Special Sub-Topic: Underrated "U"
|What is the Latin word for 'where'?|
Ubi. Ubiquitous is the million-dollar word for "everywhere".
A popular pun in my old Latin class was "Semper ubi sub ubi." Which means, "Always wear underwear." (Literally it translates: Always where under where.")
|What does the U stand for in SCUBA?|
underwater. SCUBA stands for Self-Contained Underwater Breathing Apparatus.
|Complete this movie title: "The Good, The Bad and The ________?"|
Ugly. Clint Eastwood played Joe in the movie. It was directed by Sergio Leone. It was one of the spaghetti westerns. It's Italian title is "Il buono, il brutto, il cattivo".
|Un- is a prefix meaning not. In which of the following words is "un" not used as a prefix?|
uncle. Uncle is one word. There is no prefix. There's no such thing as not cle. But unlawful does mean not lawful, or illegal. Uncommon means not common, or rare. Unnatural means not natural, or strange.
|Which book was written by Thomas More?|
Utopia. "Under the Banner of Heaven: A Story of Violent Faith" was written by Jon Krakauer. "Ugly Ducking" was written by Hans Christian Andersen. "Under the Lake" was written by Stuart Woods.
|What country's capital is Montevideo?|
Uruguay. Washington, DC is the capital of USA. The capital of Ukraine is Kiev. The capital of Uzbekistan is Tashkent.
|How is Bazzard described in the voting scene of "The Mystery of Edwin Drood"? |
underrated. Bazzard was played by Phillip Bax. Phillip Bax was played by Joe Grifasi in the Original Broadway cast.
|What is the name of Phoebe's sister on "Friends"? |
Ursula. Ursula was on "Mad About You". Lisa Kudrow played both Ursula and Phoebe.
|Who won the NCAA Championship for men's basketball in 2004? |
U Conn. U Conn beat the Georgia Tech in the final game of the last series 82-73 to win the championship.
|On the "Odd Couple" what is Felix's last name?|
Unger. "The Odd Couple" series ran from September 24, 1970- March 7, 1975. Tony Randall played the part of Felix.
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