KW Mystery #12 (general knowledge) by WilliamsK

Champion(s):

NathanL
Sometimes I wonder why I even bring the thunder.

SportsNightonCSC

UllspergerA


Runner(s)-Up:


Quiz Description

All of your responses must fit the theme! Please note that I'm not asking you to identify what the theme is, but figuring it out will probably be very helpful on a few of these.

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1 NathanL 378 98 15
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1 UllspergerA 378 98 15
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1 SportsNightonCSC 378 98 15
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4 VenguswamyK 372 95 15
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4 HessJa 372 95 15
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6 PlotkinD 363 93 15
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7 MillerC37 362 92 15
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7 GrossB 362 92 15
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9 SorensonG 358 90 15
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10 AmmermanA 353 89 15
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11 akambour 348 87 15
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19 Projectyl 338 78 15
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Questions:

This diagram shows the inner workings of a medieval version of what device?

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BATTERING RAM (Aries)

According to Investopedia, what economic trend is "characterized by optimism, investor confidence and expectations that strong results will continue"?

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BULL MARKET (Taurus)

What advertising moniker is shared by the people in these photos?

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DOUBLEMINT TWINS (Gemini)

When Trader Vic's first offered this crustacean appetizer in the 1950s, the restaurant claimed it came from "an old Burmese recipe" – highly unlikely, as cream cheese isn't exactly a staple of southeast Asian diets. What is it?

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CRAB RANGOON (Cancer)

This man, appearing on a December 1956 episode of What's My Line?, is best known for what role?

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THE COWARDLY LION (Leo)

The United States Constitution has been suspended (due to fear of Islamic terrorism) and replaced by a Christian theocracy hell-bent on obliterating women's rights. These events provide the background for what dystopian 1985 novel, told from the point of view of a woman selected for breeding purposes?

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THE HANDMAID'S TALE (Virgo)

The Roman goddess Iustitia is usually portrayed carrying a sword in one hand and what in the other? (Her now-ubiquitous headgear dates only from the 16th century.)

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SCALES (Libra)

What band holds the record for highest-selling single by a German artist, a 1991 power ballad celebrating the end of the Cold War?

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THE SCORPIONS (Scorpio)

This comes from the opening credits to what television show?

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ARCHER (Sagittarius)
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THE LONELY GOATHERD (Capricorn)

In what comedy film does the stuttering Bobby Boucher find his calling after being told his father had died of dehydration in the Sahara desert?

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THE WATERBOY (Aquarius)

一条鱼
两条鱼
红色的鱼
蓝色的鱼


Written in Simplified Chinese, this is the Mandarin title of what 1960 book?

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ONE FISH TWO FISH RED FISH BLUE FISH (Pisces)