Category Archives: Question of the Week

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What sitcom about Adolph Hitler and Eva Braun ran for one episode in 1990 before it was taken off the air?

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Who had a hit in 1962 with the song Little Boxes?

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The only surviving ship of Ferdinand Magellan’s expedition returned to Spain on September 6th, 1522, becoming the first ever ship to circumnavigate the globe. What was the name of the ship?

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This man studied exhaustively for 6 years to produce 17th century art forgeries; he sold numerous fake masterpieces for millions, most famously Supper at Emmaus. His fakes are now worth a fortune. Who was he?

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What game show host was married to Betty White from 1963 until his death in 1981?

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Who released The Swimming Song in 1973?

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Brazil has the largest Lusophone population in the world. What does Lusophone mean?

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Hillary Clinton was raised Republican and actually attended the 1968 Republican National Convention, held in what city?

 

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What Noongar warrior was killed in Australia on July 11, 1833?

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Born in Philadelphia on June 27th, 1913, this pool player once sank 526 shots in a row in 1954, still the official world record. Who was he?

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The beat for the song Summertime by DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince is sampled almost entirely from the 1974 song Summer Madness by what group?

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On January 23, 1849, she became the first woman to achieve a medical degree in the United States. Who was she?

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What actor had Pabst Blue Ribbon on his mind in a 1979 disco commercial?

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Who did Andrew Jackson shoot and kill in a duel on May 30th, 1806? (You can learn more about this duel on our latest episode of This Week in Worthless Knowledge podcast.)