Episode 588 - The 7 Wonders - Baseball Words - Political Parties - Body Parts - "Big" And "Little"

Instant Trivia

Sep 21 2022 • 7 mins

Welcome to the Instant Trivia podcast episode 588, where we ask the best trivia on the Internet.

Round 1. Category: The 7 Wonders

  • 1: We sort of know what the Statue of Zeus looked like because it was reproduced on these of the realm.
  • coins.
  • 2: They were located on terraces that possibly rose some 300 feet.
  • The Hanging Gardens of Babylon.
  • 3: Made of bronze, it was destroyed by an earthquake in 224 B.C..
  • Colossus of Rhodes.
  • 4: An earthquake in the 13th century signaled the loss of this -- signal.
  • Lighthouse at Alexandria.
  • 5: As always, invading Goths got the blame for destroying her temple at Ephesus.
  • Artemis/Diana.

Round 2. Category: Baseball Words

  • 1: Spiders catch them in their webs.
  • Flies.
  • 2: What a catcher might eat his dinner on.
  • Home plate.
  • 3: A highly prized form of carbon.
  • Diamond.
  • 4: People who used peroxide on their hair.
  • Bleachers.
  • 5: It's material from which flags are made, or decorations in the colors of a flag.
  • Bunting.

Round 3. Category: Political Parties

  • 1: Though party traces its origins to Jefferson, Andrew Jackson was 1st president to be called this.
  • Democrat.
  • 2: He was the last Federalist candidate to be elected president.
  • John Quincy Adams.
  • 3: Formed to oppose Andrew Jackson, this party's 1st program was Clay's "American System" favoring high tariffs.
  • Whigs.
  • 4: Whoopee! When he got 2 A.M. word of his reelection, he ordered bacon and eggs for himself, Colson and Haldeman.
  • Nixon.
  • 5: Jay Leno emceed the 2003 victory party at this man's campaign HQ; he had announced his candidacy on Jay's show.
  • Arnold Schwarzenegger.

Round 4. Category: Body Parts

  • 1: Phosphenes are the sensations of light you get when pressure is applied to these.
  • the eyes.
  • 2: The smallest human cell is this cell originating only in the male.
  • Sperm cell.
  • 3: Wamble is a term for the sound this organ can make.
  • stomach.
  • 4: To cure a cataract, this part of the eye is replaced with an artificial one.
  • lens.
  • 5: The talus bone meets these 2 leg bones at the ankle joint.
  • Tibia and fibula.

Round 5. Category: "Big" And "Little"

  • 1: British lawyer and horologist Edmund Beckett had a hand in designing this famous attraction.
  • Big Ben.
  • 2: At 8'2", he's over a foot taller than his best friend Snuffleupagus.
  • Big Bird.
  • 3: It sounds every hour on the hour outside London's houses of Parliament.
  • Big Ben.
  • 4: This baseball organization was founded in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, originally for boys aged 9 to 12.
  • Little League.
  • 5: "I think I can -- I think I can -- I think I can" name this classic children's tale by Watty Piper.
  • The Little Engine That Could.

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