The Philadelphia Phillies Quiz

With Opening Day upon us, I thought I’d share a few questions from last night’s quiz. Here is a round on the Phillies…sort of. All questions are normal trivia questions, but you’ll find current members of the Phillies in each of the answers. Answers are below. For more baseball fun, check out my 40 reasons why baseball is better than football.

  1. Of this city, Jack London once said, “Not in history has a modern imperial city been so completely destroyed.”
  2. This alternative band from Arizona had hits with the songs Lucky Denver Mint, The Middle, and Pain.
  3. What postal worker has never been in my kitchen?
  4. Emma Thompson won as Oscar for her performance in this 1992 film.
  5. This country music star, who has had hits with the albums, Mud on the Tires and Time Well Wasted, co-hosted the CMAs in 2008 and 2009, and won Entertainer of the year at the 2010 CMAs.
  6. This is the third largest off price department store in America, behind TJ Maxx and Marshalls.
  7. This Hawaiian chain restaurant used to be found in Philadelphia at 15th and Sansom.
  8. Just a block away, at 16th and Walnut, you’ll find this handbag and accessory store.
  9. This 1953 film starring Alan Ladd and Jean Arthur is considered one of the greatest westerns ever in film history.
  10. This is one of the banks in the United States known as the Big Four.

  1. San Francisco (Ben)
  2. Jimmy Eat World (Rollins)
  3. Cliff Clavin (Lee)
  4. Howard’s End (Ryan)
  5. Brad Paisley (Lidge)
  6. Ross Dress for Less (Gload)
  7. Roy’s (Oswalt, Halladay)
  8. Cole Haan (Hamels)
  9. Shane (Victorino)
  10. Chase (Utley)

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