The Mad Trivia Party

with Chris Played by Charles Berman

Where we get mad, and you get trivial!


Chris Playted by Charles Berman

1. Why do you have to dial ten digits for local calls in some areas?

2. What was Oliver Cromwell’s title as leader of England?

3. What is phone slamming?

4. What is dowsing?

5. If you want to set up a a non-cable landline phone in this area, who do you call?

6. What is the difference between pepperoni and salami?

7. Name another role played by someone who has played the Doctor or a companion in Doctor Who?

8. Who was Brigham Young?

9 How does a su doku work?

10. What is “memo” short for?

11. What is an autodidact?

12. What is cognitive dissonance?

- Create some.

13. What event caused all Catholics is Europe to be excommunicated?

14. The Shah of Iran declared that Salman Rushdie should be killed for reading what book?

- What was it about?

15. Name a science fiction sitcom.

16. Name any anthology series.

17. Name an event for which Major League Baseball made special commemoative baseballs.

18. What is the generic name for a Q-Tip.

19. Name someone who has spoken at the White House press correspodents’ dinner.

20. Who was General Tso?

21. Call us collect.

- Tell us the location of a payphone.

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

23. Why should you win?

24. Heads or tails?

Doc Sonic’s questions:

How long is a fortnight?

Which musical broke the record for Tony nominations today? And how many did it receive?

Who was the first Treasury Secretary of the United States?

What is the most abundant metal on earth?

What could you buy from the first vending machine?

What product had the world’s first barcode?

What is a panophobe afraid of?

Is This A Band?

Modern Baseball

American Football

The Good Rats

The Bombay Royale

Miracle Legion

Useless Eaters

Edgar Allen’s questions:

In the first Star Wars, who is the first character to speak?

Quentin Tarantino had his dirctorial debut with what film?

How many Oscar nominations has Leonardo DiCaprio had?

What was the organization ACT UP! founded for?

Chris Played by Charles Berman

1. Collect call the station.

- Extra point if the call goes through.

2. Clearchannel is now known as what?

3. What is the difference between meretricious and meritorious?

4. According to the rules of Major League Baseball, what may not be depicted on a baseball uniform?

5. How many card carrying members of the Communist Party of the Unityed States are there?

6. Name a national anthem?

7. The main character of “Get Smart” had a phone disguised as what?

8. What does *67 do?

- What about *69?

9. Name a famous person who used a wheelchair.

10. Where is Toblerone from?

11. Name a person who will be depicted on the new US paper money?

12. What denomination of US paper money did Donald Trump recently suggest creating?

- Whose face is already on it?

- Where is it most commonly used?

13. Name something commemorated by a commemorative coin?

14. There is a memorable link between bad eyesight and what other trait?

15. Jawaharlal Nehru was the first what?

16. What is a gambit?

17. What can one find out about a person from the first three digits of their social security number?

18. What does it mean to primary someone (as a verb)?

19. Bankamericard is now known as what?

20. Where is the area code 321? Why?
22. Name something only one of us has read/heard/seen.

23. Why should you win?

24. Heads or tails?

Twitch the Intern, Scourge

1. Which two US state capitals share a name with a former president?

2. Which mausoleum, built between 1632 and 1653, is one of the most-visited gravesites on Earth?

3. How long did it take the Apollo astronauts to reach the moon?

4. Which band released albums including All Summer Long, Wild Honey, Smiley Smile, and Pet Sounds?

5. Which company currently produces Pringles potato crisps?

6. What is the name of the animated gecko in the GEICO insurance commercials?

7. Which animal is featured most often on US state flags?

8. Which popular candy used to be available in ‘clove’, and is currently available in ‘musk’ flavor in Australia?

9. Whose portrait will grace the new $20 bill? Whose portrait will it replace?

10. Animal, Vegetable or Mineral: Puggle

Doc Sonic’s questions:

Who was the first man to appear on the cover of Playboy magazine?

What city was William McKinley assassinated in?

What movie did Ice Cube and IceT star in together?

What fictional character has a pet rat named Steve McQueen?

The bone “furcula” is also known as what?

The Image of Uncle Sam was first used during what war?

What was the capital city of Portugal between the years 1808 and 1821?

Is this a band?

Dengue Fever

Left Handed Understaters

The Gray Gadsby’s

Nasty Avenue

Clean Living Scoundrels

The Tungsten Jugglers

Daytime Saboteurs

Chris Played by Charles Berman

1. What are anabaptists?

2. What is the difference between a transitive and an intransitive verb?

3. What is both a dairy product and a member of an ethnic group?

4. Where is Batman?

5. What is the difference between fuses and circuit breakers?

6. Bad eyesight has been linked to what other trait?

7. What are the pine barrens?

8. What does a cricket ball look like?

9. What is the brexit?

10. What is the difference between a parasite and a plebescite?

11. Name a difference between baseball and softball.

12. What is the Big Mac Index?

13. Where does Voodoo come from?

- What is the difference between Voodoo and Hoodoo?

14. What is a charismatic Christian?

15. At what temperature does water boil?

16. What is a rhotic accent?

17. Jimmy Piersall was a baseball player known for playing despite suffering from what?

18. Name a movie that was based on a non fiction book.

19. What is xenoglossia?

20. What does an antihstamine do?

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

23. Why should you win?

24. Heads or tails?

Twitch the Intern, Scourge

1. Which is the tallest type of grass in the world?

2. In Greek Mythology, Boreas, Eurus, Notus and Zephyrus were collectively known by what name?

3. Over his 20 years of notoriety, how many people were killed by the Unabomber?

4. Which is the longest river in Europe?

5. Roughly how many coffee beans does it take to make a cup of coffee [+/- 10]?

6. Which US state capital has the longest name?

7. Who is credited with the construction of the Statue of Liberty?

8. Until 2000, who in the film industry was ‘Alan Smithee’?

9. Which Simpsons character was mistakenly inked as ‘black’ for one episode?

10. Animal, Vegetable or Mineral: Donald Trump’s Hair? [Please be specific!]

When Is It On?

Spring 2016

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