#64 – Who’s the Goose to Your Maverick?

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Round One


The game begins with a Cities Trivia question that challenges the Team to name the eastern Canadian province with the capital whose capital city is St. John’s. Speaking of all things Canada, can you guess which NHL team has won the most Stanley Cups to date?


Next up, we have a Science question about electrum, the naturally occurring alloy that consists of two precious metals. Spoiler alert: learn more about the many uses of one of the two metals in question here.


The first round concludes with a Wordplay Trivia question about one of Jupiter’s moons that can be spelled by placing four U.S. state postal abbreviations in a row. Did you know that the moons of Mars – Phobos and Deimos – are named after the horses that pulled the chariot of the Greek god of war, Ares?


Bonus Question


Today’s Bonus Question is a follow-up to the Wordplay question from the first round. The Team is asked to guess the width of the planet Jupiter at its equator. Do you think you have a benchmark for just how big the largest planet in the solar system is? Listen in to see how close you can guess to the exact answer!

Round Two


Who’s ready for a reunion? For today’s theme, we’re keepin’ it in the family with a round of Family Members Trivia!


The second round begins with a Characters Trivia question about the nephew of a famous Hanna-Barbera title canine. And it’s not just animated dogs that put in a hard day’s work. Here are some of the jobs dogs are uniquely qualified for in the real world.


Next, a Movies question challenges the Team to name the actor that played the son of Tom Cruise’s late wingman, Goose, in 2022’s Top Gun: Maverick. The movie was a huge hit, earning the title of the highest-grossing film of the year at the US box office.


Round Two concludes with a Landmarks Trivia question about the landmark that has been nicknamed “The Mother of Exiles.” For more questions about famous spots, check out episode #3 of the podcast for a round of US Landmarks Trivia.


Final Question


We’ve reached the Final Question of the game, and today’s category of choice is Cars. Rev those engines, Trivia lovers!


The Trivia Team is given a list of the creators’ first names, countries of origin, and founding years of four car manufacturers, and asked to identify the brands based on the clues. While they are able to identify two pretty quickly, the other half of the list is more of a challenge. Could you fill in the blanks to help the Trivia Team nail the whole list? Listen in and let us know!