Mystery Quiz the Second by Sijnaanik

Champion(s):

SorensonG


Runner(s)-Up:

cruzich
Knowledge adds, wisdom lets slide


Quiz Description

My second mystery themed quiz. Questions are pretty much general knowledge, though the theme itself is a bit esoteric.

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Questions:

Though this term could be used for wars fought between 1139 and 1154, or between 1455 and 1487 (among others), it almost always refers to one fought intermittently from 1642-1651.

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English Civil War

A group of characters named Chris, Vin, Bernardo, Britt, Harry, Lee, and Chico are collectively known as what?

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The Magnificent Seven

What year saw the capture of David Berkowitz, the discovery of the Wow! Signal, the second great flood of Johnstown, PA, and the deadliest accident in aviation history

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1977

In what 1991 film does Frank Whaley spend a night locked in a store with Jennifer Connelly?

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Career Opportunities

What photojournalist and son of a famous Australian actor was captured by guerillas while on assignment in Cambodia in 1970, and never seen again?

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Sean Flynn

Debuting in 1987, what was MTV’s first original non-musical program?

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Remote Control

The NBA team founded as the Chicago Packers in 1961 won its only championship in 1978, when it was known as what (a name it had from 1974 to 1997)?

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Washington Bullets

Though not as popular as the later line “I love the smell of napalm in the morning…”, what three word phrase is perhaps the second most well known line spoken by Colonel Kilgore in Apocalypse Now, delivered after being told that waters at the Nung River delta can reach six foot peaks, though the VC-held point is “pretty hairy”?

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Charlie Don't Surf

What’s the most common nickname of the device also known as “Chicago typewriter,” “Chicago piano,” or “The Chopper”?

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Tommy Gun

What is the name of the first novel (as well as the name of the trilogy itself) in the John Jakes trilogy which also includes Love and War, and Heaven and Hell? It was adapted into a TV miniseries in 1985.

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North and South

Harry Stuhldreher, Don Miller, Jim Crowley, and Elmer Layden were collectively known as what?

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Four Horsemen

What is the theme of this quiz?

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Songs by The Clash