Shoeless Trivia: Cats

Sorry for being AWOL recently. It’s been a weird week both trivia-wise and life-wise. Next week will also probably see only a couple postings.

Here’s a round based on cats, but not really.

  1. The musical Cats is based on a set of atypically whimsical poems by what modernist poet?
  2. What is the name (first and last) of this woman?cats2
  3. “Leo the Lion says ger” is a mnemonic intended to remind students that if an atom loses electrons in a reaction it’s called oxidation, and if it gains electrons it’s called what?
  4. The individual seen below once fronted a band that started with a very metal name but then softened their image following congressional hearings. Give either the original or the new name of the band.cats1
  5. What former Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver has legally changed his name twice, in 2008 and 2012?
Answers

  1. T. S. Eliot
  2. Eleanor Abernathy
  3. reduction
  4. Deathtöngue, Billy and the Boingers
  5. Chad Johnson / Ochocinco

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