Mystery Quiz the First by Sijnaanik

Champion(s):

ChernicoffS
Although the Moon is only one-fourth the size of the Earth, it is further away.


Runner(s)-Up:

VenguswamyK
Semper Ubi Sub Ubi


Quiz Description

My first quiz for Alpaca Farm. It's a mystery theme which hopefully hasn't been done before, but I honestly can't promise that (the questions will be different either way, I'm sure).

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Questions:

What is the second song in the musical Oklahoma!, through which Curly tries to persuade Laurey to go to the box social with him?

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The Surrey with the Fringe on Top

Of the four NFL teams that have never played in a Super Bowl, which one currently has the longest drought since last making the playoffs?

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Cleveland Browns

Who says the line “You see a dog growls when it’s angry, and wags its tail when it’s pleased. Now I growl when I’m pleased, and wag my tail when I’m angry”?

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The Cheshire Cat

Played by Wood Harris, who is the principal target of the police detail in season 1 of The Wire?

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Avon Barksdale

With variations on the line having become a meme, who first said “I, for one, welcome our new insect overlords”? (This line has, erroneously, sometimes been attributed to the 1977 film Empire of the Ants.)

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Kent Brockman

Whose novel The Moon and Sixpence was inspired by the life of Paul Gauguin?

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W. Somerset Maugham

What 1988 Ron Shelton film was ranked #1 on both the Sports Illustrated and Rotten Tomatoes lists of greatest sports movies?

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Bull Durham

What is trisomy 21 better known as?

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Down syndrome

What actor, who died from a heart attack at 44, played the title character in the 1940 film The Mark of Zorro?

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Tyrone Power

Give the FULL NAME of the character played by Richard Dean Anderson on television from 1985 to 1992.

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Angus MacGyver

What was the name of the real life person upon whom Robinson Crusoe was based, having spent four years as a castaway in the South Pacific from 1704 to 1709?

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Alexander Selkirk

What is the theme of this quiz?

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Counties in the UK (current or historical)