New York, N.Y.
The North American eel is one example of a catadromous fish, which spends most of its life in fresh water, then migrates where to breed?
A: A Motel 6 B: The back seat of a Ford Fiesta
C: The sea D: Vegas!
After spending 152 days aboard the International Space Station, Clayton Anderson wrote a children’s book fittingly titled what?
A: A is for Astronaut B: B is for Boring Space Experiments
C: C is for Crushing Loneliness D: D is for Don’t Become an Astronaut
Used to keep track of prayers, a standard Dominican-style rosary includes 5 strings of beads called “decades” — each fittingly having how many beads?
A: 2 B: 5
C: 7 D: 10
Though it could easily be confused with the other choices, which of these words refers to the roof of your mouth?
A: Palate B: Pallet
C: Palette D: Pallitt
What wealthy American family, co-namesakes of a Pittsburgh university, but their fortune not in the fruit business, but in banking?
A: Lemmon B: Mellon
C: Peech D: Barry
Which of these music acts is a solo artist, NOT a group?
A: Sugar Ray B: Portugal. The Man
C: Lady Antebellum D: The Weeknd
Because it’s super hard and almost impossible to melt, what element does a BBC.com article call “the perfect metal for bullets and missiles”?
A: Aluminum B: Iron
C: Nickel D: Tungsten
A: 33% B: 9% C: 24% D: 34%
Robert donated a kidney to his mother in 2006.
Boasting an impressive record of sitcom success, which actress has starred on two TV series that lasted exactly nine seasons each?
A: Julia Louis-Dreyfus B: Patricia Heaton
C: Courteney Cox D: Teri Hatcher
Chris repeats the question, emphasizing “sitcom,” which rules out Hatcher.
+1 David says Friends was longer than 9 sessions and Seinfeld was shorter. (Robert interjects that Louis-Dreyfus’s other show sucked, making Chris grin.) They settle on Heaton.
In the Universal Numbering System used by the American Dental Association, the four wisdom teeth are referred to as what?
A: #1, #2, #31, #32 B: #1, #2, #27, #28
C: #1, #15, #16, #30 D: #1, #16, #17, #32
Robert knows there are
Robert wins $20,000.
Who is the only U.S. president in history to serve two nonconsecutive terms?
A: Grover Cleveland B: William McKinley
C: Calvin Coolidge D: Theodore Roosevelt