A Look Back At The Hints 10/14/18 – 10/20/18

Weekly Trivia Hints 10/14 - 10/20

Aeschylus, Aquavit, Briseis, Consumption, Elder, Indus, and Mania

(10.14) ALCOHOL

What is the name of the alcohol that has been produced in Scandinavia since the 15th century, is flavored primarily with dill and caraway seeds, and can be found in such cocktails as a White Cosmopolitan and a Swedish Mint Julep?

Aquavit

(10.15) TELEVISION

Featuring the pair as the lead actors, Jonah Hill and Emma Stone were the executive producers of what Netflix dark comedy series?

Maniac

(10.16) RELIGION

Although they’re often just 18 years old, Mormon men are given what title prior to their missionary trips?

Elder

(10.17) LITERATURE

Greek hero Achilles spends most of Homer’s Iliad sulking over the loss of what slave girl, who is portrayed as the cousin of Hector and Paris in the movie Troy?

Briseis

(10.18) BOOKS

In The Theory of the Leisure Class, Thorstein Veblen wrote about the “conspicuous” form of what economic activity?

Consumption

(10.19) HISTORY

Home of the Great Bath, what peaceful civilization that existed from 2600 to 1900 BC shares its name with one of the longest rivers in Asia?

Indus (Valley Civilization)

(10.20) LITERATURE

The author of The Persians, Seven Against Thebes, and The Oresteia, what Ancient Greek playwright is often described as the “father of tragedy”?

Aeschylus

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