H.I. #64: The Quiz Show

H.I. #64: The Quiz Show

By CGP Grey & Brady Haran

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) BONUS PICTURE ROUND Flag 1 Flag 2 Flag 3 Flag 4
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