Tuesday, September 25, 2007

Question > Movies

What 1966 film features opening credits which are spoken aloud, rather than appearing printed on the screen?

Monday, September 24, 2007

Question > History

Who's epitaph reads: "In Loving Memory of my Beloved Son, Murdered by a Traitor and Coward Whose Name is not Worthy to Appear Here"?

UPDATE: Answer: Jesse James

Friday, September 21, 2007

Question > General Trivia

Hurricanes, tropical storms, and typhoons are known by what two-word meteorological term?

UPDATE: Answer: Tropical Cyclone

Thursday, September 20, 2007

Question > Sports

What is the name and nickname of the former boxer who was Executive Director of the Association in the Defense of the Wrongly Convicted from 1993 to 2005?

UPDATE: Answer: Ruben "Hurricane" Carter

Wednesday, September 19, 2007

Question > History

What was destroyed off the Florida coast in 1715 because of a hurricane?

UPDATE: Answer: The Spanish Treasure Fleet

Tuesday, September 18, 2007

Question > History

What year saw the deadliest Atlantic Hurricane ever with over 22,000 killed?

UPDATE: Answer: 1780

Monday, September 17, 2007

Question > Sports

We'll try another theme week... the answer to this question should help you determine the theme...

What is the nickname of the college football team which suffered a 100-6 loss by Houston in 1968?

UPDATE: Answer: (The University of Tulsa) Golden Hurricane

Friday, September 14, 2007

Question > Comics

And thus ends back to school week...

What is the name of Linus Van Pelt's beloved school teacher?

UPDATE: Answer: Miss Othmar (later Mrs. Hagemeyer)

Thursday, September 13, 2007

Question > Movies

Back to school week continues...

What silver screen teacher critiqued a student's poem by saying: "Congratulations. You may have just written the first poem to get a negative score on the Pritchard scale."?

UPDATE: Answer: John Keating from Dead Poet's Society

Wednesday, September 12, 2007

Question > Literature

More back to school Trivia:

What novel features the History and Civics lessons of teacher Mr. Dubois?

UPDATE: Answer: Starship Troopers

Tuesday, September 11, 2007

Question > History

We continue back to school week...

Who was the first U.S. Secretary of Education?

UPDATE: Answer: Shirley Hufstedler, appointed by Jimmy Carter in 1979.

Prior to this, Education was part of the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare.

Monday, September 10, 2007

Question > Television

Welcome to back to school week!

What fictional town would you be visiting if you saw a High School football game with the visitors playing against the "Steeplejacks"?

UPDATE: Answer: The Steeplejacks were the mascots of Twin Peaks High School, from the 90s TV Show "Twin Peaks".

Friday, September 07, 2007

Question > General Trivia

What was the code name for Apple's 20th Anniversary Macintosh?

UPDATE: Answer: Spartacus

Thursday, September 06, 2007

Question > Movies

What is the name of the boat that takes the Man in the Yellow Hat to Africa in the 2006 movie, Curious George?

UPDATE: Answer: H.A. Rey (named after the original Curious George illustrator)

Wednesday, September 05, 2007

Question > Television

What actor played the 50's and 60's TV western character Rowdy Yates?

UPDATE: Answer: Clint Eastwood

Tuesday, September 04, 2007

Question > Literature

What author has written books which have been turned into movies starring John Cusack and Hugh Grant?

UPDATE: Answer: Nick Hornby (author of High Fidelity and About a Boy, respectively)