Toughest Questions From Last Week’s Quizzo

The Large BathersBust number 10 out when you find yourself surrounded by nerds at a cocktail party. I think it’s a damn good trivia question. Answers after the jump.

  1. An amendment becomes a law when the legislatures of this fraction of the states ratify it.
  2. What 15th century navigator discovered the sea route from Europe to India by the Cape of Good Hope?
  3. This actor starred as Elvis in a 1979 TV movie, starred as an Elvis impersonator in a 2001 movie, and provided the voice of Elvis in Forrest Gump.
  4. You can find two of this artists paintings of buxom gals bathing at the Barnes Foundation, and you can find another one, called the Large Bathers, at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Who is the artist?
  5. What is the 4th word of the US Constitution?
  6. Who has the record for most career yards passing for the New Orleans Saints?
  7. In France, they have some called Grande Vitesse. In Japan they are known as Shinkansen. What are they?
  8. Scouts brother in To Kill a Mockingbird is Jeremy, whose nickname was what?
  9. What was the name of the bar in the movie Road House?
  10. In the early 1820s, America’s 14th President, the poet who wrote Song of Hiawatha, and the author of the House of the Seven Gables all became friends while attending Bowdoin College together. Who are they?


  1. 3/4
  2. Vasco de Gama
  3. Kurt Russell
  4. Renoir
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  6. Archie Manning
  7. Trains
  8. Jem
  9. Double Deuce
  10. Franklin Pierce, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Nathanial Hawthorne

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