Washingtology quiz show: How well do our experts know Washington?

Marc Fisher,John Kelly,Emilio Garcia-Ruiz,Eugene Robinson,Sari Horwitz
Tuesday, August 3, 2010; 3:00 PM

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Andrea Caumont: We're happy to be here to take your great D.C. trivia questions. Our panel is Marc Fisher, John Kelly, Sari Horwitz and Gene Robinson. Emilio Garcia-Ruiz is your emcee.

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Go-Go Music: Who is the godfather of Go-Go?

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Washington Monument: What material was used to cap the Washington Monument?(Submitted by The Hill is Home and DC Like a Local)

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Uncle Tom's Cabin: On which street is the real Uncle Tom's cabin located?

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Mayflower Donuts: What was the motto on the wall of the Mayflower Donut Shop on F/G Street?

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Only 48 State avenues: Which two states do not have Avenues in DC?

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Bozo the Clown on Channel 20: Who first played Bozo the Clown on Channel 20 WDCA?

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DC's flag: What is DC's flag design based on?

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Jhoon Rhee karate commercial tagline: What was the famous tagline in Jhoon Rhee's karate commercial?

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Grocery Stores: What was the name of the cooperative Jewish grocery store chain that had many small stores in DC?

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Knickerbocker Theater: What movie was playing on January 28, 1922, when the Knickerbocker Theater collapsed, killing 98 people.(Submitted by The Hill is Home and DC Like a Local)

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Astronomy: If The Washington Post is my Sun, what is my Venus?

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Eastern Market: How does the line chef at Eastern Market refer to an order of blueberry pancakes?

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Panda-monium: What were the names of the original pandas given to the National Zoo?

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Graffiti: What bit of graffiti was spray painted for many years on the train trestle over the outer loop of the Beltway, between the exits for Georgia Avenue and Connecticut Avenue?(Submitted by Tony Buckley)

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Andrea Caumont: Thanks for all of your terrific questions! We'll let you know what our favorite trivia question was after the chat. The submitter will win a lunch with John Kelly!


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