Trivia Game #20Round One:
1. Fifth-Grade Science: What is the common name for iron oxide?Round Two:
2. Board Games: What term from chess means a player agrees that he will inevitably lose the match?
3. All About Dracula: In what modern nation is Transylvania located?
4. Chaucer: In what month does the action of Chaucer's Canterbury Tales begin?
5. Famous Battles: Name the battle in which the Duke of Wellington defeated Napoleon.
6. Saints: Name the most famous patron saint of travellers.
1. Sports: In what sport did Willie Shoemaker become famous?
2. Animals: The Australian kookaburra is which of these? A bird, or a dog-like marsupial, or a venomous snake?
3. Name Changes: After the Vietnam War ended, what new name was given to Saigon?
4. Fictional Geography: The Klingons of Star Trek come from what home planet?
5. Fifth-Grade Science: Name the metallic element whose chemical symbol is W.
6. Nicknames: What American city is nicknamed "the Big Easy"?
HALF TIME BONUS QUESTION!Pop Tunes: I'll name three pop tunes. You tell me what group first recorded each song.Round Three (Usually the first question of Round Three comes from a guest trivia buff.)
(a)"The Yellow Submarine"
(b)"I Can't Get No Satisfaction"
(c) "Another Brick in the Wall"
1. Guest Question: Mister O Senior in Alabama wants to know how Americans say aloud the number 321 followed by fifteen zeroes.
2. Computer Science: If a computer file name ends with ".jpg," what kind of file is it?
3. Musicians: Jazz Great Lionel Hampton became world famous as a virutoso on which of the following? The piano, or the trumpet, or the vibraphone?
4. Military Insignia: How many stars are there in U.S. Army major-general's isignia?
5. Say It In French: What is the French word for "bread"?
6. Shakespearean Locales: In what country does the main action of the play Hamlet take place?
ONE LAST QUESTION!Police Gear: Lots of cops have Glocks nowadays. What is a Glock?Answers:
I-6. St. Christopher
II-1. Thoroughbred horse racing
II-2. a bird
II-3. Ho Chi Minh City
II-6. New Orleans
HT-a. The Beatles
HT-b. The Rolling Stones
HT-c. Pink Floyd
III-1. 321 quadrillion
III-2. a picture
III-3. the vibraphone
III-4. A major-general is a "two-star" general.
III-5. pain (PAN)
Answer: a pistol