Click each question to reveal the correct answer.
- How many muses are there in Greek mythology? Nine
- What are the two lowest-priced properties on the Monopoly board, at $60 each?
- Mediterranean Avenue
- Baltic Avenue
- What home furnishing can be protected from dirt and wear by an antimacassar? Chair (or sofa, couch, etc.)
- What 2011 movie was the first ever to sweep every category in the Razzies, awarded to the worst films and performances of the year? Jack and Jill
- What two singers are tied for the career record of the most weeks in the number one spot on the Billboard Top 100 charts?
- Elvis Presley
- Mariah Carey
- Name the three companies to have held the number one spot on the Fortune 500 list of U.S. companies, ranked by gross revenue, since it began in 1955.
- General Motors
- On The Simpsons, what is Sideshow Bob’s last name? Terwilliger
- What vegetable did Mark Twain refer to in one of his books as “cabbage with a college education”? Cauliflower
- In French cuisine, what are the three main ingredients of béchamel sauce?
- What four U.S. states have no sales tax?
- New Hampshire
- What actor’s first credited movie role was the unnamed “Freak #1” in the 1974 film Death Wish? Jeff Goldblum
- In ice hockey, a player who achieves a “Gordie Howe hat trick” has done what three things in one game?
- Scored a goal
- Recorded an assist
- Gotten in a fight
Name the cities and states or countries served by the airports named after each of the people below.
- Louis Armstrong New Orleans, LA
- David Ben-Gurion Tel Aviv, Israel
- John Bergstrom Austin, TX
- George Bush Houston, TX
- Leonardo da Vinci Rome, Italy
- John Dulles Washington, DC
- Indira Gandhi Delhi, India
- Václav Havel Prague, Czech Republic
- Bob Hope Burbank, CA (Los Angeles also acceptable)
- Antonio Jobim Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
- Benito Juárez Mexico City, Mexico
- Franz Liszt Budapest, Hungary
- Edward Logan Boston, MA
- Thurgood Marshall Baltimore, MD
- Pat McCarran Las Vegas, NV
- Norman Mineta San Jose, CA
- Lester Pearson Toronto, Ontario
- Ted Stevens Anchorage, AK
- Pierre Trudeau Montreal, Quebec
- Will Rogers Oklahoma City, OK
Bonus: Which of the airports above had the most passenger traffic in 2013?
McCarran International Airport (Las Vegas, NV)
- Who is the only graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy to become President of the United States? Jimmy Carter
- What British pop band formed in 1978 got its name from a government registration form for unemployment benefits? UB40
- What does the acronym “URL” stand for? Uniform Resource Locator
- What four cities have hosted the Summer Olympics more than once?
- Athens (3 times)
- London (3 times)
- Los Angeles (2 times)
- Paris (2 times)
- What is the current official name of the Chicago skyscraper formerly known as the Sears Tower? Willis Tower
- What animated character, created in 1949, was an alumnus of Rutgers University, class of 1928? Mr. Magoo
- In 1914, the last known member of what animal species died in the Cincinnati Zoo? Passenger pigeon
- The Society of Jesus is a Catholic order more commonly known by what name? Jesuits
- Felix Mendelssohn wrote an overture and incidental music for stage productions of which Shakespearean play? A Midsummer Night’s Dream
- Prince Rupert’s drops are made up of what material? Glass
- First made in 1891, Liederkranz cheese is an American re-creation of what type of European cheese? Limburger
- What is the only U.S. state whose flag has a green background? Washington
Final question (Category: Songs)
What is the only song to win the Grammy for Best Disco Recording, an award that existed for only one year?
“I Will Survive” by Gloria Gaynor