The Daily Dozen Trivia answers explained 10/14/23: A rough Saturday outing

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…

Subject: NFL

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.

Subject: MLB

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.

Subject: History

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.


Subject: Beverages

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?

Answer: Rockstar

Explanation: Never been an energy drink guy. Coffee and the adrenaline of struggling in a hostile housing economy keeps me plenty excited.

Subject: Television

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.

Subject: Movies

Harry Styles made his film debut in this 2017 historical war thriller film and Best Picture nominee directed by Christopher Nolan.

Answer: Dunkirk

Explanation: Its an excellent film that we don’t mention from Nolan’s catalog enough.


Subject: Music

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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