Any Questions #374 | WAMC

Any Questions #374

Oct 26, 2018

WAMC's Ian Pickus and resident quizzer Mike Nothnagel are back with their annual series show.

Last week's challenge
Start with the word TRANSISTOR. Change one letter to an H and you can rearrange the result to spell the two-word name of a hockey team. What is the team?
Answer: If you change the I to an H, you can spell NORTH STARS.

On-air questions: It's once again World Series time. As is often the case, the best-of-seven series will be played by two Major League Baseball teams, and one of them will win. And, as has been the case for the last several years for us, it's time for our annual series category. To refresh everyone's memory: I'll read a list of things that form a series or part of one. You tell me what goes in the blank in the list.

1. Pitcher, catcher, first baseman, second baseman, third baseman, _____
2. Deer, sun, _____, run, thread, so, bread
3. _____, at symbol, pound sign, dollar sign, percent sign
4. 2008: Doubt, 2009: Julie & Julia, 2013: August: Osage County, 2016: Florence Foster Jenkins, _____
5. _____, Terrific, Humble, Radiant

Extra credit
1. Lincoln Memorial, U.S. Treasury, White House, _____, Independence Hall

This week's challenge
Start with the phrase ORDERED LIST. Change one letter to a W and you can spell the four-letter last name of an actor on a certain 1960s television show and the seven-letter name of a villain on that show. What are the names?

On-air questions

1. Shortstop (baseball positions #1 – 6)
2. Myself (last words of lines in "Do Re Mi")
3. Exclamation point (symbols above numbers 1 – 5 on a keyboard)
4. 2017: The Post (Years and films for which Meryl Streep was nominated for Best Actress)
5. Some pig (words in Charlotte's web in Charlotte's Web)

Extra credit
1. U.S. Capitol (images on the reverse of U.S. paper currency from $5 to $100)