.Trivia – Week of 07/06/2022

QUESTIONS:

1 The national headquarters of the Guide Dogs for the Blind is located where in Marin County?

2 Abe Lincoln said, “You can fool some of the people all of the time, and all of the people some of the time, but you” … what …?

3a. The leading Tour de France bicyclist, the one with the lowest overall time, rides with a jersey of what color?

3b. This year’s Tour began in what capital city whose name begins with C, more than 700 miles from Paris?

4 The six strongest earthquakes in the U.S. all occurred in what state?

5 Each of these tennis tournaments is played on a different kind of surface (grass, clay, etc.). Identify each one:

a. Wimbledon b. U.S. Open c. French Open

6 The Gobi Desert stretches primarily through what two countries?

7a. What 33-year-old man wrote the original draft of America’s historic Declaration of Independence?

7b. In what city was this document signed?

8 What German automotive engineer, who worked on the original Volkswagen Beetle, later established a line of very expensive cars that he named after himself, and still exists today?

9 Give the titles of these biographical movies about the lives of these musical super performers:

a. Queen, 2018 

b. Elton John, 2019

c. Elvis Presley, 2022

10 Try to name four four-letter words that start with “F,” have only one vowel and contain a double consonant.

BONUS QUESTION: Walt Disney once said, “I loved ______ more than any woman I’ve ever known.” Fill in the blank with a name.

Want more live trivia?  You’re invited to the next Trivia Cafe team contest at the Sweetwater Music Hall in Mill Valley on Sunday, July 24 at 5pm, hosted by Howard Rachelson. Free admission, and food and drinks are available. [email protected]

ANSWERS:

1 In San Rafael, Terra Linda

2 “… can not fool all of the people all of the time.”

3 Yellow/Copenhagen, Denmark

4 Alaska

5a. Grass 5b. Acrylic hard court  5c. Clay

6 China and Mongolia

7a. Thomas Jefferson 

7b. Philadelphia

8 Dr. Ferdinand Porsche

9a. Bohemian Rhapsody 5b. Rocketman  5c. Elvis

10 Fall, fess, full, fuss… (others?)

BONUS ANSWER:

Mickey Mouse

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