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 the difference between a harpsichord and a piano?

2. What is moneyball?

3. Name a former MLB stadium that is still standing.

4. What is both a kind of sugar and a kind of equipment for handicapped people?

5. What word changes its meaning and pronounciation depending on whether it is capitalized?

6. Name someone who has owned a bseball team.

7. In what country do most drivers have cars from the 1950s?

8. What is the Hammurabic code?

9. What was Queen Victoria’s husband’s name?

10. What group is known as “the Wobblies?”

11. What is a lightyear?

12. How many characters are you allowed to use in a Tweet?

13. What is an ornithologist?

14. How do you distill water?

15. In what decade did Labor Day begin?

16. Name someone who has played more than one sport professionally.

17. Legend has it that Catherine the Great died while doing what?

18. In what movie did Frankenstein’s monster have lines?

19. Why did Jerry Lewis stop doing the Jerry Lewis Telethon?

20. What was the only nationality/ethnicity to be specifically excluded in legislation from immigrating to the US?

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?
25. Name a song that becomes disturbing when you actually listen to the lyrics

Twitch the Intern

1. Which is the heaviest atom in your car? Where is it located?

2. Which US president kept a herd of sheep on the White House lawn?

3. What does “kahuna” mean in Hawaiian?

4. What type of animal is a binturong?

5. Which country’s main export is ‘postage and revenue stamps’ (23.6% of all exports in 2013)?

6. In your body, where would you find your ‘hyoid’?

7. How many current Major League baseball teams have never been to the World Series? Which teams are they?

8. What is the official New Mexico state bird?

9. Which element has the lowest boiling point? Which has the highest boiling point?

10. Recently, Scott Evans pulled something from an Alabama lake that weighed 920 pounds. What was it?

Doc Sonic’s questions:

What NFL player wrote a book meant to teach needlepoint to men?

What NHL player has had his number retired by every team in the league at once?

What famous rock star wrote the soundtrack to “Death Wish II”

What did Marilyn Monroe say was the only thing she wore to bed?

In what year did Pac Man make it’s US debut?

Name one of Ramona Flowers evil ex-boyfriends.

Is This A Band?

Angry Scorpion Crew

Official Soul

Carter The Unstoppable Sex Machine

Temple Rompers

Left-Handed Tuna Dancers

Metaphor Sandwich

Twitch the Intern

1. Which Kellogg’s cereal has the highest sugar content (56%) of all breakfast cereals?

2. What was the name of Macaulay Culkin’s character who was left ‘Home Alone’?

3. Darrell Hammond played the role of Col. Sanders on recent KFC commercials. He was replaced by which (arguably) less creepy SNL alumnus?

4. Which type of wood is most commonly used to make totem poles?

5. In the winter, why don’t most lakes freeze solid?

6. On ‘Gilligan’s Island’, which college did Thurston Howell III attend?

7. In Greek mythology, which of the Olympian gods was ugly and deformed? Who was his Roman counterpart?

8. What was the name of the group of Vietnam War veterans led by John “Hannibal” Smith?

9. Who was the only woman to have been banned by Major League Baseball (1996)? Why was she banned?

10. Who was the opening act at Woodstock (1969)? Who was the closing act?

Chris Played by Charles Berman

1. Google’s new holding company will be called what?

2. What do the words “Szechuan” or “Hunan” mean when included in the name of a Chinese restaurant or dish?

3. What does MSG stand for?

4. Name a place named after a saint.

5. What country’s president is often called “The Chocolate King?”

6. Name an Emperor of Mexico. How many were there?

7. Water is made of molecules of what?

8. Bronze is an alloy of what?

9. What fictional character was known for attacking windmills?

10. What are quaaludes?

11. What was the Iran-Contra Scandal?

12. What is soju?

13. What is the main theatre at the University called?

14. What was Bill Clinton’s job before he was president?

15. What is Muchausen Syndrome by Proxy?

16. What is both a vegetable and a sport?

17. What is Indian Point?

18. What is Homer Simpson’s middle name?

19. What does the catchphrase “Have you tried turning it off and on again?” come from?

20. Name a saying that doesn’t make any sense and explain why?

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?

25. Name a song that becomes disturbing when you actually listen to the lyrics.

The Mad Trivia Party

1. In the 1990s, “Flying Toasters” was a well-known what?

2. Why would someone have an “” email address?

3. In what state is the headquarters of Arizona Beverages?

4. Who was known as “Mr Television?”

-”Old Banjo Eyes?”

-”The Great Entertainer?”

-”The Great Schnozzola?”

5. Where is “Beantown?”

6. In what European language can R and L be used as vowels?

7. How is the vacancy traditionally filled when a member of congress dies?

8. Name US us mass shooting culprit.

9. Why did some people object to Woody Allen’s choice of wife?

10. What religion does each follower get their own planet?

11. In 1982 what was the most common language in Belarus?

12. After whom is Bolivia named?

13. Price Chopper will be changing its name to what?

14. Name a book that is a sequel to a book by a different author?

15. Once the manager gets thrown out, who manages the baseball team?

16. What do these first names have in common: Roy, Rex, Basil, Regis, Cesar.

17. What significant change did Bernie Sanders make to his appearance when he started running for president?

18. What country did Ghengis Khan come from?

19. What is a sesquicentennial?

20. What does NSA stand for?

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. Who founded Motown Records?

2. What are the names of the annoyingly polite “Goofy Gophers”, seen on Loony Tunes cartoons? (Remember, Chip and Dale are Disney characters!)

3. August 10th marked the birthday of a character who has been in the newspaper every day for the past 65 years. Who is he?

4. The record for the oldest major league baseball player (49) is held by two players. Name either of them. (Hint: They retired in 2007 and 2012.)

5. Give a 3-letter animal name which begins with “A”.

6. I have a gnome in my garden. If I took the time, where could I find a ‘gnomon’?

7. In 1908, the Superior Hotel in Iron Mountain, Montana, was the first hotel to stock these for use by its patrons. What are they?

8. Within 5, how many counties are there in New York state?

9. In the Harry Potter films, what is the name of Hagrid’s dog? (Hint: It’s the same name as Phyllis Diller’s fictitious husband.)

10. Recently, a girl from Los Angeles caught something potentially lethal during a trip to Yosemite National Park. What did she catch?

Doc Sonic’s questions:

What is the Eagle in the Ramones logo holding in it’s claws?

What rapper recently issued a rap battle challenge to every rapper on the planet?

What sporting event is divided into Chukkas?

In what decade, were the first Winter Olympics held?

What Dr. Seuss book was written on a bet with his publisher?

What musical ...

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