Give yourself a pat on the back, you’ve made it to the end of the week, Daily Dozen Trivia quiz for Friday, October 20, 2023. And your reward is what will likely be one of the most pleasant weekends of the year. October is gorgeous in most places. But we’ve got more important things to discuss than being outside. Trivia.
How did you do, Frank?: Missed three. One of them was impossible though. I’ll get to that.
Here we go…
Along with winning two Super Bowls with the Patriots, LeGarrette Blount was the leading rusher on what Super Bowl-winning team out of the NFC?
Answer: Philadelphia Eagles
Explanation: My fantasy footballers might have gotten this one. That’s when good RBs started becoming scarce.
What Red Sox OF hit a 2nd inning Grand Slam during Game 7 of the 2004 ALCS to cement their comeback against the Yankees?
Answer: Johnny Damon
Explanation: If you remember that series, you also remember how absolutely nuts that was. Just wow.
Subject: College Basketball
Luke Hancock, Montrezl Harrell, and Gorgui Dieng all played for this at-the-time Big East school that won the 2013 National Championship.
Explanation: Tough one. I know some of you guys weren’t alone if you guessed UConn or Villanova
In what state West of the Mississippi is Zion National Park located?
Explanation: I mean bascially all of the national parks have to be in Wyoming, Montana or South Dakota. Right? Wrong.
Subject: Celebrity Mashup
Answer: Andy Cohen and Jerry Ferrara.
Explanation: Bro. This was almost impossible. No one is going to get this. And I loved Entourage and appreciate it popping up on my quiz for the second time this week. Still. No way.
Subject: Chain Restaurants
While this fast food chain is known for its sandwiches, they introduced their first nationwide burger in 2022 with the Wagyu Steakhouse Burger.
Explanation: I know we all saw it. Remember when Arby’s had that French Dip? That was a good sandwich. I miss the 90s.
Bob Harper, Jillian Michaels, and Anna Kournikova were all personal trainers on this American reality competition series that originally ran on NBC from 2004-2016.
Answer: The Biggest Loser
Explanation: Was it that long ago? And was it on for that long?
Despite mixed reviews, who received a Best Actor nomination at the 2009 Oscars for their leading role in The Curious Case of Benjamin Button?
Answer: Brad Pitt
Explanation: And he’d win his Oscar several years later for “Once Upon a Time… In Hollywood”
Spanning across three different decades, “Should’ve Been a Cowboy”, “Beer For My Horses”, and “Red Solo Cup” were songs released by what country singer?
Answer: Toby Keith
Explanation: They also could have cited “Courtesy of the Red, White and Blue” or “How do you like me now?”
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