About this Episode
Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by Glenn (aka GrandtasticGlenn) and Allison (aka Apple30309) to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including Botany, Medical Terms, Band Member Replacements, Global Politics, Mascots, Mountain Ranges, Doctor Who, Folklore, The Elder Scrolls, Geography, 90’s Wrestling, Biology, Secret Societies, Sporting Events and more!
- BOTANY – Popularly used for flavoring, what kind of orchid is the only used for food production?
- MEDICAL TERMS – Keratitis is the medical name for the swelling of what part of the body?
- HERBOLOGY – An herb used in Greek Mythology by Achilles on wounded soldiers, achillea millefolium is more commonly known as what?
- BAND MEMBER REPLACEMENTS – For their 2018 album The Now Now, Gorillaz temporarily replaced their villainous bassist Murdock with another villainous character from what Cartoon Network series?
- GLOBAL POLITICS – The National Diet is the bicameral legislature of what Asian country?
- OLYMPIC ATHLETES – Balbir Singh was a three-time olympic medal winner in which sport?
- CARTOON MASCOTS – Reddy is a cartoon character that served as a corporate spokesman for what industry?
- Details on Strom Thurmond’s Senate record.
- The Lion King came out in 1994, not 1993.
- MOUNTAIN RANGES – What mountain range that shares a name with a mighty Greek titan stretches through Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia?
- DOCTOR WHO – The Doctor Who episode “The Unicorn and the Wasp” is based on the real-life 10 days long disappearance and subsequent reappearance of which famous British mystery author in 1926?
- FOLKLORE – According to Japanese folklore, the image of a rabbit living on the moon can be seen making what traditional food item?
- THE ELDER SCROLLS – Named after the planet in which The Elder Scrolls games takes place, which plant emits a ringing noise that glows?
- GEOGRAPHY – What is the fifth largest continent?
- 90’s WRESTLING – At Wrestlemania 8 in 1992, who became the first wrestler in WWE to kick out of a pin attempt following a Hulk Hogan leg drop?
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- BAND MASCOTS – What band mascot was made from referencing a photo from Time Magazine, of a dead soldier’s head attached to a tank? – submitted by Quizdaddy Kyle
- BIOLOGY – An involuntary reaction to fear, horripilation is more commonly known as what?
- CHARACTER ORIGINS – The character Pee-Wee Herman was created and developed by Paul Reubens by what former SNL and sitcom star during their time together at The Groundlings improv comedy troupe?
- SECRET SOCIETIES – Which conservative U.S. political figure who died in 2016, spent his final days with members of The International Order of St. Hubertus, a secret society founded in 1695?
- SPORTING EVENTS – The 1985 world championship for which sport is known as “The Black Ball Final”?
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