Season 133

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Season 133 - Day 14 of 14

Borders

Three landlocked countries share borders with eight other countries.
Name the two of the three countries that have so many neighbours and no sea borders.

Season 133 - Day 13 of 14

Terrorism

On 22 March 1995, members of a cult movement released sarin on three lines of the Tokyo Metro during rush hour killing 14 people.
The cult leader Shoko Asahara had been made aware of a police raid scheduled for 22 March and thus planned the Tokyo subway attack in order to hinder police investigations into the cults dealings and bring about the apocalypse.
What was the name of the cult headed by Asahara?

Season 133 - Day 12 of 14

Actors and Actresses

What is the name of the American actor, director, producer and screenwriter (b. 1969) whom Forbes listed as the highest-paid man in entertainment in 2011 and Time Magazine had on their list of the 100 Most Influential People of 2020?
His three highest grossing movies are: Madea Goes to Jail (2009), Madea's Witness Protection (2012) and Madea's Family Reunion (2006).

Season 133 - Day 11 of 14

Poetry

What was the title of the poem that American poet and activist Amanda Gorman delivered at the Inauguration of U.S. President Joe Biden on 20 January, 2021?
The poem and her delivery thereof immediately generated international acclaim and two of her books achieved best-seller status shortly thereafter.

Season 133 - Day 10 of 14

Deserts

What is the name of the largest desert in South America?
It is located primarily in Argentina and is bounded by the Andes to its west, the Atlantic Ocean to its east and the Cuyo Region and the Monte to the north.

Season 133 - Day 9 of 14

Board Games

This tile placement 2-player strategy game was designed by Uwe Rosenberg and first published in 2016.
In the game each of the two players have a 9x9 tile playing field that they have to fill out with tiles of different sizes and shapes leaving as few empty spaces on the field as possible.
The game was heavily inspired by Rosenberg's wife's hobby.
What is the name of the game?

Season 133 - Day 8 of 14

Natural Wonders

What is the name of the largest living single-stem tree on Earth?
The tree is located in the Giant Forest of Sequoia National Park in California and is named after a general who served in the Union Army during the American Civil War.

Season 133 - Day 7 of 14

Philosophy

In classic philosophy, what is the term for a statement that is so evident or well-established, that it is accepted without controversy or question?
The term is also used within the field of mathematics where it is split into two groups: the logical group and non-logical.group.
The word comes from a Greek word that means ”that which commends itself as evident”.

Season 133 - Day 6 of 14

Alcoholic Beverages

This drink, consisting of a 50:50 mixture of beer and Sprite was created by innkeeper Franz Kugler during the great cycling boom of the Roaring Twenties.
Kugler created a bicycle trail that lead from Munich through the woods directly to his inn.
The name of the drink was inspired by his clientele.
What is it called?

Season 133 - Day 5 of 14

FMCG

Trojan, Skyn and Hot Rod are brands in which category of "fast moving" consumer goods?

Season 133 - Day 4 of 14

American Presidents

Which first name has been most frequently represented among American presidents? The numbers 4, 5, 11, 15, 20, and 39 might help.

Season 133 - Day 3 of 14

Animation

Which film, based on a Brothers Grimm fairytale, is the first full-length traditionally animated feature film?
The film premiered on December 21, 1937 to critical and commercial success. Adjusted for inflation it is the highest grossing animated film of all time.

Season 133 - Day 2 of 14

European Politics

In April 2021, the President of the European Commision was publicly humiliated at a meeting in Ankara, Turkey between her, the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and European Council President Charles Michel when she was left without a chair because the two available chairs in the room where quickly taken by the two men.
What is the name of the first female President of the European Commision who was left without a seat in the old boys' club?

Season 133 - Day 1 of 14

Tour de France

Since 1975, the last stage of the Tour de France cycling race has finished on which boulevard in Paris?
The avenue is 1.9 kilometers long and 70 meters wide, running between Place de la concorde and Place Charles de Gaulle, where the Arc de Triomphe is located.
It is also known for its annual Bastille Day military parade.