Tyler used to work for the C.I.A.
In describing the layers of the Earth, geologists often say that beneath the hard rock of the crust lies the what of the mantle?
A: Soft rock B: Smooth jazz
C: Adult contemporary D: Funky R&B
Representing his status as Heaven’s gatekeeper, St. Peter is often symbolized by what object or objects associated with gaining entry?
A: Laminated backstage pass B: Velvet rope and clipboard
C: Battering ram D: Keys
Fittingly, the driver who had the self-control and determination to win the Indianapolis 500 in 2018 is named what?
A: Will Power B: Jim Shorts
C: Mike Drop D: Jack Squat
According to the company, the sticks for Popsicle’s ice pops are made from what wood, whose light color, they say, “is perfect for printing silly jokes!”?
A: Black walnut B: Birch
C: Ebony D: Mahogany
In a Vulture article ranking Denzel Washington movies from best to worst, which films ranked #1 and #2, respectively — both earning him Oscar nominations?
A: The Preacher’s Wife & The Pelican Brief B: The Taking of Pelham 123 & Unstoppable
C: Malcolm X & Training Day D: Heart Condition & Carbon Copy
Now worth an estimated $1.8 billion, what website founded in 2009 by two former Facebook employees lets users collaborate to answer other users’ questions?
A: Quiver B: Quirk
C: Quora D: Quaker
50/50 leaves Quiver and Quora.
Tyler and his friends have a band called the Geezers. He’s the youngest one. He’s the lead singer and plays the harmonica.
After working as a waitress to pay her way through college and law school, in 2006 who became the first woman to be elected to the U.S. Senate from Missouri?
A: Dianne Feinstein B: Elizabeth Warren
C: Kirsten Gillibrand D: Claire McCaskill
Which of these famous fictional characters rides a horse named Tornado?
A: The Lone Ranger B: Don Quixote
C: Zorro D: Paul Bunyan
After a performance in Berlin in 1988, who received a world record 165 curtain calls — amid applause that lasted for over an hour?
A: Dancer Mikhail Baryshnikov B: Violinist Itzhak Perlman
C: Singer Luciano Pavarotti D: Actor Laurence Olivier
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Tyler wins $20,000.
Often used to describe a tough situation, a quagmire is an area of land characterized by which of these conditions?
A: Jagged rocks B: High altitude
C: Extreme winds D: Muddy surface