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Our game begins with a Companies Trivia question about the Singer company, which is best known for manufacturing a certain household appliance. On the subject of appliances, here’s a look at the history of the espresso machine, which has been credited with kickstarting the concept of “fast food.”
Next up, we have a Places Trivia question about one of the islands included in the so-called “ABC Islands.” For more island Trivia, click here to learn about several of the unique characteristics of Hawaii.
The first round wraps up with a Universities Trivia question about the school that was home to the first fraternity, the Phi Beta Kappa Society, which was founded in 1776. In other 1776 Trivia, can you guess which Founding Father was the oldest person to sign the Declaration of Independence?
Today’s Bonus Question is a follow-up to the Universities question from the first round. The Team is asked to guess how many Phi Beta Kappa Society chapters there are. Do you agree with their guess or would you encourage them to alter it? Listen in and see where you stand!
Do you feel like you’re on the verge of a breakthrough? Well then, now’s your moment – it’s time for a round of Inspiration Trivia!
The second round begins with a Toys Trivia question about a line of action figures that were inspired by public service commercials of the late 1980s. Ready to move on to the next decade? Check out episode #6 of the podcast for a round of 1990s Trivia!
Next, we have a Movies question about the original ideas for two of the main characters from a popular movie series. Speaking of character inspirations, do you know which actress was used as the model for the facial features of Ariel from The Little Mermaid?
Round Two concludes with a Literature Trivia question about an American author whose hometown inspired the setting for two of his most famous novels. Did you know that the famous American poet Emily Dickinson only had 10 of her nearly 1,800 poems published during her lifetime?
We’ve reached the Final Question of the game, and today’s category of choice is People. Calling all the “Annes” in the audience!
The Trivia Team is given five descriptions of famous people with the first name “Anne” and asked to identify their last names. While they come up with four of the answers pretty quickly, the fifth one has them stumped. Can you help the Team sweep the list? Tune in and find out!