Trivia Recap – August 11, 2019 – MTL Finals (QUESTIONS ONLY)

Answers will be in the comments. 

Round One

1. TV Premieres The first episode of what TV program premiering in 1976 featured the Mosleys vs. the Abramowitzes (sp?)?

2. Animals – What word derived from Latin meaning “to grasp” is an adjective describing a tail adapted for seizing or grasping?

3. Bodies of Water – In a 2019 effort to curb pollution, the city of Toledo voted to grant the same rights of a U.S. citizen to what body of water?

Round Two

1. Athletes – Also playing for the professional team Reign FC, what 2019 U.S. Women’s soccer team co-captain played as a forward?

2. Automakers – Launched in 1986, Acura is the luxury line of what automaker?

3. International Politics – What nation joined the G8 in 1997 only to be expelled 17 years later?

Round Three 1. Pastries – Because it can be eaten so quickly, what pastry gets its name from the French word for flash of lightning?

2. Hip-Hop – What rapper’s first two studio albums were the 2004 album College Dropout and the 2005 album Late Registration?

3. Pirates – The Ottoman fleet admiral Barbarossa was also known by what colorful nickname?

Halftime – The Buried Body

Each of the following clues will have a part of the body embedded in the correct answer. H1 – This sauce was accidentally invented by the same chef who accidentally invented stuffed potatoes

H2 – In mythology, she possessed a girdle that signified her authority as queen of the Amazons

H3 – Since 2010, what actor has played War Machine in multiple Marvel films

H4 – Found in Central and South America and known scientifically as Sebinae, this animal’s subgroup gets its name from a Catholic order of Franciscan friars

Round Four

1. Film Stars – Known for her work in the Jurassic World films, Henry Winkler is the godfather of whom?

2. Shopping – Opening in the U.S. in 1959, which Michigan city was home to the first outdoor shopping center in the United States?

3. Colors – Xanthosphores are commonly found in fish and crustaceans and are what color?

Round Five

1. Cable Channels – What cable channel debuting in 1977 – now a cable TV giant – has its roots in Pinwheel? This question is abbreviated…

2. ’80s Books – According to the title of a 1980s best seller by Erma Bombeck, what is the second oldest profession?

3. U.S. Cities – Two of the 20 most populous cities in the state of Georgia share their names with what two major world capital cities?

Round Six

1. Sports Franchises – Name one of the two professional sports teams in the “bay” area of California that started out decades ago in Philadelphia?

2. Comedy – According to A&E’s’s Monty Python’s Flying Circus release, what profession appeared in more Monty Python sketches than any other with 51 appearances?

3. Landmarks – At a tilt of four degrees, what cardinal direction does the Leaning Tower of Pisa currently lean?

Final Category –

Song Lyrics

Serving as a rapid fire history lesson spanning the years 1949 to 1989, We Didn’t Start the Fire mentions several people by first and last name. Name the first person mentioned in the song by both first and last name that is still living.



One thought on “Trivia Recap – August 11, 2019 – MTL Finals (QUESTIONS ONLY)

  1. round one

    family feud, prehensile, lake erie

    round two

    megan rapino, honda, russia

    round three

    eclair, kanye west, redbeard

    halftime – bearnaise, hippolyta, don cheadle, capuchin

    Round four

    bryce dallas howard, kalamazoo, yellow

    round five

    nickelodeon, motherhood, athens/rome

    round six

    golden state warriors/oakland As, police officer, south

    final question answer: chubby checker

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