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What we learned at Market Bar

Questions from last Tuesday’s trivia night at Market:

1.  Name the top 13 most popular cereals.

2.  Which four streets border Chicago’s City Hall?

3.  Who was the first rapper to win a Grammy?

4.  If he was still alive, how old would Elvis Presley be today?

5.  Besides Stevie Wonder, who is the only other person to win consecutive Grammys for Album of the Year?

6.  Who was the last person to win Time’s Person of the Year twice?

7.  Who is the most-portrayed fictional character in film?

8.  What sitcoms aired for 10 seasons or more?

9.  If you order a tall, grande, and venti coffee at Starbucks, how many ounces will you get?

10.  What is the best-selling video game of all time, regardless of console?

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Questions from last Tuesday’s trivia night at the Spot:

1. What is the largest country that is entirely in one time zone?

2. What is the largest state with no national park?

3. Winston Churchill said “I went to bed and slept the sleep of the saved and thankful” upon hearing about what event?

4. Who is the only person in US history to serve as president and vice president for two terms each?

5. What British prog rocker was a sound engineer on Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon before starting his own band?

6. What is added to rubber to make it vulcanized?

7. The largest volcano in our solar system is on what planet?

8. The Pulitzer Prize is awarded by what institution?

9. What was Al Capone’s full first name?

10. What is the most popular opera in the US?

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Questions from trivia night at Clybar:

1.  In 2004, Rolling Stone released their list of the 100 greatest guitarists of all time.  Jimi Hendrix was #1.  Number 2 was not known for being a great solo guitarist and died 2 years after founding his band.  Name the band.

2.  Tom Stoppard, the playwright of Rosencrantz and Guildernstern are Dead, also wrote the screenplay for which movie, which won 7 Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Original Screenplay?

Answer the following using Thanksgiving-related words:

3.  What is a word for a lucrative venture resulting in unearned benefits?

4.  What biological term is used to describe a several organisms of the same species living closely together for mutual benefit?

Identify these movies using Thanksgiving-related words:

Photo sources: Splicedwire.com, Collider.com, Ugo.com

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Questions from trivia night at Witt’s:

1.  Orly Taitz, a leading figure in the Barack Obama “birther” movement, is a lawyer.  What are her two other occupations?

2.  Who won the first NHL Winter Classic?

3.  Name this song:

4.  In Pee Wee’s Playhouse, what was the name of the genie?

5.  The world’s longest-running radio program features what choral group?

6.  What are the awards given for excellence in advertising?

7.  Phil Knight founded what well-known company in Oregon in 1964?

8.  Mike Leach, the coach of the Texas Tech football team, said his team lost a recent game because they were distracted by what?

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Questions from last Tuesday’s trivia night at Globe Pub:

1. What dive bar is located at 4060 N. Lincoln Avenue in Chicago?

2. The Philippines is the __  most populous country in the world.

a. 1oth     b. 12th     c. 14th      d. 16th

3. In what year was the first Karate Kid released?

4. In the Karate Kid II, why does Mr. Miyagi return to Japan?

5. In a flash forward episode of the Simpsons, what is the name of Lisa’s fiance?

6. What is this guy’s name? (Hint: it’s not Comic Book Guy.)

Who am ISource: Wikipedia

7. Who is this hardened criminal?

WhoSource: movienewsandrants.com

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What we learned at Crew

Questions from trivia night at Crew (courtesy of PubStumpers Trivia):

1.  In what war was the Battle of the Bulge fought?

2.  Wo Fat was the arch-nemesis of Steve McGarett in which television show?

3.  How long is the term of the United Nations Secretary General?

4.  In 1990, Charlie Sheen shot his then-fiancee.  Who was she?

5.  What song is this?

6.  What song is this?

7.  On what continent are the Atlas Mountains?

8.  Phil Stanton, Chris Wink and Matt Goldman are otherwise known as what?

9.  What country’s flag is this?


Source: Wikipedia

10.  Who is this?

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Questions from our trip to Ginger’s:

1.  What Swedish word used to describe a representative for claims against the government was adopted into the English language?

2.  Which Irish poet’s middle name was Bysshe?

3.  What was the most common name among Henry VIII’s wives?

4.  What color are psychadelic mushrooms?

5.  Who was the first Postmaster General of the United States?

6.  Where is Horseshoe Bay?

7.  What was the name of the old man of The Old Man and the Sea?

8.  What movie features this quote: “Excuse me while I whip this out”?

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