Something's Missing? by Egantx7

Champion(s):

BarthR
L’enfer, c’est les autres.


Runner(s)-Up:

RuizJ
Nil Sine Numine


Quiz Description

Each question is a list, from which one element is missing. Identify the person, place, or thing missing from the list. This quiz will be tough to get a perfect score on because it draws on so many different fields ... so don't be too afraid to take a crack at it!

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8 LuskT 1214 84 125
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Questions:

Albums certified (RIAA) to have sold 30 million units

The Eagles: The Greatest Hits (1971-1975) (32.2 million)

(edited at 11:37 pm, July 1, 2016 (MDT))

Click to Reveal Answer
Thriller (48.1 million)

Two word U.S. cities with populations of 200,000 or more, with the first word being "SAN"

San Antonio (1.47 million)

San Diego (1.40 million)

San Jose (1.03 million)

San Francisco (865,000)

Click to Reveal Answer
San Bernardino, California (216,000)

Halogens

Fluorine

Chlorine

Bromine

Astatine

Ununseptium/Tennessine

Click to Reveal Answer
Iodine

Musicals with 6,000 or more performances on Broadway (note: original runs and revivals are considered separately)

The Phantom of the Opera (11,000+)

Chicago (8,100+)

Cats (7,485)

Les Misérables (6,680)

A Chorus Line (6,137)

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The Lion King (7,700+)

People who have hosted Saturday Night Live ten or more times (note: Paul Simon has not hosted the show that many times)

Alec Baldwin (16)

John Goodman (13)

Buck Henry (10)

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Steve Martin (15)

Winners of 15 or more grand slam singles titles (women's tennis)

Margaret Court (24)

Serena Williams (21)

Helen Wills Moody (19)

Chris Evert (18)

Martina Navratilova (18)

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Steffi Graf (22)

Sovereign nations of Africa with an area greater than 1.5 million square kilometers

Algeria (2.38 million)

Democratic Republic of the Congo (2.34 million)

Libya (1.76 million)

Click to Reveal Answer
Sudan (1.86 million)

Animated films that have grossed over US$1 billion (not adjusted for inflation)

Frozen (US$1.29 billion)

Toy Story 3 (US$1.06 billion)

Zootopia (US$1.01 billion)

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Minions (US$1.16 billion)

Presidents of the United States who took at least one oath of office outside of Washington DC

(By virtue of the writer massively screwing up this question, there are two answers, and only one is necessary).

George Washington

John Adams

Chester Arthur

Lyndon B. Johnson

(edited at 10:18 pm, July 2, 2016 (MDT))

Click to Reveal Answer
Calvin Coolidge (sworn in by his father in Plymouth, VT) and Theodore Roosvelt (sworn in, in Buffalo, NY) (edited at 10:18 pm, July 2, 2016 (MDT))

Dating to the Norman Conquest, people who ruled as king or queen of England, Great Britain, and/or the United Kingdom for 50 or more years (note: for purposes of this list, we will exclude James VI/James I, and of course we need name and reginal number)

Elizabeth II (1952-present)

Victoria (1837-1901)

Henry III (1216-1272)

Edward III (1327-1377)

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George III (1760-1820)

Performers with 10 or more nominations for acting Oscars (lead and supporting roles combined)

Meryl Streep (19)

Jack Nicholson (12)

Bette Davis (10)

Laurence Olivier (10)

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Katharine Hepburn (12)

First five members of the Baseball Hall of Fame (1936)

Ty Cobb

Christy Mathewson

Babe Ruth

Honus Wagner

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Walter Johnson