2016 RNC by MeyerS

Champion(s):

SrikrishnanV

AdelmanM


Runner(s)-Up:


Quiz Description

Floor fights! Plagiarized speeches! Show trials! Primetime speakers being booed offstage! The 2016 Republican National Convention was a doozy of an event. Here are twelve questions about the convention, from someone who watched a lot of it.

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 09 61 12 27 02 16 24 26 44 03 47 25
1 AdelmanM 366 98 15
15
61
15
15
27
15
15
15
15
26
15
15
15
47
15
25
1 SrikrishnanV 366 98 15
15
61
15
15
27
15
15
15
15
26
15
15
15
47
15
25
3 MattK55 353 96 15
15
61
15
12
15
27
15
15
15
15
26
15
15
15
47
15
4 arjavrawal 342 95 15
15
61
15
12
15
15
15
16
15
15
26
15
15
15
47
15
5 WendellA 338 94 15
15
61
15
15
27
15
15
16
15
00
15
44
15
15
15
25
6 EdwardsT 335 92 15
15
61
15
15
27
15
15
16
15
15
26
15
15
15
15
25
7 v0max 328 91 15
15
61
15
12
15
27
15
15
16
15
00
15
15
15
47
15
8 gregariouschinchilla 321 90 15
15
61
15
12
15
27
15
15
16
15
15
15
15
15
15
25
9 KreitzerJ 320 89 15
15
61
15
15
27
15
15
16
15
15
26
15
15
00
15
25
10 FlaxmanR 318 87 15
09
00
15
15
27
15
15
15
15
26
15
44
15
15
47
15
11 NathanL 313 86 15
15
61
15
12
15
15
00
15
24
15
26
15
15
15
15
25
12 GoodmanDL 310 84 15
00
15
12
15
15
15
16
15
15
26
15
44
15
15
47
15
12 WinchellV 310 84 15
09
15
61
15
12
15
15
15
16
15
00
15
15
15
47
15
14 KroegerJ 305 82 15
15
15
12
15
27
15
15
16
15
15
26
15
44
15
15
15
15 ChrisRosenberg 304 81 15
09
15
61
15
15
27
15
15
16
15
15
26
15
15
00
15
16 HallR 298 80 15
09
15
61
15
15
27
15
00
15
15
26
15
15
00
15
25
17 RosenbergR 293 78 15
00
15
12
15
27
15
15
16
15
15
26
15
15
15
47
15
18 GambinoG 290 76 15
15
61
15
12
00
15
15
16
15
15
26
15
15
00
15
25
18 DixonD 290 76 00
15
61
15
12
15
15
15
16
15
15
26
15
15
00
15
25
18 GaddCAnastasia 290 76 15
09
15
61
15
15
15
15
15
15
26
15
44
15
00
00
00
21 DubnerJ 289 73 15
09
15
61
15
12
00
15
15
16
15
15
26
15
15
15
15
22 JohnPoulos 288 72 15
09
15
61
15
15
27
15
15
15
15
26
00
00
15
15
15
23 akambour 279 71 15
15
15
12
15
27
15
15
15
24
15
26
00
15
15
15
25
24 WolfischL 278 69 15
00
15
12
15
27
15
15
16
15
15
26
00
15
15
47
15
24 PolinskyL 278 69 15
00
15
12
15
27
15
15
16
15
15
26
00
15
15
47
15
26 VenguswamyK 277 67 15
15
61
00
15
27
15
15
00
15
26
00
15
03
15
15
25
27 CarterBurke 276 66 15
09
00
15
12
15
27
15
15
16
15
15
15
15
15
47
15
28 jveditz 271 64 15
00
15
12
15
27
15
15
16
15
15
26
15
15
15
15
25
29 BatchelderD 270 63 15
09
15
15
12
15
27
15
15
16
15
15
26
15
15
15
15
30 DoyleE 269 60 00
00
15
12
15
27
15
00
15
15
26
15
44
15
15
15
25
30 TolleyG 269 60 15
00
15
12
15
27
15
00
15
15
26
15
44
15
00
15
25
30 RalliP 269 60 15
09
00
15
12
15
27
15
00
15
24
15
15
15
15
47
15
33 ReeseC 268 58 15
00
15
12
15
15
15
16
15
24
15
26
15
15
15
15
25
34 MoyseyC 265 57 15
09
15
15
00
15
15
16
15
24
15
26
15
15
15
15
25
35 Okrent 260 55 15
09
15
61
15
12
15
27
15
15
16
00
00
15
15
00
15
36 OlewnickB 258 53 15
09
15
61
15
15
27
15
15
16
00
00
00
15
00
15
25
36 Nicole 258 53 15
09
00
00
15
15
15
16
15
15
26
00
15
15
47
15
25
38 CCGorowara 256 51 15
00
15
12
15
27
15
15
16
15
15
26
15
15
00
15
25
38 TaylorMA 256 51 15
09
00
15
15
27
15
15
16
15
00
15
44
15
00
15
25
40 OBrienJ 255 49 15
09
00
15
12
15
27
15
15
16
15
15
26
15
15
15
15
41 MarcotteM 253 48 15
09
15
15
12
15
15
15
16
15
15
26
15
15
00
15
25
42 cruzich 248 46 15
09
15
61
00
15
27
15
15
16
15
15
00
00
15
15
00
43 Hupfen 242 45 15
09
00
15
12
00
15
15
16
15
15
26
15
44
15
00
15
44 KashyapN 240 43 15
09
00
15
12
15
27
15
15
16
15
15
26
15
15
15
00
44 HightB 240 43 15
09
00
15
12
15
27
15
15
16
15
15
26
15
15
00
15
46 letouj 236 41 15
00
15
12
00
00
15
15
16
15
15
26
00
15
15
47
15
47 Consigliari 234 40 15
09
15
61
15
12
15
15
00
00
00
00
00
15
15
47
00
48 HerzogA 231 39 15
09
15
61
15
00
15
15
16
00
15
00
00
15
00
15
25
49 srs 227 37 15
09
00
15
12
00
15
15
16
15
15
26
15
44
00
00
15
50 EverettJ 225 35 15
09
00
15
12
15
27
15
15
16
15
15
26
00
15
15
00
50 musicguy595 225 35 15
09
00
15
12
15
27
15
15
16
15
15
26
15
15
00
00
52 John 223 33 15
00
15
12
00
15
15
16
15
24
15
26
00
15
00
15
25
53 MatherV 220 32 15
09
15
61
15
15
27
15
15
00
00
00
00
15
03
00
15
54 HassanM 219 31 15
00
15
12
15
27
15
15
16
15
00
15
44
15
00
00
00
55 MercureT 216 30 15
09
00
15
12
00
15
15
15
24
15
26
00
15
00
15
25
56 Patty 212 28 15
09
00
15
12
15
27
15
15
15
15
26
00
15
03
15
00
57 Kaya 211 27 15
09
00
15
12
00
15
15
16
00
00
15
44
15
00
15
25
58 SlickRick87 210 26 15
09
00
15
12
15
27
15
15
16
00
15
26
15
15
00
00
59 RichmondJ 208 25 15
09
00
15
12
15
27
15
15
16
15
24
00
00
15
15
00
60 petkunm 207 23 15
09
00
15
12
00
15
15
16
15
24
15
26
00
15
15
00
61 PotatoD 206 21 15
09
00
00
15
27
15
15
16
15
24
00
00
15
00
15
25
61 McDougallJV 206 21 15
00
15
12
15
27
15
00
00
15
00
15
15
15
47
00
00
63 ReinholdH 198 19 15
09
15
15
12
00
15
15
16
15
15
26
00
00
15
15
00
64 ZellwegerS 193 18 15
09
00
15
12
00
15
15
16
00
15
26
00
15
00
15
25
65 DangerussW 189 17 15
00
15
12
00
00
15
00
00
00
00
15
15
15
47
15
25
66 AdamKing 186 16 00
00
00
15
27
15
02
15
16
00
15
26
00
00
15
15
25
67 RufusTDog 184 14 15
00
15
12
15
27
15
15
16
15
24
00
00
00
15
00
00
68 mellyjo 179 13 00
00
00
15
27
15
02
15
16
15
15
26
00
15
03
15
00
69 HoH 177 12 15
09
00
15
12
00
00
15
15
00
15
26
00
15
00
15
25
70 Tarn 167 10 15
09
00
15
15
27
15
15
00
15
26
00
00
15
00
00
00
71 ElendilPickle 162 9 15
09
00
15
12
15
15
02
15
16
15
00
00
15
03
00
15
72 RaiaB 155 8 00
00
15
12
00
00
15
16
15
24
00
00
15
03
00
15
25
73 LackC 153 7 15
09
00
00
00
00
15
00
15
15
26
00
15
03
00
15
25
74 BeningoS 152 5 15
09
00
15
12
00
15
15
16
00
00
00
00
15
00
15
25
75 PruettC 147 4 00
00
15
12
00
15
15
16
00
00
15
26
00
15
03
00
15
76 casketromance 140 3 15
09
00
00
15
27
15
00
00
15
26
00
00
15
03
00
00
77 Vintsanity 86 1 15
09
00
15
12
00
15
02
00
00
00
00
00
15
03
00
00
78 randalleng 35 1 00
00
00
00
00
00
15
02
00
00
00
00
00
15
03
00
00

Questions:

What is the name of the Cleveland arena where the convention was held?

Click to Reveal Answer
Quicken Loans Arena

Before the convention, fine-art photographer Spencer Tunick took a picture as part of a protest against the Republican Party. What characterizes his photography style?

Click to Reveal Answer
Large-scale assemblies of naked women

Who was the only former Republican presidential nominee to attend the convention?

Click to Reveal Answer
Bob Dole

Among the speakers on Night 1 were former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani, Sen. Joni Ernst, former Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell, former Chachi Scott Baio, and which Rome-born actor and underwear model, who later called President Obama “absolutely a Muslim”?

Click to Reveal Answer
Antonio Sabato, Jr.

Melania Trump’s speech on Night 1 plagiarized a similar speech given by who?

Click to Reveal Answer
Michelle Obama

12 of the 36 staffers of the California Republican Party attending the convention were stricken with what extremely contagious virus, which causes vomiting and diarrhea and is notorious for spreading quickly through cruise ships and schools?

Click to Reveal Answer
Norovirus

Which former U.S. attorney presented a “case” against Hillary Clinton on Night 2, leading the crowd in chants of “Guilty!” and “Lock her up!”?

Click to Reveal Answer
Chris Christie

Which ‘90s alternative band played a show at the Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame on Night 2? The frontman taunted the crowd, saying “Raise your hand if you believe in science,” and speaking about one of its hits as being about tolerance and acceptance, drawing boos.

Click to Reveal Answer
Third Eye Blind

Three of the other contenders for the Republican nomination addressed the convention on Night 3, either by video or in person. Name two of them.

Click to Reveal Answer
Scott Walker, Marco Rubio, Ted Cruz

During a prime-time speech on Night 3, what speaker drew an eruption of booing in the convention hall when urging voters to “vote your conscience for candidates you believe will be faithful to the Constitution”?

Click to Reveal Answer
Ted Cruz

Trump friend and real estate investor Tom Barrack gave a rambling, jokey speech on Night 4, roaming the stage with a handheld wireless microphone. Who was he introducing when he said “I feel like the anchovy on ___________’s Caesar salad. I know you’re salivating for that and you’re going to get it”?

Click to Reveal Answer
Ivanka Trump

Donald Trump’s long-anticipated acceptance speech took a dark, foreboding tone, highlighting crime and social unrest and seemingly drawing its approach from Richard Nixon’s 1968 convention speech. What kind of candidate did Trump repeatedly proclaim himself as being? This three-word phrase wasn’t actually found in Nixon’s speech.

Click to Reveal Answer
Law and order