat that shipwrecked in the 1960’s show “Gilligan’s Island?” S.S. MINNOW

4. Which weekly television series on NBC was the first to air completely in color in 1959? BONANZA

5. Which 1960’s sci-fi tv show famously featured the first interracial kiss? STAR TREK

6. Which popular 1990’s TV series that ran from 1994-2004 featured characters named Rachel, Monica, Phoebe, Joey, Chandler and Ross? FRIENDS or What was the name of the coffee shop that the characters of the popular 90’s show Friends hung out at? Central Perk

7. What was the name of the IBM computer that defeated two former Jeopardy! champions in 2011? WATSON

8. From the makers of Animaniacs and Pinky & the Brain, what was the name of the Blue skinned super hero that had his own show and wore red long johns? Freakazoid

9. Which award given to recognize excellence in the television industry was originally named for a television iconoscope tube? THE EMMY AWARD

10. What former Saturday Night Live cast member played Kap’n Karl on Pee-Wee’s Playhouse? PHIL HARTMAN

ROUND 3: ACTORS & ACTRESSES. In this round, we will give you the name of an actor or actress, one actor for each team. You will have 5 minutes to come up with as many movies that they have starred in within that time.

1. Bruce Willis

2. Marlon Brando

3. Dustin Hoffman

4. Robert DeNiro

5. Tom Hanks

6. Drew Barrymore

7. Harrison Ford

8. Sandra Bullock

9. Hugh Jackman

10. Russell Crowe


1. In 1959, a plane crashed killing three popular musicians of the time, who were they? BUDDY HOLLY, RICHIE VALENS, THE BIG BOPPER

2. Where was the 1969 music festival of Woodstock held? MAX YASGUR’S FARM in BETHEL, NY.

3. What was the name of the first rap song to push into the Top 40? Title and artist please. RAPPER’S DELIGHT by THE SUGARHILL GANG.

4. The first Grammy award for best rap performance, given in 1990, went to which rap duo? DJ JAZZY JEFF & THE FRESH PRINCE

5. Which popular musician bought ATV Music and every Beatles song for $47 million in 1985? MICHAEL JACKSON

6. A singer in a 70’s British rock group changed his name from Farrokh Bulsara to….? FREDDIE MERCURY

7. Which Michael Jackson album spawned five chart-topping singles? BAD

8. How many songs from the Beatles “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” were released as singles? ZERO

9. What was Elvis Presley’s first hit in 1956? HEARTBREAK HOTEL

10. Which band is named after a sculpture in Seattle that hums in the wind? SOUNDGARDEN


1. What was Captain Picard’s Borg name? LOCUTUS OF BORG

2. James T. Kirk- what does the T stand for? TIBERIUS

3. Which prop from “Star Wars” was flown to the International Space Station and back aboard the space shuttle “Discovery” to honor the 30th anniversary of the movie’s release? MARK HAMILL’S LIGHT SABER PROP

4. In the movie “E.T.” which “Star Wars” character does E.T. see that makes him say “Home! Home!” YODA

5. What is Darth Maul’s species? ZABRAK

6. What does TARDIS stand for, and who coins the phrase? TIME AND RELATIVE DIMENSION IN SPACE, SUSAN FOREMAN.

7. The Doctor, having regenerated in the special “The End of Time,” finds himself craving some good, wholesome food at the start of “The Eleventh Hour.” Which dish satisfies his craving? FISH FINGERS & CUSTARD

8. What actor first played the character of Marty McFly when filming began on “Back to the Future”? ERIC STOLTZ

9. How much electric power does the DeLorian need to time travel in “Back to the Future”? 1.21 GIGAWATTS

10. In “Firefly,” which episode is the only time in the entire series that Shepherd Book speaks Mandarin? “WAR STORIES”


1. What is Thom Merrilin’s profession? GLEEMAN

2. Fill in the blank: The Wheel of Time turns, and Ages come and go, leaving memories….? THAT BECOME LEGEND.

3. The first part of the Prophecies of the Dragon that Rand fulfilled was drawing Callandor from the Heart of the Stone of Tear. True or False? FALSE

4. Gawyn Trakand is entitled to the title of? FIRST PRINCE OF THE SWORD

5. Cadsuane Melaidhrin came out of retirement when she heard that which False Dragon was at large? LOGAIN ABLAR

6. Artur Paendrag Tanreall gained his name Hawkwing because of….? THE SPEED WITH WHICH HE COULD MOVE HIS ARMIES.

7. An Osan’gar and Aran’gar are left and right handed weapons (respectively) that were used in the dueling game named what? SHA’JE

8. During the War of Power, Lews Therin Telamon was the First Among Servants and wore and summoned what? HE WORE THE RING OF THE TAMYRLIN AND SUMMONED THE NINE RODS OF DOMINION

9. Who out of the Forsaken discovered the use of Myrddraal to turn channelers to the Shadow? SEMIRHAGE

10. What is the fabric that makes Warder cloaks called? FANCLOTH