The Daily Dozen Trivia answers explained for 10/18/23: Genies and Keri Russell

Your hump day The Daily Dozen Trivia answers for this Wednesday October 18th, 2023, was a pretty friendly quiz to push you through the second half of your work week.

How did you do, Frank?: Missed two, which means they’ll like be a lot of perfect 9 blocks out there.

Here we go..

Subject: NFL

After leading the NFL in rushing yards with the Cowboys in 2014, this RB signed with the Eagles, lasting one season before getting traded to the Titans.

Answer: DeMarco Murray

Explanation: He was dynamic there for a good bit. Enough for a rushing title.


Subject: College Football

Timmy Chang set an at-the-time NCAA record with 17,072 career passing yards while playing for this at-the-time WAC school from 2000-2004.

Answer: Hawaii

Explanation: When you see WAC, always guess Hawaii.

Subject: MLB

What American League East team lost in the ALCS back-to-back seasons in 2015 and 2016, losing to Kansas City and Cleveland?

Answer: Toronto Blue Jays

Explanation: That Royals championship doesn’t even feel real all these years later. When you throw in those Chiefs Super Bowls, KC has done well.

Subject: Books

In 1925, F. Scott Fitzgerald published this famous American novel set in the Jazz Age, depicting narrator Nick Carraway and his interactions with a mysterious millionaire.

Explanation: The Great Gatsby

Answer: Yeah, literature this and that, but we were all thinking DiCaprio and Spiderman partying against “No Church in the Wild”


Subject: Celebrity Mashup

Answer: Kristen Bell and Stanley Tucci

Explanation: My Kristen crush and Tucci Tik Tok cooking videos gave it away.

Subject: Beverage

“The Most Interesting Man in the World” was an advertising campaign used by what brand of Mexican beer?

Answer: Dos Equis

Explanation: “Stay thirsty my friends”

Subject: Television

Keri Russell earned three Best Actress Emmy nominations for her lead role in this acclaimed FX period spy drama that ran from 2013-2018.

Answer: She wasn’t Felcity anymore after this one. Great show.

Subject: Movies

In the 2019 live-action remake of Aladdin, what Academy Award winning actor played the Genie?

Answer: Will Smith

Explanation: Might as well have been a free square.


Subject: Music

What singer released the 2004 hit song “1, 2 Step” featuring Missy Elliott, along with other hits during that era such as “Goodies” and “Oh”?

Answer: Ciara

Explanation: Probably the perfect musical intersection between Gen Xers and Millenials.

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