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CFOX Trivia Questions

Posted on Aug 31, 2015

These are the trivia questions that CFOX is asking for their Easy Way Out game. I renamed the game Guess Duress, but whatever you call it, its first name is “TOUGH”!┬áNot a chance in hell I’ll be winning this game. But the geek in me wants to keep track of the trivia questions, so if you catch one that I miss, please tweet, DM, FB, or email me the question so I can add it to the list.

Monday Aug 31st:

8 – Who’s real name is Saul Hudson (he’s playing in Vancouver on Oct 12th). Answer: Slash *Makayla passed up $50 to Cineplex and won $1000*

11 – In snooker, what colour is the second to last ball to be sunk? Answer: pink *Ron turned down $50 to Taco Del Mar, got it wrong, walked away with nothing*

2 – After the whale, what mammal has the 2nd largest heart? Answer: giraffe *Tony turned down $50 to Cineplex, got it wrong, got nothing*

5 – How many squares on a chess board? Answer: 64. *David gave up the $50 Cineplex card and got nothing.*

Tuesday Sept 1st:

8 – Which marshmallow shape was added to Lucky Charms in 1975? Answer: diamond. *Scott passed up $50 to Taco Del Mar and got nothing*

11 – What Oscar winning actor is set to play the next James Bond villain? Answer: Christoph Waltz. *Steve passed on the $50 Cineplex GC and got nada*

2 – What year did the Vancouver Millionaires win the Stanley Cup? Answer: 1915 *Chris didn’t take $50 to Nandos so got nothing*

5 – What is the only word in the English language that ends in “MT”? Answer: dreamt *Ben passed on $50 Taco Del Mar GC but got nothing*

Wednesday Sept 2nd:

8 – What is the game that is derived from the Swahili word for “to build”? Answer: Jenga (they got it wrong!)

11 – Ailurophobia is a fear of what? Answer: Cats *Kim got it wrong*

2 – What was Mickey Mouse’s name before it was changed to Mickey? Answer: Mortimer *Nathan passed up $50 to Taco Del Mar and got nothing*

5 – What year did Red Hot Chili Peppers release their first album? Answer: 1984 *Kurt passed on the $50 to Taco Del Mar and got nothing*

Thursday Sept 3rd:

8 – What is the term given to a word that is spelled the same forwards and backwards? Answer: Palindrome *Chris forwent the $50 to Cineplex and got nothing*

11 – What is the name of the Nasa Rover that landed on Mars in 2012? Answer: Curiosity Rover *Brendan gave up $50 to Nandos and got nothing*

2 – What country is hosting the 2018 winter olympics? Answer: South Korea *Jason passed on the $50 to Taco Del Mar and got nothing*

5 – What is the official language of the Bahamas? Answer: English *John gave up a $50 Nandos card and WON $3750! Congrats John!!!

Friday Sept 4th:

8 – In 1990, this Canuck player wore #66 for one game and then was told to change it. Answer: Gino Odjik *Matt passed on the $50 Taco Del Mar card but walked away with $250! Congrats Matt!!!*

11 – What famous landmark grows 6″ every summer? Answer: Eiffel Tower *guy passed on $50 to Cineplex and got nothing*

2 – In the tv show Family Guy, what is Stui Griffin’s middle name? Answer: Gilligan. *Eliza passed on $50 to Nando’s and got nothing*

5 – What is BC’s Provincial Mammal? Answer: Spirit/Kermode Bear *Henry didn’t take the $50 to Nando’s and got nothing*

Tuesday Sept 8th:

8 – How many bones in a giraffe’s neck? Answer: 7. *Tammy passed on $50 to Taco Del Mar and got nothing*

11 – Who won the Academy Award for Best Actress at the last Oscars? Answer: Julianne Moore *Zarin passed on $50 to Nandos and got nothing*

2 – I missed the question but the answer was BIG TOE. *Michael passed on $50 to Cineplex and got nothing*

5 – If you exclude water, which country is 2nd largest based on landmass? Answer: China

Wednesday Sept 9th:

8 – What is the name of the 3rd studio album released by the Foo Fighters? Answer: There is Nothing Left to Lose *Ray gave up $50 to Cineplex and got nothing*

11 – What film was tops at the box office this past weekend? Answer: War Room *Rob passed on $50 to Taco Del Mar and got nothing

2 – What comedian announced a 4th show in Vancouver today? Answer: Jim Jeffries *Adam didn’t take $50 to Taco Del Mar and got nothing

5 – How many gallons of beer are in one firkin? Answer: 9 *Keri passed on the gift card and got nothing*

Thursday Sept 10th

8 – What is gymnphobia? Answer: fear of nudity *person did not win*

11 – Later this month, what band is releasing a new album called “Dodge and Burn”? Answer: Dead Weather *Jason won $3250! Congrats Jason!!!!*

2 – How many Super Bowls have the NE Patriots and the ?? won combined? No answer given. *Ada guessed wrong*

5 – Kevin Hart is set to star in the big screen adaptation of what children’s book? Answer: Captain Underpants *Mark got it wrong*

Friday Sept 11th

8 – something about Foo Fighters. Person got it wrong.

11 – Where was chess invented? Answer: India *guy got it wrong*

2 – Which mountain’s peak is furthest from the centre of the earth? Answer: Mt. Chimborazo

5 – missed it

Monday Sept 14th

8 – What is the official sport of Brazil? Answer: Capoeira *Chris passed on $50 to Cineplex and got nothing*

11 – What hot pepper is named for a region in French New Guinnea? Answer: Cayenne *Tim passed on $50 to Taco Del Mar and won $2000!*

CONGRATS TIM!!!

Okay, I’m done. I’m going to stop keeping track of the trivia questions. I think we can safely say that they are ridiculously HARD! Good luck!