The Mad Trivia Party

with Chris Played by Charles Berman

Where we get mad, and you get trivial!


Chris Played by Charles Berman

1. What is botha kind of sandwich and a part of audio equipment?

2. Epilepsy groups complained about what kind of shoes?

3. Why did some people think it was invalid when Roger Maris broke Babe Ruth’s home run record?

4. Why was it impossible for decades to buy a direct train ticket from Leningrad to St Petersburg?

5. What is a semite?

6. What are Mario and Luigi’s last names?

7. Who made a movie about his failure to make a movie about Don Quixote?

8. What was Avogadro’s hypothesis?

9. What is rayon made of?

-Where does silk come from?

10 Rube Goldberg is famous for his inventions — but why did he never have aptent in his name?

11. Laika became famous for going into space. Why did nobody know her last name?

12. The International Space Station disproves what popular myth about the Great Wall of China?

13. What country eats the most instant ramen?

14. Joseph Heller introduced what new phrase to the language in his novel Catch-22?

15. Which Spider Man villain comes from Endicott?

16. Sophocles wrote 123 plays. Why are only 7 regularly performed?

17. What country drinks the most alcohol per capita?

18. What does per capita literally mean?

19. A mineola is a mix of what two fruits?

20. Name the work-of-fiction of origin: Akaky Akakievich Bashmashkin, Major Major Major Major, Zaphod Beeblebrox, Humber Humbert, Rodion Romanovoch Raskolnikov, Kilgore Trout, Milo Minderbinder, Mustapha Mond, .

21. Tell us how to say our phone number in a new language.

22. How did Rich David get so rich?

23. How did Richard the Lionheart get so Lionhearted?

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

24. Why should you win?

25. Heads or tails?

Doc Sonic’s questions:

What is a “Backronym”?

Which is lighter, gasoline or water?

What famous painting was taken off a wall in broad daylight at a museum in Oslo Norway in 2004?

How many time zones are there in Russia?

What state is closest to Bermuda?

Where would you find zip code 12345?

The Monday after Easter in Poland is known as “Wet Monday”, what happens on this day?

Twitch the Intern

1. What is the most often-played video in MTV history?

2. What is the world’s tallest volcano?

3. Give an example of a food named after a place (ex: Boston cream pie)

4. Which Beatles song has been covered the most times worldwide?

5. Whee was Haile Selassie born?

6. World Rabies Day is September 28th…Who invented the rabies vaccine?

7. According to Forbes Magazine, who is the richest person on earth?

8. Name a state whose capital city begins with the same letter as its state.

9. What is raced at a 'velodrome’?

10. MH2GC presents the riddle of the week: Why did the cow cross the road?

Chris Played by Charles Berman

1. Describe the flag of New York State.

2. What is a MacGuffin?

3. Why did Thomas Edison kill an elephant?

4. What country does the most whaling?

5. Why does “The Jew of Malta” get left out of most editions fo The Works of Shakespeare?

6. Who was the original voice of Mickey Mouse?

7. What is UHF?

-What is the plot of “UHF?”

8. What is tapioca?

9. What line of work was Vladimir Putin in before he became a politician?

10. Why do people often think the Rosetta Stone was written in three languages even though it was only written in two?

11. Why was Charlie McCarthy never paid despite having a long and successful career in radio, television, and movies?

12. Who was Koba the Dread?

- Who was Ming the Merciless?

13. Hansel and Gretel are nicknames for what?

14. Name a movie based on a Saturday NIght Live sketch.

15. In Sherlock Holmes, who was the other recurring Scotland Yard detective — other than Lestrade?

16. Who were the Rutles?

17. What is the sugar-free version of Dr Pepper called?

18. In what kingdom did dead Kings retain their private property, and continue to make public appearances and decisions through “interpreters” long after their deaths?

19. Name a composer who wrote more than nine symphonies.

20. What king is killed in Macbeth?

21. Tell us how to say our phone number in a new language.

22. How did Rich David get so rich?

23. How did Ethelred the Unready get so unready?

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

24. Why should you win?

25. Heads or tails?

26. What could you do to a legal pad that would make it illegal?

Twitch the Intern

1. Where in the United States was the first traffic light installed?

2. What color are the $50 bills in Monopoly?

3. Name the hometown of any cartoon family. (Ex: the Simpsons live in Springfield)

4. What is the top-selling cookie in the US? Which one is second?

5. Where is the National Toy Hall of Fame?

6. Who invented the safety razor?

7. 'Christmas Disease’ is a form of which type of genetic disorder?

8. Name the five key members of the infamous Hollywood 'Rat Pack’.

9. Name a TV show which spawned at least two successful spin-offs.

10. MH2GC presents the riddle of the week: Why couldn’t the pirate’s son get into the movie theater?

Doc Sonic’s questions:

What is a “Blue Moon”?

What was Harry Houdini’s real name?

What is the only bird in the Chinese calendar?

Which US state’s name begins but doesn’t end with the letter A?

Jokers were included in a standard deck of playing cards to use in what game?

What liquor is refered to as “The Green Fairy”

Chris Played by Charles Berman

1. How many nanoseconds are there in a second?
-How many seconds are there in a duel?

2. Name a writer who was also a doctor.

3. What plant is commonly used in both lotions and beverages?

4. What is in ranch dressing?
-What is in barbecue sauce?

5. Whose face in on Newman’s Own brand products?

6. At a certain point, it used to be much less common to talk on the phone and browse the web at the same time. Why?

7. What is a misnomer?

8. What city’s name is the Inupiaq word for “Where at?”

9. What was the sequel to Charlie and the Chocolate Factory?

10. Cocaine is derived from what plant?

11. What is doubltalk?

12. Name someone who has been an improvisor on Whose Line is it Anyway?

13. Why do lion tamers waive chairs around?

14. What successful series of films starred a Swedish actor as a Chinese detective?

15. As a historical position (before the internet) what was a Doge?

16. Why did many people believe that President Obama visited Binghamton several months ago?

17. What is Mr T’s real name?

18. What is the difference between chlorophyll and chloroform?

19. In Seinfeld, what is Kramer’s first name?

20. What does “ten-four” mean?

21. Tell us how to say our phone number in a new language.

22. How did Rich David get so rich?

23. How did Ramses the Great get so great?

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

24. Why should you win?

25. Heads or tails?

26. What could you do to a legal pad that would make it illegal?

Doc Sonic’s questions:

How many husbands did Elizabeth Taylor have?

What digit does not exist in Roman Numerals?

Which side of a book are the even-numbered pages usually on?

60 years ago this month, Ray Bradbury’s novel “Fahrenheit 451” was serialized in the March, April and May issues of what magazine?

What is the world’s largest island?

Who was the co-writer and back-up singer on David Bowie’s “Fame”?

Twitch the Intern

1. Which is the only state where Spam is served at McDonalds?

2. Where on a horse might you find its 'blaze’?

3. What does Queen Elizabeth carry in her purse?

4. What is the presidential helicopter called?

5. According to the CDC, after a 20 year absence, which virus is poised to become an epidemic in West Africa?

6. In which language was the Communist Manifesto originally written?

7. Why are bean sprouts grown in the dark?

8. Which metallic element’s name is derived from an island in the Mediterranean Sea?

9. In the’Peanuts’ comic strip, what is the occupation of Charlie Brown’s father?

10. MH2GC presents the riddle of the week: What do you get when you cross the Atlantic Ocean with the Titanic?

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Spring 2014

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