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The Whole Nine Yards
Quiz No. 48
January 19, 2024
1 / 10

According to legend, a "yard" was originally defined as the length of what body part of Henry I?

Don’t get cocky, it’s just one answer.
Do you need a hint? Or ten?
You’re out of time.
2 / 10

Approximately six to eight yards of single-width tartan fabric are used for the modern versions of what Scottish garment?

Someone's been doing their homework.
Seems like you're playing a different game entirely.
Oh, too slow.
3 / 10

In 1953, Tenzing Norgay and Edmund Hillary ascended 9,676 yards to reach the top of what mountain?

Mount Kilimanjaro
Mount Fuji
Mount Everest
Mont Blanc
Maybe you've been underestimated... just maybe.
Missed by a country mile.
You’re out of time.
4 / 10

What Friends cast member starred opposite Bruce Willis in the 2000 comedy The Whole Nine Yards?

Matthew Perry
Lisa Kudrow
David Schwimmer
Jennifer Aniston
Alright, I’ll bite: how did you know that?
Almost had it! Kind of. Sort of. Not really.
Time’s up.
5 / 10

What notorious figure was believed by police at Scotland Yard to be the author of the so-called "From Hell" letter?

John the Roamer
Jim the Lopper
Jack the Ripper
Jeff the Rancid
Smooth move.
Remember, it's just a game... that you're losing.
Like Cinderella at midnight, your time is up.
6 / 10

In 1926, Gertrude Ederle became the first woman to swim across what body of water?

Suez Canal
Mediterranean Sea
English Channel
Lake Michigan
I might just have to recruit you for my quiz team.
If only your answer was as good as your confidence.
Where's a time machine when you need one?
7 / 10

Which of these famous rock guitarists was NOT a member of the Yardbirds?

Jeff Beck
Jimmy Page
Eric Clapton
Keith Richards
Maybe there's hope for you after all.
Maybe stick to guessing your shoe size?
Time waits for no one.
8 / 10

Europe's largest rail yard, the Maschen Marshalling Yard, can be found in what country?

Put that feather in your cap.
Points for audacity, none for accuracy.
Time is a fickle friend.
9 / 10

The stage musical Nine is based on a famous 1963 movie by what Italian filmmaker?

Sergio Leone
Michelangelo Antonioni
Federico Fellini
Bernardo Bertolucci
As cool as the flip side of the pillow.
Another one bites the dust.
Time waits for no one.
10 / 10

Who was the first NFL player to rush for more than 10,000 yards?

Jim Brown
Barry Sanders
John Riggins
O. J. Simpson
Gold star.
I guess not everyone can be as smart as me.
Where's a time machine when you need one?
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