Trivia Questions from UU Westport’s Trivia Night, March 24, 2023
Thank you, Dayle Brownstein, for your cleverness!
Stay tuned for answers next week.
We look forward to seeing you at another one of our Trivia Nights.
- This famous poet, writer, and satirist said, “What fresh hell is this?”
- In the book Curious George, who is the monkey’s companion?
- In which town is the book To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee, set?
- What Rolling Stone song was written by Paul McCartney and John Lennon?
- She is the first African American woman to serve as Chicago’s Mayor.
- In 1893, which country became the first to give women the right to vote?
- In the Republican Party, what does the “G,” in GOP, stand for?
- What was Kevin’s girlfriend’s name in The Wonder Years?
- What does Michael Scott eat for lunch in The Office, that makes him fall asleep?
- Who was the first major league player to pitch a ball over 100 MPH?
- Who said, “I came, I saw, I conquered”?
- She said, “It isn’t enough to talk about peace. One must believe in it. And, it isn’t enough to believe in it. One must work at it.
- He said, “Love is a lot like a backache. It doesn’t show up in an xray, but you know it’s there.”
- This famous American songwriter said, “Life is what happens when we are busy making other plans.”
- The quote, “Be yourself, everyone else is already taken,” was coined by what famous playwright?
- This observant writer said, “It is better to keep your mouth shut, and let people think you are a fool, than to open it and remove all doubt.”
- It was Stephen King’s first published novel.
- The U2 song “Shadows and Tall Trees” is taken from a chapter title in what famous book?
- In which state do Mark Twain’s characters Tom Sawyer, and Huckleberry Finn live?
- This well know writer is the creator of The Martian Chronicles.
- This science fiction novel is set on a desert planet inhabited by giant sandworms.
- What was Elvis Presley’s first number one hit in the U.S.?
- Name any three artists who were in the band The Travelling Willburys
- What artist does Paul McCartney credit with teaching him everything he knows?
- This was Madonna’s first top ten hit.
- He was the founder of Motown Records.
- What singer had a Billboard number one hit in each of the last four decades?
- The electoral college in the U.S. is made up of how many electors?
- In 1870 this president made Christmas a national holiday.
- In a moving eulogy he said, “Those of us who loved him, and who take him to his rest today, pray that what he was to us, and what he wished for others, would someday come to pass for all the world.”
- He famously declared, “The world must be made safe for democracy.?
- Who was Bart Simpson’s teacher?
- In the iconic 90s TV series, The Wonder Years, what was Kevin’s girlfriend’s name?
- It was Beaver Cleaver’s real first name in “Leave it to Beaver.”
- In the 1960 TV series what was the address of The Munster’s home?
- In what state does the Connor family reside in the Roseanne sit com?
- What was the full name of the captain in The Love Boat?
- Against what opposing team did Babe Ruth hit his first career home run?
- Multiple Choice: How many dimples does an average golf ball have: 82, 162, 336, 420?
- Multiple choice: What year were the first known (of all time!) Olympic Games held: 776 BC, 222 BC, 12 CE, 1842 CE?
- What is the official motto for the Olympics?
- Who did John McEnroe defeat in the final, to win his first Wimbledon singles title?
- She was the youngest gymnast of the Magnificent Seven in Atlanta 1996.
- The name of this disease means “bad air.”
- (closest answer wins) How long does a human red blood cell live?
- This is the number of elements you will find in the Periodic Table.
- It is the planet that spins the fastest.
- Where can you find the smallest bone in the human body?
- It is the part of the brain that deals with hearing and language.
- Most of a penny is made from this type of material.
- It is an art movement that began in Italy in the early 20th century, that aimed to capture modern, dynamic energy.
- He was an artist who worked in the late 15th – early 16th century, and painted The Birth of Venus.
- This style of art is characterized by deep, rich colors, along with intense dark and light shadows.
- These are the three secondary colors.
- What was the name of Salvador Dali’s art style?
- What American painter caused sensations in the 1940s and 1950s with his “drip paintings?”
- This is a French term that refers to novel, unusual, or experimental art.
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