24 H in a D (24 Hours in a Day)

1. 26 L of the A
2. 7 D of the W
3. 7 W of the W
4. 12 S of the Z
5. 66 B of the B
6. 52 C in a P (WJ)
7. 13 S in the USF
8. 18 H on a GC
9. 39 B of the OT
10. 5 T on a F
11. 90 D in an RA
12. 3 BM (SHTR)
13. 32 is the T in DF at which WF
14. 15 P in a RT
15. 3 W on a T
16. 100 C in a D
17. 11 P in a F(S)T
18. 12 M in a Y
19. 13 is UFS
20. 8 T on an O
21. 29 D in F in a LY
22. 27 B in the NT
23. 365 D in a Y
24. 13 L in a BD
25. 52 W in a Y
26. 9 L of a C
27. 60 M in an H
28. 23 P of C in the HB
29. 64 S on a CB
30. 9 P in SA
31. 6 B to an O in C
32. 1000 Y in a M
33. 15 M on a DMC

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Gone to “Pot”

You’ll find “pot” in all of the answers

1. What popular face-changing toy debuted in 1952 and is based around a plastic tuber?
2. This optimum, desirable point on a tennis racket, bat, or golf club is just so…sugary. What’s is called?
3. With the publication of the 1965 book In Cold Blood, this Southern author invented a new literary genre: the nonfiction novel. What was his name?
4. This nine-letter word describes an assortment of things (like this quiz)…or a mixture of dried flower petals, herbs and spices.
5. In the old days, this 10-letter word described a pharmacist or chemist.
6. This English author of The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck grew up a lonely child, whose best friends were her pet animals: newts, frogs, a bat, dogs, and a pair of rabbits. What’s her name?
7. They look a little like pigs, but these plant-eating African mammals are more closely related to whales and porpoises. Their name means “river horse.” What are they?
8, What nine-letter word means “powerful one”? This person may be a monarch, dictator, autocrat, or tyrant.
9, The region between the Tigris and the Euphrates rivers is now part of Irag, but it used to be called what?
10. The side of a right triangle opposite the right angle is called what?
11. What’s the name of a fake settlement that’s erected to deceive someone?

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Where’s the Remote? A Quiz about Television Shows and Their Settings

1. The Drew Carey Show is set in Drew Carey’s Ohio hometown. Name the city.
2. Both Happy Days and the spin-off Laverne & Shirley are set in the Midwest’s “Brew City.” Where is that?
3. There’s CSI:Miami and CSI:New York, but in what city is the original CSI: Crime Scene Investigation set?
4. For 20 seasons, Gunsmoke told the stories of the inhabitants of what onetime Wild West town in Kansas?
5. Homicide:Life on the Street was a gritty look at inner-city life and crime that was executive-produced by Barry Levinson in what East Coast city?
6. Murphy Brown, played by Candice Bergen, is the star reporter of the fictional TV news magazine FYI in what real city?
7. The sitcom Wings, featuring future Monk star Tony Shalhoub, was set mostly at a small airport in what island town along the Eastern seaboard?
8. The action in the sitcom Alice centers on Mel’s Diner, which was located in what Southwestern city?
9. Bonanza, the weekly saga of a family in the post-Civil War era, was set on a ranch on the outskirts of what Nevada town?
10. Hapless women’s shoe salesman Al, lazy housewife Peg, and the rest of the Bundy clan from Married…With Children all live in which city?

Answer:
1. Cleveland, Ohio
2. Milwaukee, Wisconsin
3. Las Vegas, Nevada
4. Dodge City, Kansas
5. Baltimore, Maryland
6. Washington, D.C.
7. Nantucket, Massachusetts
8. Phoenix, Arizona
9. Virginia City, Nevada
10. Chicago, Illinois

15 Question LIterature Quiz

Walt Whitman

1. What is the profession of Jean Brodie in the Muriel Spark novel “The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie”?
2. Who wrote Adam Bede?
3. Which story is told in the first person (or “first horse”) as an autobiographical memoir told by a highbred horse?
4. Who wrote Scoop, A Handful of Dust and Brideshead Revisited?
5. Whose novel, The Satanic Verses, led to protests in several countries, and, faced with death threats and a religious edict, he spent nearly a decade underground?
6. Which phrase was coined to identify authors and poets living in Paris after the First World War and includes Ernest Hemingway, F Scott Fitzgerald, Ezra Pound, Sherwood Anderson, Waldo Peirce, and John Dos Passos?
7. Who is the only person to have won Pulitzer Prizes for both fiction and poetry, winning the Pulitzer in 1947 for All the King’s Men, and two Pulitzers poetry in 1957 and 1979?
8. What play did the artisans decide to put on in A Midsummer Night’s Dream?
9. Who is “O Captain! My Captain!” by Walt Whitman about?
10. What book begins and ends with the same sentence, “When I stepped out into the bright sunlight from the darkness of the movie house, I had only two things on my mind: Paul Newman and a ride home.”?
11. Who is the author of The Souls of Black Folk?
12. On which novel is the movie Apocalypse Now based?
13. In the Kinsey Millhone Mystery Series by Sue Grafton, what is “B” for?
14. In the JAMES BOND series, who is M’s secretary?
15. What does the “L” stand for in L. Frank Baum?

Answers:
1. School Teacher
2. George Eliot
3. Black Beauty
4. Evelyn Waugh
5. Salmon Rushdie
6. The “Lost” Generation
7. Robert Penn Warren
8. Pyramus and Thisbe
9. Abraham Lincoln
10. The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton
11. W.E.B. Dubois
12. Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad
13. Burglar
14. Miss Moneypenny
15. Lyman

Pop Culture Retro Television Quiz

1. Who played Mr. French on Family Affair?
2. Which Brady kid busted ‘mom’s favorite vase’?
3. Which real housewife of Beverly Hills played Prudence on Nanny and the Professor?
4. Which Gilligan’s Island castaway gained incredible sight after eating radioactive carrots?
5. On Perry Mason, what was Lt. Tragg’s first name?
6. Which 2 Partridge Family castmembers character’s name was also their real name.
7. Who potrayed Honey West on the tv show of the same name?
8. Who was the host of the 60s version of Jeopardy?
9. Who played the father on the 70s tv show Family, and who is his real life son.
10. Who played Festus on Gunsmoke?
11. How many seasons of the original Twilight Zone were there?
12. Who played the blind lady who briefly gained her sight on the pilot episode of Night Gallery?
13. Did Tom Selleck ever win an Emmy Award for portraying Magnum, P.I.?
14. What was the name of Ann Marie’s boyfriend on That Girl and where did he work?

BONUS QUESTION:

 Name all 7 Walton kids from the tv show The Waltons.

Answers:
1. Sebastian Cabot
2. Peter
3. Kim Richards
4. Mary Anne
5. Arthur
6. Danny and Shirley
7. Anne Francis
8. Art Fleming
9. James Broderick and Matthew Broderick
10. Ken Curtis
11. Five (Seasons 1-3, and 5 were a half hour. Season 4 was one hour)
12. Joan Crawford
13. Yes, in 1984
14. Donald Hollinger and he worked for Newsview Magazine.
Bonus Question:
John Boy, Mary Ellen, Jason, Ben, Erin, Jim-Bob and Elizabeth