All Things 70 by LuskT

Champion(s):

FryedBetaKappa
Don't read this.


Runner(s)-Up:

GoodmanDL
A genius is someone like Norman Einstein...


Quiz Description

It's time for the regular offseason quiz honoring the number of the upcoming LL season. Answer these 12 questions all pertaining to the number 70.

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1 FryedBetaKappa 433 98 15
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2 GoodmanDL 368 95 15
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10 Vintsanity 262 72 15
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11 TaylorMA 260 70 00
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Questions:

On December 29, 1170, a famous assassination inspired an eventual Nobel Laureate to write a play about the event. Name either the victim of the assassination or the play about him.

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Thomas a Becket, Murder in the Cathedral

The "Prophecy of the Seventy Weeks" was delivered by the archangel Gabriel to which Old Testament prophet? Please, no arguments about what it actually means.

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Daniel

The 70th United States Congress met during the last two years of whose Presidency? HINT: He was only elected as President once.

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Calvin Coolidge

In which summer Olympic sport are the targets set at a distance of 70 meters from the competitors? South Korea's women's team has won every team gold medal in the event since the 2000 Sydney games.

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Archery

Two of the top ten grossing films in 1970 were set during World War II. Name either.

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Patton, Tora! Tora! Tora!

Which composer was born on December 17, 1770? HINT: Schroeder was devastated when he forgot it on several occasions.

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Ludwig van Beethoven

Which comedian is heard here?

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Steven Wright

Due to its partially vigesimal system of counting, what European language writes the number 70 as halvfjerdsindstyve, or "three and a half score?"

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Danish

The faint spiral galaxy NGC 70 is located in which constellation, more famous for a much more prominent galaxy?

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Andromeda

The number 70 is the smallest number that is abundant (the sum of its proper divisors is greater than the number itself) but not semiperfect (no subset of the number's proper divisors can be added to give the number). This means that 70 is what unusual type of number?

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Weird Number

Designated in the EU as E270, what preservative and flavoring agent has the formal name 2-hydroxypropanoic acid? It forms naturally in the body and accumulates in muscles during strenuous exercise.

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Lactic Acid

The 70th Tony Awards, held just this past June, saw 11 awards won by Hamilton. Which Stephen Karam play came in a distant second, with 4 awards?

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The Humans