Episode 592 - Cities In Literature - Minty Fresh - Arthurian Legend - U.s. "O" Tour - Pop Music Trivia

Instant Trivia

Sep 25 2022 • 7 mins

Welcome to the Instant Trivia podcast episode 592, where we ask the best trivia on the Internet.

Round 1. Category: Cities In Literature

  • 1: "Gone with the Wind"'s Rhett Butler was a profiteer from this South Carolina port city.
  • Charleston.
  • 2: In Hawthorne's "The Scarlet Letter", Hester Prynne did her sinning in this Puritan city.
  • Boston.
  • 3: Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn's hometown, St. Petersburg, was based on this Missouri city.
  • Hannibal.
  • 4: James Joyce's "Ulysses" takes place on June 16, 1904 in this city.
  • Dublin.
  • 5: "Tom Brown's School Days" were spent at a British prep school in this town.
  • Rugby.

Round 2. Category: Minty Fresh

  • 1: White Mazda Miatas bear an uncanny resemblance to these "1 1/2 Calorie Breath Mints".
  • Tic-Tac.
  • 2: Pep‑O‑Mint and Wint‑O‑Green are flavors of this candy mint.
  • Life Savers.
  • 3: This Certs ingredient is a mix of partially hydrogenated cottonseed oil, copper gluconate and flavoring.
  • Retsyn.
  • 4: These "Curiously Strong" mints are "So Strong, They Come in a Metal Box".
  • Altoids.
  • 5: "Fresh Goes Better in Life" with these mints, "Fresh and Full of Life".
  • Mentos.

Round 3. Category: Arthurian Legend

  • 1: Leodegrance, King of Cameliard, had Arthur as a son-in-law after this daughter's marriage.
  • Guinevere.
  • 2: Merlin didn't design this or buy it at Ikea--he copied it from Joseph of Arimathea.
  • the Round Table.
  • 3: This witch's name means she's a "fairy".
  • Morgan Le Fay.
  • 4: We learned more about this nephew of Arthur in the 14th century tale titled him "and the Green Knight".
  • Sir Gawain.
  • 5: Some accounts say Arthur still lives on this mythic island.
  • Avalon.

Round 4. Category: U.s. "O" Tour

  • 1: Since the opening of Walt Disney World, this city has become a booming metropolis.
  • Orlando.
  • 2: Thanks to a National Park Service webcam, you can see this famous geyser erupt live on your computer.
  • Old Faithful.
  • 3: Pearl Harbor and its memorials are a must-see when visiting this island.
  • Oahu.
  • 4: Every year during the Kentucky Derby Festival, the Belle and Delta Queen steamboats race each other down this river.
  • the Ohio River.
  • 5: Go way down upon the Suwannee River and you'll discover that it rises in this swamp.
  • Okefenokee Swamp.

Round 5. Category: Pop Music Trivia

  • 1: She was awarded her 1986 Female Pop Vocal Grammy Award by her cousin Dionne.
  • Whitney Houston.
  • 2: "Midnight Train to Georgia" was originally called "Midnight Plane to..." this Texas city.
  • Houston.
  • 3: In 1977 she spent a week on the top of the Top 40 chart with "Don't Leave Me That Way".
  • Thelma Houston.
  • 4: After his death in 1950, his recording of "September Song" became a big hit.
  • Walter Huston.
  • 5: After "Phoenix" and "Wichita", it was Glen Campbell's 3rd Top 40 hit with a city in the title.
  • "Galveston".

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