American Rivers by LuskT

Champion(s):

KroegerJ
Strength and Honor


Runner(s)-Up:

BeningoS


Quiz Description

Another one of my alternate 1DS proposals for the mothership. Note that the concept of "rivers" may be interpreted loosely here.

Full Results:

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1 KroegerJ 439 99 15
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2 BeningoS 438 97 00
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3 MyrowitzJ 437 94 15
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3 KaufmanK 437 94 15
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5 GoodmanDL 403 91 15
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6 Commodore 388 89 15
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7 BaileyBW 382 87 00
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8 SchroederS 372 85 15
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9 Egantx7 366 83 15
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10 VenguswamyK 361 81 15
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11 mujason 356 79 15
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12 HightB 355 77 15
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13 WangS 349 75 15
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14 HessJa 343 74 15
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15 WeikleB 341 72 15
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16 RichmondJ 316 70 15
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17 WilliamsK 315 68 15
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19 GambinoG 307 64 15
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20 AdamKing 306 62 15
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21 casketromance 305 59 15
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Questions:

Which 7-mile long watercourse in Massachusetts lends its name to the title of 2001 Dennis Lehane novel, later adapted into an Academy Award-winning film?

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Mystic River

Glenn Anton "Doc" Rivers is a graduate of which Midwestern university that has also produced NBA players Travis Diener, Jimmy Butler, and Dwayne Wade?

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Marquette University

The Battle of Vincennes, St. Clair's Defeat, and the Battle of Tippecanoe have all at times been alternately called "Battles of" what river?

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Wabash River

According to John Fogerty, the title of what song was not inspired by any of the 20+ streams that carry the same name, but rather by a soft drink first produced in Chicago in 1919?

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Green River

Fort Loudon, Nickajack, and Wheeler are three of the dams under the jurisdiction of what governing organization?

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Tennessee Valley Authority

For two seasons in 1988 and 1989, Joan Rivers occupied a central position on what game show hosted (at the time) by John Davidson?

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Hollywood Squares

The yellow circle in this image marks the official start of what river?

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Missouri River

Reelfoot Lake in Tennessee was formed when a meander of the Mississippi River was cut off from the main channel during the New Madrid earthquake of 1811-1812. What term is generally applied to any such lake, a name reminiscent of its usually curved shape?

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Oxbow Lake

Located on the northern bank of the Ohio River at its mouth, what town was the intended destination of Jim and Huckleberry Finn after departing Jackson's Island?

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Cairo, Illinois

What river's name is possibly derived from the Mohawk word for "crooked river" or the Seneca word for "place of the jawbone?" However, no etymology has ever been uncovered that means "keeps catching fire."

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Cuyahoga River

Which American artist created this painting?

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Thomas Cole

Which comedian made the following observation about the 1996 Olympics? "...the river they're doing the kayak racing on is the same river they filmed Deliverance at...if Ned Beatty couldn't make it down that thing, a Frenchman in a pair of bicycle pants ain't got a chance."

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Jeff Foxworthy

While the Rio Grande is the most well-known river border between the United States and Mexico, the Colorado River forms part of that border as well. Name both the U.S. and Mexican states where the Colorado River forms the international border.

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Arizona, Baja California (edited at 5:13 am, September 20, 2016 (CDT))

Which nightclub on the Sunset Strip, partly owned by Johnny Depp until 2004, was the site of River Phoenix's fatal drug overdose in 1993?

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The Viper Room