About this Episode
Quizmasters Lee and Marc get together to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including Movies, World History, Television, Psychology, Movie Musicals, Also Known As, Art, Hollywood Legends, Manufacturing, Africa, U.S. History, Mythology, Manga and more!
- MOVIES – What 2007 film was directed by Joel Schumaker and follows the story of Walter Sparrow, a man who suffers from apophenia (the tendency to mistakenly perceive connections and meaning between unrelated things)?
- WORLD HISTORY – What country is believed to have had both the most military and civilian deaths in World War I?
- TELEVISION – What adult animated television series which ran for 11 seasons from 2000-2015 was technically a spin-off of Space Ghost: Coast to Coast?
- PSYCHOLOGY – Eisoptrophobia is the fear of what, commonly seen in bathrooms?
- MOVIE MUSICALS – What band stars in the musical comedy film Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band?
- ALSO KNOWN AS… – Singer Vincent Fernier is better known by what stage name?
- Correcting Marc in episode #107, “The lightning bolt on Bowie’s face was from Aladdin Sane (not Ziggy Stardust.)” – submitted by Elyse
- Oxygen is a diatomic element, so “Regular Oxygen” gas is technically O2. The element Oxygen, when bonded, isn’t always 2, but the “regular Oxygen” gas is.
- ART – Artist Marcel Duchamp submitted the ready-made art piece fountain in 1917, which was what item reoriented 90-degrees?
- HOLLYWOOD LEGENDS – What cigar-smoking star of stage, radio and film, whose career lasted for over three-quarter of a century and who died in 1996 shortly after their hundredth birthday, was the subject of one-man play “Goodnight Gracie”?
- MANUFACTURING – What gas is used for the inflation of airbags?
- AFRICA – What African country contains the Oklo region, where the world’s only known naturally-occurring nuclear reactor was first discovered in 1976?
- WORLD HISTORY – According to geologists, how many Eons has earth experienced so far (including now)?
- U.S. HISTORY – Inspired by Christian symbolism in the poetry of John Donne, J. Robert Oppenheimer suggested what codename for the first U.S. Nuclear Bomb test, which took place on July 16, 1945?
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- GEOGRAPHY – Standing at 8,611 meters high, K2 is the second highest peak on earth. K2 is a part of what sub-Himalayan mountain range whose name means “black gravel” in Turkish? – submitted by Adele
- ANIMALS – The cephalofoil is the scientific name for the head of what aquatic animal? – submitted by Adele
- MYTHOLOGY – In Egyptian mythology, what ibis-headed deity guards Ra’s solar barge alongside his wife, Ma’at?
- MANGA – With over 470 million copies in circulation, in 47 countries worldwide, what is the best-selling manga of all time?
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