This Week in iQ Trivia – 14 December 2019

Here’s what you may have missed this week at iQ Trivia.


If you won, here’s evidence just in case anyone doesn’t believe you.


They won banknotes, for knowing about the people on Australian banknotes.

We’re not sure if any of them were French lawyers, but they got a question on the French word for lawyer that won them cash.

And both of these teams got lucky (we’re pretty sure it was luck) on Northern Territory Chief Ministers. (One of them nearly talked themselves out of the right answer.)


Add one word to a film to make it more fun? You really came through.

Oceans 9/11

Good Friday the 13th

Dirty Morris Dancing

The Blair Witch Art Project

Million Dollar Baby Shower

Kill Bill Lumbergh

Jelly Snakes on a Plane

Reservoir Puppy Dogs

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly Duckling

Fairy Godfather

Baby Sharknado

Captain South America

The Silence of the Lamb Chop

Great Balls of Bush Fire

The Palmer Titanic

Schindler’s Shopping List

Rocky Road

Frozen Coke

It’s a Mad Mad Mad Mad Mad World

The Sound of Loud Music

50 Shades of Grey Matter

Sex Toy Story

Magic Mike McCormack

Unprotected Sex and the City

12 Years a Sex Slave

Man in Black Man

Die Hard-on

Free Willy’s Willy

Solo Sex: A Star Wars Story

District Sixty 9

Pacific Rim Job

Pile Driving Miss Daisy

and… Ilya the 40 Year Old Virgin


Feisty Egg

Horrific Male

Ginormous Washington

Criminal Scotland

Hairy Umbrella

Lonely Axolotl

Elongated Giraffe

Spaceship Blowing Bubbles

Predatory Waffle


A lightning round question asked about household objects beginning with F that circulate air resulted in a player having to pass, despite the fact that he was standing under a fan and we were pointing at it.

After years of bonus questions telling people the first team to write down the right answer & show it to us wins, one team immediately wrote down the right answer”. It’s cheeky, it’s clever in it’s own way, and somehow, we had never seen anyone try it. So we gave them a point.

We asked about the height of a 37m tall object, and got guesses ranging from 15m to 200m… because most people have no sense of scale.

When we asked for African countries spelled with the letter Z, one team came back with Zuid-Afrika, which is South Africa in Afrikaans. Which was a good solution, considering that we didn’t explicitly say we wanted the answer in English. Of course, on the same question, another team answered with “that fake country Eddie Murphy was from in Coming to America.”

One team held on to their answer sheet after we called on the to be handed in, and got zero points for round 2.

And finally, we’ve noticed that during lightning rounds, teams often tend to send men up to answer questions. At one point this week, in a lightning round, there were five women up at the front of the room.

See you next week.

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