Trivia Recap – May 31, 2017 – Johnny’s Grill

Here is the question set from Tuesday’s Sporcle Live game at Johnny’s Grill in Belleville.
Game One
1. Airlines – In 1988, the FAA signed a law banning what practice on flights of two hours in length or shorter?
2. Sports Nicknames – What baseball Hall of Fame pitcher had the nickname “The Big Unit?” For an extra nerd bonus, this person won his only World Series championship with what team?
3. Colors – Although green has been associated with Ireland since the 1640s, what other color was adopted by the Order of St. Patrick in 1783?
4. Musical Instruments – The hurdy gurdy is classified as what class of musical instrument: Brass, woodwind, string or percussion?
5. Presidents – the March 30, 1981 assassination attempt on Ronald Reagan happened in what U.S. city?
6. Science Terms – What phenomenon describes a change in pitch occurring when a sound source approaches or departs?
7. Villains – Burgess Meredith, Danny DeVito and Robin Lord Taylor have all played chat fictional supervillain on TV and in film?
8. Money – The Krugerrand is a gold coin minted in what African country?
9. Twelve-letter words – What is the 12-letter word for being able to perform tasks with the hands – such as writing – equally well with the left or the right hand?
10. Musicals – What musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice is about the life of an Argentine dictator and his wife?
Mystery – BB – All responses will include the initials BB
1. Character first appearing in the 1940s animated short “A Wild Hare.”
2. A 1995 film featuring Will Smith and Martin Lawrence
3. Woman who served as U.S. senator in California between 1993 and 2017
4. Group who released the albums Paul’s Boutique and Check Your Head
Final Category – War History
What two countries were involved in the war, waged from 1904 to 1905, that directly resulted in the Nobel Peace Prize being awarded to Teddy Roosevelt?
Game Two
1. Dance – What type of dance involves a cramp roll, maxi ford and the buffalo turn?
2. Expansion Teams – What is the most recent expansion team to join the NFL?
3. The Matrix – According to “The Matrix,” what is the name of the last human occupied city on Earth?
4. Shakespeare – Which title character is quoted as saying, “Is this a dagger which I see before me?”
5. Musical Groups – Name two of the five band members heard in the clip “Handle with Care.”
6. Companies – What is the parent company of Mapquest and MoviePhone?
7. Animals – what marsupial’s name comes from the Powhatan for “white dog?”
8. Museums – Which U.S. city is home to the National Atomic Testing Museum and the Burlesque Hall of Fame?
9. Game Shows – Wayne Brady hosted which musical quiz game show between 2007 and 2009? For an extra “nerd” bonus oint, what similar game show debuted the same year, and was hosted by Joey Fatone?
10. Book to Movie – “My Posse Don’t Do Homework” was adapted into what film starring Michelle Pfeiffer?
Visual Mystery –
Final Category – Number One Albums
What solo recording artist has had a total of seven #1 albums on the Billboard 200 chart, the first in 1986, and most recently with albums titled Discipline and Unbreakable?

Image may contain: 1 person, meme and text

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s