The Mad Trivia Party

with Chris Played by Charles Berman

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Chris Played by Charles Berman

1. Name a word ending in -ology that does not describe an actual science.

2. Please describe the premise of the TV show “Beat the Clock.”

3. What are the yips?

4. What is both a part of the body and another animal entirely?

5. What is the difference between No Theater and anti-theater?

6. Before computers, what did libraries use to help people find books?

7. In 1970, what was the difference between the Soviet Union and Russia?

8. What well-known and controversial art photograph depicts a statue of Jesus submerged in the artist’s urine?

9. What is the difference between a chandler, a chandalier, and a chanticleer?

10. What is the difference between a dolphin and a dauphin?

11. What is blog short for?

12. What does ad hoc mean?

13. What is in the “do not eat” packet that is included with a bag of beef jerky?

14. Why did it become common for adults to wear kid gloves? What were they made of?

15. Name any work of literature from the 18th century.

16. What is Shangri-La?

17. What is a commonplace book?

18. What was the Master of the Kings Revels?

19. What is the Oxfordian argument?

20. What do Quakers do instead of using the words Mr, Ms, Miss, or Mrs?

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.

25. Leave us a voice mail at (607) 484-7904.

Twitch the Intern

1. In the movie 2001: A Space Odyssey, what was the name of the ship that the HAL9000 locks the crew out of?

2. How long is a flag flown at half-mast following the death of a president? Following the death of a Vice President?

3. Which of the 8 Ivy League schools was founded last?

4. Now that Donald Trump is busy, who will be the new ‘boss’ on Celebrity Apprentice?

5. Which scientist, quoting an ancient Indian text, said, “I am become death, destroyer of worlds”?

6. Which arctic mammal is (supposedly) invisible to infra-red cameras?

7. Which popular board game is licensed in 103 countries and printed in 37 languages?

8. How many US states border Mexico?

9. Name a TV character who is always referred to as ‘aunt’ or ‘uncle’?

10. What am I upset about NOW?

Doc Sonic’s Questions:

In India, a Dabbawalla does what job?

“Sphenopalatine Ganglioneuralgia” is commonly referred to as?

What candy did Jerry become addicted to on an episode of Seinfeld?

the film version of “The Beatles Magical Mystery Tour” debuted where and when?

In the song “The Weight” by The Band, where does the song take place?

What is August’s birthstone? Hint, it’s a character on Steven Universe

Is This A Band?

Full On Uproar

Free Kitten

Accident Prone Careless Confusion

Microphone Council

Messenger Pressured

Farmer Refuted

Chris Played by Charles Berman

1. Who was Beethoven’s piece “Fur Elise” written for?

2. What does “good morrow” mean?

3. When do the other eleven days of Christmas happen?

4. Which US president suffered a debilitating stroke while in office?

5. William Shakespeare is known to have sued people on several occasions for doing what?

6. What is both a kind of meat and an Elizabethan writer?

7. Where is Truth or Consequences?

- How did it get its name?

8. Mount Denali used to be called what?

9. Which US Secretary of State spoke with a noticeable German accent?

- Which National Security Advisor’s first language was Polish?

10. Which of George Carlin’s Seven Words You Can Never Say on Television are we allowed to say on the radio?

11. Name any of the sequels to The Wizard of Oz.

12. What is the difference between a robot and an android?

13. What is “the hat trick?”

14. A lack of what at polling places caused many votors to complain on election day?

15. Name a movie that was based on a Saturday NIght Live sketch.

16. How do you become a member of the House of Lords?

17. How long is a line?

18. What is a discourse marker?

19. In Rugrats, what was Tommy Pickles’ brother’s name?

20. What is both a kind of hat and a kind of food?

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.

25. Leave us a voice mail at (607) 484-7904.

These are Doc Sonic’s questions:

If you had Hypotension, what would you have?

Who wrote the “Reynolds Pamphlet” in 1797 and what was it about?

Who did Mike Tyson beat in 1986 to become World Heavyweight Champ for the first time?

Richard Melville Hall is the real name of what electronic music artist?

The creator/founder of Chuck E. Cheese also started what other famous company first.

Is This A Band?

Hideous Dave

Disturbed Substances

Shannon & The Clams

Napoleonic Frolic

Fast Plastic Commanders

Forklift Bandits

Twitch the Intern

1. Which Beatles song had the original working title “Scrambled Eggs”?

2. Which element (isolated from urine) has the earliest known discovery date?

3. Which US state has the largest population of Somali immigrants?

4. Which epidemic disease is caused by the Yersinia pestis bacteria?

5. In French Harry Potter books, which character’s middle name is ‘Elvis’?

6. Which 1960s TV show is set in the amazingly futuristic year of 1997?

7. Every month which contains a Friday 13th must start on which day of the week?

8. Which two NFL teams feature a sword in their logo?

9. What can a ‘dobbin’ used for?

10. How many fingers am I holding up?

Chris Played by Charles Berman

1. Why is at least 1 mile in every 5 of the US interstate highway system straight?

2. What was Nikelodeon Gak?

3. What is both a kind of stone and a kind of fruit?

4. What is both a kind of car and a kind of fruit?

5. Name somebody who is on another country’s money.

6. Why was the Star-Spangled Banner not played at Thomas Jefferson’s inauguration?

7. What would be a wax cylinder be used for?

8. What is both a kind of train and a kind of hit of the year?

9. What is both a methof of of payment and a snack mix?

10. What would a Rusty Staub be used for?

11. Name a slogan that Coca Cola has used.

12. Whose dead body is on display in Red Square in Moscow?

- Why will more attention probably be paid to it next year?

13. Who has the most line in Othello?

- Who has the most lines in Hamlet?

14. Where did Hitler invade first?

15. Who spoke before Lincoln (for two hours) at Gettysburg?

16. What is the difference between a martinet and a marionette?

17. Who will send us free stickers?

18. What is the Lake Effect?

19. Magnus Carlsen and Sergei Karjakin are currently playing a match in New York to determne who will be World Champion of what?

20. Carmen Miranda was famous for wearing what on her head?

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.

25. Leave us a voice mail at (607) 484-7904.

Twitch the Intern

1. Which iconic, Oscar winning movie celebrated the 40th anniversary of its release yesterday?

2. To which family of birds did the Dodo belong?

3. What is a cuspidor?

4. In football, what position was played by Ali Haji-Sheikh, Rolf Benirschke and Efren Herrera?

5. What is the difference between ‘bordetella’ and ‘mortedella’?

6 What is the name of the princess in ‘The Princess Bride’?

7 What is the name for the tall white hat worn by chefs worldwide?

8. Which was the first Life Savers flavor?

9. Who is the winningest manager in MLB history?

10. The new Disney movie, ‘Moana’, is being released under the name ‘Oceania’ in Italy. Why?

These are Doc Sonic’s questions:

What flavor was the original filling in Twinkies?

What country traditionally goes last in the Olympic opening parade?

Who played Simon Templar in the 1960’s TV show “The Saint”?

Who was the first union president to occupy the Oval Office?

In what century was the original Star Trek series set in?

What is the codename for the next version of the Android OS (7.0)?

Is This A Band?

Banana Slug Republic

The Helium Cheerleaders

Freaky Creek

Friends Of Dean Martinez

The Cola Lords

Full Frontal Community

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