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#18 – What Do You Think Of When You Hear The Word Romance?

Welcome to Episode #18 of the Last Call Trivia Podcast! Let’s get this party started with a round of general knowledge questions. Then we have a theme round of Romance Trivia…but it might not be the kind of romance you’re expecting!

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Brianna LeCompte

I still remember attending my first Trivia night back in 2013. A group of my coworkers were discussing some options for happy hour venues and when we saw that a spot down the street was hosting a Trivia Night, we decided to go for it. I was instantly hooked. When the opportunity arose to join the Last Call team, I was ecstatic. Working with a talented and creative team to spread my love of trivia across the country-what could be better! I currently manage sales and outreach in our west coast areas. Outside of work, I love to travel and am also an avid equestrian and Disney movie lover.All Posts

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Podcast Episode 18 Round 1

Round One


The game starts off with a Military Trivia question that asks the Trivia team to identify which branch of the U.S. military uses a particular motto. Spoiler alert: If you’re looking to study up for future Trivia games, here are the mottos of the six branches of the U.S. military.


Next, a Places Trivia question takes us on a challenging hike at a U.S. National Park. Spoiler alert: Click here for more Trivia about the answer to this question, plus several other fascinating ecosystems from around the world.


The round wraps up with a Cars Trivia question about a previously discontinued car model that’s making a return in the 2023 model year. Speaking of cars, did you know Mercedes recently unveiled a new futuristic and sustainable electric concept car with seats made of mushroom and cactus fibers?


Bonus Question


Today’s Bonus Question is a follow-up to the answer to the Cars question from the first round. The Trivia Team is asked to guess the estimated cost for a base model of the car in question, as written by Car and Driver. If you’ve been browsing for new cars lately, now’s your time to shine!

Podcast Episode 18 Round 2

Round Two


In today’s Theme Round, we’re tackling Romance Trivia. But it’s not all x’s and o’s here – we’re casting a wide net when it comes to the definition of “romance!”


Round Two starts with a Terms Trivia question about a phrase that’s named after a city in Scotland. On the subject of terms with interesting origins, did you know that specific airplane seats are sometimes referred to as “William Shatner’s seat,” in reference to an episode of The Twilight Zone in which he appeared?


Next, we’re switching gears for a Characters Trivia question about the 1997 romantic comedy, My Best Friend’s Wedding. The film brought in $127,120,029 at the domestic box office in 1997, making it the sixth-highest grossing movie that year. Interestingly, it placed right above fellow 1997 release, Titanic, which only brought in $112,594,173 in the year 1997 since it wasn’t released until December 19th. Of course, Titanic did go on to earn a total of $600,788,188 at the domestic box office as it continued its run in theaters into 1998. Click here to learn more about Titanic and the real-life tragedy that inspired it.


Round Two concludes with a Languages Trivia question that dives into the origin of – you guessed it – the Romance languages. Spoiler alert: Did you know that some counts estimate that there may be 42 or more distinct Romance languages?


Final Question


It’s time to wrap up the game with a multi-part Final Question, and today’s will take us on a fly-over tour of the United States. In this Cities question, the Trivia Team is asked to name the major cities that are served by the airports named for four specific famous people.

If this Final Question has you in the mood for some more Travel Trivia, here’s an article about the one-of-a-kind Sagrada Familia in Barcelona, Spain to get you started on your journey!