Toughest Questions From last Week


  1. An empty pocket turned inside out was known as a ______ flag in the early 1930s.
  2. To the nearest million how many people live in Los Angeles?
  3. What popular Great Depression song began: One evening as the sun went down and the jungle fire was burning, down the track came a hobo hiking, and he said boys I’m not turning.
  4. The poet Laureate of Skid Row lived most of his life in Los Angeles, and is probably the cities most famous poet. Who is he?
  5. What kind of dish is English favorite spotted dick?
  6. The tagline for what war film was “the first casualty of war is innocence”?
  7. What cruise ship was hijacked by the PLO in 1985 off the coast of Egypt?
  8. What hormone is produced at night and causes drowsiness, and is produced by the pineal gland.
  9. What animated Disney film was the most financially successful film of 1992, earning over 217 million in the US?
  10. Only two players have ever rushed for 20 or more touchdowns in back to back seasons. Neither of them still play in the NFL. Who are they?

  1. Hoover
  2. four million
  3. Big Rock Candy Mountain (this video is well worth watching)
  4. Charles Bukowski
  5. pudding dish
  6. Platoon
  7. Achille Lauro
  8. Melatonin
  9. Aladdin
  10. Emmit Smith and Priest Holmes

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