Episode 175

Sea Creatures


November 8th, 2021

1 hr 8 mins 57 secs

Season 1

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About this Episode

Quizmasters Lee and Marc meet to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including Art, Planets, Music, Movies, Geography, Languages and more!

Round One

  • AIRPLANES - What was the name of Wilbur and Orville Wright's powered aircraft, named for a nearby location where the flight took place in 1903?
  • ART - What French post-impressionist artist was famously living with Van Gogh when he cut off his ear?
  • PLANETS - Which planet has the most moons, with 82 total as of 2021?
  • MUSIC - What band has released such albums as Flick of the Switch, Ball Breaker, and Power Up?
  • GEOGRAPHY - Which is the only U.S. state to share a land border with three Canadian provinces?
  • DOGS - What are the four varieties of poodle, based on size?

Round Two

  • MOVIES - What 1988 found both of its stars opting to take 20% of the film's box office returns instead of their usual pay, resulting in the biggest paychecks of their film careers?
  • LANGUAGES - Caribbean country Aruba, Curacao and Sint Maarten all list what language as an official language?
  • GOVERNMENT AGENCIES - What does FEMA stand for?
  • BREAKING BAD - On Breaking Bad, which book of poetry by Walt Whitman was gifted to Walter by fellow cook and chemist Gale, and later led to Hank figuring out Walt's secret identity?
  • FAMOUS FIRST LINES - "There's no time to be careful, we're late" was the first line said by what cartoon character?
  • PSYCHOLOGY - Which part of the brain, which shares a name with a sea creature from Greek myth, is located deep in the temporal lobe and is responsible for memory and learning?

Rate My Question

  • VOCABULARY - What popular word which is an oxymoron and a portmanteau first appeared in print in the title of a 1953 article describes the relationship between America and Russia?
  • VOCABULARY - What is the palindromic term for dots on dice?

Final Questions

  • STAR TREK - Despite pushback from their production company's board of directors, which comedian is responsible for funding and producing Star Trek: The Original Series?
  • NAMES - What popular female name was invented by writer Jonathan Swift for Esther van Marie whom Swift had met in 1708 and whom he tutored?

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