The Bar Exam
Round 1

Round 1: The Gimme Round

Question 1:

What is the four-letter name of the seat of Deschutes County in central Oregon?


Question 2:

Who wrote the new-wave hit "My Sharona"?

The Knack

Question 3:

What five letter word written twice in succession describes the quantity of one gross?

Dozen (One gross is 144 units, or a dozen dozen)

Question 4:

What type of creatures are Sea Monkeys?

Brine shrimp

Question 5:

What 2001 Ben Stiller film that features his mom, his dad, and his wife was banned in Malaysia for its portrayal of an attempted assassination of the Malaysian Prime Minister?


Round 2

Round 2: A Little Bit Harder

Question 1:

What website was originally known as "Jerry and David's Guide to the Worldwide Web"?


Question 2:

What's the name of the title rabbit who is Jimmy Stewart's invisible drinking buddy in a 1950 film?


Question 3:

Who was Muhammad Ali's opponent in the 1975 "Thrilla in Manila"?

Joe Frazier

Question 4:

What island country is the only place on Earth where you can find lemurs in the wild?


Question 5:

What month is named for the two-faced Roman god of gates and doors?


Round 3

Round 3: Harder Yet

Question 1:

What was the name of the freighter that sank in Lake Superior in late 1975 which became the title subject of a popular Gordon Lightfoot ballad?

The Edmund Fitzgerald

Question 2:

What is the antimatter counterpart of an electron?

A positron

Question 3:

What question is the title of a 1969 Sydney Pollack film about a Depression-era dance contest?

They Shoot Horses, Don't They?

Question 4:

What one-time world leader founded the Socialist Party of Serbia in 1990?

Slobodan Milosovich

Question 5:

What name has been given to billionaire Elon Musk's (CEO of Tesla Motors) bright new idea described as a "cross between a Concorde, a rail gun, and an air hockey table"?


Round 4

Round 4: The Beatdown Round

Question 1:

Whose film "Too Much Johnson" was made in 1938, was considered lost until 2008, and made its cinematic premiere in October of 2013?

Orson Welles

Question 2:

What is the name of the actress, whose most recent notable performance was in the 2010 film "Winter's Bone," who played Laura Palmer on "Twin Peaks?"

Sheryl Lee

Question 3:

Name one of two 19th Century US Presidents, each members of the Whig Party, who were both known derisively as "His Accidency," for inheriting office after the death of their predecessors.

John Tyler or Millard Fillmore

Question 4:

What was the Portland-based company Nike called before its name was changed officially in 1978?

Blue Ribbon Sports

Question 5:

In addition to Pompeii, what other Roman city was completely destroyed when Mount Vesuvius erupted in 79 AD?