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Episode 1156 - That old time television - Soccer - African-american biography - Country groups - Where it's "at"

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Welcome to the Instant Trivia podcast episode 1156, where we ask the best trivia on the Internet.

Round 1. Category: That Old Time Television

  • 1: This 1950s Nelson family sitcom ran for 14 years.
  • Ozzie and Harriet.
  • 2: 2 of the 3 full-time "Tonight Show" hosts before Jay Leno.
  • (2 of 3) Steve Allen, Jack Paar and Johnny Carson.
  • 3: This actress' TV character Alexis Carrington was once described as "starts with B, rhymes with rich".
  • Joan Collins.
  • 4: With boxing as her category, Dr. Joyce Brothers won the top prize on this TV quiz show.
  • The $64,000 Question.
  • 5: Jeepers, Dr. Smith! On TV's "Lost in Space", this actor played the youngest Robinson.
  • Billy Mumy.

Round 2. Category: Soccer

  • 1: At the beginning of a game, the choice of goal and kickoff is decided by this.
  • a toss of a coin.
  • 2: =.
  • =.
  • 3: Like a castle, a soccer field in Rio is surrounded by this to keep out overzealous fans.
  • a moat.
  • 4: First held in Uruguay in 1930, it's the largest single-sport tournament in the world.
  • the World Cup.
  • 5: International competition for this trophy began in 1930.
  • World Cup.

Round 3. Category: African-American Biography

  • 1: "The Road to Freedom" is the subtitle of Catherine Clinton's bio of this 19th century woman.
  • Harriet Tubman.
  • 2: Jonathan Eig's bio of this champ who passed away in 2016 is one of the "Greatest" sports biographies.
  • Ali.
  • 3: "The New Negro" is "The Life of Alain Locke", the first African American to earn this honor that sent him to Oxford.
  • a Rhodes Scholarship.
  • 4: "Talking at the Gates" is "A Life of" this "If Beale Street Could Talk" novelist.
  • James Baldwin.
  • 5: Published in 2007, "Supreme Discomfort" is a portrait of this jurist.
  • Clarence Thomas.

Round 4. Category: Country Groups

  • 1: The "Lady" in this group that won 5 2010 ACM Awards is Hillary Scott, daughter of country singer Linda Davis.
  • Lady Antebellum.
  • 2: Randy Owen fronted this "stately" group whose hits include "Christmas in Dixie" and "Born Country".
  • Alabama.
  • 3: This organization was formed in April 1949 to counter the Soviet Union.
  • NATO.
  • 4: This country group stays in motion with hits like "I'm Movin' On" and "Life Is A Highway".
  • Rascal Flatts.
  • 5: In 1981 they burned up the pop and country charts singing, "My heart's on fire, Elvira".
  • The Oak Ridge Boys.

Round 5. Category: Where It'S At. With At in quotation marks

  • 1: Goldthwait's moniker.
  • Bobcat.
  • 2: It's his political party.
  • Democrat.
  • 3: Omar Khayyam's handiwork.
  • "The Rubaiyat".
  • 4: This neck scarf is named for its resemblance to one worn by Croatian soldiers.
  • Cravat.
  • 5: The Captain and Tennille sang of this kind of beastly love.
  • "Muskrat Love".

Thanks for listening! Come back tomorrow for more exciting trivia!

Special thanks to https://blog.feedspot.com/trivia_podcasts/

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Welcome to the Instant Trivia podcast episode 1156, where we ask the best trivia on the Internet.

Round 1. Category: That Old Time Television

  • 1: This 1950s Nelson family sitcom ran for 14 years.
  • Ozzie and Harriet.
  • 2: 2 of the 3 full-time "Tonight Show" hosts before Jay Leno.
  • (2 of 3) Steve Allen, Jack Paar and Johnny Carson.
  • 3: This actress' TV character Alexis Carrington was once described as "starts with B, rhymes with rich".
  • Joan Collins.
  • 4: With boxing as her category, Dr. Joyce Brothers won the top prize on this TV quiz show.
  • The $64,000 Question.
  • 5: Jeepers, Dr. Smith! On TV's "Lost in Space", this actor played the youngest Robinson.
  • Billy Mumy.

Round 2. Category: Soccer

  • 1: At the beginning of a game, the choice of goal and kickoff is decided by this.
  • a toss of a coin.
  • 2: =.
  • =.
  • 3: Like a castle, a soccer field in Rio is surrounded by this to keep out overzealous fans.
  • a moat.
  • 4: First held in Uruguay in 1930, it's the largest single-sport tournament in the world.
  • the World Cup.
  • 5: International competition for this trophy began in 1930.
  • World Cup.

Round 3. Category: African-American Biography

  • 1: "The Road to Freedom" is the subtitle of Catherine Clinton's bio of this 19th century woman.
  • Harriet Tubman.
  • 2: Jonathan Eig's bio of this champ who passed away in 2016 is one of the "Greatest" sports biographies.
  • Ali.
  • 3: "The New Negro" is "The Life of Alain Locke", the first African American to earn this honor that sent him to Oxford.
  • a Rhodes Scholarship.
  • 4: "Talking at the Gates" is "A Life of" this "If Beale Street Could Talk" novelist.
  • James Baldwin.
  • 5: Published in 2007, "Supreme Discomfort" is a portrait of this jurist.
  • Clarence Thomas.

Round 4. Category: Country Groups

  • 1: The "Lady" in this group that won 5 2010 ACM Awards is Hillary Scott, daughter of country singer Linda Davis.
  • Lady Antebellum.
  • 2: Randy Owen fronted this "stately" group whose hits include "Christmas in Dixie" and "Born Country".
  • Alabama.
  • 3: This organization was formed in April 1949 to counter the Soviet Union.
  • NATO.
  • 4: This country group stays in motion with hits like "I'm Movin' On" and "Life Is A Highway".
  • Rascal Flatts.
  • 5: In 1981 they burned up the pop and country charts singing, "My heart's on fire, Elvira".
  • The Oak Ridge Boys.

Round 5. Category: Where It'S At. With At in quotation marks

  • 1: Goldthwait's moniker.
  • Bobcat.
  • 2: It's his political party.
  • Democrat.
  • 3: Omar Khayyam's handiwork.
  • "The Rubaiyat".
  • 4: This neck scarf is named for its resemblance to one worn by Croatian soldiers.
  • Cravat.
  • 5: The Captain and Tennille sang of this kind of beastly love.
  • "Muskrat Love".

Thanks for listening! Come back tomorrow for more exciting trivia!

Special thanks to https://blog.feedspot.com/trivia_podcasts/

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