Category Archives: Trivia

Random Fact: “Tom’s Diner” was the first MP3

Thought this might be of interest to tournament listeners.  An article about the development of the MP3 explains that Peoples’ Choice Tournament participant, “Tom’s Diner” by Suzanne Vega, was chosen by Karlheinz Brandenburg.  The human voice was difficult to compress, … Continue reading

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How Civically Literate Are You?

In the trivia section, a fun little quiz my sister forwarded to me- the Intercollegiate Studies Institute Civic Literacy Exam. It’s sorta like a 33 question multiple choice AP US History test, except in the end you get to see … Continue reading

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Ken Jennings Music Trivia

I had been tempted to stop posting Ken Jennings’ weekly trivia after no one got the challenging “Question #7” the last two weeks.  This week, however, it is more than fitting for the Peoples Choice crowd.  See if you can … Continue reading

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Ken Jennings Tuesday Trivia

After a short hiatus, we are back, bringing you questions from former Jeopardy! champion Ken Jennings’ email list.  To play, email him at tuesdaytrivia@ken-jennings.com. As for posting the answers below- questions 1 through 6 are pretty easy to Google, but if … Continue reading

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Ken Jennings Tuesday Trivia

Every Tuesday we bring you questions from former Jeopardy! champion Ken Jennings.  To get on Ken’s scoreboard, email him your answers at tuesdaytrivia@ken-jennings.com. As for posting the answers below- questions 1 through 6 are pretty easy to Google, but if you … Continue reading

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Ken Jennings Tuesday Trivia

Every Tuesday we bring you questions from former Jeopardy! champion Ken Jennings’ email list.  To play, email him at tuesdaytrivia@ken-jennings.com. As for posting the answers below- questions 1 through 6 are pretty easy to Google, but if you know the answer … Continue reading

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Ken Jennings Tuesday Trivia (and the true story of Yossarian)

Every Tuesday we bring you questions from former Jeopardy! champion Ken Jennings’ email list.  To play, email him at tuesdaytrivia@ken-jennings.com.  This week’s questions are a little drier than usual, but the show must go on. As for posting the answers below- … Continue reading

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