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First up, we have a Technology Trivia question about a telecom company that uses a colorful name for their top-of-the-line plan. Did you know that actress Hedy Lamarr is often called the “mother of Wi-Fi” for her work on the development of frequency hopping technology in the 1940s?
Next, an Animals Trivia question challenges the Team to name the three-letter word that is used to refer to the young of several animals, including rabbits and raccoons. On the topic of baby animals, elephants have one of the longest adolescent stages in the animal kingdom, often spending up to a third of their lives “at home.”
The first round concludes with a Geography Trivia question about the three states that meet at the confluence of the Potomac and Shenandoah rivers. While neither of those rivers is in vying for the title, there is some contention over whether the Nile River or the Amazon River is actually the longest in the world.
Today’s Bonus Question is a follow-up to the Geography question from the first round. The Team is asked to guess the total land area in square miles of the three states named in the answer. This is a tough one for the Team, as they debate their methodologies. Would your guess have come closer to the exact answer?
If you consider standard spelling to be more of a guideline than a rule, now is your time to shine. For today’s theme, we’ve got an uh-mazing round of Intentionally Misspelled Words Trivia!
First up, we have a Celebrities Trivia question that challenges the Team to identify the stage name of the actor and rapper whose real name is Chris Bridges. One of his film appearances was in the Academy Award-winning movie, Crash, which is a great reminder to check out our very first podcast episode for more Trivia about award-winning celebrities!
Next, we have a Food Trivia question about the Luther Burger, a sandwich named after Luther Vandross. For all you foodies out there, here’s a quick look at the origins of the ultra-popular sweet treat, chocolate!
Round Two wraps up with a Toys Trivia question about the brand known for making classic toys like Glo Worm, Weebles, and the Sit n’ Spin. Bonus Toy Trivia: Can you guess which celebrity was the first to be immortalized with a Barbie doll fashioned after them?
We’ve reached the Final Question of the game, and today’s category of choice is Companies. Get ready to cash in on your frequent flier miles for this one!
The Trivia Team is given a list of four frequent flier programs and asked to name the airline with which they are associated. Listen in and see if you recognize any of these programs from your traveling experiences!