As the calendar turns from September to October, your The Dozen Daily Trivia quiz wasn’t as tough as in previous days, but still posed enough of a challenge to make us think.
How did you do, Frank? I missed three. Haven’t had a good week all things considered.
Let’s break it down.
While known primarily as an Eagle, Randall Cunningham started at QB for this present-day NFC North team that went 15-1 during the 1998-1999 season.
Answer: Minnesota Vikings
Explanation: This team was scary good. Randy Moss, Chris Carter, Robert Smith. So many weapons.
Subject: College Football
Originally the third-string QB entering the season, who started at QB for Ohio State during the 2015 CFP National Championship game, leading them to a 42-20 win over Oregon?
Answer: Cardale Jones
Explanation: Got it wrong. Completely blanked. Reckon only Buckeye fans were tracking this one right.
The 2010 World Cup Final featured two countries who had never won prior, eventual winner Spain and this European country in their third-ever World Cup Final.
Explanation: Got it wrong. If I remember it was a good game though.
In 2023, what West Coast state lifted a 72-year ban on self-service gas stations, leaving New Jersey as the only state where it’s illegal for drivers to pump their own gas?
Explanation: I’ve been to Oregon. If you haven’t then you had three states to pick from. You still had a decent shot.
Subject: Celebrity Mashup
Answer: Vin Diesel and Jesse Plemons
Explanation: Got it wrong. I knew Jesse Plemons because he’s married to Kirsten Dunst, who I’ve adored for years. But guessed Bruce Willis for the other part.
Owned by PepsiCo since 1986, what is the name of the Root Beer brand that features a cool bulldog as part of its logo?
Explanation: It’s either A&W, Barqs or Mug. Mug has the bulldog.
Following The Sopranos, Edie Falco earned 6 Emmy Nominations for her lead role in this Showtime medical dramedy that ran from 2009-2015.
Answer: Nurse Jackie
Explanation: This is a TV blog. Still, I followed Falco after Sopranos and she was always on the awards circuit.
This 1985 mystery comedy based on a board game of the same name starred Eileen Brennan, Tim Curry, and Christopher Lloyd.
Explanation: Ain’t too many movies based on board games. It’s this or Battleship which was made in the early 2010s. It’s actually an amusing movie too.
Known for her song “Pieces of Me”, this singer had an infamous lip-synch incident on Saturday Night Live in 2004, ending with her doing an awkward jig as she walked offstage.
Answer: Ashlee Simpson
Explanation: Once again. TV. But this was a mortifying moment for Simpson. And she never truly recovered. You can watch it below..
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