Sporcle Live Final Questions – January- March, 2015

In the last five years, four people who appeared in David O’ Russell films have been nominated for acting Oscars multiple times. Name three of them.

 

Which U.S. state had three consecutive female governors from 1997 to 2015 marking the only time this has happened in U.S. history?

 

Name four of the six MLB franchises that have played in but have never won the World Series?

 

Interstate 70 runs through central Utah to Baltimore, MD and services four U.S. state capitals. Name three of them.

 

Which U.S.-based retailer, according to Forbes magazine, ranks #1 in sales per square foot with more than 450 stores worldwide?

 

1795, two stars were added to the original 13 star flag to represent the addition of two new states to the Union. Name one.

 

Actor Robin Williams is credited in three films that have grossed at least $200 million at the US box office. Name two of them.

 

Trailers for fictional films titled Scorcher VI: Global Meltdown, Satan’s Alley, and The Fatties: Fart 2 were featured in which 2008 film that resulted in an Academy Award nomination for one of its cast members?

 

As of the end of the 2014 NFL season, who is the only active NFL player to have recorded at least 120 receptions in a single season twice?

 

Within one, what is the number of full years between the events in the song “Ohio” and “The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald?

 

Match the first names of the Bronte sisters Emily, Charlotte and Anne to the books that they penned. – Jane Eyre, Agnes Grey, and Wuthering Heights.

 

The national flag of the United Kingdom is a combination of the flags of three saints, the patron saints of three of the constituent parts of the United Kingdom. Name those three patron saints.

 

Three different pro wrestlers have won the WWE Royal Rumble event in consecutive years, with each of their victories occurring in the 1990s. Hulk Hogan was the first in 1990 and 1991. Name one of the other two.

 

What Asian country has the longest serving monarch, exceeding the reign of Queen Elizabeth II by more than five years, having begun their reign on June 9, 1946?

 

Put the following women’s “firsts” in order of when they happened, starting with the least recent and ending with the most recent one to occur.
1. First woman to serve in the U.S. Senate
2. First woman to graduate from law school
3. First woman to be appointed to the Supreme Court
4. First woman to ride in space

 

Titanic is by far the highest-grossing movie featuring Kathy Bates. Name one of the next two highest-grossing films featuring Kathy Bates (unadjusted for inflation)?

 

What singer, inducted as a solo artist in the Rock ‘n Roll Hall of Fame in 1994, was inducted as a member of the band “The Faces” in 2012

 

What singer, inducted as a solo artist in the Rock ‘n Roll Hall of Fame in 1994, was inducted as a member of the band “The Faces” in 2012

 

Two of the top 10 companies on Fortune magazine’s 2014 list of the 500 largest companies ranked by revenues are automobile manufacturers. Name one of the two.

 

Throughout the TV series Seinfeld, Jerry had quite a few girlfriends and/or women he dated. Sixty-six to be exact. However, only one of the women that played Jerry’s love interest has won an acting Academy Award, doing so in the 1980s. Name this actress.

 

The Washington Redskins won two Super Bowls while Ronald Reagan was in office. Name any one of the other four U.S. Presidents who were in office when a team with “Washington” in its name won a championship in the NBA, NHL, NFL, or MLB.

 

Two Canadian provinces (not territories) border only one US state each. Name one of the two provinces.

 

As of 2015, what is the most recent film to win the Academy Award for Best Picture with a title that does not contain the letter A.

 

Jayma Mays played the love interest of characters played by Masi Oka, Matthew Morrison and Paul Scheer in three separate series. Name two of them.

 

Name one of the two Super Bowl MVPs who were born outside of the U.S. One was born in Canada, the other born in South Korea.

 

Documentarian Michael Moore has been nominated twice for the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature, winning in 2002 for Bowling for Columbine. For what other film was he nominated?

 

Name one of the five US states that have had two female senators serve on behalf of their state simultaneously.

 

Put the following math values in ascending order: π, e, the square root of 8, 3

 

I began my career as a stand-up comedienne in 1975 and became the second woman to host Saturday Night Live the same year. I was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for a 1975 film. I made appearances on many television shows, including Murphy Brown, Will & Grace, and Desperate Housewives. My given first name is Mary. Who am I?

OK, who bothered to read this far? If so, thanks! Glad to know my efforts are not in vain! Getting all of these final questions archived will be a process and will take some time, thanks in advance for your patience.

 

 

 

 

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