Happy Birthday, Brad! How Much Do YOU Know About Stuff Brad Knows and Loves?

Today is the birthday of Brad, who is one of the “key” members of my trivia team Miskatonic University Fighting Cephalopods. In honor of this glorious day, here’s a set of trivia questions tailored specifically for him! Happy Birthday, Brad! Let’s see how your knowledge measures up to his strange, strange knowledge areas!
1. Defunct Sports Teams – Name two mascots that were used with American Basketball Association teams that are NOT currently being used as mascot names with any of the ‘big four” sports teams. Name a third team for an extra point.
2. Canada – Name all three of the geographic entities categorized as “territories” for Canada. Name at least one capital city for any of these.
3. Best in Show – “Hickory” was the name of what specific dog breed that won “Best in Show” in the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in 2011? Hint: Brad owns dogs of this breed.

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What dog breed are these?


4. Costumes – For what “Star Wars” inspired costume did Brad win $100 bucks from a local watering hole in 2010? Multiple choice- a. Ewok b. R2-D2 c. Jawas d. Salacious Crumb
5. NFL Teams – What is Brad’s favorite NFL team, which began as an expansion team in 1967?
6. Capital Cities – Nicosia is the capital of what European nation?
7. TV – For what long-running sitcom does Brad posses the most “encyclopedic” knowledge of? Multiple choice a. Friends b. Seinfeld c. Cheers d. Everybody Loves Raymond?
8. Movies – What 2001 film’s plot revolves around a fictional band headed by a lead singer who had a botched sex change operation?
9. Electronic Devices – What is the name of the device made of two metal antennas and a knob, commonly used for providing eerie sound effects in science fiction movies and in the Star Trek theme song?
10. Ireland – Name any one of the four counties in Ireland that share their names with counties in Michigan.
Mystery – Match the following characters from Seinfeld with the quotes – Jerry, Kramer, Elaine, George
1. “If you’re not gonna be a part of a civil society, then just get in your car and drive on over to the East Side.”
2. “Boy, a little too much chlorine in that gene pool.”
3. “Get OUT!”
4. “I don’t think I’ve ever been to an appointment in my life where I wanted the other guy to show up.”
Final Category – Super Bowl
Name both years in which the Cincinnati Bengals appeared in an AFC Conference championship.

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