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What average speed is required in order to go Around the World in 80 Days?

What average speed is required in order to go Around the World in 80 Days?

When and where was the fastest recorded temperature change?

When and where was the fastest recorded temperature change?

When does “literally” really mean “figuratively”?

Wisdom Biscuits Trivia Quiz – Tue. May 25 at 8pm EDT

Wisdom Biscuits Trivia Quiz – Tue. May 25 at 8pm EDT

Wisdom Biscuits Trivia Quiz – Tue. April 13 at 8pm EDT

Wisdom Biscuits Trivia Quiz – Tue. April 13 at 8pm EDT

Wisdom Biscuits Trivia Quiz – Mon Mar 15 at 8pm EDT

Wisdom Biscuits Trivia Quiz – Mon Mar 15 at 8pm EDT

What is the origin of Groundhog Day?

What is the origin of Groundhog Day?

Wisdom Biscuits Trivia Quiz – Mon Jan 25 at 8pm EST

Wisdom Biscuits Trivia Quiz – Mon Jan 25 at 8pm EST

Do partridges live in pear trees?

Do partridges live in pear trees?

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Why are poppies the symbol of Remembrance Day!

Why are poppies the symbol of Remembrance Day!

Why is the fall season also called autumn?

Why is the fall season also called autumn?

What is “eye of newt”?

What is “eye of newt”?

What’s the difference between a frog and a toad?

What’s the difference between a frog and a toad?

Live Trivia Quiz – Monday Oct 19th at 8pm

Live Trivia Quiz – Monday Oct 19th at 8pm

Next Live Online Quiz – Mon Sep 21 at 8pm

Next Live Online Quiz – Mon Sep 21 at 8pm

Is a dog’s mouth cleaner than a human’s?

Is a dog’s mouth cleaner than a human’s?

Is there such a thing as a single shenanigan?

Is there such a thing as a single shenanigan?

The “Keanu’s 56th Birthday” Wisdom Biscuits Quiz – Wed Sept 2nd

The “Keanu’s 56th Birthday” Wisdom Biscuits Quiz – Wed Sept 2nd

What’s the difference between an idiot, an imbecile, and a moron?

What’s the difference between an idiot, an imbecile, and a moron?

What’s the difference between an outlaw, a bandit, and a crook?

What’s the difference between an outlaw, a bandit, and a crook?

The Wisdom Bisquiz – live online trivia, July 27, 2020

The Wisdom Bisquiz – live online trivia, July 27, 2020

Why do we call successful movies blockbusters?

Why do we call successful movies blockbusters?

What is the name of Frankenstein’s monster?

What is the name of Frankenstein’s monster?

What is zero to the power of zero?

What is zero to the power of zero?

Why do dump trucks say “do not push” on the back?

Why do dump trucks say “do not push” on the back?

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Why is Kansas City located in Missouri?

The Publess Pub Quiz (a Wisdom Biscuits Online Trivia Event) – Tues Jun 16

Which “duck” came first: The action or the aquatic bird?

Which “duck” came first: The action or the aquatic bird?

Why do we go to hell “in a handbasket”?

Why do we go to hell “in a handbasket”?

Why don’t woodchucks chuck wood?

Why don’t woodchucks chuck wood?

What’s the difference between cream, lotion, and ointment?

What’s the difference between cream, lotion, and ointment?

Which came first, M&Ms or Smarties?

Which came first, M&Ms or Smarties?

What was the longest war in history?

What was the longest war in history?

What’s special about Agloe, NY?

What’s special about Agloe, NY?

How far was Willie Mays from home plate when he made “The Catch”?

How far was Willie Mays from home plate when he made “The Catch”?

What colour is neon light?

What colour is neon light?

Was Colonel Sanders a real colonel?

Was Colonel Sanders a real colonel?

When was the longest year in history?

When was the longest year in history?

Who was Rube Goldberg?

Who was Rube Goldberg?

How big is a cubit?

How big is a cubit?

Why does February have 28 days?

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Where is Old Zealand?

Where is Old Zealand?

What’s the difference between a ship and a boat?

What’s the difference between a ship and a boat?

How many senses do humans have?

How many senses do humans have?

What state is home to Springfield from The Simpsons?

What state is home to Springfield from The Simpsons?

What is a nibling?

What is a nibling?

What’s the difference between quarantine and isolation?

If you skydive in the rain, which side of you gets wet?

If you skydive in the rain, which side of you gets wet?

How many volumes would Wikipedia fill in print?

How many volumes would Wikipedia fill in print?

What’s the difference between obliged and obligated?

Why does the CDC want you to hum Happy Birthday – twice?

Why does the CDC want you to hum Happy Birthday – twice?

What’s the air pressure inside a commercial aircraft?

What’s the air pressure inside a commercial aircraft?

Why are non-drinkers called teetotalers?

Why are non-drinkers called teetotalers?

Which came first, flammable or inflammable?

Which came first, flammable or inflammable?

What two parts make up the word helicopter?

What two parts make up the word helicopter?

What is Wi-Fi short for?

What is Wi-Fi short for?

Is Sodium Pentothal real and is it actually a truth serum?

Is Sodium Pentothal real and is it actually a truth serum?

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What is a semordnilap?

What connects Stanley Kubrick, JRR Tolkien, and The Beatles?

Which came first, the word “crap” or Thomas Crapper’s toilet innovations?

What percentage of the human body is made up of other organisms?

If you buy 1 million Lotto Max tickets, what are your odds of winning?

If you buy 1 million Lotto Max tickets, what are your odds of winning?

Why is a big purple vegetable called an eggplant?

Why is a big purple vegetable called an eggplant?

Why drop a ball at midnight on New Year’s Eve?

Why drop a ball at midnight on New Year’s Eve?

What does “Auld Lang Syne” mean?

Is the name Xmas a secular creation?

Is the name Xmas a secular creation?

What is Yule?

How long is an eon?

Which way do helicopter blades rotate?

Which way do helicopter blades rotate?

Do non-human animals get cavities?

Where did the song Mahna Mahna make its debut?

Where did the song Mahna Mahna make its debut?

From where did Engelbert Humperdinck get his name?

From where did Engelbert Humperdinck get his name?

Is a tarantula hawk an arachnid or a bird?

Is a tarantula hawk an arachnid or a bird?

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What do they call turkey in Turkey?

What do they call turkey in Turkey?

How much is a butt-load?

What is the horsepower of one horse?

What is the horsepower of one horse?

What are the Seven Seas?

Which came first – field hockey or ice hockey?

Which came first – field hockey or ice hockey?

What’s the difference between jail, prison, and penitentiary?

What’s the difference between jail, prison, and penitentiary?

What is Chevy Chase’s real name?

What is Chevy Chase’s real name?

An interrobang‽ What the what‽

An interrobang‽ What the what‽

What is brimstone?

What is brimstone?

What does the acronym Taser stand for?

What does the acronym Taser stand for?

Why isn’t ATM an acronym?

Which came first – Burger King or Dairy Queen?

Which came first – Burger King or Dairy Queen?

What is an “REO Speedwagon”?

What is an “REO Speedwagon”?

How ‘deep’ is 20,000 leagues?

How ‘deep’ is 20,000 leagues?

Which came first – the electric car or the gasoline car?

How does an exception prove a rule?

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What Canadian political party famously vowed to repeal the law of gravity?

What Canadian political party famously vowed to repeal the law of gravity?

Why do we say soccer instead of football in North America?

Why are Wham-o flying discs called Frisbees?

Why are Wham-o flying discs called Frisbees?

Why can’t you own a single Guinea Pig in Switzerland?

Did Coca-Cola originally contain cocaine?

Did Coca-Cola originally contain cocaine?

Why did a Peppa Pig episode get banned in Australia?

Why did a Peppa Pig episode get banned in Australia?

What is a camelopard?

What is a camelopard?

What are close encounters of the first and second kind?

What was the best thing before sliced bread?

How deep would the dimples be if the earth was a golf ball?

How deep would the dimples be if the earth was a golf ball?

What is a “Foo Fighter”?

What is a “Foo Fighter”?

How long is a “moment”?

Is a scientific theory less certain than a scientific law?

Are there any areas of unclaimed land left on earth?

Who’s idea was it to put pineapple on pizza?

Who’s idea was it to put pineapple on pizza?

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