Isaac Hirsch (standup comedian in L.A.)
$500: Acc. to a rule established in 1974, no matter how great your accomplishments are, you CAN’T be considered for a Nobel Prize if you’re NOT what?
A: Related to Alfred Nobel
B: A Green Bay Packers fan
D: At least seven months pregnant
$1K: Affectionately called “Mr. Trash Wheel”, Baltimore’s Inner Harbor Water Wheel is a hydro-powered garbage interceptor that’s removed over 7.4M what?
A: Discarded Apple iPads
B: Abandoned 18-wheelers
C: Cigarette butts
D: Used waterbed mattresses
Cigarette butts– $
$2K: It may sound fancier than our version, but Poisson Un, Poisson Deux, Poisson Rouge, Poisson Bleu was just the French title of a children’s book by whom?
A: J.K. Rowling
B: Dr. Seuss
C: Robert Louis Stevenson
D: Judy Blume
Dr. Seuss– $
$3K: Adding the word “The” to which of these clothing brands produces the title of a classic ’70s Gene Hackman film?
A: Armani Exchange
B: French Connection
C: Wet Seal
D: OLD NAVY
“French Connection”– $
$5K: The centerpiece of what Williamstown, KY tourist attraction that opened last yr. is about 510 ft. long, or 300 cubits?
A: Kentucky Derby Museum
B: Muhammad Ali Walk of Fame
C: World’s Largest Louisville Slugger
D: Noah’s Ark Encounter
Noah’s Ark Encounter– $
$7K: Instead of using their real names, Abbi Jacobson & Ilana Glazer played Carly & Evelyn in the original pilot for what Comedy Central series?
A: “Another Period”
B: “Broad City”
“Broad City”– $
$10K: If you want to be overly dramatic upon seeing the basket-clad bottle that Chianti wine’s traditionally presented in, you could scream what?
A: “It’s a calamity!”
B: “It’s a fiasco!”
C: “It’s a catastrophe!”
D: “It’s a debacle!”
50:50– “IT’S A FIASCO!” & “IT’S A CATASTROPHE!”
“It’s a fiasco!”– $
$20K: When the Dominion of Canada was formed in 1867, ALL BUT which of these were among Canada’s original four provinces?
C: Nova Scotia
D: British Columbia
Nova Scotia– AUDIENCED OUT (A: B.C.)
$500: Before they can get a driver’s license, citizens of many European countries are required to be trained in what?
B: First aid
D: Modern dance
First aid– $
$1K: Whoopi’s character Sister Mary Clarence rejoined her religious order in the ’93 movie “Sister Act 2”, which had what subtitle?
A: “Back in the Habit”
B: “Back in the Bonnet”
C: “Back in the Yarmulke”
D: “Back in the Turban”
“Back in the Habit”– $
$2K: W/ many people making it part of “wakin’ up”, what brand of ground coffee does The World Almanac say’s still America’s bestselling, despite the rise of competitors?
C: Chock full o’ Nuts
$3K: Much like the generally POOR-hitting pitchers in baseball, in what sport do the players known as “bowlers” tend to bat toward the end of the lineup?
$5K: Flavorwire includes Selina Meyer, Leslie Knope & Alicia Florrick on its list of “the Most Groundbreaking Female…” what in pop culture?
QotD: The B&O Railroad Museum is located NOT in OH, but in what other U.S. state hinted at in its name?
$7K: Known for his manly beauty, what god of the Sun, healing & prophecy has the name name in BOTH Greek & Roman mythology?
To Come Back on Tues.: Which of the following questions DOESN’T have a two-word answer that could be abbreviated as A.A.?
A: “The University of Michigan is in what city?”
B: “Who played Hawkeye on ‘M*A*S*H’?”
C: “Who was America’s second First Lady?”
D: “What airline’s lounges are called Sky Clubs?”
“What airline’s lounges are called Sky Clubs?”– $