Here are the answers to your The Dozen Daily Trivia quiz for Sunday, October 29th, 2023. Chances are it was not easy like your morning, with a couple of callbacks to some forgotten 2000s knowledge and even an 80s question which could have thrown you off.
How did you do, Frank?: I missed three, and got lucky that it wasn’t four.
Here we go..
Despite signing a 5-year contract, Bobby Petrino famously resigned after 13 games as the Head Coach of what NFC team?
Answer: The Atlanta Falcons
Explanation: Bobby Petrino was a mess there for a little bit after he left Louisville.
In 2001, this Diamondbacks LF hit a career-best 57 HR’s and had the game-winning walk-off hit during Game 7 of the World Series.
Answer: Luis Gonzalez
Explanation: Great ballplayer. Spent a lot of time in Chicago too.
Regarded as one of the greatest strikers ever and recently retired, Zlatan Ibrahimovic is the all-time leading scorer for the national team of what European country?
Explanation: Not a football guy, guys. Never had a chance.
With a population of over 10 million people, Jakarta is one of the world’s largest metropoles and is the capital of what Asian country?
Explanation: With Geography, you’ve either got it or you don’t
Subject: Celebrity Mashup
Answer: Arnold Schwarzenegger and Tina Fey
Explanation: Love these two. No way, I was pulling Liz Lemon from this.
Subject: Chain Restaurants
Operating primarily out of the Southeast, this chain is known for chicken wings, fingers, and sandwiches, and its logo is a chicken outline with the company name in blue letters.
Explanation: There were a couple in my old hometown of Orlando. Not a bad lunch.
Courteney Cox was the star of this sitcom that debuted on ABC in 2009 and ran for three seasons, then continued for three more seasons on TBS.
Explanation: The question is about Courteney. We’re thinking about her “Friends” co star Matthew Perry. Rest in Peace.
Molly Ringwald plays a teen girl whose birthday gets forgotten by her family in this 1984 comedy directed by John Hughes.
Answer: Sixteen Candles
Explanation: John Hughes still doesn’t get enough credit. A bratpack classic.
What 2004 Kelly Clarkson song opens with these lyrics: “Here’s the thing, we started out friends. It was cool, but it was all pretend. Yeah, yeah…”?
Answer: Since U Been Gone
Explanation: Still one of the most “shoutworthy” chorus’ of the last 20 years
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