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Throw in the Towel
Quiz No. 21
November 29, 2023
1 / 10

In 1974, who became the first U.S. president to resign from office?

Gerald Ford
Richard Nixon
Jimmy Carter
Benedict Arnold
Can you kick it? Yes you can.
Close... but no cigar.
Time’s up.
2 / 10

In warfare, a person calling for a ceasefire or truce would typically wave what?

Green towel
Blue ribbon
Red scarf
White flag
Well, well, well, someone's been paying attention.
Trivia genius you are not, my friend.
Like Cinderella at midnight, your time is up.
3 / 10

A bath towel is traditionally made of what material?

Surprising, but good job.
Some answers are just playing hard to get.
Where's a time machine when you need one?
4 / 10

"Never Gonna Give You Up" was a hit in the '80s for what singer?

John Parr
Rick Astley
Michael Sembello
Rick Springfield
I guess even I can be surprised sometimes.
I've seen better answers on a magic 8-ball.
Time is a fickle friend.
5 / 10

What boxer does the title character fight — and lose to — in the 1976 film Rocky?

Clubber Lang
Ivan Drago
Apollo Creed
Atlantis Doyle
Keep it up, and you might just be half as good as me.
It's okay, trivia's not for everyone.
Your answer, it seems, will remain untold.
6 / 10

What author once called towels "the most massively useful thing an interstellar hitchhiker can have"?

Stephen King
Ray Bradbury
Thomas Pynchon
Douglas Adams
Watch out world.
Swing and a miss.
The clock has spoken.
7 / 10

Which NFL team's fans are known for waving around "Terrible Towels"?

Pittsburgh Steelers
Las Vegas Raiders
Miami Dolphins
Chicago Bears
Like salt on caramel.
Knock knock. Who's there? Not the right answer.
Oh, too slow.
8 / 10

Who resigned as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom in 2016 in the wake of the Brexit vote?

Tony Blair
Boris Johnson
Liz Truss
David Cameron
Someone's been doing their homework.
Seems like you're playing a different game entirely.
Oh, too slow.
9 / 10

Which nobleman is the namesake of the set of generally accepted rules used in modern boxing?

Marquess of Queensberry
Duke of Earl
Baron de Montesquieu
Duke of Wellington
As right as purple rain.
Are you always this generous with wrong answers?
You’re out of time.
10 / 10

Who surrendered to British naval officer Captain Frederick Maitland on July 15, 1815?

Simón Bolívar
Robert E. Lee
Napoleon Bonaparte
Horatio Nelson
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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