Silver and Gold by Egantx7

Champion(s):

UllspergerA


Runner(s)-Up:

KroegerJ
Strength and Honor


Quiz Description

Some questions about two elements which FRWEASPs like to hoard in preparation for end times.

Full Results:

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1 UllspergerA 1758 99 125
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4 grimesr 1482 93 125
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11 Nicole 1386 79 125
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Questions:

In the 1964 Rankin & Bass stop motion animated TV classic Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer, which Oscar winning actor and singer voiced the narrator, Sam the Snowman, and sang the song "Silver and Gold".

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Burl Ives

While Ft. Knox has traditionally been the depository for a large quantity of the nation's gold reserve, the bullion depository at this location has traditionally held the largest part of the nation's silver reserve. Even though this facility minted cents for most of its history, it did not become an official branch of the Mint until 1988, and today mints mostly commemorative coins and medals. It is far better known for the institute of higher learning that the bullion depository shares its property with.

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West Point, NY

While most of the United States' gold is held at Ft. Knox, the largest holding of gold in the world (allegedly), most of it owned by foreign governments and international organizations, is thought to be held at this organization's building located at 33 Liberty Street in New York. The gold is stored free of charge, but a surcharge of US1.75/bar is charged for moving the gold.

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Federal Reserve (Bank of New York)

Fill in the blanks (two words needed): Red Jaguars, Blue Barracudas, Green Monkeys, Orange Iguanas, Purple Parrots, BLANK BLANK (two words needed)

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Silver Snakes (teams on "Legends of the Hidden Temple")

In which Nelson Algren book (winner of the 1950 National Book Award) does a car dealer named "Frankie Machine" try and get his life back together in the wake of World War II and his growing morphine addiction. The 1955 film version starred Frank Sinatra in the second of his two Oscar nominated roles.

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The Man with the Golden Arm

This cartoonist, poet, playwright, and songwriter earned an Oscar nomination for the song "I'm Checkin' Out" from the 1990 film Postcards From the Edge. He won a Grammy in 1970 for the song "A Boy Named Sue"; a song inspired by his friend Jean Shepherd who wrote A Christmas Story.

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Shel Silverstein

The borders of this modern nation are roughly that of the last surviving khanate which descended from the Golden Horde, a khanate which lasted well into the 19th century before being assimilated into the Russian Empire. While independent since late 1991, about 6,000 square kilometers which make up the Baikonur Cosmodrome are still leased by Russia.

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Kazakhstan

Miles Silverberg (played by Grant Shaud) was the producer of the show-within-a-show on this award winning television series. The highest rated episode this series had was its 1992-93 season premier entitled "You Say Potatoe, I Say Potato". The star of this show won five Emmys, for playing the title character. Identify this series set in Washington DC.

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Murphy Brown

This is the title of the book (as it was released in North America) which precedes The Subtle Knife and The Amber Spyglass. What is this novel by Philip Pullman which generated some controversy among far right evangelicals for its presumed atheistic message while it is more embraced as a more anti-dogmatic work among European Christians.

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The Golden Compass

Which film includes as plot elements a father trying to start up a restaurant by raising money through betting on Eagles games, and his son, Pat, trying to restore a relationship with his ex-wife, while cultivating a new relationship with his dance partner, Tiffany. As of 2016, it is the last film to be nominated for Best Picture, Director, Screenplay (Adapted), Actor, Actress, Supporting Actor, Supporting Actress Oscars

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Silver Linings Playbook

The Golden Horn is a small river that connects to the Bosphorus very close to the point where the Bosphorus meets this sea, which is located entirely within Turkey.

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(Sea of) Marmara

This artist's 1629 painting, Judas Repentant, Returning the Pieces of Silver is considered his first mature work. His 1631 work Old Man with a Gold Chain hangs in the Art Institute of Chicago. Identify this artist, one of whose earliest master works concerned the 1632 observance of an annual event; the only day of the year it was permitted to dissect a body for anatomy lessons, in this case a lesson led by Dr. Nicolaes Tulp.

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Rembrandt (van Rijn)