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The Pot Calling the Kettle Black
Quiz No. 26
December 6, 2023
1 / 10

What author of Nineteen Eighty-Four was also a secret informant for the British government?

George Orwell
Ian Fleming
J. K. Rowling
Auric Goldfinger
I might have to start taking you seriously.
If only we awarded points for creativity.
Oh, too slow.
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2 / 10

In the song "I'm a Little Teapot," the teapot describes itself as "short and" what?

Wide
Shy
Stout
Proud
Alright, I’ll bite: how did you know that?
Almost had it! Kind of. Sort of. Not really.
Time’s up.
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3 / 10

Which of these pans would you traditionally use if you were stir-frying something?

Brazier
Wok
Sheet Pan
Dutch Oven
I guess even I can be surprised sometimes.
I've seen better answers on a magic 8-ball.
Time is a fickle friend.
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4 / 10

What country music icon called out hypocrisy and social injustice in his 1971 song "Man in Black"?

Willie Nelson
Waylon Jennings
Marty Robbins
Johnny Cash
Someone had their Wheaties this morning.
Remember, it's the taking part that counts... or so they say.
Your answer, it seems, will remain untold.
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5 / 10

A slow cooker is also commonly known by which of these genericized trademarks?

Clickpot
Crackpot
Crockpot
Chuckpot
Hope you're feeling smug.
I'm not laughing at you, I'm laughing with you. Promise.
You’re out of time.
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6 / 10

"Double, double toil and trouble / Fire burn and cauldron bubble" is a line from what Shakespeare play?

Hamlet
The Tempest
Macbeth
A Midsummer Night'S Dream
Bet you feel clever now, huh?
Better brush up on those trivia skills.
Time is a fickle friend.
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7 / 10

Who prepared "Dinner in a Pot" on a 1963 episode of her television series The French Chef?

Julia Child
Eleanor Roosevelt
Coco Chanel
Sharon Boyardee
Look at you, out here proving people wrong.
Looks like someone's compass is pointing the wrong way.
Where's a time machine when you need one?
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8 / 10

Which of these musical instruments is also (in British spelling) the name of a kitchen utensil used for slicing?

Cello
Mandolin
Guitar
Ukulele
Better remember this moment, might not happen again.
Better luck next time. You'll need it.
Your answer, it seems, will remain untold.
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9 / 10

In 2013, what became the first country to fully legalize recreational cannabis?

Uruguay
Canada
Switzerland
Paraguay
If I had a hat, I'd tip it to you.
It's not about the destination but the journey, right?
You’re out of time.
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10 / 10

What famous proponent of self-reliance had his mother do his laundry while he lived at Walden Pond?

Edgar Allan Poe
Henry David Thoreau
Robert Louis Stevenson
Edgar Rice Burroughs
Put that feather in your cap.
Points for audacity, none for accuracy.
Time is a fickle friend.
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FINAL SCORE
124
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