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Today’s game begins with a Words Trivia question about a popular franchise whose name is a portmanteau of two English words. If you’re ready to explore the world of even more fictional characters, check out episode #22 of the podcast for a theme round that will be right up your alley!
Next, an Animals Trivia question asks the team to identify the common name for a specific animal species based on several clues. On the subject of fierce animals, did you know that the Komodo dragon is one of the few carnivorous lizard species?
The first round concludes with a Children’s Book Trivia question about a story that takes place over the course of one evening. Looking for more advanced reading? Learn more about how Oscar Wilde’s work was ahead of its time.
Today’s Bonus Question is a follow-up to the Children’s Book question from the first round. The Team is asked to guess the number of pages in the book’s paperback version. They have a solid starting point but do you agree with their logic? Listen in to see if you can help the Team guess close enough to earn a point!
From Celine Dion’s Titanic ballad “My Heart Will Go On,” to Whitney Houston’s powerhouse performance on the best-selling soundtrack of all time, The Bodyguard, there are so many iconic music moments in film. And we’re here to celebrate them all with a round of Movie Music Trivia!
The second round begins with a Soundtrack Trivia question about a chart-topping hit by a band whose lead singer had a personal connection to one of the movie’s stars. And speaking of movie stars, click here to learn about the multi-talented Judy Garland.
Next, a Classic Rock Trivia question asks the Team to name the movie for which director James Gunn studied hundreds of songs from the 1970s. For another example of how important audio can be for setting the tone of a film, try watching a horror movie on mute and see whether it has an impact on the scare factor!
Round Two wraps up with a Music Trivia question about a song that was catapulted into the limelight thanks to its inclusion in a scene in Ghost. And because you know we love a good callback, did you know that Ghost is the film that earned Whoopi Goldberg the Oscar win for her EGOT?
We’ve reached the Final Question of today’s game, and the category of choice is Television. All you night owls out there should be able to help the Team out with this one!
The Trivia Team is given a list of four hosts of The Tonight Show and asked to place them in order of how many episodes they hosted from most to least. A few of the hosts stick out as having notably long or short runs, but there is some debate on the final order. Join the Team to see if you can help nail the order to earn the coveted points on the Final Question!