Tuesday, August 09, 2011

Trivia Tuesday: Ice Cold Edition

The temperatures in the DC area have been in the 90s the past few weeks, so what’s more appropriate than having trivia questions related to freezing?

1. Slang used in baseball to refer to a hard-hit line drive.

2. Singer who hit the Top 10 in 1998 with “Frozen,” the lead single from her first album in four years.

3. Frozen beverage notably sold by Del’s, a chain of storefronts and carts founded by Angelo DeLucia.

4. Superhero villain played on television by George Sanders, Otto Preminger, and Eli Wallach.

5. Medical ailment known by the scientific name spheno-pala-time gang-lio-neur-al-gia.

6. Big Ten university that has won the Frozen Four hockey championship nine times, more than any other Division 1 school.

7. 1981 hit song and album for the J. Giles Band.

8. Frozen dairy desert most popular in the early 1990s and introduced by New England dairy H.P. Hood in the 1970s.

9. Inventor who developed a means of freezing fish quickly in the 1920s and is regarded as the inventor of modern frozen food and the namesake of a frozen vegetable brand.

10. Element commonly used for freezing in cryogenics and ice cream making because of its very low freezing point of minus 346 degrees Fahrenheit.


As always please leave your answers in the comments section below and do not use the internet for assistance. Good luck!

This quiz is courtesy of the fine folks at Stump Trivia.

4 comments:

nichole said...

1.
2. Madonna
3. lemonade! from my homestate of RI :)
4. Mr. Freeze
5. frozen shoulder
6. Minnesota?
7. freeze frame
8. frozen yogurt?
9. Birdseye
10. nitrogen

Sean said...

7 of 10 for Nichole. Nicely done! Numbers 5 & 6 are the only ones incorrect.

Anyone else?

nichole said...

Please don't tell me number 6 is Michigan. I may vomit.

Sean said...

Sorry Nichole, but number #6 is indeed Michigan. I hope that you have a trash can close to you!

For the remaining answers, #1 is frozen rope and #5 is brain freeze.