Sporcle Live Questions – Monday, March 6, 2020

These questions were shared via Facebook just now by a trivia host…I don’t have the answers, but if they’re posted later, I’ll put them in the comments.

Game 1

1.) Which chess piece is most-commonly depicted in modern times as a type of turret?

2.) Of the U.S. states with names that begin with “I”, which one produces the least amount of corn annually?

3.) What actor stars as the title character in the 1997 film Donnie Brasco?

4.) With the production of its 276th episode in March 2019, what became the longest-running multi-camera sitcom of all-time, surpassing Cheers?

5.) What is the collective name for the programs, public works projects, and financial reforms enacted between 1933 and 1936 during the presidency of Franklin D. Roosevelt?

6.) What recurring villain in the Street Fighter series was first introduced as the final opponent in Street Fighter II and was played by Raul Julia in a 1994 film?

7.) What artistic medium, used by street artists such as Kurt Wenner and Julian Beever, is made of calcium sulfate?

8.) Name two of the five most populous cities located on islands in the Caribbean.

9.) What food and beverage company, headquartered in Concord, Massachusetts, is a subsidiary of the National Grape Cooperation Association?

10.) In 2015, the San Diego Chargers retired the number 21 in honor of what player who was with the team from 2001-2009?

MR.) Combine the two clues to form a single answer.

Answers may share a word, part of a word, or a syllable.

(For example, if I said “Capital of Utah, AND 1991 Western comedy film starring Billy Crystal” you would answer “Salt Lake City Slickers”)

1. 1995 film about a prisoner on death row in Louisiana AND 1991 single by Mark Cohn about a visit to a city in Tennessee

2. Author of suspense novels, including No Place Like Home and I Heard That Song Before AND notable alter-ego who works for the Daily Planet

3. Spin-off of The Golden Girls that aired from 1988-1995 AND Swiss company whose logo features three birds

4. First #1 single by Cardi B AND first U.S. national park

FQ.) On Rolling Stone’s 2010 list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All-Time, one of the top ten songs was a cover. Name that song, which was written and first released in 1965 by a man, but more famously covered by a woman two years later.

Game 2

1.) An ad campaign that began in the 1970s featured a four-year-old boy named Mikey who didn’t like most food but did like what breakfast cereal?

2.) Joel McHale, Gillian (GILL-ee-an) Jacobs, Danny Pudi (POO-dee), and Alison Brie are credited in all 110 episodes of what TV series that aired from 2009-2015?

3.) From 1999-2013, Hugo Chavez was the President of what South American country?

4.) In the 2005 film Bad News Bears, who plays Morris Buttermaker, the washed-up alcoholic former pitcher who coaches the Bears?

5.) From 2002-2016, Gwen Stefani was married to the lead singer of what band?

6.) Haumea (hah-oo-MAY-uh) and Makemake (mah-kay-MAH-kay) are two dwarf planets found in what belt, located in the outer solar system beyond the orbit of Neptune and named for a Dutch-American astronomer?

7.) What is the most populous city and metropolitan area in Canada?

8.) Who holds the record for winning the most Gold Glove Awards as a catcher, with 13 Awards between 1992-2007?

9.) A small hatchback vehicle manufactured by Zastava (Zas-TAH-vuh) Automobiles and marketed in the U.S. in the late-1980s and early-1990s was primarily known by what four-letter name?

10.) Which of the traditional seven deadly sins shares its name with a type of mammal known for their slow, deliberate movement?

FQ: Name two of the three actresses who had won Academy Awards prior to appearing in the 1989 film Steel Magnolias.

One thought on “Sporcle Live Questions – Monday, March 6, 2020

  1. Game 1

    1.) Rook
    2.) Idaho
    3.) Johnny Depp
    4.) The Big Bang Theory
    5.) New Deal
    6.) M. Bison
    7.) Sidewalk Calk
    8.) Santo Domingo, Port-au-Prince, San Juan, Havana, Kingston
    9.) Welch’s
    10.) Ladanian Tomlinson

    MR-
    1.) Dead Man Walking in Memphis
    2.) Mary Higgins Clark Kent
    3.) Empty Nestle
    4.) Bodak Yellowstone

    FQ.) “Respect”

    Game 2

    1.) Life
    2.) Community
    3.) Venezuela
    4.) Billy Bob Thornton
    5.) Bush
    6.) Kuiper Belt
    7.) Toronto
    8.) Ivan Rodriguez
    9.) Yugo
    10.) Sloth

    FQ.) Sally Field, Shirley MacLaine, Olympia Dukakis

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