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Brain Surgery 2017

Posted on Mar 5, 2017

Here you will (hopefully) find the questions and answers to JRFM’s game.

  1. What was the first mammal launched into space? (monkey)
  2. What do the words “almost”, “biopsy”, and “chimp” have in common? (each letter is in alphabetical order)
  3. What is the 10th letter of the alphabet? (J)
  4. Which episode of Star Wars did JJ Abrams direct? (episode 7, The Force Awakens)
  5. Who sings the song Warpaint? (Madeleine Merlo)
  6. What does merlot mean? (the young/little blackbird)
  7. Where was Dierks Bentley’s video for “Black” filmed? (Iceland)
  8. What are the colours of Iceland’s flag? (blue, red and white)
  9. Wich actress from the 2010 movie “Red” won an Academy Award for playing the Queen? (Helen Mirren)

Nicely done, Carole! Congrats on winning $1050!!

Round 2:

  1. In which country is NATO’s headquarters? (Belgium)
  2. What woodwind instrument originated in Belgium in 1846? (saxophone)
  3. How many keys does an alto sax have? (23)
  4. What state is Kelsea Ballerini from? (Mascot, Tennessee) ** be careful with this one! They may ask “where is she from?” in which case answer “Mascot, Tennessee,” but if they ask “what state is she from?” then answer only “Tennessee!”
  5. Which Chris Stapleton album has the song Tennessee Whiskey? (Traveller)
  6. Which local singer stars in the Netflix series “Travelers”? (MacKenzie Porter)
  7. What is the name of the Port of Vancouver mascot? (Salty the Seagull)
  8. What is the name of the tour that brings Vanilla Ice to Vancouver? (I Love the 90’s Tour)
  9. which country act is playing the night before? (Kip Moore)

WOOHOOOO!! Congrats Paul!!

Round 3:

  1. What city was the first Starbucks opened in? (Seattle)
  2. What planet is closest to the sun? (Mercury)
  3. Who did Canucks recently trade to Ottawa? (Burrows)
  4. What state is the Grand Canyon in? (Arizona)
  5. Who was the first person to step foot on the moon? (Neil Armstrong)
  6. Who is Canada’s Prime Minister? (Justin Trudeau)
  7. Which NFL quarterback has won the most Superbowls? (Tom Brady)
  8. On Friends, how many times was Ross divorced? (3 – Carol, Emily, and Rachel)
  9. What is the name of the next Bachelorette? (Rachel Lindsay)

Congrats Brad! $420 is nothing to sneeze at!

Round 4:

  1. What is the highest possible score in 10 pin bowling? (300)
  2. What is the name of the race car voiced by Owen Wilson in the movie Cars? (Lightning McQueen)
  3. How many hearts does an octopus have? (3)
  4. What do the letters KFC stand for? (Kentucky Fried Chicken)
  5. How many time zones are in Canada? (6)
  6. What is acrophobia the fear of? (heights)
  7. What boy band was Justin Timberlake in? (NSync)
  8. What sport do the Minnesota Twins play? (baseball)
  9. What year was Facebook founded? (2004)

Congrats to Jenna! $560!!

Round 5:

  1. Which famous actor became Governor of California in 2003: (Arnold Schwartzenneger)
  2. How many gold medals did Canada win at the 2010 winter olympics in Vancouver? (14)
  3. What sport does Kevin Pillard currently play? (baseball)
  4. What is the name of the highest hand in poker? (Royal Flush)
  5. How many Harry Potter movies were made? (8)
  6. By land area, which country is the second largest? (Canada)
  7. How many months have 31 days? (7)
  8. What is the name of the monkey in the Disney movie Aladdin? (Abu)
  9. What number does the Roman numeral C stand for? (100)

Well done, Don!

Round 6:

1. What is the capital city of Manitoba? (Winnipeg)

2. What movie won Best Picture at the Oscars? (Moonlight)

3. How many events in a decathlon? (10)

4. Which country gave the Statue of Liberty to the US? (France)

5. Who is Beyonce married to? (Jay Z)

6. What animal is the Froot Loops mascot? (toucan)

7. How many strings does a mandolin have? (8)

8. What was Mickey Mouse’s original name? (Mortimer)

9. Who is playing at Roger’s Arena on March 27th? (Chris Stapleton)

Shona wins $350!

Round 7:

  1. Who is Miley Cyrus’ dad? (Billy Ray Cyrus)
  2. What century are we in? (21st)
  3. What is the nearest start to Earth? (the sun)
  4. What kinds of animals make up a gaggle? (geese)
  5. What is April’s birthstone? (diamond)
  6. How many red stripes are there on an American flag? (7)
  7. What is the first prime number? (2)
  8. Who is headlining both the Rockin’ River Fest and Sunfest? (Toby Keith)
  9. In what part of the human body is the smallest bone? (ear)

Round 8:

  1. What colour do you get when you mix blue and red? (purple)
  2. What scandal forced Richard Nixon to resign in 1974? (Watergate)
  3. What company’s logo is “Just Do It”? (Nike)
  4. What is it called when a word is the same forwards and backwards? (palindrome)
  5. What is the name of the original book that Willy Wonka And The Chocolate Factory is based on? (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory)
  6. What city is Alcatraz in? (San Francisco)
  7. What alcohol goes into an Old Fashioned? (whiskey)
  8. What Beatles song repeats the title 41 times in the song? (Let It Be)
  9. What does IQ stand for? (Intelligence Quotient)

Round 9:

  1. What shape is a stop sign? (octagon)
  2. Who was shipwrecked for 28 years, 2 months, and 19 days? (Robinson Crusoe)
  3. What did the Big Lebowski like to drink? (White Russians)
  4. What country was Margaret Atwood born in? (Canada)
  5. How many humps does an Arabian camel have? (one)
  6. What is the capital of Mississippi? (Jackson)
  7. Which Hogwarts House did Dumbledore belong to? (Gryffindor)
  8. Which river separates Mexico from USA? (Rio Grande)
  9. What does a zoologist study? (animals)

Congrats to Heather on her $770 jackpot!

Round 10:

  1. What is the International Radio Code Word for the letter F? (foxtrot)
  2. What is the largest internal organ in the human body? (liver)
  3. What is the name of the tomboy character in Little Women? (Jo)
  4. How many American presidents were only children? (zero/none)
  5. Bill Gates school? (Harvard)
  6. Macrophobia? (long waits)
  7. Planet named after Roman God of the Sea? (Neptune)
  8. Canada’s highest mountain is located in which province or territory? (Yukon)
  9. What number was retired by the Chicago Bulls blah blah blah? (23)

Well done, Steven! $1050 in his pocket.

Round 11:

  1. How many Stanley Cups have the Canucks won? (zero)
  2. Who wrote Great Expectations? (Charles Dickens)
  3. What is the process by which a plant makes its food? (photosynthesis)
  4. What sport is Barry Bonds famous for? (baseball)
  5. Question about Thor: (Odin)
  6. Where is the stop on a rollerskate? (toe)
  7. Largest forested area? (Russia)
  8. Group of whales? (pod)
  9. Toy released in 1958? (hula hoop)

Congrats to Shawna!

Round 12

  1. What colour is Park Place in the classic Monopoly game? (blue)
  2. What is the common name for the clavicle? (collarbone)
  3. What sport uses a shuttlecock? (badminton)
  4. Who plays Deadpool? (Ryan Reynolds)
  5. A spider has 8 legs and 8 what? (eyes)
  6. What year was the blue M&M introduced? (1995)
  7. What state was Barrack Obama born in? (Hawaii)
  8. 1st successful manned mission to land on the moon? (Apollo 11)
  9. If it’s 1am in Anchorage Alaska, what time is it in New York City? (5 am)

Sandy wins $490!

Round 13

  1. How many properties are on a standard Monopoly game board? (28)
  2. What colour is a surrender flag? (white)
  3. How many gallons are in a half pipe barrel? (63)
  4. In which country were the 2016 summer olympics held? (Brazil)

I didn’t catch the rest but it was won b “Jeff”.

Round 14 was won by Jean, who only won $140!

Round 15

  1. For seniors participating in Judo in Canada, what colour belt follows the orange belt? (green)
  2. Who played Jack Dawson in Titanic? (Leonardo DiCaprio)
  3. What is the total number of dots on a pair of dice? (42)
  4. What mountain range is Mt. something in? (Himalayas)
  5. Is a proton pos, neg, or neutral? (positive)
  6. What is Homer Simpson’s middle initial? (J)
  7. What is the science or study of plants called? (Botany)
  8. What is the name of Taylor Swift’s first album? (Taylor Swift)
  9. Which city will host the 2020 Summer Olympics? (Tokyo)

Round 16

  1. What country has the most volcanos? (Indonesia)
  2. How old do you have to be to run for the President of US? (35)