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Our show kicks off with a Children’s Books Trivia question that challenges the Team to name the Dr. Seuss book based on its first line. For more Trivia from the literary world, click here to learn about the innovative work of Oscar Wilde.
Next, we have a Military Trivia question about a rare honor that was bestowed upon a famous American general. Here’s some bonus American History Trivia – can you guess who was the oldest signer of the Declaration of Independence, who was 70 years old at the time of the signing?
The first round concludes with a Movies Trivia question about a 1941 film that inspired two different rides at Disneyland Park. Speaking of Disneyland influences, did you know that Germany’s Neuschwanstein Castle served as Walt Disney’s inspiration for Disneyland’s iconic landmark, Sleeping Beauty Castle?
Today’s Bonus Question takes us back to Disneyland, as referenced in the Movies question from the first round. The Team is asked to guess what futuristic year “Tomorrowland” in Disneyland was designed to represent when the park was first opened in 1955. The players have several solid guesses – and they even manage to include a Jules Verne reference – but do you think they’re in the right ballpark? Listen in and see if your guess is correct!
Now it’s time for today’s theme round which has us on the hunt for connections. We’re diving deep to find links between everything from appliances to video game characters because we’ve got ourselves a round of Common Bonds Trivia!
The second round of questions today are all in the same category of Common Bonds. First, we challenge the Team to identify the Mortal Kombat playable fighter that shares their name with a luxury refrigerator brand. For more Video Games Trivia, check out episode #13 of the podcast for a theme round all about video game favorites!
Next, we have a question about a fictional spaceship that shares its three-word name with a phrase for a kind and generous person. In the realm of real-life space exploration, click here to check out some fascinating facts about Earth’s neighboring planet, Mars.
Round Two concludes with a question about the word for a small settlement that also refers to the name of the source material from which The Lion King was adapted. While we’re on the subject of animal-centric Disney movies, can you guess which animated Disney movie’s villain placed in the #20 spot on AFI’s 100 Years…100 Villains List? Here’s a hint: The baddie in question is never given a name in the film.
We’ve reached the Final Question of today’s game, and the category of choice is Television. Grab a spot on the couch and let’s do some binge-watching!
The Trivia Team is given a list of five spin-off reality shows and asked to identify whether or not each of the titles named is an actual show. How many of these off-the-wall shows are you familiar with? Tune in and see if you can help the Team get all five correct to earn the coveted final points!