Your The Dozen Daily Trivia quiz for Saturday, October 21st, 2023, offers some sports throwbacks that might have kept a few of us from being perfect on an otherwise pretty easy quiz.
How did you do, Frank?: I missed two. That first row did us no favors on this lovely Saturday morning.
With both the starter and backup injured, third-string rookie QB T.J. Yates started and won a playoff game for what AFC team during the 2011-2012 season?
Answer: Houston Texans
Explanation: I remembered TJ Yates, but not the other two quarterbacks. What does that say about the legacy of those Texans teams?
Subject: College Football
What USC RB rushed for 24 TD’s and over 1,300 yards playing alongside Reggie Bush during his 2005 Heisman-winning season?
Answer: Lendale White
Explanation: White was just as important as Reggie and Matt Leinart on those teams. I don’t like USC but that was an interesting time for that program.
After winning the NLCS MVP with the Mets in 2015, Daniel Murphy signed a 3-year $37.5 million deal in the offseason with what National League team?
Answer: The Washington Nationals.
Explanation: Didn’t even come close to this one. Wow.
The Renegade and Gladiator are models made by what automobile brand?
Explanation: This was an easy one. Basically a free square.
Subject: Celebrity Mashup
Answer: Daniel Radcliffe and Jeremy Renner.
Explanation: Harry Potter and Hawkeye. This is Renner’s second go at the mashup in less than two weeks.
“Magically Delicious” is a long-running slogan and tagline used by what popular cereal brand?
Answer: Lucky Charms
Explanation: The best cereal in the world. Another free square.
Jesse Katsopolis, Joey Gladstone, and Kimmy Gibbler were characters from what ABC sitcom that ran from 1987-1995 and later got a Netflix sequel series?
Answer: Full House
Explantion: Another easy one but I did not know that Joey’s last name was.. Gladstone?
Megan Fox plays a demonically possessed high school student in this 2009 horror comedy film also starring Amanda Seyfried.
Answer: Jennifer’s Body
Explanation: Happy to see this film get something of a rebirth recently. Cheesy horror comedy fun.
What Puerto Rican rapper and singer has been the #1 most streamed artist on Spotify for three consecutive years from 2020-2022?
Answer: Bad Bunny
Explanation: And Bad Bunny also coincidentally is hosting SNL tonight.
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