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Monday March 20th

The Big Quiz

2. Aside from his upcoming "A.I.," what is the only movie Steven Spielberg has ever both written and directed?

3. What actor will be seen next in next summer's "Star Wars Episode II" as Bail Organa, adopted-father-to-be of Princes Leia?

4. In the Ben Folds Five song "Kate," what Chapel Hill intersection is mentioned by Folds?

5. Hootie and the Blowfish referred to what Chapel Hill band in the band's hit "I Only Wanna Be With You?"

6. What two people inspired the Beatles' classic songs "She Said She Said" and "Dear Prudence"?

7. What TV sitcom did Cyndi Lauper make

several guest appearances on in the 1990s?

8. How many Grammy nominations has Quincy Jones received?

9. How many times was Yoko Ono married?

10. What was the last name of the family on "Growing Pains"?

11. Who was the first rock star to be arrested on stage?

12. What was Kevin Costner's screen debut?

13. Six Degrees of Separation: Connect Laurence Fishburne to Laurence Olivier.

14. How did Mama Cass of the Mama and the Papas die?

15. Does this make you horny?

16. What famous rock star lived in a deserted surf board shop for several years before being discovered?

17. Which rock group was banned from Holiday Inns throughout the world after doing more than $15,000 dollars worth of damage one night?

18. What is the real name of Johnny Knoxville of "Jackass" fame?

19. What are the names of all four Teletubbies?

20. Where in the world is Carmen Sandiego?

21. What was the name of Doogie Howser's best friend in the hit series "Doogie Howser, M.D."?

22. Name all three Mena Suvari movies containing the word "American" in the titles?

23. What is the name of Pee Wee's magic genie friend in "Pee Wee's Playhouse"?

24. Mariska Hargitay, current star of "Law & Order: SVU," is the daughter of what late Hollywood star?

25. What was the first Shakespeare adaptation to win a Best Picture Oscar?

26. Who is replacing Jodie Foster in the upcoming sequel to "Silence of the Lambs"?

27. What "West Wing" staffer was shot by a sniper, and who plays him?

28. When and where did rock 'n' roll officially die, who killed it and with what?

29. This line in Nirvana's "Smell's Like Teen Spirit" was something Kurt Cobain used to say when he walked into a party.

30. Who writes the songs that bands like the Backstreet Boys sing?

31. Where was the guy from "Gone Till November" (Wyclef Jean) gone to?

32. What Rocky story movie featured a fight with Mr. T.?

33. Oh my god, what is that?

34. If a plane carrying the Backstreet Boys, Christina Aguilera, Darva Congers, the cast of "Survivor" and John Tesh crashes in the middle of a forest, does it make a sound?

35. Before he achieved fame, which major film director ran a camera for the Rolling Stones' rockumentary "Gimme Shelter" in 1969?

36. What's the only major motion picture in history to be remade by its original director, in a different country?

37. What's legendary French auteur Francois Truffaut's only film in English?

38. Who's the only fiction writer to be featured in the anthology series Best American Short Stories at least once in each of the past five decades?

39. What's Luke Skywalker's wife's name?

40. Which Chapel Hill-made former indie rock superstar is currently fronting Athens' Crooked Fingers?

41. Pedro Almod

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