Toughest Questions From Last Week


  1. What country duo has the first names Kix and Ronnie?
  2. A book written by this woman in 1961 is currently the #1 best seller on Amazon. What woman is it?
  3. Fill in the blank: At one point during Woodstock, an announcement came over the PA which said, “We’ve been told that the brown_________ is bad.”
  4. John Logie Baird and Alexander Zworkin were both pioneers in what field?
  5. What casino with gold windows is connected to Treasure Island via an elevated tram?
  6. What team had the best record in baseball when the players went on strike in 1994?
  7. This black volcanic glass was used to make arrowheads by native americans, and is so sharp that it is still used to make surgical knives. What is it?
  8. In 1598, Jacopo Peri composed what is considered by many to be the first ever what?
  9. What language other than Egyptian hieroglyphics will you find on the Rosetta Stone?
  10. You’ll find the 30th Street Station feature prominently in this 1985 film.


  1. Brooks and Dunn
  2. Julia Child
  3. acid
  4. television
  5. The Mirage
  6. Montreal Expos
  7. obsidian
  8. opera
  9. Greek (Demotic also accepted)
  10. Witness

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