You can add your own questions here. Use EXACTLY the same format as the other questions. On IRC, type "insanity: quiz fetch" or "~quiz fetch" to get them picked up.

If you put #'s around a part of the answer, that will be the core part of the answer, and players will only be required to type that part.

Question: What is the name of amaroK's creator?
Answer: Mark "#markey#" Kretschmann

The correct answer to the example question above is either 'Mark "markey" Kretschmann' or just 'markey'.

If you have larger collections with questions, do not add them here. Instead, contact either markey or Firetech in #amarok.gaming on Freenode

Have fun :)

Question: What is the name of amaroK's creator?
Answer: Mark "#markey#" Kretschmann

Question: Board Game: The Settlers of .....
Answer: Catan

Question: In what year was 'Men in Black' produced?
Answer: 19#97#

Question: The amaroK 2.0 april fools joke of 2006 was really this version.
Answer: 0.7

Question: Quotology: "What is the air-speed velocity of an unladen swallow?" "What do you mean, an ------?"
Answer: African or a European swallow

Question: ?eman tsal s'kcuD dlanoD si tahW
Answer: #kcuD# (Tricky, ey?)

Question: In C, if you #define FIVE 4+1 and #define SIX FIVE+1, what will be result of FIVE * SIX?
Answer: 10

Question: In C, what is the hexidecimal value of ' ' (a space)?
Answer: 0x#20#

Question: According to the IEC, what is the correct unit for 2^20 bytes (abbreviation)?
Answer: #MiB# Mebibyte

Question: Which fruit is allegedly featured on the cover of Pearl Jam's self-titled album released 2nd May 2006?
Answer: Avocado

Question: In what game might you find grues?
Answer: Zork

Question: In Zork, through what do you gain access to the dungeon?
Answer: Trapdoor

Question: Characters can be encoded in UTF-8, but what does UTF stand for?
Answer: Unicode Transformation Format

Question: What abbreviation best describes the order of data retrieval from a stack?
Answer: #LIFO# (Last In First Out)

Question: What abbreviation best describes the order of data retrieval from a queue?
Answer: #FIFO# (First In First Out)

Question: In C++, for what does STL stand?
Answer: Standard Template Library

Question: What is the common name for the author of GNU Emacs?
Answer: RMS

Question: For what type of device could Stallman not modify the drivers, hence making him realise the value of software freedom for the first time?
Answer: Printer

Question: In E17, the desktop environment, what does the "E" stand for?
Answer: Enlightenment

Question: Upon what microkernel is the kernel of Mac OS X based?
Answer: Mach

Question: What type of kernel is Linux?
Answer: Monolithic

Question: In Zork, what is the famous five-letter magic spell?
Answer: XYZZY

Question: What is the name of the most notorious troll group on Slashdot?
Answer: GNAA

Question: After what nationality of film is the infamous troll group GNAA named?
Answer: Danish

Question: What year was the first web browser (Mosaic) released? (The happening that made the computers enter our homes.)
Answer: 1993

Question: Which scientific theory was hypothesised by Charles Darwin?
Answer: Theory of #evolution#

Question: More specifically, which mechanism for evolution was most famously theorised by Charles darwin?
Answer: #Natural Selection#

Question: Which diagrammatic solution was used by Gregor Mendel to posit the total possible Zygotes formed from the convergance of two gametes?
Answer: #Punnett# Square

Question: What would the classification of a Chromosome or gamete be which contained two types of the same chromatids or chromosomes?
Answer: #Homozygous#

Question: What would be a more concise meaning of a "discreet persistent entity" ?
Answer: A #Gene#

Question: What theory refers to the change of a frequency of alleles of a population from one group to the next?
Answer: Evolution

Question: What would be the scientific name for an organism which has a visible nucleus or nucleic structure?
Answer: Eukaryotic

Question: Who said "Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall!"?
Answer: Ronald #Reagan#

Question: Whereabouts did Charles darwin form his theory on evolution due to natural selection?
Answer: #Galapagos# Islands

Question: In 1791 a Dublin theater owner named James Daly made a bet that he could introduce a word into the language within twenty-four hours and hired a group of street urchins to write the word ______, which was a nonsense word, on walls around the city of Dublin.
Answer: Quiz

Question: Pseydonym of english band Toy Dolls singer Michael Algar.
Answer: Olga

Question: The 8th biggest radio telescope in the world was top military secret until 1993. In which country is it located ?
Answer: Latvia

Question: Music: Vincent Furnier legally changed his name in 1974 to?
Answer: Alice Cooper

Question: Music: Vince Neil of Motley Crue was driving drunk in 1984. His accident caused the death of which band's drummer, who was in passenger's seat?
Answer: Hanoi Rocks

Question: Music: What was the first Def Leppard album to go Platinum?
Answer: Pyromania

Question: Music: Steve Vai was the guitarist on this band's album "Slip of the Tongue".
Answer: Whitesnake

Question: Music: Motley Crue's "Girls, Girls, Girls" album ends with a live cover of what Elvis Presley song?
Answer: Jailhouse Rock

Question: Music: What was the first Kiss album to be released after taking their makeup off in the 80's?
Answer: Lick It Up

Question: Music: What Joan Jett and the Blackhearts album featured the hits "I Hate Myself for Loving You" and "Little Liar"?
Answer: Up Your Alley

Question: Music: What artist released the first two albums by Alice Cooper on his own label in the late 60's?
Answer: Frank Zappa

Question: Music chart-toppers: What 1987 rock album sold over 18 million copies, and became the third album in history to have seven singles chart on Billboard's US Hot 100?
Answer: Hysteria

Question: Music: Poison's only charting single that was a cover song?
Answer: Your Mama Don't Dance

Question: Music: What female rocker had a hit single with "Close My Eyes Forever", a duet with Ozzy Osbourne?
Answer: Lita Ford

Question: Music: Aerosmith covered what song by The Beatles on their 1987 album "Permanent Vacation"?
Answer: I'm Down

Question: Music: What female rock band in the 90's, upon hearing the Guns 'N Roses song "Used to Love Her", recorded their own followup "Used to Love Him", released as a b-side for their single "Monster"?
Answer: L7

Question: 1989 movie starring "Weird Al" Yankovic, with Victoria Jackson and Seinfeld's Michael Richards?
Answer: UHF

Question: Music: Fleetwood Mac bassist since the beginning, was married at one time to one-time Mac singer Christine McVie?
Answer: John McVie

Question: Music: What Christian rock band achieved massive secular success with their 80's album "To Hell With the Devil", including top 10 single "Honestly"?
Answer: Stryper

Question: Music: What guitarist's credits include being a member of Dio (joined 1983), Whitesnake (joined 1987), and Def Leppard (1992-present)?
Answer: Vivian Campbell

Question: Music: Van Halen's debut album in 1978 was financed by what well-known bass player?
Answer: Gene Simmons

Question: Music: Ted Nugent was a member of what band in the early 90's?
Answer: Damn Yankees

Question: Music: What band performed the theme song to horror flick "Nightmare on Elm Street III: Dream Warriors"?
Answer: Dokken

Question: Music: What artist performed the theme song to horror flick "Friday the 13th VI: Jason Lives"?
Answer: Alice Cooper

Question: Music: Name of the multi-platinum 1981 J. Geils Band album that included several hits, including "Centerfold"?
Answer: Freeze Frame

Question: Music: Originally a member of Metallica, he left and formed Megadeth in the early 80's?
Answer: Dave Mustaine

Question: Music Chart-toppers: Hit single with "Fantasy" from his self-titled 1981 debut album?
Answer: Aldo Nova

Question: Music: Led Zeppelin frontman's debut solo album in 1982 was titled?
Answer: Pictures at Eleven

Question: Music: 80's rockers Joan Jett and Lita Ford were both members of what 70's all-female rock band?
Answer: The Runaways

Question: Music: B.B. King performed on this 1989 U2 single?
Answer: When Love Comes to Town

Question: Music: What was the first Van Halen album to feature singer Sammy Hagar?
Answer: 5150

Question: Music: Discovered by Jon Bon Jovi, this late-80's band opened for Bon Jovi on the tour for debut album "Night Songs", but would be headlining arenas for their second album tour "Long, Cold Winter". Both albums went multi-platinum.
Answer: Cinderella

Question: Music: "Weird Al" Yankovic's first parody to ever be aired on the radio, on The Dr. Demento Show?
Answer: Another One Rides the Bus

Question: Music: "Weird Al" Yankovic parodied The Kinks song "Lola". The name of the parody?
Answer: Yoda

Question: Music: Cheap Trick had a top 10 hit in 1988 with their cover of what Elvis Presley song?
Answer: Don't Be Cruel

Question: Music: Jon Bon Jovi performed the music for this 1990 movie, including hit single "Blaze of Glory".
Answer: Young Guns II

Question: Movies: 1999 comedy with "American Pie"-style humor, about 4 teenagers trying to get to a Kiss concert.
Answer: Detroit Rock City

Question: Movies: 1987 movie that starred Joan Jett and Michael J. Fox as siblings, and Gena Rowlands as their mother. Theme song written by Bruce Springsteen, sung by Joan Jett and the Blackhearts.
Answer: Light of Day

Question: Music: What metal band in 1991 toured with hip-hop group Public Enemy, even performing the song "Bring the Noise" together?
Answer: Anthrax

Question: Music: What album released in 1982 has thus far been the only Aerosmith album to not include Joe Perry on lead guitar?
Answer: Rock in a Hard Place

Question: Music: Bad Company's 1974 album that includes their classic track "Feel Like Makin' Love"?
Answer: Straight Shooter

Question: Music: What artist was rebuked by the Christian church in the early 80's for claiming in a hit song title that "Hell Is for Children", even though the song itself was actually about child abuse from the child's perspective?
Answer: Pat Benatar

Question: Music: What was the name of the last studio album by The Cars before their breakup less than a year after it was released?
Answer: Door to Door

Question: Music: Band formed in the 70's, best known for 70's singles "Carry on Wayward Son" and "Dust In the Wind"?
Answer: Kansas

Question: Music: Heart's debut album "Dreamboat Annie" was released in what year?
Answer: 1976

Question: Movies: 1976 horror movie based on a Stephen King novel, starring Sissy Spacek and John Travolta among others. 
Answer: Carrie

Question: Music: What was Bon Jovi's very first U.S. top 40 hit, according to Billboard charts?
Answer: Runaway

Question: Music: Though the version by Joan Jett and the Blackhearts is the most widely-known, "I Love Rock 'n' Roll" was actually a cover song. Who performed the original version?
Answer: The Arrows

Question: Music: What singer's 1981 debut solo album included hits "Edge of Seventeen" and "Stop Draggin' My Heart Around", the latter a duet with Tom Petty?
Answer: Stevie Nicks

Question: Music: What was the name of the first Fleetwood Mac album to be released after Lindsay Buckingham and Stevie Nicks joined the band?
Answer: Fleetwood Mac

Question: Music: Discovered by Bon Jovi, who helped them get a record deal, this band's 1989 debut self-titled album as well as their 1991 sophomore effort "Slave to the Grind" both went multi-platinum.
Answer: Skid Row


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