A Little More – Week of 7/17/23

Welcome to A Little More, which is our weekly look at some of our favorite questions from last week at Sporcle Events pub quiz shows. And because we love these questions so much, we give you a little more (get it?) info about them and include a related quiz for you to play at home. Check back next week for even more.


This Week’s Questions

  1. Busted, double-out, big fish, and Robin Hood are among the common terms used in what game typically played indoors?
  2. What band first played together during a 1968 tour of Scandinavia as the New Yardbirds, before changing its name and going on to release eight studio albums?
  3. The most-watched season premiere episode of a drama series in U.S. network television history was the first episode of season four of what show?
  4. Beginning in 1998, what woman won eight consecutive U.S. Figure Skating Championships?
  5. Because it is believed to have purifying power, what do sumo wrestlers commonly sprinkle into the ring prior to fighting?
  6. Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone have co-starred as love interests in three films. Name two of those three films.
  7. In addition to Greece, what island country is the only nation that recognizes Greek as an official language?

Answers and A Little More

Q: Busted, double-out, big fish, and Robin Hood are among the common terms used in what game typically played indoors?
A: Darts A Little More – Busted means to hit more points than what remained on the total. Double-out means to finish a leg of darts by hitting a double segment or bullseye. Big fish means to finish with a treble 20, treble 20, bullseye. Robin Hood means a dart that lands in the stem of a dart that is already in the board.

Try this Quiz – Bullseye Blitz: Games


Q: What band first played together during a 1968 tour of Scandinavia as the New Yardbirds, before changing its name and going on to release eight studio albums?
A: Led Zeppelin

A Little More – The band’s lineup was put together to complete concert obligations of the Yardbirds, of whom Jimmy Page was a member. Their precursor, the Yardbirds, included Page playing experimental music such as using a violin bow on his Fender Telecaster guitar, and a number of other influential artists, such as Eric Clapton.

Try This Quiz – Led Zeppelin Songs by Image


Q: The most-watched season premiere episode of a drama series in U.S. network television history was the first episode of season four of what show?
A: ER

A Little More – The episode is titled “Ambush,” it was filmed live for both East Coast and West Coast audiences, and it originally aired more than 25 years ago. The episode introduced British actress Alex Kingston as Elizabeth Corday to the cast.

Try This Quiz – Which Medical Drama?


Q: Beginning in 1998, what woman won eight consecutive U.S. Figure Skating Championships?
A: Michelle Kwan

A Little More She won nine times overall, including in 1996, but never won gold at the Olympics. Since 2022, she has  been the U.S. ambassador to Belize.

Try This Quiz – Famous Figure Skaters


Q: Because it is believed to have purifying power, what do sumo wrestlers commonly sprinkle into the ring prior to fighting?
A: Salt

A Little More – The belief is an extension of the Shinto faith. Also, Sumo wrestlers have been drinking beer as part of their diet and rituals for centuries.

Try This Quiz – Get the Picture: Japanese Culture


Q: Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone have co-starred as love interests in three films. Name two of those three films.
A: La La Land, Gangster Squad, and Crazy, Stupid, Love

A Little More – While they share a warm friendship, there haven’t been any reports or indications of a romantic relationship between Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone beyond their professional collaborations. Both actors have been involved in other relationships outside of their work together.

Try This Quiz – Movie Couples, Together Again


Q: In addition to Greece, what island country is the only nation that recognizes Greek as an official language?
A: Cyprus

A Little More Following the division of the Roman Empire in the 4th century, the eastern half, known as the Eastern Roman Empire or the Byzantine Empire, retained Greek as its official language. The empire’s capital, Constantinople (present-day Istanbul), was a major center of Greek culture and language.

Try This Quiz – Find the Countries of Europe in Their Official Language


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