A Look Back At The Hints

Weekly Trivia Hints 9/16 - 9/22

Qi, Qing, Quarantine, Quarks, Queue, Quinine, and Quora

(09.16) HISTORY

What dynasty was ruling China at the time the United States declared independence from Great Britain?

(09.17) WORDS

Scoring an absurd amount of points for such a small amount of effort, what word does Urban Dictionary define as “a short word commonly used in Scrabble” to upset another player?

(09.18) WORDS

Also a term for a line of people waiting for something, what computer science data structure records and processes data in a first-in, first-out manner?

(09.19) DRUGS

What medication, first isolated in 1820, is taken from the bark of the cinchona tree?

(09.20) WEBSITES

Founded by former Facebook employees Adam D’Angelo and Charlie Cheever, what question and answer website takes its name from a word that means “a select group”?

(09.21) WORDS

What medical term is derived from the medieval Venetian practice of requiring trade ships to remain anchored at sea for 40 days as a safeguard against the plague?

Quarantine (The Italia word for forty is quaranta)

(09.22) SCIENCE

What elementary particle and fundamental constituent of matter comes in six types known as flavors: up, down, charm, strange, top, and bottom?

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