LearnedLeague 68.5 Offseason Classic by LuskT

Champion(s):

AlexanderD
Say hi to your mum for me. :)


Runner(s)-Up:

FryedBetaKappa
Don't read this.


Quiz Description

Twelve more questions for anyone Jonesing from lack of questions on the Mothership site. NOTE: all answers in this quiz will somehow contain a portion of the quiz title (whole words, part words, words that climb on rocks, etc.). You have been warned, and failure to RTFI will result in you being mocked.

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Questions:

What song, an English-language adaptation of Le Moribond, was a #1 hit for Terry Jacks in 1974?

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Seasons in the Sun

What two-word term describes behavior in an individual where he/she has endured repeated averse stimuli and thus fails to learn escape or avoidance in new situations where it might be effective?

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Learned Helplessness

What general term is applied to internal organs and entrails of a butchered animal? Foie gras is one prominent example of the edible(ish) variety.

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Offal

On which George Carlin album from 1972 can you find the first recording of "Seven Words You Can Never Say on Television?"

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Class Clown

Which European coalition was founded by Holy Roman Emperor Leopold I in 1686? Before you answer, go back and RTFI - I will only accept the name that fits the theme.

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League of Augsburg

What product of McCormick & Company contains mustard, celery salt, bay leaves and black pepper (along with several other spices) and is commonly associated with seafood?

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Old Bay Seasoning

What was the name of the HBO comedy special starring Robin Williams that debuted in 1978?

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Off the Wall

This GIF comes from the music video for what song?

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Learn to Fly

The Toledo Walleye, Greenville Swamp Rabbits, and Manchester Monarchs are members of what minor league professional sports league? (For this question, the abbreviated answer is acceptable)

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East Coast Hockey League (ECHL)

Nineveh served as the capital of which ancient Mesopotamian empire? Had Sir Robin known this, he could've successfully crossed the Bridge of Death.

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Assyrian Empire

What 1966 novel was written as a prequel to the events in Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre?

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Wide Sargasso Sea

Along with Santa Cruz de Tenerife, what city serves as one of the co-capitals of the Canary Islands?

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Las Palmas (de Gran Canaria)