Episode 590 - All God's Creatures - Basketball - Airport Codes - Communication - Horrors!

Instant Trivia

Sep 23 2022 • 7 mins

Welcome to the Instant Trivia podcast episode 590, where we ask the best trivia on the Internet.

Round 1. Category: All God's Creatures

  • 1: An owl cannot move these from side to side, so it must move its head.
  • its eyes.
  • 2: Grevy's, the largest species of this striped mammal, is named for former French president Francois Grevy.
  • a zebra.
  • 3: Called a "bamboo chicken" by locals in Belize, a male one of these lizards can reach over 6 feet.
  • an iguana.
  • 4: This 2-humped camel is probably named for the ancient country in central Asia where it originated.
  • the Bactrian camel.
  • 5: This "butterfly" dog was often represented in the paintings of Peter Paul Rubens and his followers.
  • papillon.

Round 2. Category: Basketball

  • 1: In 2000 this ex-Chicago Bull became president of the Wizards.
  • (Michael) Jordan.
  • 2: When these "clowns" once played in Greece the heat was so great the tar on the court melted.
  • Harlem Globetrotters.
  • 3: Before 1937, this game-opener was repeated after every score.
  • center jump (jump ball).
  • 4: In 1961-62 this Philadelphia Warrior became the only man in history to score over 4,000 points in a season.
  • Wilt Chamberlain.
  • 5: Though he didn't play organized hoops until 9th grade, this Spurs center is a 3-time NBA Finals MVP.
  • Tim Duncan.

Round 3. Category: Airport Codes

  • 1: SVO, also known as Sheremetyevo.
  • Moscow.
  • 2: When Bill the Cat says, "ACK!" , he may mean the airport on this Massachusetts island.
  • Nantucket.
  • 3: A capital place: IAD.
  • Dulles (Washington, D.C.).
  • 4: A friendly ghost town?:CPR.
  • Casper, Wyoming.
  • 5: RMG, REO and FCO all serve cities or towns with this name, in Georgia, Oregon and Italy.
  • Rome.

Round 4. Category: Communication

  • 1: In the early 1900s Congress allowed these with divided backs, half for the address and half for "Wish you were here".
  • postcards.
  • 2: In Sunday Dick Tracy comics it was always pointed out on Dick's wrist by an arrow.
  • a wrist radio (2-way radio).
  • 3: Fittingly, the Niagara Falls, N.Y. Public Library has a collection of these items that cost 23 cents to send.
  • postcards.
  • 4: 56' wide and 29' high, a digital billboard called the Broadway Spectacular is in the heart of this New York City area.
  • Times Square.
  • 5: To demonstrate this in 1877, Watson had to sing "Auld Lang Syne" and "Yankee Doodle".
  • a telephone.

Round 5. Category: Horrors!

  • 1: Despite its title, this 1980 film had enough box office luck to produce 7 sequels by 1989.
  • Friday the 13th.
  • 2: John Larroquette narrated this 1974 film in which lumbering tools are put to new use.
  • The Texas Chainsaw Massacre.
  • 3: Seen here is the not-so-horrific star of this "tasty" horror-comedy show.
  • Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
  • 4: This 1960 Hitchcock classic was partly based on real-life murderer Ed Gein, who skinned his victims.
  • Psycho.
  • 5: You won't find this hook-handed slasher of a 1992 film taking a sunrise and sprinkling it with dew.
  • The Candyman.

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