Staten Island, N.Y.
Alex’s +1 is his work friend Greg Brown. Greg aced a quiz that Alex sent to all his potential +1s, with questions that Alex couldn’t answer.
According to the CIA World Factbook, what is the official full name of the country whose largest city is Istanbul?
A: Republic of Turkey B: Kingdom of Bologna
C: People’s Federation of Ham D: United States of Bacon
Dropbox, Google Drive and MS OneDrive are all options for computer users looking to store data offsite in what metaphorically celestial body?
A: The Cloud B: The Moon
C: The Sun D: The Black Hole
Clearly a fan of the “Top Gun” soundtrack, the title character of the animated show “Archer” is known for saying, “Call Kenny Loggins, ’cause you’re in the” what?
A: Fear District B: Peril Precinct
C: Hazard Area D: Danger Zone
While often associated with colder temperatures, which of the following weather phenomena is actually most likely to occur in spring or summer?
A: Blizzards B: Hailstorms
C: Snow squalls D: Ice storms
What clothing retailer’s logo features its name in a red square, typically next to another red square that contains its name in Japanese?
A: Lululemon B: Uniqlo
C: Benetton D: AnthropologieCommercial break
In terms of total population, about how much bigger is the world’s 2nd most populous nation, India, than its 3rd most populous nation, the United States?
A: 2 times bigger B: 4 times bigger
C: 6 times bigger D: 8 times bigger
Alex knows there’s about 1.2 billion people in India and 300 million in the U.S.
Saying “the worst times were the years I was alone,” Ruth Bader Ginsburg was the only female Supreme Court justice for nearly all of which time period?
A: 1981-1993 B: 1999-2001
C: 2006-2009 D: 2010-2014Commercial break
The name of what massive multi-day music festival held each year in Manchester, TN shares its name with a Cajun slang term meaning “a really good time”?
A: Lollapalooza B: Bumbershoot
C: Coachella D: Bonnaroo
While Cain and Abel get most of the attention, the Bible names a third son of Adam and Eve, who’s called what?
A: Seth B: Daniel
C: Matthew D: Josiah
A: 41% B: 11% C: 26% D: 22%
According to a famous quote from Confucius, “only the wisest and stupidest of men never” do what?
A: Laugh B: Worry
C: Fail D: Change
If someone wears a diamond to represent both their birthstone and their state gem, they would be a what?
A: Floridian born in February B: Arkansan born in April
C: Marylander born in May D: Alaskan born in August
50/50 leaves B & D.
Alex first says D, then changes his mind and makes B his final answer.
The horn Alex will be back on Thursday.
B: Arkansan born in April