Episode 101

Newton's Edge


June 8th, 2020

2 hrs 30 mins 14 secs

Season 1

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About this Episode

Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by long-time listener/first-time guest and Team Captain, Gil! The three ask, suss and answer a bevy of quiz questions with topics including World Finance, Quentin Tarantino Movies, Metal Music, Global Mineral Supplies, Also Known As…, Rock Music, Geography, 80’s Cartoons, Memes, Famous Quarantines, Pop Music, Acronyms, Technology, Famous Products and more!

Round One

  • WORLD FINANCE - What is the official currency of Ecuador?
  • MOVIE SOUNDTRACKS - Written by Quincy Jones for a show starring Raymond Burr as a wheelchair-bound detective, what TV show’s title theme is used as a warning siren in Quentin Tarantino’s Kill Bill?
  • MOVIES - In Pulp Fiction, Uma Thurman’s character Mia Wallace talks about acting in a pilot that “never went anywhere.” What was the name of this alliterative show?
  • METAL MUSIC - What song off of Metallica’s Black album was one of the only in Metallica's catalogue to not feature Kirk Hammett?
  • GLOBAL MINERAL SUPPLIES - Located among the Earth’s largest concentrations of iron, where can the “Lehmann discontinuity” be found?
  • ALSO KNOWN AS… - What canadian crooner’s real name is Able Tesfaye?

Round Two

  • ROCK MUSIC - What band was originally named “Mighty Joe Young” when they formed in 1989 and whose 1992 major label debut album features a title inspired by a biblical story?
  • GEOGRAPHY - At 8,893 km long, what two countries share the world’s longest border?
  • 80’s CARTOONS - What cartoon is based on a character named Bret Matthews who would turn into a sports car when faced with extreme heat?
  • MEMES - What type of zoo creature was ‘Binky’, who was known to have attacked at least one zoo employee and two attendees in the early 90’s?
  • U.S. HISTORY - At 5:12 am April 18, 1906 a major earthquake struck what major city, leaving most of it in ruins?
  • FAMOUS QUARANTINES - Between 1665 and 1666, Sir Iasaac Newton was quarantined in his family home during the Great Plague of London. During that time, he had three scientific breakthroughs. What were they?

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  • POP MUSIC - Formed in 1998 by Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett, what are the names of the four animated members of the band Gorillaz? - submitted by Dylan

Final Questions

  • ACRONYMS - What does HTTP stand for?
  • TECHNOLOGY - How many bytes make up a kibibyte?
  • FAMOUS PRODUCTS - What beverage was invented in 1958 by Omar Knedlik due to faulty equipment?

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