Complete the List, Episode 2
We've Got Three Dumbos Here

Monday, June 19, 2017


Contestants: Wesley Wells, Matthew Kimberlin, David Kendall
Categories
Hoop It UpBlockbusters of Yesteryear
No, Ironside Is Not on This ListViews from the List
The Year Was 1950They Wrote Really Well
The Dreaded Opera CategoryWe've Got Chemistry

Correct, unique: 2 pointsCorrect, repeated: 1 pointIncorrect: 0 pointsPlayer doubled the category


ROUND 1
Wesley - We've Got Chemistry

Give the full English name of any element that has a one-letter symbol.
WesleyMatthewDavidNot given
hydrogen (H)boron (B)iodine (I)flourine (F); yttrium (Y)
carbon ( C)potassium (K)tungsten (W)
nitrogen (N)sulfur (S)phosphorus (P)
oxygen (O)vanadium (V)uranium (U)
ROUND 1161616


ROUND 2
Matthew - Blockbusters of Yesteryear

There were twenty-four films released between 1937 and 1960 that when, adjusting for ticket inflation to 2014 levels, grossed over $300 million in North America. Name them. (Ticket sales from all releases count toward a film's total.)
MatthewDavidWesleyNot given
Gone with the WindCitizen KaneThe Wizard of OzSergeant York; The Bells of St. Mary’s; Duel in the Sun; The Best Years of Our Lives; Cinderella; The Greatest Show on Earth; Peter Pan; House of Wax; The Robe; The Caine Mutiny; Rear Window; Lady and the Tramp; Around the World in 80 Days; The Ten Commandments; The Bridge on the River Kwai; Sleeping Beauty; Ben-Hur; Psycho; Swiss Family Robinson
King KongBambiCasablanca
Snow White and the Seven DwarfsFantasiaPinocchio
DumboDumboDumbo
ROUND 2442
TOTAL202018


ROUND 3
David - The Year Was 1950

In 1950, there were 18 cities proper in the United States that had a population of greater than 500,000. Name them.
DavidWesleyMatthewNot given
New York CityChicagoLos AngelesBaltimore; St. Louis; Washington, DC; San Francisco; Pittsburgh; Milwaukee; Buffalo; New Orleans; Minneapolis
DetroitHoustonPhiladelphia
AtlantaBostonDallas
ClevelandCincinnatiSan Diego
ROUND 3684
TOTAL262624


HALFTIME
0-1 year away: 1 point2-5 years away: ½ point>5 years away: 0 points

IN WHAT YEAR…Correct yearWesleyMatthewDavid
were an Olympic Games most recently held in North America?2010201020102010
was U2's album The Joshua Tree released?1987198919861985
did Queen Elizabeth II begin her reign as Queen of England?1952195719521952
did Albino Luciani serve as Pope John Paul I for only 33 days before his death?1978193219781978
did the famous Normandy landings from World War II occur?1944194419451944
was Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone first published in the United Kingdom?1997199119991999
was Pluto first reclassified as a dwarf planet?2006200520052006
were the first Oscars presented?1929192819291930
HALFTIME57
TOTAL3131½33


ROUND 4
Wesley - The Dreaded Opera Category

According to Operabase, 19 composers have seen their collective works performed over 1,000 times over the past 5 opera seasons. Name them.
WesleyMatthewDavidNot given
Richard WagnerGiuseppe VerdiWolfgang Amadeus MozartGaetano Donizetti; Jacques Offenbach; George Frederic Handel; Franz Lehár; Emmerich Kálmán; Engelbert Humperdinck; Benjamin Britten; Leoš Janácek; Vincenzo Bellini; Ruggero Leoncavallo
Giacomo PucciniGeorges BizetPyotr Tchaikovsky
Gioachino RossiniJohann StraussLudwig von Beethoven
Richard StraussAaron CoplandAaron Copland
ROUND 4864
TOTAL3937½37


ROUND 5
Matthew - Hoop It Up

Name an NBA player with 25,000 or more NBA points. (This is only the NBA; ABA totals are not included.)
MatthewDavidWesleyNot given
Michael JordanLarry BirdKareem Abdul-JabbarShaquille O'Neal; Moses Malone; Elvin Hayes; Hakeem Olajuwon; Oscar Robertson; Dominique Wilkins; Tim Duncan; Paul Pierce; John Havlicek; Kevin Garnett; Alex English; Reggie Miller
Kobe BryantDennis RodmanWilt Chamberlain
Karl MaloneLeBron JamesJerry West
Dirk NowitzkiDirk NowitzkiMagic Johnson
ROUND 5836
TOTAL45½4045


ROUND 6
David - Views from the List

In 2016, thirty-one different artists had a No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart. Name them.
DavidWesleyMatthewNot given
Taylor SwiftDrakeAdeleDavid Bowie; Panic! At The Disco; Future; The 1975; Kendrick Lamar; Gwen Stefani; Lady Gaga; Jeezy; Bon Jovi; Zayn; The Lumineers; Prince; Blink 182; DJ Khaled; A Tribe Called Quest; Metallica; Frank Ocean; Barbra Streisand; Travis Scott; Jason Aldean; Shawn Mendes; Solange; Green Day; Kings of Leon; The Weeknd; J. Cole
RihannaBeyoncéImagine Dragons
Kanye WestChance the RapperJustin Bieber
Florida Georgia LineAriana GrandeKaty Perry
ROUND 6442
TOTAL444947½


GRAND FINALE
Category: The Great State of Michigan
What is the listed capacity of Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor, Michigan, also known as "The Big House"?
Answer and boundsDavidMatthewWesley
118,361
107,601
96,841
103,000105,000120,000
WAGER16315
FINAL SCORE6050½34
Winner: David Kendall

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