Episode: H.I. #64: The Quiz Show


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H.I. #64: The Quiz Show

Grey and Brady discuss: poker, podcast postcards, bi-weekly auto update, flying the Nail & Gear and the Milwaukee flag, and Brady has Grey take a general knowledge / trivia quiz.

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Show Notes

Discuss this episode on the reddit

Playing poker while listening to HI

The Borgata Hotel & Casino

Brady and Grey discuss subvocalization

Podcast Postcards

Hello Internet Flag Referendum

Uber’s self-driving cars are on the road

Travis Kalanick

Google vs Uber

Nail & Gear at a concert

Flying the flag for the show

The Milwaukee flag

Milwaukee flag rebels

Famous Robert Scott

Brady's Quiz:

WORLD LEADERS: Political leaders of these countries (1 point each)

  • United States
  • United Kingdom
  • Germany
  • Australia

SPORT

  • Name one current Major League Baseballer (1 point)
  • Name one person who has ever played Test Cricket (1 point)
  • Name four of the countries to win the Men’s World Cup of Soccer more than once (0.5 points each - 2 points max)

WORLD WAR II

  • The nuclear bombs dropped on two cities in Japan at the end of WW2.
  • The names of the two cities bombed (1 point each)
  • Name two of the following - nicknames of either of the two bombs or the two planes that dropped them (1 point each - 2 points max)

A FAMOUS US LANDMARK

  • Mount Rushmore is in which state? (1 point)
  • The Four Faces carved into Mt Rushmore (0.5 each and 1 point extra for the correct order, left to right)

MUSIC: Who sings these lyrics…

When I was younger so much younger than today, I never needed anybody’s help in any way. (1 point)

Don't forget me, I beg
I'll remember you said,
Sometimes it lasts in love but sometimes it hurts instead (1 point)

Got a long list of ex-lovers
They'll tell you I'm insane
But I've got a blank space, baby
And I'll write your name (1 point)

  • German composer Beethoven’s first name (1 point)

MOUNTAINS

  • 14 Mountains are over 8000m.
  • Name four of them (for 1 point each)

FAMOUS WIVES: Name the wives of

  • Barack Obama (1 point)
  • Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh (1 point)
  • Brad Pitt (1 point)
  • David Beckham (1 point)

MOVIES

  • Name eight films directed by Steven Spielberg (0.5 points each)

SPACE

  • List the 10 largest bodies in the Solar System in descending order (2 points for the list being in descending order, 2 points for it being correct)

WEBSITES

  • YouTube was founded by three former PayPal employees…. Can you name any one of them? (1 point)
  • Year of first YouTube upload (1 point)
  • Name either of Reddit’s two founders (1 point)
  • What University did Mark Zuckerberg attend? (1 point)

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