Word Origins

Midnight Snacks

20th century History

Video Games

Gimme some Meth

200

This profession is from the Greek for “Star Sailor”

What is astronaut?

200

Oh boy 3 AM! This popular american food serves as an excellent midnight snack, especially topped with onions, pickles, and the Krusty Krab ingredient.

What is a hamburger/cheeseburger?

200

One of the most significant Allied victories during World War II, D-Day was the invasion of this French region.

Where is Normandy?

200

Lamar Jackson is featured on the 2021 edition of this sports game franchise.

What is Madden?

200

Not really related to math, but this masculine super-dad states angrily states “I don't know that way. Why would they change math? Math is Math! MATH is MATH!”

Who Mr. Incredible?

400

This light brown candy may take its name from the arabic Kurat Al Milh, meaning “ball of sweet salt”

What is Caramel?

400

For all your late night homework needs, this Italian coffee beverage is served in shots and is made through compression.

What is an Espresso?

400

One of Einstein’s many significant contributions to physics was this theory, represented by the equation E=MC2.

What is theory of special relativity?

400

One of the first video games released, two players would duke it out, in a first to ten showdown.

Who is Pong?

400

Euclid came up with the first proof that there are an infinite number of these integers with only 2 positive divisors.

What are Primes?

600

It was coined by George Orwell and means the capacity to accept two contradictory ideas at the same time

What is Doublethink

600

For late-night dairy lovers, this grated version of this product Wisconsin is known for is sure to satisfy your cravings, straight out of the bag.

What is shredded cheese?

600

With this first satellite, the Soviet Union took a major step towards winning the space race (spoiler alert: they lost).

What is Sputnik?

600

This popular game was released in 2009 and now features monsters such as Endermen, Phantoms, and Drowned.

What is Minecraft?

600

It's the base 10 logarithm of 10,000.

What is 10?

800

This word for an autocratic leader is from the Greek for “Lord Master”

What is Tyrant?

800

While technically not safe to eat (raw eggs and flour), this heavenly unfinished product is delicious on ice cream, and at 2 in the morning.

What is cookie dough?

800

The first in a long series of sit-ins, Joseph McNeil, Franklin McCain, Billy Smith and Clarence Henderson staged their protest in this Greensboro lunch counter.

What is woolworths?

800

This video game franchise has generated the most money of all time and had “caught” the hearts of many fans.

What is Pokemon?

800

It's the radius of the circle X2+Y2=100

What is 10?

1000

This word comes from the irish for “little bits” or “fragment”. Hang on to your helmet!

What is smithereens?

1000

For something more filling, try these cylindrical potato products, fried to golden perfection and reheated in the microwave.

What are tater tots?

1000

The year the Vietnam war started.

When was 1955

1000

This 2018 indie game follows Madeline as she climbs what proves to be more than just a mountain.

What is Celest?

1000

Mandelbrot was one of the pioneers of this mathematical area.

What are fractal mathematics?

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