Episode 250

Brooklyn Limes


July 2nd, 2023

1 hr 41 mins 21 secs

Season 1

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About this Episode

Quizmasters Lee and Marc meet for a trivia quiz with topics including History, Geography, Literature, Famous Cocktails, Roman Mythology, Basketball, Soccer, Casino Games and more!

Round One

  • FAMOUS COCKTAILS - What vodka cocktail was designed in 1941 to make use of a surplus of copper mugs from Russia?
  • ROMAN MYTHOLOGY - Who is the equivalent to the Greek god Eros in Roman mythology?
  • SOCCER - David Beckham began the U.S. portion of his professional soccer career playing for which Major League Soccer team (whose name indicates their city as a “home to the stars”)?
  • GEOGRAPHY - Mesopotamia (modern day Iraq), roughly translates to "between two rivers", what are the two rivers it was between?
  • WINE - What floral term is used by winetasters to describe a wine's complex aromas that develop after having been barreled and aged?
  • COUNTRY NAMES - Which country's name given by early foreign traders refers to the precious metal silver?

Round Two

  • FICTIONAL CHARACTERS - Grundgetta is the girlfriend of what fictional character?
  • LITERATURE - Which Charles Dickens novel focuses on the education of an orphan named Pip?
  • BASKETBALL - In the NBA, how many seconds is the offense team allowed possession before they have to take a shot?
  • GEOGRAPHY & FOOD - Which Italian city is located in the Po River Valley and is known for its rich cuisine (including its signature ragu)?
  • 90's NEWS - Under the 1966 Vandalism Act, 18-year old Michael Fay was caned due to car vandalization in what country?
  • U.S. HISTORY - In which month of 1776 was the Declaration of Independence first signed by delegates of the U.S. Continental Congress?

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  • BUTCHERY - A Japanese term denoting live killing, Ike Jime is a the humane technique of running a wire down the spinal cord of what instantly killing, stopping reflex action like kicking and thrashing which prevents a build up of lactic acid that sours the flavor.

Final Questions

  • CASINO GAMES - What casino game is massively popular in Japan and functions primarily as a pinball-driven low-stakes machine (equivalent to the slot machine in the west)?
  • PHYSICS - What word is both an elementary particle and a central and eastern european dairy product (made from soured milk)?

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