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Questions Nine different categories Each round has 18 questions. First Round Questions are worth one point. Second Round Questions are worth three points. Third Round Questions are worth five points.
Answers 20 seconds to answer, teams are warned by a timer. Required portions of answers are underlined. Additional information can be added, but must match the answer provided. Correct spelling is required for all parts of the answer.
Challenges When the category is revealed, teams may challenge the question. If the team’s answer is correct, the team wins double the points normally awarded. If the answer is incorrect, then the team loses double the points normally awarded.
Audience Ground Rules No flash photography during the competition. Do not communicate with anyone on the stage during the competition. Reasonable amount of cheering will be tolerated between questions and rounds.
ROUND 1 Correct Answer = One Point Incorrect Answer = 0 Challenge = +2 or -2
Marlee Matlin recently posted on YouTube a pilot of her new proposed television program, My Deaf Family, featuring the family of which one of the four leaders of the 1988 Deaf President Now movement?
Bridgetta Bourne (also accept Bourne-Firl or Firl) The show now has 17,000+ fans on Facebook.
Recently surpassing General Motors as the largest automaker company and under investigation by Congress, this company began recalling vehicles in November 2009 for issues related to the acceleration pedal and floor mat.
In the 1840s, this daughter of Lord Byron developed an algorithm to be used for Charles Babbage’s proposed, but never built, Analytical Engine. As a result of her work, she is widely considered the first computer programmer.
Ada Lovelace There is a programming language called Ada.
This eastern border region of France, located on the Rhine River, is often paired with its neighbor, Lorraine. Control of this region switched between France and Germany four times between 1870 and 1945.
Alsace The ownership of Alsace has changed often since 800 AD.
In response to the 1986 bombing of La Belle, a West Berlin nightclub frequented by U.S. soldiers, President Reagan launched Operation El Dorado Canyon, authorizing airstrikes against Tripoli and Benghazi in which country?
Libya El Dorado Canyon was part of a series of clashes between the United States and Libya during the 1980s.
This comical Shakespearean character made an appearance in three of the Bard’s plays: Henry IV, Part 1; Henry IV, Part 2; and The Merry Wives of Windsor. He was also mentioned in Henry V when his death was announced.
Sir John Falstaff The original name for Sir John Falstaff was Sir John Oldcastle.
Suppose there are six light bulbs in a box, and two are good and four are bad. You take out two bulbs, one at a time without replacement. What is the probability, expressed in a fraction, that both bulbs you choose are good?
1/15 or 2/30 First draw: 2 out of 6 chances of picking a good bulb. Second draw: 1 out of 5 chances of picking a good bulb. 2/6 × 1/5 = 2/30 = 1/15
This NASA program was created by President George W. Bush with the mission of sending astronauts to the Moon, and later, Mars. President Barack Obama, however, recommended scrapping this program in his proposed 2011 budget.
Constellation Program or Cx or CxP Ares is the series of rockets designed to send crew and equipment into space.
This Nobel Prize winning Colombian author is best known for his sweeping novel about Macondo, a fictional town set in South America. Memorable characters include Aureliano Buendía, Melquíades, and Remedios the Beauty.
Gabriel Garcia Márquez The characters appear in the book, One Hundred Years of Solitude.
In 1982, the U.S. Supreme Court heard for the first time a case concerning the legislation now known as Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). Name the deaf student from New York State for whom the court decided a sign language interpreter was not necessary to ensure a “free and appropriate public education.”
Amy Rowley The case was known as Board of Education of the Hendrick Hudson Central School District v. Amy Rowley.
Name the December 2007 European Union governance reform agreement that required unanimous ratification by all member states. Ratification almost failed because Irish voters initially rejected it only to later approve it in October 2009.
Treaty of Lisbon or Lisbon Treaty The treaty was originally known as the Reform Treaty.
Shuttered in late 2009, Gourmet magazine was the first U.S. magazine to be devoted to food and wine. The magazine was owned by this major magazine publishing company which also publishes Vanity Fair and Vogue.
Condé Nast Publications Gourmet magazine was first published in 1941.
A perfect game in baseball is where a pitcher lasts for nine innings and no player on the opposing team gets on base. This has only happened 20 times in Major League Baseball history. Name one of the two pitchers who achieved this remarkable feat in the current 2010 season.
Dallas Braden or Roy Halladay More people have orbited the moon (24) than pitched a perfect game.
Identify the artist who created this De’VIA work entitled Deaf Identity Crayons: Then & Now
Ann Silver A self-taught artist, her work has been exhibited across the country and abroad, including Stockholm and Tokyo. Identify the artist who created this De’VIA work entitled Deaf Identity Crayons: Then & Now
This person is one of only four people to have received more than one Nobel Prize, and the only person to receive both Nobel Prizes without any co-awardees. He received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1954 then the Nobel Peace Prize in 1962 for his anti-nuclear activism.
Linus Pauling Marie Curie, John Bardeen, and Frederick Sanger have won the award two times with co-awardees.
This German filmmaker’s most well-known film was Triumph des Willens (in English, Triumph of the Will), a Nazi propaganda film. Her role in creating that movie, along with her personal friendships with Hitler and Goebbels, derailed her filmmaking career after World War II.