Sunday School - Season 1, Week 7
School of Trivia players on Jeopardy!
Congrats to Christine Whelchel, Andrew He, Brian Chang, Tyler Rhode, Courtney Shah, Rowan Ward, John Focht, Zach Newkirk, and Mattea Roach, who all appeared in the Jeopardy! Tournament of Champions these past two weeks, with Tyler, John, and Mattea earning a spot in the semifinals and Andrew making it to the finals, airing this coming week! Good luck Andrew!
New free quiz open to all
This is a new quiz series made up of an extra question from each themed quiz throughout the week, open for anyone to play (you can also still catch up with Quizzes #1-6, linked below). Feel free to forward this along to those who might be interested! You can check your scores on the "Sunday" tab of the leaderboard page.
School of Trivia leaderboard — docs.google.com
Sunday Quiz #1 — docs.google.com
Sunday Quiz #2 — docs.google.com
Sunday Quiz #3 — docs.google.com
Sunday Quiz #4 — docs.google.com
Sunday Quiz #5 — docs.google.com
Sunday Quiz #6 — docs.google.com
Green theme entries
Green Eggs and Ham: Dr. Seuss book prompted by a bet with his publisher that he couldn't write a book using only 50 words
The Green Lantern: DC Comics superhero who wields a magic ring
Green Day: pop-punk band whose concept album American Idiot inspired a Tony-winning Broadway musical
Green Berets: formally known as U.S. Army Special Forces, known for distinctive hats
Greenback Party: short-lived American political party that advocated for the issuance of non-gold backed paper money
Sunday Quiz #7
[Q1] Day 16 - "50 Sense": ACCORDING TO THIS SINGER WITH THE SAME FIRST AND LAST NAME AS A FORMER ILLINOIS SENATOR, "HOP ON THE BUS, GUS" AND "SLIP OUT THE BACK, JACK" ARE SOME OF THE "50 WAYS TO LEAVE YOUR LOVER" (THOUGH THE SONG ACTUALLY ONLY LISTS 5 WAYS)
[Q2] Day 17 - "Put a Ring on It": IN 2002, DIAMONDS OF THIS COLOR — ALSO THE COLOR OF THE TITLE GEM IN THE MOVIE "BLOOD DIAMOND" — ENJOYED A SURGE IN POPULARITY WHEN BEN AFFLECK PROPOSED TO JENNIFER LOPEZ WITH AN ENGAGEMENT RING FEATURING ONE
[Q3] Day 18 - "Are You an Idiot Savant?": "THE IDIOT BOY" IS A POEM BY WILLIAM WORDSWORTH, WHO WROTE ABOUT THESE FLOWERS IN "I WANDERED LONELY AS A CLOUD"
[Q4] Day 19 - "A Hat on a Hat": NEUROLOGIST OLIVER SACKS DESCRIBED CASE HISTORIES OF SOME OF HIS PATIENTS IN THE 1985 BOOK "THE MAN WHO MISTOOK HIS" THIS "FOR A HAT"
[Q5] Day 20 - "Dollar Dollar Bill Y'all": PICTURED ON THE $5,000 BILL, THIS U.S. PRESIDENT WAS THE ONLY SITTING PRESIDENT TO PERSONALLY LEAD TROOPS IN BATTLE — THINGS DIDN'T GO ACCORDING TO PLAN, AND THAT NIGHT THE ENEMY SET FIRE TO THE WHITE HOUSE
Sunday Quiz #7 — docs.google.com
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