Wednesday, November 29, 2006

St. Louis Post-Dispatch Trivia Column

It looks like the St. Louis Post-Dispatch has a weekly trivia quiz by Joe Holleman. Here's this week's and the prior week's. Those links might not stay active long. If they don't get you to the trivia quiz, just to to their home page and search for "trivia" in the search box conviently places under the top navigation.

This week's quiz is a nice assortment of various topics, while last week's has good Thanksgiving questions. What was your score?

If you know of other regular trivia quizes like this, let me know in the comments.

Question > Music

What is the artist and title of the remake of an Otis Redding song that prompted Redding to say it was "a song a girl took away from me"?

Monday, November 27, 2006

Looking for a US trivia Quiz?

How about the US Citizenship test?

Here's my results:

You Passed the US Citizenship Test

Congratulations - you got 10 out of 10 correct!

Have fun! Let me know how you did in the comments.

Question > Sports

Who was the last NFL player to successfully complete a drop-kick?

UPDATE: Answer: Doug Flutie, Patriots v. Dolphins, 1 January 2006
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Friday, November 24, 2006

Trivia News > Thanksgiving trivia

Here's some day after Thanksgiving trivia via Cape Cod Today's blog section.


Question > Movies

What movie featured a father's quest to get "Turboman" for his son for Christmas?

UPDATE: Answer: Jingle All the Way
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Wednesday, November 22, 2006

Question > US History

Thomas Taggart coined what term to describe FDR's efforts to move Thanksgiving from the last Thursday of November to the third Thursday?

UPDATE: Answer: Franksgiving
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Tuesday, November 21, 2006

Question > US History

What founding father famously proposed the Turkey, not the Bald Eagle, as a national symbol?

UPDATE: Answer: Benjamin Franklin
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Monday, November 20, 2006

Question > Movies

What movie featured Jennifer Lopez and her infamous line "Gobble, Gobble"?

UPDATE: Answer: Gigli
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Thursday, November 16, 2006

Question > Movies

What film featured the first shared-scene appearance of Al Pacino and Robert De Niro?

UPDATE: Answer: Heat
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Wednesday, November 15, 2006

Question, Comics, Stand-up

What comedian's final live performance also featured Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Invention on the bill?

UPDATE: Answer: Lenny Bruce
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Tuesday, November 14, 2006

Question, Comics

Comics are a great form of popular art, and are becoming more recognized for their artistry and storytelling. As in many art forms, comic artists are able to break new cultural ground in their works, using story lines and characters to reflect the changing face of Western society.

Trivia Question of the day: What is name of the first African-American comic book character to headline his own series?

ANSWER UPDATE: Lobo (a Western Gunslinger from Dell Comics, not the DC character)
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Monday, November 13, 2006

Welcome! First Question, Trivia


TriviaOne is all about Trivia. I'll post a trivia question daily (or as close to it a possible), and keep you up to date on trivia world the world and around the web.

Answer the trivia question in the comments section and return the next day to see if you were right (I'll update each post with the correct answer in the comments section or with a "answer" link the next day).

Thanks for stopping by. Feel free to email me at mitch42ATghostowlDOTnet with comments and suggestions.

Your first trivia question:

What midwestern US city holds the world's largest trivia contest every year?

UPDATE: Answer: (highlight to reveal) Stevens Point, Wisconsin