Learned League 74 – Match Day 22 – Sept. 21, 2017

GAMES/SPORT – In a game played on October 18, 1924, a University of Illinois halfback scored four touchdowns in the game’s first twelve minutes, against a University of Michigan side that had only surrendered three touchdowns over the previous two seasons. The Wolverines would give up 54 total points that season, with 39 coming that […]

Learned League 74 – Match Day 21- Sept. 20, 2017

POP MUSIC – Despite the musical reputation of its primary instrumentalist, the 1968 album¬†Unfinished Music No. 1. Two Virgins.¬†had a big impact (and is probably best remembered today) due to its cover, which featured its two artists posing fully naked. Name this duo. GEOGRAPHY – Give any one of the four names that are redacted […]

Learned League 74 – Match Day 19 – Sept. 20, 2017

GAMES/SPORT – For most professional boxing sanctioning organizations, the weight class that sits between Light Heavyweight and Heavyweight, with a weight limit of 200 pounds, is known as what? One exception is the WBO, where it is known as “Junior Heavyweight.” WORLD HIST – Napoleon Bonaparte finally met his Waterloo in 1815 at the Battle […]

Learned League 74 – Match Day 18 – Sept. 19, 2017

SCIENCE – What is the medical name of the periodontal disease that is inflammation of the gums, indicated by redness, swelling, and bleeding, and which can lead to the more serious periodontitis? GEOGRAPHY – Kiribati, Guam, Palau, the Marshall Islands, the Northern Mariana Islands, Nauru, and hundreds of other islands (including the namesake Federated States) […]