Sporcle Live Final Questions – June, 2016

What six-letter word that comes from French describes a type of bright-red fruit and was used to determine the second Scripps National Spelling Bee Champion?


What major sports venue located near where the Grateful Dead was founded was the site of more Grateful Dead concerts than any other sports venue?


Which three former U.S. Presidents died while Richard Nixon was in office?


In 2005, what comedy became the first to have its final season win the Emmy for Outstanding Comedy Series since Barney Miller won during its final season in 1982?


Name three of the four U.S. state capital cities that are located closest to New York City, when measured based on straight line distance.


According to the lyrics of Warren Zevon’s (Zee-von) song “Werewolves of London,” there is a werewolf whose hair is perfect. Where is he, and what is he drinking?


War History: The place names Heart Mountain, Minidoka, and Tule Lake are all most closely associated with what war?


The Green Bay Packers won the first two Super Bowls. Name 2 of the 3 teams that won the next Super Bowls?


Name four of the five top selling domestic beer brands in the U.S., according to sales for the 52 weeks ending Jan. 24, 2016.
We are looking for the specific beers.


Four actors have won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series four times.
Who is the most recent actor to achieve this feat, having won four times in five years within the last decade?


Besides South Africa, four other African countries have been the birthplace of individual Nobel Peace Prize winners. Name two of the other four countries.


Located west of the Mississippi, what major sports venue that opened in 2000 did rapper Kanye West rent out in 2013 for an elaborate marriage proposal to Kim Kardashian, utilizing its scoreboard in the process?


What comedy troupe features actors named Jay, Kevin, Steve, Paul and Erik and starred together in their first feature film “Puddle Cruiser” in 1996?


Only five players have won multiple Super Bowl MVP awards, including Joe Montana and Tom Brady. Name two of the other three players.


What 1999 film was based, in part, on an autobiography by the title character titled The Sixteenth Round?


The 20th century had numerous U.S. Presidents who served in the military before they were President, but it also had a streak of six Presidents who did not.
Name EITHER the first or the sixth Presidents in that streak.


Prior to his loss to Leon Spinks in 1978, Muhammad Ali had only lost professional fights to two other people. Name either of those boxers.


What famous character was known as the “Knight of the Woeful Countenance” in a 1965 Broadway production that was then adapted for film in 1972?


Steven Spielberg has only directed two feature-length movies released directly into theaters that did NOT have a score composed by John Williams. They were both literary adaptations, and they were released thirty years apart. Name one of those movies.


Name two of the four smallest nations by area in the European Union.


What cartoon character that first appeared in the 2nd half of the 20th century was the only fictional character to appear on Time magazine’s list of the 100 most influential people of the 20th century?


What U.S. capital city is the third-longest serving capital in the United States, has the oldest capitol building still in use, and is also the smallest capital city in terms of land area?



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