Episode 117

Tartar Sauce


September 28th, 2020

2 hrs 15 mins 9 secs

Season 1

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About this Episode

Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by Seth and Erik to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including Automobiles, Liqueur, Television, American Songwriters, Morse Code, Geography, Greek Mythology, Comic Book Records, Airports, Ethnic Holidays, Florida Wildlife, 90’s Hip Hop, Football, Scientific Terms, Literature, Sauces and more!

Round One

  • AUTOMOBILES - What car company faced major problems over a sticking accelerator fault in 2010?
  • LIQUEUR - What liqueur is named for the lesser antilles island from where it’s primary flavor ingredient, the bitter peel of the Lahara citrus, originates?
  • TELEVISION - What two Star Wars alum from the Original Trilogy had not met each other personally until a 2014 episode of The Big Bang Theory?
  • AMERICAN SONGWRITERS - Born in 1826 in Lawrenceville, PA, what songwriter was known for songs such as “The Glendy Burk’, “Open Thy Lattice Love,” and “Angelina Baker, has been called “The Father of American Music”, and died in New York City at 37.
  • MORSE CODE - What letter is represented by a single dot in Morse code?
  • GEOGRAPHY - The island of Yap is known for its large what?
  • GREEK MYTHOLOGY - In Greek Mythology, Charon (one of the Gods of the Underworld who serves Hades) has what specific role for which he charges a fee of a single coin?

Round Two

  • COMIC BOOKS RECORDS - First debuting in May of 1992, what is the longest-running creator-owned superhero comic book series?
  • AIRPORTS - Behind the United States, what is the country with the second-most airports?
  • ETHNIC HOLIDAYS - How many days are in-between the Jewish Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur?
  • FLORIDA WILDLIFE - Florida is home to three mustelids: the long-tailed weasel, the river otter, and what other animal?
  • 90’s HIP HOP - In 1998, what rapper had two albums debut at #1 on the Billboard charts?
  • TELEVISION - What TV show, airing from 1984 to 1987, centered around Vietnam War veteran Stringfellow Hawke?

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  • FOOTBALL - What current NFL player, who went undrafted in 2017, is known as the "Swiss Army Knife"?
  • SAUCES - Similar to a tartar, what sauce is a staple of Louisiana Creole cuisine?

Final Questions

  • What was the first major defeat of the Japanese forces by the Allies in 1943? What state is the first U.S. State to adopt ranked choice voting for a U.S. Presidential election? The star of Orphan Black, Tatiana Maslany, has been cast as what Marvel hero?
  • SCIENTIFIC TERMS - Coined by cartoonist Gary Larson and adopted by The Smithsonian as well as other scientific institutions, what is the term for the distinctive arrangement of four to ten spikes on the tail of a stegosaurus?
  • LITERATURE - What novel written by Oscar Wilde was first published complete in the july 1890 issue of Lippencott's Monthly Magazine?

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