The Mad Trivia Party

with Chris Played by Charles Berman

Where we get mad, and you get trivial!

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Chris Played by Charles Berman

1. What is the most smuggled legal item?

2. Why did the restaurant Windows on the World close?

3. Why is it especially difficult for most Russians to drive to Kaliningrad?

- Why is it especially difficult for most Russians to drive to Sevastopol?

4. Name a country whose official name does not begin with “The Republic of.”

5. What is Gangnam (as in Gangnam Style)?

6. Why are many people wearing knitted pink hats lately?

7. What was Nicolas Chauvin remembered for?

8. What do Joe Biden, Martin Luther King Jr, Doris Kearns Goodwin, and Melania Trump all have in common?

9. What is both a kind of cake and a kind of pipe?

10. The New Testament was written in what language?

- What about the Quran?

- What about the Book of Mormon?

11. Who was Jerome of Sandy Cove?

12. Name an actor who died before one of their movies was released.

13. Why did President Harry S Truman never release a statement in honor of Martin Luther King Day?

14. Which US president refused calls to announce a national day of prayers for victims of a New York cholera outbreak, because it would violate the seperation of church and state?

15. Why has Burma never offically appointed an Ambassador to Myanmar?

16. What does it mean if a coin is “slabbed?”

17. Name a defunct department store.

18. What was the Jamie Kennedy Experiment?

19. Tamil Nadu, Gujarat, Kashmir, and Assam are all what?

20. What is a barramundi?

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, Scourge

1. Which Cheers cast member has a father who is a convicted murderer?

2. At the drafting of the Declaration of Independence, who was serving as President of Congress?

3. Which singer is credited with having ‘discovered’ Justin Bieber?

4. In which two US cities would you have been able to see Chief Noc-A-Homa?

5. Which is the highest-grossing movie beginning with the letter ‘Z’?

6. On Mr. Roger’s Neighborhood, Fred’s mother hand-made something which appeared on every show. What was it?

7. After 146 years, Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus will officially stop touring in May. In which state will they have their last performance?

8. Which famous fashion designer is credited with having designed the Nazi uniforms?

9. In a 2016 survey, it was revealed that 3% of Americans own about half of —what— in the United States?

10. What am I upset about NOW?

Doc Sonic’s questions:

What position was first held by George Clinton?

Solder is comprised of what two metals?

Clark Savage jr. was the real name of what fictional character?

A Duck Billed Platypus is one of only 3 mammals in the world that can do what?

What is the highest number on a standard roulette wheel?

What does the Bark scale measure?

Is This A Band?

Wagon Christ

Thomas Lunch

London Elektricity

Soul Junk

Big Scary

Clear Plastic Masks

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Chris Played by Charles Berman

1. The Kochi (Japan) Fighting Dogs just signed what former US baseball player?

2. What is both a Hindu god and a Jewish ritual?

3. Which two US states used to be countries?

4. What is the name of both a fictional alien and a real childcare expert?

5. Name any non-title character from Shakespeare.

6. What does BA stand for in the name of the degree?

7. How many viola sections are there in the average symphony orchestra?

8. What is the difference between ferrous and non-ferrous metal?

9. What is the difference between inequity and iniquity?

10. Name any foreign newspaper.

11. Where did Frank Sinatra come from?

12. What was the case of the Tichborne Claimant about?

13. Name a food or drink that was named after a person.

14. What makes a saint “incorruptable?”

15. What is different when you use serifs, as opposed to sans-serifs?

16. Where is the European Parliament?

17. What is both a kind of residence and a kind of music?

18. What county is Queens in?

- What about Manhattan?

- What about the Bronx?

19. Give us a foreign word or name that people often use in English, but mispronounce. Teach us to pronounce it correctly.

20. How do you get into the ATM lobby of a bank to which you do not belong after the bank has closed?

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.

Doc Sonic’s questions:

What is the only state name with one syllable?

A second full moon in a month is called what?

What hockey player wore the number 68 to commemorate the “Prague Spring” uprising of 1968?

What is “Gymnophobia” a fear of?

My favorite lyric of any song is “The long arm of the law slides up the outskirts of town”, what song is it from?

Bonus: give us your favorite song lyric

What is the word Modem a contraction of?

What instrument is used to measure the strength of a magnetic field?

Is This A Band?

The Inventive Band

The Funeral Bandits

The Trachtenberg Family Slideshow Players

The Sycamore Thieves

The Young Postal Rogues

The Careless Robot Company

Chris Played by Charles Berman

1. What is both a kind of cake and a medical condition?

2. What is the difference between epistolary and epistemological?

3. What is the difference between a mask and a masque?

4. What is graphology?

5. What is both a kind of living thing and a kind of factory?

6. In linguistics what is a NORM?

7. Who were the Uranium Girls?

8. What is the Streisand Effect?

9. Caslon, Garamond, Baskerville, Bembo, Palatino, Georgia, and Bodoni are all kinds of what?

10. In what country were postage stamps first used?

11. What country has the highest rate of fluent English speakers where English is not spoken as a first/national language?

12. What do you have to do to a letter to make sure it is sent by air mail?

13. What foreign language are US astronauts required to learn?

14. Who was the only US president to affirm rather than swear when he took the oath of office?

- What is the difference?

15. Which president had to retake it because the judge gave it wrong the first time.

16. Name another country whose currency is also called the dollar.

17. What is a kind of ale, a piece of furniture, and a kind of cigarette?

18. Pope Benedict IX is notable for being the only pope to sell what?

19. What is both a kind of bottle and a kind of horse?

20. What is a fnord?

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 Feral, Scourge

1. How many MLB players have hit over 600 home runs?

2. Which type of wood is typically used to make cricket bats?

3. Which Hollywood action hero was supposed to star in Beverly Hills Cop, but was dumped at the last minute in favor of Eddie Murphy?

4. Who is the only person to play in both the World Series and the Super Bowl?

5. What was the name of Woody’s horse in Toy Story?

6. Which Beatles song was covered by both Aerosmith (on a soundtrack) and Michael Jackson?

7. Who are the two mice who want Arthur Dent’s brain?

8. How long does the Grinch say that he has hated the Whos down in Who-ville?

9. Which NFL team has the lowest winning percentage of any current major sports franchise?

10. What am I upset about NOW?

Doc Sonic’s questions:

Frank Lloyd Wright’s son invented what famous toy?

On soldier’s uniforms, why is the American flag backwards?

Mad magazine and The National Enquirer both debuted the same year. What year was it?

What is the shortest of Shakespeare’s plays?

What city named it’s airport after John Lennon?

Is This A Band?

Peasant Parents

Flannel Subterfuge

Black Pistol Fire

The Trombone Titans

Eardrum Dance

One Hundred Hungry Thieves

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