Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Entertainment Quiz (ENT-1)

1. According to the Mock Turtle in Alice in Wonderland, what has the following four branches of study: Ambition, Distraction, Uglification and Derision?

2. What is the lowest string in a violin called?

3. What is this?
M: There's nothing to tell! He's just some guy I work with!
J: C'mon, you're going out with the guy! There's gotta be something wrong with him!
C: All right J, be nice. So does he have a hump? A hump and a hairpiece?
P: Wait, does he eat chalk?

4. The Lower Keys Rabbit (Sylvilagus palustris hefneri) is an endangered subspecies of the marsh rabbit (S. palustris), a species widespread in the southeastern United States. It is about 16 inches in length, with brownish dorsal and grayish ventral fur. However its claim to fame lies in the fact that it is named after a famous pioneer in the entertainment industry. Who?

5. Over 6 million feet of film shot during production; 48,000 swords, axes, shields, and makeup prosthetics; 20,602 background actors cast; 19,000 costumes made by the wardrobe department; 2,400 behind-the-scenes crew members at height of production; 180 computer special-effects artists employed; 114 total speaking roles; 100 real locations used for backdrops; 50 tailors, cobblers, designers and others in wardrobe department; 30 actors trained to speak fictional dialects and languages. What mammoth undertaking are we talking about?

Answers go here (please open in a new window). Deadline - Thursday, August 26th 2010 at 2359 hrs.
Next Quiz - Gaming Quiz (Tomorrow)