Protip: Just because you got into an Ivy League school, doesn't mean you're smart.
Try your might!
Oh, by the way, this is the first time I'm posting one of these, so this is quiz is a week old. In the future, I'll post Sunday's quiz on Monday.
- Which famous rapper announced recently that he is starting his own brand of Cannabis products?
- A police officer in Mountain View California made history this past week when he performed the first traffic stop on what kind of a car?
- Who wrote A Boy Named Sue?
- True or false: Pineapples are not a single fruit, but are instead made up of a collection of berries.
- Outbreaks of which scary but ultimately not terribly dangerous to humans disease have driven turkey prices up in several states this holiday season?
- Monkey, Crane, Praying Mantis and White Eyebrow are all forms of what?
- The actor who played which famous captain of the Enterprise said this past week that they wanted to put together a Star Trek musical in honor of the fiftieth anniversary of the show’s debut, and that any reunion show would be incomplete without him?
- The first modern iteration of this famous ancient athletic festival began on this day in 1859 in Athens Greece.
- Which modern lyricist said, ‘Really though, I’ve got the cleanest meanest penis, you’ve never seen this stroke of genius?’
- What do you call it when you rearrange the letters in a word or phrase to create a new word or phrase?
- A Boston based artist made headlines this past week when she unveiled a recreation of __________ that she had grown in a vat. Did she grow: John Wayne Bobbit’s penis, Van Gogh’s ear, Beethoven’s ear, or liver cells from Jackson Pollack?
- For the first time in US history, a student in New Jersey will be allowed to take which controversial medication in school?
- What is the only food that doesn’t spoil?
- What is the official, Toyota sanctioned plural form of the word “prius?’
- Where in the world would you find the only ATMs that will perform transactions in Latin?
2.2 SUPER SECRET BONUS ROUND: The answers to these five questions fit a theme! Can you tell me what that theme is? Most people could, with this one. You're smarter than most people, aren't you?
- What is the only US state to be named after an American?
- This fleshy component of the male throat is gets its name from an allusion to the biblical concept of sin and sinful knowledge.
- This American sitcom aired on CBS from 1975-1985 was the second spin-off of ‘All in the Family’ and followed the lives of an affluent black family living in New York City.
- The name of this New York City street is often used metonymically to represent the advertising industry as a whole.
- This famous blonde actress and model was born Norma Jean Mortenson, and was in truth a brunette, because your dreams will all eventually crumble.
- BONUS THEME IS? (4 points)
- What does Georgia O’Keefe the painter have in common with the Old Dirty Bastard, the rapper?
- The murder of the Clutter family on 11/15/59 in Holcomb, Kansas, inspired this famous book by Truman Capote, which remains a teachable example of literary journalism.
- US Soccer, the governing body of soccer in the United States, announced recently that it will no longer permit what athletic act in games for children under thirteen? Your hint is that it’s something that happens in soccer games.
- What is the only agricultural product that bears its seeds on the outside of its skin?
- What is the only number whose letters, when spelled, appear in alphabetical order?
- What is the only wedding to have the bride given away by a sitting president to a future president?
- This saloon-owning gentleman, who owned and operated the Hotel Brunswick, a popular cornell bar, in the 1890s, is immortalized in the Cornell Fight Song, Give My Regards to Davy.
- Fredric Baur, American chemist and food storage technician, was cremated when he died, and his ashes buried in this iconic snackfood storage device, which Baur invented.
- In the seventies, Mattel sold a doll called Growing Up Skipper, which did WHAT if you twisted her arm?
- Name every member of the bridge crew of the starship Enterprise in The Next Generation.
You didn't cheat, did you?
- Snoop Dogg will soon be selling Leafs by Snoop
- A self-driving car.
- Shel Silverstein
- Bird Flu
- Kung Fu
- William Shatner, who played….eh, I’m not even gonna say it.
- The Olympics, specifically the Zappas Olympics, sponsored by businessman Evangelis Zappas.
- The Notorious BIG.
- Diemut Strebe has grown a replica of Van Gogh’s ear using a polymer scaffold and ear tissue from a descendant of the most famous painter who could only hear in mono.
- Vatican city.
- Adams Apple
- The Jeffersons
- Madison Avenue
- Marilyn Monroe
- The first five presidents of the united states of America.
- They have same birthday, 11/15. Georgia would be 128, and the ODB would be 47, but they’re both dead.
- In Cold Blood
- you’re under thirteen, you are no longer allowed to head the ball
- Teddy Roosevelt gave away Eleanor Roosevelt to Franklin Delano Roosevelt at their wedding in 1905.
- Theodore Zinck
- Pringles can.
- Her breasts got bigger.
- Picard, Riker, Data, Tasha Yar (briefly), Troi, Geordi Dr Crusher and Worf
Hope you had fun! Look out for this week's quiz this Monday!