Impossible Round Questions from the JGTAI


  1. In what book and movie would you find a magazine editor named Miranda Priestley?
  2. This author was working on his masterpiece called Weir of Hermiston when he died of a cerebral hemmorhage in 1894.
  3. Crop rotation farmers often alternate their grains with soybeans to help fix what element in the soil?
  4. This pessimistic German philosopher, born in 1788, believed that humans were motivated only by their will to live, and that the human will was inherently evil.
  5. Who retired in 2004, 18 months after telling George Bush that WMDs in Iraq was a slam dunk.
  6. This 1994 film starred Bruce Willis, Dan Akroyd, and Reba McIntyre, but is most famous for Ebert review of it, which read, “I hated this movie. Hated, hated, hated, hated, hated this movie. Hated it. Hated every simpering stupid vacant audience insulting moment of it.”
  7. Peyton Hillis is on track to rush for 1,000 yards this season. The last white running back to rush for 1,000 yards in a season did so in 1985. Who was he?
  8. An oenophile is a lover of what?
  9. From 1945 to 1998, this country had two presidents, Sukarno and Suharto.
  10. Fawn Hall was this man’s secretary.


  1. Devil Wears Prada
  2. Robert Louis Stevenson
  3. Nitrogen
  4. Arthur Schopenhauer
  5. George Tenet
  6. North
  7. Craig James
  8. Wine
  9. Indonesia
  10. Oliver North

2 thoughts on “Impossible Round Questions from the JGTAI

  1. What percent of the wrong answers to # 7 were John Riggins? That’s a tough ten. I felt pretty good getting 5, though I don’t have a team sitting here with me.

  2. Yeah, most teams guessed Riggins. The only reason that it is a fair question is because Craig James is on ESPN every week talking football. Otherwise, it woulda been minutiae and not trivia. But a few teams did get it right, including the winners.

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