Enigmatic Theme #3 by KonkelT

Champion(s):

MangaserA


Runner(s)-Up:

KroegerJ
Strength and Honor


Quiz Description

With the dog days of summer (hopefully) behind us, here's another mystery quiz. You know how this works.

Full Results:

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1 MangaserA 503 98 25
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2 KroegerJ 488 96 25
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3 MyrowitzJ 479 93 25
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4 RautY 434 91 25
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5 HowellT3 415 88 25
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6 WillettK 394 85 25
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7 AdamKing 389 83 25
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8 HessJa 384 80 25
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9 HandelmanS 360 78 00
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10 McClintockJ 346 75 25
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11 VenguswamyK 330 73 25
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12 BoyerA 326 69 25
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12 ChrisRosenberg 326 69 25
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14 RichmondJ 320 65 00
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15 jefe 309 62 25
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Questions:

Jinx's orange-bikini-clad emergence from Cuban waters in the 2002 film "Die Another Day" was an homage to the iconic white-bikini-clad emergence from Jamaican waters by WHAT FILM CHARACTER 40 years earlier?

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Honey RYDER

WHAT OHIOAN's impressive list of accomplishments included Governor, U.S. Senator, Secretary of the Treasury, and Chief Justice of the United States? (Please don't cheat by looking at the $10,000 bill in your wallet!)

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Salmon P. CHASE

The nickname of the athletic teams of WHAT SCHOOL (named for a different Chief Justice than the guy in Question 2) comes from the title of a 1925 Zane Grey novel?

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MARSHALL University

WHAT ISLE, the largest and most northerly major island in the Inner Hebrides, gives its name to a breed of terrier that is (according to The Kennel Club) "one of the most endangered native dog breeds in the UK"?

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(Isle of) SKYE

Only six individuals have received Academy Award nominations for playing the same character in multiple films (e.g., Al Pacino for "The Godfather" and "The Godfather Part II"). One of these pairs of nominations came 39 years apart. WHAT IS THE NAME OF THE CHARACTER that was the subject of those two portrayals?

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ROCKY Balboa

WHAT TELEVISION CHARACTER -- portrayed on film by Rick Moranis and Stephen Baldwin -- adopted a child found in a turtle shell that was left on his doorstep?

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Barney RUBBLE

WHAT CURRENT HEAD OF STATE (in office since 2009) once stated in court that he took a shower after having unprotected sex with a woman he knew to be HIV-positive to "cut the risk of contracting HIV"? (I'm sure his multiple wives were relieved to hear that.)

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Jacob ZUMA

WHAT FILM CHARACTER, the creation of Omni Consumer Products, does battle with ED-209 in his film debut?

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RoboCop [ROBO-Dog]

The name of WHAT WELSH SURVEYOR AND GEOGRAPHER is directly connected with a feature whose local names include Sagarmatha and Chomolungma?

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Sir George EVEREST

What was the theme of my three-year-old son's birthday party? (Oh, it also happens to be the theme of this quiz.)

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PAW Patrol