Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Here, There and Everywhere Valentine’s Quiz

"All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn't hurt." ~Charles M. Schulz

Here's a little Valentine's Day quiz to put you in the mood for this very special day... or not.

1. The Transistor is...
A) A Free Twin Ports rag focusing on art, music and swearing.
B) A component in transistor radios
C) All of the Above
D) The key component of “grey cells” in human anatomy.

2. The latest Female Force comic book, to be released this Wednesday by Bluewater Comics, will feature:
A) Roseanne Barr
B) Jane Austen
C) Cher
D) And Cher Alike

3. Which name does not belong in the following list?
A) Whitney Houston
B) Jimi Hendrix
C) Eddie Van Halen
D) Heath Ledger

4. The St. Valentine’s Day Massacre occurred where?
A) In a New York subway.
B) In a South Chicago warehouse.
C) In a Grimm’s Fairy Tale.
D) In a North Side Chicago garage.

5. The St. Valentine’s Day Massacre occurred in what year?
A) 1918
B) 1891
C) Sometime during Prohibition.
D) At a time when people were less inhibited.

6. The seven men slain in the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre were first discovered by…
A) A German Shepherd named Highball
B) A Beagle named Amelia
C) A tramp named Phil
D) A Poodle named Roxie
E) The Pointer sisters

7. Sir Benedict’s Tavern On The Lake is located…
A) On the California side of Lake Tahoe
B) On the Nevada side of Lake Tahoe
C) On the Canadian side of Lake Ontario
D) One the Southern tip of Lake Superior

8. Which one of these was NOT a top 20 search yesterday on Yahoo Buzz?
A) Billy Preston
B) Zsa Zsa Gabor
C) Twitter

9. When you TEXT Sir Ben’s you get…
A) A free music video
B) A free “mystery beer” coupon
C) Directions to Sir Ben's
D) I don’t know. I have never texted Sir Ben’s

10. Who would you rather follow for three hours on Route 66?
A) LeAnn Rimes
B) Zsa Zsa Gabor
C) Obama’s Mother
D) Randy Travis

11. The best rock concert you ever saw in person was…
A) Three Dog Night
B) Jethro Tull
C) Yes
D) No

12. Zsa Zsa Gabor was in the news yesterday because…
A) She fell down a flight of stairs and broke her hip.
B) She fell in love with a famous Duke.
C) Her husband is very rich and threw her a big birthday party.
D) Any story about her is newsworthy; there’s something exotic-sounding about the name Zsa Zsa that makes people want to read more.

13. What was Zsa Zsa Gabor’s real name before she became a movie starlet?
A) Jane Remington
B) Nancy something. (I can’t remember off the top of my head.)
C) Peaches Galore
D) Jane Brackenheimer

14. The Capital of Indigo is….
A) Blue
B) Pale
C) A slightly lighter shade of pale
D) Gleen

109. The song "Magic Bus" by The Who is about…
A) How many holes it takes to fill the Albert Hall.
B) Chuck Norris, because everything cool is about Chuck Norris.
C) Drugs, sex and rock ‘n roll.
D) Four minutes and nine seconds long.
E) None of the above.

44. My award-winning story "The Breaking Point" can be found in which of the following eBooks?
A) The Red Scorpion
Unremembered Histories
The Breaking Point and Other Stories

15. This quiz was…
A) Silly
B) Very stupid
C) A disappointing waste of time.
D) A semi-amusing introduction to Valentine’s Day.
E) Inspired by a Coleman Miller blog entry.
F) Living proof that you can never know what to expect at Ennyman’s Territory.

ANSWERS: 1 (C), 2 (C), 3 (D), 4 (D), 5 ©, 6 (A), 7 (D), 8 (A), 9 (D), 10 (?), 11 (E), 12 (C), 13 (F), 14 (G), 109 (C), 44 (Take a guess), E15 (E)

Happy Valentine's Day

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