Filling The Pub Trivia Void Day 24 – Wednesday, April 8, 2020

 

Just to ensure there is a good category mix, all of these categories mirror categories from a previous Sporcle Live game (or are very, very similar). So these aren’t questions involving things “only I would know,” LOL!

 

Game One

1. Island Nations – Nicosia is the capital city of what European island nation?

2. Elements – Name one of the two elements named for U.S. states. Both for a bonus point.

3. Film Settings – The John Waters films Pecker, Serial Mom and Pink Flamingos are all set in what East coast U.S. city?

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4. ’80s TV – Which “A-Team” character (pictured above) typically flew the planes and helicopters on missions?

5. Shoes – What shoe company produces the “All-Star” line?

6. Athletics – What animal is the mascot for the Oakland Athletics?

7. Country Singers – What artist originally recorded “The Devil Went Down To Georgia?”

8. Toys – What toy was originally called the “Pluto Platter” when it launched in 1955?

9. Title Roles – What actor played Hellboy in two films directed by Guillermo Del Toro?

10. Memorials – Within five, in what year was the Vietnam Veterans  Memorial dedicated in Washington, D.C.?

Mystery – Lesser Known J.R.R. Tolkien Characters

Yes, this round is just for Mike (no complaining about all of the “this day in history” mystery rounds I’ve been doing)!

Identify the characters from either The Hobbit or any of the three Lord of the Rings books based on the following descriptions:

M1 – Alliterative name of tavern owner encountered by the Hobbits in Bree

M2 – Favorite pony of Samwise Gamgee

M3 – Eccentric wizard known by the qualifier “The Brown”

M4 – First name of Galadriel’s husband

Game two

1. Food –What staple food did the retailer Costco recently announce it would not accept for refunds as means of discouraging panic shoppers?

2. ’70s albums – “Animals,” “Wish You Were Here” and “Dark Side of the Moon” were all albums released in the 1970s by what progressive rock band?

3. Reality TV – What was “Honey Boo-Boo’s” mother’s name on “Here Comes Honey Boo-Boo?” Name or nickname is acceptable.

4. U.S. History – What  abolitionist was hanged for treason because of actions involving a raid at Harper’s Ferry?

5. Hollywood Couples – What real-life Hollywood couple co-starred in the 2003 comedy flop Gigli?

6. Expansion Teams – What west coast city is slated to be the newest city to have a NHL team?

7. Interstate Highways – If traveling north on I-75 in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, what is the last city you’ll pass through if going through to Canada? Yes, this is a fairly easy “interstates” question…

8. Dickens – What is the name of the primary protagonist in Great Expectations?

9. Sitcoms – What actress plays Claire Dunphy on “Modern Family?” I seriously would not have known this without looking it up, so don’t feel bad if you don’t know this!

10. Anatomy – In the human body, the patella bone is located where?

Sorry, no visual mystery round today folks…(hey – I did TWO yesterday)!

Final category: What Year Am I?

Identify the year the following events all occurred:

Heaven’s Gate mass suicides, Gianni Versace murdered, Kylie Jenner born, Jeff Buckley drowns in Mississippi River

One thought on “Filling The Pub Trivia Void Day 24 – Wednesday, April 8, 2020

  1. Game One

    1. Island Nations – Nicosia is the capital city of what European island nation? Cyprus

    2. Elements – Californium, Tennessine

    3. Film Settings – Baltimore

    4. ’80s TV – Murdoch

    5. Shoes – Converse

    6. Athletics –elephant

    7. Country Singers – Charlie Daniels band

    8. Toys –frisbee
    9. Title Roles – Ron Perlman

    10. Memorials – 1982

    Mystery – Lesser Known J.R.R. Tolkien Characters

    Yes, this round is just for Mike (no complaining about all of the “this day in history” mystery rounds I’ve been doing)! 

    Identify the characters from either The Hobbit or any of the three Lord of the Rings books based on the following descriptions: 

    M1 -barliman butterbur

    M2 – bill

    M3 – Radagast

    M4 – mr. Elf witch aka celeborn aka she wears the pants ecen though it’s technically a long flowing white beaded fown
    Game two

    1. Food –rice

    2. ’70s albums – “pink floyd

    3. Reality TV – june mama june

    4. U.S. History –john brown 

    5. Hollywood Couples – jlo ben affleck

    6. Expansion Teams – seattle

    7. Interstate Highways –sault ste marie

    8. Dickens – pip

    9. Sitcoms –julie bowen

    10. Anatomy – knee

    Sorry, no visual mystery round today folks…(hey – I did TWO yesterday)! 

    Final category: What Year Am I?

    Identify the year the following events all occurred: 

    Heaven’s Gate mass suicides, Gianni Versace murdered, Kylie Jenner born, Jeff Buckley drowns in Mississippi River
    1997

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