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 does it mean when a person writes DDS after their name?

2. What is injere?

3. Name a euphamism for “dead.”

4. On the internet, what is catfishing?

5. Name a baseball team and the reason that is has that name.

6. Name a Canadian province.

7. In computing, what does an ISP do?

8. Why have the curators of Britains’s National Portrait Gallery never consenteed to allow a portrait of the author of “Beowolf” to be hung there?

9. What is a loss leader.

10. Name somewhere marijuana is legal.

11. Please describe the plot of any work by Dr Seuss.

12. Give an example of something that is called different things in different parts of the United States.

13. In international geopolitics, what is “the special relationship?”

14. What does the C stand for in “c-section?”

15. Steve Urkel was a character in what TV show.

16. Name a country with an official language that is not usually spoken by most of its inhabitants.

17. In what decade was prayer in US schools ruled unconstitutional?

18. Why do some people believe that presidential candidiate Ted Cruz was not born in the United States?

19. What state recently made licence plates with Conferate flags on them available to motorists?

20. When Facebook first started, what did you need to have in order to get an account?

20. Name a song that becomes unsettling when you actually listen to the words?

21. How did Rich David get so rich?

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

23. Why should you win?

24. Heads or tails?

Twitch the Intern

1. Within 10, how many rooms are there in the White House?

2. To which state was the ill-fated Donner Party headed?

3. General Mills claims that eating Cheerios can reduce your cholesterol by 10%. Why does the FDA have a problem with that?

4. Which US state has the most traffic deaths (per capita)?

5. Name a Big Band leader and the instrument he is best known for playing.

6. In ‘60s drug lingo, what is a “Jefferson Airplane”?

7. What is Spike Lee’s real first name?

8. What is the best-selling brand of sneaker in the US?

9. How long does it take light from the Sun to reach Earth?

10. Which game is played on the largest (standardized) field in organized sports?

Chris Played by Charles Berman

1. In the European tradition, a county was ruled over by a person with what title?

2. Who said, “Time is an illusion, lunchtime doubly so?”

3. Why are soap operas called “soap operas?”

4. In what city is the Turin Shroud kept?

5. Indian Rupees are an internationally recognized currency. Why can they not be used at most Indian Reservations?

6. What color would a pro-Protestant or pro-English person wear to show this affiliation on St Patrick’s Day?

- Name any biographical fact about St Patrick.

7. Why has it been impossible for Italian citizens to drive into Sardinia since 1998?

8. Spanish sparkling wine is usually known as what?

9. Most Android cell phones run on what operating system?

10. What is gerrymandering?

11. What is the difference between a moron and an indiot?

12. What president’s son died while he was in office?

13. What country in the European Union does not have the Euro as its currency?

-Name another country that uses the US dollar as its currency.

14. The following are all what?: Bakerloo, Elephant and Castle, Finchley Central, Mornington Crescent, Angel, Canada Water, Bank, Cockfosters.

15. What was Mark Shuttleworth notable for doing?

16. What is the difference between a paracite and a parricide?

17. What is the difference between a bacterium and a virus?

18. What was Bill Cosby’s second sitcom after The Cosy Show called?

19. What is the difference between a delusion and a hallucination?

20. Name a song that becomes unsettling when you actually listen to the words?

21. Name a country’s ccTLD.

- Guess a .com domain that hasn’t been taken yet.

21b. How did Rich David get so rich?

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

23. Why should you win?

24. Heads or tails?

Twitch the Intern

1. In real life, how were Moe, Curly and Shemp of (of the Three Stooges) related?

2. A British man walks into a pub and orders a ‘hock and seltzer’. What does he get?

3. Who was the oldest member of the Beatles?

4. Which US state has the fewest high school graduates per capita?

5. At a sushi restaurant, the waiter brings you ‘uni’. What are you about to eat?

6. Name a Big Band leader and the instrument he is known for playing.

7. British sci-fi author Sir Terry Pratchett passed away this week. Give the title of any one of his 41 Discworld ™ novels.

8. Which US president was the first to throw out the ceremonial ‘first pitch’ to open a baseball season?

9. In NFL history, what was the “Heidi Game”? What was its significance on the way football games are now broadcast?

10. St. Patrick’s Day riddle: What is green and comes out in the spring?

Twitch the Intern

1. On ‘Futurama’, what is Dr. Zoidberg’s first name?

2. What is the least-visited state in the US?

3. Who is the only player in NBA history to average a ‘triple double’ over an entire season?

4. Who was the tallest American president? Who was the shortest?

5. What is the orbital period (frequency) of Halley’s Comet?

6. How many of the Beatles albums were the top selling album in the year of their release?

Chris Played by Charles Berman

1. What secret messages do some people think is hidden in certain Beatles albums through backwards recordings and visual imagery on the covers?

2. Name a writer in English whose first language was something else.

3. Name a black and white movie from the nineties or later.

4. What professional sports team was briefly bought by a person who had no money but forged a letter certifying that he did?

5. What does it mean for a university to be “accredited?”

6. What is the name of another country’s legislature?

7. Name an effective torrent site.

8. Why did Elvis meet with Richard Nixon?

9. Why are there letters on phone buttons?

10. Where is Marathon?

- How long is one (in the running sense)?

11. In England what are pants?

- What are suspenders there?

12. What is in a fire extinguisher?

13. In what decade was “In God we Trust” added to USA money?

14. What is dropsy?

15. Gin and tonic was initially supposed to be a cure for what?

16. What is an overture?

21. Name someone who realized a musical album and who was already famous for doing something else.

21b. How did Rich David get so rich?

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 flavor was the original filling in Twinkies?

The Scovile Scale measures what?

Which one of the original 13 colonies takes it’s name from Queen Elizabeth the 1st?

What was Duke Ellington’s real first name?

What is Frank Zappa’s real name?

Give us a cocktail recipie, one that has a name?

When Is It On?

Spring 2015

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