By RFT Staff
By Keegan Hamilton
By Gavin Cleaver
By Sam Levin
By Sam Levin
By Sam Levin
By Sam Levin
By Sam Levin
49.Why did the Reverend Fred Phelps' Westboro Baptist Church call off a protest planned for Lady Gaga's concert at Scottrade Center on January 7? A. Snow. B.He realized that the entertainer with a "whore's forehead" isn't so bad after all. C. A pact with Satan prevented Phelps from protesting his fellow Axis member. D.He decided to protest Justin Bieber instead.
50.Donna Myers, former supervisor for the St. Louis County Medical Examiner, lost her job after being accused of what unprofessional act? A. Stealing body bags and reselling them to funeral homes. B. One word: necrophilia. C.Using too many emoticons in e-mails to colleagues. D. Switching toe tags for fun.
51.Which of the following vehicles, seized during a drug arrest, joined the Columbia, Illinois, police force? A.Scooby-Doo Mystery Machine. B.2008 BMW M3. C. 1978 soft-top Cadillac Eldorado with curb-feelers. D.2001 Pontiac Grand Prix.
52.Beatle Bob hit a milestone this summer. What was it? A.His 5,000th consecutive day of seeing live music. B.His eighteenth inadvertent K.O. on the dance floor. C. Ten years of sporting the same ridiculous look. D. He correctly mouthed the lyrics to an entire song.
53.Which of the following did not happen to the Uplands Park police department in the past thirteen months? A. One of its officers pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting prostitutes and stealing their money while on duty. B. Its force recklessly pursued a suspect into St. Louis City, where the high-speed car chase resulted in a crash that killed an innocent party. C. It was found to employ unlicensed officers with criminal records. D. It won a gold star for its quality police service.
54.In July, a St. Louis mother lost a lawsuit against Girls Gone Wild, over a video in which she appeared dancing at a local nightclub while someone pulled down her shirt, revealing her breasts. How did the woman find out she was on the video? A.She started receiving royalty checks. B.A friend of her husband's called to say that he'd just witnessed the damnedest thing while watching a new porno. C. Strangers kept coming up and asking her if she was going to get her "porn star on." D.The St. Louis-based ornamental bra-strap company, Exposed Envy, asked for her endorsement.
55.An appeals court ruled against Darwin Holly of southern Missouri, after he claimed he was wrongly fired for a statement made at a company picnic. What did Holly say? A.The "N" word. B.He complained that the food "tasted like shit." C. He grabbed some watermelon and told coworkers: "I'm going to sit down and eat my Obama fruit." D. "Thanks, asshole" — after his boss passed him some potato salad.
56.Ninety-one-year-old John Rohrer was run over and killed while stepping out of a restaurant in Arthur, Illinois, last July. What type of vehicle killed him? A.Fire engine. B.Freight train. C. Horse and buggy. D.Police car.
57.St. Louis cancer survivor Rachel Lozano made headlines this year. What does Lozano believe cured her from the disease? A.Chemotherapy. B. A raw-food diet. C.Praying to the spirit of Fr. William Chaminade. D. Budweiser.
58.Joel Snider of St. Louis was accused of plotting and carrying out the murder of a man in Pennsylvania this summer. What was Snider's occupation? A.Longshoreman. B. Gangster. C.Bounty hunter. D. Yoga instructor.
59.What did Cardinals manager Tony La Russa do to outrage immigration-rights supporters this summer? A.Asked for all the team's Hispanic players to be traded. B.Expressed his support of Arizona's immigration law during Tea Party Night at Busch Stadium. C. Bought a lawnmower and began cutting his own lawn. D.Referred to the Diamondbacks as the "Wetbacks."
60. La Russa further enraged liberals in August by doing what? A.Pissed away the Central Division after sweeping the Reds in Cincinnati. B. Attended Glenn Beck's "Restoring Honor" rally in Washington, D.C. C.Openly considered moving his permanent address from California to Texas. D.Admitted that not only does he like Ted Nugent's music, he also appreciates his politics.
64.Cahokia trustees Kyle Johnson, Kevin Wiggins and William Brown A. Served a prison sentence for lying to federal investigators. B.Sentenced to eighteen months for taking a bribe. C. Fined $322,000 by the Missouri Ethics Commission for campaign finance violations. D. Pleaded guilty to voter fraud.
65.Ernie Hays retired in October after 40 years as the Busch Stadium organist. What song did he famously add to the repertoire of Cardinals' melodies? A. "Take Me Out to the Ballpark." B. "Here Comes the King" (a.k.a. "The Budweiser Song"). C."Tiny Dancer." D.Beethoven's Fifth Symphony.
67.Homosexual Cardinals fans hoped that they'd be honored with what at Busch Stadium this year? A.Scented candles in the restroom. B.An appearance on the "Kiss Cam." C. Cardinals players performing the gay baseball play, "Take Me Out." D. A homophobe-free section similar to the one the team provides for fans with peanut allergies.
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