Episode 145

Tromboners Horny for Sax


April 12th, 2021

2 hrs 39 mins 52 secs

Season 1

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About this Episode

Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by horn players Amanda (Saxophone) and Aaron (Trombone) of the Bargain Bin Heroes and The Freecoasters to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including 80’s Movies, Biology, Video Games, History, Television, Italian Culture, Food, Business and more!

Round One

  • PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION - The Biddle Exam is given to people looking to get into what profession?
  • 80's MOVIES - What 1968 book by Peter S. Beagle was later adapted into a film of the same name that features Angela Lansbury's first ever voice acting role in an animated feature film?
  • BIOLOGY - In what area of your body would you find your epiglottis?
  • VIDEO GAME SOUNDTRACKS - According to some developers behind Sonic the Hedgehog 3, what American pop musician composed portions of the soundtrack but left the project and left uncredited?
  • SCOTTISH HISTORY - Scotland's Disgrace, Edinburgh's Folly, Scotland's Pride and Poverty, and Edinburgh's Shame are all names given to the country's attempt to replicate which iconic structure in 1826 and abandoned in 1829?
  • VIDEO GAME CONSOLES - What android-based video game console was crowdfunded via Kickstarter in 2012, raising $8.5 million, making it one of the highest earning projects in crowdfunding history?

Missed Corrections

  • More info on The Parthenon
  • Pinnochio means Pine Eye (not Pine Head). - Amanda

Round Two

  • 80's MUSIC - Thomas Robertson, who in his early career played synthesizer on Foreigner’s “Urgent” and other hits, would later have a successful solo career under what stage name?
  • PRESIDENTIAL BODYGUARDS - What martial artist was asked by Richard Nixon if he would like to be his personal bodyguard?
  • TELEVISION - What American children's game show involved the winning team advancing to a final round called "The Video Zone" where the contestants appeared to be in a video game?
  • ITALIAN CULTURE - According to traditional Italian belief, what known beverage should never be consumed in the afternoon?
  • FOOD SCIENCE - What brand name product commonly found in the grocery store comes with its own susceptor for preparation?
  • SERIAL KILLERS - What kind of dog did David Berkowitz say told him it "demanded the blood of pretty young girls"?

Rate My Question

  • DISNEY - Aside from the long closure due to COVID, how many times has Disneyland been closed for at least a full day? Partial day closures do not count for this question. - submitted by Lisa (whiskytangodc)
  • CONSTITUTIONAL LAW - Does the U.S. Constitution specifically require that juries must have exactly twelve jurors? - submitted by Michael Thomas, Oak Park, IL

Final Questions

  • PHYSICAL FITNESS - If you are doing Fartlek training, what physical activity are you participating in?
  • TECH ENTREPRENEURS - What famous entrepreneur was a tester for the original development of the game Breakout?
  • FOOD ORIGINS - In what country was pepperoni invented?
  • INDIAN FOOD - If you order murgh from an Indian restaurant, what meat are you ordering?
  • COMPUTER GAMES - According to records of Minneapolis' Bryant Junior High school, it's likely that which music icon was one of a small group of students who played the first version of The Oregon Trail, developed by history teacher Don Rawitsch for his history class in 1971?

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