#74 – What Do Baseballs, Bullfrogs, and Sunflowers Have in Common?

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Round One


The game kicks off with a Titles Trivia question about the highest rank of nobility in the British peerage system. Did you know that the British Crown Jewels include a collection of over 23,000 gemstones?


Next up, we have a Toys Trivia question about the film and TV franchise that’s toy vehicles include the Pizza Power Pepperoni Racecar, the Party Wagon, and the Sewer Sub. Can you guess which pizza restaurant has held the title of leading pizza chain by sales in the US since 2017?


The first round concludes with a Television Trivia question that challenges the Team to name the game show host who made a failed attempt as a late-night talk show host on CBS from January 1989 to April 1990. Test your knowledge of more ‘90s Trivia in episode #6 of the podcast next.


Bonus Question


Today’s Bonus Question is a follow-up to the Television question from the first round. The Team is asked to guess in what year the game show host in question hit a major filming milestone. Do you think their answer is close enough for a Bonus Point, or would you talk them into switching it up? Listen in and see what you think!

Round Two


Have you been scouring your textbooks looking for an answer to what baseballs, bullfrogs, and sunflowers have in common? Well, if you’re a big fan of linguistics, you might have figured out that just like those examples, today’s theme round is all about Compound Words Trivia!


The second round begins with a Terms Trivia question about a term for someone’s area of interest or expertise that comes from a specific part of a ship. For more Word Origins Trivia, check out episode #16 of the podcast next.


Next, we have a Video Games Trivia question about the Sony video game console that was introduced in 1994 to compete with Sega and Nintendo. Good news gamers, we have a whole theme round dedicated to Video Games Trivia in episode #13!


Round Two concludes with a Music Trivia question about the 1997 song that was The Wallflowers’ highest-charting single of all time. Test yourself with more Musicians Trivia in episode #26 of the podcast.


Final Question


We’ve reached the Final Question of the game, and today’s category of choice is Words. Let’s talk heteronyms!


The Trivia Team is given four sets of two definitions and asked to name the heteronym word based on the information given. Can you think of the word that could be defined as “to devour greedily” or “a black bird’? Listen in to help the Team talk their way to the final answer!