Episode 165

Extreme Natural Points


August 30th, 2021

2 hrs 5 mins 40 secs

Season 1

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About this Episode

Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by Lisa to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including Landmarks, Music, U.S. History, Dog Breeds, Opera, Mascots, Animals, Famous Characters, Movies, Landmarks, Literature, Extreme Sports and more!

Round One

  • FAN ZINES - Backstreets was a quarterly fanzine and website that covers the music of which popular musical act, and similar artists (since 1980)?
  • U.S. HISTORY - Bob Dole was the senator of what state prior to running for president in 1996?
  • POWER BROKERS - Who was ranked #1 on the 2020 Forbes list of the most powerful women in the world?
  • DOG BREEDS - The first dog movie star, Blair, who famously starred in the 1905 short film Rescued by Rover, was of what breed?
  • OPERA - Who are the three tenors?
  • MASCOTS - What company's mascot, based on an iconic object first sold in 1937 by a different company, is named Luxo Jr.?

Missed Corrections

  • Thanks to Drunk Theory and Zed 1 Pod for the shoutout on Twitter.
  • KnowNote from Adam (Death Stars Are The Best Stars) on Discord: I couldn't find anything definitive but consomé in Spanish means "chicken soup" but i am going to assume it comes from the French cuisine term "consommé" which is a clarified broth, traditional created using whipped egg whites to remove the fat.
  • Nabeel: Lee .. you were looking for "Clair de lune"
  • Marvel’s Hercules was given immortality by Zeus after death and made the God of Strength
  • The former Guinness Book of World Records has been Guinness World Records since 2000.
  • K7 in Europe? No, there are no K-class mountains in Europe, as the K comes from the mountain range Karakoram, which is in Asia.
  • Seth wanted us to know Mandrakes are in fact a real plant.

Round Two

  • FAMOUS CHARACTERS - What animated character is known in France and other francophone countries as Musclor?
  • ANIMALS - Due to pressure build up from long periods of dilation during the dark winter months, what mammal is the only whose eyes turn from gold in the warmer seasons to blue in the winter?
  • MOVIES - The Hollywood Foreign Press organization liked Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross of Nine Inch Nails, giving them a Golden Globe for their score of what 2010 film?
  • LANDMARKS - On which continent is the world's largest media crater (the Vredefort Crater)?
  • LITERATURE - Philip Pullman's trilogy of novels titled His Dark Materials gets its name from what 17th century epic poem?
  • EXTREME SPORTS - BASE is an acronym that stands for what four categories of fixed objects from which BASE jumpers jump?

Rate My Question

  • INSECTS - What insect is known as “God’s little cow” or “Little Cow of God” in the Russian and Irish languages?
  • SPORTS - In his 1989 obituary, which racing legend was survived by over 300 sons & daughters?

Final Questions

  • ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME - What former TV personality and longtime friend of Eddie Vedder inducted Pearl Jam into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame?
  • DANGEROUS BOOKS - Just four copies remain of a toxic 1874 book by Michigan Dr. Robert C. Kedzie which contains 86 specimens of what?
  • INVENTIONS - Invented by the journalist Arthur Winne, the first word cross appeared in the New York World newspaper in what decade?

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