TRASHionals 1998
Tossups

After one of their number was picked up on a trumped-up vagrancy charge, they each carried $5.00 at all times. They believed that the end of civilization was nigh, and to survive the end of civilization they had to enter the Kingdom of Heaven which could not be done until they reached
the Level Beyond Human, which required cessation of all human ties, as taught by their leader, "Do". FTP, name this group, most of whom, on March 26, 1997, with their leader Marshall "Do" Applewhite, committed suicide.
ANSWER: HEAVEN'S GATE
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Born in 1956 in Bedfordshire, England, this man sang the opening verse to Do They Know It's Christmas. His last Top 40 hit was 1992's What Becomes of the Brokenhearted, from the Fried Green Tomatoes soundtrack. Well known for his remakes, he hit U.S. gold in 1990 with a version of the Chi-Lites's Oh Girl, and his only U.S. #1 was originally a B-side for a 1980 Hall and Oates album. FTP, name this singer, who hit it big in 1985 with Every Time You Go Away.
ANSWER: Paul YOUNG
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No. Toni and Clarice have a son, Rafael. Their friends include housemates Sparrow, who works in a shelter for battered women, Ginger, a doctoral candidate, and Lois, who works at Madwimmin's Bookstore alongside Thea, Jezanna the type-A owner, and Mo, the heroine of the strip. FTP, this is the central cast of what comic strip by Alison Bechdel, a standby of the
alternative and lesbian presses?
ANSWER: DYKES TO WATCH OUT FOR

This radio station features songs such as Heaven on the Seventh Floor, Fly Robin Fly, and Doesn't Somebody Want To Be Wanted. It gives away tickets to the Monster Truck Extravaganza at the Carson Fairgrounds featuring the Bohemiath. It also apparently has only one DJ for its Super Sounds of the '70s weekend. FTP name this Home of Rock featuring Steven Wright as its DJ, which is constantly heard throughout Reservoir Dogs.
ANSWER: K-BILLY (can be said K-B-I-L-L-Y or just K-BILLY)
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His first name is Philip, his wife's name is Kate. He's had two basset hounds, Fang and Dog. He drives a 1952 Peugeot and teaches criminology courses at Fremont College. FTP, name this deceptively scruffy sleuth, the title character in the most popular segment of the NBC Mystery Movie.
ANSWER: COLUMBO
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He was born with the first name Richard, but Howard Hughes gave him his last name because he thought the former Mr. Selzer had movie star good looks. His acting career failed, so he became an agent and in 1957 a designer. In 1960 he was asked by American Weekly to write a one-time
fashion column that turned out to be his true calling. FTP name this man whose column skewering poorly dressed stars was so popular that he has been doing it ever since.
A: Mr. BLACKWELL

The first winner was Philly's Bobby Jones in 1983. The Celtics took the next three trophies, with Kevin McHale winning in 1984 and 1985, and Bill Walton in 1986. Later winners included Ricky Pierce, Detlef Schrempf, and Anthony Mason. FTP, name this award, given to the best player off the bench in the NBA, whose most recent winner was John Starks.
ANSWER: SIXTH MAN Award
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It was introduced in 1973 after ABC lost broadcast rights to a now-rival awards show. 20-thousand people vote on these awards annually, after SoundScan and Radio and Records compile a nominees list, and a polling firm sends out the ballots. FTP name this music awards show, created by Dick Clark.
ANSWER: AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS or A-M-A'S
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In 1986 he won a six-figure settlement from Hulk Hogan, who dropped him while demonstrating a headlock. A fixture on Thicke of the Night, he played Inspector Henderson on Lois & Clark The New Adventures of Superman, and hosted The Future of Crime Fighting for The Learning Channel. But he's best known for the character he played on 3 TV shows over a 5 day period
last November. FTP name this actor/comedian who appeared on Law & Order and The X-Files in addition to his regular stint on Homicide as Baltimore's most cynical murder cop, John Munch.
ANSWER: Richard BELZER
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It's 1898, and on the eve of conflict American Ben Tyler is caught in a gun running scheme, leaving him at the mercy of revolutionaries, the Guardia Civil, and a mysterious love interest. Throw in Tyler faking his own kidnapping for a $40,000 ransom and plenty of double crossing and
blood and you have, FTP, what novel set on the eve of the Spanish-American War, the 34th book by Elmore Leonard.
ANSWER: CUBA LIBRE

Just Another Missing Kid, Broken Rainbow, American Dream, The Ten- Year Lunch, The Panama Deception, Anne Frank Remembered, and When We Were Kings. These are among the winners in, FTP, what Academy Award category, which has during time snubbed films such as The Thin Blue Line, Hoop Dreams, and all of the films of Ken Burns.
ANSWER: BEST DOCUMENTARY feature
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It must be in the eastern half of the state, as it does not recognize Daylight Savings Time, and has a population of 16,661. The locals include Simon Holmes and his friend Marshall Teller the paperboy, who moved here from New Jersey and who counts Elvis among his customers. FTP, name this town, the center of weirdness of the world according to the TV show set here seen on Fox Kids.
ANSWER: EERIE, Indiana
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While testifying at hearings on ultimate fighting in March 1998, this 63-year-old couldn't remember that he beat Archie Moore for the world title in 1956. He also couldn't remember the number of rounds in a title fight, and admitted he forgets his wife's name at times. That
led to his resignation as chairman of the New York State Athletic Commission. FTP name this boxer, who held the heavyweight championship twice between 1956 and 1962.
ANSWER: Floyd PATTERSON
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The first winner was Tom Cubbage of Southern Methodist, who won in 1989. Phoebe Juel, the 1993 winner, hailed from the smallest school of all the winners, Grinnell College. Shane Whitlock is the biggest winner in its history, the only winner to amass over $30000. FTP all of these
people, along with folks like Scott Gillispie, Jeff Stewart, and most recently Craig Barker, were winners of what special Jeopardy! event?
ANSWER: Jeopardy COLLEGE TOURNAMENT
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One early ad campaign, "Oh thank heaven" for this store, inspired Jerry Lewis to write a song for his 1976 Muscular Dystrophy telethon by the same name. Earlier ads boasted of selling ice-cold watermelon throughout Texas, "sharp-frozen" hot-dogs, and a money-back guarantee. FTP, name this store, formerly owned by Southland Ice, whose trademark beverage was originally
called the Icee and whose name refers to both lucky numbers and its hours.
ANSWER: 7-11

Poison's C.C. Deville was the original guitarist for this band, formed in 1983 and originally called Roxx Regime. Known for their black-and-yellow costumes, the band was re-named by lead singer Michael Sweet's mother, from a word based on a passage from Isaiah. FTP name this now-defunct band, famed for throwing Bibles into the audience after concerts, responsible for such Christian heavy-metal albums as To Hell With The Devil, Soldiers Under Command, and In God We Trust.
ANSWER: STRYPER
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Sandra Bullock, Lucy Lawless, Elizabeth Hurley, and Demi Moore have been approached to play this title character in a proposed film, slated for release next summer. Co-creators Paramount and Eidas say while movies based on video games traditionally suck, this woman has so much personality, it can be a hit. FTP name this character, described as a savvy mix of Indiana Jones, La Femme Nikita, and Ellen Ripley, star of the Tomb Raider game.
ANSWER: LARA CROFT
(Optional Moderator Comment: "TRASH Guarantee: You will see Lara Croft mentioned fewer times in TRASHionals packets than in NAQT Nationals."
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Argo City survived the destruction of its planet, but when its power source, the omegahedron, ends up on Earth, Kara follows it there. She assumes the identity of high school student Linda Lee while searching for the omegahedron, which is now possessed by the evil Selena. But Selena is crushed by her own demon and sent to the Phantom Zone. FTP name this 1984 flop based on a DC comic book starring Peter O'Toole, Faye Dunaway, and Helen Slater as the second-most famous survivor of planet Krypton.
ANSWER: SUPERGIRL
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Songs from this show include Som'Thin' From Nuthin'; Taxi; and Green, Chaney, Buster, Slyde. Characters include Li'l Dahin', Uncle Huck-A-Buck, Grin & Flash, and The Kid in this musical that attempts to reclaim its art form from its connotations of degradation and humiliation. FTP name this musical written by George C. Wolfe and Savion Glover, who has also starred in this Broadway pro-tap dancing manifesto.
A: BRING IN 'DA NOISE, BRING IN 'DA FUNK

According to his biography, he's 229 years old. He attended high school for 122 years, where he majored in software and captained the Bouillabaseball team. Adult occupations included male model, assistant Boxleitner, and phlegm dealership owner. Hobbies included gerrymandering
and eating felines. FTP, name this creature, whose real name was Gordon Shumway, and who lived on NBC from 1986-1990.
ANSWER: ALF (accept Gordon SHUMWAY up to name)
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It was created in 1960 when Danish design was at the height of its popularity as a status symbol. Its name is meaningless in Danish--which doesn't even have an umlaut--and all other languages. Its makers aimed for a luxury market by pricing it higher than other national brands, using 16
percent butterfat instead of 10, and by selling it in pints rather than half-gallons. FTP name this product eclipsed in popularity in the 1990s by Ben and Jerry's.
ANSWER: HAAGEN-DAZS
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This program has 22 signees, who all earn the minimum 24-thousand dollar salary, as well as a college-tuition package. They don't count against their teams 20-man roster limits, but are allowed to train with their teams and compete for playing time. Significant players in this program include D.C. forward Ben Olsen, Kansas City defender Scott Vermillion, and Chicago forward Josh Wolff. FTP name this program, run by MLS and U.S. Soccer, developed to sign U.S. high school and college soccer stars.
ANSWER: PROJECT 40
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Until it closed in 1997 Michael's Pub in New York featured the New Orleans Funeral and Ragtime Orchestra every Monday night. Now the Eddie Davis New Orleans Jazz Band plays Cafe Carlyle every Monday night. Both bands featured the same man on clarinet. FTP name this man whose clarinet gig and hatred of Los Angeles have kept him from attending any Oscar ceremony, including 1977's where he won Best Screenplay, Director, and Picture for Annie Hall.
ANSWER: Woody ALLEN (accept: Allen KONIGSBERG)
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The latest in the line of parodies like O. J. Simpson's Legal Pad is this work, which features a margarita recipie, nasty doodles of Newt Gingrich, uncensored thoughts about the Gore kids, and a flip-book work of the First Cat hacking up a hairball. FTP, name this humor piece that purports to be the first-year jottings of Chelsea Clinton.
ANSWER: Chelsea Clinton's FRESHMAN NOTEBOOK

TRASHionals 1998
Bonuses

No. 30-20-10, name the author.
30: Her first book was 1983's A Time For Remembering, a work on the early life of Ruth Bell Graham.
20: Her latest book is Ruth: A Portrait, The Story of Ruth Bell Graham. Her books on Mrs. Billy Graham may seem obsessive, but stem from being raised by Graham after the author's real mother had a nervous breakdown.
10: You would know this author better as the creator of investigative medical examiner Kay Scarpetta.
ANSWER: Patricia CORNWELL

Name these rock supergroups given members F15PE.
1. Formed in England, this group included Yes guitarist Steve Home, drummer Carl Palmer, Yes keyboardist Geoff Downers, and King Crimson singer John Wetton. Their hits included Only Time Will Tell and Heat of the Moment.
ANSWER: ASIA
2. This group was a collaboration between New Order singer Bernard Sumner and Smiths guitarist Johnny Marr, plus featured backing vocals by Neil Tennant of the Pet Shop Boys. Their biggest hit was 1990's Getting Away With It.
ANSWER: ELECTRONIC
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Identify the TV shows from the spoken words in its theme, F10PE:
1. (cue: "He's quite a guy")
ANSWER: HART TO HART
2. (Imprisoned for a crime they didn't commit")
ANSWER: THE A-TEAM
3. ( Cue: "The medals you wear on your moth-eaten chest should be there for bungling, at which you are best...")
ANSWER: DASTARDLY AND MUTTLEY
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Larry Walker's not there yet, but for the stated number of points, identify these people who _are_ in the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame.
1. 5 pts: This Chatham, Ontario, native is also in Cooperstown. He won 24 games and a Cy Young for the Cubs in 1971, 25 games with the Rangers in 1974, and is the only pitcher in major league history to record more than 3,000 strikeouts and less than 1,000 walks.
ANSWER: Ferguson JENKINS
2. 10 pts: This Melville, Saskatchewan, native's .993 fielding percentage is tops among outfielders with over 1,000 games played. His 1,534 games played is a record for a Canadian, and they were all played for the Astros.
ANSWER: Terry PUHL
3. 15pts: This London, Ontario, native played for 14 years in the dead ball era, then managed the Cubs in 1925 and the Pirates from 1920-24 and again from 1932-34--making him the majors' first Canadian-born manager.
ANSWER: George "Moonie" GIBSON
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(I seem to be out of household boni: Here's one I wrote -- edit freely. --pg)
Mmmmmm, Popsicles -- they're not they're not ice, they're not cream, they're not even ice cream. FTPE:
1. Technically, what kind of confection is a Popsicle and others of its ilk, which are solidified in a refrigerator without stirring?
ANSWER: QUIESCENTLY FROZEN
2. Creamsicles and Dreamsicles both have sherbet on the outside but vary in their interiors. FTPE, what is in, respectively, the center of a Creamsicle and a Dreamsicle?
ANSWER: ICE CREAM and ICE MILK

Hong Kong cinema is hip, happening, now thanks to a handful of directors whose films have become popular in the U.S. Identify these directors for the stated number of points.
1. F5P, his Hong Kong successes such as The Killer and Once a Thief have led to a U.S.-based second career, directing films like Broken Arrow and Face Off.
ANSWER: John WOO
2. FTP, "discovered" by Quentin Tarantino, who has distributed several of his films to America, this director's efforts have included Happy Together, Ashes of Time, and Chung King Express.
ANSWER: WONG Kar-wai
3. F15P, he found success by directing a series of Jackie Chan movies --Rumble in the Bronx, First Strike, and Supercop--before his American film debut with, ugh, Mr. Magoo.
ANSWER: Stanley TONG (aka TONG Kwai-lai)
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FTPE, ID these things that made Buddy Sputnik's List of Things that Should Never Have Happened:
1. After showing that 900 numbers were good for more than sex, this company's parent declared bankruptcy earlier this year. The obvious joke -- "They should have seen it coming."
ANSWER: PSYCHIC FRIENDS network
2. His book _Rush Limbaugh is a Big Fat Idiot_ rankled the right, but to Buddy Sputnik's chagrin, it seems to have revived a flagging career after _Saturday Night Live_. As Stuart Smalley might say, "Gosh darn it, people like him!"
ANSWER: Al FRANKEN
3. This New Orleans trio had their self-published debut _Deluxe_ picked up by Elektra in 1994, featuring the single "Good." Given these titles, and their name, their opinion of themselves far exceeds Buddy Sputnik's.
ANSWER: BETTER THAN EZRA

Answer your shoe-phone and these questions about Get Smart.
1. FFPE, name the organization Maxwell Smart worked for and the evil organization they constantly battled
ANSWER: CONTROL, KAOS
2. FFP, what device did Smart use when he wanted to talk to the Chief without fear of being eavesdropped on?
ANSWER: The CONE OF SILENCE
3. Max was married to Agent 99, played by Barbara Felton. F15P, what was 99's real name?
ANSWER: Susan HILTON
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30-20-10 Name the singer given hits
30: Hitch Hike, One More Heartache, Chained
20: Can I Get A Witness, Inner City Blues, Ain't That Peculiar
10: Sexual Healing, I Heard It Thru the Grapevine, Mercy Mercy Me
ANSWER: Marvin GAYE
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Give the type of animal the given Beanie Baby is FTPE.

(a) Chocolate ANSWER: MOOSE
(b) Patty ANSWER: Duck-billed PLATYPUS
(c) Prince ANSWER: FROG

According to a recent Harris Poll, 22 percent of adults follow men's college basketball on a regular basis. When those fans were asked to name their favorite teams, six Division One schools got at least four percent of the vote. Name those schools FFPE.
ANSWER: KENTUCKY (9%), NORTH CAROLINA (8%), DUKE (7%), MICHIGAN (5%),
UCLA (4%), ARKANSAS (4%)
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Super Bowl XXXII was one of the first in a long time where the game was more thrilling than the ads. See if you were paying attention to the real point of the endeavor by identifying the following Super Bowl ad related things FTPE.
1. The smallest company to appear in a Super Bowl ad were the makers of this sports accessory, selected by MailBoxes Etc. to show MBE's support for small businesses.
ANSWER: POCKET PUMP
2. A mosquito bites a man and subsequently undergoes spontaneous insectile combustion in a commercial for this product.
ANSWER: McIlhenny TABASCO Sauce
3. A crossdresser with a chihuahua pitches an idea for an advertising campaign to this company in their Super Bowl ad.
ANSWER: Tommy HILFIGER

Harvey Keitel has made some really great films in the '90s. But this question is about Keitel's films from the '70s. Identify them FTP each.
1. Keitel plays Charlie, a small time hood in love with an epileptic woman, in this 1973 film, one of Martin Scorcese's first successes.
ANSWER: MEAN STREETS
2. Keitel plays Ben, a violent womanizer who terrorizes Ellen Burstyn's character in this 1974 Scorcese film about a widow attempting to pursue a show-biz career.
ANSWER: ALICE DOESN'T LIVE HERE ANYMORE
3. Keitel, along with Bill Cosby and Raquel Welch, are the title characters in this 1976 film where several ambulance companies engage in ruthless competition to pick up the injured.
ANSWER: MOTHER, JUGS, AND SPEED
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Given a science fiction work and the author, give the real name of the author F15PE. If you need a lesser-known work penned under that author's real name, you get ten, and if you need a well-known work, you get five and should count yourself lucky we let you have that.
1. 15 pts: Lucky Starr and the Rings of Saturn, by Paul French
10 pts: The Ugly Little Boy
5 pts:The Robots of Dawn
ANSWER: Isaac ASIMOV
2. 15 pts: Interface, by Steven Bury
10 pts: Zodiac: An Eco-Thriller
5 pts: Snow Crash
ANSWER: Neal STEPHENSON


Watch the skies! Identify these things relating to UFO abductions FTPE.
1. The first modern UFO abduction story was the account of this married couple, who lost a couple of hours of time while driving through New Hampshire. Under hypnotism, they discovered they'd been kidnapped by a UFO.
ANSWER: Betty and Barney HILL
2. Possibly the most famous story of UFO abduction is the account of this man, who disappeared while hunting with six friends on a night where the woods were full of eerie lights, and turned up wandering down a highway weeks later. His story of UFO abduction was made into the TV movie, Fire in the Sky.
ANSWER: Travis WALTON
3. An encounter with an actual alien is a Close Encounter of the Third Kind, and the movie of that name included the victims of what has been claimed to have been the biggest UFO abduction ever- a group of naval airmen who supposedly vanished over the Bermuda Triangle. Give their
collective name.
ANSWER: FLIGHT 13
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Given the James Bond movie, name the artist our group who performed the title song FTPE.
1. A View To A Kill ANSWER: DURAN DURAN
2. Goldfinger ANSWER: Shirley BASSEY
3. Goldeneye ANSWER: Tina TURNER
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It's time for a sports spelling test! Spell the last names of the following stars FTPE.
1. Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski (shuh-SHEH-skee)
ANSWER: K-R-Z-Y-Z-E-W-S-K-I
2. Montreal infielder Mark Grudzielanek (GRESS-uh-lahn-ik)
ANSWER: G-R-U-D-Z-I-E-L-A-N-E-K
3. North Carolina hoopster Mahktar Ndiaye (JEYE)
ANSWER: N-D-I-A-Y-E
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The CBS Evening News has only had four anchors since its inception in 1948.
1. FFPE, name them, 3 men and a woman.
ANSWER: Douglas EDWARDS, Walter CRONKITE, Dan RATHER, Connie CHUNG
2. While Walter Cronkite was CBS's main national political convention anchor for decades, the 1964 Democratic convention was covered by Roger Mudd and Robert Trout in hopes of pulling ratings away from, FFPE, what NBC duo?
ANSWER: David BRINKLEY, Chet HUNTLEY
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Name these celebrities with Christmas birthdays for the stated number of points.
A. (5) A native of Key West, Florida, this singer has his own line of tropical clothing and a store and record company called Margaritaville.
ANSWER: Jimmy BUFFETT
B. (10) He's been the lead singer for both the Pogues and the Popes.
ANSWER: Shane MACGOWAN
C. (15) He played program director Andy Travis on the original WKRP in Cincinnati
A: Gary SANDY


Who hasn't been remixed by the Chemical Brothers? ID these artists, FTPE:
1. This member of the Wu-Tang Clan saw the Chembros remix his "Bring the Pain".
ANSWER: METHOD MAN
2. The Chemical Brothers have remixed a number of this Manchester dance/pop
group's songs, including "Nine Acre Court" and "Toothache".
ANSWER: _CHARLATANS_ UK (There is another group called The Charlatans, but
this band has gone both with and without the "UK")
3. In an incestuous remix love-fest, this trance group saw their song "Da Funk" remixed by the Brothers, and in turn remixed the Chemical Brothers' own song, "Life is Sweet." Other albums include "Around the World" and "Assault/Alive."
ANSWER: DAFT PUNK
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From watching Daria you probably know the students at Lawndale High fairly well, but how well do you know the faculty? From descriptions name the faculty member at Lawndale FTPE.
1. She is the principal of Lawndale High
ANSWER: Ms. Angela LI
2. He is Daria's english teacher, a sensitive wuss who also teaches the self-esteem class.
ANSWER: Mr. Timothy O'NEILL
3. This man teaches history at Lawndale. One of his eyes is often bugged out, and his speech is rife with odd cadences and word stresses.
ANSWER: Mr. Anthony DEMARTINO
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Name these phenoms of ladies tennis FTPE.
A. This 16-year-old Russian is brash, arrogant, and talented. Ranked 25th in the world, she's reportedly dating hockey's Sergei Federov, who's 28.
ANSWER: Anna KOURNIKOVA
B. This 15-year-old Californian, currently-ranked 46th in the world, lost to her 17-year-old sister in the second round of the 1998 Australian Open.
ANSWER: SERENA WILLIAMS
C. This 21-year-old Croatian upset Martina Hingis to take the 1997 French Open.
ANSWER: Iva MAJOLI
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