Episode 205



June 6th, 2022

2 hrs 6 mins 47 secs

Season 1

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About this Episode

Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by Kenya for a general knowledge trivia quiz with topics including Weird State Laws, Space Travel, TV Theme Songs, African Geography, Astronomy, Sports Terms and more!

Round One

  • WEIRD STATE LAWS - Which state has their cheese regulated by state law to be "fine, highly pleasing and free from undesirable flavors and odors"?
  • SPACE - In 2012, SpaceX sent the first commercial spacecraft named after what mythical animal to rendezvous and dock with the International Space Station?
  • TV SHOW THEMES - "Having an Average Weekend" by the Canadian band Shadowy Men on a Shadowy Planet, is the theme song for what ensemble comedic television series, whose first season debuted in 1988 and sixth season debuted in 2022?
  • CARS - Known as the Inspire in Japan, what midsize car model debuted in the U.S. market in 1976 and whose name is synonymous with "harmony"?
  • AFRICAN GEOGRAPHY - The Horn of Africa, the fourth largest peninsula in the world, is comprised of four countries; name three of them.
  • PRIDE FLAGS - In the LGBT community, what sexual identity is represented by a magenta, yellow, and cyan flag?

Round Two

  • CHEMICAL ELEMENTS - What poisonous chemical element, used in pesticides, herbicides and insecticides, has the atomic number 33?
  • COMPOSERS - Which Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter, known for his 1996 debut hit song "Barely Breathing", won two Tony Awards for the Broadway musical Spring Awakening?
  • POP MUSIC - What is the mononym of the original singer-songwriter of "Brand New Key", which she shares with the first names of Scarlett O'Hara's sister-in-law/best friend friend in Gone With the Wind, the late female lead-singer of Euro-Dance duo La Bouche, and the actress who was nominated for 1988's Working Girl?
  • AUTOMOBILES - In 1996, what became the first minivan to be named Motor Trend Magazine's Car of the Year?
  • ASTRONOMY - What type of star is formed when the core of a massive supergiant collapses (resulting in a celestial object that has a mass greater than our sun) and inspired the name of a Nickelodeon cartoon character?
  • The highest mountain on the African continent is Mount Kilimanjaro, with an elevation of 19,341 feet. With an elevation of 17,057 feet, what is the second highest mountain in Africa?

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  • BALLPARKS - Which Major League Baseball team was the last to install lights in their ballpark?

Final Questions

  • U.S. PRESIDENTS - Eight U.S. Presidents have died in office. Seven have been victim to the so-called 20-year curse, where every U.S. president elected in a year ending in -0 between 1840 and 1960 have died in office. Who is the only U.S. President to have died in office who was not elected in a year ending in -0, serving only sixteen months from 1849-1850? This former military leader was taken out by an intestinal ailment after consuming raw cherries and iced milk after the fourth of July?
  • REGIONAL U.S. FOODS - Which U.S. state is known for its official "nosh" chislic, deep-fried cubes of seasoned red meat on toothpicks served with hot sauce, ranch or Lawry's Seasoned Salt?
  • SPORTS TERMS - Mashie, niblick and jigger are antiquated terms from what sport?

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