Ep 77: General Trivia

Ep 77: General Trivia

Trivia in one!

 

Annie and David are back with 20 new questions from video games to art!  Can you answer the following questions:

What 1978 arcade game created by Tomohiro Nishikado was one of the first fixed shooter games and helped popularize the concept of achieving a high score?

Boolean algebra, which was introduced by George Boole in 1854, is credited with laying the foundation of what age?

Which painter’s household is the setting for Tracy Chevalier’s novel “Girl with a Pearl Earring?”

In the 1994 Football World Cup held in the United States who was the first person to miss a penalty? Apparently there ain’t no goal that’s wide enough.

Which fashion designer is credited with the creation of American sportswear?

This 2002 film, starring Anthony Hopkins and Edward Norton, is a prequel to “Silence of the Lambs.” This was the one with the naked Ralph Fiennes in it.

Who was the longest serving Prime Minister in the history of Japan?

Music

Hot Swing, Fast Talkin, Bass Walker, Dances and Dames, Ambush by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

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