Tuesday Trivia Had Quite the Complex

alt textTuesday’s game of Pour House Trivia welcomed 104 teams across ten venues.


Opening round topics from Tuesday night were A Trip to New England, File Under “Z,” British History, Film Characters.

Round One was a breeze for the majority of our teams, as 30 teams breezed through the round with a perfect score.


Tuesday’s Second Round featured these categories, Imperative Music Groups (AUDIO), The Human Body, Before They Were Famous, Candy Time, The Super Bowl.

Our most difficult question in Round Two was found on the subject of The Human Body.

  • At an average adult weight of 3.5 pounds, what is the largest internal organ in the human body?

A little over 40% of our teams knew this answer was the liver

No teams earned a perfect Sound Round score.


Our halftime round featured the topics of celebrities whose initials are common two-letter words and U.S. cities and what they drop on New Year’s Eve.  The overall average reached 16.9 points with 32 teams earning a perfect score.  Here is Tuesday’s halftime leaderboard:


Tuesday’s Third Round featured these categories, Military Matters, Americana, A Trip to Ukraine, TV Scandals, Baseball Feats

The most difficult question in the round was in the category of Musical Instruments.

  • After creating the Christian-based PTL Network, which duo gained even greater notoriety after well-publicized financial and sex scandals?

70% of our teams figured out that we were looking for the Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker.

Eight teams earned a perfect third round score on Tuesday night.


After our nightly 6-4-2 question dealt with the number 13 we began Round Four with these categories, Fictional Animals, Advertising Characters, Three Clues / One Element, Ancient History, Movie Music

The two most difficult question of the night was found in Round Four on the category of Ancient History.

This question led to a total of only 15% of correct answers.

  • Which Pharaoh is generally considered to have authorized the construction of the Great Pyramid at Giza?

The answer here was Khufu (or Cheops.)

Six teams earned a perfect score in Tuesday’s fourth round.  Heading into the final question, these were your highest scoring Tuesday teams:

FINAL QUESTION (28.8% success rate):

  • First appearing in print in a 1910 article, which term was coined as the result of a European scientist watching a stage play written by Sophocles?

Just a little under 30% of Tuesday’s field responded correctly by know this answer was Oedipus Complex.  Two teams Killer Snails (Olney Winery) and Supernovas (Dudley’s Sport and Aleposted the only Perfect 21 on Tuesday night by correctly answering all 21 wagering questions.  Here is Tuesday’s final overall leaderboard:


Upper Deck in Mount Airy, MD: Morgan Station  (NEXT WEEK’S FIRST CATEGORY: Encanto – Film)

Olney Winery in Olney, MD: Killer Snails  (NEXT WEEK’S FIRST CATEGORY: The Carol Burnett Show)

Dudley’s Sport and Ale in Arlington, VA: Supernovas  (NEXT WEEK’S FIRST CATEGORY: 19th Century British Literature)

Ramparts Tavern & Grill in Arlington, VA: Stamp Collectors  (NEXT WEEK’S FIRST CATEGORY: Bosch – TV Series)

Solace Outpost in Falls Church, VA: Off in the Park  (NEXT WEEK’S FIRST CATEGORY: The Quadratic Equation)

Smoketown Creekside in Frederick, MD: Singing Inferno  (NEXT WEEK’S FIRST CATEGORY: The Love Boat Guest Stars)

Distilled in Frederick, MD: Wiseacres (NEXT WEEK’S FIRST CATEGORY: U.S. Interstate Highways)

Antietam Brewery in Hagerstown, MD: Slippery Rock, Slippery Roll  (NEXT WEEK’S FIRST CATEGORY: The Stand – Novel)

Gentleman Jim’s in Gaithersburg, MD: Fan Club  (NEXT WEEK’S FIRST CATEGORY: U.S. Rivers)

Epiq Food Hall in Woodbridge, VA: No Place Like Home (NEXT WEEK’S FIRST CATEGORY: Superheroes)