American Composers
New Testament Character
Figures of Speech
French Directors
21st-Century Quarterbacks
100

(1898-1937)
- Works include Rhapsody in Blue, Concerto in F, and Cuban Overture
- Blended classical traditions with jazz and idioms
- Two of his songs appeared in the Broadway musical Girl Crazy

Who is George Gershwin?

100

- Referred to as "Elijah who is to come"
- Baptized Jesus in the Jordan River
- Birth was foretold by Gabriel

Who is John the Baptist?

100

Describing an inanimate object/idea or an animal with human characteristics

What is Personificiation?

100

[Two People are Part of this]
(1862-1954) and (1864-1948)
- Invented the Cinématographe
- Works include Workers Leaving The Lumière Factory in Lyon and L'arrivée d'un train en gare de La Ciotat
Rumors of a train directly approaching the screen from the second film

Who is Auguste Lumière? and/or
Who is Louis Lumière?

100

- Played for the Indianapolis Colts and Denver Broncos
- Won four MVP awards and one Super Bowl
- Holds the single-season passing yards records

Who is Peyton Manning?

200

(1918-1990)
- Music director of the New York Philharmonic
- Works include Fancy Free, On the Waterfront, and Candide
- Gave many televised Young People's Concerts 

Who is Leonard Bernstein?

200
- Believed to be the treasurer for the disciples

- Betrays Jesus for 30 pieces of silver
- Encounters Jesus at the garden of Gethsemane

Who is Judas Iscariot?

200

Describing God (or a human or object) in animal characteristics (not to be taken literally)

What is Zoomorphism?
200

(1894-1979)
- Works include La Grande Illusion, The Rules of the Game, and The River in India
- Son of an Impressionist painter
- Career spanned the silent film era to early 1970s

Who is Jean Renoir?

200
- Played for the New England Patriots and Tampa Bay Buccaneers

- Backed up Drew Bledsoe
- Led the Patriots to a surprising Super Bowl Victory in 2001

Who is Tom Brady?

300

(1874-1954)
- Works utilized polytonality
- Wasn't recognized as a composer until later in life
- Works include Piano Sonata No. 2, Concord sonata, and The Camp Meeting

Who is Charles Ives?

300

- Jesus drove seven demons out of her
- Devoted follower of Jesus
- Witness of the crucifixion and helped bury Jesus

Who is Mary Magdalene?

300

A less harsh or less blunt way to say something that otherwise is unpleasant or embarrassing

What is Euphemism? 

300

(1928-2019)
- Left Bank filmmaker
- Debut film is La Pointe Courte 
- Known for the film Cléo from 5 to 7

Who is Agnès Varda? 

300

- Played for the San Diego/Los Angeles Chargers and Indianapolis Colts
- Backup to Drew Brees and became a starter in 2006
- Known for most passing yards/touchdown passes to never play in the Super Bowl

Who is Philip Rivers?

400

(1912-1992)
- Works include As Slow As Possible, Music of Changes, and 4'33"
- Known for aleatoric composition
- Works utilized the Chinese I Ching to determine musical content

Who is John Cage?

400

- Brother of Martha and Mary of Bethany
- Jesus finds him dead from illness
- His resurrection is the longest sustained narrative in John's gospel

Who is Lazarus?

400

Two words or phrases express the same thing, and the second word/phrase intensifies the first

What is Hendiadys? 

400

(1931-1990)
- Recognized for colorful films and musical scores inspired by Hollywood
- Known for The Umbrellas of Cherbourg
- Directed The Young Girls of Rochefort afterwards

Who is Jacques Demy?

400

- Played for the San Francisco 49ers
- Drafted as backup to Alex Smith
- Supported the BLM movement, which caused him to become a polarizing figure

Who is Colin Kaepernick?

500

(1930-2021)
- Mentored by Oscar Hammerstein II
- Lyricist for West Side Story
- Musicals include Company, Sweeney Todd, and Into the Woods

Who is Stephen Sondheim?

500

- Roman official presiding over Jesus's trial
- Appointed Roman governor of Judea
- Existence is supported by a non-religious historical record

Who is Pontius Pilate?

500

An object is compared with another object by directly naming it that object

What is Hypocatastasis?

500

(1946-Present)
- Known for the films, Chocolat, White Material, Beau Travail
- Contemporary filmmaker
- Upbringing in France's African colonies informed several of her films

Who is Claire Denis?

500

- Play for the Kansas City Chiefs
- Led the Chiefs to the playoffs and was MVP in 2018
- Became the third Black quarterback to win a Super Bowl

Who is Patrick Mahomes?

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