Any Questions?
2:11 pm
Fri October 21, 2011

Any Questions? #8

Albany, NY – WAMC's Ian Pickus and resident quizzer Mike Nothnagel celebrate the World Series with a quiz about series.

Last week's challenge

Start with the two-word name of a U. S. city, where the first word is a color. If you change the fifth letter of the second word to a "D," you'll get a new word that names some colorful things. What is the city and what are the things?

Answer: The city is WHITE PLAINS (New York). Changing the N in PLAINS to a D spells PLAIDS.

THIS WEEK'S CATEGORY: SERIES

On-air questions: Complete each of the following series by determining what replaces the blank in each one. (12 points per correct answer)

1. Delta, echo, _____, golf
2. No Country for Old Men, Slumdog Millionaire, _____, The King's Speech
3. _____, Son of a Witch, A Lion Among Men, Out of Oz
4. Nagano, _____, Turin, Vancouver
5. Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, Magical Mystery Tour, _____, Yellow Submarine

Extra credit
1. Hecto, kilo, mega, _____, _____
2. Three of a kind, _____, _____ , full house, four of a kind

This week's challenge

Start with the phrase NUMERICAL ORDER. Change one letter, then rearrange the result to get three words that can describe a number. What are they?

ANSWERS

On-air questions
1. Foxtrot
2. The Hurt Locker
3. Wicked
4. Salt Lake City
5. The Beatles (commonly known as "The White Album")

Extra credit
1. Giga, tera
2. Straight, flush

 

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