Princeton Quiz Bowl Tournament
Quiz Bowl is writing and hosting the first-ever Princeton Quiz Bowl Tournament on April 27 and 28. Sign your team up now for a chance to win over $500 in prizes and prove your school spirit! Sponsored by Alcohol Initiative, College Community Fund, Projects Board.
All participants should skim the tournament information.
Complete rules are available here.Register your team here.
Sample Tossups:This alumnus died of a heart attack while reading the Princeton Alumni Weekly. He was played by Tom Hiddleston in "Midnight in Paris." Though he later said that he could have been more comfortable in Quad, this man bickered Cottage. Characters this author created include Dick Diver, Amory Blaine, Daisy Buchanan and Nick Carraway. FTP, name this husband of Zelda, the author of "Tender is the Night," "This Side of Paradise" and "The Great Gatsby."
ANSWER: F. Scott Fitzgerald
This member of the Class of 1985 currently runs the "Let's Move!"
anti-childhood-obesity campaign. At Princeton she was heavily involved with the
Third World Center instead of the eating clubs. This sociology major's senior
thesis was based on a survey of 89 black alumni and titled "Princeton-Educated
Blacks and the Black Community;" that thesis would be a source of controversy
during the 2008 presidential election. FTP, name this alumna, the current First
Lady of the United States.
Sample Bonuses:F. Scott Fitzgerald never actually graduated from Princeton. Name some other people who failed to graduate, FTPE.
 This 35th president was at Princeton for six weeks before illness forced him to take it easy and transfer to Harvard.
ANSWER: John F. Kennedy [accept JFK]
 After leaving Princeton, this billionaire studied martial arts before returning to Gotham City to fight criminals like Catwoman, Two-Face and the Joker.
ANSWER: Bruce Wayne [accept Batman]
 This playwright may have been expelled for throwing a beer bottle through Woodrow Wilson's window. He wrote "The Hairy Ape," "The Iceman Cometh" and "Long Day's Journey Into Night."
ANSWER: Eugene O'Neill
FTPE, answer some more questions about Michelle Obama.
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