Kansas City, Mo.
Eric is playing for Building Hope for Autism, his sister Mauria’s charity in Kansas City.
Eric’s +1 is “Modern Family” writer Danny Zuker. Danny can help Eric with all of the first ten questions.
Someone who adheres to a strict vegan diet will not do what?
A: Eat a chicken wing B: Eat a lima bean
C: Eat a banana D: Go bowling with Guy Fieri
Which of these characters is typically depicted with a large “S” emblazoned on his chest?
A: Snoopy B: Superman
C: Shrek D: Scrooge McDuck
It is commonly believed that the ancient Egyptians built the pyramids to be used as what?
A: Libraries B: Tombs
C: Schools D: Concert halls
A small woman’s purse, typically with no strap or handle, is known as a what?
A: Brace B: Clutch
C: Snare D: Grip
Which of the following is a type of nut and not a member state of the United Nations?
A: Malaysia B: Macadamia
C: Mauritania D: Mongolia
Which of “The Seven Deadly Sins” shares its name with a slow-moving animal?
A: Wrath B: Envy
C: Sloth D: Lust
Lil Nas X’s hit song “Old Town Road” features a singer who is best known for what other song?
A: On the Road Again B: Friends in Low Places
C: Highway to Hell D: Achy Breaky Heart
The genetics website 23andme.com gets its name from the fact that all people have twenty-three what?
A: White blood cells B: Chromosome pairs
C: Brain synapses D: Internal organs
Which of these popular TV shows follows the lives of the dysfunctional Roy family?
A: Ozark B: The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
C: Succession D: Dead to Me
The studio audience is empty, so the “Ask the Audience” lifeline is replaced by “Ask the Host.” Jimmy is sure it’s “Succession.”
In the classic version of the board game “Clue,” the six murder weapons are the knife, the revolver, the rope, the lead pipe, the wrench and the what?
A: Letter opener B: Candlestick
C: Fountain pen D: Rolling pin
Which of these words is not spelled using two U.S. state postal abbreviations placed side-by-side?
A: LAVA B: MEMO
C: ORCA D: HAIL
In the last decade, five movies with one-word titles have won the Best picture Oscar: “Parasite,” “Moonlight,” “Spotlight,” “Birdman” and what?
A: Gravity B: Lincoln
C: Argo D: Dunkirk
She is known to many as “Lady Liberty,” but the Statue of Liberty’s official name is what?
A: Liberty Illuminating the Multitude B: Liberty Enlightening the World
C: Liberty, Our Signal Alight D: Liberty, The Beacon Aglow
Eric walks away with $125K. His guess is Liberty, The Beacon Aglow.