Wikihopping #3 (Dust Bowl to 'The Muppet Show') by HerzogA

Champion(s):

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


Runner(s)-Up:

KelsoT
I have to have a motto? NO ONE TOLD ME I HAD TO HAVE A MOTTO!


Quiz Description

My random wiki page this time around is "Dust Bowl" and I've wikihopped to 11 other pages, inspiring a question from each page. The pages from the wikihop are identified at the beginning of each question for anyone to see how these pages are linked. Enjoy!

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1 ChernicoffS 440 98 15
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2 KelsoT 404 95 15
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3 VenguswamyK 403 92 00
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4 RichmondJ 351 90 00
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5 HallR 328 87 15
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6 letouj 325 82 15
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6 CoenM 325 82 15
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8 MercureT 312 78 15
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9 BeningoS 272 75 15
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10 lorijane 265 72 15
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11 Vintsanity 261 70 15
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12 FrostL 258 65 00
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12 cruzich 258 65 15
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14 GaddCAnastasia 257 61 00
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15 chc 250 58 15
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19 RosenbergR 240 47 15
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20 WeikleB 238 44 15
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21 PolinskyL 234 41 15
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Questions:

[Dust Bowl] Folk singer, Woody Guthrie wrote many of his songs about his experiences in the Dust Bowl when he traveled with displaced farmers from Oklahoma to California, earning him the nickname "Dust Bowl ____". WHAT 10 LETTER WORD, meaning lyrical poet, fills in the blank from Guthrie's nickname?

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Troubadour

[Dorothea Lange] WHAT IS THE TITLE given by Lange to the iconic photograph that the Library of Congress titled "Destitute pea pickers in California. Mother of seven children. Age thirty-two. Nipomo, California."

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Migrant Mother

[Poliomyelitis] Polio is one of two diseases currently subject to a global eradication program. The other is Dracunculiasis, a disease caused by WHAT PARASITE? Jimmy Carter has dedicated much of his post-presidency to this parasite's eradication, recently saying "I would like the last [redacted parasite name] to die before I do".

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Guinea Worm

[Iron lung] The iron lung is a negative pressure ventilator that creates an external vacuum to expand the chest cavity and allow the lungs to expand. This has largely been replaced with positive pressure ventilation methods such WHAT PROCEDURE, in which an internal pressure is delivered to the lungs via a flexible plastic tube?

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(Tracheal) Intubation

[Atmospheric pressure] Standard temperature and pressure (STP) is a set of conditions for experimental measurement. The STP standard consists of 1 atm for pressure and 0 degrees Celsius for temperature. The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) instead uses a standard called normal temperature and pressure (NTP) which also uses 1 atm for pressure but HOW MANY DEGREES CELSIUS for temperature?

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20

[Dead Sea] In the book of WHICH PROPHET is it prophecized (so far incorrectly) that the Dead Sea will "... be healed and made fresh" and will become a normal lake capable of supporting marine life? The book as a whole details the visions of this prophet during his exile in Bablyon.

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Ezekiel

[Highway 90] The section of Route 90 that passes the Dead Sea is the lowest road in the world. The highest road in the world is often disputed since "motorable pass" is hard to define. For instance, a sign along the Khardung La in India indicates that it is the highest motorable pass, but a land vehicle was once used to reach the crater rim of Ojos del Salado, a massive volcano (much higher in elevation than Khardung La) that straddles the border of THESE TWO SOUTH AMERICAN COUNTRIES.

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Argentina, Chile

[Ottoman Empire] The third capital of the Ottoman Empire, Edirne, is today the host city for Kirkpinar, which is essentially the annual championship tournament for WHAT NATIONAL SPORT of Turkey?

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(Turkish Oil) Wrestling

[Tambourine] The 1960s psychedelic pop band The Lemon Pipers released a single that is credited as being the first bubblegum pop chart-topper. WHAT COLOR is this single's titular tambourine?

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Green

[Street performance] WHAT 2007 FILM involves a thirty-something busker in Dublin who meets a piano playing Czech woman? (There's music and some dialog, sure, but that's seriously all there is to the movie's plot)

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Once

[George Burns] At the age of 80, George Burns became the oldest Oscar winner in the history of the Academy Awards thanks to his performance in 'The Sunshine Boys'. He held that record for 14 years until Jessica Tandy took the record from him when she won her Oscar after starring in WHAT FILM?

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Driving Miss Daisy

[The Muppet Show] WHAT 'The Muppet Show' RECURRING SKETCH parodied science fiction programs like Star Trek and featured the exploits of Captain Link Hogthrob, First Mate (Miss) Piggy, and Dr Julius Strangepork?

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Pigs in Space