Friday, August 28, 2020

Trivia Q&A: August 27

We had another great night of Facebook Trivia Night last night, with another terrific finish among four teams separated by just three points going into IQ Trivia. (Three of which were my individual sisters!) But it was the team of Molly Vallon and Brad Cook (two of my old Professor Thom's Trivia regulars) who pulled out the win with 45 points. Congratulations to them on their hard-fought win! See you all again next Thursday night!
Purple Trivia
1. The Purple Heart medal features the image of what US president?
2. What Pulitzer Prize winning author wrote the novel "The Color Purple?"
3. The Purple Dragons were a street gang in what animated series?
4. Who wrote and directed the 1985 film "The Purple Rose of Cairo?"
5. In the board game "Clue", what character is represented by the purple token?
6. Prince released the critically acclaimed album "Purple Rain" in what year?
7. Name 1 of the 2 NFL teams that uses purple as its primary uniform color.

Republican Party Trivia
1. Who was the first Republican elected president of the US?
2. What Republican president was born Leslie Lynch King Jr.?
3. What 20th century Republican president served two terms and made an ill fated run for a third term as a third party candidate?
4. Chuck Grassley, of what midwestern state, is the longest serving Republican senator?
5. What onetime US senator was the last Republican who was both an unsuccessful presidential and vice presidential candidate?
6. Who was the last Republican who represented NY state in the US Senate?
7. Who was NY state's last Republican governor?

The Q Train: Solo Beatles Albums Trivia
1. Band On the Run
2. Mind Games
3. Living In the Material World
4. Venus and Mars
5. Walls and Bridges
6. Sentimental Journey
7. All Things Must Pass
8. Double Fantasy
9. Goodnight Vienna
10. Kisses On The Bottom

General Knowledge
1. How many hours time difference is there between London and New York? ( 1 pt)
2. What is the second largest state in the US in land area? ( 1 pt)
3. How many symphonies did Beethoven compose? ( 1 pt)
4. Which of the three Chipmunks wore glasses? ( 2 pt)
5. What is the most common color of M&Ms? ( 2 pt)
6. On which finger do human fingernails grow the fastest? ( 2 pt)
7. What planet is nicknamed "the planet of dreams" due to its color? ( 3 pt)

IQ Trivia
1. "Where Is Everybody" is the first episode of what classic science fiction series? ( 3 points)
2. What is the name of the anniversary that is celebrated after 70 years of marriage? ( 5 points)
3. The Bank of America is headquartered in what southern US city? ( 4 points)
4. Helen Keller was a co-founding member of what organization in 1920? ( 4 points)
5. What American author has penned 58 novels in his career, with 7 written under the pen name "Richard Bachmann?" ( 4 points)

Purple Trivia
1. George Washington; 2. Alice Walker; 3. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles; 4. Woody Allen; 5. Professor Plum; 6. 1984; 7. Minnesota Vikings and Baltimore Ravens.

Republican Party Trivia
1. Abraham Lincoln; 2. Gerald Ford; 3. Theodore Roosevelt; 4. Iowa; 5. Bob Dole; 6. Al D'Amato; 7. George Pataki.

The Q Train: Solo Beatles Albums Trivia
1. Paul; 2. John; 3. George; 4. Paul; 5. John; 6. Ringo; 7. George; 8. John; 9. Ringo; 10. Paul.

General Knowledge
1. Five; 2. Texas; 3. Nine; 4. Simon; 5. Brown; 6. Middle; 7. Neptune.

IQ Trivia
1. The Twilight Zone; 2. Platinum; 3. Chalotte, NC; 4. ACLU; 5. Stephen King.

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