Your The Dozen Daily Trivia quiz for Thursday, October 26th, 2023, had some curveballs thrown in there for your intellectual enjoyment, with a nice mix of questions spread out over four decades.
How did you do, Frank?: Missed two. Which means a lot of high scores out there.
RB C.J. Spiller got drafted 9th Overall by this AFC team in 2010, but only broke 1,000 rushing yards once in his five seasons with the team.
Answer: Buffalo Bills
Explanation: Thought he would do more. But those were the Bills during a different time.
Two American League teams won back-to-back World Series in the 1990’s, the Yankees and who else?
Answer: Toronto Blue Jays
Explanation: The early 90s is often clouded by the notorious strike. But I know my fans from Philadelphia remember. Right?
Subject: College Basketball
This 7-footer played at Kentucky from 2012-2015, was a consensus All-American, won Defensive Player of the Year, and went to two Final Fours before getting drafted 6th Overall by Sacramento.
Answer: Willie Cauley-Stein
Explanation: Completely forgot about him. He currently plays overseas.
Dubbed the “Iron Lady”, in 1979, this woman became the first female British Prime Minister and had the longest reign of the 20th century, serving till 1990.
Answer: Margaret Thatcher
Explanation: Most of you guys are picturing Meryl Streep or Gillian Anderson right now. Aren’t you?
Subject: Celebrity Mashup
Answer: Will Smith and Kerry Washington
Explanation: Tough. But not impossible. They should have mashed up Smith and Chris Rock.
Subject: Snacks and Candy
Labeled as “made with black beans,” Southwestern Queso and Spicy Jalapeno are newer flavors of what popular Frito-Lay chip brand?
Answer: Sun Chips
Explanation: When you realize something you’ve eat for years is made with something you don’t like. Ugh. I need to start reading more.
Along with playing Gob Bluth on Arrested Development, what comedic actor was the voice of Netflix’s Bojack Horseman?
Answer: Will Arnett
Explanation: He’s also the voice of Lego Batman. Arrested Development is one of the best TV comedies ever and Bojack is a tough melancholy lesson that deserves a watch. Great work.
Powerline is a famous fictional musician from this 1995 Disney animated film that’s plot follows teenage son Max and his dad.
Answer: A Goofy Movie
Explanation: If you’ve never seen the “Atlanta” with The Goofy Movie mockumentary, you’re missing out.
Forming in Las Vegas in 2004, Brendon Urie was the frontman of this pop-rock band that went through multiple line-up changes before discontinuing in 2023.
Answer: Panic at the Disco
Explanation: I’ve got high, high hopes that you got this one right.
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