Episode 240

The Fifth Wives Club


March 12th, 2023

1 hr 42 mins 22 secs

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About this Episode

Quizmasters Lee and Marc meet with Fletcher for a trivia quiz with topics including History, Movies, Animals, Computers, Greek Mythology, Anatomy, Food & Beverage, Olympics and more!

Round One

  • MCU - Besides 2020, which year was the only to have no movie installments in the MCU (since its inception with the release of Iron Man in 2008)?
  • NEW YORK CITY - Though the third largest in terms of land area, which is the least populous of the five New York City boroughs?
  • MOVIES - With an estimated count of 300,000, what movie holds the record for most extras used?
  • ANIMALS - What type of crocodilian is a close relative to the alligator but features a few notable differences including longer and sharper teeth and more agile movement?
  • HISTORY - Operation: Just Cause was the codename of the U.S.invasion of what transcontinental country (spanning from December of 1989 til January of 1990)?
  • COMPUTERS - Simply called 'brain' the first computer virus for IBM PC's (and compatibles) was released in what year?

Round Two

  • VIDEO GAMES - What is the name of the video game pair of a honey bear and a bird, that were featured in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate as well as their own series of games?
  • MOVIE LOCATIONS - Found in Western Ireland, what is the real name or the fictional name that is featured as the setting in the intro of 1987's film The Princess Bride?
  • GREEK MYTHOLOGY - Who was the Greek god of language, commerce and thieves?
  • GEOGRAPHY - Keflavik International Airport is located in which country?
  • ANATOMY - Located in the head, what is the common name for what the medical community refers to as the 'tympanic membrane' of the human body?
  • FOOD & BEVERAGE - The company behind what well-known beverage was originally called "Unadulterated Food Products"?

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  • HOLLYWOOD - Film director James Cameron has been married four times; three of his ex-wives worked in the film industry. A producer, a director, and an actress. Name two of them.

Final Questions

  • VOCABULARY - Coined by Mort Walker, creator of Beetle Bailey, and most well-known for use in comic strips, what is the term for a string of typographic symbols standing in for profanity?
  • CELEBRITIES - In 2006, what celebrity sold their kidney stone for $25,000 with the proceeds benefiting Habitat for Humanity?
  • OLYMPICS - While 2020 saw the introduction of skateboarding, sport climbing and surfing to the Summer Olympic Games, what activity (first developed in New York City in the 1970's) will be featured as an event for the first time in 2024?
  • ACADEMY AWARDS - Kathryn Bigelow was the first woman to win the Academy Award for Best Director?

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