KW Mystery #3 (general knowledge) by WilliamsK

Champion(s):

helitzur


Runner(s)-Up:

KreitzerJ


Quiz Description

The third in my set of mystery-theme quizzes. Enjoy!

Full Results:

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1 helitzur 413 99 15
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2 KreitzerJ 388 98 15
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3 Wolfman2 367 96 15
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4 BarthR 364 95 15
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5 AdelmanM 356 94 15
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6 WalkerAJ 354 93 15
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7 DoyleE 351 92 15
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8 MillerC37 346 90 15
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9 SrikrishnanV 336 89 15
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10 PenroseB 335 87 15
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10 HallR 335 87 15
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12 BanksL 334 86 15
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13 SlickRick87 332 84 00
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14 KimberlinM 324 83 15
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15 Bix32 319 82 15
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16 Mark 318 81 15
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17 StahlhutJ 317 80 00
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18 GoodmanDL 314 78 15
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20 SorensonG 310 76 15
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21 VenguswamyK 306 75 00
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22 KelsoT 300 73 15
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24 MacGregorM 299 71 15
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25 Falkor23 298 70 15
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26 Tortoise 279 69 00
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33 BoyerA 268 60 15
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Questions:

In March 1973, Roger Moore "accidentally" took home the Best Actor Oscar he was supposed to present to what man, the second in three years to decline the honor? (The Academy sent an armed guard to retrieve the statuette.)

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MARLON BRANDO

In 1914, the University of Glasgow endowed an award in physiology in his name – 41 years after his death near Lake Bangweulu. Who was this man, perhaps best known for a question posed to him?

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DAVID LIVINGSTONE

Created in Germany, it is known as a Gartenzwerg in that tongue. A globehopping prank in the 2001 film Amelie allegedly inspired an internet company to adopt it as a mascot. What is it?

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(GARDEN) GNOME

While serving time in a Missouri prison, he picked up boxing – and his nickname. After two first-round KOs over Floyd Patterson, he lost his heavyweight title to Cassius Clay (a 7-to-1 underdog) in 1964. Name this man, whose heroin addiction led to his 1970 death.

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CHARLES "SONNY" LISTON

As a child, he'd roam from town to town with his father, a traveling vaudeville performer. Any fool that he ever knew can tell you his supporting vocal group was named for a Bronx avenue. Anybody here seen this man, who had his first (and, so far, only) Billboard chart-topper in 1961?

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DION (DiMUCCI)

They made their first appearance together in 1921's The Lucky Dog; they'd create 106 more as a pair, including their 1932 Oscar-winning short The Music Box. Steve Coogan and John C. Reilly will portray them in an upcoming biopic. Name this legendary comedic duo.

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(STAN) LAUREL & (OLIVER) HARDY

Born in the Kingdom of Württemberg, he was naturalized in Switzerland (1901), Austria (1911), Germany (1914), and the United States (1940). He was "at once saddened and ashamed" when he declined a very unusual offer from another country in 1952, which would have required him to change citizenship yet again. Who was he?

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ALBERT EINSTEIN

When he died in New York City at age 39, he left behind three children: Llewelyn, Aeronwy, and Colm. Who was this man, whose autopsy listed "fatty liver" as a contributing factor to his death?

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DYLAN THOMAS

This is a still from a 1933 short, in which Betty Boop plays what titular character?

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SNOW WHITE

In a 1939 Salvador Dalí work, she was depicted as a sphinx; the title called her The Youngest, Most Sacred Monster of the Cinema in Her Time. Who was this actress, who died of emphysema in 2014?

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SHIRLEY TEMPLE (BLACK)

This vaporizing device was first used with opium in the Mughul empire, where it became a status symbol. Today, many use it to enjoy a flavored tobacco called shisha. What is it?

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HOOKAH (NARGHILE, QALYAN, etc.)

Around 6:00 a.m. on April 21, 1967, hours after it was completed, it was played at full volume from "Mama" Cass Elliot's London flat. If you own a physical copy, you can see all of the answers simultaneously. What is it?

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SGT. PEPPER'S LONELY HEARTS CLUB BAND