Episode 202

Trivia Saccades


May 16th, 2022

1 hr 42 mins 32 secs

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About this Episode

Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by Dallas to answer a general knowledge trivia quiz with topics including Art, Games, Geography, Disney, Insects, Sports Teams, U.S. History and more!

Round One

  • ART - Francisco Goya is famous for his painting depicting a Roman god devouring his son?
  • BOARD GAMES - Person/Place/Animal, Object, Action, Difficult, and All Play are subjects in what board game that was first published by Angel Games in 1985 (and by Mattel upon its acquisition in 2001)?
  • STREAMING SERVICES - First going live in March, 2022, what video-streaming service was discontinued after 30 days?
  • LIQUEUR - What star anise liqueur is named after the Italian word for Elderberry?
  • DISNEY AFTERNOON - First debuting in 1987, what was the first Disney Afternoon show to have its own video game adaptation?
  • U.S. HISTORY - The U.S. flag was first flown on foreign soil in what country during the revolutionary war?

Round Two

  • GEOGRAPHY - The Salar de Atacama, the largest Salt Flat in South America can be found in which country?
  • THE BIBLE - According to The Bible, who died at the age of 930?
  • ACTORS - Who appeared in The Beach, Vanilla Sky, Burn After Reading, Snowpiercer, and Avengers: Endgame?
  • CHICAGO SPORTS TEAMS - What Chicago sports team got their name in 1922 after moving from Decatur and was inspired by the name of an already established team from the Windy City)?
  • INSECTS - An insect of the order diptera is more commonly called a what?
  • U.S. HISTORY - What is the oldest federal cultural institution in the United States?

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  • ARCHITECTURE - What is the portmanteau for a building designer that has reached celebrity status?

Final Questions

  • OPTICS - The Fresnel Lens is a type of composite compact lens developed by the French physicist Augustin Jean Fresnel for use in what?
  • FRENCH TERMS - Saccade, from the French word for "jerk," is a quick movement associated with which part of the body?

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