DiscoverKnow Nonsense Trivia PodcastEpisode 139: Miltarc of the Beast
Episode 139: Miltarc of the Beast

Episode 139: Miltarc of the Beast

Update: 2021-03-01
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Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by Elyse and Seth to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including Famous Snubs, Successful Non-Singles, Band Members, Astrology, Marine Science, TV Theme Songs, Inventors, Famous Athletes, Wine, Ancient Rome, Insult Etymology, Business Names, Dogs, Famous Quotes, Vegas Games, Insane Geography and more!



Round One




  • FAMOUS SNUBS - Author William Faulkner refused an invitation to dinner at the White House from what President, remarking "Why that's a hundred miles away; that's a long way to go just to eat"?

  • SUCCESSFUL NON-SINGLES - “Till I Collapse”, a 2002 song that in 2021 became the first non-single to accumulate 1 billion streams on Spotify, is credited to who?

  • BAND MEMBERS - What are the names of all five of The Traveling Wilburys?

  • ASTROLOGY - What astrological sign, the tenth of the zodiac, is also known as the “Sea Goat”?

  • MARINE SCIENCE - What masculine first name is also the zoological term for a fish's genitalia when it contains semen?

  • TV THEME SONGS - “Temptation Sensation” by Heinz Kiessling is the theme song to what sitcom which holds the record for longest-running live-action sitcom in television history?



Missed Corrections/KnowNotes




  • Alex Patton writes in to school us on blood types.



Round Two




  • DISTINGUISHED INVESTORS UNDISTINGUISHED INVENTORS - Sir Paul McCartney was the first investor for the world's first what, invented and patented by Kane Kramer in 1979?

  • FAMOUS ATHLETES - What tennis player was Sports Illustrated's first female sports person of the year?

  • WINE - Also known as "skin-contact white wine", what's the term for white wine where the skins are not removed and stay in contact with the juice for days, weeks, or even months?

  • ANCIENT ROME - The cloaca maxima, part of ancient Rome, served what purpose?

  • INSULT ETYMOLOGY - What insult, popularized by Beavis and Butt-Head, was originally cowboy slang for any hard fall (especially one taken from a horse)?

  • BUSINESS NAMES - Confinity was the initial name of what website when it was established in 1998?



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  • BIG 10 SCHOOLS - What public Big 10 University holds the record for the most Academic All-Americans all time for a Division I school, with 340 honorees?

  • ETYMOLOGY - What does the everyday word 'OK' stand for?



Final Questions




  • DOGS - The Shiba Inu, the Chow Chow, the Korean Jindo, the Icelandic Sheepdog and the Norwegian Elkhound are all descendants from what type of dog, often characterized by pointy ears, a double coat and a tail that curls over the dog's back?

  • FAMOUS QUOTES - First spoken by this Carribean orator, who said "emancipate yourselves from mental slavery, none but ourselves can free our minds?"

  • VEGAS GAMES - What is the sum of all the numbers on a roulette wheel?

  • INSANE GEOGRAPHY - Vulcan Point, an island located within Main Crater Lake on Volcano Island (which is itself located in Lake Taal on the island of Luzon) is part of what country?



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Episode 139: Miltarc of the Beast

Episode 139: Miltarc of the Beast

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