The Dozen Daily Trivia answers explained 11/2/23: Beavers and Rose Bowls

Your The Dozen Daily Triva quiz for Thursday November 2nd, 2023, may have been near perfect when it comes to difficulty, with a safe amount questions for my Gen Xers, Millenials, and Gen Zers.

How did you do, Frank?: Missed two. But nothing felt truly out of reach. That is good trivia.

Subject: NFL

Before signing an infamous contract in Washington, Albert Haynesworth was a 2x First Team All-Pro DT for this AFC team from 2002-2008.

Answer: The Tennessee Titans

Explanation: Yeah. He’s infamous because he stomped on an opposing player’s head after a play.


Subject: College Football

Connor Cook was the starting QB at this Big 10 school from 2013-2015, leading them to three New Year’s Six Bowl games, including a Rose Bowl win.

Answer: Michigan State

Explanation: I know Sparty would love more triva like this instead of the scandals we’ve been getting.

Subject: MLB

This SS had the walk-off hit during Game 7 of the 1997 World Series for the Marlins and then won World Series MVP with the Giants in 2010.

Answer: Edgar Renteria

Explanation: Forget Bartman. Real ones will tell you Jose Mesa is the real World Series liability. Cleveland still hasn’t won a series since the 40s.

Subject: Geography

What U.S. state is known as the Beaver State?

Answer: Oregon

Explanation: Best book store I’ve ever been to was in Portland. You remember books, don’t you? Member?

Subject: Celebrity Mashup

Answer: Austin Butler and Zac Efron

Explanation: Tell your girlfriend, who spends her nights dreaming of these two that if they had a baby it would be hideous.

Subject: Beverages

This brand of coconut-flavored liqueur, made with Caribbean rum, typically comes in white bottles and has palm trees and a sunset as part of its logo.

Answer: Malibu

Explanation: And as an apology, pick up a bottle of this for that same girlfriend.

Subject: Television

Since 2019, Danny McBride, Adam Devine, Edi Patterson, and John Goodman have played a dysfunctional family of famous televangelists in this HBO comedy.

Answer: The Righteous Gemstones

Explanation: When Succession and Barry ended, and The Idol turned out to be a cruel joke, let history say that this brilliant comedy picked up the HBO slack.


Subject: Movies

Three humans play on the Tune Squad in the original Space Jam: Michael Jordan, Wayne Knight’s character Stan, and what comedic actor playing himself?

Answer: Bill Murray

Explanation: Jordan was Jordan. Bugs was Pippen. Murray was their John Paxson.

Subject: Music

Along with “Chariot” and “We Belong Together”, what singer released the 2004 hit song “I Don’t Want To Be”, which was also the theme song of One Tree Hill?

Answer: Gavin DeGraw

Explanation: Take them to the chorus!

I don’t want to be anything
Other than what I’ve been tryna be lately.
All I have to do is think of me.
And I have peace of mind!

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