Any Questions?
2:54 pm
Fri September 9, 2011

Any Questions? #2

Albany, NY – WAMC's Ian Pickus and resident quizzer Mike Nothnagel mark the end of summer with a labor-intensive show.

Last week's challenge

Start with the phrase SCIENCE LAB. Change one letter, then rearrange the result to name something a student might bring to class. What is this thing?
Answer: If you change the B to a P, you can rearrange the result to spell PENCIL CASE.

THIS WEEK'S CATEGORY: DOCTORS

On-air questions: Each correct answer contains the word DOCTOR. (13 points per correct answer)

1. Nemesis of Austin Powers, in the movies
2. Longest-running science fiction show of all time
3. Phrase on Lucy's psychiatrist's booth
4. Four-word question supposedly asked by explorer Henry Morton Stanley
5. 1964 black comedy with the subtitle "How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb"
6. Healer who practices magic to treat illness
7. Phrase meaning "the perfect remedy"

Extra credit

1. H.G. Wells novel about a scientist attempting to turn animals into sentient beings
2. 1972 top-ten hit for Jackson Browne

This week's challenge

Think of a famous person with the initials "M.D." Drop those initials, then rearrange the remaining letters to spell the name of a cartoon character. Who is the person and who is the character?

ANSWERS

On-air questions
1. Doctor Evil
2. Doctor Who
3. "The doctor is in"
4. "Doctor Livingstone, I presume?"
5. Doctor Strangelove
6. Witch doctor
7. Just what the doctor ordered

Extra credit

1. The Island of Doctor Moreau
2. "Doctor My Eyes"

 

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