Square Root Day by GambinoG

Champion(s):

SrikrishnanV


Runner(s)-Up:

BarthR
L’enfer, c’est les autres.


Quiz Description

In honor of Square Root Day on 4/4/16, here are some questions about people and events associated with past Square Root Days.

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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1 SrikrishnanV 482 99 00
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2 BarthR 478 97 15
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3 LuskT 422 95 15
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4 ChernicoffS 391 93 00
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5 srs 382 91 00
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6 ZellwegerS 338 89 00
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7 FryedBetaKappa 289 87 00
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8 Mark 268 85 15
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9 chc 260 83 00
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10 LiptonM 252 81 00
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11 SteveWilliams 245 79 00
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12 MeiyappanS 239 77 00
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13 IrwinK 236 75 00
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14 LaudermithM 232 73 00
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15 WatsonG 230 71 00
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16 WinchellV 217 69 00
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17 EdwardsT 215 67 00
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18 MoyseyC 214 65 00
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19 CarterBurke 212 63 00
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20 GoodmanDL 205 61 00
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21 scottyc34 198 58 00
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21 ElendilPickle 198 58 00
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23 PruettC 197 55 00
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24 osxpert 196 53 00
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25 NathanL 191 51 00
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26 grnwaz 190 50 00
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27 FrostL 186 48 00
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28 quarterrican 184 45 00
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28 RuizJ 184 45 00
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30 WendellA 183 42 00
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31 DixonD 176 40 00
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32 RonningD 175 38 00
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33 GrahamJ 162 36 00
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34 KimberlinM 160 34 00
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35 MatherV 159 32 00
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36 Vintsanity 158 30 00
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37 SteevesR 157 28 00
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38 JonesRW 156 26 00
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39 WeikleB 151 23 00
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39 Tablesaw 151 23 00
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41 WeaverL 147 20 00
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42 jefe 146 18 00
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43 BartholowJ 142 14 15
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43 RobinJRichards 142 14 00
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43 MacGregorM 142 14 15
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46 StahlhutJ 141 10 00
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47 VenguswamyK 119 8 00
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48 PolinskyL 101 6 00
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49 LoveF 96 4 15
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50 RaiaB 87 2 00
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51 ClarksonB 33 1 00
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Questions:

WHAT MANUFACTURER of sausages and other processed meats, now owned by Tyson Foods, was founded in Wisconsin in 1934 by Fritz Bernegger (born February 2, 1904)?

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Hillshire Farm

While not a Friday, what RADIO PROGRAM premiered on July 7, 1949? Just the facts, ma'am.

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Dragnet

On April 4, 1916, (Easter Monday) an uprising against British rule began in WHAT COUNTRY?

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Ireland

On February 2, 2004, there was a lot of buzz about the prior day's event involving WHAT TWO pop singers?

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Janet Jackson, Justin Timberlake

On September 9, 1881, 10 days before his death, WHAT INDIVIDUAL's medical record stated, "the temperature was 98.5°; pulse, 100; respiration, 17. The conditions of the parotid and wound are improving; he was somewhat wakeful during the night, but not restless, and slept sufficiently."?

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James A. Garfield

On March 3, 2009, gunmen attacked a bus carrying a Sri Lankan cricket team in WHAT CITY, also the site of a terrorist attack on Easter Sunday 2016.

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Lahore

On June 6, 1936, WHAT GOLFER won the 40th US Open Golf Tournament? He also shared a name with WHAT CHARACTER later portrayed by John Travolta? (Last name of either individual is acceptable.)

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Tony Manero

WHAT PRESERVATIVE, chemical formula NaC7H5O2, was approved by the US Food and Drug Administration on March 3, 1909?

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Sodium Benzoate

On May 5, 1925, WHAT INDIVIDUAL was charged with violating Tennessee's Butler Act, for which he was later convicted and fined $100?

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John Scopes

On August 8, 1864, Confederates surrendered Fort Gaines, located on Dauphin Island in WHAT STATE?

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Alabama

On "Seinfeld", what CHARACTER was told his party was "one year late, and thus quite lame", although he inadvertently booked it so that it would end on the correct start of the new millennium on January 1, 2001?

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Newman

September 9, 1981 was the final day in transit of WHAT PAINTING by Pablo Picasso, shipped to the Prado Museum in Madrid from the Museum of Modern Art in New York where it had been since 1939?

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Guernica