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Episode 1165 - What does it prevent? - Right here in river city - So, what have you been up to? - The astronaut hall of fame - Oscar best picture partial marquees

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Welcome to the Instant Trivia podcast episode 1165, where we ask the best trivia on the Internet.

Round 1. Category: What Does It Prevent?

  • 1: Higher-octane gasoline: this "kn"oise, partner of the dreaded pinging.
  • knocking.
  • 2: Bounce dryer sheets, symbolized by a tee shirt and a lightning bolt.
  • static cling.
  • 3: The compound levonorgestrel, in products like Mirena.
  • pregnancy.
  • 4: A living trust: this court procedure to carry out the terms of a will.
  • probate.
  • 5: Ladybugs and lacewings: these garden menaces also known as plant lice.
  • aphids.

Round 2. Category: Right Here In River City

  • 1: 38 years before she lost her head, Marie Antoinette was born in this capital on the Danube River.
  • Vienna.
  • 2: Its 3,400-square-mile metropolitan area extends over 8 administrative units known as parishes.
  • New Orleans.
  • 3: Amsterdam is at the junction of the IJ and this river where you can enjoy the same-named beer.
  • Amstel.
  • 4: The area between this city's Allegheny and Monongahela Rivers is called the Golden Triangle.
  • Pittsburgh.
  • 5: 2 steamboats race annually on the Mississippi between St. Louis and this city about 700 miles away.
  • New Orleans.

Round 3. Category: So, What Have You Been Up To?

  • 1: A picture of your new dog? Uh, that's this type of canine that's big in LA canyons. Is it in your house?.
  • a coyote.
  • 2: On coach Lionel Scaloni's staff for this team at the 2022 World Cup? I thought I saw you celebrating after the final.
  • Argentina.
  • 3: Wait, you became the leader of this Cabinet department that oversees the Transportation Security Admin.? When was that?!.
  • the Department of Homeland Security.
  • 4: In 2022 you were on the U.S. team that made the first nuclear this reaction resulting in a net energy gain... congrats!.
  • fusion.
  • 5: Becoming fluent in this artificial language constructed by a Polish oculist? Fabela! (Fabulous!).
  • Esperanto.

Round 4. Category: The Astronaut Hall Of Fame

  • 1: State in which the Hall of Fame is located.
  • Florida.
  • 2: His historic 1962 orbital flight was marked by drama over a possibly loose heat shield.
  • John Glenn.
  • 3: While others moonwalked, this vehicle was piloted by Michael Collins on Apollo 11 and Ronald Evans on Apollo 17.
  • the command module.
  • 4: The other Mercury astronauts knew him as "Wally".
  • Wally Schirra.
  • 5: This astronaut's sunken Mercury capsule was recovered in 1999.
  • Gus Grissom.

Round 5. Category: Oscar Best Picture Partial Marquees

  • 1: The thirdBest-Picture winner.
  • All Quiet on the Western Front.
  • 2: From 1993.
  • Schindler's List.
  • 3: Set in Atlanta.
  • Driving Miss Daisy.
  • 4: Directed by Ron Howard.
  • A Beautiful Mind.
  • 5: A 1971 thriller.
  • The French Connection.

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 1165, where we ask the best trivia on the Internet.

Round 1. Category: What Does It Prevent?

  • 1: Higher-octane gasoline: this "kn"oise, partner of the dreaded pinging.
  • knocking.
  • 2: Bounce dryer sheets, symbolized by a tee shirt and a lightning bolt.
  • static cling.
  • 3: The compound levonorgestrel, in products like Mirena.
  • pregnancy.
  • 4: A living trust: this court procedure to carry out the terms of a will.
  • probate.
  • 5: Ladybugs and lacewings: these garden menaces also known as plant lice.
  • aphids.

Round 2. Category: Right Here In River City

  • 1: 38 years before she lost her head, Marie Antoinette was born in this capital on the Danube River.
  • Vienna.
  • 2: Its 3,400-square-mile metropolitan area extends over 8 administrative units known as parishes.
  • New Orleans.
  • 3: Amsterdam is at the junction of the IJ and this river where you can enjoy the same-named beer.
  • Amstel.
  • 4: The area between this city's Allegheny and Monongahela Rivers is called the Golden Triangle.
  • Pittsburgh.
  • 5: 2 steamboats race annually on the Mississippi between St. Louis and this city about 700 miles away.
  • New Orleans.

Round 3. Category: So, What Have You Been Up To?

  • 1: A picture of your new dog? Uh, that's this type of canine that's big in LA canyons. Is it in your house?.
  • a coyote.
  • 2: On coach Lionel Scaloni's staff for this team at the 2022 World Cup? I thought I saw you celebrating after the final.
  • Argentina.
  • 3: Wait, you became the leader of this Cabinet department that oversees the Transportation Security Admin.? When was that?!.
  • the Department of Homeland Security.
  • 4: In 2022 you were on the U.S. team that made the first nuclear this reaction resulting in a net energy gain... congrats!.
  • fusion.
  • 5: Becoming fluent in this artificial language constructed by a Polish oculist? Fabela! (Fabulous!).
  • Esperanto.

Round 4. Category: The Astronaut Hall Of Fame

  • 1: State in which the Hall of Fame is located.
  • Florida.
  • 2: His historic 1962 orbital flight was marked by drama over a possibly loose heat shield.
  • John Glenn.
  • 3: While others moonwalked, this vehicle was piloted by Michael Collins on Apollo 11 and Ronald Evans on Apollo 17.
  • the command module.
  • 4: The other Mercury astronauts knew him as "Wally".
  • Wally Schirra.
  • 5: This astronaut's sunken Mercury capsule was recovered in 1999.
  • Gus Grissom.

Round 5. Category: Oscar Best Picture Partial Marquees

  • 1: The thirdBest-Picture winner.
  • All Quiet on the Western Front.
  • 2: From 1993.
  • Schindler's List.
  • 3: Set in Atlanta.
  • Driving Miss Daisy.
  • 4: Directed by Ron Howard.
  • A Beautiful Mind.
  • 5: A 1971 thriller.
  • The French Connection.

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

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

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