Your benevolent and kind Trivia Overlord and Ruler of the Question Universe is back to share with you the questions asked at this week’s edition of Egan’s Team Trivia! Do remember to make your way out to Egan’s Bar each Wednesday at 9 to play the game in real time and get a chance to win great prizes!
1. The Notorious B.I.G. was shot and killed in what city?
2. Hester Prynne is the protagonist of what classic novel?
3. What quarterback holds the record for most career Superbowl touchdowns thrown?
4. In the film Planet of the Apes, what species of ape was Dr. Zaius?
5. The Teapot Dome Scandal, which led to the resignation of President Harding, originated over oil leases in what western state?
6. What is the Greek equivalent of the Roman goddess Juno?
7. On the Simpsons, what is the first name of Chief Wiggum?
8. Edward Nigma is the alter ego of what comic book character?
9. Even though it is now a product of Italy, what European country first produced the liquer Goldschalger?
HALF: Name the 5 US Capitals that have names with more than one word but do not contain the word “city”
11. After the Nile and Amazon, name one of the next two longest rivers in the world. Bonus for both
12. Family Plot was the last film by what director?
13. On The Dukes of Hazard, what was the name of the bar where Daisy worked as a waitress?
14. Two teams have played in more than one NBA finals and have never lost. Name 1 of them. Bonus for both.
15. What 20th century industrialist was the first billionaire in American history?
16. What dystopian novel derives its title from a speech in Shakespeare’s “The Tempest”?
LIGHTNING ROUND: Name 7 of the first 10 nations to join the European Union
18. What was the name of the final boss in Super Mario Brothers 2?
19. Pepsi Cola was invented in what southern state?
20. Methylphenidate is the scientific name for what mood controlling drug?
21. FINAL: Put these 4 films in order from most to least by how much they grossed at the box office overall:
-Die Hard with a Vengeance
Now for some appropriate distraction…
The Scarlet Letter
Little Rock, Des Moines, Baton Rouge, Saint Paul, Santa Fe
Yangtze and Mississippi
The Boar’s Nest
Chicago Bulls (6-0) and San Antonio Spurs (4-0)
John D. Rockefeller
Brave New World
Belgium (Founding), France (Founding), Italy (Founding), Luxembourg (Founding), Netherlands (Founding), Germany (Founding), Denmark (1973), Ireland (1973), UK (1973), Greece (1981)
Die Hard with a Vengeance (366 million), Toy Story (361 million), Goldeneye (352 million), Pocahontas (346 million)