Episode 174

Down on All Eights


November 1st, 2021

1 hr 40 mins 41 secs

Season 1

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About this Episode

Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by Captain Nick Williams to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including Food, Fishing, Video Games, Psychology, Martial Arts, Inventions, and more!

Round One

  • BASEBALL - What baseball great, also known as "The Iron Horse" was the first professional athlete to grace a Wheaties box in 1934?
  • FISHING - Known for their shiny, silvery scales, what is the common name for the fish of the genus Megalops?
  • AUDIO ENGINEERING - A form of audio signal processing for reducing the background hissing sound on audio tape recordings was first used in the film A Clockwork Orange, and was named what?
  • PSYCHOLOGY - What is the name for the psychological condition in which a person believes that a friend, spouse, parent, or other close family member or threat, was replaced with an imposter?
  • DOG BREEDS - Which small breed of dog in AKC's non-sporting group is sometimes known as 'The American Gentleman'?
  • INVENTIONS - In 1900, an inventor would name what space saving piece of furniture after himself, while several other companies were producing similar pieces, which he patented with pivot and counterbalance designs?

Missed Corrections/KnowNotes

  • #173 - Samhain pronunciation.

Round Two

  • TEAM SPORTS - Water Polo was developed in Scotland and the UK as a water version of what popular sport?
  • MARTIAL ARTS - What martial art is known as "the science of the eight limbs?"
  • WEALTH - As of 2020, what state has the most billionaires per capita?
  • MEDIEVAL WEAPONS - What is the name of the two-handed medieval weapon that consists of an axe blade topped with a spike mounted on a long shaft, as well as a hook on the back for grappling mounted combatants?
  • VIDEO GAMES - Debuting in 1996's SimCopter, what language do Sims speak?
  • U.S. HOLIDAYS - On June 14th, which U.S. national day in not a federal holiday and is only recognized by the state of Pennsylvania as an official holiday?

Final Questions

  • FOOD ITEMS - Which grilled item became popular in the U.S. during the Great Depression and is now enjoyed on a daily basis (with about 86% of American adults enjoying at least one each year)?
  • GOLF RULES - What is the maximum number of clubs a golfer is allowed to carry according to the United States Golf Association?
  • METAL DETECTORS - Which Scottish-born inventor and scientist made the first metal detector in 1881 when trying to extract a bullet from President Garfield's body after he was shot?

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