Egan’s Championship Trivia: Questions for January 17th, 2017

It’s Thursday, and, after a week off, that means it’s time to share the questions that were asked at this week’s edition of Egan’s Championship Trivia at Egan’s Bar in Tuscaloosa! Remember to come out on Wednesday nights at 8:00 P.M. if you wish to be a part of the competition in person!

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(Egan’s Bar hosts trivia every Wednesday night in Tuscaloosa, Alabama)

1. Current Events: Dolores O’Ridian suddenly passed away on January 15th. She was best known as the lead singer of what band?
2. Television: On “The Simpsons”, what was Lionel Hutz’ profession?
3. Animals: What is the term for an uncastrated male horse under the age of four years?
4. Games: Elements such as Yoshi and the Star Road were first introduced in what video game that had a 1991 release in North America?
5. Movies: “All The President’s Men” tells the story of what newspaper’s efforts to uncover a massive political conspiracy?
6. Music: 1992’s “Dirt” was the highest selling album by what Seattle-based band?
7. Mythology: According to Greek myth, Daedalus and his son Icarus designed what structure on the Isle of Crete to house the Minotaur?
8. Sports: In the Winter Olympics, the biathlon combines cross-country skiing and what other discipline?
9. Alcohol: What brand of beer, owned by Anheuser-Busch, launched as the house lager for Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville restaurant chain?

HALFTIME: Name the 6 countries that won the most gold medals at the 2014 Winter Olympics

11. Business: What airline was founded by Herb Kelleher in 1967 as an airline operating entirely within the state of Texas? Bonus for its headquarters city.
12. Television: On Law & Order, only one of the actors who portrayed the district attorney was a real-life prosecutor (also a U.S. Senator and presidential candidate). Name this actor/ politician. Bonus for the state he represented.
13. Food: A dried poblano pepper is called what name, which comes from the Mexican Spanish for wide?
14. History: On January 16th, 2001, President Bill Clinton posthumously awarded President Theordore Roosevelt a Medal of Honor for his service in what war? Bonus for the year the war began.
15. Movies: In “All The President’s Men”, name either the actor who portrayed Bob Woodward or Carl Bernstein. Bonus for the other.
16. Lost Lyrics: The chorus of what hit song begins with the line “Soy un perdedor”? Bonus for who recorded it.
DOUBLE DOWN: On “Arrested Development”, what was the name of the lawyer the Bluth family hired to replace Barry Zuckerkorn? What actor portrayed him?
18. Literature: Attorney Oscar Zeta Acosta was the inspiration for “Doctor Gonzo” in what 1972 novel? Bonus for who wrote it.
19. Sports: The stones, also called rocks, are important pieces of equipment in what Winter Olympic sport?
20. Drugs: Oseltamivir is sold under what brand name, which signifies its use to treat and prevent the effects of a particular virus?

FINAL: Put these in order from least to most

Number of total medals won by Canada at the 2014 Winter Olympics:
The number of Cantons (states) in Switzerland:
The number of carats representing 100% pure gold:
The number of letters in the Spanish alphabet:


The Cranberries
Super Mario World
The Washington Post
Alice in Chains
Rifle shooting
Norway, Canada, United States, Russia, Netherlands, Germany
Fred Thompson/Tennessee
Spanish-American War/1898
Robert Redford/Dustin Hoffman
Bob Loblaw/Scott Baio
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas/Hunter S. Thompson

The number of carats representing 100% pure gold: 24
Number of total medals won by Canada at the 2014 Winter Olympics: 25
The number of Cantons (states) in Switzerland: 26
The number of letters in the Spanish alphabet: 27

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