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 did Lawrence of Arabia do? – What was his real name?

2. Why did Osama bin Laden not have to pay for his own lawyer at his trial?

3. Sani Abacha, Goodluck Jonathan, and Mohammedu Buhari have all been what?

4. Oreos are a knockoff of what other cookie?

5. Why do the names of scandals have “-gate” added at the end?

6. What MLB player had the nickname “Captain Cool?”

7. What did these famous pairs do: Sacco and Vanzetti, Laurel and Hardy, Woodward and Bernstein, Ilf and Petrov, Alexander and Catalano, Crick and Watson, Cheech and Chong.

8. Name a person who has been both US President and Secretary of State.

9. Name a US president who never held public office.

10. ISIS was originally called what?

- What is it also called ISIL and IS?

11. What are the permanent members of the UN Security Council?

12. Please describe the premise of the series Cougar Town?

13. What is a computer port, a kind of breakfast, and a kind of sequence?

14. What could one do with a taximeter cabriolet?

15. How do you avoid upgrading to Windows 10?

16. What is the difference between ginger ale and ginger beer?

17. Name a national park.

18. Who did Doanld Trump imply that Bill Clinton murdered?

19. Name a defunct soda brand.

20. Bowe Berdahl was notable for doing what?

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?

Twitch the Intern

1. Which TV show featured the annoying character Steve Urkel?

2. How many US Presidents have had first names beginning with the letter ‘J’?

3. Which college did OJ Simpson attend?

4. List the 6 ways a baseball player can reach base in without getting a hit?

5. What type of material are A’a and Pahoehoe?

6. What are the names of Michael Jackson’s three children?

7. In the Monty Python ‘Cheese Shop’ sketch, how many different cheeses are mentioned (within 5)? [BONUS: What was the name of the shop owner?]

8. Name something found in/on your car which is almost never used.

9. What is the term used for a baby koala?

10. Animal, Vegetable or Mineral: Sea cucumber

Doc Sonic’s questions:

How many pounds does a US gallon of water weigh?

Frank Sinatra died on the same night as the series finale of what famous TV show?

What is the capitol of Albania

What was Aldous Huxley’s fifth novel?

The word “Bangle” , as in bracelets, is borrowed from what language?

St Apollonia is the patron saint of what?

Is This A Band?

The Ghastly Professors

Coke Weed

Robot Prose

Vegetable Fiends

Surf Volunteers

Sundays Trombone Society

Chris Played by Charles Berman

1. Name someone famous for not talking.

- Which one married multiple women named Fleming?

2. Which Major League Baseball player wore a genuine Babe Ruth cap onto the field.

3. Name a US President’s sibling.

4. What is a hobo nickel?

5. What are the yips?

6. What does a courtesan do?

7. Name someone who was featured on an episode of Comedy Central Presents.

8. What was the Battle of Brisbane?

9. In Australia and other countries, what does the Governor General do?

10. What are war bonds?

11. What is the difference between a cross and a crucifix?

12. What was the Taman Shud mystery?

13. Please desrcibe the premise of the TV show “Cougar Town?”

14. Describe how to torrent something.

15. How do Eastern Orthodox crosses differ from Roman Catholic ones?

16. What is witch hazel?

17. What is the “save” icon in a computer program supposed to look like?

18. What is shown on the seal of Russia?

What about the US?

19. What is a pantheist?

20. What is the worst minor league baseball team name that was already used?

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?

Chris Played by Charles Berman

1. What do historians knows as the “Glorious Revolution?”

2. Why are hot dogs sometimes called weiners?

3. What is a gallimaufrey?

4. What is both a town in New York and a fictional country in a Marx Brothers movie?

5. What is steel made of?

6. Name a kind of cutlery?

7. Mark david Chapman was known for doing what?

8. What was unusual about Dick Tracy’s watch?

9. Whose hits record did Pete Rose break?

- Why is he not in the Hall of Fame even though it has never been proved that he used steroids?

10. How do you get into the Egyptain afterlife?

11. How do you call the operator?

12. What is haggis made of?

13. What is both a kind of tea and a kind of paper?

14. What is botha rehtorical field and amethod of criminal investigation?

15. Name a Pullitzer Prize winner.

16. What is the most popular true crime book ever?

- Why do experts believe it will never be overtaken by Crime and Punishment?

17. Name an African country and its most spoken language?

18. What was the fisr captial of the US?

19. Teach me how to make something with origami.

20 What coin did Canada eliminate in the last few years?

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?

Twitch the Intern

1. Which nation is the largest (population) democracy on Earth?

2. Who was the first African-American woman to win the Best Actress Oscar?

3. KFC is teaming up with Ogilvie & Mather to make up what new ‘edible’ product?

4. On ‘The Simpsons’, which holiday is celebrated in Springfield on May 10th?

5. In Greek mythology, Medea, Cassandra and The Sibyls were all endowed with what ability?

6. What is the official insect of New York State?

7. Which holiday celebrates the Battle of Puebla (1862)?

8. How many countries are there in North America?

9. In 1803, how much did the US pay for the Louisiana Purchase?

10. Animal, Vegetable or Mineral: Boomslang

Doc Sonic’s questions:

What are the only two consecutive prime numbers?

What major river runs through Rome?

A young shark is known as a what?

In Greek mythology, who fell in love with his shadow?

How many wings does a flea have?

What is the capital of Turkmenistan?

Is This A Band?

The Ninth Phantoms

Olympic Sideburns

Dreaded Red Pilots Of The Eastern Bloc

Tugboat Ladies

The Untidy Institute

Careless Symphony

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