Your The Daily Dozen Trivia quiz for Saturday, October 14th didn’t pull any punches for this mid October weekend, and I’m seeing a lot of low scores out there because of it.
How did you do, Frank?: I certainly wasn’t exempt. I missed four questions. Penance for my perfect outing earlier this week.
Let’s get to it…
Taken in the 2nd Round of the 1991 Draft, Brett Favre spent his rookie season playing for what current-day NFC South team?
Answer: Atlanta Falcons
Explanation: I’m a Packers fan. But I imagine it wasn’t easy remembering a team someone who retired over a decade ago played for over three decades in the past.
Subject: College Football
As a Junior, this Stanford RB rushed for over 2,000 yards and finished 2nd in 2017 Heisman voting, but saw his Senior season and pro career derailed by injuries.
Answer: Bryce Love
Explanation: I missed it. Wasn’t even close.
What NL Central team blew a 2-0 series lead in the 2012 NLDS, losing to the eventual World Series Champion San Francisco Giants?
Answer: Cincinnati Reds
Explanation: Missed this one too, even though you had a one in four chance of getting it by taking a guess.
After losing out on the 2004 Democratic nomination, this former North Carolina Senator became John Kerry’s running mate during the 2004 election.
Answer: John Edwards
Explanation: John Edwards is a name I haven’t heard in quite some time. But Presidential tickets have a way of getting stuck in your head.
Subject: Celebrity Mashup
Answer: Colin Firth and Elizabeth Banks.
Explanation: Love both of them and still couldn’t figure it out. Elizabeth Banks herself probably wouldn’t get this one.
Made with hemp seed oil and added B vitamins, what energy drink brand introduced a new zero-calorie and sugar-free variety called Unplugged in 2022?
Explanation: Never been an energy drink guy. Coffee and the adrenaline of struggling in a hostile housing economy keeps me plenty excited.
While known for rerunning classic syndicated TV shows, what cable channel originally produced shows such as Hot in Cleveland, Younger, and Happily Divorced in the 2010’s?
Answer: TV Land
Explanation: You can’t pretend to be a Betty White fan if you didn’t know where to watch her final regular TV role.
Harry Styles made his film debut in this 2017 historical war thriller film and Best Picture nominee directed by Christopher Nolan.
Explanation: Its an excellent film that we don’t mention from Nolan’s catalog enough.
This Australian-born singer has two Billboard Hot 100 Top 10 hits, first charting in 1988 for “The Loco-Motion” and then “Can’t Get You Out Of My Head” in 2002.
Answer: Kylie Minogue
Explanation: 2002 Kylie was something to behold.
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