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Word Sandwich

Fill each empty space with the one word that can form a word or phrase with both the word before the space and the word after it.

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Multiple Choice

The following questions are about anything and everything. Read each over carefully and pick the answer you think is correct.

Which of the following TV shows is based in a fictional town called Hilldale?

  • The Donna Reed Show
  • Petty Coat Junction
  • Green Acres
  • All My Children

Rolling Stone magazine released a list of the “Greatest 100 Guitarists” in 2011. Which guitarist was rated number one?

  • Eric Clapton
  • Jimmy Page
  • Keith Richards
  • Jimi Hendrix

Which of the following cartoon characters was the first to receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame?

  • Bugs Bunny
  • The Road Runner
  • Mickey Mouse
  • Charlie Brown

Which of the following 1980s TV sitcoms ran for the most seasons

  • The Cosby Show
  • The Golden Girls
  • Cheers
  • Family Ties

The “Great One,” Wayne Gretzky, played for the Edmonton Oilers, Los Angeles Kings, St. Louis Blues and which other NHL team during his career?

  • Philadelphia Flyers
  • Vancouver Canucks
  • New York Rangers
  • Detroit Red Wings

What is the name of the character in the Popeye cartoons with the addiction to hamburgers?

  • Lumpy
  • Stumpy
  • Swampy
  • Wimpy

What does CIA stand for?

  • Central Intelligence Agency
  • Central Intelligence Association
  • Covert International Agency
  • Criminal Investigation Association

Alcatraz Island, once the site of a notorious prison, is located in which bay?

  • Good Harbor Bay
  • San Francisco Bay
  • Galway Bay
  • Hudson Bay

Who Am I ?

Mystery Person #1

  • I am a bit of a legend for my achievements coaching at the collegiate level. If you are a football fan, you are probably familiar with my career as a college football coach.

  • By age 13, I was the size of a grown man at 6’1” and nearing 200 pounds.

  • Friends gave me my unusual nickname when I agreed to wrestle an animal from a passing traveling circus.

  • After graduating from college, I immediately began my coaching career. I also served in the U.S. Navy, joining up following the bombing of Pearl Harbor.

  • When I retired from coaching, I left the field with a record of 323 victories, six national titles, and 15 conference championships. I also was named College Football Coach of the Year three times.

  • I died in January of 1983, less than one month after my final game.

  • President Ronald Regan posthumously awarded me the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

  • In 1986, I was elected to the College Football Hall of Fame.

Mystery Person #2

  • I was born in 1948 in Washington, DC, grew up in Tennessee, and attended Morehouse College in Atlanta.

  • I performed with a theater touring company for a while after college before moving to New York City, where I appeared in quite a few Off-Broadway shows.

  • While performing in A Soldier’s Play, I met Spike Lee who cast me in several of his films. I received a New York Film Critics award for a part I played in one of his most successful films, as well as a Best Supporting Actor award at the Cannes Film Festival.

  • Quentin Taratino cast me in a film that became a cult classic, earning me an Academy Award nomination and accelerating my rise to international fame.

  • If you have seen Steve Spielberg’s massive hit “Jurassic Park,” you probably remember me as the park’s chief engineer who happened to be devoured by a dinosaur. Star Wars fans are also familiar with my role in “Episode II: Attack of the Clones” and “Episode III – Revenge of the Sith.”

  • The recent surge in popularity for comic book inspired films may be due – at least in part — to my recurring role as Marvel character “Nick Fury,” a fan favorite in the genre.

  • Even my most devoted fans may not be aware that “The Guinness Book of World Records” dubbed me the highest grossing movie actor of all time in 2011.

Mystery Person #3

  • I was born in New York City in 1942 and began writing songs as a child.

  • In high school, I chose a new last name to use as my stage name and that is the name I am known by worldwide.

  • During college, I dated singer songwriter Neil Sedaka who wrote a song about me that became a hit.

  • I was in a music group called “The City” in the late 60s, but it didn’t last long. I was singing my own songs as a solo artist by the end of 1970.

  • My second album, which was released in 1971, hit #1 on the Billboard Charts and stayed there for 15 weeks, a record that would stand until it was broken by Michael Jackson’s Thriller album over a decade later.

  • Celine Dion fans may know that I wrote her hit “The Reason.”

  • I am an environmental activist and staunch advocate for the passage of the Northern Rockies Ecosystem Protection Act. In fact, I have testified before Congress in support of the legislation.

  • I was the first woman to receive the Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, which was presented to me by President Barack Obama at the White House.

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