He Geek She Geek and Quizzing North America are teaming up this summer to bring you a new feature: The Weekly Geekly Trivia Contest! All you need to is email your answers to all the trivia questions below to HeGeekSheGeek@Gmail.com.
If you get them all correct, you’ll be added to the Trivia Geek pool, from which we’ll choose one winner at random each week. Winners will receive a Trivia Championships of North America t-shirt and poster, as well as the adulation of HGSG!
Send your answers (in order), shirt size, and continental U.S. mailing address by July 10th, 2015 11:59pm CST to: HeGeekSheGeek@Gmail.com.
Each of the answers to these ten questions all have the name of a periodic table element in them.
1. NBC Universal creates shows like Jersey Couture, Hair Battle Spectacular and Brooklyn 11223, then often stashes them on what network?
2. Before he was the governor of California, before he was the Terminator, before he was Conan the Barbarian, Arnold Schwarzenegger was a body builder and five-time Mr. Olympia who starred in what 1977 film?
3. “Cigars of the Pharaoh,” “King Ottokar’s Scepter” and “The Blue Lotus” are three of the original adventures in the life of what fictional Belgian reporter?
4. The original logos for FTD and for a now-defunct division of the Ford Motor Company showed an image of what Roman god?
5. What club on 51st and Broadway specializes in guitar performances and bills itself as “The House that Les Paul Built” because he played there every Monday night from 1996 until his death in 2009?
6. If I’m at karaoke, and I’m singing the lines “I like it. I’m not gonna crack. I miss you. I’m not gonna crack. I love you. I’m not gonna crack. I killed you. I’m not gonna crack,” What song am I singing?
7. Before a nuclear reaction in its core caused it to explode, what planet was similar to Earth, although a good deal older, and had a baby (and possibly the baby’s sister) as its only survivors?
8. Frederic Goudy designed what all-caps typeface sometime around 1900? You almost defintiely have it on your computer right now. It’s everywhere, including (especially) business cards and on the glass doors of Private Eye agencies.
9. In the classic, American version of the board game Clue, there are six possible weapons, but which of those weapons is the only one that fits the theme of this round?
10. Margaret Rudkin discovered these crackers on a trip to Switzerland in 1962, and started selling them through her company, Pepperidge Farm. In 1997, they were redesigned to put a smile on their faces. Of all the flavors available today, Cheddar is the biggest seller. What’s the brand name of this snack?
Are these questions not enough for you? Prove your trivia worth and register for TCONA5 coming up in Las Vegas this Aug. 7-9!
Congratulations to the winner of week two, Michael Hait! Here are the answers to last week’s quiz:
- American Graffiti
- Land O’Lakes
- Akira Kurosawa
- The Force Awakens
- Intercontinental Ballistic Missile
- Ralph Wiggum
- Princess Vespa
- Jar Jar Binks