Episode 232

Leo Nardodaninjaturtle


January 3rd, 2023

1 hr 41 mins 58 secs

Season 1

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About this Episode

Quizmasters Lee and Marc meet for their first quiz of 2023 with topics including Television, Music, Geography, MCU, Medical, Science, The Olympics and more!

Round One

  • TELEVISION - Only Murders in the Building marks the first regular series role (on a non-variety show) for which of its principal cast members?
  • JAZZ - American jazz musician John Coltrane is famous for playing which instrument?
  • SPEED RECORDS - Which name belongs to both a car manufacturer's whose V-12 engines set the first 300+ mph land speed record in 1933 and an airplane company whose ‘Spirit of Innovation’ is, as of 2022, the world’s fastest electric vehicle?
  • CLASSIC TELEVISION - Premiering in 1948, the variety show Toast of the Town eventually became known by what name?
  • LYRICS TO GO - The lyrics to the Depeche Mode song "Personal Jesus" were inspired by a biography of which music icon?
  • OLYMPICS - In what decade did Jesse Owens won four gold medals?

Round Two

  • GEOGRAPHY - What Asian island country was previously called "Formosa"?
  • 90’S SNACKS - "Tastes like real pizza, only louder," was a tagline of what brand of chips that was made and sold by Keebler until the company was sold in the late 90's?
  • MEDICAL - What does a carminative drug relieve?
  • MCU - The M-Class spaceship that Tony Stark and Nebula find themselves aboard in the opening scenes of Avengers: Endgame, that also appears in Avengers: Infinity War and Thor: Love and Thunder, is named for which rock singer songwriter who broke out with their 1979 debut album "In the Heat of the Night"?
  • ASTRONOMY - Which constellation are the stars Castor and Pollux found in?
  • PHYSICS - In physics, What is the term for the group of electrons used in tubes to render images on television screens and computer monitors in the mid- to late-20th century?

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  • MUSIC - Musician Marc Bell joined what NYC-based band in 1978? Joining this band required him to take a new stage name, which was based on the name Marc, but unfortunately left out the 'C'.

Final Questions

  • INSANE CLOWN POSSE - What is the name of the metaphysical concept that runs through the music of the Insane Clown Posse that describes souls awaiting judgment before going to heaven or hell?
  • HEBREW - What Hebrew word's common English translations include "verily", "truly" and "let it be so"?

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