Episode 26

Adam's Electricity Brain

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December 24th, 2018

2 hrs 3 mins 15 secs

Season 1

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About this Episode

Quizmasters Lee & Marc welcome fellow Quizmaster Adam Prawitz, who lives and operates a weekly trivia program in China. Adam details his program, methodology and tools throughout the episode while bringing his own slate of trivia questions for the hosts.

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What letters identify the rightmost column in excel? – Joshua from Michigan
What is the most common acid used to prevent nail growth after the removal of an ingrown toenail? – Joshua from Michigan

Missed Corrections

Lee was wrong about the periodic table..."borium" in not a thing.

Questions

What is the chinese word for computer?

Round One

  • Because the country is at such high altitude, Tibet is known by what structural nickname?
  • What "M' word did San Diego ban from public documents in 2001 because it was deemed offensive to minorities?
  • What is the more common name for protonopia, an incurable medical condition which effects men more often than women?
  • What magazine did actor Burt Reynolds pose nude for?
  • What TV show was a spinoff of Good Morning, Miss Bliss?
  • With a total population of 1.4 billion people, China is the most populous country in the world. On average, 1 in how many people are Chinese?
  • Which type of bird's name is also a verb meaning “to complain”?
  • A person suffering from epistaxis is suffering from what?
  • In Chess, during which move can you capture another piece and not end up in the space it was occupying?

Round Two

  • What is the name of the toy store featured in the movie Home Alone 2?
  • What pop hit is Gene Chandler best known for?
  • Benjamin Franklin once keenly observed that what two items “stink after three days”?
  • What musical group's 1997 self-titled album shares a name with a coastal town near Bristol in the UK?
  • Before Chris Evans and Idris Elba became Marvel heroes, they starred in what 2010 Vertigo Comics film adaptation, about a group of rogue CIA agents?