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We jump right into it in Episode 12 with a question about Family Ties that is one of the funniest things we’ve ever done. At least, it’s funny to me. During the editing process I kept going back to listen to it because it was guaranteed to bring a smile to my face.
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Family Ties was one of the shows I grew up watching. For 10 points, please name all three of the primary children.
Alex, Mallory and Jennifer
It is truly amazing how we can remember all of the actors for something but not remember the names that they called each other on the show. Chris was lucky I didn’t make him name Skippy.
What was the title of Stevie Wonder’s first hit that was released by Motown when he was only 12 years old?
Fingertips Pt. II
B.B. King had a special name for his favorite guitar. What was it?
What were the tallest and shortest U.S. Presidents?
Tallest = Abraham Lincoln (2cm taller than LBJ)
Shortest = James Madison (5’4)
Who was the first Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court? Hint – this man is probably the most overlooked founding father.
Deserts not Desserts
In which continent is the Gobi desert located?
Asia (mostly China and Mongolia)
In what Spanish city will you find the running of the bulls each year in July?
Don’t make the mistake of googling Running of the Bulls images. Apparently there was a bad goring incident recently that was captured in all of its gory glory. I was going to put a picture here but I’ve lost my appetite.
Space: The Final Frontier
Who was the very first American woman in space?
Bonus: For 5 bonus points, can you name the first woman ever in space?
What was the name of the super hero voiced by Samuel L. Jackson in the Incredibles?
Bonus - I’ll give you 5 bonus points if you can give me his actual name rather than super hero name.
What is the only known mammal with the ability to fly?
What Madonna song hit #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1992 after being popularized by the movie A League of Their Own.
This Used to Be My Playground
It was preceded at #1 by Baby Got Back and followed by End of the Road :-)
On July 4th, 1826 the United States celebrated its 50th birthday. What double event made that day memorable also?
The Death of John Adams and Thomas Jefferson
What northeastern state is known as the Garden State
What was Indiana Jones’ real name?
Henry Jones Jr.
Bonus – In what movie was this revealed?
The Last Crusade
What is the name of the short story by O’Henry that features a man who sells his watch to buy his wife a set of combs only to learn that she sold her hair to buy him a watch chain?
The Gift of the Magi
Bonus - Did you know that O’Henry is a pen name. I’ll give you 3 bonus points if you can give me his real name?
William Sydney Porter
What are the two main types of clouds?
Cumulus and Stratus (and Cirrus)
Tell me, what was the name of Wally’s trouble making friend on Leave it to Beaver?
Name the 4 characters that made up the A-Team.
Hannibal, Face, Murdock and B.A. Baracus
Please tell me the name of the last emperor of Russia.
Nicholas the 2nd
Since the 22nd Amendment was passed in 1947 and passed in 1951 how many two term presidents have their been?
6 – Eisenhower, Nixon, Reagan, Clinton, GW Bush, Obama
What 4 states connect at 4 corners national monument?
I want you to name all 5 members of the Jackson 5.
Michael, Tito, Jermaine, Marlon and Jackie (aka – Sigmund)