#50 – Is Contrology Part of Your Workout Plan?

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Round One


Our game begins with an Events Trivia question about the city most commonly associated with the massive annual Comic-Con event. Spoiler alert: Attendance at individual Comic-Cons has grown a ton since it was first started, topping 130,000 attendees in recent years.


Next, we have a Health & Fitness Trivia question about an exercise system that was first known as “contrology.” Can you guess which form of exercise is the most popular among those who regularly participate in workouts?


The first round wraps up with a Cars Trivia question about the high-performance version of the Mustang that was produced by Ford’s Special Vehicle Team from 1993-2004. For more Trivia from that era, be sure to check out episode #6 of the podcast for a theme round of ‘90s Trivia!


Bonus Question


Today’s Bonus Question is a follow-up to the Cars question from the first round. The team is asked to guess how many species of a specific type of animal there are. Here’s some bonus Trivia: Can you guess how many species of marine dolphins there are?

Round Two


Are you ready to link up? In today’s theme round, we’re looking for connections with Links Trivia!


The second round begins with an Actor Link Trivia question that asks the Team to identify the character that has been played by Jude Law, Richard Harris, and Michael Gambon. Need some extra time to think? Here are some interesting facts about some of the most influential horror films of all time for you to peruse while you ponder!


Next up, we have an Art Link question about the Renaissance artist who created The School of Athens, The Mass at Bolsena, and The Parnassus. For those with less mainstream artistic taste, here are a few unique museums around the world you can check out!


Round Two concludes with a Book Link Trivia question that challenges the Team to name the author who wrote Gone Girl, Sharp Objects, and Dark Places. This question is a struggle for the Team, so listen in and see if you could help them with the answer!


Final Question


We’ve reached the Final Question of the game, and today’s category of choice is History. We’re headed to the battlefield for this one!


The Trivia Team is given a list of four military engagements and asked to place them in chronological order, from earliest to most recent. Are you up to the task of taking these battles on? Tune in and find out!