Episode 158

Enter the Knowjo


July 12th, 2021

1 hr 49 mins 22 secs

Season 1

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About this Episode

Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by Kristin and Fletcher to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including State Nicknames, Dogs, Body Parts, SpongeBob Squarepants, TV Records, Parody Music, RuPaul’s Drag Race, Country Music, Fourth of July, Games, Looney Tunes, Halloween Candy, Phobias, Gestures, Retro Video Games, The Bible and more!

Round One

  • STATE NICKNAMES - Which Midwestern state is known as "the Peace Garden state"?
  • DOGS - What breed of dog is named for an Italian monk who created a traveler's hospice in the Western Alps between Switzerland and Italy?
  • BODY PARTS - The term for what part of the body originates from the latin term for "little mouse"?
  • SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS - What are the names of SpongeBob Squarepants parents?
  • TV RECORDS - Having run for nine seasons, Family Matters became the second-longest running live action sitcom with a predominantly African American cast behind what TV show?
  • PARODY MUSIC - In 2001, BBC Records released a parody version of Lou Bega's Mambo No. 5 sung by which helpful British animated character?

Missed Corrections

  • Lee recalls the name of a country he couldn’t remember in episode 157 and we hear from Manu with a Know Note.

Round Two

  • RUPAUL’S DRAG RACE - Parodying a game show, what challenge on RuPaul's Drag Race tests a contestants skill at celebrity impersonation and improvisational comedy?
  • COUNTRY MUSIC - What song had two different versions: first by the Moody Brothers nominated for best country performance in 1985, and later by The Chieftains, receiving a Grammy nomination with Ricky Skaggs, in 1992?
  • FOURTH OF JULY - Which New England city holds the record for the longest-running Fourth of July parade?
  • GAMES - The patient in the classic game Operation has what name?
  • LOONEY TUNES - Which Looney Tunes character debuted in the 1948 Bugs Bunny cartoon Haredevil Hare and is regularly shown wearing basketball sneakers?
  • HALLOWEEN CANDY - From base to point, what is the order of colors on a piece of candy corn?

Rate My Question

  • FARM LINGO - What is the difference between a cow, a bull, a steer and a heifer? - submitted by Spencer the Chef

Final Questions

  • PHOBIAS - Caprophobia is a fear of what?
  • GESTURES - The Indonesian word Mencolek describes what well known gesture?
  • RETRO VIDEO GAMES - In the 1981 hit arcade game Frogger, on what object can you land and safely ride until it submerges underwater?
  • THE BIBLE - The story of Samson appears in what book of The Bible, whose name is six letters long?

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