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Let’s get the ball rolling with a Toys Trivia question about a brand that was all the rage in the 1980s and early 1990s. Speaking of iconic toys, how many of these surprising Barbie facts did you know?
Next up, a Technology Trivia question takes us back to the early days of YouTube. Specifically, the very first video ever posted on the platform. Spoiler alert, here’s the video in question. Who knew an 18-second video would be the start of something so huge??
Round One concludes with a Lyrics Trivia question about an early 1980s song by John Mellencamp. Or “John Cougar,” as he was then performing as. Semi-spoiler alert, click here to learn more about one of the foods the Trivia Team mentioned during their discussion.
We’re moving right along to the Bonus Question and you better protect your wallets, because today we’re talking about wedding costs! Several members of the Trivia Team have very recent experience with wedding planning, but will that be enough to help them determine what the average wedding cost was in 2021? P.S. did you know that prior to the 20th century, blue sapphires were an extremely popular stone for engagement rings?
As usual, Round Two is themed after a particular topic, and today’s theme of choice is Famous “Kings.” Be sure to take note of those quotation marks, because you won’t find the likes of Henry VIII or Charlemagne in these questions!
Round Two starts with a Literature Trivia question about Stephen King (see what we did there). The Trivia Team brainstorms all of the King novels they can think of to try to determine which one may have once come in a limited-edition version that was bound in asbestos. For more spooky Trivia, check out this article about some of the most iconic horror movies of all time.
Next up, we have a People Trivia question about a former aide to Martin Luther King who went on to have a career in politics, finishing as runner-up in the 1988 Democratic Primary. Did you know that after winning the election that year, George H.W. Bush went on to start the official ceremony for the pardoning of the Thanksgiving turkey?
Round Two concludes with a Movies Trivia question about one of Disney’s most popular properties of all time, The Lion King. In addition to the extremely successful movies released in 1994 and 2019, the stage adaptation of The Lion King currently holds the record as the highest-grossing show in Broadway history.
It’s time to wrap up the game with a multi-part Final Question in the category of Astronomy. Warm up those telescopes, fellow stargazers!
In today’s Final Question, the Trivia Team is asked to place five specific celestial objects in order of size from largest to smallest. The Team pulls from a number of references to determine the order they lock in, but will it be enough to land on the correct answer? Listen in and find out!