Episode 217

Roof with a Whoop-Boosh


September 2nd, 2022

1 hr 55 mins 46 secs

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About this Episode

Quizmasters Lee and Marc welcome Tim for a trivia quiz with topics including Animals, Snack Brands, Music, Car Racing, Psychology, Video Games, The 90’s, Broadway, Spelling Bees, Architecture, Cuisine and more!

Round One

  • ENTREPRENEURS - Arthur Murray started a chain of studios that teach what?
  • JELLYFISH - The free-floating stage of a jellyfish's life cycle is named after what figure of greek myth?
  • SNACK BRANDS - What snack brand, responsible for treats such as Pecan Spinwheels and Zebra Cakes, currently uses the slogan unwrap a smile?
  • ONE-HIT WONDERS - What one-hit wonder was released following its appearance in Benny & Joon?
  • MOTORSPORTS HISTORY - In which European country did the first organized automobile race occur?
  • PSYCHOLOGISTS - Meaning "ink blot" in German, Klek was the appropriate high school nickname of what Swiss psychologist?

Round Two

  • NINTENDO - Released by Nintendo in 1989 and featuring St. Basil's Cathedral on its title and ending screens, what is the best-selling Nintendo Entertainment System cartridge of all-time that was never sold with the NES game console as a bundle?
  • PRO WRESTLING - AEW wrestler Brody King sings for what hardcore band?
  • THE 90’s - Featured alongside Susan B. Anthony, Betty Friedan and Gloria Steinem, what titular female TV character is pictured among the grim question "is feminism dead?" on the cover of the June 29, 1998 edition of TIME Magazine?
  • BROADWAY - "There's No Business Like Show Business", "You Can't Get A Man With A Gun" and "Anything You Can Do (I Can Do Better)" are songs from a musical by Irving Berlin that starred Ethel Merman as which historical figure?
  • TV SOUNDTRACKS - The Harry Nilsson song "Gotta Get Up" was frequently used in which Netflix Original Series?
  • SPELLING BEES - Also called atopic dermatitis, what skin condition holds the distinction of being the only word to decide the champion in two national spelling bees?

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  • WEIRD NEWS - Which news organization reported “there is no news” on April 18th, 1930?

Final Questions

  • ARCHITECTURE - Defined as having two slopes on each side, with the lower slope being noticeably steeper than the other, what type of roof is the subject of a 1923 Edward Hopper painting and Vampire Weekend's 2007 debut single?
  • GEOGRAPHY - Ouagadougou is the capital city of what landlocked African country?
  • CUISINE - Meatballs served with gravy and lingonberry jam, a dish popularly known as 'Swedish Meatballs' arrived in Scandinavia upon the return of King Charles XII who brought the recipe back after returning from exile in which country during the early 18th century?
  • PIZZA - In what country was pineapple first introduced as a pizza topping?

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