Friday, July 31, 2020

Trivia Q&A: July 30

We had another great turnout for our seventeenth edition of "Facebook Live Trivia Night" on Thursday, and thankfully we had another night where everything went smoothly. We had a terrific race to the finish, but night ended in a tie between Larry Fleisher and the team of Molly Vallon and Brad Cook, both teams rolling up 49 points. Congratulations to this week's co-champions! See you all again next Thursday night!

Emmy Awards Trivia
1. Which show has won more Emmy Awards in its history: Saturday Night Live or The Simpsons?
2. What 1990s comedy series has the most Emmy wins among comedy shows, with 37?
3. Name 1 of the 2 actresses who hold the record for the most Emmy wins ever, with 8?
4. What HBO drama series holds the record for most wins by a fictional series, with 38?
5. In 2013, Netflix became the first streaming platform to win a Primetime Emmy Award and what drama series won it?
6. What comedy actor is the only actor to be nominated for portraying the same character on three different shows?
7. What comic legend hosted the Emmys four times in the 1970s, the most times anyone has hosted the awards?

Famous Seconds Trivia
1. What European capital city was the second city to host the Olympic Games in 1900?
2. Who was the second man to walk on the Moon?
3. What is the second smallest state in the US by area?
4. Who was the second vice-president of the US?
5. What was the second James Bond film released in the famous film series?
6. What was the second album released by the pop singer Adele?
7. What was the name of the second wife of King Henry VIII?

The Q Train: Movie Heroes and Villains Trivia (Name the Film)
1. Andy Dufresne
2. Alex Forrest
3. Sarah Connor
4. Tommy DeVito
5. Biff Tannen
6. George Bailey
7. Alonzo Harris
8. Ellen Ripley
9. Travis Bickle
10. Little Bill Daggett

General Knowledge
1. What country has won the most Olympic titles in men's basketball? ( 1 pt)
2. "E" and "O" are worth how many points in Scrabble? ( 1 pt)
3. The Barbary Coast is located along what body of water? ( 1 pt)
4. At an average depth of 62 feet, which is the shallowest of the Great Lakes? ( 2 pt)
5. Coca-Cola's world headquarters is located in what US city? ( 2 pt)
6. What day every year does the Atlantic hurricane season begin? ( 2 pt)
7. In 2013, what pop singer became the first person with 40 million Twitter followers? ( 3 pt)

IQ Trivia
1. What country in Central America, following a civil war in 1948, disbanded its armed forces and is one of the largest countries in the world with no standing army?  ( 4 points)
2. In the film "Miss Congeniality", Gracie Hart joins the Miss United States pageant representing what state? ( 4 points)
3. What was the name of the very first book in the Harry Potter series? ( 3 points)
4. In 2012, the Tower that houses Big Ben in London was renamed what? ( 5 points)
5. "Suicide Is Painless" is the theme song to what 1970s/1980s TV series? ( 4 points)

Emmy Awards Trivia
1. Saturday Night Live (54-32); 2. Frasier; 3. Cloris Leachman and Julia Louis-Dreyfus; 4. Game of Thrones; 5. House of Cards; 6. Kelsey Grammer; 7. Johnny Carson.

Famous Seconds Trivia
1. Paris; 2. Buzz Aldrin; 3. Delaware; 4. Thomas Jefferson; 5. From Russia With Love; 6. 21; 7. Anne Boleyn.

The Q Train: Movie Heroes and Villains Trivia
1. The Shawshank Redemption; 2. Fatal Attraction; 3. The Terminator; 4. Goodfellas; 5. Back to the Future; 6. It's a Wonderful Life; 7. Training Day; 8. Alien; 9. Taxi Driver; 10. Unforgiven.

General Knowledge
1. USA; 2. 1 point; 3. Mediterranean Sea; 4. Lake Erie; 5. Atlanta; 6. June 1; 7. Justin Bieber.

IQ Trivia
1. Costa Rica; 2. New Jersey; 3. Harry Potter and The Philosopher's (or Sorcerer's) Stone; 4. Elizabeth Tower; 5. M*A*S*H".

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