The Mad Trivia Party

with Chris Played by Charles Berman

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Chris Played by Charles Berman

1. Which two US presidents have owned sports teams?

2. Name a city where the holy grail or holy chalice is supposedly on display.

3. What is both a kind of fur and akind of fish?

4. Name an inedible berry.

5. Who painted Dogs Playing Poker?

6. What is both a kind of lake a part of the body?

7. What is the crepuscule?

8. What is the difference between a doublet and a jerkin?

9. In Elizabethan England, the playing of what sport was legally enforced?

10. Poets traditionally do what in Poets’ Corner?

11. Why are ice cream sundaes called that?

12. How many symphonies will the Binghamton Philharmonic Orchestra perform this season.

13. Name a current part, posession, or protectorate of the UK other than England, Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland.

14. Under which English monarch was a law passed making it illegal to talk about the falling value of money?

15. What famous writer was killed in a fight over a dinner bill?

16. Why have the Hitler Diaries not been reprinted in Austria for decades?

17. ClearChannel is now known as what?

18. What is the difference between a bedlam and a beldam?

19. Who was Max Headroom?

20. How long is steak tartare typically cooked?

22. Name something only one of us has read/heard/seen/eaten.

23. Why should you win?

24. Heads or tails?

Twitch the Intern, SPE

1. Which US state has the most McDonald’s stores? Which has the fewest?

2. Recently convicted, who is prisoner ‘NN7687’?

3. On the TV show ‘Bewitched’ (1964-72), the role of Darrin was played by a couple of Dicks … Name either of them.

4. On September 18th, the Baltimore Orioles became the first professional sports team to wear jerseys with what feature?

5. Who were the winning and losing (commanding) generals at the Battle of Gettysburg?

6. Why can’t you buy real mistletoe, even at Christmas time?

7. Which world-famous cartoon character has been voiced by Nancy Cartwright for the past 29 years?

Doc Sonic’s questions:

“Arco iris” is Spanish for what naturally occurring phenomenon?

Which two South American countries are landlocked?

On a pool table, what color is the 1 ball?

What is the name of Donald Duck’s sister?

Solomon, Hercules, Atlas, Zeus, Achilles, and Mercury?

Who performed the mystery song?

Is this a band?

The Vulture Engineers

Boomerang Sinners

Frontperson

Freaky Friends

Cosmic Problems

Nitrogen & Neutrons

your friend Jacky’s Questions:

01 In which city was the famous RMS Titanic built?

02 What is the tallest building in the world right now? What was the tallest building in the world before it?

03 Who won the Eurovision Song Contest 1974? With which song?

04 What is the name of the highway that travels through all ten Canadian provinces?

05 What is an interrobang?

06 What do you call a base twenty numeral system?

07 What are the Juno Awards awarded for?

08 Which island group does Majorca ...

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Chris Played by Charles Berman

1. What is both a kind of war equipment and a kind of sandwich?

2. What is both a kind of plant and a kind of hog?

3. Which first lasy started a project to buy back White House furnishings that had previously been sold off?

4. Which two US states do not have counties?

- What do they have instead?

5. What is a Braintree?

6. What was Michaelangelo’s last name?

7. What is a quince?

8. What is the difference between a baron and a baronet?

9. How much does the Waldorf Astoria charge for its red velvet cake recipe?

10. Why did Jane Austen’s husband never attempt to prevent her from publishing any of her novels?

11. Mork & Mindy was a spinoff of which other TV show?

12. What common object is tied in a four-in-hand knot?

— A four-in-hand is also a kind of what?

13. Name a state song of any state.

14. Name the state tree of any state.

15. What is a photostat?

16. What is the origin of the name of Idaho?

17. What is coffee milk?

18. What oil is usually used for oil paint?

19. Give an example of a palindrome.

20. What is a doyen?

22. Name something only one of us has read/heard/seen.

23. Why should you win?

24. Heads or tails?

Doc Sonic’s questions:

What nationality is a Breton?

What is a “Blenheim Orange”?

What was bubble wrap invented for originally?

On the Simpsons, who is Radioactive Man’s sidekick?

What state has their own electric grid?

I’ll give you a random word and you spell it with the NATO Phonetic Alphabet

Is This A Band?

Berlin Curtains

The Persistent Wrenches

Dismal Sandwich

The Boston Jazz Thugs

Mass Gothic

Poor Divorced Angels

Chris Played by Charles Berman

1. What is both a kind of painter and a kind of comedian?

2. A jaw-harp is also known as what? — What is it?

3. What leader of a country was also a published poet?

4. Where is pine cone jam eaten?

5. What was notable about the scientific ideas of Trofim Lysenko?

6. Why do most seafood restaurants in New York not serve silverfish?

7. Who is undefeated against human opponants on Jeopardy?

8. Why are butterflies called that?

9. What is the main ingredient in McDonald’s fries?

10. What is the difference between tempera and tempura?

11. What is the difference between syphillis and Sisyphus?

12. What is the distinguishing characteristic of Cincinnati chile?

13. What is the difference between an abbot and an abbotoir?

14. What is a polymath?

15. Name a variety of poker.

16. What is both a kind of hamburger and a kind of psychic?

17. What was the name of the first named hurricane?

18. Name the leader of any country during World War I.

19. Why is the first sound film rarely repeated on television, even on old-movie channels?

20. What was the premise of the TV series “Come and Be Televised?”

22. Name something only one of us has read/heard/seen.

23. Why should you win?

24. Heads or tails?

Twitch the Intern, SPE

1. Which instruments are typically present in a string quartet?

2. In North America they’re referred to as ‘cowboys’… What are they called in South America?

3. William Shatner is about to release two new albums (country and Christmas)… Name either of them.

4. Who holds the NFL record for the most rushing touchdowns in a single season? …for his career?

5. What is a binturong, and where might you find one?

6. True or False… Plutonium has the highest melting point of all naturally-occurring elements.

7. True or False… With his three wives, Donald Trump has had a total of eight children.

Doc Sonic’s questions:

What is Halite?

What is Spanakopita?

Tom Kenny is the voice of the announcer on The Powerpuff Girls, and what other cartoon character?

Which element of the periodic table is named after the inventor of dynamite?

A Phon is a unit of what?

I’ll give you a random word and you spell it with the NATO Phonetic Alphabet

Is This A Band?

Sweaty Joey

Phantastic Ferniture

The Flying Monkey Jazz Trio

The Postal Troopers

Fireworks Jugglers

The Homicide Dressers

Mad News Quiz 09.18.18: End of Summer 2018 Edition, Part Four

1 At the 2018 Wimbledon Championships, who won the Ladies’ Singles title? And who won the Gentlemen’s Singles title?

2 Where did President Trump and President Vladimir Putin of Russia meet for their first formal one-on-one summit meeting?
What gift did Putin present Trump?
What did he claim in the news conference that he had to walk back the next day in a not so subtle correction?

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