One-Question Quiz

Yangervis and Odrisamer are:

(a) The two most popular styles of coffee table at IKEA.
(b) Two newly-discovered native tribes of Papua New Guinea.
(c) The top two Icelandic banks, as ranked by deposits.
(d) Two mountains in the Ural range.
(e) Two types of heirloom apples, neither with any significant market penetration as of yet.
(f) Acronyms for top-secret government programs.
(g) A comedy duo popular in northern Estonia.
(h) Two deadly infections spread by small rodents.
(i) The newest sitcoms on German television, both surprising hits thus far in the young season.
(j) Twin Caribbean resorts now deeply discounted on
(k) Styles of dance from the 1780s.
(l) Two different types of flourless chocolate tortes, one with walnuts and one without.
(m) The botanical names of two colorful purple flowers.
(n) Unheralded colors of the rainbow.
(o) The top two wheelchair manufacturers in Finland, sorted by market share.
(p) Bees who share the spotlight in the new Pixar film, “Bees!”
(q) Seaweeds found off the New Zealand coast.
(r) Baby toe-curling reflexes that disappear by age three.
(s) The co-recipients of this year’s Fields Medal.
(t) Characters in Michael Chabon’s new graphic novel.
(u) Slang terms for “testicles” in the Haitian Creole language.
(v) Two Republican candidates for governor of Wyoming.
(w) Technical terms for the two different sizes of ash that are produced when a body is cremated.
(x) The latest new flavors of Lay’s Potato Chips.
(y) Rejected economic theories of Cold War Russia.
(z) None of the above.

Jeremy Blachman is the author of Anonymous Lawyer, a satirical novel that should make people who didn't go to law school feel good about their life choices. Read more at McSweeney's or elsewhere. He likes e-mail.

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9 years ago

G is always “other”
H is always “otter”

Please accept my write ins.