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Suitanim
06-05-2006, 04:35 PM
I read a lot, and have accumulated a great store of utterly useless knowlwdge (well, it comes in handy for playing NTN Trivia). While some the answers can easily be found with a simple Google search, some of these are pretty obscure. Anyway, I'll give 100 karma points to the first person to correctly answer all 9 questions.

General Knowledge Quiz




What is the scientific name for that little thing that hangs in the back of your throat?




“Archetype” is a term used in Psychology. What 20th Century Psychologist adopted the term for his theories?




In 1925, Charlie Chaplin along with several other notable actors started United Artists Studios. Which studio did Chaplin work for immediately prior to UA’s formation?




The Smithsonian used to display “The Soap Man” (before displaying human remains became pass?), a man whose corpse, after burial, turned to soap. What was his name?




Who said “We are not expected to be translated from despotism to liberty in a featherbed”?




Dracula is popularly depicted as residing in Transylvania. Which Country did Vlad the Impaler actually rule?





A 1977 movie depicted the Goodyear blimp crashing into the Super Bowl (incidentally, the Steelers and Cowboys were playing). There was an eponymous book. Name the author.




In Norse mythology, what is the 8 letter word for the end of the Universe?



Who led the Greek forces in the Trojan War?

tony hipchest
06-05-2006, 04:46 PM
I read a lot, and have accumulated a great store of utterly useless knowlwdge (well, it comes in handy for playing NTN Trivia). While some the answers can easily be found with a simple Google search, some of these are pretty obscure. Anyway, I'll give 100 karma points to the first person to correctly answer all 9 questions.

General Knowledge Quiz




What is the scientific name for that little thing that hangs in the back of your throat? uvelea




?Archetype? is a term used in Psychology. What 20th Century Psychologist adopted the term for his theories? s. freud




In 1925, Charlie Chaplin along with several other notable actors started United Artists Studios. Which studio did Chaplin work for immediately prior to UA?s formation?
mgm



The Smithsonian used to display ?The Soap Man? (before displaying human remains became pass?), a man whose corpse, after burial, turned to soap. What was his name? wilbur




Who said ?We are not expected to be translated from despotism to liberty in a featherbed?? patrick henry




Dracula is popularly depicted as residing in Transylvania. Which Country did Vlad the Impaler actually rule? romania





A 1977 movie depicted the Goodyear blimp crashing into the Super Bowl (incidentally, the Steelers and Cowboys were playing). There was an eponymous book. Name the author. crap, i actually know this one. iisac asimov :shrug:




In Norse mythology, what is the 8 letter word for the end of the Universe? thor



Who led the Greek forces in the Trojan War? brad pitt? i think its homer? achilles maybe

Suitanim
06-05-2006, 04:51 PM
You receive .5 points out of a possible 9.

tony hipchest
06-05-2006, 04:52 PM
brad pitt? i think its homer? achilles maybe just remembered its homer who wrote the illiad and odessy. achilles

question 1 is uvula, not to be confused with vulva

83-Steelers-43
06-05-2006, 04:53 PM
What is the scientific name for that little thing that hangs in the back of your throat? uvula

Dracula is popularly depicted as residing in Transylvania. Which Country did Vlad the Impaler actually rule? Romania

Who led the Greek forces in the Trojan War? Odysseus?

Those are the only three that I think I know? lol.

Suitanim
06-05-2006, 04:54 PM
Sill only half a point.

Trust me, this is not a quiz you can just take guesses at...

Mosca
06-05-2006, 05:20 PM
Vlad was Wallachia.

Black Sunday is by Thomas Harris (silence of the Lambs).

Uvula.

Agamemnon led the Greeks.

I don't know the rest.


Tom

Suitanim
06-05-2006, 05:24 PM
Vlad was Wallachia.

Black Sunday is by Thomas Harris (silence of the Lambs).

Uvula.

Agamemnon led the Greeks.

I don't know the rest.


Tom

There we go! 3.5 points out of a possible 9. Hint: Uvula is not the full descriptive scientific name, hence the half points.

tony hipchest
06-05-2006, 05:36 PM
uvula epigloti

the epiglottis is the flap that covers the trachea while swallowing. but for some reason epigloti rings a bell in reference to uvula. (its been over 10 years since anatomy lab)
some more obscure info: UNM is the only school to offer prosection (dissection of cadavers) to undergrads.

Suitanim
06-05-2006, 05:44 PM
I was looking for Palatine Uvula, but I can see how hairs could be split over this. I'll accept Uvula, so I'll add a half point to all those who had it originally.

Mosca
06-05-2006, 06:07 PM
Thomas Jefferson

ragnar?k

Chaplin formed his own studio in '18, formed UA as a distributing co in '19. Before that, Keystone.

I had to look those up.


edit: Oh; J?ng. I knew that one, forgot to list it.

tony hipchest
06-05-2006, 06:10 PM
I was looking for Palatine Uvula, but I can see how hairs could be split over this. I'll accept Uvula, so I'll add a half point to all those who had it originally.thats right. there is the hard palate (upper-roof of the mouth) and the soft palate (lower-further back towards the throat). it hangs from the soft palate.

tony hipchest
06-05-2006, 06:13 PM
ragnar?k



thats what GWAR was talking about. the end of the universe and they are "the scumdogs of the universe", sent from outerspace to destroy all hairbands and the rest of mankind. i shouldve known that one!

Suitanim
06-05-2006, 07:17 PM
Thomas Jefferson

ragnar?k

Chaplin formed his own studio in '18, formed UA as a distributing co in '19. Before that, Keystone.

I had to look those up.


edit: Oh; J?ng. I knew that one, forgot to list it.

You are getting close, but you are off on Chaplin...it's even more obscure than that. #4 is the killer...Hell, when I was at the Smithsonian Museum of Natural Sciences, I couldn't find a single person, including the "curator on duty" or whatever they call them, who even knew what I was talking about....but every museum usually has about 80-90% of it's exhibits behind the scenes at any given point, and I'm pretty sure that in the early 90's, the Clinton administration caved to the PCers and stopped displaying human remains publicly...

DIESELMAN
06-05-2006, 08:17 PM
1. the thing that hangs in the back of your throat-Palatine Uvula
2. 20th Century Psychologist -Carl Jung
3. Which studio did Chaplin work for immediately prior to UA?s formation?
Charles Chaplin Film Corporation-founded in 1918-In 1919 he co-founded United Artist along with Mary Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks and D. W. Griffith.
4. William von Ellenbogen- dude died of yellow fever in the 1700's
5. ?We are not expected to be translated from despotism to liberty in a featherbed??
-Thomas Jefferson
6. Which Country did Vlad the Impaler actually rule? Wallachia
7. A 1977 movie depicted the Goodyear blimp crashing into the Super Bowl (incidentally, the Steelers and Cowboys were playing). There was an eponymous book. Name the author.-Thomas Harris
8. In Norse mythology, what is the 8 letter word for the end of the Universe?
Ragnarok
9. Who led the Greek forces in the Trojan War?
Agamemnon

Suitanim
06-05-2006, 08:37 PM
1. the thing that hangs in the back of your throat-Palatine Uvula
2. 20th Century Psychologist -Carl Jung
3. Which studio did Chaplin work for immediately prior to UA’s formation?
Charles Chaplin Film Corporation-founded in 1918-In 1919 he co-founded United Artist along with Mary Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks and D. W. Griffith.
4. William von Ellenbogen- dude died of yellow fever in the 1700's
5. “We are not expected to be translated from despotism to liberty in a featherbed”?
-Thomas Jefferson
6. Which Country did Vlad the Impaler actually rule? Wallachia
7. A 1977 movie depicted the Goodyear blimp crashing into the Super Bowl (incidentally, the Steelers and Cowboys were playing). There was an eponymous book. Name the author.-Thomas Harris
8. In Norse mythology, what is the 8 letter word for the end of the Universe?
Ragnarok
9. Who led the Greek forces in the Trojan War?
Agamemnon

WHERE did you find the Wilhelm/William von Ellenbogen??? It was one of my first permanent memories...seeing the soapman when I was like 6-7 years old. Even my dad was freaked out by that...did you get it from "Silence of the Lambs"? It's the only other place I ever saw it...

Still missing one...Charlie Chaplin's studio. To cover my ass, I sent Blitz a PM with all the correct answers before I posted this...

DIESELMAN
06-05-2006, 08:48 PM
WHERE did you find the Wilhelm/William von Ellenbogen??? It was one of my first permanent memories...seeing the soapman when I was like 6-7 years old. Even my dad was freaked out by that...did you get it from "Silence of the Lambs"? It's the only other place I ever saw it...

Still missing one...Charlie Chaplin's studio. To cover my ass, I sent Blitz a PM with all the correct answers before I posted this...

No Suit I better not tell you how I found it, just know that it was found with extreme difficulty(lol) I did searches all over on the Charlie Chaplain one and it keeps coming up with Keystone then he formed his own company in 1918 then he co-found UA in 1919 thats a stumper there.....

tony hipchest
06-05-2006, 08:56 PM
WHERE did you find the Wilhelm/William von Ellenbogen??? It was one of my first permanent memories...seeing the soapman when I was like 6-7 years old. Even my dad was freaked out by that...did you get it from "Silence of the Lambs"? It's the only other place I ever saw it...
what? "wilbur" wasnt close enough for half a point? i knew i was in the neighborhood! :sofunny:

Suitanim
06-05-2006, 09:18 PM
No Suit I better not tell you how I found it, just know that it was found with extreme difficulty(lol) I did searches all over on the Charlie Chaplain one and it keeps coming up with Keystone then he formed his own company in 1918 then he co-found UA in 1919 thats a stumper there.....

I'm impressed. You win. The Charlie Chaplin answer was easy compared to "Soap Man", but the answer is First National Studios.

100 karma points to our resident veteran...he deserves way more than this just for doing what he does...

tony hipchest
06-05-2006, 09:33 PM
indeed. and i will say "wilbur" and patrick henry were pretty good (and close) guess's on my part. lol

rep to deiselman

3 to be 4
06-05-2006, 10:48 PM
A 1977 movie depicted the Goodyear blimp crashing into the Super Bowl (incidentally, the Steelers and Cowboys were playing). There was an eponymous book. Name the author.


i once saw an eponymous at the Cleveland Zoo spray the wall with poo. It was in 1967.