Welcome back to Trivial Warfare Episode #4.
We have a great show for you this week. In episode 4 Chris stumps Jonathan with a Jamaica Mistaica and Chris faces a spelling quiz focused on the governator.
On the positive side, Jonathan shows off his knowledge of elements and Chris refuses to lose when it comes to modern world politics questions.
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What is the appropriate term for a creature that lacks a backbone?
What was the nickname for NFL running back Craig Heyward?
Which baseball player held a record total of 2,245 runs scored from retirement in 1928 until this record was surpassed in 2001?
Bonus - Who broke his runs scored record in 2001?
What popular singer/songwriter’s private seaplane was fired on by Jamaican police who suspected it was being used to smuggle drugs?
What is the 2nd largest country in the world in terms of land area?
(When I listen back to this question I beat myself up over missing the chance to talk about Canada’s “Huge tracts of land!”)
What 20th century president used his poker winnings to finance his first campaign for public office?
In which country was the Governator, Arnold Schwarzenegger born?
(There was a follow up question about spelling Schwarzenegger. It still makes me laugh every time I hear how it was spelled).
Though some scholars disagree, the Old Testament book of judges is traditionally attributed to what judge of Israel?
Who composed the German opera the Flying Dutchman?
A letter addressed to the state abbreviated MS should arrive where?
(This was particularly embarrassing to get wrong. First, because I knew that Missouri was MO but I had a complete brain failure. Secondly, because I lived in MS for a year and a half.)
What form of defense in a criminal prosecution is a Latin work meaning “elsewhere”?
In 1983, Darryl Strawberry was named Rookie of the Year as a member of what national league team?
The New York Mets
Where in the United States did Israeli leader Menachem Begin and Anwar Sadat secretly meet in 1978 in order to agree to a peace treaty between them?
MN is the abbreviation for the state of Minnesota, what elements chemical symbol is also MN?
Who wrote the American classic piece of non-fiction, How to Win Friends and Influence People?
5 Breakfast Cereals made up the original General Mills monster line, two of them were Count Chocula and Frankenberry. Can you name one of the other 3?
Boo Berry, Fruit Brute and Yummy Mummy
What WW2 battle is also known as the Ardennes Offensive?
The Battle of the Bulge
What actor played the following characters – Hans Gruber, Severus Snape, Ronald Reagan.
What name was given to the religious revival in the American colonies during the 18th century that was inspired by the preaching of George Whitefield and Jonathan Edwards?
The Great Awakening
The UPC is the bar code appearing on most consumer products. What does the acronym UPC stand for?
United Product Code
Name 4 of the first 5 elements based on weight that do not have any letter of their name in their atomic symbol.
Potassium – K
Iron – Fe
Sodium – Na
Silver – Ag
Antimony - Sg
Name 4 of the top 6 grossing movies in terms of US Box Office starring Arnold Schwarzenegger. Terminator Salvation does not count because it’s a cameo.
Terminator 2: Judgment Day
Terminator 3: The Rise of the Machines
Batman and Robin