Bacchus trivia, January 15, 2019

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Round 1

  1. What is the only model of aircraft currently flown by Southwest Airlines?
    Boeing 737
  2. Unless granted a specific exemption, NFL wide receivers must wear a two-digit uniform number beginning with one of what two digits?
    1, 8
  3. What film’s marketing tagline “Live, Die, Repeat” was used in place of its original title when it was released on home video?
    Edge of Tomorrow
  4. What type of cotton fabric derives its name from the Persian words for “milk” and “sugar”?
    Seersucker (sheer + shakar)
  5. What five counties in New York State share their names with the last names of U.S. Presidents?
    • Clinton
    • Jefferson
    • Madison
    • Monroe
    • Washington
  6. In a traditional French restaurant kitchen, what role, translating as “keeper of the food”, involves preparation of salads, cold hors d’oeuvres, and pâtés?
    Garde manger

Round 2

  1. What Simpsons character’s actual name is Jeffrey Albertson?
    Comic Book Guy
  2. What common substance might, under various conditions, exist in a “soft ball”, “hard ball”, “soft crack”, or “hard crack” state?
    Sugar or candy
  3. What three Major League Baseball teams play in stadiums named for brands of beer?
    • Colorado Rockies (Coors Field)
    • St. Louis Cardinals (Busch Stadium)
    • Milwaukee Brewers (Miller Park)
  4. What word may refer either to a type of soup or a type of unglazed pottery?
  5. What are the only two animated TV programs that have been nominated for the Best Comedy Series Primetime Emmy Award?
    • The Flintstones
    • Family Guy
  6. What seven U.S. states have only one member of the House of Representatives?
    • Alaska
    • Delaware
    • Montana
    • North Dakota
    • South Dakota
    • Vermont
    • Wyoming

Round 3

Name the fictional written work (book, play, or musical) featuring each group of characters. The year of first publication or performance is given for each work.

  1. 1811 – Eleanor Dashwood, Marianne Dashwood, Edward Ferrars
    Sense and Sensibility
  2. 1847 – Sarah Reed, Edward Rochester, St. John Rivers
    Jane Eyre
  3. 1851 – Starbuck, Stubb, Flask
  4. 1859 – Charles Darnay, Sydney Carton, John Barsad
    A Tale of Two Cities
  5. 1925 – Nick Carraway, Tom Buchanan, Jordan Baker
    The Great Gatsby
  6. 1926 – Jake Barnes, Brett Ashley, Robert Cohn
    The Sun Also Rises
  7. 1928 – Macheath, Jonathan Peachum, Jenny
    The Threepenny Opera
  8. 1930 – Sam Spade, Casper Gutman, Brigid O’Shaugnessy
    The Maltese Falcon
  9. 1937 – George Milton, Lennie Small, Slim
    Of Mice and Men
  10. 1943 – Curly McLain, Laurey Williams, Jud Fry
  11. 1944 – Amanda Wingfield, Tom Wingfield, Jim O’Connor
    The Glass Menagerie
  12. 1945 – Napoleon, Snowball, Boxer
    Animal Farm
  13. 1953 – Estragon, Pozzo, Lucky
    Waiting for Godot
  14. 1954 – Ralph, Piggy, Jack
    Lord of the Flies
  15. 1955 – Dolores Haze, Clare Quilty, Annabel Leigh
  16. 1957 – Sal Paradise, Dean Moriarty, Carlo Marx
    On the Road
  17. 1961 – Colonel Cathcart, Milo Minderbinder, Doctor Daneeka
  18. 1962 – Martha, George, Nick, Honey
    Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
  19. 1975 – Velma Kelly, Roxie Hart, Billy Flynn
  20. 1983 – Richard Roma, Shelley Levine, Dave Moss
    Glengarry Glen Ross

Round 4

  1. What is the only number with its letters in alphabetical order in English?
  2. What country’s filmmakers have received the most Academy Awards for Best Foreign-Language Film?
    Italy (14)
  3. What are the names of the three small bones in the middle ear of humans and other mammals?
    Hammer, anvil, stirrup (Latin: malleus, incus, stapes)
  4. The wireless charging standard used by recent Android and Apple cellular phones is named after what Chinese word for life force or vital energy?
  5. What beer brand changed the color of its logo between 1951 and 1991 to avoid associations with the Soviet bloc?
    Heineken (red five-pointed star changed to white with red outline)
  6. What are the eight major food allergens required by the FDA to be called out on food packaging?
    • Milk/dairy
    • Eggs
    • Fish
    • Shellfish
    • Tree nuts
    • Peanuts
    • Wheat
    • Soy

Round 5

  1. First marketed in Britain in 1947, Polo Mints are most similar to what American candy?
    Life Savers
  2. What type of professional would use a “Dutch angle” in their work?
    Film/TV director or cinematographer
  3. Alphabetical characters in basic Braille consist of raised bumps within a grid of how many spaces?
  4. What is the title of the poem by Emma Lazarus displayed at the Statue of Liberty?
    “The New Colossus”
  5. Featured on the flags and coats of arms of Sicily and the Isle of Man, the triskelion is a design element made up of three what?
  6. After more than 50 years as the most-grown apple cultivar in the United States, the Red Delicious fell to second place in 2018, behind what other apple variety?

Final question (Category: Food)

What brand of hot sauce is named after an ancient settlement in Mexico which boasts the largest pyramid in the Americas?