Episode 144: Munchin' on the Fartbox
Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by Team Captains Kristin and Fletcher to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including Bartending, Appetizers, Computer Technology, Book Authors, Directorial Debuts, Capital Cities, 90’s Music, Dinosaurs, History, Artworks, Geography, 80’s Cartoons, Landmarks, Hit Songs, State Mottos, Toy History, Inventions, Psychology and more!
- BARTENDING - "Very Pretty Older Chick" is a mnemonic device used to remember the ingredients of what cocktail?
- APPETIZERS - Which popular appetizer in Southern cuisine has its roots in ancient Rome, where it was the traditional first course?
- COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY - Bill English and Douglas Englebert are credited with building the first of what piece of computer technology?
- BOOK AUTHORS - Who wrote such Children's books as "A Chocolate Moose for Dinner" and "Pondlarker"?
- DIRECTORIAL DEBUTS - The movie Hard Target starring Jean Claude Van Damme was the U.S. directorial debut of who?
- CAPITAL CITIES - What Asian capital city's name literally translates to "capital city"?
- 90’S MUSIC - What 1998 hit R&B duet was the first #1 hit for each singer and was thematically inspired by a 1982 duet by Paul McCartney and Michael Jackson?
- DINOSAURS - Regaliceratops peterhewsi, a new species of dinosaur discovered in 2015, was nicknamed after which comic book character (due it's features and difficulty in excavation)?
- HISTORY - How many months are there in the Ethiopian and Egyptian Coptic calendars?
- ARTWORKS - What is the name of Frida Kahlo's first self-portrait?
- GEOGRAPHY - Within which country can two other independent countries be found?
- 80’s CARTOONS - What 80’s musical cartoon featured characters with surnames borrowed from real-life physicists Stephen Benton, Emmett Leith and Dennis Gabor?
- LANDMARKS - Which country in the world has the most pyramids?
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- HIT SONGS - What song is playing backwards in the audio clip? - submitted by Dallas
- STATE MOTTOS - What is Wisconsin's state motto?
- TOY HISTORY - Hasbro used toys from what two Japanese toy lines to make up the majority of the initial release of the Transformers toy line?
- INVENTIONS - Wanha Herra, also known as The Old Gentleman, is the world's oldest surviving what?
- PSYCHOLOGY - According to a 2015 CNN article, based on a 1960's study, what are the two innate fears that babies are born with?
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