About this Episode
Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by Dallas (We Do Stuff) and Kyle Anne to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including Menu Items, Box Office Records, Technology, German and French Language, Military Operations, Volcanoes, Boy Bands, Periodic Table, Movie Characters, 90’s Music and more!
- ALSO KNOWN AS – What popular figure was born Agnese Gonxhe Bojaxhiu?
- MENU ITEMS – What popular menu item was invented by maître d’ Ignacio Anaya in the early 1940’s at a restaurant called the Victory Club in Piedras Negras, Mexico?
- BOX OFFICE RECORDS – Grossing over $206 million, what is the highest grossing domestic film of 2020?
- TECHNOLOGY – A “new unit of time” which is 1/705,600,00th of a second for sound and video editing called a “flick” was developed by what company (a subsidiary of Facebook)?
- GERMAN LANGUAGE – Frendsham is a German word that describes what vicarious experience?
- MILITARY OPERATIONS – What is the name of the infamous British deception operation that drew the Axis forces away from Sicily, allowing the Allied forces to invade that shares a name with a holiday dessert?
- Details on Strom Thurmond’s Senate record.
- The Lion King came out in 1994, not 1993.
- VOLCANOES – Nicknamed “The Lighthouse of the Mediterranean” due to thousands of years of nearly constant eruption, which of three active volcanoes in Italy shares its name with a kind of Italian turnover?
- FRENCH LANGUAGE – Originally a French portmanteau of the words for shoe and boot, what word means to willfully destroy?
- BOY BANDS – “I’ve seen the lightning leave me / I’ve changed my life completely / My baby just can’t her eyes off me” are lyrics of a 1978 song by what band?
- TECHNOLOGY – In what decade was the first commercially available 3D printer sold?
- PERIODIC TABLE – The word Plumbus is associated with what chemical element?
- ACTOR MUSICIANS – What actress and talk show host formed and fronted the metal band Wicked Wisdom with her husband being the executive producer on the band’s self-titled album released in 2006?
- WORLD WAR II TECHNOLOGY – The cavity magnetron was part of what World War II technology whose disinformation propaganda was used to mask its capabilities, leading directly to a common misconception about a vegetable health benefit?
- MOVIE CHARACTERS – Val McKee is the main character of what horror comedy movie released in the early 90’s?
- 90’s MUSIC – What lead single for 1994’s Reality Bytes became the first ever to hit #1 on the Billboard charts by an artist who wasn’t signed to a major label?
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