The REVENGE of “Pop Quiz”
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The REVENGE of “Pop Quiz”
WitKnee — 53
Freezer Burn — 51
Sisbooomba — 39
FireSkunk — 5
1. Name a Pope who died while having sex (3 answers max)
Answer: Leo VII (936-9) died of a heart attack while “engaging”, John VII (955-64) was bludgeoned to death by the husband of the woman he was with at the time, and John XIII (965-72) was also murdered by a jealous husband who caught him en coitus. There is some evidence that Paul II (1467-71) had a stroke while being sodomized by a page boy, but Evil Matt has been unable to independently confirm this.
Probably any Pope with "Peter" in his name... Also Pope Phallus XVII" died in the waiting room of a local Roman brothel. — Freezer Burn
The pope who died having sex was Popourri.....it caused a stink and scandle in the church that required a massive
coverup and to this day anything masking or hiding a stink is known by that name. — Sisbooomba
Ok, this took a disgusting amount of research but I found one- pope John VII- murdered by the husband of the chic he was doing. Too bad, huh? But what a way to go! — WitKnee
Ignatius, Pius, John — Billy
Pope Luscious the Sexth — Dyna Charcoal
Frank Zappa (so? He's not a pope, he's more holy) — Mike
John Paul II (it could happen!) —
2. Why did the Japanese vigorously and repeatedly bomb the baseball fields at Pearl Harbor?
Answer: They thought it hid the oil storage facility. One of the main plans at Pearl Harbor was for the Japanese to shut down Hawaii as a functional naval base, and destroying the oil depots would have gone a long way to accomplishing this. The oil tanks were located near by, out in the open. However, the Japanese didn’t think we would be stupid enough to put them out in the open, and mysteriously came to the conclusion that these were decoys and the real tanks were buried under the baseball diamond. They bombed the snot out of the playing field, but left the real tanks alone.
Calculated plot to lower our morale. You'd think they'd hit the golf courses to try to kll the officers. — Freezer Burn
The Japs continued to bomb the baseball field at Pearl Harbor because they mistook it for a westernstyle "bullseye". — Sisbooomba
They thought they were important government buildings even though they were neither buildings or located anywhere NEAR the capital... they were probably Kamikaze pilots anyways... and what do they know?! — WitKnee
They had just lost the intramurals. — Dyna Charcoal
they thought it would strike fear in our hearts. — Mike
It was a vain attempt to destroy Major League Baseball in the US in order to further the Japanese league. — Taotejay
3. What was listed as Thomas Dewey’s address in the 1949 edition of “Who’s Who?”
Answer: 1600 E. Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington D.C. The Chicago Tribune wasn’t the only one who figured Truman didn’t have a chance in the election...
educated guess: The WHite house, Washington DC. I'll bet the same address was given in a misprint of "Where are they now?" too. — Freezer Burn
Thomas Dewey's address was a typeing error ......instead of a white house on a particular address....it was listed as White House and everyone asumed he had won the election and Who's Who had to make a retraction as well as an apology and send their staff back to grammar and typing school — Sisbooomba
Thomas Dewey, Thomas Dewey, ok, once again, I took actual time to >research who the heck he was. And since it says that he repeatedly ran for president my best guess is that they made the HORRIBLE mistake of saying he lived in the White House. — WitKnee
1600 pennsylvaina Ave — Billy
1400 Pennsylvania Avenue — Dyna Charcoal
732 6th ave and 7th st (it's wrong, but give me points for my double reference to the number 42) — Mike
1600 Pennsylvania Avenue — Taotejay
1. How many licks to center of Tootsie Roll Tootsie Pop?
Answer: The world may never know (but the wise old owl says 3)
Depends on the flavor. CHerry: 2449 Grape: 2398 Root Beer: unknown, as they are nasty — Freezer Burn
How many licks to the center of a Tootsie Pop? ZERO- you go for the big bite (unless you are Monica Lewinski, in which case the number of licks is determined by the number of minutes left alone with it.) — Sisbooomba
a-one.... a-two.... a-three..... CRUNCH! (the world may never know....) — WitKnee
0 — Billy
One...two-hoo...three. — Dyna Charcoal
a one....a two...a three..oh. ask the owl. — Mike
3 (that's what Mr. Owl said) —
2. What is the 5th dimension (remember: this is math, not music)
Answer: Probability. The first three dimensions are “length”, “width”, and “height” on an X-Y-Z axis. The Fourth is “time.” The Fifth comes to us courtesy Quantum Physics; confused quizzers are referred to the postulate of “Schrödinger’s Cat” for clarification. To put it in lay terms, flip a coin on a table. The first three dimensions are “where” it lands, the fourth is “when” it lands (because only one object can occupy a space at a given time) and the fifth is if it is heads or tails. It may land “heads” in our “reality” but according to Schrödinger there is an alternate reality where it landed “tails.” Albert Einstein replied to Schrödinger of this, “your math adds up, but your conclusions are ridiculous.”
Whatever you want it to be; all dimensions beyond the 4th are hypothetical. — Freezer Burn
The 5th dimention is CREDIT CARDS....taking a relativley small amount and expanding it over time until it bears no resemblence to what you start with....and at the same time taking what you give it and making it continuously come out to be the same amount, no matter how much you send in or how often. — Sisbooomba
the third dimension and the second dimension put together? — WitKnee
Time — Billy
hipness — Dyna Charcoal
X, Y, Z, its a coordinate thangy.. Or the dimension after time. — Mike
Cost — Taotejay
3. What mathematician noted that the distance between you and a mirror and the your reflection and the mirror is the same, except in negative numbers?
Answer: Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (aka Lewis Carroll.) A variant of this postulate appears in Alice through the Looking Glass.
I'll say Decarte. He was weird like that. — Freezer Burn
The mathemetician- artist that noted that the disstance between you and a mirror and the reflection and the mirror is the same but in negative numbers was the famous narsasist Leonardo DaVinci- never beeing far from a mirror and discovering that the peoson, mirror and image remained a steady 17 and 1/2 flacid inches apart......of course he never said what it was the he used to measure that distance with. — Sisbooomba
I did... duh.... — WitKnee
Google — Billy
Sir Humphrey Wigglesworth — Dyna Charcoal
I don't know. But you..the monkey said so..i swear — Mike
Mr Glass — Taotejay
1. What mammal has the most teeth?
Answer: Hedgehogs, with 32
Ted Nugent — Freezer Burn
The mammal with the most teeth is objective, depending on which ever one bite You....it naturally has not only the most teeth, but also the largest teeth. — Sisbooomba
That would be the web-footed wombat. Yeah. Um, Scientists haven't EXACTLY proven that this creature is real, but TRUST ME... it is... — WitKnee
Human — Billy
Whale — Dyna Charcoal
one of those thigns connected to a dork... — Mike
The one about to eat you. — Taotejay
2. Which will fall faster: a lead bowling ball, or a lead tennis ball?
Answer: They fall at the same rate (32 feet/second.) Galileo proved this with an orange and a lead ball from atop the Leaning Tower of Pisa.
Assuming standard gravity, etc. they're both the same rate. Trying to be tricky, eh... — Freezer Burn
Having dropped a bowling ball on my foot as a child I can deffinatly say it was the fastest thing I have ever seen. — Sisbooomba
Due to the laws of gravity they will fall at the same rate... — WitKnee
Neither — Billy
Bowling ball — Dyna Charcoal
in no friction, the same, but a lead tennis ball would offer less resistance than a bowling ball, therefore slightly faster. — Mike
Technically both, although given enough distance the tennis ball may fall slightly more slowly due to wind resistance since it does not have a smooth surface. — Taotejay
3. Who invented dynamite?
Answer: Dr. Alfred Nobel
Dyna might have, but I have been unable to confirm this, so I'll go with Nobel. — Freezer Burn
Dr. Nobel — WitKnee
Nobel — Billy
Nobel — Dyna Charcoal
Jimmy Walker? Isn't he the guy who goes Dy-NO-Mite! — Mike
Alfred Nobel. I think he won a prize. — Taotejay
(bonus: what are done with the royalties?)
Answer: It funds the Nobel Prize awards. Dr. Nobel was so horrified by the destructive potential of his invention that he insisted the royalties be put to positive use. This is why the Nobel Prizes are awarded only for Peace and other positive advancement in science and humanities.
It bankrolls the Nobel Prize awards. Guess he felt guilty. — Freezer Burn
The inventor of dynamite was sadly unknown ,but the royalties are being use to answere that question, and once they get all the little fleshy bits back together they should be able to make an identification at lest by d.n.a. — Sisbooomba
All royalties go directly to the grubby little hands of the Nobel Prize winners — WitKnee
Charity — Billy
pays the Nobel Peace Prize — Dyna Charcoal
They are beheaded..unless their not european. — Mike
They make up the prize — Taotejay
1. Did Walter Mitty lead his secret life to escape his wife’s hen-pecking, or did his wife hen-peck him to force him away from his secret life?
Answer: I’ve never been able to satisfactorily decide this, but I gotta admit, Bruddah Max has the best solution I’ve ever heard: his wife was one of his fantasies, perhaps his subconscious attempting to keep a grip on “real time.”
Escape from his wife. What a bitch. — Freezer Burn
Walter Mitty's wife said "get a life"...so he did. — Sisbooomba
I think that he wanted to get away from all the non-stop bitching and moaning. — WitKnee
To excape — Billy
Both — Dyna Charcoal
Neither, Walter Mitty was multiple personalityed and he Became his wife, Sex Change style. Next on Jerry Springer — Mike
Escape all the way! —
2. What experience caused a religious epiphany in Fyodor Dostoevsky?
Answer: A literally last-second reprieve while on the wrong end of a firing squad. In 1849, Dostoevsky was sentenced to death for alleged subversion against Czar Nicholas I. Dressed in his death shroud and facing an open grave, he heard the squad reach “Aim!” in the countdown (as in “Ready, Aim, Fire!”) before an order was rushed in to commute his sentence to a labor gulag in Siberia.
He found out Tolstoy was getting paid by the word, and said "Good God!" — Freezer Burn
The experience which cause Dostoevskky to have a religious epiphany was looking at his first credit card statement...."My God!" and Jesus Christ" were soon heard regularly. — Sisbooomba
Well, he was out one night, you know, walking the dog, and he happened to stumble across this happy looking mushroom. Of course, he ate it. He figured only a happy God could create shit dat good. — WitKnee
Suicide — Billy
sex — Dyna Charcoal
GO BACK TO RUSSIA! — Mike
Switching to the left hand — Taotejay
3. Write a haiku.
Yellow pages say
I don't like haikus.
much too constraining for me.
free-form is better. — Freezer Burn
haiku-I have no clue for a haiku,
What am I to do?
I have to write a haiku
Damn those Japanese. — WitKnee
Oscar Wilde. — Dyna Charcoal
:;inserts lisp here:: I tho agree..i thaid that to my ex, and he was like..ohmahgod...like..i sooo feel you — Mike
I don't know.
I don't think I want to.
Well, all right. — Taotejay
Name a member of the Manson Family
(3 answers max, 1 point per, 2 if correct, -100 if “Marilyn” is mentioned.)
Answer: core members, aside from Charlie of course: Susan “Sadie” Atkins, Bobby “Jasper” Beausolieil, Ken “Crebu” Brown, William “Duane” Cole, Bruce M. Davis, Lynette “Squeaky" Fromme, Steve “Clem” Grogan, Linda Kasabian, Patricia “Katy” Krenwinkel, Ruth Anne “Ouish” Morehouse, Grant “Clem” Mollan, Barbara “Bo” Rosenberg, Catherine “Gypsy” Share, Leslie Van Houten, Charles “Tex” Watson. The exact membership may never be known; many people were friends or “associates" of members, and a number of people were arrested with Manson largely for being in the “wrong place at the wrong time.” The best list of family members (potential and otherwise) can be found at http://www.mansonmurders.com/namesofmansonmembers.htm. This list is interesting, if only for the various nicknames, especially in the case of Frank Joseph Longo.Best Answers:
I'll go with the obvious ones from the Helter Skelter trial: Linda Kasabian, Susan Atkins, and Patricia Krenwinkle. — Freezer Burn
well, the obvious one, Charles... can't do any better than that, though... — WitKnee
Sueky Fromme — Billy
Squeaky Fromme — Dyna Charcoal
Charles. Chucky. Ringo. — Mike
Chuck — Taotejay
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