Friday, December 14, 2012

The Answers

What suspense! Clearly if you actually felt suspense you would have looked them up. But since I forgot to post them earlier, here they are:


Identify the dance: "It's just a jump to the left, and then a step to the right. Put your hands on your hips, and bring your knees in tight"
The Time Warp

Not Betsy Ross:
What Frenchman designed the flag of Italy?
Napoleon Bonaparte
November 30th:
On this date in 1998 the 2 largest descendants of Standard Oil merged to form the world's largest company. They are: Exxon and Mobil

Diplomatic Dialogue:
The UN has 6 official languages. Name 5 of the 6 languages.
English, French, Spanish, Arabic, Russian, Mandarin

Which of these books is the shortest?
In Search of Lost Time
War and Peace
Anna Karenina
Atlas Shrugged
Les Miserables

Anna Karenina
In Hindu theology, who is known as "The Destroyer?"

The Write Stuff:
This decorative style of writing comes from the Greek for "beautiful writing."
Home Sweet Historical Home:
Whose home is called Monticello?
Thomas Jefferson

Who ya gonna call?
Which of the Ghostbusters was the director of Caddyshack and Groundhog's Day?
Igon (Harold Ramis)

Half Time
Name the state, commonwealth or territory best described by each phrase:
1. The newest state in the Lower 48 - Arizona
2. "Live Free or Die" - New Hampshire
3. Has the highest divorce rate - Nevada
4. Doesn't have counties - Louisiana, Alaska
5. Is a commonwealth - Virgina, Massachusetts, Kentucky, Pennsylvania
6. "Taxation without Representation" Washington DC (appears on license plate)
7. The most Irish - Massachusetts
8. The state with the highest percentage of residents from other states - California

Brand Rebranding:
Datsun vehicles switched to what name after 1986?

History of Violence:
John Hinckley Jr. was attempting to impress what actress when he attacked President Reagan?
Jodie Foster

Creative Casting:
Characters from what book appear in Disney's Tale Spin?
Rudyard Kiplings The Jungle Book
Horticulture Clash:
What do the following have in common? Bell peppers, cucumbers, eggplant, tomatoes
They are fruit

This designer's trademark is a red sole on his shoes?

Punctuation Hybridization:
The Interrobang is a combination of what 2 punctuation marks?
The question mark and exclamation mark

The D List:
Name 3 countries that start with D?
Denmark, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic

Pop Culture Color Math:
Take the colors of the Power Rangers.
Subtract the colors of the Uno deck.
Subtract the surname of Tenacious D's lead singer.
What's left?
First Wive's Club:
According to Jewish folklore, who was Adam's first wife?

Final Jeopardy
Place the following holidays in the correct sequence:
It is:
Vernal Equinox
Summer Solstice
Canada Day
4th of July
Canadian Thanksgiving

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