Sunday, December 02, 2012

Trio Trivia (5?)

Not sure how many of these I've done now, but 5 I think. I tried something new structure wise which failed miserably so after a few questions we returned to traditional Team Trivia structure. But here are the questions:

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"

Not Betsy Ross:
What Frenchman designed the flag of Italy?

November 30th:
On this date in 1998 the 2 largest descendants of Standard Oil merged to form the world's largest company. They are:

Diplomatic Dialogue:
The UN has 6 official languages. Name 5 of the 6 languages.

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

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?

Who ya gonna call?
Which of the Ghostbusters was the director of Caddyshack and Groundhog's Day?

Half Time
Name the state, commonwealth or territory best described by each phrase:
1. The newest state in the Lower 48
2. "Live Free or Die"
3. Has the highest divorce rate
4. Doesn't have counties
5. Is a commonwealth
6. "Taxation without Representation"
7. The most Irish
8. The state with the highest percentage of residents from other states

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?

Creative Casting:
Characters from what book appear in Disney's Tale Spin?

Horticulture Clash:
What do the following have in common? Bell peppers, cucumbers, eggplant, tomatoes

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

Punctuation Hybridization:
The Interrobang is a combination of what 2 punctuation marks?

The D List:
Name 3 countries that start with D?

Pop Culture Color Math:
Take the colors of the Power Rangers.
Subtract the colors of the Uno deck.
Subtract the surname of Denacious 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:
Canadian Thanksgiving
Canada Day
4th of July
Vernal Equinox
Summer Solstice

There were audio and visual bonuses. I won't bother with the audio ones, but the visual ones are below to identify:

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